All roads will lead to Dubai today (Friday, 1 January) as the 21st edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival gives an exceptional start to the new year, offering residents and visitors from around the world to enjoy a multitude of unique experiences in a city that will be at its brilliant best over the next 32 days.
With its all-embracing slogan “One World. One Family. One Festival”, bringing together people from different nationalities in a reflection of the cosmopolitan... Read More
Dubai Shopping Festival will kick-off its 21st edition with a grand opening weekend of celebrations that will take place at the DSF Global Village World Party on 1 and 2 January at Dubai’s leading family entertainment destination.... Read More
The 12-hour-long New Year flash sale - being held for the first time ever - will start at 12pm on January 1 and end at 12am on January 2
31 December 2015
Living up to its name as a shopping haven, Dubai will usher in the New Year with a flash Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) sale.
Shoppers can expect anywhere between 80 to 90 per cent discount starting midday tomorrow.
The 12-hour-long New Year flash sale - being held for the first time ever - will start at 12pm on... Read More
For the 3 rd time in Dubai, renowned and talented Etoiles and Soloists from Paris Opera National Ballet will perform an unprecedented Ballet Gala
Performers: Dorothee Gilbert, Hugo Marchand,
Etoile Dancers and soloists from L’Opera de Paris
Venue: Madinat Theatre, Dubai
Dates: 7th and 8th January 2016
Thanks to the strong support of its partners, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Chalhoub Group, Air France and the Madinat Theatre the Paris Opera... Read More
World's tallest tower beats Universal Studios and Britain's London Eye
30 December 2015
Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa has been voted as the 'best tourist attraction' in the world for 2015 in an international poll.
The tower's observation deck 'At the Top' surpassed Disney World's Magic Kingdom and the United Kingdom's London Eye in a list created by online ticket sales site Attractiontix. The site polled thousands of voters to choose their favorite leisure attraction from... Read More
Since Emirates launched is first A380 flight in 2008, the aircraft has flown over 42 million passengers, covering more than 630 million kilometres.
29 December 2015
Emirates has announced that it will deploy its highly-popular A380 to even more destinations across its network in 2016 - reinforcing its commitment to provide an enhanced onboard experience for its passengers.
Birmingham, Prague, and Taipei have been added to the growing list of Emirates A380 destinations,... Read More
Dubai to witness 20-minute domino effect pyrotechnics from Downtown Dubai to JBR
29 December 2015
Dubai: The longest fireworks display in the UAE is scheduled to set off at midnight on December 31 at various locations in the UAE.
Iconic landmarks like Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi and Flag Island in Sharjah are gearing up to add to the dazzle of new year’s eve.
However, this year, the celebration is bigger... Read More
Daily winners — First winner will bag one kilo, the second 500 grams and the third 250 grams
29 December 2015
Dubai: A substantial 56 kilograms in gold — with a current market value of Dh7 million — will be on the line for the daily raffle draw winners as part of the promotions during DSF 2016. Not just that, there will be more daily winners this time — with the first winner bagging one kilo, the second 500 grams and the third 250 grams.
Until now, there was only a... Read More
At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observation deck, has added to the pride of Dubai by being voted as the ‘Best Attraction in the World 2015’ by Attractiontix, the online ticket specialist for attractions around the world.
At the Top, Burj Khalifa is also ‘Highly Commended’ in two categories as the 'Most Romantic Attraction or Tour 2015' next to The Eiffel Tower, and the 'Best Observation Deck 2015' next to Empire State Building.
The 2015 Worldwide Attractions... Read More
Aiming at defining coordination framework for data exchange, joint studies and peaceful exploration of outer space
28 December 2015
Abu Dhabi, UAE: The UAE has signed a memorandum of understanding with the People's Republic of China concerning defining a framework for collaboration in studies and development in space science, as well as the peaceful exploration of outer space. The signing came during the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of... Read More