Dubai is a city known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks
Palm Jumeirah is one of the largest manmade islands in the world and a triumph of human ingenuity. Locals and... Read More
Dubai Opera will mark the dawn of a new decade with an outdoor gala dinner and concert at Dubai Opera’s front yard the Promenade overlooking the Dubai Fountain, on December 31. On this special occasion, acclaimed Syrian artist Nassif Zeytoun will enthrall his audience in the magnificent surroundings of Dubai Opera at the foot of Burj Khalifa.
Nassif Zeitoun, 2010 winner of Star Academy, has been named the "Star of a Generation" by his fans. His songs have garnered millions of... Read More
A 10-day family-friendly festive celebration is set to bring joy to Abu Dhabi residents, as the Formal Park hosts its first-ever Winter Fest, part of the Abu Dhabi Moments initiative, for the most magical time of year! Taking place on the Corniche from 12 to 21 December, 3pm until 11pm, families will be able to revel in the holiday spirit!
Experience the Winter Fest without the need for coats and scarfs, as the unique celebration brings visitors merry magic and... Read More
About Qasr Al Watan:
Qasr Al Watan is a new cultural landmark housed within the Presidential Palace compound
Qasr Al Watan is a working palace that hosts official state visits and summits
The Palace hosts the Federal Supreme Council meetings and the UAE Cabinet meetings
At Qasr Al Watan, visitors gain a deeper understanding of the UAE’s governing traditions and values, and will be able to explore a well-preserved legacy of... Read More
Emirates’ first remote check-in terminal, outside of the airport, was opened today to provide seamless connections for cruise passengers. The Emirates check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will allow passengers who are disembarking from their cruise ships to check in for their onward Emirates flight at the same facility.
The new service will further enhance Dubai’s position as a premier international cruise destination, and provides greater convenience for Emirates customers.... Read More
The lush mountains of Azerbaijan will soon be transformed into a white winter paradise, offering a magical experience for both those seeking adventure and those looking for a dose of rest and relaxation. With daily direct flights on Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and flydubai from Dubai, you can reach the capital of Baku in less than 3 hours to enjoy the crisp mountain air and beautiful snowy landscape.
Nestled on the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan is perfect for those seeking... Read More
As summer draws to a close and Dubai residents prepare to hit the beach once more, DRIFT Beach Dubai promises the most elegant and chic beach club experience in the city when it reopens its doors on Friday, 23 August for the new season.
Nestled in the luxury One&Only Royal Mirage hotel, lovers of the finer things in life can head to Dubai’s ultimate seafront destination for a day of relaxation, settling down beside the venue’s iconic infinity pool or on the pristine beachfront... Read More
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), one of China’s largest integrated travel services companies (“Ctrip”), has signed an agreement with upscale global hoteliers Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) to develop a global distribution strategy promoting MHR properties to Ctrip’s 300 million strong customer base.
The agreement was announced jointly at ITB Berlin by David Zhou, Chief Business Officer for Accommodation Business Unit of Ctrip and Nayan Peshkar, MHR Senior Vice... Read More
Bukhara is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia, which is a treasury of historical attractions. Here is each building and each brick breathe with history and the time seemed to stop. Here you can forget about the bustle of the metropolis, plunge into history and enjoy the views of the centuries-old monuments of architecture. And there are more than 140 of them in Bukhara! The historic center of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Abu Dhabi has been ranked the safest city in the world for the second year, with Dubai close behind in 11th place, according to a website that collates crime statistics on the world's major cities.
Numbeo, a website for crowd-sourced global data, has placed the capital first and given the lowest crime index of more than 300 cities.
“Safety is paramount when choosing a city to visit or live and work in and we are proud to be the top of the list for the second year running," said... Read More