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Dubai plans to create two man-made islands by 2020

Just in time for the 2020 Expo, Dubai will have expanded itself into the sea in the form of two man-made islands. Marsa Al Arab, the pair of man-made …

Dubai

Over-the-Top Features of Glitzy Dubai... Plus a Surprising Population Nuance That Makes Travelers Feel at Home

Hello again from blogger Ben Schlappig, the full-time traveler behind <i>One Mile at a Time,</i> and the guy who introduced you to my uber-luxury travel …

Travel

6 great spots for afternoon tea in Dubai

Dating back to the polite society of Britain in the early 19th century, afternoon tea is an institution that perhaps owes more to tradition than …

Tea

7 of the most eco-friendly resorts in the Middle East

<b>JUMEIRAH AL NASEEM, DUBAI</b><br>Based at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and Madinat Jumeirah and run in collaboration with Dubai’s Wildlife Protection Office, the …

Middle East

Afternoon Tea: United Airlines vs. British Airways - Live and Let's Fly

United Airlines no longer serves afternoon tea onboard its westbound flights from London. Still, I thought I would compare tea service on United and …

Airlines

The Insides of the Burj Al Arab

Hot Dubai Tip<p>There is a nearby beach hotel that you can stay at for much cheaper and it’s part of this same network of hotels. If you book there, …

Photography

DWWA judge profile: Valentin Radosav

Valentin Radosav is a judge at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA).<p>Valentin Radosav<p>Valentin Radosav is Head Sommelier at Gymkhana Restaurant, …

Dubai

14 Amazing Architectural Wonders of the New World

The original “7 Wonders of the World” (Great Pyramid of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Colossus of Rhodes, Lighthouse of Alexandria, Mausoleum at …

Architecture

Do Seven-Star Hotels Really Exist?

You might have heard the term, but don't know what it means.<p>Currently the world’s fifth-tallest skyscraper, the 1,820-foot-tall Lotte World Tower became an instant landmark when it opened in Seoul, South Korea in April. The imposing spire launched with a shopping cart of superlative experiences, …

Hotels

2017 Brides Honeymoon Awards: The Top 10 Resorts in Africa and the Middle East

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon is no easy feat—countless romantic destinations, endless hotel options, limited vacation time and the struggle-is-real challenge of finding the perfect place to please both you and your new spouse. Where to begin? Well, right here. BRIDES teamed up with the A-list</i> …

South Africa

Alok Kaul Joins JW Marriott As Director Operations

THE JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity announced the appointment of Alok Kaul as the Director of Operations. With an experience of more than two decades …

Dubai

New Ultra-Luxury Artificial Islands In Dubai Created For $1.7 Billion

Two new man-made islands will be completed by 2020 in Dubai, and will offer an ultra-luxury escape for families and luxury travellers. This a …

Luxury

Ramadan 2017 – The Best Iftar Venues in Dubai

<i>Iftar in Dubai range from a few dates before a normal weekday meal to the most lavish buffets you can imagine.</i><p><i>We’ve listed some options that stand</i> …

Dubai

Some Dubai restaurants to open in the day during Ramadan 2017

Catering to expatriates, tourists and those who don’t fast during the holy month, these restaurants in Dubai will be serving food for dine-in service …

Singapore

Dubai Will Add Two More Man-Made Islands

Dubai is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the world, and this week officials announced the destination will soon be growing again—this …

Dubai

Outlawed moonlight swims may soon be a possibility thanks to a new invention on Dubai beaches

Swimming at night is currently forbidden at night on Dubai’s beaches, but this may soon change thanks to a bright new invention. The game-changer is that the first two “smart poles” have landed on Umm Suqeim Beach 1, and they provide high-intensity lighting on the shores to illuminate the beach …

Dubai

Dubai set to build $1.7b man-made islands Marsa Al Arab by 2020

(CNN) — Dubai is growing again, and again it's building into the sea.<p>Global investment company Dubai Holding unveiled this week plans for Marsa Al Arab, a four million square feet pair of man-made islands either side of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the city's iconic sail-shaped hotel.<p>The project, …

Luxury

Top Five Reasons Why You Should Visit Dubai, UAE

Dubai is one of the few cities in the Middle East that are very open to welcoming tourists. However, it must be noted that with the allowance comes …

These are Bollywood's favourite hotels

AKA how to holiday like a movie star<p>With a sizeable chunk of the summer (and the monstrous heat) left ahead of us, we don’t blame you for innocuously …

Bollywood

Best Things to do in Dubai on Your Holiday

Dubai is a mind-blowing tourist destination that fascinates travelers from across the globe with its breathtaking architecture and fantastic shopping …

Travel

Dubai's $1.7 Billion Marsa Al Arab Project Includes Two Artificial Islands

Are you really that surprised?<p>Flying drone taxis, underwater villas, a rotating tower: It's almost like Dubai, the gleaming emirate on the Persian Gulf that didn't have electricity until around 1960, is now on a breakneck mission to out-do itself. Well, the world's most relentless show-off is at it …

Dubai

Dubai is spending $2.3 billion on two new luxury man-made islands

Dubai's crazy vision for the future0:49<p>This is Dubai's crazy vision for the future including 'city kits?.<p>3 months …

Luxury

Dubai is building two new artificial islands to cater for families and luxury travellers

Two new luxury and man-made islands will be built in Dubai by 2020, bringing lavish new amenities to either side of the iconic Burj Al Arab.<p>‘Marsa Al Arab’ is set to be a “comprehensive tourist destination” that will encourage families to visit the city and build up tourist infrastructure in …

Luxury

Dubai plans $1.7 billion tourist project on new artificial islands

Dubai plans to develop a 6.3 billion dirham (1.3 billion pounds) tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj Al Arab, its luxury sail-shaped hotel.<p>It is the latest development planned by the emirate as it aims to attract 20 million visitors a year by 2020 when Dubai …

Dubai

Dubai's Next Huge Tourist Project: Artificial Islands

<i>PHOTO: The islands will straddle Dubai's Burj Al Arab hotel. (photo via Flickr/</i><i>brando</i><i>.n)</i><p>Dubai is pulling out all the stops to achieve its goal of …

Dubai

Dubai plans $1.7 billion tourist project on new artificial islands

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai plans to develop a 6.3 billion dirham ($1.7 billion)tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj Al Arab, its luxury sail-shaped hotel.<p>It is the latest development planned by the emirate as it aims to attract 20 million visitors a year by 2020 …

Dubai

Luxurious hotels you need to add to your bucket list

One of the most amazing things about travel is that there’s no ‘right’ way to do it, it gives you the opportunity to see the world and experience new …

Hotels

How Dubai became an adrenaline junkie paradise

(CNN) — "Build it and they will come" has been Dubai's philosophy since the city went into architectural overdrive at the turn of the 21st century.<p>What this city of superlatives might not have anticipated is how it would be used by its inhabitants.<p>As towers have stacked up and new heights scaled, …

Luxury

Business and Economic News

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Forget about soft drinks and potato chips - a "vending machine" in Singapore is offering up luxury vehicles, including …

World Economy