This Weekend in Dubai: Comedies & Music

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Are you looking to make the most of your weekend in Dubai? It’s not just shopping and fancy restaurants – there’s much more visitors and residents can explore in the city. This week, Dubai galleries are hosting amazing exhibitions, while there are plenty of music and theatre shows on stage. Those who are looking for […]

At the Top, Burj Khalifa Observation Lifts Traverse a “Moon-distance”

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At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observation deck, in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, just reached another milestone. Its observation lifts, which travel 124 floors to the open-air platform, have covered 384,400 kilometres – equal to the distance from the earth to the moon – since its opening in 2010. On average, […]

Dubai Reveals Plans for World’s Biggest Airport

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Dubai International Airport is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic, but the emirate has also ambitions to build the world’s biggest airport. Dubai Airports now revealed its plans for the new Al Maktoum International airport, which by 2025 will have a capacity of 240 million passengers a year. Opened in 2010, Al Maktoum […]

Can Dubai Make It to No 1 City for Tourists by 2020?

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Dubai attracted a total of 13.2 million international visitors in 2014, according to official data, released Sunday by the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. This is a substantial growth of over 8 percent from the previous year, which suggests that by the time it hosts World Expo, Dubai may make it to the […]