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Dubai City

Dubai 7th Most Influential City in the World

Dubai’s rise as a major global attraction for tourism, business and innovation was further enhanced with the release of a prestigious survey, rating it among the most influential cities in the world. The internationally reputed Forbes magazine has rated Dubai the 7th most influential, ahead of many of the world’s greatest capitals. The emirate was […]

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Arik Air Begins Flights to Dubai

Arik Air Begins Flights into Dubai

Dubai to Welcome Arik Air Flights Arik Air is to begin flight operations into Dubai as part of its international route expansion programme. The announcement, which was made by Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Arumemi Ikhide, was welcome news to numerous Nigerian travellers who ply the lucrative Lagos-Dubai route dominated over the years by […]

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Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports CEO

An Interview with Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Flying has changed a lot in its 100-year history, from entertainment-free and pricey flights to double-decker aircraft with wi-fi connections. And now Dubai is planning to also radically advance the entire experience before boarding the plane, from travelling to the airport to checking in luggage and passing through security and immigration. Dubai Airports CEO Paul […]

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Dubai Culture

Dubai Culture

Culture in Dubai Dubai is a city of cultural surprises and an ancient trading centre, it has a vibrant culture that stretches way back to the 5th century when it was a caravan station on the trade route between Oman and Persia. For centuries, Dubai was famous for its pearl divers, exotic spices, luxurious silks […]

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Dubai Overtakes Heathrow as Worlds Number 1 Airport

Dubai Overtakes Heathrow as Worlds Number 1 Airport

Dubai Airport Worlds’s Number One Passenger numbers for the first 2 months of 2014 suggest Dubai Airport is on course to become the world’s number one airport Passenger traffic is up by 13.5% to 12.1m passengers in January and February 2014, Heathrow saw figures of 10.3m during the same time period. 2013 saw Dubai airport […]

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Dubai World Cup 2014

Dubai World Cup 2014

2014 Dubai World Cup With a combined prize purse of US$27.25m, Dubai World Cup day is the richest day of racing in the world. The event features 9 races, highlighted by the $10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline. The Dubai World Cup brings to an end the 3-month long Dubai World Cup Carnival, […]

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Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Smart E-gates at Dubai Airport The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) will be installing 40 Smart e-Gates across Dubai Airport terminals to ease passenger entry and exit. The system, equipped with retinal scan using a high-accuracy camera, will eliminate the need for the eye scan and e-Gate card currently issued by the […]

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Top 5 Jebel Ali Resort Activities

Top 5 Jebel Ali Resort Activities

Jebel Ali Resort Activities To celebrate the exciting renovation and relaunch taking place at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa, we have listed 5 of the best ways guests can spend their time at the resort. Enjoy clay pigeon, olympic skeet, olympic trap shooting or archery at the impressive fortress-style activity centre. Practice your […]

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Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa Watercooled dubai

Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa

Jebel Ali Resort For those who like their water activities a bit more adventurous than taking a dip in the hotel pool, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa in Dubai now offer guests Watercooled, the only 5 star water sports centre in the world. Scott Ladyman, Chief instructor at the centre commented on their […]

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Dubai Restaurants with a View

Dubai Restaurants with a View

Top 5 Dubai Restaurants with a View Dubai is now host to some of the best fine dining in the world. But for that extra special culinary experience, this month we are listing Dubai’s top 5 restaurants with a view. The Mango Tree serves delicious Thai food overlooking the spectacular Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains. […]

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Dubai Flying Experience

Dubai Flying Experience

Dubai Seawings Experience Dubai’s skyline now contains some of the world’s most iconic landmarks. The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building and is the magnificent centre piece in Downtown Dubai. The Palm Jumeirah and The World Islands are truly amazing fetes of engineering and construction and the seven star Burj Al Arab, modelled on […]

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