New Year’s Eve in Dubai: Chilled out dinners and parties to book

Here’s where to book for dinner and drinks this New Year’s Eve in Dubai… If dancing until 3am to a superstar DJ isn’t your idea of a great night out, why not book one of these more relaxed, dinner and drinks New Year’s Eve deals in Dubai. Yes, there’s something for everyone (although there’s still no avoiding that prices are hiked ...

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style at Burj Khalifa

One of the most iconic characters in film is being celebrated at a special exhibition at the Burj Khalifa (World's Tallest Building). Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style started from Monday November 14 to Monday February 13, 2017 and features one of the largest collections of official memorabilia ever collated in one place. Unique elements – music, gadgets, fashion, technology ...

The Heart of Europe at the World Islands

Construction work is well underway on The Heart of Europe, a cluster of six islands forming part of The World in Dubai .The Heart of Europe will have six hotels, including the five-star luxury Mont Royal Family Hotel on the Main Island, it will be home to climate-controlled areas, featuring rain and snow-lined streets. It will also feature floating ...

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Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah to open in Q2 2017

RAK National Hotels and Hilton Worldwide announced that Hilton’s first mid-market hotel in Ras Al Khaimah is scheduled to open by Q2 2017. The announcement was confirmed ahead of the 2016 Ras Al Khaimah Finance and Investment Forum (RAKFIF), which will take place on the 13th and 14th of December. Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah is to ... Continue reading ›

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This is what Dubai’s biggest public park will look like

Could this be Dubai’s version of Central Park? Dubai Holding has just signed a deal with Dubai Municipality to develop the emirate’s biggest public park, which will span 1.43 million square metres when complete. That’s about the same size as Hyde Park in London. Located in Dubailand, the lush new park will increase public space in the city by ... Continue reading ›

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Oman has the world’s highest sand dune: expert

The world’s highest sand dune has been discovered in Oman at a height of 455 meters above sea level. Dr. Eid Al Yahya, A Saudi anthropological researcher and TV presenter, has revealed on a discovery trip that the world’s highest sand dune is at the Dhofar Governorate at the Ramlat Jadilah desert. It breaks the previous record ... Continue reading ›

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Oman ranked among top six locations for winter diving

Oman has been ranked as one of the top six destinations for diving enthusiasts during the winter months, by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). The Sultanate has been placed alongside Spain’s Canary Islands, Malta, Mozambique, Jordan and Cape Verde, all figuring in a list of locations holidaymakers can head to in search of sun, sand ... Continue reading ›

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Warner Bros World will open in the UAE with 29 rides

Your eyes do not deceive you. Another theme park is coming to the UAE! As Dubai takes its theme park game from zero to 100 miles per hour, Abu Dhabi is following suit – Miral has just confirmed that Warner Bros. World will open in Abu Dhabi with 29 rides, shows and attractions. The world-class theme park ... Continue reading ›

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British rockers Status Quo are coming to Dubai

The rockers will shake up the ‘status quo’ at Dubai Opera… English rock band Status Quo are heading to town on October 27 to perform a gig at Dubai Opera. The band’s tour, Last Night of the Electrics, kicked off in 2016 and features Francis Rossi, Andy Bown, John “Rhino” Edwards, Leon Cave and Richie Malone. Sadly, guitarist and ... Continue reading ›

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New cycle track on Masdar, Abu Dhabi.

Good news for cyclists in the capital. There’s a new cycle path in Masdar City. The new Al Mamsha bike lane, which officially opened last week, is located in Masdar Park. Currently 2.6 kilometres long, the path is expected to be expanded in the future. The news comes as the Cyacle bikeshare scheme grows in the capital. Currently there ... Continue reading ›

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Louvre Abu Dhabi to open soon

The opening date for the Louvre Abu Dhabi ‘is expected to be announced soon’ officials say… Is Abu Dhabi about to get the news we’ve all been waiting for? A note from the museum via Twitter suggests that we will be hearing very good news, very soon….   So yes, the Louvre is expected to open sometime later this ... Continue reading ›

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You’ll soon be able to catch a Tesla taxi in Dubai

As you probably know already, Tesla founder and real-life Iron Man Elon Musk was in Dubai last month. This is the man behind the Hyperloop technology, the SpaceX falcon rocket and a solar-power city in California. After giving a speech in front of the Burj Khalifa, during which he looked up at the tallest tower in the ... Continue reading ›

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Dubai set to launch driverless flying cars this year

Yes, you read that correctly… Flying cars in Dubai. The world’s first test run of an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) capable of flying a human has been carried out. Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) made the exciting announcement on Monday 13th Feb, in collaboration with the Chinese EHANG company. Basically the AAV is a driverless flying ... Continue reading ›