Posts Tagged ‘dubai’

See the Burj Khalifa from the skies

See the Burj Khalifa from the skies

Is there any better way to see the world’s tallest tower than in luxury and from the skies? Tour operator Seawings certainly doesn’t think so: the company has created a tailored flight tour that allows passengers to experience the best of Dubai – including the spectacular sights of the Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al Arab – hundreds of metres up in the air. (more…)

Dining on a high in Dubai

Dining on a high in Dubai

High-end dining changed forever this week with the opening of At.mosphere on Level 122 of Burj Khalifa in Dubai – in other words, the world’s highest place to dine.

At 442 metres (two levels below the tower’s observation deck), At.mosphere has views that are truly unsurpassed by those in any other restaurant. (more…)

Another level

Another level

The Gulf state of Dubai, it seems, is all about excess: there are vending machines that spit out gold, ‘seven-star’ hotels, the world’s tallest building, man-made islands in ever wackier shapes. (more…)

Arabian nights

Arabian nights

Just down the road from Dubai’s World Trade Centre in the finance district isn’t the most likely of locations for a beach club, but as of this month, that’s exactly where you’ll find Purobeach’s latest offering. (more…)

Armani to open first hotel in Dubai skyscraper

Armani to open first hotel in Dubai skyscraper

The Italian designer Armani is opening its first hotel in Dubai early next year – at the heart of what will be the world’s tallest building.

The Burj Dubai is to be the latest skyscraper addition to the emirate’s skyline, standing at 818 metres and with more than 160 storeys. (more…)

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