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Need to know: Dubai

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Geography  Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Arabian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Covering 3,900 square kilometres, it is the second largest emirate after the country’s capital, Abu Dhabi, which lies to the south. The emirate of Sharjah is situated to […]

Passenger priority

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Ease of accessibility is at the top of the list for meeting planners when choosing a destination and Dubai’s strategic location within eight hours’ flying time of two thirds of the world’s population makes it hard to beat. Add to this the phenomenal airlift offered by its two airlines, Emirates Airline and flydubai, and that’s […]

Advanced aviation

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Dubai International (DXB) secured its ranking as the world’s number one hub for international passengers by registering annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015, firmly establishing Dubai as a global leader in aviation after five decades of double digit average growth. Boosted by the development of some 100 airlines that connect Dubai International […]

Path of progression

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2016 January 2016 Trade Centre: Dubai World Trade Centre began the AED720 million (US$196 million) second phase of its Dubai Trade Centre District project. This follows the completion of phase one, including the launch of the new Ibis One Central, a 588-room economy hotel. May 2016  Office of the Future: The world’s first fully functional […]

Dubai Creek

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New developments 1. Dubai Creek Harbour A new venture from Emaar Properties, Dubai Creek Harbour will be both a financially viable and ecologically responsible city. It is located around the Ras Al Khor wildlife sanctuary, which is where Dubai Creek currently ends. The central feature will be the stunning Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, set […]

Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai has for several years been the number one place in Dubai for shopping, entertainment and dining, but as we enter 2017, it’s also becoming the cultural hub for the city thanks to the launch of the spectacular Dubai Opera. Now rivalling the world’s great capitals, London, Paris and New York, the ‘Centre of […]

Dubai Marina and JBR

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Either side of a large canal stretching 3.5 kilometres, offering access to the Arabian Gulf from both ends, sits Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) and Dubai Marina, the urban waterfront metropolis of Dubai. Sophisticated and cosmopolitan, the 50,000 square foot development features sleek skyscrapers, luxury hotels and high-end dining and shopping. At the same time, it […]

Palm Jumeirah

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Dubai’s manmade archipelago has been a hive of construction activity over the past 24 months, as developer Nakheel focuses on bringing alive a host of retail, entertainment, leisure and F&B attractions to accompany the plethora of luxury residences, hotels and resorts on the five kilometre square space. Already a must-see attraction thanks to the world-famous […]

Journey in style

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Taxi Convenient and affordable, Dubai Taxi Corporation’s fleet is instantly recognisable thanks to the vehicles’ brightly coloured rooftops. The cars can be flagged down on the street or booked in advance via the Roads & Transport Authority’s call centre or app. Taxis are metered and rough journey costs can be calculated prior to booking on […]