News & Updates

Emaar launches new app covering full portfolio of brands

Emaar Hospitality has launched a fully-integrated mobile app that covers all the hotel, hospitality and leisure experiences under the group. With the single app, users will have seamless access to an extensive range of services including booking of hotels, restaurants, spas, golf and entertainment attractions using their mobile devices. The new app replaces all the …

Attractions

Burj Khalifa has two new LED light shows for Ramadan

Burj Khalifa has two brand new LED light shows taking place daily during Ramadan. Both displays have been created by artists who have had their work beamed onto the Burj Khalifa before. One of the shows is making a return for the second year in a row. The display is a digital representation of prolific …

Attractions

Atlantis Aquaventure sets to become one of the world’s biggest waterparks

Atlantis Aquaventure will add a third, 34-metre tall tower with 12 slides to the park in the summer of 2020. The park currently has 20 rides spread across 17 hectares. The new ‘Trident Tower’ will a number of rides, including a 449-metre family adventure water coaster and a ‘flying saucer’ hybrid ride featuring patented sequential jets …

Local transport

UAE’s first floating station is now at Dubai Festival City

Dubai is now home to the UAE’s first floating public transport station. The new floating station is called Dubai Festival City Marine Transport Station and can be found at Dubai Festival City. The station will integrate marine transport with the Dubai metro and buses, meaning you’ll be able to swan around the entire city with a mere flash …

Airlines

My Emirates Pass returns for the Summer with great offers

Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer with the return of My Emirates Pass. The deal turns an Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership card providing travellers special benefits and discounts at more than 500 leisure and retail outlet locations across the UAE – including those on …

Hotels

A Hollywood-inspired hotel is opening in Dubai later this year

The first Paramount Hotel, by blockbuster kings Paramount Pictures, is set to open in Dubai in the third quarter of 2019 in Business Bay – and guests can be expected to be transported to the heart of Hollywood during their stay. Promising an ‘innovative guest experience’, the luxury new 69-floor hotel will make you feel …

Attractions News & Updates

Global Village dates announced for next season

Organisers have announced that the next season will run from Tuesday October 29 2019 to Saturday April 4 2020. This year saw Jay Sean and Jason Derulo taking to the stage among other top performers, with a record-breaking seven million visitors heading to the destination. The season was so popular that the park extended the season for …

Attractions

Dubai garden ‘skybridge’ with panoramic views of the city revealed

A stunning new garden ‘skybridge’ connecting Dubai’s top landmarks has been revealed. The futuristic project has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The bridge will be 380 metres long and 60 metres tall, spanning an area of 3,422 …

Attractions

Free backstage tours at Dubai’s new Coca-Cola Arena

If you’ve wanted to see inside Dubai’s mega new Coca-Cola Arena, now’s your chance. The 17,000-capacity venue at City Walk is opening its doors to the public on Friday May 3 and will be offering free-behind-the-scenes tours. Guided tours will take place every 30 minutes between 3.30pm and 6pm, taking in backstage areas and – of …