Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The Most Luxurious and famous, The Jumeirah Burj al Arab hotel is situated on an artificial island, a luxury hotel is significant in every way. It was built in 1999 on an artificial island 200 meters from the Jumeirah beach; this is the fourth tallest hotel in the world with its 321m height (1,053 feet). The architecture of Burj al Arab is remarkable, it doesn’t get lost in the impressive cityscape, and reminding the sail of a ship. It is said to be the first and only 7 star hotel in the world!
Its service and interiors are even more stunning. The interiors are the real design wonders: suites are spacious; restaurants feature seawater aquariums or a view of Dubai. It has most expensive rooms than any other hotels in the world. The hotel, Burj al Arab is connected to the mainland by a private road that ensures the privacy of guests. So that can reach there by a short ride from Jumeirah beach.
The Burj Al Arab is decorated in warm colors and rich fabrics; each suite has sweeping views of the Arabic Gulf. Each one has a spacious dining area which can seat 4 to 6 people.
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FACILITIES & SERVICES AT BURJ AL ARAB
Visitors can arrive to this hotel in royal way by Helicopter, Rolls Royce, Mercedes S400 and Mercedes GL450. Visitors who arrive by Helicopter also get a 15 minute birds-view of the city. The different charges are availabe to transfer to the hotel and that depends what kind of transfer services you want to use and that starts from AED 500 to AED 10,000.
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PRIVATE BUTLER SERVICE
With over 1,600 working colleagues Burj Al Arab has 202 luxury duplexes. Which suites ratio is 8:1? Which means this ensures that every guest gets personal attention, uninterrupted care and luxury pampering. The unrivalled personalized service is a signature of this hotel. The Burj AlArab has a dedicated reception on each floor with check-in conducted in the privacy of the individual suite that ensures for the comfort and convenience of guests.
photo by jumerah burj al arab
VIP service is about more than a mere luxury. It's about creating once in a lifetime opportunities. With ultra-exclusive VIP service Burj Al Arab offers limitless possibilities, with a dedicated concierge team that will work tirelessly to meet and exceed your greatest expectations. All you need to do is ask!
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LUXURY DREAM CAR RENTAL
Visitors can experience ultimate luxury at Burj Al Arab by hiring a private luxury car to roam on the streets of Dubai. It offers exclusive cars to provide to their visitors on rent, including models from Lamborghini, Ferrari and Aston Martin. For a touch of classic cars tempt, old world glamour with an understated elegance that even today is rarely matched.
photo by jumerah burj al arab
There is lot more to explore at Burj Al Arab; this is just a Glance at Burj Al Arab.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Dubai Fountain is a world's largest water fountain and Dubai's most popular free tourist attraction with large display of water jets gushing out of a puddle at the foot of the Burj Khalifa. It is quite ironic to have such a large aquatic feature in one of the driest/hottest areas of the Earth. It is set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake in Downtown Dubai; the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 feet. The magnitude of the jets is unreal in that they reach as high as a 50 story building. The fountain is consists of a 275 meters long and has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. It was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. It has over 6,600 wet superlight and 50 color projectors create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 different water expressions that appeal to visitors. Different combinations of water-forms of The Dubai Fountain perform to selected musical pieces – chosen from a range of classical to contemporary Arabic and world music.
If you are planning to go Dubai then you must visit this attraction as for a personal viewing you can hire a boat out to the fountain. The Dubai Water Fountain performance held daily and last up to 5 minutes. This is not just a randomized fountain feature, it is so high-tech that the jets are synchronized to the culture music of Dubai, with the performance repertoire including: Sama Dubai; an award-winning song in Swahili; Baba Yetu, the signature piece of world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, and the Arab world’s top-selling dance number Shik Shak Shok, Con te partiro (Time to Say Goodbye).
Water Fountains performances are completely free and can see from multiple locations around Downtown Dubai. The most popular location is the Waterfront Promenade outside the Dubai Mall.
Saturday – Thursday: 1:00pm & 1:30pmFriday: 1:30pm & 2:00pm
Daily: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
(Every 30 Minutes)
*Please note that Fountain show timings can change by a couple of minutes depending on the specific day’s prayer times.
Key Facts & Figures of Fountain:
• World’s largest dancing fountain
• In sync with classical, Arabic and world music
• 1.5 million Lumens of projected light
• Spray heights of up to 500 feet
• 22,000 gallons of airborne water
• Set in Burj Khalifa Lake, right outside The Dubai Mall on Lower Ground Waterfront Promenade in the heart of Downtown Dubai.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Desert safari consists of numerous magic inside. Dubai is not only famous for its modern and heritage architectural wonderments but it is also known for its Desert Safari. Dubai is situated within Arabian Desert and Dubai’s lure for tourists is based mainly on Safari in Desert. Dubai (UAE) has been rated as one of the best places to visit because of its desert area. Desert Safari is one of the adventure things that you must do when you are in Dubai. People coming from entire world for desert safari have to face hot desert climate. Most of the days are sunny throughout the year while summers in Dubai are extremely hot, windy and humid. The desert can be a location with higher humidity there is not any lack of developed plants cover. Desert is really a location about which all of we understood small. Beside severe climate, desert has gotten new kind of experience. It invites people from around the entire world to savor a thrilling experience in Desert. If you are searching for virtually any experience to flee dirty day time from your town then go for a safari in desert (UAE). Desert golden sand dunes are being visited by luxurious vehicles and this tour across the desert is thrilling.
During exciting desert tour of thrilling desert you can enjoy everything that you want to see in a desert such as sand bashing, beautiful view of sun set, occasional palm trees and camel rides. Desert Safari tour consists of lot of things to do:
1. Ambiance of adventure and enthusiasm promoted by insane maneuvers of 4 × 4 jeeps, generating rallizinho kind in the middle of an ocean of dunes.
2. Must see seating sun ԝwhich is normally extraordinary. Enjoy the sunset while you are on the highest dune going towards the camp where you have drinks and dinner waiting for you.
3. One of the popular activities in the desert is a little camel riding.
4. Belly Dance show while having your dinner in the desert under the beautiful starlit sky.
Things to consider of smoking sheesha, Sand boarding, sizzling barbecue meat in buffet dinner, sand skiing, special Arabian henna designs on hands and feet, Arabic qahwa, dates and stunning performance of beautiful and exotic belly dancers on traditional Arabic music all are the best amusing elements of adventurous Dubai Desert Safari. After exciting travelling on dunes, visit to desert camp make safari more attractive. If you really want Arabian Desert Adventure, Dubai Desert Safari is one of the perfect exciting travel for you.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
There are enough places in the world that are capable to provide luxury, fun, entertainment and adventure all along for their visitors , but Dubai is the only place that you can combine luxury and romance to last a lifetime. Dubai is the home of sand, sun and shopping mall where gleaming skyscrapers stand next to ancient mosques, golden souks and wind towers. Your honeymoon should be a reward for all the stresses raised by planning and organizing your happiness and fun wedding, as well as a break to enjoy your first moments as a married couple. Every couple has a common desire to make this event beautifully and memorable day for whole life. Most of the couples consider taking holiday break and plan a honeymoon trip to create beautiful memories of their married life. Very few people exactly know where they should go to have maximum fun and entertainment. Few couples love the luxury life style whereas others find adventure trips more suitable option to enjoy. Dubai is one of the city offers all this and many more.
Dubai is one of the perfect potential destinations for the honeymoon of your dreams. Dubai has world’s luxurious hotels and stunningshopping malls, water parks, waterfront resorts, exciting leisure and entertainment spots, golden souks and some other options like glittering man made beaches, internationally renowned nightclubs and golden deserts. By visiting souks you can crown your loved one with luxurious gold jewelry in the largest gold market in the world. Some of the hotels are parts of the sky scrapers that offer you a bird’s eye view of this stunning city. Dubai is world famous for its white sandy beaches and clear blue waters. Dubai has a strange and unique combination of deserts and beaches. If you are a nature lover and want to enjoy your honeymoon trip at a luxurious beach resort then Dubai can be the perfect destination for your honeymoon trip.
If you want to engage in some then you can enjoy diverse sand, air and water based adventure activities. Even ice skiing can be enjoyed at an indoor ski resort at Ski Dubai. Dubai is capable to satisfy the holiday needs of everyone. Don’t forget to get to the top of Dubai’s tallest building (Burj Khalifa) while you are in Dubai. With vibrant nightlife, wonderful beaches and the best water games, and shopping centers that gloat splendid attractions like indoor ski parks have made Dubai a heaven for holiday makers especially for honeymooners.
Dubai has the beachside luxury and urban opulence of a city that is used to providing visitors with everything they could wish for, making it a stunning honeymoon destination option. At the Dubai seashore with white sandy beaches you will find several added attractions like family picnic spots, eateries, playgrounds, areas for barbeque, skiing, surfing and more. For couples dinner on a Dhow Cruise is a good chance to celebrate their love. This is the right place where you can express yourself. Dubai cruise has been the favorite activity of people. For food lovers and being in Dubai it would be a great idea to join a Dubai Dhow Cruise journey over the dark rich water and enjoy the night beauty along with best world tours. During your honeymoon trip you can enjoy Dubai deserts adventures. The fun of travelling from Dubai to a huge deserted land can be breath taking. You would be amazed to see never ending dunes of sand across you, riding a camel, desert skiing and other natural roller coaster.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Located in the heart of Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination and leisure destination, which has following the impressive footfall of 54 million in 2011 and 65 million in 2012, Emaar Properties’ flagship shopping and entertainment destination recorded a 15 per cent growth in visitor numbers last year. An average monthly footfall stood firm at 6.25 million. The Dubai Mall has become the world’s most-visited destination for the third consecutive year, with record 75mn visitors in 2013.
“The record visitor arrival to The Dubai Mall in 2013 is a powerful statement that seals Dubai’s reputation globally as a business and leisure hub,” said Abdulla Lahej, group chief executive of Emaar Properties.
With world-class Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo (over thousands of aquatic animals), 270-degree walkthrough tunnel and strong family entertainment components include KidZania (an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; SEGA Republic, a 76,000 sq ft high adrenaline indoor theme park; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats) Dubai Mall has become the world’s most-visited destination. For travellers, Dubai Mall has an adjoining 5-star premium hotel and car parking for over 14,000 vehicles.
He remarked, “Having established Dubai as a global fashion capital, we are now further enhancing the fashion and lifestyle choices at the mall with the expansion of the Fashion Avenue by another 1 million sq ft, which will add 150 new brands to the mall".
Nasser Rafi, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Malls Group said,“Having established Dubai as a global fashion capital, we are now further enhancing the fashion and lifestyle choices at the mall with the expansion of the Fashion Avenue by another one million square feet, which will add 150 new brands to the mall”.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Burj Khalifa was known as Burj Dubai. It is a huge skyscraper situated in United Arab Emirates. It is certainly a hot spot amongst the tourists from all over the world. It is the world’s highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace; Burj Khalifa has defined its credentials as one of Dubai’s most popular tourist attractions, welcoming over 1.87 million visitors in 2013. Over 2,716.5 feet (828 meters) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and holds many records. The skyscraper (Burj Khalifa) is a world-class tourist destination and a magnificent Center of Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Visitors to the observatory deck, located on Level 124 of Emaar Properties Burj Khalifa, increased 13 per cent in 2013, up by 1.66 million visitors the 2012.
Burj Khalifa was crowned ‘Best Tourist Attraction in theMiddle East’ at the Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards by this year.The observation deck is a very famous venue for media briefings and special events, and promoted local talent through the Art at the Top’ competition organized in collaboration with The Ara Gallery. Burj Khalifa is one of the key contributor to Dubai’s tourism sector and also popular among UAE residents.
Well-being initiatives and supporting health, the destination also hosted yoga sessions and reached out to the community through a number of corporate social responsibility initiatives. Last year, more than 20 visits were organised for groups from different charity institutions. Marking Burj Khalifa fourth anniversary, At the Top, Burj Khalifa offers visitors the opportunity to witness the sun rise over the city of dreams on Fridays and Saturdays, until February 28, 2014. The entrance is located in The Dubai Mall’s lower ground level.
Burj Khalifa is unique in a number of ways. And, visiting an exclusive place during the holidays is certainly an excellent experience. So, contact your travel agent today to book your holiday packages now.
Sunday, February 02, 2014
Dubai is Located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the city of Dubai is a stunning blend of nature and technology and situated on the Arabian Gulf. Dubai is one of the popular and most visited tourist’s destinations. Travelling in Dubai is not fearsome as there is 24/7 help available to the entire new visitor. There are also many rules made by Dubai Government which facilitates travelling in this beautiful place.
As Dubai are a place that has huge buildings, hotels, beaches, excellent road and other great infrastructure. Traveling to Dubai is not difficult, nor is it dangerous especially if you take the time to plan for a safe trip.
Currency and Language
Always, keep this thing in mind that the language of Dubai is Arabic and the valid currency is Dirham. Always keep some Dirham in your pocket while travelling. If you know little bit Arabic then it is very good. It helpful in interacting with the locals of this nation.
Always exchange your currency to the UAE Dirham in bank, at a hotel, or at a mall ATM. Never, ever have your money exchanged for the local currency on the street. Exchanging money on the street may bring you up to a dangerous situation and you may not get the right amount in return.
Keep cash with yourself all the time while travelling, so that you can spend it in case you don’t find any ATM machine or bank.
Check Your Visa
You need to have visa on your hand while visiting Dubai. Travelers from some countries are allowed to enter the United Arab Emirates by purchasing a tourist visa upon arrival. Check with your country’s embassy before you embark on an international journey to ensure you have the right documents in hand.
Driving in Dubai
You are prohibited to drive in Dubai without a valid International driving license. Also there are plenty of public transportation options available in Dubai. Some foreign licenses are also accepted but only of those citizens that are either citizens or residents of country issuing license.
Culture in Dubai
You must know the culture of Dubai for safe travel in Dubai. As Dubai is an Islamic country and it has Islamic culture and laws, so all the comers must respect their laws and culture.
Clothing should be modest in order to respect local customs because of the Dubai is in Muslim country (United Arab Emirates). Men and women are free to wear anything and women and also women can wear bikinis on beach side, but wearing bikinis on hotel beaches is strictly prohibited.
Transportation in Dubai
In Dubai, Taxi can be rented very easily and their fares are also very cheap.
Alcohol Consumption in Dubai
Avoid taking alcohol in public place as in Dubai public drunkenness is strictly prohibited, as is drinking and driving. As a tourist, you will not be able to purchase alcohol in a local liquor store as Dubai residents must have an alcohol license. You can purchase drinks in restaurants and bars, but be careful.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Drink in icy surroundings
Travelers and Honeymooners from the Gulf are heading to the throbbing heart of Dubai to beat the summer heat by cooling off at the first "ice lounge" in the Middle East.
The Dubai's Chillout cafe interior decor is made entirely of carved ice, with frozen picture frames, ice curtains and frosty seats covered in fur. The interior of the cafe, owned by UAE’s Sharaf Group. The cafe is lit with multi-colored fluorescent lights. Visitors are kitted out with thermal jackets; boots and fur hats provided by the cafe in a striking similarity to the ice hotels which dot Scandinavia in winter.
Dubai boasts a bevy of architectural wonders. Dubai has the world’s tallest building like Burj Khalifa. It’salso out in front of the rest of the world when it comes to man-made islands, from the frond-shaped Palm Jumeirah to The World, an archipelago currently under construction that will form a world map when viewed from above. Such architectural excesses have helped make the emirate a go-to destination for well-heeled tourists. The hotel's Lost Chambers suites provide views from both the bedroom and the bathroom windows into a lagoon filled with marine animals.
The Water Discus Hotel is Dubai’s latest attempt to wow seeking travelers. Billed as the world’s largest underwater hotel, at this point the resort, which is being developed by Polish developer Deep Ocean Technology. The plans call for 21 suites spread across two main discs – one above water and another immersed about 38 feet under the waves. Special lighting technology will allow guests in underwater suites to observe the flora and fauna outside their windows. There is no official opening date for the hotel as yet, it seems likely that the underwater accommodations will be popular.
Take an opportunity to visit the Tallest building in the world, the 124th floor of the building pictured above and look out. If you’re going to be in Dubai even for just a few days, a trip up the Burj Khalifa is recommended. This 828-meter tower, the tallest building in the world by a long shot, has put Dubai on the map even more than it was already. Visitors to At the Top, the world's highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace, will get the chance to win special hampers in hourly quizzes that test their knowledge of the Burj Khalifa. For the first time, visitors will be able to watch the sunrise from the tower – it will open early on weekends until February 28.
Visit the 6D cinema at Oasis Centre’s Thrill Zone (dinosaur-themed)
One-of-its-Kind Dinosaur-Themed Facility in Region. Over 4,700 Sq. Ft. Recreational Arcade Features Laser Tag Arena , on 11 March, 2013 – Oasis Centre has announced the addition of Thrill Zone, a unique laser tag and recreation concept, to its entertainment portfolio. Spanning over 4,700 sq. ft. The laser tag arena is complemented by 6D cinema, party area and the in-house café that serves one of the world’s best coffees from Italy and delicious snacks. Sporting a dinosaur theme, the innovative facility promises to deliver quality entertainment for kids and adults alike. Some of its star attractions include a laser tag arena and a first-in-the-UAE 6-D cinema experience. An in-house café serves sumptuous snacking options at the outlet that also includes an expansive party hall for hosting kids' parties, college outings and team building events. Let the adventure begin.