At the heart of the old city lies the Creek, a wide saltwater inlet which divides the two main city-centre districts of Bur Dubai and Deira and provides a scenic thoroughfare for traditional wooden dhows, abras (water taxis) and the occasional ship. Continue reading
Dubai International retained its position as the world’s number one hub for international passengers by registering annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015, according to a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Continue reading
Just a day after it was announced that Starwood had been acquired by Marriott for $12.2 billion, the latest property from the premium brand in Starwood’s crown was unveiled in Dubai: St Regis Dubai, on Sheikh Zayed Road. Continue reading
Winner of the World Travel Awards as Middle East’s Leading Airport is Dubai International Airport, which is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the 6th busiest cargo airport in world, and the busiest hub for the Airbus A380. In 2014, DXB handled 70.5 million passengers, 2.37 million tonnes of cargo, and registered an incredible 357,339 aircraft movements. Continue reading
Situated in the heart of the desert and nestled in the dunes of Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the ultimate luxury retreat. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa has won the World Travel Award as the Middle East’s Leading Desert Resort the last three consecutive years.
- Marrakech – Morocco
The “Red City” of Marrakesh is a magical place, brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques. Exploring the intimate courtyards and snaking alleyways of the historic Medina can easily eat up a day. Find inner peace at the serene Jardin Majorelle or take in the beauty of one of the city’s historic mosques (taking note that, unless you are Muslim, you are not allowed to enter). Continue reading
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel is the world’s tallest hotel, a 72-story, 355 m (1,165 ft) twin-tower skyscraper complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The AED1.8 billion features a 1,608-room hotel run by Marriott International.