DJ Rodge Opens for Justin Bieber in Dubai

Lebanese DJ Rodge opened for Justin Bieber in Dubai at the Autism Rocks Arena in front of 30,000 people. Rodge plays at Stereo Arcade in Dubai every week and is mostly famous for his legendary 80s night at B018 - Beirut. This is a great and well-deserved feature for Rodge. As for Bieber, he did show up on time to screaming fans, not 2 hours late like last time and local papers were praising his…

Apple Dubai Mall Opening Today

Apple is opening its latest store in Dubai today at Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront overlooking The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. "To mitigate Dubai’s climate, Foster + Partners designed eighteen 37.5-foot-high motorized “Solar Wings” that respond to the ever-changing environmental conditions. When the sun is at its hottest they cool the store, and in the evenings they open to welcome everyone to the public terrace. Inspired by the the traditional Arabic Mashrabiya,…

Travel & Tourism 2017 Index: UAE Second Safest Country in the World

The 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index measures “the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tourism sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country”. It is issued by the World Economic Forum and ranked countries based on several pillars. The UAE ranked 29th globally out of 136 countries but more importantly, it ranked 2nd in terms of safety and security with a…
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Emirates Airlines Mocks United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz

7 months ago
Emirates Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines have been using the backlash against United Airlines to their own advantage. Emirate Airlines took things a step further by directly mocking United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and quoting ...
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Emirates’ Triple-Decker Has a Swimming Pool and a Games Room

7 months ago
Emirates unveiled its plan for the world’s largest commercial aircraft, the APR001: triple-decker jet, complete with a pool, park and games room. Needless to say, it’s an April Fools’ joke but they haven’t confirmed it ...
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It’s official! Amazon Will Acquire Souq.com

7 months ago
Souq.com issued a press release earlier today where they confirmed they’ve reached an agreement with Amazon. Souq.com is the biggest e-commerce marketplace in the Middle East and is often referred to as “the Amazon of ...
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Spot the Bentley in This 57.7 Billion Pixel Image Of Dubai

7 months ago
Bentley just released one of the world’s most detailed landscape images, a 57.7 Billion Pixel Image Of Dubai and is asking people to find a Bentley somewhere in this huge image. It’s not really that ...
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