At.mosphere, the world’s highest restaurant located on Level 122 of Burj Khalifa, won the honour of ‘UAE’s Leading Lifestyle Restaurant’ at the World Travel Awards 2011
The Saudi Royal family has unveiled plans to start construction of the world’s tallest skyscraper. The Kingdom Tower will measure 1.6km high, making it twice the height of the current world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The mixed-use development will cost £12bn and consist of hotels, offices, luxury apartments and a shopping centre.
World famous urban explorer Alain Robert – dubbed ‘Spiderman’ by the press – has scaled the iconic Burj Khalifa in Dubai as part of his latest daredevil stunt. The Frenchman took over six hours to make the 828-metre ascent, which included the tapered spire above the top floors.
Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has returned to the Burj Khalifa in Dubai for further filming on Mission: Impossible IV – taking his seat on top of the world. Having already been captured clambering up side of the building earlier this month, Cruise went one better over the weekend, taking a seat on top of the world’s tallest building.
Filming scenes for the next Mission: Impossible film in Dubai, Tom Cruise has been captured on camera dangling 2,717ft in the air from the Burj Kahlifa – the tallest building in the world. Filming is scheduled to take place in the United Arab Emirates following a deal between Paramount and Dubai officials.
Hundreds of delegates from the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference celebrated amid the splendour of the new Armani Hotel Dubai last night, as the Burj Khalifa property stepped out onto the world stage.
The observation deck on the world’s tallest building has been closed indefinitely after a lift broke down in the Burj Khalifa Tower. Fifteen passengers were left stranded for 45 minutes inside the lift, which broke down as it was descending from the deck.
The design and build team behind the world’s tallest building, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, is aiming to secure new contacts to build a 1,100m-high superscraper in Saudi Arabi.
Dubai has opened the world’s tallest building, renaming it the Burj Khalifa in honour and gratitude of the United Arab Emirates president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan. Plans have also been announced to open the world’s first Armani Hotel, which is located inside the tower, to the public in March.