FLASH Entertainment, the Middle East’s premier live events company, announced earlier that Coldplay will return to Abu Dhabi to celebrate the New Year with their UAE fans. The event, on Saturday, December 31st, will take place at the du Arena, Yas Island. Coldplay’s show forms part of the A Head Full of Dreams Tour, presented by du Live! and brought to Abu Dhabi by FLASH Entertainment in association with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s vibrant entertainment and leisure destination.
Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has announced the expansion of his global business with plans to build an international hospitality brand. The chain will be titled Karl Lagerfeld Hotels & Resorts and will follow in the footsteps of Armani hotels, which has led the way in fashion-led properties.
Emirates has revealed a teaser clip of its new global advert, featuring Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston. The advert is available to view on the Emirates website or on the Emirates YouTube channel, Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.
British ESA astronaut Tim Peake landed at Heathrow from Houston earlier for the first time in seven months following his six-month trip to the International Space Station. To celebrate his safe landing back to earth and to welcome him home to the UK, Heathrow has today unveiled Tim as one of the iconic welcome posters which will be viewed by 75 million passengers a year.
Tempted to explore the fascinating world of single malt Scotch, but overwhelmed by choice? Johnnie Walker has introduced the perfect solution in an exciting new addition to its world famous portfolio - Johnnie Walker Island Green. A rare blend of rich single malt whiskies from the four corners of Scotland, Johnnie Walker Island Green provides drinkers with a distinctive flavour experience allowing them to explore the character of these celebrated malts.
The 29th edition of the Hay festival welcomed over 250,000 visitors with its stellar line-up of literary artistes, musicians, thinkers and more. Set in the Welsh border town of Hay-on-Wye the festival has been called ‘Woodstock for the Mind’ by Bill Clinton former President of the USA. Phil Blizzard here chats with festival director Peter Florence in the ‘Town of Books’ to find out about this edition of the event.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and DC Entertainment have revealed the newest star attraction on the Warner Bros. lot in DC Universe: The Exhibit, featuring the greatest Super Heroes and Super-Villains with comic book fans Gene Simmons (KISS) and Jordan Clarkson (Los Angeles Lakers). As part of the newest addition to the Tour, which opens to the public on May 24th, 2016, guests will be able to explore authentic props and costumes from the highly anticipated summer film “Suicide Squad” two months prior to the film’s debut in theatres.
The Boy from Oz, Hugh Jackman, and flag-carrier Qantas have announced a new partnership to promote Australia on the global stage. The award-winning actor has signed on to become an official global ambassador for the airline and will also work with Qantas on community projects in Australia, with further detail to be announced soon.
One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences. Universal Orlando Resort announced that Fast & Furious: Supercharged will join its line-up of attractions in 2017 – continuing the unprecedented growth of the destination.
Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time with over 200 million records sold, is coming to Las Vegas with a headlining residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. For the first time ever, she will perform all 18 of her timeless number one hits together in one concert. The residency will launch May 6th 2015, with tickets to the first 18 performances in 2015 now on sale.
The aeroplane which featured in the 1985 Oscar-winning film ‘Out of Africa’ – starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford – will be among the lots on offer at the Bonhams sale at the Grand Palais in Paris in early 2013, during Rétromobile week. The 1929 American Moth Corporation De Havilland 60GMW Gipsy Moth is offered in excellent condition with a permit to fly.
Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay in Bodrum, Turkey has hosted the fashion designer, actress and model Elizabeth Hurley as she shoots her new swimwear collection. Of all the beautiful destinations in the world, Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay was the only place to guarantee the scenery was as chic and stylish as the collection, the hotel said following the shoot.