The Oberoi Group is set to expand its presence in the UAE with the opening of The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah. Located just a 25-minute drive from Dubai, the resort is set to open in March.
April 2017 will see the highly anticipated opening of The Address Boulevard Dubai, a luxurious city lifestyle resort in the heart of prestigious Downtown Dubai. The exclusive, new-build urban resort will occupy the second-tallest building in Downtown Dubai and comprise 196 guestrooms, 533 serviced apartments and luxurious leisure facilities including a spa, cascading swimming pool and the sky-high Roof Top restaurant.
Passenger traffic at Dubai international registered an increase of 9.4 per cent in November 2016, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. The airport welcomed a total of 6,581,805 passengers in November compared to 6,013,911 passengers during the same month in 2015.
Breaking Travel News here catches up with the owner of Jaan at the Penthouse, Farrokh Khambata. Based at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown, the restaurant brings Indian flavours to the United Arab Emirates in a new and refreshing way.
Dubai Parks & Resorts has marked the completion of its third and final theme park, Motiongate – meaning the destination is now completely open to the public. Over 1,500 of the world’s media, UAE dignitaries and celebrities were in attendance for the formal inauguration of Dubai Parks & Resorts earlier. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.
Dubai Parks & Resorts has marked the completion of its third and final theme park, Motiongate – meaning the destination is now completely open to the public. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the new ‘must see’ destination in the Middle East.
The cast of La Perle by Dragone have entered the next phase of rehearsals for the launch of Dubai’s first permanent resident show opening mid-2017. For the cast to be on peak physical form for the show, they are currently undergoing an intense physical training programme, before moving into the state-of-the-art aqua theatre to begin rehearsals, so that they can perform 450 performances a year – two shows a night, five days a week.
Fredrik Reinisch, general manager, Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the growth of the MICE sector in the Middle East and the features of the resort.
Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International and Dubai World Central, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bureau Dubai Expo 2020 to ensure a world-class experience for the millions of guests that will visit Dubai during the event. Following the signing of the deal the airport operator is now an official supporter of Dubai Expo 2020.
Dubai International welcomed 6.4 million passengers in October, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB reached 6,420,208 passengers compared to 6,250,810 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 2.7 per cent. Year to date, passenger numbers at DXB have risen 6.8 per cent to 69,366,094 compared to 64,947,684 recorded during the first ten months of 2015.
Dubai Parks & Resorts has opened Bollywood Parks as the destination continues to expand. Bollywood Parks Dubai is a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The park opened today with a ceremony that included various live entertainment shows performed by the talented Bollywood artists and dancers.
Dubai World Central is now gaining ground in the region as a popular airport for passengers with traffic surging 161 per cent in the third quarter, according to a report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. DWC welcomed 191,950 passengers during quarter three, a sharp increase of 161 per cent compared to 73,466 passengers recorded during the corresponding period in 2015.