Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai will bring a touch of the playful Viceroy LA vibe to the region and will mark the brand’s second property in the UAE. Designed by the innovative Yabu Pushelberg and NAO Taniyama and Associates, the 477-room beachfront resort is located at the base of the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah, overlooking the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai Marina Skyline.
Dubai World Central reached a new milestone earlier when it welcomed its first scheduled A380 passenger flight – Korean Air’s flight KE9951 from Incheon International Airport in South Korea.
Kyp Charalambous, director of sales, Atlantis the Palm Dubai, talks to Breaking Travel News about the continued investment in the property and what we have to look forward to for the rest of the year from one of Dubai’s most iconic hotels.
Seema Pande, commercial director, Al Habtoor City, talks to Breaking Travel News about the new development, its three hotels, and what it brings to the exciting hospitality sector in Dubai.
Go City Card has launched its newest digital attraction pass in Dubai, the fourth most popular travel destination in the world according to the eighth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. The Go Dubai Card enables travellers to save up to 55 per cent on Dubai’s top attractions, tours, and more, versus buying tickets for each attraction individually.
La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Dubai, has celebrated its grand opening. The new boutique hotel, developed by Meraas, is located at the heart of City Walk, Dubai’s new urban living destination.
Address Hotels + Resorts has unveiled its new city lifestyle resort, Address Boulevard. Chris Newman, chief operating officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Address Boulevard is another statement of our ambition to set new industry standards.”
Dubai International began the new year in top gear as monthly traffic in January reached an all-time high of eight million passengers, according to the traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Dubai will welcome new drone transport from July this year, according to the Roads & Transportation Agency. The Chinese model eHang 184 has already had test flights in the emirate, according to agency head Matt al-Tayer.
This aerial photo of Dubai International’s runway makes it clear DXB is the airport with a heart. Over 200,000 passengers will spend part of their Valentine’s Day at DXB.