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How do hotel star ratings work

In case you missed it, there’s a seven-star resort coming to an Austrian treetop near you. No word on if it’s being inspected by the Lil’ Rascals to make sure it has adequate clubhouse space and “No Girls Allowed” signage since to literally everyone in the world’s knowledge no official rating system exists for tree houses. But it makes one wonder: If a treehouse can claim it has seven stars, can any old hotel do it too? The Burj-al-Arab in Dubai famously claimed it was the world’s first and o...
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Star struck: half of the world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

– Number of European 5-star hotels have doubled in three years – Asia’s star is rising with almost 5.000 new star hotels in three years – Falling stars in the United States: decline in 5-star hotels Amsterdam, 18 April 2019 – Half of the world’s star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers from data specialist BoldData show that there are 402.933 star rated hotels worldwide, of which 204.151 are located in Europe. Asia comes in second with a total 85.337 star hotels. The rising s...
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#Dubai Holding to Develop Mega Project Near Burj Al Arab - Bloomberg

Dubai Holding to Develop Mega Project Near Burj Al Arab - Bloomberg:Dubai Holding LLC, the investment firm owned by the emirate’s ruler, will develop an area close to its iconic Burj al Arab hotel.Downtown Jumeira will include a 550 meter (1,640 foot) high tower called Burj Jumeira, the company said in a statement, confirming an earlier story by Bloomberg News. The construction will start immediately and the first phase of the development will be delivered in 2023.The development in the Al Sufou...
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#Dubai Holding Is Said Set to Unveil Mega Project This Week - Bloomberg

Dubai Holding Is Said Set to Unveil Mega Project This Week - Bloomberg:Dubai Holding LLC, the investment firm owned by the emirate’s ruler, is set to announce a development close to its iconic Burj al Arab hotel, according to a person with knowledge of the plans.Downtown Jumeira will include a 550 meter high tower called Burj Jumeira, the person said, asking not to be identified because the plans are private. The project could be announced as soon as this week and construction will start immedia...
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The golden cappuccino made with gold

If your tea routine has become a bit stale, you might want to kick things up a notch with this cappuccino made with 24-carat gold. No, it’s not being offered at your neighborhood Starbucks — you’ll have to travel to Dubai’s most luxurious hotel to indulge. The Burj Al Arab is making your coffee break an ornate affair with its Ultimate Gold Cappuccino, served at the Sahn Eddar lounge in the hotel’s atrium. Made with 100 percent Arabica beans, foamed milk, and blended with a generous portion of...
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Create Unforgettable Family Experiences In Dubai This Winter!

With mind-blowing theme parks, world-class shopping, exquisite dining and exciting entertainment, and mysterious deserts, Dubai is an ideal vacation destination for families. Brimming with an ever-growing repertoire of activities to suit every taste and budget, families looking forward to a memorable trip can expect to get what they have come for. Experience a wonderful family vacation that’s like no other! According to hotel booking site Agoda.com’s ‘Family Travel Trends 2018’ research, spendin...
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Things to Do in Dubai – Oct 2018 to Apr 2019 – Desert Safari the Perfect Arabian Adventure

Of the 7 emirates of United Arab Emirates, Dubai is an independent ultramodern state with ideal tourism sector. The tourist and trade sectors of Dubai are developing at a swift pace and they attract traders and tourists from all across the world. The city has both, deserts and beaches and they are one of the best in the world. As we all know there are many trending tourist activities in Dubai and the attractions in Dubai are very much famous like Burj khalifa the tallest sky scrapper, on the ot...
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20 of the most outrageous-looking skyscrapers of all time

Skyscrapers have gotten taller, more expensive, and a lot more elaborate over the past few decades. Some of the most recent designs incorporate wild twists, thousands of plants, and even unattainable features like the ability to hang off an asteroid. Business Insider has rounded up 20 of the most outrageous-looking towers; some have been in use for years, while others will likely never see the light of day. Take a look below.SEE ALSO: The 20 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 30 years...
Tags: Singapore, Trends, Dubai, Panama City, Burj Al Arab, Marina Bay Sands, Persian Gulf, Instagrammed, Revolution Tower


Highlights from Ferrari Tour UAE 2018

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a tiny collection of cities located on the southern edge of the Persian Gulf. Despite its tiny size, this country has enormous oil wealth, which means they have one of the world’s most biggest markets for supercars and exotics. And that is why this year’s Ferrari Tour UAE turned out a greater event than any of the European editions.  On the Ferrari Tour UAE 2018, held earlier this month, a group of 13 Ferrari GT cars went on a three-day driving event. They s...
Tags: Ferrari, Dubai, Autos, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Jebel Jais, Dubai Fountains, Enzo Ferrari Quiz


Dubai Travel Guides- An Insider’s Guide to Dubai

No one knows a city quite like her people. To discover Dubai’s hidden gems, explore Middle Eastern culture, and enjoy the city like a local, read on for the best recommendations, an insider’s guide to Dubai. Explore Dubai Dubai’s coastline has no shortage of beautiful beaches, and no two are alike. Each neighbourhood’s stretch of coast boasts its own personality, showcasing Dubai’s vibrant beach culture in its own unique way. Black Palace Beach, open to all along Al Sufouh Street, is perfect f...
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Tallest hotels in the world

If staring out across grand skylines from up in the clouds is part of your “perfect trip,” we have great news for you. Hotels make up a sizable percentage of the globe’s highest buildings, which means the views they offer can be yours. It’s no surprise that China and other Asian destinations have a strong showing. Of course, no list of notable structures would be complete without Dubai. Here are the world’s highest hotels with the best city views. JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai Photo: JW Marrio...
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How to get job in Dubai Hotels?

Hotels in Dubai are generally very expensive and you will mostly find five or seven star hotels in Dubai. Getting a job in Dubai hotels is sure to get you a high pay then working in hotels in your homeland. Further Details about the types of hotels Naming a few hotels in Dubai, Radisson Sas, [...] The post How to get job in Dubai Hotels? appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
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British Airways Charges $6 If You Want Your Tea Extra Strong in Coach

British Airways tea service isn't as extensive as tea at the Burj al Arab in Dubai but it's a staple of the British carrier. At least it used to be. Continue reading British Airways Charges $6 If You Want Your Tea Extra Strong in Coach...
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'Big Hunt' For Russian Hackers, But No Obvious Link To US Election Turmoil

MOSCOW (AP) — Pyotr Levashov appeared to be just another comfortable member of Russia’s rising middle-class — an IT entrepreneur with a taste for upmarket restaurants, Thai massages and foreign travel. Then police raided his vacation rental in Barcelona, marching him out in handcuffs to face charges of being one of the world’s most notorious spam lords. Levashov’s April 7 arrest was one in a series of American-initiated operations over the past year to seize alleged Russian cybercriminals outsid...
Tags: Europe, News, Greece, Washington, Russia, US, San Francisco, Barcelona, Ap, Fbi, Prague, United States, Dubai, Moscow, Finland, Associated Press


How to kill time during your Dubai stopover

Beyond its well-appointed airports, there are countless things to do in Dubai during a layover in this international hub. Want to escape the cacophony of the jetport with a spa experience? Tension-melting treatments await. Looking to exhaust the ankle-biters with an active adventure? Dubai delivers on that front, too. Read on for our advice on things to do during your stopover in Dubai. Flights to Dubai Dubai Airport Hotels If you have 4 hours Dubai’s gleaming waterfront is a sight for so...
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Jumeirah Group CEO steps down for personal reasons - thenational.ae

umeirah Group, the Dubai Holding hospitality company that owns Burj Al Arab, confirmed that its chief executive Stefan Leser has resigned for “purely personal reasons”. Mr Leser joined the group in January 2016 but he departed in May, after which the group’s chief operating officer Marc Dardenne (who joined Jumeirah Group in September 2016) was appointed as interim group chief executive, according to the group's website. Jumeirah Group said that “a search for Stefan’s replacement has be...
Tags: Travel, Burj Al Arab, Stefan, Jumeirah Group, Leser, Dardenne, Dubai Holding, Meraas Holding, Stefan Leser, umeirah Group the Dubai Holding, Marc Dardenne, Edris Al Rafi


Dubai Unveils Plans For Marsa Al Arab, A $1.7 Billion Island Resort

Dubai plans to develop a $1.7 billion tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj Al Arab, its luxury sail-shaped hotel. It is the latest development planned by the emirate as it aims to attract 20 million visitors a year by 2020, when Dubai will host the World Expo 2020 exhibition. Spanning 4 million square feet, Marsa Al Arab will be made up of two islands, one dedicated to entertainment and family tourism and the other featuring luxury villas and a private ma...
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The perfect beach spot for kids near Burj Al Arab

We were to meet friends at the beach near Burj Al Arab on Saturday morning. We reached the beach at 7:30 am. But coming from inside an airconditioned car, it already felt hot outside, a confirmation that summer is here to start. The stretch of the beach was a bit clear with less beach goers although with occasional bus loads of tourists dropping by to take photos of the iconic seven star hotel, Burj Al Arab. We did not have plans of letting Riane swim apart from expecting her to walk along t...
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VIDEO: Tiger Woods Is Back on the Shelf

MORE BAD NEWS FOR TIGER WOODS. The 14-time major winner withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic before the second round. He complained of muscle spasms in his back. According to his agent Mark Steinberg, the discomfort wasn't related to nerve problems. Nor did Tiger indicate he had any back pain during or immediately after his first round of 77. ESPN's Bob Harig asked Steinberg if the problem could be related to the long flight to Dubai. There was no definitive answer, but it wouldn't be s...
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Places to visit in the Muslim world

IN TRAVELER CIRCLES, THERE ARE a couple of accepted truths about the Muslim world. The first is that the people don’t hate Americans and westerners. Piia Mustamäki, one of our Finnish writers, writes that Iran is a great and hospitable place to travel, even as a solo woman traveler. British writer Will Hatton loves Iran, too: he met his wife there — on Tinder, of all places. Writer Shawn Sippin found that even Egypt, post revolution, was a fun place to visit with hospitable people. Photographer...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, London, Indonesia, Iran, Syria, Egypt, Malaysia, Pakistan, Morocco, Kyrgyzstan, Dubai, Muslim, Somalia, Casablanca


Super Yacht | Yacht Charter Company | Dubai, UAE

Super Yacht | Yacht Charter Company | Dubai, UAE Super Yacht is a fresh and dynamic Yacht Charter Company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, established to add on to service, value and professionalism to the leisure marine industry in the UAE offering Luxury, Comfort, High performance and Adventure. Our skilled and highly passionate team will be pleased to welcome you on board, committed to create a safe, friendly, hospitable and positive atmosphere. Our luxurious yachts integrate the latest safety...
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HTT racks up $31.8 mln

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc, which is focused on removing barriers of speed and congestion in transportation, has raised $31.8 million in funding. The backers included EdgeWater Investments. PRESS RELEASE PLAYA VISTA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Jumpstartfund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HTT) announced investments by EdgeWater Investments totalling $30 million. This investment is in addition to previous investments including several million from individual...
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7th Fragrance Foundation Awards Arabia 2016 - WINNERS

Every year, The Fragrance Foundation Awards celebrates the global perfume industry and organizes a selection of the best perfumes in several categories. Just a few days ago we announced the nominees in all categories and now we present the winners of this year's awards, held in Dubai at the luxurious Burj Al Arab hotel. This year's nominees are divided into three categories: the first two categ... Read full article: 7th Fragrance Foundation Awards Arabia 2016 - WINNERS from Fragrantica Perfume...
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Zaplox Appoints Richard Svensson as Senior Manager, Commercial Services

Zaplox, a market innovator of advanced mobile key solutions for the hospitality industry, today announces the appointment of Richard Svensson as Senior Manager, Commercial Services. Svensson joined the Zaplox team effective October 17, 2016, and has extensive experience within the international hospitality industry. Having spent more than ten years in management positions at hotels on multiple continents, he most recently served as Assistant Operations Manager at Burj Al Arab in Dubai...
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7th Fragrance Foundation Awards Arabia 2016

On Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, prizes will be awarded for the best perfumes of the year and the location was selected to be at Burj Al Arab in Dubai. This year the Fragrance Foundation Arabia divided members of the jury into two categories: professional jury and influential jury. Among the professional jury are the leaders of the industry, and the chairman of the jury this year is Mohammad Al... Read full article: 7th Fragrance Foundation Awards Arabia 2016 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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Biolite Aesthetic Clinic | Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery | Dubai, UAE

Biolite Aesthetic Clinic | Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery | Dubai, UAE Biolite is Dubai’s premier awarded clinic based in Dubai since 2007 and UK since 2002, offering Plastic Surgery, specialist clinical and aesthetic Dermatology, Laser Hair removal / Ellipse IPL, Anti-aging, skin tightening including FDA approved Ultherapy, and a host of aesthetic treatments for men & women in our elegant urban clinic based in upmarket Jumeirah overlooking the 7 star Burj Al Arab hotel.. Not only do we specialize ...
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Dubai – Manmade Marvel, Tourist Mecca

Travel Experta - Specializing in Unique International Family Travel - Helping Families Get the Most of Their International Travels with Kids While Dubai as a tourist destination causes a lot of debate, even controversy – this icon of mankind’s ability to overcome the harshest of environments, symbol of wealth and luxury rising from the desert – arguably has more attractions for travellers in one place than any other on Earth. Make sure to pack a healthy dose of respect for the local laws, and p...
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HMH CEO Laurent A. Voivenel Speaks on How Technology has Given Local Brands Global Reach at Hospitality Technology Forum at Burj Al Arab Dubai

Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings, was among the leading speakers today at the Hospitality Technology Forum held at the Burj Al Arab Dubai. Addressing the exclusive gathering, Laurent made a special presentation on how technology is revolutionizing the 412 billion dollars global hotel industry. He stressed, "Technology is evolving fast and needs constant upgrades. We will have to keep investing in it, if we are to keep up with the big brands. And a whol...
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Dubai Duty Free (DDF) | One of The Biggest Travel Retail Operator in The World | Dubai, UAE

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) | One of The Biggest Travel Retail Operator in The World | Dubai, UAE Founded in 1983, Dubai Duty Free recorded first-year sales of US$20 million. In 2015, Dubai Duty Free as the group, which incorporates the airport retail operation and its Leisure Division, announced turnover of US$1.933 billion. The figure includes Dubai Duty Free retail sales, which reached US$1.888 billion, making Dubai Duty Free the No.1 single airport retail operation in the world in terms of turnove...
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Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List

By Brooke Stafford of Pennsylvania State University Because architecture is cool. Architecture isn't solely the interest of older generations; instead, it's a prime interest of millennials, student tourists, young explorers. Here are 10 of the most frequently visited works of architecture topping every young traveler's list. The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France The Eiffel Tower is one of the world's most iconic works of architecture, making it a top attraction for young, wide-eyed travelers. Built f...
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