Category: United Arab Emirates

11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

IHG Hotels & Resorts have shared with us 11 of their coolest pools that will have you pulling out your swimsuits and packing your bags.
Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 is to become a landmark property for the MGallery brand from Accor, and for Dubai overall.
The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

I was honoured to be on the judging panel for the best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market where the SAUDIA stand was crowned as winner of the Best Stand Design.
Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland, one of the most iconic music festivals in the world, is set to open Terra Solis, a brand-new unique desert destination in Dubai.
Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is undertaking a week of intensive research to reduce carbon emissions.
Win a trip for 2 to Dubai and a 5-night stay at Atlantis The Palm!

Win a trip for 2 to Dubai and a 5-night stay at Atlantis The Palm!

Here’s your chance to win a trip for two people to Dubai where you’ll spend 5 nights in style in an Imperial Club King Room with Imperial Club benefits at Atlantis The Palm, courtesy of Channel 5’s The World’s Most Expensive Hotels. About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Located at the center of the crescent of
Inflight gifts for Little VIP travellers flying with Etihad Airways

Inflight gifts for Little VIP travellers flying with Etihad Airways

Last week I wrote about Emirates has opened a new lounge for younger flyers at Dubai International Airport. Now it’s the turn of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, which has this week launched a new experience for families flying with them. The airline has partnered with the award-winning theme park, Warner Bros.
Emirates opens new lounge for young flyers

Emirates opens new lounge for young flyers

Young travellers flying Emirates as unaccompanied minors can now relax and wait for their flight in a newly upgraded lounge dedicated for them at Dubai International Airport, located next to Emirates’ First Class Lounge in Concourse B. Emirates’ lounge for unaccompanied minors is open 24/7, and the newly upgraded facility offers fun video games, drinks
A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

The new Dubai EDITION hotel, located in the city’s Downtown district, heralds a new generation of modern luxury and pays homage to Dubai’s passion to create something entirely new. Situated a stone’s throw from the city’s world-class retail flagships, commercial district and its flourishing art, design and culture hubs, the Dubai EDITION is the brand’s
Top 9 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Top 9 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

With an iconic backdrop, world-class eateries, celebrity chefs and unique dining experiences, Atlantis, The Palm has cemented itself as one of the most romantic resorts in the city. Whether looking to surprise a loved one with a Tiffany & co gift set to the backdrop of a mermaid show or dine under the stars on
Another spectacular ad from Emirates

Another spectacular ad from Emirates

Some of you may recall the ad that Emirates ran last August, showing a member of their cabin crew standing atop of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The “We’re on top of the world” advertisement unsurprisingly went viral. In the UK version, which has had more than 7 million views, passengers were welcomed
Top 5 resorts that won't break the bank in the world's most amazing locations

Top 5 resorts that won't break the bank in the world's most amazing locations

Occasionally we all browse the internet to soak up some travel inspiration and dream about those amazing places which are still on our endless bucket list. Often these destinations are among the most sought after holiday spots in the world, resulting in increased prices and the need to book way ahead. And while most of
The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

The Arabian Gulf: a stylish yacht charter location

With an achingly beautiful coastline, the Middle East is blessed with continuously spectacular landscapes within which a melting pot of fascinating culture beckons. Increasing in popularity to explore by yacht, the Arabian Gulf is home to some of the most incredible sights, magnificent architecture and extraordinary splendour. Offering sparkling seas and powdery shores, the lure
These luxury hotels will open in 2021

These luxury hotels will open in 2021

2021 is a year packed with transformation in the hospitality and tourism industry where landmarks become 5-star luxury hotels, and these luxury hotels are promoting destinations. The new luxury hotels to open this year target millennials and advocate advanced technological features. These 5-star hotels have a mission to maintain a holistic and futuristic take on
Bawah Resort in Indonesia

The most ultra-luxurious island retreats you need to know about!

What could be better than an island retreat to ease back into the rhythm of traveling? It’s certainly one of the best solutions if you want to avoid the crowds, but equally a reward towards yourself for the tough times we’ve all had to face recently. In case you don’t know where to start looking,
Planning to travel with kids? These are some of the best places to consider!

Planning to travel with kids? These are some of the best places to consider!

While vaccinations are going forward, an increasing number of travellers are starting to plan new adventures as for most it has been way too long since their last escape into another world. This also goes for the children that have endured months of online classes, missed playing with their friends or just being able to