All Blog Posts Tagged 'dubai' (4)

Dubai's World Record Breaking Fireworks Show

Last night, Dubai broke the world record for the largest fireworks display ever! Over 500,000 fireworks were used in the six minute show which covered a distance of 61.6 miles (or over 94 km) and included the city's seafront as well as Dubai's most famous landmarks like the Palm Jumeirah, World Islands, the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab. It took workers 10 months of planning to pull off the…


Added by alice on January 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Humpback Manta Ray Cruises Around Dubai

As many of you have heard by now, right off the coast of Dubai, hundreds of artificial islands are being constructed to resemble the world. The World is a man-made archipelago of 300 islands constructed in the shape of a world map and located 2.5 miles off the coast. How does anyone imagine roaming from place to place?… Continue

Added by alice on February 4, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Inside the Spectacular Burj Al Arab, Dubai. (14 pics)

Rising from the Arabian Gulf on an island 919 ft from the shores of Jumeirah beach and the opulent city of Dubai, stands the iconic Burj Al Arab, a masterpiece of contemporary architecture and what claims to be the most luxurious hotel in the… Continue

Added by alice on February 3, 2009 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

China's First Seven Star Hotel

... to be built in Sanya, Hainan

You won't have to go to Dubai to enjoy seven-star luxury anymore as the world's second seven star hotel — and China's first — is going to be built in Sanya, Hainan. Construction of the 120m high hotel will begin later this year and will be completed by 2011 to be managed under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand.

According to Shanghai Daily -- The hotel will be located in the center of… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 9, 2008 at 7:25pm — 2 Comments

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