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Paris Hilton to Open Hotels Apart From Family Moniker

Jul 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Following in her great grandfather’s footsteps, the heiress, reality TV star, designer and sometimes singer Paris Hilton will be launching a new brand of hotels under her name soon. The socialite will debut properties in Dubai, New York and Las Vegas.

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Opulent Indian Textures Enchant Dubaiís Culinary Palate

May 26, 2016  |   Contributor: Siddharth Dasgupta

A slew of increasingly sophisticated Indian restaurants have conquered the City of Gold’s gastronomic imagination. The presence of nearly 170 nationalities can only mean one thing: you’re never spoiled for choice when it comes to food. Dubai’s food cravings run the gamut: from cheap, street-side stalls where meat is skewered and whipped into perfect parcels of the Lebanese shawarma to diamond-encrusted, Michelin-starred affairs where getting a table might just involve bartering an organ or two.

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Abu Dhabi's Oasis Eco Resort: All the Sustainability & No Fun?

May 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sure, the new Oasis Eco Resort in Abu Dhabi looks cool, but what the heck are you supposed to do there for fun? The proposed development in the Liwa region of the United Arab Emirates is slated to open in 2020 and is being touted as “one of the greenest resorts in the world.” Designed by London-based Baharash Architecture, it will include sustainable features such as a zero-emission zone, wastewater recycling and a completely solar-paneled energy system.

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Vintage Beauty & a Vibrant New Romance in Dubai's Bastakiya Quarter

May 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Siddharth Dasgupta

Thanks to an ever-flowing coterie of chic art galleries and a cultural rebirth, Dubai's once sleepy little Bastakiya Quarter has been cementing its reputation as the flavor (and color) of every season.

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The Oberoi, Al Zorah Planned for Summer 2016 Opening in the Emirate of Ajman

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This week, Oberoi Hotel Group announced the opening of its new property in Dubai’s Al Zorah, a sustainable development complex. Al Zorah is nestled within 247 acres of protected forest and is surrounded by the Ajman coastline, blue lagoons, green mangroves and white sand beaches.

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Would You Watch a Match in the World's Very First Underwater Tennis Court?

Dec 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When it comes to bigger and better, Dubai doesn’t mess around. Especially where tennis concerned. With the world’s highest tennis court found 1,000 feet above ground on the Burj al Arab Hotel’s roof, the Persian Gulf may soon be getting the first underwater court. 

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Discover Oman's Under-the-Radar Musandam Peninsula at Six Senses Zighy Bay

Oct 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Although Dubai has become a major international travel hub in recent years—thanks to the exponential expansion of Emirates’ fleet and route network—most travelers seem just to spend a single night in the United Arab Emirates en route to somewhere else. However, just a 90-minute drive from Dubai’s glittering skyscrapers, extravagant malls and see-and-be-seen culture lies in one of the world’s most secluded, under-the-radar luxury destinations: Oman’s Musandam Peninsula.

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Dubai's Luxury Hotel Surge Continues With a New Bulgari Property in 2017

Aug 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Lately it seems as if every time we turn around we’re learning about a new hotel opening in Dubai. This time its Bulgari who is setting its sights on the Middle Eastern destination for 2017. The United Arab Emirates property will be the fashion brand’s fifth hotel. 

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Second Palazzo Versace Hotel to Open in Dubai Come March 2016

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re a hotelier wanting to make a bold statement, you open a property in Dubai. The United Arab Emirates destination is just the place to plant your roots when your audience is the one percent. Especially because everything there is bigger, better and more luxurious—a veritable playground for the rich and famous.

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Jumeirah Sirius Asks, "How Loyal is a Brand to Its Guests?" With New Rewards Program

Jul 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Jumeirah is already a world-renowned brand known for its extravagant hotels and ultra-luxe experiences. This June, they made their hotels a little bit sweeter by the introduction of their newest rewards initiative. Jumeirah Sirius is a loyalty program designed to recognize repeat travelers and acknowledge them with exclusive perks.

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Video: Filmmaker Rob Whitworth Brings You Dubai Like You've Never Seen It

Jun 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

“Dubai may be home to the world’s most outrageous skyline but Dubai’s desert dunes and historical creek are where you’ll find its soul,” writes filmmaker Rob Whitworth when discussing his three-month exploration in the UAE city. With help from Dubai film, Whitworth created a three-minute video entitled Dubai Flow Motion which captures the sights and sounds of the destination through hyperlapse and infinite-zoom techniques.

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Ritz-Carltons Across the Globe Turned Out the Lights for Earth Hour 2015

Apr 3, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Last Saturday, Ritz-Carlton properties around the world went dark at 8:30 p.m. in support of Earth Hour, founded by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF). Each hotel turned off non-essential lighting during the hour, and participated in their own unique way for the annual event.

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7 Extravagant, Sexy & Over-the-Top V-Day Hotel Packages Starting at $7K

Feb 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

You've got two weeks to get your Valentine’s Day plans figured out; and luckily, plenty of hotels across the globe have put together some very special packages to celebrate the holiday. This year, we're thinking it's time to really go all out for your Bae, right? If you find yourself consistently using your heart-eyed emoji, then scroll through these seven hotels to find the perfect package for you and your darling.

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Breitling Wingwalkers Perform Gymnastics While Strapped to Planes and Soaring Through the Skies of Dubai (Just Watch It)

Dec 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

One of our favorite watch brands, Breitling, has released a pretty dramatic video on their YouTube channel, showcasing their British Wingwalkers soaring about super iconic locations in Dubai—including Atlantis hotel, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa. 

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Sunreef Unveils Floating Restaurant & Water Hotel Concepts in Dubai & London

Aug 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Floating restaurants and hotels are hardly a new concept, but it's a little more unusual for an esteemed luxury yacht brand to be the name behind such projects. Sunreef Yachts was approached by a couple customers to create such custom made projects in London and Dubai and considering their reputation for some of the finest luxury catamarans, the customers knew exactly what to expect.

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