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Dubai Gives Investors Extra Incentive to Build More 3- and 4-Star Hotels

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

In an effort to hasten the completion of three- and four-star properties in Dubai, the government has offered financial motivation to the hotels’ investors. It was announced in September that qualified hotels will be able to forgo the usual 10 percent Municipality Fee collected on the room rate each night they are occupied.

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Eco-Friendly e-Tuks Come To The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

During the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia on October 1, the new e-Tuk was unveiled to the masses. Already used around the world, the upgraded version of the three-wheeled rickshaw will now be employed at The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai as transportation around the property in place of the typical golf cart.

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Immerse Yourself in Style at the Palazzo Versace Residences and Hotel in Dubai

Aug 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Whether you're a fashion maven or just appreciate timeless elegance, Versace is probably on your radar. For those who have dreamed of wrapping themselves in the fashion house's style, you might want to think about snatching one of the luxury holiday homes being offered at the Palazzo Versace Residences and Hotel in Dubai.... Read More

The Oberoi Group Announces the Opening of The Oberoi, Dubai

Jul 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Oberoi Group has just opened The Oberoi, Dubai — the luxury hotel group's first hotel in the United Arab Emirates.... Read More

Fairmont Opens Residences on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah

Feb 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced the newest addition to its private residence club offering with the launch of Fairmont Heritage Place, The Palm, Dubai. The property features 10 residences sold in 1/13th fractions.... Read More

The Largest Man-made Island on Earth Welcomes a Fairmont Hotel

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced a new addition to its properties in the Middle East with the opening of Fairmont The Palm. The luxurious resort is located in the heart of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island shaped in the form of a palm tree. Fairmont The Palm will feature 381 guestrooms and suites, including two presidential suites, 3,000 square meters of meeting space, outdoor leisure facilities with four swimming pools, a private beach club, Children's Activity Centre, as well as a variety of dining facilities featuring sea, garden or pool views, a Fairmont Gold product and a Willow Stream Spa.... Read More

Need a Crystal Encrusted Piano? This is the Luxury Event for You

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

You haven't received your personal invitation for the first ever World Luxury Expo in Dubai yet? I'm sure it's just lost in the mail. Invited to this three-day, ultra-lavish event are only the most high-net-worth individuals including members of the Royal Family, leaders of distinguished companies and influential decision-makers around the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region (namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE). If this doesn't describe you accurately, perhaps you can stop waiting by the mailbox.... Read More

Leading Hotel Operator to Transform Sofitel Hotel in Dubai

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Accor has appointed Philippe Bittencourt, the general manager of Pullman Deira City Centre Dubai to transform a Sofitel property in UAE into a modern five-star resort. The new hotel will feature Wi-Fi, an executive lounge and an interactive kitchen amongst other luxury amenities and conveniences. Bittencourt will be rebranding the hotel, including a refurbishment of the 317-room property launched September 1. Accor owns the Pullman and Sofitel brands and plans to double its number of hotels by 2020.... Read More

Expansion in the Middle East: Swissotel Hotels and Resorts to Open New Deluxe Hotel in Dubai, U.A.E

Sep 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Following on the success of opening its first hotel in the Middle East in the Holy city of Makkah, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is set to open Swissôtel Jadaf Dubai in the United Arab Emirates by early 2016. The deluxe hotel will be housed within a mixed-use development comprising 3 hotels, residences, serviced apartments, retail & entertainment facilities. The modern luxury hotel will feature Emirati architectural characteristics, and include 280 rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant, three speciality restaurants with outdoor areas, as well as a Pürovel Spa and meeting, conference and ballroom facilities. “Dubai has been at the top of our wish list for a long time,” says Meinhard Huck, President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. “Although a large accommodation offering already exists, t... Read More

Luxury Real Estate Prices Reach All New Heights

Sep 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sophie Doran  |  1 Comment

When it comes to auctions, its not just post-war paintings that are setting new records. The luxury end of the property market is positively booming in London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai.... Read More

Al Maha Resort & Spa Gives Guests an Authentic Dubai Desert Experience

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury resorts in Dubai come in all shapes and sizes—sky-high towers in the heart of the city, expansive properties along the shoreline, and even boutique hotels set amidst lush green palms. However, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is showing guests a different side of Dubai, away from the bright lights and big city.... Read More

Emirates Airlines Opens Gateway Between Dubai and Washington, DC

Jun 14, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Emirates, winner of the Air Transport World “2011 Airline of the Year,” announced that it will offer nonstop flights between Dubai and Washington, DC beginning on September 12, 2012. The new gateway will ease... Read More

Romantic Vacation Ideas Come Alive at Jumeriah's Burj Al Arab

May 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Jumeirah's Burj Al Arab has recently put its focus into giving couples the ultimate getaway, with the launch of a brand new website showcasing romantic vacation ideas to inspire them when traveling to Dubai.... Read More

Jumeirah Carlton Tower Presents Jubilant Afternoon Tea Menu

May 30, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Jumeirah Carlton Tower of Dubai, UAE, keeps its tasty relationship with master patissier Eric Lanlard series with its new Jubilant Afternoon Tea menu campaign. The menu presents finger sandwiches, cakes and tarts prepared by Lanlard. The menu, which is served with a freshly brewed pot of tea, is traditionally British yet comes with fresh, tasty twists. The experience begins with prawn and lobster royal in a hollowed out brioche bap and bridge rolls with coronation chicken. A selection of cakes and pastries, including the signature strawberry tart royale adorned with a limited edition edible white chocolate portrait of HM The Queen and Eton mess verrine with Indian mango and pink peppercorn are... Read More

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Keeps Guests Connected With iPad Access

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, in Dubai, recently introduced iPads to its fleet of chauffeured hotel limousines to allow guests to stay connected throughout their visit. The new service provides guests uninterrupted connectivity from the moment they are picked up at the airport to arriving at the hotel. Complimentary access to iPads also is available for guests in the executive lounge of the service-savvy Etihad Towers. "The iPad services were introduced as part of our ‘Jumeirah Stay Different’ promise, knowing most of our international business and leisure clientele required immediate Internet and email access as soon as they checked into the hotel," said Doris Greif, general manager of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.... Read More

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