WORLDHOTELS Signs Two Hotels in Dubai

Two hotels in Dubai, the Media One Hotel located in the bustling Media City and Bonnington hotel situated in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers, have joined WORLDHOTELS’ growing portfolio.
Media One Hotel blends modern architecture with an innovative design and the most advanced technology. It aims to position itself as one of the most stylish hang-outs for [...]

After Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Hotel Opens in Dubai

Rose Rayhaan by Rotana is Dubai’s latest landmark as it entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest hotel in the world on Wednesday, just two days after the inauguration of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
It also is one of the first major hotel brands to open in Dubai as alcohol-free, a [...]

Burj Dubai, the World’s Tallest Building and Home to First Armani Hotel Opens

Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest building, will open Monday (January 4, 2010) in a carefully orchestrated ceremony before a crowd of thousands. Developed by Emaar Properties, Burj Dubai is the focal point of the 500-acre master planned community Downtown Burj Dubai.
A giant screen on Burj Park Island, as well as several television screens placed across [...]

Dubai Opens Tallest Tower Partially Leased in Slump

Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumopened the world’s tallest tower today and renamed it after the ruler of neighboring Abu Dhabi, which bailed out Dubai during the country’s debt crisis last year.
The 200-story Burj Khalifa cost $1.5 billion to build, said Mohammed Alabbar, chairman of developer Emaar Properties PJSC. The tower takes it name from Sheikh Khalifa [...]

Capital Looks to Improve Hotels’ Environmental Performance

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) is spearheading a major campaign to deliver substantial, sector-wide energy, water and waste reduction by the end of 2010.
Under its industry-leading Environmental, Health and Safety Management System (EHSMS) for the emirate’s entire tourism sector, the authority is targeting 10 per cent energy, 20 per cent water and 20 per cent [...]