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New Hotels Opening in Dubai in 2015

by Jimmy October 2014 - last edited September

New Hotels Opening in Dubai in 2015

Having secured the bid to host World Expo 2020, big things are on the horizon for Dubai. With an estimated 25 million visitors set to make their way to the Dubai desert, the rush is on to open a fleet of spectacular new hotels. We’ve picked out the top new hotels opening in Dubai in 2015, to help you stay ahead of the crowd.

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Things to do in Fujairah

Located on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates, Fujairah sets itself apart. This picturesque region of rugged mountains and unspoiled beaches is the youngest of seven sibling emirates, and has all the opportunity for prosperity and growth, with none of the overdevelopment. Take a look at our guide to the best things to do in Fujairah for some holiday inspiration beyond the bounds of Dubai.

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Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah Bassata desert village.jpgIt isn’t all dust and former glory in Ras Al Khaimah, as luxury hotels and resorts emerge from the golden desert to reclaim this magnificence of old. It isn’t called the rising emirate for nothing. Read on for our guide to the best things to do in Ras Al Khaimah.

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Discovering the Emirates | Things to do in SharjahDespite being within a camel’s spitting distance of the international metropolis of Dubai, the neighbouring Emirate of Sharjah rarely gets a mention. But it deserves one: whether you’re after an authentic experience of local culture, or an intrepid adventure through the rugged Al Hajar Mountains, Sharjah has priority access to it all.

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Inside Dubai's Best Bars | Simon Hammerstein on Dubai NightlifeSimon Hammerstein’s lineage is rich in theatrical history, stretching as far back as the vaudeville days and helping to create such timeless musicals as Oklahoma! and The Sound of Music. But Mr. Hammerstein’s foray into the family business has been a bit more colourful and controversial than his ancestors. His concept theatre club, The Act in Dubai, is still going strong after its highly anticipated opening in 2013. We caught up with Simon to find out a little more about his venture and the Dubai nightlife scene. 

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Between Meetings: The Top Things To Do in Dubai

by Jimmy November 2013 - last edited February

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Dubai is relatively painless to get around if you’re not the one driving. The metro runs up and down the city’s main artery, Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR), and for those places just out of reach of the metro, cabs float around as freely as sand particles. So when you do have an hour or two to spare between meetings, you can check out all the top things to do in Dubai with ease.

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