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BESTINTRAVELMAGAZINE.COM SPECIAL EDITION 2018

DISCOVERING THE EMIRATES

TOP 20 DUBAI

DUBAI’S TOP 20 RESTAURANTS, ATTRACTIONS & MALLS


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DUBA Discover All the Best Aractions in the City Look up at the world’s tallest building, ski down a snowy mountain in the middle of the desert, skydive above a man-made island, swim with sharks in the world’s largest mall, marvel at sparkling jewels in old-world souks and feel the breeze from a traditional dhow cruise—all in a single trip. Discover the city that makes it all possible and tick off the top must-visit aractions in Dubai during your visit.

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At The Top Ascend to At the Top for breathtaking views. Burj Al Arab You’re invited to the world’s most luxurious hotel. Burj Khalifa The world’s tallest building combines art, heritage and engineering.

Dubai Aquarium And Underwater Zoo You’ve never seen a fish tank quite like this one — guaranteed.


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The Dubai Fountain Enjoy the city’s most spectacular free show every day.

Heritage And Diving Village Experience old Dubai’s living history through cras and cuisine.

Jumeirah Mosque Don’t miss an opportunity to step inside Dubai’s most exquisite mosque.

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Madinat Jumeirah Tradition and luxury meet at Madinat Jumeirah.

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Palm Jumeirah This iconic development was Dubai’s first man-made archipelago. Ski Dubai Ski down a snowy mountain, in a shopping mall, in the desert.

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Situated alongside Media City and Internet City with a much-coveted address, Fraser Suites Dubai, rises above Sheikh Zayed Road occupying the top 23 levels of Sidra Tower, overlooking the Arabian Sea and charming city skyline of Dubai.

Designed to allow large amounts natural light and space, each of the 268 hotel rooms and apartments offer luxury serviced apartments in Dubai. Stay in an oasis of calm with elegant interiors decorated and fully furnished with modern conveniences.


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Luxury Apart Hotel Accommodation Occupying the uppermost floors of Sidra Tower, guests at Fraser Suites Dubai enjoy full panoramic views of Dubai city skyline and the spectacular Palm Jumeirah by the Arabian Sea. Each of the 268 hotel rooms and serviced residences exudes an air of contemporary elegance with luxurious furnishings, quality designer amentities and an aention to detail appreciated by those who covet the finest in living. Fully-equipped with modern conveniences and facilities, Fraser Suites Dubai offers desirable apartment hotel suites for the discerning traveller, on both long and short-term stays in Dubai.


Chic accommodation for families and group of friends Our guests find our two & three bedroom apartments an excellent option when travelling in a bigger group. These apartments come with a spacious kitchen, en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers and bathtubs, wide open plan living room and breath-taking views of the Arabian sea. The smooth design of the furniture and delicate paerns of the textures are pleasing on the eye and make the stay an enjoyable one. You have the option of watching this vibrant city go by from the top floors of Sidra Towers with your loved ones on a warm Dubai night.  

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Relaxing apartments for couples and executives Fraser Suites Dubai is a marvellous choice for those who are travelling to town for business or leisure purposes. One bedroom hotel apartments and hotel rooms are serviced spaces that come with a private cosy en-suite bathroom, luminous working spaces and modern décor. Well-fied bedrooms with so bed linens make every night relaxing and comfortable so if you’re aer a good night’s sleep, this is exactly what you’ll get at Fraser Suites. A comfortable working space helps to focus on any business tasks at hand while being just moments away from the buzz and nightlife of the capital. Premier rooms also come with a spacious balcony overlooking the city and coastline.


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Amenities within the apartments To make your stay as convenient as well as pleasant, Fraser Suites Dubai offers an abundance of handy conveniences in every hotel room and apartment. Comprehensive home entertainment system provides the best quality sound and visual experience while relaxing in a peaceful room. Staying in touch your family while being away is hassle-free thanks to the

high speed Wi-Fi connection everywhere in the hotel. Inside each room, Malin+Goetz bathroom amenities will be found, helping you relax your senses in the cosy en-suite bathroom. Also, guests can enjoy a Nespresso coffee maker to give you that much needed kick start to your day.

Fraser Suites Dubai takes good care of you We are aware that the climate in Dubai is a challenge for most of our guests, with the temperatures reaching up to 40-45 degrees. For that reason, you will find a number of facilities that will cool you down when in need. Enjoy a work-out session in the outdoor temperature controlled pool, which is available

throughout the day. We recommend visiting our spa and sauna & steam rooms located on the 7th floor of the Sidra Tower, providing a wide range of therapeutic and holistic treatments to revitalise and unwind aer a long, hot day. Also, you can simply sweat it all out in the 24/7 gym or the outdoor tennis court.


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A hotel for business guests For corporate guests, exclusively, Fraser Suites Dubai offers a specially designed 24/7 business centre where you can keep an eye on any business affairs, prepare for a seminar and get a hard copy of an executive proposal. Also, the hotel offers a wide range of meeting and conference spaces that will comfortably accommodate up to 200 guests and will suit any important presentation or cocktail event. There is a wide selection of business items and equipment available within the facility to make the venue look fully professional.

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Enjoy the finest tastes in Fraser Suites Dubai At Fraser Suites Dubai you have the option of an indoor barbecue in a relaxing dining environment at AB - Absolute Barbecue. The concept features a unique D-IY grill built on each table where you can grill your own starters and be your own chef. If you don’t feel like cooking on your own, ask our expert chefs for some exotic meat, sea food and vegetables, and get these dishes prepared exactly the way you like them. Those who crave other choices, the Aqua Café and Serai Lounge offer a range of food options throughout the day too.

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Dubai is a city that never sleeps Fraser Suites Dubai, thanks to its central location is a great spot to stay in while exploring one of the most vibrant cities in the world, famous for impressive skyscrapers, including the tallest one, Burj Khalifa. Apart from being an enormous business hub, Dubai offers a number of aractions, such as monumental heritage sites, historical souks, excellent restaurants and top class shopping centres which make your stay in the capital an endless source of the entertainment. Another popular trip is to take a desert tour outside the city, where you will see with your own eyes, what a beautiful place Dubai really is.  

A hotel that’s conveniently located Geing to the hotel from Dubai airport takes approximately 30 minutes’ drive in a taxi. Fraser Suites Dubai is conveniently situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, on the edge of Media City and Internet City, close to the Wellington International School, Dubai College, Dubai Marina and Mall of the Emirates. You can get anywhere in the city centre within minutes by taxi. There is one complimentary car parking space provided per apartment if needed.

Experience Dubai with Fraser Suites Fraser Suites Dubai is undoubtedly a marvellous choice of the luxury hotel apartment accommodation for the discerning guest, travelling for business or leisure purposes, for long or short stays, thanks to its exclusive location next to the top sites of Dubai, beautifully arranged interiors and range of facilities making your stay a real pleasure. Email: reservations.dubai@frasershospitality.com

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If you’re considering a summer holiday packed with family fun, look no further than Dubai. The city is sprinkled with a host of family-friendly activities and places to see to keep you busy all day long. From outdoor adventures to multiple theme parks and dining options, the choice and variety of experiences makes Dubai the best holiday destination for families.

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THE DUBAI MALL Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and mostvisited retail and entertainment destination, which welcomed more than 80 million visitors in 2014. With a total internal floor area of 5.9 million sq , The Dubai Mall has 3.77 million sq  of gross leasable space and over 1,200 retail outlets including two anchor department stores Galeries Lafayee and Bloomingdale’s - and over 200 food and beverage outlets. The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail mix combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure aractions.

The Fashion Avenue, the precinct dedicated to high fashion, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital for the region. Another niche component of the mall is The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewellery shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing and handicra stores, among others. One of the mall’s unique precincts is an openair streetscape, The Village that offers a rich collection of denim brands and brings an outdoor community feel with tree-lined walkways, cafés and restaurants. The Dubai Mall features the world-class Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270-degree walkthrough tunnel.


the top 20 dubai malls The strong family entertainment components include KidZania®, an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats; and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink. For visitors, there is an adjoining 5-star premium hotel, The Address Dubai Mall and car parking for over 14,000 vehicles.

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A massive expansion of The Dubai Mall is currently underway, paving the way to welcome over 100 million visitors. Within the first phase expansion by 1 million sq  built-up area, the fashion portfolio of the mall with be strengthened, enhancing the city’s high end retail offerings and further catering to the international demographics of Dubai’s tourists.

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CITY WALK City Walk is your ideal escape from the busy city streets, located in the heart of Dubai. Stroll down the paved pathways of and explore trendy boutiques, hot new restaurants and funfilled family experiences, all with stunning views of the Burj Khalifa skyline. The precinct's recent expansion – City Walk 2 – boasts worldclass brands such as Level Kids, LE66 and Coach, and a wide selection of eateries, including Farzi Cafe, Lima and Dragonfly. For a fun day, get up and close with buerflies, reptiles, and the resident sloth at The Green Planet – the world's largest self-supporting tropical rainforest bio-dome. Entertainment continues at the Roxy Cinema, while your kids release their energy at Hub Zero or have an educational time at Mael Play! Town.

Don’t forget to enjoy free exhibitions showcasing work by international and local artists. During DSS, spend AED200 at any of the retail outlets at City Walk and enjoy a fabulous contemporary acrobatic show called ‘Under the Sea] with the kids. You]ll also get access to many rewards and prizes while kids can participate in edutainment workshops and receive the Under the Sea passport. www.facebook.com/CityWalkDubai 117,596 people follow this www.citywalk.ae


IBN BATTUTA MALL In June 1335, a young man of just 21 years set out to explore the world. His journey spanned 24 years and six different lands - Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India, China and Andalusia. Along the way, he survived storms and pirates, served as a judge and scholar, dined with nobles and commoners. This extraordinary adventurer was Ibn Bauta. His life and travels are an inspiration to us. It has influenced our mall in design and spirit. You’ll see it in the interior themes and names of our courts.It has influenced our mall in design and spirit. You’ll see it in the interior themes and names of our courts.

At Ibn Bauta Mall, shopping, dining and entertainment comes together with history, culture and the story of a remarkable adventure. It is what makes us one of Dubai’s most exciting shopping and retail destinations. www.facebook.com/IbnBautaMall 27,194 people follow this www.ibnbautamall.com/en

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GLOBAL VILLAGE Global Village is the first family destination for culture, entertainment and shopping in the region. It is a unique and integrated destination to enjoy the world's finest shopping, dining and entertainment experiences and offers guests a wide range of events, shows and activities that are the largest and most varied in the region. It offers many fun surprises to millions of guests in the open air. It highlights the best of culture from countries of the world in a lively festival and takes guests on a journey through a group of pavilions, each representing the richness and culture of a different country.

It offers unique international cuisine and aweinspiring entertainment experiences across a wide range of entertaining games and interesting tours. All its exceptional experiences can be enjoyed by purchasing a ticket worth only AED 15. The Global Village operating season starts in November each year and runs until April the following year. www.facebook.com/GlobalVillageAE/ 451,824 people follow this www.globalvillage.ae/en/


MALL OF THE EMIRATES Mall of the Emirates, the world’s first shopping resort, is located in Dubai at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road. The multi-level shopping centre currently features around 630 international brands with a total gross leasable area (GLA) of 233,467 sqm including department stores, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing outlets and the largest Carrefour in the city. The compelling family leisure offer includes a Magic Planet family entertainment area, a 14screen VOX Cinemas, the world-renowned Ski Dubai - the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and snow park, the 500-seat capacity Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC) and more than 90 international dining and café options.

Mall of the Emirates features an unmatched luxury offer housing more than 80 of the world’s most renowned designer brands in Fashion Dome and Luxury Wing. For the convenience of guests, the mall has two adjoining hotels: the 5-star Kempinski Mall of the Emirates and the 5-star Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel. www.facebook.com/MallOfTheEmirates 675,583 people follow this www.malloheemirates.com

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CITY CENTRE MIRDIF City Centre Mirdif is a super regional shopping mall ideally located on Emirates road and Tripoli street. The mall is a hub of the greater community with extensive provisions of facilities such as dedicated community areas, medical clinics, spa, personal grooming facilities and a fitness centre. With over 430 stores, unique leisure and entertainment aractions and a host of tasty food outlets, City Centre Mirdif is ‘the place for you’. City Centre Mirdif offers easy access with 3 dedicated bridges and 12 entry and exit points at different levels of its 7,000 vehicle car parks. The shopping mall is the first in the region to follow ecologically friendly and sustainability compliant construction techniques from its early design stages and is in the process of acquiring a LEED certification.

With a gross leasable area extending to 196,000 square metres, City Centre Mirdif will feature world class stores with 200 new and unique to the Northern Emirates. Key anchor stores include Carrefour, VOX Cinemas, Playnation, Debenhams, Emax, Centrepoint, Home Centre and Fitness First. The Centre’s superior leisure and entertainment offer includes some exciting new concepts to the region. Playnation, a brand new entertainment destination, will umbrella five distinctive brands that include iFLY Dubai - an indoor skydiving centre, Lile Explorers - a children’s edutainment centre, Soccer Circus Dubai - a fully interactive football araction – first of its


kind in the region, Yalla! Bowling - a 12 lane cosmic ten pin bowling araction featuring advanced video simulation and video games and Magic Planet, the region’s leading family entertainment centre. Together with Aquaplay, a new water-based ‘edutainment’ recreation facility aimed at 2 to 8 year olds and VOX Cinemas with 10 state-ofthe-art cinema screens including the first “ExtremeScreen” cinema in the UAE , two Gold Class theatres and 2 RealD Digital screens, City Centre Mirdif will provide a superior leisure and entertainment experience for its shoppers.

City Centre Mirdif is the latest development of Majid Al Fuaim Properties, owner and developer of the Middle East and North Africa’s most impressive shopping malls including Mall of the Emirates and other City Centre brands. www.facebook.com/CityCentreMirdif 449,545 people follow this www.citycentremirdif.com

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GOLD AND DIAMOND PARK Established in 2011, and a treasure trove of some of the world’s finest jewellery, gemstones, precious stones, gold, silver, platinum and high-end personal accessories, Gold & Diamond Park consistently draws residents and tourists in enthusiastic numbers.With its exceptionally convenient location on Sheikh Zayed Road, it is a phenomenon that must be seen to be believed. Jewellery and bullion worth millions can be admired, reviewed and purchased everywhere you turn, and customers can even choose to have their own designs custom-made at the hands of superbly skilled and experienced artisans. And with over 90 leading retailers and brands to choose from, a truly diverse range of options is yours for the asking

.A unique and thoughtful combination of not merely retail space but also 118 purpose-built manufacturing blocks, Gold & Diamond Park presents an advantageous proposition to jewellers and businesspeople in search of premium commercial leasing opportunities, including 350 offices.A courtyard and a selection of cafés and restaurants are perfect for mid-shopping breaks and casual conversation, while the surprising diversity of stores that extend beyond jewellery is a welcome addition to the luxury of being in the gliering heart of Dubai. www.instagram.com/goldanddiamondpark/ 6,292 followers www.goldanddiamondpark.com


SOUK MADINAT JUMEIRAH Souk Madinat Jumeirah combines traditional Middle Eastern shopping culture of stands, barrows and stalls with a mix of boutique brands, home accessory stores, souvenir gi shops, luxury fashion and jewellery. It boasts over 25 restaurants offering cuisines from all over the globe, including Italian, Asian, Indian, Persian, traditional Arabic, Lebanese, French and American. Every Souk Madinat Jumeirah restaurant and café offers picture perfect views of the Arabian architecture, waterways or the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

Be ready to expect much more than shopping and dining, as Souk Madinat Jumeirah offers you various entertainment activities, from show-stopping performances at the Madinat Theatre to Abra Tours of the stunning water canals and an exciting nightlife. www.instagram.com/soukmadinatjumeirah/ 38.5k followers www.jumeirah.com/en/destinations/soukmadinat-jumeirah-destination/souk-madinatjumeirah2/souk-madinat-jumeirah/

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DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY MALL Dubai Festival City Mall, is one of the major shopping destinations in Dubai. With over 500 outlets, the mall is home to Dubai’s only IKEA, renowned fashion brands like Zara, H&M, TopShop, Coach, DKNY, Kate Spade and for the first time in the Middle East, luxury Singaporean department store, Robinsons. The destination offers iconic waterfront dining on Festival Bay, 56 restaurants and cafés, the largest Food Court in Dubai and first-to-market F&B concepts like Serendipity 3, Sugar Factory, Tortilla, and the Middle East’s only Hard Rock Café. The entertainment venue offers a 18-Screen Novo Cinemas with 7-star 4D IMAX, a 70,000 sq. . family entertainment centre, Fabyland and Festival City’s newest addition the global araction IMAGINE.

IMAGINE is a two-time record-breaking araction, which is a spectacular water, laser, light show showing daily on the iconic, Festival Bay. It harnesses the power of light, water, and fire, combined with giant aqua screens, 30 lasers and fountains and surround sound. Festival Bay, is where the ‘most instagrammable sunset location in Dubai’ meets the waters of the historic Dubai Creek. There are over 15 waterfront-dining options at Festival Bay, some of which include, Cheesecake Factory, Eataly, Turkish Village and authentic Emirati cuisine at Al Fanar. www.facebook.com/DubaiFestivalCityMall/ 1,039,521 people follow this www.dubaifestivalcitymall.com


DEIRA CITY CENTRE SHOPPING MALL City Centre Deira, Dubai, UAE, first opened its doors in November 1995. At the time, it virtually redefined the concept of "malls" for the region. As the first large-scale, mixed-use shopping destination, complete with retail outlets, restaurants, entertainment facilities and a hotel, City Centre Deira created an international dimension for one-stop shopping and entertainment for the Middle East, bringing it to an entirely new level. City Centre Deira encompasses over 123,028 square meters of retail space and features over 371 retail stores and services. Its entertainment facilities include Magic Planet, one of the region's most popular indoor family entertainment centres; VOX Cinemas, a 20screen cinema multiplex with 3,000 seats.

The Centre also provides direct access to the 5-star City Centre Hotel & Residence, managed by Pullman. The Centre also features the MAF Tower, an 11-storey office building. City Centre Deira is one of the flagship malls within the Majid Al Fuaim Properties portfolio and ranks as one of the most successful shopping malls in the world. With average annual footfall traffic in excess of 22 million, City Centre Deira remains one of the region's most visited destinations for both residents and tourists alike. www.facebook.com/CityCentreDeira 539,015 people follow this www.citycentredeira.com

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MERCATO SHOPPING MALL Mercato, located on Jumeirah Beach Road, is one of Dubai’s most charismatic and best loved shopping malls because of its individual and unequalled ambience.Although Mercato is essentially a community mall, serving the needs of residents in Jumeirah and surrounding areas, it also aracts tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. Spanning 643,067 square feet, Mercato is home to over 140 shops and service outlets and prides itself in offering customers a superb variety of international fashion and lifestyle brands, a comprehensive selection of service outlets and a mouth-watering choice of cafes and restaurants.

For fashion lovers, Mercato boasts a great range of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing brands, not to mention accessories, footwear, sunglasses, jewellery and much more. From health and beauty to homeware and confectionery, Mercato really does have it all! Key aractions at Mercato include Spinneys supermarket, Vox Cinemas, Virgin Megastore and Fun City.

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DUBAI MARINA MALL Pairing the towering ambitions of Dubai with a unique and vibrant waterfront lifestyle, Dubai Marina captures the imagination like no other place in the world. Taking pride of place in this impressive development is Dubai Marina Mall, a modern, thoughtfully designed haven for the shopping, leisure and lifestyle pursuits of the community’s residents and visitors, as well as for fascinated tourists seeking the very best that the city has to offer. In terms of scale, 140 outlets and a gross leasable area spanning 390,000 sq. . are tiered over four levels that bring together highstreet fashion brands, aspirational couture, al fresco dining before a shimmering waterfront, cinematic thrills at Reel Cinemas, engaging children’s entertainment, and even the convenience of a supermarket.

Connected seamlessly to the premium luxury hotel, The Address Dubai Marina Mall, it allows effortless access to the property’s inspiring lobby and beyond. A relaxed, un-hurried pace defines the mood at Dubai Marina Mall, while the chic seing creates a sense of exclusivity and finesse, reflecting your own sense of style, whether casual or fashion-forward. It is the quintessential Dubai destination, where you always feel welcome and long to return to time and again. www.facebook.com/dubaimarinamall 255,592 people follow this www.dubaimarinamall.com

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BOX PARK The Outlet Village is an upscale indoor retail destination developed by Meraas, offering a unique value shopping experience for the most iconic international fashion brands in a distinctive and stunning environment. Conveniently located on Jebel Ali road, adjacent to Dubai Parks and Resorts (just off on Sheikh Zayed Road), The Outlet Village is a stone’s throw from the centres of both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and the ideal shopping destination for modern day fashionistas to pick up statement pieces at fabulous prices. The Outlet Village’s iconic architectural design takes inspiration from the picturesque medieval Italian hill town of San Gimignano and UNESCO World Heritage site located in Tuscany. Its bespoke and authentic

crasmanship gives it a feeling of classic European heritage, set amidst the sand dunes of the Arabian desert. Bringing together a striking design inspired by a rich past with an innovative approach to construction, The Outlet Village harmonises architectural history with contemporary lifestyle and invites visitors to explore the contrast between old and new. Located adjacent to Dubai Parks and Resorts and within easy reach of Dubai and Abu Dhabi as well as Al Maktoum International Airport, The Outlet Village is set to emerge as an iconic and must-visit shopping destination for visitors and residents.


WAFI CITY MALL Wafi Mall is Dubai's best shopping mall for luxury shopping at affordable prices. With over 350 shops, more than 30 restaurants, and it's very own leisure complex, WAFI is the perfect place to take in the splendour of Dubai.

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In the Souk Khan Murjan you'll also find 150 shops and vendors from across the Arab world. Influenced by many architectural styles, from Egyptian to Turkish, the mall is dominated by its modern interpretation of the Pharaohs, whose epic splendour is conveyed through exquisite stained glass, intricate mosaics, carvings and sculptures.

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THE OUTLET VILLAGE The Outlet Village is an upscale indoor retail destination developed by Meraas, offering a unique value shopping experience for the most iconic international fashion brands in a distinctive and stunning environment. Conveniently located on Jebel Ali road, adjacent to Dubai Parks and Resorts (just off on Sheikh Zayed Road), The Outlet Village is a stone’s throw from the centres of both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and the ideal shopping destination for modern day fashionistas to pick up statement pieces at fabulous prices. The Outlet Village’s iconic architectural design takes inspiration from the picturesque medieval Italian hill town of San Gimignano and UNESCO World Heritage site located in Tuscany. Its bespoke and authentic crasmanship gives it a feeling of classic

European heritage, set amidst the sand dunes of the Arabian desert. Bringing together a striking design inspired by a rich past with an innovative approach to construction, The Outlet Village harmonises architectural history with contemporary lifestyle and invites visitors to explore the contrast between old and new. Located adjacent to Dubai Parks and Resorts and within easy reach of Dubai and Abu Dhabi as well as Al Maktoum International Airport, The Outlet Village is set to emerge as an iconic and must-visit shopping destination for visitors and residents. www.facebook.com/TheOutletVillageDubai/ 59,672 people follow this www.theoutletvillage.ae


AL BARSHA MALL Under the wide expanses of retail environment, Union Coop grows into the Mall activities .The first one being Etihad Mall established in 2010 and second being Al Barsha Mall which was opened in 2011. The mall is located in Al Barsha 2. Al Barsha Mall offers more than a shopping experience . Al Barsha Mall is not only a shopping destination with numerous branded shops but it also completes your outing with all facilities under one roof offering a variety of restaurants ,food outlets, gym, government offices and a large play area. Embrace a new shopping experience at Al Barsha Mall; the ideal place for families. The elevations of the project are predominant by modernity and beautiful architectural treatments with concentration on entrances and showing up Union Coop logo as well as the

overlapping of the masses in a way that flame up the beautiful appearance of the center. Al Barsha Mall is a unique and rewarding experience to see the good distribution, relationship and the proportionality between the number and locations of the vertical circulation elements with the components of the building in general. Al Barsha Mall offers over 80 stores with a diverse variety of retailers, dining options, entertainment and kiosks. www.facebook.com/union.cooperative 211,019 people follow this www.albarshamall.ae

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ETIHAD MALL Etihad Mall is the place where the elegance of ancient cultural architectures is skillfully blended with the conveniences of today's modernization. Experience an atmosphere of exquisite shopping facilities and services where every customer feels at home. The mall oers a variety of local and international brands, issuing high quality and unbeatable prices, a food court with variety of cuisines and a hypermarket to make your visit a fulďŹ lling experience to every need for you and your family. Our mission is to provide a unique shopping experience.

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REEF MALL An ideal family destination in the heart of Deira, Reef Mall offers a fun shopping experience for all ages. With a list of popular outlets such as Brands4U, Splash, Babyshop, Shoe Mart, Lifestyle, Damas, Giordano, and Hang Ten, there’s everything from home furnishings to lifestyle outlets, optics, electronics, and sportswear, men's, women’s and kids‘ apparel, footwear, accessories, jewellery, cosmetics, perfumes and more – there’s something for everyone in this friendly mall. Reef Mall is also home to Stay&Play, so the kids will feel right at home! Multiple dining outlets at the Food Court and trendy cafes like Dome Café and Gloria Jean‘s Coffees offer great lile spots for a quick meal in the midst of browsing your favorite stores.

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MADINA MALL Madina Mall was opened for the public in 2012. The mall soon became the favorite shopping destination of the far and near residents oering the ideal mix of shopping-diningentertainment. Spread out on a whopping 100,000 sq.m. on two levels, the mall now hosts over 150 stores that oer various shopping options, a Carrefour Hypermarket, dedicated play area for children, food court and a covered parking lot with over 700 parking places along with outdoor parking. The modern architecture and unique design combined with an assortment of global brands recommend Madina Mall as one of the top and most stylish shopping and leisurely community mall in Dubai.

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GALLERIA MALL Where exquisite beauty of architectural design blends perfectly with carefully selected labels and tastes to give you a unique shopping destination like no other. Galleria is a boutique mall in the heart of Jumeirah and we have tweaked the mall concept for you to finally have the place where you belong..

With a selection of upmarket boutiques, fivestar restaurants from around the world and family-oriented entertainment, you are guaranteed to achieve memorable moments with every visit. www.facebook.com//TheGalleriaAE 16,901 people follow this www.galleria-mall.ae

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THE PALM The Lost Chambers Aquarium The ancient ruins of the lost city of Atlantis have finally been uncovered. Experience the myth through hourly Myth Tours & Aquatheatre shows

Dolphin Bay Dolphin Bay in Atlantis gives you the opportunity to swim with dolphins in Dubai; choose from a range of dolphin experiences suitable for all ages.

Atlantis Dive Centre There's no doubt the best way to get to know our 65,000 marine animals is to scuba dive with them. There's a dive for everyone at Atlantis.

Talise Ooman Spa Within the luxurious Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, experience a spa sensory journey that will instantly, relax, de-stress, or upli both your body and mind.

N'Dulge Nightclub N'Dulge nightclub at Atlantis, The Palm overshadows all other Dubai nightclubs with its suspended catwalk and outdoor terrace. Aquaventure Waterpark Get the adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides, in the No. 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe. Get up close and personal with sharks and rays.

ShuiQi Spa and Fitness Discover a spa in Dubai that offers exquisite service and unparalleled relaxation. ShuiQi Spa will enlighten your senses and your soul. Sea Lion Point ome and meet the newest members of the Atlantis family. The marine mammals at Sea Lion Point are playful, social and uerly charming.


DUBAI Eden Beach Club Dubai Eden Beach Club combines an inspirational space with a compelling vibe that you will completely disconnect from the outside world. The Yellow Boats The Yellow Boats is the UAE’s leading and awardwinning sightseeing experience with guided tours around the wonders of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Ride in the comfort and safety of a rigid inflatable boat to admire the incredible scenery that UAE has to offer. Skydive Dubai Palm Drop Zone The intense wait, a racing heartbeat, a raging adrenaline rush, moments of insanity, then a strong gust of wind, shooting down at 210 km/hr. Skydive Dubai, the world’s premier skydiving location, neighbouring the luxurious manmade island, The Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai Marina.

Go Fishing Tours It's all about having fun under the sun! This business started in 2010 out of passion for fishing in Dubai and what it brought along ; that sense of freedom being in the open sea, that fresh ocean breeze that brings a smile to your face. Fly High Dubai Helicopter Services helidubai is the premier helicopter service provider in the UAE, offering a wide range of services from tours, corporate and VIP transfers, private helicopter charter and specialising in aerial filming and photography.

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AQUAVENTURE

WATERPARK AT THE ATLANTIS, THE PALM, DUBAI


Dubai's Best Water Park Get the adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides, in the No. 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe. Get up close and personal with sharks and rays or kick back and relax on 700 metres of pristine private beach or in the new exclusive reserved seating areas. Come and get your thrills, spills and divine relaxation at Aquaventure Waterpark.


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WATERPARK The Tower Of NeptuneOpenClose Feel the frenzy of excitement as you discover the thrills that await. The Tower of Neptune is filled with dark mysterious tunnels ready to catapult you into the Shark Lagoon and incredible water coasters that will push you to the limit. If you are feeling particularly brave step up and take the ultimate plunge on the Leap of Faith, if you dare. The Tower Of PoseidonOpenClose Prepare to bale the King of the Sea. The Tower of Poseidon is bursting with record-breaking rides, slides, and adventure. Take on the monstrous leviathan that is the Aquaconda - the world's largest water slide. Experience a burst of weightlessness on Zoomerango. Or truly test your nerves as you feel the wrath of Poseidon's Revenge. River Rides In AquaventureOpenClose Take a journey through Aquaventure Waterpark's unique interconnecting waterways. Ride your way straight into the mysterious Tower of Neptune on The Rapids or experience the thrilling tidal surges of the Torrent River. Atlantean Flyer Zip LineOpenClose Soar through the air on the longest zip line in the Middle East. The Atlantean Flyer gives you unparalleled views of Atlantis, its gorgeous beachfront and the gliering Dubai skyline from 20 metres above Aquaventure Waterpark. Shark SafariOpenClose Become an underwater explorer on an Atlantis Shark Safari. Put on one of our specialised helmets and discover a wonderous aquatic world of sharks, rays and colourful fish. Cownose Ray FeedingOpenClose Come and learn about one of the ocean’s most unique creatures. Step into the shallow waters of Shark Lagoon at Aquaventure Waterpark as you interact with and hand feed our adorable Cownose Rays. www.atlantisthepalm.com/Aquaventure


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WILD Situated between Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Wild Wadi Waterpark is located on Jumeirah Beach Road, a leisurely half-hour drive from Dubai International Airport. Wild Wadi Waterpark is designed around a tale from Arabian folklore featuring Juha and his seafaring friend, Sinbad.

The park breaks new ground in that 13 of its 30 pulsating aî…&#x;ractions are inter-connected, allowing thrill-seekers of all ages to experience one adrenaline rush aî…šer another without ever leaving the water. Throughout the day the paths are sprayed with water to ensure that guests can walk barefoot around the park comfortably


WADI WILD WADI WATERPARK IS DESIGNED AROUND A TALE FROM ARABIAN FOLKLORE FEATURING JUHA AND HIS SEAFARING FRIEND, SINBAD.

There are eight gravity-defying Master Blasters that operate on a series of high-powered water jets, taking guests on an aquatic roller coaster ride. The Wipe-out and Riptide Flow Riders offer the ultimate surfing experience with realistic wave effects which are great for body boarding, knee boarding or surfing.


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One of the Region’s largest wave pool is fringed by a bank of palm trees and creates waves of up to 1.5m in four different configurations. The Tunnel of Doom is a pitch black ride, longer and faster than any of its kind and guests braving this ride will travel in total darkness before plunging into the Lazy River.

For the ultimate adrenaline rush, test your mele against Jumeirah Sceirah. Drop through the trap door from a height of 32 metres into the waiting water tunnel and race down the slide at 80km per hour. Hire your own exclusive cabana and enjoy a VIP experience at Wild Wadi Waterpark.


Your private waiter will greet you, and be on-hand all day with food and drink orders. You will have your own private space on the Lazy River so you can catch the world go by in peace and quiet. And when you decide to enter the rides, you will have fast-track access to White Water Wadi! A great way to entertain your guests (8 guests maximum per cabana)!

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COYA A TRACE OF INCAN HERITAGE AND LATIN AMERICAN LIFESTYLE MAKES ITS WAY TO THE MIDDLE EAST. THE AWARD-WINNING BRAND BRINGS AN EXCEPTIONAL, MULTI-DIMENSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO DUBAI.


The menu at COYA keeps traditional elements of Peruvian cooking. The restaurant welcomes a diverse clientele to feast on a variety of palate teasing dishes as they are transported to the essence of Peru. The destination Pisco Lounge oers guests a truly genuine experience with an authentic, buzzing ambience with a vast range of home-made pisco infusions. The Lounge at COYA is an experience that brings together tastes, sights and sounds that are the essence of Latin American culture.

THE MAIN DINING ROOM Surrounding a central Ceviche Counter and overlooking the Brassa Grill, diners can enjoy the theatre of the chefs’ skilful preparation of dishes that are served to share in a social and familial style of dining. Surrounded by vibrant Incan colours, diners have the opportunity to appreciate the bespoke furniture complemented by the antique Latin American artwork.

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THE CEVICHE COUNTER

THE PISCO LOUNGE

The Ceviche Counter sits at the heart of the restaurant and is available for walk in diners on a first come first served basis. Eight seats overlook the chefs preparing ceviches, tiraditos, causas and salads creating a casual and entertaining dining experience.

Pisco Lounge draws its inspiration from the oldest bars in Lima. Dubai’s first pisco library offering a diverse selection of infusions which were developed exclusively by our creative bar team. COYA’s cocktail list is both unique and exciting, while paying homage to the timeless classics.

THE BRASSA COUNTER The Brassa Counter is situated in the main restaurant and is available for walk in diners on a first come first served basis. Six seats overlook the chefs preparing dishes cooked on the brassa grill and Josper oven. Dishes include anticuchos, grilled meats and vegetables.

Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2, PO Box 71384, Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971 (0) 4 316 9600 info@coyarestaurant.ae www.coyarestaurant.com/dubai

THE TERRACE COYA enclosed terrace offers a relaxed experience overlooking the skyline of Down Town where guests can enjoy a casual meal or refreshing beverage.


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AL MUNT THE PEAK OF FINE DINING. Arabic for 'The Ultimate' or 'The Top', Al Muntaha is a restaurant that lives up to its name. See Dubai stretched out in all its glory from the 27th floor, where the stunning views are matched only by the sumptuous menu. Sit back and let us delight you from the first course to the last. Each dish blends the best ingredients with innovation and style, resulting in a showcase of imaginative Modern French cuisine. Combined with the incredible location, it all comes together to create a dining experience fit for the top of the world.

27th floor, Burj Al Arab Cuisine: Modern French - À la Carte +971 4 301 7600 BAArestaurants@jumeirah.com www.jumeirah.com/en/hotelsresorts/dubai/burj-al-arab/restaurant-at-burjal-arab/al-muntaha/


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NOBU ATLANTIS World-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa continues to redefine Japanese cuisine in a contemporary space that mixes traditional and modern Japanese elements. At Atlantis, Nobu infuses his cuing edge style with Arabian influences to create a distinctly urban experience. Incorporating Nobu’s signature dishes as well as new surprises, the menu is complemented by a sushi bar and sake lounge.

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BUDDHA BAR

A wealth of sensory experiences awaits – colours, textures, taste, and of course, the unmistakable chill-out lounge music that owes its roots to the original Buddha Bar in Paris. www.buddhabar-dubai.com/en/home


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ZUMA FOLLOWING THE JAPANESE IZAKAYA STYLE OF DINING WHERE FOOD IS SERVED TO SHARE. Zuma , based in the Dubai International Financial Centre at the heart of the city, follows the Japanese Izakaya style of dining where food is served to share. The dishes are steadily brought to the table, creating an informal yet sophisticated style of eating and drinking with a contemporary twist.

Situated over 2 floors, and connected by a dramatic staircase and a dedicated guest elevator, the main dining area on the lower level allows a variety of seating options. The raised sushi level sits in the heart of the void, whilst the Robata Grill area gives a warm and intimate dining experience.

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SUSHI & ROBATA COUNTER

The design was created by Tokyo-based Noriyoshi Muramatsu of Studio Gli, formerly of the worldrenowned design house, Super Potato. Zuma Dubai balances the six elements of fire, earth, water, air, wood and iron to achieve harmony, and the restaurant showcases hand carved granite counters, salvaged rusted-steel walls and a spectacular bamboo sculpture created from 450 wires and 350 bamboos.

Manned by our skilled chefs, the counters are spacious and interactive. At the Sushi Counter, our international chefs sculpt Sashimi over ice, preparing your meal before your eyes. The Robata Grill is the heart of the restaurant and keeps alive the tradition of Robata, which is the oldest form of Japanese cooking. It offers a selection of grilled fish, meat and vegetables. Zuma's menu offers something for everyone.


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PRIVATE DINING

BAR

Our private room is named ‘Wabi and Sabi', traditionally meaning the natural beauty of imperfection and the beauty in natural imperfection. The solid white teak dining table central to the space can seat up to twenty guests. alternatively, the room can be divided into two separate intimate spaces accommodating ten guests each.

The Zuma bar and sake lounge have become stable fixtures on Dubai's social scene. As night approaches, the bar and lounge take on another dimension, with an eclectic mix of guests. The ambience is complimented by seductive lighting and the resident DJ's artistic acoustics.

WINE & SAKE CELLARS Complimenting the flavours of Zuma's cuisine, the cellars offer the world's finest selection of wines, champagne and sake. An intrinsic part of the Japanese culture, sake is a must when experiencing Zuma. The sake cellar stocks a range of hot and cold sake for all tastes, from novice to refined sake drinkers. The extensive wine cellar offers a variety of vintages from the classic european wine regions and the new world. A wide selection is offered by the glass to accompany the unique flavours of the food at Zuma. Guests are encouraged to visit the walk-in wine cellar and meet the team of sommeliers.

A signature element of Zuma, the Sake Bar, which was recently rated among the world's top 50 bars, is elegantly finished with antique wood and welcomes you on arrival at the podium level. Displaying a wide range of spirits and sake, it provides a varying selection of cocktails and zuma classics as well as an extensive list of nonalcoholic and health-boosting cleansers. Informal and relaxed, the bar is a great way to meet friends, network or unwind aer work.

Gate Village 06, Dubai International Financial Centre, PO Box 506620, Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971 4 425 5660 reservations@zumarestaurant.ae www.zumarestaurant.com/zumalanding/dubai/en/welcome


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RHODES TWENTY10


As the name suggests, this culinary steakhouse is headed up by highly acclaimed Michelinstarred celebrity Chef Gary Rhodes, and sets a glamorous and intimate scene with its opulent chandeliers, black chic and just a hint of lilac. His distinguished 35 year career, tireless aention to detail and unique mastery of the ‘Great British Classics’ truly sets him apart. A history of stunning restaurants has won him a constellation of Michelin stars and he is consistently revered by his peers as truly ‘The Chef’s Chef’.

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GARY RHODES OBE: CHEF, RESTAURATEUR AND AUTHOR Well known as an ambassador for British cuisine, Gary has achieved what no other chef had previously managed to do : he reintroduced Britain to its rich gastronomic heritage and uncovered a culinary culture to rival that of any other country in the world. DISCOVER A CULINARY GRILL WITH A TWIST Serving Euro-inspired cuisine infused with a touch of flavour from the Middle East, and the culinary personality of Britain, France and Italy. At Rhodes Twenty10 we give you the opportunity to create your own dining experience beginning with your hors d’oeuvres to share, then creating your own main course and finishing with a classic pudding. FOOD MENU A culinary grill with a twist. Serving Euro-inspired cuisine infused with a touch of flavour from the Middle East, and the culinary personality of Britain, France and Italy. At Rhodes Twenty10 we give you the opportunity to create your own dining experience beginning with your hors d’oeuvres to share, then creating your own main course and finishing with a classic pudding.

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AT.MOSPHE BURJ KHA THE PEAK OF FINE DINING IN DUBAI IS NOT MERELY A FIGURATIVE EXPERIENCE.

most meticuluos creations to life. Sit back and let our Team woo your senses with an unrivalled array of traditional and fusion cuisine, created with carefully sourced produce from around the world.

Rising 442 metres from the ground, At.mosphere sits on Level 122 of the world’s tallest building, complementing an exquisite array of gastronomical wonders with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf.

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

At.mosphere Culinary Team boasts a critically acclaimed menu of exclusive creations, the result of sourcing unique, high quality produce from around the world, some of which have been grown exclusively to be used in our dishes.

Be inspired to try something different this season over a casual meal and the best views of the city. At.mosphere Culinary Team’s innovative menu will keep your palee excited with delightful new creations. Meanwhile, a host of entertainment, including our resident musicians, brings an upbeat touch to an exceptional lounge experience.

THE PRIVATE DINING ROOM

122nd Floor, Burj Khalifa, 1 Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to our most premium dining experience. With seating only for a maximum of 16 guests, this is where At.mosphere Culinary Team brings the

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EAUZONE

Bathed by the blue of the sky and sea, Eauzone is a place to contemplate the rhythm of ocean tides and the seî…&#x;ing sun. www.oneandonlyresorts.com/one-and-onlyroyal-mirage-dubai/cuisine/eauzone


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A magical Arabian celebration awaits you as the sun sets on Al Hadheerah, amidst the enchanting desert dunes of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa.

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TORO Toro Toro by famed Latin American Chef Richard Sandoval spans over two floors on the marina's edge. Poised to turn up the heat considerably in the city's already famed dining scene, it pioneers tastes from Buenos Aires to São Paulo and offers a multitude of Pan Latin dining experiences paired with an infinite Cachaça Bar. Situated on the marina’s edge and on the ground floor of Tower Two, Grosvenor House Dubai, Toro Toro (meaning bull) is the first Pan Latin restaurant and lounge of its kind in the UAE, offering a multitude of tastes from across the South American region including; Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Colombia by renowned celebrity chef Richard Sandoval. At Toro Toro, everything from the interior design and layout of the restaurant to the unique menu concept has been created to leave your senses pulsating. Toro Toro offers visitors a stylish yet relaxed dining experience. With the menu consisting of small

plates, bursting with traditional and earthy specialities, the emphasis is on sharing and spending time with family and friends. Central to the Toro Toro menu is a refined take of the traditional Churrasco grill. Premium cuts of meat, prepared by highly skilled passadors are presented to diners at the table before the meat is perfectly sliced onto a sizzling hot plate, ready to enjoy. The remainder of the menu has been designed with flexibility in mind and encourages diners to sample the range of new and exotic dishes on offer, each bursting with unique flavours.

Grosvenor House Dubai, Al Sufouh Road, PO Box 118500, Dubai, United Arab Emirates +97143176000 Resbook.grosvenorhouse@Luxurycollection.com www.torotoro-dubai.com

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SEA FU


Enjoy a fresh menu featuring mouth-watering sushi and delicate fruits de la mer, all with a special Sea Fu twist. Sea Fu, the signature restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, invites guests to enjoy both lunch and dinner – indoors in air-conditioned elegance, or outdoors on the shaded terrace. The laid back venue also offers sunken lounges with fire pits and boasts spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf.

Four Seasons Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2, PO Box 128777, Dubai, United Arab Emirates +971 (4) 270 7777 seafu.dubaijb@fourseasons.com www.seafudubai.com

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INDEGO BY INDIAN CUISINE BROUGHT ALIVE. Amid minimalist opulence, at award-winning Indego by Vineet, the textures, flavours and expressive range of Indian cuisine are sumptuously brought alive. Guided by Michelin-starred Chef Vineet Bhatia, this restaurant is cherished for its exquisite contemporary combination of traditional spices and ingredients with fine-dining presentation.


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20 Indego by Vineet recently won the 2016 Time Out Dubai restaurant award in the Best Indian Category. Indego by Vineet Restaurant received highly commended recognition for the Best Indian Category at the Time Out Restaurant Awards 2016 in Dubai.

Adding Passion To Indian Cuisine Vineet Bhatia is widely regarded as the “face“ of modern progressive Indian cuisine. He created history in 2001 by being the first Indian Chef Patron to get the coveted Michelin star for his restaurant and yet again in 2009, as being the only Indian chef to have the coveted star for each of


his restaurant in London and Geneva. In a consultative capacity Vineet overlooks the in-ight food at Qatar Airways and at his restaurants in hotels around the world, most notably in Mauritius, Doha, Saudi, Bahrain and back home in Mumbai.

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Ewaan is an all-day dining restaurant that serves a tempting blend of Arabic and Oriental specialities including a large selection of mezzeh. www.theaddress.com/en/hotels/the-palacedowntown-dubai/dining/ewaan.aspx

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For world-class dining at its finest, Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire delivers a truly magical, kaleidoscopic experience that will take you on a culinary journey of discovery. www.diningdfc.com/Restaurantdetails/13/Reflets

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WAKAME EXPLORE A FEAST OF CONTEMPORARY ASIAN INSPIRED CUISINE WITH A STYLISH EDGE WHILST SIPPING ON INNOVATIVE BEVERAGES HAND-CRAFTED FROM SEASONAL FRUITS AND FINE SPIRITS. Delight in the warm and aentive service, knowing you are in the hoest place in town. The Wakame culinary experience explores the tastes and traditions of Asia with a menu prepared by our masterful team of expert chefs and set within a contemporary yet evocatively inviting space located within the Sofitel Downtown Dubai. Anchored around the sushi and dim sum counters that immediately catch the eye upon entering, imaginations will wander towards the Far East watching our chefs work with the freshest authentic produce, culminating in a range of signature dishes using traditional techniques and ingredients reflecting the best of Asia. Dining at Wakame will evoke all five senses, introducing an exciting combination of textures and flavors, from small sharing plates to large plates and exquisite desserts. With our dedicated bar area, we offer an exuberant selection of beverages, each of which yields its own unique story. Our resident DJ will

set the mood for aer hours socializing, with our service reflecting true Asian hospitality; promising our guests a truly unforgeable experience! HEAD CHEF – LLOYD ROBERTS A highly regarded Jamaican born chef, Chef Lloyd believes in big flavors in dishes that are simple but unique and that is the ultimate inspiration for his menu at Wakame. His ambition is to have the freedom to experiment, amalgamating his own unique knowledge and perspective on Asian cuisine with his modern and bold approach.

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J&G STEA J&G STEAKHOUSE IS A SOPHISTICATED COLLECTION OF AMERICAN STEAKHOUSE CLASSICS WITH A MODERN FLAIR IN A WARM, INVITING AND RELAXED DINING ENVIRONMENT.


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AKHOUSE Experience a vibrant mix of elegant cuts of meat from exclusive cale, bread specifically for our kitchen, and a range of the best of seafood, all paired with hearty rustic sides that tantalize taste buds and comfort any palate. At J&G, the Chef reimagines the concept of American classics, with superb ingredients that make the dining experience sophisticated and enjoyable. Guests can sit back and relax as the venue brings back table-side service in a crisp and modern way. The energetic bar features an ample Martini collection, as well as a signature Martini Trolley for experienced bartenders to make tailored creations table-side.

Daniel Ferreira joins The St. Regis Dubai as Chef de Cuisine at J&G Steakhouse. Daniel brings to his role a wealth of eclectic experience in some of the world’s finest restaurants, as well as a desire to push the boundaries of traditional cuisine.

St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 124405, Dubai, United Arab Emirates +97144355577 jgsteakhouse.dubai@stregis.com www.jgsteakhousedubai.com

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FRESH FROM A SUMMER IN FRANCE, GARY RHODES RETURNS TO RHODES W1, BRINGING WITH HIM HIS VERY OWN JE NAIS SE QUOI THAT WE KNOW AND LOVE. The décor is reminiscent of a summers day in the breathtaking AngloFrench country side topped off with inspired ice-cold cocktails, Gary’s infamous white tomato soup, beef tartar and a terrace Garden, perfect for taking in the panoramic views of the Dubai Marina. The Anglo- French-inspired menu takes diners on a culinary journey giving them the opportunity to sample innovative pairings.

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GARY RHODES Gary Rhodes’ legendary dedication to his cra and relentless pursuit of perfection has placed him firmly at the forefront of today’s culinary world. Chef, restaurateur, celebrity and author; his distinguished career, tireless aention to detail and unique mastery of the ‘Great British Classics’ truly sets him apart. A history of stunning restaurants has won him a constellation of Michelin stars and he is consistently revered by his peers as truly ‘The Chef’s Chef’. Well-known as an ambassador for British cuisine, Gary has achieved what no other chef has previously managed to do: he has re-introduced the nation to its rich gastronomic heritage and uncovered a culinary culture to rival that of any other country in the world. AFTERNOON TEA Famed for his modern take of the best of British cuisine, Gary Rhodes and his dedicated team have developed a fabulously traditional take on the most popular of British traditions - aernoon tea. An aernoon at Rhodes W1 will leave you feeling transported to an English countryside seing, as you sit back, relax and sip tea out of the finest Wedgewood bone china, enjoying the enchanting gold and white buerflies and pops of colour throughout the restaurant which evoke a beautiful English garden. Alternately enjoy aernoon tea al fresco and bask in the peaceful ambience of the Rhodes W1 terrace, while the weather still permits.

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Revisit classic, Chinese dishes contemporised with neo-oriental flair. Meet the resident duckmaster, discover the inspiration behind the signature ‘Fortune Beggar Chicken’, and explore the intricate flavours of this unique Chinese fare. www.jumeirah.com/en/hotelsresorts/dubai/madinat-jumeirah/restaurants-bars/zheng-hes/


20 Thiptara, which means ‘Magic at the Water’, specialises in Royal Thai cuisine with a special emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood.. www.theaddress.com/en/hotels/the-palacedowntown-dubai/dining/thiptara.aspx

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DUBAI PARKS AND RESORTS Welcome to a world of exciting adventures; a place where you and your family can explore, learn and bond together. Lapita is a unique gateway to endless fun at Dubai Parks and Resorts, which is the home of three world-class theme parks and one water park, as well as Riverland Dubai. All guests staying at Lapita Hotel & Resort will enjoy unlimited multi-park access for the duration of their stay, in addition to complimentary Q-fast to Motiongate and Bollywood. www.dubaiparksandresorts.com/en


the top 20 dubai attractions LA PERLE AQUA SHOW BY DRAGONE If you’re a fan of gravity defying acrobatics and aerial stunts, then you’ll want to be among the first to take a seat at La Perle by Dragone. Located in the heart of Al Habtoor City, it will be the region’s first permanent show when it opens aer the summer, staging an impressive 450 performances a year. All the action will take place inside the purpose-built 1,300-seat theatre, which has been designed especially to provide an immersive experience. This is achieved thanks to its hi-tech ‘aqua-stage’, which is filled with 2.7 million litres of water and has the ability to transform from an aquatic stage to a dry platform as needed.

You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching the cast of talented artists perform breathtaking feats. From diving into the water from a height of 25 metres to flying around the auditorium on high-powered winches at a speed of 15 kilometres per hour – it promises to be nothing short of amazing. www.visitdubai.com/en/pois/la-perle-aquashow

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DUBAI PARKS AND RESORTS Welcome to a world of exciting adventures; a place where you and your family can explore, learn and bond together. Lapita is a unique gateway to endless fun at Dubai Parks and Resorts, which is the home of three world-class theme parks and one water park, as well as Riverland Dubai. All guests staying at Lapita Hotel & Resort will enjoy unlimited multi-park access for the duration of their stay, in addition to complimentary Q-fast to Motiongate and Bollywood. www.dubaiparksandresorts.com/en


LA PERLE AQUA SHOW BY DRAGONE If you’re a fan of gravity defying acrobatics and aerial stunts, then you’ll want to be among the first to take a seat at La Perle by Dragone. Located in the heart of Al Habtoor City, it will be the region’s first permanent show when it opens aer the summer, staging an impressive 450 performances a year. All the action will take place inside the purpose-built 1,300-seat theatre, which has been designed especially to provide an immersive experience. This is achieved thanks to its hi-tech ‘aqua-stage’, which is filled with 2.7 million litres of water and has the ability to transform from an aquatic stage to a dry platform as needed.

You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching the cast of talented artists perform breathtaking feats. From diving into the water from a height of 25 metres to flying around the auditorium on high-powered winches at a speed of 15 kilometres per hour – it promises to be nothing short of amazing. www.visitdubai.com/en/pois/la-perle-aquashow

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THE DUBAI MALL Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, which welcomed more than 80 million visitors in 2014. With a total internal floor area of 5.9 million sq , The Dubai Mall has 3.77 million sq  of gross leasable space and over 1,200 retail outlets including two anchor department stores Galeries Lafayee and Bloomingdale’s - and over 200 food and beverage outlets. The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail mix combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure aractions. The Fashion Avenue, the precinct dedicated to high fashion, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital for the region. Another niche component of the mall is The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewellery

shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing and handicra stores, among others. One of the mall’s unique precincts is an open-air streetscape, The Village, that brings an outdoor community feel with tree-lined walkways, cafés and restaurants. The Dubai Mall features the world-class Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270degree walkthrough tunnel. The strong family entertainment components include KidZania®, an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats; and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink. For visitors, there is an adjoining 5-star premium hotel, The Address Dubai Mall and car parking for over 14,000 vehicles. thedubaimall.com


THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN Set sail on a traditional Abra ride on the Burj Lake and enjoy a breathtaking show of sights and sounds. The Dubai Fountain Lake Ride gives you front row seats to the world’s largest performing fountain. thedubaimall.com/en/entertain-detail/thedubai-fountain-1

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AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA World's tallest building. A living wonder. Stunning work of art. Incomparable feat of engineering. Burj Khalifa is all that. In concept and execution, Burj Khalifa has no peer. More than just the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa is an unprecedented example of international cooperation, a symbolic beacon of progress, and an emblem of the new, dynamic and prosperous Middle East. tickets.aî…&#x;hetop.ae/aî…&#x;hetop/Step0_BookingIn fo.aspx


SKI DUBAI Located within the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai, Snow Park is a breathtaking 3,000 square meter,real snow wonderland. Fun for the whole family, the world's largest indoor snow park houses an amazing 3,000 square meters of snow. Strap on your snow boots and experience Twin Track Bobsled runs, a Snow Cavern filled with interactive experiences, and Tobogganing hills. Head one down to the upgrade station for an exhilarating ride on the Giant Ball or jump on the chairli for a one of a kind bird's eye view of the entire park. Don’t miss out on the resident royalty with the March of the Penguins occurring several times a day and is free for all Snow Park guests. www.theplaymania.com/skidubai

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MADINAT JUMEIRAH Perched right by the Arabian Gulf and boasting its own private beach, Madinat Jumeirah is a true Arabian mini-city in Dubai. A destination within a destination, you’ll find three grand hotels (Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam and the newly opened Jumeirah Al Naseem), a cluster of traditional summerhouses at Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and seven grand homes at Jumeirah Malakiya Villas. Plus, there’s more than 50 different restaurants, nightspots and lounges at your disposal across its 40 hectares. www.visitdubai.com/en/pois/madinatjumeirah


AL FAHIDI SOUK The Al Fahidi Souk, has traditional architecture, and is not as busy as the other markets around town. You'll ďŹ nd it when wandering away from the web of shops in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. Near Meena Bazaar, the Al Fahidi Souk is quiet and based on an energysaving model that sets it apart from other souks in the city.

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DUBAI AQUARIUM The 10-million litre Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 Sharks and Rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world. There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 metres in length, 20 metres in width and 11 metres in height. www.thedubaiaquarium.com/en/About/Dubai AquariumUnderwaterzoo/AquariumTank.aspx


GOLD SOUK A trip to Dubai isn't complete without a trip to the famous Gold Souk, one of the oldest and most fascinating traditional markets in the emirate. Whether you’re just browsing or genuinely on the hunt for even the slightest amount of precious gold, walk through the gliering Gold Souk and you’ll find the biggest selection of gold jewellery and gemstones craed in a variety of carats. Long lines of market stalls showcase a gleaming myriad of authentic and eye-catching products – you never know when you’ll spot something just for you or a loved one.

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IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE Owned by IMG Group, IMG Worlds of Adventure is Dubai’s first mega themed entertainment destination promising visitors from around the world the excitement of four epic adventure zones in one location. Two of the four zones represent renowned global brands Cartoon Network and MARVEL, while IMG Boulevard and the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zones are original concepts created by the IMG Group. IMG Worlds of Adventure is the largest temperature controlled indoor themed entertainment destination in the world, covering an area in excess of 1.5 million square feet. With the capacity to welcome more than 20,000 guests a day, the destination is featuring a unique array of adrenaline-pumping roller

coasters, thrill rides, and spine-tingling aractions based on popular Cartoon Network characters, iconic MARVEL Super Heroes and hair-raising dinosaurs. Additionally, the destination is the home to a number of worldfirsts, a variety of themed retail stores, exclusive dining venues, and a 12-screen stateof-the-art cinema. Situated within City of Arabia, along Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, IMG Worlds of Adventure is set to be a must-visit international destination, bringing the best of family entertainment to Dubai’s growing leisure industry. www.imgworlds.com/en/#


THE DUBAI FRAME Dubai Frame has been named among the world's best new aî…&#x;ractions of 2017, according to a UKbased newspaper. The location of the giant rectangular frame is Zabeel Park and was carefully chosen to give visitors the best view of both old and new Dubai. The project comprises a 150-metre-high, 93-metre-wide structure being built to resemble a huge picture frame, through which landmarks representing modern Dubai such as Emirates Towers and Burj Khalifa can be seen on one side, while from the other side, visitors can view older parts of the city such as Deira, Umm Harare and Karama. www.thedubaiframe.com/

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THE OUTLET VILLAGE If you’re aer hot deals on iconic fashion brands, this is your must-stop shopping spot. Luxury fashion labels are showcased in a high-end Tuscan-style mall with architecture inspired by the medieval hill town, San Gimignano. Housing high-end retail brands – including department stores and international dining establishments – not only do we offer renowned labels at value prices, being located next to Dubai Parks and Resorts means we’re easy to find too. www.theoutletvillage.ae/


DUBAI MUSEUM Dubai Fort is situated at the south of Dubai Creek, at the Al Souk Al Kabir area which teems with vigorous trade and is close to the Ruler's Court (the monarch's divan). It was built back in 1787, about 200 years ago, as the premises of the monarch and a fort of defence, since it sat on the border of the urban Dubai at the time. Later on, this fort turned into an arsenal for artillery and weapons. It was also used as a prison for the outlaws. This fort was renovated during the reign of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. It was opened in 1971 (the year the federation

was formed), to be an oďŹƒcial museum that displays the history of Dubai and its original heritage. In 1995, another underground museum was established and added to the old fort. www.dubaiculture.gov.ae/en/Live-OurHeritage/Pages/Dubai-Museum-and-Al-FahidiFort.aspx

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JUMEIRAH MOSQUE One of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai is the Jumeirah Mosque. Open six days per week, the mosque welcomes visitors of all faiths to enter and admire the surroundings in which local worshippers practise theirs. The mosque prides itself on its ‘Open Doors. Open Minds’ policy and is the only mosque in Dubai open to the public. The Jumeirah Mosque, which is large enough to hold up to 1,200 worshippers, was built entirely from white stone in the medieval Fatimid tradition, with towering twin minarets framing a large central dome. When it's lit up at dusk, the intricate artistry and true beauty are highlighted.


PALM JUMEIRAH The tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah island is known for glitzy hotels, posh apartment towers and upmarket global restaurants. Food trucks oering snacks like shawarma dot the Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk, popular for its views of the Dubai coastline and the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel. Beach clubs with spas and inďŹ nity pools turn into boisterous nightclubs with live DJs in the evening..

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THE LOST CHAMBERS AQUARIUM Rejuvenate and restore yourself in a unique aquatic surrounding in The Lost Chambers Aquarium's Hatha Yoga class. This class is for all dierent levels and aims to improve strength, exibility and balance. www.atlantisthepalm.com/marine-waterpark/lost-chambers-aquarium


OFFICE OF THE FUTURE The “Office of the Future” is the most advanced 3D printed building in the world. It is also the first fully functional, inhabited 3D printed building ever. It was inaugurated on May 23, 2016 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. www.officeohefuture.ae/#

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ABRA CREEK CROSSING Abra comes from the Arabic verb “abara” which means to cross. Take a ride on the Dubai Abra, the city’s most traditional mode of transport. For centuries, it has remained one of Dubai’s most frequented modes of transport, making it the symbol of the city ’s history and heritage. Today there are different types of Abras in service.


BURJ KHALIFA Burj Khalifa stands as an anchor to the world’s most prestigious square kilometer – Downtown Dubai which is also described as ’The Centre of Now,’. Downtown Dubai is AED 73 billion (US$20 billion) flagship project of Emaar Properties. It is a mixed-use, 500-acre development featuring world-class assets including commercial, residential, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure components set in open green spaces doed with lakes and other distinct water features. www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/index.aspx

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Huda Kattan With 21.5 million followers on Instagram, beauty guru Huda Kattan takes the number-one spot among Dubai’s social media influencers. The certified makeup artist works with Hollywood celebrities and is famous for her YouTube makeup tutorials and her internationally sold cosmetics brand, Huda Kattan. @hudabeauty


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Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed With 5.7 million followers on Instagram, Dubai’s Crown Prince sure knows a thing or two about photography. Through his Instagram account he shares his adventures, travels, charities, and poems. He shows us how genuine and normal he is. @faz3 influencers


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Fouz Alfahad Famously known as The Real Fouz, Alfahad is a lifestyle blogger based in Dubai and Kuwait. The Kuwaiti national has an Instagram account with 2.1 million followers, making her one of the most followed social media influencers in the region. She works with giant Dubai-based brands such as Emaar as well as internationally renowned names such as De Grisogono. @therealfouz

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Mahmoud Sidani Also known as Mr Moudz, Sidani is the most popular male social influencer in the Arab world. He’s famous for having a celebrity-filled social life and luxury lifestyle, often blogging about his elite circle and high-end fashion choices. He has over 97,200 followers on Instagram. @mrmoudz


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Elias El-Indari If you’re a businessman who’s into luxury life, you should probably follow Elias. The menswear and lifestyle influencer calls his blog “a gentleman’s inspiration”. He focuses on style and travel and has 37,600 Instagram followers @eliaselindari

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Saudi Gamer If you’re someone who is obsessed with games then you need to follow the Saudi Gamer. This account is run by two individuals. One is Dubai-based and the other is Ali Qar’awi. Together they focus on creating an entertaining site where you can read articles, watch videos about games and even listen to a podcast. The Saudi Gamer already has over 1.4 million followers on Instagram and about 1.7 million followers on YouTube. @saudigamer

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Taim Al Falasi Taim Al Falasi is an Emirati socialmedia sensation who has over 2.4 million followers. Famous for hosting the online radio programme, TaimShow, Al Falasi has established a career as an internet filmmaker, vlogger and celebrity interviewer. Her brand has collected over 441,426 YouTube subscribers in the last three years. Her Instagram feed consists mainly of travel photos, video blogs and culture/eventrelated images, with her posts attracting upwards of 30,000 likes each. @taimalfalasi


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Bader Najeeb Twenty-year-old, self-taught Emirati chef Bader Najeeb first put on a chef’s apron at 13. With the help of his mum and YouTube, he had two TV shows by the time he was 18 and currently has 87,500 followers. Bader’s Instagram account is filled with fun recipes, travel photos and cool inspiration. We are obsessed! @chef.b influencers


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Joelle Mardinian This television host is the beauty expert behind beauty centre Maison de Joelle – located across the gulf region in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar – as well as the founder of cosmetic clinic Clinica Joelle. As a result, Mardinian has become a social influencer with 6.7 million followers on Instagram.

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Deema Al Asadi This blogger and social influencer has succeeded in collecting over 436,000 followers in a short period of time. How? She focuses on the latest fashion and makeup trends in Dubai. She stands out for her classy and moderately conservative style @deemaalasadi

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Sheida Fashionista This certified makeup artist is known solely as ‘Sheida Fashionista.’ She focuses on fashion and beauty and works with countless regional and international brands. She has over 600,000 Instagram followers. @sheidafashionista

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Tala Samman This lifestyle blogger is one of Dubai’s very first social influencers and founder of MyFashDiary blog. She’s one of the few who provide useful guides to the city such as the newest restaurants to try. Her blog covers everything from fashion to cosmetics and sports. Samman has almost 120,000 Instagram followers.

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Mariam Rod This half Persian, half Kurdish lifestyle blogger started posting Instagram pictures of her luxury life in Dubai before picking up over 685,000 followers. In the past two years, she became one of the most prominent social influencer in the city – working with several regional and international brands. @mariam

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H.E.R. Gabriella 'Gabi' Wilson ,better known by her stage name H.E.R. (acronym for "Having Everything Revealed") is an American singersongwriter from Vallejo, California. She signed to RCA Records and has released two extended plays under the label: H.E.R. Volume 1 (2016) and H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017). Her identity remains unknown as she prefers to remain anonymous and only be represented by her music. @hermusicoďŹƒcial

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Leena Al Ghouti With an on-point wardrobe of premium streetwear worn with her own inimitable edgy style and a DKNY Ramadan collection campaign on her fashion CV, this is one street style star to watch.

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Golden Barbie From walking the runways of Milan to partying up in Paris with supermodels friends Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid, model Jasmine Sanders, aka the Golden Barbie, is hard to keep up with these days--even for her millions of followers. Although she is best known for her wild, blonde curls and piercing grey-blue eyes, the rising star is constantly changing up her look. Here, Sanders reveals a busy girl's guide to beauty, from the most restorative hair masks to her favorite beauty spots in Beverly Hills.

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Mrs Keepa While on her honeymoon, Egyptian-French fashion designer Mariam Yehia decided to take a leap of faith to change the course of her career. Before launching her womenswear label, Mrs. Keepa (the moniker inspired by her husband’s nickname), Yehia worked in real estate but handed in her resignation to enroll at ESMOD Dubai. The mother of two, who toys with playful prints, flowing silhouettes and 70s-inspired cuts, hails from a family of designers. @mrskeepa


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Dalal AlDoub Dalalid started blogging about her outfits and suggested makeup tips in 2012. She shared her experiences on her blog and on Instagram. She never thought that she would become one of the most influential bloggers in Kuwait. In a very short time, her influence spread. It covered the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC) and the Arab world. She aims to be recognized internationally, and is happy to announce that it is already happening. Dalalid’s most important goal is to empower women. She aspires to provide them with confidence, and encourages them to become their own stylists and makeup artists @dalalid


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Imaan Hammam She’s only 18 years old but Dutch model Imaan Hammam has already walked for the likes of Alexander McQueen and Versace, as well as appearing in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Imaan, who is of Moroccan and Egyptian descent, was discovered in Amsterdam in 2010 and made her modeling breakout in 2013 in Givenchy’s Paris Fashion Week showcase.

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Dubai’s dry day has changed City will be dry from 6pm on Wednesday September 20 until 7pm on Thursday 21 Take note, the originally planned dry night across Dubai has changed. Initially, a dry night was due to be observed across the city from 6pm on Thursday September 21 until 7pm on Friday 22. That has now been changed, following a notice distributed to Dubai establishments across the city, and the dry night will now be observed on Wednesday September 20 (at 6pm), running until Thursday September 21 at 7pm. This will now keep in line with timings in Abu Dhabi. If you’re new to town, this means that there will be no alcohol served at establishments across the city, for 25 hours. hp://www.timeoutdubai.com/aroundtown/news/790 96-dubais-dry-day-has-changed

Dubai Ruler launches free education platform His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched on Monday a new challenge to help provide a free educational platform for 50 million students around the Arab world.

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‫سيئر بئان موتكم لآ دشار نب دمحم خيشلا ومس قلطأ‬ ‫اديدج ايدحت مويلا يبد مكاح ءارزولا سلجم سيئر ةلودلا‬ ‫ ل ةيناجم ةيميلعت ةصنم ريفوت يف ةدعاسملل‬50 ‫نويلم‬ ‫يبرعلا ملاعلا لوح بلاط‬. Through the translation challenge, scientists, researchers and professionals across the Arab world are welcome to contribute to Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic eLearning Project by translating 5,000 videos - 1,000 of video editing- and 11 million words of math and science material into Arabic in one year to be available online to students for free.


BBQ 2.0 at Brasserie 2.0, Le Royal Meridien The translation challenge will help provide content of different subjects, including biology, chemistry, physics, general science and mathematics, to students from kindergarten to grade 12.

Here’s a brand new night brunch in a beautiful seaside location. There are live cooking islands where you can handpick your BBQ cuts and grilled seafood, and there’s even an outdoor smoker for ribs, brisket and pulled chicken.

The online platform will officially launch next year in hopes to reboot civilization in the region and instill curiosity for knowledge in future generations.

There’s live music, and if you take the lile ones kids under five eat free.

Speaking during the launch ceremony to a crowd of delegates, ministers and officials at World Trade Center, Sheikh Mohammed said, "First priority is education, second priority is education and third priority is education." hps://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/education/sheik h-mohammed-launches-new-educational-challenge

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