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Experience Mickey magic at Mall of the Emirates

Experience Mickey magic at Mall of the Emirates

If you have kids, or just love Disney movies and characters then please visit Mickey’s Amazing Adventure” for a limited time from 25th – 31st March on the main Galleria stage at Mall of the Emirates.

Christie’s to hold spring jewel sale in Dubai

Christie’s to hold spring jewel sale in Dubai

A spectacular intense and vivid yellow and orange diamond necklace, along with one of the largest drop-shaped natural pearls so far recorded and a natural Burmese ruby weighing 22 carats are among the dazzling highlights of Christie’s April 20th sale of Jewels at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai.

Abu Dhabi gains 5% rise in hotel guests

Abu Dhabi received 153,874 guests at its 115 hotel and hotel apartments in January 2011, a 5% increase on the same month in 2010.

Sir Steve Redgrave sets sail in Abu Dhabi

Sir Steve Redgrave sets sail in Abu Dhabi

Sir Steve Redgrave, the five-time British gold medal winning Olympian rower and one of the greatest athletes of all time, swapped oars for lifejackets as he set sail with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, one of the teams competing in the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race.

Traffic participates in Art Dubai 2011

Traffic participates in Art Dubai 2011

At this year’s Art Dubai, held between Mar 16-19 2011, Traffic is exhibiting the works of artists Mahmoud Bakhshi, James Clar, Ayman Yossri aka Daydban, Abdulnasser Gharem, Ahmed Mater, Shaikha Al Mazrou, Monitor, Hesam Rahmanian, Faisal Samra, Hamza Serafi and UBIK.

Luxury breaks in the UAE from £1,099pp

Escape the wintry weather in the UK with a luxury trip to Banyan Tree Al Wadi in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE from £1,099 per person with Kuoni. This exclusive desert retreat is just one hour’s drive from Dubai and offers wildlife adventure, beach, mountains and rolling sand dunes.

International contemporary art at Cuadro, Dubai

International contemporary art at Cuadro, Dubai

Cuadro Fine Art Gallery’s upcoming March exhibitions, “Right Here, Right Now” and “We Are Beginning: Personal Projects in Public Spaces”, will run from March 14th, 2011 in the gallery’s 13,000 square feet of space.

Dame Kelly Holmes tries sandboarding in Abu Dhabi

Dame Kelly Holmes tries sandboarding in Abu Dhabi

Multi-gold medal winning Olympian, Dame Kelly Holmes, swapped her running shoes for towering dunes as she tried her hand at sandboarding in Abu Dhabi's vast Rub' Al Khali (Empty Quarter) - the world's largest expanse of unbroken sand, equivalent in size to France, Holland and Belgium combined.

Carnival flavour for shoppers in Dubai

Carnival flavour for shoppers in Dubai

Visitors to any of Majid Al Futtaim Properties’ three flagship malls in Dubai from 20 January – 20 February will feel an infectious carnival atmosphere from specially-trained entertainment troupes bringing the flavours of South America, China and other geographies to these retail centres throughout Dubai Shopping Festival 2011.

Arts fair offers cultural discovery in Dubai

Arts fair offers cultural discovery in Dubai

This March Art Dubai Projects, a programme of films, talks, radio dispatches and performances, will feature the work of more than 75 artists commissioned to create interactive works in response to the fair.

Lee Westwood sets course for Abu Dhabi success

Lee Westwood sets course for Abu Dhabi success

The world's number one golfer, England's Lee Westwood, sets course for major success at this week's new-look Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, as he takes on the event's strongest-ever line-up.

It's raining keys in the United Arab Emirates

It's raining keys in the United Arab Emirates

More than 20,000 people in the UAE have the opportunity to take ownership of a gold key to the Gate in Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel's six million dirham, four-month promotion, ‘Unlock the Gate’.

Big savings on luxury Dubai holidays with Thomson Tailormade

Thomson Tailormade is offering up to 51 per cent savings on stays at three luxury 5 star hotels in Dubai: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah Al Qasr, including free half-board.

AC Milan say goodbye to Dubai

AC Milan say goodbye to Dubai

The AC Milan team left Dubai earlier this week after spreading their football magic throughout the UAE.

Enjoy New Year’s Eve at Atlantis, The Palm

Enjoy New Year’s Eve at Atlantis, The Palm

This year why not ring in the New Year in a warmer setting like Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai? Offering guaranteed sunshine, four celebrity chef restaurants under one roof, the largest waterpark in the Middle East and much more, Atlantis has something to offer all guests, whether you’re looking for a beach party scene or a more relaxing alternative.