Latest Jumeirah Stories

2011-05-19 07:48:00

DUBAI, UAE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Burj Al Arab launches its first TV ad promoting the iconic sail-shaped Burj Al Arab - often voted the world's most luxurious hotel. The new Burj Al Arab video - a TV advertising first for the luxury hotelier - invites holidaymakers visiting Dubai to "leave the ordinary behind" by indulging in a stay at the uber-luxurious property. In another exciting first for the company, Jumeirah's social media fans and followers were treated to an exclusive...

2011-01-21 10:10:00

The "World" project "” an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map "” is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate, the Telegraph reports. Only one of the islands is inhabited, and the financial crisis has halted work on the project. The "Ëœglobe' effect is most impressive when spotted by satellite, but visitors to Dubai who scale the Burg Khalifa - the tallest building in the...

2010-12-30 07:01:00

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumeirah Carlton Tower, the luxury Knightsbridge hotel, has been voted as one of the world's best hotels in Conde Nast Traveller magazine's seventh annual Gold List - one of only three UK hotels to be recognised for outstanding service. The panel of judges cited the hotel's above and beyond service as the outstanding feature that propelled the hotel onto the Gold List. Feedback from the panel noted the Knightsbridge hotel staff are willing to go...

2010-12-20 10:43:00

LONDON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubai is one of the most luxurious and lavish city in the world, but it doesn't have to cost the earth to get there with get Dubai Holidays from Virgin Holidays. Discover this vibrant and energetic city which is an amazing blend of ancient and modern. This unique environment is full of surprises, where else would you find an ice rink in the middle of the desert? Shopping is the central part to any Dubai Holiday, from haggling in the marketplace for a...

2010-11-28 04:02:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaikh Holdings is pleased to have gained unprecedented success at the 2010 Arabian Property Awards. The awards are an annual event that recognise high quality real estate developments at the country and regional level, and were presented at a gala dinner at the Madinat Jumeirah hotel in Dubai, UAE. For the third time since 2007, Sanctuary Falls is the recipient of the 'Best Golf Development' award, while also being awarded in the following country...

2010-10-18 01:45:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings the only seaplane tour operator in the UAE is in the process of launching their brand new website. Fun and easy to use, the website will feature important information on the company and some of their spectacular aerial sightseeing tours as well as contact details and a tool for booking online. Begun in August 2007, Seawings offers its guests the chance to see Dubai as never before with their unique tours. These aerial excursions...

2009-11-30 00:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings, the only seaplane tour operator in the Middle East, announces its 2009 Festive Season Promotions. From November 22nd to December 5th 2009 Seawings passengers can benefit from a buy-one-get-one-free flight experience on all Silver and Pearl flights from Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa. From the 6th of December to the 31st of December Seawings Passengers have a choice of two festive Promotions. The first of these is the "Festive...

2009-11-18 16:13:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaikh Holdings, a Dubai based real estate investment and development company, has made substantial construction progress on its award-winning golf development -- Sanctuary Falls. The developer has achieved significant milestones over the past 18 months, and has been working diligently to build the 99 villa community and deliver on its commitment to its residents. Overlooking the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sanctuary Falls...

2008-06-19 09:00:36

The acclaimed musical Oliver! will open to audiences in Dubai on June 20, as it prepares to take centre stage at the Madinat Theatre in Madinat Jumeirah. The two-day event is part of the events planned for Dubai Summer Surprises 2008. The musical is a unique production, featuring a cast of 34 including 30 talented Dubai-based children and 4 professional actors from the UK. The musical will have three performances; the opening one on June 20th at 7pm and two shows at 2pm and 7pm on June...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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