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2013-12-30 08:24:55

-IMG Artists To Produce Dubai's Official Attempt For The Largest Firework Display- DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Artists, the global leader in the performing arts and lifestyle events management owned by principals Barrett Wissman and Alex Shustorovich, announced that it has been appointed to oversee the ambitious plan to break the official Guinness World Record for the world's largest firework display in Dubai. The planned display will...

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...

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...

2009-10-05 01:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings LLC, the only seaplane tour operator in the Middle East, is pleased to announce their new pricing for the Winter Season 2009/10. Effective 1 October 2009, Seawings will be offering newly revised packages ideal for tourists and residents to enjoy over the winter season. Tourists and residents of Dubai and neighboring Emirates can enjoy the picturesque setting, accessibility and popularity of both the Seawings bases, conveniently located...

2008-12-23 12:10:00

Artists and Craftsman From Around the Globe Create Fantastical Sculptures, Murals and Paintings to Conjure Up the Lost Island Atlantis Centrepiece of the Grand Lobby is 32-Feet High, Swirling Glass Sculpture by Dale Chihuly, Surrounded By Lifesized Wall Murals by Spanish Artist Albino Gonzalez NEW YORK, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Joan Warren-Grady, art advisor to luxury hotels worldwide, has recently completed a multi-million dollar art program for Atlantis, The Palm - Dubai, UAE, adding to...

2008-10-20 09:00:19

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The innovative Crystal Lagoons technology, created by Chilean businessman Fernando Fischmann, will be presented October 28 in Miami, Florida, at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Fall Meeting during the Recreation Council, in an exposition given by the entrepreneur himself at 2:00 pm at the Miami Beach Convention Center. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081020/ARM001-a http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081020/ARM001-b )...

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