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Dubai is a place of superlatives: the world's tallest building, biggest shopping mall, largest tin of caviar. It's easy to see why Dubai Creek, a... Read More

Travelers at Dubai International Airport found themselves temporarily delayed on Friday morning after an unauthorized drone was seen over a terminal,... Read More

The United Arab Emirates is now home to the world’s most powerful passport, according to the Passport Index.The real-time index ranks the strength of... Read More

Contrary to popular perception, Dubai (and the rest of the emirates) did not just pop out of the ground in the 1990s. Due to oil wealth, the city-state... Read More

Dubai, the Disneyland-esque city on the Persian Gulf, is known for everything being bigger, better, more dazzling and outrageous. There's an indoor ski... Read More

The buttery sand was still chilly, not yet warmed by the sure-to-be brilliant sun that had only barely risen above the horizon. Tiny track marks dotted... Read More

Dubai is a post-modern mecca, a sci-fi metropolis with an excess of nearly everything. Think Las Vegas by the sea, sans gambling, heavy drinking and... Read More

Dubai is the city of superlatives: the biggest, the tallest, the most expensive, even the cheapest. It has something for everyone. Full of glitz and... Read More

The Titanic‘s story will go on and on.A replica of the infamous passenger ship — dubbed the Titanic II — is set to make its first voyage in 2022. It... Read More

One woman's seemingly innocuous in-flight beverage choice landed her in hot water in Dubai.  On July 13, Ellie Holman, a dentist from... Read More

Amalia Lazarov is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect... Read More

Kristen Korey Pike is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect... Read More

Most luxury resorts in the emirate of Abu Dhabi are buried deep in the sandy Empty Quarter or in the region's remote outer islands, far from the heart... Read More

Dubai is certainly well-known for being an over-the-top travel destination, and with some of the most luxurious hotels, designer clothing stores, and... Read More

Anytime you travel, it’s always important to consider how expensive things might be in your destination. One way to determine relative prices is to pick... Read More

Let me just say up front: I have never wanted to go to Abu Dhabi. Actually, to be completely correct, I’ve never been tempted to step out of the city... Read More

A $1 billion indoor amusement park, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, will officially open to the public on July 25.The much-anticipated park will bring... Read More

After 10 years of sitting in Dubai, the historic Queen Elizabeth 2 ocean liner is opening as a hotel.The QE2 rose to prominence when it set sail in 1969... Read More

Those in search of an unforgettable swim with sky-high views are now invited to take a dip at the world's tallest hotel.Dubai's Gevora Hotel, which... Read More

If you’re a Facebook user, you might have the opportunity to win a free night in Dubai.Atlantis, The Palm, just hit one million followers on Facebook,... Read More

Dubai has added another gleaming tower to its skyline, though it’s not a commercial center or luxury penthouse — it’s a hotel.The Gevora Hotel recently... Read More

Dubai isn’t exactly known for being understated. For every shawarma stand and souk you find in this city, you’ll also find an ultra-luxury shopping... Read More

In the U.S., New Year's Eve means watching the ball drop, champagne toasts and kisses at midnight.Countries around the world, however, each put their... Read More

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has been banned from operating flights to and from Tunisia after officials there said the airline stopped some women... Read More

On Nov. 27, Prince Harry announced he was officially off the market and had proposed to American actress Meghan Markle. (If you haven't heard, she... Read More

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