The ME Construction News reports that Nakheel and RIU Hotels & Resorts announced that a new resort is scheduled to be constructed soon. It will be located in Dubai's Deira Islands, a group of artificial islands near Dubai. Its construction will commence this year and is expected to have been completed by the end of 2019.
Visitors to the Burj Khalifa in Dubai can now pay to ride to the 148th floor to get an even more elevated view of the surrounding area from the new observation deck located 1,821 feet above the ground. The recently opened observation deck set the Guinness World Record for the world’s tallest observation deck and offers views from about two thirds of the height of the buildings overall height. It beat out the Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China for the distinction. The new area was built 24 floors higher than the buildings previous highest observation deck on the 124th floor. The existing observation deck attracted 1.9 million visitors last year who payed to take in the amazing views of Dubai and the surrounding area.
‘Dubailand’, an entertainment complex currently being built in Dubai, is a vivid example of the city’s vision to not only attract millions of tourists, but also offer its residents a world-class recreation experience. Announced in 2003 but put on hold for a long time due to global recession and Dubai's financial crisis, the project is one of the most ambitious leisure developments ever proposed anywhere in the world. It will host various residential, sports, leisure, entertainment and shopping attractions, some of which are already operational, while the whole complex is expected to open before Expo 2020.
Apart from skyscrapers and impressive buildings, Dubai is known for the Floating Seahorse. It’s about a luxurious villa which is located among other floating structures in the Arabian Gulf. Like a floating structure, a part of the villa is submerged underwater giving the opportunity to visitors to explore the sea bottom. It is very popular and attractive for visitors around the world.