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In Search of The Humpback Dolphin in Abu Dhabi

24 Mar, 2019Think of the Abu Dhabi coast and your mind will probably conjure high-rise skylines, glamourous ports, and opulent maritime developments. But what about dolphins? Hidden offshore is one of the Indian Ocean’s most playful and peculiar creatures: the humpback dolphin. Usually elusive and small in number, a recent study conducted by the Environment Agency revealed that humpback dolphins flock to Abu Dhabi’s sandy coasts in search of warm waters. In fact, the study shows that Abu Dhabi is home to over 700 humpback dolphins, the largest known population in the world.

Guide to Exploring Dubai’s Jumeirah District

19 Mar, 2019Soak up the winter sun, enjoy wonderful views of the Burj Al Arab or if you are in the mood for something more action packed, head south and cool down at Wild Wadi Waterpark one of the Middle East’s largest. Here's our guide to Dubai's best neighbourhoods.

Inside Nanjing’s Traditional Teahouses

17 Mar, 2019Tea has been a central part of China’s heritage for over 4,000 years. First attested to the legendary pioneer of Chinese agriculture, Shennong, tea preparation in China is an artistic ritual requiring the utmost etiquette, attention to detail, finesse, and hospitality. Nanjing is one of China’s tea capitals, with specialist tea markets brimming with hundreds of aromatic varieties, a signature tea leaf so difficult to prepare that only a handful of masters can produce it by hand, and a culture of tea-serving that is as intoxicating to observe as the tea is delicious to drink. Carefully brewed, meticulously prepared, and expertly served, here is why Nanjing’s traditional teahouses will leave you humming in delight for weeks to come:

A Local’s Guide to Römerberg

11 Mar, 2019Römerberg: the pristine, historic main square of Frankfurt. Its half-timbered, fairytale buildings are filled with Disneyesque gaiety and ebullient charm, while its role in Frankfurt’s history has been pivotal. Exploring the square is taking a step back in time. Here’s how to enjoy the most intimate encounter with one of Europe’s most iconic squares.

The UNESCO Treasures of Abu Dhabi

10 Mar, 2019Lost amidst the glitz and glamor of Abu Dhabi’s glass and steel skyline are four stunningly-beautiful but little-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Uncovered, restored, and preserved over the past 50 years, these properties reveal the longest continuously inhabited areas in the region. Wandering through Bronze and Iron Age settlements set against dramatic landscapes brings Abu Dhabi’s rich and largely forgotten cultural heritage to life. From the Jebel Hafeet Tombs, hidden among towering bare-rock ridges, to the palm-studded canopies of the Al Ain Oasis, Abu Dhabi’s unique UNESCO sites offer a world of history that stands in striking contrast to the capital’s super-modern architecture.

9 Ways For The Best Sleep Ever On Your Next Holiday

05 Mar, 2019The future is shaped by your dreams, so stop wasting time and get to sleep! Here are eight ways to guarantee the best night’s sleep ever on your next holiday. Sweet dreams…

Five Reasons Zabeel House by Jumeirah the Greens is the Ultimate Social Hub

03 Mar, 2019Meet Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, a 210-room urban nexus shaking up Dubai’s hotel scene with its Insta-worthy interiors, laid-back vibes, eccentric concepts, and line-up of cool local experts, dedicated to helping you dive into all that the quirky neighbourhood and Dubai has to offer from just AED 450.

12 Amazing Reasons to stay at Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living

25 Feb, 2019Our Mayfair location puts you at the heart of one the capital's most exclusive neighborhoods. Michelin-starred restaurants rub shoulders with leading boutiques and cutting edge brands at the top of their game – all surrounded by the wonderful architecture and history of this village we call Mayfair.

Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Awards winners revealed

24 Feb, 2019We are delighted to share the news that Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts have been recognised by the Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Awards! The travel guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas.

7 Unmissable Treasures in the Old City of Shanghai

21 Feb, 2019With recent refurbishments injecting vibrant life back into the Old City of Shanghai, the district has become aglow with colorful Ming and Qing buildings, serene, lily-filled lakes, exciting night markets, and a world-famous selection of delectable street food stalls. From the ancient to the modern, here are seven unmissable treasures in the Old City of Shanghai.

Peter Bergh on Falconry in UAE

20 Feb, 2019Falconry is a time-honoured tradition in the Middle-East going back millennia. It is a spiritual sport that forges a deep connection between man and bird, starting when the bird is still a fledgling—and it is stunning to observe as a swooping falcon races, wings unfurled, to a confident handler’s outstretched hands.

Finalists revealed for Condé Nast Traveller ME’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2018/2019

18 Feb, 2019We’re delighted to share the news that Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort has been shortlisted in the ‘Most Anticipated Hotel Opening’ category and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has been named as a finalist in the ‘Favourite Spa Retreat’ category.

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