Store Manager – Sandro – MOE – Dubai

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Store Manager | Sandro | MOE | Dubai
Date: 19-Apr-2018

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the overall operation of our Sandro store in MOE. In the role of Store Manager, you will ensure that the sales and profits are maximised as well as providing direction to your team through leadership, motivation and effective communication.

As a Senior Brand Ambassador for Sandro, you will motivate and develop your team to deliver exceptional results. You will manage the stock levels and ensure the frequency and volumes of deliveries are according to peaks and always have adequate stocks available in the stores.

About You

To be a successful Sandro Store Manager, you will have experience within a Store Manager or equivalent level role, preferably in a luxury retail environment. You will have a passion for fashion, be commercially aware of new trends and keep up with regional season trends in the market.

You will have excellent leadership and people management skills, proven ability to increase sales and profitability, sound commercial and brand awareness and good technical proficiency with SAP, MS applications, and POS systems. You will be a true leader with the ability to interview, train, develop and assess talent.

 

Business expert sales wanted by Apple in Dubai

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Job Number: VariousUnited Arab EmiratesPosted: Apr. 3, 2018

Retail Store
Job Summary
At the Apple Store, you connect business professionals and entrepreneurs with the tools they need in order to put Apple solutions to work in their businesses. As a Business Expert, you help them learn about Apple products and explore various possibilities. You’re part of a team that’s passionate about helping businesses succeed. With your understanding of business needs and enthusiasm for Apple, you find great satisfaction in offering powerful, innovative solutions to each customer.
Key Qualifications
•Knowledge of how businesses use technology and what Apple solutions can offer them.
•Comfort using the phone to interact with customers and to position business solutions.
•Ability to facilitate business experiences through in-store briefings, workshops, and events.
Description
As a Business Expert, you introduce Apple solutions, technology, and services to business customers. You spend time on the sales floor, meeting first-time and current business customers and learning their needs. You generate new leads and build relationships, connecting over the phone or through in-store workshops and events. You discover customer needs through briefings and work with the Business Team to prepare and present proposals. For customers with more complex needs, you work with the entire Business Team to craft the ideal solutions. Finally, you inform and offer customers the complete suite of sales support options. By engaging customers to think about the possibilities of Apple technology in their businesses, you help build success – not only for your team, but for our customers as well.

Additional Requirements
• You have at least one year of experience selling in the business market.
• You’re comfortable developing qualified leads by phone.
• You have strong people and presentation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Multilingual ability is a plus.
• You’ll need to be flexible with your schedule. Your work hours will be based on business needs.

Luxury Retail Agent wanted in Bulgari hotel Dubai

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Job Description
Posting Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Number 18000VJB
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Bulgari Hotel & Resorts, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Bulgari Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Developed in partnership with jeweler and luxury products designer Bulgari, our select Bulgari Hotels & Resorts are located in major cosmopolitan cities and luxury resort destinations. Join our team and help deliver the excitement, timeless glamour and heritage of the Bulgari brand.

Job Summary

Perform general office duties to support Sales & Marketing (e.g., filing, sending emails, typing, faxing, copying). Prepare sales-related documents throughout the sales process (e.g., proposals, contracts, or banquet event orders). Promote awareness of brand image internally and externally. Gather materials and assemble information packages (e.g., brochures, promotional materials). Use sales techniques that maximize revenue while maintaining existing guest loyalty to Marriott. Enter, retrieve, reconcile, and verify information (e.g., commissions, leads, third parties) in software involved in the sales process. Answer guest questions about property facilities/services (e.g., hours of operation, rates and room types, packages, promotions, entertainment, restaurants, special events). Serve as the point of contact for clients and communicate with them by phone and email to respond to questions and requests.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

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Refrigerated Truck Driver wanted by CARREFOUR UAE

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Job Name Refrigerated Truck Driver – UAE
Department Receiving
Devision Services Division
job code CAR UAE
job Status Open
Branch Name All Branches
Responsibility
A refrigerated trucker driver is a specialized transportation worker. The cargo carried by these types of truck drivers is sensitive and kept at a specific low pre-determined temperature. This puts an increased amount of importance and stress upon refrigerated truck drivers to arrive to their destination on time in order to ensure the cargo does not spoil or ruin due to normal or hot temperatures.
Qualifications
Valid UAE – LMV / HMV driving license
Knowledge of UAE Roads

Tenancy Delivery Manager wanted by Atkins in Dubai

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Tenancy Delivery Manager
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Construction, Infrastructure
Projects:

1.The concept / theme is a streets and square concept, with an outdoor ambience incorporated within an indoor conditioned environment. Aesthetically designed keeping the family shopper in mind, the retail offerings of the mall have been categorized into 3 distinct districts. The project will feature 2 million square feet of leasable space spread over ground and first floor levels, comprising c.650 retail and F&B outlets, three major family entertainment centres, a 20-screen Cineplex, a hypermarket, and outdoor events area.

2.The mall will deliver modern ”industrial chic” architecture and interior design and will provide over 50 F&B offerings across two levels with external terraces to maximise the integration with the adjoining Expo Plaza Park, an urban green park of multi-recreational and sports usage. Key entertainment offerings include a 9 screen cinema and large family entertainment centre located at opposite ends of the linear mall positioned to draw custom down the main mall concourse spine of approximately 300m in length. The mall will consist of c. 180 units.

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Services:

The scope of services to be performed by the Service Provider shall include as a minimum:

a) Ensure all works pertaining to the retail unit fit out and handover of the trading units to The Dubai Mall Operational Team are completed on time and to the required standards.
b) Ensure nominated unit is ready for handover prior to tenant commencement.
c) Management of all pre-handover contractor briefing, meetings and minutes of the same
d) Ensure all tenancy fit outs are in-line with the approved drawings and project standards
e) Carry out daily on-site inspections and fit out progress monitoring reporting
f) On-going monitoring of the fit out phase to ensure attendance, programme, compliance, health and safety and quality standards are met
g) Ensure on-going tenancy issues are resolved
h) Ensure all fit out base building queries are issued to Emaar Development Project Consultants for action & clarification

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Deliverables Present the following:

RDT Project Execution Plan inclusive but not limited to:

Master Tenant Fit Out Programme (P6 software) inclusive of:

All tenancies and the key design, construction, completion and handoveractivities/ milestones
Alignment to Main Contractor Base Build construction programme inclusive ofcritical path and key milestones pertaining to unit handovers and MEPservices commissioning, authority inspections and certification inclusive ofTaking Over Certificate (TOC)
Weekly Design and Construction progress and tracking reports
Project overviews indicating the vital parameters and progress of all units.Mitigation plans for units under delay
Physical site possession checklists, reports and tracking
Design, Permits and Construction approvals process
Verify & certify all local authority documentation for carrying out works on site.Verify availability of DCD/ OM/ DEWA approved documentation on site.
Completed Emaar approval forms, including, but not limited to the following:
Tenant Authorised Representative details
Tenant Designer details
Tenant MEP consultant details
Tenant Structural Consultant details
Tenant Lighting Consultant details
Tenant General Contractor details
QA/QC plan
Design Management plan inclusive of:
Design submission forms for all stages of Concept & detailed design includingMEP design
Construction Management plan
Site inspection reports
TVR Tracking report
Collection & log of contractor’s insurance
Processing of general & hot- work permits
Assisting in manpower & material movement & site logistics
Assistance in hoarding movement to facilitate shop front construction
Assistance in final hoarding removal
Daily site inspection
Photographic record of site progress for all units.
HSE management plan aligning to Main Contractor HSE policies.
In the case of Dubai South Mall specific management planning to assure tenant contractor compliance to the Worker Welfare and HSE minimum assurance standards
Issuance of penalties to errant contractors (HSE violation)
Commissioning, Inspections and retail opening plan
Review & sign off of project close out documentation including T&C reports. Pre handover inspections reports, including compliance with LOD’s
Pre site handover design meeting minutes
Pre-Opening defects report
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Defects close out report
Site inspection reports
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Compiling project documentation and issuance to the asset team prior to opening.
Liaising with local authorities for facilitating onsite inspections.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include, Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Internal Relationships:
Participate in meetings to discuss issues and status
Review and determine daily priorities
Seek authorization when required
Seek performance feedback
Escalate issues through chain of command
Establish priorities
Seek and provide information
Seek clarification regarding agreed terms and conditions with merchant
Define scope of works in preparation of tenancy
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Discuss issues
Liaise with Centre Management to coordinate works and costs
Discuss and coordinate issues
Report status in Retail Design Management meetings on each asset.
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Detail lessor and merchant requirements and lease terms and conditions
Assist billing tenants for works
Coordinate and obtain final lease plan for Retail Design Management
External Relationships:
Confirm lease terms and conditions
Discuss merchant issues
Handover tenancy to merchant/s and or Tenant Authorized Representative (TAR)
Assist billing tenants for TVR works
Liaise with the Lessee and the local municipality to seek permits and approval for works within associated with tenancy
Resolve issues impacting with the centre
Coordinate quotations with contractors
Project manage works with contractors for tenancies
Manage Health & Safety
Collect certificates for trade
Experience Required:
Ideally experience in retail project management of buildings and facilities of similar project
Management skills and the ability to relate to the complexities of managing retail property
University degree or equivalent in a technical discipline preferably Interior Design or Architecture
Diploma/ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
Excellent communication skills
Conflict Management Skills
Site Management Skills
Knowledge of Authority Processes
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Security Supervisor wanted by Debenhams – Dubai, UAE

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Security Supervisor – Debenhams – UAE
Job no: 2202139
Location: Dubai
Deira City Centre

Debenhams

Debenhams is a leading department store chain that originated in the UK and carries a full range of cosmetics, womenswear, lingerie, accessories, menswear, childrenswear and home. The store offers a unique combination of exclusive designer brands, international brands and Debenhams’ own collection. Our customers are enticed inside because we stock the latest trends, and the customer service ensures customers return. As a brand we are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and driven.

The Role:

As Security Supervisor, you will ensure a safe and pleasant environment for customers and employees by supervising and assigning the tasks, patrolling areas, and schedules (rotas) for Security Officers. You will also monitor stock deliveries and storage to ensure compliance with company procedures and health & safety standards.

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have:

• Fluent in English

• A working understanding of EAS & CCTV systems

• Knowledge of local civil, criminal, and labour laws

• The ability to produce meaningful and accurate reports, both verbal and written

• Knowledge of SERA / DIP

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in retail management (desirable)

• No previous disciplinary misconduct or criminal convictions on your record

• Has a valid driving license (preferable)

About Us:
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.

Advertised: 13 Mar 2018 Arabian Standard Time

RETAIL SHOP ATTENDANT wanted by Waldorf Astoria hotel, DUBAI

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RETAIL SHOP ATTENDANT
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Job Summary
A Retail Shop Attendant provides retail services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience in shopping as required.
What will I be doing?
As Retail Shop Attendant, you will ensure guests satisfaction, to provide services for Guests to contribute to an overall exceptional experience. A Retail Shop Attendant truly influences the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, are responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
 
Welcoming and assisting Guests in a timely and efficient manner
Ensure an efficient retail shop experience for Guests, including suggesting and helping, as required
Ensure that the Guests’ shopping experience is enjoyable so that they come back
Assist to create return business which in turn generates business
Attend appropriate training courses, when required, and assist with the Front Office team when required

Maintain outstanding store conditions and visual merchandising standards
Keeping the areas clean and well organized
Accurately describe products features and benefits
Maintaining a fully stocked store
Assist other departments, as necessary
What are we looking for?

Retail Shop Attendant serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Previous experience in a customer-focused industry
Positive attitude and good communication skills
Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
Excellent grooming standards
Calm, efficient, and organized with great attention to detail
Ability to multi-task while maintaining a positive attitude when working with a Guest
Professional manner with an emphasis on hospitality and guest service
Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
Competent level of IT proficiency
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Previous experience in a Retail Shop in hospitality
Front Office/Concierge experience in the hotel, leisure, and/or entertainment sectors
Conflict resolution experience

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Baby & Children Section Manager wanted by Carrefour in Dubai

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Job NameBaby & Children Section Manager
Department TEXTILE
Devision Commercial Division
job code TEX05
job Status Future
Branch Name All Branches
Responsibility
• Ensure exceptional customer service is delivered at all times.
• Manage and motivate the team to meet sales targets and margin and ensure efficiency.
• Manage and ensure proper stock management (stock value, control out of stock, orders and merchandise deliveries) in coordination with the section supervisors.
• Analyse the competition pricing and promotional activities to ensure competitive advantage.
• Manage and control attractive displays and correct pricing are implemented at all times.
• Establish attractive display implementation of merchandise inside the section.
• Negotiate internal promotions with the supplier to enforce the image of discount inside the section.
• Ensure proper trainings to the team in order to improve their skills.
Qualifications
• University degree and/or professional qualifications.
• Fluent English and computer skills are MUST.
• Strong negotiation, communication and leadership skills.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Experience:3-5 years exp as Section Manager in Textile.

Bastakiya

Bastakiya Dubai
Bastakiya Dubai
Bastakiya Dubai

Bastakiya is a heritage village that has been more renovated rather than restored. But you still get a feeling of what the old Dubai is like.

Bastakiya is filled with old but restored cafes, souvenir shops, art galleries. Lovingly restored and the area is very clean. The buildings have wind towers at the top that ventilates the building when the wind blows. Beware of the pushy salesman. Full of small restaurants that sell local traditional food. Lots of twisty turny side streets and alleyways. It is right on Dubai creek and the cafes and restaurants face out onto the water. Baastakiya is a very tranquill area of a by gone age. Best to visit by taxi because there is no parking. Also easily accessible by water taxi known as Abras. Heritage house at 3 dirhams entrance fee ,Malis gallery, coin museum and shaikh rashid centre are the places to visit here. To the south is a restaurant that sells camel burgers and camel milk shakes. Visit before 5pm when everything is open

The city walls are the original city walls, whereas the rest of Bastakiya has been renovated to replicate the crumbling remains of the original structures.

Al Ghubaiba Metro Station (Green Line) is a short walk away and is probably the easiest way to get here.

 

Riverland Dubai – The story so far

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riverland Dubai
riverland Dubai

This is a man made river within a theme park. It is 1km long and it is a recreation of a typical Western European river bank area such as the Seine.

Now that it has opened, tourists are able to do all the things that French riverbank tourists do such as take boat rides down the river and enjoy a drink, a coffee or a meal at one of the river’s planned cafes, bars and restaurants.

The entrance to the streets are paved with cobblestones and lined with trees. It has replicated a typical 17th century French village with buildings on the way to the river banks.

A surprising number of tourists from China and Russia has added to the expected numbers to see a quaint recreation of a riverbank scene. Middle eastern visitors have been fascinated with the novelty of lush green riverbanks and boating on an inland patch of flowing water which is a scarce scene in Dubai. Add to that the novelty of antique European buildings and there should be lots to attract non-European visitors here.

It will connect the major parts of the Dubai park and resort and will also connect it to Legoland’s water park.

Inside riverland there are plans for 50 restaurants and retail shops. There will also be street entertainment of various sorts including open air theatre.

Crossing the river is by a large footbridge with a high clearance for the passing of anticipated luxury yachts.

Riverland has seen an 84% business occupancy rate which means it has been a reasonable success.

Dubai City Guide

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Dubai City Guide: 10 Must-Visit Places!

Are you thinking of spending your vacations away from your hometown? Want to go for lots of sightseeing and shopping on your trip and hoping you’d get a tan as well? Well then, the best place for you to spend your vacations is Dubai!

Dubai is a famous city that is located in the UAE or the United Arab Emirates. It is well known for being a luxurious vacationing spot. The city itself has loads to offer, from some famous sightseeing attractions such as the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Fountain to some of the best shopping malls along with fantastic beaches as well.
You can enjoy the calm and peaceful environment while relaxing on the beach, sipping away your coconut water. The city is the perfect vacation spot for you to visit with your family and friends. However, in order to know about the placed you must visit you should have the best Dubai City Guide to aid you.

Let us serve as your Dubai City Guide and provide you with some suggestions! We’ll be covering buildings, restaurants, shopping malls, and more!

1. Burj Khalifa

burj khalifa fireworks
burj khalifa fireworks

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and is considered to be Dubai’s landmark building. Now, the observation deck which happens to be on the 124th floor of this building is definitely somewhere you would want to go because the views from this floor are simply breathtaking!

You can see the city’s skyline views, plus on the observation deck, you are also provided with an opportunity to find out more about the city as well as about Burj Khalifa itself because you can also see multimedia presentations here.
The next thing that you’d definitely want to do while you’re here is to take the high-speed elevator to the observation deck where you’d get to see a 360-degree view of the city. This way you’ll get a full view of the skyscrapers spread across the city, you can see the desert on one side and the ocean on the other side. People love visiting this place especially during night time as it is the perfect chance for you to view the famous; Dubai’s city-lights panoramas which are a great view fro the eyes! Burj Khalifa is surrounded by beautifully designed gardens where you’d want to stroll around with your beloveds for sure!

2. Dubai Dancing Fountains

Dubai dancing fountains
Dubai dancing fountains

Your next destination, and coming in at number two in this Dubai city guide, should definitely be the Dubai Fountains. These are located at the base of Burj Khalifa and are the world’s largest dancing fountains!
These fountains are set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake and they shoot water jets about 500 ft high! The fountain itself is about 900 ft long and has 5 circles that vary in sizes. These beautiful fountains perform daily, with performances including some well-known songs. The super light and color projectors help by creating some amazing visual spectrums that can be seen from about 20 miles away as well. These abstract attractions are something that you’d definitely want to see for yourself, for no words can describe this mind-blowing scene!

3. Burj Al-Arab

Burj-al-arab from helicopter
Burj-al-arab from helicopter

Burj Al-Arab is the world’s tallest hotel and it is located on the Dubai coastline on its own artificial island! It is classed as a 7 star hotel. It has been designed in such a manner that it resembles a billowing dhow sail, while the exterior of the hotel is lit up by choreographed lighting that make it quite feast for the eyes. Despite the fact that it is one of the most expensive hotels in the world, Burj Al-Arab is quite a keen spot for tourists. The attention to detail and level of luxury justifies its high price tag. It provides an opportunity to dine at one of the top class restaurants, the Al-Mahara restaurant. Or you could have your afternoon tea at the Skyview Bar which is located on the 27th floor allowing you to get a view of some amazing panoramic views across the city. Out of season prices can bring this hotel into the price reach of most people who want a once in a lifetime experience. The views from the panoramic room are amazing. Sunset in the indoor swimming pools is a tranquil unforgettable experience too.

4. The Dubai Creek

Dubai creek cruising
Dubai creek cruising

The Dubai Creek is a natural seawater inlet that separates the center of the city into two towns; Deira and Bur Dubai. The creek has a lot of importance for the city as it plays an integral role in the city’s expansions. The Dhow Wharfage is located along the Creek’s bank on the north of the Al-Maktoum Bridge. You can visit this place and watch the cargo getting loaded and unloaded; many times the workers even take the tourists for a vessel tour letting them get taste of their lives. You can travel across the creek by taking a trip on one of the dhows or you can also take a small wooden ferry instead.

These were the buildings suggested by our Dubai city guide. Now, let’s talk about the two highly recommended restaurants!

1. Al-Mahara

Al Mahara restaurant Burj Al Arab
Al Mahara restaurant Burj Al Arab

The Al-Mahara restaurant is an establishment that is must go-to while you’re in Dubai. It resides inside the Burj Al Arab hotel but you don’t need to stay at the hotel to eat here. This is an underwater restaurant cooking modern British seafood; where glass panels cover the walls, the floor and even the ceiling of the dining room. This allows you to view the marine aquarium fish while you dine on delicious food. Don’t be afraid of eating the seafood, it won’t be the fish in the aquarium you will eat. The chefs will actually cook live flames in front of you some specialities such as crepes. to add to your restaurant experience.

2. Majlis Al Bahar

Majlis restaurant - Al Bahar - Dubai
Majlis restaurant – Al Bahar – Dubai

This is one of Dubai’s most romantic restaurants. It is located on Burj Al Arab’s private island beach. This restaurant is the best place to enjoy the sunset while surrounded by the beach eating some of the best Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. But the restaurant is best enjoyed in the cooler months as it does get hot. A meal for two with a bottle of wine will cost you over £200.

 

 

 

 

 


 

This can’t be the best Dubai city guide without talking about the best shopping malls. Here are the recommended malls you should definitely visit.

1. Dubai Mall

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Dubai-mall

The Dubai Mall is Dubai’s top-ranking mall which provides entry to Burj Khalifa along with the Dubai Aquarium. The mall offers not only a great deal of shopping and eating options but also provides quite a lot of entertainment options as well. These options include an ice-skating rink, a gaming zone, and a cinema complex. The Dubai Mall also hosts live music and fashion shows on special events such as the annual Dubai Shopping Festival held in January and February along with the Dubai Summer Surprises Festival that is held in July and August.

The Dubai Aquarium situated on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall houses about 140 species of marine life in a huge suspended tank. You can view them for free if you enter the Underwater Zoo and can walk through the tunnels to get a closer look. The Dubai Aquarium also offers you a chance to go for glass bottom boat tours, cage snorkeling along with shark diving as well.

2. Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Mall of the Emirates Dubai

Mall of the Emirates is one of Dubai’s most famous malls due to the surreal Ski Dubai facility that is located inside the mall. Ski Dubai is basically an indoor ski resort that offers you a chance to enjoy the snow, ski around, or go for snowboarding and tobogganing. This indoor ski slope is facilitated with chairlifts and a penguin enclosure as well. The Mall also features a cinema complex and a family entertainment center that has a lot of rides for you to go on. The mall offers great shopping and eating opportunities as well!

Ending our Dubai city guide, let’s talk about the beaches that are worth a visit while you’re in the city.

1. The Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach Dubai
Jumeirah Beach Dubai

The Jumeirah Beach is a white, sandy beach which is surrounded by hotels all along its length. It has some of the best facilities for all those who aim to get a tan. There are many sun loungers available. You can go for jet skiing. Plus, there are some great restaurants nearby as well! It is definitely a place you’d want to go to relax. It is a family based beach with lots of attractions for the whole family. There are private portions of the beach for residents of the hotels. The public part is Jumeirah Beach Park. Most tourists will want their picture taken on the beach with the Burj Al Arab hotel in the background.

2. The Mamzar Beach Park

Mamzar beach park
Mamzar beach park

The Mamzar Beach Park is said to be one of the most desirable beaches ever. This beach park has about 5 beaches in coves all around the coast and each of these beaches has a sheltered area with changing rooms and showers. You can rent chalets along with a barbecue area also there are 2 very large swimming pools available. You can rent out the sun loungers as well. This Beach Park also features many cafes and stores so you can have some yummy snacks every now and then!

So, this brings us to the end of our Dubai city guide. We’ve covered a whole range of attractions you should visit while vacationing in this famous city.