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World's second safest destination
The United Arab Emirates, which includes Dubai, has been named the world's second safest destination in a new survey.
More Emirates flights from Arlanda
Emirates is doubling services between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Dubai International Airport, the airline announces in a press release.
World's tallest hotel opens in Dubai - again
The world's tallest hotel is in Dubai, that's not news. What is new is that the title has been taken over by a brand new hotel. The JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai has held the record as the world's tallest hotel for a few years, but no longer. Last month it opened...
Start your morning on a high - enjoy breakfast in the Burj Khalifa
The world's highest restaurant, At.mosphere on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, now also serves breakfast. A day in Dubai couldn't start any better, but it comes at a price. At.mosphere in the Burj Khalifa is an All About Dubai favourite. Sure, we may think the food...
Dubai is one of the safest destinations in the world
We already knew that Dubai is a safe place with a low crime rate. Now comes statistics that show exactly how well the city, and the country, stand up in an international comparison. In a new report, the World Economic Forum ranks the world's safest countries to visit....
Emirates is the world's best airline 2017
Dubai's Emirates has been named the world's best airline in TripAdvisor's Travelers Choice Awards. When the major travel site Tripadvisor included airlines as a category in its annual Travelers Choice Awards for the first time, Emirates became the...
So many Swedes travel to Dubai
Dubai set a new visitor record in 2016 and the number of Swedes travelling to the emirate is only increasing, according to new statistics from the Dubai Tourist Board. In 2016, Dubai welcomed 14.9 million foreign visitors, improving on its previous record by 5 per cent. The number of Swedes...
Free wifi at Dubai airports
Next time you land in Dubai, start surfing right away. Airports have been upgraded with free - and fast - wifi.
Hyperloop - Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes
Of all Dubai's mega-projects, this is perhaps the coolest yet. Dubai could be the first in the world with a Hyperloop transport system.
Premiere of new project - Dubai Canal opened
The water is now flowing in the Dubai Water Canal, the new canal that connects the upper part of Dubai Creek to the sea at Jumeirah Beach.
New experiences and excursions in Dubai 2016
Dubai is a jam-packed destination for those who want to experience a lot on holiday, and this winter season the city is filling up with even more offers.
Dubai charges air travellers
Flight tickets to Dubai have become a little more expensive. This is because the emirate has started charging an airport fee to anyone travelling from one of its airports.
Dubai plans new record-breaking tower
The world's tallest building is already in the emirate, but now Dubai plans to break its own record. The next tower is designed by Santiago Calatrava and is due to be completed in 2018.
Dubai is the world's best destination
Dubai has been named the world's best destination 2015, at the World Travel Awards. Dubai also topped the lists in other categories, such as best beach hotels and design hotels.
Dubai trendiest for New Year celebrations
More and more people want to celebrate New Year in Dubai. Seventy percent more people are searching for trips to Dubai over the New Year, according to new statistics from travel search engine Kayak.
Soon you'll be flying superjumbo to Dubai
Southern Swedes travelling to Dubai - congratulations! From the first of December this year, you'll be able to fly on the superjumbo A380, with Emirates from Copenhagen.
Dubai and Thailand on the same trip
Apollo offers a combination trip to Dubai and Thailand, three nights in Dubai and eleven nights in Hua Hin. You fly with Emirates and the price starts at ...
Mix Megapol's girls' plane goes to Dubai
For the ninth year in a row, radio station Mix Megapol is sending out a plane full of girls, led by Gry Forsell. This year's destination is Dubai.
32 reasons to travel to Dubai
So, you're thinking of travelling to Dubai, but can't quite decide which one to go for? Go ahead, here are 32 good reasons to choose Dubai this winter. Read and travel.
Sembo increases its offer in Dubai
Everyone wants to go to Dubai. Apollo recently announced that it will make the emirate one of its major destinations, and now Sembo is making a big push too.
Apollo bets on Dubai - promises good prices
Apollo launches a partnership with Emirates. The aim is to make Dubai one of Apollo's main destinations, with the same prices as for travel to the Canary Islands.
Dubai beaches get free wifi
Smart palm trees are coming to Dubai's beaches. They are equipped with solar cells and provide wifi, charging points and weather information for beachgoers.
Norwegian doubles flights to Dubai
This autumn, Norwegian is increasing the number of flights between Arlanda and Dubai significantly, from three to six times a week. There will be a flight every day except Saturdays.
Sweden Island in The World has opened
It took ten years, but now the mega-project The Worlds Island is beginning to take shape in earnest. The latest to open is the island named and designed after Sweden.
Real Madrid and AC Milan meet in Dubai
Two giants of the football world clash in Dubai in December. Champions League winners Real Madrid take on AC Milan in a friendly.
New city - glass-roofed and climate-controlled
Dubai plans to build a glass-roofed city unaffected by the summer heat. The city will include the world's largest shopping mall, hotels, entertainment and more.
Dubai builds world's largest airport
Dubai has decided to invest a massive 220 billion crowns to expand Al Maktoum International Airport into the world's largest airport.
The world's largest inflatable water park
Dubai has a fun new attraction, the Arabian Water Park. The park is inflatable and located in the sea 150 metres off Jumeirah Beach Residence, JBR.
Yesterday, the dinosaur was shown for the first time to astonished visitors in one of the world's largest shopping malls.
Police drive Ferraris and Lamborghinis
The emirate's wealthy fare dodgers are finding it harder to escape the police. A Ferrari and a Lamborghini have been deployed to chase down sports cars that break the speed limit.
Cheap flights this autumn
Emirates launches its new direct route with great promotional fares.
Check the passport rules!
Passport regulations are stricter than in many other destinations. For those who don't know, this can mean that you are stopped on your way from Sweden.
Emirates starts flying direct from Sweden
The rumour turned out to be true. In September, Emirates will launch a direct service between Dubai and Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
Fritidsresor starts direct charters
Next winter you can travel here with Fritidsresor. The company is launching charters with direct flights and offers its own hotel.
The world's tallest hotel has opened
The city's already impressive skyline has been given a mighty addition with the 355-metre-tall twin towers of the JW Marriott Marquis hotel.
Dubai Eye becomes the world's tallest Ferris wheel
The next super attraction in the emirate will be a 210-metre high Ferris wheel, significantly higher than the world's tallest at the moment.
Superjumbo gets its own airport terminal in Dubai
The world's first airport terminal dedicated entirely to the world's largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, has opened in Dubai.
Emirates flies direct Dubai - Stockholm
Dubai's own airline Emirates is about to launch a route between Dubai and Stockholm, writes travel trade magazine TTG Nordic.
First island in The World welcomes visitors
The prestigious project The World was hit hard by the global financial crisis, but now the first island opened. Lebanon beckons with a laid-back beach club and weekend brunch.
Dubai is one of the world's top ten travel destinations
Dubai is ranked eighth in Mastercard's list of the world's top destinations, up from last year.
Dubai Metro grows - now the Green Line opens
When Dubai Metro opened its first line, the Red, two years ago, it was to the delight of residents and visitors alike in a city that has been plagued by car jams for years. Last week, the metro got its second stage, when the green line was inaugurated.
Apollo launches direct charters to Dubai
Apollo starts this winter with charters to the United Arab Emirates. Travellers can choose to stay in either Dubai, Fujairah or Ras al Khaimah.
Burj Al Arab - best hotel for the eighth year in a row
The world-renowned, seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai has been named the Middle East's top hotel for the eighth year running in the World Travel Awards.
Record figures for Dubai Airport
The number of passengers at Dubai International Airport increased by 5.8 per cent in March, compared to the same month last year. During the month, 4.2 million air travellers passed through the airport.
Cooking course with Armani's master chefs
The Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa is launching cooking classes with three different flavours: Indian, Italian and Japanese. Teachers are the hotel's own master chefs.
New James Bond chases bad guys in Dubai
The next James Bond book will be partly set in Dubai, author Jeffery Deaver has revealed.
Tips on Dubai's best budget restaurants
TimeOut Dubai has published a very useful article on Dubai's best cheap restaurants. The magazine suggests 25 meals for under 100 dirhams for two people.
The world's highest restaurant has opened in Dubai
Just over halfway up the world's boldest skyscraper, the 828-metre Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the At.mosphere restaurant has opened.
Emirates launches Copenhagen - Dubai service
Dubai-based Emirates, one of the world's most luxurious and talked-about airlines, is launching a direct service between Dubai and Copenhagen Kastrup Airport.
More and more people travel to Dubai
When Swedes plan their spring trips, it's big cities far away that are most attractive, according to statistics from booking site Expedia. Dubai has moved up to third place on Expedia's list of Swedes' hotel bookings.