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Dubai Opens World’s Tallest Hotel, Again

The recent opening of the 75-storey Gevora Hotel is now the “world’s new tallest hotel” in the metropolitan Dubai, another towering landmark in the city piping for the world’s tallest building.

Feb 12, 2018 | By Andrea Sim

Think of Dubai, visitors will remember the city-state that boasts opulent shopping malls, numerous luxury resorts and even an indoor ski resort. Being one of the seven sheikhdoms that makes up the energy-rich United Arab Emirates within the GCC region, Dubai is always pulsating with energy as it goes on a never-ending quest to break records. With the record breaking Burj Khalifa, standing at 828m (half a mile) high, it is famed for its spacious outdoor observation deck, offering a stunning 360-degree view of the city’s skyline.

With Dubai’s plans already running in the pipeline and gearing itself towards the global trade expo fair 2020, the country is aiming to attract over 20 million unique visitors annually by 2020. A few of the programmes launched by Expo 2020 Dubai is to fund, accelerate and promote creative solutions that will improve lives as well as to build up its economy growth through job creations from the commercial opportunities it triggers.

Dubai Opens World’s Tallest Hotel, Again

With the recent announcement of the opening of the “world’s new tallest hotel” in the metropolitan Dubai, the gleaming 75-storey Gevora Hotel, standing at 356m tall is pipping another towering landmark in the city for the title. The new Gevora Hotel is situated within view of its predecessor. According to Emirati daily The National, the Gevora’s first guests are expected on Monday.

A major transit hub situated on transcontinental air routes, Dubai airport was the world’s busiest for international passengers in 2017 for the fourth year running, with 88.2 million travellers.

 

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