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Ahlan


22/04/2019

Etihad Airways is running a single-use plastic-free flight today

A round of applause for Etihad Airways, please. The airline is operating a single-use plastic-free flight on Earth Day today and we hope this means other airlines will follow its lead in the future.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Etihad Airways (@etihadairways) on Mar 6, 2019 at 3:21am PST Etihad is the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness of the effects of plastic pollution. Flight EY484 left Abu Dhabi on April 21 and will land in Brisbane today. View this post...
18/04/2019

The most Instagrammable hotel in the world is in Abu Dhabi

Congratulations are in order to Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, for officially being crowned the most Instagrammable hotel in the world. Yep, seriously.  The five-star hotel was voted the winner by 35,424 readers of Luxury Travel Advisor, and it's not really a huge surprise: it is positioned on the edge of the Empty Quarter – the world’s largest sand desert, and is surrounded by dramatic dunes.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anantara Qasr Al Sarab (@anantaraqasralsarab) on Feb 24, 2019 at 10:16pm PST You only have to glance at the resort's Instagram to see...
17/04/2019

MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant is opening in Dubai today!

The world’s first “MasterChef, the TV Experience” restaurant will launch in Dubai at Millennium Place Marina today, and yes, we are looking forwar to dining there. Who doesn't love the TV series?! In-fact, did you know that MasterChef won the Guinness World Record last year for being most successful cookery television format? Fun fact of the day. 30 winners across three countries contributed to creating the initial menu for the restaurant, and diners can see those dishes being prepared in the open-plan kitchen. Nice touch.  MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant also has a few surprises in store for viewers wanting...

16/04/2019

OMG! A Legoland hotel is opening in Dubai

Dubai is famed for its luxe and swanky hotels, which is all well and good, but the first Legoland hotel is set to open in the Middle East and to say we're excited is an understatement. Who doesn't want a castle play area, a disco elevator and themed room within their grasp? When it opens in the Middle East in 2020 it will be the seventh worldwide - its current locations include Florida, California and Malaysia. View this post on Instagram The Middle East's first #Legoland #Hotel is opening in #Dubai in 2020 and will feature a #castle #play area,...
15/04/2019

Ooh, Summersalt Jumeirah Al Naseem has introduced a ladies' day

There is no such thing as too many ladies' days, in Ahlan!'s humble opinion, so we are fully prepared to embrace Summersalt, located at the Jumeirah Al Naseem's , new offering. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Summersalt Beach Club (@summersaltbeachclub) on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:48pm PST The fancy beach club has introduced a ladies' day every Monday, so prepare to cancel your plans and get your tan on (sorry, boss). Ladies can now get all-day access for just Dhs100, and that includes a complimentary drink with access to the beach, pool, and shower facilities. Even...
15/04/2019

Eek! DXB is shutting one of its runways for 45 days

News just in: from April 18 onwards, Dubai International Airport (DXB) will close its southern runway due to major renovation taking place. This means for at least the next month, some flights will be rerouted to Dubai World Central (DWC) airport or others.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by @dubai_2.0 on Apr 7, 2019 at 3:00am PDT Lorne Riley, Director of Communications, told Gulf News this is happening because the month of May is a quiet period in terms of air traffic. With the Holy month of Ramadan coming up, it’s the best time to get the...

14/04/2019

All the best pics of Dubai's wild & wonderful weather

For the past week the UAE has experienced weather not normally associated with the, erm, desert: heavy rain poured, thick cloud blocked the powerful sun and spectacular lightning lit up the clouds. Here are the best pics locals have gathered... View this post on Instagram Cracking good lightning strike pic from @clairsoutham . . #mydubai #dubailighting #burjkhalifalightning #timeoutdubai #nofilter #burjkhalifa #dubaiweather A post shared by Kevin Southam (@kevin.southam) on Apr 13, 2019 at 3:05pm PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by Just Do It... (@nikhil11) on Apr 13, 2019 at 8:52pm PDT View this post on Instagram...
11/04/2019

Ahlan! Top 5 featuring Human Ken Doll, Rodrigo Alves

Ahlan! brings you this week’s hottest stories (not) live from Rixos The Palm in Dubai, where we're joined by the world-famous Human Ken Doll, Rodrigo Alves. In this episode, we discuss Meghan Markle's home birth, Ariana Grande's new cosmetics line, Michael Jackson's family's documentary, and exclusively reveal how Sporty Spice Melanie C confused a Dubai organiser into booking the wrong artist. Video of Ahlan! Top 5 featuring Human Ken Doll, Rodrigo Alves
09/04/2019

Beyoncé is releasing a Coachella documentary on Netflix

On Sunday April 7, Netflix posted on Instagram the words "Homecoming" across a yellow background. Beyoncé super fans were quick to point out the font was the same lettering as some of the star's other logos and jumped to the (very correct) conclusion that the media service had teased a Beyoncé documentary.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Netflix US (@netflix) on Apr 7, 2019 at 6:00am PDT The doc  - going live on April 17 - will focus on Bey's history-making Coachella 2018 performance - and the trailer Netflix has now released for the programme gave...

07/04/2019

Everything we know about Britney Spears & why she checked into a mental health facility

Britney Spears has checked into a mental health facility for 30 days, and it's reportedly down to feeling 'devastated' over her father Jamie Spears' health battle. Last week, 37-year-old Britney posted a quote on her Instagram page that read: “Fall in love with taking care of yourself, mind, body, spirit”. She captioned it: “We all need to take time for a little ‘me time’”, followed by a smiley face. She posted this as news reports surrounding her wellbeing surfaced. In January the star announced a hiatus from music - including halting her Las Vegas residency - and detailed on Instagram...
07/04/2019

Ooh! Marks & Spencer launches vegan-friendly food range

British brand Marks & Spencer has launched a vegan-friendly range - affectionately named Plant Kitchen - vowing to provide all the taste as well as the nutrition.  Available in stores now, the meat and dairy-free meals, salads and snacks are made from plant proteins. Think crispy cauliflower popcorn with a spicy buffalo dip, homely mushroom pie and a roasted vegetable and avocado sandwich. M&S is also breaking boundaries with firsts such as a vegan-friendly Sourdough Pizza, available in Margherita and BBQ Pulled Jackfruit. Yum.  “This is the year we’ll truly see plant-based food go mainstream,” says April Preston, Director of...
04/04/2019

W Dubai The Palm is launching an epic fitness-focused vacation package

W Hotels across the globe nail modern, luxurious and cool vibes all at once - and now the brand is introducing a chic vacation package at its The Palm location for fitness fans.  Starting on Thursday April 11, W Dubai – The Palm is hosting the first FUEL Weekend in the Middle East, and will combine celebrity-loved workouts, epic parties and delicious and healthy cuisine at its stunning beach location. We love the brand’s DETOX. RETOX. REPEAT. philosophy to give guests everything they need for a life in balance, and in detail, the workouts will include Barry's Bootcamp on the...