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STAYCAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

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It could be said that no other city in the world is as synonymous with luxury as Dubai. That being said, there’s a new hotel in town that sets the bar of making your luxury living fantasy into a reality. Here’s why Rixos Premium Dubai Hotel is so worth your splurge. With a prime location at the heart of Jumeirah…

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Finding my inner Shangri-La

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Dazzled by the splendor of its conveniences, Shangri-La at The Fort is a utopia in the middle of a concrete jungle. I came from the bustling, light-filled streets of Bonifacio High Street and went straight to my room at Shangri-La, The Fort. I was swiftly served a banquet of room service and comfortingly ate while being in awe of the…

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48 HOURS IN SINGAPORE

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Originally, our plan is head straight to Bali from Dubai, however when given the option to do a stopover in Singapore, the beau and I didn’t think twice because we both have friends who lives in the Garden City. It was five years ago when I last visited the country and I remember feeling so safe. The place is clean…

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STAYCAY: VIDA HOTEL DOWNTOWN

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There’s nothing better than escaping to a new city for a weekend retreat, however the hassle of dealing with airport check-ins and the cost of flights can often mean it’s just not time or cost effective. Whilst most cities don’t offer much in the way of a solution to this, Dubai truly has it covered and has created an entire micro-economy from the ‘staycation’ market. Recognising that tourism in the UAE slows down somewhat over the summer months, Dubai has actively marketed the staycation concept to its resident expat community in order to drive up occupancy rates in the hotels during the quieter season. It’s safe to say this pioneering initiative has been a massive success, with residents choosing to spend their weekends with friends & family in the comfort of some of the world’s most luxurious resorts… and just a stone’s throw from home. The hotels themselves enjoy a boost in off-season occupancy, the consumer gets a discounted rate on their stay and Dubai itself benefits by keeping its residents spending in and around the city instead of flying off to other lands to spend their hard earned cash.

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