General Travel News

Mirdif City Centre Opens in Dubai

March 18- A Dh3 billion mall project, the Mirdif City Centre, was launched by Majid Al Futtaim Properties in Dubai on Tuesday. This has added nearly 200,000 square metres that is available for lease to the retail sector. Spanning over an area of 196,000-square metres and situated at the corner of Tripoli Street and Emirates Road, the mall has over 350 outlets.


“Mirdif City Centre shows Al Futtaim’s continuing commitment and confidence in Dubai as the leading retail and leisure destination in the Middle East. It has been delivered on schedule, constructed to the highest quality and environmental standards, and is another example of innovation in design and retail planning by the company," said Peter Walichnowski, Chief Executive of Al Futtaim Properties. "Mirdif City Centre is in line with the company's strategy to develop large destination malls in the three most important trade areas of Dubai - Deira City Centre in the heart of Dubai, Mall of the Emirates in the Southern New Dubai area and now Mirdif City Centre to service North Dubai and the Northern Emirates," he added.


There has been a rapid growth in malls and the retail sector in Dubai in the last ten years given the increasing number of tourists coming to the region. Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the UAE, has over 1,200 retail outlets and was opened in 2008.

More General Travel News
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes Museum

London, United Kingdom

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John H. Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully maintained for posterity as it was kept in Victorian Times. Now you can step back in time when you visit the Official Home of Sherlock Holmes!   The room is filled with plenty of...

Goodman Gallery

Goodman Gallery

Johannesburg, South Africa

The Goodman Gallery is a very successful art gallery that has been around for more than 30 years and plays host to contemporary  South African works from artists such as Norman Catherine and William Kentridge.   Address: 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood Telephone: +27 (0)11 788 1113 Website: http://www.goodman-gallery.com/ Opening hours: Tue-Fri 0930-1730, Sat 0930-1600  ...

Merewether Tower

Merewether Tower

Karachi, Pakistan

This is perhaps one of the strangest landmarks in Karachi. No one is quite sure why it was built. Some say it has paranormal powers to guide alien spacecraft. Others believe that it contains within it some ancient secrets about the city. But the most commonly circulating rumor is that it was built to honour the freemasons, which is apparent from the strange encryptions and patterns on its walls....

Old Medina

Old Medina

Casablanca, Morocco

Old Medina is a small traditional walled town in the north of Casablanca containing an extravagant labyrinth of lanes. Wander through the bustling streets and watch the never-ending spectacle of barbers, butchers, grocers, ironmongers and their throng of customers.                    ...