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This is Why You Should Be Diving in Sharm el-Sheikh in 2020

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24 November 2019

Why you should be diving in Sharm el-Sheikh

Regarded as one of the world’s best diving locations, Sharm el-Sheikh once enjoyed a booming marine tourism industry.

In 2008, numbers were at their peak, with around 100,000 divers certified each year.

But Egypt’s last turbulent decade has impacted heavily on business. Following the revolution in 2011 and the Russian plane explosion in 2015, visitor numbers started to decline. The final blow happened in 2016 when the UK banned flights to the resort town on the Sinai Peninsula.

This New Beijing Skyscraper Has the World's Tallest Entrance Hall

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21 November 2019

Beijing skyscraper with world's tallest entrance hall

The atrium is nearly four times the height of Niagara Falls.

Beijing is no stranger to giant, glass skyscrapers – in fact, there seems to be a new one every week – but China’s capital’s latest addition, the Leeza SOHO, is no ordinary high-rise.

As far as height goes, the 207m tower isn’t the world’s tallest, but for this new superstructure it’s what’s on the inside that counts. On stepping through the doors, visitors are greeted by the world’s tallest entrance hall – a spacious central courtyard stretching almost to the tower’s top.

Why This London Hotel is Loved by UAE Citizens and Residents

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5 November 2019

Sheraton Grand London Park Lane

For many UAE residents and nationals seeking escape from the soaring summer temperatures of home the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane has become a familiar address.

Then with its Art Deco elegance and celebrated location in the English capital, this is a timeless sanctuary for anyone aspiring a memorable London stay.

The “Roaring Twenties” are at the heart of the Sheraton Grand where distinctive Art Deco styling has been earnestly preserved and draws the eye from majestic façade to guest rooms and suites.

6 Of the World’s Most Haunted Places

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30 October 2019

6 Of the World’s Most Haunted Places

There are as many different sorts of haunting, as there are costumes for Halloween. Ghosts, ghouls, goblins, gremlins, ghastly gargoyles from beyond the grave… Two things unite them – they’re spectacularly spooky, and Halloween is their time to shine.

These spooky sites are known internationally for their creepy credentials – haunted hotels, abandoned lodges, and an island of the dead…

This Maldives Resort is Celebrating Its First Anniversary as the Indian Ocean's Luxury New Resort

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29 October 2019

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

There's no better way to celebrate a first anniversary than with a win like this one!

Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives celebrates a triumph win as the Indian Ocean’s Luxury New Resort in the 2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards. This comes timely and coincides with the luxury island resort’s first anniversary.

8 Awe-Inspiring Caves You Can Visit With No Prior Experience

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27 October 2019

8 Awe-Inspiring Caves You Can Visit With No Prior Experience

Ask anyone what they associate with caves, and they’d probably cite darkness, discomfort, and bat poo.

We’re not disagreeing – there’s a reason hermits traditionally retreat to caves to get away from their fellow man – but there’s a cabal of caves the world over that defy that dank reputation. There’s just as much below ground as there is above – if you know where to look…

SEE ALSO: 10 Breathtaking Photos Of Caves Around The World

You Can Now Stay in a Real Barbie Malibu Dream House in California

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20 October 2019

You Can Now Stay in a Real Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse in California

Does your little princess adore bubblegum pink?

Does she dream of Barbie fashions and a pair of white plastic sunnies to shield her from the Californian sunshine?

Is her ultimate sleepover a pool party with blow-up armchairs in baby blue and trays of cupcakes with swirly buttercream and sprinkles galore?

SEE ALSO: You Can Now Buy Barbie's First Hijabi Doll

The Empire State Building Has a New 102nd Floor Observatory

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17 October 2019

The Empire State Building has a New 102nd Floor Observatory

There’s a slight irony to viewing the New York skyline from the Empire State Building – the most iconic feature is missing, because you’re standing on it.

A pop-culture giant – from the arch-romance of Sleepless in Seattle to the vertiginous thrills of King Kong – the 1,454 ft skyscraper is to New York what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, and around 4 million people a year flock to its world-famous viewing platform.