Burj Khalifa is 828 metres tall and is named after an Abu Dhabi sheikh.
Vintage vehicles and rustic charm give tour in Dubain Desert Conservation Reserve the edge.
Situated upstairs behind business class, premium economy proves to be a very much more comfortable jump up from than economy.
However you like your hotels, the upcoming year is sure to please, with architectural acrobatics, spectacular renovations and innovative technologies colluding to produce some fantastic new accommodation offerings.
More Australians than ever are passing through Dubai's rapidly growing airport.
They've journeyed to all corners of the globe (and back again) this year to hunt out travel's treasures. Now, with 2014 near its end, it's time for Traveller's writers to name their favourite hotels, bars, gadgets, museums, metros and more in this, our first-ever Best Finds special.
Ute Junker looks back on the hottest destinations of 2014 and explains why they are the sizzling places to be.
Dubai is fast changing its economic focus away from oil to tourism while positioning itself as one of the world's major air travel hubs. Incredible architecture (including the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa) and amazing experiences await. For those seeking something beyond the glitz and glamour of the modern city, there's also the traditional souks and outdoor adventures of the surrounding desert.