Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

International DJs And Grammy-Nominated Artists; Mark Knight And Dirty South To Headline Ritual At Zero Gravity

ebruary at Zero Gravity is set to impress, with an influx of international DJs headlining Ritual, the all-day Pool and Beach Brunch every Friday!

The Friday bubbly brunch, Ritual at Zero Gravity has quickly proven to be a ‘not to be missed’ event, where guests can spend the whole day by the beach and pool as doors are open as of 8am. Experience four hours of unlimited Beach BBQ and food stations along with beverages, pool and beach access from 1pm to 5pm for just AED 295 for girls and AED 315 for guys. This is all accompanied by the finest tunes from great international DJs as the sun sets.

Renowned DJ, Producer and label owner Mark Knight headlines Ritual Brunch on Friday 16th February. He has proven a rare and wonderful breed of musical heavyweight. The second highest-selling Beatport artist of all time (with no less than eight No.1’s) his career has spanned more than a decade, with releases on a diverse range of labels such as Suara, 1605, Stereo and of course his own Toolroom. Despite his success, the Grammy-nominated artist has never rested on the laurels of being one of the industry’s most respected and accomplished international players, and continues to push boundaries and set new standards with each year that passes.

RTA Dubai Launches Tests Of The World’s First ’Autonomous Pods’

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with Next Future Transportation, launched the first tests of the world’s first autonomous pods on the sidelines of the World Government Summit. The step is part of RTA’s efforts under Dubai Future Accelerators initiatives.

The autonomous pods are designed to travel short and medium distances in dedicated lanes. They can be coupled in 15 to 20 seconds or detached, depending on the destination of riders, in 5 seconds. The autonomous pods are fitted with cameras and electromechanical technologies to carry out the coupling and detaching processes, and this feature can be activated in-motion.

Each pod measures 2.87m in length, 2.24m in width and 2.82m in height. It weighs about 1500 KG and has a capacity to accommodate ten riders (6 seated, four standing). The autonomous pod is fitted with a battery that supports 3 hours of operation; which is chargeable in 6 hours. Its average speed is 20 k/h.

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), said, “The pilot test of driverless units is directed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in the context of transforming Dubai into the smartest city worldwide.

Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi: New Promotions

What:    Pisces Kitchen at Blue Orange

When:   Every Thursday

Time:     6PM to 11PM

Where: Blue Orange Restaurant and Terrace, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi

Offer:     Indulge in our fresh seafood market where lobster, line fish shell fish, oysters, sushi, sashimi and much more are all freshly prepared by the Blue Orange expert chefs.

Price:     AED 249 per person with soft drinks

                AED349 per person with sparkling wine & selected beverages

                KIDS FREE – complimentary dining for children below the age of 16

Bookings: Call +971 4 511 7373


What:    Bubbalicious Brunch

When:   Every Friday

Time:     1PM to 4PM

Offer:     Don’t miss out on the city’s favourite brunch experience, including; Live cooking stations, innovative mixology counters, live band, kids entertainment, pre and post brunch experience at Oeno

Price:     AED 680 per person, with free flowing champagne

                AED 580 per person, with free flowing sparkling

                AED 480 per person, with soft beverages

                KIDS FREE – complimentary dining for children below the age of 12

Bookings: Call +971 4 511 7139 or visitwww.westinminaseyahi.com/bubbalicious

Fire Up Your French Passion At La Petite Maison This Valentine’s Day

Bring that French passion into your Valentine’s Day this year with an intimate classic Cuisine Nicoise spread at La Petite Maison.

Let the specially crafted dishes, which are made with heirloom recipes and fresh produce, and served in a warm, romantic ambiance be the way to your loved one’s heart.

The award-winning restaurant will pull out all the stops with a celebration menu, riveting music and bubbly to make this day unforgettable for diners.

The pastel shades in the dining room with dimmed lights extend a vintage feel and is a perfect setting to express your feelings and show your date a good time. Catch their eye from afar and make them blush while you order the best mixes at the bar. Flirt at the cozy table while your server attends to you with a comforting homecooked feast.

UAE’s Largest Car Boot Sale Every Friday At Global Village

Global Village, the region’s first and largest multicultural festival park, and family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, has announced that it will continue its successful Car Boot Sale every Friday at Parking Lot A between 1 pm and 5 pm and this schedule will continue till the end of Season 22.

The Car Boot Sale creates an informal market and brings a number of sellers and buyers in one place as they avail of free entry and parking at Global Village.  As in a flea market, it offers bargains galore with the added benefit that sales are done from the back of the seller’s car. They can rent a spot for merely AED 150, load their boot up with their unwanted toys, clothes, books, and any other products and drive them directly to the parking spot they will sell from.

The car boot sale at Global Village brings many more advantages to sellers and buyers. As at any such sale, traditional ‘car booters’ (sellers) can be found selling their second hand goods but at Global Village, traders tables also sell handmade crafts, toys, sweets, collectives, cloths and a collection of other products. There is a children’s entertainment area that offers face painting, petting zoo, and soft play area as well as food and drink stands, toilet and ATM facilities.