The Burj AlArab is a luxury hotel that located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the oneof the most tallest building in the world .
HISTORYThe UnitedArab emirates began the development and finish the founding built in 1971. Thisbuilding is one of the most iconic hotels in the world.Burj Al Arab is alwaysthe best photo backdrop for local and tourist. There got another building thatis still unfinished and is nine times taller than the Burj Al ArabIn 1999, TomWright of WKK Architects designed the building in Dubai. Got over 3,000contractors, 250 designers and 3500 workmen involved in this construction.Thishotel is the one of the Dubai’s first record breaking struction. In the year 1999, the construction was completed and thehotel has 202 rooms. Canadianengineer Rick Gregory of WS Atkins managed the construction and the design.
Burj Al Arab designed and theconstruction is so impressive,it also has attracted criticism of consideringhow well-designed and how the construction is proves to be.”Both thehotel and the city, after all, are monuments to the triumph of money overpracticality “. This is another critic includes negative critiques for thecity of DubaiNowaday, thehotels in Dubai have more stars than the Milky Way. Construction cranes sway inthe gentle Arabian breeze next to impossibly tall buildings.The roads runsmooth and are stocked with fluorescent hypercars and murdered out MercedesGelandewagens.Man-madeislands shaped like palm trees maximize beach front real estate justoffshore.
Beside that the malls have ski slopes and aquariums with neat littleGuinness World Record plaques. FEATURESBurj Al Arabis connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge and stands on anartificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach . The shape of thestructure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. It also has a helipadnear the roof at a height of 210 m above ground.The Burj AlArab ran inta a bleeding edge engineering issues with put up such a largestructure that is over 1.
2 million square feet on a man-made island.It is aplace where the nudging the limits of man-made extravagance into open space andcompendium of engineering knowledge has been plundered.Built to resemble thesail of a dhow.Placinglarge rocks in a honeycomb pattern and setting deep foundation using hundredsof 130 foot foundation piles make It took over two years to just build thefoundation.The Burj AlArab is at once superfluous, tasteless, beautiful, modern, offensive, andinsane. And very gold, it is what Vegas would look like if it was a real placeand not just a corporate facsimile of fame and luxury.This is how it providesan onslaught of opulence.Roomsand suitesJumeirah Group managed the hotels.
Despite its size,Burj Al Arab holds only 28 double-storey floors which accommodate 202 bedroomsuites. The smallest room occupies an area of 169 m2 and is about 1,820 sq ft,the largest covers 780 m2 and is about 8,400 sq ft.Burj Al Arabis very popular with the Chinese market, which made up 25 percent of allbookings at the hotel in 2011 and 2012.
The Royal Suite, billed at US$24,000 pernight, is listed at number 12 on World’s 15 most costly hotel rooms compiled byCNN Go in 2012. Rooms are in high demand (even though ratesare over $2,000 per night) as many consider it to be a once-in-a-lifetimeexperience.RATINGJumeirahGroup spokesman say that there’s not a lot we can do to stop it. We’re notencouraging the use of the term.
We’ve never used it in ouradvertising.”The Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel, the highest officialranking. While the hotel is sometimes erroneously described as “theworld’s only seven-star hotel”, the hotel management claims to never havedone that themselves.NOTEBLE EventsFrom 2004 have an event call Tiger Woods teeing off. This event isto play golf on helipad of Burj Al Arab.
Tiger wood was paid for $1 million to play at the helipad whetherTiger win or lose. In 2005, Andre Agassi and Roger Federer playing tennis at the helipad. This is the worldhighest tennis .Andre Agassi and Roger Federer were invited to play a friendlygame.In 2006,Ronan Keating shotthe Music Video for his single “Iris”at the Helipad of Burj Al Arab.At,2007, Where in the World is Matt Lauer? Was broadcast by The Today Show at the Helipad. In 2011,Golfer Rory McIlroy performinga bunker shot. In 2013, the event is Heli-liftof Aston Martin Vanquish.
Aston is celebrating their 100 year anniversary, so theyuse helicopter to lift up the car to the top of the Dubai hotel.In 2013, David Coulthard performing donuts ina Formula 1 racecar.They are from the team of Red bull. Red Bull want tocelebrate its Fourth manufacturer Championship.In 2017, Nick Jacobsen kiteboards downto the sea.
He jumped off from the one of the tallest buildings in theworld.