Executive summary by Darmansjah
Why Go Now?
Sway to the beat of heart stirring tunes at the sensational Emirates Airline Dubai jazz Festival at Festival Park, Dubai Festival City. In accentuating the Middle Eastern city as a world-class entertainment hub, the large-scale event that will be held from 13 to 20 February will feature international award winning musicians such as Santana, Jamie cullum, Stone Temple Pilots, The Wanted, Olly Murs, and Colbie Cailat.
February is chock-full with wvents in Dubai – the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series will take place from 1 to 15, legendary soprano Sarah Brightman will perform from 6 to 7, and RedFest DXB, which will host acts by Connor Maynard, Marvin Humes, and Naughty Boy, will run from 13 to 14. Sample a spectrum of flavours at the Dubai Food Carnival from 20 to 21 to end off your trip with a scrumptious bang.
How Do I Make It Happen?
Emirates operates direct flight from Singapore and from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai International Airport.
Rooted in the popular Al Garhoud, the deluxe Rihab Rotana is less than a 15-minute drive away from Dubai International Airport and neighbours the original flagship mall of the Majid Al Futtaim Group, Deira City Center (from US$139, rotana.com/rotanahotelandresorts.).