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A winterland in the middle of the desert: UAE residents pay to create "desert snow" for Christmas

on their private properties.Ben Elliott-Smith, Managing Director at Desert Snow , a winter effects company ... the day before Christmas, Desert Snow were completely booked with back to back jobs at private villas. ... are rented. Desert Snow uses biodegradable, environmentally-friendly products to create the winter snow ...

25/12/2013 - 15:40 - comment 0

Desert Snow Village to be abuilt in Ras Al Khaimah

A multi-billion dollar Desert Snow Village will be abuilt in Ras Al Khaimah, according to Gulf News. Construction is set to be carried out in three stages, with the completion of the entire project es A multi-billion dollar Desert Snow Village ...

15/08/2010 - 10:53 - comment 0

Reports on Desert Snow Village project in RAK dismissed

The Government of Ras Al Khaimah has refuted press reports regarding plans to set up a multi-billion dollar Desert Snow Village project in RAK by a private firm, according to Khlaeej Times.   ... mentioned in the news report were totally false.   Reports said the Desert Snow Village ...

15/08/2010 - 10:52 - comment 0

The white calm after the storm: when the Middle East got snowed-in

The Russian winter swept through the deserts and up the Mediterranean coast of the Middle East ... winds, torrential rains and deep snow to parts of Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine.At least ... Heavy rains that preceded the snow storm flooded parts of Jordan, where the government locked down ...

Slideshow - 14/01/2013 - 13:09 - comment 0

UAE residents splash the cash on faux snowmen and fake flakes for a white Christmas

Ben Elliott-Smith, Managing Director at Desert Snow, a winter effects company in Dubai, told Gulf News ... Desert Snow were completely booked with back to back jobs at private villas. Elliot-Smith says many ... on decorations and how many days the snow machines are rented. Desert Snow uses biodegradable, ...

Editor's Choice - 26/12/2013 - 09:41 - comment 0

Ski Dubai launches “Snow Bullet” – zip line propels guests at thrilling speeds over Ski Dubai for an exceptional aerial view

destination has welcomed 2014 with the launch of its latest unique ride – The Snow Bullet. ... latest unique ride – The Snow Bullet. A state of the art zip line, 16 meters off the snowcapped grounds, ... the ground, the Snow Bullet can accommodate two people simultaneously on its dual track, so guests can compete ...

Press Release - 15/01/2014 - 07:01 - comment 0

Love in the Snow with Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

to sweep that special someone off their feet.  An intimate escape in a snow dome in the desert awaits with the exclusive ‘Love in the Snow’ Valentine’s Day experience, offering only one couple the opportunity to enjoy ... mountain of snow by treating your loved one to Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates’ one of a kind ...

Press Release - 31/01/2011 - 15:21 - comment 0

Christmas comes early for Ola Ghanem

away from white snow and robins, Ghanem has begun filming on the desert road in Egypt.   Director ... scenes for her upcoming movie, 'Christmas'. Far away from white snow and robins, Ghanem has begun filming on the desert road in Egypt.  Director Mohammad Hamdi is hoping the film will be a cracker ...

29/08/2012 - 07:26 - comment 0

Predictions of snow in Abu Dhabi…

The experience of snow in a desert is unique and we recognise that a lot of people in the UAE have never experienced snow. By taking our slopes beyond Dubai, we want the residents of the capital to have ... to the festival can try skiing and snow boarding and watch professionals take to the slope. Mike Mahoney, ...

16/05/2010 - 17:48 - comment 0

Ski Dubai Counts Down to Fifth Birthday

the the novelty of playing in the snow in the desert heat without taking to the slopes. 268 – the number ... all-inclusive indoor ski resort in the desert and maintaining the title of one of Dubai's world famous ... football fields. 6000 – tonnes of snow made through a dynamic cooling system that utilizes powerful ...

10/11/2010 - 11:20 - comment 0