Dubai news round-up: June 22

Malls to give away three BMWs, Tiffany and Co opens in Dubai, supersonic jet to cut flight time between Dubai and New York and more …

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Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) will give away ten brand new 2012 model BMW 3-series during the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) festival.

Set to begin Wednesday, the 10-week citywide promotion runs concurrently across 14 participating malls in Dubai, turning every Thursday into a lucky one for the weekly winner.
Full story: Gulf News

Luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co opened its new office in Dubai yesterday to feed the growing appetite for high-end accessories in emerging markets.

Tiffany has long been a retail favourite for gold bracelets and premium diamond pendants among shoppers in developed countries. But plenty more of its trademark blue boxes are expected to pop up in shops within the region as its new operation at Emirates Towers promotes growth opportunities throughout the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Turkey, Africa, India and central and eastern Europe.
Full story: The National

An aircraft that will cut the journey time between New York and Dubai to 2 hours 20 minutes will be launched.

Hyper Mach said it will launch SonicStar, billed ‘the future in flight’, by 2021.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

The Dubai Equestrian Club (DEC) has taken it upon itself to continue backing the special needs equestrian programme and prepare the squad of four for the Athens Special Olympic Games.

In 2007, the UAE assembled its first equestrian team for the Special Olympics and since then the DEC and the Emirates Equestrian Centre (EEC) have been supportive of the team's efforts.
Full story: Gulf News

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