Emirates World Interviews

Explore our archive to learn more about us, about Dubai and what's been happening in our home city.

An abra cruise down Dubai Creek

Steve takes a ride down Dubai Creek with local expert Ahmed bin Shabib, who publishes Brown Book magazine.

Run time: 28 minutes 35 seconds

Leadership Dubai Style

Dr Tommy Weir discusses his best selling book exploring the management approach and strategies behind Dubai's success.

Run time: 8 minutes 43 seconds

On 'Connectography'

Parag is a Professor in Singapore, and author of 'Connectography', which argues there is a new way to look at the world.

Run time: 10 minutes 25 seconds

Dubai, the world's fourth most popular city.

H.E. Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General at Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing, discusses the rise and rise of Dubai as a tourist and business destination.

Run time: 8 minutes 31 seconds

Skywards has more rewards than ever before.

Skywards SVP Dr. Nejib Ben Khedher explains all the benefits of joining Emirates' Frequent Flyer programme.

Run time: 11 minutes 11 seconds

The Emirates Aviation Experience

Steve Harvey visits the Emirates Aviation Experience in Greenwich, London and tries his hand at flying an Airbus A380 (via a simulator, of course...)

Run time: 19 minutes 25 seconds

Tony Buzan, creator of 'Mind Mapping', shares his game-changing thought tools

Tony Buzan, creator of 'Mind Mapping' and one of the world's best speakers, explains how to unlock your brain’s potential.

Run time: 21 minutes 37 seconds

Culinary nostalgia at The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill

Steve discovers this hidden gem of a restaurant in the Marina, and meets owner Joey Ghazal.

Run time: 08 minutes 20 seconds

Stereo Arcade - a new nightclub experience

Entrepreneur Samer Hamadeh has launched a hip new nightclub in Dubai, with a retro twist.

Run time: 10 minutes 40 seconds

Doing Business in Dubai

Publishing house Al Tamimi produces Doing Business in Dubai, a guide to getting the most out of this dynamic commercial centre. Al Tamimi’s Managing Partner Husam Hourani discusses the motivation behind the book.

Run time: 10 minutes 04 seconds

An update on Madinat Jumeirah

Steve returns to one of his favourite hotels in Dubai to meet the staff making Madinat Jumeirah one of the city's most iconic landmarks, including General Manager Margaret Paul.

Run time: 32 minutes 08 seconds

Teaching the next generation - Education in Dubai

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority is the government body in charge of the growth and quality of private education in Dubai. Director General Dr. Abdulla Al Karam offers his thoughts.

Run time: 15 minutes 51 seconds

United For Wildlife

Emirates is proud to support United for Wildlife. Created by The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, this campaign unites the world’s leading wildlife charities with the aim of creating a global movement to combat the poaching of certain species, some to the point of extinction.

Run time: 22 minutes 20 seconds

Portfolio magazine

Portfolio is our inflight magazine aimed at Business Class and First Class passengers, but it’s recently undergone a major redesign to make it appeal to a wider audience. Mark Evans, Group Editor at publisher Motivate, talks us through it.

Run time: 05 minutes 45 seconds

A walk on the wild side

Steve Harvey joins Ahmed bin Shabib, publisher of Brownbook, on a fascinating stroll along the beautifully restored heritage village Bastakiya, the Dubai Creek and a local souk.

Run time: 38 minutes 04 seconds

City Sightseeing Dubai

Emirates and Dnata have partnered with City Sightseeing to offer a hop on, hop off bus service for Dubai. Managing Director Jesus Ruiz, Marketing Manager Inge Heath come along for a ride with Steve and bus driver Raymond.

Run time: 9 minutes 11 seconds

Leadership Dubai Style

Leadership expert Dr. Tommy Weir has written a new book titled 'Leadership Dubai Style: The habits to achieve remarkable success'. Here he reveals some of the tenets that underpin his thinking on the Dubai way of doing things.

Run time: 17 minutes 07 seconds

Luxury Cruises

Helen Beck is the regional director of Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara. She joins us to discuss what the region has to offer, and she explains why cruise vacations have surged in popularity recently.

Run time: 13 minutes 35 seconds

Exciting new benefits with Skywards & SPG

Guido de Wilde is the SVP of Starwood Hotels and their Regional Director in the Middle East. Here he discusses the reciprocal scheme benefiting both Skywards members and Starwood Preferred Guests.

Run time: 6 minutes 39 seconds

Flashes of Thought

'Flashes of Thought' is the transcript of a speech made recently by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Motivate Publishing's Ian Fairservice tells the story of the book, which is set to break all sales records in Dubai.

Run time: 11 minutes 44 seconds

Karama Raid

The Dubai Government is determined to crack down on counterfeit goods. Steve Harvey reports from Karama.

Run time: 25 minutes 04 seconds

Gordon Ramsay - celebrity chef

Famous chef Gordon Ramsay introduces Bread Street Kitchen, his new restaurant now open at Atlantis, The Palm.

Run time: 08 minutes 42 seconds

Dubai’s tourism industry continues to thrive

His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri explains why Dubai could hit a mammoth 20 million visitors by 2020.

Run time: 18 minutes 05 seconds

Previewing the Litfest

Isobel Abulhoul, organiser of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, looks forward to the next event, to be held in March 2017.

Run time: 11 minutes 07 seconds

Medical Tourism in Dubai

The Director of Health Regulation and Dubai Medical Tourism Project, Dr Layla Al Marzouqi outlines what Dubai has to offer medical tourists and introduces the useful website.

Run time: 8 minutes 54 seconds

Emirates World Interviews