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Concierge Tips: Lingam Banothu
Updated on 22 August 2023

Dubai is home to endless attractions and activities, and when planning a trip to the city, some people love exploring the hidden gems and getting recommendations from locals and residents.

If on the hunt for some places that are sure to impress visitors, concierges are the person to turn to, as they are responsible for catering to the needs of people visiting the hotel, from recommending places to check out, to arranging transportation.

Lingam Banothu, Chief Concierge of Dukes The Palm, is one of the people to turn to to get a glimpse of Dubai like never before. 

Hailing from India, Lingam Banothu has spent over six years in the UAE, and has helped visitors in making their trip to Dubai, one to remember.

In this feature, Discover Dubai spoke to Lingam Banothu to receive inside information on amazing places to dine at and places to visit during the summer months.

What two tourist activities would you recommend for a visitor if they are visiting over the next two months?

If a visitor is planning to visit Dubai over the next two months during the summer, I would recommend the following two tourist activities:

Evening Desert Safari: Experience the magic of the desert during the cooler evening hours. Embark on a thrilling 4x4 ride over sand dunes, witness a breathtaking sunset, and then head to a traditional Bedouin-style camp. Enjoy cultural performances, such as belly dancing and Tanoura shows, indulge in a scrumptious barbecue dinner, and try activities like camel riding and henna painting.

Indoor Theme Parks: Beat the heat by exploring indoor theme parks in Dubai. IMG Worlds of Adventure and Dubai Parks and Resorts are excellent choices. IMG Worlds of Adventure offers exciting themed zones with thrilling rides and attractions based on popular characters and franchises.

What would you suggest as a must-try, must-visit, and a must-eat for all visitors?

For all visitors in Dubai, I would suggest the following must-try, must-visit, and must-eat experiences:

Must-Try: Hot Air Balloon on Palm Jumeirah - Soar high above the iconic Palm Jumeirah, one of Dubai's man-made wonders, in a hot air balloon. Experience the serene beauty of the city's coastline, the vast desert, and the striking architecture from a unique vantage point. This early morning activity offers breathtaking views and a sense of tranquillity as you float gently through the sky.

Skydiving - For the ultimate adrenaline rush, skydiving over Dubai is an unparalleled experience. Tandem skydiving allows you to jump from an aircraft with a trained instructor, offering an exhilarating freefall experience followed by a peaceful parachute descent. Witness the stunning aerial panorama of Dubai's skyscrapers, islands, and coastline as you descend back to the ground.

Must-Visit: Burj Khalifa - The iconic Burj Khalifa is a must-visit attraction. As the tallest building in the world, it offers mesmerizing views of the city from its observation decks. Witness the breathtaking skyline of Dubai and capture unforgettable moments from this architectural marvel.

Must-Eat: Arabian Cuisine - Indulge in rich and flavourful Arabian cuisine. Try dishes like shawarma, hummus, falafel, and various grilled meats at local eateries or upscale restaurants. Do not miss the chance to try traditional Arabic sweets like baklava and umm ali for a delightful culinary experience. Also, for those seeking a taste of exquisite North Indian flavours in Dubai, Khyber is a must-visit destination.

What is a hidden gem that you would suggest is worth visiting or trying?

A hidden gem worth visiting in Dubai is Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, also known as Bur Dubai Bastakiya or simply Bastakiya. Located in the heart of Dubai's heritage and culture, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood is one of the oldest areas in the city, dating back to the late 19th century. This well-preserved district offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life in Dubai before the city's rapid modernisation. Visiting Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood also provides a unique and authentic experience of Dubai's cultural heritage, and it is a perfect spot for history enthusiasts, art lovers, and anyone seeking a more traditional and serene side of the city.

What is your favourite thing about Dubai?

Dubai is a melting pot of cultures, with a diverse population comprising people from various backgrounds and nationalities. This rich cultural diversity contributes to a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere in the city. Visitors to Dubai can immerse themselves in a wide range of cultural activities. The availability of diverse cultural activities makes Dubai a unique destination, providing visitors with opportunities to learn, appreciate, and celebrate various traditions and customs from around the world.

What is the one must-do at Dukes The Palm for a guest?

The one must-do at Dukes The Palm for a guest would be to experience the recreational facilities available at the hotel. As the leading Spanish hotel chain in the region, we offer unique guest experiences. Dukes The Palm is known for its luxurious amenities and leisure activities, and the recreational facilities offered here are top-notch. Whether you are a guest looking for relaxation or seeking some excitement, these facilities cater to various preferences and interests.

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The festival will run in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood from 15 to 24 March
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The one night only concert will be held on 28 April at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
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The Guinness World Recording waterpark is gearing up to welcome guests to another edition of Aquaventure After Dark. Anticipate an evening filled with excitement and more.
The Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra will host a concert on 19 June to raise money for children affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
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The Christmas show at Festival Bay is held daily till 28 December at 7.30pm
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The event is held from 7 to 17 July
The sale will now run a week later from 7 to 16 April
Tiësto, Ne-Yo, Armin van Buuren and more are set to perform!
Dubai is hosting its inaugural Japan Culture Con, providing an authentic experience of Japanese culture in the heart of the emirate. Japan Culture Con will take place at Burj Park in Downtown Dubai from 10 to 12 November. 
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The comedian will perform for one night only on 15 April at Coca-Cola Arena
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Special shows will be held at Dubai Festival City at 7.30pm and 8.30pm with the Russian flag on display at 9.30pm
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The 'Shape Of You' singer Ed Sheeran is all set to take over Dubai on 19 and 20 January at The Sevens Stadium on Al Ain Road.
Ladies and gentlemen, will you please stand because LOVERS, a tribute show to Taylor Swift, is making its way to Dubai in February 2024 at Theatre by QE2 in Port Rashid.
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The artist will perform on 3 December
The concert will be held on 8 June at Coca-Cola Arena
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The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the biggest celebration of stories and ideas in the region, is set to come back from 31 January to 6 February 2024 at the Intercontinental, Dubai Festival City.
The concert will be held on 18 March 2023
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UNTOLD Dubai, the four-day festival will be held in February 2024 at Expo City Dubai
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The event will be held from 29 October to 27 November
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Mini golf at Mini World is offering a free game until Tuesday, 7 November. The 18-hole mini-golf course provides adventure and fun for individuals of all ages.
The festival will be held for three days from 8 to 10 December
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Dubai’s longest-running comedy night has announced a new lineup for October with three international acts taking the stage at different venues across the city. 
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Roxy Cinema has announced a Saturday brunch, inviting cinemagoers to indulge in delicious treats while watching their favourite movies.
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The American rock band KISS will perform as part of their final 'End of the Road' world tour on 13 October at Coca-Cola Arena
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Great events to enjoy this weekend!
Central Cee and Jorja Smith will headline at the event
Sean Paul is all set to perform at Dubai's Coca-Cola Arena on 21 October. The Grammy-award-winning artist will be performing for one night only, and tickets are on sale now at Coca-Cola Arena's website.
The festival will run up to 30 January 2022
The festival will run for ten days from 12 to 21 May
DSS is returning for over nine weeks of amazing sales and entertainment
Exciting events to try out
Time for endless weekend fun!
Kylie previously performed at the resort's grand opening in 2008
The run will be held on 19 March from 7.30am
Enjoy an amazing performance by Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle 8 September at Coca-Cola Arena
Now that Iris Dubai will be moving back to its Meydan location tonight, 5 October, we can tell you for sure that you wouldn’t be running out of things to do anytime soon.
A round up of some exciting things to do over the next 7 days starting from this weekend!
Amazing events to make the weekend one to remember!
Discover Dubai has listed some of the events happening around Dubai that will help you plan your weekend in the best way possible. 
The day to night concert will be held on 11 February at Zero Gravity Dubai
The solo concert will be held on 30 April at Coca-Cola Arena
Top things to do in Al Barsha, Barsha Heights and Al Quoz
Watch as stunning fireworks light up the sky
Top things to do in Deira, Garhoud and Al Muteena.
The award-winning actor and comedian will be performing at Dubai Opera on Saturday, 7 November from 8pm onwards, and early bird tickets are available until Monday, 12 October.
The concert will be held on 30 September
Use this weekend as a warm up to the long holidays
Take a break this weekend
American comedian and podcaster Andrew Schulz will perform on 22 October at Etihad Arena, Yas Island
Dubai-ites, get ready for a mega dose of fun because guess who's landing in January 2024? It's none other than the PAW Patrol squad!
The concert will be held on 6 October at Coca-Cola Arena
Exciting events to enjoy this week!
Enjoy watching movies and Ramadan markets this year
Enjoy a spectacular show this National Day
Exciting events to enjoy this weekend!
The event will run from 31 March to 9 April at Sound Stages, Dubai Studio City with up to 90% off on various books
Make the most of the festive season with family and friends!
The lightsaber will be on display till 31 March at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
Fun things to do this week.
Spend the weekend the right way!
The concert will be held at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Stadium on 22 October
Indian singer Neha Kakkar is making her way to Dubai for a one night only concert on 22 October at Coa-Cola Arena
Cinema Akil is set to host Italian Film Week from 9 to 15 June
The show will be held on Saturday, 13 May at Movenpick JBR Dubai
The show will run from 21 to 26 February 2023 at Dubai Opera
Enjoy an active break with these fun things for kids to do this summer.
Enjoy the matches while the kids stay entertained!
Dubai-ites get ready to be spooked as Dubai Parks and Resorts is all set to turn into a haunted wonderland from 30 September for six chilling weeks.
Top things to do in Jumeirah 1,2,3, Beach Road, Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim, Al Sufouh, Palm Jumeirah
Make this weekend a fun one!
The event will be held on 4 November
Get ready for a tour filled with laughs
Watch funnyman Robby Collins perform in Dubai on 7 July
The festival will be held from 12 to 22 May
It is time for the long Eid holiday fun!
Watch Blue, Boyzlife and Five perform on 13 October at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Brilliant events to make the weekend a memorable one
Do you love food and more food? Then this is for you. Etisalat Beach Canteen, part of Dubai Food Festival, is back for daily from 8pm onwards until 14 March. The food carnival is on Jumeriah Beach
Exciting events to be a part of this month!
The festival runs from 12 to 22 May
Michael Jackson tribute star Ben Bowman will perform amazing dance routines and songs by the King of Pop on 17 December at Coca-Cola Arena
Get ready for an amazing tour this July with Adam Bloom, Red Richardson and Michael Fabbri
The event will be held from 16 to 18 December
Get ready for 10 days of non-stop laughter
The singer will perform on 8 October at the Coca Cola Arena
With a 6 day holiday you have time to enjoy a well-deserved break
Spooky Planet, The Green Planet's outdoor Halloween extravaganza, will transform the indoor rainforest into a Halloween wonderland from 6 to 31 October. 
The festival runs until May 2023
Enjoy endless fun throughout the summer at Dubai Summer Surprises
The event will run from 8 to 11 June at Coca-Cola Arena
Spend the weekend with amazing activities around Dubai!
Dubai's ultimate Drum N Bass Night, Project 174 by MAC Global, is gearing up for an exciting night on 6 October, starting at 8pm at the P7 Arena, Media One Hotel.
The Laughter Factory is back for more laughs!
As we observe the International Day of Sign Languages today, we’ve rounded up a few places in the UAE that teach sign language, so you can learn a new skill while opening yourself up to a whole new world.
The hub will run from 1 April to 21 September
The event will run from 9 to 13 March
The set will run from 5pm to midnight on 22 April
First weekend of May, time for fun!
Fun events for the weekend!
Bollywood actor and singer Farhan Akhtar will perform on 1 September at Coca-Cola Arena
The event will be held from 10 to 13 November
The show will be held on 9 October
Marvel in stunning fireworks this Eid Al Fitr
The sale will run from 25 to 27 November
His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council officially opens Dubai Sports World, which offers over 40 courts and pitches for multiple sports, that runs until 10 September
The three day festival for all things music, fashion, visual arts and sports
The concert will be held on 27 November
Delight in unending giggles with a great lineup of Mike Marino, Laura Hayden and Robby Slowik
If you are expecting a quiet month with not much else to do other than some me-time, then think again. The calendar this month is packed full of things for everyone to do. There are things for everyone from music lovers, fitness fans, foodies, art.
Things to check out this weekend!
The festival will be held from 9 to 11 December
A free yoga event will be held on Wednesday, 21 June at Danube Sports World for International Yoga Day
Get a chance to win free tickets on purchase of the 330ml Coca Cola special edition cans
Indian comedian, actor and television host Kapil Sharma will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 24 September
The artist will perform on 27 March
Fun activities to curb boredom this weekend!
Let loose for the weekend!
The concert will be held at the Coca Cola Arena on 26 August
Enjoy watching amazing street artists from 8 to 20 March
The concert will be held at Coca-Cola Arena
The show will feature live entertainment, aerialists and special effects and lighting
Get ready for a show full of laughter!
Amazing things to make this weekend one to remember!
From enjoying live concerts at Coca-Cola Arena to watching WrestleFest DXB and comedy shows, here are some fun things you must do in Dubai over the weekend of 8- 10 September.
The event will run from 27 to 29 May
Celebrate Eid with loads of fun and activities in Dubai
The activities will be held daily from 4pm to 10pm
The August tour will feature Nick Guerra, Lisa Curry and Jack Jr
Amazing events to enjoy this weekend around Dubai
Exciting events to definitely check out this week!
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