The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that Dubai’s Burj Khalifa now holds the record of the highest observation deck in the world, Emirates 24/7 reported.
Ahmad Al Falasi, executive director – Property Management of Emaar Properties, said: “At the Top is today one of the world’s most compelling tourist attractions. We received 1.8 million people last year and we are set to exceed that number next year."
“With the introduction of ‘Sky’, we are scaling up the entire journey to Burj Khalifa by offering a truly premium experience that will be a lifetime’s memory for every visitor. We are doubly delighted to clinch the Guinness World Records title that adds to the glory of Burj Khalifa and enhances the reputation of Dubai.”
Before handing over the certificate to Emaar official, Talal Omar, country manager for the Middle East and North Africa for Guinness World Record, said: “Burj Khalifa has done it again, surprising the world with its iconic scale and the ongoing creative enhancements. The new Guinness World Records title is another feather in the cap for Dubai, a city that has now one of the fastest growing repertories of the world’s most fascinating achievements.”
The UAE has set over 130 Guinness World Records, he revealed.