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Most books exchanged in 8 hours

The most books exchanged in 8 hours was 2,868 and was achieved at an event organised by the Juvenile Welfare Centre – Abu Dhabi Police (UAE), in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 29 November 2011. The record attempt was part of UAE National Day celebrations.

Tallest hotel

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, UAE, formerly known as Emirates Park Towers Hotel & Spa, is the tallest hotel, standing at 355.35 m (1,165.84 ft) from ground level to the top of its mast. The hotel consists of two 77-floor twin towers, with the first tower opened on 11 November 2012. Both towers are entirely occupied by the hotel. The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 1 has 806 rooms. The two top floors are occupied by Vault, one of the hotel’s 15 lounge Continue reading →

Longest awareness ribbon chain

The longest awareness ribbon chain is 2,397.5 m (7,865 ft 9 in) long and was created by Abu Dhabi Health Services at The Dome@Rawdhat in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 4 December 2013. The awareness ribbon chain is made up of 35,000 ribbons that have been linked together to raise awareness of the need for Emirati people to join the medical profession. The awareness ribbon chain was made into the shape of a smile.