• Dubai witnesses an increase of 25% in cruise tourism last year

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    Dubai saw a growth of 25% in cruise tourism last year as the destination hosted 157 ship calls welcoming an overall 600,000 passengers. Jamal Humaid Al Falasi, Director, Dubai Cruise Tourism said that India is the largest source market for …

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  • Dubai International Hospitality Week to take place in September

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    Dubai aims to bring six events together under one roof during Dubai International Hospitality Week (DIHW). DIHW will take place from September 18-20 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and will include GulfHost, The Hotel Show and The Leisure Show, …

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  • Dubai’s cruise tourism braces to draw 20 million tourists by 2020

    Published on : Monday, July 17, 2017

    Dubai Tourism is ready to jump on to the cruise industry’s bandwagon by getting all braced up to draw in 20 million tourists by the year 2020.   In the year 2016 to 2017, Dubai had been able to attract …

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  • Emirates celebrates 30 years in connecting UK with Dubai

    Published on : Friday, July 14, 2017

    Emirates, the Dubai-based airline industry is celebrated its 30 years of operation in the United Kingdom. It is a fourth largest airline in the world and the largest airline in the Middle East. This month, Emirates announced it is on …

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  • Expo 2020 Dubai is a big opportunity for SMEs

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Around Dh2 billion ($544 million) will be generated from onsite food and beverages (F&B) sales at the Expo 2020 Dubai. This will offer a big opportunity for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the sector.   This event saw …

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  • The Desert City soon to have its second night beach

    Published on : Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    How to enjoy the beach without getting tanned? Well it might sound odd but Dubai is all set to unveil its second night beach will definitely be a perfect way of beating the heat this summer!   After Umm Suqeim, …

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  • Over 106,000 passengers to pass through Emirates Terminal during busy summer season

    Published on : Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    Emirates expects higher than usual passenger traffic on its flights this upcoming weekend, starting from Wednesday 21st June as travelers journey out for their summer holidays and Eid breaks. Over 106,000 travellers will be passing through Emirates Terminal 3 during …

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  • Dubai aims of introducing facial recognition technology at airports

    Published on : Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Dubai is thinking of introducing ‘gate-less’ borders – a concept which will remove long passport control queues by using facial recognition technology for identifying people when they arrive at the airport.   UK-based ObjectTech is working with Dubai’s Immigration and …

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  • Dubai named among top 10 cities for international meetings

    Published on : Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Dubai has been ranked as one of the top 10 destinations for international meetings, according to the latest edition of the International Meetings Statistics Report published last week by Union of International Associations (UIA).   The report ranked 1,157 cities …

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  • Dubai medical tourism earns $386m

    Published on : Friday, June 9, 2017

    As per a recent report, in last year, Dubai treated more than 326,640 domestic and inbound medical tourists generating revenues of Dh1.421 billion ($386.7 million) respectively. The patients treated themselves in hospitals licensed by DHA all across the emirates. Dr. …

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  • Arsenal Brings The Emirates FA Cup To Dubai

    Published on : Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Fresh from their victory over Chelsea FC, Arsenal brought the Emirates FA Cup once again to Dubai after the team’s record 13th victory of the historic trophy. The Emirates FA Cup made its way to Arsenal Soccer Schools Dubai at …

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  • Emirates celebrates inaugural flight from Dubai to Zagreb

    Published on : Friday, June 2, 2017

    Emirates’ inaugural Boeing 777-300ER flight from Dubai touched down in Zagreb to a water cannon salute and traditional Croatian folk dancers, with more than 350 passengers on board.   Travelling on the flight EK129 was Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice …

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  • UAE theme park offers free entry for Ramadan

    Published on : Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Theme park promos seem to be mushrooming throughout the region of the UAE of late. And recently, some of the most renowned theme parks of Dubai including the Dubai Parks and Resorts and IMGWorld have declared that discounts would be …

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  • Passenger receives explicit email from Emirates as response to her complaint

    Published on : Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    A highly offensive message was sent in error to an Emirates passenger to the response who sought compensation after a late flight from Manchester to Dubai.   Claire Finch applied for her statutory €600 compensation through the Resolver website, which …

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  • Dubai-London flight evacuated following bomb threat

    Published on : Tuesday, May 23, 2017

     A Virgin Atlantic flight from Dubai to London Heathrow was evacuated following a bomb threat.   The entire planeload of passengers was told to exit the plane and head back to the gate following the captain’s admission that a bomb …

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  • Marsa Al Arab tourist destination launched in Dubai

    Published on : Monday, May 15, 2017

    Marsa Al Arab, a comprehensive tourist destination, has been launched in Dubai by its ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He visited Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, where he announced the launch of ‘Marsa Al Arab’.   …

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  • A new beachfront resort to come up in Dubai in 2019

    Published on : Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    A cooperative undertaking between Dubai developer Nakheel and Spanish hospitality group RIU Hotels & Resorts has released a construction tender for an 800-room, beachfront resort and water park at Deira Islands.   With an investment value of AED670 million, the …

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  • Dubai shoppers to benefit from Super Sale initiative

    Published on : Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Good news for all those who love to shop! Retail therapy starts early this summer in Dubai with over 5,000 brands and retailers participating in the 3-day Super Sale from 18-20 May.   This new citywide retail initiative will offer …

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  • Dubai boost golf tourism via new website

    Published on : Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    In order to boost the awareness of the leading golf destination in the world, Dubai today unveiled a new website for the first time. In that website visitors and tour operators will get every bit of information that they need …

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  • Medical tourists in Dubai can now check into a wellness hotel

    Published on : Monday, May 1, 2017

    A wellness hotel is now a part of the Dubai Health Tourism experience (DXH). A MoU was signed between the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel group. To quote Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of Health …

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