Dubai Travel News

Travel & Tourism News of Dubai and rest of UAE

Month: January 2009

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Sheikha Lubna Attend Davos World Economic Forum

Davos, Jan 31st, 2009 UAE Foreign Trade Minister HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi stressed the strength of UAE economy and its preparedness to deal with potential impact of the World Financial Crisis on local economy. Speaking at the…

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Emirates to fly A380 services to South Korea

WAM DUBAI, Jan. 28, 2009 Emirates Airline announced that it would begin operating its ultra-modern and environmentally friendly A380 aircraft to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport from November 2009. The new service is timed to coincide with Visit Korea Year in…

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International Theatre Institute ITI meeting in Fujairah

WAM Fujairah, 28th Jan. 2009  H.H. Shiekh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, attended today the opening of the meeting of the executive council of the UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute (ITI). Representatives from Europe, America, Asia and…

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Dubai to Host DERMA 2009

DUBAI, Jan, 27th, 2009: Dubai will host the Dubai World Dermatology ‘&’ Laser Conference ‘&’ Exhibition (Dubai Derma 2009) from 2th to 28th April this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual event is devoted to…

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HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan opens IREIS 2009

ABU DHABI, Jan. 27th, 2009: H.H Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan today opened the 5th annual Abu Dhabi Real Estate and Investment Show (IREIS 2009) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center. In statements during a tour at…

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Dubai Food Festival 2009 from 1st Feb

Dubai Food Festival will start from the 1st February. The food festival is one of the most Important event of Dubai this year. There are numerous activities planned for the 14 days event wilch will end on 14th Feb just…

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Dubai Hotel Occupancy Up in for DSF

DUBAI – Dubai hotels are getting a boost with occupancy rates on the rise during the 14th Dubai Shopping Festival 2009.  The DSF annual event, which has become a tourism attraction, was launched on last January 14 and will end…

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Indian Mushaira in DSF

Renowned poets from across India are expected to participate in the 7th Kavi Sammelan (Poets Gathering) and Mushaira gathering as part of Indian Republic Day celebrations. The much anticipated event in Indian literary circles will be held on Thursday, 29th…

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Caricaturist puts the smile on people’s faces this DSF

Jorge Raul is as unique as his caricatures. An avid traveller, the professional caricaturist has visited 99 countries and made Dubai his 100th stop to participate in Dubai Shopping Festival 2009. Jorge’s hands have created over 60,000 caricatures since he…

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Israel announces ceasefire after Killing 1200++ says Goals Accomplished

Israel is to halt its three week military offensive against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said. He said Israel had achieved its aims and the unilateral ceasefire would start at 0200 (2400 GMT)….

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Ethiopians Gebrselassie, Sertsu sweep at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Haile Gebrselassie easily won the Dubai Marathon on Friday, but said steady rain throughout the race hampered his bid to claim the $1 million bonus on offer for breaking his own world record. Gebrselassie…

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Lack of Unity among Arab States on Gaza

Although the newspapers have been giving different viewpoints on why the Arab Leaders are not successful in saving the innocent Palastinians. There are many causes for this one may be the very fact that the Hamas was orignally a brainchild of…

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UAE & USA sign Bilateral Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Energy Cooperation

WASHINGTON D.C. 16th January, 2009 (WAM): His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE, and United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice today signed a bilateral agreement for peaceful nuclear cooperation that enhances international standards of…

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DSF opening ceramony cancelled DSF 2009 will continue as usual from 15th Jan

Dubai The DSF launch ceremony has been cancelled as a mark of solidarity to the people of Gaza. This was announced yesterday Monday by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Shopping Festival Office (DSFO) Supreme Committee….

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Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi openes the Arabplast 2009 and TechnoTube 2009 exhibitions

DUBAI, Jan. 10th, 2009: Minister of Foreign Trade HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi today opened the Arabplast 2009 and TechnoTube 2009 exhibitions at the Dubai World Trade Center. 900 companies from 34 countries are participating at the two events. The…