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Tourists, businesses flee to Dubai to escape storm

By Martina Fuchs and Shaheen Pasha DUBAI | Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:37pm IST Besides businessmen, tourists are staying away from travel hotspots such as…

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Dubai Takes Lead at World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

Text size     Dubai Health AuthorityDubai Health Authority is the diamond sponsor for the prestigious conference United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 7 September, 2010 The…

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Dubai Green Tourism Award to attract more entries

Dubai: The second cycle of the Dubai Green Tourism Award was launched yesterday by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Dubai’s tourism marketing…

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Dubai’s sukuk rise most in year on debt accords

The yield on Dubai’s Islamic bond fell the most in more than a year last week, leading a rally in Arabian Gulf sukuk, as government-related…

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Dubai Tourism Gets A Boost, But Egypt and Bahrain Will Struggle This Year: Citibank

Text size     27 March 2011Dubai’s economy may benefit as international visitors choose the safe-haven emirate over other troubled regional tourist destinations, notes Citibank….

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"Medical Tourism Doesn’t put Patient at Risk, Poor Planning Does" says Dr Prem – Author of Medical Tourism Guidebook

DUBAI, UAE, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Recently media has been ablaze of reported stories regarding medical tourism (Medical Travel) of botch surgeries, lack of…

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Trolley bus tours start in Downtown Dubai

Dubai: The iconic attractions in Downtown Dubai, described as The Centre of Now, can now be accessed by visitors using luxury trolley buses. The Emaar…

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Dubai hotels see rise in demand as pipeline slows

Occupancies and revenues plummeted in recent years in Dubai as demand failed to keep pace with rising supply. As the market struggled, many hotel companies…

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Dubai’s art exhibition brings Arab, global scene together

During times of civil unrest in the Middle East, Dubai has always been a safe haven for tourism, banking and culture. After an exclusive preview…

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Dubai World signs final debt restructuring deal

DUBAI – DUBAI World, which rocked markets across the globe in late 2009 with its debt woes, announced on Wednesday that it has signed a…

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Second Durban-Dubai flight on the cards

SUREN NAIDOO KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development and Tourism MEC Michael Mabuyakhulu is expected to announce today that Emirates Airlines plans to introduce an additional daily flight…

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Medical Tourism doesn’t Put Patient at Risk, Poor Planning does” says Dr Prem – Author of Medical Tourism Guidebook

Recently media has been ablaze of reported stories regarding medical tourism of botch surgeries, lack of legal recourse for patients and post-operative complications. All these…

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China fastest growing tourism group, says Dubai’s Jumeirah

Jumeirah Group, the hotel-management company that operates Dubai’s sail-shaped Burj Al Arab, has identified travelers from China as the fastest growing group of guests in…

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The Jordan Tourism Board increases GCC presence by opening Dubai office

Text size     The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB)Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) has strengthened its commitment and presence in the Middle East with the appointment…

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Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai successfully participates at ITB

European market is considered as one of the consistently growing key potential markets for Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai therefore the first presence at…

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