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Qatar Airways wins awards in Dubai

For the sixth year running, the Doha-based carrier retained the Leading Business Class Airline In Middle East title, as voted by travel industry professionals, at…

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Over 6,000 retail outlets expected to participate

Dubai: The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (Depe) has an official mandate from the Government of Dubai to boost the emirate’s retail and events sector…

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Grounded international flights may get back wings

Srinagar, May 27: If all goes as planned, international flights may again operate from the Srinagar International Airport in next few months, brining respite to…

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Dubai ‘needs a Disneyland’ to boost tourism

Dubai needs an entertainment resort on the size and scale of Disneyland if it is to attract a larger slice of the global tourism pie,…

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Dubai has ‘more than enough’ malls, says BinHendi

Dubai cannot sustain any more mega-malls in an already glutted retail market, the head of one of the UAE’s largest retail conglomerates said Monday. “[Dubai…

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TravelWise pt 1 – Arabian Travel Market Dubai and Royal Wedding boost for UK tourism

Phil Blizzard, Head of Broadcast Sunday, May 22 – 2011 at 15:35 UAE local time (GMT+4) Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is…

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Emirates seeks to boost tourism, trade with Germany

DUBAI — Emirates is responding to strong passenger demand in Germany by launching extra frequencies to Frankfurt and upgrading one of its Munich flights to…

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Dubai-Tuzla flight may start in July

Text size     ABU DHABI – Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced that a direct air link between Dubai and Tuzla, a city…

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Unrest boosts tourism in more stable Gulf states

DUBAI — Gulf Arab states least affected by regional turmoil are likely to see a boost in tourism, analysts said on Tuesday, with the United Arab…

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Azerbaijan tourism gets boost with new office in Dubai

DUBAI – Azerbaijan, the largest country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia is hoping to get a boost to its tourism sector from GCC, with…

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Cut spending 20 to 25%, Dubai Government asks all departments

Dubai: The Dubai government is asking its departments to reduce expenditure by 20 to 25 per cent in a bid to help the emirate achieve a…

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Unrest boosts tourism in more stable Gulf states

By Martina Fuchs DUBAI | Tue May 17, 2011 12:57pm EDT DUBAI (Reuters) – Gulf Arab states least affected by regional turmoil are likely to…

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Dubai tourism ‘benefits drastically’ from regional unrest

Gulf states least affected by regional turmoil are likely to see a boost in tourism, analysts said on Tuesday, with the United Arab Emirates outperforming…

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Dubai Chamber all set to implement the ATA Carnet in the country

Text size     Dubai, UAE: After the UAE issued a decree approving the joining of the Istanbul Convention on Monday, the Dubai Chamber of…

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DTCM, World Energy Forum
sign agreement

DUBAI – The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chairman of the World Energy Forum on…

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