Dubai Travel News

Travel & Tourism News of Dubai and rest of UAE

Month: December 2011

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Las Vegas – Dubai: Comparing two world-famous tourist destinations

Blogs Elsewhere The watchdogs that didn’t bark 22 hours, 55 minutes ago Talking Points Bowl Pick’em Against The Spread Entry 2 (1 Comment) 3 days, 13 hours ago The Kats Report Pull up a stool for Michael Grimm’s next Vegas…

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Dubai Emerging As A Mature Tourism

The National has published an interesting article about the boom of tourism in Dubai this year. Many people relate the increase in number of tourists in Dubai to the unrest in the Arab world however there is an other factor…

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Dubai to receive largest cruise ships in the world

Text size     Costa Favalosa and Aida Blu will offer weekly regional itinerary with Dubai as home port The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) organised a grand welcome ceremony at the Dubai Cruise Terminal to mark the…

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Dubai to open famed liner QE2 for New Year’s bash

QE2 which had been standing in Dubai for last 3 years has been put up for use for this new year’s eve as a vanue for the  most exclussive xmas bash. The event marks the first time the ship’s government…

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UAE set to grab region’s growing cruise tourism

Cruise tourism is gaining momentum in the UAE as 
Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah have been adopting drastic steps to attract big players of the industry, experts say. All three emirates have been making significant investments in infrastructure to support…

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The Italian charm awaits

The Italian charm awaits DUBAI, Dec 11, 2011 (Khaleej Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — Tour operators in the UAE and other GCC countries met with their Italian counterparts on Saturday at a workshop organised by the Italian…

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Dubai Shopping Festival woos Saudi visitors

JEDDAH: The road show for promoting Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), described as the “biggest shopping and entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East” was launched, with Saudi Arabia as the first stop, on Sunday. The road show tour will cover the…

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Dubai, Hamburg airports have excellent tourism potential

DUBAI – The Hamburg Airport’s chief executive officer Michael Eggenschwiler has said that Dubai and Hamburg airports have excellent tourism potential and Emirates airline played active role to help double Gulf tourists to Germany in the last five years. Eggenschwiler…

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Kanoo Travel gaining from ‘power of partnership’

Kanoo Travel announced recently that it is working closely with American Express to put together a strategy to overcome challenges and deliver product and service excellence in the Middle East region. Kanoo Travel said it would invest further in technology…

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UAE National Day Celebrations – 2011

In a night full of surprises, the Government of Dubai Department of Tourism Commerce Marketing (DTCM) Australia New Zealand Representative Office and Emirates Airlines celebrated the 40th anniversary of the UAE National Day with His Excellency, Al Nuaimi UAE Ambassador…

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Dubai Airport Freezone-HRG DNATA travel fair a big success

Text size     “We congratulate HRG, Emirates Airlines, Emirates Holidays and Marhaba Services for participating in this event and making it a big success…”- Nasser Al Madani, Assistant Director General, Dubai Airport Freezone United Arab Emirates, Dubai: More than…