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Travel & Tourism News of Dubai and rest of UAE

Month: March 2013


Al Gharbia watersports festival kicks off in Mirfa next month

Final preparations are underway for the 5th Al Gharbia Watersports Festival that will take place in Mirfa, Al Gharbia, the Western Region of Abu Dhabi Emirate. The event is held under the distinguished patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed…


First-ever Dubai World Conference on Consumer Rights kicks off Monday 1st April

DUBAI: The first-ever Dubai World Conference on Consumer Rights (DWCCR) and Power Brands Dubai exhibition, will be launched at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 1 to 3 April, 2013. The inaugural edition of the event is under the…


GIBTM : TCA Abu Dhabi to roll out upgrades to Advantage Abu Dhabi incentive programme

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Tourism ‘&’ Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is planning to roll out enhancements to its Advantage Abu Dhabi incentive programmes at 3-day the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) which kicks off on 25th…


ICTBM-13 to kick off next Monday in Dubai

DUBAI: The International Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM-13), jointly organized by American University in the Emirates (AUE) and International Forum of Management Scholars (INFOMS), is set to commence next Monday at the Academic City in Dubai under the…

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Saudi Prince Meshaal meets UAE Balloon Team

SHARJAH: Saudi Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz, Head of Pledge-Allegiance Commission met the UAE Balloon Team here today. He was briefed by the UAE Balloon Team, led by Captain Abdul Aziz Nasser Al Mansouri, to take part in this year’s edition…

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SIKKA 2013 launches in Dubai to promote intercultural dialogue

DUBAI: H.H. Sheikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), officially inaugurated SIKKA 2013, the Authority’s contemporary artist-led fair in Dubai. The fair was held in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood,…


Project to Restore Sharjah’s Heritage Areas in Progress

Sharjah, 11 Mar., 2013 (WAM)– Aiming to retain the feel of the 1950s in Sharjah’s traditional areas, the largest heritage project in the UAE and Gulf region, the ‘Heart of Sharjah’ is currently in progress. The five-phase, 15-year historical restoration…


Dubai’s peace dove officially recognised the world’s biggest button mosaic

DUBAI: The organising committee of the forthcoming region’s first-ever Peace and Sport Middle East Forum received an official Guinness World Records for making the world’s biggest peace dove of about 1.2 million buttons with the colours of the UAE flag….


World’s biggest peace dove to be unveiled in Dubai 10th March

DUBAI: The world’s biggest peace dove made of 1.2 million buttons with the colors of the UAE flag was completed in Dubai setting a new record to make its way to Guinness World Records to highlight the UAE’s stature as…


UAE 1st regionally, 28th overall in Travel ‘&’ Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013

GENEVA: Travel ‘&’ Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013 was released here by World Economic Forum (WEF), has shown the trends in tourism by the governments in the member countries. The United Arab Emirates has shown a continues trend of  leading the region by…

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World’s largest natural flower garden opens in Dubai

Dubai has no shortage of mega projects this time it is indeed a miracle. Dubai’s desert has now been converted into an oasis of flowers at the Dubailand’s new venture the “Dubai Miracle Garden”, Billing itself as the world’s largest…

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Emirates Launches Triple Daily Flights to Perth

DUBAI, Mar 04th, 2013 – Emirates airlines has launched its third daily flight to Perth from Dubai, in meeting the demand for international flights to and from Western Australia, as well as the airline’s commitment to the state. This ongoing…

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Emirates Literature Foundation decree issued

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, has issued decree No.8 for 2013 establishing the Emirates Literature Foundation as a public entity and an…

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UAE to mark Arab Water Day Today

Dubai, 2nd March 2013 — The UAE under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is mobilising Arab, regional and international energies to develop and conserve water resources, Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of…


Dubai’s safari project work on track

DUBAI: The first phase of Dubai’s open safari model zoo will be completed soon, says Dubai Municipality, which last year announced development of the massive project in a land spanning over 60 hectares in Al Warqa on Aweer road. Hussain…