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Dubai slashes fees on hotels, restaurants

DUBAI, 11th June, 2018 — Acting upon the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler…

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More than 8 million tourists visited Dubai in H1 2018

DUBAI, 1st August, 2018 — Dubai welcomed a record 8.10 million international overnight tourists during the first six months of 2018, representing a consistent increase…

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Ajman seeks to attract 700,000 hotel guests annually by 2019

AJMAN, 5th August, 2018 — The Department of Tourism Development in Ajman seeks to meet the goals of Ajman Vision 2021, which includes raising the…

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Dubai Tourism publishes manual to guide hotels

DUBAI, 8th August, 2018 — Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, has published the “12 Steps Towards Sustainability” manual to guide hotels….

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Ajman hotels guests up 14% in H1 of 2018

AJMAN, 11th August, 2018 — The number of guests in Ajman’s hotels increased by 14 percent in the first half of this year compared to…

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Abu Dhabi records 10.5% growth in hotel guests in August

ABU DHABI, 22nd September, 2018 — The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi during August rose by 10.5 percent compared to the same…

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Abu Dhabi reinforces its position as global tourism destination

ABU DHABI, 30th December, 2018 — The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has made many achievements, in light of the emergence of specialist…

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UAE online travel sales projected to exceed AED17 bn in 2018

DUBAI, 31st December, 2018 — The value of the UAE’s online travel sales in 2018 is forecast to reach AED17.3 billion (US$1.98 billion), driven by…

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Dubai Tourism to launch B2B ‘Attractions Marketplace’

DUBAI, 19th December, 2018 — Dubai Tourism has introduced a new business to business, B2B, online platform that will deliver an enhanced technological backbone to…

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Number of tourists in Abu Dhabi, Dubai increase by 1.6% in 8 months

ABU DHABI, 27th December, 2018 — The combined number of tourists visiting Abu Dhabi and Dubai increased by 1.6 per cent during the first eight…

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Abu Dhabi reinforces its position as global tourism destination

ABU DHABI, 30th December, 2018 — The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has made many achievements, in light of the emergence of specialist…

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Fujairah tourism numbers increased in 2018

FUJAIRAH, 14th January, 2019 — The number of tourists visiting Fujairah rose in 2018, due to various tourism initiatives and programmes and the international participation…

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Abu Dhabi welcomes over 10 million international visitors in 2018

ABU DHABI, 27th February, 2019 — Abu Dhabi has welcomed 10.27 million international visitors in 2018, with the emirate also posting figures showing incredible growth…

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Dubai Airports readies for ban on single-use plastics

DUBAI, 9th December, 2019 — Change is coming to the world of air travel as the self-imposed deadline looms for a ban on all single-use…

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New 40-minute residency service launched

DUBAI, 9th December, 2019 — Smart Dubai has launched UAE ‘Residency’ application services in partnership with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in…

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