Emaar to mark Chinese New Year with a light show at Burj Khalifa

The light show will be showcased from February 16 to 24 as an effort to pay tribute to the thousands of Chinese residents in the UAE

Record number of UAE visitors to UK in Q1 2016

Record number of UAE visitors to UK in Q1 2016

There is a favourable currency exchange for visitors coming from countries where the currency is pegged to the dollar

Dubai to welcome first hotel rainforest

Dubai to welcome first hotel rainforest

More details have been released regarding plans for the Rosemont Hotel and Residences, which is set to become the first skyscraper in the UAE to house a rain forest

The Land of Legends opens in Turkey

The Land of Legends opens in Turkey

Rixos World Parks & Entertainment's Land of Legends features a five star hotel

Heart-shaped honeymooners island planned for Dubai

Heart-shaped honeymooners island planned for Dubai

The heart-shaped island will become the first resort in the UAE dedicated to newlyweds, according to the developer of Dubai's The Heart of Europe

New incentives to stimulate Gulf tourism to Jordan

New incentives to stimulate Gulf tourism to Jordan

Ministry of Tourism has introduced a package of measures to promote and facilitate tourism to the Kingdom of Jordan from Gulf Arab states

First Snow City coming to Saudi Arabia

First Snow City coming to Saudi Arabia

Al Othaim Leisure & Tourism Company is set to launch the first Snow City tourist attraction in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai Parks & Resorts to support Saudi's Six Flags

Dubai Parks & Resorts to support Saudi's Six Flags

The launch of Six Flags in Saudi Arabia forms part of the country's Vision 2030 plans

UAE travellers to splash out in UK due to Brexit

UAE travellers to splash out in UK due to Brexit

The value of the sterling dropped to below AED5 ($1.36) in the aftermath of the UK's decision to leave the EU

Oman Tourism Strategy to provide 500,000 jobs

Oman Tourism Strategy to provide 500,000 jobs

Third phase of development will see the addition of 29,596 new hotel rooms in the Sultanate

Theme parks signed for Saudi Arabia with Six Flags

Theme parks signed for Saudi Arabia with Six Flags

While no details of the partnership have been provided, Six Flags CEO John Duffey confirmed that its theme parks would enter the Kingdom

Ferrari World treats 400 children to iftar

Ferrari World treats 400 children to iftar

Ferrari World conduct event in collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent for fifth year running

Abu Dhabi Tourism works on re-positioning itself

Abu Dhabi Tourism works on re-positioning itself

Al Ain and Sir Bani Yas Island to feature in Abu Dhabi's tourism push as the emirate will position itself to increase arrival figures

Dubai Parks and Resorts debates name change

Dubai Parks and Resorts debates name change

Dubai Parks and Resorts is due to open in October 2016

Seawings partners with RAK tourism on staycations

Seawings partners with RAK tourism on staycations

Seawings Lifestyle has partnered with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA), in addition to four luxury resorts in the emirate to welcome arriving tourists to the destination

DTCM passes legislation on Dubai desert activities

DTCM passes legislation on Dubai desert activities

Dubai Tourism will implement new Desert Tour & Camp Regulations aimed at improving the Dubai desert experience for tourists visiting the emirate


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