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New Muscat International Airport to open on March 20

A highly anticipated opening in Oman, the new Muscat International Airport is set to be inaugurated on March 20, 2018, the country's Ministry of Transport and Communications...

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NYE in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates ushered in 2018 with two world records and an international pop star partying the night away with thousands of holidaymakers. All these happened on top of the fabulous gala dinners that happened across various...

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Brace for a spectacular surprise at Downtown Dubai this NYE

Every year, Dubai never fails to amaze the world with grand spectacles on New Year's Eve. It has been a tradition for its landmarks, from the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab up to the Atlantis The Palm, to light up the sky with meticulously...

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Top Dishes from five-star Dining Spots across the UAE & Oman

Every traveller who wishes to experience Arabia’s character as a melting pot of cultures needs only to do one thing: Eat. As an easily accessible halfway point of the world, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is also home to more than 200...

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Five Cool Features of Our New Website

The excitement we had over the launch of our new website a month ago still hasn’t died down especially because of the positive feedback and traffic we continue to receive from clients and partners. But apart from its enhanced look and feel,...

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New Hotels to Check Out in 2018

Gulf Dunes is always on the lookout for new hotels and venues that can turn MICE programmes into exceptional travel experiences. The United Arab Emirates and Oman make the hunt so easy through a steady stream of new options every year. The year...

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New Attractions To Visit in 2018

There’s always something new and exciting to do in the United Arab Emirates, with leisure and entertainment being among the destination’s top priorities. Simply put, tourism developments are growing non-stop. In 2018, more new landmarks and...

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City Walk: An Exciting District for MICE

City Walk is one of Dubai's newest — and most dynamic — shopping, dining and entertainment districts. As they say, it is where the city gets together. Enjoy a stroll through its European-style walkways lined with modern cafes, boutiques...

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Inside The Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre of Abu Dhabi has been the talk of the town since it opened on November 11. We've had a preview of how it would look like and what kind of art it would be exhibiting prior to its official opening. But when Gulf Dunes has finally set...

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Discovering the Charms of an Ancient Omani Village

Aside from its wadis, fjords, mountains, beaches, sinkholes and waterfalls, much of Oman’s undeniable charm lies on its warm, welcoming people. The kind, smiling faces of Omanis assure you that you are going to have an extraordinary...

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