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We now have a date for Warner Bros World launch!

  Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island is opening on July 25, and tickets are now available for booking. If you are planning a group programme in the capital in the last quarter, you can now pencil in a visit to this...

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Expo 2020: What’s in it for MICE?

In this year’s Arabian Travel Market, the Expo 2020 Dubai team highlights the unique opportunities it presents for global travel and the MICE industry. Running under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, the Expo 2020 seeks...

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Oman’s first Kempinski hotel now open

Nestled within the community of Al Mouj encompassing over six kilometers of stunning coastline, the Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury destination in the capital of Oman–and it is now open. Kempinski Muscat will be a gateway to an...

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Oman launches new visa procedures

As part of its initiatives to streamline travel procedures, the Sultanate of Oman has recently launched an online visa portal, where eVisas can be secured prior to travellers' arrival. Guests from 68 countries* used to apply for...

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Making the desert magic work for MICE

Much has been said about the stunning desert of Arabia: From how the setting sun turns the rolling dunes into a landscape of golden hills, up to how a blanket of stars vividly takes over its sky come night time. No matter how many times...

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Five Gulf Dunes-approved Desert Venues in the UAE

Not all plots of desert land are created equal. While all of them are set in the dunes, one can be a site meticulously designed to provide a cultural dining experience and another could be a haven for local wildlife. The best part is that, here in...

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Staple Desert Activities & Out-of-the-box Ideas

The desert knows no boundaries. When it comes to the things that you can do amidst the rolling dunes of sand, you are limited only by your own imagination (and, of course, safety laws and standards). Let us start with three activities that...

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Meet Awais, our Business Development Head

Imagine being stuck in your desk on an incredibly busy day, keeping your focus on the work at hand: Out of nowhere, a stress ball would hit you on the shoulders. As soon as you decide to get up and maybe confront whoever threw that ball, you...

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Spice up your itineraries with RAK’s adventures

Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates, is fast emerging as an adventure tourism hub. On February 1, it launched what has already been certified by the Guiness Book of World Records as the world’s longest...

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Embrace the Emirati Culture with New Abu Dhabi Experiences

The world has known Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE as the destination with the tallest, the biggest and much more. Shifting gears with its new programmes and experiences, the capital is now aiming at taking global travellers into the heart of...

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