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New hotels to watch for in the UAE

The UAE is blessed to have so many amazing properties to choose from. Whether you have a budget incentive program and need a quaint, high-quality three-star property or you are inviting your CEOs for a board-of-director meeting and need the utmost...

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Fly your group to the UAE & Oman on the ‘world’s leading airline*’

Flying to our side of the world has never been an issue—especially with the world’s best airlines operating round the clock, linking the UAE and Oman to various countries across the globe.   Etihad Airways, the national carrier of...

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Let’s talk about ballrooms —the best of them.

When you need to showcase your company’s latest products, collect your distribution agents for the latest training seminars, or just wow them with a fantastic Gala event at the end of a successful programme—the biggest question you'd have to...

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What the Ritz-Carlton in RAK has in store

  Ritz-Carlton has officially taken over the famous Banyan Tree Al Wadi in Ras Al Khaimah, and it promises to revolutionise the desert escapade we’ve always known. Refurbishing work is still ongoing at the hotel, and is expected to be...

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Why Dubai always wins as the ‘world’s top events destination’

  Early this year, Dubai has won two global awards for being the top destination for events. The International Festivals and Events Association has named it as the 2016 World Festival and Event City for the fifth time since 2011. The...

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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar takes luxury to greater heights

  When they said Oman's new hotel resort is perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a canyon, it was but natural to imagine being transported to a mountaintop surrounded with amazing views of the sky meeting the...

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Convention Centre redefines Oman’s MICE industry

  Previous concerns of limited meeting facilities are all behind Oman now, as the Oman Convention Centre opens to all and is now ready for large-scale conferences and events. The first phase of the Convention Centre was officially...

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New Hotel Alert: FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is the latest addition to the luxurious ‘hotelscape’ of the city, which opened last March 31. With its contemporary architecture and design, very different from a lot of other offerings, FIVEPalm provides its...

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UAE to implement VAT in 2018

  It’s all systems go for the implementation of the 5-percent value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE starting January 1, 2018. Although specific details and implications of this VAT for incentives and conferences are yet to be released,...

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Meet with us at IMEX Frankfurt

  Gulf Dunes will be exhibiting at IMEX Frankfurt, which will be held on 16-18 May 2017. We will be at the Dubai stand #E500 and the Oman stand #E620.   The destinations of the UAE and Oman are ever so changing that new...

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