With the launch of the world’s longest urban zipline, the opening of the Frame, Zaha Hadid’s’ ‘The Opus’ building, and a six-week special of world renown Van Gogh’s Alive exhibition, Dubai is setting the scene for a very exciting 2018. Providing entertainment for thrill seekers and culture vultures alike, as well a range of, Read More

eTN: The Dubai Health Authority announced the launch of the first Dubai International Medical Tourism Forum, that will take on February 20-21. The two-day forum based on the theme ‘Reimagining Experience’ will bring together prominent leaders and speakers from the public and private health and travel sectors who will discuss the latest trends in, Read More

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Five years after she performed in Abu Dhabi, her first in the Middle East, Janet Jackson is all set to return to the Emirates. This time she’s closing the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race, on March 26. The 49-year-old music icon released her 11th studio album,, Read More

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai International saw through over 78 million passengers in 2015, more than enough to retain its title of the world’s busiest airport for international passengers, operator Dubai Airports said on Monday. A total of 78,014,838 passengers passed through the airport in the 12 months to December 31, 2015, a, Read More

PARIS, France – Dubai was officially named the Host City of Expo 2020 on Wednesday as the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) met for its 158th general assembly in Paris. The 168-member governing body unanimously ratified the Expo 2020 Registration Document, which set out detailed plans laid out by Dubai for the Expo 2020., Read More

  Dubai UAE, January 13, 2015: The Dubai Food Festival 2015’s full and flavorsome line-up of new and returning gastronomic consumer and business events, celebrity chefs, activities and promotions, has been announced today by Dubai Festivals and Retails Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Marking the Festival’s second edition, this, Read More

Travel agents and tour operators said that the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has increased the cost of the single entry, 30-day tourist visa from Dh210 to Dh250 from January 1, and has withdrawn the 10-day grace period and the option to extend it for a month. While immediate, Read More

MONTREAL, Canada – Toronto global hub international expansion continues with new route to the Middle East. Air Canada today said that it will launch non-stop service between Toronto and Dubai beginning in November 2015. The new route will extend the airline’s international network farther into the Middle East at a time of increased travel, Read More

Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation – from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving centre – to one of the fastest growing cities on earth. Home to just over 2 million people from more than 200 nationalities, Dubai is one of the most, Read More

Dubai’s aggressive promotional and marketing campaign is set to pick up momentum with the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) participating in nine major overseas exhibitions in addition to organizing exclusive road shows in 13 countries from September to December 2004. Dubai will continue to be in the global spotlight as more than, Read More