Tourism

World number two Angelique Kerber enjoys Dinner in the Sky

World number two Angelique Kerber enjoys Dinner in the Sky

22 Feb 2017

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA top seed Angelique Kerber got a bird's eye view of the Dubai Marina yesterday, as she was joined by friends including WTA President Micky Lawler, for Dinner in the Sky.

The world number two was thrilled to experience arguably the world's most unique dining concept, as Dinner in the Sky takes guests 50 metres up, suspended by a crane, to enjoy a meal. The Dinner in the Sky concept was introduced 10 years ago in Belgium and Germany and since then... Read More

Top seed in doubles Caroline Garcia, visits The Green Planet

Top seed in doubles Caroline Garcia, visits The Green Planet

22 Feb 2017

Caroline Garcia, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships’ top seed in the doubles, went back to nature with a visit to The Green Planet yesterday Tuesday and seems to have thoroughly enjoyed her experience.

The world number three in doubles enjoyed the interaction with the animals, taking selfies with the birds and a baby rainbow boa constrictor and she even held a hissing cockroach! The region’s first bio-dome recreates a tropical forest with over 3,000 plants and animals, offering... Read More

During her cruise down Dubai Canal, tennis ace Agnieszka Radwanska marvels at waterfall

During her cruise down Dubai Canal, tennis ace Agnieszka Radwanska marvels at waterfall

22 Feb 2017

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships tournament fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska took some time out yesterday to enjoy a trip along the new Dubai Canal. Radwanska, the world number six, and 2012 Dubai champion, toured part of the 3.2km waterway which was opened in November 2016 in a RTA luxury water taxi operated by Excellence Limos. Radwanska marveled at the waterfall, lit with bright pink lights, where the Canal meets the Sheikh Zayed Road bridge.

The WTA event, which features US... Read More

Snowy Dubai

Snowy Dubai

19 Feb 2017

Discover Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East! An amazing mountain-themed wintery set-ting where you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, take part in many snow events and meet and play with Ski Dubai's newest residents; the Snow Penguins!

Experience rolling down the Giant Ball run, jumping a 10ft. ramp, spiralling down the tube slides, sightseeing in the chairlift or just relaxing over a hot chocolate at minus 4 degrees... So enjoy real snow, all year... Read More

Get ready for the most heart-pounding roller coaster ride in the world at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi this March!

Get ready for the most heart-pounding roller coaster ride in the world at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi this March!

15 Feb 2017

Ready for the most thrilling roller-coaster ride of your life ever? March 2017 will see the launch of ‘Turbo Track’ the most “heart-pounding roller coaster ride in the world” at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Based on a modern Ferrari driver training facility, it comprises a 180-meter track which stretches from inside the building and out through the glass roof, reaching 62-meters above the very heart of the famous attraction. It will shoot a car at a top speed of around 102km/h along a... Read More

TCA Abu Dhabi wins top award for Best Mobile Government Services for Tourism category

TCA Abu Dhabi wins top award for Best Mobile Government Services for Tourism category

15 Feb 2017

WAM -- Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, has won top honours at the Best Mobile Government Service Awards at the World Government Summit Awards for the new, improved version of its Visit Abu Dhabi mobile application.

The latest version of the Visit Abu Dhabi app, which gives users instant access to all that is new in the emirate via their mobile phones and tablets, won top spot in the Tourism category at the prestigious ceremony, which was held in Dubai on... Read More

One year anniversary of Postojna’s batch of ‘baby dragons’

One year anniversary of Postojna’s batch of ‘baby dragons’

14 Feb 2017

It has been a year since the moment that astonished and thrilled Postojna Cave, Slovenia and the world. On Saturday, 30th January 2016, the first olm egg was noticed on the glass of Postojna Cave's aquarium. Over the following 8 weeks, the mother olm laid 64 eggs, from which 22 eggs developed into larvae and 21 young have been growing and developing over the past year. Today, they are about 6 cm long.

“The olm juveniles won’t be released into their natural environment, since they... Read More

Exciting water parks

Exciting water parks

14 Feb 2017

Dubai’s pristine beaches offer an exciting variety of water activities such as diving, jet skiing, parasailing, snorkeling, yachting, powerboat rides as well as an amazing range of extreme watersports such as bungee jumping, sky diving, kitesurfing, kayaking, windsurfing, wakeboarding, flyboarding and what not for those who seek to push their limits!  

Wild Wadi

You’ll go wild for Wild Wadi, one of Dubai’s most popular water parks located in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab... Read More

Dubai Chamber launches new recreational game “Dubai-Opoly”

Dubai Chamber launches new recreational game “Dubai-Opoly”

12 Feb 2017

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it has launched “Dubai-Opoly”, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai as a global hub for business and trade.

Modelled after the world-famous “Monopoly” board game, Dubai-Opoly will soon hit store shelves in the UAE and GCC region, and feature some of the emirate’s most prominent landmarks and attractions. The new game complements Dubai Chamber’s efforts to strengthen the emirate’s reputation as a... Read More

Now enjoy a ride aboard a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal!

Now enjoy a ride aboard a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal!

12 Feb 2017

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal as part of the plan of the Marine Transport Department for expanding the delivery of tourist services, and the deployment of modern transit means at  various tourist attraction points. The step is taken in the context of RTA’s endeavors to bring happiness to people, and further enhance the tourist credentials of the Emirate.

Abdullah Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA’s Public... Read More

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