Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy. flydubai will operate up to five flights a week to Naples from 04 June 2019 becoming the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights. Daily flights to Budapest will start on 27 June 2019 and will be in addition to the current service offered by Emirates. Emirates will codeshare on both routes and further illustrates the strength of the partnership which aims to provide more options for... Read More
Bab Al Qasr, a 5-star luxury beach resort and spa, located on the exclusive Corniche in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi, is all set to add sparkle to your festive celebrations. Whether for the ultimate holiday break or for a seasonal get-together to remember, a collection of culinary delights have been prepared to create magical experiences during Christmas time and New Year.
‘Twas the night before Christmas – December 24
Ignite the festive spirit and indulge in an Afternoon... Read More
Grand Millennium Business Bay, a 5-star property of Millennium Hotels & Resorts along Marasi Drive will welcome 2019 with an evening of food, festivity and live entertainment. The hotel’s culinary team a sumptuous feast to ensure your dining experience is exquisite in every way.
New Year’s Eve at Beau Rivage Bistro – December 31
If you want to ring the New Year in style, Beau Rivage Bistro has prepared a splendid set menu and drinks for AED 699 per person. With an outdoor... Read More
Celebrate the most joyous season of the year at the recently opened Studio M Arabian Plaza, where you and your loved ones can enjoy a fun-filled and flavourful festive gathering at Level M restaurant.
From Christmas Eve to New Year’s dinner, Studio M Arabian Plaza’s team of professional chefs will guarantee that your holiday dining will be filled with loads of festive flavours and merriment. If you wish to host your loved ones in an intimate dinner at home, you can make our turkey... Read More
The National -- Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has led the celebrations after UAE home heroes Al Ain netted a place in the history books after securing a shock Fifa Club World Cup semi-final triumph.
The Arabian Gulf League champions became the first UAE side to ever reach the final of the showpiece global tournament thanks to a dramatic penalty shoot-out success over highly-fancied River Plate, of Argentina.
The victory - which came after the sides were locked at 2-2 at the end of... Read More
Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India's Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20.
Gray was ecstatic as she took her first walk as Miss Universe in a dazzling red gown with a thigh-high slit. She was crowned by Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, who comes from South Africa.
In the final question round... Read More
Dominion Diamond Mines has announced the "unexpected" discovery of a 552-carat yellow gemstone.
It was found in October at the Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories, which is 135 miles (215km) south of the Arctic Circle.
The company says this diamond "far surpasses" the previous record-holding stone found at the mine in 2015.
The Foxfire - a two-billion-year-old 187.7-carat diamond unearthed at the Diavik mine - was displayed around the world, including for a... Read More
Abu Dhabi Food Festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), saw the breaking of a world record yesterday at Al Bahar, Corniche, as part of the World of Food Abu Dhabi event. A chicken “margougah” weighing in at 4,775kg was cooked up, which beat the previous world record for the world’s largest meat stew by 695kg.
The preparation of this record-breaking dish was part of the annual Abu Dhabi Food Festival, with the record attempt sponsored by... Read More
Thousands of people from across the UAE are readying themselves for Pope Francis's historic visit to Abu Dhabi.
Families around the Emirates have described the palpable sense of excitement since the surprise announcement of the two-day visit next year.
Many have already booked time off work to ensure they can make the most of the unique occasion.
A large public Mass will be held at Zayed Sports City at 10.30am on February 5, with more than 100,000 people expected to... Read More
It's been a busy weekend in Vatican City for Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi: seeing the sights, meeting Pope Francis, and making history in the process.
Al Jassmi became the first Arab artist to perform at the Vatican's annual Christmas concert when he took to the prestigious stage on Saturday night (December 15).
The Concerto di Natale in Vatican City, which is now in its 26th year, has been held annually since 1993, inviting Italian and international artists to perform free... Read More