Aside from the 3,000-strong audience inside Al Wasl Plaza, millions across the globe tuned in to virtually view the eagerly awaited event. With the golden ring of connectivity – the inspiration for the Expo 2020 Dubai logo – raised to the trellis of the magnificent Al Wasl Plaza, the beating heart of the Expo site and the spectacular setting for the captivating ceremony, the most inclusive World Expo ever was officially underway.
In addition to music from some of the most influential... Read More
Amid renewed demand for international travel as Expo 2020 Dubai prepares to welcome millions of visitors to the largest global gathering since the start of the pandemic, organisers have announced enhanced entry measures to ensure a safe and exceptional event.
Visitors aged 18 and above will be required to present proof of any vaccine recognised by their national government or a negative PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours. Non-vaccinated ticket-holders who have not been tested... Read More
Dubai opens up to the 9th annual Meetings Arabia & Luxury Travel Congress (MALT) Congress on the 6th of September ‘21. With Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Tourism opening up the session, it would be interesting to know the details of how the travel market is going to look like post COVID.
This year’s host city Dubai provides the ideal backdrop for an event of this nature as the industry is looking for face-to-face interactions with carefully sifted buyers and rebound tourism plus... Read More
As the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Yas Island Abu Dhabi for UFC 267, Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the leading entertainment and leisure destination has unveiled staycation deals for visitors coming to see the latest and much anticipated bout, due to take place on October 30th, 2021 at Etihad Arena. With only limited number of packages available to purchase on Yasisland.ae from September 1 onwards, fans of UFC from across the UAE are encouraged to get into the fighting spirit... Read More
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has backed ambitious plans to make the UAE capital the global centre of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
At a ceremony on Tuesday 24th August, DCT Abu Dhabi announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UAEMMAF) and Palms Sports, the UAE-based sports management and training company.
The MoU outlines a formal collaboration between the three entities to develop... Read More
As the post-covid world slowly opens, everyone is looking forward to traveling again. The Moscow City Tourism Committee has stepped up with some exciting possibilities that make Moscow the ideal MICE and luxury travel destination for travelers now.
Head of the MICE Department from The Moscow City Tourism Committee, Anastasia Popova shares some insights into why the Russian capital has come recommended as an attractive destination for travelers from the Middle East. According to... Read More
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers has become the first Abu Dhabi hotel to partner with Evolvin’ Women, a social enterprise dedicated to the advancement of women in developing countries by providing skill development opportunities in the hospitality sector.
During the two-year partnership, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers will support Evolvin' Women in driving women empowerment in the hospitality industry by facilitating two year skill development placement for the women under the Evolvin... Read More
Ain Dubai is the latest landmark to join Dubai’s long list of world record-breaking attractions, set to open to the public on 21 October. Located on Bluewaters Island, the giant observation wheel stands at a staggering height of 250m making it the highest and largest of its kind in the world.
The monument is an amazing feat of construction, with each leg of the wheel standing 126m high – long enough to fit 15 London buses – while the weight of the assembled hub and... Read More
'Schumacher, the Scuderia Ferrari Champion’ will showcase the inspirational story of the racing legend complete with exciting footage and highlights of Schumacher’s racing career with the Scuderia Ferrari in 2000. Guests will also get the chance to see the F1-2000, the Formula 1 car Schumacher drove when he won his first title with the Scuderia that year, alongside the trophies of his seven race victories of that season. ‘Schumacher, the Scuderia Ferrari Champion’ is set to play at the Park’... Read More
Astana Ballet Theatre, Kazakhstan’s leading ballet company will premier its two masterpieces, The Legend of Love and Sultan Baybars at Dubai Opera, this season.
Resurrecting epics from the East, the two narrations are expected to mesmerize audience with their large-scale performances, extravagant productions and enchanting pas deux. In what promises to be an enthralling showcase, Astana Ballet troupe will wow spectators with exceptional display of dance exalted with sacrifice, glory... Read More