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More UAE residents opting to travel to countries offering visa on arrival

More UAE residents opting to travel to countries offering visa on arrival

13 Feb 2023

UAE residents are increasingly opting to travel to countries which offer e-visa and visa on arrival, said a senior official of VFS Global. Many countries, such as Azerbaijan, Maldives, Georgia, Armenia and others, offer visa-on-arrival or e-visa services to many UAE residents and nationals.

Outbound travel and tourism from the UAE post-Covid-19 have grown exponentially, reaching closer to the pre-pandemic level.

“There has been an increased demand for countries that offer e-... Read More

Sharjah Light Festival 2023 kicks off at 13 locations across the emirate

Sharjah Light Festival 2023 kicks off at 13 locations across the emirate

10 Feb 2023

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the 12th Sharjah Light Festival, organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), kicked off tonight (Wednesday, 8 February 2023) and is set to continue until 18 February, covering 13 locations across the Emirate of Sharjah.

The festival launched with an opening ceremony the Authority organised at University City Hall in Sharjah, in the... Read More

The Giving Movement donates 8,000 pieces to earthquake victims

The Giving Movement donates 8,000 pieces to earthquake victims

08 Feb 2023

Dubai-based label The Giving Movement is joining the UAE, the movement, and the world in providing aid to the victims of the February 6th earthquake by sending 8,000 pieces of TGM clothing to Turkey for immediate relief. The donations will include clothing essentials as thousands lost their homes in the midst of winter: hoodies, jackets, sweaters joggers, T-shirts, socks, shackets, windbreakers, and more. The package includes pieces of all sizes for women, men, children, and babies.

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UAE residents send relief supplies to quake-hit areas in Turkey and Syria

UAE residents send relief supplies to quake-hit areas in Turkey and Syria

08 Feb 2023

UAE residents have come together in large numbers to send relief items for thoseimpacted by the deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

The Turkish Consulate in Dubai along with the Turkish Business Council and Turkish Airlines started a collection drive on Tuesday to send supplies.

Fatma Emrem, President of the Turkish Business Council, said the first collection drivebegan on Tuesday morning and will run till 8pm on Wednesday.

“UAE residents were given an opportunity to... Read More

Thinksmart Hub hosts content creators artists in the Canadian Art Gallery ARTE ARTA

Thinksmart Hub hosts content creators artists in the Canadian Art Gallery ARTE ARTA

07 Feb 2023

Region’s only content creation hub, Thinksmart Hub hosted special commissions in modern artworks by six aspiring artists belonging to Canada’s ARTE ARTA Gallery. 25 artworks spanning across inspirations ranging from modern minimalism to hyper-technical digital art adorned the walls and enthralled the audiences that visited the event.

Speaking of the event, Founder of Thinksmart Hub Lina Husri said,

“Artists, I feel are rule breakers and unleash their creativity in ways that... Read More

More than 1,500 dead after powerful earthquake strikes near Turkey-Syria border

More than 1,500 dead after powerful earthquake strikes near Turkey-Syria border

06 Feb 2023

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing more than 1,500 people. Hundreds were still believed to be trapped under rubble, and the toll was expected to rise as rescue workers searched mounds of wreckage in cities and towns across the area.

On both sides of the border, residents jolted out of sleep by the pre-dawn quake rushed outside on a cold, rainy and snowy winter night, as buildings... Read More

New train being tested on Etihad Rail tracks in Dubai

New train being tested on Etihad Rail tracks in Dubai

06 Feb 2023

Residents living in communities around the Al Qudra area, where the Etihad rail tracks run through Dubai, have been able to see the tracks progressing and test runs being conducted on a regular basis. These include those staying in Remraam, Mudon, Mira and Town Square communities.

A futuristic and sleek-looking passenger train was first displayed during the 51st National Day celebrations in Abu Dhabi. During the epic celebrations in Abu Dhabi in December last year, the first prototype... Read More

Maison Monaco Salon at Mercato Mall launches its Unique Pampering Experience

Maison Monaco Salon at Mercato Mall launches its Unique Pampering Experience

06 Feb 2023

Maison Monaco salon located in the heart of Jumeirah at Mercato Mall is a unique beauty spot, like no other. Inspired by neoclassic style house Maison Monaco is the place where you can fully dedicate time to yourself.

“Our mission is to help women cultivate a more positive and caring relationship with themselves,” said Vincenzo Spina, one of the founders of Maison Monaco. “And in turn, have a positive influence on the world around.”

Maison Monaco at Mercato, has launched unique... Read More

Dubai Harbour further enhances Dubai’s position as a leading global tourist destination

Dubai Harbour further enhances Dubai’s position as a leading global tourist destination

03 Feb 2023

Dubai Harbour, the city’s extraordinary seafront district, has welcomed its first cruise ship – the AIDAcosma, officially starting its 2022/23 cruise season. Setting sail from Germany on its maiden voyage, AIDAcosma is a first-of-its-kind liquid natural gas (LNG) powered ship with a capacity of over 5,500 passengers. To mark the arrival, DHCT Management along with public and private sector stakeholders will exchange plaques with the Ship Captain, a maritime tradition, to commemorate its... Read More

Are you ready to get bowl-ed over at Mercato Mall?

Are you ready to get bowl-ed over at Mercato Mall?

01 Feb 2023

If you fancy escaping the heat while knocking down some pins then head to Lanes N Games at Mercato.

Lanes N Games is the ideal combination of fun and enjoyment. It is a venue where families and friends may enjoy themselves while playing, partying, and dining.

Hustling teens and adults, here’s a place you’ve never been! Welcome to Lanes N Games, a one-of-a-kind bowling centre situated in the heart of Jumeirah at Mercato Mall. Promising you unlimited fun, thrill and joy, this... Read More

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