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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

Beckoning you now: 24 new beachfront chalets in Abu Dhabi’s Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort

Beckoning you now: 24 new beachfront chalets in Abu Dhabi’s Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort

16 Feb 2017

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort announces the opening of its 24 newly-built beachfront chalets that will cater to more tourists from European countries such as Germany, United Kingdom and neighbouring GCC countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar while attracting new markets such as Scandinavia, China and CIS markets.

The project is a part of the expansion of Danat Hotels and Resorts, the hotel management division of National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels, to meet the travel demands and... Read More

Like Dim Sum and Sushi? Learn to make them at Shiba cooking class

Like Dim Sum and Sushi? Learn to make them at Shiba cooking class

16 Feb 2017

Starting March 2017, the Japanese and Chinese foodies in Dubai will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to enhance their culinary skills and explore new techniques when taking part to the newly launched ‘Discover the Art of Japanese & Chinese Cuisines’ monthly cooking class at Shiba restaurant, The Meydan Hotel.

The Chinese specialty chef and the Japanese specialty chef will introduce each, two of their innovative signature dishes featuring sushi, sashimi and dim sums, to the culinary... 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

Somewhere Hotel recently announced new opening

Somewhere Hotel recently announced new opening

14 Feb 2017

In direct response to the demand from travellers’, Somewhere Hotels, one of Dubai’s most stylish mid-market hotel brands, recently opened the doors to its new 301-room hotel at the renowned and convenient location ‘Barsha Heights’, previously known as Tecom. Making this the second hotel opening in Dubai, the brand moreover operates globally in destinations Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Greece and in UAE.

In alignment with Dubai’s 2020 vision of welcoming 20 million tourists to the city,... 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

Sheléa, the new performer at Q's Bar and Lounge

Sheléa, the new performer at Q's Bar and Lounge

13 Feb 2017

Q’s have just recently announced Sheléa as its latest performer until April.Sheléa has she recently been on tour with Stevie Wonder, but she has also sung for the former President, Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama at the White House. She’s a vocalist, pianist, songwriter, arranger and producer, and her musical mastery makes her one of the most exhilarating up and coming artists today.

Q’s, Quincy Jones’ first ever bar featuring world-class live music in an intimate bar and... Read More

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