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
Captivating culture, breath-taking luxury, exhilarating adventure and the warmth of Arabian hospitality await you in Abu Dhabi.
Feel awed by one of the world’s top landmarks – the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - take on the planet’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, zoom to the pace of a speedboat tour of the UAE capital’s coastline, tune out to the sound of the wind while sand boarding in our Western Region, and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a stroll through Al Ain... Read More
The deserts in the UAE have been silent witness to its dramatic transformation over the years. One of the emirate’s much-acclaimed experiences is the Dubai Desert Safari offered by leading tour operators with several options such as morning safaris, evening safaris and even overnight desert safaris for those who want to witness the breathtaking sight of a desert sunrise. The action-packed morning desert safari that we are taking you on right now leads to an isolated desert camp where plenty... Read More
Dubai’s lush greenery is well-developed for golf enthusiasts. Set aside some tee time, and try its world-class golfing venues.The Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills
Set in the salubrious location of Emirates Hills – known by many as Dubai's version of Beverly Hills – The Address Montgomerie is one of the Middle East's most luxurious and desirable golfing destinations.
Colin Montgomerie, the legendary golfer who gave the hotel its name, designed the course with the help of... Read More
Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), is reaffirming how critical public-private partnerships are to protecting the Gulf’s marine species and habitats, as it renews commitment from key UAE and Oman-partners for the Gulf Green Turtle Conservation initiative. The latter was launched in May 2016 and has already made rapid headway, after 24 green turtles were tagged off the beaches in UAE and Oman. As the initiative aims to conserve endangered marine species and critical... Read More
RTA’s Rail Agency has been named the winner of Stevie Awards’ bronze category in the field of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) for 2016. Sponsored by an American-based international organization under the same name, Stevie Awards attract intense participations from 3500 global entities or more, competing for top accolades. Since 2002, Stevie Awards have been ranked among the world’s most coveted prizes awarded to the best-performing individuals & organizations hailing from more than... Read More
The Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF together with event organizer Husaak Adventures, announced today that 400 people took part in the first ever Caracal Challenge this weekend - a one-of-a-kind 15km excursion through Al Khatim desert. Participants tested their endurance, navigated the desert landscape at night and learned about the UAE’s natural environment, all while contributing funds for an important cause. The initiative donated all net profits towards EWS-WWF’s Terrestrial Conservation... Read More
Governments across the Middle East are eyeing tourism to fight off plunging oil revenues. By the time Dubai hosts The World Expo in 2020, Dubai aims to attract 20 million visitors annually. Last year, 14 million visitors came, according to its Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. Wholly owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed byIMG Worlds, the project is the first international mega-themed park to open in Dubai and will redefine the modern entertainment experience... Read More
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‘Twas that time of the year in Bukhara again as the city with a history that spans thousands of years hosted the eagerly-awaited, fifteenth Silk and Spices Festival. A celebration of folk arts, it kicked off as a procession of musicians, dancers, actors and craftsmen, and stretched from the Ark Citadel to the Labi Hovuz architectural complex.
This year, the festival that gains momentum with each passing year brought together representatives of twenty-one countries and over a dozen... Read More