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
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!
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
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it has launched “Dubai-Opoly”, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai as a global hub for business and trade.
Modelled after the world-famous “Monopoly” board game, Dubai-Opoly will soon hit store shelves in the UAE and GCC region, and feature some of the emirate’s most prominent landmarks and attractions. The new game complements Dubai Chamber’s efforts to strengthen the emirate’s reputation as a... Read More
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