UAE News

UAE to head ALECSO’s Permanent Committee for Arab Culture

UAE to head ALECSO’s Permanent Committee for Arab Culture

24 Jan 2022

The Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO) member countries have unanimously chosen the United Arab Emirates to head the Permanent Committee for Arab Culture. Her Excellency Salma Al Darmaki, Secretary General of the UAE National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, has been appointed to chair the Permanent Committee.

The decision comes after the 22nd edition of the Conference of Arab Culture Ministers which was held in December 2021 at Expo... Read More

Al Nafoorah opens stunning new iteration at Jumeirah Al Qasr

Al Nafoorah opens stunning new iteration at Jumeirah Al Qasr

24 Jan 2022

With a renowned reputation for serving up the finest taste of Lebanon, the multi-award-winning and much-loved Dubai destination Al Nafoorah has been reimagined for an exciting new location at Jumeirah Al Qasr.

Ushering in a new era and joining a wealth of new and enhanced dining experiences that have opened along Jumeirah Group’s stunning coastline in the last four months, Al Nafoorah is the fourth concept to launch at the palatial beachside retreat. A jewel in the crown of Madinat... Read More

Dubai Duty Free receives Crystal Status Award for its 15th Consecutive "Best Duty-Free Shopping in the World"

Dubai Duty Free receives Crystal Status Award for its 15th Consecutive "Best Duty-Free Shopping in the World"

21 Jan 2022

At the 18th annual ceremony for the Global Traveler (GT) Tested Reader Survey Awards held in December 2021 at The Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, Dubai Duty Free cemented its status as a leading travel retailers when it was named “Best Duty-Free Shopping in the World” for the fifteenth consecutive year and as a result, was awarded with a Crystal Status Award.

Organised by FXExpress Publications Inc., the awards ceremony was hosted by Francis X. Gallagher, CEO &... Read More

The region’s only LEGO® themed Hotel offers 250 themed rooms

The region’s only LEGO® themed Hotel offers 250 themed rooms

21 Jan 2022

LEGOLAND® fans, rejoice! The long-awaited opening of LEGOLAND® Hotel at Dubai Parks and Resorts is finally here, bringing more fun-filled adventures to both parents and their children. Set to welcome guests on 21 January 2022, the launch of the hotel will introduce new and existing fans to the full LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort experience. Built with kids aged 2-12 in mind, the LEGOLAND Hotel will unlock new possibilities for families looking to build cherished new memories.

The first of its... Read More

Tragic UAE road accident killed pregnant woman and daughter

Tragic UAE road accident killed pregnant woman and daughter

19 Jan 2022

Pregnant woman, 10-year-old daughter die in road accident

The father and three other kids received moderate to serious injuries in the collision.

A 35-year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter have died in a tragic UAE road accident, while the father and three other children received moderate to serious injuries.

The mother, who was in the seventh month of her pregnancy, and daughter died in a collision between two vehicles on one of the main streets of UAE.

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Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates 10 million visits this Sunday with special AED 10 1-Day Ticket

Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates 10 million visits this Sunday with special AED 10 1-Day Ticket

14 Jan 2022

COVID-19 safety protocols remain paramount at Expo 2020 Dubai, with stringent measures in place as the event prepares to mark the incredible achievement of 10 million visits. Everyone is invited to come and join the celebrations on Sunday 16 January, with a special ticket entry price of just AED 10.

With just 11 Sundays of Expo left, this is the perfect opportunity to either revisit or see the event for the first time, with the great price, and the wealth of... Read More

Fabulous Foodie Experiences Await At Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

Fabulous Foodie Experiences Await At Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

05 Jan 2022

Located in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah and just steps from the pristine white sandy beach, the luxurious Jumeirah Mina A’Salam invites guests to explore and discover the exceptional taste of its latest culinary offerings.

From reimagined Chinese flavours with tableside drama to picturesque drinks at the city’s newest must-visit cocktail lounge, guests are spoilt for choice with a feast of unique experiences. Dive into world-class dining and late-night experiences this winter, with... Read More

A famous Russian rapper Basta to perform in Dubai

A famous Russian rapper Basta to perform in Dubai

03 Jan 2022

With countless music awards under his belt, record-breaking albums and a clutch of new tracks Basta, also known as Vasilii Vakulenko, will take the stage of the largest and most recognisable venue in Dubai – Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai's home of live entertainment – on 5 January, 2022.

The famous rapper star has been best known for his tracks “Sansara”, “My Game”, “Urban”, “Vipusknoy” and also his collaborations with the major hip-hip and pop artists such as Scriptonite... Read More

Galeries Lafayette – The Department Store for All

Galeries Lafayette – The Department Store for All

27 Dec 2021

Galeries Lafayette UAE - the largest department store in Dubai - brings you Parisian lifestyle and fashion all the way to the heart of the city. Located in the world’s largest mall- The Dubai Mall the department store overlooks one of UAE’s most iconic attraction, Burj Khalifa.

Galeries Lafayette is the first department store of its kind in the Middle East to offer local and international brands, luxury, emerging designers and all the names to know in the fashion, beauty, and décor... Read More

DCT Abu Dhabi signs Memorandum of Understanding with Lithuanian Embassy

DCT Abu Dhabi signs Memorandum of Understanding with Lithuanian Embassy

23 Dec 2021

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Embassy of Lithuania to strengthen cultural cooperation through joint programmes and initiatives.

DCT Abu Dhabi hosted a delegation from the Lithuanian Embassy to celebrate 30 years of strong bilateral relations between the UAE and Lithuania, and to discuss ways to increase cooperation across several cultural fields.

Saeed Al Fazari, Executive Director for... Read More

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