UAE News

The Meydan Hotel welcomes Summer with sensational staycation packages

The Meydan Hotel welcomes Summer with sensational staycation packages

03 Jun 2021

Looking to stay in the Emirates for the summer? Dubai’s iconic racecourse facing five-star hotel is all set to become the playground this season for residents and GCC travellers with these exclusive packages, running from 16 May until the end of summer 2021.

Whether you’re in the mood for romantic getaways, golfing, dining or family-friendly fun, the world is your oyster when it comes to staying at The Meydan Hotel. Sizzle this summer with the hotel’s line-up of sensational offerings... Read More

Lootah Group announces its entry into the UAE's Healthcare sector

Lootah Group announces its entry into the UAE's Healthcare sector

31 May 2021

The country’s mega business conglomerate, Lootah Group of Companies is entering UAE’s burgeoning healthcare sector with the announcement of its partnership with Santhigiri, India’s leading Ayurveda and Siddha medicine Group. Lootah Group has been a part of iconic infrastructure projects across the Middle East and has played a vital role in elevating UAE’s position among the world’s most industrially developed nations.

In line with World Health Organization’s strategic objectives for... Read More

dnata and Singapore Airlines expand partnership in UAE

dnata and Singapore Airlines expand partnership in UAE

30 May 2021

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Singapore Airlines are expanding their long-standing partnership in the UAE.

Following more than 45 years of successful cooperation in Dubai, dnata Representation Services, part of the dnata Travel Group, has been selected to provide a comprehensive range of sales, marketing and contact centre services to Singapore's flag carrier as its general sales agent (GSA) in the Northern Emirates.

The expanded partnership will... Read More

Belvedere Art Space’ exhibition at Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai mall

Belvedere Art Space’ exhibition at Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai mall

27 May 2021

Belvedere Art Space, will be showcasing a contemporary collective exhibition and first international Pop-up in the UAE, “LOUD”!  

After the challenging year in Lebanon, home of the gallery’s flagship location, and the catastrophic Beirut blast of August 4, 2021 the gallery owners made the bold decision to keep pushing forward and to use their pain to strengthen their resolve and their belief in better days.  For that reason, “LOUD” – an assertive exhibition promising bright colors,... Read More

Saudi Arabian tourism buoyed by domestic demand as it prepares to welcome foreign tourists

Saudi Arabian tourism buoyed by domestic demand as it prepares to welcome foreign tourists

23 May 2021

As Saudi Arabia forges ahead with Vision 2030, with tourism earmarked as a key economic driver, tourism and travel leaders from the Kingdom convened at the ATM 2021 Saudi Arabia Tourism Summit on the Global Stage yesterday to discuss the strategy’s positive repercussions for the country, its people, investors and millions of global travellers.

Addressing a capacity crowd at the in-person ATM 2021, the region’s largest travel and tourism showcase, were Fahd Hamidaddin, CEO, Saudi... Read More

Middle East aviation experts optimistic about rebound in 2021

Middle East aviation experts optimistic about rebound in 2021

23 May 2021

The health of the Middle East aviation sector was in focus this week at Arabian Travel Market 2021 which concludes today (Wednesday 19 May) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Regional experts were debating the state of the Middle East aviation industry and a timetable for its recovery, particularly after significant announcements recently by Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, relaxing travel and social restrictions.

The conference session entitled ‘Aviation – the key to rebuilding... Read More

Dubai Metro: Expo 2020 station to open on June 1

Dubai Metro: Expo 2020 station to open on June 1

23 May 2021

The Dubai Metro’s Expo 2020 station will be opened on June 1, as the emirate prepares to open the mega event on 1st October this year.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) also confirmed that the Dubai Investment Park station on Route 2020 of the Dubai Metro, which runs from Al Rashidiya station on the red line to Expo 2020 station, will open on June 1.

The opening of the two new stations comes six months after the opening of Route 2020, which launched its maiden journey... Read More

DCT Abu Dhabi unveils its plans for the recommencement of international tourism activities across the destination

DCT Abu Dhabi unveils its plans for the recommencement of international tourism activities across the destination

20 May 2021

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) participated at this year’s edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the largest in-person travel and tourism event to physically take place in over a year. Now in its 28th year, ATM 2021 will be delivered in a hybrid format, with an on-ground event took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16th to 19th May, followed by a virtual event from 24th to 26th May. 

Aligning with this year’s theme, ‘A New Dawn for... Read More

Rossiya Airlines operates direct flights between Ras Al Khaimah and Russian cities

Rossiya Airlines operates direct flights between Ras Al Khaimah and Russian cities

06 May 2021

Rossiya Airlines begun operating direct flights between Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and nine Russian cities. The airline will offer weekly passenger flights from Ras Al Khaimah to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Ufa and Rostov-on-Don.

The airline’s inaugural flight touched down at 8:35am at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on April 2 and connected the emirate in the UAE to Yekaterinburg, Russia’s fourth-largest city and Siberia... Read More

Full list of centres to get Pfizer, Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines in Dubai

Full list of centres to get Pfizer, Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines in Dubai

05 May 2021

Dubai has roped in 17 private healthcare service providers to offer its Covid-19 vaccination rates. The Emirate aims to vaccinate 100 per cent of target groups by the end of 2021.

Two types of vaccine - Pfizer BioNTech and Sinopharm – are available for free at over 30 government and private healthcare centres in Dubai.

Below is the full list of centres from where you can get the jab:

Private health centres for Sinopharm vaccine

Al Futtaim Health Hub Al Garhoud... Read More

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