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Ramadan Dubai – What You Need to Know

Ramadan Dubai – What You Need to Know Dubai is one of those bucket-list locations where everyone has to visit at least once in their lives – however, as I found out, the city is a far different place to be during Ramadan. When you think of Dubai, you think of a...

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Dubai Announced as Host City for Expo 2020

  First World Expo to be held in the MENASA region will attract 25 million visitors Winning Expo 2020 bid will “accelerate the growth of the tourism industry in Dubai, the UAE and the wider GCC region” November 27, 2013 (Dubai) – Hosting Expo 2020 will have a...

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Emirates Will Fly Dubai to Los Angeles

A380 on Emirates’ Longest Distance Route to Los Angeles commences in December 2013 DUBAI, UAE –June 12, 2013 -Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced A380 service to Los Angeles (L.A.) starting on December 2nd, 2013; bringing Emirates...

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Explore Dubai

With its vast indoor malls, man-made beaches and ‘seven-star’ hotels, Dubai is the perfect place for a luxurious city break. The city enjoys great weather, a reasonable cost of living, and is easy to access, thanks to companies such as DialAFlight offering regular and...

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Authentic Recipes: Dubai Dumplings and Chabab

Dubai is considered an expensive destination but it doesn’t have to be. John and I visited in Dubai in January 2009 and our favorite evening turned out to be our least expensive. After wandering through the spice souk with it aromatic smells we hopped on board an...

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Dune Bashing in Dubai

Dune Bashing in Dubai – adventure for the spirited It looked, for a moment, like a mirage gone mad. There on the rolling sand dunes were scores of misshapen four-wheelers racing up and down, kicking up clouds of sand as they went. The first thought that leapt to my...

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Middle East’s Green Accommodations

Dubai is one of those odd places that I want to see to believe. This release comes from the Dubai newsletter and talks about a new hotel that is both green and budget in Dubai. Both are hard to believe in the land of opulance. It also shows how green policy in tourism...

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Summer Escape at Angsana Dubai

Dubai - In celebration of Dubai’s Summer Surprise festival this year, Angsana Spa Dubai Marina has launched a six month spa membership drive with a special package that includes tantalising spa treats, exclusive discounts and other privileges. ‘Dubai Summer Surprise’...

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18-Day Global Exploration

Washington, DC, July 10, 2006 - Long before the term “global economy” came into use, the borderless world was a reality thanks to caravans that moved spices, silk, gold and tea in an undulating, arduous course threading from the Far East to Arabia and into North...

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Dubai’s World’s Largest Airport

By the end of 2007, the new Dubai World Central Airport and its six runways will be the world's largest passenger and cargo hub capable of handling 120 million passengers - almost double London Heathrow's current handling capacity. It will also have the capacity to...

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Respecting Tradition in Dubai

The skyline shimmers with luxury hotels, the car showrooms along Sheikh Zayed Road are doing a roaring trade in Range Rovers and Porsches, but all of this sits comfortably with Dubai’s Islamic traditions. The Muezzin calling the faithful to prayer from some 180...

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