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UAE- Ministry of Climate Change launches first phase of Coral Gardens Initiative
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UAE- Ministry of Climate Change and Environment inaugurates 12th edition of AgraME
“That's an achievement by itself but still we are looking forward,” says Dr Mohamed Al Madfaei, an executive director at the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi. The agency, along with several other organisations, has taken on the responsibility of tackling climate change. The environment was clearly ...
A lecture at New York University Abu Dhabi explored public perceptions of climate change in the UAE and the US ...
UAE's fish at risk from hotter seas caused by global warming ... Written by four researchers at United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain and one ...
ABU DHABI: Climate change can have a devastating impact on the environment, land and daily life, and that is what Professor Taoufik Ksiksi, in the ...
If we don't act now, the current pace of climate change will mean that the UAE's average temperature could rise by one degree within the next two ...
Tourism
R Hotels, the hospitality division of Ajman-based R Holding, recently celebrated the opening of first Wyndham Garden in the UAE, with a new 179-key property on the Ajman Corniche. Boasting sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche features 179 rooms and suites, ...
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, today announced that it will be the official airline partner of CultureSummit Abu Dhabi 2018. The unique cultural event brings together global leaders from the fields of arts, media, public policy and technology to discuss the role of culture in building bridges ...
DUBAI, 8th April, 2018 (WAM) -- The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Dubai witnessed increasing business registration and licencing activities during the month of March 2018, reaffirming the emirate's position as a preferred place for business start-ups and expansions. According to the ...
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has launched an online Event Ticketing System, an expansion of its recently launched Event Licensing System that aims to streamline and facilitate event registration and licensing procedures. Other features of the new Event ...
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has launched an online Event Ticketing System, part of its Event Licensing System. This new system aims to streamline and facilitate event registration and licensing procedures, in addition to establishing a database for tracking ...
Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is spearheading a delegation from Abu Dhabi at this year's Riyadh Travel Fair, which is taking place between 10th – 13th April in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital. Now in its 10th edition, the trade show plays a ...
After the successful launch of Savioplus India, the online shopping deals and coupons portal has now expanded its services, with the launch of its UAE website - savioplus.ae. At SavioPlus, all the Gulf countries' popular stores are available along with the latest deals and discount offers. Some of the ...
The UAE Cabinet has given the green light for preparations to begin on a general policy to grant entry visas to transit passengers - across all UAE airports - who wish to visit the country's landmarks and tourist attractions. The new policy aims to enhance transit visa procedures to enable stopover ...
Stopover passengers travelling through any of the UAE's airports will soon be able to enjoy a day out in the city as the Cabinet considers the issuing of a transit visa, said a report. According to a report in WAM, the move is a part of a broader plan to encourage transit passengers to stay in the country ...
(April 17): The increase in visitors to Abu Dhabi has crucial implications for the economic health of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a whole, according to the Emirati capital's tourism director. Saif Saeed Ghobash said that tourism ensures a path to lessening the UAE's historic reliance on hydrocarbons ...
Despite the ongoing increase in supply, Abu Dhabi hotels witnessed an increase in occupancy levels during the first quarter of the year, registering a 5 per cent jump to 79 per cent, JLL's Q1 2018 Real Estate Market Overview Report revealed. According to the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, the ...
March turned out to be a slow month for Abu Dhabi as passenger traffic dipped at the Abu Dhabi International Airport last month, falling by 7.6 per cent compared to the same period last year. A total of 1,878,740 people travelled through AUH last month, a sharp decline from the previous March 2017 ...
Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm makes a splash this month with the launch of a brand-new children's area called 'Splashers Island.' Located next to the current children's area 'Splashers Mountain', and at almost three times the current footprint, the new addition, suitable for families with ...
A rising turtle population in Oman is good not just for tourism, but for the environment as well, says a top official at the Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve. The reserve is home to the Sultanate's largest colony of green turtles, which come to the beaches of the Sharqiyah Governorate to nest and lay their eggs ...
Abu Dhabi's billion-dollar Warner Bros. theme park is set to welcome its first guests this summer, a report said. Spanning 1.65 million sq ft, the fully-immersive indoor theme park will open on July 25, a report in The National said. Tickets went on sale on Wednesday for those who will be the first to see ...
By analysing water and energy consumption and non-recyclable waste production, a company can identify significant savings. Emma E Forrest. April 18, 2018. Updated: April 18, 2018 07:02 PM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. The Burj Al Arab switched to a more energy efficient district cooling system as part of ...
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Ras Al Khaimah has recorded a steadily growing economy of 5-7 per cent over the past 5 years, and the emirate's tourism sector is set to play a bigger role in the coming years, experts say. In an announcement at the 14th Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, His Highness ...
The travel and tourism sector contributed a total AED 154.1 billion ($41.95 billion) – 11.3 percent – to the UAE's GDP in 2017, according to data released by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). According to the data, the figure is expected to rise 4.9 percent in 2018 and 3.8 percent per annum ...
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and UAE conglomerate Al-Futtaim have announced the opening of the largest Holiday Inn in the UAE at Dubai Festival City. The opening ceremony was held in the presence of IHG's global leadership team including Global CEO, Keith Barr and CEO EMEAA, Kenneth ...
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)). DUBAI, 19th April, 2018 (WAM) -- Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, DTCM, has launched Tourism 2.0, a blockchain enabled marketplace that connects potential buyers directly to hotels and tour operators. The initiative, which is ...
Muscat: The new passenger terminal building at Muscat International Airport has won the 2018 World Travel Award's Middle East's leading new tourism development project for this year. "Recognising the great efforts of Oman Airports along with our stakeholders, Muscat Airport wins the 2018 World ...
DUBAI – Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a three-day promotional mission to the United Arab Emirates as part of its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka. Headed by Madubhani Perera, ...
New hospitality projects, advanced technologies and sustainable travel trends will be discussed and highlighted during the 4-day Arabian Travel Market 2018, which opens today at Dubai World Trade Centre. The 25th edition of the ATM, the largest gathering of region's hospitality and tourism ...
Egypt's new Tourism Minister, HE Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, will visit Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which begins today in Dubai. The newly appointed Minister, who took up her role in January intends to highlight the country's determination to show its attractiveness as a diverse, dynamic and safe nation to ...
SHARJAH, 22nd April, 2018 (WAM) -- Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, noted that the tourism sector in Sharjah has contributed over AED7 billion, or 8.5 percent, to the emirate's total Gross domestic product (GDP) of AED83 billion. He also ...
Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Dana Leather Product Factory (aLmandoos). The agreement was signed today (22 April) at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) by HE ...
(MENAFN) Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has concluded a three day visit to the UAE in a bid to foray into new markets and raise tourists' numbers from the GCC nation to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau's marketing director Madubhani Perera led a delegation from Sri Lanka's ...
Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism–Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Dana Leather Product Factory. This step follows DCT Abu Dhabi's long-term strategy to transform Emirati-owned businesses into leisure ...
DUBAI, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) opened the 25th edition of the tourism fair Arabian Travel Market (ATM) on Sunday, which attracted 2,500 exhibiting companies globally. During the fair, the U.S. entertainment group Warner Bros. and its UAE partner Miral Asset Management ...
DUBAI - The State of Kuwait is forecast to witness booming tourism in light of the strategy, Vision-2035, and planned mega projects namely development of the northern region and the islands, a leading Kuwaiti official affirmed on Sunday. The visionary strategy explicitly stipulates developing tourism as ...
Abu Dhabi, 22 April 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Dana Leather Factory (aLmandoos). The agreement was signed today (22 April) at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) by HE ...
(MENAFN Editorial) To mark the Year of Zayed, interactive art installation merges tradition with innovation. Abu Dhabi, 23 April 2018: In celebration of Year of Zayed, marking the 100-year anniversary of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's birth, the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu ...
The Chief Executive Office of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Issam Kazim, revealed that currently there is no move to make gambling legal in the emirate regardless of the fact that three of the most popular hotel casino brands on a global scale are to set foot in the country.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organizing cultural and heritage activities as part of the 14th Zayed International Charity Marathon, 'UAE Healthy Kidney 10K', to be held at Central Park in New York on April ...
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is stepping up efforts to consolidate the emirate's position as an ideal global tourist destination with the recent launch of its new website, VisitSharjah.com. The new website will allow local, regional and ...
The numbers of hotel guests in Abu Dhabi surged to 4.88 million in 2017, a growth of 10.1 per cent compared to 2016 while the total hotel proceeds reached Dh5.62 billion ($1.5 billion) at the end of December 2017, a media report said. The number of hotel establishments in Abu Dhabi, including hotels, ...
MEXICO CITY (Mexico): The UAE Ambassador to Mexico Ahmed Hatem Al Menhali on Tuesday met with Mexico's Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero in the country's Ministry for Tourism located in Mexico City, to discuss a number of issues of common interest. The two sides reviewed ...
Minister of Tourism Rania al-Mashat held a meeting on Tuesday with the UAE's State Minister of Happiness Ohoud Bint Khalfan al-Roumi during the Arabian Travel Market's (ATM) Exhibition in Dubai discussing ways of spreading happiness among tourists visiting Egypt. Mashat welcomed cooperation ...
Firoz Tarapore is the Chief Executive of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. As chief of DAE, among the world's five biggest aircraft-leasing companies, Tarapore has seen firsthand how the aviation sector, and alongside it tourism, has evolved in the UAE over the past decade or so. He spoke to The National's ...
The National Media Council, NMC, signed a strategic partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, DCT, to offer strategic and media support to all activities organised by the department related the publishing sector in the country. The signing took place on the sidelines of the ...
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) As Saudi Arabia prepares to start issuing tourist visas to visitors, hospitality companies and tour operators in the UAE and the GCC region are increasingly looking for opportunities in the lucrative market. Earlier this month, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National ...
Abu Dhabi: The sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), started today (26th April) at the 28th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) under the slogan "Scientific Translation ...
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Canon, the imaging solutions company, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi hosted the first ever 'Future Book Forum' in the Middle East. The Forum, which took place on April 28th during the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, gathered more than 60 top publishers ...
Abu Dhabi: The participation of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018 concluded yesterday after four successful days showcasing distinct business growth, increased tourist arrivals and significant new partnership deals. Leading a ...
Etihad Airways is offering one night's free accommodation in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the nation's capital. The offer is valid from May 1 until September 15 and the travel period is until September 30.
Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate and coordinate the implementation of the National Initiative launched by the Supreme Council ...
Aldar Properties, a leading property development company in Abu Dhabi, UAE, said it has reached an agreement with Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) to acquire a portfolio of prime real estate assets worth Dh3.7 billion ($1.01 billion), in one of the largest real estate acquisitions in ...
Guangzhou, China: Ali Obaid Ali Al Daheri, UAE Ambassador to China, has met with Chen Liangxian, Vice-Governor of Guangdong Province, China, ...
InterContinental Abu Dhabi has announced the appointed Neil Houghton, an industry veteran, as its new general manager to manage overall hotel ...
UAE and Saudi Arabia travel and tourism industry currently accounts for 50% of the market share in the Middle East and North Africa, a report by ...
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, DCT Abu Dhabi, will lead a delegation of partners and stakeholders to the ITB China event later ...
Huawei has signed a Global Strategic Partnership agreement with Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. The primary objective of ...
UAE developer Meraas has signed a strategic deal with Carnival Corporation, a US-based cruise company and the world's largest travel leisure ...
Chinese tourists in the UAE will be personally guided through the city's top touristic sites, thanks to a new deal by Huawei and Dubai's Department of ...
Global hospitality group Hyatt is set to debut its Grand Hyatt brand in Abu Dhabi next month. Destined to be iconic, the 47-storey Grand Hyatt Abu ...
Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Fliggy, the online ...
To attract larger Chinese tourist populations and promote the UAE' largest city, Dubai Tourism authorities have decided to forge alliance with China's ...
The announcement of the 10-year residency visas for investors and specialists, will pave the way for more medical professionals to come to the UAE, ...
UAE has been listed among the top travel destinations for British travellers., with Dubai being the go-to place for breath-taking skyscrapers, sun-kissed ...
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) denied today rumours of an attempted hijack of a flydubai plane passing through Iranian airspace, ...
SAN SEBASTIAN: The total contribution of travel and tourism to the nation's GDP was AED154.1 bn 11.3 percent of UAE's GDP in 2017 and is forecast ...
The total contribution of travel and tourism to UAE's GDP was Dh154.1 billion ($41.9 billion), reflecting 11.3 per cent of the country's GDP in 2017 and ...
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) continued to witness slow growth in passenger numbers in April, handling 1.8 million passengers during the ...
Every drop counted for staff at Hilton Abu Dhabi who saved 50 cubic metres (more than 250 gallons) of water as part of a month-long initiative in ...
UAE citizens travelling to Canada will be eligible for visa on arrival starting in June, a report said. The announcement came during a meeting between ...
The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi during the first four months of the year increased by 7.3 per cent compared to the same period last ...
Emirates is giving customers more reasons to explore Dubai and the UAE with the return of its signature pass this summer. My Emirates Pass turns the ...
Tourist arrivals in Abu Dhabi and Dubai grew 3.6 per cent during the first quarter (Q1) of the year as compared with Q1 2017, with hotel and room ...
The UAE has signed a visa exemption agreement with the South American nation of Brazil whereby citizens of both countries will be allowed visa-free ...
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it will be taking part in the 142nd Iata Slots Conference in Vancouver, Canada, to open and enhance links ...
Oman will focus on attracting residents and nationals living in the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the Sultanate moves forward with plans ...
The Sultanate of Oman plans to revamp its tourism sector by attracting residents and nationals living in the UAE, Arab News reported. "We are ...
Abu Dhabi Summer Season to take place from June 21- August 18, ADSS offers unique line-up of promotions across malls, attractions and hotels as ...
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced details of both the upcoming Eid Fest celebrations and the ...
Abu Dhabi Airports is promoting awareness on intensive health and safety measures for the nearing summer season with the commencement of its ...
The Abu Dhabi tourism sector is assessing what impact a Dh50 billion (£10 billion) stimulus package announced by sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the ...
HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said: “Echoing the leadership's foresight and ...
Abu Dhabi will invest $13.6bn (AED50bn) over three years to grow the economy, create thousands of jobs, boost tourism and construction projects, ...
As the citizens of Abu Dhabi count down to the eagerly anticipated reopening of their much-loved Cultural Foundation, The Department of Culture and ...
The move comes a day after Dubai announced that it was reducing its municipality fee on sales at hotels. The National. June 12, 2018. Updated: June ...
Abu Dhabi: The Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council has approved the reduction of tourism fees from 6 per cent to 3.5 per cent and ...
Following a series of meetings and discussions conducted with local investors, the Abu Dhabi Executive Council has agreed to lower tourism fees ...
The Committee also sanctioned a proposal to reduce municipality fees for hotel rooms from Dh15 to Dh10 per room. The Abu Dhabi Executive ...
The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved a proposal to reduce tourism fees and municipality fees for hotels, a day after Dubai cut ...
Abu Dhabi has ordered cuts to its municipality fees at local restaurants and hotels, a day after Dubai proposed cuts to its municipality fees. The Abu ...
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi's decision to cut tourism and municipality fees will give a boost to tourism and spur investments in the hospitality sector, top ...
The reduction of tourism fees in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will help stem a fall in room rates and boost occupancy levels as the UAE's Dh150 billion ...
Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (Adibs) recently participated at the International Federation of Boat Show Organisers (IFBSO) Congress, which ...
Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) continues its unwavering support of innovative start-ups with its backing of ...
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Transit passengers will be exempted from all entry fees for the first 48 hours and can then extend their transit visa for up to 96 hours, or four days, ...
Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak says decision to reduce tourism fees will support hotel occupancy levels in the emirate. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, ...
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas has partnered with E11 Art UAE, a collaboration of Azza Al Qubaisi and Goals UAE, to offer a unique summer ...
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has implemented new features enhancing its chauffeur services in the UAE, a media ...