Tag: Emirate

Sharjah introduces offbeat locations of the emirate

Sharjah’s many offerings, from cultural and historical treasures, such as the Museum of Islamic Civilisation to the oldest souk in the region, from luxury stays in boutique hotels to fascinating displays of the age-old tradition of birds of prey displays all add up to an unforgettable array of memories. However, Sharjah also offers more for […]

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Abu Dhabi aims corporate travellers and small cities in India

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) wants to increase conference and corporate visitors from India after achieving record tourist arrivals in 2014. The emirate received 3.49 million guests last year, 400,000 more than it had expected. The focus this year is on India, the Arabian Gulf and China, said Mubarak Al Nuaimi, […]

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DCTCM becomes the new tourism body of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has announced a law, which will establish a new tourism body called the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM). The headquarters of this new corporation will be in Dubai, and will operate offices around the […]

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Jam-packed events calendar positions Dubai as a global events destination

As Dubai continues to grow as a global events destination, the next few months look set to be as busy as ever with a whole host of exciting events taking place across the Emirate. Dubai Calendar, the official listings of events in Dubai, highlights its featured musical and cultural events which are set to energise […]

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Emirate sets fines for skimpy swimwear on beaches

Skimpily clad women and men will no longer be seen on some sands in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Authorities in Ras al-Khaimah, the northernmost emirate in the UAE, have installed signs on public beaches warning of possible fines for revealing swimwear such as two-piece bikinis for women and brief trunks for men. The move followed complaints from […]

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