Tourism officials in the Canton (state) of Graubunden, also known as Grisons, in Switzerland are gearing up for a busy summer as the Swiss government prepares to open its borders on 26 June to visitors from the GCC countries who have been fully vaccinated.
The new ruling, which was ratified on Wednesday 23 June, now allows GCC residents who have been vaccinated with a European Medical Agency (EMA) and WHO approved vaccination, such as Pfizer or Sinopharm (up-to 12... Read More
Independent British eyewear brand, DMY BY DMY, is now available for the first time in the Middle East at THAT Concept Store in the Mall of the Emirates. Created by Majid Al Futtaim as a one-of-a-kind destination, THAT Concept Store hosts over 150 luxury labels from regional and international designers as part of its ever-evolving collection. The beautifully curated spaces takes shoppers on a complete lifestyle journey from fashion to accessories, beauty to food, art to fitness, offering an... Read More
Air India has confirmed that flights between India and UAE are to remain suspended until July 6, 2021. Responding to a customer query, the carrier took to Twitter to confirm that the decision was in line with travel restrictions announced by UAE government. While flights remain suspended, Dubai recently eased restrictions for incoming passengers from India, effective today. Those with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a ‘UAE-approved vaccine’, are allowed to travel to the... Read More
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has announced the resumption of cruise liners in Abu Dhabi starting from September 1st 2021, after months of closure in 2020 as a result of the strict COVID-19 precautionary measures.
In 2019, maritime tourism in Abu Dhabi witnessed impressive growth, resulting in a record-breaking year for the sector. Around 500,000 cruise visitors arrived in the Emirate’s ports throughout the year which marked a 46% percent increase... Read More
Pack your bags this summer and take a trip to the contemporary luxe surrounds of Al Jaddaf Rotana for a fun-filled getaway! Beat the heat the best way as you enjoy the comfort of Al Jaddaf Rotana’s spacious family rooms with stunning views of the pool. Spend quality time with your family and friends as you sip and savour a mouthwatering selection of food and beverages with a 20% off discount.
Afterwards, indulge in a scrumptious breakfast at Timo, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant... Read More
Yas Concierge, the customer experience arm of Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub Yas Island and a subsidiary of Experience Hub, is proud to be the winner of the CX Pioneers Award at the Genesys G Summit, recently held as a virtual event in the UAE.
Yas Concierge triumphed amongst regional and local peers and was presented with the prestigious award, recognising Yas Island as the leader in customer experience delivery and innovation. The CX Pioneers award highlights how... Read More
Chief Executive of Dubai Airports stated that Terminal 1 will be reopened on June 24 at its main Dubai International hub and hire about 3,500 staff to keep up with the expected rise in traffic in the coming months.
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Paul Griffiths said about 66 airlines will gradually shift their operations to the terminal, the airport's main facility for foreign airlines, from Terminals 2 and 3 once it opens.
“We have school holidays coming up and we have a... Read More
Asia’s first-ever Nobel laureate and Indian literary icon Rabindranath Tagore had written more than 2000 songs and touched the hearts and souls of millions across the globe for more than a century. However, little did the multi-faceted universalist from India know that many decades after his death, a young composer in faraway Russia would find the perfect words for his magnum opus song in Tagore’s writing.
A young Alexey Rybnikov created the most magical song of his life that not only... Read More
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of ‘Green List’ destinations. Passengers arriving from these destinations will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi Airport.
Countries, regions, and territories included within the ‘Green List’ will be regularly updated based on international development. Inclusion... Read More
In line with Majid Al Futtaim’s sustainability goals and initiatives, THAT Concept Store at Mall of the Emirates is making strides when it comes to ethical fashion. The store supports eco-friendly practices within the industry by actively sourcing environmentally responsible brands from all over the world, helping shoppers end their toxic relationships with laundry and spreading awareness about responsible retail on Instagram.
THAT Concept Store’s collection is always evolving,... Read More