Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), is reaffirming how critical public-private partnerships are to protecting the Gulf’s marine species and habitats, as it renews commitment from key UAE and Oman-partners for the Gulf Green Turtle Conservation initiative. The latter was launched in May 2016 and has already made rapid headway, after 24 green turtles were tagged off the beaches in UAE and Oman. As the initiative aims to conserve endangered marine species and critical... Read More
RTA’s Rail Agency has been named the winner of Stevie Awards’ bronze category in the field of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) for 2016. Sponsored by an American-based international organization under the same name, Stevie Awards attract intense participations from 3500 global entities or more, competing for top accolades. Since 2002, Stevie Awards have been ranked among the world’s most coveted prizes awarded to the best-performing individuals & organizations hailing from more than... Read More
The Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF together with event organizer Husaak Adventures, announced today that 400 people took part in the first ever Caracal Challenge this weekend - a one-of-a-kind 15km excursion through Al Khatim desert. Participants tested their endurance, navigated the desert landscape at night and learned about the UAE’s natural environment, all while contributing funds for an important cause. The initiative donated all net profits towards EWS-WWF’s Terrestrial Conservation... Read More
Governments across the Middle East are eyeing tourism to fight off plunging oil revenues. By the time Dubai hosts The World Expo in 2020, Dubai aims to attract 20 million visitors annually. Last year, 14 million visitors came, according to its Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. Wholly owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed byIMG Worlds, the project is the first international mega-themed park to open in Dubai and will redefine the modern entertainment experience... Read More
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‘Twas that time of the year in Bukhara again as the city with a history that spans thousands of years hosted the eagerly-awaited, fifteenth Silk and Spices Festival. A celebration of folk arts, it kicked off as a procession of musicians, dancers, actors and craftsmen, and stretched from the Ark Citadel to the Labi Hovuz architectural complex.
This year, the festival that gains momentum with each passing year brought together representatives of twenty-one countries and over a dozen... Read More
Top media from Europe and the Middle East embarked on over a week-long mega joint familiarisation trip that combines travel opportunities in Thailand and Cambodia. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia and Bangkok Airways are hosting the fam trip, which took place from 15 – 23 May, 2016, as part of a wider ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) connectivity initiative and to highlight secondary destinations in Eastern Thailand that can be combined with... Read More
One of the world’s top tourist destinations Dubai offers an unbelievable range of cuisine from every corner of the globe. It’s little wonder that celebrity chefs and top Michelin star chefs have earmarked Dubai as the perfect place to cook up a storm by launching their elite restaurants in the city. We invite you to take off on a gastronomic tour even as we wish you Bon Appetit!
La Cantine du Faubourg
La Cantine du Faubourg, the celebrated Parisian institution... Read More
Vividly colourful as a kaleidoscope, Dubai unfurls myriad experiences which are both excitingly diverse as well as intriguing. Indeed, the city embraces a wide variety of landscapes from the soft, undulating dunes of its deserts and rising gradually to the towering peak of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Over the last two decades in particular, Dubai has emerged to assert itself as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations hosting the world’s largest artificial... Read More
Dubai is a unique destination combining attributes of an excellent and dynamic center for business with all the attributes of a tourist paradise, offering visitors an unbelievable number of attractions, dining venues and high-quality hotels. The emirate’s ambitions continue to soar higher than the world’s tallest building the Burj Khaifa for on its anvil are many exciting new futuristic projects which Aviamost Russian reveals in this edition
From the eternal tranquility of the desert... Read More