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general info EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES IN DUBAI AND THE UAE
Embassies and Consulates in Dubai and the UAE
Updated on 27 March 2017
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A

Algeria

Address Dubai: Villa No 45, Al Wasl Road, Street 24B, Jumeirah 2 (behind EPCO), Dubai
Tel. No: +971  04 344 4377
Fax No: +971 04 344 7164
Email: cgalgdubai@gmail.com
Website: www.cgalgeria-dubai.com

Australia

Address Dubai: Level 25, Bur Juman Business Tower, Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, PO Box 124400 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: Floor 8, Al Muhairy Centre, Sheikh Zayed the First Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 5087100 (Dubai), +971 2 4017500 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3551547 (Dubai), +971 2 4017501 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: info@austrade.gov.audubai@austrade.gov.au or abudhabi.embassy@dfat.gov.au
Website: www.uae.embassy.gov.au

Austria

Address: Sky Tower, Office No 504, Reem Iceland PO Box 35539, Abu Dhabi
Tel No: +971 2 6944999
Fax No: +971 2 6944988
Email: abu-dhabi-ob@bmeia.gv.at
Website: www.bmeia.gv.at

Argentina

Address: Al Rawda Area, Villa No 18, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4436838
Fax No: +971 2 4431392
Email: info_eearb@mrecic.gov.ar

B

Bahrain

Address: Villa West 16, No 173, Baynona Road, Al Butain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6657500
Fax No: +971 2 6674141
Email: contactus@mofa.gov.bh
Website: www.mofa.gov.bh

Bangladesh

Address Dubai: Villa No 36 & 145, Abdullah Hussain Al Malik Mulla Villa, 132/3 Street & Abu Hail Road (behind Al Ramada Hotel), Al Wuheida, Deira, PO Box 4336, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Address Abu Dhabi: Villa No 21, Plot No. W-14/01, Al Rowdha Area, Delma Street, PO Box 2504 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 2651116 (Dubai), +971 2 4465100 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 2388212 (Dubai), +971 2 4464733 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: mission.abudhabi@mofa.gov.bd
Website: http://bdembassyuae.org

Belgium

Address: Al Masaood Tower (Floor 6), Hamdan Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6319449
Fax No: +971 2 6319353
Email: AbuDhabi@diplobel.fed.be
Website: www.unitedarabemirates.diplomatie.belgium.be

Brazil

Address: Madinat Zayed Street No. 5, Villa No 6 PO Box 3027, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6320606
Fax No: +971 2 6327727
Email: brasemb.abudhabi@itamaraty.gov.br & consular.abudhabi@itamaraty.gov.br
Website: www.abudhabi.itamaraty.gov.br

C

Canada

Address Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Trade Towers (Abu Dhabi Mall) West Tower, 9th & 10th Floors, PO Box 6970 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6940300 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 2 6940399 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: dubai@international.gc.ca or abdbi@international.gc.ca
Website: www.canadainternational.gc.ca/uae-eau

China

Address: Plot No 26, Sector No. W-22, Al Khaleej Al Arabi St (No 30) Across No 17, near Khalidiya Cooperative Society PO Box 2741 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4434276
Fax No: +971 2 4436835, 4435440
Email: chinaemb_ae@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://ae.china-embassy.org

Czech Republic

Address: Marina Village, Villa A09, Breakwater Area, PO Box 27009, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6782800
Fax No: +971 2 6795716
Email: abudhabi@embassy.mzv.cz
Website: www.mzv.cz/abudhabi

E

Egypt

Address: PO Box 4026 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 5748620
Fax No: +971 2 5767967
Email: Contact.Us@mfa.gov.eg
Website: www.mfa.gov.eg/English/Pages/default.aspx

F

France

Address: Etihad Towers, Tower 3, Floor 22 PO Box 4014, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 813 1000
Fax No: +971 2 4434158
Email: admin-francais.abou-dabi-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Website: http://www.ambafrance-eau.org/-English

Finland

Address: Floor 12, Al Masaood Tower - Hamdan Bin Mohammed St, PO Box 3634, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 6328927
Fax No: +971 2 6325063
Email: sanomat.abo@formin.fi & visa.abo@formin.fi
Website: www.finland.ae

G

Germany

Address Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Mall / Towers at the Trade Center, West Tower, Floor 14, PO Box 2591 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Address Dubai: Jumeirah 1, Street 14A (behind Dubai Zoo), PO Box 2247 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 596 7700 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 349 8888 (Dubai)
Fax No: +971 2 644 6942 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 349 5050 (Dubai)
Email: info@abu-dhabi.diplo.de & info@dubai.diplo.de
Website: www.abu-dhabi.diplo.de/Vertretung/abudhabi/ar/Startseite.html

Greece

Address: Street 31, Al Muroor Area, PO Box 5483, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4492550
Fax No: +971 2 4492455
Email: grcon.abd@mfa.gr
Website: http://www.mfa.gr/missionsabroad/en/uae.html

H

Hong Kong

Address: Plot No 26, Sector No W-22,  Al Khaleej Al Arabi St (NO30) across No 17, Abu Dhabi
Tel No: +971 2 4434276
Fax No: +971 2 4436835/4435440
Email: chinaemb_ae@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://ae.china-embassy.org/eng/lxwm

I

India

Address: Plot No 10, Sector W-59/02, Diplomatic Area, Off the Airport Road, PO Box 4090 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4492700
Fax No: +971 2 4444685
Email: edu.abudhabi@mea.gov.in
Website: www.indembassyuae.org

Indonesia

Address: Zone 2, Sector 79, Villa No. 474 Al Bateen Street (Street- 32), Al Bateen Area, PO Box 7256 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4454448
Fax No: +971 2 4455453
Email: indoemb@emirates.net.ae or kbriabd@indonesianembassy.ae
Website: www.indonesianembassy.ae

Iran

Address: No 256, Al Wasl Street, Jumeirah, PO Box 2832 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3444717
Email: iranconsulate.dxb@mfa.gov.ir
Website: www.dubai.mfa.ir

Italy

Address: Al Rawda Area (ex Al Manaseer Area), Mubarak bin Mohammed Street (12th st) Villa No. 715, P.O. Box 46752 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4435622
Fax No: +971 2 4455873, 4453675
Email: italianembassy.abudhabi@esteri.it
Website: www.ambabudhabi.esteri.it/Ambasciata_AbuDhabi

J

Japan

Address: PO Box 2430 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4435696, +971 50 6424127
Fax No: +971 2 4434219
Email: embjpn@ab.mofa.go.jp & consular@ab.mofa.go.jp
Website: www.uae.emb-japan.go.jp

Jordan

Address: Khalid bin Waleed Street, Bur Dubai PO Box 2787 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3970500
Fax No: +971 4 3971675

 

K

Kuwait

Address Dubai: PO Box 806, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: PO Box 926 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3978000 (Dubai), +971 4 4477146 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3977707 (Dubai), +971 4 4477675 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: q8embassy@gmail.com, abudhabi@mofa.gov.kw

Korea - South

Address: PO Box 3270 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4411520
Fax No: +971 2 6416380
Website: http://are.mofa.go.kr/english/af/are/main/index.jsp

L

Lebanon

Address Dubai: Bur Dubai, Consulate Area Road No 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: PO Box 4023 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4492100 (Abu Dubai), +971 4 3977450 (Dubai)
Fax No: +971 2 44935001 (Abu Dubai)
Email: info@lebanonconsulate-uae.com, abudhabi.leb@gmail.com
Website: www.lebembassyuae.com

Libya

Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Street No 6, Al Bateen Area PO Box 5739 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4450030
Fax No: +971 2 4450033
Email: libya_emb_ae@foreign.gov.ly

M

Malaysia

Address: Unit 19B, Level 19, Tamouh Tower 12 Marina Square, Reem Island, PO Box 3887 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4482775
Fax No: +971 2 4482779
Email: admin@malaysianembassy.ae, mwabudhabi@kln.gov.my
Website: www.kln.gov.my/web/are_abu-dhabi/home

Mauritania

Address: Al Kramah Street PO Box 2714 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4462724
Fax No: +971 2 4465772
Email: samiamahmoudi@hotmail.com, mminejih@hotmail.com

Morocco

Address: PO Box 4066 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4433963
Fax No: +971 2 4433917
Website: www.moroccan-emb.ae

N

Netherlands

Address Abu Dhabi: Centro Capital Centre Office Tower - Bldg No 11, Floor 14, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (ADNEC area), PO Box 46560 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Address Dubai: Al Habtoor Business Tower 30 & 31 Floors, Dubai Marina, PO Box 7726 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 2 695 8000 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 440 7600 (Dubai)
Website: www.uae.nlembassy.org

Nigeria

Address Abu Dhabi: Villa No 642/3 Off Arab Gulf Road, Third Street, Near Singapore Embassy, PO Box 110171 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4431503
Fax No: +971 2 4431792
Email: info@nigerianabudhabi.org
Website: www.nigerianabudhabi.org

Norway

Address Dubai: Royal Norwegian Consulate, Tecom C Damac Executive Heights, Floor 21, Office No 2106, PO Box 8612 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Address Abu Dhabi: The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Towers, Corniche West Tower No 3 (Office Tower), Level 11, PO Box 47270 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3823880 (Dubai), +971 2 4038400 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3951133 (Dubai), +971 2 4038401 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: mc.dubai@rnc.ae, emb.abudhabi@mfa.no
Website: www.norway.ae

O

Oman

Address: Al Mushraf Area next to Immigration Department Saeed bin Tahnon Square, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 463333
Fax No: +971 2 463333
Email: abudhabi@mofa.gov.om
Website: www.rop.gov.om/english/dg_pr_visas_dubai.asp

P

Pakistan

Address: Plot No 2, Sector W59, Diplomatic Enclave, near Sheikh Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4447800
Fax No: +971 2 4447172
Email: parepabudhabi@pakistanembassyuae.org
Website: www.pakistanembassyuae.org

Philippines

Address: Villa No. 234-851, Beirut Street, Al Qusais 3, PO Box 94778 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 2207100
Fax No: +971 4 2207800
Website: www.dubaipcg.dfa.gov.ph

Q

Qatar

Address Dubai: Consular Complex Area, Umm Hurair 1, PO Box 1877 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: Diplomatic Area, W 59/2, Sec 30, PO Box 3503 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3960444 (Dubai), +971 2 8855888 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3966681 (Dubai), +971 2 4493311 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: abudhabi@mofa.gov.qa or dubai@mofa.gov.qa

R

Russia

Address Dubai: Villa 21, Umm Al Sheif, Street 6B, PO Box 11876 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: Khalifa Street, East Plots 65/67, Building of the Russian Embassy, PO Box 8211 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3285347 (Dubai), +971 2 6721797 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 32856 151 (Dubai), +971 2 6788731 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: condubai@mid.rurusembuae@gmail.com
Website: www.uae.mid.ru

S

Saudi Arabia

Address: Saudi Arabia Embassy, PO Box 4057 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Address: Saudi Arabia Consulate, Bur Dubai - Hamriyah - Al Seef Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 2 4445700
Fax No: +971 2 4448491
Email: aecon@mofa.gov.sa, aeemb@mofa.gov.sa
Website: www.embassies.mofa.gov.sa

Singapore

Address: Villa No 124, Street 30d, Community No 334, Al Satwa, PO Box 214661 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3219498
Fax No: +971 4 3219497
Email: singcg_dxb@mfa.sg
Website: www.mfa.gov.sg

South Africa

Address Dubai: South African Consulate, General Khalid Bin Al Waleed Street (Bank Street), Floor 3, New Sharaf Building, Bur Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3975222
Fax No: +971 4 3979602
Email: ShogoleM@dirco.gov.za
Website: www.southafrica.ae

Spain

Address: Al Saman Towers, Floor 8, PO Box 46474, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4079000
Website: www.spanishembassy.net

Sri Lanka

Address Dubai: Villa No 2, Plot B-44, Street 322-B, Street 8C, Al Mankhool Road, Al Hudhaiba, Satwa, Dubai
Address: Villa No 18A, Sector E 18/3, Salam Street, PO Box 46534 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3986 535 (Dubai), +971 2 6316444 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 2 6331661
Email: condubai@slcgdxb.aeslemblab@emirates.net.ae or lankemb@emirates.net.ae
Website: www.slcgdxb.com

Sudan

Address Dubai: Umm Hurair Area 1, Street 3, PO Box 19575 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address: Al Meshreef Area, Street No 27, PO Box 4027 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 397 7722 (Dubai), +971 2 4446699 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 397 7786 (Dubai), +971 2 4490530 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: sudancon@emirates.net.ae, sudanbii@emirates.net.ae

Switzerland

Address Dubai: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Centro Capital Center Building, Floor 17, Office Building adjacent to Rotana Centro Hotel ADNEC / Exhibition Centre Area, PO Box 46116 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3290999 (Dubai),  +971 2 6274636 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3313679 (Dubai), +971 2 6269627 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: adh.vertretung@eda.admin.ch
Website: www.eda.admin.ch/uae

Syria

Address: Syrian Embassy, The Diplomatic Area, PO Box 4011 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 2 4448768
Fax No: +971 2 4448768
Website: www.mofaex.gov.sy

T

Thailand

Address: Villa 35, St No 16, Community 366, near Raffles Int’l School West, opposite Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim 3, PO Box 51844 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address: Villa 65, Al Shumous Street, end of Dihan Street, Street No 21, Al Zafranah Area, Abu Dhabi

Tel No: +971 4 3489550 (Dubai), +971 2 5576551 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3488568 (Dubai), +971 2 5576553 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: tthaidub@gmail.com, thaiauh@emirates.net.ae
Website: www.thaiconsulate.ae/en/services/applyvisa.htm

Tunisia

Address: Al Bustan Center, Bldg No 6, Floor 4, Al Qusais, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 2617070
Fax No: +971 4 261577
Email: constund@eim.ae

Turkey

Address Abu Dhabi: PO Box 3204, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Address Dubai: World Trade Centre Building, PO Box 9221 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 2 6655421 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 3318662
Fax No: +971 2 6662691 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 3318663
Email: tcabudbe@emirates.net.ae, info@tourismturkey.ae or consulate.dubai@mfa.gov.tr

U

United Kingdom

Address: Al Seef Street, PO Box 65 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Address Abu Dhabi: British Embassy Abu Dhabi, Khalid bin Al Waleed St (Street 22), PO Box 248 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 4 3094404, +971 2 6101100 (Abu Dhabi)
Fax No: +971 4 3094301, +971 2 6101609 (Abu Dhabi)
Email: dit.uae@fco.gov.uk, consular.UAE@fco.gov.uk
Website: www.gov.uk

United States of America

Address Abu Dhabi: PO Box 4009 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Address Dubai: Al Seef Road and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Rd, PO Box 9343 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel No: +971 2 414 2200 (Abu Dhabi), +971 4 3094000 (Dubai)
Email: dubaivisaenquiry@state.gov
Website: http://abudhabi.usembassy.gov or http://dubai.usconsulate.gov

Y

Yemen

Address: Consulates Area, Umm Hurair 1, PO Box 1947 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel No: +971 4 3970213 / 131
Fax No: +971 4 3972901
Email: ycons-dubai@mofa.gov.ye

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Dubai is the only Middle Eastern city to be ranked in the top 10 list of global cities with maximum hotel rooms, according to the Insider Money report.
Emirates has announced on Wednesday that starting next month it would reduce flights to the US following the recent electronics ban and visa restrictions.
If you have never been to a camel race before, saddle up for a fun day out for the whole family. The tournament is one of the highlights of
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal.
Emirates has confirmed the restriction of electronic devices on US-bound flights starting 25th March.
There will be another record breaker in the making when the world's biggest dhow 'Jadaf' set to sail from Dubai this month.
Emirates Airlines preview the enhanced verson of the signature Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge
The 2017 Dubai Latin Fest is bringing Grammy artists to Dubai Media City Amphitheatrefrom Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April. Popular Salsa band
Sharjah-based Omran Properties will launch three real-estate projects in Sharjah worth Dhs 2.47 billion.
Alia Ali, an artist with a heritage as colourful as her work, is influenced by Yemeni, Bosnian, American and Austrian cultures. The People of Pattern exhibition is her latest
World Art Dubai returns for a third edition with artists from five continents and over 150 international galleries coming to Dubai World Trade Centre from
Dubai Tourism released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016.
Dubai International has announced that monthly passenger traffic numbers in January reached 8 million according to Dubai Airports.
According to Dubai Carbon, there’s money in that half-eaten club sandwich or leftover pizza now making its way into your kitchen dustbin.
Passengers at Dubai International (DXB) were all smiles on Monday after they were treated during the International Day of Happiness.
The medicine called Flumox is not available nor allowed in Dubai and the UAE.
California electric automaker Tesla is plugging into the UAE electricity grid with an investment of tens of millions of dollars to support the arrival of its new cars by summer.
Guests at Dubai Opera will soon be able to enjoy a spot of pre-show dining, with an on-site restaurant set to open this summer.
The Nokia 3310 is back with a revamped version as announced at the Mobile World Congress and will be available soon in the UAE.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched Dubai-Opoly, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai.
Marcel Kittel was a proud man on Saturday after defending his Dubai Tour title with another majestic sprint finish on the fifth and final stage.
Saudi dentist and humanitarian set a new record that added to her tally of world records, while crossing the Dubai Creek and the Dubai Water Canal.
Arrogate of Saudi Arabia has won the USD 10 million (Dhs 36.7m) Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse edging out Gun Runner of the US.
Dubai Municipality will start its activities as part of the 37th UAE Plantation Week celebrations with the opening of Al Warqa 3 Park and other new parks.
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth Dhs 11 billion (3 billion USD) in 2017.
The Dubai skyline takes a leading, if ill-fated, role in the new teaser trailer for the environmental disaster flick Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler.
History comes alive at Saruq Al-Hadid Museum where locally unearthed artefacts are displayed that evidence Dubai’s role as a hub for trade and civilisation in the Arabian Peninsula
New Order announces their first ever show in the Middle East performing at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Friday 7th April.
Construction on the 153-room Hotel Indigo in Dubai’s Sustainable City is set to begin.
Andy Murray became the first British champion at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as he defeated Fernado Verdaso 6-3 6-2.
IMG Worlds of Adventure has given its guests the chance to unlimited access the world’s largest indoor theme park 365 days a year.
Global Village has been ranked the number one brand in the Leisure and Entertainment category among consumers in the UAE
Mountain bikers and hikers can enjoy two new trails in Hatta, Dubai with a total length of 12km.
Dubai International has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in 2016 according to Dubai Airports.
Abu Dhabi will host the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the world's largest humanitarian and sporting event, to be held first time in the Middle East.
Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to save passengers who needed immediate medical care.
Dubai has welcomed just over three million visitors over the first two months of 2017 according to Dubai Tourism
The Camel Trek participants were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey in the desert of the UAE.
Guinness World Records has confirmed that the title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai.
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup concludes with the fifth and final tournament of the series, the Dubai Cup. Take a picnic to enjoy on the sidelines of the polo field or if
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has opened an exhibition dedicated to the
Etihad Museum is hosting its first exhibition on the UAE postal history until 30th April.
Some of the world’s top female tennis players enjoyed the annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA Players’ Party last night.
Expo 2020 Dubai unveiled the last major design in Al Wasl Plaza, an open space that combines design, technology and dome trellis with huge projection.
Good Morning Britain & Lorraine, ITV's Breakfast Shows, recently visited the Emirates Palace and local attractions in Abu Dhabi.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Uber have announced the trial of an economy offering 'uberX' that will provide customers in Dubai safe and affordable rides.
Dubai Tourism has announced updates to the Desert Tour & Camp regulations.
A convoy of electric vehicles set out on a 700km long road trip through the UAE to mark the start of the first Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (Emirates EVRT).
The Arabian Travel Market is a trade show for professionals to get the latest updates and trends in the industry. This year’s event features a focus on travel
A couple was overwhelmed when Dubai officials welcomed them with gifts and flowers upon arrival at Dubai airport.
Ras Al Khaimah has welcomed health and fitness enthusiast Nicholas Watson, along with six fellow cyclists to the emirate during their mission to raise awareness.
UAE campaign encourages switch from bottled to tap water.
Dubai Airports has unleashed the world’s fastest free wi-fi connection 'WOW-Fi' at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through the airport.
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