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Dubai Sees More Tourists In First Half Of Year
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The number of international overnight tourists has spiked to 8.36 million in the first half of 2019, an increase of 3 percent from the same period last year, according to data released by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing


Dubai Mall Dinosaur Up For Sale
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Dubai is selling off the skeleton of a massive 155-million-year-old dinosaur that can still be seen at The Dubai Mall, up until it is auctioned off on 25 August. Dubai based Emirates Auction will organise this unique sale to sell the giant dinosaur


Third Most Lucrative Flight In The World Is One You May Have Travelled On
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OAG, the international provider of travel data has released its list of ‘Top Ten Highest Revenue Routes’ and the highly popular Emirates route between Dubai and London Heathrow came third on the list. Emirates flies 10 flights per day


BON Opens A New Branch
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British Orchard Nursery, winner of 25 national and international awards, has announced the launch its new branch in collaboration with Department of Finance (DOF). The nursery's 22nd branch opened its doors at the DOF headquarters in His Highness


The Next Public Holiday Is Not Too Far
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After a long refreshing Eid Al Adha break, are you already wondering when the next long weekend break might be? The good news is it may not be that far off. The Islamic New Year, Hijri is expected to be on Saturday, 31 August, however as the date is


Dubai Police's Warning To Motorists
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Dubai Police took to Twitter to advise motorists to not to leave their car unattended with the engines running, as it will make their cars an easy target for car thieves. In a tweet, Dubai Police said, “Dear Driver, do not be an easy target for car


Arrive Early At DXB
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Are you flying out this weekend for an Eid Al Adha vacation? The you should aim to get to the airport at least three hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time. The coming weekend is expected to be a very busy time at Dubai International


A New Luxury Cinema Experience In Dubai
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Are you a movie junkie and also like the finer things in lfe? well you can now watch a movie in an exclusive and luxurious environment, and share with friends as well, by booking a private cinema for 15 people at VOX private-only Cinema at the


Rulers Of Emirates Pardon Prisoners Ahead Of Eid Al Adha
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Following the tradition of releasing inmates during religious holidays, in the run up to Eid Al Adha, the rulers of the Emirates have ordered the release of over 1,800 prisoners and have also committed to settle some inmates’ financial debts.


Dubai Impounds 2,000 Cars
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More than 2,000 cars abandoned on Dubai’s streets have been confiscated by the Waste Management Department of Dubai Municipality. In only six months from January until June this year, a total of 2,053 vehicles were impounded by the municipality, the


Dry Night Announced In Dubai This Weekend
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The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has issued a circular to all of the city’s hotels and restaurants advising them to observe dry night as of 6.30pm on Friday, 9 August to 7.30pm on Saturday, 10 August. Marking the occasion of


New Calling And Data Plans For GCC Travelers
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UAE telecom provider du, has announced three new calling and data plans for those travelling for Hajj in Saudi Arabia and has extended these plans to cover other GCC countries including Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. The new packages with up to 30GB of


Special Eid Al Adha Firework Show Announced
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Dubai's skies are set to be all lit up with the colourful bursts of fireworks for Eid Al Adha, after an observatory in Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday, 1 August that the first day of Eid Al Adha will be Sunday,11 August. More locations for


Nearly 300 Million Public Transport Rides In The First Six Months
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Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has released the statistics revealing the exact number of riders used public transport in the first six months of this year. As per the figures released, an average of 1.6 million riders took public

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