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New hiking and biking trails open in Hatta
this month
Mountain bikers and hikers can enjoy two new trails in Hatta, Dubai with a total length of 12km.


Marcel Kittel retains Dubai Tour title
this month
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.


Dubai welcomed three million visitors in 2017
this month
Dubai has welcomed just over three million visitors over the first two months of 2017 according to Dubai Tourism


DXB is the world's No. 1 airport
this month
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.


Dubai attracted 14.9 million visitors in 2016
this month
Dubai Tourism released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016.


Arabian Travel Market
this month
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


World's biggest dhow 'Jadaf' to sail from Dubai
this month
There will be another record breaker in the making when the world's biggest dhow 'Jadaf' set to sail from Dubai this month.


Dubai to open five new parks this week
this month
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.


First solar-powered Dubai hotel to open in Dubailand
this month
Construction on the 153-room Hotel Indigo in Dubai’s Sustainable City is set to begin.


Tourist service starts on the Dubai Canal
this month
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal.


Global Village tops UAE brand rankings
this month
Global Village has been ranked the number one brand in the Leisure and Entertainment category among consumers in the UAE


UAE Campaign: Drop plastic use
this month
UAE campaign encourages switch from bottled to tap water.


Tourists to fly around the moon next year
this month
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.


10 Apps to travel like a Pro!
this month
We rounded up the top travel apps that will make every stage of your trip easier and more enjoyable. Bon voyage!


Dubai makes cameo appearance in new Hollywood film
this month
The Dubai skyline takes a leading, if ill-fated, role in the new teaser trailer for the environmental disaster flick Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler.


Al Marmoom Heritage Festival
this month
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


Emirates saving lives
this month
Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to save passengers who needed immediate medical care.


Dubai-Opoly to hit stores in the UAE
this month
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched Dubai-Opoly, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai.


World Art Dubai 2017
this month
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


Emirates to the World
this month
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has opened an exhibition dedicated to the


Expo 2020: Search is on for the best local products
this month
Expo 2020 Dubai launched a search for producers of authentic Emirati and regional products including dates, Arabian coffee and sweets, chocolate and spices.


Watch: Emirates debuts new A380 Onboard Lounge
this month
Emirates Airlines preview the enhanced verson of the signature Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge


Saruq Al-Hadid Museum
this month
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


Tesla now taking orders in Dubai
this month
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.


Emirates restricts electronic devices on US-bound flights
this month
Emirates has confirmed the restriction of electronic devices on US-bound flights starting 25th March.


Global Village records 5.6 million visitors this season
this month
Global Village has recorded an attendance of 5.6 million guests in Dubai this season.


New projects in Sharjah announced worth Dhs 2.47 billion
this month
Sharjah-based Omran Properties will launch three real-estate projects in Sharjah worth Dhs 2.47 billion.


UAE to host the Special Olympics World Games 2019
this month
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.


Swimmer becomes first person to cross Dubai Creek and Dubai Canal
this month
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.


Dubai Cup 2017
this month
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


Expo 2020 Dubai unveils inspiring Al Wasl Plaza
this month
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.


Dubai becoming a medical tourism hub
this month
For many visitors, Dubai's healthcare system offers them an opportunity to get quick access to doctors and services.


Emirates cuts flights to US
this month
Emirates has announced on Wednesday that starting next month it would reduce flights to the US following the recent electronics ban and visa restrictions.


The People of Pattern
this month
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


Artisans of the Emirates (ARTE)

Stock up on unique Middle Eastern-flavoured gifts at ARTE’s market. Artisans of the Emirates (ARTE) is made up of cultural artists & crafters who hold regular Markets at various locations across the UAE.


Dubai Airports 'WOW-Fi' is the world's fastest free airport Wi-Fi
this month
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.


Officials surprise couple on honeymoon in Dubai
this month
A couple was overwhelmed when Dubai officials welcomed them with gifts and flowers upon arrival at Dubai airport.


Affordable taxi service on trial basis in Dubai
this month
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.


New Dubai park to become largest public park
this month
Dubai Holding to develop the largest public park in Dubai as part of Dubai's position to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.


Guinness World Records title broken in Dubai
this month
Guinness World Records has confirmed that the title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai.


New Dubai mall to include second IKEA store
this month
Al-Futtaim has announced the development of a new Dubai mall located in Jebel Ali that includes Dubai's second IKEA store.


Warning: Do not bring this medicine in the UAE
this month
The medicine called Flumox is not available nor allowed in Dubai and the UAE.


Dubai to produce biofuel from leftover food
this month
According to Dubai Carbon, there’s money in that half-eaten club sandwich or leftover pizza now making its way into your kitchen dustbin.


Opera Gallery

Founded in Paris in 1994 by Gilles Dyan, Opera Gallery is one of the world’s leading dealers in modern and contemporary American, European and Asian art.


WTA Players Party in Dubai
this month
Some of the world’s top female tennis players enjoyed the annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA Players’ Party last night.


Qasr Al Hosn

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) announced the opening of the Qasr Al Hosn Exhibition to the public.


Cuadro Fine Art Gallery

Founded in 2008, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery has quickly become one of the UAE’s premier contemporary and modern art venues.


New restaurant to open on Dubai Opera rooftop
this month
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.


Murray becomes first British champion at Dubai Open
this month
Andy Murray became the first British champion at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as he defeated Fernado Verdaso 6-3 6-2.


Passenger traffic at DWC surges in 2016
this month
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central witnessed a strong surge in 2016 climbing 85% according to the traffic report issued by Dubai Airports.


Alserkal Avenue

Founded in 2007, Alserkal Avenue Dubai is a prominent arts district within the industrial quarter of the Dubai.


Seven Cyclists Challenge
this month
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.


Truckers DXB
this month
Follow Truckers DXB for a laid-back vibe with live music and quality street food from a variety of food trucks. Chill out in the vibrant outdoor settings of different venues and peruse the


Expo 2020 Dubai to award Dhs 11 billion worth of contracts
this month
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth Dhs 11 billion (3 billion USD) in 2017.


Nokia 3310 is back
this month
The Nokia 3310 is back with a revamped version as announced at the Mobile World Congress and will be available soon in the UAE.


Sunshine and sounds
this month
DXBeach, the ultimate day to night beach party, makes a welcome return to Zero Gravity on Friday 14th April. Featuring an all-star line up with Brit Award


Dubai announces update on desert tour and camps
this month
Dubai Tourism has announced updates to the Desert Tour & Camp regulations.


Etihad Museum hosts first exhibition
this month
Etihad Museum is hosting its first exhibition on the UAE postal history until 30th April.


Passengers at Dubai Airport greeted on International Day of Happiness
this month
Passengers at Dubai International (DXB) were all smiles on Monday after they were treated during the International Day of Happiness.


Arrogate wins Dubai World Cup
this month
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.


UAE's Mars Mission on course in 2020
this month
The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) is on track to launch the Hope spacecraft in July 2020 on its seven-month journey to the Red Planet.


New Order to perform in Dubai
this month
New Order announces their first ever show in the Middle East performing at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Friday 7th April.


007 reports for duty
this month
Burj Khalifa Annex is hosting the Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition that presents the design and style of the James Bond franchise and the craft behind


Etihad Museum
this month
Dubai is well known for always looking towards the future, but a new museum in the Emirate gives visitors a deeper look into the UAE’s past


Latin Fest
this month
The 2017 Dubai Latin Fest is bringing Grammy artists to Dubai Media City Amphitheatrefrom Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April. Popular Salsa band


Dubai Airport records highest passenger traffic
this month
Dubai International has announced that monthly passenger traffic numbers in January reached 8 million according to Dubai Airports.


Riverland Dubai: Rhythm On The River
this month
Rhythm On The River aims to get you toe-tapping and clapping with live entertainment. The highlight will be the floating stage on the river, with none other than Michael Jackson’s double paying


Upcoming projects in the UAE
this month
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved several projects for the fourth quarter of 2016/17 Development Plan in the UAE.


Camel Trek expedition
this month
The Camel Trek participants were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey in the desert of the UAE.


First electric vehicle trip set in the UAE
this month
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).


IMG Worlds of Adventure introduces Annual Pass
this month
IMG Worlds of Adventure has given its guests the chance to unlimited access the world’s largest indoor theme park 365 days a year.


Grease is the word
this month
Round-up your Burger Palace Boys, pick up your Pink Ladies and get ready to burn up the quarter mile this April, as UK Curve Theatre brings their hit


New baggage rules at Dubai Airports
this month
Dubai Airports will introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service, reduce the risk of mishandlings and enhance the performance of its check-in and baggage operation.


Good Morning Britain & Lorraine goes to Abu Dhabi
this month
Good Morning Britain & Lorraine, ITV's Breakfast Shows, recently visited the Emirates Palace and local attractions in Abu Dhabi.


Dubai enters Top 5 global cities with maximum hotel rooms
this month
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.

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