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CYCLING AND SKATING


RAGE Bowl
The RAGE Bowl, at Dubai Mall has opened its doors to the public. This state-of-the-art indoor facility is the only skating arena of its kind in the UAE and is suitable for beginners to learn the basics and more experienced skaters


XDubai Skatepark
Located on Kite Beach, XDubai’s Skatepark is the largest multi-faceted skating facility in the UAE, offering a central community hub for sport events and competitions


On your Bike!
The sport of cycling is growing every year in Dubai, and there are a host of events and activities to get excited about. To help get people involved, dedicated cycling areas are starting to appear all over the city, including - Nadd Al

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water sports
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Royal Shaheen
falconry
Experience the amazing falconry first hand, Royal Shaheen offers exclusive packages that allow you to personally handle and fly some of these magnificent birds in Dubai.

JA Shooting Club
shooting and paintball
This indoor and outdoor shooting academy, built to exacting international safety standards, makes the exciting sport of recreational and competitive shooting easily accessible for beginners, corporate groups and experienced shooters. Facilities for

Designed by Colin Montgomerie, the par 72 course is a lengthy 7,308 yards with inland links, generous landing areas and undulating greens. 18 holes

Re-designed by Thomas Bjorn in 2005, this 18-hole course is par 71 with numerous water features. Green fees are Dhs 375 during the week and

Al Sahra Equestrian Centre
horse and camel riding
Set amongst miles of glorious natural desert, these boutique stables give you the opportunity to have a true Arabian adventure. Whether you're a complete novice or the most experienced rider, enjoy the freedom, beauty and excitement of riding

Skydive Dubai
sky diving
The Palm Drop Zone and The Desert Campus Drop Zone (SD2) offer you the chance to feel the rush of the free fall while being safely strapped to a professional instructor. Tandem jumps include a video + photos to remember

Designed by Ernie Els, the course is 7,538 yards with four sets of tees, allowing for a selection of differing lengths from which to play. Green fees are

Want to experience the desert and avoid the hordes of tourists all doing the same typical 4x4 tour? Big Red Motorsports is not your average touring company. Book now!

Cruising along the coast is a great way to see the city. Whether it's a personal day out, celebrating a birthday or a large corporate event, Eden Yachting can arrange a charter package tailored to your needs. Prices include crew, insurance

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Take a magic carpet ride across rolling red sand dunes, with an amazing bird's eye view of the untouched desert below.
Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
Desert safari is a real 'must do' when your on holiday in Dubai.
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
HAPPENINGS
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
Dubai Holding to develop the largest public park in Dubai as part of Dubai's position to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.
Some of the world’s top female tennis players enjoyed the annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA Players’ Party last night.
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.
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.
Al-Futtaim has announced the development of a new Dubai mall located in Jebel Ali that includes Dubai's second IKEA store.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the operation of a traditional abra on the Dubai Water Canal.
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.
Guinness World Records has confirmed that the title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai.
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 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.
There will be another record breaker in the making when the world's biggest dhow 'Jadaf' set to sail from Dubai 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
Sharjah-based Omran Properties will launch three real-estate projects in Sharjah worth Dhs 2.47 billion.
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
Dubai Tourism has announced updates to the Desert Tour & Camp regulations.
Global Village has been ranked the number one brand in the Leisure and Entertainment category among consumers in the UAE
Emirates has confirmed the restriction of electronic devices on US-bound flights starting 25th March.
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
Mountain bikers and hikers can enjoy two new trails in Hatta, Dubai with a total length of 12km.
Emirates Airlines preview the enhanced verson of the signature Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge
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
Passengers at Dubai International (DXB) were all smiles on Monday after they were treated during the International Day of Happiness.
IMG Worlds of Adventure has given its guests the chance to unlimited access the world’s largest indoor theme park 365 days a year.
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.
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).
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
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
A couple was overwhelmed when Dubai officials welcomed them with gifts and flowers upon arrival at Dubai airport.
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.
The Camel Trek participants were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey in the desert of the UAE.
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.
The Nokia 3310 is back with a revamped version as announced at the Mobile World Congress and will be available soon in the UAE.
Expo 2020 Dubai launched a search for producers of authentic Emirati and regional products including dates, Arabian coffee and sweets, chocolate and spices.
The 2017 Dubai Latin Fest is bringing Grammy artists to Dubai Media City Amphitheatrefrom Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th April. Popular Salsa band
Good Morning Britain & Lorraine, ITV's Breakfast Shows, recently visited the Emirates Palace and local attractions in Abu Dhabi.
Global Village has recorded an attendance of 5.6 million guests in Dubai this season.
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved several projects for the fourth quarter of 2016/17 Development Plan in the UAE.
Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to save passengers who needed immediate medical care.
For many visitors, Dubai's healthcare system offers them an opportunity to get quick access to doctors and services.
The Dubai skyline takes a leading, if ill-fated, role in the new teaser trailer for the environmental disaster flick Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler.
New Order announces their first ever show in the Middle East performing at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Friday 7th April.
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.
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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
Andy Murray became the first British champion at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as he defeated Fernado Verdaso 6-3 6-2.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
Dubai Tourism released its annual visitor figures showing Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016.
The medicine called Flumox is not available nor allowed in Dubai and the UAE.
Construction on the 153-room Hotel Indigo in Dubai’s Sustainable City is set to begin.
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
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
Emirates has announced on Wednesday that starting next month it would reduce flights to the US following the recent electronics ban and visa restrictions.
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
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.
Dubai has welcomed just over three million visitors over the first two months of 2017 according to Dubai Tourism
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched Dubai-Opoly, a new recreational game as part of its efforts to promote Dubai.
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has opened an exhibition dedicated to the
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.
Etihad Museum is hosting its first exhibition on the UAE postal history until 30th April.
UAE campaign encourages switch from bottled to tap water.
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.
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth Dhs 11 billion (3 billion USD) in 2017.
Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central witnessed a strong surge in 2016 climbing 85% according to the traffic report issued by Dubai Airports.
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