Category: Destination

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UAE to turn desert into rich farmland

As part of its efforts to attain food security, the UAE is seeking new technologies that can withstand its fierce climate, water scarcity and soil salinity, and produce local crops with least amount of water. With the UAE currently importing…

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This is how Expo 2020 bus stations will look

© Provided by Khaleej Times Photos: This is how Expo 2020 bus stations will look The final design of bus stations to serve Expo 2020 – approved by Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) – has…

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First flight of Dubai’s self-flying taxi

It’s finally here. After an occasional sneak peak, a few quiet test runs and plenty of anticipation, Dubai’s unmanned aerial taxi took to the skies to show a revolution in personal air travel is no fad of the futurists. Sheikh…

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New tallest hotel in the world to open in Dubai

© Provided by Khaleej Times New tallest hotel in the world to open in Dubai The world’s next tallest hotel will open its door in Dubai on Monday, February 12. Located on the Sheikh Zayed Road near the Dubai International…

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TOP Tourist Destinations to Visit in the Philippines

The Philippines welcome more than 6 million foreign tourists in 2016. This year, the Department of Tourism is eyeing to attract 10 million international tourists and 56 million local travelers. With more than 7,100 beautiful islands, the Philippines is not shy to…

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16,300 traffic offences

16,300 traffic offences committed each day on UAE roads     4.9 million traffic violations were recorded across the UAE in the first 10 months of 2015 Traffic authorities have revealed what little regard motorists across the UAE have for…

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Dubai airport gets strict with new baggage rules

The has advised all airlines operating into DXB of the change and has updated its website, mobile app and signage across the airport to help raise awareness. Dubai Airports will soon introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service,…

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No need to exit UAE to amend visit visa status

Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department(DNRD) in Dubai. Visit visa-holders need no longer leave the country to amend the status of their visa to a residency permit, the Ministry of Interior revealed on Monday. Dubai: Visit visa-holders no longer need to…

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12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in the United Arab Emirates

With its full-throttle development, iconic skylines of high-rises, and world famous beach resorts the United Arab Emirates has become a favourite for family holidays and city breaks. Landmark tourist attractions such as Dubai’s towering Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s modern Sheikh Zayeed Mosque, have branded the UAE…

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Video: A stroll along Dubai Canal – visit Dubai

Keen to visit Dubai Canal this weekend, but not quite sure how to do so? Here’s our guide… Yes, the Dubai Canal Boardwalk is now open – running from Business Bay to Jumeirah, and alongside Safa Park, the waterside walkway runs…