• Frankfurt adds new architectural highlight to city’s touristic portfolio ahead of busy summer season

    The German city of Frankfurt is all set for a vibrant season attracting GCC holiday-makers during the summer and the upcoming Eid Holidays, offering a greater variety of touristic attractions with the official opening of a brand new historical site in its city centre.

  • Friends of Kidney Patients Association promotes its awareness efforts among visitors at Al Majaz Waterfront

    As part of its participation in the "Health and Tourism 2017" campaign organized by the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah under the theme "Let's Walk", Friends of Kidney Patients association recently organized an awareness initiative at Al- Majaz waterfront in Sharjah entitled "Water Activity".

  • Geneva Welcomes Summer with a New Beach in the City Centre

    Starting from June 2019, visitors will have one more reason to visit Geneva and enjoy its summer. The Swiss city that has always been famous for chocolates, watches and the lovely scenery by the lakeside is preparing to unveil a new public beach which will enrich visitors’ experience this summer.

  • German National Tourist Board Concludes Its Successful Participation at Arabian Travel Market 2018

    The German National Tourist Board (GNTB), together with over 20 leading German tourism partners concluded a successful appearance at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the key travel trade exhibition in the region held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 22-25 April.

  • German National Tourist Office (GNTO) boosts appetite for travel to Germany

    In line with its annual theme ‘Culinary Germany’, the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), together with its partners Emirates Airline, München Tourismus and Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, hosted a culinary press briefing at the Steigenberger Brothaus Bakery – Bistro in Dubai, to bring some of German cuisine’s delicious flavors to Dubai and inspire the guests to visit Germany.

  • German National Tourist Office Concludes a Successful Participation at Arabian Travel Market 2015

    German National Tourist office, the local affiliate of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in Dubai and its partners, conclude their successful participation at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the leading trade exhibition in the region held at the Dubai World Trade Center from May 4th to 7th, 2015. During the exhibition the GNTO has revealed a remarkable growth rate in the number of overnight stays from the GCC region in Germany, as evident by stays reaching 104,966 nights last January, representing a 22% growth year-over-year. This reaffirmed Germany’s growing interest in the GCC market as source of inbound tourism.

  • German National Tourist Office provides travel inspirations ahead of the summer season

    As part of its strategy to drive incoming tourism from the Gulf Countries and its continued commitment to the region, the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), an affiliate of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is raising awareness for the Top Tourism Highlights in Germany, in order to inspire Gulf travellers to visit the European destination ahead of the busy summer season.

  • Get ready for the great outdoors with Dragon Mart’s Al Bawadi Camping Market

    Dragon Mart’s Travel Market is now even bigger and better with a new addition: the Al Bawadi Camping Market, showcasing a wide range of camping gear and outdoor equipment from 11 to 17 November 2018.

  • Global travel & tourism sector eyes Dubai as ATM opens its doors

    Travel trade professionals from across the world’s hospitality industry will descend upon Dubai tomorrow (Monday 24th) for the opening of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the region’s leading travel industry showcase.

  • Golden Sands Hotel Apartments sees India as top source of visitors

    Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, part of A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises and pioneered the concept of hotel apartments in the region, receives a monthly average of 25% to 30% of their total hotel guests from the Indian market.

  • Growth in tourism for religious purposes segment plays key role in bolstering Saudi Arabia’s ‘post oil’ plan

    Saudi Arabia’s new ‘post-oil’ economy plan as outlined in ‘Vision 2030,’ which was announced recently, is receiving a huge boost from the tourism sector with the influx of tourists visiting the Kingdom for their Hajj pilgrimage, starting this week. According to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, more than 600,000 pilgrims are expected to arrive in Madinah this week before Hajj.

  • Guest loyalty, smart hotels and data mining to trend until 2022, says new ATM report

    A new approach to loyalty programmes, smart technology, will define the hospitality industry landscape to 2022, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018, which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 22-25.

  • Guide to Choose the Right Travel Bag

    As wonderful as it is, traveling can become a stressful experience if not properly planned. A sure way to decrease the stress whilst traveling is to ensure one is using the best travel luggage suited to the needs of the travel. Among the biggest challenges that most travelers face is how to fit everything into their suitcase and how to keep it organized while on the trip.

  • Halal Tourism worth US$238 billion by 2019

    Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 April 2017, has announced that it will host the first ATM Global Halal Tourism Summit as part of its line-up of special focus events.

  • Hamdan Bin Mohamed Cruise Terminal welcome 2.3 million tourists since the inauguration in 2014

    DP World with a world class infrastructure and a strong robust growth of Dubai as an established cruise hub in the region, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal the biggest cruise terminal in the world in term of size and handling capacity, receives more than 2.3 million tourists since its inauguration in 2014 and up to till end of 2018.


    With winter just around the corner, those intent on chasing the sunshine can check out Alila's top five ‘Winter Sun Destinations’ around the world, which includes a private island escapade on the Cambodian Riviera. From atop the majestic mountains of Oman, to sailing on the Flores Sea to Raja Ampat, the Alila Experience takes you from resorts to cities in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and Bali Indonesia.

  • Health Bank in Partnership with Dubai Health Experience (DXH) Launches DXH SmartCare

    The Health Bank in partnership with Dubai Health Experience (DXH) a brand conceived by the Dubai Health Authority which aims to strengthen the position of Dubai and health tourism on the world map announced the launch of DXH SmartCare. DXH SmartCare will serve as a one-stop shop for health tourists to attain seamless healthcare coordination, second medical opinions, flight bookings, visas, accommodation, airport transfers, leisure activities and post treatment support.

  • Heart of Europe Travel Summit & Marhaba France

    Demonstrating their commitment to the Gulf region, the European national tourist boards of Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France are hosting an exclusive networking-event in Dubai in April ahead of the Middle East’s leading tourism fair Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to raise awareness ahead of the busy summer season.

  • Heart of Sharjah Echoes Emirate’s Significant History

    Heart of Sharjah, the largest heritage project in the region, is calling on visitors and residents to learn more about the emirate’s fascinating history through its stunning array of museums. Not only do they provide a window into the lives of previous generations, many of them are also fully interactive, where tourists can experience certain aspects of the past.

  • Holi 2019: Where to Celebrate the Festival of Colors

    Holi, the festival of colors, marks the arrival of spring in Hindu culture and has evolved into a worldwide celebration of love, friendship and youth. Festival goers celebrate by throwing handfuls of colored powder at each other and getting drenched in water, resulting in a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors. Agoda, one of the fastest growing digital travel platforms, shares destinations where you can participate in the festivities, which take place through the month of March.