Often known as the “Entertainment Capital of Middle East” and labelled as the playground for the rich, Dubai’s other wallet-friendly side is often left unexplored.
By Dubai Tourism on February 6, 2020
Dubai delivers stellar dining experiences in style with a plethora of experimental dining options from art-meets-food collaborations to authentic Arabian experiences to being a part of sustainable dining. The rising trend of experiential dining and consumers’ increasing appetite for adventure brings immersive dining in Dubai to life for those looking beyond just good food and in search of new and exciting ways to eat.
By Dubai Tourism on December 13, 2019
Dubai’s favourite restaurants come alive for the festive season, serving scrumptious family-style festive feasts and decadent brunches with gastronomic delights from all over the world. Special menus throughout the festive season will spoil diners for choice with classic favourites, including roast turkeys, mince pies, yule logs and other traditional treats in elegant settings.
By Dubai Tourism on December 13, 2019
What better way to kick start the New Year than with a visit to the dynamic city of Dubai? This winter, Emirates is offering a chance for travellers from Malaysia to explore more of Dubai for less. If visiting Dubai is on your bucket list, Emirates is giving travelers a compelling reason to book a trip now. During this limited time offer, travelers are able to enjoy great fares, loaded with added-value perks, in addition to a complimentary 2-night hotel stay in the heart of Dubai and 10kg free excess baggage allowance for local travellers.
By Emirates on December 2, 2019
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) today announces an exciting new collaboration with Hollywood superstars Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana. The project, centers around the short film ‘A Story Takes Flight’, which stars the actresses as themselves embarking on three journeys of exploration through Dubai, filled with inspiration, discovery, and human connections.
By Dubai Tourism on November 21, 2019
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has teamed up with AXN Asia to launch a new original short-form reality series, ‘Dubai Ultimate Challenge’.
By Dubai Tourism on November 14, 2019
Fly Emirates to Dubai and enjoy a fun-filled holiday this winter break. Solo travellers and families alike will be awed by the city’s many attractive offerings including shopping festivals, traditional souks, stunning beach resorts, fine dining, adventure waterparks and much more. With year-round sunshine and eclectic landmarks – the city is an ideal holiday or stopover destination with something for everyone.
By Emirates on November 4, 2019
Traveling during this time is bound to open doors to explore, appreciate, and embrace several aspects of the Ramadan culture that you may be less accustomed to – or at all, if you travel at any other time of the year. This is an opportunity not-to-be-missed!
By Traveloka on May 10, 2019
Look no further than Dubai’s time-honoured markets or souqs if you’re searching for an authentic Arabian shopping experience, that Bohemian top, funky memento or nicely-plated jewellery at reasonable prices.
By Dubai Tourism on January 4, 2019
With mind-blowing theme parks, world-class shopping, exquisite dining and exciting entertainment, and mysterious deserts, Dubai is an ideal vacation destination for families. Brimming with an ever-growing repertoire of activities to suit every taste and budget, families looking forward to a memorable trip can expect to get what they have come for. Experience a wonderful family vacation that’s like no other! According to hotel booking site Agoda.com’s ‘Family Travel Trends 2018’ research, spending quality time with the family is the biggest driver for Asians, including Singaporeans and Malaysians. The research also found that both Singaporean and Malaysian families, on average, went on three to four trips each year1. With the winter holidays fast approaching, what better way to create fun and memorable holiday […]
By Dubai Tourism on September 20, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 2 May 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is launching a new way for visitors to enjoy the city’s exciting range of attractions, experiences and tours. Announced at the recent Arabian Travel Market (ATM), Dubai Pass, an all-inclusive pre-paid card, grants cash-free access to 33 key events and venues across Dubai, making it the perfect way for tourists to explore the city’s world-class destination proposition. It will be available to redeem from 16 May 2018. Starting at AED399, the pass offers ‘Select’ and ‘Unlimited’ packages, with a specially- curated list of popular attractions and experiences. These include Burj Khalifa, Dubai Parks and Resorts, IMG Worlds of Adventure, Wild Wadi Waterpark, Ski Dubai, Desert Safari Tours, […]
By Dubai Tourism on May 2, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 24 January 2017 – To help globetrotters kick off their 2017 travel plans, Emirates is launching special offers for trips to Dubai. For a limited time, each ticket purchased on emirates.com will include a complimentary 2-night stay in central Dubai. Flight bookings have to be made between 24th January to 31st January, for travel between 1st February and 31st March 2017. The hotels in the offer include Rove Deira City Centre, Rove Health Care city, Hotel Ibis Deira City Centre and Hotel Howard Johnson Bur Dubai. “Dubai’s year-round sunshine, world-class shopping, stunning beaches and iconic buildings keep travellers returning time and time again. Whether it’s your first visit to Dubai or a return trip, there is always something new to […]
By Gaya Travel on January 25, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, December 29, 2016 – The release of the first film from the #BeMyGuest campaign has already exceeded the 20 million views mark in just 2 weeks. But wait there’s more, Dubai Tourism has another surprise for Shah Rukh Khan fans, and this one too is sure to claim millions of hearts! If watching this film made you want to pack your bags and catch the next flight to visit Dubai, well here’s your chance to do exactly that. Dubai Tourism has announced an exciting competition for fans and eager travelers from around the world. All you have to do is click on the ‘SRK #BeMyGuest Competition’ message from Dubai Tourism appearing on your social media channels and complete the prefilled caption: […]
By Gaya Travel on December 29, 2016
Dubai’s premium hospitality offering will receive a great British boost this month with the soft opening of DUKES Dubai on 28th December, delivering an upscale blend of cosmopolitan luxury, twinned with British charm and tradition. The five-star hotel is located on the west trunk of Palm Jumeirah. It is the first international property for DUKES, which has been popular with GCC visitors in London for decades. “Once complete, DUKES Dubai will consist of 273 guestrooms including 64 suites, with a ladies-only Liberty Duchess floor featuring 20 rooms, as well as 227 fully furnished hotel apartments and six distinctive dining experiences,” said Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, Seven Tides. Initially for the soft opening, bedrooms on the first six floors of the 15-floor property […]
By Gaya Travel on December 27, 2016
Malaysia: December 12, 2016 –Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today revealed the #BeMyGuest film starring Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan. After 6 days from the release of the popular campaign teasers which kept Bollywood fans from all over the world in anticipation, the film today firmly establishes why Dubai is the Bollywood superstar’s home away from home. Shah Rukh shows the soul, sights and sounds of the metropolis through experiencing different dimensions of Dubai amongst its people. Featuring a kaleidoscope of culinary, shopping, cultural and adventurous settings, the film’s high energy and fast paced tempo perfectly captures the vibe of the city, and Shah Rukh Khan’s dynamic relationship with it. It also brings alive the hospitable soul of the […]
By Gaya Travel on December 13, 2016
Malaysia, November 7, 2016 Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) today announced an exciting new collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The project, comprising a series of short films, will see the actor unravel the secrets of Dubai, offering his fans a chance to see the exquisite city through the megastar’s eyes. Already well acquainted with Dubai, Shah Rukh Khan is the perfect advocate for the city, which he often refers to as his second home. By showcasing Dubai through his eyes, the project aims to appeal to ‘King Khan’ fans across the globe, giving them the opportunity to explore the city and its many offerings. “Dubai is a second home to me… Whether I am here on vacation […]
By Gaya Travel on November 9, 2016
Experiential travel encompassing the adventure, culture, heritage, wellness & spa and cruise tourism segments, which are currently trending globally, will be adopted as the official show theme, for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 April. “Travellers are increasingly looking beyond conventional leisure programmes and itineraries and actively seeking out atypical experiences that deliver a true taste of local culture. This growing trend is now on the radar of the region’s tourism chiefs as destinations face increased competition for their share of the more traditional travel segments and are increasingly looking to diversify their proposition into new and niche markets which require product differentiation and innovation,” said Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, Arabian Travel […]
By Gaya Travel on October 18, 2016
Visiting Doha, the capital of Qatar? Then why not check out the city’s world class accommodation options that meet the expectations of business and well-heeled travellers: 1. Fraser Suites Doha (doha.frasershospitality.com/en) Arriving at Fraser Suites Doha is refreshing due to its welcoming, homely, bright and airy disposition. The property is also suitable for long-staying guests and travelling families since each of the accommodation units comes with a kitchen and appliances such as automatic washer and drier. The property’s location – which is along the Doha Corniche – is enviable, allowing guests to savour the views of Doha’s seafront inundated by ships and dhows, including gleaming skyscrapers of West Bay beyond. 2.Doha Marriott Hotel (www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dohmc-doha-marriott-hotel) Though guests may notice that the […]
By Gaya Travel on October 13, 2016
Malaysia, 27 September 2016 – IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park opened in Dubai on 31st August 2016, includes a selection of a myriad of state-of-the-art software and smart technology to build the innovative and interactive modern theme park. Choosing the best-in-class IT systems, from international blue chip companies, the park’s internal infrastructure focuses on interconnectivity and interoperable systems and – through the internet of things – has created a streamlined electronic system, ensuring the best possible user experience. Over 20 companies were involved in providing the internal and external framework for IMG Worlds of Adventure including Bose, Avaya, Pelco and Cisco to build a robust infrastructure, with Microsoft supplying the Enterprise Resourcing Planning and Customer Relationship Management software, […]
By Gaya Travel on September 27, 2016
With wedding season in full swing, many soon-to-be newlyweds are looking to find the perfect honeymoon destination that offers unforgettable experiences. As one of the world’s most exhilarating and remarkable destinations, Dubai offers a host of options for honeymooners looking to unwind, indulge and enjoy newly-wedded bliss. 1. Platinum Heritage Offering an intimate and authentic Arabian experience, Platinum Heritage’s desert tours bring history to life. The operator’s Bedouin base camp is nestled in a private royal desert retreat in the Dubai Desert Conversation Reserve. Drive through the golden dunes in a vintage Land Rover to discover the native wildlife and hidden stories of the Dubai desert. See the sands sparkle under the sun during a morning excursion, or spend the night dining […]
By Gaya Travel on August 21, 2016
With one of the biggest indoor theme parks in the world in Dubai, who cares what the weather is like outside? Here’s a sneak peek at the brand new IMG Worlds of Adventure and, when you’ve finished there, brave the city’s other awesome indoor adventures. IMG Worlds of Adventure Opening its doors on 15 August, this behemoth is set to take the crown as the world’s largest indoor theme park, open year-round to keep thrill-seekers entertained. IMG Worlds of Adventure contains four zones: MARVEL, Cartoon Network, Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure and IMG Boulevard, as well as offering state-of-the-art cinemas, complete with an IMAX screen, and plenty of dining options to keep your energy up. The MARVEL zone is a must for superhero fans, […]
By Gaya Travel on August 17, 2016
In conjunction with the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 and resumption of Malaysia Airlines flights to Dubai, Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines hosted a Gala Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Dubai in which Malaysian cuisine and culture were showcased recently.
By Gaya Travel on November 13, 2013