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VR Park
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VR Park Launches three new Family-Friendly rides

Have kids that love virtual reality? There’s good news at VR Park in The Dubai Mall has now launched some brand-new family-friendly rides. VR Park asks visitors to “challenge reality” and has a range of attractions including being a Ghostbuster in The Void as well as massive rollercoasters that make you feel like you’re falling …

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Emaar Reveals Discounts for Dubai Metro Passengers

A host of discounts have been revealed for passengers who use the Dubai Metro. Emaar has teamed up with the city’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and is offering cut-price entry to Burj Khalifa for Dhs75, bargain meals at The Dubai Mall with 30 percent off from more than 50 food and beverage outlets as …

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Free UAE visa for Select Tourists this Summer

Tourists travelling to the UAE during the summer won’t need to pay visa fees for dependents aged 18 years or below, the Federal Authority of Identity and Citizenship has announced. The fee exemption will be applicable between July 15 and September 15 every year and is expected to boost tourist numbers during the off peak …

Airlines News & Updates

Emirates to launch 46 additional flights to Saudi Arabia during Hajj

Emirates will introduce 46 additional flights to and from Jeddah and Madinah between July 27 and August 22, to facilitate travel for thousands of Hajj pilgrims. The new flights will run alongside Emirates’s existing services to the Saudi cities, and will be open to all travellers holding a valid Hajj visa. The airline is expecting …

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Emirates announces plans to go single use plastic-free

Emirates is the latest major business to announce its plans to go plastic-free, and stop use of the use of single-use plastic products on its aircraft. The airline has said that its entire network has already reduced the number of single-use plastics on-board – with the start of June seeing plastic straws replaced with eco-friendly …

Burj Khalifa
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New Evening Ferry will sail around Dubai’s Landmarks

The air-conditioned cruise takes in the Burj Khalifa, Al Seef, the Spice Souk and La Mer. With summer upon us in Dubai, perhaps one of the nicest place to be is by the water. So it’s good timing that the Roads and Transport Authority has launched a new evening ferry service to sail travellers around …

Dubai Parks & Resorts
Attractions Hotels News & Updates

New Rove Hotel opens at Dubai Parks & Resorts with Special offer

Rove Hotels has brought its contemporary, midscale hospitality offering to Dubai Parks & Resorts, with the opening of its sixth property in Dubai. Rove At The Park offers 579 rooms, including interconnecting family rooms to cater to families and larger groups. Guests have easy access to the 100-plus rides and attractions across Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood …

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The oldest Christian site in the UAE is now open to the public

A monastery from the 7th to the 8th century that was discovered in Abu Dhabi back in 1992 has just been made available for public viewing. Now called Church and Monastery of Sir Bani Yas, the site is located in the UAE’s capital on the eastern side of Sir Bani Yas Island and is 1,400 …

Dubai Airport
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Tourists to be given free SIM cards on arrival at Dubai Airport

Dubai is set to become the first city in the world to offer tourists free SIM cards on arrival at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The du SIM cards will be given to all tourists over the age of 18, and will come loaded with complimentary minutes and data. Free SIM card provides three minutes of …