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Dubai is getting a Sky High Observation Deck called The View

Fancy seeing Dubai from a different point of view? What about 240 metres high from a panoramic viewing deck? That’s what you’ll get at The View at The Palm, a new landmark found 52 storeys high on the Palm Jumeirah. The View at The Palm is a public observation deck that will tower 240 metres …

Dubai Duty Free
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Indian Rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

DUBAi Indian tourists don’t have to convert the Indian rupee while shopping at Dubai duty free airports as the currency is now acceptable at all three terminals of Dubai International Airport and at Al Maktoum Airport. “Yes, we have started accepting the Indian rupee,” a Dubai duty free staff told Gulf News on Wednesday. Nearly …

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There are free buses from Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Yas Island’s Theme Parks

They say there’s no such thing as a free ride, but maybe they hadn’t been on the shuttle bus to Yas Island. Helping thrillseekers have a day of fun, shuttle buses will now travel from the capital and Dubai to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. Are you in Abu Dhabi? Hop …

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 …

Emaar
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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 …

Emirates
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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
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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 …