The ‘Visit California’ delegation to the Middle East led Caroline Beteta (left) at The Loft in Dubai Opera.
The Arabian Travel Market, the region’s leading international travel and tourism event is all set to raise its curtains on Sunday, bringing together over 2,800 exhibitors from across the world.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) organised a number of cultural activities across the emirate to promote reading as a leisure activity, particularly amongst the younger generation. The activities included specialised book fairs, with DCT Abu Dhabi offering up to 50% discounts on more than 400 titles published by the Department.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, reported record growth in overnight visitors from Japan, crossing the 100,000 mark for the first time at the end of 2018.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 18 cents, or 0.3%, to $59.93 a barrel by 03:56 GMT while Brent crude futures rose 29 cents, or 0.46%, to $62.99 a barrel.
Spot gold eased 0.2% to $1,734.26 per ounce by 03:20 GMT while US gold futures dipped 0.1% to $1,732.
The global oil market is rebalancing after damage to demand wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic was met with curbs on output by producers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), the group’s president said on Tuesday.