The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a symbol of Islam that embodies the message of peace, tolerance and diversity, welcomed 4,480,000 visitors from 249 nationalities in the first half the Year of Tolerance, according to the half-yearly statistics released by the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, SZGMC.
Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months (January-June) of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year,
Venice is responding to siege by tourists by deporting visitors who violate recently-introduced rules governing their behaviour. Last week two German backpackers were fined $1,058 (Dhs3,886) and told to leave the city
The US allows citizens of 38 countries — including South Korea, Japan and France — to enter for up to 90 days without a visa under a waiver programme.
Germany’s second biggest city Hamburg is becoming one of the favourite travel destinations for Gulf travellers, offering them outstanding features, from great waterfront sites, high-end shopping facilities, luxurious hotels to exquisite culinary Michelin-star restaurants.
Months of planning have successfully led to the final piece of Al Wasl dome being lifted into place after an intricate and complex construction operation.
The Polar Bear Hotel promises round-the-clock polar bear viewing across its 21 guest rooms. Animal lovers have condemned the hotel, arguing that bears belong in the arctic and not in enclosures.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an Asian man to one year imprisonment and fined Dhs31,000 for robbing three visitors of Dhs40,000. The imprisonment will be followed by deportation.
The Al Ain Zoo is all set to welcome visitors again from Thursday.