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Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah to open in Q2 2017

RAK National Hotels and Hilton Worldwide announced that Hilton’s first mid-market hotel in Ras Al Khaimah is scheduled to open by Q2 2017. The announcement was confirmed ahead of the 2016 Ras Al Khaimah Finance and Investment Forum (RAKFIF), which will ...

This is what Dubai’s biggest public park will look like

Could this be Dubai’s version of Central Park? Dubai Holding has just signed a deal with Dubai Municipality to develop the emirate’s biggest public park, which will span 1.43 million square metres when complete. That’s about the same size as Hyde Park ...

Oman has the world’s highest sand dune: expert

The world’s highest sand dune has been discovered in Oman at a height of 455 meters above sea level. Dr. Eid Al Yahya, A Saudi anthropological researcher and TV presenter, has revealed on a discovery trip that the world’s highest sand ...

Oman ranked among top six locations for winter diving

Oman has been ranked as one of the top six destinations for diving enthusiasts during the winter months, by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). The Sultanate has been placed alongside Spain’s Canary Islands, Malta, Mozambique, Jordan and Cape Verde, ...

Warner Bros World will open in the UAE with 29 rides

Your eyes do not deceive you. Another theme park is coming to the UAE! As Dubai takes its theme park game from zero to 100 miles per hour, Abu Dhabi is following suit – Miral has just confirmed that Warner ...

British rockers Status Quo are coming to Dubai

The rockers will shake up the ‘status quo’ at Dubai Opera… English rock band Status Quo are heading to town on October 27 to perform a gig at Dubai Opera. The band’s tour, Last Night of the Electrics, kicked off in 2016 ...

New cycle track on Masdar, Abu Dhabi.

Good news for cyclists in the capital. There’s a new cycle path in Masdar City. The new Al Mamsha bike lane, which officially opened last week, is located in Masdar Park. Currently 2.6 kilometres long, the path is expected to be ...

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open soon

The opening date for the Louvre Abu Dhabi ‘is expected to be announced soon’ officials say… Is Abu Dhabi about to get the news we’ve all been waiting for? A note from the museum via Twitter suggests that we will be ...

You’ll soon be able to catch a Tesla taxi in Dubai

As you probably know already, Tesla founder and real-life Iron Man Elon Musk was in Dubai last month. This is the man behind the Hyperloop technology, the SpaceX falcon rocket and a solar-power city in California. After giving a speech in ...

Dubai set to launch driverless flying cars this year

Yes, you read that correctly… Flying cars in Dubai. The world’s first test run of an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) capable of flying a human has been carried out. Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) made the exciting announcement on ...