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Dubai welcomes 11.4 million international overnight visitors between Jan-Oct

Dubai welcomes 11.4 million international overnight visitors between Jan-Oct 2022

The emirate’s average hotel occupancy in the first 10 months of the year stood at 71 per cent

Non-ticketed fans can attend FIFA World Cup in Qatar after group stage

The ‘Early December’ feature, which allows fans without tickets to apply for a Hayya Card, is valid from December 2

Saudia to resume seasonal direct flights between Paris and AlUla

Saudia to resume seasonal direct flights between Paris and AlUla

The route will allow French travellers to reach AlUla in just five hours

Qatar outlines Covid-19 test requirements

Qatar outlines Covid-19 test protocols for international visitors attending FIFA World Cup

Visitors are not required to take a Covid-19 test after arrival in Qatar

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Qatar suspends entry of visitors, excluding Hayya Card holders, during FIFA World Cup

The suspension will remain effective from November 1 until December 22

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Expo City Dubai to welcome visitors from September 1

The sustainability and mobility pavilions as well as Garden in the Sky are to open next month, ahead of the official October launch

Dubai’s real estate sector is evolving post Expo 2020. Here’s why

Despite a year’s delay, the expo event successfully managed to bring the world together in Dubai

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Tourism recovery sees Dubai welcome 6.17 million visitors from January to May

The latest tourism data was revealed by Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism at its first ‘City Briefing’ for 2022

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Dubai welcomes 5.1 million visitors in first four months of 2022

The emirate’s hotel occupancy stood at 76 per cent during the January-April period

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Dubai welcomes 3.97 million overnight visitors in Q1 2022

In the first three months of 2022, hotels across Dubai achieved average occupancy levels of 82 per cent

Dubai’s Emirates to boost services to Melbourne

The carrier’s Australian operations will increase to 42 weekly flights

Expo 2020 Dubai clocks in 20 million visits as of March 19

The exhibition runs until March 31, 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai records 14.7 million visits as of February 21

Domestic visits surged 128 per cent in the past six weeks

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Abu Dhabi International Airport receives 5.26 million visitors in 2021

The airport handled 711,715 tonnes of freight in 2021

Dubai received 7.28 million overnight visitors in 2021

Hotels in the emirate recorded average occupancy levels of 67 per cent last year

Dubai welcomes 4.88 million tourists between Jan-Oct 2021

A total of 9.4 million room nights were booked during the first 10 months of the year

In pictures: Expo 2020 Dubai records 5.66 million visits until Dec 5

More than a quarter of November visitors came from outside the UAE

AlUla to welcome guests on ‘Museum in the Sky’ flight by Saudia

Visitors are invited to book a unique inflight experience on November 4

Dubai’s Global Village opens for Season 26, welcomes guests to explore new attractions

This season will host 26 pavilions representing more than 80 cultures

Dubai Airports sees doubling of visitors in 2022 as curbs ease

Dubai is “very confident” that from October 4, the UAE will be included among countries not deemed by the UK as high-risk for coronavirus infections

Emirates NBD Group, Expo 2020 Dubai and Mastercard launch new card programmes

The limited-edition cards are designed to enhance the Expo 2020 Dubai experience for both residents and visitors

Watch: Dubai’s Emirates partners with Thor actor to beckon visitors to Expo 2020

The ad was conceptualised and filmed pre-Covid in time for the original opening date of Expo 2020 Dubai

Abu Dhabi updates protocol for home quarantine and those arriving from abroad

Those who are vaccinated and have come in contact with a Covid-19 positive case will need to quarantine for seven days and take a PCR test on day 6

Explainer: Are physical events making a comeback in the GCC?

Events that are the leaders in their sector will probably recover quicker as customers will reduce the number of exhibitions they attend, opines Andy White, senior vice president, dmg events

GCC: How a traditional mall can become relevant and profitable again

The new consumer is looking for a multi-layered and interactive environment, which can provide memorable and rewarding experiences

Free parking for vaccination centre visitors in Dubai

Designated parking spaces will be available near Hor Al Anz Health Centre, Al Barsha Health Centre, Al Qusais Health Centre and Grand Hyatt Hotel Tent

Passport control at Dubai Airports can now be completed in 9 seconds

The new service that uses AI technology was launched to expedite immigration processes

Qatar seeks Covid-19 vaccinations for all World Cup visitors

Qatar is spending hundreds of billions of dollars on infrastructure construction ahead of the FIFA event

Brexit and the GCC – What lies ahead?

With Brexit having come into full effect on January 1, how will the UK’s ties with the GCC evolve?

DXB Entertainments posts net loss of Dhs2.7bn for 2020

The company reported revenues of Dhs144m for the year ended December 31, 2020, 71 per cent lower than Dhs491m in 2019