LETS MEET AT ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET 2017
Royal Arabian is Exhibiting at the ATM 2017
24th April to 27th April
Stand ME3110 & ME2115
DTCM, Dubai Pavilion and TCA Abu Dhabi Pavilion
Dubai International Exhibition & Convention Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
ROYAL ARABIAN SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTED ITS INAUGURAL UAE-INDIA ROADSHOW
Spanning 03 Cities ( Lucknow , Nagpur and Vadodara ) , The events saw the participation by prominent, travel agents, holiday planners, wedding planners , event organizers and media members in all the 3 cities. The aim of the roadshow was to showcase new products, attractive summer deals and the latest offering from Royal Arabian & it’s partners , in order to attract the Indian travelers to Dubai. The roadshow received an overwhelming response; nearly 300 agents across India attended this high networking event.
MARRIOTT AL FORSAN IN ABU DHABI
The Marriott has just opened its doors Hotel Al Forsan. This 400-bed, five-star hotel offers skyline views, comfort and plenty to do. It has indoor and outdoor event spaces, six food and drink outlets and is one of the very few hotels in the country that is situated on a sports resort. The hotel is situated right in the heart of the Al Forsan International Sports Resort in Khalifa City, which is host to world-class leisure facilities. Spread over the 1.6 million-square-foot site, there are (take a deep breath) football and rugby pitches, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, an equestrian centre, a flight simulator, a polo field, a 50-metre heated outdoor lap pool, as well as a leisure pool.
ABU DHABI WORLD PROFESSIONAL JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIPS
Martial arts stars from across the globe will be kicking off their bid for glory at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championships. More than 7,000 fierce competitors representing 100 countries will be fighting it out at the ninth annual sporting extravaganza.
THE OBEROI, AL ZORAH OFFICIALLY OPENS
Al Zorah is a unique, luxury destination in Ajman, with long, white sand beaches, azure lagoons and lush, green mangroves. Nestled within 247 acres (one million square metres) of protected forest, Al Zorah boasts exceptional biodiversity, and is home to almost sixty species of bird. Al Zorah also offers a championship golf course, kayaking and much more. The newest of luxury resorts in Ajman, Al Zorah is situated just 25 minutes from Dubai International airport and is entered on private roads.
Occupying a prime location within the Al Zorah destination is The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah. Unique amongst luxury hotels in Ajman, The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah boasts a sophisticated design set within mangrove forests, caressed by the gentle sea breeze and in harmony with nature.
UAE VISA ON ARRIVAL FOR INDIANS WITH US VISA, GREEN CARD
Indian passport holders with a valid American visa or a Green Card will now be eligible to obtain a UAE visa on arrival, as per the decree approved by the UAE Cabinet.
The visa will be valid for 14 days, with a single extension possible for a fee.
The decision to have a simplified visa process is aimed at advancing the UAE-India relations in economic, politics, and trade. It also contributes to achieving UAE’s vision to be the leading country in attracting global tourism.
OTTO THE HIPPO IS NEW GUEST AT EMIRATES PARK ZOO IN ABU DHBAI
Emirates Park Zoo in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday announced the opening of the Hippo House, home to a five-year-old hippopotamus named Otto.
Otto, who weighs more than two tonnes, spends more than 10 hours a day submerged in his pool to keep his massive body cool under the hot Arabian sun. His other pursuits are swimming, playing with his ball and feasting on fruits, vegetables and grass.
DUBAI’S NEWEST LANDMARK SHINES IN GOLD
Dubai: Have you seen the latest development with the Dubai Frame?
Motorists driving along Shaikh Zayed Road may have noticed that the city’s newest landmark was recently covered in in gold cladding. The Frame, estimated to cost Dh160 million, is located near Star Gate in Zabeel Park, and consists of two towers that are 150 metres high and 93 metres wide, connected by a 100 square metre bridge.
CHINESE TOURISTS TO SHARJAH EXCEED 86,000 IN 2016
More than 86,000 Chinese tourists visited Sharjah and booked in its hotels during 2016 with an increase of 63 per cent compared to 2015 with 53,000 tourists, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) said.
Khalid Jasem Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, stressed the keenness of the authority to benefit from the Chinese market potential in order to achieve sustainable development over the course of the coming years.