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Dubai Airport Visitor Information Bureau Opens

Visitors arriving at Dubai International Airport (DIA) can now get information directly from the Visitor Information Bureau (VIB).  The VIB is now open at DIA’s terminal 3 and can provide business and leisure visitors with information about hotels and events in Dubai. 

Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) is operating the new VIB as part of their ongoing efforts to establish a one stop information shop for tourists in Dubai.   Director of the VIB, Salah Rashid Al Ansari said the VIB at terminal three of Dubai International Airport is the sixth information booth operated by DTCM in Dubai. The others are located in terminal 1 of DIA, Deira City Center, lbn Battuta Mall, Wafi City, and BurJuman Center. 
 

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