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Dubai Cruise Terminal To Open Next Month

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing announced that the new cruise terminal located in the Port Rashid complex will be inaugurated in February, giving a big boost to the cruise tourism segment in Dubai.  The main purpose of the new terminal is to showcase Dubai’s rich heritage as a maritime center, emphasize the importance of Dubai as an international tourist destination, and present a strong image of Emirati hospitality. 

The buildings façade is based on Dubai’s contemporary Arabic design and special attention has been given to the exterior and interior of the terminal.  The architectural elements of the exterior façade consist of traditional domes, arches, and carvings.  The new terminal will be able to handle four ships at once and cater to the increasing number of cruise ship calls.   Its tourist support infrastructure includes ATMs, currency exchange, duty free shop, post office, gift shops, souvenir shops, a business center with internet access, and a Wi-Fi for lap top users.
 

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