General Travel News

Dubai Must Complete Tourism Developments

Frederic Bardin, senior vice-president of Arabian Adventures, said Dubai authorities need to focus on completing tourism development projects in order to bring in more tourists.  Arabian Adventures is part of the Emirates Group and one of the region’s biggest destination management companies.  The number of tourists visiting Dubai dropped last year, but as the tourism sector gradually revives Dubai is becoming more prominent as a tourist destination. World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) research shows that annual travel and tourism revenues in the region will increase 89 percent over the next 10 years to $279 billion (Dh 1 trillion).

Mr. Bardin said, however, that the future of the tourism market in Dubai depends more on completion of its leisure developments.  Referring to Dubailand, a development that has been put on hold, he said “It is a superb idea to develop a major concentration of various theme parks because then you can attract people from all walks of life from the neighboring region.”
 

More General Travel News
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
Paragon Mall

Paragon Mall

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Head to Paragon Mall when the heat is scorching and kids are tired and irritating you. The ‘kids play area’ inside the mall gives them a chance to play around with balls and take electronic rides. Meanwhile you can go shop!                    ...

Century Park

Century Park

Shanghai, China

This park is popular amongst locals who come here to while the weekend away. It is fast becoming a tourist hot spot as well. The park comprises of a garden, a man made beach, a mini-golf course, a bird protection area and a lake where fishing and boating is allowed.   Timings: Daily 7 A.M- 6 P.M Admission: Y 10  Address: Jinxiu Lu 1001 Tel: 021-3876-0588 ...

Al Mirani Fort

Al Mirani Fort

Muscat, Oman

This fort, like its twin, the Al-Jalali Fort, was also built in the late 1500s during the Portuguese rule of Muscat. The fort tops the Western rocks of Muscat Bay and flanks Al-Alam Palace. Inside, you will find a complex and confusing maze of hallways, topped off by a nearly 30 meter oval-shaped artillery tower. Turquoise blue waters that lap the shore at the foot of the fort make this an enchant...

Frauenkirche- Cathedral Church of our Lady

Frauenkirche- Cathedral Church of our Lady

Munich, Germany

This church is one of the landmarks of Munich. It has a late Gothic nave from the 15th century and its interior is decorated with works of art spanning over five centuries. Frauenplatz 1 Tel: (089) 290 0820 ...