General Travel News

Emirates Airline To Sponsor Dubai Shopping Festival

Emirates Airline will be a major sponsor of the fifteenth edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which takes place from January 28th until February 28th.  More than 6,000 retail outlets and about 50 malls will participate in the DSF over 32 days.  There will also be over 150 regional and international events showcased at the festival, including shows, concerts, and musicals. 

Ahmed Khoory, a senor executive with Emirates Airline, said “Emirates has been a leading sponsor of the Dubai Shopping Festival since the event’s inception.  Throughout the years, DSF has gone from strength to strength gaining increased global recognition to become one of the world’s premier shopping events.”  Khoory said the thousands of international visitors who flock to Dubai to take part in the shopping and leisure activities bring millions of dirham’s in revenue to the emirate. Mr. Khoory is Emirate’s Senior Vice President for Commercial Operations, Gulf, Middle East, and Iran.
 

More General Travel News
Yas Island Abu Dhabi lit up in green for Saudi Arabia’s National Day
Eid Mubarak to all Irhal visitors
Experience the peaks near Lausanne Switzerland
Latest Travel News
Turkish Airlines launches new cabin crew...
Emirates voted ‘Best Business Airline’ a...
Tourism to contribute SR118 billion to S...
Featured Sights To See
Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

Named after the 28th sultan, this mosque is considered to be the symbol of Islamic culture within Brunei and is an impressive example of Islamic architecture. Opening in 1958, the mosque is open to visitors when it is not being used for prayers. As with any mosque, you must remove your shoes before entering. If dressed inappropriately you will be given a robe upon entry. Tel: +637 222 2623 ...

Temple of the Reclining Buddha

Temple of the Reclining Buddha

Bangkok, Thailand

This temple dates back to the 1500s and is the oldest in Thailand. The reclining Buddha located in the northern section was made in the 1800s and is almost 150 feet long and 15 feet high. It is made of cement-covered brick and coated with gold leaf. The soles of the feet are inlaid with mother-of-pearl with 108 signs, marks and qualities by which a true Buddha is recognized. It is considered good ...

Hofburg Imperial Palace

Hofburg Imperial Palace

Vienna, Austria

Has housed a lot of the people influential in Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, and is currently the official residence of the President of Austria. Contains, among other interesting spots, chapels (Hofkapelle, Hofmusikkapelle, Burgkapelle), museums (the Naturhistorisches Museum & Kunsthistorisches Museum), the Imperial Library, state treasury, the national theatre(Burgtheater)...

Gangaramaya Temple

Gangaramaya Temple

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Built in the 19th century, with decorations of stone carvings, brass work and paintings, the Gangaramaya Temple also houses a library and a museum. It is run by monks and is located next to Beira Lake. ...