DEWA begins Dh46m Hatta sustainable waterfalls project to attract tourists

    Dubai: Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has launched the construction work for the Hatta Sustainable Waterfalls project. DEWA has recently awarded the project at a cost of about Dh46 million. The project is part of DEWA’s social and investment responsibility to make Hatta a distinctive tourist […]

    Expo City Dubai named official nominator for Earthshot Prize 2023
    07 Dec 2022

    Dubai: Expo City Dubai has been named an Official Nominator for The Earthshot Prize 2023, one of more than 300 organisations around the world chosen for their ability to identify impactful solutions that help repair the planet. As an Official Nominator, Expo City Dubai drives forward the pioneering legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai by continuing […]

    Israel, UAE celebrate Abraham Accords’ 2nd anniversary with host of bilateral deals, high-level visits, 450,000 tourists to UAE

    ABU DHABI, 7th September, 2022 (WAM) — Israel and the UAE are celebrating the second anniversary of the Abraham Accords signed in September 2020, which established diplomatic relations between both countries, on the backdrop of a host of bilateral deals, high-level visits and increasing trade and tourism, according to a top Israeli diplomat. “I arrived […]

    WAM Feature: UAE explorers witness Antarctica’s alarming climate change impact
    06 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) — A four-member team of Antarctica explorers from the UAE is shocked by unprecedented events during their expedition that reveal the alarming impact of climate change on the icy continent. A tiny creature’s shrinking population that affects the entire wildlife, collapse of an ice shelf, a record high temperature […]

    Nayla Al Baloushi becomes first Emirati woman to scale Mount Everest
    29 May 2022

    Nayla Al Baloushi has become the first Emirati woman to climb Mount Everest. The UAE citizen reached the 8,849-metre summit on May 14 and had one word to describe the top of the world – “amazing”. “I’m so happy, I’m really happy,” Ms Al Baloushi told The National. “I still cannot believe that I did this.” Mental […]

    Saudi Arabia: Is this the world’s most inspiring regenerative tourism initiative?
    04 May 2022

    With its pristine coral reefs and dizzying array of marine life, the Red Sea is said to have been the favourite diving destination of the “father of scuba diving” Jacques Cousteau. It’s perhaps little wonder then that Saudi Arabia brought in Philippe Cousteau Jr, grandson of the world-famous French marine explorer, to help with plans […]

    Look: New lakeside camping and picnicking site opens in Abu Dhabi
    11 Apr 2022

    The Department of Municipalities and Transport has opened Al Wathba Lake Camp, with 13 campsites and 24 picnic sites, further expanding Abu Dhabi’s leisure offerings and promoting eco-tourism in the emirate.Image Credit: Abu Dhabi Government Media Office Enthusiasts of camping or picnicking in the open will be able to enjoy this multi-purpose camping site that […]

    Natural wonders of UAE: 10 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah
    09 Jan 2022

    Whether you are a long-time UAE resident or in town for Expo 2020 Dubai, there’s no better time to explore the country, especially as temperatures begin to drop and the many outdoor attractions become viable again. There is no better place to enjoy the UAE’s varied topography than Ras Al Khaimah, where you can get […]

    Exploring the UAE: 10 things to do in Fujairah
    08 Jan 2022

    Tucked away in the northeast of the UAE, Fujairah is a nature-lover’s dream. From scuba diving, parasailing and biking to hiking and glamping, the northern emirate has much to offer, particularly during these cooler winter months. Here’s the best of what you can get up to, according to National News review.   Scuba diving Fujairah […]

    Tourists in Qatar are increasingly getting enamored with the Bedouin way of life
    08 Jan 2022

    As winter sets in Qatar, wild-camping in the desert is getting popular again, and a newfound desire is driving up its appeal – a slice of the Bedouin lifestyle, Qatar-Tribune states. One of the oldest inhabitants of the Arabian desert, the semi-nomadic Bedouin led a hard but intriguing life. According to some tour operators in […]