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Concourse D at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airports Concourse D Update

Dubai Airports has announced that Concourse D would open later this year to become the new home to nearly 100 airlines that currently operate from Concourse C. The new concourse D at Dubai Airport is part of a Dh4.3 billion investment for new and upgraded facilities for the more than 110 international airlines that operate […]

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Dubai Spa

Dubai the Ultimate Place to Unwind

Dubai is fast becoming the world’s number one spa destination. Like the hotels they occupy, Dubai’s spas offer their guests true Arabian hospitality and the ultimate in luxury pampering. Dubai’s residents and visitors alike are spoilt for choice with the variety of settings, themes, styles and treatments available. Influences are drawn from both the East […]

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Dubai City

Dubai 7th Most Influential City in the World

Dubai’s rise as a major global attraction for tourism, business and innovation was further enhanced with the release of a prestigious survey, rating it among the most influential cities in the world. The internationally reputed Forbes magazine has rated Dubai the 7th most influential, ahead of many of the world’s greatest capitals. The emirate was […]

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Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports CEO

An Interview with Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths

Flying has changed a lot in its 100-year history, from entertainment-free and pricey flights to double-decker aircraft with wi-fi connections. And now Dubai is planning to also radically advance the entire experience before boarding the plane, from travelling to the airport to checking in luggage and passing through security and immigration. Dubai Airports CEO Paul […]

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Dubai Culture

Dubai Culture

Culture in Dubai Dubai is a city of cultural surprises and an ancient trading centre, it has a vibrant culture that stretches way back to the 5th century when it was a caravan station on the trade route between Oman and Persia. For centuries, Dubai was famous for its pearl divers, exotic spices, luxurious silks […]

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Dubai Honeymoons

Honeymoon in Dubai

Dubai Honeymoons Honeymoons should be luxurious, memorable and special. As a destination, Dubai can provide all of these qualities and much more. Charles Duncombe, owner of UK holiday company HolidaysPlease, who recently honeymooned in the emirate with his new wife had the following to say. ‘I knew that choosing our honeymoon was going to be […]

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Dubai Overtakes Heathrow as Worlds Number 1 Airport

Dubai Overtakes Heathrow as Worlds Number 1 Airport

Dubai Airport Worlds’s Number One Passenger numbers for the first 2 months of 2014 suggest Dubai Airport is on course to become the world’s number one airport Passenger traffic is up by 13.5% to 12.1m passengers in January and February 2014, Heathrow saw figures of 10.3m during the same time period. 2013 saw Dubai airport […]

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Dubai Airports wins Employer of the Year Award

Dubai Airports wins Employer of the Year Award

Dubai Airports, operator of the world’s 2nd busiest Airport has been named as the Employer of the Year at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards 2013 in a ceremony in Dubai. The Institute for International Research (IIR), part of Informa plc, a leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic, scientific, professional […]

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Dubai Airport Second Busiest in the World

Dubai Airport Second Busiest in the World

Dubai Airport has been confirmed as the world’s second busiest airport for international passenger traffic, moving ahead of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport for the first time. Since the start of the year Dubai Airport has moved up 2 positions in the global rankings and now has London Heathrow’s title as the world’s busiest international […]

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Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Dubai Airport Smart E-gates

Smart E-gates at Dubai Airport The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) will be installing 40 Smart e-Gates across Dubai Airport terminals to ease passenger entry and exit. The system, equipped with retinal scan using a high-accuracy camera, will eliminate the need for the eye scan and e-Gate card currently issued by the […]

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Top 5 Jebel Ali Resort Activities

Top 5 Jebel Ali Resort Activities

Jebel Ali Resort Activities To celebrate the exciting renovation and relaunch taking place at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa, we have listed 5 of the best ways guests can spend their time at the resort. Enjoy clay pigeon, olympic skeet, olympic trap shooting or archery at the impressive fortress-style activity centre. Practice your […]

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