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The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand of landmark hotels, has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the brand's first hotel in the UAE and the 25th addition to the global Waldorf Astoria portfolio of 25 hotels and resorts, globally.

Off the beaten track in in the United Arab Emirates

Off the beaten track in in the United Arab Emirates

Corinthian Travel, the Middle East and North Africa luxury specialist, has launched a new 11-day trip entitled Emirates Explorer, which gets right off the beaten track and includes travel through six of the UAE’s seven Sheikhdoms and the remote Omani province of Musandam.

Museum of Jordan opens in capital, Amman

Museum of Jordan opens in capital, Amman

The Museum of Jordan has opened in the country’s capital, Amman, housing over 2,000 artefacts from Jordanian history, including the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Race a rubber ducky for charity at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Race a rubber ducky for charity at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

If there ever was a time to buy a rubber duck, this is it! Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is hosting the year’s most fun charity event in collaboration with Make-A-Wish Foundation on September 21st at the waterpark’s Yadi Yas wave river.

Wizz Air launches 3 new Tel Aviv routes

Wizz Air, the low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced 3 new routes from Ben Gurion International Airport.

Experience the latest addition to the UNESCO World Heritage list in Qatar

Experience the latest addition to the UNESCO World Heritage list in Qatar

Visitors to Qatar can now experience the largest archaeological site to be inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage List, the town of Al Zubarah.

Momentum builds as Abu Dhabi records best May yet

Momentum builds as Abu Dhabi records best May yet

Abu Dhabi's 146 hotels and hotel apartments delivered their best May on record, according to figures just released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).

Soft Trekking in Oman

Soft Trekking in Oman

Corinthian Travel, the specialist luxury operator to the Middle East and North Africa, has a new trip entitled Soft Trekking in Oman.

easyJet to launch direct flights from Tel Aviv to Rome

easyJet has announced bi-weekly flights between Tel Aviv and Rome Fiumicino (FCO). Flights will start from 24 September 2013 and are on sale now at easyJet.com and easyJet’s mobile application.

Lime at Desert Palm, Dubai, launches new spa menu

Lime at Desert Palm, Dubai, launches new spa menu

Lime Spa at Desert Palm has launched its new spa treatment menu and a series of limited edition Lime packages.

Pearls of Arabia: 12 days in Dubai & Oman

Pearls of Arabia: 12 days in Dubai & Oman

Corinthian Travel has launched a brand new 12-day private itinerary called Pearls of Arabia which includes the highlights of the Emirate of Dubai and the Sultanate of Oman, staying at some luxurious and characterful hotels along the way.

Honeymoon like a celebrity

Honeymoon like a celebrity

As 23-year-old Made in Chelsea star, Millie Mackintosh, announced her engagement to rapper Professor Green to the Twitter world last week, Cheapflights was inspired to hunt down the best honeymoon destinations and hazard a guess at where the happy couple are most likely to enjoy their post-wedding break.

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi presents artists from the growing permanent collection

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s next Talking Art Series will feature public panels, screenings, workshops and demonstrations by several leading contemporary artists whose works are in the museum’s permanent collection.

Arabian delights: Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels launch in Doha

Arabian delights: Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels launch in Doha

Continuing Qatar’s current period of development in the lead up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is a new collection of six five star hotels, recently opened in Qatar’s capital city Doha.

Abu Dhabi to host December 2014 Volvo Ocean Race stopover

Abu Dhabi city, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will host the third 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race stopover in December 2014.