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Under the Arabian night sky

Under the Arabian night sky

When the sun sets over the majestic golden desert, Qatar comes alive! From traditional Souqs and Arabic infused restaurants, to night ‘sand-dune bashing’ safaris and lively jazz clubs.

Yas Marina gears up for Formula 1 Grand Prix

Yas Marina gears up for Formula 1 Grand Prix

Yas Marina, operated and managed by Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, has opened bookings for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, taking place from 2nd-4th November 2012 with berths filling up quickly.

Emirates Palace is the perfect holiday haven

Emirates Palace is the perfect holiday haven

As Olympic fever takes over this summer, why not escape the crowds and commotion to indulge and unwind at Abu Dhabi’s iconic Emirates Palace. This world-class luxury destination is a veritable haven of peace and tranquillity - the perfect choice for those suffering ‘Olympic overload!’

Major new centres float Abu Dhabi's water sport destination ambitions

Major new centres float Abu Dhabi's water sport destination ambitions

Visitors to Abu Dhabi will soon enjoy a far wider choice of world-class water sport facilities than ever, as several leading internationally-accredited sailing centres of excellence come on line.

Qatar in 48 hours: Visit to believe it

A wide range of hotels, top of the range golf courses, traditional shopping experiences, delicious cuisine and exhilarating desert activities make up just a few of the delights Qatar has to offer. Why not make the most of a flight stopover or a weekend getaway with an unforgettable jam packed 48 hours in Qatar.

Travel company adds tour to Petra for 200th anniversary

Travel company adds tour to Petra for 200th anniversary

Small group adventure specialist Intrepid Travel has announced that it will run an extra departure of its eight-day 'Explore Jordan' tour to coincide with the celebrations which are planned for Petra's 200th anniversary.

Historic Ain Al Fayadha Resort gets £6m renovation

One of Abu Dhabi’s longest running hotel properties, Ain Al Fayadha, will re-open its doors next month in Al Ain, the emirate’s heritage heartland, after a three year hiatus, under new management and with a £610 million renovation, as it looks to capitalise on the Oasis City’s growing popularity.

flydubai launches four-times weekly flights to Sana'a

flydubai launches four-times weekly flights to Sana'a

flydubai, Dubai's innovative low-cost airline, has inaugurated services to its latest destination Sana'a, the capital of Yemen, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.

easyJet launches Manchester to Tel Aviv route

easyJet has announced that it will begin operating a year-round service to Tel Aviv from Manchester this autumn with the inaugural flight taking off on 1 November.

New Polo Suites launch at Desert Palm, Dubai

New Polo Suites launch at Desert Palm, Dubai

New for 2012, Per AQUUM is proud to unveil five new Polo Suites at Desert Palm, bringing the total complement of rooms and villas to 38.

A traditional pearl diving experience

A traditional pearl diving experience

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, is launching a traditional Pearl Diving experience.

Why over 100,000 British people visit Oman every year

The Sultanate of Oman, celebrating 42 years of Renaissance, has so much to offer that it is hard to know where to begin.

Award winning Scottish chef Roy Brett attends Gourmet Abu Dhabi

Award winning Scottish chef Roy Brett attends Gourmet Abu Dhabi

Scotland's most noted chef Roy Brett, is heading to Abu Dhabi, with a mission to show why Scottish produce is some of the world's best.

Not so Dire on the Yas ‘Straits’

Having toured the world entertaining thousands of adoring fans Alan Clarke, Jamie Squire and Terence Reis, the three principal members of The Straits are used to life in the fast-lane.

Good financial news for adventurous families

Good financial news for adventurous families

As David Cameron heads off to Brussels in an attempt to find a way out of the Eurozone financial crisis, one British holiday firm has found a way to dramatically reduce prices to certain countries around the world, where prices are coming down as the value of sterling is heading upwards.