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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).

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.

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.

Abu Dhabi hotel guest performance outstripping record 2011

Abu Dhabi hotel guest performance outstripping record 2011

The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi's 137 hotels, resorts and hotel apartments between January and November 2012 has risen 14% against the same period in 2011, with guest nights up 11%.

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi to open early next year

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi to open early next year

Dusit International has announced plans to open Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, its first property in the UAE capital, in the first quarter of 2013.

Alistair Brownlee goes for gold at Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Alistair Brownlee goes for gold at Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

Team GB's gold medal winning Olympic triathlete and back-to-back European Triathlon Union champion, Alistair Brownlee, has thrown his hat in the ring for the 2013 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon as he looks to expand his competitive horizons.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray X Factor Holiday Package in Dubai

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray X Factor Holiday Package in Dubai

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Ottoman inspired luxury resort located on Palm Jumeirah, has launched two ‘As seen on X Factor Holiday Packages’ prior to its debut on UK and Irish TV screens on 29 and 30 September 2012.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers named Best Business Hotel in the Middle East

Jumeirah Emirates Towers named Best Business Hotel in the Middle East

Jumeirah Emirates Towers, the luxury city hotel and a Dubai landmark, was presented with the award for the Best Business Hotel in the Middle East at Monday night's Business Traveller Magazine Awards.

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts to open new deluxe hotel in Dubai

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts to open new deluxe hotel in Dubai

After opening its first hotel in the Middle East in the Holy city of Makkah, Swissotel Hotels & Resorts is adding another deluxe hotel in the region: Swissotel Jadaf Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel is expected to open by early 2016.

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.