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Sharjah Tourism buoyant about record growth & occupancy for ’17

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority participated at Arabian Travel Market for the 20th year and recorded a significant milestone of attendance. It is also upbeat about the latest guest night returns according to which hotels in Sharjah are reporting higher occupancy in the first quarter against last year. TT BUREAU …

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Dubai Tourism highlights career opportunities in tourism

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Dubai Tourism’s two major initiatives, being carried out by its Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) – ‘Medyaf’ (Generous Host) and the ‘UAE Tour Guide Programme’ under its Emiratisation Programme, are aimed at training UAE nationals for a future career in the tourism industry. Dubai Tourism was at this year’s Careers …

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Dubai Miracle Garden eyes 1.5 million guests

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Dubai Miracle Garden, the world’s largest natural flower garden, is all set to attract over 1.5 million guests as they display its breathtaking array of over 60 million flowers with a specially designed floral display in association with Emirates Airline A380. TT Bureau Abdel Naser Rahhal, Vice Chairman, Cityland Group, …

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Sharjah’s Al Jawaher hosted 120,000 in 2016

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Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) attracted more than 120,000 visitors and guests in 2016. This brings the total number of visitors who participated in some of the most prestigious and high-level events, organised and hosted by the Centre to 388,420 visitors, since they opened their doors in early …

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Medical intervention for Dubai

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Health and wellness tourism is a very promising market segment for travel. Dubai is on a steady path in ensuring that the number of tourists visiting for health would reach over 1.3 million in 2021. finds out from key industry stakeholders on the aspects of this emerging trend. It is …

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RAKTDA commits to accessible tourism

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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has strengthened its commitment to deliver ‘Tourism For All’ by signing the Accessible Tourism Code of Good Conduct, during its annual UAE World Tourism Day conference. The half-day UAE World Tourism Day Conference, held at the Al Marjan Island Convention Centre, saw keynote …

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