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India remains top source market for Dubai

Dubai, currently securing a place among the first five destinations, is en route to become the world’s top spot for travellers from around the world. TT Bureau Tourism as a sector continues to be one of the most interconnected and highly diversified pillars of Dubai’s GDP, believes H E Helal …

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Europe’s next culture hotspot: Finland

With an interesting cultural heritage and innovative tourism offerings, Helsinki, the Finnish capital, provides ample opportunities to explore its design, architecture, culture and shopping along with its large park areas, forests, lakes and the coastline to ensure there’s no dearth of natural presence. Rich heritage buildings that speak volumes of …

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Explore Germany BarrierFree

In a move to promote accessible tourism, German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has launched an online database for BarrierFree (accessible) travel, the first of its kind to include an ‘Accessibility Checked’ identification seal. TT Bureau The database ‘Travel for All’ enables users to search for a wide range of accessible …

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Marseilles’ wealth of tourism products

With its rich 2600-year-old history, Marseilles is the second largest city in France. Cyrille Saboya, Manager—International Markets, Marseille Tourism Board, gives an account of the myriad tourism offerings the city has to offer to the Middle East travellers. TT Bureau How significant is the Middle East market for Marseilles? During …

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France eyes the ME market

Travel trade from the Middle East shared their views on ‘Rendez-vous en France’ organised by Atout France that hosted over 900 agents in Provence. TT Bureau Susan Kamal, Chairman, Star of Egypt As my first time in Marseilles, I enjoyed every moment of the programme — right from the pre-tours …

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Embrace Thai’s myriad shades

Friendly, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches through to the ever-comforting Thai smile. With broods of all ages looking for new ways to spend time together, Thailand is the perfect destination for families. TT Bureau Today’s parents and grandparents are active, …

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Ras Al Khaimah for thrill seekers & adrenaline junkies

With magnificent landscapes and over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah – the northern-most emirate of the United Arab Emirates – is a relaxing, engaging and reinvigorating getaway. Visitors can soak up near year-round sunshine against spectacular backdrops — from breathtaking coastlines, lush mangrove forests, rich …

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RAK showcases diversity at Fitur

In a continuous effort to strengthen Ras Al Khaimah’s popularity in European markets, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) increased its participation in key European travel trade exhibitions in the first month of 2019. TT Bureau They started off the year by participating in Fitur, Spain, for the very …

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GNTO unveils culinary adventures

German National Tourist Office (GNTO) in Dubai, together with its partners Emirates, Munich Tourism and Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, sprinkled a dash of flavour of German cuisine in Dubai in a bid to inspire guests to visit Germany. TT Bureau Welcoming the invitees at Steigenberger Brothaus Bakery – Bistro in …

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Abu Dhabi in all its authenticity

Abu Dhabi’s recently-launched global marketing campaign features a series of extraordinary stories from the emirate. The purpose is to build upon a destination identity that has already attracted record numbers of guests to the emirate for two successive years. TT Bureau The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi …

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