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Syria Pavilion at Expo 2020

Visitors at the Syria Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai will be able to see a replica of Ugaritic alphabet, widely believed to be the first alphabet in history, dating back to around 1,400 BC. The pavilion will reveal more about the development of writing and the alphabet in several areas …

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Explore Antigua & Barbuda at Expo 2020

Antigua and Barbuda marks a milestone in its history as it participates for the first time in Expo 2020 Dubai. Positioning itself as the emerging economic powerhouse of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda hopes its first-ever pavilion at a world expo will showcase its booming investment and tourism industries as …

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RTA deploys free Expo Rider buses

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announces the deployment of 126 public buses ‘Expo Rider’ to serve Expo 2020 Dubai visitors for free, from nine locations across Dubai. Additionally, two routes will be launched to lift Expo visitors from hotels directly to the site of Expo. RTA will deploy buses …

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Panama to attract travellers from ME

At such an important time for the reactivation of post-pandemic tourism, Panama is reinforcing its image as a destination for leisure and business travel. Part of this task is carried out together with the main actors in the commercialisation chain, such as tourism service providers, tour operators, wholesalers and travel …

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Ain Dubai World’s largest and tallest observation wheel

Dubai Holding, a diversified global investment company with operations in 13 countries confirmed Ain Dubai as the Emirate’s newest landmark, and world’s largest and tallest observation wheel gears up for a highly anticipated public opening in the fourth quarter this year. Set to become the ‘must-visit’ venue for views, sunsets, …

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Around the world in 182 days

For many, the pandemic has put a pause on travel plans, but at Expo 2020 Dubai, residents and international visitors alike will be able to ‘travel’ around the world, with a fun, customisable passport that keeps a record of their journey as they explore 200-plus participating pavilions. Visitors are encouraged …

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Sharjah drives sustainability

With a presence at the Business Connect Centre on the Expo grounds, Invest in Sharjah will be hosting key discussions and specialised activities to promote the wide array of lucrative business and investment opportunities in Sharjah’s rapidly diversifying economy. The entity will be hosting a discussion series on a variety …

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Futuristic façade at UAE Pavilion

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) reveals the pavilion façade design built on the theme of the ‘University of the Future’ (UoF), a new model of education which is focussed on preparing the next generation in solving employability challenges with the Pathfinders Program and the IoF among its central initiatives. …

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DTCM lauds hospitality partners’ support

As Dubai further consolidates its strategic partnerships in the domestic and international markets in the post-pandemic period, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has highlighted the pivotal role played by global hospitality partners in accelerating the city’s tourism recovery. At a meeting with the General Managers of …

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Hong Kong: Discovering the Great Outdoors

Hong Kong is actually greener than it is grey and we want to encourage our GCC visitors to rediscover Hong Kong through its thriving wellness scene, number of hiking trails, outlying islands, nature-based sightseeing locations, shares Puneet Kumar, Director, South Asia & Middle East, Hong Kong Tourism Board. Shehara Rizly …

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