Pointe at Palm Jumeirah welcomes Dubai Summer Surprises | News

The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah is all set for six weeks of family fun, dining offers and musical entertainment. The showcase includes a stunning, three-night fireworks show – all in celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises 2020. The waterfront destination – famed for its dramatic setting and diverse range of global cuisine – is serving up a feast of buy-one-get-one-free offers until July 18th. Proceedings will be topped off by a spectacular, nightly fireworks from July 16th-18th. The Pointe will also host a string of musical acts every Thursday, Friday and…

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Dubai unveils new tourism guideline ahead of reopening | News

Dubai has unveiled plans to reopen its borders to tourists from July 7th. The city hopes to welcome travellers from around the world while guaranteeing their safety under the guidance of the World Health Organisation. A series of new guidelines have been unveiled as the destination seeks to minimise any further spread of Covid-19. Helal Almarri, director general of the Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing in Dubai, explained: “We are expecting tourism to come back quickly.” He added that it was vital for the world to reopen to travel,…

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W Dubai – the Palm to reopen in July | News

W Dubai – the Palm has announced it will begin welcoming back guests from July 30th. The decision follows a gradual reopening of the Dubai icon, with the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah set to open next week. Located on Palm Jumeirah, W Dubai – the Palm has been an immensely popular summer destination since it first opened – boasting a range of food and beverage venues and outdoor activities. Just a few weeks after Dubai reopens to tourists on July 7th, W Dubai will also resume operations at Akira…

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Soul Street welcome new summer menu in Dubai | News

Walls covered in colourful graffiti by internationally acclaimed street artists, furniture from the local souk and even a tuk-tuk from India. Walk into Soul Street at Five Jumeirah Beach and feel the buzz of the global street markets. Paired with loud chatter and urban beats, this is the secret to the popular gourmet street food restaurant. Now guests can enjoy a little something more with the launch of Soul Street’s new summer menu: Created by soul street executive chef, Jagjit Singh, the new menu is a colourful combination of Latin…

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Dubai signs snapchat deal as tourism prepares for return | News

The Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing has teamed up with the popular multimedia messaging application Snapchat. The duo aims to remind travellers of the fantastic weather in the Middle East. Currently Dubai are preparing to welcome back tourists from July 7th, as travel restrictions are gradually eased. Snapchat users will be able to select from four different augmented reality (AR) Snapchat Lenses, which have been developed with the intention of transporting users to Dubai (virtually) to experience the famous attractions that Dubai has to offer, including the Burj…

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah reopens in Dubai | News

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has reopened today to welcome residents and tourists in time for summer. The move comes as authorities in the United Arab Emirates prepare to reopen borders to international travellers on July 7th. In line with a recent world-wide initiative from the company, Hilton CleanStay, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah will deliver the greatest standards of cleanliness to ensure guests receive a spectacular and safe visit. Commenting on the reopening, David Wilson, general manager of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, said: “We are thrilled to welcome…

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Emirates prepares for Dubai reopening in July | News

Emirates has welcomed a decision by authorities in the United Arab Emirates to reopen the country to international tourism on July 7th. As the airline prepares to welcome passengers back, the flag-carrier said it was while putting in place careful measures to ensure the health and safety of travellers and communities. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates chief executive, said: “We are confident that the multi-layered measures that have been put in place in the air, on the ground, and throughout our city, enables us to mitigate risks of…

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Dubai to reopen to tourists on July 7th | News

Dubai has confirmed it will allow foreign visitors to enter from July 7th. Travellers with residency visas will be able to enter from today, in what is seen as a further easing of the coronavirus lockdown. Those wishing to enter will have to present certificates to show they had recently tested negative for the coronavirus. Alternatively, they can undergo tests on arrival at Dubai airports, the Dubai government media office said in a statement on Sunday. Citizens and residents would be permitted to travel abroad from Tuesday June 23rd, the…

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Dukes the Palm honoured by Dubai authorities | News

Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel has received a recognition from Dubai police headquarters on for maintaining the highest levels of hygiene and safety amid the Covid-19 global pandemic. In immediate response to Dubai Health Authorities instructions, Dubai Municipality Guideline and with the support of Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, the property have developed the ‘We Care About You’ program. Implement across the Barcelo Hotels Group, it is designed to ensure the highest level of safety via strict hygiene protocols. It is used in all areas of…

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Skydive Dubai reopens at Palm Jumeirah | News

Skydive Dubai has reopened for tandem and licensed solo skydives. The skydiving centre in Dubai Marina has resumed operations at Palm Jumeirah drop zone, with some strict new rules in place to keep skydivers safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Upon arrival at Skydive Dubai, every visitor and staff member will be temperature screened, and anyone with a high temperature will be turned away, even if they have a paid reservation. Inside the Skydive Dubai venue, there is an enforced two-metre distance between all guests and staff, and face masks are…

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