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Bahrain creates diving paradise with submerged Boeing 747

The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority has officially announced the successful submersion of its 70-metre long decommissioned Boeing 747. The plane will become the centrepiece to the world’s largest underwater theme park, set to open in August. Located off the north coast of mainland Bahrain, 30 kilometres from the Amwaj …

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Dubai to offer free sim cards to all visiting tourists

Tourists visiting Dubai no longer need to worry about expensive roaming charges or finding Wi-Fi following the launch of a new initiative. Under proposals from the General Directorate of Residency & Foreign Affairs, all travellers visiting the emirate will now be given a free sim card on arrival. Every tourist …

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Investment in Romania pays off for Dubai Tourism

The Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing has reported a steady increase in tourism volumes from Romania, welcoming 29,670 overnight visitors in the first three months of 2019. Underscoring a 24 per cent year-on-year increase when compared to the same period in 2018, the emirate and its diverse portfolio …

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