The Oman Ministry of Tourism recently revealed that significant investments will be poured in to transform ancient houses into heritage inns and guest houses in an aim to boost tourism efforts promoting the Sultanate’s vibrant local heritage.
Capella Bangkok, the luxurious new boutique retreat nestled on the east bank of the legendary River of Kings, the Chao Phraya, will introduce guests to the rich cultural and culinary heritage of Charoenkrung, its charming and rapidly re-emerging riverside neighbourhood.
Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) launched Zayed Generation Camp, an initiative encouraging children to strengthen their national identity and to introduce them to a range of activities and events that reflect the cultural traditions of the UAE.
In a bid to showcase authentic Emirati cuisine, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is set to roll-out the Emirati Cuisine & Hospitality Capacity Building Programme, where all four- and five-star hospitality institutions across the emirate will feature and promote Emirati culture through its cuisine.
An opening ceremony was held on February 11 for Al Meroz Hotel, hailed as Bangkok’s first leading Halal property.
The National Museum at King Abdul Aziz Historical Centre in Murabba, Riyadh welcomed the joint Bosnian-Serbian delegation which visited Saudi Arabia on the invitation of H.H. Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.
“Since opening in 2013, we have organised several initiatives with the objective to make a positive contribution to the local community and the environment.
[We] will primarily be targeting GCC residents. “We will be opening during [this] summer’s monsoon season so [we] will primarily be targeting GCC residents, looking to escape to cooler weather.
Dubai Opera adds a new dimension to cultural entertainment. “Dubai Opera is our tribute to our city [...], to establish Dubai as a seat of arts, culture, performing arts and world-class events.