General Travel News

Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September

Travel is expected to reach an all-time high in the upcoming weeks for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with travelers flocking into Dubai after the summer holidays and Eid breaks. Excluding transit passengers, over 500,000 people are expected to arrive into Dubai from 20 August until the beginning of September.

Mohammed Mattar, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Airport Services said: “With another record breaking period coming up when it comes to passenger arrivals, we want to ensure that Emirates customers coming back to Dubai have the best experience possible starting from disembarkation through to every touchpoint and have positioned extra resources to ensure a speedy arrival journey.”

Close to 500,000 bags will be processed during this period and extra resources are being deployed to ensure smooth baggage flows. Emirates also offers a Home Delivery service where luggage is retrieved, cleared at customs and delivered to customers for a hassle free arrival experience.

More General Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 visitors in first 10 Days
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
Hasht Behisht Palace

Hasht Behisht Palace

Isfahan, Iran

Address: south of the Chili Sutun palace, city center, Isfahan Timings: 8am to 8pm Tickets: IRR 3000 A rather impressive geometrical monument that sits majestically amidst the beautifully landscaped Bagh e Bulbul (Garden of the Nightingale), the Hasht Behisht displays subtle influences trickled down from contemporary Timurid architecture. The pavilion was built by the Safavid ...

Tavel House

Tavel House

Geneva, Switzerland

This is an old residential building in Geneva that was destroyed by a massive fire in the early 14th century, but has been restored and converted into a cultural museum. It has on display articles of daily use in Geneva, dating back from the Middle Ages to the late 19th century. The attic has a miniature model of an ancient Geneva when the rampart walls were still in place around the city. &nbs...

Al Omari Mosque

Al Omari Mosque

Beirut, Lebanon

The Omari Mosque is one of the oldest buildings in Beirut.  The city’s original mosque was built on the site in the seventh century, after the Muslim conquest.  Before that, archaeological evidence shows the presence of a Roman temple.  In the twelfth century, it was converted into a church dedicated to John the Baptist by crusaders.  After the Crusaders were finally expelled in 1291, the building...

Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay

Hong Kong, China

Repulse Bay is the most popular beach of the island. The favorite of the rich and famous of Hong Kong, it is the place to visit for expensive classy restaurants and high quality exclusive shopping.   ...