General Travel News

Dubai sees increase in number of cruise passengers

June 16 - The number of tourists that arrived at Dubai’s Port Rashid Cruise Terminal has gone up by 55,000 in the cruise season that ended yesterday, as compared to the seasons last year, said an official at the Ministry of Interior. The cruise tourism season in Dubai runs from September to June.


"The number of tourists who came through Port Rashid in the latest season is 220,000 compared to 165,000 in 2008-2009," said Lieutenant Colonel Jasem Mohammad Foolaz, Director of Land and Sea Ports in Dubai. "We expect the number of tourists will increase more in the coming season starting September," he added.

More General Travel News
Marshmello, Pitbull, Shaggy and Don Omar perform at the Diriyah Music Festival in Saudi Arabia
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Karachi
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Latest Travel News
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Kara...
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals...
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Featured Sights To See
Museum Of Natural History

Museum Of Natural History

Mexico City, Mexico

Address: Segunda sección del Bosque de Chapultepec Mexico City,11800 As the name suggests, contains exhibits displaying the natural history and the evolution of the Earth and its living species, containing some really good specimens of animals and plant life.   ...

The Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus

Athens, Greece

This temple is the largest in Greece and was once referred to as the 'Mother of all temples'. Construction began in the 6 th century B.C. and was completed in 131 A.D, about 700 years later by the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Zeus’ statue made of gold and ivory is located here. The temple is about 56 feet high and its columns are made of Pentelic marble.   Located near by is Hadrian’s Arch anot...

National Science Center

National Science Center

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The National Science Center was built in 1996 as a way of promoting science and technology. The exhibitions highlight themes which link science and daily life and the environment and religion. Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday: 9.00am - 12.15pm & 2.45pm - 5.00pm Saturday: 9.00am - 1.30pm Sundays & Public holidays: closed...

Parc Gaell

Parc Gaell

Barcelona, Spain

is a wide garden complex with a structure on the hill of el Carmel designed by Gaudy.  ...