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Ireland opens first UAE visa office in Abu Dhabi

WVNTR – Abu Dhabi: The embassy of Ireland in Abu Dhabi has opened its first external visa application centre in the UAE in partnership with VFS Global. All non-UAE nationals who are based in the UAE and who require a visa to travel to Ireland will no longer need to visit the embassy. They can […]

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Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances traveler experience this summer season

WVNTR – With its offering of transit visas on arrival, flight updates via social media, efficient and innovative passenger processing systems and an upgraded, stronger Wi-Fi service to ensure great connectivity, Enriching Tourist Experience is at the heart of all initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this summer. “Abu Dhabi Airports prioritizes passenger safety […]

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Dubai Knowledge Park Fills Growing Demand From Chinese Vocational Students in the UAE’s Tourism Sector

WVNTR – With the number of Chinese tourists coming to Dubai growing, it has become increasingly important to train qualified talent to serve this emerging market segment – the number of visitors from China grew 12% in the first quarter of 2018, delivering 258,000 more tourists in comparison to last year, according to the Dubai […]

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Dubai looks to welcome 725,000 cruise visitors in the 2018/2019 season

WVNTR – Dubai Cruise Tourism, along with its partners DP World and Emirates Airline, has hosted a strategic familiarisation (FAM) trip for 100 top media and travel agents from Portugal and Spain. The trip forms part of the ongoing efforts of the recently formed Dubai Cruise Committee to raise the profile of Dubai as a […]

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UAE to grant nationals of countries facing war a one-year stay permit

WVNTR – The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has adopted a resolution granting nationals of countries facing war and natural disasters a one-year stay permit, in solidarity with the people of affected nations and to offer them a chance to […]

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Free UAE transit visa for tourists ‘good for economy’

The local economy will benefit from high tourist spending if transit flyers are given free visas, according to travel experts. Image CreditMEGAN HIRONS MAHON, Gulf News WVNTR – (GulfNews) – Dubai:  A new policy promising free limited visas to transit passengers could potentially allow visitors to stay in the UAE for nearly a week, and […]

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Dubai Visa and Entry Information Your guide to applying for a visa to the UAE

WVNTR – The kind of visa you need to enter the UAE depends on several factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its duration. Currently, citizens of 48 countries apart from the GCC nations, can get visa on arrival. Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements […]

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