ITC announces big Corniche road closures in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Taking place on the afternoon of Saturday March 12… The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) of Abu Dhabi has announced a significant raft of road closures taking place on Saturday March 12, 2022. It’s because of the Ministry of the Interior’s Golden Jubilee event, which is primarily taking place around Corniche Street, which be completely closed, […]

This drive-through Covid test centre in Dubai has closed

As cases continue to decline, another drive-through centre is permanently closing… The drive-through Covid test centre at City Walk has closed as Covid cases in the UAE continue to decline. Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) announced the news on Thursday March 10, according to Gulf News. Those that require a drive-through Covid test are […]

Sheikh Mohammed launches one billion meals campaign

It follows the success of the previous two community campaigns… To mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to begin on Saturday, April 2, 2022, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the launch of the ‘one billion meals campaign’. In […]

Could the Natural History Museum be coming to Abu Dhabi?

A post on the DCT social channels seems to suggest so… This evening, Wednesday March 9, the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) posted a cryptic video on their social media channels, teasing the launch of something connected to ‘Natural History’. “Natural history” it says “has a new home”. It […]

You can now take a Dhs5 boat ride from Dubai Marina to Bluewaters

It’s part of two new marine lines launched by RTA… Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of two new marine transport lines, to assist tourist and residents in exploring the city by water. The first of the two is a Dhs5 boat ride that travels between Dubai Marina and Bluewaters Island. […]