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Discover Dubai in the Palm of Your Hand

Discover Dubai in the Palm of Your Hand

Trying to help a client book a trip to sun drenched Dubai but not sure where they should go and what they should do? Fret no more and download Dubai Tourism’s new iPad and iPhone app. This free destination guide will help any travel agent plan the trip of a lifetime for their customer and any customer make the most of their visit to Dubai. Dubai Logo

Inspire clients through images and videos of Dubai’s vibrant cityscape, golden beaches and sophisticated culture. Help them choose ‘What’ to do in this cosmopolitan destination from exploring its heritage and landscape, on land and in the water, to activities and sports, romance and relaxation, dining, nightlife and shopping.

Use the interactive Dubai map to find out ‘Where’ they need to go to see some of the best attractions the city has to offer including parks and beaches, malls, golf courses and water parks. Decide ‘When’ is the best time for them to visit by checking out the huge variety of exciting events on the Dubai calendar including sports tournaments, music concerts, art exhibitions and the film festival.

The app also contains four sections on topics key to Dubai – Culture, Family, Affordability and Luxury – to help find the Dubai holiday to suit everyone. Explore the cultural gems scattered throughout the city, from museums and cultural centres to souks and Bedouin experiences in the desert; discover the wealth of family facilities and activities available; learn about Dubai’s selection of 2-star to 4-star hotel accommodation and self-catering apartments, affordable dining options, free activities and inexpensive transport; indulge in the emirate’s 5-star luxury hotels, spa offerings, exclusive bars and award-winning restaurants.

The app also contains a list of all travel agents that have completed the official Dubai Tourism training programme, ‘Dubai Expert’, to make it easy for consumers to locate a travel agent to help them book the perfect app-planned holiday.

Ian Scott

Ian Scott, DTCM UK & Ireland Director

Ian Scott, UK & Ireland Director, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said: “Mobiles and tablets are obviously playing an increasingly important role in how agents access and share information with their customers and thus it is vital that we offer this choice of communication channel in order to fully support the trade.”

Agents can download ‘Dubai The Destination’ from the Apple App Store today to help their customers make the best out of their holiday to Dubai and encourage their customers to do the same.

Dubai offers year-round sunshine, golden sandy beaches and arid deserts full of adventure. Dubai has a reputation as one of the world’s leading destinations and offers an array of indoor and outdoor activities for adults and children alike.

Visitors can enjoy local culture, world-class shopping, a selection of hotels and self-catering accommodation ranging from affordable to some of the most luxurious in the world, award-winning restaurants and vibrant nightlife, and a calendar of world-famous international events.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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