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What these new archaeological finds reveal about Abu Dhabi’s past

What these new archaeological finds reveal about Abu Dhabi’s past

New archaeological discoveries have revealed fresh details about Abu Dhabi’s early settlers and their way of life. The latest excavations on Marawah Island by archaeologists from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) unearthed large …

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Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Staycations in the capital just became cheaper as tourism fees have been reduced in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced that the fees charged to hotel guests, including the tourism fee and municipality …

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New tours put iconic mosques in the spotlight

New tours put iconic mosques in the spotlight

In an effort to promote cultural tourism and Islamic heritage, a new scheme has been announced to offer tours of historic and iconic mosques throughout the emirate. The initiative, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi …

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Being hungry is not an option at this exciting festival

Being hungry is not an option at this exciting festival

Abu Dhabi Food Festival has announced a host of new events for its fourth edition. The annual festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, will once again feature citywide activations, promotions and culinary experiences. New …

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These new technologies will boost various sectors

These new technologies will boost various sectors

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has unveiled a range of interactive channels and technology to boost services in the emirate. Looking to further establish Abu Dhabi as a leading tourism destination, DCT Abu …

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Why there will be changes in the hospitality industry

Why there will be changes in the hospitality industry

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the launch of a new classification system for hotels in the emirate. The scheme involves the simplification of the infrastructure requirements in rooms and physical resources …

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What this stunning find says about Islam’s presence in the country

What this stunning find says about Islam’s presence in the country

Scientists in the UAE have found what is thought to be the oldest mosque ever discovered in the country. Located close to the site of Sheikh Khalifa Mosque in Al Ain, the mosque was discovered alongside three buildings and a …

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Is this the most groundbreaking discovery in Abu Dhabi?

Is this the most groundbreaking discovery in Abu Dhabi?

A settlement recently uncovered by scientists is thought to be the earliest known community in Abu Dhabi. Excavations by archaeologists from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) on the island of Marawah have discovered …

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This amazing art festival will blow your mind

This amazing art festival will blow your mind

Bridging cultures, exploring architecture and fostering a homegrown art scene are just some of the themes that will be in focus as Abu Dhabi Art gets set to return to the city in November. Running from 14th to 17th November, …

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