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Green calendar aims to boost Dubai’s status as sustainable tourism destination

Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing targets residents and visitors with new ‘Get into the Green Scene’ initiative. Dubai tourism bosses have launched a new initiative to further position the emirate as one of the world’s leading sustainable destinations. Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has launched ‘Get into the Green Scene’. The initiative is aimed at Dubai residents and visitors to raise awareness of the city’s sustainable attractions and highlight the ease of incorporating sustainable practices into everyday life. The launch includes…

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Gaming in the GCC

Non-refundable tokens meet online gaming; Middle East players can cash in

NFTs and tokens to incentive gamers in ‘play to earn model’; the Middle East’s well developed gaming industry ‘great’ setting for this concept, said a Vorto Games chief As the global gaming industry continues to boom, videogame stakeholders are utilising non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and other digital assets to incentivise players into spending even more time on the game by earning money. Vorto Games, the company behind the videogame Hash Rush where players mine for digital goods and cryptos, is taking its concept a step further by introducing a ‘play to…

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Cote-dAzur, Heart of Europe, Dubai

Dubai’s Heart of Europe unveils beach to ‘rival Rio and Miami’

Developer says Rainbow Beach will add about 800 metres of shoreline to The Heart of Europe’s 3,580 metres of white sandy beaches The developer behind the $5 billion Heart of Europe leisure tourism destination off the coast of Dubai has unveiled its latest attraction – Rainbow Beach which aims to rival Rio’s Copacabana and Miami’s South Beach. Rainbow Beach will add about 800 metres of shoreline to The Heart of Europe’s 3,580 metres of white sandy beaches and the emirate’s celebrated coast. Taking its name from the quartet of brightly coloured…

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