Half of UAE travellers struggle to switch off while on holiday, study says
New research from Priority Pass finds more than a quarter check their phone at least every 30 minutes
September 27, 2023, 8:00 AM
Sharjah private schools to enjoy four-day weekend for the Prophet Mohammed's birthday
Private schools will shut on Thursday as emirate already enjoys a three-day break
September 26, 2023, 11:16 AM
How many public holidays are left in 2023?
Residents are set for a long weekend next week to mark the Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
September 19, 2023, 5:31 AM
What I learnt from going away for a month in the summer with my children
Having always stayed in the UAE for the summer holidays, this year I decided to do the expat mum thing and head back to the UK
August 22, 2023, 4:02 AM
When does the new UAE school year start?
Pupils are enjoying a summer break from the classroom
August 21, 2023, 7:02 AM
From Eid to National Day: What are the UAE's public holidays?
The Emirates observes a number of festivals over the course of the year which celebrate faith, customs and the country's rich history
August 18, 2023, 9:48 AM
Heatwaves and wildfires fail to dent holiday demand, says Tui
Travel company claims demand for trips to Mediterranean destinations has been temporarily dampened
August 09, 2023, 8:22 AM
Summer getaway starts: UK families face traffic jams, delays and bad weather
Millions of holidaymakers are expected to hit the roads and airports this weekend, but they're in for a bumpy ride
July 21, 2023, 9:05 AM
Islamic New Year 1445: Muharram begins today
Muharram, the first month of the Hijri calendar, is one of four sanctified months in the Muslim faith
July 19, 2023, 7:17 AM
UAE public holiday: Islamic New Year 2023 announced for private sector
Private sector workers will have the day off on Friday, July 21
July 13, 2023, 3:01 AM
Ramadan 2024 to fall on March 12 next year, astronomer predicts
Dubai's Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department has released the new Islamic calendar for 1445
July 12, 2023, 2:22 PM
Islamic New Year holiday 2023 announced for UAE public sector
Public sector workers will have the day off on Friday, July 21
July 12, 2023, 9:45 AM
How to keep your home safe from summer heat while on vacation
Experts say by taking a few appropriate safety measures people will not face any nasty surprises on their return
July 07, 2023, 9:55 AM
The six best places to travel in July 2023, from Sapa to Seychelles
Destinations that shine in summertime include Namibia's salt pan and a remote Vietnamese town
July 04, 2023, 3:59 AM
UAE public holidays 2023: Up to three long weekends ahead
Hijri New Year, the Prophet Mohammed's birthday and National Day to come
July 03, 2023, 10:19 AM
Eid Al Adha: Hotels in UAE say staycations remain popular despite surge in travel abroad
From Abu Dhabi to Fujairah, many hotels are full or close to capacity, with beach properties highly sought after
June 28, 2023, 3:00 AM
Eid Al Adha 2023 holidays announced for public sector
Work will resume on Monday, July 3
June 11, 2023, 8:50 AM
What are the best ways to save for your summer holiday?
Plan your trip in advance, budget for expenses and avoid taking on debt, experts say
June 09, 2023, 6:02 PM
Eid Al Adha 2023 expected to begin on June 28 with six-day break in store
The Emirates Astronomy Society predicts start date for religious festival, which falls on the 10th day of the final month of the Islamic calendar
June 05, 2023, 6:13 AM
Sharjah construction company takes top-performing employees on free holiday
World Star Holdings surprised 10 staff with a four-day trip to Georgia for International Workers' Day
May 13, 2023, 10:22 AM