Finding the Northern Star

If you wanted to find your way during a stay in Dubai, you’d probably use landmarks to help you get there, or a smartphone to dictate directions. Even more convenient, you could just hail one of the many taxis or order an Uber. Chances are you could navigate almost anywhere in just a few minutes. [...]
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Dubai Sustainable Tourism Awards 2019

Platinum Heritage won two 2019 Dubai Sustainable Tourism awards.

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On 29th March 2019 we won a World Travel Award for the Middle East’s Leading Desert Safari for the 4th year in a row! Considered as the Oscars of the tourism industry, these prestigious awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality [...]
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The Most Photogenic Cars in Dubai

Dubai is quite well-known for its luxury and vintage car culture, and sometimes just being on the roads in Dubai can feel like you are at a supercar parade. Dubai hosts the largest automotive event in the region every year, the Dubai Motor Show which attracts around 100,00 car lovers from all over the world. [...]
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Ramadan in Dubai for Tourists 2019

In 2019, Ramadan in Dubai should fall between the 5th May and the 4th June, but this changes every year with the sighting of the moon as it is dependent on the lunar calendar. Ramadan is the holy month in the Islamic calendar and during this time, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. Fasting means [...]
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One of the most effective ways to teach children something new is by providing experience-based learning opportunities. To help children learn about the cultural heritage and natural environment of the UAE we have created a fun and educational adventure in the Dubai desert. In line with our mission to protect and showcase the cultural heritage [...]
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Dubai Falcon Shows – Everything you need to know

Falcons  are deeply rooted in  Dubai’s history, and are regarded as cultural icons throughout the UAE. In fact, they’re so highly regarded that images of falcons can be seen on street signs, local currency, and are even the national emblem of the UAE. At Platinum Heritage, we offer a wide variety of professional falcon shows [...]
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Our CEO, Adam McEwan recently joined Oskar on Swenglanese UAE Business podcast to discuss topics from his first lawn mowing business at age 7 in Australia to the early days of Platinum Heritage Desert Safaris in Dubai. Like many youngsters, at the age of 18 years old Adam set off on a solo backpacking adventure. [...]
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Team Building In Dubai Desert

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results” - Andrew Carnegie There are a variety of reasons why companies use team building activities. Effective team building activities improve communication and problem-solving [...]
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Dubai as an Ecotourism Destination

Are you looking for an ecotourism experience in Dubai? There are ecotourism activities in Dubai, just not as many as standard touristy things to do. While ecotourism is not a concept top of mind to every traveller visiting Dubai, for some, the idea of sustainable travel is important and often the motivation behind their travel [...]
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