Escapism Ideas for Travellers During COVID-19

Travel Escapism Ideas During COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has postponed all travel plans until further notice. Many of you are experiencing social distancing, quarantine or lock downs around the world. We are thankful for the precautionary measures that governments are taking to help people and our world heal. Dubai is taking the pandemic […]

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Ethical Falcon Shows in Dubai

Falcons are the national bird and emblem of the United Arab Emirates and are cherished in Emirati culture. Falcons were a big part of the Emirati ancestors’ livelihoods and were important to their survival in the desert. This strong cultural connection is why witnessing a falcon show or getting up close to these majestic birds […]

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We started Platinum Heritage to protect the local environment and preserve the local culture and heritage. Everything we do is shaped by this mission; from becoming the only camp to run completely on solar power, donating over 1 million dirhams towards desert conservation, offering authentic food and entertainment, to avoiding dune bashing and offering free […]

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Dubai Bucket List: Hot Air Ballooning

At the beginning of this year, Dubai Travel Advice listed hot air ballooning on their 2019 Dubai Bucket List Activities. Hot air ballooning anywhere in the world should be on your bucket list but experiencing it in Dubai is truly unique. Our partners, Balloon Adventures Dubai have added on to this once-in-a-lifetime activity to make […]

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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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Why Platinum Heritage Desert Safaris Are Different

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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Dubai Desert Conservation Guides

Platinum Heritage is the only Desert Safari company in Dubai that is focussed on Ecotourism and has 100% in-house staff, trained extensively on conservation and culture of the region. Most Desert Safari companies in Dubai employ freelance Guides, especially during the busy season. The disadvantage of this is that many of these Guides are not [...]
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Treatment of Camels on Dubai Desert Safaris

Are you considering a Camel Desert Safari when visiting Dubai? Do you want to know how the camels are looked after? Camels are an important part of the Emirati cultural heritage. For centuries, these ships of the desert have served Emiratis in a number of ways. Traditionally camels are loyal travel companions and modes of [...]
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Can I go on a Desert Safari in Dubai in Summer?

Many people travelling to Dubai during summer wonder whether it is possible to still do a desert safari. What most don't realise is that the desert is actually cooler than the city in the late afternoons and evenings. This means that it is definitely possible to do a Desert Safari in Dubai during the summer. We [...]
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You may assume that the Dubai desert would be hotter than the city in the late afternoons, but this is not the case. Many people don’t realise that not only is it possible to travel to Dubai during summer but in the late afternoons, it is actually cooler in the desert than the city! About [...]
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