Weather in Dubai

Tell your friends that you’re heading to Dubai. Chances are, they’re picturing a hot, expansive desert. They may even tell you to bring your own water. Now, your friends aren’t wrong (aside from the water part)--they’re just talking about one aspect of Dubai’s weather. It’s true, Dubai is a tropical, desert climate, so it’s not [...]
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Why Stopover in Dubai

Overlooking the deep blue waters of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a city where past, present, and future collide. Ultramodern, glass-and-steel towers stand alongside historic Arabic Malqaf (or windcatcher) buildings. Dubai denizens pull up to traditional souks in Italian supercars. Executives at multinational corporations relax at desert getaways, with nothing more than the night sky, [...]
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Understanding Dubai Rules

Dubai’s tourism industry has significantly contributed in spreading understanding and peace in the Middle East. Dubai is made up of an expansive number of ethnicities, nationalities and people with a wide range of faith, who all work together to make a very harmonious society. There are a few rules in Dubai to keep in mind [...]
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What To Wear In Dubai

What to wear in Dubai? When planning your trip to Dubai, what to wear when you are here can be one of your biggest concerns. The questions you may have are; ‘how conservative do you have to dress in Dubai?’, ‘How dressy is Dubai?’ ‘How hot is Dubai?’, ‘Can men wear shorts in Dubai?’ and [...]
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How much is one hour of your time worth? When you are on vacation, it may be difficult to quantify how much an experience is really worth. At Platinum Heritage, we hear the “e” word every now and then. In order for me to establish if we really did offer “expensive” experiences, I looked at [...]
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Due to the luxury nature of our Platinum Safari, we seem to attract the attention of celebrities, sports personalities, high profile corporate clients and the occasional Billionaire or two. Below, in no particular order, we have compiled a list of some of the most opulent activities we have put together for our more discerning clientele. […]

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We were quite proud of ourselves when we recognised that there was a huge gap in the safari industry in Dubai. Noticing that all safaris focussed on dune bashing, bellydancing and tanura dancing (both from Egypt), getting drunk in the desert, sampling an “international” cuisine and jamming as many people into a camp as possible, [...]
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Ever wondered where your tips go?

It is very common in business to hear comments like “our best attribute is our staff”, “without our staff we would not be successful” etc. However, how many times do your staff give you proof? Evidence of how truly amazing they are? A tangible quantifiable way to back up a statement like the one’s above? […]

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I remember back when I was studying Business at University, we were provided an interesting statistic about customer satisfaction. We were told that happy customers would tell 4-6 people of their experience. However, an unhappy customer would tell 9-15 people. It is amazing how much that equation has changed with the boom of social media […]

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Don’t Trip your Advisor

I have to admit that I was a little reckless when I started backpacking around the world at the tender age of 18. Back then, it was seen as a “weakness” to refer to a Lonely Planet Guidebook. It somehow went against the spirit of adventure to know what was around the corner. Instead, you […]

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