Travel & Lesiure

  • Fly lighter this holiday season
    Dec 06, 2017 Lianne Gutcher | Special to GN Focus
    As outbound travel in the UAE remains resilient, card issuers are cashing in on a lucrative market
  • Pros and cons of travel cards
    Aug 22, 2017 M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    GN Focus examines the advantages and disadvantages of using UAE-issued prepaid travel cards
  • Take a vacation with your credit card
    Aug 21, 2017 Helga Jensen-Forde | Special to GN Focus
    With favourable rates and rewards such as air miles and airport lounge access, there are many ways to make your plastic work for you while travelling
  • Explore the world the halal way
    Aug 15, 2017 Patricia Tellis | Special to GN Focus
    Some travel for adventure, while others look to discover new cultures. Whatever the reason, a growing number of Middle Eastern and Western tourists are booking halal holidays
  • How to have a great holiday with children
    May 09, 2017 By Geet Bhalla | Special to GN Focus
    Planning a vacation with kids? Here are some easy tips for a stress-free break
  • Summer retreats: Malls the coolest destinations
    May 07, 2017 M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Summer in the UAE is here, and what better way to stay cool during these hot and humid months than heading to an air-conditioned mall for a fun-filled family day
  • Return to nature with these destinations
    Apr 27, 2017 By Priya Mathew | Deputy Chief Subeditor
    From colourful flowers in bloom to close encounters with creatures and rugged hikes, the UAE offers plenty of ways to help get you back in touch with your wild side
  • The magic of Lake Como
    Apr 26, 2017 By David George | Editor — Commercial Publishing
    With its sloping green hills, lakeside vistas, stunning architecture and fine cuisine, northern Italy’s glamorous Lake Como evokes a sense of awe
  • 10 to thrill: Summer holiday packages
    Apr 25, 2017 M Sen and Keith J Fernandez | GN Focus
    Bungee jump like Will Smith or revisit the life and times of Princess Diana in our top summer packages for UAE travellers
  • 4 reasons to visit Arabian Travel Market
    Apr 24, 2017 Sankar Sri Pillai, Production Editor — Commercial Publishing
    Experiential tourism and tech trends will be in focus at the B2B event that starts today
  • Leisure & theme parks: Safety first
    Nov 29, 2016 Deepak Karambelkar | Special to GN Focus
    A spate of accidents reported from entertainment parks worldwide turns the spotlight on the issue of safety. GN Focus takes a long, hard look
  • Indoor theme parks can be fun too!
    Nov 29, 2016 By Daanesh Kalyaniwalla | Deputy Editor #GNTECH
    With VR, AR and more, amusement centres have changed tremendously since the 90s
  • Top 10 theme parks in the UAE
    Nov 29, 2016 By Eduan R. Maggo | Special to GN Focus
    In terms of sheer entertainment, these fun destinations are up there with the world's best
  • Lego to Bollywood: UAE theme parks reviewed
    Nov 29, 2016 By Rachel McArthur | Special to GN Focus
    We toured two of the biggest new theme parks in the UAE, so now you know what to do with your weekends!
  • 10 ways to book cheap holiday flights
    Oct 26, 2016 The GN Focus team
    Ever wonder how some people manage to get away so often? Here's how they find cheap flight tickets
  • 'Art' by Jasper the cheetah at Abu Dhabi zoo
    Oct 13, 2016 The GN Focus team
    Weekend activity idea: Teach kids about convservation with smuggled animals at Emirates Park Zoo