Did you feel the nippy breeze whispering in your ears? Did you feel the mild chill seizing your frame?
It’s the onset of winter, with temperatures in the UAE averaging around 20 degrees Celsius.
And His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has issued an open call to residents and tourists to experience “The world’s coolest winter in the world’s most beautiful country among the world’s most pleasant people.”
He has launched the second edition of the World’s Coolest Winter campaign at Expo 2020 Dubai with an enthralling video!
It is the largest campaign of its kind and will highlight the diversity of the UAE’s touristic and recreational attractions, the beauty of its natural landscapes, and the hospitality of its people. The campaign will run from December 15, 2021, until the end of January 2022.
The plan aims to double the $11.2billion currently spent on tourism in the region by 2030.
And the best part? Hotels, shops, and restaurants are all joining in with exclusive promotions.
Here’s a primer on everything you can do this winter
> Get close to Mother Earth: Visit nature reserves, oases, mountains, beaches, and islands
> Hit the sands: Experience safari trips, sandboarding, and oases among rolling sand dunes
> Hit the other sands (And water): Take advantage of the many water sports and free diving locations
> Get closer to Cloud 9: Take part in hiking activities, mountain biking, rock climbing, and canyoning
> Act like you’re in a Redbull commercial: Get the adrenaline pumping with deep-sea diving, parachute jumping, and paragliding
> Deep-dive into UAE: Imbibe the culture and history f UAE with visits to heritage sites and museums
So, stay tuned! We’re gonna hunt for the best deals for you to enjoy the World’s Coolest Winter!