Desert Adventures Tourism, the business unit of
Kuoni Destination Management in the Middle East, has launched the
new product line "Explore".
Explore's first package "Once in a lifetime -
Ramadan Kareem" offers travellers special cultural experiences and
is available with immediate effect.
Ramadan is an Islamic religious observance which
takes place every year during the ninth month of the Islamic
calendar. It is of great religious significance to Muslims who
observe the period with daytime fasting, worship and spiritual
"Once in a lifetime - Ramadan Kareem" now offers
all travellers the opportunity to get to know this religious
period from a local point of view and to experience it from a
cultural perspective. The six-day trip to the United Arab Emirates
gives insight into very diverse highlights of the destination, its
religion, culture, architecture and culinary delights.
The groups of maximum 20 guests will stay at the
Coral Beach Resort in Sharjah. The travel programme encompasses a
diverse range of activities: Celebrating the traditional Arabic
breakfast "Suhoor" before sunrise as well as "Iftar", the evening
meal after sunset with a Sheikh; visiting famous Mosques and
heritage villages in Dubai and Abu Dhabi; participating in
cultural awareness sessions which introduce the travellers to the
history and social codes of the Persian Gulf; and lending a
helping hand at a charity centre which will show the visitors one
of the true meanings and purposes of Ramadan.
As a highlight of the programme, the group will
be personally received by His Highness Sheikh Adbul Aziz (a member
of the UAE nobility) and his family at their home; a unique
opportunity to experience true Arabian hospitality.
"Accompanied by Arabian stories and secrets, we
will help our guests experience an authentic part of Ramadan and
provide them insight into local culture and sustainability
projects in a completely authentic and different way," said Samir
Tabbah, CEO of Desert Adventures Tourism.
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