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New tourism strategy from VisitBritain


Culture Secretary Maria Miller today launched a tourism partnership strategy for Britain which calls for the travel industry and the government, together with key public and private sector bodies, to unite behind a long-term ambition for growth that would see Britain welcome 40 million overseas visitors by 2020, spending £31.5 billion and supporting an additional 200,000 jobs across the country.

Sports is a catalyst to bring peace in adversity, Peace and Sport Dubai Forum 2013 acknowledges


Sports was acknowledged as a catalyst in bringing peace in the face of adversities around the world at the Peace and Sport Dubai Forum2013 which began on Tuesday. IOC Vice President Nawal El Moutawakel congratulated UAE for hosting such a great event, the first event in the Middle East. “Sports diplomacy is the tool that protects the society,” said Mahash Saeed Salem Al Hameli.

UAE soft-power on display with leaders’ visits


Week after week and month after month, leaders and officials from across the Middle East and North Africa, and beyond, come to the UAE. The leaders who come here, typically with government ministers and high civil servants in tow, are here for a reason. To be sure, the UAE is a prime diplomatic destination any time a crisis demands a quick transfusion of aid money, because this country has resource wealth and is known for its generosity in good causes.

UAE pavilion rated top in class by US study in public diplomacy


A new publication has thrown further light on the impressive success of the UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai. "Our results also indicate that with sensory stimulation and dramatic resonance, the UAE Pavilion was the most successful in presenting its national image at the Shanghai EXPO." This is a direct quotation from the closing remarks of a book published by the University of Southern California Centre on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School.

Harlem Globetrotters hope to inspire UAE’s youth


The world famous Harlem Globetrotters hope to inspire youth during their tour of the UAE. The Harlem Globetrotters, who combine basketball with entertainment, will perform over three days in Dubai and Abu Dhabi... "Nothing means more to us than inspiring the youth around the world to chase their dreams and follow a positive path in life."

Branding a nation: the tricky task of finding the right logo for the UAE


Designing a logo for a new company is never easy but branding a nation is even harder. Which is why the government's plan to create a UAE national logo is creating huge debate among the nation's most prominent design experts because like anything in life, whether or not you like a design is entirely subjective.