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Family Holidays in Middle East

Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi.

United Arab Emirates

Water way to ride and slide

Kerry van der Jagt samples five of the most dizzying thrills you can experience in a desert anywhere.

Abu Dhabi

Mind your Gs and queues

Red means go ... the Formula Rossa reaches speeds of 240km/h.

Talk about cornering like it's on rails — Louise Goldsbury spends a death-defying day at an Abu Dhabi oasis devoted to all things Ferrari.

Dubai

Put the jet lag on ice

Lesley Smeardon and family eschew the long-haul transit lounge for the coolest of overnight stopovers in Dubai.

Oman

Oman for all reasons

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Jill Mullens Jill Mullens chose a little-known paradise for an international family reunion.

Map of Middle East

Travel News

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

Terminal 1 Exterior at Singapore Changi International Airport

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

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