The Ministry of Economy and Tourism in Dubai has highlighted groundbreaking sustainability initiatives in the emirate in celebration of World Environment Day, which falls on June 5.
Aiming to consolidate the emirate’s position as one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism destinations, the Dubai Sustainable Tourism Initiative celebrates sustainable practices, from desert reserves to restaurants, facilities and attractions that protect the environment.
One of the most prominent initiatives, “Dubai Initiative”, aims to educate various segments of society about the importance of conserving natural resources and inspire them to bring about the required change for some wrong practices that are harmful are for the environment.
While the Dubai Desert Reserve is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the Emirates, the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is home to tens of thousands of flamingos.
The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project in Jumeirah aims to care for and rehabilitate sick or injured turtles and release them into their environment.
Al Marmoom Desert Reserve covers 10% of the total area of Dubai and is the largest unfenced nature reserve in the UAE.
Dubai hotels also continue to adopt sustainable solutions and are committed to preserving the environment, in line with the Dubai Sustainable Tourism guidelines, as Dubai hotels implement a range of sustainability requirements.
The emirate includes many recreational facilities rich in cultural activities, celebrating Dubai’s long sustainability history, and looking to consolidate its position as a leading destination in search of a sustainable future.
Dubai desert safari offers the opportunity to enjoy beautiful views and interact with nature, and many world-famous hiking trails surround Dubai, especially in Hatta village, which is an ideal destination to enjoy nature beyond the emirate, and a fun and totally sustainable time.
• Dubai Safari offers the opportunity to enjoy the scenic views and connect with nature.
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