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Celebrate Ramadan Traditions at City Seasons Suites Dubai

Nothing can beat sharing Iftar and Sohour with your family and friends at the New Season Restaurant of City Seasons Suite Dubai, where you enjoy traditions at their best.

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Celebrating Iftar at the Aquamarine

10 July to 7 August 2013

Singapore, May 2013 – Discover delightful flavours of Indonesian cuisine, as well as International and local favourites at our Halal-certified food stations during Ramadan Iftar, as AquaMarine invites Guest Chef Sahroni and his team from Hotel Borobudur in Jakarta, Indonesia to serve up authentic Indonesian dishes that are bound to be crowd pleasers. 

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Crescentrating's Pick of 8 Destinations to spend your Ramadan Holidays in 2013

Ramadan is a month of fasting, prayers, charity and bonding. For those who are planning to spend the Ramadan away from home, last year we covered 10 destinations in "Ramadan Holidays -10 Destinations to Spend in 2012".  Here are 8 more destinations to look at this year in addition to the 10 destinations we listed last year.  

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Here are Crescentrating's pick of 10 destinations/places to spend your Ramadan Holidays this year (2012 / 1433AH)

The blessed month of Ramadan 2012 (1433AH) is here. If you are planning to spend the ramadan away from home here are some destinations to look at.

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Having been a frequent flyer for the last 28 years for business and leisure, I have got used to accepting all levels of service quality (good and bad!) from Airline staff. I also very quickly forget them. However there have been a couple of instances that I will not forget and can recall as truly memorable experiences - and one of them was last week on a Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Singapore to Colombo.

 Ramadhan takes place on every 9th month of Islamic calendar when Muslims direct the heart away from worldly activities to cleanse the inner soul and free it from harm. One of the practices is to refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. Commonly known as "fasting", this action signifies the strong devotion of followers towards their god as Muslims believe it helps to build patience, sacredness, modesty and submissiveness.

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Medjoul Dates available from Gourmet Carousel at the Royal Plaza on Scotts this Ramadhan!

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Sumptuous Asian cuisine offered for Suhour and Ifthar at the Carousel Restaurant, Royal Plaza on Scotts, in Singapore!

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Ramadan Offers at City Seasons Hotel Al Ain

 

Guests breaking their fast at the City Seasons Hotel Al Ain can choose from a lavish buffet or a specially designed set menu this Ramadan. The Ifthar menus will also include a wide selection of popular juices and beverages as well as traditional favourites such as lentil soup, hommous, tabbouleh and kibbeh.

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Ramadan Offers at City Seasons Suites Dubai

The holy month of Ramadan will be celebrated in true style at the City Seasons Suites. Head to the New Seasons Restaurant for plenty of dining options to suit everyone and drop your business card for a chance to win great prizes courtesy of Kuwait Airways: 

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  • New Zealand Overview

    A beautiful land with breathtaking scenery, New Zealand offers a varied landscape. From snow-capped mountains to golden beaches and lush rainforests, visitors have a lot of sightseeing to do in this awesome country. The indigenous Maori culture of New Zealand thrives even in the most cosmopolitan cities of the country.

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    Located north to the North Island of New Zealand is the Bay of Islands. A beautiful place to visit and a wide range of activities to enjoy, the Bay of Islands is a must-visit in New Zealand. The clear white sands at the beaches are quite inviting. Whether it is…
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    Auckland is a wonderful metropolis located on the North Island of New Zealand. It is one of the most beautifully located cities in the world. Surrounded by a series of volcanic peaks and dotted with islands, Auckland is a wonderful place to stay and have funs w.

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New Zealand Info

CAPITAL: Wellington

 

GEOGRAPHY

It is made of 2 main islands and a number of smaller islands. With a coastline of approximately 15,134 km's, NZ has breathtaking views of beaches, trenches, mountains and volcanic plateaus.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of approximately 4,400,000 people. Muslims account for about 0.9% of the population

CLIMATE

Mild maritime climate. Annual temperatures range from 10 °C (50 °F) in the south to 16 °C (61 °F) in the north.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Māori & NZ Sign language are the two official languages.
English is a national language and is spoken by 98% of the population.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+12
GMT +13 (During Summer due to daylight savings)

BUSINESS HOURS / HOLIDAYS

Government Offices/ Banks: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
General Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM

New Year's: January 1st & 2nd
Waitangi Day: February 6th
Easter Weekend: Varies
Anzac Day: April 25th
Queen's Birthday: First Monday in June
Labour Day: Fourth Monday in October
Christmas Day: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th

CURRENCY

New Zealand Dollars

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Ambulance/ Fire Emergencies: 111

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