Sherrie Thomas

Global Gifts Travel

2023: Taste of Dubai, Part 2

Sep 1, 2023 to Sep 6, 2023

Taste of Dubai, 2023 is back!

Dubai & Abu Dhabi

September 1 - 6, 2023

Amazing Experience ~ Journey of a Lifetime


What’s Included:


  • Stay at Paramount Hotel, inspired by the rich history of Paramount Pictures.
  • Soak up in beautiful city views on an ‘abra’ water taxi across Dubai Creek
  • See the tallest building in the world `Burj Khalifa’
  • Experience the best party brunch in Dubai while enjoying good food, good vibes, and good music
  • Relish an unforgettable thrilling desert safari over the magnificent Sand Dunes
  • Enjoy a tasteful barbeque dinner in a desert camp and watch electrifying exotic belly performances to rhythmic Arabic tunes
  • Abu Dhabi, spend the day at Abu Dhabi tour, and explore remarkable sites at the capital of UAE.


What’s NOT Included:


  • Travel Insurance
  • International/Domestic Airfare
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra Food and Beverages That Are Not Specified
  • Tips for Guide and Driver
  • Tourism Dirham Fee-Billed Directly to Clients at Hotel: $5/night
  • Tips for Waitstaff





Please Note While we intend to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.


DAY 1 | Friday


Arrival Day


Arrive at the Dubai airport and be met by our representative at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.



DAY 2 | Saturday


Dubai – Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner


After a good night’s rest, get picked up around 2:45 pm for a DESERT SAFARI WITH BBQ DINNER. Your tour begins with an unforgettable roller coaster drive in the desert skimming over the magnificent Sand Dunes. After which we proceed towards our camp with a stop en route to experience a memorable desert sunset. A traditional welcome awaits our guests with Arabic coffee, tea, and dates while the charcoal fires and the traditional oven are lit in preparation for our evening dinner. Take some time out to relax in our Arabic tents furnished with carpets and pillows for your comfort or chill out by the campfire. Get a henna tattoo or experience an unforgettable camel ride while we wait for the highlight of the evening which includes a Tanoura dance show and an exotic belly performance to the rhythmic beat of Arabia. Our evening ends with a delicious three-course barbeque meal with a variety of meats and salads served beneath the starlit skies, accompanied by authentic Arabic music.


Optional Activity:


(This activity is included if chosen in lieu of the desert BBQ)


If a Desert Jeep Ride and BBQ Dinner does not peak your interest and you want to get sexy and sassy, this Brunch is for you!

Party like you've stepped back in time and brunch to a soundtrack of the best music from the 90s and 00s era (with just a sprinkle of new music for good measure).  You'll enjoy the very best in Old Skool Hip Hop, RnB, Garage, Dancehall and Afrobeats along with an all inclusive food and drink menu that will please every palate! It's one of the best brunches you’ll have in 2023!

Hotel pick-up will be 3:00 pm.  You will return to the hotel at 9:00 pm.



DAY 3 | Sunday:


Dubai – Half-Day City Tour


Grab breakfast and be ready to depart the hotel at 8:30 am!  Get acquainted with Dubai on this 4-hour tour, led by a professional guide. Experience the historical Al Bastakiya Quarter and chart Dubai’s rise from a fishing village to one of the world’s fastest-growing cities at Dubai Museum. Soak up beautiful city views on an “Abra Water Taxi” across Dubai Creek; browse the bustling Gold and Spice Souks; and snap photos of Jumeirah Mosque, whose domes and minarets echo the medieval Fatimid style. Plus, stop to see one of Dubai’s greatest icons the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab Hotel.



 DAY 4 | Monday


Abu Dhabi


After breakfast, prepare for a drive to Abu Dhabi, and spend the day touring some of the remarkable sites in the capital city of the UAE.


Abu Dhabi - the seat of administrative, political, and industrial activities in the country - is perhaps best known for its culture and heritage. But rather than trading off it as a cultural point of interest, Abu Dhabi is one of the most progressive and pioneering spots, being ranked as the world’s richest city. Our Abu Dhabi tour is a great way to get an insight into how the city has, over the years, grown from a quaint fishing village to a most modern city. From the stunning Sheikh Zayed Mosque and magnificent Emirates Palace brimming with a rich history to attractions that depict the city’s eclectic architecture and superb infrastructure, you can be assured that not a single hotspot will be missed out on your trip to Abu Dhabi.



DAY 5 | Tuesday




After breakfast, visit the Burj Khalifa; the tallest building in the World. Ride the world’s fastest elevator that takes you through 124 levels in one minute. Explore Dubai from “At the Top” with a 360-degree panoramic view of the city, the golden desert, and the Persian Gulf.  Take some time to enjoy the mall before returning to the hotel.    



DAY 6 |




Departure Dubai


After breakfast transfer to the airport for your return flight home. 



Room Options:

  • Single Occupancy:  $2800
  • Double Occupancy:  $2200pp


Payment Details & Deadlines:

Initial Deposit of $200 per person paid at registration

Final Registration Date:  Until Sold Out  

Second Installment:  1/2 of Balance, March 1, 2023

Final/Remaining Balance Due Date:  June 1, 2023


Cancellation Policy:


This trip is 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.  


Travel insurance is highly recommended.  Cancellation for any other reason will require a claim to be filed through your travel protection.  If the tour operator cancels, refunds will be returned in the form of an agency check or travel credit and are at the tour operator's discretion.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to

Travel Document Requirements:

All participants must have a valid United States passport with an expiration date six months past the date of return.  


Hazardous Material Disclosure:


Federal law forbids the carriage of certain hazardous materials, such as aerosols, fireworks, and flammable liquids, aboard the aircraft. If you do not understand these restrictions, contact your airline or go to


Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.   

Travel insurance is NOT included in the trip rate, which makes it an additional cost. 


Global Gifts Travel Terms and Conditions:

Please read our Terms and Conditions for more information.

Please register in your Full Legal Name as it appears on your government-issued passport.

Rates are not guaranteed until your registration payment is received. The registration/deposit payment per guest(s) will hold your room at the quoted rate.

You need to adhere to the monthly payment schedule to keep your reservation secure. Not paying on time can result in cancellation or possibly losing items within your chosen package. This applies to EACH guest on the reservation. 

It is solely up to each guest to keep up with the payment due dates and pay them on time. 

It is highly recommended that you choose the ***NEW*** auto-pay option to not miss a payment.

You MUST notify Global Gifts Travel of any missed or late payments to avoid automatic cancellation. We ask that you do this in writing, and at your earliest convenience. If no contact has been made within 15 days we will have no choice but to assume you have canceled your reservation.

The resort may require a credit or debit card at check-in to cover any hotel incidental charges not included in the room rate. 

Room assignments are at the Hotel's discretion and can change at any time. Global Gifts Travel can not guarantee room locations but will negotiate room upgrades and/or amenities due to any hotel-implemented changes.

Global Gifts Travel will not be responsible for flight changes, delays, or cancellations. These are things beyond our control.


The itinerary is subject to change.

The itinerary and Confirmation email will go out 2 weeks before your arrival date. 

We reserve the right to make any changes to the vendors, itinerary, and/or entertainment line-up.  Changes are guaranteed to be of equal or better value and experience, at no additional cost to you. 

Global Gifts Travel shall not be liable, for any personal injury, property damage, inconvenience, loss of time, or any other loss or damage, direct or indirect, arising out of any act, omission, or negligence of any direct air carrier, motor coach company, hotel or any other person rendering any service or providing any accommodation or event in conjunction with the travel package. Global Gifts Travel shall not be liable, for any injury, loss, or damage, direct or indirect, sustained as a result of theft, accident, mechanical breakdown, Government action (Deployment), weather, an act of God, pandemics, failure to make timely payments, or any other reason that is beyond our control.

Available Packages

Unavailable as of August 1, 2023

Starting At: $2,500.00
Deposit: $200.00 per person


Brimming with Hollywood glamor, this Californian chic room at Paramount Hotel Dubai is perfect for those that love to indulge in life’s little luxuries.

Sink into your plush, King sized bedroom as you unwind or pamper yourself in the white marbled bathroom with a stand-alone bathtub and rain shower. If entertainment is on the agenda, then spend the evening sipping shakers at your personal bar or settle in for a night of Paramount classics with high-tech entertainment system and plasma TV.

With your very own private view overlooking the central courtyard and pool, the Scene Room is the perfect choice for an unforgettable Paramount experience.