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World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 27th, 2017|Africa, Asia, Austin, Australia, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Gracious Living, Gulf City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, South America, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

With so many destinations offering diverse cultural experiences, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for making the most of international trips. Nevertheless, ensuring that you travel with an open mind and a desire to grow is the most important part of any itinerary. In honor of World Tourism Day on September 27, enjoy these four tips to maximize your cultural immersion and create lifelong memories.

Eid Al-Fitr: A Time for Celebration

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48+00:00June 20th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gulf City, International Holidays, International Protocol, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Ramadan, Wardrobe|

Although celebrations differ based on culture, the significance of Eid Al-Fitr remains constant across borders. Here are five fascinating festivities that are typically celebrated on Eid Al-Fitr!

Celebrating World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film

By |2018-10-11T14:54:56+00:00March 10th, 2017|Asia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Gulf City, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Morocco, Muslim Culture and Traditions|

March 11 will mark seven year recognition of World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film created by writer-producer Javaid Mohammed.

Dubai: 3 Cross Cultural Tips for Business Success

By |2018-10-11T14:54:57+00:00February 14th, 2017|Asia, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Gulf City, International Protocol, Middle East|

Immersing yourself in diversity is a large part of what makes Dubai phenomenal; however, this aspect makes it challenging to comprehend the native, local Emirati cultural norms and pragmatics.