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BTM Does Dubai

01. The Brief

Tour Information

Duration: 8 Days
Dates: Oct. 12-19, 2019
Time Zone: GMT+4
Arab Emirate Dirham (AED)

Black Travel Movement is heading to Dubai

October 12-19, 2019

The BTM Dubai experience is truly enriching. It will take you from the gold and spice souks in the old city to the desert for dune bashing and a barbecue dinner at a traditional Bedouin camp. A day trip to Abu Dhabi will allow you to take in the architectural wonder of the Grand Mosque.  Plus, we will host our annual BTM Yacht Party and enjoy delicious lunch, cocktails, and a DJ as we sail around Dubai. Our 5-star accommodations at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (the tallest hotel in the world) are just a short shuttle ride from The Dubai Mall which has over 1200 shops. There you can explore the Dubai Fountain, Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, ice rink, and the tallest building in the world the Burj Khalifa.

02. The Itinerary


Day 1

Saturday, October 12  – Arrival

Transfer from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to JW Marriott Marquis, the world’s tallest hotel featuring 14 restaurants, bars, and world-class luxury accommodations.

Day 2

Sunday, October 13 – City Tour and Souk Visit

See both the historical and the modern sides of Dubai on today’s city tour. Snap photos of the Burj Al-Arab, the sail-shaped hotel on its own artificial island, ride an abra water taxi across Dubai Creek, and more. Enjoy free time to shop at the gold and spice Souk and pick up your Abaya or Thawb for our visit to the Grand Mosque later in the week.

Day 3

Monday, October 14 – Desert Safari

Today we’ll head to the desert safari in a Land Cruiser for a ride over the sand dunes followed by a barbeque dinner and belly dance performance at a traditional Bedouin camp.

Day 4

Tuesday, October 15 – Beach Club BTM Party

You’ve worked out all year and today you get to bring out those swimsuits as we party through the late afternoon and evening at Azure Beach Club. Hit the runaway and show off those bathing suits, enjoy a delicious lunch, and dance through the day before heading back to the hotel.

Day 5

Wednesday, October 16 – Abu Dhabi, Mosque

Today we’ll dress in traditional attire and head to Abu Dhabi to visit the Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world and an architectural work of art.

Day 6

Thursday, October 17 – Free Day

You’ve seen much of Dubai and met some new friends so take the day to explore Dubai on your own. Use the complimentary hotel shuttle to go to the Dubai Mall and visit the Burj Khalifa. Check out the Hotel Atlantis the Palm, make your way to Jumeirah Beach, or take advantage of the many other activities Dubai has to offer.

Day 7

Friday October 18 – Yacht Party

We’re going to sail around Dubai for the always live Yacht Party. Enjoy lunch, cocktails, and music by the local DJ

Day 8

Saturday, October 19 – Final Departure

Goodbye Dubai – Transfers to the airport

03. The BTM

Black Travel Movement makes travelers at every level feel at ease.  On the BTM Dubai, you’ll be treated like a VIP whether you have a passport full of stamps or you are stepping outside of your comfort zone for the very first time. Upon arrival in Dubai, an experienced group leader will greet you at the airport. English-speaking local experts will introduce you to the history of the United Arab Emirates and help you navigate regional customs. Professional drivers will transport you between destinations in private air-conditioned vehicles.

When you travel with BTM you’ll stay in four-star hotels and dine on authentic culinary delights.

  • Professional group escort from arrival to departure
  • Private airport to hotel transfers with a professional chauffeur
  • Comfortable & centrally located accommodations
  • Experienced & knowledgeable local guides
  • Private & customized excursions
  • A group of like-minded travel companions who will become life-long friends

04. The Details

Hotel: 5 star JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

  • Twin Beds
  • Queen Bed
  • Breakfast Daily
  • WiFi Available

Flight Details

Flights in the air-inclusive package originate from LAX, ORD, and IAD.

If booking your own flight to Dubai, please plan to arrive the morning of Saturday October 12

If you are purchasing your own flight, transfer accommodations to and from hotel may be provided at no charge if arriving or departing with the group – based on availability. 

Whats’s On Us…

  • If choosing the option with flight included, all flights are nonstop on Emirates Air with flights departing from Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC.  (Travelers will be responsible for travel to one of these departure points.)
  • Airport transfers (with flight packages only)
  • All hotel fees and taxes
  • Breakfast at JW Marriott Marquis during operating hours
  • Other meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All tours listed in the itinerary
  • Tour transportation

What’s Not…

  • International airfare (if choosing the land only package)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Credit Card Hold for Hotel Incidentals (Required)
  • Anything not listed as included

You Need to Know…

  • All deposits and payments are non-refundable 10 days after the deposit date
  • If paying in installments, monthly deposits are due by the 15th of each month
  • The full amount must be paid no later than September 15, 2019
  • We HIGHLY recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance as well as a medical travel policy
  • Please exercise discretion with regards to your physical limitations and abilities when deciding on your level of participation

Double Occupancy

Double Room with two twin beds

$ 1950

Installment Option Available

$390 Deposit and 5 monthly payments of $320

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Single Occupancy

Single room with a Queen bed

$ 2450

Installment Option Available

$350 deposit and 5 monthly payments of $420.

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