• Goumbook celebrates Eid Al Fitr by giving 10,000 Ghaf trees to the local community

    Unique Eid Al Fitr initiative is part of the “Give a Ghaf” Tree Planting Program Active since 2011, “Give a Ghaf” raises awareness about the UAE National tree, the Living Desert & water conservation. All UAE land owners are invited to apply online for free trees: Ghaf trees consume very little water, enrich the soil, […]


    Updated: 19 June, 2017

  • Emirates Group – Annual Environmental Report 2015-16

    This sixth annual report measures and tracks the Group’s environmental performance, as well as identifying examples of best practice across the Group’s international operations.


    Updated: 12 December, 2016

  • Meet the Ghaf Huggers: the Bishnoi community

    This past days we have been planting many Ghaf trees in Dubai and Sharjah, taking part in the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program and World Planting Week activities. Today I received a very special email that opened my heart and taught me a new lesson: “Good morning, I am native of India and feeling […]


    Updated: 06 March, 2016

  • UAE reforestation scheme begins

    About 1,000 ghaf trees will be planted by children across the country in a scheme run by Dubai Municipality, Middle East hotel operator Accor and environmental portal Goumbook. The reforestation plan will be launched this month as part of the Plant for the Planet Campaign, which will support Goumbook’s Give a Ghaf Tree initiative. Simran […]


    Updated: 01 March, 2015

  • How Dubai has changed over the summer! a blog about Ghaf trees

    How Dubai has changed over the summer! We ‘only’ left for 6 weeks this year and still!   This year my biggest surprise is of course the GHAF TREE! After spending over a year talking, working, discussing, caring for and about this tree, it is constantly on my radar. Wherever I go in the Emirates […]


    Updated: 09 September, 2013