May 5, 2014
The 359 room property is the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in Dubai and the second to open in the United Arab Emirates in 2014.
The 10-year deal is worth 7.885 billion riyals ($2.1 billion, 1.5 billion euros), Saptco indicated, noting that Riyadh authorities informed them they won the deal on Wednesday.
Five out of the new attachés will be dispatched to Germany, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland in a bid to boost trade and economic relations with Europe, the official added.
Buoyed by the wealth of Russian oligarchs, Chinese tycoons and Arab sheikhs, London has become one of the most expensive markets on earth, raising concerns ahead of parliamentary elections in 2015 that locals are being squeezed out of the market.
May 4, 2014
Jaguar Land Rover Mena continued to receive automotive accolades for its strongest ever line-up by racking up 17 automotive awards in the last year alone.
THE UAE’s imports of food worth $16 billion in 2012 has made it the 15th biggest food importer, according to the World Trade Organisation.
Sharjah International Airport is in process of preparing an influx of 200 additional weekly flights starting this summer.
The increase in the minimum salary limit from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members only applies to Dubai
Zain Bahrain announced the launch of its first 4G packages premiering in Bahrain this month.
Iran announced this weekend that they are ready to supply the EU with natural gas to meet the continent's growing energy needs.
Lebanon's Tourism Ministry is launching an initiative to boost the country's tourism sector, but will "Live, Love, Lebanon" compensate as hoped for the millions of profits lost over the past few years?
May 1, 2014
Qatar Airways announced doubling flights to Gassim and added a new destination route to Al Hofuf.
Chinese tourist numbers increased to 208 percent in Q1, adding to the good news of Abu Dhabi's high performance in terms of hotel guest numbers in the first quarter of the year.
Over 400 delegates concluded the ICC Banking Commission meeting, which finished on Wednesday. Growth in finance and business practices were discussed during the three-day event.
Leading steel provider Conares, saw double digit growth in Q1, mainly due to new announcements and projects in the UAE.