August 28, 2014
Jannah Hotels and Resorts is planning to expand across the UAE by introducing more apartment hotels and brands to the company.
Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours.
Fleeing war? UAE is the safe haven: Dubai property market is safe and secure according to a top banker
With turmoil continuing in the Middle East, the UAE has been the safe haven for many people in terms of property and flights, according to a senior banker.
Planning for Dubai Expo 2020 has entered the next phase, organizers said in a statement Wednesday.
August 27, 2014
Dubai residential rents have dropped slightly in the first half of 2014 by 2.0 percent according to a recent report from the Phidar's House Price Index.
Aldar Properties announced another significant phase in the pre-opening of the widely anticipated Yas Mall, due to launch in November 2014.
Mall of the Emirates has entered the second phase of a major refurbishment plan, carried out by leading developer, Majid Al Futtiam (MAF).
Tecom Investments launched a new 440-villa project close to its DuBiotech business park in Dubai, due for completion in Q4, 2015, according to the National.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties' success is continuing to grow with 17 operational malls across the MENA region. CEO George Kostas talks about how he runs the company so successfully.
Dubai’s impressive average spending power of Dh53,000 ($14,400) per household per year has seen the retail sector riding a wave of growth to reach record figures, a report said.
August 26, 2014
Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.
The Arsenal manager has been forced to re-think the German's future ahead of Wednesday's clash with Besiktas after Olivier Giroud was ruled out for 10 weeks with a foot injury
Abu Dhabi's Adnoc Distribution has bought 34 Emarat service stations and a fuel depot in Sharjah.
While the UAE's GDP growth rate is above five percent, more job opportunities are emerging. This is why it is vital to keep employees happy.
Dubai could be headed for some optimism in the future with a 5.6 percent rise in growth if the economy continues to say vibrant and healthy.
Abu Dhabi has seen a huge rise in Chinese visitors in H1 according to the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority following a Chinese Visitor Summit in the Emirate.
It's getting too crowded in the UAE banking sector with too many lenders competing with one another to please a small population, according to a senior banker.
August 25, 2014
Take That frontman Gary Barlow to close his "Since I Saw You Last" tour in the UAE.
Dubai's Specialist Services won a contract from Petrofac to build local equipment and control rooms for its Island Surface Facilities Project.
Abu Dhabi's leading property development company, Aldar Properties, secured a bulk deal to lease 607 apartments to hospital employees working for a medical clinic.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has joined forces with the Economist Intelligence Unit to check out Sub-Saharan Africa for potential for investment.
Dubai's hotel industry welcomed over 5.8 million tourists in the first half of the year with revenues reaching £3.18 billion, up by 10.9 percent.
Facilities Management (FM) services contracts in the UAE could be valued at approximately AED20 billion per annum by next year, according to G4S, a leading global security and outsourcing group in UAE.
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways welcomed a review process by Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation regarding a deal to buy 33.3 percent of Swiss carrier, Darwin Airline.
Saudi Arabia continued to be Dubai’s primary source market as more than 5.8 million tourists stayed in Dubai hotels during the first half of 2014.
The UAE and India are expected to enhance their co-operation in the field of renewable energy and sustainability.
August 24, 2014
Survival of the fittest: Etihad reworking agreement on purchasing Darwin Airlines after Swiss objections
Foca said last week that the current agreement can lead to Etihad controlling Darwin and would be incompatible with statutory provisions.
Putting the 'ease of doing business' index to test: all you need to know about setting up a business in Dubai
The UAE is one of the world’s easiest places to do business in, according to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report for 2014.
August 22, 2014
United Arab Emirates announced Thursday a harsher set of anti-terrorism laws amid global fears of Islamic extremism.
August 21, 2014
“Mass weddings aim to reduce the expenses of weddings and lift wedding cost pressures from young people and their parents. They also encourage young men to marry early and start building a stable and cohesive family,” she added.
For once, the travel warning is the other way around: UAE government warns citizens against Central London
An attached map singled out Edgware Road, the area between Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road, and the Oxford Circus and Bond Street area.
August 20, 2014
This new service gives customers the ability to withdraw cash and send money to their friends, family or anyone in the UAE instantly using their mobile phone, even if the recipient does not have a bank account.
Megaprojects in the pipeline and the ramping up of social infrastructure spend is boosting the market, says new report.
Despite his issues with disturbing the peace, the notorious American rapper is headed our way.
Star Wars: Episode VII will be a little more old school, it seems.
August 19, 2014
A favourite of Exit Records, the DJ-producer is coming to our corner of the world.
Beyond unholy consumption and artificial beaches: what's it going to take for Dubai to become a city of medical tourism?
From VIP packages to the most affordable ones, the packages will cover wellness and seven areas of treatment such as orthopaedic and sports medicine.
August 18, 2014
Citizens of the UAE captured the highest portion of property investments in Dubai valued at more than AED12.5 billion ($3.5), the DLD report said.
August 17, 2014
The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has confirmed the safety of Lipton tea products in Abu Dhabi markets, following the circulation of rumours through YouTube, alleging the existence of hallucination pills in the company’s products.