UAE

May 5, 2014

Dubai's new tourism institute is aligned with the emirate's effort to be the most visited city in the world by 2020 (File Archive)
11:00 GMT

Dubai is in the process of implementing its plan to build a new tourism institute that will help develop students' skills within the sector.

DJ Sasha is ready to spin his way to Abu Dhabi (Image: Facebook)
08:36 GMT

Get your Welsh jams on next weekend as the 12-hour party begins on Friday, May 16 at the Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat.

Emiratis have been at the forefront of green energy exploration and construction in the Middle East (File Archive)
08:06 GMT

The UAE submitted its bid this week to host the World Energy Congress 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

"Sensation" are mesmerizing with their OTT dance events. (Image: Facebook)
07:30 GMT

Get your dance shoes ready because one of the biggest dance party events in the world will be taking over Dubai this October.

The hotel consists of 181 rooms, 13 suites, 41 studios and 124 one and two bedroom apartments.
03:55 GMT

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.

May 4, 2014

15 countries exported $1,121 billion worth of food, holding an 81.5 per cent share of the world’s exports in 2012
10:13 GMT

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's spike in traffic is largely due to the renovations at Dubai International Airport (File Archive/Shutterstock)
09:17 GMT

Sharjah International Airport is in process of preparing an influx of 200 additional weekly flights starting this summer.

The official confirmed that the Dh6,000 increase in the minimum salary requirement was implemented in Dubai more than a week ago
09:03 GMT

The increase in the minimum salary limit from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members only applies to Dubai

May 3, 2014

Children and other visitors leaf through books and take part in other activities on the opening day of the 24th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair on Wednesday. (Image: Nezar Balout)
09:56 GMT

Ahmed Saadawi named the winner on the eve of the start of the biggest ever Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.

May 1, 2014

A total 32,259 Chinese tourists arrived in Abu Dhabi during Q1 (Image: Nowtravelasia.com)
15:18 GMT

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.

The three-day event was hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Image: Emirates Panorama)
14:18 GMT

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.

The steel industry has a strong backing from UAE financial institutions, pushing growth up (File/AFP)
13:52 GMT

Leading steel provider Conares, saw double digit growth in Q1, mainly due to new announcements and projects in the UAE.

Montreal based SNC-Lavalin will support Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations and produce 25,000 barrels of oil per day (Image: File)
13:10 GMT

Leading Canadian company SNC-Lavalin won a major oil contract from Abu Dhabi's Company for Onshore Oil Operations (Adco) with the intention to produce 25,000 oil barrels a day.

Tourism in Sharjah is expected to grow in 2014 (File/AFP)
12:59 GMT

72 By Hues opened in Sharjah on Wednesday, making it the first boutique hotel to open in the area.

Here's the collage Latifa posted to Instagram.
08:16 GMT

While in Abu Dhabi to shoot "Fast & Furious 7", Vin Diesel gave one generous gift to her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.