Dubai International Airport could overtake Hong Kong International Airport to become the third largest aviation hub in the world this year, with an expected rise of 11% in annual passenger traffic. The busiest Middle Eastern airport handled around 51...
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Reveals 2017 Dubai Media City Debut Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Dubai Media City (DMC) in 2017 – a move that capitalises on the vibrant business district’s fast-paced...
According to a traffic report issued by airport operator Dubai Airports, Dubai International's passenger traffic hit 32.6 million in the first six months of 2013. This figure has created a record as the airport is the busiest it has ever been. Dubai...
Air Arabia (PJSC), the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier, announced its financial results for the full year 2012, demonstrating steady growth and solid financial performance. For the full year ending December 31, 2012; Air Arabia...
  Get into the festive spirit before celebrating the start of 2020 in style with Fairmont Bab Al Bahr magical line-up of events and entertainment. Fairmont Hotel Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi unveils its 2019 festive programme with an exciting line-up...
  In a major upset, Belinda Bencic overcame world No. 2 Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-2 to set up a clash with defending champion Elina Svitolina, who defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-3. Earlier, Su-Wei Hsieh claimed a stunning comeback against...
Arabtec, a Dubai-based construction firm, will be building a 39-storey tower in Abu Dhabi containing a Fairmont-branded hotel and apartments. The firm won a USD 272 million contract from National Investment Corporation (NIC) to undertake the project. Under the agreement,...
UAE residents who require an Emirates identification card may soon be able to complete part of their application from the comfort of their homes. The Emirates Identity Authority (Eida), which has been charged with putting forth the government's population register...
United Arab Emirates' aviation policies have won praise from an unexpected quarter. In the past, major European, Australian and US-based airlines have been bickering about Middle Eastern air carriers, especially Dubai's Emirates Airline, getting 'unrelented' government support and subsidies. Willie...
After Largest Guest Listening Exercise in its History, Hyatt Makes First Step in Evolution of Guest Experience Hyatt Hotels & Resorts have announced the launch of its unique Women’s Experience in Hyatt properties across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as well...
Place: Dubai Story:? Dubai hotels see increasing occupants Dubai hotels have witnessed an increase in visitor numbers, following regional unrest earlier in the year. Recent data from accountancy firm Ernst and Young revealed that Dubai hotels recorded the highest RevPAR in the...
  The Dubai's transport authority has revealed that the Al Sufouh tram project is half way through completion, with the first tram to arrive in the emirate by December. After delivery, the tram will undergo technical tests at the facilities of...
The UAE skies, long been dominated by the airlines from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, are set to welcome a Fujairah-based airline as soon as it gets untangled by some red tape issues. Officials of Fujairah's first commercial airline said...
"This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are." ~Plato~ The Arab Spring of 2011 had a major impact on tourism in the Middle East, especially in countries like Egypt, Libya, Syria and Tunisia. But now, after...
Bedbugs and cockroaches major problem for Dubai residents Imdaad, a leading provider of Integrated Facilities and Waste Management solutions in the GCC, has partnered with MoveSouq.com, the UAE based portal that connects residents to professional home service providers such as...
An Iranian newspaper report claimed US sanctions against Iran will force UAE to shut down its Jebel Ali refinery which uses only Iranian condensate as feed. Citing diplomatic and industry sources, Tehran Times said Dubai's national oil company may have to stop importing...
Middle East Ultra-High Net Worth Individuals corner the market for worldwide superyacht purchases Superyacht Builders Association: nearly half of Middle East’s UHNWIs likely to own a superyacht with ‘propensity to buy’ at 48% Dubai International Boat Show offers lucrative platform for...
A National Transport Authority (NTA) license is now mandatory for any UAE land transport business. With the coordination of all federal and local authorities, the UAE has successfully implemented the Land Transport Act. After the implementation of Law No. 9/2011, no...
The 2017 GITEX Technology Week will be the most global edition of the region’s leading technology event. Hosting attendees from six continents and 147 countries, the event will showcase the world’s leading innovative technology solutions. Attendees to one of the...
Residential rents in the UAE set to decline further in 2016 Weakness in oil and gas, finance and banking sectors blamed for the slump in residential property market  As the local economy continues to adjust to softening global conditions, overall residential...
Press Release  Dubai 28thMay 2012: The UAE version of Startup Weekend concluded its last day event in Abu Dhabi with the announcement of the first three winning teams on Saturday 26th May 2012. The event organisers Innovation Machine in collaboration with...
The recent slump in international oil prices has rejuvenated many financial sectors in various parts of the world and aviation industry is one of them. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Wednesday an outlook for improved industry profitability...
Helpling will now take online booking for professional cleaning in the UAE      Helpling, the first global online platform for home cleaning services, has announced its launch in Dubai today. The innovative location-based service enables people to book professional cleaners within 60...
For the first time, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has implemented Value Added Tax (VAT) on businesses in the country effective from 1st Jan 2018. For companies not complying to the VAT laws and regulations, stiff penalties are imposed ranging...
The UAE expects to see more hi-tech businesses launching by the end of 2015 with around 96 technology-based start-ups expected to get started this year, a joint report by Dubai Internet City and consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan said...
Dubai leads Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction with over 100,000 Rooms Forecast for 2020 An exclusive new report published by TOPHOTELPROJECTS for The Hotel Show Dubai 2015 reveals that Dubai is leading the Middle East and Africa for new...
  Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech), a member of TECOM Investments, has continued to strengthen its position as the Middle East's premiere free zone business park dedicated to the development of the life sciences industry. In 2012, DuBiotech delivered exceptional...
Dubai International Airport has announced today that passenger traffic rose 14.6% in the month of January, recording more than 5.5 million in a single month. Passenger traffic increased to 5,559,760 in January 2013, up from 4,852,139 in the same month...
Emitach Mobile Solutions (EMS), a Dubai-based smartphone firm, has signed a new agreement with mobile phone content provider Polar Mobile to launch a raft of new mobile apps for more than 100 media companies across theMiddle East. A strategic partner...
E-registration of tenancy contracts and leasable properties will be compulsory in the emirate from November 1 as the Abu Dhabi Municipality will start the full implementation of Tawtheeq project. All leasable properties and tenancy contracts have to be registered under...