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Europe will be an increasingly popular destination among Emirati holidaymakers, as they have been granted visa-on-arrival to the European Schengen area from this month.
The regions MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) venue operator, namely, the Dubai World Trade Centre, has now been converted to a free zone.
The GCC expats on residence visas may no-longer have to wait in queue to pay for UAE entry permits on arrival at the airport.
The Labour Ministry in Dubai has announced that 16th May 2015 would be an official paid-holiday for all employees working in the private sector in UAE.
The worlds largest annual airport show concluded successfully in Dubai this week, with the B2B platform witnessing strong industry engagement, and involving participation of more than 8000 professionals at the event.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has revealed the timeline for construction of Dubai Metro Route 2020 project which is based on extension of Dubai Metro Red Line from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station to the Expo 2020 site.
Schools in Dubai have announced their Ramadan timings this summer, with majority of schools have already sent circulars to parents about revised school hours, effective 18th June 2015.
The worlds biggest 5k night run, namely, the Electric Run will be introduced in Dubai this November, with Damans ActiveLife being the presenting partner.
With an aim to attract more than 13 million tourists annually, Dubai is now focusing to be the most popular city destination by 2020, with at least 25 million visitors expected to be drawn to the emirate during the six-month long Expo 2020.
Dubai and Istanbul are among the top cities in the Middle East with maximum high net worth individuals (HNWIs), according to The 2014 Middle East Wealth Report published by New World Wealth.
A Polish architect is planning designs for an underwater tennis centre located off the Dubai coast and is now planning investment from local bankers to make the concept a reality.
Dubai Parks and Resorts, a subsidiary of major real estate investment company, Meraas Holding has joined hands with the UK-based Merlin Entertainment, the second largest visitor attraction operator in the world and a FTSE 100 company to develop a new theme park in Dubai.
Exhibitors at DEAL 2015 (Dubai Entertainment Amusement Leisure show) have signed contracts worth more than Dh.
The UAE has bagged the top-ranked passport in the region, as per the latest global index on the most powerful passports.
According to a new procedure, in case the UAE visa holders happen to stay outside the country for more than six months, they will have to first cancel their residence visa and apply for a new one.
Dubai has issued more than 206,770 new employment visas during first quarter of the year, reveals statistics by Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
The new smartphone app by the Labour Ministry has come in handy for the residents, as they are now able to complete transactions in less than three minutes, officials said.
The Dubai RTA has commenced work on the Dubai Cycling Track project, and with this, Dubaiís network of cycling tracks are likely to expand further.
Dubai has announced plans to set up a new misdemeanours court to handle cases involving tourists, and those who look into minor crimes committed by holiday makers.
The 310m Cayan Tower at Dubai Marina, the worlds tallest tower with 90-degree twist has been finally conquered by the Spiderman in 65 minutes.
Dubai will host the Outdoor Design and Build Show tomorrow, which is a dedicated global platform in the Middle East region which caters to the whole range of hard and soft landscape products and services.
The UAE has begun implementing international building codes for healthcare facilities with particular focus on planning and designing aimed at creating world-class medical infrastructures in the country, a report said.
Following the success of Amer self-services kiosk that provides customers with prompt GDRFA-related enquiries and services round-the-clock, the General Directorate for Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has established more such kiosks in various areas and places.
The Dubai Municipality will begin working on a new Mini World Park, designed to reflect replicas of famous monuments from across the world, once its location is finalized, a senior government official said.