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Dubai ranked as best destination for luxury shopping

1/10/2014 -

Nearly two-thirds (59 percent) of luxury spenders in the MENA region choose to spend more of their money on enriching experiences than on goods, reveals a new American Express Middle East Spending Survey.

UAE ready to develop second phase of $11bn national rail network

1/10/2014 -

The UAE railway developer, Etihad Rail, is ready to secure government funding and award contracts for building second phaseof its $11bn national rail network, and its acting Executive Officer.

Eid Al Adha holidays in UAE officially confirmed

29/9/2014 -

The Eid Al Adha holidays in UAE will start from 3rd October 2014 and will conclude on 6th October 2014.

Smartphones, tabs, top consumer demand at Gitex Shopper 2014

29/9/2014 -

Smartphones and tablets are much in demand at the latest Gitex Shopper 2o14.

Global Village all set for 6th November opening

22/9/2014 -

The management of Global Village, the largest outdoor family entertainment attraction, is finalizing details such as safety and security aspects, for its 6th November opening, by adding new attractions to the theme park.

Dubai Tram to begin operations on 11th November

22/9/2014 -

With less than two months left for the scheduled opening of the Dubai Tram, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) workers are working to finish the work on time.

Dubai likely to see increased job opportunities

19/9/2014 -

Job opportunities across Dubai are likely to grow as corporate occupier activity continues to remain strong this year, reveals a new report.

International Airport to come up in Ajman

15/9/2014 -

Ajman, being the smallest emirate in the UAE, is all set to develop a new international airport worth Dh 2.

ICD mega projects approved & appreciated by Dubai Ruler

15/9/2014 -

The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) plans to developer several ambitious projects for Dubai over the coming three years, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai has given the nod for these projects.

UAE becomes investors favourite once again

11/9/2014 -

UAE is now back to its prime position in the list of property investors, with increasing number of property transactions being done after the 2008 property crash, and with numerous projects in pipeline, an expert said.

Largest shopping mall to come up in Dubai

8/9/2014 -

Work to build the largest shopping mall in the world in Dubai, namely, The Mall of the World, would commence by first quarter 2015, Dubai Holding revealed.

Dubai RTA to use new Dubai logo in public transports

8/9/2014 -

The Dubai RTA has announced its support in using the new brand Dubai logo in mass transit modes, including Dubai Metro, Taxis, Water bus, Water Taxi and Dubai Ferry, making it the first government entity to do so.

Solar power to soon light up Dubai homes and businesses

8/9/2014 -

As per the latest information, Dubai homes and businesses would be soon governed by solar power connection, which is now in its final stages of development.

New Ferry Line launched in Dubai from today

2/9/2014 -

The Dubai RTA has announced plans to launch a new ferry line from Marina Mall to Al Ghubaiba Station from 1st September.

Expo 2020 site design master plan makes good progress

28/8/2014 -

The design master plan stage at Dubai Trade Centre – Jebel Ali, the host venue for Dubai Expo 2020 is progressing well.

Prices of property visa slashed by 45 percent in UAE

28/8/2014 -

The UAE has reduced cost of obtaining a property visa by 45 percent in a recent move.

Burj Al Arab sculpture unveiled in Gatwick Airport

25/8/2014 -

The second largest airport in Britain, Gatwick Airport, has now unveiled a sculpture of luxurious Burj Al Arab, wherein, the emirate was placed among the world’s most influential cities and was reported in the US-based Forbes magazine report last week.

UAE to grant emergency four-day entry permits to travellers

25/8/2014 -

The UAE will issue emergency entry permits on an airline sponsorship, and travellers will be eligible for the permit that holds four-day validity, against payment of Dh100.

Dubai to roll-out its first medical tourism package next month

18/8/2014 -

Beginning September, Dubai will roll-out its first medical tourism package, which will have a validity of just two weeks, applicable to tourists and residents alike in Dubai.

Minimum three months notice period must for rental increase

18/8/2014 -

A top property legal expert in Dubai has clarified that landlords cannot raise the rents by giving just one-month notice period.

Exceeding visit visa time period likely to attract Dh 600 fine

14/8/2014 -

Visitors to the UAE from 45 countries, who are eligible for a 30-day visa-on-arrival, will now have to pay Dh 600 if they choose to extend their stay beyond the specified time period.

UAE residents seek multiple entry visas for families too!

14/8/2014 -

The UAE residents are now requesting concerned authorities to permit multiple entry visas for their families and friends, just as the recent one announced by the Interior Ministry for businessmen.

New launch enables 360-degree virtual tour of tourist landmarks

14/8/2014 -

The forthcoming launch of Dubai 360.

New UAE visa regulation to boost medical and cruise tourism

14/8/2014 -

A statement by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) revealed that the latest regulatory changes to UAE visa system would boost medical tourism and develop the local cruise sector.