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Dubai has been recognized as one of the top destinations for international
travelers as per the findings of MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index
which was released today.
The labour permit and electronic contract can now be issued within 48 hours of submission, the Ministry of Labour announced in Dubai yesterday.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) has announced implementation of the Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) by the end of the year or early next year, following approval of UAEs Ministry of Interior.
Dubai has announced plans to build an entertainment and hotel district, including worlds largest shopping mall, announced Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai.
In view of Expo 2020, Dubai customs has upgraded its smart services, and now offers access through the newly introduced smart watches as well.
The pace of UAE construction sector is likely to see rapid growth in 2014, with government announcing several major development projects and stepping up expenditure on social infrastructure development.
The Dubai immigration authorities unveiled a package comprising new smart services which Emiratis, residents and companies can have access to via smart phones and tablets.
The trial run of the fourth terminal (Concourse D) at the Dubai Airport aimed at linking it to Terminal 1 through train will begin from August.
The fourth successive Ramadan in Dubai programme will see the city transforming into a hub of Islamic Culture and learning through numerous activities being organized, inspired by the spirit and values of the fasting month.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi have announced new car parking timings for the holy month of Ramadan.
Leading hospitality group, Accor, has announced plans to develop the regions largest economy hotel at the Dubai World Trade Centre District.
According to a new study, Dubai is one of the most popular destinations for the mega-rich Chinese travellers this year.
A passenger ferry service between Abu Dhabi and other Gulf Cities may soon become a reality, as it serves as a relaxing and entertaining travel option to residents of Gulf countries, a top official said.
Visitors to Dubai Miracle Garden can now capture the beauty of thousands of butterflies, apart from the 45 million blooming flowers during their visit to the park.
New measures to reduce security screening time has been introduced by Dubai Airports, while the passengers have to save time with smart and wise packing, said Lorne Riley, Head of Corporate Communications, Dubai Airports.
Four global design firms are participating in the master-plan design tender for new Burj 2020 District, with centrepiece of being world’s tallest commercial tower.
The Expo 2020 will create 277,000 jobs, said Mahmood Ahmed Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, Dubai World, when creating keynote address during a recent event at the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
Dubai International will grow to be worlds busiest airport next year, and would continue to maintain its position, revealed the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).
HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, reviewed a series of developmental projects by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to be implemented in the run-up to World Expo 2020.
With a total value of approximately $240bn, the biggest real estate projects in Dubai, is all set to re-define the landscape of the emirate over the next decade.
The US plans to make visa application and approval process faster and more efficient, the high-ranking officials at the US Travel Association (USTA) revealed.
Dubai has come up with 24 rest areas for Heavy Trucks along Dubai highways, and in a span of two years, the first has been opened by Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) along Emirates Road.
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) plans to establish a Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (DTEC), the largest one in MENA region, in the Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated freezone technology park.
The Dubai Municipality has announced 92 percent completion of the works on the Dubai Truck Market, with the final stages progressing smoothly.