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Dubai Tram brings with it new traffic rules

3/11/2014 -

Dubai Tram is likely to commence operations anytime soon.

Dubai working towards the title of largest airport in world

31/10/2014 -

Recently, the Chicago OHare International Airport was recorded as busiest airport in the world in terms of overall air traffic, surpassing Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and London Heathrow’s Paris Charles de Gaulle and Beijing Capital International.

Now time for tallest twinned skyscrapers

31/10/2014 -

Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding have joined hands to build a huge development along the Dubai Waterfront, with six residential towers and a pair of rocket-shaped twin buildings, which is considered to be world’s tallest twinned skyscrapers.

Second edition of Dubai Grand Parade on 28th November

28/10/2014 -

The second edition of the Dubai Grand Parade will open on 28th November, bringing in UAEs most luxurious cars and bikes.

The Jumeirah Corniche stretch opened to public

28/10/2014 -

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the opening of Jumeirah Corniche, stretching 14kms at the beach, overlooking six residential communities starting from the backyard of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort upto Burj Al Arab Hotel.

New service enables UAE nationals to renew passports via smartphones

28/10/2014 -

A new service introduced by the Interior Ministry for Naturalization, Residency and Ports, enables UAE nationals to renew their passports through their smart phones, without having to visit the service centres, except for special cases that require personal presence.

New tourism campaign to unveil the less-known treasures of Dubai

23/10/2014 -

A new tourism campaign aimed at promoting Dubai will deviate from high-profile attractions to focus on less-known treasures.

UAE ranked as 15th preferred expat destination in the world

23/10/2014 -

The UAE has been ranked the 15th most favoured expat destination in the world, according to latest HSBC Expat Explorer 2014 survey.

Dubai Duty Free is once again the largest airport retail operation

20/10/2014 -

The Dubai Duty Free (DDF) has been named the largest airport retail operation in the world, based on $1.

GCC nations to implement joint tourist visa system for 35 nations

20/10/2014 -

The GCC nations are finally planning to launch their joint tourist visa system by initially targeting expats as beneficiaries.

First ever crystal-inspired towers launched in Dubai Marina

20/10/2014 -

Tebyan has officially launched the Sparkle Towers in Dubai Marina in the presence of Austrian Ambassador, Peter Elsner-Mackay, Executive Board member of Austrian crystal innovator Swarovski, Markus Langes – Swarovski, Tebyan Chairman, Sheikh Adel al Hussaini, and Managing Director Naji Alia.

Legoland Dubai theme park ready for 2016 launch

16/10/2014 -

The Theme park Legoland Dubai is all set for its scheduled 2016 launch.

Burj Khalifa unveils new attraction setting another Guinness record

16/10/2014 -

The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa of Dubai, has now unveiled a new attraction, the journey to highest man-made vantage point on Earth.

Public parks and beaches turn smart with free wi-fi connectivity

14/10/2014 -

Free Wi-Fi will be henceforth available in public parks and beaches in Dubai, the Dubai Municipality has announced.

Dubai to introduce Happiness Meter in government departments

14/10/2014 -

Dubai has recently launched a unique initiative called Happiness Meter to measure the satisfaction and happiness of the public in government services on a daily basis using electronic devices that are linked to a central network.

Stage set for Gitex Technology Week in Dubai from 12th to 16th October 2014

7/10/2014 -

The Gitex Technology Week will be unveiled at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 12th October 2014, and will go on until the 16th October.

Indian Embassy launches new guidelines for expat Indians in UAE

7/10/2014 -

The Indian Embassy has released a booklet to guide expat Indians in the UAE, which details the crucial dos and donts in the UAE.

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.