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The much anticipated Dubai Tram is all set to begin operations on 11/11 (11th November 2014), following its inauguration last week.
On the occasion of UAE National Day, all ministries and federal departments in the country will remain closed from 2nd December 2014 to 4th December 2014, with work resuming on 7th December 2014.
The Interior Ministry has launched long-term, short-term and domestic worker visa service through smartphone applications.
The CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, a division of Meraas Holding, announced that Dubai will grow to be a top draw destination for themed attractions and rides by the year 2016, when three sets of themed offerings in Jebel Ali will open to public.
A cap has been imposed by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on hospitals and health-care organisations, and they cannot hike the cost of services beyond 4.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) has recommended pension fund for expatriate employees.
Dubai Tram is likely to commence operations anytime soon.
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.
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.
The second edition of the Dubai Grand Parade will open on 28th November, bringing in UAEs most luxurious cars and bikes.
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.
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.
A new tourism campaign aimed at promoting Dubai will deviate from high-profile attractions to focus on less-known treasures.
The UAE has been ranked the 15th most favoured expat destination in the world, according to latest HSBC Expat Explorer 2014 survey.
The Dubai Duty Free (DDF) has been named the largest airport retail operation in the world, based on $1.
The GCC nations are finally planning to launch their joint tourist visa system by initially targeting expats as beneficiaries.
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.
The Theme park Legoland Dubai is all set for its scheduled 2016 launch.
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.
Free Wi-Fi will be henceforth available in public parks and beaches in Dubai, the Dubai Municipality has announced.
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.
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.
The Indian Embassy has released a booklet to guide expat Indians in the UAE, which details the crucial dos and donts in the UAE.
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.