Emirates airfares from Dh675

01 Sep 2015

Emirates offer, part of a new campaign launched on Monday, is for a limited time and on select routes only

31, August, 2015

Dubai: Emirates is selling economy class airfares from as low as Dh675 and business class airfares from as low as Dh4,055 as part of a new campaign launched on Monday.

The special airfares are offered for a limited time and on select routes in the Middle East, the airline said in an emailed statement.

It is also offering special fares to... Read More

New City Centre Me’aisem now open and expected to welcome four million visitors in first year

01 Sep 2015

31 August 2015

The AED 275 million investment features more than 53 retail outlets Major tenants include Carrefour hypermarket, Magic Planet, City Centre Clinic, Centrepoint, H&M, Sun & Sand Sports, Max, and Patchi

Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2015 – Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, is introducing its sixth City Centre mall in the UAE, and twelfth in the region: the new City Centre Me’aisem. The doors... Read More

Russia U23 team are the new volleyball world champions!

01 Sep 2015

Beat Turkey to win gold: Italy claim bronze

Dubai, August 31, 2015 – Russia claimed the 2015 Men's U23 World Championship trophy after they beat the struggling Turkish team 3-1 (26-24, 16-25, 25-18, 26-24) in the final of the competition held at Al Nasr Hall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Monday.

Russia's outside hitter Egor Kliuka was nominated the MVP for his great role played for the winners throughout the competition.

Italy captured the bronze medal following... Read More

Masterplanned development at Dubai World Central to be called ‘Dubai South’

31 Aug 2015

31 August 2015

Dubai: The ‘city’ being built around the Al Maktoum International Airport has a new name — ‘Dubai South’, which will encompass all of 145 square kilometres. Dubai South will be embody the spirit of the individual and be built around the universal theme of ‘happiness’, according to a top official.

One complete the new city is expected to generate over 500,000 jobs and sustain a resident base twice that number. Dubai South will also host the Wold Expo 2020 venue as... Read More

Dubai Duty Free to reap DSS rewards as travellers increase

31 Aug 2015

The DDF shops have been witnessing increasing sales across all product categories with the increasing spending largely due to GCC and other regional visitors.

The Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) period is proving to be very successful for the Dubai Duty Free, with the additional travellers arriving in Dubai during the summer helping to transform "flyers into buyers."

Salah Tahlak, senior vice president of corporate communications at Dubai Duty Free (DDF), said that DDF has experienced a... Read More

New Dubai park runs on solar energy

31 Aug 2015

Al Khazzan Park the first of its kind to operate on solar energy

31 August 2015

Dubai: The first solar-powered and environmentally friendly park has been launched by Dubai Municipality.

In line with Dubai’s vision for 2020 to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent, Dubai Municipality completed its first trial to operate environmentally friendly parks. The parks, which will operate independently from the water and electricity authority, will generate energy from the sun... Read More

Chinese tourists to Dubai grow 25 per cent, spending drops

30 Aug 2015

The emirate saw inflow of 241,000 Chinese tourists in the first half of 2015

30/08/2015 10:05 am

Dubai reported a 25 per cent increase in guest arrivals from China in the first six months of 2015 compared to same period last year. The city received 241,000 Chinese tourists in the first of the year as Dubai beefed up efforts to increase the inflow of tourists from the East Asian country.

“China is a very important inbound market for Dubai, and the emirate is making big... Read More

Dubai to host the 10th World Health Tourism Congress from September 6 to 7

30 Aug 2015

Al Fehaid: Global health tourism revenues reached $100 billion

                      $27 billion are spent by Arabs on health tourism

Dubai, August 29, 2015: Under the patronage of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce (DTCM), and for the second consecutive year, Dubai will host the 10th World Health Tourism Congress (WHTC) with the support of the Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) and GCC Council of Health Ministers, with the participation of... Read More

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed was guided around an International aerospace show in Moscow by Russian president Vladimir Putin

26 Aug 2015

Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, was in Russia for the International Aviation and Space Show, Maks 2015, and to discuss relations with Mr Putin.

He joined Mr Putin and other top Russian officials for a parade of civil and military jets before the president accompanied him on a tour of Maks. They were briefed about the latest military, defence innovations and projects on display from more than 151 international companies.... Read More

Dubai World Central Names its Landmark Project

20 Aug 2015

 Pursuant to Law No. 11 of 2015 issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, which established Dubai World Central as a subsidiary of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, Dubai World Central has named its 145 square kilometer master-planned city ‘Dubai South’.

Announcing the new name, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation, said, “Over the... Read More