550,000 Chinese tourists expected to visit UAE in 2015

03 Sep 2015

Trade exchange between the two countries expanded by 20 per cent in 2014, totalling $55 billion

3 September 2015

The number of Chinese tourists to the United Arab Emirates is projected to increase by ten per cent to 550,000 from 500,000 in the past year, according to the Chinese ambassador.

In 2014, Dubai welcomed 350,000 Chinese tourists while Abu Dhabi welcomed 150,000, says Hua Chang, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China... Read More

AED20 billion Sharjah project to launch at Cityscape Global 2015

03 Sep 2015

Sharjah Waterfront City, to be spread across 60m sq ft, is set to reshape the emirate’s landscape

3 September 2015

The mega project, taking shape in Sharjah, will be home to over 200,000 in total

Set to become the largest commercial, residential and tourism development in the city, the waterfront city will consist of ten natural islands, which will be connected by bridges and canals.

Amongst other highlights, the City will also have its own water theme park, ‘... Read More

Dubai Expo 2020 launches BusinessConnect workshops

03 Sep 2015

Workshops aimed at discussing business opportunities resulting from hosting Expo 2020

September 2, 2015

Dubai: Expo 2020 Dubai has launched BusinessConnect, a series of workshops aimed at discussing the opportunities available to the business community as a result of hosting Expo 2020, according to a statement on Wednesday.

The workshops build on a dialogue with national, regional and global corporates that began last April.

The inaugural workshop was opened by... Read More

Jumeirah Group to operate RP Global's $1 billion tower

03 Sep 2015

3 September, 2015

The Jumeirah Business Bay will include a 200-room luxury Jumeirah hotel as well as 350 serviced apartments and 290 luxurious residences managed under the Jumeirah brand.

 Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed by leading property investment company RP Global to operate a mixed-use development within RP Global's $1 billion iconic tower.

The Jumeirah Business Bay will include a 200-room luxury... Read More

Mall of the Emirates Collaborates with Barbie to Bring First-ever Haute Couture Collector Exhibition in the Middle East

03 Sep 2015

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, today announces the arrival of the original fashionista - Barbie® - in celebration of Mall of the Emirates’ 10th anniversary. Over the course of September, the leading mall for style and luxury fashion will host two exciting, diverse, and exclusive collaborations for Barbie® fans and women of all ages.

Mall of the Emirates will unveil the first-ever haute couture Barbie®... Read More

ICONIC Autumn/Winter collection 2015/16

03 Sep 2015

ICONIC represents a unique spirit, making it different to any other fashion store in the market. It is a destination where fashion, innovation and lifestyle collide and caters to men, women and children. A brand that represents Fashion for the Everyday ICON, regardless of gender, age or personality ICONIC offers fashion apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, gifts all under one roof ensuring there is always something for everyone. Part of the Landmark Group, ICONIC is for the young at heart... Read More

Majid Al Futtaim brings premium global fashion brand AllSaints to the Middle East

03 Sep 2015

Dubai, UAE, 3 September, 2015: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa announced that the region’s first AllSaints store will open in the new wing of Mall of the Emirates on 28 September, 2015.

AllSaints selected Majid Al Futtaim Fashion, the fashion retailing arm of Majid Al Futtaim, to act as the exclusive regional partner for the leading British fashion brand.

Rajiv Suri, Chief Executive Officer at Majid... Read More

17 New Outlets Welcome Visitors to Enjoy Unique Experiences at BOXPARK

02 Sep 2015

Dubai-UAE: 02 September, 2015 – BOXPARK, Dubai’s latest urban district by Meraas, has launched 17 new outlets taking the total store count to 39. Ten of the new concepts mark their regional debut at the destination that is located on Al Wasl Road catering to the young and young at heart with its hip, youthful and unique ambience.

Staying true to local tastes, six of the 15 new F&B concepts serve food from in and around the Middle Eastern region. Among these, Ahwak and Filful offer... Read More

Jaguar Reveals Second Episode of ‘Forward Thinkers’ Series Featuring Seasoned UAE Entrepreneur Anas Bukhash

02 Sep 2015

Dubai, 30 August, 2015: Jaguar MENA, has introduced the second film in its ‘Forward Thinkers’ series with the story of one of the UAE’s most influential entrepreneurs and motivational speakers, Anas Bukhash. Having successfully built his own business from the ground up, Anas’ journey is one of determination, hunger for accomplishment and talent.

Jaguar MENA launched the series this year as part of its ‘The Art of Performance’ platform  to celebrate the company’s expanding line up of... Read More

UAE's non-oil trade goes up by 6%

02 Sep 2015

The UAE's non-oil trade rose six per cent in first quarter of 2015 to Dh270.1 billion as gold, diamonds and jewellery dominated in imports, exports and re-exports from the emirate, according to latest data issued on Monday.

Federal Customs Authority (FCA) said the UAE non-oil trade data showed that year-on-year imports rose 2.4 per cent during January-March quarter to Dh170.8 billion. It further recorded 35 per cent growth in exports, which hit Dh40.6 billion in 2015 first quarter... Read More