Nakheel’s Palm Promenade on parade at Cityscape Global

10 Sep 2015

Developer to transform Palm Jumeirah trunk into pedestrian-friendly beach, park, retail and café complex

Nakheel will transform the entire trunk of Palm Jumeirah into a walkable beach, park, retail and café complex under a new project announced at Dubai’s Cityscape Global exhibition today.

The Palm Promenade will stretch 1.5 kilometres along the island’s trunk, with new walkways and road crossings connecting the area’s 30 apartment buildings with Al Ittihad Park, Palm West... Read More

Deyaar Inks MoU with Millennium & Copthorne

10 Sep 2015

Deyaar Inks MoU with Millennium & Copthorne to Jointly Develop & Manage 1,000 Keys in New Hospitality Projects in the UAE

Deyaar Development PJSC, a leading UAE-based real estate developer, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Middle East and Africa, an international hotel management company with a well-established presence in the Middle East region, to establish a strategic alliance for developing and... Read More

Al Habtoor Group debut at 2015 Cityscape Global

10 Sep 2015

The Al Habtoor Group makes a successful debut at Cityscape Global, the region's largest and most influential Real Estate Exhibition. The UAE conglomerate showcased its landmark project Al Habtoor City at the three-day event. The City comprises of three luxury residential towers alongside three five-star Starwood-branded hotels (St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai, Westin Dubai).

Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, who was at the Al Habtoor City stand for the first two days, hailed... Read More

UAE trade with BRICS countries hits $93.2 billion

09 Sep 2015

This accounts for 21 per cent of the country’s total, including that of the free zones, during 2014

The UAE’s non-oil trade with BRICS countries (Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa) during 2014 is estimated at $93.2 billion. This accounts for 21 per cent of the UAE’s total foreign non-oil trade, including the free zones’ trade during 2014, according to the UAE Ministry of Economy statistics. UAE officials, diplomats representing BRICS countries in the UAE and the chairmen... Read More

Museum to be built to commemorate UAE’s fallen heroes

08 Sep 2015

National leaders moved on Monday to ensure that neither the fallen heroes of the Yemen war, nor the needs of their families, will be forgotten.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, ordered the establishment of a Martyrs Family Affairs office at the Crown Prince Court.

Staff at the office will work with other authorities to ensure that the bereaved families are given all the support and care they need.

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Shaikh Maktoum inaugurates Cityscape Global

08 Sep 2015

Three-day event kicks off with more than 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Dubai:  Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, opened the Cityscape Global conference on Tuesday.

The three-day event brings together an estimated 1,000 real estate professionals and government officials under one roof.

The conference hosts more than 300 exhibitors from around 30 countries around the globe.

Cityscape 2015 focuses on three main themes which... Read More

The flydubai sale is now on

The flydubai sale is now on

08 Sep 2015

Airline announces first network-wide sale with 30% off

Dubai, UAE; 07 September 2015: flydubai today launched its first network-wide sale offering customers 30% off Business and Economy Class fares to more than 90 destinations. Customers who plan to travel between 01 October 2015 and 30 June 2016 and book before 20 September will receive 30% off.

With a fleet of 49 modern Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flydubai operates over 1,600... Read More

Dubai’s theme parks to attract $5b in revenues

07 Sep 2015

Theme parks in Dubai are set to generate close to $5 billion by 2020 as the country aims to welcome close to 25 million tourists during that phase.

Dubai — The theme park industry is scaling the growth trajectory in the UAE, with the country set to attract multibillion dollar revenues by 2017 through this sector, noted Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, chairman, IEC and organiser of the Deal Show.

Theme parks in Dubai are set to generate close to $5 billion by 2020 as the country aims to... Read More

UAE among world's most attractive retail markets

07 Sep 2015

Strong economic environment, infrastructure benefit retailers 7/9/2015

The UAE ranks first in the Middle East and eighth globally as the most attractive market for retailers, thanks to a strong economic environment and infrastructure, a report by a leading consultancy said recently.

"Retailers in the UAE experience some of the best conditions in the world in which to operate in, benefitting from a strong quality of infrastructure and a robust economic environment," Arcadia said in its... Read More

Dubai’s Damac launches Dhs36m luxury homes styled by Bugatti

07 Sep 2015

The uber-luxurious limited edition villas will be located within Damac’s AKOYA Oxygen master development


Dubai developer Damac Properties has announced the launch of the world’s first Bugatti-styled homes within its mega AKOYA Oxygen master development.

The exclusive limited edition villas, called ETTORE 971, will be unveiled during the Cityscape Global exhibition in Dubai this week.

The project is named after Ettore Bugatti, the founder of the French... Read More