Emirates Announces Capacity Increase to St Petersburg

10 Sep 2015

Emirates today reinforces its commitment to Russia by announcing the upgrade of the aircraft servicing the St Petersburg route to a Boeing 777-300ER, increasing capacity and offering an enhanced onboard experience.

Six weekly EK175/176 flights, from Dubai to St Petersburg, will be operated with an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER from 25 October 2015, instead of an Airbus 330-200. The up-gauge will be applied to a seventh flight per week on the 1 December 2015.

By replacing the A330-... Read More

Dubai’s Nakheel says will complete most new projects in 3-5 years

10 Sep 2015

The developer said property sales in Dubai were “as per expectations”

Dubai developer Nakheel, which has recently announced a string of new projects in the emirate, hopes to complete a majority of them within the next three to five years, a senior official said.

The company unveiled two new projects on the first day of Cityscape including Jebel Ali Gardens, a new community for 40,000 people and The Palm Promenade – a 1.5 kilometres retail and leisure strip along the Palm... Read More

Abu Dhabi to host 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference from 16 to 17 November

10 Sep 2015

Conference presents major opportunity to boost Arab cooperation in investments related to innovation and entrepreneurship


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 9 September 2015: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, the capital Abu Dhabi is hosting the 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference (ABIC) from November 16 to 17, 2015, under the theme "Investing in Entrepreneurship and Innovation" at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi.... Read More

Sharjah to participate in CIS roadshow

10 Sep 2015

Sharjah to participate in CIS roadshow under umbrella of National Council of Tourism and Antiquities

Al Midfa: Visitors from CIS nations account for 10 per cent of total hotel guests in Sharjah during H1 2015

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced its participation in the ‘Seven Emirates One Destination’ roadshow of the National Council of Tourism and Antiquities, being organised at the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from September 7... Read More

RAK’s Al Marjan Island completes new Corniche Phase 1

10 Sep 2015

RAK’s Al Marjan Island completes new Corniche Phase 1 featuring a 3 km pedestrian and cycling track

Connecting Al Hamra Village, the project creates an exciting 3.5 km pedestrian and cycling track

Al Marjan Island (AMI) Company announced today the completion of phase one of the Al Marjan Island Corniche project which extends up to Al Hamra Village, creating a 3 km long pedestrian and cycling track along the waterfront.

The project links Al Marjan Island with Al Hamra... Read More

Nakheel unveils Jebel Ali Gardens

10 Sep 2015

42 buildings, 10,000 apartments, 40,000 people at new community

Dubai developer Nakheel today unveiled Jebel Ali Gardens, a brand new community providing accommodation for more than 40,000 people.

The new master developed project will comprise nearly 10,000 apartments in 42 buildings, set among lush, landscaped gardens with pools and sports facilities.  Apartments range from one to three bedrooms, and each building will also have ground floor retail space.

The project,... Read More

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