Al Mansouri opens major three-day trade event

29 Oct 2014

Calling for action to facilitate the growth of international trade across borders, the UAE Minister of Economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, on Monday opened the Global Trade Development Week at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. The three-day event brings together 600 influential business and government leaders from over 90 countries to discuss how to tackle today’s... Read More

Sheikh Mohammed Announces New Projects Worth Dhs4.5bn In Dubai’s Internet City And Media City

29 Oct 2014

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched new projects worth Dhs4.5 billion in Dubai’s technology and media free zones, state news agency WAM reported.

The projects will be built over five years and will include 10 million square feet of space for innovation complexes, technology laboratories and smart buildings, a statement said. Other initiatives in the plan... Read More

Exclusive lectures, fashion shows and exhibitions to mark 2nd edition of Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience

27 Oct 2014

The second edition of Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience (VFDE), to be held from October 30 to November 1, 2014, will be highlighted by two sessions of Fashion Talks delivered by international designers and opinion leaders in the fashion industry. It will complement an array of exhibitions, displays and a fashion show that define VFDE as the largest of its kind fashion event in the Middle... Read More

Emirati feature film opens 8th Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF)

27 Oct 2014

UAE capital’s celebration of global cinema kicked off with a home production for the first time on 23rd October 2014.

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival started its eighth edition with a first: It opened with a home production, putting Ali Mustafa’s film From A To B in a slot usually reserved for big-budget Hollywood films.

It is the first Emirati feature to open the festival in its nearly... Read More

UAE, Belarus discuss ways to step up economic ties

27 Oct 2014

UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri met with Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey to explore ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries in the areas of economy, trade and investment.

During the meeting held at the ministry’s office in Dubai, the two sides discussed prospects for stepping up cooperation between the business communities in the two... Read More

Vladimir Putin met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

23 Oct 2014

President of Russia Vladimir Putin met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

President of Russia, Vladimir Putin met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his visit to Moscow. Welcoming him warmly, he said that that he was happy to note that relations between Russia and United Arab... Read More

Tbilisi is Air Arabia’s 100th destination

22 Oct 2014

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, recently announced that it will begin regular direct services to Tbilisi, Georgia, from October 28.

Tbilisi will be Air Arabia’s 100th global destination. Air Arabia will fly twice weekly to Tbilisi from its primary Sharjah International Airport hub on Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:00pm, arriving at... Read More

Get set for thrilling stunts with Nitro Circus

22 Oct 2014

40 of the world’s best action sports athletes and stunt performers forming the world famous Nitro Circus will perform in Abu Dhabi in UAE on December 5 as part of National Day celebrations.

And they can do some unbelievable stunts like flying across a stadium in a wheelchair or an armchair, or even a bath tub! Brought here by Alchemy Project, the Abu Dhabi audience... Read More

Palazzo Versace Dubai to open in March 2015

22 Oct 2014


Palazzo Versace Dubai, the second hotel under the Versace fashion house, is expected to be finished before the end of next March, according to the developer Enshaa. The 215-room property also started recruiting last month. It will include 169 luxury condominiums with one to six bedrooms and D1 Residential Tower. It joins two other fashion houses Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa and... Read More

IATA says UAE’s air passenger numbers to grow 5.6% by 2034 – IATA

21 Oct 2014

Air passenger growth in the UAE is forecast to grow 5.6 per cent by 2034, according to the latest report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Globally, IATA projected that passenger numbers are expected to reach 7.3 billion by 2034, representing a 4.1 per cent average annual growth.

Over the next two decades, the five fastest growing markets in... Read More