UAE News

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

27 May 2020

One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place from 1-3 June 2020, is undoubtedly The Virtual ATM China Tourism Forum.

The debate will take an in-depth look at the potential of the Chinese outbound leisure market now that China seems to have the viral outbreak under control and domestic tourism is growing once again. Many Middle East travel professionals will be looking for insight into the current state of... Read More

RTA announces revised service timings of public transport, happiness centres, paid parking and shared transport as of Wednesday

RTA announces revised service timings of public transport, happiness centres, paid parking and shared transport as of Wednesday

26 May 2020

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has modified the service timings of public transport (metro, tram, buses, marine transport), taxis and shared transport as well as customers happiness centres, service provider centres, and paid parking zones as of Wednesday 27 May. 

The revised timing is in line with the Resolution of Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, taken in coordination with the Command and Control Centre for Combating Covid-19 to allow movement in... Read More

Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations

Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations

26 May 2020

Emirates has unveiled multi-faceted measures for employee and customer care at every step of the travel journey, redefining safety and hygiene standards on board and on the ground. The new measures took effect today, with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations.

 

"Emirates is implementing a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the traveller's journey, to enhance the sanitisation of all touchpoints,... Read More

DEWA increases strategic cooperation with Huawei on AI and digital transformation

DEWA increases strategic cooperation with Huawei on AI and digital transformation

26 May 2020

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has held a video conference with Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East; Marwan Bin Haidar; Executive Vice President of Innovation and the Future at DEWA; Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Data Hub Integrated Solutions (Moro), a fully-owned subsidiary of DEWA; and Matar Al Mehairi, Chief Information Officer & Chief Innovation Officer at DEWA.

The meeting strengthened cooperation with... Read More

Business activities in Dubai to resume from 6am to 11pm starting May 27

Business activities in Dubai to resume from 6am to 11pm starting May 27

26 May 2020

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the gradual reopening of business activities in Dubai from the fourth day of Eid Al Fitr (Wednesday, 27 May). Once the announcement comes into effect, there will be no restrictions on movement between 6.00 am and 11.00 pm.

The... Read More

Abu Dhabi Prepares to Approve Reopening of Emirate’s Hotel Facilities

Abu Dhabi Prepares to Approve Reopening of Emirate’s Hotel Facilities

25 May 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has shared detailed guidelines with the emirate’s hotels in preparation for granting approvals to reopen the establishments’ restaurants, lounges, bars, beaches, pools and gyms. 

Having closed due to health and safety precautionary measures imposed to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, hotels will now be able to reopen their facilities and resume trading as soon as approval is granted from DCT Abu Dhabi. To... Read More

Salvatore Ferregamo launches a limited edition of women’s accessories for Dubai

Salvatore Ferregamo launches a limited edition of women’s accessories for Dubai

21 May 2020

The festivities are around the corner and it is time to celebrate Eid. On this occasion, Salvatore Ferragamo has launched a limited edition of Women’s Accessories for Dubai.The collection features three products from the brand’siconic styles, with a customized twist that abides with the Middle Eastern consumer. Chic and sophisticated, the black satin mule shoes arecovered with strass in Jet Hematite finishing for an interpretation of the Evening.

Paul Andrew explained: “The Refracted... Read More

Emirates Mars Mission Announces Scheduled Launch Date

Emirates Mars Mission Announces Scheduled Launch Date

20 May 2020

The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, today announced the scheduled launch of its Mars Hope Probe in a 495,000,000km journey to reach and orbit the Red Planet. 

The countdown to the launch begins after the probe’s successful transfer from the UAE to Japan, in a journey that spanned more than 83 hours by land, air and sea. As planned, the world will see the Hope Probe launch into space on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 00:51:27 UAE... Read More

UAE clarifies fines and penalties for violating COVID-19 guidelines

UAE clarifies fines and penalties for violating COVID-19 guidelines

19 May 2020

Abu Dhabi: In a press briefing on Monday, the UAE released a revised list of fines for those who violate COVID-19 rules and restrictions.

Dh50,000: For those who open schools, gyms, cinema, parks, cafes, restaurants, pools

Dh10,000: Fines for individuals who have or had COVID-19 and refuse to download app used for COVID-19 tracing

Dh20,000: Fines for individuals who have or had COVID-19 and try to tamper with tracking device or app installed by authorities

Dh20,... Read More

Sofia Vergara the new face of Dolce&Gabbana SS20 campaign Devotion bag

17 May 2020

Vibrant, sensual, and elegant: the Dolce&Gabbana SS2020 Advertising Campaign enchants viewers by conjuring up the glamour and radiance of the iconic Italian seaside. Its natural splendor is enhanced by the beautiful Sofia Vergara, who lounges in a classic Dolce&Gabbana dress while clutching her Devotion bag.... Read More

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