UAE News

UAE helps build humane bridges: Shaikh Mohammed

08 Dec 2014

Sheikh Mohammed toured the venue of the festival which is named in honour of the UAE’s founding father, the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He visited the four sections of the event which focuses on four areas that have shaped life in the UAE – desert, oases, the sea and mountains- and examines the pivotal role that people from the past have played in preserving the... Read More

Web inventor, Wiki co-founder share $1m Knowledge Award

08 Dec 2014

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award.

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award on Sunday. The duo was awarded a cash prize of $1 million from Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid... Read More

Dubai Tourism to open a regional office to drive growth in visitors from Asia Pacific

23 Nov 2014

Region offers significant growth potential as Dubai focuses on attracting 20m visitor per year by 2020

DUBAI, UAE: November 19th, 2014: With the aim of driving growth in visitor numbers from countries within the Asia Pacific, Dubai’s Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) announced a few days ago, the establishment of a new hub office to service the region. The Asia Pacific Regional Office... Read More

Dubai’s Aviation Sector to support over one million jobs by 2030

23 Nov 2014

Dubai’s aviation sector is projected to support over 1,194,700 jobs by 2030, with the total economic impact on the emirate expected to grow to $88.1 billion, according to the latest report by research firm Oxford Economics.

The report estimated that the overall economic impact of both aviation and tourism related activities will rise to about $53.1 billion in 2020, representing 37.5... Read More

Emirates Targets 8-10% Profit Growth On New Aircraft, Routes

23 Nov 2014

Эмирейтс укрепила позиции среди крупнейших авиакомпаний мира благодаря увеличению провозной емкости на 71% с 2010 года. В этом году авиаперевозчик планирует достичь 8-10% роста за счет использования новых самолетов А380, количество которых к концу года достигнет 57. Современные эффективные самолеты всегда занимали центральное место в бизнес-модели Эмирейтс. Они обеспечивают хорошие показатели... Read More

Largest-ever Big 5 show opens in Dubai

22 Nov 2014

The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World Trade Centre, is being participated by more than 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries.

Dubai: Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Monday inaugurated The Big 5 show with record participation from the industry players and exhibitors.

The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World... Read More

Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 opened by Queen Rania Al Abdullah

22 Nov 2014

Abu Dhabi - The Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 (ADMS) was officially opened today by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah on 18 Nov 2014 to an audience of more than 500 media industry leaders from around the globe. Its theme is ‘Driving and sustaining a future media in MENA and beyond’.

 

Queen Rania delivered the opening speech with a clear message that the Arab... Read More

UAE has taken the lead in widening energy mix

22 Nov 2014

Abu Dhabi: Ali Obaid Al Yabhouni, UAE Governor for Opec, has said that UAE has taken the lead in widening its own energy mix to include nuclear, renewable energy to ensure that the country’s carbon footprint is reduced.

“While at the same time more crude oil and petroleum products are made available for export, we also recognise the importance of protecting environment mitigating the... Read More

Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 открыла Королева Рания

22 Nov 2014

Использование преимуществ цифровой эпохи – главная тема, определившая содержание программы медиасаммита Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014, состоявшегося в столице ОАЭ Абу Даби.  Программа мероприятия, в котором приняли участие более 500 лидирующих компаний мирового медиарынка, состояла из открытых сессий, семинаров, мастер-классов, встреч за закрытыми дверями и «разговоров по... Read More

Etihad Airways named ‘Airline of the Year’ at Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014

17 Nov 2014

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014 in recognition of its outstanding performance, customer service levels and innovative developments over the past 12 months.

The prestigious award was presented during a gala reception last week at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai and was attended... Read More

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