Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas Three-year-old filly Winter Lightning continued her impressive start to the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival with an excellent victory in the Listed UAE 1,000 Guineas over a mile on dirt at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 8 February. The daughter of Shamardal, a half-sister to Thunder Snow and representing […]

Thunder Snow Proves Himself a Versatile Champion in Meydan

Thunder Snow Proves Himself a Versatile Champion in Meydan

Thunder Snow Proves Himself a Versatile Champion in Meydan Thunder Snow stayed on strongly to win the G2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round Two over an extended nine furlongs at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 8 February, sired by Helmet (AUS) the horse is establishing himself as a champion on dirt and turf. The four-year-old, trained by […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday was highlighted by an impressive performance by promising 3-year-old Yulong Warrior, as well as the Zayed Sports City Trophy, an ultra-competitive 1400m turf handicap, and it did not disappoint with three runners in a line with just 50m remaining before Ejaaby swept clear to […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup; Ertijaal Sharp at Seven; Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup • Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Ertijaal Sharp at Seven • D B Pin Eyes Shaheen; Classic Emperor to Handicap • Improving Janszoon […]

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin sends out a powerful team for the second fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, with last year’s G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen runner-up Comicas among 18 runners at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 18 January. Five-year-old Comicas (Charlie Appleby/William Buick, drawn five) races on dirt for the six-furlong G3 Dubawi Stakes having thrived over […]

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai The Emirate already holds the record for the world’s tallest hotel with the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai will become the home of the world’s new tallest hotel in the coming weeks as the Gevora prepares to opens its doors. The emirate already held the record for the […]

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

Meydan Group has released the list of horses accepted for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday January 11, 2018. The list features 132 accepted horses with the intention to ship from 15 countries, including 14 Group 1 winners from many points of the globe. Several international stars […]

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Meydan Racecourse hosts its fourth meeting of the new season Three weeks before the first night of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Meydan Racecourse stages a meeting befitting of the international extravaganza, featuring a triad of Listed races for Thoroughbreds. The main highlight is The Entisar Sponsored By Al Tayer Motors over the same […]

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby

Meydan Racing News: Charlie Appleby Comicas and Fly At Dawn return from time off as the UAE racing season steps up a gear at Meydan on Thursday, December 21. Both horses are trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick, with Comicas lining up in the 12-runner Listed Garhoud Sprint over six furlongs on […]

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update

Horse Racing News: Knightsbridge Stable Update Eragon is in quarantine and will head to Dubai on Dec 28, Danny Murphy will be training him and we are aiming at a Start in the Dubai World Cup in March, we may then race the 3 time Group 1 winner in Singapore. Diamonds Only is over at […]

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone The project is being developed in the Umm Ramool area by DAFZA and wasl A new $740-M freezone dedicated to e-Commerce has been launched in Dubai, in a bid to attract more DFI (foreign investments) and further diversify the emirate’s economy. Called Dubai CommerCity, the project is being developed as a […]

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai The Sir Mark Prescott-trained On The Warpath (2c Declaration Of War-Elusive Pearl, by Medaglia d’Oro) could barely have won more easily when running away with a maiden in Britain this week. The first-crop Declaration Of War colt cruised clear of his opponents in the seven-furlong contest on […]

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre Dubai International Financial Centre’s iconic Gate building has been decorated with giant images of 2 UAE leaders. To mark the 46th National day on 2 December, the 50×20 metre images portray the Father of the Nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and […]

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin’s price tapping at $10,000 each, currently trading at $9,914.4346, +182.86 or +1.88%. Confronted with national regulators’ scrutiny of digital currency fund-raising, known as ICOs (initial coin offerings), many entrepreneurs are moving businesses to locations neutral or more welcoming to cryptocurrencies and known for low […]

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase This year’s GITEX Technology Week proved to be a Key barometer of the Emirate’s progress in becoming a Digital Hub Again this year’s GITEX Technology Week in Dubai was a showcase of the latest and greatest innovations from the world over. Dubai Police drew international headlines with a hover-bike produced in […]

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing Dubai’s economy is expected to grow by 3-4 percent in the 2017-2018, Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a ‘Meet the CEO’ event organised by the Government of Dubai Media Office, GDMO, on Monday. He pointed out that 98 percent of Dubai’s […]

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December

Dubai’s Bulgari Resort Hotel Opens in December $MAR The Bulgari Resort is located on an exclusive Seahorse-shaped island off of Jumeirah Road Dubai’s new Bulgari Resort, claimed to be the emirate’s most expensive hotel, will officially open to the public on 7 December, as part of a wider project under development by holding company Meraas. […]

Racing Season Begins in the UAE

Racing Season Begins in the UAE

Racing Season Begins in the UAE Quickly away under Paolo Sirigu, sporting the second colours of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Kasb was the overall leader until just after halfway when headed by Riflescope, racing on the other side of the track. Sirigu’s mount found plenty for pressure though, regaining the initiative 200m […]

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival · Meydan Classic Turf Distance increased from 1400m to 1600m · Meydan Group releases the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme of Races The Meydan Group is pleased to announce that three races in the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme have been upgraded, adding thunder to […]

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy The strategy is set to be implemented over 4 consecutive phases in the coming 3 years. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and the Data Wealth initiative to boost its digital push. The Dubai IoT strategy seeks […]

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri As Abu Dhabi hotel group Rotana celebrates its 25th Anniversary, Omer Kaddouri explains why the last  have been the toughest yet When UAE hotel group Rotana opened its 1st property in Y 1993, a year after its founding, the Gulf hotel market was unrecognizable from the glittering towers and […]

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens

La Mer, Meraas’ New Dubai Beachfront Project Opens Located at Jumeira 1, the development will feature retail and entertainment facilities. Dubai developer Meraas has confirmed that its beachfront development La Mer opened its 1st phase to the public on 15 October. Located at the Jumeira 1 – between Pearl Jumeira and Jumeira Bay, the development […]

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The World’s Most Beautiful Diamonds Coming to Auction The 163-carat flawless emerald cut gem stone is largest of its kind ever to be put up for auction. An impressive flawless 163-carat diamond that has been hailed the “World’s Most Beautiful” will go under Christie’s hammer in Geneva, CH in November. Discovered in February 2016 in eastern […]

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode From less traffic congestion on roads to connected healthcare systems, smart cities are moving to revolutionize the way the region functions The GCC region has been witnessing transformation on an unprecedented scale in the last few years, with economic challenges and technological progress having a combined effect on […]

What to Expect at Gitex this Year

What to Expect at Gitex this Year

What to Expect at Gitex this Year The annual Gitex Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Center reflects the region’s mounting emphasis on Digital Transformation Technology has become the buzzword in the Middle East in recent years, and with governments taking the lead in adopting new technologies, the sector is seeing unprecedented growth. One […]

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction

Dubai’s RTA Raised $6.75-M in Licence Plate Auction 4 number plates were responsible for a significant percentage of the auction earnings Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has raised Dhs24.8m ($6.75-M) in its latest licence plate auction. The 96th Edition of the auction, held last Saturday, saw 80 distinct plates go under the hammer. Of […]

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice Arrive by seaplane, check-in at the underwater lobby and take a Venetian Gondola to your cabin before heading to a floating beach for a swim. Stunning images reveal plans to create a replica of Venice in the United Arab Emirates The Floating Venice will be […]

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project The project in France will offer 12 Superyacht berths for the world’s largest vessels Dubai port operator DP World’s subsidiary P&O Marinas and international marina operator and developer IGY Marinas have announced a new Superyacht marina project in the South of France. The project […]

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish Property developers in Dubai showcased new multi-billion-dollar mega-projects on Monday despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn. Exhibitors at the three-day Cityscape Global showed off models of high-end skyscrapers and even “Floating Venice”, a resort complete with underwater suites. The […]

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year The Core Savills reveals that there were misconceptions about oversupply in the emirate but rents could continue to soften. Only about 33% of people in Dubai believe the Emirate’s property market has shown signs of recovery, indicating worse sentiment than last year, according to a survey by […]

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape The $1-B mixed-use building will form the centerpiece of the 6 sqkm Dubai Creek Harbour The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, slated to become the new tallest tower in Dubai is now taking shape in the Emirate. Launched in April last year, the $1-B mixed-use building will form […]

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures The fixture list for the 2017 – 2018 UAE racing season has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The ERA season will offer 62 race dates and opens at […]

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai Emiratis made the most number of transactions between January 2016 and June 2017 The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed a list of the Top 10 nationalities of real estate investors in Dubai between January 2016 and the end of June 2017. Overall, people from 217 […]

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park The wholesale food hub  will be located in Dubai Wholesale City Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai’s Ruler has unveiled the blueprint for the $1.5-B Dubai Food Park (DFP). Spread across over 48-M sqf within Dubai Wholesale City, the […]

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup The deal is a renewal of the carrier’s existing European Tour Agreement, which will run until Y 2021 Dubai airline Emirates has announced its sponsorship as an official partner of golf tournament the Y 2018 Ryder Cup. The deal is a renewal of the carrier’s existing European Tour Agreement, […]

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE Among GCC countries, consumer spending per household in the UAE was highest during Y 2016 at $103,000 Consumer spending in the UAE is expected to exceed $261-B in Y 2021, compared to nearly $183-B in Y 2016, according to research released by the Dubai Chamber […]

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide. With the lowest crime index of just 13.54 in the past six months, and the highest […]

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

Update: Expo 2020

Update: Expo 2020

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited the Expo 2020 Dubai Site Office today and said he was encouraged by the developments on site. During the visit, His Highness was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing The company would open its 1st international office in Dubai in September. Dubai-backed Hyperloop One, the company building the high-speed hyperloop transportation system, has successfully completed the second phase of testing in the Nevada desert, it announced on Wednesday. The company completed Phase 2 testing on 29 […]

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing Passenger numbers at Dubai World Central, DWC, Dubai’s second airport, grew by more than 35 percent in the first half of the year, according to the traffic report issued by operator, Dubai Airports, today. DWC welcomed 554,993 passengers in the first half of 2017 compared to 410,278 passengers during […]

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls 

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls 

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls The ‘Fire Country’ has an eclectic mix of historical attractions set alongside new-world wonders to satisfy the taste of any visitor If mud-spouting volcanoes and a mountain fire that’s been burning ceaselessly for the last 4,000 years are things you want to tick off your travel bucket list, Azerbaijan is the […]

Dubai Blockchain Project

Dubai Blockchain Project

Dubai Blockchain Project Dubai leads the way. A seminar on the use of Blockchain has confirmed that Dubai is moving rapidly to achieve its goal of becoming the first government in the world to adopt the technology by 2020. During the seminar, organised by the Chief Information Officers Majlis, Dan Frankel, Blockchain Technology Consultant at […]

Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology

Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology

Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, has termed as “realistic” the UAE’s policy on handling incitement to violence. “The policy takes into consideration the local context and objectives. The UAE has issued a law against any form of discrimination, hate speech […]

Another Big Win for Lohnro

Another Big Win for Lohnro

Another Big Win for Lohnro Juvenile colt Cardsharp has been a consistent performer for his sire Lonhro throughout his first European campaign and on 13 July he added a well-deserved first Group win to his record when landing the 1200m July Stakes at Newmarket. Travelling well throughout under James Doyle, Mark Johnston’s charge was asked […]

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France

Thunder Snow Wins Group 1 in Chantilly, France Thunder Snow made all to win the G1 Prix Jean Prat much more comfortably than the length and a quarter verdict suggests at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, July 9. The three-year-old son of Helmet went to the front from the start under regular rider Christophe Soumillon and […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Land Department, DLD, has announced the launch of an awareness campaign for its ‘Dubai Brokers’ application, the first of its kind in the world. ‘Dubai Brokers’ is the most important application issued by DLD for providing accurate and up-to-date information on licensed Dubai real estate brokers and real estate companies that have been approved […]

Lohnro Proves to be a Sire of Sires

Lohnro Proves to be a Sire of Sires O’Lonhro O’Lonhro (son of champion sire Lonhro) the record breaking Group 2 winner has inherited his sires outstanding looks and magnificent conformation so it is no wonder his progeny are performing on the racetracks. From limited numbers O’Lonhro has an amazing winners to runners strike rate of […]

Son of Lohnro, O’Lohnro Now an Established Sire in Australia

Son of Lohnro, O’Lohnro Now an Established Sire in Australia Son of champion sire Lonhro from multiple group winning mare Mamzelle Pedrille. This record breaking Group 2 winner has inherited his sires outstanding looks and magnificent conformation so it is no wonder his progeny are performing on the racetracks. From limited numbers O’Lonhro has an […]

Investing in Horse Racing: Knightsbridge Bloodstock

Investing in Horse Racing: Knightsbridge Bloodstock

Investing in Horse Racing: Knightsbridge Bloodstock Knightsbridge Bloodstock has some great horses for you to get involved with in Australia, Dubai and the USA. We offer a 17% return on our Pinhooking partnerships, a 20% return on our stallion fund or buy in to a syndicate or participate in all the horses at a VIP […]

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner

40th Anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed’s First Winner While the opening day of Royal Ascot will be the centre of attention on 20 June, it is by no means the only racing fixture of the day as Tuesday also sees racing take place at Brighton, where exactly 40 years ago, Hatta became the very first winner […]

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai The developer will list 30% of its UAE real Estate Development business Dubai developer Emaar has announced plans to list 30% of its UAE real Estate Development business on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The funds raised through the sale of equity will be primarily […]

Rumor, a Few of the Sold Out LaFerrari Aperta’s are Now For Sale 

Rumor, a Few of the Sold Out LaFerrari Aperta’s are Now For Sale 

Rumor, a Few of the Sold Out LaFerrari Aperta’s are Now For Sale $RACE A Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) LD (limited edition) collectible, a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is up for sale at $7.3-M. The Ferrari LaFerrari has a worldwide fan base ever since its debut in Y 2013. After the production run finished, the LaFerrari Aperta (an […]

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues

All eyes on Godolphin as upheaval continues by Craig Jones for Knightsbridge Bloodstock When Sheikh Mohammed sat down and created Godolphin, his vision was for his ‘boys in blue’ to challenge Coolmore in the UK and eventually overtake them. He wanted to be the biggest and the best both on the track and off the […]

Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launched New Cyber Security Strategy The strategy aims to make Dubai “the safest city in the world – digitally” A new cyber security strategy for Dubai has been launched by the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The strategy was unveiled on Wednesday as Sheikh […]

Travel News: Ramadan in Dubai

Travel News: Ramadan in Dubai

Travel News: Ramadan in Dubai Discover the delightful taste of tradition Ramadan is a time of reflection and worship, where Muslims submit to regular prayer and daytime fasting. As the sun sets, the city comes to life as people head to elaborately decorated Ramadan tents to break their fasts with an Iftar buffet (sunset feast) […]

Thunder Snow Shows his Versatility

Thunder Snow Shows his Versatility

Thunder Snow Shows his Versatility Thunder Snow, the horse that caught the world attention at the Kentucky Derby with an unusual performance at the starting gate has proven just how versatile he is, from Dirt to Turf Thunder Snow is a champion performer. Thunder Snow bounced back to form with a good second on his […]

Dubai Plans the Future

Dubai Plans the Future

Dubai Plans the Future Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has said that the UAE is moving forward in building a universal model to achieve innovative ideas to serve humanity, and that the UAE’s Centennial Vision 2071 originated from the historic lecture delivered by His […]

Dubai Rewards Start Up Companies

Dubai Rewards Start Up Companies

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday announced the top three winners of the 2nd cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition, during the closing ceremony of the 5th ArabNet Digital Summit in Dubai. FriendyCar, a marketplace for borrowing and lending cars, claimed the first prize, while the second prize went to CorporateStack, a […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report Damac Properties Damac Properties, a pioneering property developer in the Mideast has recorded a net profit of USD240mn for the first quarter of this year, marking net margins of 45 percent. Additionally, the developer posted profits of Dh1.95bn, with gross profit margins of 54percent amid the period, whereas total assets grew […]

Travel Dubai: Marsa Al Arab

Travel Dubai: Marsa Al Arab

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today visited Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, where he announced the launch of ‘Marsa Al Arab’. Marsa Al Arab is a comprehensive tourist destination that aims to elevate family tourism in Dubai, as well as provide supporting […]

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Investing in Real Estate, Dubai and Thailand Very low interest rates make investments in properties a very interesting option. Even better, HEFFX has on offer some very high, guaranteed Return on Investment (ROI) deals that guarantee your return for 5 to 10 years. The property markets we have selected are very stable with considerable upside […]

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font Not content with having the world’s tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other “wonders”, Dubai now boasts 1 more: its own typographic font. The forward-looking Mideast business hub unveiled the new font designed with Microsoft’s help Sunday. The government communication office says the Dubai Font integrates […]

UAE Stock Update

UAE Stock Update

UAE stock markets were calm on the last day of April with some shares closing slightly up. A number of brokerage companies have opted for clearing the short positions of their clients with the objective of settling their monthly financial statements before referring them to the Securities and Commodities Authority. While a number of leaders […]

Kentucky Derby: Thunder Snow from Dubai to Kentucky

Kentucky Derby: Thunder Snow from Dubai to Kentucky

Kentucky Derby Update There has been a lot of action this weekend in the lead up to the Kentucky Derby. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has elected to run Thunder Snow (Helmet) in the Kentucky Derby. Thunder Snow has had a sensational career, he was an impressive winner of the Group 1 […]

Travel News Dubai: Emaar Plans 6 New Hotels

Travel News Dubai: Emaar Plans 6 New Hotels

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties, today unveiled six new hotel projects as part of its regional and international expansion plans, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017. The new hotels and serviced residences in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Egypt add to a portfolio of upcoming properties under the three […]

Travel News: Dubai is Booming

Travel News: Dubai is Booming

Dubai’s tourism sector sustained momentum in its strong start to 2017 with the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, known as Dubai Tourism, reporting a stellar 11 percent increase in overnight visitation in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2016. January to March 2017 saw 4.57 million […]

F1: The Best Racing Weekends in the World of Motorsports

F1: The Best Racing Weekends in the World of Motorsports

F1: The Best Racing Weekends in the World of Motorsports $RACE The 2017 F1 season began 2 weeks ago in Melbourne Australia with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel winning the opener on 26 March. There are 19 races being held across the globe including, the USA, Italy, China, Canada, and Brazil. An F1 event is a week […]

Dubai Police Arrest Hackers Targeting White House Staff

Dubai Police Arrest Hackers Targeting White House Staff

Dubai Police Arrest Hackers Targeting White House Staff Dubai (UAE) police have arrested foreign hackers who targeted 5 senior White House officials in a blackmail e-Mail scam, state-owned media reported Monday. The Arabic-language Al Bayan newspaper and the television channel Dubai One reported the arrests, while Dubai police did not answer a call for comment. […]

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order It is about the beauty of the horse… Rising from the desert is a real life “City of the Future”, there is something from the Arabian Nights, awe-inspiring, a sleek glass building glows high above the manicured race track below. It is an […]

Emaar Malls’ Souq.com Bid to Limit Amazon’s Regional Growth

Emaar Malls’ Souq.com Bid to Limit Amazon’s Regional Growth

Emaar Malls’ Souq.com Bid to Limit Amazon’s Regional Growth $AMZN Emaar Malls has submitted an $800-M bid to acquire Souq.com Emaar Malls’ “competitive” bid for UAE-based e-Commerce retailer Souq.com could help the traditional retailer prevent Amazon’s immediate entry into the regional market, according to an analyst. Dubai-listed Emaar Malls confirmed Monday that it had submitted an […]

Abu Dhabi, Dubai Partner with GE for Region’s 1st Microfactories

Abu Dhabi, Dubai Partner with GE for Region’s 1st Microfactories

Abu Dhabi, Dubai Partner with GE for Region’s 1st Microfactories $GE, $ADSK The factories will focus on industrial firms and consumer goods Abu Dhabi state investment firm Mubadala has announced a partnership with Dubai Future Foundation and US conglomerate GE’s (NYSE:GE) additive division to establish the 1st microfactories in the region. The MOU (memorandum of […]

Emaar Completes Foundation of New Tallest Tower in Dubai

Emaar Completes Foundation of New Tallest Tower in Dubai

Emaar Completes Foundation of New Tallest Tower in Dubai The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour is anticipated to be completed by 2020 Monday Dubai developer Emaar announced that it has laid the foundation for the construction of what is slated to become the world’s new tallest building – The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour. Launched […]

Bad Weather Causing Delays and Diversions at Dubai International Airport

Bad Weather Causing Delays and Diversions at Dubai International Airport

Bad Weather Causing Delays and Diversions at Dubai International Airport More than a dozen inbound flights were diverted due to poor weather conditions Bad weather caused delays and diversions at Dubai International Airport yesterday on 1 of the busiest weekends of the year. Dubai Airports said 15 inbound flights were diverted and a number of […]

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate Arrogate might be the best horse any of us have ever seen. After missing the start and being last in the early stages, the Saudi owned Arrogate (USA) came from last to win in one of the most spectacular performances in the […]

The 22nd Edition of the Dubai World Cup, Racing’s Gold Standard

The 22nd Edition of the Dubai World Cup, Racing’s Gold Standard

 The 22nd Edition of the Dubai World Cup, Racing’s Gold Standard  …beamed to over 1-B homes in over 150 countries, in the Air and at Sea The $30-M Dubai World Cup meeting, the 22nd running of which was held Saturday at Meydan, continues to set the Gold standard for the sport of horse racing. Launched […]

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