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 […]






Infantry Wins EMIRATES SINGAPORE DERBY (GROUP 1)

Infantry Wins EMIRATES SINGAPORE DERBY (GROUP 1)






Infantry Wins EMIRATES SINGAPORE DERBY (GROUP 1) 4yo Tavistock Gelding Infantry has claimed the 2017 EMIRATES SINGAPORE DERBY (GROUP 1) in a decisive victory. The Trainer The horse was trained by Alwin Tan spent who five years (from 2002 to 2006) in Kentucky where the former Air Force regular started from scratch as a “hotwalker” […]






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) […]






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 […]






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 […]






UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running






UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running PMI points to little new work and near stagnation in employment in October Activity in the UAE’s private sector slowed for the 3rd month in a row in October with new employment levels stagnating, according to a new survey. The Emirates-NBD-sponsored purchasing managers index (PMI), measuring non-Oil […]






Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market






Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market Issuing such visas will encourage a retirement market in Dubai Dubai’s real estate market could receive a boost from long-term investors if they are provided with longer-stay visas, experts say. Currently, the regulations for property visas in the UAE are rigorous and investors need to meet […]






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings

S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings The agency affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term ratings for the emirate despite low Crude Oil prices  Ratings agency S&P has maintained its strong ratings for Abu Dhabi despite the impact of low Crude Oil prices on the Emirate’s economy. In its latest report, S&P affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term and ‘A-1+’ short-term […]






Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed on EK521 Accident

Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed on EK521 Accident






Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed on EK521 Accident Emirates flight EK521 crash landed in Dubai airport with 300 people onboard Emirates Chairman and CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has confirmed that all 300 people onboard the Emirates EK521 aircraft which crash-landed Wednesday are safe. Flight EK521, operating from the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram to […]






Dubai Buildings to be Given Star Ratings

Dubai Buildings to be Given Star Ratings






Dubai Buildings to be Given Star Ratings The new Star system being developed by the Emirate’s land department aims to simplify rental and service charge calculations Properties in Dubai will be subject to a new Star rating system under plans announced by the Emirate’s land department, a DLD statement confirming the move. It said Dubai’s buildings […]