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Dubai joins global Smart City App Hack challenge

Dubai joins global Smart City App Hack challenge

Dubai joins the global Smart City App Hack challenge Dubai, Barcelona, Helsinki and Ghent are the cities currently confirmed to participate in the Smart City App Hack, a new global app challenge that is just starting. The cities will join forces aiming to create a network of citizens that will […]

 
 

Top 10 PR Tips

Top 10 PR Tips

Tara Rogers shares her top ten PR tips to make your company’s dreams come true. Having worked in communications for more years than I care to count, there are some things that don’t change… but probably should. From start-ups to global corporations, there are a number of misconceptions about PR […]

 
 

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2bn, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to Emirates. The engines will be used to power 50 Airbus A380s ordered at the Dubai Air Show in 2013, which will begin entering service in 2016. The deal, which is the […]

 
 

New Law on Lost and Abandoned Items in Dubai

New Law on Lost and Abandoned Items in Dubai

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a new law on lost and abandoned items in the emirate of Dubai. -The new law aims to improve good citizenship in Dubai -Found items to be reported to Dubai Police within 48 hours; […]

 
 

‘Spiderman’ climbing Cayan Tower in Dubai Tonight

‘Spiderman’ climbing Cayan Tower in Dubai Tonight

Alain Robert, the one and only Spiderman will be climbing Cayan Tower tonight in a death defying and breathtaking performance. Spiderman will attempt to climb the Cayan Tower, the tallest twisted tower in the world, to reach the top floor with no harnesses, support or safety ropes. Cayan Tower, known […]

 
 

Dubai approves ‘Route 2020′ to extend Dubai Metro to Expo 2020 site

Dubai approves ‘Route 2020′ to extend Dubai Metro to Expo 2020 site

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid endorses extension of Metro Red Line to Expo 2020 site   – Route 2020 starts off Nakheel Harbour & Tower Metro Station and extends 15 km (including four km underground) with seven stations (5 elevated, and 2 underground stations). – Route 2020 to serve the […]

 
 

MEFCC 2015: A Bigger, Better and Crazier Comicon

MEFCC 2015: A Bigger, Better and Crazier Comicon

The Middle East Film and Comic Con is the region’s largest popular culture festival showcasing Film, TV, Sci-Fi, Animation, Gaming, Manga, Comics, Collectibles and more. Fans can meet celebrities, buy exclusive merchandise, take part in creative workshops & competitions, compete in gaming tournaments or just relax with friends and family. […]

 
 

New World Number One Saina Nehwal Launch Dubai Schools Championships

New World Number One Saina Nehwal Launch Dubai Schools Championships

• Badminton superstar Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to be ranked world number one after winning Yonex-Sunrise India Open • Nehwal to make a special visit to Dubai in April for official launch of the 2015 Shuttle Time Dubai Schools Championships Badminton fever will hit Dubai again in just a […]

 
 

Step Conference returns to Dubai

Step Conference returns to Dubai

STEP Conference shifts gear to beyond technology If you have got anything to do with technology, you got to be here! The top three tech speakers of the world are marking their presence– Dave McClure of 500 Startups, Mike Butcher of TechCrunch and Jeremiah Owyang of Crowd Companies. What started […]

 
 

A new Taj property in Dubai

Taj Group opens its luxury hotel Taj Dubai in the Burj Khalifa downtown area The Taj Group, established in 1901, with 128 hotels, resorts and palaces spanning sixty four locations in India and fifteen international locations in four continents, has finally forayed into the Dubai market. Taj Hotels @TajHotels open @TajHotelDubai a luxury […]

 
 

REVEALED: Dubai’s Pesky Pest Problem Locations [Infographic]

REVEALED: Dubai’s Pesky Pest Problem Locations [Infographic]

Bedbugs and cockroaches major problem for Dubai residents Imdaad, a leading provider of Integrated Facilities and Waste Management solutions in the GCC, has partnered with MoveSouq.com, the UAE based portal that connects residents to professional home service providers such as pest control companies, in conducting an online survey to understand […]

 
 

World’s most expensive burger sold in Dubai

World’s most expensive burger sold in Dubai

Charity auction in Dubai fetches record price ($7000) for a Burger  The “Pink Bite”, organized by the Pink Caravan yesterday at Galleries Lafayette in Dubai Mall, broke the record of the highest price paid for a burger at AED 25,960 ($7,000) during an auction held to raise funds for the […]

 
 

VIDEO: World’s Busiest Airport gets a Surprise Visitor

VIDEO: World’s Busiest Airport gets a Surprise Visitor

See what happens when the world’s largest international airport gets a visit from the world’s least expected traveller! VIDEO: World’s busiest airport gets a surprise visitor SEE ALSO: 5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos] SEE ALSO: Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview [VIDEO] Join Pedro the penguin on his journey […]

 
 

Gulfood 2015: World’s Biggest Food Trade Show Opens

Gulfood 2015: World’s Biggest Food Trade Show Opens

World’s largest annual food and hospitality show to leverage Dubai’s position as the world leading trading hub Gulfood 2015 welcomes record numbers of exhibitors, trade officials and industry leaders from 120 countries   Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show, was inaugurated yesterday by His Highness Sheikh […]

 
 

‘BOXPARK’: Dubai’s Latest Lifestyle Experience

‘BOXPARK’: Dubai’s Latest Lifestyle Experience

Al Wasl and Jumeirah are set to breathe a new lease of life with ‘BOXPARK’, the stylish new shopping district of Dubai. Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company with operations and assets in the UAE and overseas, announced the launch of its all-new outdoor urban lifestyle concept, BOXPARK – inspired by […]

 
 

Dubai pioneers in using locally made biodiesel for vehicles

Dubai pioneers in using locally made biodiesel for vehicles

Dubai is the first city in the world to adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from 100% waste cooking oil for use in municipality vehicles Dubai is once again creating a world first as Dubai Municipality today signed a ground-breaking agreement with Neutral Fuels LLC to replace diesel in its vehicles […]

 
 

Restaurant Leaders Share Why Investing in Restaurants is so Rewarding

Ahead of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) – the premier event for restaurant investors, operators and franchisors, research was undertaken by the Forum’s organiser, Bench Events, to find out why investing in the restaurant sector is so rewarding. The main findings were that the restaurant industry has experienced significant […]

 
 

London-based Design and Product Studio Brilliant Basics opens office in Dubai

London-based Design and Product Studio Brilliant Basics opens office in Dubai

Design and Product Studio Brilliant Basics Makes Life Simply Better in the Middle East Brilliant Basics establishes Dubai office to serve regional customers Brilliant Basics (bb), a global design and digital product studio headquartered in London, United Kingdom, today announces the launch of its Dubai studio. bb creates intelligent, simple-to-use […]

 
 

Dubai 360 – World’s Largest Interactive City Tour

Dubai 360 – World’s Largest Interactive City Tour

Dubai 360 is touted as the world’s largest interactive city tour   Dubai 360 project is a fully interactive tour of Dubai utilizing the state of the art 360 degree panaromic photos, videos, and timelapses. Through the use of state of the art technology, ‪‎Dubai 360‬ will redefine how cities […]

 
 

Dubai bags Guinness World Record for the longest handmade gold chain

Dubai bags Guinness World Record for the longest handmade gold chain

Dubai sets another Guinness World Record with 5.5 kms Handmade Gold chain Dubai Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival With A New Guinness World Record For The UAE We all know Dubai is a land of records and superlatives – The tallest, the fastest, the highest, the smartest etc. […]

 
 

Social Experiment: Would you steal in Dubai?

Social Experiment: Would you steal in Dubai?

Apart from the glitz and glamour of Dubai, one of the top reasons why people love living in Dubai is because of the safety and security the Megapolis provides. The United Arab Emirates, and in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has installed security cameras virtually in every nook and corner […]

 
 

UAE turns into an economic power throughout 10 years

UAE turns into an economic power throughout 10 years

GDP rose from 314.81 billion dirhams to 1.54 trillion dirhams in the last 10 years A new report by “HotelandRest” stated that the United Arab Emirates, over the past ten years under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has turned into a […]

 
 

Legendary German Rotisserie Wienerwald to open two stores in Dubai

Legendary German Rotisserie Wienerwald to open two stores in Dubai

Legendary German Rotisserie dining experience finds AED 10 million investment in lucrative Dubai market International casual dining brand Wienerwald is entering Dubai, with an AED 10 million dirham investment into the emirate. German-based Wienerwald is well known for its roasted chicken offerings, with its famous tagline ‘Rotisserie Chicken since 1955’ […]

 
 

MENA Luxury Travel – Key Facts and Figures [Infographic]

MENA Luxury Travel – Key Facts and Figures [Infographic]

YouGov report highlights appeal of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as global luxury hotspot MENA Luxury Travellers spend around US$8,310 per trip Dubai ranked top spot as the preferred upscale destination in MENA Arabian Travel Market 2015 to feature International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) “A 2014 YouGov Luxury Travel report […]

 
 

Dubai among top destinations this festive season: British Airways

Dubai among top destinations this festive season: British Airways

It is festive season! Dubai, all set for the influx of tourists?  British Airways’ biggest Christmas operation kicks off with 2.7 million customers flying during the festive period and 267 flights flying around the network on Christmas Day. The busiest day for people jetting around the globe with the airline will be Friday […]

 
 

Top 10 things to consider before buying a Villa in Dubai

Top 10 things to consider before buying a Villa in Dubai

Top 10 things to consider before buying a Villa in Dubai Dubai is a melting pot of cultures, offering a comfortable living experience of a high quality. Constantly soaring to new heights and offering a plethora of options in all aspects from housing and education, to recreation and dining, Dubai […]

 
 

Dubai: The Most Attractive City in the World to Live and Work

Dubai: The Most Attractive City in the World to Live and Work

Dubai topped the list for the best place to work, ahead of others such as New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Paris. Survey of 835 INSEAD alumni highlights appeal of United Arab Emirates to new generation of top global business talent The United Arab Emirates’ most cosmopolitan city, Dubai, […]

 
 

Aviation’s big impact on Dubai’s economy

Aviation’s big impact on Dubai’s economy

Aviation to contribute $53.1 billion to Dubai’s economy, 37.5% to its GDP and will support over 750,000 jobs by 2020 According to the latest Oxford Economics Report, the aviation sector is all set to play an important role in shaping Dubai’s economy.  The aviation section contributed USD26.7 billion (27%) to […]

 
 

Dubai-based Beehive launches region’s first P2P online lending platform for SMEs

Dubai-based Beehive launches region’s first P2P online lending platform for SMEs

Beehive to launch first peer-to-peer lending platform for SMEs in UAE Former Group CEO of Emirates NBDRick Pudner is part of the team set to transform lending in the UAE through the use of innovative peer-to-peer technology Dubai-based Beehive officially launched the region’s first peer-to-peer (P2P) online lending platform today, […]

 
 

Interview: Productivity Guru David Allen in Dubai

Interview: Productivity Guru David Allen in Dubai

His 2001 published book sold 1.6 million copies. He has 1.22 million Twitter followers and people world over wait for his seminars. He is the International Best Selling Author, Veteran Coach and a Management Consultant. Behold Dubai, he is coming here after a gap of 20 years. David Allen, the […]

 
 

Dubai to invest Dhs4.5bn in Internet and Media Zones to foster Innovation

Dubai to invest Dhs4.5bn in Internet and Media Zones to foster Innovation

Mohammed bin Rashid launches new vision for Internet City and Media City with AED 4.5 billion (US $1.2bn) for innovation projects His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched a new vision for Dubai’s internet and […]

 
 

Sony to open The World’s First Xperia Aquatech Store in Dubai

Sony to open The World’s First Xperia Aquatech Store in Dubai

Sony Mobile set to launch The World’s First Xperia Aquatech Store in Dubai Sony Mobile Communications AB Middle East and Africa is excited to announce that The World’s First Xperia Aquatech Store is nearing completion. The store, set to debut off the coast of Dubai on the 3rd December, will […]

 
 

Jumeirah Corniche, The Canal Project to transform Dubai’s Waterfront Landscape [Photos]

Jumeira Corniche

The AED 100 million Jumeirah Corniche offers ample opportunities for practicing jogging, walking and aquatic sports The 14 km Jumeirah Corniche to be linked with Dubai Water Canal, extending 6 km to the Dubai Waterfront Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) yesterday announced the opening of the Jumeirah Corniche, stretching 14 […]

 
 

Dubai offering AED1 million prizes to switch to public transport

Dubai offering AED1 million prizes to switch to public transport

Dubai’s Road Transport Authority offering AED1 million prizes to switch to public transport RTA offers AED1 million prizes to mass transit users on Public Transport Day The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, is offering a bonanza of prizes to public transport riders during the fifth renewal of the Public Transport […]

 
 

REVEALED: World’s First Bollywood Themed Park [Photos]

Dubai Parks and Resorts Announces Details of World’s First Bollywood Themed Park Park to Leverage Global Appeal of Indian Cinema Destination to Feature Five Bollywood Themed Zones  Dubai Parks and Resorts LLC, a Meraas Holding company, today announced details of the region’s debut Bollywood Parks Dubai, a first-of-its-kind entertainment destination that […]

 
 

New Generation of Lifestyle Drinks Launched In the UAE for Those Who Want ‘2B’ Relaxed & Active

New Generation of Lifestyle Drinks Launched In the UAE for Those Who Want ‘2B’ Relaxed & Active

New Generation of Lifestyle Drinks Now Available In the UAE for Those Who Want ‘2B’ Relaxed & Active New generation of all natural lifestyle drinks ‘2B Active’ and ‘2B Relaxed’ were launched in a grand event & dinner at the Armani Hotel recently. The event was attended by the crème […]

 
 

UAE aims to become one of the Most Innovative Countries in the World

UAE aims to become one of the Most Innovative Countries in the World

The UAE will become one of the most innovative countries in the world through a focus on seven sectors: renewable energy, transport, education, health, technology, water and space. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched a […]

 
 

Cisco to Power Dubai Design District Smart City Pilot

Cisco to Power Dubai Design District Smart City Pilot

Cisco to Power Dubai Design District Smart City Pilot Dubai Design District (d3) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cisco to explore potential joint opportunities in deploying new smart services and applications in the Dubai Design District based on Cisco’s Smart+Connected City (S+CC) solutions portfolio and overall ICT […]

 
 

Middle East’s First LEGOLAND Park to open in Dubai in 2016

Middle East’s First LEGOLAND Park to open in Dubai in 2016

Middle East’s First LEGOLAND Park to open in #Dubai in 2016 Merlin Entertainments plc, Europe’s number one visitor attractions operator, today announced plans for LEGOLAND Dubai, the seventh LEGOLAND Park to open worldwide. The Park, which will be operated by Merlin, is being developed in conjunction with Dubai Parks & […]

 
 

Emirates NBD lists $500 million bond on NASDAQ Dubai

Emirates NBD lists $500 million bond on NASDAQ Dubai

Prominent banking group is now largest issuer on the exchange by total value of conventional bonds, at 2.25 billion dollars Bond underlines the exchange’s growth as centre of fixed income activity His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates NBD, today rang the market-opening bell to celebrate […]

 
 
 
 
 

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