Per Aquum’s Brand Planning To Make it Big in DubaiFriday, July 31, 2015
Per Aquum’s Brand Planning To Make it Big in DubaiBeing a real estate developer, Per Aquum’s brand has been gaining significant momentum recently, with its underwater spa at Per Aquum Huvafen Fushi and the plush polo estate at Per Aquum Desert Palm as just some of the amazing attractions the brand has offered. Per Aquum’s Niyama’s 24-hour underwater imagination space is another of the brand’s amazing creations. Nick Downing, Vice Preside ... more
Dubai selected as Guest City at Beijing Design Week 2015Friday, July 31, 2015
Dubai selected as Guest City at Beijing Design Week 2015 Dubai has been selected as the Guest City at Beijing Design Week (BJDW) 2015 edition. The event is planned to be held from September 23 until October 7 at the Chinese capital. Beijing Design Week Organising Committee and Dubai Design Week said the emirate’s participation was as part of a reciprocal agreement aiming at fostering further cultural exchange. Similarly, BJDW will be the ‘guest ... more
Landmark Zenath Adding Mid-Market Rooms to DubaiFriday, July 31, 2015
Landmark Zenath Adding Mid-Market Rooms to DubaiLandmark Zenath Group has planned to open five four-star properties by the end of 2017. Requiring an investment of over AED 100 million, the developer aims to self-finance this project. Two of the properties will be located in Dubai Investments Park and will contain 370 new mid-market rooms due for completion by the end of this year and next. Mazaya Center will also feature a 185-room hotel by th ... more
Performance of Government Employees to be MonitoredThursday, July 30, 2015
Performance of Government Employees to be MonitoredAs the UAE’s government is aiming to achieve long-term strategic goals in tune to its Vision 2021, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Ruler of Dubai, has decided to evaluate the performance of government workers. The initiative seeks to increase efficiency and ensure that objectives pertaining to the country’s goals for 2021 are met. As the UAE aspires to achieve top ranks globally, it is important ... more
June pushes Dubai International Airport traffic to 5.9m passengers Thursday, July 30, 2015
June pushes Dubai International Airport traffic to 5.9m passengers Operator Dubai Airports has issued a monthly traffic report stating that Dubai International received a staggering 5.9 million passengers in June, 2015. According to reports, passenger traffic during June, 2015 increased to 5,914,671 showing a 16.7% increase as compared to 5,067,726 in June, 2014. Experts believe the increase in traffic could be attributed to the runway renovation project tha ... more
Damac eyes greater Chinese investmentThursday, July 30, 2015
Damac eyes greater Chinese investmentDamac Properties is all set to conduct training sessions in China and Taiwan next month regarding investment opportunities that the company offers in Dubai. After a link-up with China’s third largest broker, 5i5j, both firms are now mutually planning to conduct training sessions in Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, and Tianjian with an expected 7,000 Chinese brokers and 1,200 investors as attendees. ... more
Work on Green Properties Phase 3 CommencesWednesday, July 29, 2015
Work on Green Properties Phase 3 CommencesWork on the third phase of Green Community project in Dubai Investments Park has begun and is being constructed by Union Properties. The site, spread over 138,000 square metres has its foundations in place and is structured to contain 226 properties including 210 villas and 16 duplex apartments and retail space. The first two phases of Green Community include 1,555 residential units, which includ ... more
Ministry says fuel prices deregulation will not affect consumer good pricesWednesday, July 29, 2015
Ministry says fuel prices deregulation will not affect consumer good pricesUAE’s Ministry of Economy has assured that fuel price deregulation in the country from August 1 will have no adverse impact on the price of consumer goods. The ministry said it would work in cooperation with relevant authorities across the UAE in order to strengthen control over the market and prevent any attempt of exploitation. It added that projections indicated that marked decline of diese ... more
No prior visa for Emiratis in 85 countriesWednesday, July 29, 2015
No prior visa for Emiratis in 85 countries85 countries are always open for Emiratis UAE Foreign Ministry has announced that owing to its latest efforts, Emiratis can now enter 85 countries without having a prior visa. The mentioned 85 countries include 34 European nations and five UAE partners in the GCC along with other countries. The ministry said UAE citizens were allowed direct entry in 69 countries worldwide while for the remainin ... more
Al-Habtoor City Offers Tennis All-Year RoundWednesday, July 29, 2015
Al-Habtoor City Offers Tennis All-Year RoundDubai’s Al Habtoor City will have its hotel component open later on this year which will also include a state-of-the-art tennis academy featuring the UAE’s very first fully-air conditioned indoor tennis court. Catering to the guests of all of the Three Starwood Hotels- St Regis, W Dubai, and Westin, Dubai the tennis academy will also facilitate the residents of the towers and members of the sp ... more
Update: August fuel prices for UAETuesday, July 28, 2015
Update: August fuel prices for UAEThe UAE fuel prices committee has announced the following fuel prices for August 2015. Unleaded gasoline 98 in the UAE will be priced at AED 2.25/litre. E-plus 91 will be at AED 2.07/litre, and Diesel will be at AED 2.05/litre. The price of Unleaded Gasoline 95 in UAE will increase from AED 1.72 to AED 2.14. It has been observed that petrol prices are up by 42 fils (from AED 1.72/litre to AE ... more
AGCC Lands Contract for Emaar’s The Hills ProjectTuesday, July 28, 2015
AGCC Lands Contract for Emaar’s The Hills ProjectAl Ghandi and Consolidated Contractors International (AGCC) has landed an AED 84 million deal with Emaar Properties. The project entails building Emaar’s four-tower The Hills project in the Emirates Hills District of Dubai. The statement regarding the closing of the deal was made to the Dubai Financial Market. The project consists of four towers of which two are fifteen storeys high and two ar ... more
UAE to announce new fuel prices todayTuesday, July 28, 2015
UAE to announce new fuel prices today This afternoon, the UAE Ministry of Energy is expected to announce new fuel prices for the month of August. This is going to be the first such announcement under the UAE’s new fuel pricing scheme. Experts say petrol prices may increase slightly and diesel prices may decrease. However, the analysts were hesitant when asked to provide estimates before the decision. This is the first time UAE g ... more
Wasl Set to Begin Work on AED 40 Billion Projects Monday, July 27, 2015
Wasl Set to Begin Work on AED 40 Billion Projects Wasl Asset Management is all set to begin work on four major projects worth a staggering AED 40 billion within the next 12 months, according to CEO Hesham Al Qasim. As the work on the infrastructure of Nad Al Hammar Gardens, a site consisting of 115 vacant plots opposite to Muhammed bin Zayed Road, is nearly complete; work on Wasl Tower, Wasl Park 1, and Wasl Gate is due to begin in the first half ... more
New Tata housing sales office opens in DubaiMonday, July 27, 2015
New Tata housing sales office opens in DubaiTata Housing has made its place in the Dubai market by opening a new sales office in Dubai, targeting non-resident Indian investors. Tata Housing is the Indian residential development subsidiary of Tata Holdings. Tata Housing was established in 1984 and is currently responsible for the development of 70 million square feet of land with approximately 19 million square kilometres in the planning sta ... more
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