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Aldar-announces-JV with Dubai Holding

Aldar signs strategic JV with Dubai Holding, enters Dubai real estate market

The communities will feature over 9,000 residential units, with launches planned for this year

Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022

Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022

Energy demand last year reached 53,180 gigawatt-hours, compared to 50,401 gigawatt-hours in 2021

Sheikh Mohammed opens Arab Health 2023

More than 3,000 exhibitors from over 70 countries are showcasing healthcare technologies at the event

This road in Dubai will be closed due to rainwater accumulation

Motorists have been advised alternate routes to reach their destination

Dubai land department offers special report

Dubai Land Department issues 9,047 permits, 6,479 licences in 2022

Dubai’s real estate sector witnessed transactions worth a record Dhs528bn in the past year, a 76.5 per cent increase from 2021

DGCX 2022_performance_photo courtesy DGCX

Dubai’s DGCX sees 16% rise in volume of trades in 2022, total value touches $162bn

The exchange reported a 78 per cent increase in the volume of gold contracts traded on the exchange compared to previous year

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UAE weather update: More rain, drop in temperatures expected

The country’s lowest temperature – 3.2°C – was recorded at 1am this morning at Jais Mountain

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Abu Dhabi hotels generate Dhs5.4bn in revenue in 2022

The average revenue per available room was Dhs263, up 19 per cent

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

With the increase in flights, Emirates will be operating 63 weekly services to Australia by mid-year

Beyonce

Beyonce launches $100,000-a-night Dubai resort’s next chapter

Atlantis The Royal opened on the weekend with Beyonce performing for an audience of VIPs for a reported $24m

Dubai wins bids to host 232 business events in 2022

Dubai wins bids to host 232 business events in 2022

The events are to be held over the coming years and will bring in an additional 135,000 visitors

Dubai's RTA opens Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street, two bridges to ease traffic

Dubai’s RTA opens Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street, two bridges to ease traffic

The project serves Dubai Silicon Oasis, over 25 universities and colleges, and a student population of 27,500 in addition to the surrounding developments

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid visit Atlantis The Royal_photo courtesy Dubai Media Office

Sheikh Mohammed visits Atlantis The Royal, Dubai’s latest iconic landmark

The ultra-luxury resort’s ‘grand reveal’ took place on January 21, with celebrities in attendance from all over the world

Power Letters 2023: Arif Amiri, CEO, DIFC Authority

Power Letters 2023: Arif Amiri, CEO, DIFC Authority

In 2023, we will continue to focus on expanding our influence to become the largest ecosystem of financial services, technology and innovation in the region

Ian Fairservice Managing Partner and Group editor of Motivate Media Group

Ian Fairservice, Motivate Media Group’s Managing Partner and Group Editor-in-Chief, to speak at Emirates LitFest

Fairservice, a well-known personality in Dubai’s expat, business and cultural community, has played a key role in transforming the UAE’s media industry over four decades

SentinelOne

SentinelOne expands Middle East and Africa operations with new Dubai office

The facility serves a number of functions including acting as an environment for the brand to showcase its cybersecurity solutions

Dubai records completion of 55 real estate projects worth $3.24bn in 2022

Dubai records completion of 55 real estate projects worth $3.24bn in 2022

A total of 350 real estate projects are currently being developed in the emirate

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Starting April 15, the airline will replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently used between Dubai and Casablanca with the A380

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

The new service will increase the airline’s operations in the Asian market to 14 weekly flights

Intersec

Intersec opens in Dubai today with over 800 exhibitors

Visitor pre-registrations jump 133 per cent with 55 countries represented

Dubai real estate transactions cross Dhs500bn photo courtesy Dubai Media Office

Dubai’s real estate sector marks major milestone, value of transactions crosses Dhs500bn in 2022

A total of 122,658 real estate transactions were registered in Dubai in 2022, an increase of 44.7 per cent from 2021

Antonio Gonzalez - Chairman and CEO Sunset Hospitality Group

Sunset Hospitality Group’s Antonio Gonzalez on the company’s big plans for 2023

The chairman and CEO of Sunset Hospitality Group shares how SHG is planning to reach a total of 60 venues locally and internationally within the next 12 months

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Here’s a chance to name Museum of the Future’s latest robotic pet

A four-legged canine has joined the museum’s growing robot community

Emirates to resume passenger services to Shanghai, Beijing

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Shanghai, Beijing

The carrier’s four weekly flights to Guangzhou will also increase to a daily service from February 1

Emirates to operate second service to Brisbane from June 1

Dubai’s Emirates doubles services to Brisbane

The expansion will boost capacity through Brisbane by more than a quarter of a million seats per year both ways

Majid Al Futtaim New CEO

Majid Al Futtaim Holding appoints new chief executive officer

Ahmed Galal Ismail assumes the position from Alain Bejjani, who served in the role for eight years

Dubai real estate prices update for week ending Jan13 courtesy Dubai Media Office/ twitter

Dubai records real estate transactions worth over Dhs8.1bn for the week

DLD data showed that 221 plots were sold for Dhs1.18bn, while 1,889 apartment and villa purchases worth Dhs4.93bn were made

Dubai-Hatta Road Speed limit reduced

Dubai: RTA reduces speed limit on Dubai-Hatta Road

The new speed limit zone on the Dubai-Hatta Road covers approximately six kilometres

UAE residence-visa

UAE golden visa: 79,617 visas issued in 2022, says GDRFA

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai processed over 62.24 million transactions last year

Dubai Hotels occupancy rises in December 2022, shares STR

Dubai’s hotel industry ends 2022 on a high note

The occupancy rate recorded for December was 76.6 per cent, with an average daily rate of Dhs892.84 and revenue per available room at Dhs684.03