Dubai passenger traffic hits record 8m pax in January

Dubai Airports has claimed another record as January passenger ... It also fuels our ongoing efforts to improve the customer experience with world-leading wi-fi, retail, F&B and a wide array of offers ranging from spas to VIP service to live music.” ( read original story ...)

UAE housing expenditures hit Dh278 billion in 2016

That’s roughly twice the project cost of Dubai’s Business Bay, a bustling district envisioned to have more than 200 towers. The accommodation spend constitutes nearly half (41 per cent) of consumers’ total expenditures for the year, which reached $ ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai South opens new Business Centre

Dubai South has launched its new Business Centre in the Business Park to allow companies to leverage its strategic location in close proximity to the Al Maktoum International Airport and Expo 2020 Dubai. Meeting market demand and anticipating the ... ( read original story ...)

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from the UAE

... to 83.6 million and the chairman of some of Dubai’s largest government vehicles including the Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Committee, told Gulf Business in June that he was optimistic about the opportunities the mega event would bring as it draws ever closer. ( read original story ...)

Meet the new Arab emojis perking up Dubai's WhatsApp chats

Keen to fill the void, two Dubai-based friends have launched an app starring shisha smokers, belly dancers and 200 other playful characters. They called it "HALLA WALLA" - which is Arabic slang for "Hi there!", and a common greeting around Kuwait ... ( read original story ...)