UAE’s online shopping sites try to win over loyalty

Dubai: What sort of online shopper are you ... “80:20” — that has worked successfully in the retail business over the years. Under this, 20 per cent of customers of a business account for 80 per cent of its transactions. These customers are thus ... ( read original story ...)

India’s Carnival in talks to buy UAE, Bahrain cinemas

India’s Carnival Cinemas and a partner in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are in talks to buy Qatar-based Novo Cinemas’ theatres in the UAE and Bahrain, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The potential deal highlights moves to separate ... ( read original story ...)

Fly with Emirates? Get special pass to 4 Dubai theme parks

Dubai: Travellers who book with Emirates will gain a special two-day access to all four of Dubai’s popular theme parks for more than half the price. In a bid to further promote the emirate as a tourist destination, the UAE-based carrier has tied up with ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Says It’s Ready to Pump More Oil Under OPEC Deal

Abu Dhabi said it’s ready to increase oil output in line with ... Trump, in an interview on Fox News on Sunday, said OPEC is manipulating the market and called on the group to add 2 million barrels of crude to the market. Read more: Trump Piles Pressure ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai International Hotel rolls out transit packages

Dubai International Hotel is offering special short and long transit packages for stays up to 12 and 24 hours respectively this summer. The 12-hour package starts from Dhs500 ($136) and comprises a Deluxe Room, Ahlan Meet & Greet on Arrival/Departure and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai withdraws bid to list creek as World Heritage Site

Dubai: The UAE has withdrawn its nomination of the Dubai Creek to Unesco’s list of World Heritage Sites, Gulf News can reveal. The decision was intimated on June 30 to the World Heritage Committee that met in Bahrain to choose cultural sites to be added ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Jebel Ali freezone to process visas in 24 hours

Simplifying business processes results in increased efficiency and more productive companies and employees.” Also read: UAE announces new visa rules for residents, jobseekers and tourists Dubai is looking to digitise processes related to visas as part ... ( read original story ...)

DED adds 26 new business activities in first half

Dubai: The Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector of the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai, added 26 new business activities across a number of sectors in first half of 2018. The new activities cover various specialised business ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s DP World plans Ethiopia logistics facility

Read: Dubai’s DP World will not consider settlement with Djibouti over port “We have signed a number of agreements with Ethiopia that will promote our friendly relationships with them,” Sulayem said at an open dialogue with business and trade groups ... ( read original story ...)