Dubai’s DEWA commissions 15 substations at a cost of Dhs1.73bn

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA ... Palm Jumeirah, Al Markad, Nad Al Hammar, Business Bay and Zabeel 2, a statement said. DEWA had 236 132/11kV substations at the end of 2017, of which 15 had been commissioned in 2017 at total cost of Dhs1.68bn. ( read original story ...)

Dubai lures transit passengers with airport experience

Dubai Tourism has introduced a new virtual experience at the emirate’s main airport, the world’s busiest for international passenger traffic, designed to encourage more connecting passengers to visit. The MyDubai Experience allows travellers to learn ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Jumeirah appoints new ‘chief culinary officer’

Dubai-based hospitality group Jumeirah has created a new role of chief culinary officer, appointing former Michelin Guide global director Michael Ellis to the post. Ellis, who served as the global director for Europe, Asia and the Americas at Michelin ... ( read original story ...)

How Dubai’s Godolphin became a world leader in horse racing

His Highness’ contribution has been discreet and there’s a respect for the way he has done it” One racing insider that Arabian Business speaks to compares the development of Goldolphin to the growth of Dubai itself. When replying to the question ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Emirates launches new Auckland service via Bali

It will offer eight seats in first, 42 seats in business and 304 seats in economy class, as well as 20 tonnes of belly-hold cargo capacity. The southbound flight, EK 450, will depart Dubai at 7.05am, arriving at Denpasar (Bali) at 8.20pm local time ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s RTA awards contract for 900 new taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for procuring 900 new vehicles for the Dubai Taxi fleet, it announced on Sunday. The new lot includes 370 hybrid vehicles fitted with dual fuel-electric power motors. The new vehicles ... ( read original story ...)

UK business college inaugurates first campus in Dubai

UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), a London-based higher and vocational education institution, has inaugurated its Dubai campus ready for the first batch of students. Located in the heart of Dubai International Academic City and with a campus ... ( read original story ...)

New UAE employee fees and visa scheme set to aid private sector

The UAE introduced a string of business reform measures late on Wednesday, including the reworking of business fees to hire private sector workers and more flexible visa regulations. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum: “The UAE is among the 10 most ... ( read original story ...)