The UAE’s new healthcare paradigm?

According to a trio of healthcare professionals who meet to discuss the issue during a roundtable meeting at Gulf Business’ head office in Dubai Media City, a new approach could help redefine what healthcare means in the country, and produce better ... ( read original story ...)

Innovation paints Dubai success story

... real growth of 3.2 per cent or higher due to continued recovery in the global economy in 2017 Dubai - Diversification, openness and ease of doing business have reinforced Dubai's position in the global economy, which is expected to post 3.5 per cent ... ( read original story ...)

VAT’s up Babu? Your UAE VAT questions answered

The UAE will introduce Value Added Tax (VAT), a broad-based indirect ... Thus, VAT will ultimately be borne by the final consumers rather than being a tax on business activity. VAT is one of the most common types of consumption tax around the world. ( read original story ...)

Kuwait wins Sharjah Aqua-biking Grand Prix

Kuwait, Dec. 21 (BNA): A Kuwaiti aqua-biking athlete has won the Sharjah Grand Prix of the UIM-ABP Aqua-biking ... the third year running and for the ninth time, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). "This is an unprecedented record in this kind of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai economy forecast to grow by 3.5% in 2018

Dubai has established a strong economic foundation and proved its ability to meet the requirements of both the local and international business community. "Our initiatives in the area of legislation have helped create a supportive environment that has ... ( read original story ...)

Essex to Dubai? The UK’s most curious airline routes

The route will be served by the airline’s new three-class Boeing 777-300, with six first class seats, 42 business, and 306 economy. A first-class return to Dubai from Heathrow, for example, costs upwards of £5,500. It brings Emirates’ total number of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE developer Azizi says to invest $2.5bn in the UAE in 2018

Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, added: “We are pleased to announce that we have allocated AED9.1 billion towards expanding our business even further in Dubai in 2018. Our developments will include new residential projects in upcoming locations ... ( read original story ...)

Hotel Check: Renaissance Hotel Downtown Business Bay Dubai, UAE

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS This is a business-friendly hotel with a tourist-friendly location. What really makes it stand out, however, is the plethora of dining options with well-known chefs at the helm/ PRICE Internet rates for a traditional room on the random ... ( read original story ...)