10th anniversary special: Raffles Dubai

There are a number of guests discreetly going about their business, and it’s easy to see that the property still commands a high number of GCC guests. Raffles Dubai has also successfully maintained its position in the top two hotels in Dubai out of 556 ... ( read original story ...)

What UAE gratuity payment is my maid entitled to?

We want to pay at least the amount legally required out of goodwill, so could you clarify please? WS, Dubai The end of service gratuity is an allowance paid on leaving service to employees who are covered under UAE Labour Law, Federal law No 8 of 1980 ... ( read original story ...)

A decade in the making, Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to the public

The Louvre Abu Dhabi has opened to the public after a decade-long wait and questions over laborers' conditions working on the project. Long lines of people on Saturday thronged the new museum, which encompasses work from both the East and West. Abu Dhabi's ... ( read original story ...)

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to public

Abu Dhabi: The much-awaited and iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi museum ... an array of entertainment activities including headline acts by international artists, Gulf News reported. American choreographer Lucinda Childs will give a surprise performance and Emirati ... ( read original story ...)

UAE financial advisers feel strain of tighter regulations

The UAE Insurance Authority (IA ... “The insurance broker shall not resume its business, unless it achieves (100 per cent) of the paid-up capital required to practice the activity,” the circular said. This has had a direct impact on firms, with ... ( read original story ...)

Book fair puts Sharjah on atlas of culture

The Sharjah International Book Fair, one of the earliest initiatives of its kind in the Gulf region, has had another successful edition. As it winds down on Saturday, what is billed as the world’s third largest book fair would have attracted almost two ... ( read original story ...)

Why are the French so interested in the UAE?

Government and business leaders from the UAE and France called for strategic cooperation between the two countries in the areas of innovation, mobility and sustainability, during the UAE-France Business Forum in Dubai on Thursday. The event was organized ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s non-oil private sector makes strong start to Q4

Dubai's non-oil private sector made a strong start to the final quarter of 2017 with steep expansions in activity and new business, according to a new report. The seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker Index showed a sharp improvement in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Emirates reports 111% increase in first half profit

Dubai airline Emirates recorded a dramatic increase in profitability ... of natural attrition together with a slower pace of recruitment, as various parts of the business adopted new technologies, streamlined business processes and re-allocated resources ... ( read original story ...)