Dubai Tourism approves 1,805 holiday homes

Of those, 39 have been approved, enabling them to enter the market and join the 78 approved holiday home operators already doing business in Dubai. In order to obtain a license, homeowners must ensure their property meets the required quality, and health ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai cyclists to raise funds for breast cancer patients

Dubai: Hundreds of Dubai cyclists will come together to take part in the Dubai Pink Cancer Ride Campaign on Thursday to raise funds for underprivileged patients affected by breast cancer. The 16km ride will begin at 7.30am and will take place along ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai is poised to be the capital for future technologies

Dubai Future Foundation's deal with Autodesk to provide US$100 million financing for entrepreneurs and start-ups in the 3D printing sector is a step in the right direction, said a local daily. "The emirate continues to lead the way in the crucial shift ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Deyaar reports 22.5% increase in Q3 profit

Dubai property developer Deyaar has announced a 22.5 per cent increase in net profit in Q3 following a significant rise in revenues. Net profit for the three-month period totaled Dhs56.4m ($15.4m) and Dhs168m for the first nine months of the year. This ... ( read original story ...)

Water released in Dubai Canal

Dubai: Dubai Canal is set to open next month with work on the Dh2 billion project moving on schedule, Gulf News can confirm. Water has been released in Dubai Canal for the first time during its three year period of construction as part of a testing process. ( read original story ...)

Emirates, Moet & Chandon open business class 'champagne lounge'

Emirates' upgraded business class lounge at Dubai International Airport's Concourse B now looks like an even better place to spend a few hours between flights. The airline colossus has partnered with Moët & Chandon to open a champagne lounge serving four ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police hold first happiness forum

Dubai: A poll conducted in coordination with research firm Gallup in Dubai showed that 81 per cent of the respondents feel at ease, compared to the international standard of 71 per cent. The figures were part of a presentation by Abdullah Al Shaibani ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to have region’s first design university

Dubai: The UAE on Monday announced the region’s first formal design university in the region with a world-class curriculum to be jointly developed by two international leading design universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and New ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai expected to have 5G internet soon!

But soon, that annoying buffering wheel could be a thing of the past. Du has teamed up with the University of Dubai to collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), in line with Dubai’s next generation 2020 5G evolution. The telecom operator will ... ( read original story ...)