Gulf business counts cost of Arab states’ Qatar embargo

For Mohammed Saleh, who runs a business that distributes building materials across the region, the crisis left an important Qatar-bound cargo stranded at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port. He had to take out a loan to pay his supplier, losing £30,000 in the process. ( read original story ...)

Booze and bulls***: The dark side of Dubai

A question I asked myself in 2015, as I was making the big move to Dubai. The Dubai I was moving to was the Dubai I had seen in Gigi Hadid’s holiday Instagrams, home to the tallest, the biggest and the brightest. In real life, Dubai is like an unreliable ... ( read original story ...

Good news for Sharjah pedestrians

Sharjah: The much-needed pedestrian bridges are slowly taking shape in several parts of Sharjah. Last year, the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority announced construction of five pedestrian bridges, including two on Ittihad Road and one each on King ... ( read original story ...)

DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay Hotel Opens

Owned by Dubai Properties, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Business Bay is located at Bay Square 5, Business Bay, Dubai, U.A.E, just 12 kilometres from Dubai International Airport. DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands ... ( read original story ...)

New DoubleTree by Hilton hotel opens in Business Bay

New York-listed Hilton has opened a DoubleTree by Hilton-branded hotel in Dubai’s Business Bay. Th hotel in Bay Square features 238 rooms and suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai. Owned by Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

2017 to remain tough for Abu Dhabi property market – Asteco

RELATED ARTICLES: Jeddah real estate sector remains slow in Q2 2017 | Return on investment for UAE real estate remains high | Asteco inks first Saudi Arabia master franchise Rental prices for apartments and villas in Abu Dhabi posted declines during the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai taxi fares are 5th-cheapest in the world: Index

Dubai: Taxi fares in Dubai are among the world's most affordable, according to a new index. The Carspring 2017 Taxi Price Index, published on Tuesday, compares the cost of taxi rides in 80 of the world’s most popular cities, in which Dubai stood at No. 5 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE jobs alert: More than 2,000 vacancies up for grabs today

Dubai: While recruitment activity remains somewhat subdued this month, jobseekers in the UAE will find thousands of vacancies across a vast spectrum of industries today. Companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah are still ... ( read original story ...)