Uber riders in Dubai can now select electric-powered Tesla

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Uber is offering its customers the option to ride in one of 50 new Tesla electric-powered vehicles in Dubai, where large gas-guzzling sedans and luxury sports cars dominate the emirate’s six-lane highways. The U.S.-based ... ( read original story ...)

IHG adds Holiday Inn to Dubai Business Bay portfolio

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Kingston Holdings International Limited to develop a new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay. Expected to open in 2021, Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Business Bay will have 350 ... ( read original story ...)

ICO News: Abu Dhabi Regulators Address Upcoming ICOs

Abu Dhabi regulators are both cautionary and collaborative about their approach to upcoming ICOs. Meanwhile cryptocurrencies are treated as commodities. Abu Dhabi's regulatory body is the latest jurisdiction to issue guidance on upcoming ICOs and virtual ... ( read original story ...)

Japan in advance talks with Abu Dhabi for oil concession

Abu Dhabi: Japanese companies are in the last stage of negotiations ... “We hope that Japanese companies who are involved in the negotiations are successful. We are waiting for good news.” Japan also initiated a strategic dialogue with Andoc for ... ( read original story ...)

WWE returning to Abu Dhabi in December, Sting at WWE 2K18 event

WWE issued the following press release announcing a return to Abu Dhabi and the U.A.E. for live events in December. You can check it out below. ABU DHABI, UAE and STAMFORD, Connecticut, October 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that ... ( read original story ...)

New Holiday Inn & Suites to open in Dubai Business Bay

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Kingston Holdings International Limited to develop a new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay. The signing will complement IHG’s hotel pipeline in the area, which includes a ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banking sector profitability projected to improve in 2018

Dubai: The UAE’s banking sector outlook remains stable reflecting ... Weaker credit growth so far in 2017 reflects slower economic growth and business activity in response to constrained public spending, combined with a technical reduction in the system ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s KBW’s appoints commercial chief to drive growth

with particular focus on the investment firm’s core markets in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Chehab’s previous experience includes a combination of strategic business development and commercial management of largescale developments in the GCC. ( read original story ...)

CNI to host business meeting in Abu Dhabi

São Paulo – Brazil’s National Confederation of Industry (CNI) will hold the 1st Brazil - United Arab Emirates Business Forum on October 17 in Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital. The event will be attended by local entrepreneurs, as well as Brazilian ones ... ( read original story ...)