Hotel insider: Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Dubai

After some confusion finding the valet parking service – the entrance is not where you would expect and signage is not straightforward – when I eventually pull up, I am attended to promptly and efficiently. At the reception counter, I’m greeted with ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranked among top global destinations for FDI

The UAE has also pledged to continue to advance its technological readiness and deepen its commitment to innovation. The government’s recent efforts show signs of gaining significant traction. In the World Bank’s Doing Business 2017, the UAE is ... ( read original story ...)

How to curb soaring inpatient costs in the UAE

UAE authorities estimate that 5 per cent of all paid health ... In 2014, researchers from Harvard Business School made the observation that surgeon productivity is drastically reduced by only having one operating room available to them. ( read original story ...)

UAE business confidence rebounds strongly in first quarter

Dubai: Business confidence in the UAE has rebounded strongly and hit its highest level since 2015, indicating that companies are feeling more positive about the economy and expanding their headcount. According to the latest edition of the Global Economic ... ( read original story ...)

Cost of sending money: What you need to know

Dubai: The recent increase in the cost of money transfers from the UAE will not affect the majority of expatriates who make a beeline at exchange houses every payday. Remittance service providers in the UAE have recently increased their transaction charges ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Holding appoints new CEO, denies any merger plans

His comments came as Dubai Holding presented its new business model to Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, deputy ruler of Dubai. The conglomerate will establish a new organisational structure, a debt management programme, focus on growth in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE expats to pay more for sending money home

A few leading money exchange houses in the UAE have increased remittance fees by between seven and 10 per cent to "cope with the rising cost" of doing business. Fee for remittance below Dh1,000 has been increased by Dh1, up from Dh15 to Dh16, and for ... ( read original story ...)