Dubai Harbour to Get Second Cruise Terminal

Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, has announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017. Dubai Harbour will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously ... ( read original story ...)

In pictures: Dubai reveals legacy plans for Expo 2020 district

Authorities in Dubai have unveiled plans for a new business and residential district that will utilise the site of World Expo 2020 when the exhibition is finished. District 2020 will span more than two million square metres and serve as a hub for strategic ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai raises $1.1bn loan for metro expansion

The government of Dubai has raised a $1.1bn loan that will be used to extend the city’s metro rail system, completing the first step of an infrastructure financing programme which could total as much as $2.8bn, sources familiar with the matter said on ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai developer Deyaar unveils Dhs1bn project in Business Bay

Dubai developer Deyaar has launched a new Dhs1bn mixed-use project in Business Bay, it announced during the Cityscape exhibition on Monday. Called South Bay, the residential, serviced apartment and hotel property will cover a built-up area of more than 1.3 ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi tops Middle East in global cities index

The Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) announced that the emirate of Abu Dhabi had topped the Middle East region, in terms of the indicators outlined by the 2017 Cities in Motion Index. The index was published by the Spain-based University of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s little voices with big ambitions

If you have heard a UAE radio advert featuring a child, there is a good chance he/she was trained by School of LittleVoice (SLV), a business created by Dubai 92 presenter and voiceover artist Ana Schofield. The British mother-of-two, who lives in Dubailand ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Metro ridership crosses one billion

The number of people who have used the Dubai Metro has crossed over a billion since the service launched eight years ago. The metro has transported 1.028 billion riders between September 9, 2009 (when it launched services) until the end of August 2017 ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates Business 24-7 News

UAE 247 Business News – Why Your Business Should Work 24/7? Globalization has changed many things in the world, but perhaps most of all it has changed the way in which business is conducted. Food, produce, and goods are transported all over the globe ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s first ‘floating home’ arrives on Dubai Canal

The UAE’s first-ever "water home" has it made its way along the city’s newest attraction - the Dubai Canal - to berth at Marasi Business Bay . Dubai Properties, the real estate master developer behind the project, said over the coming days the city ... ( read original story ...)