Dubai to get its second Raffles hotel

Raffles has ben operating a property at the Wafi complex in Dubai for some years now. The Palm360 — which will be the tallest structure on the Palm — will thus be Raffles’ first beachside resort in the city. Raffles will also manage the residential ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Economy launches two endowments

Dubai Economy has launched two endowment initiatives, one for awareness and the other for economic knowledge, as part of the Year of Giving. The awareness endowment will support firms demonstrating their social responsibility through sustainable community ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s private businesses make a rush to place orders

“The PMI (purchasing managers index) reading for November confirms our view that the UAE’s non-oil sector will likely see strong growth in the fourth quarter of this year, as both households and business will likely boost purchases before VAT comes ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s community malls keep playing catch-up

Dubai: In Dubai, community malls will always be playing catch-up to the hyper-malls. Even with Dubai’s resident base growing at 5 per cent annually, “we expect to see a shortage of neighbourhood centres and community malls,” states a new report from ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai hotel group Jumeirah to open Bahrain hotel

Dubai Holding-owned hotel group Jumeirah has announced plans to operate its first property in Bahrain through an agreement with investment conglomerate Seven Holdings. Jumeirah Royal Saray – Bahrain is scheduled to open on February 27 next year. It will ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police introduce Apple SmartPay for payments

... to bring all services online to help Dubai become a Smart City where all services are paperless. Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox. ( read original story ...)

UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack against its plant

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates on Sunday denied a claim by Yemen's Shiite rebels that they fired a missile toward an under-construction Emirati nuclear plant. The denial came as heavy fighting in Yemen's capital unraveled a rebel ... ( read original story ...)