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Terminal 3, Dubai International DXB. (Image: Sourced from Media Gallery of Dubai Airports)

Dubai’s DXB ranked busiest international airport worldwide for 2022

It retained its position for the ninth consecutive year, with over 66 million passengers using DXB last year

Mark Willis, CEO for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. (Image: Supplied by Fairmont)

Accor’s Fairmont relocates global headquarters to Dubai

Mark Willis, former Accor CEO for the Middle East, Africa, India and Türkiye, is now the CEO for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts

Elite car rentals

Elite Rentals: Offering a luxurious way to travel in Dubai

The luxury transportation company doesn’t just offer luxury car rentals, it also provides exclusive yacht charters, with access to 27 superyachts

Dubai is centre for wealth creation

Why Dubai is the new wealth and asset management global hotspot

Dubai is home to more than 55,000 high net-worth individuals and over $3tn of private wealth is within an hour’s flight of the city

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort (Image: Supplied by Anantara)

Anantara property in Dubai diverts 62 per cent of waste from landfills

Its key initiatives included the installation of an onsite water bottling plant and a food digester machine

Dubai private school students

Dubai: KHDA reveals top private schools for 2023

Dubai education regulator said 25 schools improved their performance from the previous inspection cycle during the 2018/19 academic year

DMCC JLT photo Dubai Media Office

Dubai’s DMCC reports record Q1 2023 results, sees best first quarter since launch

The rise represents an 8.4 per cent year-on-year increase, and an average annual increase of 13.7 per cent over the last five years

Sri Lankan carrier FitsAir has ramped up its services from the capital city of Colombo to Dubai. (Image: Supplied by Dubai Airports)

FitsAir raises frequency on Colombo-Dubai route

Using its Airbus 320 aircraft, it has increased operations to a daily service between the two destinations

Dubai RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel

Dubai’s RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel under $1.4bn traffic plan

The project is aimed at easing traffic flow between Al Khaleej Street, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road and Al Ghubaiba Road

Empower plant

Shareholders of Dubai’s Empower approve $116m dividend

The company’s full-year net profit jumped by 7 per cent year-on-year to Dhs1bn in 2022 while its revenues reached Dhs2.8bn

EY projects $42.2bn boon to UAE economy from Expo 2020 Dubai

The pre-event phase contributed around one-quarter of gross value and the legacy phase will add 62 per cent

Dubizzle owner mulls UAE IPO

Dubai-based owner of Dubizzle mulls UAE IPO

Emerging Markets Property Group is set to hire Rothschild & Co. for the potential IPO in Dubai or Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Hamdan launches create apps in dubai photo courtesy WAM

Create Apps in Dubai launches, aims to triple number of app creators by 2025

The initiative aims to support 100 new national projects for developing apps that will be made available in digital app stores over the next 24 months

DFM and Dubai Chamber

DFM, Dubai Chamber of Commerce partner to boost IPOs

The two entities have partnered with advisory firms that are a key part of the city’s financial and business ecosystem

Sunset Hospitality

Dubai’s Sunset Hospitality Group announces new Bali openings

The group plans to expand its global footprint with the launch of 20 new venues by the end of this year

11-year-old Dubai-based coder

Dubai-based 11-year-old girl develops app that detects eye diseases

The 11-year-old girl’s mobile app can analyse various parameters such as light and colour intensity to locate the eyes within the frame range


VPorts inks deals to boost development of Dubai’s Air Mobility Centre, Falcon Aviation and SkyDrive have joined the centre to be part of VPorts’ strategy to deploy innovation in the region

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United resumes services to Dubai with daily flight from New York

United is the only US airline to offer nonstop flights between Dubai and the US

RTA Head Office

Dubai’s RTA introduces Comprehensive Digital Experience Lab

The RTA lab will improve both the quality and design of services from a customer’s perspective and also support its employees

Emirates starts A380 service to Bali

Dubai’s Emirates inaugurates A380 service to Bali

This is the first scheduled A380 service to the country

Gold and silver

Dubai to launch new gold and silver coins

The coins will be made available for purchase after Ramadan

World’s tallest hotel

World’s tallest hotel to open in Dubai in 2024

The First Group said that the 82-storey property will be its largest and most complex development to date

fulfillment centre

Amazon opens a new fulfillment centre in Dubai South

The new facility will increase Amazon’s storage capacity by 70 per cent, supporting a wider selection of products for customers

HH Sheikh Hamdan announces 04 platform for Dubai

Dubai launches 04 platform to enhance govt services

The platform enables customers to submit suggestions, comments and complaints to Dubai government officials in three easy steps

DIFC unveils DIFC Launchpad

Dubai financial hub launches venture building platform ‘DIFC Launchpad’

The programme supports efforts to realise the financial centre’s 2030 strategy to catalyse economic growth

Ramadan in Dubai photo WAM

Ramadan in Dubai: Here’s what’s happening during the Holy Month

Curated by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, ‘Ramadan in Dubai’ festivities will run from March 23-April 21

Ground breaking Dubai Helipark Aerospace Hub in Dubai

Phase 2 of Dubai Helipark construction commences

The new phase will include a commercially owned and operated landside helicopter hangar

RTA premium number plates auction-112

Dubai premium number plates fetch a total of Dhs38.21m

RTA offered a total of 90 premium number plates for bidding during the 112th Open Auction

hala taxi

Dubai taxi e-hail service adoption to reach 80%, says RTA

According to RTA’s plan, Hala will promote the e-hailing service by creating new channels to draw more users