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Dubai reveals new holiday home regulation

Dubai Tourism Authority issues new guidelines for holiday homes sector

The new resolution, outlining rules for operators, homeowners and authorised tenants, has been developed to diversify the tourism sector in the emirate

Camping with caravans on this Dubai beach is now free

Campers must obtain a permit – issued for free – before heading to the beach located in Al Sufouh area

Dubai Fitness Challenge welcomed over 1.1 million participants this year

The 30-day event held over 13,000 fitness and wellness activities and events

International celebrities including Jackie Chan and Shah Rukh Khan attend Saudi forum

The kingdom is looking to grow its entertainment industry

Mega book sale Big Bad Wolf opens in Dubai

The 10-day book sale will offer discounts ranging from 50 per cent to 80 per cent

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to offer free weekend entry during Ramadan

Other parks in Yas Island including Yas Waterworld and the recently opened Warner Bros have also revealed Ramadan offers

Emaar to create ‘walk of fame’ for celebrities, influencers in Downtown Dubai

When complete, Dubai Stars will have over 10,000 stars, about four times more than the Hollywood walk of fame

World’s largest inflatable waterpark reopens at Dubai’s JBR beach with new design

The AquaFun waterpark can accommodate up to 500 people concurrently

Akon, Pitbull among singers confirmed for concerts in Saudi this month

The Sharqiah season, running from March 14-30, will see cultural events across the Eastern Province

Vox opens first cinema in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia ended its decades-old ban on cinemas last year

Abu Dhabi film becomes first GCC movie to be aired in Saudi cinemas

Saudi opened up cinemas in the country this year

Here’s a list of national holidays in the UAE for the rest of the year

The second half of the year will have a whole bunch of holidays

Revealed: Top attractions for automotive lovers in the UAE

From racing venues to car museums, the UAE has a lot to offer petrolheads

Revealed: Last minute Eid staycation deals in the UAE

Hotels across the UAE have special deals still on for the Eid weekend

Jeddah gets set to host Saudi’s first ever Comic Con event

The event will take place from February 16-18

Tips to reduce the effects of poor posture at work

A healthy ergonomics strategy is crucial to avoid pain and other issues in the longer term.

How to overcome the pressures of ‘information overload’

Life coach Maryam Ghouth explores our struggle with ‘information overload’

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab to unveil new luxury leisure attraction shipped from Finland

The 10,000 sqm deck will extend 100 metres out into the Arabian Gulf and feature cabanas, sun loungers, a restaurant and a bar

Wyndham to open four new Ramada hotels in the Middle East

Wyndham’s Ramada Resort Dead Sea and Ramada Jeddah Corniche are already open while its two properties in Bahrain are set to open on March 31, 2016.

Dubai Parks and Etisalat plan world’s first smart theme park

Collaboration will see smart functionality integrated into Dubai Parks and Resorts’ upcoming leisure destination

Dubai Canal to feature bridge mall with rooftop park

New project will add to Business Bay skyline

Dubai to emerge as a ‘theme park destination’ similar to Orlando

Two new massive theme park complexes are scheduled to open this year in the emirate

Netflix launches in the UAE, adds Arabic language to its offering

The web streaming TV network has expanded its reach to 130 new countries worldwide

Cartoon Network and Boomerang to enter MENA region TV network

Deal between network beIN and channel operator Turner will also bring TCM and CNN HD

Review: Charisma coach Danish Sheikh

Indian charisma coach Danish Sheikh is now in Dubai to prove that charm is a quality that can be taught and bought

Preview: F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weekend

All 60,000 tickets have been sold across the three days of entertainment.

Pétanque Passion Comes To Dubai

The French game is quickly gaining appeal all over the world.

UAE’s First Mega Waterpark Opens In Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is set to open its doors to the public in the New Year.

Top 10 Nations With The Most Public Holidays

Colombia tops the list while Lebanon is the only Middle Eastern country to feature.

The Rise Of Triathlons

UAE execs are flocking to triathlon training to beat work blues, writes Angela Shah.