World Habitat Day 2023: Theme, history and significance of the global day

The primary focus of this year’s event is to bring together key stakeholders from cities around the world to deliberate on strategies for revitalising urban centers

most liveable cities

Discover the world’s most liveable cities in 2023

This year, the global average score was the highest in 15 years

World Cup

New York, Miami among cities hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup matches

The US last hosted the World Cup in 1994, an event that gave rise to Major League Soccer

expensive cities

These are the world’s 20 most expensive cities for expats

ECA International analyses the cost of consumer goods and services in more than 490 locations worldwide, while accommodation data is also factored in

Dubai carrier Emirates’ A380 aircraft to serve 27 cities by November end

Over the next six weeks, the airline will re-instate its A380 services to destinations such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Johannesburg and Madrid, among others

GCC: How sustainable urban development can lead to smart city environments

Cities represent 54 per cent of the world’s population today, a figure which will grow to 70 per cent by 2050

How should cities in MENA region plan their next development cycle

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the future development of cities in the MENA region is set to be significant