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UAE’s DP World becomes an official partner of McLaren Formula 1 team

The partnership will support the F1 team to drive enhanced efficiency, reimagining the team’s supply chain to make it faster and more sustainable

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Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority issues regulations for 2023

As the authority providing VA oversight across Dubai with the exception of DIFC, VARA facilitates VA-associated economic stability, investor protection, and jurisdictional resilience

LandVault

Metaverse developer LandVault expands to Dubai

Its technology will allow real estate developers to showcase their projects by providing a more immersive experience for potential buyers

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DAMAC awards Dhs886m main works construction contract for Cavalli Tower

China State Construction Engineering Corporation will carry out main works construction of the 71-storey Cavalli Tower

Taxis in Dubai to become 100% eco-friendly by 2027

Taxis in Dubai to become 100% eco-friendly by 2027

A total of 11,371 taxis were operating in the emirate by end of 2022

DP world open new trade routes in 2022

Dubai’s DP World reports 1.4% rise in gross container volumes in 2022

Jebel Ali handled 14 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2022, up 1.7 per cent year-on-year

Dubai receives 14.36 million international visitors in 2022

Dubai receives 14.36 million international visitors in 2022

The emirate closed in on its pre-pandemic visitor figures of 16.73 million recorded in 2019

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Dubai real estate: Sales transactions record over 128.5% YoY rise in Jan, reveals Property Finder

Off-plan transactions witnessed a remarkable performance, with a 90 per cent YoY increase recording over 5,000 transactions

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Aldar signs strategic JV with Dubai Holding, enters Dubai real estate market

The communities will feature over 9,000 residential units, with launches planned for this year

Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022

Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022

Energy demand last year reached 53,180 gigawatt-hours, compared to 50,401 gigawatt-hours in 2021

Sheikh Mohammed opens Arab Health 2023

More than 3,000 exhibitors from over 70 countries are showcasing healthcare technologies at the event

This road in Dubai will be closed due to rainwater accumulation

Motorists have been advised alternate routes to reach their destination

Dubai land department offers special report

Dubai Land Department issues 9,047 permits, 6,479 licences in 2022

Dubai’s real estate sector witnessed transactions worth a record Dhs528bn in the past year, a 76.5 per cent increase from 2021

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Dubai’s DGCX sees 16% rise in volume of trades in 2022, total value touches $162bn

The exchange reported a 78 per cent increase in the volume of gold contracts traded on the exchange compared to previous year

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UAE weather update: More rain, drop in temperatures expected

The country’s lowest temperature – 3.2°C – was recorded at 1am this morning at Jais Mountain

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Abu Dhabi hotels generate Dhs5.4bn in revenue in 2022

The average revenue per available room was Dhs263, up 19 per cent

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

Emirates to increase flights to Sydney, Melbourne; resume service to Christchurch

With the increase in flights, Emirates will be operating 63 weekly services to Australia by mid-year

Beyonce

Beyonce launches $100,000-a-night Dubai resort’s next chapter

Atlantis The Royal opened on the weekend with Beyonce performing for an audience of VIPs for a reported $24m

Dubai wins bids to host 232 business events in 2022

Dubai wins bids to host 232 business events in 2022

The events are to be held over the coming years and will bring in an additional 135,000 visitors

Dubai's RTA opens Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street, two bridges to ease traffic

Dubai’s RTA opens Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street, two bridges to ease traffic

The project serves Dubai Silicon Oasis, over 25 universities and colleges, and a student population of 27,500 in addition to the surrounding developments

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Sheikh Mohammed visits Atlantis The Royal, Dubai’s latest iconic landmark

The ultra-luxury resort’s ‘grand reveal’ took place on January 21, with celebrities in attendance from all over the world

Power Letters 2023: Arif Amiri, CEO, DIFC Authority

Power Letters 2023: Arif Amiri, CEO, DIFC Authority

In 2023, we will continue to focus on expanding our influence to become the largest ecosystem of financial services, technology and innovation in the region

Ian Fairservice Managing Partner and Group editor of Motivate Media Group

Ian Fairservice, Motivate Media Group’s Managing Partner and Group Editor-in-Chief, to speak at Emirates LitFest

Fairservice, a well-known personality in Dubai’s expat, business and cultural community, has played a key role in transforming the UAE’s media industry over four decades

SentinelOne

SentinelOne expands Middle East and Africa operations with new Dubai office

The facility serves a number of functions including acting as an environment for the brand to showcase its cybersecurity solutions

Dubai records completion of 55 real estate projects worth $3.24bn in 2022

Dubai records completion of 55 real estate projects worth $3.24bn in 2022

A total of 350 real estate projects are currently being developed in the emirate

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Emirates to reintroduce A380 on Dubai-Casablanca route

Starting April 15, the airline will replace the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently used between Dubai and Casablanca with the A380

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

Emirates to resume non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service from March

The new service will increase the airline’s operations in the Asian market to 14 weekly flights

Intersec

Intersec opens in Dubai today with over 800 exhibitors

Visitor pre-registrations jump 133 per cent with 55 countries represented

Dubai real estate transactions cross Dhs500bn photo courtesy Dubai Media Office

Dubai’s real estate sector marks major milestone, value of transactions crosses Dhs500bn in 2022

A total of 122,658 real estate transactions were registered in Dubai in 2022, an increase of 44.7 per cent from 2021

Antonio Gonzalez - Chairman and CEO Sunset Hospitality Group

Sunset Hospitality Group’s Antonio Gonzalez on the company’s big plans for 2023

The chairman and CEO of Sunset Hospitality Group shares how SHG is planning to reach a total of 60 venues locally and internationally within the next 12 months