Leva Hotels launches first property in Dubai

New property adjoining Mazaya Centre set to be rebranded Leva Hotel and Suites after obtaining four-star rating – and Business Bay is coming up next

Dubai hotel Jumeirah Al Qasr completes room upgrades

Changes designed to provide guests with a ‘rich yet modern’ guest experience

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Jadaf Culture Village opens

Opening marks the mid-market brand’s fourth hotel in Dubai

Everything you need to know about Dubai Shopping Festival 2019

Up to 1,500 stores will have discounts for 39 days

Dubai’s Meydan One mega mall development on track for 2020 opening

The mall will feature the world’s largest dancing fountains, a 1km ski slope and a beach

IHG debuts upscale Voco hotel brand in Dubai

Global operator shows conversion of Nassima Royal Hotel is well underway

Millennium’s Studio M hotel brand makes regional debut

The budget lifestyle hotel is close to Dubai International Airport and adjoins 100 apartments

Property prices in Dubai to continue falling in 2019

Prices are expected to drop next year on the back of growing residential supply

No immediate plans to restart Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai – Nakheel CEO

Work on the mega development began in 2002, but construction was suspended after Dubai’s property market crash in 2009

Dubai’s Emirates revamps amenity kits in first and business class

The airline has partnered with Byredo skincare, Bowers & Wilkins and Bulgari for latest amenities

Dubai’s Emirates adds flights to Canada

Emirates has been seeking additional flights to Canada for years

Revealed: Where Dubai property rents, prices decreased the most in H1 2018

Rents and sales prices continued to decline in the first half of the year

Work progressing on Dubai’s upcoming new tallest tower

The $1bn Dubai Creek Tower is anticipated to be completed by 2020

Dubai gov real estate platform aims to cut out agents

The Real Estate Self Transaction portal will allow landlords to sell and manage their properties online

Rolex Boutique Dubai Mall

The world’s largest Rolex boutique opens in Dubai

Roger Federer and Rolex CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour were on hand to inaugurate the three-level store in Dubai Mall

Dubai allows transit passengers to leave airport for tours

The UAE government last month gave the go ahead for a transit visa policy

Dubai’s Al Ghurair Centre to open 18-screen Reel cinemas complex

The new cinema complex is set to open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2018

SaudiGulf Airlines to start twice-daily Dubai flights

The carrier will operate a two-class A320 between the two cities

Dubai makes birth control pill prescription only

The birth control pill was previously available over the counter

Revealed: Top 50 GCC banks

Gulf Business reveals the 50 biggest banks in the GCC as ranked by total assets

Revealed: Top 100 most powerful Arabs 2017

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, founder and chairman of Saudi’s Kingdom Holding Company, topped the list

Revealed: 10 things to do at Dubai airport when in transit

From shopping to relaxing, the airport offers several options for transit passengers

In pictures: Two new Apple stores open in Dubai airport

Located in Terminal 3, the stores are Apple’s largest in travel retail

Revealed: Best private schools in Dubai

The ranking is based on KHDA’s annual review of schools in the emirate

Trump says Muslim ban ‘just a suggestion’

The American tycoon previously called for a complete ban on Muslims entering the US

Revealed: Most popular and most affordable areas to rent studios in Dubai

Dubai’s private sector growth drops for the first time since 2010

Travel and tourism companies in the emirate saw the biggest decline, finds index

AccorHotels pens deal with Mawarid for ibis Styles property in Dubai

Hotel will be located within the same complex as Mawarid’s new headquarters

Sheikh Mohammed: UAE gearing up for post-oil economy

UAE PM, VP also explains the need for ministers of happiness and tolerance

Dubai ranked best city for expats in Middle East and Africa

The emirate topped the regional rankings for the fourth year in a row

First smartphone-based MBA launched for students in Dubai

London School of Marketing course will be available all over the world