“Summer Is Dubai” Calendar Promises Busy and Exciting Holiday Season

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The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment unveiled this year’s calendar for the three-month “Summer Is Dubai”, a season bursting with festivals, celebrations and promotions to entertain residents and millions of tourists heading to the emirate. … read more

Investment in Dubai Real Estate Up 57% in Q1

Dubai Property Auction

Investment in Dubai’s real estate reached AED 35 billion in the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 57 percent from last year, according to latest data from Dubai Land Department. The number of investors has also risen up 81 percent, with Indians … read more

Dubai Weekend Events Guide


Many people in Dubai traveled during the Easter holiday last week and for others, it was just another busy working day. If you are feeling tired after the Easter weekend and need something to distract yourself, the city may have just what you need – … read more

Dubai Real Estate Market Has an X-Factor

A new study calls Dubai a city with an X-factor! Savills’ annual “12 Cities” report offers an index called “World City X-factor Ranking.” In it, Dubai takes the 8th position. Dubai's X-factor is particularly in the real estate sector. … read more

Dubai Fashion Sector Trade Grows 8%

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Dubai’s trade in fragrance, beauty and fashion-related products reached AED 206 billion in 2013, a rise of 8% from 2012, according to a new report issued by the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai Exports. … read more

Dubai Private Schools Demand Increase in Fees

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Private schools in Dubai demand yet another increase in tuition fees, claiming the rising inflation and consumer prices leave them with no revenues. (Read more: Dubai’s Cost of Living at All-time High) At the same time, parents in the emirate say … read more

Record Number of Dubai Visitors Expected in April and May

The tourism and hospitality industries in Dubai are expecting record numbers of visitors during April and May due to the large number of events taking place in the emirate. Hotel occupancy will maintain high levels, which will have a positive impact … read more

Lionel Richie & More This Weekend in Dubai

Have you planned any special activities for this weekend in Dubai? A concert, a picnic with the family, or maybe a short escape out of town? Once again, the city of Dubai offers its residents and visitors a large variety of shows and nightlife … read more

Dubai’s Cost of Living at All-time High

Last month, Dubai’s inflation rate jumped to its highest since 2009 driven by inflated property and food prices. According to the latest data, the cost of living in March increased 3 percent on the year before. This is an official data and it is very … read more

Electric cars will invade Dubai sooner than you think

Authorities in Dubai are pushing further the idea of creating an eco-friendly, sustainable city with fresh and clearer air with a new project featuring the construction of electric car charging stations across Dubai. The plan is part of the Smart … read more