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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Jafza Named Best Free Zone For Large Companies Worldwide

Jafza has been named the world’s best free zone for 2017 in key categories of the FDi magazine's annual awards for global free zones. Jafza...

Anticipated Social Media Buzz Can Drive Travellers Choices

How much positive feedback travelers think they'll get on social media can predict whether they intend to visit a tourism destination, a new University...

The “Amazon Effect” Is Coming to Oil Markets

While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil...

Media vs Advertising for Millennials and Baby Boomers in UAE, Saudi...

New YouGov research also reveals social media is missing a trick by ignoring baby boomers Millennials and baby boomers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

Global Institutional Investors’ Average Target Allocation to Real Estate Increases

The real estate asset class continues to experience growth in institutional capital allocations. In fact, 2017 represents an important milestone in this regard according...

RTA Unveils ‘Loyalty Points’ for Nol Cards Users

During its participation in Gitex 2017, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to launch Loyalty Points program for nol cards, branded as...

Airbnb Revenues Up 421% In Dubai

A special report by Chestertons MENA focusing on Airbnb has highlighted the growth and popularity of the online platform with investors and holiday makers...

Dubai’s Secondary Prime Residential Market Prices Remain Stable

On analysis of data by REIDIN, Luxhabitat reveals that despite underperformance of the secondary prime residential market, the average price per square feet remained...

First look at the Skriware 2 3D Printer

Skriware – a Polish-Swedish startup developing a 3D printing ecosystem for educational and home purposes has unveiled its latest device at the Gitex Technology...

Business Conditions in Dubai Improve After Summer Slump

Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker: September Data Signals Improvement In Business Conditions In Dubai’s Non-Oil Private Sector September data signalled a sharp improvement in business...

Online Registration For Value Added Tax Is Now Open

The UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) announced that online registration for the Value Added Tax (VAT) is now open, through its website, as part...

Smart ‘Uptown Dubai’ District Prompts a New Beat for Business

A world-class district by DMCC, Uptown Dubai is set to become the new ‘Hotspot’ of Dubai offering a 24/7 live-work-thrive experience for residents...

On The Market: Apartments Near Downtown Dubai

Here is our handpicked selection of ready and under construction apartments near Downtown Dubai available for investment right now. Explore the best of Dubai's upmarket...

How Smart Speakers Differ Pricewise

Having introduced the Google Home Mini and Max at its big hardware event on Wednesday, Google added two new competitors to the already rather...

Q3 2017 Dubai Residential Report: Downward Trend Continuation

• Marginal price declines continue, averaging 1.2% year on year for apartments and 1.4% for villas/townhouses in Dubai during Q3 2017 • Average rents in...

Why You Are So Addicted to Your Smartphone

The much-anticipated recent iPhone 8 launch was followed by millions who watched the event via livestream and on internet forums, blogs and in the...

’Vida Harbour Point’ To Offer Exceptional Waterfront Lifestyle

Set in The Island District, the 275-room Vida Harbour Point hotel opens to spectacular views of the Dubai Creek, the Downtown Dubai skyline and...

VAT in GCC: Benefits of Voluntary Registration

From 1 January 2018, any business operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) group of nations that earns revenue of Dhs 375,000 or more,...

LinkedIn Releases GCC Specific Data on Digital Workforce

A joint study conducted by the Ideation Center at Strategy&, part of the PwC network, together with LinkedIn has highlighted that to achieve their...

Emirates and flydubai Announce First Codeshare Routes

With the start of the partnership, Emirates will codeshare on 29 routes operated by flydubai Passengers can book from 03 October with travel commencing on 29...

Most Companies Have Big Gaps Between AI Ambition and Execution

While Expectations for AI Run High, Few Companies Invest Much in Current Efforts; Majority of Executives Expect No Workforce Reduction in Foreseeable Future More than...

Town Square Dubai by Nshama Comes to Life With Handover of...

Nshama commences delivery of 320 Zahra townhouses, the first residential community launched in Town Square Dubai The first residential community in Town Square Dubai has...

Amazon and BMW Bring Alexa to the Road

BMW Group will integrate Alexa into their vehicles in the US, UK and Germany starting in 2018 Amazon and BMW announced today that Amazon Alexa will be available in BMW and MINI vehicles starting...

Amazon Debuts 2nd Generation Echo Range of Devices; Alexa in BMW

Amazon hosts a surprise hardware event today to unveil its new range of Alexa enabled more advanced device. A new Amazon Echo Amazon debuts a second-gen Echo for $99 which goes...