Big Business Is Here to Stay, but in Need of a...

Gigantic corporations lead in business today: fewer than 10% of public companies worldwide account for 80% of all corporate profits. But the giants of...

International Tourism Grew by 3.9% Despite Challenges

Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according...

JAFZA Issues New Company Regulations

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company, and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa,...

Dubai Economy Grew 2.7% in 2016; Expected to Rise to 3.1%...

The economy of Dubai grew by 2.7% in real terms in 2016 despite declining oil prices, sluggish growth in developed as well as many...

GCC businesses focusing on getting ready for VAT

To help businesses in the GCC understand the potential impacts of the implementation and operation under VAT, Deloitte Middle East has been issuing a...

Dubai Real Estate Transactions top $70bn in 2016

The total amount of real estate transactions recorded in Dubai, UAE last year exceeded Dh259 billion ($70.5 billion), according to the annual report released...

Top Business Trends 2017

As the curtains are drawn on the dusk of 2016, and you turn another year over, your mind is shrouded with overwhelming thoughts of...

2016 World’s Most Valuable Brands Revealed

Apple is the world’s most valuable brand, according to the latest Interbrand ranking. Measured across three components, the ranking looks at the impact of brand on...

Why People Buy Smart Home Technology

Safety and comfort are the primary reasons people buy smart home technology products like Amazon Echo and Google Home. A new study was conducted in...

The Best and The Worst New Luxury Hotels of 2016

As in the past few years, LTI delivers the inside track on this year’s openings of new luxury hotels. Its nine highly experienced and...

Wearables Continue to See Strong Demand Across MENA

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) wearables market continued to see steady growth in Q3 2016, according to the latest insights from International Data...

160,000 Hotel Rooms under Construction in the Middle East

STR’s November 2016 Pipeline Report shows 159,922 rooms in 560 projects Under Contract in the Middle East and 58,878 rooms in 316 projects Under...

Top Risks for Global Businesses in 2017

Oliver Wyman identified the top three risks facing global businesses in 2017 as it launches its 6th annual Risk Journal. The risks are: The re-emergence of...

Global Economy to Expand at Rate of 2.8% in 2017

The global economy is expected to expand at a rate of 2.8 percent in 2017, better than the 2016 rate, but marking a sixth...

2016’s Most Popular Residential Communities in Dubai Revealed

This year, close to 1.5 million people have turned to property classifieds website propertyfinder.ae to search for a rental property. And the most searched community...

Strong Dollar and Softening Rents to Improve Housing Affordability

Phidar Advisory released its Dubai residential research note with November data, which is now reported using a 3-month moving average. The report shows that...

Dubai Winners of The Real Estate Brokerage Awards 2016 Revealed

After a record breaking number of nominations and an tough judging process, according to the organizers of the event at propertyfinder, the winners of...

Prime Video Now Available Worldwide with Special Offer

People in over 200 countries around the world can now sign up for Amazon Prime Video at an introductory price of $2.99 (or €2.99)...

Middle East Mobile Market Continues Its Decline but Growth is Tipped...

The Middle East mobile phone market suffered its third consecutive quarter-on-quarter decline in Q3 2016 according to the latest figures announced today by IDC....

2017 The ‘Year of the Ransomware Threat’

As we approach the year-end attention of course turns to what we can expect to see in 2017 and what we are security professionals...

Win a trip to Florida to join Star Wars Celebration 2017

Samsung is celebrating the release of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ by offering a special edition wireless charger along with a chance to...

Amazon Web Services to open office in Dubai

Amazon Web Services Supports Cloud Growth in UAE Amazon Web Services, (AWS) today announces plans to open an office in Dubai, with the support...

Dubai – Bollywood Superstars’ Home Away from Home

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) revealed the #BeMyGuest film starring Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan. After 6 days from the release of...