Rise in Dubai Marriages; Divorces Jump, Too

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There has been a slight rise in the number of Dubai marriages, according to a new report from Dubai Courts, which records an increase of 14% from the previous year. However, the authority also says the number of registered divorces has also jumped by around 11%. The latest report by Dubai courts looked at the […]

Dubai hotels welcomed more than 5.8 mn in H1, generating AED12.7 bn in revenues


Dubai hotels welcomed more than 5.8 million tourists in the first half of 2014 -the highest number of visitors ever achieved in the first six months of the year. The statistics, released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today, show increases across key indicators including hotel establishment guests, hotel and hotel apartment […]

Fun Events for Everyone in Dubai This Weekend

Events in Dubai

There are so many things to do and see in Dubai every day, but it’s more fun during the weekend! To help you make the most of your days off, we’ve picked the biggest events and great activities to try on Friday and Saturday. So, plan ahead and explore Dubai’s attractions !

Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah: Great, But Not for Families with Kids

Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah Lobby

If you are planning a trip to Dubai, you will need to be prepared for a heavy spending – the sunny emirate is known for its luxury recently rated 2nd most expensive worldwide hotels, iconic landmarks, and exclusive services for the traveler with luxurious tastes. In January, the city welcomed its first Waldorf Astoria hotel, […]

Burj Daman Apartments Rent Out Faster Than Hotcakes Sell

Burj Daman Apartments

The eagerly awaited Burj Daman apartments in DIFC are finally ready to be rented out and occupied. One of Dubai’s most sophisticated developments is already operational and the keys of a number of units have been handed to their owners. Despite the high rent ( 130,000 Dhs for 1 bedroom apartment), tenants don’t think twice […]

Behind The Scenes of Dubai360

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If you are still not convinced that Dubai is a must-visit destination, then the city’s latest online project will easily change your mind. This week, Dubai’s Crown Prince, introduced Dubai360 – a website that offers a free, immersive tour of the city.

UAE-based philanthropist aims to raise US$ 1 million for charity

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Dubai-based humanitarian Maria Conceicao was recently awarded a double Guinness World Record for her conquest of this year’s 777 Ultramarathon Challenge, a seven full-distance 50km ultramarathon that was run on each of the seven continents within seven weeks. Maria was granted Fastest Aggregate and Fastest Woman records for her achievement. Now, she’s all pumped-up to […]