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 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 […]
In June, some of the Dubai private schools began notifying parents that tuition fees will be raised for the 2014/2015 academic year. Recently, an official from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority said a total of 119 schools will increase their fees after showing positive results at the annual school inspections.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]