Ramadan Tidbits

Ramadan Tent

The Holy Month of Ramadan is marked not only in the Middle East, but all over the world. It is an event of a massive scale. You may think you know this, but you are wrong and we have some figures to prove it.

Dubai Soared 23 Spots on Cost of Living Survey


Dubai has registered an impressive jump on Mercer’s latest Cost of Living Survey. The city has climbed 23 places in just one year, landing on the 67th spot in the world. Despite that, Dubai is not Middle East’s priciest city for expats this year.

Dubai property sales slow down

Dubai Property Auction

Dubai’s property market demonstrated positive performance for the second quarter of 2014, although sales slowed and buyers were interested more in lower priced areas, compared to the previously popular and expensive locations. However, according to a new report, rents rose by an average 4% for apartments and 5% for villas from the first half of […]

This Weekend Events in Dubai

This weekend in Dubai will be unusually quiet and uneventful. But this is understandable. After all, we are about to enter into the second week of the Holy Month of Ramadan and life is moving at a much slower pace than the usual. Despite that, this weekend will offer some diverse activities for people in […]

‘Your Child In Gold’: Dubai’s New Weight Loss Campaign

gold weight loss

After the success of the Dubai Government’s award winning ‘Your Weight in Gold’ initiative, the civic body this year has launched a wider campaign for families and individuals under the slogan, ‘Your Child In Gold’.

IMF: Dubai Made a Significant Progress


By the end of June, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the United Arab Emirates. The country has continued to benefit from its perceived safe-haven status amid regional instability. The economic recovery has been solid, supported by the tourism and hospitality sectors, and a rebounding real […]

Emaar Properties faces market oversupply risks, Moody’s


According to Moody’s Investors Service, economic growth will bolster Emaar Properties PJSC’s domestic businesses, although the rating agency cautions that market exuberance runs the risk of overcapacity, in a new report published today. Economic growth in the emirate of Dubai will continue to support Emaar’s domestic property development, hospitality and retail businesses.

Dubai Summer Bucket List


Summer in Dubai is often seen as low season for tourism and business due to the high temperatures. However, what many travelers do not suspect is that this city never sleeps and it is always ready to offer visitors and residents a lot of fun, events and amazing experiences. Here is a quick bucket list […]

‘Mall of the World’ – A temperature-controlled pedestrian city launched in Dubai

Mall of the World

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum , launched today the world’s first temperature-controlled city, Mall of the World, located along Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Occupying a total area of 48 million sq. ft., the project will comprise the largest indoor theme park in […]

Eid in Dubai to offer an array of family events and promotions


The latest edition of Eid in Dubai will kick off shortly before Eid Al Fitr (Read more: When will be the first day of Eid Al Fitr). After the quietness, which is traditionally associated with the month of Ramadan,  Eid in Dubai will offer a variety of amazing family event, music concerts and countless promotions.