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New tourism dirham comes into...

Dubai's new tourism dirham comes into force today (March 31st). The levy, said to be between AED 7 (£1.15) and AED 20, per room, per night, will be...

Mar 31, 2014
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Dubai to try for yet another...

Dubai is gearing itself up to launch another world record bid.  Hot on the heels of securing the title of the highest number of bungee jumps carried out...

Mar 31, 2014
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Dubai's airport traffic grows...

Dubai Airports has announced double-digit passenger growth for the seventh month in a row. The number of holidaymakers making their way to the emirate reached...

Mar 31, 2014
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Etihad given permission to...

Etihad Airways has been given permission to obtain a 49 per cent stake in Air Serbia. The airline had initially loaned the company a total of $40 million...

Mar 31, 2014
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Dubai to have 52 km of cycle...

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced it will extend the emirate's cycle tracks to 52 km over the next two years. In what is seen...

Mar 31, 2014
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Earth Hour saved 255,000 kWh...

Dubai's commitment to supporting the global Earth Hour initiative saved around 255,000 kWh of energy. The event, which occurred on March 29th, is designed...

Mar 31, 2014
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Residential property 'set to...

Dubai's residential property is due to rise between ten to 15 per cent over the coming year. Figures released by HSBC Global Research also stated net...

Mar 31, 2014
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Expo 2020 to bring AED 90bn...

The decision to award Expo 2020 to Dubai could benefit small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the tune of AED 90 billion (£14 billion). Mohamed...

Mar 30, 2014
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Expo 2020 to bring in 25m...

Dubai is making provisions to welcome an estimated 25 million tourists as a result of Expo 2020. The figure is considerably higher than the municipality...

Mar 29, 2014