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COVER STORY: Park Life

by Sophia Soltani | 13 Dec 2016

The UAE has witnessed an epic transformation since it was formed 45 years ago. Dubai and Abu Dhabi, which were once sleepy fishing villages, inhabited by Bedouins, pearl divers and traders, have rapidly evolved into global economic powerhouses, home to some of the world’s busiest airports and attracting a growing number of international tourists.  

ATM 2017 to focus on experiential travel & tourism

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Oct 2016

The 2017 edition of The Arabian Travel Market will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 April 2017 with key themes centered around tourists seeking adventure, culture, heritage, wellness & spa and cruising experiences. ATM 2017 will integrate the experiential theme across all of the show verticals and activities, including focused seminars

New Dubai mega-project, Jumeirah Central unveiled by H.H Sheikh Mohammed

by Sophia Soltani | 04 Sep 2016

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced the launch of Jumeirah Central, an urban mixed-use city district expected to become a comprehensive model for future urban planning in Dubai and around the world. The district will comprise 47 million sq.ft

Passenger traffic at DWC up 95.4% in the first half of 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Aug 2016

According to the latest traffic report issyes by Dubai Airports, passenger traffic at Dubai’s second airport, Dubai World Central (DWC) has peaked at more than 95%.  Passenger traffic for the first six months of the year totalled 410,278, up 95.4% compared to 209,989 passengers recorded during the corresponding period in 2015. Passenger traffic at DWC

Passenger traffic at DXB tops 6.3 million in February 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 18 Apr 2016

The latest report form Dubai International Airport has revealed that passenger traffic has continued to grow steadily  with over 6.3 million passengers registered in February 2016. The traffic report detailed that passenger traffic reached 6,383,544 in February 2016, up 6.9% from 5,973,727 registered during the same month in 2015. This brings the total year to date passenger

Dubai Tourism launches interactive media-hub: “Destination Innovation: Where Next?”

by Sophia Soltani | 29 Feb 2016

Dubai Tourism has introduced a new multimedia hub initiative called: “Destination Innovation: Where Next?”  The new concept features quarterly content to support multinational companies around the opportunities and challenges of running a global business. The hub, which was launched by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and supported by Dubai Chamber, is part of a move









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