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UAE weather alert: Speed limits reduced on key roads amid thick fog

UAE weather alert: Speed limits reduced on key roads amid thick fog

17 Jan 2021

As thick fog descended upon UAE on Sunday morning, the national Met department (NCM) issued a weather alert for residents.

Abu Dhabi Police took to social media to inform motorists about speed limits being reduced on key Abu Dhabi, Dubai roads for their safety. Authorities in UAE urge motorists to follow traffic rules and abide by revised speed limits while driving in foggy weather.

The weather forecast for today is fair in general and partly cloudy at times with temperatures... Read More

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by DIFC

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by DIFC

12 Jan 2021

As part of Dubai’s commitment to be the region’s most sustainable financial city and to develop human capital skills needed for the future, DIFC Academy has partnered with Candriam Academy to offer the world’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing.

The partnership between the DIFC and Candriam is in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to build a competitive knowledge-based economy by developing local capabilities and investing in... Read More

HUGO BOSS names Chris Hemsworth first global brand ambassador for BOSS

HUGO BOSS names Chris Hemsworth first global brand ambassador for BOSS

11 Jan 2021

Starting this year, actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for his role as Thor, will be the first Hollywood star to be appointed new global brand ambassador for BOSS. In this role, he will be the international BOSS face of the worldwide fashion campaigns planned for 2021 and 2022. Hemsworth has already been collaborating with HUGO BOSS on the iconic BOSS Bottled scent since 2017. By expanding this partnership, the Group is ensuring a globally consistent BOSS brand image that will bridge various... Read More

New Covid strain: Go back to school, with caution, say UAE doctors

New Covid strain: Go back to school, with caution, say UAE doctors

04 Jan 2021

Medics in the UAE affirmed that it is safe for children to go back to schools, though they should maintain utmost safety precautions, amid mounting fears about the new Covid-19 strain.

Doctors reiterate that parents should remain calm and ensure that they do not send their children to schools in case they are unwell.

Dr Prabhakar Patil, Specialist – Paediatrics & Neonatolog, Medcare Women & Children Hospital, said: "Children will not get the Covid-19 vaccine in the... Read More

RTA announces street closures for New Year's Eve in Dubai

RTA announces street closures for New Year's Eve in Dubai

28 Dec 2020

The RTA announced the closure of certain streets in Downtown Dubai as part of preparations for the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations.

On December 31, Al Asayel Road will be closed from Oud street to Al Meydan street from 4pm to be used for public transportation and emergency vehicles.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard street will also be closed from 4pm, once the parking is full. The RTA called on those with reservations in the area to ensure arrival before 4pm to avoid... Read More

Explore, eat and enjoy unique retail experiences at DSF Markets

Explore, eat and enjoy unique retail experiences at DSF Markets

23 Dec 2020

With Dubai enjoying perfect winter weather, now’s the ideal time to take part in a wonderful alfresco shopping experience at Dubai Shopping Festival’s (DSF) Markets. Free to visit and featuring a range of independent vendors and homegrown makers alongside big-name brands, the markets can be found across the city from the modern Downtown Dubai to the traditional Dubai Creek and the beautiful mountains of Hatta.

Great places to eat, explore and discover super deals... Read More

Property Finder releases first-ever zeitgeist which reveals the “sign of the times” for UAE consumer behaviour in 2020

Property Finder releases first-ever zeitgeist which reveals the “sign of the times” for UAE consumer behaviour in 2020

23 Dec 2020

Dubai, 21 December 2020 – Property Finder released its first-ever Zeitgeist on the UAE property market. The “sign of the times” annual report reveals what consumers were searching for, how their behaviors shifted during the year and key trends that emerged based on activity and data derived from Property Finder.  The Property Finder Zeitgeist tracked trends in real-estate listings advertised on the portal, search trends by customers and an overview on the leads generated.

Key findings... Read More

Exciting Inaugural Abu Dhabi Shopping Season

Exciting Inaugural Abu Dhabi Shopping Season

17 Dec 2020

Retail Abu Dhabi, the retail platform of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has announced details of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Shopping Season - a brand-new, destination-wide winter retail campaign running across the emirate from December 10th to February 14th next year.

Encompassing winter festive sales, rewarding promotions, new collection launches and only-in-Abu Dhabi shopping experiences across thousands of fashion, beauty and... Read More

H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry: Ajman is ready for business

H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry: Ajman is ready for business

10 Dec 2020

Director General of Ajman Tourism Development Department H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry shared his insight on the Russian and CIS tourism markets and the current situation in Emirate Ajman.

What are your expectations for the Russian tourism market with the resuming of the international flights between Russia, CIS and the UAE?

The relationship between the Russian and CIS tourism market and the Emirate of Ajman has been cultured and developed over the years and there is a great... Read More

Emirates expects busy holiday travel period

Emirates expects busy holiday travel period

09 Dec 2020

Emirates is expecting more than 200,000 passengers to travel through Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport during the Christmas holiday period as UAE residents and citizens head home or abroad, according to the airline's latest booking figures. The busiest day for the airline will be on Friday 11 December, although high passenger traffic is expected to start today, and will run through 21 December.

In addition, more than 200,000 passengers will be arriving into Dubai on Emirates... Read More

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