Donate your unwanted used shoes to the less fortunate
Shoe Mart and Emirates Red Crescent have teamed up to launch the shoe brand’s annual CSR initiative ‘Happy Feet’. Launched on October 13, the initiative at all Shoe Mart stores in Dubai, including Centrepoint stores, aims to collect usable unwanted used shoes which will in turn be donated to... Read more
La Mer – Dubai’s latest leisure destination set to open first phase to public on October 15
La Mer, a world-class beachfront developed by Meraas to diversify the fabric of Dubai’s offering to visitors and residents, will open its first phase to the public on October 15, 2017. Stretching out into the ocean from the prestigious Jumeira 1 neighbourhood, the exclusive leisure destination promises to be... Read more
Timings for all RTA services for New Hijri Year holiday on September 21, 2017
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced changes to the business hours of all its services in Dubai during the New Hijri Year holiday on Thursday, September 21, 2017 which is also a paid public holiday for both the public and private sectors in the UAE. RTA service... Read more
The world’s longest and highest zip line is coming to RAK
This December, Ras Al Khaimah will be home to the longest and highest zip line in the world. Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has partnered with Toro Verde, the world’s leading zip line operator to develop its latest active adventure tourism product, which is due to break the... Read more
Things to do in Dubai this Eid Al Adha
How are your long weekend plans? Are you flying out someplace exotic or are you simply celebrating Eid Al Ahda in the sandpit? If you’re part of the latter, here’s how you can celebrate this special occasion with your family and friends! Watch fireworks with your family and friends... Read more
Sharjah Summer Grand Discounts campaign from August 29-31, 2017
The Sharjah Summer Grand Discounts campaign that was launched by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) in coordination with the Economic Development Department in Sharjah as part of the Sharjah Summer Offers activities will start on Tuesday, August 29 and will be held for three consecutive days until... Read more
4,044 illegal substances seized in Abu Dhabi
Inspectors at the General Administration of Customs – Abu Dhabi have successfully foiled attempts to smuggle 4,044 illegal substances into the UAE during the first half of 2017. The seized substances included drugs, prescription drugs, tobacco and other contrabands. Read more
Watch out for spectacular Perseid meteor shower this Friday and Saturday
If you want to watch a spectacular celestial event for free this weekend then you are in luck as the annual Perseid meteor shower will pass the skies over earth with as many as 40-50 meteors per hour expected to streak by. And, the good news also is that... Read more
On August 9 you can set a Guinness World Record in Dubai for the longest line of photographs
During the campaign, those who visit Carrefour at Mall of the Emirates or Dubai Festival City Mall and who express who is part of their ‘Greatest Moment’ can become a part of a Guinness World Record attempt for the longest line of photographs. The Greatest Moments campaign, hosted in... Read more
Dubai’s new smart taxi meters can detect if you have boarded or not
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has begun installing smart meters in taxis in Dubai at a cost of Dh68.8 million. All 10,550 taxis in the emirate will be fitted with the new meters by the end of June 2018. The meters are also equipped with optical sensors to... Read more