UAE
8 top things to do at Dubai Shopping Festival this weekend
Another weekend of the 2018 Dubai Shopping Festival kicks off with celebrations galore and a host of exciting activities and events, which is bound to further spread the festive cheer in every corner of Dubai. The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism, and the... Read more
Emaar sets Guinness World Records title with New Year’s Eve show at Burj Khalifa
Dubai captivated the world this New Year’s Eve with a dazzling spectacle to usher in 2018. Emaar’s ‘Light Up 2018’ Downtown Dubai celebration hosted a million visitors from across the world and reached an estimated 2.5 billion people worldwide through live television broadcast and social media live streams. The... Read more
RAK targets fireworks’ Guinness World Record on New Year’s Eve
The 2018 Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Fireworks by Al Marjan Island will attempt to set a Guinness World Records title on December 31, 2017, for the ‘Largest aerial firework shell’, with fireworks going up from 120 sites to create a spectacular canopy never seen before. Al Marjan... Read more
Festival Wheel spins into action at Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall has launched a spectacular new attraction – Festival Wheel – located at Festival Bay for visitors to enjoy year round. Dominating the Dubai Creek skyline, the new Festival Wheel with 30 capsules and standing 40 metres high, offers spectacular views of the city. Open seven... Read more
Public holidays for UAE Commemoration Day and 46th National Day announced for private and public sectors
The private sector in the UAE will enjoy a three-day holiday – from Thursday, November 30 to Saturday, December 2, 2017 – on the back to back occasions of the Prophet’s (PBUH) birthday, Commemoration Day and 46th UAE National Day respectively. The private sector will resume work on Sunday,... Read more
Nissan is official automotive partner of Expo 2020 Dubai
Nissan is the official automotive partner of Expo 2020 Dubai. As part of its new role, the Japanese automaker will provide the mega event with a fleet of vehicles, including electric vehicles and next generation cars featuring advanced technologies. Expo 2020 will be the first major organisation in the... Read more
Come February and you can have new Dubai number plates
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has launched a new generation of vehicles’ number plates featuring a new design as well as a new two-code plate to be made available from February 2018 and December 2017 respectively. The new design of the number plates is clear and easy to... Read more
Dubai Airshow 2017 set for a flying start this November
The static display at the Dubai Airshow 2017 will feature over 160 of the latest commercial, business and military aircraft. With many coming from around the world in addition to those from the UAE, exhibitors and visitors alike can see the best that the aerospace industry has to offer... Read more
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