BUSINESS | Dubai Tourism Launches ‘Dubai Virtual Backgrounds’

Users of video conferencing apps can download free images showcasing the beauty and diversity of Dubai’s destination and use them as their backdrop, announced the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism. In a statement, the Department said, ‘With the world’s business ecosystem embracing a virtual environment due to the global pandemic and … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Tourism Launches ‘Dubai Virtual Backgrounds’

HEALTHCARE | Dubai World Trade Centre Has Been Transformed Into A Huge Filed Hospital To Cater For Any Covid-19 Patients

ABU DHABI – Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has officially inaugurated the new field hospital at Dubai World Trade Centre. The popular exhibition venue has been transformed into a large – scale field hospital capable of handling a massive influx of coronavirus patients. According to Dubai public health … Continue reading HEALTHCARE | Dubai World Trade Centre Has Been Transformed Into A Huge Filed Hospital To Cater For Any Covid-19 Patients

UAE NEWS | Ramadan Hours For Federal Government Announced

DUBAI - - The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, FAHR, on Sunday announced a five-hour work day for civil servants during the Holy Month of Ramadan, which is expected to start on April 24th. In a circular, FAHR announced that work hours for all ministries and federal entities will start at 09:00 and end … Continue reading UAE NEWS | Ramadan Hours For Federal Government Announced

NEWS | Dubai Extends 24-Hour Coronavirus Curfew By A Week

DUBAI – Dubai, the United Arab Emirates business bub, has extended by one week a 24-hour-a-day curfew imposed as part of a sterilization drive to control the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a Twitter post on Friday. The UAE has imposed a nationwide nightly curfew since March 26 for the disinfection campaign, … Continue reading NEWS | Dubai Extends 24-Hour Coronavirus Curfew By A Week

BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

DUBAI (Reuters) - Luxury car rental dealer Sheshan Gautham had a disappointing start to 2020 when nearly two thirds of his Chinese clients canceled bookings in January due to the coronavirus outbreak. The business, Uptown Rent A Car, took the hit and Gautham thought the worst was over. But then Saudi Arabia, his biggest source … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

BUSINESS | Arabian Travel Market Postponed

DUBAI | Arabian Travel Market, which was due to be held this April, has been postponed to June, the event’s organizer, Reed Travel Exhibition announced. In a statement on Monday, Reed said, ‘Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic around the World management, supporting associations, and in alignment with the advice from the UAE … Continue reading BUSINESS | Arabian Travel Market Postponed

BUSINESS | Dubai Economy: Gold And Jewellery Sector Shows Commitment To Consumer Protection

DUBAI – The gold and jewellery market, which is among the pillars of Dubai’s reputation as a global retail hub and shopping destination, continues to enjoy consumer confidence and remain a leading economic activity in the emirates. Efforts by the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection, CCCP, sector at Dubai Economy to improve awareness over consumer … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Economy: Gold And Jewellery Sector Shows Commitment To Consumer Protection

BUSINESS | Dubai Airport Sees First-Ever Annual Drop In Passenger Traffic In 1019

MILAN | ITALY – Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travelers, handled 86.4 million passengers in 2019, dropping 3.1% from the previous year to post its first annual fall in traffic. Chief Executive Paul Griffiths said factors behind the drop included a temporary runway closure, the collapse of India’s Jet Airways, and … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Airport Sees First-Ever Annual Drop In Passenger Traffic In 1019

ENTERTAINMENT | K-Pop Fans Can Soon See Their Favorite Artists Live in Dubai

Since it’s opening, Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena has hosted concerts and shows by artists from all around the world and is now gearing up to embrace the K-Pop genre. Veteran South Korean boyband Super Junior will soon be making their way to Dubai to perform at the venue’s K-Pop Super Concert on March 20. Joining them … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | K-Pop Fans Can Soon See Their Favorite Artists Live in Dubai

BREAKING NEWS | Dubai To Screen Passengers On China Flights After Virus Outbreak

DUBAI - - Dubai will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, the airport operator said on Thursday, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. A new coronavirus that first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600, most in China but cases … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Dubai To Screen Passengers On China Flights After Virus Outbreak