EMIRATES | Dubai Delivers On Tourist Volume Again, With A Strong 8.36 Million Overnight Visitors In First Half Of 2019

Dubai, UAE – August 17, 2019 – Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the fisrt six months (January – June) of 2019, posting a positive overnight three percent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, … Continue reading EMIRATES | Dubai Delivers On Tourist Volume Again, With A Strong 8.36 Million Overnight Visitors In First Half Of 2019

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KSA | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi

NEOM, SAUDI ARABIA, August 10, 2019 – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has received a telephone call from Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In the call, the UAE official congratulated the Custodian of the … Continue reading KSA | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi

EMIRATES | Abu Dhabi Creates $163 Million Fund For “Mega-Events”

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Abu Dhabi launched a new 600 million dirhams ($163.4) “mega events” fund to finance potential global entertainment partners as part of its strategy to boost tourism and diversify the economy away from oil. The capital of the United Arab Emirates is already spending billions of dollars on industry, tourism and infrastructure … Continue reading EMIRATES | Abu Dhabi Creates $163 Million Fund For “Mega-Events”

Royal Divorce | Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks “Forced Marriage Protection Order” In English Court

London, UK – The wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum has applied for a “forced marriage protection order” in England’s High Court in relation to one of her two children. Princess Haya bint Al-Hussein, the 45-year-old Jordanian daughter of late King Hussein and half-sister to King Abdullah, also applied for a “non-molestation … Continue reading Royal Divorce | Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks “Forced Marriage Protection Order” In English Court

EMIRATES | Emirates Sportsmed Partners With Women’s Football Committee

Abu  Dhabi, UAE, July 9, 2019 – Emirates Sportsmed has entered into a partnership with the Women’s Football Committee, WFC, to provide all the WFC athletes with comprehensive medical assessments. Last week, Houriya Al Tahri, Head Coach of the UAE Women’s Fotball Team, and Maitha Salem Al Arfi, Representative of  the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies … Continue reading EMIRATES | Emirates Sportsmed Partners With Women’s Football Committee

EMIRATES | Mohamed Bin Zayed Restructures Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s Board

Abu  Dhabi, UAE, July 9, 2019 – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a decision to restructure the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Sport Council. The new board … Continue reading EMIRATES | Mohamed Bin Zayed Restructures Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s Board

Business | UAE Approves 13 Sectors Eligible For Up To 100% Foreign Ownership: State News

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – The United Arab Emirates will allow up to 100% foreign ownership of some companies operating in 13 sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture, and renewable energy, state news agency, WAM reported on Tuesday. The UAE cabinet has approved 122 economic activities across 13 sectors eligible for up 100% foreign ownership, WAM said. It … Continue reading Business | UAE Approves 13 Sectors Eligible For Up To 100% Foreign Ownership: State News