Tag: UAE

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UAE Cuts Tourism Fees to Encourage Growth

Recent moves by the Abu Dhabi and UAE governments to waive or reduce hotel and visa fees are expected to bolster the country’s important tourism sector and pave the way for more investments. In June the Abu Dhabi Executive Committee…

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Off-plan Led Recovery?

Affordable off-plan developments are showing signs of potential amid a wider downturn in Abu Dhabi’s residential market. Off-plan projects that offer residential buyers attractive incentives and greater affordability could help offset soft demand in Abu Dhabi’s broader real estate market,…

The Art of Luxury

Recently, Marriott International invited the regional media channels to an immersive journey introducing their new luxury brand portfolio. A thoughtfully curated itinerary of bespoke experiences, exquisite glamour and delectable cuisine awaited media channels’ representatives to discover Marriott International ’s luxury…

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Getting Women Into the Workforce

Efforts are underway to convince more companies in the region of the clear benefits of hiring more women. But will it be enough? Dina al Wakeel Citigroup Inc. recently estimated that significant reductions in workplace gender inequalities could lead to…

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SUCCESSFUL DEBUT FOR VOD DUBAI INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY SHOW

SUCCESSFUL DEBUT FOR VOD DUBAI INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY SHOW Consolidated trade and consumer jewellery exhibition organised by DV Global Link – a joint-venture company between Italian Exhibition Group and the Dubai World Trade Centre – proves a huge hit A successful first…

Regional Online Transactions Up 22 Percent in 2016 – Payfort

The Middle East saw an overall 22 percent increase in online transactions during 2016, according to a new report from online payment service PayFort. The fourth State of Payments in the Arab World report found growth was strongest in Saudi…

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iMENA: What it Takes to Stay Ahead in Tech

Since it was set up in 2009, the iMENA Group has invested in and operated a diverse array of online and mobile businesses. Some of these ventures have gone on to become household names around the region, such as online…