Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Sharjah tourism sector contributes $2.45bln to GDP

UAE - The ongoing 'Sharjah Summer Festival 2018,' which will end on August 31, 2018, has had a significant impact on the emirate's tourism sector by revitalising the economy and increasing tourism inflow.The...

du offers faster WiFi for free for Eid

du will offer complementary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE during Eid Al Adha. From August 19-23, free WiFi supplied by WiFi UAE will operate 10 times faster at no additional cost, the company said...

9 Galaxy Note 8 gets another update with the August security patch By Abhijeet...

The August 2018 security patch was released for all of Samsung’s flagships from (and including) the Galaxy S8 very early, before Google had the chance to publish details about the patch (and just before...

Roscosmos, Abu Dhabi Discuss Month-Long UAE Cosmonaut’s Flight to ISS

“The flight with the participation of the UAE cosmonaut is scheduled for April 2019. The launch will be carried out with the help of the manned transport spacecraft Soyuz MS-12. Organization of a long-time ISS mission for the UAE for a period...

Intelak takes off with success stories

Intelak, which in Arabic means ‘to take off’ is the first industry-focused aviation, travel and tourism incubator in UAE that has helped three cohorts graduate effectively through the programme. Over the three cohorts, a...

Dubai’s dnata grows US expansion with JFK airport launch

Dubai-based dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has launched passenger handling operations at New York-JFK Airport. Already providing ground handling to over 50 airlines in the United States, the launch customer at...

Emirates cancels flights to Manila due to runway problems

Dubai – Dubai's Emirates airline announced the cancellation of several flights to Manila due to an issue concerning the runway of the Philippines' international airport.  Customers are advised that following the closure of the primary...

Adnec to promote Abu Dhabi as global medical tourism hub

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) has renewed a landmark MoU with the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of the Department of Culture and Tourism, to...

Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay celebrates soft opening

Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) soft opened of its first UAE property, The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay. The opening is the first phase of GHG's expansion plan across the region. The four-star hotel has 270 rooms which...

Copthorne Hotel Dubai launches gym membership for local residents

Copthorne Hotel Dubai has launched gym membership for the local residents in Deira. Membership is available for one, three, six or 12 months. The gym membership is available at introductory rates for individuals and couples who...