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‘To quote Mark Twain: ‘The reports of our death have been greatly exaggerated’,’ said Omar Hijazi, CEO of Dubai-based e-commerce network Tejari when asked what he thought of reports of Dubai’s collapse.
The …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, March 31 - 2009 @ 10:25
Jobs are becoming harder to come by in the UAE as the global financial crisis continues to put the brakes on the country’s economy.
According to a recent survey of 250 companies in the UAE …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, March 23 - 2009 @ 16:44
Automotive sales in the UAE grew by 29% in the January-September period of 2008, with full-year growth estimated to be 22% on sales of 362,585 units, according to a new report by UK-based Business Monitor …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, March 22 - 2009 @ 09:23
Dubai’s booming economy has, in recent years, created millions of jobs and led to a hiring frenzy in which many employers were struggling to find talent.
In the first quarter of 2008, 306,000 work permits …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, January 27 - 2009 @ 11:41
The retail sector in Dubai has grown rapidly in recent years, boosted by rising household consumption, an affluent population, and a booming tourism industry.
The emirate now accounts for more than 50% of the total …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 21 - 2009 @ 14:08
It might be too early to judge which bank has done well during the financial crisis. But for Dubai’s banks it is not too late to show the world who is on the right track. …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 07 - 2009 @ 11:48
The DCCI said that the numbers of Dubai residents aged 10 to 19 in the country was ‘unusually low’.
The explanation, it said, was that soaring school fees had forced expats to send children home for …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, January 06 - 2009 @ 10:56
Dubailand is billed as the world’s most ambitious leisure and entertainment project, designed to boost the position of Dubai as an international hub of family tourism.
The $64bn development will cover an area of three …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, November 18 - 2008 @ 10:41
With rising healthcare costs and hospital waiting times in Europe and the US, medical tourism has become a booming industry, especially in Asia.
Countries such as India, Thailand and Singapore can offer medical care for …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, August 31 - 2008 @ 12:00
The latest figures for occupancy rates of hotels across the emirate this year certainly cannot be considered alarming, especially considering the global economic climate.
Occupancy rates in Dubai for the first six months of the year …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, July 29 - 2008 @ 14:27