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Traders Hotel in Abu Dhabi deploys Aruba’s wireless technology

November 22, 2017

Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi part of the Shangri-la Group has deployed powerful new 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi technology from Aruba a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. This will help the hotel... View more

Abu Dhabi sees 6pc growth in power from solar

November 22, 2017

The production of electricity from solar energy in Abu Dhabi reached 280 085 MW per hour a growth of 6.1 per cent compared to 2015 according to a recent report issued by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dh... View more

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi plans 'thrilling' National Day

November 21, 2017

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is planning to celebrate the UAE National Day weekend in thrilling style. Combining the winning spirit of the UAE with the park fun and the Ferrari flair the theme park is trea... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports signs deal with Healthpoint

November 21, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Healthpoint part of Mubadala s network of healthcare providers as its preferred healthcare partner. Healthpoint will provide prem... View more

Abu Dhabi, Alberta in bid to boost bilateral trade

November 19, 2017

Officials from the of Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the Canadian State of Alberta have discussed ways of accelerating economic and investment cooperation with a special emphasis on the petrochemicals aviat... View more

Finland visa centres open in Abu Dhabi, Dubai

November 16, 2017

Residents of the UAE can now apply for visas to Finland at the new Finland Visa Application Centres launched in Abu Dhabi and Dubai by the Embassy of Finland in Abu Dhabi. Applicants can visit the new... View more

Abu Dhabi launches fund to combat diseases

November 16, 2017

Abu Dhabi has launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund to raise 100 million with the aim of eradicating eliminating and controlling preventable diseases that hinder the health and economic prospects o... View more

Abu Dhabi approves $95m infrastructure development projects

November 16, 2017

The Abu Dhabi government has approved infrastructure development projects worth more than Dh350 million ( 95.2 million) including road works storm water drainage network and parking facilities in the ... View more

Abu Dhabi starts commercial operations at $1.5bn utility plant

November 15, 2017

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) has started the commercial operations at its Dh5.4 billion ( 1.46 billion) Mirfa Independent Water and Power Plant located about 110km from the UAE ca... View more

Abu Dhabi approves new corniche master development plan

November 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities has endorsed the Corniche master development plan aimed at enhancing the tourist attractions on the corniche and rendering it a superb recre... View more

Aldar to launch sale of waterfront homes in Abu Dhabi

November 14, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading property development and management company has announced the launch of public sales for the second and final phase of Water s Edge the Company s waterfront development on Y... View more

BP eyes 70pc rise in Abu Dhabi oilfields recovery

November 14, 2017

British Petroleum (BP) is planning to raise recovery rates from oilfields in Abu Dhabi to 60-70 per cent from the current level of around 30-40 per cent a senior official was quoted as saying in a med... View more

Giant energy expo kicks off in Abu Dhabi, draws top experts

November 13, 2017

Thousands of oil and gas professionals industry leaders and decision makers are in the UAE capital to discuss key industry issues at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Ad... View more

Abu Dhabi hotels post demand, rates increase in Oct

November 12, 2017

Hotels in Abu Dhabi UAE experienced strong demand in October this year resulting in an increase of 12.7 per cent in occupation compared to the same period last year an STR report said. Supply during t... View more

Over 22,000 experts at top Abu Dhabi food expo

November 11, 2017

Sial Middle East the region s fastest growing business trade event for food drink and hospitality sectors is set to welcome over 22 000 industry experts and 900 exhibitors who will be showcasing their... View more

Abu Dhabi Global Market now home to over 500 firms

November 9, 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi has recorded more than three-fold increase in total number of registered companies and financial institutions from a broa... View more

GAC Abu Dhabi wins logistics service deal

November 9, 2017

European bulk logistics provider RB Logistics (RB) has appointed GAC Abu Dhabi for a second time to provide a complete logistics service package. The two-year contract covers freight services transpor... View more

Louvre Abu Dhabi museum inaugurated

November 9, 2017

The Louvre Abu Dhabi the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France was yesterday inaugurated. The UAE Vice President Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid... View more

Abu Dhabi targeting new source markets

November 8, 2017

Abu Dhabi is looking to boost tourist numbers with plans to target new source markets for 2018 in addition to the six primary key markets of China India UK Germany US and the GCC said a report. The UA... View more

Experts to attend top maritime conference in Abu Dhabi

November 8, 2017

Top maritime experts and leaders will participate in the upcoming third annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference which will now take place on November 20 following a date change ... View more

Abu Dhabi takes home 'Best Stand' award at WTM

November 7, 2017

Best Stand Design was won this year by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ME200 ME201 and ME204) for a space that successfully blends old and new. Features include a woman weaving a carpet and a... View more

HyperloopTT 'working on big Abu Dhabi project'

November 7, 2017

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (TT) said it is currently working on eight projects in major cities across the globe including Abu Dhabi (UAE) the French city of Toulouse Jakarta (Indonesia) Seo... View more

Abu Dhabi MTB project on track for 2019 launch

November 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports said about 86 per cent of the work on its iconic Dh19.1 billion ( 5.19 billion) Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) has been completed and is on track for launch by the fourth quarter ... View more

Abu Dhabi to host Breakbulk conference in Feb

November 7, 2017

More than 100 exhibitors representing the end-to-end value chain for the transport of oversize cargo will be present at Breakbulk Middle East 2018 which will be held next year in Abu Dhabi UAE. Senior... View more

$5.2bn Abu Dhabi airport terminal set to open Q4 2019

November 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports announced that it has so far spent Dh12.5 billion ( 3.4 billion) or 66 per cent of the Dh19.1 billion ( 5.2 billion) budget for its iconic structure Midfield Terminal Building (MTB)... View more

Manazel set to deliver Abu Dhabi villa project

November 6, 2017

UAE-based Manazel Real Estate said the first phase of its Al Reef 2 villa project coming up in Al Samha area of Abu Dhabi was nearing completion and the completed units were likely to be handed over b... View more

G&Co exhibiting at IREIS 2017 in Abu Dhabi

November 4, 2017

G&Co Real Estate Development a premium property developer based in Dubai UAE is showcasing its 2-billion project portfolio - including its Cassia at the Fields development - at the ongoing Internation... View more

Abu Dhabi welcomes over 3.5m hotel guests since Jan

November 2, 2017

Hotel guests to all three regions of Abu Dhabi increased in total by 5 per cent in September compared to the same month last year with 415 985 domestic and international visitors checking in to one of... View more

Maritime experts focus on knowledge sharing at Abu Dhabi workshop

November 2, 2017

A total of 33 participants from 11 countries are attending a regional workshop in Abu Dhabi UAE which is being organised by the Federal Transportation Authority - Land and Maritime (FTA) in conjunctio... View more

Abu Dhabi named fastest growing destination

November 2, 2017

Abu Dhabi is the fastest growing destination city in the Middle East and Africa according to the 2017 Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The UAE Capital ranked fourth globally as a leading de... View more

ibtm arabia gears for its 2018 show in Abu Dhabi

November 1, 2017

IBTM arabia part of ibtm events global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows has announced the first details of its twelfth edition taking place at Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi ... View more

Ibrahim joins Ramada Abu Dhabi

November 1, 2017

Ramada Abu Dhabi Downtown has hired Ismail Ibrahim as the new general manager. Ibrahim who brings more than 15 years of experience to his new role will be responsible for the development and execution... View more

TDIC launches new Abu Dhabi housing units for sale

October 31, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) has released an additional building for sale at Mamsha Al Saadiyat a beachfront community currently under development at Saadiyat Island. ... View more

airBaltic lands in Abu Dhabi

October 30, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airport welcomed Latvian airline airBaltic on its inaugural flight between Riga and Abu Dhabi. A welcome reception of the Bombardier CS 300 was held at Abu Dhabi s VIP Terminal attended by T... View more

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi named 'Region’s Leading Theme Park'

October 30, 2017

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was awarded the title of Middle East s Leading Theme Park 2017 at the World Travel Awards gala event last night. Jesse Vargas general manager Ferrari World Abu Dhabi said: This... View more

NIC unveils $816m Abu Dhabi mall expansion plan

October 30, 2017

UAE developer National Investment Corporation (NIC) has announced an ambitious Dh3 billion ( 816 million) expansion programme for its retail venture Marina Mall Abu Dhabi which will see an impressive ... View more

First Abu Dhabi Bank posts $2.2bn 9-month profit

October 25, 2017

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) the UAE s largest bank and one of the world s largest and safest financial institutions has reported a net profit of Dh8.09 billion ( 2.20 billion) for the nine-month period... View more

Abu Dhabi opens events calender to private sector

October 25, 2017

Abu Dhabi is launching an incentive scheme to develop content and programme collaboration with the private sector to build on the already established annual calendar of vibrant and diverse events and ... View more

Abu Dhabi records 8pc increase vegetables output

October 25, 2017

Abu Dhabi has recorded an 8 per cent annual increase in the production of vegetables despite the numerous difficulties faced by the agricultural industry said a report. The information issued by the S... View more

Manazel to build four new schools in Abu Dhabi

October 25, 2017

Manazel Real Estate a leading UAE developer has announced plans to build four schools within its residential developments in capital Abu Dhabi. The move is in line with Manazel s strategy to develop f... View more

Jalboot Marine plans cruise trips to Louvre Abu Dhabi

October 25, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports the master developer operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has joined hands with local ferry services company Jalboot Marine to start c... View more

Abu Dhabi launches new cruise season

October 24, 2017

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of the 2017-2018 Cruise Season with the arrival of luxury cruise liner Seabourn Encore at the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal in Mina... View more

Abu Dhabi real estate hit by weak job market

October 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi continues to experience negative growth across all property types due to weakness in the job market and reduced housing allowances according to leading real estate consultancy Asteco. The av... View more

Nasdaq Dubai seals Abu Dhabi index licence deal

October 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Nasdaq Dubai have signed an agreement to develop and launch an Index Futures contract based on the Abu Dhabi General Index (ADI) on Nasdaq Dubai s derivatives p... View more

UniCredit opens new branch in Abu Dhabi

October 23, 2017

UniCredit pan-European commercial bank today announced the opening of a new Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) branch in Abu Dhabi the capital of UAE. The branch will support further enhancement o... View more

Krypto Labs to open unique incubator in Abu Dhabi

October 22, 2017

Krypto Labs a world-class ecosystem for groundbreaking start-ups will officially inaugurate its custom-built all-in-one incubator accelerator and co-working space in the heart of Masdar City Abu Dhabi... View more

Abu Dhabi, Dubai ranked top cities to live and work in Mideast

October 22, 2017

Abu Dhabi and Dubai have been ranked the top cities to live and work in the Middle East and North Africa region in a new survey. The survey conducted by Bayt.com a leading job site the Middle East and... View more

Abu Dhabi to issue permanent vehicle registration cards

October 21, 2017

Abu Dhabi Police will start issuing permanent registration cards for all vehicles in the UAE capital starting from December 1 reported state news agency Wam . However the new card will be issued witho... View more

Grundfos participates in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

October 19, 2017

Grundfos a leader in advanced pump solutions participated in the recently concluded WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 which was held in Abu Dhabi UAE. The WorldSkills event witnessed numerous competitions of... View more

New Abu Dhabi initiative to drive cleantech entrepreneurship

October 18, 2017

The Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX) an Abu Dhabi-based global marketplace that connects capital with new innovative concepts has been officially announced to forge partnerships between entrepreneur... View more

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Etihad ink landmark partnership

October 18, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi today signed the first exclusive platinum partnership with UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways.The symbolic ceremony took place under the museum s spectacular dome and its Rain of Light e... View more

Biggest non-Opec producers set for Abu Dhabi expo

October 17, 2017

Leading companies from the largest oil producing region outside Opec the Commonwealth of Independent States CIS will be boosting their presence at this year s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibit... View more

EMC opens Merc-Benz truck testing facility in Abu Dhabi

October 17, 2017

Emirates Motor Company s (EMC) has officially inaugurated a dedicated testing facility for Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty trucks in Abu Dhabi that will evaluate the performance with heavier loads and hotter... View more

Abu Dhabi to invest $1bn in India fund

October 17, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has committed an investment of up to 1 billion to India s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) according to a report. ADIA will become the first... View more

Ramada Abu Dhabi Downtown appoints new GM

October 16, 2017

Ramada Abu Dhabi Downtown has appointed Ismail Ibrahim as the new general manager of the hotel. Ibrahim who brings more than 15 years of experience to his new role will be responsible for the developm... View more

Abu Dhabi awards Qasr Al Hosn revamp contract

October 15, 2017

The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi has awarded a Dh500-million ( 136 million) contract to Zublin Construction for the refurbishment and conservation of the Cultural Foundation Building... View more

Kendrick Lamar completes Abu Dhabi F1 concerts line-up

October 15, 2017

Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed as the headline artist playing the du Arena on November 24 completing a full four-day line-up of world-class entertainment at ... View more

Abu Dhabi monitoring unit to deploy Cisco solutions

October 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (ADMCC) has signed an agreement with Cisco to deploy its data centre and security solutions across its operations. ADMCC was set up to manage and regulate the u... View more

UAE-Saudi Business Forum kicks off in Abu Dhabi

October 12, 2017

More than 1 000 officials investors and entrepreneurs attended the UAE-Saudi Business Forum yesterday (October 11) in Abu Dhabi UAE. The forum themed Together Forever which was held at the Emirates Pa... View more

Abu Dhabi global market, Yes Bank to advance Fintech opportunities

October 11, 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi and Yes Bank have signed an MOU to further foster cross-border exchange between the FinTech ecosystems of the UAE and Ind... View more

UP to build first residential project in Abu Dhabi

October 11, 2017

Union Properties one of the leading Dubai-based real estate companies has announced plans to develop its first housing project in Abu Dhabi - the Al Dhafra Beach. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf The Al D... View more

Farnek opens new FM office in Abu Dhabi

October 10, 2017

Leading Emirati total facilities management company Farnek has announced the opening of its new Abu Dhabi office underscoring the importance of the FM market in the UAE capital. The new state-of-the-a... View more

Nass Marine shines at Abu Dhabi seatrade expo

October 10, 2017

Bahrain-based industrial conglomerate Nass Group said its marine services unit put up a good show at the Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East expo held recently in Abu Dhabi UAE. A major... View more

Abu Dhabi cruise sector embarks on regional trade roadshow

October 10, 2017

Abu Dhabi s cruise tourism sector led by the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi is continuing its series of international promotions and conventions ahead of the start of the 2017/18 cruise s... View more

Abu Dhabi Air Expo to open for fifth edition

October 9, 2017

Al Bateen Executive Airport the first dedicated business aviation airport in the region has announced plans to launch the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Air Expo in response to huge demand from key indust... View more

Abu Dhabi launches unmanned aerial vehicle project

October 8, 2017

The Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi has launched the first of its kind service in the region Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) at Gitex Technology Week Exhibition a major ICT event that opene... View more

First Abu Dhabi Bank to unveil e-Dirham upgrade

October 7, 2017

The UAE s Ministry of Finance (MoF) and First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) will showcase e-Dirham s latest developments and technologies in electronic payment systems during the Gitex Technology Week 2017 in ... View more

Etihad's Abu Dhabi-Madinah flights move to daytime hours

October 4, 2017

Etihad Airways is re-timing its daily Abu Dhabi Madinah flights to a daytime operation and will also introduce three additional weekly services during the peak winter period. Effective February 1 2018... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports launches Maqta Gateway

October 4, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports has launched Maqta Gateway the first fully digitalised system of its kind in the UAE providing services to shipping agents and custom brokers among others to boost business efficiency ... View more

Abu Dhabi-Saudi non-oil trade tops $2.5bn in 7 months

October 4, 2017

The total of the value of the trade of non-oil goods between Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia reached around Dh9.5 billion ( 2.58 billion) during the first seven months of 2017 according to the latest stati... View more

Louvre Abu Dhabi to welcome visitors from November

October 1, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi is on track for November 11 2017 opening. It is the first museum of its kind in the Middle East: a universal museum that focuses on shared human stories across civilisations and cultu... View more

Abu Dhabi strides ahead; numbers up

October 1, 2017

We present a selection of milestones from the journey of Abu Dhabi s travel and tourism sector successes. These range from strong hotel occupancy figures to confidence building partnerships that will ... View more

Hilton Abu Dhabi appointment

October 1, 2017

Hans Schiller has been appointed as the cluster general manager of Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain. The hospitality veteran brings with him 25 years of work experience in the industry. Schiller kic... View more

Abu Dhabi industrial licences value tops $20bn

October 1, 2017

The growth rate of the industrial sector in the gross domestic product (GDP) of Abu Dhabi UAE amounted to 3.6 per cent in 2016 while the rate of cumulative growth of transformational industries in the... View more

TDIC Abu Dhabi offers 11,000 sqm F&B leasing space

September 30, 2017

The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) the master developer of major tourism cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi has announced its first retail offering in Saadiyat Cultu... View more

Tourists visiting Abu Dhabi, Dubai, RAK up 9.9pc in H1

September 29, 2017

The number of tourists of various nationalities visiting Abu Dhabi Dubai and Ras al-Khaimah increased by 9.9 per cent during the first half of the current year compared to the same period in 2016 refl... View more

Abu Dhabi hotel guests up 13pc in August

September 28, 2017

A total of 426 912 guests stayed at Abu Dhabi s 166 hotels and hotel apartments in August marking a rise of 13 per cent over the same month last year according to figures released by the Department of... View more

207 new parking bays come up in Abu Dhabi

September 27, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Integrated Transport Center (ITC) has set up 207 temporary standard parking bays at sector E14 in Al Zahiya area of the emirate. The ITC which is affiliated with the Department of Municipa... View more

Marriott completes first year in Abu Dhabi

September 27, 2017

The surge in tourist numbers from China and the GCC has been well received by the new Marriott & Marriott Executive Apartments Abu Dhabi Downtown which reported positive results in terms of occupancy ... View more

Abu Dhabi to host first India Trade Expo

September 27, 2017

Abu Dhabi will host the first India Trade Expo 2017 in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and support of the Embassy of India to maximise business opportunities between India the... View more

Abu Dhabi starts work on major intersection

September 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi City Municipality has begun work on an additional exit point for Al Bahr Towers a key development comprising two 29-storey 145m high skyscrapers featuring the world s largest computerised dy... View more

Seatrade event opens in Abu Dhabi; 100 firms join show

September 25, 2017

The three-day biennial Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East conference and exhibition (SOMWME) was inaugurated today (September 25) by Sheikh Dhiyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan chairma... View more

Abu Dhabi opens new entrance to Khalifa City

September 25, 2017

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has opened a new Dh11-million ( 3 million) entrance to Khalifa City next to Al Raha Beach running 800 m long serving the Al Raha Gardens and Eastern Basin areas which w... View more

La Petite Maison to bring its French flavours to Abu Dhabi

September 24, 2017

The award-winning La Petite Maison (LPM) is set to elevate the food scene in Abu Dhabi when it opens its doors in October. After having impressed diners with discerning tastes and a penchant for Frenc... View more

Global FinTech leaders to take centre-stage at Abu Dhabi summit

September 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi has brought together a dynamic line-up of global FinTech leaders innovators financial regulators and trend-setters at the... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports posts 65pc jump in operating profit

September 19, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) the largest airports operator in the UAE has posted a whopping 65 per cent increase in operating profit from January to August. This announcement comes after the comp... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports’ VIP Terminal partners with Al Hilal Bank

September 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports VIP Terminal operated by National Aviation Services (NAS) signed a partnership agreement with Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi to provide exclusive VIP Terminal access at Abu Dhabi Intern... View more

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 names Adnec as host, partner

September 14, 2017

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 has announced the signing of an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company naming Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) as its National Premium Partner and... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports wins ISO certificate for security system

September 13, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports has been accredited with the ISO 28000:2007 certificate of Security Management System for Supply Chain by global certification provider Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). Abu Dh... View more

CFA Institute to open new regional office in Abu Dhabi

September 13, 2017

CFA Institute the global association of investment management professionals today announced its intention to open a CFA Institute office for the Middle East in Abu Dhabi UAE in 2018. CFA Institute wil... View more

Abu Dhabi carrying out $75m infrastructure work

September 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi government is carrying out Dh277 million ( 75.4 million) internal road and infrastructure projects at Shakhbut city in the emirate. The work is being jointly implemented by the Department of... View more

Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed tour Louvre Abu Dhabi

September 12, 2017

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum UAE Vice President Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U... View more

Abu Dhabi ranked among global top 25 financial centres

September 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi is ranked among the top 25 cities in the world in terms of economic competiveness as a financial centre moving up three rankings from the previous position on the Global Financial Centres In... View more

Abu Dhabi wins award for 'world's best infrastructure'

September 11, 2017

UAE s capital city Abu Dhabi City has won the TomTom International Award for the World s Best City in Developing the Infrastructures Related to Traffic Management for 2016. The win is a result of the ... View more

Six Construct wins Abu Dhabi sustainable city project deal

September 11, 2017

Six Construct a subsidiary of the Besix Group and one of the largest Belgian construction companies operating in the Middle East has been awarded the contract to design and build a new project at Masd... View more

Nikken to design luxury Reem Tower in Abu Dhabi

September 11, 2017

Leading Japanese architectural and urban design firm Nikken Sekkei and UAE-based National Bonds Corporation (NBC) have unveiled Reem Tower a super luxury residential tower in Abu Dhabi at the Cityscap... View more

Abu Dhabi wins TomTom Award for traffic management

September 11, 2017

Abu Dhabi City has won the TomTom International Award for the World s Best City in Developing the Infrastructures Related to traffic management for 2016. The win came thanks to the emirate s sophistic... View more

Abu Dhabi hotels see occupancy, rates decline in August

September 11, 2017

Hotels in Abu Dhabi reported performance declines across key performance metrics in August with the steepest fall recorded in revenue per available room (RevPAR) which fell 11.7 per cent to Dh206.95 (... View more

Abu Dhabi tops Middle East in global cities index

September 11, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (Adsic) announced that the emirate of Abu Dhabi had topped the Middle East region in terms of the indicators outlined by the 2017 Cities in Motion Index. T... View more

Healthpoint partners with Abu Dhabi Sports Council

September 10, 2017

Healthpoint the multi-speciality hospital in Abu Dhabi and part of Mubadala s healthcare network recently announced a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) designating the hos... View more

AirBaltic to fly direct flights to Abu Dhabi

September 10, 2017

Latvian airline airBaltic in codeshare cooperation with Etihad Airways will launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi on October 29. The four times weekly service will depart from Abu Dhabi a... View more

Abu Dhabi to host key Islamic financial summit

September 9, 2017

Industry leaders and experts from across the globe will be in Abu Dhabi for a major summit of the Islamic Financial Services Board IFSB 2017 which kicks off next month. The Central Bank of the UAE wil... View more

Over 900 buildings come up in Abu Dhabi in Q2

September 9, 2017

The number of constructed buildings in Abu Dhabi reached 913 during the second quarter of 2017 compared to 751 buildings during the same period of 2016 thus registering a growth rate of 21.6 per cent ... View more

Aldar completes key Abu Dhabi school project

September 9, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading listed property development investment and management company in Abu Dhabi said it has completed the work on Repton School project and has handed the asset over to the opera... View more

$13,600 fine for fake licenses in Abu Dhabi

September 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) has toughened penalties against entities using bogus economic licenses to Dh50 000 ( 13 600) in addition to blacklisting violators. Using fake licens... View more

Keynote speakers announced for ITW Abu Dhabi

September 6, 2017

International Travel Week (ITW) Abu Dhabi has announced the line-up of keynote speakers for ITW 2017 which will be held in the UAE capital from November 25 26. Powered by ITB Berlin the ITW Abu Dhabi ... View more

Abu Dhabi-based banks net $2.07bn income in Q2

September 6, 2017

The net income of commercial and Islamic banks in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi amounted to Dh7.6 billion ( 2.07 billion) during the second quarter of 2017 with commercial banks accounting for 83.1 percent... View more

Snap a shot of The St. Regis Abu Dhabi and win a trip to Mauritius

September 6, 2017

Capture the beauty of The St. Regis Abu Dhabi hotel and get a chance to win a three-hour private sunset shoot on hotel s helipad and a stay at The St. Regis Mauritius Resort. In partnership with Sony ... View more

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open on November 11

September 6, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi today announced it will open its doors to the public on November 11. It is the first museum of its kind in the Arab world a universal museum that focuses on shared human stories acros... View more

Abu Dhabi banks post $2.45bn income in Q2

September 6, 2017

The net income of Abu Dhabi-based commercial banks amounted to Dh9 billion ( 2.45 billion) during Q2 2017 a growth of 4.1 per cent from Dh8.64 billion during the corresponding period in 2016. Net inte... View more

UAE to build memorial for Sheikh Zayed in Abu Dhabi

September 4, 2017

The UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced plans to establish a permanent tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan the UAE s founding father. The memorial will be officially o... View more

BMT secures new aquaculture project in Abu Dhabi

September 4, 2017

BMT a leading design and engineering consultancy has been appointed by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) to determine the environmental carrying capacity of three new aquaculture sites off the ... View more

New GM for Centro and Arjaan hotels in Abu Dhabi

September 4, 2017

Centro Capital Centre & Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana situated near ADNEC in the Capital Centre District of Abu Dhabi has welcomed Chadi Nicolas as the new general manager. A native of Lebanon Nicol... View more

Sean Kingston to perform at Abu Dhabi beach festival

September 4, 2017

Award-winning international pop star Sean Kingston is returning to the UAE to headline the third Caribbean Beach Festival. The event is set to take place at Yas Beach on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Oct... View more

Airberlin to cancel Abu Dhabi operations

September 2, 2017

German carrier Air Berlin has announced cancellation of all its operations between Berlin and Abu Dhabi (UAE) starting from mid-September. The decision comes just weeks after the airline filed for ins... View more

Abu Dhabi receives 2.6m hotel guests in 7 months

August 31, 2017

Abu Dhabi hotels welcomed up to 2.6 million guests during the first seven months of 2017 with a 4 per cent uplift recorded this month compared to July according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Touris... View more

Abu Dhabi to replace streetlights with LEDs

August 29, 2017

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality will soon replace the existing lighting system in the UAE capital ith LED lights. The step is part of the municipality s efforts to reduce energy consumption achieve su... View more

4,846 new parking spaces for Abu Dhabi

August 27, 2017

Abu Dhabi has made available a total of 4 846 new paid parking spaces in different localities of the UAE capital the emirate s Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) was quoted as saying. These paid parkin... View more

Abu Dhabi plan to build six schools on track

August 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said that scheduled delivery is on track for the construction of six schools in Abu Dhabi two of which are on Abu Dhabi island and four in Al Ain during t... View more

Abu Dhabi National Takaful relocates Al Ain branch

August 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi National Takaful Company (ADNTC) a leading takaful operator in the Mena region has relocated its Al Ain branch to the Abu Dhabi Islamic Building opposite Al Ain Mall. The new location will f... View more

Spotlight on digital at Abu Dhabi downstream summit

August 24, 2017

Digital future where big data analysis will provide the clues to process improvements using data from sensors embedded within plant assets will be among the key themes for the upcoming Abu Dhabi Inter... View more

New cluster GM for Hilton hotels in Abu Dhabi

August 24, 2017

Hans Schiller has been appointed as the cluster general manager at Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain. The hospitality veteran brings with him 25 years of work experience in the industry spanning the ... View more

Abu Dhabi fund backs Dar Zayed for Family Care

August 23, 2017

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) a leading national entity for development aid has announced a financial endowment to Dar Zayed for Family Care to empower the UAE society through community develo... View more

Abu Dhabi non-oil trade with 4 GCC states hits $3bn

August 23, 2017

Abu Dhabi s non-oil trade with four GCC states hit Dh11.33 billon ( 3.08 billion) during the first five months of the year with Saudi Arabia coming on top of the emirate s Gulf trade partners a report... View more

KBR wins new PMC deal for Abu Dhabi sour gas project

August 21, 2017

KBR has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) services contract by OMV Offshore Abu Dhabi on behalf of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) for management of the front end engineering ... View more

Farnek wins FM deal for Abu Dhabi villa compound

August 21, 2017

UAE-based Farnek a top facilities management (FM) company has been awarded a one-year FM contract for the upmarket Al Rabiah development in Khalifa City A managed by First Gulf Properties and consisti... View more

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop new chip security

August 20, 2017

Researchers at the New York University Abu Dhabi s (NYUAD) Design for Excellence (Dfx) lab have developed new innovations in computer chip technology that present landmark achievements in IT security ... View more

Al Forsan starts leasing out villas in Abu Dhabi

August 19, 2017

Al Forsan Real Estate the property arm of Al Forsan Holding has announced that its leasing out its Type 1 and Type 2 Villas for Dh245 000 ( 66 690) and Dh265 000 respectively in Abu Dhabi UAE. The Al ... View more

Abu Dhabi funding of Afghanistan projects hits $326m

August 19, 2017

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has allocated to date Dh1.2 billion ( 326 million) in Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans to 18 development projects in Afghanistan. The funding s... View more

'Charge up' at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

August 16, 2017

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi has installed four Tesla Destination Charging connectors in a groundbreaking green initiative. Free to use the facilities are available to all members of... View more

Abu Dhabi cable car project 'still under study'

August 16, 2017

Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has clarified that the cable car project at Al Maqtaa and Al Bahya Corniche is still under study and has not yet been officially released to contractors according to ... View more

Drake & Scull to carry out Fairmont Abu Dhabi MEP works

August 16, 2017

Drake & Scull International (DSI) a regional market leader in engineering and related services has announced that it will carry out the mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for the Fairmont ... View more

Abu Dhabi foils bids to smuggle 4,044 items in H1

August 16, 2017

The General Administration of Customs - Abu Dhabi intercepted various attempts to smuggle 4 044 banned items including drugs medication tobacco and other illegal substances during the first half of 20... View more

Abu Dhabi is the 'safest city in the world'

August 15, 2017

Posting the lowest crime index of just 13.54 and the highest safety index of 86.46 Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world said a report. The results were released by Numbeo a website th... View more

Abu Dhabi airport marks Pakistan, India Independence Days

August 15, 2017

Passengers travelling to or coming from Pakistan or India this week were treated to terminal-wide festivities at Abu Dhabi International Airport marking the Pakistan Independence Day on August 14 and ... View more

Dewa, Adwea partner for Dubai-Abu Dhabi water network

August 15, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for strategic water connections and the exchange of p... View more

Abu Dhabi funding of Pakistan projects hits $408m

August 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) the leading national entity for development aid has till date supported Pakistan with grants and concessionary loans valued at Dh1.5 billion ( 408 million) across... View more

Abu Dhabi 7-month inflation touches 2pc

August 14, 2017

The inflation rate in consumer prices for the first seven months of 2017 was two per cent compared with the same period of 2016 according to data released by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD). ... View more

Abu Dhabi launches drive to maintain appearance

August 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi has launched an awareness campaign aimed at promoting the cooperation of community members in spotting waste and eyesores marring the general appearance and the streets of Abu Dhabi Emirate.... View more

London, Bombay, Delhi and Manila top destinations from Abu Dhabi

August 10, 2017

London Bombay Delhi and Manila were the top destinations for travellers through Abu Dhabi International Airport in June said a report citing a senior official. According to acting chief operations off... View more

Abu Dhabi UPC launches new public realm manual

August 10, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Urban Planning Council (UPC) has launched its revamped Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM) to ensure people living in the emirate have convenient access to community facilities such as parks... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports receives UAE’s first Afis certificate

August 9, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports has been awarded the UAE s first Aerodrome Flight Information Services (Afis) certification from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for Sir Bani Yas Airport. Afis is provid... View more

Abu Dhabi group acquires top telecom cable firm FPT

August 9, 2017

Abu Dhabi Investment Group (ABDIG) a private investment group from Abu Dhabi has announced an investment to acquire 62.5 per cent of Fiber Prime Telecommunication s (FPT) shares. ABDIG is planning to ... View more

Abu Dhabi Airport sees 11.92m passengers in H1

August 8, 2017

The Abu Dhabi International Airport has maintained its strong growth curve welcoming a total of 11.92 million travellers during the first half of 2017 up 0.7 per cent from 11.84 million in the corresp... View more

Firms show huge interest in Abu Dhabi offshore concession

August 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is in advanced discussions with more than a dozen potential partners who have expressed a significant interest in the offshore concession currently operated by t... View more

Araco confirmed to design Abu Dhabi housing project

August 7, 2017

Abdul Rahim Architectural Consultants (Araco) a leading design and project management consultant in the UAE has been selected to provide design and consultancy services for Abu Dhabi Housing Authority... View more

Oil producers set for key meeting in Abu Dhabi

August 7, 2017

A joint meeting of the Opec-Non-Opec Technical Committee is convening today in Abu Dhabi in order to identify ways and means of raising the levels of conformity with their pledges to cut oil productio... View more

Summer offers at Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Abu Dhabi

August 6, 2017

Get a daily dose of Vitamin D with day pass and summer membership offers available at Bab Al Qasr Hotel in Abu Dhabi UAE. Bask in pure azure goodness at Abu Dhabi s iconic luxury destination situated ... View more

Tourist court and prosecution launched in Abu Dhabi

August 6, 2017

To cope with the evolving tourism sector in the UAE capital a court and prosecution for cases related to the tourism sector at the Abu Dhabi International Airport has been opened said a report. Yousef... View more

Abu Dhabi rolls out new affordable housing plan

August 6, 2017

Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has announced an initiative to aims to provide high-quality and affordable accommodations for low-income groups in the emirate. It enables individual landlords develo... View more

Industrial investment in Abu Dhabi tops $1bn in H1

August 5, 2017

A total of 16 industrial facilities entered production in Abu Dhabi during the first half of 2017 an increase of 100 per cent compared to the same period last year with a total investment value of ove... View more

Abu Dhabi plastics sector creates $55bn funding

August 2, 2017

The 201 plastics plants operating in Abu Dhabi UAE are generating investments in excess of Dh204 billion ( 55.5 billion) according to the Industry Development Bureau of the Abu Dhabi Department of Eco... View more

$381m City Centre mall to come up in Abu Dhabi

August 1, 2017

Abu Dhabi s retail and entertainment sectors are set for further growth following the announcement of the first City Centre mall in the UAE capital. City Centre Al Jazira is a joint venture between Ma... View more

Abu Dhabi traffic accident deaths down 19pc in H1

August 1, 2017

The overall rate of serious accidents in Abu Dhabi decreased by 8 per cent and the rate of deaths resulting from serious accidents decreased by 19 per cent during the first part of 2017 a report said.... View more

Abu Dhabi hotel guest arrivals surge by 30pc in June

August 1, 2017

Abu Dhabi recorded a remarkable 30 per cent increase in the number of hotel guest arrivals this June compared to the same month in 2016 boosted by an exceptional Eid Al Fitr period which saw many prem... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports signs major investment deal with China firm

July 31, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports today (July 31) signed a 50-year Musataha agreement with China s Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Cooperation and Investment Company Limited (JOCIC) for setting up projects in Khalifa Port ... View more

Abu Dhabi issues 4,538 new trade licenses in H1

July 31, 2017

The total number of new commercial licences issued in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and registered at the Abu Dhabi Business Centre (ADBC) affiliated to the Department of Economic Development (DED) reached... View more

Abu Dhabi to launch $204m development projects

July 31, 2017

Developmental projects worth in excess of Dh750 million ( 204 million) have been endorsed for launch by the Abu Dhabi Executive Council a report said. This came in a meeting of the Executive Council E... View more

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi triples patient capacity

July 28, 2017

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi a leading multidisciplinary acute-care hospital almost tripled its capacity since it opened in 2015 employing more than 2 900 caregivers and having had more than 337 000 pat... View more

NYU Abu Dhabi partners with Etihad Cargo for summer course

July 26, 2017

UAE-based New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) a research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science college has partnered with Etihad Cargo for a unique intensive four-week summer c... View more

Abu Dhabi group to set up $150m Vietnam petchem JV

July 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi-based Baron Point Petroleum Services Company (Baron Point Petroleum) has reached an agreement with national oil and gas company PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil) to set up a joint ventur... View more

Abu Dhabi University completes new students' accommodation

July 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi University said work on the new extension to its female dormitory has been completed and is set to open with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year said a report. Designed to cater to the ... View more

Abu Dhabi Tourism promotes emirate on US roadshow

July 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TA Abu Dhabi) embarked on a whirlwind three-city roadshow to the US recently to help create more awareness about the emirate and encourage more US travellers to ... View more

Senaat – Abu Dhabi unit wins top EPC ranking

July 25, 2017

Senaat Abu Dhabi one of the UAE s largest industrial investment holding companies said its subsidary - National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) - has been ranked 5th in the annual list of Top 30... View more

Etihad introduces Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi-Beirut route

July 25, 2017

Etihad Airways today introduced the Boeing 787-9 on its scheduled daily service from Abu Dhabi the capital of the UAE to Beirut Lebanon. The new 787 Dreamliner service replaces the Airbus A321 aircraf... View more

$177m Abu Dhabi infrastructure projects on track

July 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi s general services company Musanada said work is progressing as per schedule on four infrastructure projects at Mohammed Bin Zayed city in the UAE capital. The total construction cost of the... View more

Abu Dhabi fund grants $1bn for projects in Egypt

July 24, 2017

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has provided a total of Dh4 billion ( 1.08 billion) worth of grants and concessionary loans to Egypt spanning across 64 development projects a report said. Th... View more

Abu Dhabi cracks down on illegal accommodation

July 23, 2017

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has carried out a wide-scale campaign on illegal accommodations and congested occupancy in the Baniyas neighbourhood of the UAE capital. The crackdown resulted in... View more

DGCX wins key Abu Dhabi regulatory nod

July 22, 2017

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) and its subsidiary Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation (DCCC) have been recognised as a remote exchange and clearing house by the Financial Services R... View more

Abu Dhabi unit to build power plant in Guinea

July 22, 2017

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) a leading national entity in development aid is set to construct the National Dispatch Centre in the west African nation of Guinea at an estimated cost of Dh66 mi... View more

Abu Dhabi 'turning most affordable housing market'

July 20, 2017

Slackening demand has sent residential sale prices tumbling in Abu Dhabi and rents have also declined in most districts making the UAE s capital more affordable following prolonged government austerit... View more

Abu Dhabi real estate 'faced tough market conditions'

July 19, 2017

The real estate market in Abu Dhabi witnessed challenging market conditions during the second quarter mainly due to a drop in demand and increase in supply of housing units in the UAE capital accordin... View more

DMCA shares experience with Abu Dhabi authority

July 18, 2017

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) shared its experience in implementing world-class maritime registration and licensing services with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport in Abu Dh... View more

Cleveland Abu Dhabi launches ‘State of the Clinic’ report

July 17, 2017

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi today launched the first edition of its State of the Clinic annual report a publication that documents the hospital s yearly activities and milestones. The report includes t... View more

ADCorp launches ops in Abu Dhabi Global Market

July 17, 2017

ADCorp a leading Islamic financial institution in the UAE has today (July 17) announced the launch of its operations in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). The move follows the ADGM Financial Service ... View more

Aurecon launches AOR services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

July 17, 2017

Aurecon a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company said it has started offering unlimited Architect of Record (AOR) services in the key UAE markets of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The new AOR se... View more

Abu Dhabi National Takaful's Abdeen among 'top CEOs'

July 16, 2017

Osama Abdel-Raouf Abdeen CEO of Abu Dhabi National Takaful Co (ADNTC) a leading Takaful operator in the GCC has been named among the GCC s 100 Best CEOs at the Top CEO Awards for 2017 organised by Med... View more

Abu Dhabi trade in pearl, precious metals tops $4bn

July 16, 2017

Abu Dhabi s trade in pearl gemstones and precious metals surged 66 per cent to Dh15.4 billion ( 4.19billion) in 2016 compared to Dh9.25 billion in 2015 a report said citing the Statistics Centre-Abu D... View more

Big surge in British travellers to Abu Dhabi

July 13, 2017

Abu Dhabi is one of its most popular destinations for British holidaymakers this summer with bookings to the UAE capital recoding a huge jump according to Gold Medal a leading UK travel company. As a ... View more

Gulf Air highlights latest developments to Abu Dhabi clients

July 12, 2017

Gulf Air Bahrain s national carrier recently showcased the airline s latest developments and customer-focused initiatives at an event hosted for key travel trade representatives in Abu Dhabi. The even... View more

Maritime cyber security focus for Abu Dhabi seminar

July 12, 2017

IT protection and cyber security will be highlighted at the biannual Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East (SOMWME) seminar to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi UAE. The event will tak... View more

Abu Dhabi launches new e-system for building permits

July 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) has launched a new electronic system that unifies the building permit procedures for three municipalities in the emirate and leverages pa... View more

Abu Dhabi UPC portal wins top US award

July 11, 2017

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) said its online planning portal has won a prestigious international award for its innovative use of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping technology. The U... View more

Abu Dhabi Global Market inks HK partnership deal

July 8, 2017

UAE s Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has entered into a partnership with the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperati... View more

Abu Dhabi opens new $46.3m Delma port

July 6, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports has announced the official inauguration of a new port on Delma Island in the emirtae which has been built at a cost of Dh170 million ( 46.3 million). Strategically located on the easte... View more

70 countries to take part in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

July 6, 2017

About 1 300 competitors from more than 70 countries will compete in 51skills ranging from floristry and jewellery to mobile robotics and welding at the upcoming WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 in the UAE c... View more

Global superstars to headline Abu Dhabi F1 after-race concerts

July 5, 2017

Yas Marina Circuit and Flash Entertainment today revealed two of the four international headline artists for this year s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Gran... View more

Abu Dhabi Senaat posts $3.6bn revenue in 2016

July 5, 2017

Senaat one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE has announced a solid revenue growth in 2016 which surged to Dh13.4 billion ( 3.64 billion) thanks to its disciplined finan... View more

Abu Dhabi finds novel way to regulate parking

July 5, 2017

The Integrated Transport Center (ITC) in Abu Dhabi UAE said it has developed a new procedure to regulate and monitor parking bays using cameras in different areas of the emirate. The first phase of th... View more

Abu Dhabi utility firm, DED sign co-op deal

July 3, 2017

Abu Dhabi Electricity and Water Authority (Adwea) said it has signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) in bid to boost joint partnership and co-operation. The au... View more

Rosewood Abu Dhabi leverages mobile access

July 3, 2017

Rosewood Abu Dhabi is set to revolutionise the hotel guest experience with the launch of the Neorcha myHotel mobile app. The application creates guest loyalty and encourages direct bookings and upsell... View more

Abu Dhabi logs 2m hotel guests during Jan-May

July 3, 2017

Abu Dhabi recorded nearly 2 million hotel guest arrivals from January to May a 4 percent growth compared to the same period in 2016 according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Autho... View more

Abu Dhabi airport sees 10m passengers in 5 months

July 3, 2017

More than 10 million passengers passed through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) during the first five months of the year a 1.8 growth over the same period last year a report said. However the mon... View more

Etihad allows electronic devices onboard US flights from Abu Dhabi

July 2, 2017

Etihad passengers travelling to the US from Abu Dhabi will now be allowed to carry their electronic devices onboard the airline has announced. Passengers are encouraged to make use of the US Immigrati... View more

New GM for Shangri-La, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

July 2, 2017

Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi has appointed Ulf Bremer a seasoned hotelier with over two decades work experience as the new general manager. Prior to this he was the general manager at Kow... View more

Nirvana starts luxury yacht services in Abu Dhabi

July 1, 2017

UAE-based Nirvana Travel and Tourism has announced the launch of its sister company Dana Al Bahar the emirate s prime luxury yacht company which will provide high-end marine tourism services in the co... View more

TRA's Abu Dhabi tower gets Gold Leed certification

July 1, 2017

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said its building in Abu Dhabi has achieved the Gold Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification issued by the US Green Build... View more

$278m Abu Dhabi infrastructure projects on track

July 1, 2017

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said work was progressing well on seven key infrastructure developments worth Dh908 million ( 247 million) including sustainable housing projects coming u... View more

Deliveroo unveils big Abu Dhabi expansion plans

June 28, 2017

Deliveroo a leading food delivery company in the region is set to launch five new delivery service zones at Khalifa City in Abu Dhabi UAE as part of its regional expansion plans. This includes a fresh... View more

Abu Dhabi unveils scheme for solar PV testing

June 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has unveiled a conformity assessment scheme to verify the quality safety and sustainability performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The scheme al... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports unit launches key e-payment solutions

June 25, 2017

Maqta Gateway a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports and the developer and operator of Maqta Port Community System (MPCS) has announced the launch of new innovative solutions covering online payment and lice... View more

Abu Dhabi hospital welcomes Eid babies

June 25, 2017

Minutes before Eid was officially announced Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children based in Abu Dhabi UAE welcomed four new borns including a pair of twins into this world. The twin (girl and... View more

Abu Dhabi approves $653m housing loans

June 24, 2017

The Abu Dhabi government has announced plans to issue new batch of housing loans worth Dh2.4 billion ( 653 million) to 1 250 beneficiaries in the emirate as part of its initiative to provide all the n... View more

Oregano opens its first restaurant in Abu Dhabi

June 20, 2017

Oregano a Ligurian cuisine-inspired dining outlet is expanding its foorprint in the UAE with the launch of its first restaurant in Abu Dhabi at Al Forsan Village Town Square. The Oregano menu offers p... View more

Abu Dhabi building material prices down in May

June 19, 2017

The prices of building materials in Abu Dhabi UAE last month underwent noticeable changes with average prices of items in 16 categories witnessing a sharp fall compared to the same period last year ac... View more

Adnoc opens new aviation fuel facility in Abu Dhabi

June 19, 2017

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has opened a key aviation fuel facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport built at a total investment of Dh750 million ( 204.19 million) said a report. The ... View more

Top maritime executives at Abu Dhabi summit

June 18, 2017

the maritime market including shipping ports finance and banking and law will attend the Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi UAE. The event will... View more