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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

$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

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

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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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

Abu Dhabi Airport Interchange 68pc completed

June 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said 68 per cent of the work at the Dh678 million ( 185 million) Upgraded Road Network and Interchange project at Abu Dhabi International Airport has been... View more

Abu Dhabi Airport Interchange 68pc completed

June 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said 68 per cent of the work at the Dh678 million ( 185 million) Upgraded Road Network and Interchange project at Abu Dhabi International Airport has been... View more

Abu Dhabi QCC inks deal with Emirates Post

June 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has signed a collaboration agreement with Emirates Post Group to... View more

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal welcomes new GM

June 15, 2017

Nick Heath has been appointed as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal. An experienced general manager Heath will be responsible for the 532-room luxury beachfront resort in Ab... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports sees record growth in 2016/17 cruise season

June 15, 2017

Abu Dhabi s cruise tourism sector continues to grow exponentially recording a 40 per cent increase in vessel calls and 48 per cent increase in passengers to Zayed Port and Sir Bani Yas during the 2016... View more

InterCon to open new waterfront hotel in Abu Dhabi

June 14, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its footprint in Abu Dhabi with plans to open a new waterfront property in the UAE emirate. Slated to open later this year the InterContinental Abu Dhabi-Gra... View more

InterCon to open new waterfront hotel in Abu Dhabi

June 14, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its footprint in Abu Dhabi with plans to open a new waterfront property in the UAE emirate. Slated to open later this year the InterContinental Abu Dhabi-Gra... View more

Abu Dhabi starts $32m border post rehabilitation work

June 10, 2017

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said construction has started on the Al Ghuwaifat Border Post Rehabilitation Project which will developed at an estimated cost of Dh119 million ( 32.3 mil... View more

EGA opens new head office in Abu Dhabi

June 6, 2017

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas has announced the opening of its new head office complex next to its Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and und... View more

EGA opens new head office in Abu Dhabi

June 6, 2017

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas has announced the opening of its new head office complex next to its Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and und... View more

EGA opens new head office complex in Abu Dhabi

June 6, 2017

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas has announced the opening of its new head office complex next to its Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and und... View more

EGA opens new head office complex in Abu Dhabi

June 6, 2017

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas has announced the opening of its new head office complex next to its Al Taweelah aluminium smelter and und... View more

Abu Dhabi welcomes 1.6m visitors in Q1

June 6, 2017

Close to 1.6 million guests arrived in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of 2017 registering a 7 per cent growth compared to the same period last year said a report. The month of April ha... View more

Nominations for Abu Dhabi Awards set to close

June 3, 2017

The public nomination process for the prestigious Abu Dhabi Awards will close today (June 3) a statement said. The seven-week nomination phase provided the opportunity to recognise good by nominating ... View more

Abu Dhabi National Takaful Q1 profit up 12pc

June 1, 2017

Abu Dhabi National Takaful Company a leading takaful operator has posted a net profit of Dh20.1million ( 5.4 million) for the first quarter (Q1) of the year marking a 12 per cent over the net profit o... View more

Anantara Hotels Abu Dhabi welcome the holy month of Ramadan

June 1, 2017

Ramadan at Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas Abu Dhabi captures the true essence of Arabian tradition with a warm ambiance offering the ultimate destination for an unforgettable Ramadan experience. From ... View more

Successful kidney transplant at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

May 30, 2017

Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi successfully completed a kidney transplant operation in May taking the hospital another step towards providing full transplant facilities in-line with the rece... View more

65 Abu Dhabi-listed firms post Q1 profit over $3.25bn

May 29, 2017

Profits of 65 domestic and foreign companies listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) have reached Dh12 billion ( 3.26 billion) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 growing by 19 per cent compared w... View more

New Edelman Mena HQ opens in Abu Dhabi

May 28, 2017

Edelman UAE a leading communications agency in the country has announced its move to a vibrant new work space in the main building of the twoFour54 Media Zone in Abu Dhabi. The offices will be home to... View more

Abu Dhabi launches $3.2bn solar power plant

May 25, 2017

Abu Dhabi has launched a 3.2 billion project to build the world s largest independent solar power plant which will position the Emirate as the global capital for best economic environmental and techno... View more

Turkish furniture group opens in Abu Dhabi

May 24, 2017

Juliarte a Portuguese company involved in the sale of a unique range of premium handicrafts antiques and authentic furniture pieces has announced its Middle East foray with the lauch of its House of T... View more

UAE cbank to host IFSB Summit in Abu Dhabi

May 23, 2017

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) is hosting the IFSB Summit 2017 in Abu Dhabi from October 23 to 26. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the collaboration for the event was sign... View more

Abu Dhabi passenger traffic up 5.6pc in April

May 23, 2017

Abu Dhabi International Airport handled in excess of 2 million passengers in the month of April this year representing a 5.6 per cent increase in airport traffic compared with April of 2016 which reac... View more

Abu Dhabi unveils big plans for Hudayriat Island

May 23, 2017

Abu Dhabi government has unveiled major plans to develop a 30-km waterfront community on the 3 000-hectare Hudayriat Island located southwest of Abu Dhabi island. Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC... View more

Philippines Airlines to suspend Abu Dhabi-Manila flights

May 23, 2017

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will be temporarily suspending all flights between Abu Dhabi and Manila from July the company has announced. According to the airline the temporary cancellation of the servic... View more

Netherlands visa application centre opens in Abu Dhabi

May 23, 2017

The Embassy of The Netherlands in Abu Dhabi has launched a new visa application centre in the capital city of Abu Dhabi to bring enhanced accessibility and greater convenience to residents of the UAE ... View more

Aldar unit to operate four schools in Abu Dhabi

May 17, 2017

Aldar Academies the education arm of Abu Dhabi property developer Aldar has been appointed by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) to operate four of its schools in the emirate. The Adnoc schools wh... View more

Oil and gas automation summit opens in Abu Dhabi

May 16, 2017

Automation digitisation-enabled efficiency and growth opportunities for UAE s process industries will form the agenda for 2nd ISA UAE Automation Conference and Exhibition 2017 opening in Abu Dhabi tod... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports plans ‘emergency response’ event

May 15, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports in conjunction with Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Team is preparing to conduct an emergency response for maritime transport accidents exercise at Zayed Port on Ma... View more

St. Regis Abu Dhabi wins top accolades

May 15, 2017

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi continues to raise standards in luxury hotel experiences as it won multiple laurels at the Marriott International Middle East & Africa 2016 Awards which recognizes the most out... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports inks deal with Musanada

May 13, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) to strengthen co-operation between the two entities in the areas of knowledge sharing and facility develop... View more

Abu Dhabi Airports inks deal with Musanada

May 13, 2017

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) to strengthen co-operation between the two entities in the areas of knowledge sharing and facility develop... View more

NFT plans to move into giant facility in Abu Dhabi

May 10, 2017

UAE-based NFT a specialist in tower cranes has announced plans to move into a new sprawling 300 000-sq-m yard located just off Ghweifat International highway in Al Dhafra Abu Dhabi. The premier Potain... View more

NFT plans to move into giant facility in Abu Dhabi

May 10, 2017

UAE-based NFT a specialist in tower cranes has announced plans to move into a new sprawling 300 000-sq-m yard located just off Ghweifat International highway in Al Dhafra Abu Dhabi. The premier Potain... View more

Abu Dhabi TDIC workers' village gets top honours

May 8, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) said its large-scale housing complex for staff working on Saadiyat Island projects has been named as best and happiest workers village in th... View more

Abu Dhabi F1 ticket sales up 15pc

May 8, 2017

Sales of the Etihad Holidays Abu Dhabi Grand Prix package which includes a bundle of flights accommodation and race passes is up 15 per cent compared to this time last year. Figures collected so far r... View more

Abu Dhabi approves $56m infrastructure projects

May 7, 2017

The Abu Dhabi government has approved infrastructure projects worth Dh204 million ( 55.5 million) including development of roads and beautification works said a report. These include development works... View more

Abu Dhabi maintains rank as top destination in UAE

May 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi has maintained its position as the number one destination in the UAE for guest satisfaction in a report by travel and hotel data specialist organisation Olery. The report s findings highligh... View more

Shah joins The St Regis Abu Dhabi

May 3, 2017

The St Regis Abu Dhabi has appointed Sona Shah to the position of director of marketing. With over 10 years marketing experience Sona brings extensive strategic marketing and communications knowledge.... View more

Abu Dhabi taxi tariffs to go up

May 1, 2017

Abu Dhabi taxi tariffs have been revised to enhance the quality of service provided to taxi riders an Abu Dhabi Integrated Transport Center statement said. The new flag-down rate will be Dh5 for dayti... View more

First Abu Dhabi Bank unveils new logo

May 1, 2017

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) the UAE s largest bank and one of the world s largest financial institutions has launched its new brand identity today (May 1). The logo inspired by the combined strengths a... View more

Aldar picks Emaar unit to manage Abu Dhabi resort

April 27, 2017

Abu Dhabi s leading developer Aldar Properties has signed up Vida Hotels and Resorts a subsidiary of Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group to operate a hotel within its master-planned community on Reem ... View more

Abu Dhabi mall names fitness contest winners

April 27, 2017

The Mall World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD) has revealed the winners of its fitness competition in three categories (Weight Loss Stronger and Fitter) with the finalists losing a total of 100 kg betw... View more

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi on track for 2018 launch

April 26, 2017

Miral a leading creator of destinations in Abu Dhabi UAE has announced that 60 per cent of the work at its Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi development has been completed and was on track for its launch n... View more

Etihad promotes Abu Dhabi with '48 Hour Challenge'

April 25, 2017

Etihad Airways has launched a new 48 Hour Challenge to experience a host of once in a lifetime activities throughout Abu Dhabi in just two days. The challenge is part of Etihad Airways wider stopover ... View more

NBAD approves name change to First Abu Dhabi Bank

April 25, 2017

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) shareholders have approved the proposal to change the name of the UAE s largest bank to First Abu Dhabi Bank. The new name which was proposed by the bank s board of d... View more

Abu Dhabi to build slipways, community market

April 23, 2017

Abu Dhabi City Municipality has signed two agreements with Emak Investment Group for the construction of two slipways for boats at Al Bahya and Al Sadr areas of the emirate said a report. A third agre... View more

Abu Dhabi firms in deal to build community amenities

April 20, 2017

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has signed an agreement with the UAE s leading property developers to establish new community amenities such as mosques public parks walkways playgrounds and spo... View more

Aldar set to build mega park in Abu Dhabi

April 19, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading property developer in Abu Dhabi has announced plans to build a new one-million-sq-ft public park on Reem Island at a cost of Dh250 million ( 68 million). It is due to be com... View more

Mubadala unveils Abu Dhabi community project masterplan

April 19, 2017

UAE-based Mubadala Real Estate and Infrastructure has unveiled the masterplan for Arzanah a major community project designed to become the new urban destination of Zayed Sports City in capital Abu Dha... View more

Abu Dhabi to build $60m central market

April 18, 2017

The Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport represented in the Municipality of the Dhafra Municipality is set to develop the central market at Madinat Zayed in the Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi at ... View more

UAE developer Imkan to build new heart of Abu Dhabi

April 18, 2017

Imkan a UAE-based real estate developer has unveiled a new waterfront community Makers District featuring a mix of residential hospitality commercial and retail space over a 180 000-sq-m area on Reem ... View more

Aldar to build $68m park in Abu Dhabi

April 18, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading property developer in Abu Dhabi has announced plans to build a new 1 000 000-sq-ft public park on Reem Island at a cost of Dh250 million ( 68 million). It is due to be compl... View more

Cityscape Abu Dhabi draws over 100 big players

April 18, 2017

Over 100 leading developers architects designers and major players in the design and construction sector are showcasing their innovative projects at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi expo which opened its doors... View more

Abu Dhabi ranked top fintech hub in Mena

April 18, 2017

Abu Dhabi with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has been ranked as the top financial technology (fintech) hub for the Mena region in a report released by professional services firm Deloitte in partn... View more

Abu Dhabi off-plan developments buck the trend

April 17, 2017

A combination of reduced public spending business contraction a reduction in staff benefits and the continued delivery of new housing units have all placed downward pressure on rental rates and sales ... View more

Aldar launches $354m Abu Dhabi residential project

April 17, 2017

Aldar Properties a leading property developer in Abu Dhabi UAE has announced the launch of The Bridges - a 1 272 unit mid-market residential development to be built at a cost of Dh1.3 billion ( 354 mi... View more

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi receives Leed certification

April 17, 2017

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas have been awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (Leed) certificate. Leed-certified buildings are resource efficient; they use less... View more

Mubadala, Eshraq to set up Abu Dhabi real estate JV

April 16, 2017

UAE-based developers Mubadala Development Company and Eshraq Properties have announced plans to set up a new real estate company which will jointly develop plots in Abu Dhabi. The move comes following... View more

Rotana to open four new hotels in Abu Dhabi

April 16, 2017

Leading hotel management company Rotana has unveiled plans to open four new properties in Abu Dhabi valued at 300 million by 2020 said a report. According to a report in Gulf News President and chief ... View more

Desert General to build community market in Abu Dhabi

April 16, 2017

UAE-based Desert General Transport and Clearance Company has signed a deal with Abu Dhabi City Municipality to design build and invest a community market project at Mohamed bin Zayed City in the emira... View more

Abu Dhabi residential property prices set for further fall

April 16, 2017

The residential and commercial property prices across Abu Dhabi UAE are expected to decline further in 2017 according to a joint report by real estate expert JLL and UAE-based property platform dubizz... View more

Road fatalities down 22pc in Q1 in Abu Dhabi

April 16, 2017

During the first quarter of 2017 Abu Dhabi saw a 22 per cent drop in deaths caused by road accidents compared to the same quarter last year due to the efforts of the traffic police to implement the tr... View more

Bullish developers gear up for Cityscape Abu Dhabi

April 13, 2017

UAE property developers are in a bullish mood as they look forward to showcasing a range of major residential projects to investors at Cityscape Abu Dhabi later this month said industry experts. Ras A... View more

New housekeeping executive for Centro Capital Centre, Abu Dhabi

April 13, 2017

Centro Capital Centre in Abu Dhabi has welcomed Surjit Singh as the property s new executive housekeeper. An Indian national Singh started his hospitality career in 2005. His extensive experience in t... View more

Abu Dhabi villa prices down 9pc in Q1

April 12, 2017

Average apartment sales prices in Abu Dhabi fell by 1 per cent in Q1 2017 while villa prices dropped by 9 per cent amid public and private sector downsizing a byproduct of the static oil and gas secto... View more

Abu Dhabi Financial Group launches Islamic REIT

April 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) is launching a Shariah-compliant real estate investment trust (REIT) comprising a seed portfolio of 10 income producing assets situated in the UAE. The new entity Etih... View more

Jannah Residence to debut in Abu Dhabi

April 12, 2017

Jannah Hotels and Resorts a luxury hotel group in the UAE is set to launch its Jannah Residence this week. Opening on April 15 the nine-storey Jannah Residence is now inviting long term leasers to exp... View more

Abu Dhabi Ports introduces new digital services

April 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports the master developer operator and manager of commercial and community ports in the emirate as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) has introduced a new stream of digital s... View more

Adnoc to build jet fuel depot at Abu Dhabi aiport

April 12, 2017

Adnoc Distribution is investing Dh750 million ( 204 million) in a fuel depot located at the new Midfield Terminal of Abu Dhabi International Airport according to Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi Acting Chief E... View more

Mers case discovered in Abu Dhabi

April 11, 2017

The Health Authority Abu Dhabi Haad has announced a positive case of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in Abu Dhabi. The case is receiving the medical care required a Wam new... View more

New talent development programme launched in Abu Dhabi

April 11, 2017

A new talent development programme by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority has been launched in co-operation with the Abu Dhabi Education Council said a report. The programme launched by Sheikh Haz... View more

Non-oil sector accounts for 69.5pc of Abu Dhabi GDP

April 11, 2017

Non-oil businesses account for 69.5 per cent of Abu Dhabi GDP as per the current prices during the last quarter of 2016 while oil businesses represent 30.5 per cent said the director-general of Abu Dh... View more