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Eid al-Fitr boosts occupancy, revenues for Dubai hotels in July

Eid al-Fitr boosts occupancy, revenues for Dubai hotels in July

Latest STR data shows occupancy jumps 17.6% while RevPAR rises 7.5%, bucking recent trend of declines

Qatar's Q1 GDP growth slows to lowest level since 2011

Qatar's Q1 GDP growth slows to lowest level since 2011

Preliminary first-quarter gross domestic product data shows annual growth on 1.1%

Omniyat says luxury $544m Palm project set for 2018 completion

Omniyat says luxury $544m Palm project set for 2018 completion

Developer says construction of One Palm project is progressing well; set to be tallest Palm building

Saudi inflation rate falls to year-low in July

Saudi inflation rate falls to year-low in July

New official figures reveal that inflation drops to 3.8% despite 9.4% jump in transport costs

Thai hotelier Dusit signs deal for new Dubai project

Thai hotelier Dusit signs deal for new Dubai project

ACES Property Development picks hospitality firm to operate DusitPrincess ACES Dubai

Pure ambition: Saygin Yalcin, CEO of SellAnyCar.com

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Empowering greatness: President of Hill International Middle East, Mohammed Al-Rais

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The power of asking questions: Lorenzo Milani, CEO of Electrolux Middle East

As CEO of Electrolux Middle East, Lorenzo Milani believes asking...

Flying high with Bombadier's Khader Mattar

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Qatar Airways provides haj kits for pilgrims on Saudi flights
Transport»

Qatar Airways provides haj kits for pilgrims on Saudi flights

Doha airline says kit includes prayer counter, prayer beads, prayer mat, stone bag, socks and wet wipes

Abu Dhabi Int'l speeds up hand luggage screening system
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Abu Dhabi Int'l speeds up hand luggage screening system

Airport operator announces installation of new automated tray return system in T3 to cut waiting times

Emirates announces management changes to drive MidEast growth
Transport»

Emirates announces management changes to drive MidEast growth

Dubai-based airline says five commercial managers to take on new leadership roles in the region

Qatar retailer Al Meera says H1 sales grow by 10.6%
Retail»

Qatar retailer Al Meera says H1 sales grow by 10.6%

Company says it is in final stages of opening five new stores out of 14 announces last year

New Dubai luxury resorts contribute to global coastal land expansion

New Dubai luxury resorts contribute to global coastal land expansion

New report says the Earth has gained coastal land equivalent to the size of Jamaica in the past 30 years with man-made construction outpacing erosion

Qatar's recruited Rio athletes stir debate on citizenship
Sport»

Qatar's recruited Rio athletes stir debate on citizenship

23 of the 39 athletes representing Qatar in Rio were born outside the Gulf state and brought in to help the country flourish

Oman gov't budget deficit grows to $9.1bn in H1
Politics & Economics»

Oman gov't budget deficit grows to $9.1bn in H1

Oman is imposing a series of austerity measures as it struggles to cope with lower oil prices

New Saudi airline set for take-off next year
Transport»

New Saudi airline set for take-off next year

Sky Prime is one of five carriers planning to launch services as competition hots up in Gulf kingdom

Dubai Sports City set to hand over new luxury villa community
Property»

Dubai Sports City set to hand over new luxury villa community

Owners set to move into Fortuna Village; two new developments set to be launched in coming months

Kerry, Saudi ruler hold talks to discuss ways to end Yemen conflict
Politics & Economics»

Kerry, Saudi ruler hold talks to discuss ways to end Yemen conflict

US Secretary of State meets King Salman and deputy crown prince in Jeddah in bid to resume peace talks between warring sides

Qataris' UK tax free spending jumps following Brexit vote
Travel & Hospitality»

Qataris' UK tax free spending jumps following Brexit vote

Qataris lead Middle East spending in UK in July with average transaction worth more than $2,100

Diving for answers: what's happened to Dubai Pearl?
Property»
Diving for answers: what's happened to Dubai Pearl?
Risk and reward: Midcom's Anand Kapoor
Industries»
Risk and reward: Midcom's Anand Kapoor
India's air traffic controller must come back to Earth
Transport»
India's air traffic controller must come back to Earth
Terror attacks cost Paris $849m in lost tourism
Politics & Economics»
Terror attacks cost Paris $849m in lost tourism
Who fears the lady in the burkini?
Politics & Economics»
Who fears the lady in the burkini?
Abandoned in Saudi desert camps, migrant workers won't leave without pay
Construction»
Abandoned in Saudi desert camps, migrant workers won't leave without pay
Bahraini overtures to Kenya-born runners attract medals, controversy
Sport»
Bahraini overtures to Kenya-born runners attract medals, controversy
Police issue fines in Cannes over wearing banned burkinis
Culture & Society»
Police issue fines in Cannes over wearing banned burkinis
Saudi Arabia, other issuers gear up as Gulf bond crush looms
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Saudi Arabia, other issuers gear up as Gulf bond crush looms
Will OPEC agree to freeze output in September?
Energy»
Will OPEC agree to freeze output in September?
Switched on: Image Nation CEO Michael Garin
Media»
Switched on: Image Nation CEO Michael Garin
For Dubai's expats, the grass is not always greener on the other side
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For Dubai's expats, the grass is not always greener on the other side
Park life: Is the UAE ready for a rollercoaster ride?
Travel & Hospitality»
Park life: Is the UAE ready for a rollercoaster ride?
Great escape? The UAE expat's dilemma
Culture & Society»
Great escape? The UAE expat's dilemma
Generation game: the struggle for power in the Gulf
Energy»
Generation game: the struggle for power in the Gulf
NBAD-FGB merger: Bigger is not necessarily better
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NBAD-FGB merger: Bigger is not necessarily better
How do the numbers stack up in the UAE, Saudi Arabia?
Politics & Economics»
How do the numbers stack up in the UAE, Saudi Arabia?
Saudi central bank fights to curb money rate rise
Banking & Finance»
Saudi central bank fights to curb money rate rise
Jewel of the kingdom: L'azurde's Sélim Chidiac
Retail»
Jewel of the kingdom: L'azurde's Sélim Chidiac
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See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space

See Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from space

Satellite images show Ferrari World Abu Dhabi plus island’s mangroves, waterways and developments

Gourmet»
Bateel plans expansion in Saudi Arabia

Bateel plans expansion in Saudi Arabia

Gourmet food business to open new outlets in Dammam, Jeddah

Wellness»
Review: Chaps & Co in Jumeriah Lakes Towers

Review: Chaps & Co in Jumeriah Lakes Towers

We try this gentlemen’s ‘no-nonsense barbershop’ near the Bonnington Tower

Arts»
Revealed: First official photo from inside Dubai Opera

Revealed: first official photo from inside Dubai Opera

Finishing touches are being put to iconic building a week before Placido Domingo plays first concert

Photos»
Wellness»

The busy person’s guide to getting in shape

Top tips from Dubai-based nutritionist and personal trainer Sirin Abu Zene

Cars & Boats»
Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launch

Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launch

New SUV will go on sale in 2018 starting at around $200,000

Videos»
Gourmet»

10 romantic restaurants to try in Dubai

Whether you prefer candle-lit dinners or concept dining, here are some of the city’s best spots for you and your date

Travel»
Review: Palazzo Versace Dubai

Review: Palazzo Versace Dubai

Think of this as Donatella Versace’s guest house

Lifestyle»

In pictures: A look inside Dubai Safari Park

Building work at Dubai Safari Park in Al Warqa is in its exciting final stages

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