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More than 2.2 million hotel guests have checked into Abu Dhabi's 148 hotels and hotel apartments in the first 10 months of this year - a 16% growth on last year's record performance - with October delivering a record monthly guest intake, guest nights tally, occupancy rate and revenues. Figures just released by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) put the total number of arrivals this year at 2,270,000 with guest nights rising 26% year-on-year to over 7 million. October ... Read More
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Emirates, which has often picked up the Oscars of the travel industry, has swooped into the home of the original Oscars to launch its celebrated A380 service. Packed with Hollywood movies on ice Digital Widescreen, the double-decker touched down in Los Angeles yesterday, becoming the world's ... Read More
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The emirate has set a new world record for creating the largest greeting card mosaic. The mosaic, which spells out the slogan "Union Spirit", was made to mark the 42nd UAE National Day. The event was held by Ajman Tourism Development Department and the announcement was made on Sunday at 5pm by a ... Read More
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An Indian fisherman's life was saved thanks to the quick response of the crew on an Italian aircraft carrier bound for the UAE. The Cavour, the latest aircraft carrier to be added to the Italian navy fleet, received a distress call from the fishing boat, which was travelling off the Omani coast on ... Read More
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The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has that the UAE is not a nation, it is the world in a nation. In a statement to the Dubai Government Media Office on the occasion of the UAE's winning the bid to host the World Expo 2020, ... Read More
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President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a cable of congratulations from Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of Turkey, on the occasion of the UAE's 42nd National Day anniversary and the winning of Dubai's bid to host EXPO. In his cable, the President of Turkey ... Read More
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President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received more cables of congratulations on the occasion of Dubai winning its bid to host EXPO 2020. His Highness Sheikh Khalifa received cables from His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, Chancellor Adli Mansour, ... Read More
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The Chief Minister of Punjab province of Pakistan, Muhammed Shahbaz Sharif, has congratulated the leadership and people of the UAE on winning the bid to host Expo 2020 in Dubai. Shariff told WAM while attending a reception hosted by the UAE Embassy in Pakistan to mark the 42nd national day that the ... Read More
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Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World has received the prestigious Sword of Honor for 2013 from the British Safety Council. The award was presented in the presence of Ms. Judith Hackett CBE, Chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive, Ms. Linda Armstrong, President of ... Read More
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Suhail bin Mohammed Farad Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, on Monday said the UAE and all other members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are committed to provide consumers with adequate crude supplies, and expected global oil demand to increase by 1 million ... Read More
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) yesterday announced record average daily trading volumes (ADV) of 7,450 lots in November 2013, equivalent to almost 7.5 million barrels of crude oil per day. November's total is 80% higher than November last year and is a 16% increase on last month. DME's previous ... Read More
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Bali, Indonesia: The United Arab Emirates represented by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, yesterday had two separate meetings with Switzerland's Chief of Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Johann Schneider-Ammann, on the margins of the 9th Ministerial Conference of the ... Read More
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Bali, Indonesia: The UAE and Egypt have reiterated their common desire for expanding and boosting their trade relations and opening new avenues for investments in the service of the interests of their two peoples. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, and Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour, ... Read More
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Dr. Eng. Ali Mohamed Al Khouri, Director General of the Emirates Identity Authority and Board Member at the Statistics Center of Abu Dhabi, has participated in the launch of the world's largest statistical map about Abu Dhabi. The Statistics Center of Abu Dhabi (SCAD) organised the ceremony under ... Read More
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The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has called on Emiratis to participate in the world's largest brainstorming meeting, which will be held soon to develop the sectors of health and education. He added that the Cabinet will ... Read More
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Islamabad: Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support and assist the Islamic Republic of Pakistan through the implementation of a number of humanitarian and development projects, the Project to Assist Pakistan, PAP, has announced the completion of ... Read More
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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, on Tuesday evening received the team of the Khalifa Hot Air Balloon, bearing the image of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, led by Captain Pilot Abdul Aziz Nasser Al Mansouri, who ... Read More
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Television that appeals to not just a local, but a regional audience is promised as two stations relaunched this week. Abu Dhabi Al Emarat and Abu Dhabi Al Oula, which are owned by Abu Dhabi Media, The National's parent company, will be given a fresh new look as celebrations take place around the ... Read More
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Dubai saw yesterday from 3:00 am to 12: noon 289 road accidents ranging from minor and moderate to serious due to unstable weather conditions, Traffic Police revealed, noting that the Command and Control Centre received 2,200 calls during that period. Brigadier Omar Al Shamsi, Director of Command ... Read More
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The Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (ADIMSC) will host the final round of the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship this Thursday and Friday. Two offshore races will draw a curtain on a successful Abu Dhabi Water Festival, which saw the ADIMSC host the penultimate round of the UIM F1 ... Read More
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is gearing up for the festive season with a month-long Winter Festival. From Dec.5 to Jan.4, the Park will be filled with seasonal cheer and holiday fun as chilly activities and sub-zero excitement bring all the fun of the North Pole to Yas Island's popular indoor ... Read More