August 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing says the emirate's tourism sector is now worth $29.6bn a year Dubai welcomed a record 8.10 million international overnight tourists during the first six months of 2018, according to figures released on Wednesday. Dubai’s...

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Emirates inks agreement with Trenitalia to enable passengers to discover new destinations across the European country Emirates and Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, on Wednesday announced a new codeshare agreement which will enable passengers to discover new destinations...

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Mohamed Alabbar-founded Noon says customers can now 'say goodbye to the long supermarket checkout queues' E-commerce platform Noon has announced the launch of a new service to deliver groceries to customers' doorsteps. The move, which was first mentioned last month by founder...

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Emirates National Oil Company publishes a tweet to confirm that fuel prices will go up next month Most petrol prices in the UAE are set to rise marginally in August, according to an announcement by the UAE Fuel Price Committee. Emirates National Oil Company published a tweet to...

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Only four of 1,020 employees were replaced during the transition, according to CEO Mohammed Al Habtoor Al Habtoor Group's three hotels in Dubai’s Business Bay will be rebranded as Hilton hotels, the company confirmed on Tuesday. Under a franchise agreement signed with Hilton,...

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Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall developer and leisure pioneer in the Middle East and North Africa region, has reported a 13 per cent jump in its revenues for the first half which rose to hit Dh17.8 billion ($4.85 billion).  Announcing the results for the first six months,...

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