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Hotel Growth For Dubai

Dubai Hotel Growth The Hotel industry in Dubai has reported strong growth according to the latest figures published by Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Visitor figures are up 13.6% to 2.38 million and guest nights have risen an impressive 35.4%. This upward trend is expected to continue throughout the rest of 2012 and will […]

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Dubai a Safe Business Haven

Dubai a Safe Business Haven

Dubai a Business Haven Dubai has been declared as a ‘safe haven for business’ in a report by the Washington-based Institute for International Finance. Despite the current period of upheaval in the Middle East, the report found that the UAE has seen an increase in foreign funds being deposited into its banking system. The IIF […]

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Passport Control Queues at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport Passport Control

Passport Control Queues at Dubai Airport Lenghty Dubai Airport passport control queues could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new high-tech system which is under consideration by the organisation that runs Dubai International Airport. An official for Dubai Airport has revealed that one of the systems would improve the process of […]

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Dubai set to be World's Largest Airport

Dubai set to be World’s Largest Airport

Dubai to Overtake Heathrow as Worlds Largest Airport Dubai is set to overtake Heathrow by 2016 as the world’s largest international airport. Last year Heathrow Airport handled 69.4 million passengers. With both parties opposing expansion and the building of a 3rd runway, it is set to be overtaken by Dubai international. By 2020 Dubai Airport […]

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Dubai Airport Show 2012

Dubai Airport Show 2012

Dubai International Airport Show – May 22, 2012 The 12th edition of the Dubai Airport Show will be held on the 22nd-24th May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and […]

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Dubai Airport Introduce Info Zones

Dubai Airport Introduce Info Zones

Info Zones at Dubai Airport New state of the art high-tech ‘information zones’ at Dubai International Airport have now been introduced. The dedicated zones, which have been designed by local boutique Almax Design, have been introduced to replace traditional information desks at Dubai airport. HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Airports […]

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Record Month at Dubai Airport

Record Month at Dubai Airport

Dubai International Airport has begun 2012 on a strong note with record monthly passenger traffic of over 4.85 million in January. Passenger traffic in January reached 4.852 million passengers, surpassing the previous record of 4,724,109 of July 2011, and a 14% increase compared to 4.254 million recorded in January 2011. The 14% upsurge is the […]

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Emirates Clark to Dubai

Emirates Boeing 777 to Newcastle

Dubai to Newcastle Emirates is set to add more than 2,000 seats a week to and from Dubai to Newcastle when it introduces a larger aircraft on its daily flight from Newcastle to Dubai from 1st September. A 428-seat Boeing 777-300ER, the longest aircraft to ever operate from Newcastle Airport will replace a 278-seat Airbus […]

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Emirates Lounge San Francisco Airport

Emirates Lounge San Francisco Airport

San Francisco Emirates Lounge One of the world’s fastest growing airlines Emirates, has opened its first airport lounge on the west coast at San Francisco International Airport. The new Emirates lounge in San Francisco represents a $4 million investment in the Bay Area. The San Francisco Emirates lounge has been designed with the same attention […]

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Shopping in Dubai

Shopping in Dubai

Dubai Shopping Dubai is already renowned around the world for its magnificent shopping facilities, malls and stores. The emirate of Dubai is attracting a growing host of international retailers and there are now in fact more global brands in Dubai than in Paris or New York. Dubai’s popularity as a shopping destination is particularly increasing […]

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Dubai Airport Concourse 3

Dubai Airport Concourse 3

Concourse 3 Dubai International Airport CEO Paul Griffiths has announced on the Dubai-based Business Breakfast radio programme that Dubai Airport’s Concourse 3 Terminal is targeting a January 2013 opening. The world’s first dedicated facility for A380’s will be home to Emirates’ growing fleet of superjumbos and feature dedicated first and business class lounges. The expansion […]

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