Young Emiratis hope to Lead the UAE’s Future in Sustainability. Maintaining cool temperatures in buildings and converting humidity into potable water are some of the projects a group of young Emiratis hope to one day apply in the UAE. The Young Future Energy Leaders visited one of the world’s largest chemical producers, Basf, in Germany

Job skills in demand in UAE today

Most applicants are unable to find jobs because they don’t have the right set of skills that employers actually need A lot of jobseekers today are unable to find work not only because companies are hiring less, but also because most applicants lack the right set of skills that employers are looking for. In fact,
The UAE’s focus on renewables comes at a time of increasing demand for energy  Energy experts are hailing the UAE for its leading role in promoting renewable energy across the Arab region. From establishing Masdar some 11 years ago in Abu Dhabi, to building wind and solar farms in the UAE as well as other
There was an increase of 2% over the same period last year During the Eid Al Fitr holidays, Dubai parks received 162,371 visitors, marking an increase of 2% over the same period last year, a municipality official said. Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Awadhi, Director of Public Parks and Horticulture Department, Dubai Municipality, said that the
The facility will also feature a multi-purpose events arena, picnic areas, numerous walking paths and a dedicated food truck zone Ras Al Khaimah: The emirate will be introducing a new observation deck this October, close to the summit of Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest peak at 1,934 metres (6,345 feet) above sea level. Developed by
For decades, the emirate’s tourism marketing strategy was focussed on luxury resorts and high-end shopping. But the CEO of Dubai’s tourism promotion body, Issam Kazim, says ‘bling’ is no longer the way to attract 20 million visitors by 2020. The man in charge of marketing Dubai to the world says he is changing tack. The
By Wam Published Monday, June 12, 2017 Dubai Investments, the leading, diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the infrastructure development of The Palisades project in Dubai Investments Park, DIP, is under way. The mixed-use project is spread across 13 million square feet with a total built-up area of approximately 22
Dubai Municipality’s Environment Department organised a mangrove tree-planting event at Jebel Ali Marine Sanctuary on Monday to mark World Environment Day. A total of 2,000 mangroves were planted, enhancing existing mangrove forest cover. Members of the public were invited to bring their families to volunteer and join the department in giving back to nature. “Given
Dubai hotels had the highest occupancy levels in the Middle East and North Africa region in April, according to a new EY report. The hotel benchmark report provides a monthly performance overview of leading hotels in the Middle East. In Q1 2017, all MENA markets with the exception of Cairo, Beirut and Kuwait witnessed a decline
Dubai Investments Park (DIP), the unique integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced that 280 new sub-tenants have leased premises within DIP between January and April 2017, reinforcing its surging reputation as the preferred and most sought-after business destination in region. The
Ras Al Khaimah has reaffirmed its position as the region’s fastest growing tourism destination for international travellers following increased year-on-year visitor numbers during the first quarter of 2017. New figures reported by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2017 reveal that overall visitor arrivals to the emirate in Q1
The UAE is moving forward in building a universal model to bring innovative ideas to fruition and serve humanity as a whole, according to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed’s statement came during the opening of 2071 Zone, the main