Coral Hotels & Resorts Flags its First Hotel in Abu Dhabi with the Grand...

Coral Hotels & Resorts unveiled its first hotel in Abu Dhabi at an exclusive press conference hosted by Mr Abdulla Nasser Bin Huwaileel Al Mansoori, Chairman, Al Nasser Holdings and Mr Michel Noblet, President & CEO, HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings.

Abu Dhabi city overhauling streetscaping

Abu Dhabi: Treated wastewater currently makes up 76 per cent of the water used for landscaping purposes in the capital, and municipal authorities hope...

Extravagance, wealth and proud tradition

Abu Dhabi is a curious place. By far the largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates, it is based around Abu Dhabi city. Less than a century ago this was little more than a village, its economy based on fishing and pearl diving, the surrounding desert inhabited by nomadic tribes.

High-rise condominium living in Metro Manila now a necessity

The practical side of living in a high-rise condominium building in Metro Manila will be discussed at the 2ndPhilippine Property Show in Abu Dhabi on Friday and Saturday at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce. Given the recent flooding that affected thousands of families in Metro Manila, high-rise condominium living in master-planned communities has now become a necessity for many Filipinos. Many newly developed residential condominiums in Metro Manila and Cebu are built on higher elevations and are fully equipped with multiple power generators, fire control system and water pumping system.

Theyab Awana dies in car accident near Abu Dhabi

Theyab Awana, the talented 21-year-old UAE footballer who became an overnight internet sensation following a back-heeled penalty, died last night after being involved in a car accident. The Baniyas winger was training with the UAE’s 2014 World Cup squad in Al Ain ahead of the team’s qualifier with South Korea on October 11.

There’s a new, eco-friendly mall rising in Abu Dhabi

Dubai: Majid Al Futtaim announced on Tuesday its plan to build a new eco-friendly mall in the heart of Masdar City in Abu Dhabi. Dubbed...

Abu Dhabi sees $35.5bn in construction contracts awarded in 2010

The construction industry in Abu Dhabi saw $35.5bn contracts awarded in 2010, counting for 66 percent of the value of all contracts awarded in the UAE last year. Consultancy firm Ventures Middle East said the contract amount for 2011 will reach $39.8bn, up 12 percent.

UAE Hyperloop. Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes: It’s happening…

Get the first look at how the UAE Hyperloop is taking shape… The company that is bringing the Hyperloop to the UAE has just released never-seen-before images...

Market@Masdar City showcases eco-living

Thousands of residents from different nationalities thronged to the community market at the Masdar City in the Capital on Friday to personally experience the world’s most sustainable urban developments. Masdar City, designated by Etihad Airways as an ‘Essential Abu Dhabi Tourist Destination’, hosted ‘The Market @ Masdar City’ to give visitors a taste of eco-living.


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Heavy fog and poor visibility on Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway led to a 15-car collision on Thursday morning, resulting in major tailbacks on the expressway. “There...

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Etihad Trains Co starts rolling as deal signed

The Etihad Trains Company was set up by Cabinet Decree No. 2 of 2010. About 70 per cent of the Dh1 billion capital of Etihad Trains Company will be paid by the Government of Abu Dhabi while the Federal Government will pay 30 per cent.

Abu Dhabi Property Market Update – April 2011

The Abu Dhabi of today is built upon the vast oil reserves which the Emirate enjoys. It has however long been recognised that it is unwise for an economy to be largely reliant on one industry and consequently there is an active drive for diversification.

Seychelles partnership on the map

"With Abu Dhabi Urban Vision 2030 becoming a catalyst for how cities can be sustainable and better aesthetically developed, we are confident that today's agreement will further provide opportunities for both governments to establish sustainable developments for future generations to come," said Falah Mohamed Al Ahbabi

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