A new resort slated for completion in 2020 is striving to be the greenest of its kind in the world. The Oasis Eco Resort designed by Baharash Architecture for a site surrounded by dunes in Liwa Oasis will boast a host of sustainable features, including 1570,000 square feet of solar panels that are expected to produce sufficient energy to power 100 percent of the 8,400 square foot development.
The world’s first and only Ferrari-branded theme park will open its gates for all – free of charge – this Ramadan, the theme park announced.
Guests will get the chance to take a tour of the all-new entertainment experiences without paying admission fees, it said.
With the holiday season ahead, if you plan to beat the heat and chill at the cinemas with some of your favourite movie stars, then you would need a fool-proof plan.
Movie ticket prices for your bunch of friends and family could set you back, but not if you play by the ‘buy-one, get-one’ free rulebook. So, here goes.
Last year, we got ourselves all worked up over the designs for the world’s first 3D-printed building, planned for Dubai. Designers bragged that the building would only take a few weeks to print and assemble, but we didn’t know at the time when—or even if—the building would ever go up. This week, the first fully 3D-printed and completely functional building has not only been built but has celebrated its grand opening, marking an architectural and engineering breakthrough.
Federal civil servants will work five hours a day from 9 am to 2 pm during the fasting month of Ramadan, which starts in the first week of June.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAGHR) issued a circular setting work time for ministries and federal offices during Ramadan in line with a federal cabinet decision, the official news agency WAM reported.
As part of a new campaign, a UAE telecom operator is offering brand new smartphones starting from Dh20 per month, with new iPhones for as low as Dh75 per month.
Etisalat says its new Business Devices program offers small and medium businesses (SMBs) a range of latest office devices at zero upfront cost and easy instalment plans.
When it comes to earphones, nothing compares to a wireless pair. We all know how annoying it is when you own a classic pair and the wires are all tangled up and if you live in the country like the UAE, where the temperatures are always high, untangling them in a sunny afternoon is the last thing you want to do. Oh, and let’s not forget that a good pair of wireless earphones is far from being cheap! But what if we told you than now you can buy a premium pair at a pocket-friendly price?
Renewable energy companies offered a record-breaking bid for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. At rates of 2.99 U.S. cents per kilowatt-hour, the bid means that solar power in Dubai would be cheaper than coal when compared to rates of a recently-commissioned coal plant.
As the effects of global warming continue to create challenging conditions around the globe, the impetus to hack the planet grows ever stronger. Now, the United Arab Emirates is seeking to address its drought conditions with anartificial mountain expected to create clouds and bring on more rainfall. The government is considering proposals, and one idea from the United States’ National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is getting some traction. Researchers there have scored a $400,000 grant to determine whether a manmade mountain would solve the problem
The world’s largest indoor theme park will open its doors to public on August 15, 2016, promoters Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group (IMG Group) announced in a media meeting in Dubai today.
With Dubai Parks and Resorts already announcing that they are all set to open their theme parks in October this year, the IMG Worlds of Adventure will have a couple of months’ headstart even as Dubai is set to become the theme parks hub of the region.