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    Dubai in line for world’s first rotating skyscraper

    Dubai is full of jaw-dropping views from its myriad of skyscrapers, but for those who demand a fresh panorama without moving to a new home there could be a solution.

    First announced back in 2008 before being put on hold, Dynamic Architecture’s rotating skyscraper project has been rekindled.

    The idea is that the building, known as the Dynamic Tower, will be built in four dimensions and will constantly change shape.

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    Why RAK is tourism's top-drawerFebruary 21, 2017

    Many adventurers in the UAE know Ras Al Khaimah as the home of Jebel Jais, the tallest peak in the UAE.

    The mountain has grown to be a popular destination for both local and international tourists, especially in the cool winter months, when there is a chance of witnessing the light snowfall at the top of the peak. Hospitality experts in the emirate, however, are quick to point out that the destination has lots to offer besides its 'small miracle in the desert'.

    The emirate's hospitality industry recently recorded a stellar performance in 2016 outperforming the wider UAE"...

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    UAE promotes landmarks and tourist services at OTM exhibition in IndiaFebruary 21, 2017

    An official delegation from the UAE is participating in OTM – India's largest travel trade show running from Tuesday until February 23, 2017 in Bombay, India – under the umbrella of the Ministry of Economy. Members include representatives of various tourism departments and agencies in the UAE.

    The UAE is participating in the annual exhibition for the second year in a row. Its expanded pavilion is organised under the theme ‘Visit UAE’ and will showcase the most popular tourist destinations across all the emirates. It will also promote tourism services and facilities, shed light on the best options for tourism and business, shopping, therapy and cultural tourism landmarks, among others, and provide"...

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    Maktoum bin Mohammed honours winners of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Awards

    H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, honoured 32 companies that were named winners of the 9th cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Award, and the 1st cycle of the MRM Business Innovation Award, at a prestigious ceremony held at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah Arena on Tuesday.

    Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the ceremony was hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and attended by heads of government departments and officials.

    In his welcome address, Majid Saif"...

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    Abu Dhabi International Airport traffic up 2.6% to welcome 2.2 million passengers in January 2017

    Abu Dhabi International Airport received more than 2.2 million passengers in January, representing a 2.6 percent increase in airport traffic compared with January 2016.

    Statistics show India as one of the most popular travel destinations, where recorded travel to and from the state grew by two percent last month compared to January 2016, while the United Kingdom assumed second place as frequent travel destination with a reported growth of 14.1 percent, mainly due to the addition of a third Airbus A380 both inbound and outbound to London.

    In addition, traffic to and from Egypt saw a significant growth of 18.4 percent compared to the previous year"...

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    Global Aerospace Logistics, Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute partner to provide training courses to UAE aerospace logisticians

    EDIC subsidiary, Global Aerospace Logistics, LLC (GAL) announced the creation of a new training program in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI).

    The training programme is designed to offer UAE citizens the opportunity to receive GAL sponsored training at ADVETI which is considered one of the lead Institutes of technical and vocational education and training in the UAE. The programmes offered at ADVETI have been specifically designed in consultation with Abu Dhabi industry and businesses.

    Upon completion of the programme, ADVETI graduates are employable and ready to meet the requirements of the nation."...

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    Al Marakeb Boat Manufacturing Company Announces Agreement with Dubai Civil Defence at IDEX 2017

    Al Marakeb Boat Manufacturing Company signed an agreement with Dubai Civil Defence on February 20 to initiate a project to provide them with an Unmanned Surface Vessel.

    Al Marakeb will provide Dubai Civil Defence with a fire fighting vessel which can be operated remotely in an environment that would be difficult or dangerous for conventional approaches.

    Dubai Civil Defence has been on the search for a firefighting system that has fast response and is easy to maneuver, while Al Marakeb is in the business of providing the technology to serve this purpose.

    The vessel will"...

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