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Plenty of room for more hotel rooms

Plenty of room for more hotel rooms

Hotel investors are particularly interested in investing in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman and Lebanon, where sustainability and environmental issues were also likely to be a focus.

UAE railway company launched

UAE railway company launched

The Federal Government issued a decree yesterday officially establishing the Union Railways Company, with a capitalisation of Dh1 billion (US$272m), to oversee a planned national rail system.

We won IRENA – now let’s prove the critics wrong

We won IRENA – now let’s prove the critics wrong

The announcement that the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) would be located in Abu Dhabi is a proud moment for the capital and the country.

Region poised for railway boom

Region poised for railway boom

The Middle East will become the world’s fastest-growing railway region, experts predict, thanks to big projects in the UAE and wider GCC.
The four-day Mena Rail 2009 conference in Dubai this week has drawn strong interest from international companies and consultants, organisers say. With Gulf states embarking on rail projects to ease road congestion and carry [...]