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Where’s the party at in Dubai this Eve? Here’s your

Buzzing tourist-hub Dubai and the nation’s capital Abu Dhabi have announced a packed programme of events for New Year’s Eve, matching in an array of entertainment activities, fireworks and concerts taking place across the city. As the emirates prepares for head-turning celebrations, Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Dubai Calendar revealed the main events and activities […]...Read More

Dubai’s oldest wooden vessels get a smart, green upgrade

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the enhanced new generation of traditional wooden ‘Abras’ (or ferries) replicating the same design of the existing Abras while conforming to the highest security, safety and environmental standards. The traditional Abras are one of the most important and the eldest marine transport services in Dubai. The new, […]...Read More

RTA unveils shiny Expo metro line: ‘Route 2020’

Route 2020, the extension of the Dubai Metro line from Jabal Ali Station to Expo 2020 station, is set to run from the first day of the new year. “The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations, and the other remaining three stations would […]...Read More

Free parking for ‘electro-cars’, says RTA, urges drivers to switch

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, unveiled an initiative for exempting electric vehicles licensed in Dubai from public parking fees for two years starting from July 1, 2020. The step supports Dubai’s Green Mobility Strategy by encouraging the use of this type of vehicles. “This initiative complements a previous initiative launched in 2018 designating parking […]...Read More