Tourism to drive Dubai to greater heights

Tourism has played a vital role in the growth of Dubai’s economy, and its importance looks set to continue. The planned opening of a raft of new theme parks and large projects over the next few years, coupled with the launch of a new airport for passenger traffic, Dubai World Central (DWC), are expected to […]

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Chasing better life in Dubai, the city of dreams

Thousands of East African workers have made the Middle East their home, helping to drive the region’s growing economy. Shaml Puri met some members of the Kenyan community living in Dubai With stars in his eyes, 26-year-old Eric Kariuki packed his bags last September to start a new life in the Middle East. He had […]

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Dubai economy defies critics!

The Emirate’s extravagance is mocking the prognostications of its critics. Dubai is developing in style, with consumption growing, its airports handling more and more traffic, Jebel Ali seaport unloading record number of tons of cargo, buildings soaring, and critics wondering at the audacity of Dubai in going against the grain. Dubai has witnessed ups and […]

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