Month: March 2012

Al Marjan Island to host $1 billion Real Madrid Theme Park

Its official! Ras Al Khaimah’s Al Marjan Island will host Real Madrid’s brand new Theme Park concept, the ‘Real Madrid Resort Island’. In a presentation given at the Bernabeu Stadium this afternoon, it was announced that the new ‘Disney-style’ project will cost over $1 billion and consist of a theme park, team museum, numerous sports… Read more »

Dubai boasts the world’s best performing hotel industry

A recent review of international occupancy rates has revealed Dubai currently boasts the best performing hotel industry in the world. Driven by growing tourism levels, Dubai’s hotels experienced impressive occupancy rates of 86.2% which has established the emirate at the top of world’s top 15 destinations, announced at the International travel trade show held in… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah to host multi-million ‘Disney-style’ Theme Park

Breaking news emerging from Real Madrid Football Club is that Ras Al Khaimah, the northern most emirate of the UAE, will play host the Club’s planned multi-million ‘Disney-styled’ Theme Park. This significant announcement is to be followed by a full presentation of the park in Ras Al Khaimah in just 2 days time. Real Madrid’s… Read more »

BBC News: International student numbers surge in the UK

The latest research into the changing profile of university education has highlighted a rapidly increasing proportion of international students attending UK universities. International students currently make up 12% of UK’s student population and the latest findings expect the number of overseas students to increase significantly over the next few years. As the globalisation of higher… Read more »

Spotlight on The Al Marjan Island

The Al Marjan Island is an investment location that offers considerable opportunity. Designed to become a haven of luxurious living and unparalleled leisure, Al Marjan Island is the first man-made island in Ras al Khaimah. As the most scenic and naturally beautiful emirate, Ras al Khaimah is a growing tourism destination. It’s already the location… Read more »

Dubai’s Tourism hit record levels in 2011

Figures released this week represent a strong all-round performance for Dubai tourism in 2011 with year-on-year rises in total hotel guests, average length of stay, guest nights, revenues and cruise passenger numbers. The impressive results are reported to be testament to the efforts of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce and Marketing (DTCM) to… Read more »

Dubai property transactions up 84%

The latest property transaction figures from the Dubai Lands Department have revealed a significant increase in the amount of properties purchased in Dubai during the first two months of 2012. The new data shows that there we 84% more property transactions during January and February than there were during the same period last year. Some… Read more »

Dubai property market surges in 2012

Investors from across the GCC are turning to property markets in the UAE and particularly Dubai property following widespread market improvements. Dubai is regarded as a safe haven within the MENA region and property in Dubai is attracting significant levels of  investment from regional and domestic buyers who expect high returns from the emirate. In a recent… Read more »