Arabia Taxi adopts new fleet of greener Toyota Camry Hybrids

Making its fleet more sustainable, Arabia Taxi, a franchisee of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, recently received 50 Toyota Camry Hybrids from Al-Futtaim Motors, Toyota’s sole distributor in the United Arab Emirates. A member of the Arabia Holdings Group of companies, Arabia Taxi is committed to contributing to a greener environment while improving its services. Read More »

Western Union survey highlights GCC's attraction for expats

The world’s leading money transfer company Western Union has released a survey of customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that reveals some interesting insights into the lives of GCC expatriates and the reasons behind their attraction to living in the region; 60 percent of expats responding to the Western Union survey said the GCC region provides a sense of safety and security, which was cited as the top reason people move into the region. Read More »

Khalifa Port Container Terminal is world's third-fastest growing port

Khalifa Port Container Terminal was recognized as the third-fastest growing container ports in the world, according to the Top 120 World Container Ports ranking. KPCT registered a 26 percent growth in 2014, the best among ports in Middle East. It offers more than 2.3 million square feet of warehousing inside the container terminal area and ships to more than 50 destinations. Read More »

U.K. solar-power developer Hive Energy aims to help build DEWA complex

Hive Energy, one of the United Kingdom’s leading solar-power developers, recently opened its first international office in Dubai. The company's first representative office outside of the U.K. will participate in the building of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's (DEWA) 1,000-megawatt Al Maktoum Solar Park, just south of Dubai, and plans to begin solar rooftop projects in the Emirate. Read More »

Dubai's Sustainable City receives delegation from Emirates Green Building Council

The Emirates Green Building Council recently made a special visit to the building site of Sustainable City in Dubai, which is set to open for new residents this year. The new environmentally friendly development from Diamond Developers will be Dubai’s first fully sustainable community. The project was observed by management from the independent Emirates Green Building Council. Read More »