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Dubai is world’s most popular city break destination, new study finds

Dubai has topped the list of most popular city breaks around the world, according to new study by hotel chain Premier Inn.

The group said it reviewed Google search data for over 130 countries around the world, including the UK, to discover which cities topped the list for travellers researching their next city break.

“According to the data, holidaymakers are wanting to travel to the UAE the most. 21 out of the 136 countries we analysed showed Dubai as their top searched-for city break destination, and visitors travel from all over the world to luxuriate in the glamour of Dubai’s lifestyle,” said Premier Inn.

Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid celebrates 73rd birthday

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid celebrates his 73rd birthday on Friday.

During his 16 years as Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, he has overseen the growth and transformation of the emirate and country into a thriving global centre of business, industry and tourism.

Sheikh Mohammed was born on July 15, 1949, and raised in the Al Maktoum family home in Shindagha on the banks of Dubai Creek.

He was privately tutored in Arabic and Islamic studies from the age of four and began formal education two years later.

Dubai records over AED1 billion in real estate transactions on one day

The transactions included 304 sales deals amounting to AED735.85 million, 77 mortgage deals of AED263.54 million and 12 gift deals worth AED24.3 million.

The sales included 282 villas and apartments worth AED651.17 million, and 22 land plots worth AED84.68 million, while mortgages included 65 villas and apartments worth AED136.77 million and 12 land plots valued at AED126.77 million

UAE: Fuel prices are still cheaper than more than 110 countries

Fuel prices in UAE are still cheaper than over 110 countries despite hitting an all-time high in July due to a surge in global crude prices.

Retail fuel prices in the UAE hit an all-time high in July, reaching Dh4.63 per litre. The prices have surged nearly 75 per cent since January 2022, as Super 98 have risen from Dh2.65 per litre at the beginning of the year to Dh4.63 in July.

Sheikh Mohamed orders disbursement of Dh1.5 billion worth of housing benefits to Abu Dhabi citizens

Housing benefits worth Dh1.5 billion will be disbursed to Abu Dhabi citizens, covering more than 1,100 beneficiaries in the emirate, authorities announced on Monday.

UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, ordered the disbursement of housing package to ensure social stability and help citizens raise strong, stable families that will benefit the future of the UAE.

This is the second package in 2022, which coincides with Eid Al Adha celebrations and includes grants for houses, housing loans, and exemptions from loan repayments.

Under the directives of Mohamed bin Zayed, the housing benefits to be disbursed to Abu Dhabi citizens includes grants for houses and housing loans with a total value of Dh1.5 billion.

The grants will be given to retirees and families of deceased mortgagors to be exempt from loan repayments.

In April 2022, Sheikh Mohamed ordered the disbursement of housing loans to 1,347 citizens in Abu Dhabi, worth a total of Dh2.36 billion. It was the first housing package this year, which coincided with Eid Al Fitr celebrations.

The packages form part of the UAE’s leadership’s ongoing commitment to further strengthening citizens’ contribution to the advancement of society by maintaining high living standards as part of tightly-knit, connected communities.

Falah Mohammad Al Ahbabi, Chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, earlier said that Abu Dhabi Housing Authority is continually working towards a modern and sustainable housing ecosystem that enhances social stability and cohesion and also meets Emirati families’ needs in line with the leadership’s vision.

Dr Mohammad Rashid Ahmad Al Hameli, Director General of Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, said that immediately after the leadership issues the directives, they contact beneficiaries to expedite the process so they can claim their housing benefits.

“This is part of the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority’s strategy to provide high quality, efficient services to UAE citizens and to make their journey seamless and effortless,” he said.

UAE nationals who have worked for at least 15 years and lived in the UAE for a decade or longer can apply for loans ranging from Dh500,000 to Dh2.25 million from the government. These are for buying a home or a plot of land upon which to build a house.

This loan is repaid over the remainder of their lives but can sometimes be waived if a directive is issued. Typically, these directives exempt retired or low-income Emiratis.

The loans are distributed by the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme. An alternative scheme is run by the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority.

UAE nationals who have worked for at least 15 years and lived in the UAE for a decade or longer can apply for loans ranging from Dh500,000 to Dh2.25 million from the government. These are for buying a home or a plot of land upon which to build a house.

This loan is repaid over the remainder of their lives but can sometimes be waived if a directive is issued. Typically, these directives exempt retired or low-income Emiratis.

The loans are distributed by the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme. An alternative scheme is run by the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority.

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UAE to subsidise petrol price for low-income citizens amid rising fuel costs

The UAE is subsidising part of petrol prices for low-income citizens, as it introduces an “inflation allowance” amid rising costs of basic goods and services in the country.

The new allowance will provide a monthly subsidy of 85 percent of the fuel price increase over AED 2.1 per litre, state news agency WAM has reported.

The move is part of the UAE president’s directive to restructure its social welfare programme for low-income Emiratis, effectively doubling its size to AED 28 billion.

According to the new fuel subsidy scheme, the head of a family will receive a monthly subsidy of 300 litres, while working wives will receive a subsidy of 200 litres.

Petrol and fuel prices in the UAE have increased over the last few months, jumping by over 74 percent since the start of the year. In January, rates were at AED 2.65 per litre for Super 98 petrol. In July, it costs AED 4.63 per litre.

The inflation allowance will also provide food, electricity, and water subsidies, the report showed.

The government will bear 75 percent of food price inflation for eligible Emirati families, and will provide a monthly subsidy of 50 percent for specific electricity and water consumption quotas.

Dubai to trial Eco-friendly, zero-emission electric bus

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with the Australian bus manufacturer BusTech Group to test the operation of an eco-friendly, zero-emission electric bus to verify its operational feasibility in Dubai’s climatic environment.

The trial run will also test innovative technologies to enhance the customer service experience and enable the bus to operate as a smart asset seamlessly integrated with Dubai’s environmental mass transit system.

“RTA’s environmental-friendly plans call for increasing the number of electric and hybrid vehicles, improving energy-efficient facilities, upgrading streetlights, and reducing waste. It also aims to modify its buildings to achieve carbon neutrality in line with Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050,” added Bahrozyan.

Dan Marks, Chief Executive Officer of BusTech Group said: “BusTech Group is proud to be working in collaboration with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority on an electric bus trial. On the back of the collaboration MoU signed between the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and Dubai’s RTA, BusTech Group looks forward to facilitating greater cooperation between Queensland and Dubai, and to deploying Australian designed and engineered zero-emissions technology buses into Dubai’s world-recognised public transport network.”

Dubai property sales spike on strong demand,visa policies

Dubai’s real estate sector is turning more vibrant and transparent as investor-friendly policies tend to attract local and global property buyers and proof of the same was the recently concluded June 2022 sales which are considered the best since 2009.

Dubai-based W Capital Real Estate Brokerage — established in 2007 — has assessed the strong momentum and exceptional performance of the real estate market in the Emirate, as the sector concluded the first half of this year on the upward track, to be the strongest first-half performance ever, with nearly 43,000  sales transactions, the total value of which exceeded Dh114.5 billion.

Al Zarooni added that the real estate market in Dubai during the month of June 2022 also maintained continuous momentum recording 8,833 real estate sales transactions worth Dh22.69 billion, which is the highest number ever for the month of June since 2009. The same month’s sales transactions in 2009 amounted to Dh22.92 billion.

When compared to the overall performance of June 2021, the last month witnessed an increase in transactions by 42.6 per cent, with an increase in value of 55.4 per cent.

The real estate and properties transactions valued at Dh9.9 billion in total during the week ending July 1, 2022, according to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) data. The sum of transactions was 2,988. 379 plots were sold for Dh1.63 billion, 1,990 apartments and villas were sold for Dh4.26 billion.

The top three transactions were a land in Palm Jumeirah sold for Dh80 million, followed by a land that was sold for Dh59.1 million in Saih Shuaib 3, and a land sold for Dh80 million in Palm Jumeirah in third place. Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 205 sales transactions worth Dh463.12 million, followed by Jabal Ali First with 68 sales transactions worth Dh211.27 million, and Al Yufrah 2 with 15 sales transactions worth Dh19 million in third place. The top three transfers for apartments and villas were an apartment sold for Dh686 million in Burj Khalifa, an apartment was second in the list sold for Dh549 million in Marsa Dubai, and thirdly it was an apartment sold for Dh276 million in Business Bay.

The sum of the amount of mortgaged properties for the week was 2.72 billion, with the highest being a property in Dubai Marina, mortgaged for Dh425 million. 144 properties were granted between first-degree relatives worth Dh1.35 billion.

Al Zarooni stated that the exceptional performance of the real estate market in recent months is due to attracting foreign investors. The increasing demand, the high real estate prices, and the high return on investment, also encouraged the influx of foreign investors.“Undoubtedly, the Dubai Expo 2020 , which concluded late March, had a great impact on the good promotion of investment and residence in Dubai and increased the demand for buying real estate,” he added.

.Al Zarooni expected the market to continue the upward trend during the second half of this year with the influx of more foreign investors, thanks to the stimulating measures taken by the UAE government, such as modernising visa procedures, besides economic stability.

He also suggested that the continuous changes affecting the labor law in Dubai, with the availability of mega projects, will attract larger numbers of invest

“The prosperity that the UAE real estate market has showcased, particularly in the last couple of years has been truly impressive. This can be accredited in a huge way because the world has acknowledged and witnessed the UAE government’s response and management of the pandemic, the excellent work of the entire healthcare industry, the successful vaccination drive, and how every citizen and resident positively contributed to the betterment of the UAE community,” said Madhav Dhar, co-founder, and COO of ZāZEN Properties.

“Additionally, the recent updates to the UAE Golden Visa regulation are just another great initiative that will spur investment into real estate even more, especially with the flexibility that these new rules have to offer, providing residents with a strong reason to invest in the country long term and allowing non-residents to make UAE their second home.”

The real estate markets of Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been recognized as the top global improvers in 2022, according to JLL’s latest Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). Dubai also entered the ‘Transparent’ tier for the first time underlining its position as the most transparent property market in the Middle East and North Africa region. The emirate gained three ranks in the index to 31st position globally and is the only property market in Mena to feature in the ‘Transparent’ tier.

Sultan Butti bin Mejren, director-general of the Dubai Land Department, said: “With the global recovery of the economy, we recognized the need to focus on improving market transparency to make better decisions that will support both developers and investors alike. Today, investors from around the world are increasingly looking at Dubai’s real estate to invest, and we, at Dubai Land Department, are committed to enhancing transparency within the sector.”

Bin Mejren added: “We are pleased that Dubai has entered a new phase of transparency and is the only city to do so in the Mena region. The government’s ongoing efforts that are driving digital services and data provisions, new regulations and sustainability reporting have helped advance Dubai’s ranking in this year’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index, which is an important guide used for cross-border investment and corporate occupiers to inform their decision making.”

Sheikh Hamdan announces new reward system for Dubai’s best high school pupils

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, has unveiled a rewards system to honour the emirate’s brightest high school pupils.

Sheikh Hamdan said Emiratis and residents at both public and private schools would be in line for recognition under plans to empower future generations.

The scheme will include financial prizes for 50 top high school students, as well as academic sponsorships and scholarships for Emiratis at universities at home and abroad.

Outstanding expatriate pupils will win discounts at international university branches and will continue to receive golden visas for themselves and their families.

The UAE government announced in July 2021 that children who scored 95 per cent or more in final exams would receive the 10-year visa for themselves and their immediate families.

The latest strategy covers the Ministry of Education, American, British and International Baccalaureate curriculums.

The first batch of top-performing pupils will be given their rewards in September.

Sheikh Hamdan said the initiative was in line with the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, to invest in and harness the potential of young people who are ready to play a crucial rule in the country’s development.

Sheikh Hamdan said on Twitter that Sheikh Mohammed had “boundless ambitions for the future of Dubai” which would require people with a “great deal of distinction, efficiency and creativity”.

Sheikh Mohammed on Tuesday made surprise phone calls to the UAE’s best-performing public school pupils to tell them of their results, a day before they were officially released.

Emirates Schools Establishment, the UAE’s public school operator, released Grade 12 exam results for 28,775 pupils at public schools, plus a small number of private schools that follow the Ministry of Education curriculum.

The overall pass rate was 94.4 per cent.

Dubai’s best international university campuses for 2022 revealed in new ranking

Dubai has revealed the best international university campuses in its latest higher education league table.

The Higher Education Classification, developed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), in partnership with Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK company specialising in the analysis of higher education institutions around the world, provides a rating of 17 campuses of international universities covering the 2020-21 academic period.

This is the first time that KHDA has revealed the actual score of each campus, instead of the star system that was used in previous years.

The universities were assessed on criteria such as teaching, employability, internationalisation, research, programme strength, arts and culture and happiness, and well-being.

City, University of London has been rated the best international university campus this year.

The university’s Dubai Centre, established in February 2007 in collaboration with the Dubai International Financial Centre, was recognised for its high standard of education and learning environment and scored 914 points out of 1,000.

The University of Manchester is Dubai’s second-best university with a score of 898. It is ranked highly for teaching, employability, and research and programme strength.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is the third-best with 876, while Hult International Business School scored 843, making it the fourth-best higher education institution in the city.

Curtin University got 804 points; Murdoch University 800 points; Heriot-Watt University 796 points; London Business School 780 points; Middlesex University 757 points; Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani Dubai campus 700 points; SP Jain School of Global Management 751 points; SAE Institute 740 points; Amity University Dubai 723 points; ESMOD French Fashion Institute 612 points; University of Bradford 691 points; University Paris II Pantheon-Assas 553 points and Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology 348 points.

The rating system is aimed at helping future and current students get the information they need to make informed decisions when choosing a university.

KHDA also published its star ranking for this year.