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Free hotel stays for stopovers in Abu Dhabi

Free hotel stays for stopovers in Abu Dhabi

Residents with loved ones visiting Abu Dhabi for a quick stopover can take advantage of a special promotion from the country’s flag carrier.  Etihad Airways is offering two free nights of hotel accommodation in the capital for guests booking flights …

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These new initiatives protect the environment

These new initiatives protect the environment

The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) has implemented a campaign to promote, integrate and encourage environmental conservation during 2019.   EAD’s plan for this year includes three key programmes to highlight natural habitats in Abu Dhabi under the theme, “Tolerance …

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Use WhatsApp for money transactions? This local bank says yes

Use WhatsApp for money transactions? This local bank says yes

Emirates NBD customers can now bank using WhatsApp. The WhatsApp business solution, which is supported by Infobip, provides a secure, encrypted channel to carry out daily banking functions on-the-go. Customers can check balances, see their last five credit card transactions, …

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Sport icon lends support to cricket school

Sport icon lends support to cricket school

A new cricket academy has launched in Abu Dhabi backed by one of the greatest legends in the sport. Chandu Borde, an award-winning circketer who played for the Indian team between 1958 and 1970, was in town to officially open …

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New initiative to encourage green business practices

New initiative to encourage green business practices

Empowering local businesses to contribute to the UAE’s environmental vision, a new platform has been launched for the public and private sectors in Abu Dhabi. The Green Business Network, an initiative by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), seeks …

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Find out what the UAE signed up for to combat pollution

Find out what the UAE signed up for to combat pollution

The UAE government has become the first to sign Scale 360, an initiative that aims to reduce pollution and tackle climate change. The initiative was signed by Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, minister of climate change and environment, and …

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Mega residential project unveiled in Abu Dhabi

Mega residential project unveiled in Abu Dhabi

Jubail Island, the newest residential and leisure destination in Abu Dhabi, has marked its official launch. Covering a vast 400 hectares and costing an estimated AED 5 billion, the low density community and investment zone will feature a combination of …

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UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

In celebration of the long-standing friendship and strategic cooperation between India and the UAE, HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the Zayed Medal on India’s prime minister. The medal, which is the UAE’s highest honour awarded …

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How this survey will help protect local wildlife

How this survey will help protect local wildlife

A terrestrial aerial survey covering 25 percent of Abu Dhabi’s land mass has been completed for the first time in a bid to record wildlife and vegetation. The survey, conducted by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), covered over …

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World’s oldest photographs resurface for new exhibition

World’s oldest photographs resurface for new exhibition

Louvre Abu Dhabi will display more than 250 of the world’s earliest photographs in its first ever photography exhibition. Photographs 1842 – 1896: An Early Album of the World, taking place from 25th April to 13th July, will explore the …

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