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The future is now for enviro-friendly cabs in the city

The future is now for enviro-friendly cabs in the city

More than 1,000 eco-friendly taxis are set to be on Abu Dhabi’s roads by the end of the year. Tawasul Transportation Company is leading the drive, having purchased hybrid vehicles to replace its current fleet of 1,347 taxis. Fuelled by …

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Going to the F1? Here’s how to make the most of it

Going to the F1? Here’s how to make the most of it

So you’re going to the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but what can you expect and how can you prepare for the experience? It’s the most exciting time of the year to be in the capital …

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Explore more with these popular budget travel destinations

Explore more with these popular budget travel destinations

Itching to pack your bags without eating into your savings? These countries are emerging as popular holiday destinations for travellers wanting to find value for money While going on holiday is a luxury many of us love to treat ourselves …

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Ultimate Abu Dhabi hacks that will make life easier

Ultimate Abu Dhabi hacks that will make life easier

Be a capital city slicker with more than 40 excellent time, effort and stress saving tips Whether you are fresh off the boat or an Abu Dhabi lifer, this comprehensive list of tricks tools and lifestyle sleights of hand will …

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Bemused by the bus? Here’s how to get from A to B

Bemused by the bus? Here’s how to get from A to B

Staff writer Ferdinand Godinez puts the city’s bus system to the test Unless you have your own car, getting around Abu Dhabi can be done in two ways: by taxi or by bus. The recent increase in taxi flagdown rate …

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Taxi fares to increase for first time in five years

Taxi fares to increase for first time in five years

Travelling by taxi in Abu Dhabi just became more expensive as The Executive Council of Abu Dhabi revealed an increase in cost for the first time in five years. The rise is due to come into effect in the coming …

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Popular car service promotes equal opportunities for women

Popular car service promotes equal opportunities for women

A new initiative is promoting equal opportunities for women in the workplace. The Careem Women Empowerment and Engagement Network (CWEEN), launched by the app car booking service Careem, will strengthen gender diversity in its offices within the region. The company …

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EVENT GUIDE: Everything you need to know ahead of your F1experience

EVENT GUIDE: Everything you need to know ahead of your F1experience

Before you head off to the races, read our guide to ensure you’ve got your gear and know what to expect Tickets? Check. Race outfit? Check. Excited? Definitely! But before you set off for Yas Marina Circuit, here’s what you …

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LOG IN: Taxis turn to technology with free service

LOG IN: Taxis turn to technology with free service

Abu Dhabi’s taxis are soon to have a mobile upgrade with the introduction of free in-car wifi. The Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars in Abu Dhabi, Trans AD, recently announced plans to fit its entire fleet of …

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