Bahrain has announced plans to ease entry visa procedures in a bid to attract tourists and investors, and revitalise the national economy.
New procedures will benefit visitors from 66 countries, up from 3
Despite the global economic crisis and the challenging period for Bahrain, the Kingdom had attracted investments worth $300 million in 2011, according to data released by the country's economic development board.
The Bahrain Economic D
Emaar Retail, a provider of premium leisure and retail experiences in the region, has renewed its strategic partnership with Standard Chartered to continue offering the benefit of value-added branding platforms and customer engagement opportu
Following its launch two years ago at Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM), the Technology & Event Services Village has been attracting new exhibitors who are keen to interact directly with Gulf buyers and pla
The current market conditions provide ideal opportunity to liquefy non-core real estate to finance core business investments while attracting fresh capital to Dubai at the same time, said an expert.
'When access to cash is constrained
Over 4000 retail outlets have registered so far to be part of the promotion organized during this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises amid 'a positive economic wave' being felt across all sectors in Dubai this summer, said officials.
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Foreign Investment Office (FIO) have signed a MoU with the Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC) to attract international investors to do businesses in Dubai.
The MoU emphasises col
The total investment in the Saudi Arabian retail sector is estimated at around SR220 billion ($59 billion) with more than 2.8 million sq m in rental space available in shopping centers in Riyadh and Jeddah, according to a real estate specialist.
The Western Region Development Council (WRDC) roadshow held in partnership with Khalifa Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises to encourage development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) across the region attracted several women entrepren