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Ziotech & Dubai Airport FIDs Screens

For almost a year now Ziotech has been working with the Dubai Airport to install, commission and manage their flight information display system. With more than 2 thirds of the screens at the airport being managed by Ziotech, there is round the clock service provided by our team to help both from the point of [...]

Installing La Mer

Providing a high-quality BGM solution to cover 2.5km of open air retail and dining spaces was the challenge for Dubai-based systems integrator, Zio Technologies, at Meeras’ latest destination, La Mer. The solution came in the form of combining Meyer Sound and Bose speakers with a QSC Q-Sys backbone. Read the full report on the project [...]

4 of UAE’s biggest projects that will boost consumer spending

Dubai: In a country where shopping is a favourite pastime for residents with high disposable incomes, there is no shortage of malls, shopping centres and boutiques. Every so often, a new development is being announced, be it a mega shopping complex on a man-made island or a series of retail shops to complement another larger-than-life [...]

Emirates NBD debuts FaceBanking on online platform

Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, today launched FaceBanking, a first-to-market service that will offer the bank’s customers instant video and live chat with advisors on its revamped online banking platform as well on the mobile banking app. FaceBanking is a significant addition to Emirates NBD’s growing portfolio of digital banking innovations, [...]

UAE climbs up in global digital government rankings

The UAE has moved up from 40th to 34th in ranking for its use of information and communication technology to improve the quality of services provided by the digital government, a study by the Waseda University Institute of e-Government revealed. The survey was conducted by specialists from Tokyo-based Waseda University and 10 world-class universities under [...]

Palm Jumeirah’s Atlantis hotel to undergo $100m revamp by 2017

One of Dubai’s most famous hotels, the Atlantis on the Palm Jumeirah, is about to spend $100 million “or even more” on renovations, a senior executive at the resort has said. Serge Zaalof, president and managing director of Atlantis, told Arabian Business that the revamp will include a full renovation of the hotel’s rooms, as [...]

World’s largest indoor theme park set to open in Dubai

Most 12-year-olds are going to love Dubai's latest attraction - the world's largest indoor theme park. IMG Worlds of Adventure is not just for 12-year-olds, however. Anyone game for an adrenalin boost is in for a treat. It's the parents who might have a tough time though. a family of four can easily be down [...]

Al Habtoor says to relaunch Metropolitan Hotel Dubai by end-2016

The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai, one of the emirate's first, is set to re-open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2016. The original Metropolitan Hotel, which was built in 1979, was demolished in May 2013 to make way for Al Habtoor City, a landmark development incorporating three five-star hotels, three luxury residential towers along the [...]

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