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RTA announces service timings during New Year’s Eve and holiday

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced changes to the business hours of its entire services during the Eve and holiday of the New...

UAE Airbnb bookings double ahead of New Year’s Eve

The number of people staying in Airbnb accommodations in the UAE will more than double during New Year’s Eve, according to statistics from the...

Dubai: Preparations underway for Burj Khalifa New Year’s Eve show

Dubai: Following the social media frenzy over the cancellation of the traditional fireworks display at the world’s tallest tower, Emaar released on Monday a...

Surprise New Year 2018 celebrations at Burj Khalifa

A never-before spectacle awaits residents and visitors to the UAE this New Year's Eve as Emaar prepares to host another edition of its gala...

The definitive guide to New Year’s Eve in Dubai

Revelers who will be watching the fireworks light up around the city of Dubai have already made their plans on how to beat the...

Now you can enjoy Dubai New Year’s Eve on the water

Good news for holiday-makers who would like to avoid inland traffic congestions on New Year's Eve:  try the marine transit services. Dubai's Roads and Transport...

More than 1.6 million passengers used public transport in the New...

The total number of passengers who used mass transit means during the New Year's Eve celebrations reached 1,656,286 passengers; where the metro ridership clocked 727,829 passengers, taxis users reached 525,997 passengers, bus riders hit 314,109 passengers, inter-city bus riders touched 44,587 passengers, and marine transit means users amounted to 43,764 passengers.

Dubai Metro in 2014: New stations, early Friday start, no more...

On November 28, the day after Dubai won the right to host World Expo 2020, Dubai Metro served its second largest number of passengers ever; on this day, 530,395 commuters travelled by the Metro. With a difference of little more than 50,000, this was close to the record-breaking New Year’s Eve of 2012.

Public transport ridership hits 1.4m on New Year’s Eve

The number of commuters who used public transport means on the New Year’s Eve has clocked 1.45 million persons, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed. The Dubai Metro accounted for the lion’s share with Metro ridership touching new heights with 587,542 passengers — a record ridership since the launch of the Metro operation in 2009.

Spectacular illumination lights up Downtown Dubai as city's brightest lifestyle destination

This winter, Downtown Dubai will have the brightest nights in the city, ever. 'The Centre of Now,' Dubai's must-visit tourist destination, will bring unprecedented sparkle to the lives of residents and visitors with countless festive lights creating an awe-inspiring spectacle.

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