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This includes 258 restaurants and 169 coffee shops, a growth of 25 percent compared to the same period in 2018 (198 restaurants and 143 coffee shops), according to a report of BRL, which says that at least two restaurants and one coffee shop open daily in Dubai.
Bur Dubai accounted for the largest share of 267 operational restaurants and cafes followed by Deira (160). The top ten sub-regions, which account for 51.3 percent, were: Burj Khalifa (77); Al Marar (29); Al Garhoud (20); Jumeirah 1 (18); Al Barsha 1 (17); Al Nahda 1 (14); Port Saeed (14); Al Muraqabat (12); Trade Centre 1 (10), and Al Warqa 1 (8).
Restaurants and cafes must maintain the highest standards to be accepted by the public, citizens, residents and tourists, the DED has said.
The report also showed that the top ten nationalities investing in this sector during the first four months of 2019 were led by India, followed by Britain, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Kuwait, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and China. The total number of workers in active restaurants and cafes in Dubai reached 1,566.
Carl Jenkinson, Alex Lacazette and John-Jules were on the target as Arsenal rallied to beat Al Nasr 3-2 in a friendly match at the refurbished Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on Tuesday.
The who’s who of the horse racing fraternity from across the globe will converge on Meydan as the biggest sporting event of the year, the $35m Dubai World Cup – making it the world’s richest race day – unfolds on Saturday.
The nine races, highlighted by the $12 million Dubai World Cup, have attracted some of the World’s best race horses to Dubai.
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) and home to the largest, most advanced financial innovation ecosystem in the region,
Dubai Land Department, DLD, has said that the real estate sector significantly contributed to GDP growth in the Emirate.
The direct contribution of travel and tourism to the Middle East’s GDP is predicted to rise by 4.2 per cent per annum to $133.6 billion by 2028 — driven in part by additional tourists to the region as a result of mega-events,