The Oberoi hotel in Business Bay. STR Global forecasts 130 hotels with 32,142 rooms to open by next year. The majority of the rooms is likely to be in the upper upscale segment (12,507 rooms), followed by the upscale segment (7,689 rooms) and the luxury segment (4,575 rooms).


140 new hotels to open in the city by 2016

Hot role: Andria D’Souza aka Ria plays an Arabian queen in the erotic flick Kamastura


UAE girl Andria D’souza stars in Kamasutra 3D

Pass me the salt: Ahmad Al Balawi, managing director, First Salt Room, says salt therapy combats respiratory illnesses and can be beneficial in healing about 20 ailments


Ancient healing power of salt caves in Dubai

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Man kills wife, three children, commits suicide

Relative says killer suffered from psychological problems

 The Jumeirah Bay X1 tower (right) where the incident took
place between 3 and 4pm on Tuesday.

Mother falls to her death in JLT Dubai

Turkish woman died after falling from 18th floor of Jumeirah Bay XI building

Jacques Kallis was in impressive form for Kolkata Knight Riders.

IPL: Kolkata stun Mumbai in UAE opener

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