Revealed: Expo Metro station to be Dubai’s biggest

The Expo Metro station that is part of the under-construction Route 2020 will be the biggest railway station in Dubai, Gulf News can confirm. Route 2020 is a 14.5-km extension of Dubai Metro that will link the Red Line with the Expo 2020 site near Al Maktoum International airport. Read more…

New five-star hotel to open in Bur Dubai

A new five star hotel being built Bur Dubai will open in October 2011, it was revealed this week. Sol Melia, the Spanish company behind the AED200m project, announced at the Arabian Travel Market that the hotel would open on 12th October, to coincide with national day in Spain. Read more…

Dubai luxury realty lags in global rankings

Dubai: Dubai has slipped out of the rankings of the best-performing luxury real estate markets, while Vancouver retains its status at the top followed by Shanghai and Seoul, according to the latest update from Knight Frank, the property consultancy. In the 12 months to September, Vancouver’s priciest real estate gained 31.6 per cent. Read more…