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UAE advises travellers to be careful while using public Wi-Fi abroad

The authorities in the United Arab Emirates have advised travellers from the country to be careful while using public Wi-Fi networks abroad.

Travel industry experts said that a growing number of establishments including malls, coffee shops, restaurants, hotels and airports are offering free public Wi-Fi hotspots. These connections allow mobile convenience to the users, who can use the internet without additional costs but they might be exposing themselves to hackers.

183 new hotels with 54,000 rooms are planned in UAE

A new report has shown that a total of 183 hotel projects and 54,000 hotel rooms are in the pipeline in the United Arab Emirates.

The country's hospitality sector is expected receive a boost with the new hotels and additional capacity. The hotel construction report by Tophotelprojects prepared for The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 showed that the most of the planned hotels will open before the year 2020, when Dubai will host the massive 2020 World Expo event.

Most UAE residents unaware about healthcare insurance costs

According to a new survey, a majority of the residents of the United ArabEmirates indicated that they are unaware of their healthcare insurance costs.

The research conducted by YouGov in April showed that 84 per cent of the respondents underestimate the country's high level of medical inflation. It also found that 51 per cent of the people living in the country are unaware about the cost of their health insurance.

3,500 millionairesto move to UAE in 2016

Thousands of wealthy individuals are increasingly looking to make the United Arab Emirates their home and predictions showed that around 3500 millionaires will be added to the country's existing wealthy population during this year.

Gradual fiscal adjustments will help boost growth, IMF

The IMF Executive Board has said that the gradual fiscal adjustments will help the United Arab Emirates economy to record strong growth.

Aldar Properties awards contracts worth $119.7 million

Aldar Properties, an Abu Dhabi listed company, has announced that it has awarded contracts worth $119.7 million or AED 440 million for two of its projects in Abu Dhabi.

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