Dubai news round-up: May 11

Full school inspection lists revealed, affordable luxury in Dubai, Business Bay facelift and more …

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The Knowledge and Development Authority on Tuesday released a detailed list of 136 private schools inspected by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau.

The Knowledge and Development Authority on Tuesday released a detailed list of 136 private schools inspected by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau that revealed the schools’ overall performance ratings over three years.
Full story: Khaleej Times

If you are a lover of luxury, then the Dubai real-estate sector is the place to be because luxury is a lot more affordable these days.

This segment of the real-estate market, of course, attracts a niche clientele for whom price is never an issue. Demand has always been there, irrespective of the market situation. The prices are now simply more attractive.
Full story: Gulf News

The section of Business Bay facing the Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR), will get a facelift by the year-end.

Dubai Properties Group, the master developer of the multi-billion dollar central business district, has agreed with the government of Dubai to inject “hundreds of millions” of dirhams to clean up the area, complete the roads, and beautify the portion in the first phase, company CEO has revealed.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Many Brits catching flights to Dubai may be using the UAE city as a quick stop-off before catching onward services to long-haul destinations, but a new promotion from Etihad Airways aims to get first class passengers to consider staying for longer.

From today (May 10th) until the end of August, anyone booking a premium seat on Etihad flights to long-haul destinations via the UAE can enjoy a free stop-over in a luxury hotel.
Full story: Southall Travel

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare play will be performed in January

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

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