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Luxury digs coming to Corniche »

Apartment hunters with a taste for luxury will soon find a tantalising array of five-star rental options coming on to the market on Abu Dhabi island. Several towers are scheduled to open on or near the Corniche in the next few months, offering more than 1,400 apartments with rooftop pools, health clubs and all the […]

Etihad Towers on track for delivery »

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, a luxurious five-tower development by Shaikh Suroor Projects Department (SSPD), is on schedule for handover towards the end of the year, its Project Director Sami Abdul Aziz Al Khuwaiter told Gulf News. However, the exact date of its opening has not been decided yet, he said. Standing as high as […]

Abu Dhabi posts record tourist results »

A fall in Abu Dhabi’s hotel prices has prompted a record year for the Emirate so far, according to figures released July 27. The first six months of 2011 showed the best hotel results in the history of the country, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority confirmed, with the number of visitors climbing 11 percent to just […]

The towers that bend space and light »

ABU DHABI // The five curvy, shimmering towers in a layered cluster reflect every shade of blue from the sea and sky on the west end of the Corniche. The Etihad Towers are not finished but they already dominate in the Ras al Akhdar district. Developed by the Sheikh Suroor Projects Department (SSPD) and designed […]

ACC and Masdar Institute provides students access to construction projects »

ABU DHABI: Arabian Construction Company (ACC) and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) have launched a cooperation programme to provide some MI engineering students access to highly-visible construction projects currently under development in the UAE. The first visit took place recently at the site of the Etihad Towers project in Abu Dhabi. There will […]

Possible Porsche Store at Etihad Towers »

According to an article in The National, Wael al Takhin, the general manager for Porsche Design in the UAE, says: Porsche has been selling products since 1972, starting with watches. The company then launched its own store boutiques in 2005. There are 107 stores worldwide. We hope to open at least one store in Abu […]

Middle East’s longest traffic tunnel will provide easier access to Etihad Towers »

Abu Dhabi is on the verge of launching the Middle East’s longest traffic tunnel which will allow motorists heading into the city from the eastern entrance to emerge from underground at its western edge without having to make any stop. The Department of Transport has started a comprehensive tunnel and road construction project in Abu […]

Jumeirah debuts in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Towers »

Jumeirah gears up for Abu Dhabi debut with Etihad Towers launch Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, was out in force at Arabian Travel Market, as it prepares to open the highly-anticipated Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi in just a few months. Scheduled to open in September 2011, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu […]

Abu Dhabi has lower rates than Dubai »

Abu Dhabi rates less than Dubai’s says Jumeirah GM Jumeirah at Etihad Towers — which is expected to open in Abu Dhabi in September 2011 — will be priced in line with other five-star luxury Abu Dhabi hotels, which general manager Doris Greif said generally offered slightly lower rates than in Dubai. “We need to […]

Etihad Towers Parking Services »

Etihad Towers Will Soon Offer Superior Parking Services with CVPS Valet Technology Service Tracking Systems was recently awarded a contract to install its CVPS.net valet management and automation system at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. Residents, tourists and shoppers will soon be able to enjoy improved customer service with optimized average waiting times as they […]