Big spenders wooed

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

THE CAR-LOVING Mideast com­mer­cial hub of Dubai has opened its first tram line, en­tic­ing would-be rid­ers with air-con­di­tioned sta­tions and a pre­mium sec­tion on its sleek trams for big-spenders. The 10.6km street-level line opened to the pub­lic yes­ter­day fol­low­ing a fire­works-stud­ded in­au­gu­ra­tion the night be­fore. It is an al­ter­na­tive to driv­ing along Dubai’s rapidly de­vel­op­ing coast.

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