Dubai, October 23, 2014 - Runway 2015 is an event that everyone is talking about and looking forward to. Held on Thursday 27th November 2014 at the Sofitel, Palm Jumeirah you will even have to travel underwater to get to this exclusive event (via a tunnel at least!) to the Luxury Sofitel Hotel on the palm. RWD is a multi-cultural platform that has been created to feature truly creative, passionate d... ... Read more
Dubai, October 23, 2014 - BIRKENSTOCK stands for a varied, colourful and comfortable Spring/Summer season – in the coming year as well. Of course the focus will still be on fashionable style and unique wearing comfort. The Re-birth of Classic” is the motto and proven, classical models will appear in new materials and updated sole concepts.BIRKENSTOCK ClassicBIRKENSTOCK Classic is presen... ... Read more
Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograp h “Ocean Ra cer”Schaffhausen/Alicante, 23 October 2014 – The Volvo Ocean Race is back. From the start in Alicante in October 2014 to the final destination in Gothenburg in June 2015, seven teams will be battling for victory under the most extreme conditions. IWC Schaffhausen will be at the heart of the world’s toughest off... ... Read more
Dubai, October 23, 2014: It’s back – and better than ever! Wojooh is hosting its famous Month of Beauty, where we celebrate all things BEAUTY, all month long. With the help of some of our favorite brands we make November at Wojooh the ultimate in beauty experiences! From November 1st- 8th Givenchy will be on hand to give us the latest in beauty must-haves from makeup to fragr... ... Read more
Complete with a golden case and Co-Axial calibre, this new wristwatch is a testimony to the brand’s craftsmanshipDubai, October 22, 2014 - More than 200 years have passed since the tourbillon was invented and today it is still considered to be the pinnacle of watchmaking. OMEGA has taken this sublime expression of the art of watchmaking to the 21st century with a new Central Tourbillon wristw... ... Read more
DUBAI, OCTOBER 23, 2014 - Perfume connoisseur Frederic Malle’s concept for his collection Editions de Parfums has been to assemble some of the greatest noses in the industry to establish a publishing house of fragrance featuring a new stable of outspoken and incredibly creative authors. This October, Bloomingdale’s – Dubai launches the new Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle... ... Read more
Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograp h “Ocean Ra cer”
Schaffhausen/Alicante, 23 October 2014 – The Volvo Ocean Race is back. From the start in Alicante in October 2014 to the final destination in Gothenburg in June 2015, seven teams will be battling for victory under the most extreme conditions. IWC Schaffhausen will be at the heart of the world’s toughest offshore race as Official Timekeeper for the ......
Dubai, October 23, 2014: It’s back – and better than ever! Wojooh is hosting its famous Month of Beauty, where we celebrate all things BEAUTY, all month long. With the help of some of our favorite brands we make November at Wojooh the ultimate in beauty experiences!
From November 1st- 8th Givenchy will be on hand to give us the latest in beauty must-haves from makeup to fragrance. From November 9th – 15th Sally ......
DUBAI, OCTOBER 23, 2014 - Perfume connoisseur Frederic Malle’s concept for his collection Editions de Parfums has been to assemble some of the greatest noses in the industry to establish a publishing house of fragrance featuring a new stable of outspoken and incredibly creative authors. This October, Bloomingdale’s – Dubai launches the new Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle counter, which features the original ......
This year evian® and French fashion house KENZO, partner to create a pure bottle, driven by a playful yet distinctly mysterious spirit.
KENZO’s Creative Directors, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have united with evian® to convey their graphic, intimate vision for a unique, one-of-a-kind bottle. The mysterious and strange œuvre of artist and director David Lynch influenced the KENZO Fall-Winter 2014 collections for men and ......
Complete with a golden case and Co-Axial calibre, this new wristwatch is a testimony to the brand’s craftsmanship
Dubai, October 22, 2014 - More than 200 years have passed since the tourbillon was invented and today it is still considered to be the pinnacle of watchmaking. OMEGA has taken this sublime expression of the art of watchmaking to the 21st century with a new Central Tourbillon wristwatch that features a Co-Axial calibre and a ......
Dubai, October 23, 2014 - BIRKENSTOCK stands for a varied, colourful and comfortable Spring/Summer season – in the coming year as well. Of course the focus will still be on fashionable style and unique wearing comfort. The Re-birth of Classic” is the motto and proven, classical models will appear in new materials and updated sole concepts.
BIRKENSTOCK Classic is presenting the Men‘s Luxury Series with ......
Dubai, October 23, 2014 - Runway 2015 is an event that everyone is talking about and looking forward to. Held on Thursday 27th November 2014 at the Sofitel, Palm Jumeirah you will even have to travel underwater to get to this exclusive event (via a tunnel at least!) to the Luxury Sofitel Hotel on the palm. RWD is a multi-cultural platform that has been created to feature truly creative, passionate designers. This event provides the ......
THE BRAND LAUNCHES A NEW COLLECTION INSPIRED BY STREET FASHION WHERE URBAN STYLE IS A QUESTION OF ATTITUDE
Dubai, October 22, 2014 - Bershka has announced the launch of its BSK MAN collection on the 6th August with designs inspired by the street trend, one of the strongest looks for this Autumn/Winter. The new collection has been designed specifically for youngsters aged between 14 and 18 years.
The brand values: Youth, fashion and ......
The Global Brands Magazine ‘Best Luxury Retail Brand, Middle East’ Award & The 2014 ICSC Middle East & North Africa Silver Award for ‘Retail Excellence’
Dubai, October 22, 2014 - GLOBAL BRANDS AWARDS was established with the aim of honouring excellence in performance and rewarding Companies across different sectors. The award honours companies who have performed extraordinarily well in the field of ......
ABU DHABI and WALLDORF, Germany — Oct. 23, 2014 — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced the selection of SAP as a strategic technology partner to deploy a range of key software solutions to deliver the latest best-in-class technology to the Etihad Aviation Group.
The airline plans to deploy the enterprise resource planning application SAP® ERP together with a range of ......
Ericsson launches global innovation competition for university students
2015 theme is “The Future of Learning”
Learning is a prioritized area within the Networked Society
Finalists and semifinalists will be interviewed for a possible internships or permanent positions at Ericsson
Ericsson has announced the launch of the sixth annual Innovation Awards, a competition in which university students are given the opportunity ......
1. You can 100% keep the bad guys from getting in.
The truth is, if the bad guys want in bad enough they will find a way in. Advanced attackers and the APT are savvy, sophisticated, well-educated, and often well-funded. While I don’t believe you can stop the bad guys from getting in 100% of the time, I do believe you can be proactive about it. Anticipate it, prepare for it, and in doing so put yourself in a ......
Latest million-unit milestone in a record time of 9 months reinforces Toyota’s undisputed leadership in hybrid vehicles
Toyota plans 15 new hybrid vehicles launches till 2015
Dubai, UAE, October 22 , 2014 — Toyota Motor Corporation has announced last week that cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles have exceeded the 7 million unit mark as of 30 September 2014, reaching 7.053 million units*1. This latest ......
Dubai, UAE, 21 October, 2014: Toyota's investment in future mobility, including zero-emission vehicles and its focus on sustainability and innovation, have contributed to a 20-per-cent increase in its brand value over the past year, according to the Best Global Brands Report 2014.
The report, compiled by international consultancy, Interbrand, lists Toyota as the most valuable automotive brand worldwide for the 11th straight year, seeing ......
The production rate have been increased to 860 vehicles a day
Paris, France: The success of the 2008 urban crossover cannot be denied: the Mulhouse plant has just celebrated the 200,000th example produced, the vehicle being certified “Origine France Garantie “since its launch in 2013. The PEUGEOT 2008’s momentum is also confirmed in overseas markets, notably in China.
With 2008, PEUGEOT has capitalized on the experience ......
November 14-15th at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
The Italian Cuisine World Summit returns to Dubai for its 6th edition in November. A highlight of this year’s edition is the Piazza Grande Food Show, the best Italian Food show ever, at The Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, November 14th and 15th.
Foodies and their families can get ready for two days of all things Italian, including fresh pasta made on the spot, Tuscan meat ......
Dubai, October 16th, 2014: A good neighborhood restaurant is as much about the locale as it is about the food. Nobody knows this better than Nando’s, the world’s much-loved Afro-Portuguese, family friendly restaurant. That’s why, the restaurant undertook an extensive refurbishment of its outlet in The Greens, so that it could offer its patrons a unique mix of wholesome food, comfort and cheer.
The renovation, ......
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Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Air Traffic Controllers and Pilots UAE hosted by GCAA
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East Football Tournament for Air Traffic Controllers and Pilots (MECAP), organized by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in cooperation with Al Ahli Football Club (Al Ahli FC), ended on Monday, 20 October. Ten teams from various airports and aviation companies in the Middle East took part in the competition at the Al Forsan pitches in Dubai. Gulf Air of ......
Banking and Investments
Education and Trainings
Based on his best-Selling book Getting Things Done, David will help create a system for Stress-Free Productivity, at his seminar on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, in Dubai
David Allen will focus on mastering the workflow, making clear decisions and learning the techniques for prioritization
David Allen has been inspiring seminar audiences, and educating individuals and organisations for the last 30 years.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ......
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Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2014: Excellence in health services and overall patient experience are key components for medical tourism in Dubai, said a top health official.
Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Acting Director of Health Regulation at the Dubai Health Authority said during the 1st Health Regulations Conference that Dubai has a strong health regulatory framework which is a key component to ensure health facilities and ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2014: Ahead of World Psoriasis Day, which will be marked on October 29 this year, DHA experts discussed the importance of awareness and early treatment for psoriasis.
Psoriasis is a chronic non-contagious skin disease that presents itself in the form red patches covered by white scales all over the affected area.
Dr Anwar Al Hammadi, Director of Dermatology at the DHA, said: “Globally a ......
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Located in the Sultanate of Oman, the 50-megawatt project will generate enough clean energy to power 16,000 homes
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 October, 2014: Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today signed a joint development agreement with the Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECO) to build the first large-scale wind farm in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The $125 million, 50-megawatt wind farm in the Sultanate of Oman will be constructed in the country’s Dhofar Governorate.
The project is estimated to generate enough clean electricity to power 16,000 ......
To discover at Gulfood Manufacturing - 9-11 November 2014 – Dubai World Trade Centre
United Arab Emirates: October 23, 2014 - On the occasion of its participation in the first edition of the Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition, HydroProcess will showcase its flagship water jet cutting machine ChefCut. This revolutionary machine can cut according to any shape, with a very high precision and quality, any kind of fresh or frozen product, only with a water jet! The ChefCut machine -which is dedicated to pastry, chocolate, confectionary, ice cream and catering makers- will be ......
Brand launches the #InsteadOfDishes campaign
Dubai, UAE 22 October 2014 – In a bid to highlight the benefits of their revolutionary dishwashers and spread awareness about the amount of time lost while washing dishes by hand, Siemens Home Appliances has launched its #InsteadOfDishes viral marketing campaign, which encourages social media users to express how they would gainfully utilize their time otherwise spent doing dishes.
“Washing dishes by hand at most times can be annoying as this leaves you with little or no time to spend doing the things you like, says ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 October, 2014 - The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has announced today that all fuel meters used at ADNOC Distribution service stations in Abu Dhabi fully conform to the highest global quality standards. The announcement came following a thorough inspection by a team of QCC inspectors who, in coordination with ADNOC Distribution, evaluated the accuracy and complete flawlessness of fuel meter measurement across Abu Dhabi.
On this occasion, His Excellency Abdulla Abdulla Al Khoori, Executive Director, Consumer & Market Services at QCC said: ......
Month-long Campaign to Cover Abu Dhabi Emirate – Al Ain and Western Region, and Northern Emirates
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 October, 2014 - ADNOC Distribution today launched a public awareness drive to promote the safe usage, handling and transportation of LPG cylinders and regulators across its network of service stations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, including Al Ain and the Western Region, as well as Northern Emirates.
The awareness campaign will utilize various communication channels and tools including distributing leaflets to motorist and broadcasting messages to promote safe use of ......
October 21, 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has affirmed its preparedness for Dubai Maritime Summit 2014. The summit is the first-ever maritime event that aims towards fortifying Dubai’s efforts to become a first-class international maritime hub, with particular focus on the latest worldwide industry developments.
Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and ......
Winners to be Honoured January 19, Awards Ceremony during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 October, 2014 – The Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury has selected the winners of the 2015 awards in the final phase of the four-stage evaluation process. The winners will be announced and honoured at a special awards ceremony on 19 January as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2015.
The confidential Jury meeting brings the curtains down on the three-month long evaluation process that began with an assessment of 1,100 entrants to shortlist 31 finalists and eventually name ......
Creative fancies by Jane Seymour, Kathleen Koszyk & Elite D’Art with Swarovski Elements to enliven your interior space this October
Lifestyle, the region’s popular concept store specializing in elegant home décor and accessories has launched an exclusive range of classy and sophisticated interior collections by well-known designers Jane Seymour and Kathleen Koszyk.
Setting new standards for luxurious home décor, the multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning actress Jane Seymour’s exclusive collection is a reflection of her love for art, ......
Dubai-UAE: 20 October, 2014 — Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)1 for its StruxureWare™ for Data Centers software suite.
As a widely-recognized source for competitive comparisons in the information technology industry, Gartner Magic Quadrant reports offer in-depth analyses and visual summaries of the direction and maturity of markets and key vendors. This is the first Magic Quadrant released for ......
Khalifa Port attracts 3 new major shipping lines
Khalifa Port offers 12 more direct links to destination ports
First phase of Kizad Logistics Park now complete
Abu Dhabi, UAE:As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy.
Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region with regard to port ......
GE Oil & Gas highlights advanced technologies to maximize ethylene production efficiency at Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference & Exhibition 2014
Manama, Bahrain; October 19, 2014: GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) is showcasing its advanced technologies to maximize the production efficiency of ethylene at the Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference & Exhibition 2014.
The Platinum Sponsor of the event, GE Oil & Gas’ Downstream Technology Solutions (DTS) division will be demonstrating its capabilities in the refining and petrochemical segments. The products ......
Memorandum of Understanding signed at GITEX where Masdar is showcasing its Free Zone partnership opportunities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 October, 2014: Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, is to collaborate with Etisalat, the region's leading telecommunication service provider, to help it integrate sustainable, energy solutions into its operations.
A two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on the sidelines of GITEX Technology Week 2014, by Dr. Ahmad Belhoul, CEO of Masdar and Engineer Saleh Al Abdooli, CEO of Etisalat.
At GITEX, ......
Collaborative Efforts Affirm Abu Dhabi’s Ambition to Lead in Development of Sustainable Green Technologies
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 October, 2014 – The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today jointly announced that Abu Dhabi has won the bid to host the 14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technology (GHGT-14) in 2018.
The overall bid process was supported by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a dedicated entity of ......
An award-winning Oil & Gas HSE project at the world’s largest gas-to-liquids plant in Qatar will demonstrate the importance of a caring organisational culture when the Middle East’s first BOHS Worker Health Protection Conference to open in Abu Dhabi on Monday, October 20th.
A case study presentation of Qatar Shell’s Pearl GTL Worker Welfare Programme will show how fostering a culture of care can enhance workforces’ health and mitigate risk, while also increase productivity and performance.
Organised jointly by Epoc Messe Frankfurt and BOHS (The Chartered ......
October 19, 2014. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has completed its preparations to host the second edition of Dubai Maritime Week which will be held this October under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. DMCA organizes this event as part of its goals to support and promote Dubai's status as leading global maritime hub.
The exclusive 2014 guide no collector should be without
Dubai, October 19, 2014 - Is your decorating style classic or contemporary, subtle or bold, pragmatic or flamboyant? No matter what your preference, whether you’re a collector, a critic or an investor, there are now 80 new ways to be inspired, delighted and moved, with Tanagra’s just-launched second Limited Edition Book. Leaf through it and discover 2014’s stunning collection of bespoke, exclusive statement centerpieces for the home compiled, edited and curated by Tanagra from some of the most renowned brands ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16October, 2014 –Senior Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) officials and senior executives from MCI, the global meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) organisation, met to co-develop strategies that support the growth of Abu Dhabi as a global destination for the world’s leading MICE industry events.
The meeting took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, between Humaid Al Dhaheri – Acting Group Chief Executive of ADNEC with Roger Tondeur, Chairman and President of the MCI Group worldwide.
Themeeting supports ADNEC ......
The popular brand has launched its first-ever Vacuum Cleaner
DUBAI, October 15, 2014: Moonway Group, a leader in household lighting, gadgets and consumer electronics, has launched its first ever innovative Vacuum Cleaner under its popular household brand Mr. Plus. The Vacuum Cleaner, offers a quick and effortless cleaning experience, and guarantees complete protection and convenience. The product is available in two different variants of Mr.18VC of 18 liters and Mr.20VC of 20 liters of capacity.
The new Vacuum Cleaner, an addition to the Mr. Plus line of innovative and multifunctional ......
bi-folding doors and windows in the region increases
Orders received from India, Kenya, Oman and The Seychelles following last year’s Big 5 exhibition in Dubai
14th October 2014 (Dubai): As the Middle East’s leading supplier of bespoke aluminium bi-folding doors, Origin is looking forward to another successful year at The Big 5 this year, af-ter initiating live projects in India, Kenya, Oman and The Seychelles following last year’s show.
The exhibition provides a strategic platform for the company to demonstrate its capabilities, and will also provide the perfect ......
Key industry players meet in Jeddah to discuss business growth and professional development in the Kingdom
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2014.
With Saudi Arabia’s construction and hospitality sectors poised for unprecedented expansion, the need for design expertise and talent in the Kingdom is growing and diversifying at a rapid pace. Decofair, the only premium international furniture and interior design show in the Kingdom, can help nurture this talent, according to industry professionals.
Event organisers assembled over 40 design experts, buyers and interior ......