January 31, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: From sushi rolls to poke bowls, Sumo Sushi & Bento continues to surprise its guests with seemingly endless number of culinary delights. Adding to the list of new additions, Sumo unveils two new palatable dishes to their winter menu. This is exclusively available for the month of February. The latest additions include the new vibrant Purple Dragon veggie roll and the perfectly cooked Teriyaki Trio dish,... ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 31, 2019: Pure Gold Jewellers, the award winning jewellery retailer, has created enchanting diamond pendants for Valentine’s Day. The romantic collection features a double heart pendant held together by a solitaire diamond, and a key heart pendant set with exquisite diamonds. Moreover, customers receive a voucher worth AED 500 on purchase of any of the two pendants until 16th February, 2019.&... ...
January 30, 2019: Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand, is excited to announce the launch of its new ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer which combines the styling of a dress shoe and the performance of an athletic trainer. For Spring 2019 Cole Haan continues to push boundaries by introducing their first shoe designed to seamlessly transition from work to workout, and everything in between. The ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer was c... ...
January 30, 2019: DIANA ARNO SS19 collection is like a dressing documentary about a life of a global jet-setter. Inspired by Diana’s favourite place – Dubai, where she returns year after year, it tells a story of an alluring city where the sea meets the desert. With the SS19 collection, DIANA ARNO takes a journey in the pursuit of paying homage to the beauty of Dubai. Longline silhouettes with architectural folds and prints... ...
Shake Shack’s BBQ offerings to debut this week Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Round up your ‘cue crew! Shake Shack® is thrilled to announce a limited-edition lineup of BBQ items, available from February 10 for a limited time at all UAE Shacks: The BBQ ShackMeister® Burger is a 100% all-natural Angus beef cheeseburger topped with crispy ShackMeister® seasoned shallots and Shack BBQ sauce. The... ...
Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and so is that very special romantic dinner. While you concern yourself with getting all ready to impress, don’t forget your delicate skin as there is nothing that boosts your confidence for Valentine’s night quite like smooth and soft skin. And this is now even easier to achieve with Sukin’s natural body care range. Formulated to restore th... ...
February 21, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Beard Gear Co is a UAE-based men’s grooming brand, specialized in beard care & maintenance, with distribution across the GCC.
Founded in 2017 by Thierry Bosnoyan, Tanios El Mallah, & Antoun Sader - the company offers a selective range of organic & cruelty-free products forged from 100% natural ingredients to heal, nourish and strengthen the beard and skin. Composed ......
Dubai, UAE, 21 February 2019: This year, Robinsons department store is pleased to introduce the luxurious Maisey Candles Collection, to its already impressive portfolio. The aroma of scented candles helps create the most perfect ambience for any occasion and the Maisey’s Candles Collection, available only at Robinsons, will leave you feeling calm and comforted this season.
Formulated from soy wax, the candles are completely ......
A design collaboration that is a true gem
February 20, 2019 - United Arab Emirates: With her European flair, natural positivity and curiosity for new things, when it comes to design, Spanish designer Inma Bermudez is known for creating new and interesting versions of everyday objects. In 2019, she has worked with pioneering, design-led watchmaker Rado to create her first wristwatch.
Lighting, vases, clocks, kitchenware, textiles and ......
LACOSTE revisits its classics and offers a new version of its iconic LACOSTE.12.12 watch.
February 18, 2019 United Arab Emirates: The collection is available in a three-hands or chronograph version. True to the brand’s DNA and inspired by the iconic polo shirt, these two new models show time elegantly by opting for sporty lines and timeless colors such as blue, red, green, black or white.
Soberness and ......
February 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Mother’s Day is that special time of the year when you get to celebrate and show your love for all the wonderful mums in your life – as they say ‘No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love’. So, if you’re looking for a way to show how special you think they are, these aspirational gifts are just what you need.
Country Garden Flower Bouquet ......
February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Splash, the Region’s very own high-street Retailer has launched a line of Adaptive apparel, for people with determination. Designed for both men and women and keeping in mind the limitations the collection offers innovative, modified and adjustable details. With almost 50 Million people in the Middle East living with a disability, something as simple as getting dressed each day can be a ......
Max Fashion has launched Farmer’s Market, Smart and Spring Fling collections to make sure you have all the possibilities to create fab looks this spring
February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
As the winter season fades away, and spring is just around the corner, there is no better occasion to enhance your wardrobe. Spring/Summer 2019 is a bright, bold and colorful season – with Max Fashion launching Farmer’s Market, Smart and ......
February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
American Eagle announces the launch of its multifaceted Spring Campaign, building on the foundation of its #AExME brand platform, celebrating freedom, individuality and difference. The empowering campaign, which is UGC (User Generated Content) driven, sees the cameras turned over to the cast; bringing #AExME to life, through the brands continued collaboration with real kids, for its first ever, real-time ......
** The ultimate collective lifestyle space **
February 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Are you fed up of trekking around the mall to go to all of your favourite stores and wish everything was stocked in just the one place? Well, look no further as The Edit is the perfect little modern hub that houses the most beautiful brands in the region – you can even grab a coffee with family and friends there ......
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Michael Kors is pleased to introduce our Cece handbags – a study in perfect contradictions and new for Spring 2019. The modern silhouette juxtaposes clean lines and soft curves, with a structured rectangle shape formed from gently folded edges and a curved flap closure. Heritage hardware, including a trunk-inspired pinch lock, a leather-wrapped key charm and a chain-link handle, lends an air of classic glamour ......
By Paul McDonald, Engineering Director, Location Infrastructure
February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Android and iOS are by far the two most popular mobile operating systems, but their location settings work differently. Android offers a single on/off switch for Location Services, so you can decide whether to share your precise location with Facebook and other apps. But iOS offers an additional option, so you can share your ......
du is rewarding customers when they pre-order the latest Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone
Dubai, UAE, 21 February 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced that its customers can pre-order the smartphone from today until 2 March. Customers who pre-order will be given top priority and a range of value-added benefits once the device is available in the UAE. du will be providing customers ......
“My Daughter Arrest is politically motivated”
February 21, 2019 - United Arab Emirates: In his first international broadcast interview since his daughter Ms Meng was arrested, Mr. Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated.
"Firstly, I object to what the US has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable. ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 21, 2019: BMW M GmbH is expanding its high-performance model line-up to include models in the mid-size Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segments for the first time.
The BMW X3 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km*) and BMW X4 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: ......
António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in second place, to take his second podium of the season after his win in Ad Diriyah (KSA)
February 17th, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in ......
DHL is announced as Global Logistics Partner of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series ahead of the Mexico City race
The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY is the world’s first all-electric production-based series and supports the ABB FIA Formula E Championship
Nine races remaining until Jaguar crowns winner of inaugural series
DHL has been Jaguar Land Rover’s lead logistics partner for 23 years
Dubai, United ......
Over 250 VIPs and guests attended an exclusive dinner yesterday evening
UAE, Dubai, 21 February 2019: The Italian Trade Agency in cooperation with Fiera Milano held The TuttoFood Event (TUTTOFOOD is an Italian word which means All Foods), at the Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah yesterday evening. The special event was held to promote the TuttoFood Exhibiton, one of the most important food fairs taking place in Milan later this year between 6 and ......
At the Gulfood2019, Tea Valley unveils the widest range of the finest, richest and most affluent tea blends ever in the global market.
DUBAI – February 21, 2019: Tea Valley, an aggressively emerging tea brand from De Diet Chef India, debuted at GulFood 2019 marking its foray into to the Middle East market with the world’s widest ever range of tea blends for the international tea lovers, aimed at catering to a growing interest and ......
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Travel, Tourism and Hotels
21 February 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an increase in accidents compared to 2017.
• The all accident rate (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.35, which was the equivalent of one accident for every ......
Four times weekly service
Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal
Travellers in northern Portugal will have direct access to Emirates’ global network via Dubai
DUBAI, U.A.E., 20 FEBRUARY 2019 – Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019.
Porto will become Emirates’ second destination ......
Banking and Investments
P&G’s declaration came as part of the P&G and UN Women co-hosted regional #WeSeeEqual Summit with equality advocates
Mary Kom, Bonang Matheba, Amina Khalil, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi & Richa Chadha
Dubai UAE, 21 February 2019: Procter & Gamble (P&G) today announced a new commitment around a number of initiatives that will promote gender equality across the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (......
Education and Trainings
The team developed an Internet-connected hard hat with advanced safety features and comfort
Dubai, February 21, 2019: A technologically advanced Internet-connected hard hat that ensures high levels of safety and comfort for construction workers was among the innovations that made it to the semi-final stage of the Expo Live University Innovation Program recently.
Developed by three-member student team from University of Wollongong in Dubai ......
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February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Team UAE will be the fifth of seven nations to jump in Saturday’s FEI Longines Jumping Nations Cup™ following the draw the which took place on Thursday as part of the four-day President of the UAE Showjumping Cup, presented by Longines.
Germany will be the first to go in the final class at Al Forsan International Sports Resort, followed by Ireland, Egypt, Syria, the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi ......
Supported by Dubai Sports Council, the Dubai Masters RC Championship is the first event of its kind to be held in the emirate
February 21, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE -- Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, Dubai will host its first International Master Competition for RC Aircraft from February 23-27.
Supported by Dubai Sports Council, the ......
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Give something back to your loved ones with the LG InstaView Refrigerator
DUBAI, February 14, 2019 — There is no better way to express one’s love than through the act of giving. We all have family, friends and partners who mean a great deal to us and deserve to be treated. This Valentine’s Day, why not impress your loved ones and show your affection by cooking the perfect feast?
The growing presence of online food delivery platforms indicates consumer desire for greater convenience. From the mere use of a smartphone, you can now have everything from your favorite ......
HAMILTON SHOWCASES THE KHAKI PILOT CHRONO QUARTZ AT THE RED BULL AIR RACE 2019 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
February 14, 2019 - Dubai UAE
The most exciting aerial sport The Red Bull Air Race was created in 2003 and Hamilton watches are the Official Timekeepers. We are proud to continue in 2019 with the first stop of the Race kicking off in Abu Dhabi to the delight of thousands of fans across the globe. Nothing beats the thrill of the Air Race with its spectacular sights of, speed and precision. .
Essential gear for the 2019 season was provided by Hamilton from the Khaki Pilot Chrono Quartz ......
February 14, 2019 - Dubai UAE
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
The heart’s pumping ability is controlled by electrical activity that triggers the heart muscle cells to contract and relax. In certain heart diseases such as arrhythmia, the organ’s electrical activity is affected.
Cardiac researchers can already record and analyse the heart’s electrical behaviour using optical and electrode ......
Top Two Middle Eastern Nations to Qualify for Prestigious Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final
• Date: Wednesday February 20 - Saturday February 23
• Venue: Al Forsan International Sports Resort
• FREE ENTRY
Al Forsan Equestrian Centre, Abu Dhabi, Thursday February 14: Abu Dhabi is to host the Middle East qualifier leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup ™, part of the UAE’s most important international showjumping event of the year, the President of the UAE Showjumping Cup presented by Longines, held at Al Forsan Equestrian ......
Dubai UAE - 14 February 2019
Australian food and beverage products will be on the dinner tables of families across the UAE after the New South Wales (NSW) Government, Australia, assisted Australian supermarket Woolworths in securing an export partnership with the Al Maya Group.
Australian Ambassador to the UAE, HE Arthur Spyrou, said Woolworths is launching ninety products - including sauces, condiments, biscuits, confectionery, canned fruit and juices – into the UAE, most produced by Australian manufacturers under the Woolworths brand.
“This news will see world class ......
Lincoln sales were up six per cent across the GCC in 2018; Navigator sales triple, with 30 per cent of customers opting for top of the range Presidential Line
Impressive growth has been led by the luxury marque’s utilities, with new models in the pipeline for the Middle East
DUBAI, U.A.E., February 14, 2019 – Lincoln continued its ascent up the market share ladder in 2018, with regional sales of its luxury vehicles climbing across the GCC.
Buoyed by exceptional demand for the all-new Lincoln Navigator – which saw sales triple over the previous ......
February 14, 2019—Dreaming was the theme of Michael Kors’ Fall 2019 runway show, which took place this morning at 10 AM in New York City. From the venue—Cipriani Wall Street, transformed into an old-school ballroom with distressed herringbone floors, velvet curtains, disco balls and chandeliers—to Barry Manilow’s finale performance and the Studio 54 capsule designs, the show was a celebration of individual style, glamour and romance.
“When I arrived in New York, it was a time of great creativity in fashion, theater, music and art. The sidewalks ......
Clean Sleeping is set to be this year’s hottest predicted lifestyle trend
February 14, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
As we approach Sleep Awareness Week 2019 (March 11-17), furniture brand helmii shares the importance of a Clean Sleeping program which, combined with the concepts of Feng Shui and the infamous Marie Kondo’s house principles, is sure to bring you a restful and better night’s sleep every day.
2018 was all about clean eating and the growth of the raw food movement but this year’s newest biggest predicted lifestyle trend is ‘clean ......
Dubai, UAE, 14 February 2019: The Retail Summit was officially opened today with a welcome address by H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO, Dubai Chamber Of Commerce & Industry.
Sir Richard Branson took to the stage on the first day as headline speaker at the new event, which runs until 14 February at Atlantis, The Palm.
Other industry heavyweight speakers include:
• Huda Kattan, CEO and Co-Founder, Huda Beauty
• Julia Goldin, CMO, Lego
• Hans Christian Meyer, CEO, Tiger of Sweden
• John Veichmanis, CMO, ......
MENA’s leading provider of fresh and frozen seafood has big plans following a hugely successful 2018
Dubai – 14 February 2019: ASMAK, the leading provider of fresh and frozen seafood across MENA, will exhibit its selection of seafood products and food services at the 24th edition of Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition. The brand’s attendance at the event comes as ASMAK sharpens its focus on foodservice and seafood retail channels in MENA and across new global markets.
As the Middle East’s leading seafood ......
New six-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine to debut on Range Rover Sport
Mild hybrid electric engine system reduces emissions
New engine technology optimises performance and fuel economy
Designed in-house using the company’s flexible engine architecture
Manufactured at Jaguar Land Rover’s UK Engine Manufacturing Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; February 14th: Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its Ingenium engine family with a new six-cylinder petrol engine designed and engineered in-house, and manufactured at its £1 billion Engine ......
Ajman Free Zone personnel will become certified innovation practitioners through an affiliation with Global Innovation Academy
Ajman, UAE (February 14, 2019) - Ajman Free Zone used its Innovation Forum, marking the UAE’s National Innovation Month, to announce its participation in a global accreditation scheme aimed at strengthening the culture of innovation across all of the organisation’s operations.
The announcement was made at the Digitalized Workplace Forum, Marsa Ajman, by Ali Matar Al Hosani, Human Resources Director for Ajman Free Zone, ......
Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units
Dubai, UAE, 14 February 2019 – Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of agreement signed with Airbus. The deal is worth US$ 21.4 billion at list prices.
The latest generation Airbus A330neo and A350 aircraft, will be delivered to Emirates starting from 2021 and 2024 respectively.
In addition, Airbus and Emirates reached an agreement on outstanding ......
Chengdu to be served daily with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from 1 July 2019
Shanghai to be upgraded to larger 787-10 Dreamliner from 1 July 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2019: Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the route. Also from 1 July, the airlines’ daily service from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai will be upgraded from the 787-9 to the larger 787-10 Dreamliner.
The MWC is a key event for global mobile, services and content that brought together over 2400 exhibitors and 107 000 visitors from 208 countries in 2018.
United Arab Emirates: February 14th 2019- For the 13th consecutive year, from 25 to 28 February 2019, Business France, national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be organizing a French Tech pavilion at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona with the support of Orange, BNP Paribas and Vivatech. Over 100 innovative SMEs and start-ups will exhibit at the French Tech pavilion this ......
Representative from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to speak at the AgraME Conference in Dubai.
14 February, Dubai, UAE: Under the Patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, the regions longest running exhibition for Agriculture have collaborated with the UN to enable food security in the region through adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their upcoming Conference.
Taking place on 5 – 7 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the event will be hosting a high level, free-to-attend conference which ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 14, 2019: Stuttgart headquartered DC Aviation Group (DCA), the German joint venture partner of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), has successfully completed a full 96-month major check on a Challenger 850 aircraft.
The comprehensive maintenance work which was carried out at DCA’s Maintenance Service Centre located at Stuttgart Airport, included a full cabin refurbishment, using choice wood, finest leather and plush carpets. Exterior work included a landing gear and wheel overhaul as well as new exterior painting.
In addition, future ......
Region’s Smart Grid Market to Reach US$ 1.68 Billion in Value by 2026
Dubai, UAE – 14 February, 2019: The GCC could save up to US$ 10 billion in infrastructural investment in the coming year through the use of smart grids, according to the MENA Power Industry Outlook.
The report, prepared by Ventures Onsite for Middle East Electricity, the world’s largest annual power industry trade platform, says the development of smart grids is “one of the most important steps towards improving electricity diversification and conservation in the GCC.”
The report ......
February 14, 2019 - Dubai UAE
Named for a quiet street in New York City’s West Village, the Perry is a traditional round watch perfect for every day.
The stainless steel timepiece is finished with a red leather strap, printed with a playful heart print. Makes for a perfect gift this Valentine!
The watch has been built with mineral crystal and a quartz movement and is water resistant up to 99 feet.
The Valentine timepiece is priced at AED 515 and is available at all Rivoli stores and Hour Choice across the UAE.
February 14, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Chronoswiss has launched two new striking examples of the Flying Grand Regulator, sporting the characteristic layered dial construction and iconic guilloche work. Both these exclusive watches are prime examples of the line that has created more than mere ripples in the haute horological world.
Both dressy and with a sporting flair, these models are designed to fit into most occasions with a certain panache. The stainless steel case measures 44mm x 12.4mm. The satin-finished DLC coating adds a powerful look to these timepieces. The extended screwed lugs, and ......