DAMAC’s main sponsorship of LPS Beijing 2018 highlights China’s importance to the Dubai property market and the Company’s long-term commitment to Chinese investors
Dubai, UAE – 21 June 2018: DAMAC Properties, the leading luxury property developer based in Dubai, is showcasing a portfolio of luxury properties at Luxury Property Show (LPS) Beijing 2018, being held from June 22 – 24, 2018, at the Wanda Vista Beijing. DAMAC is a main sponsor of LPS 2018, and will be showcasing five of its most sought-after developments in Dubai to over 6,000 invitation-only visitors to the show.
Since 2002, DAMAC has been delivering luxury living experiences to property buyers from all over the world. As of 2018, DAMAC has delivered over 20,800 homes, and has a development portfolio of ......read more
HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren inaugurates Indian Property Show
Arbaaz Khan, renowned Bollywood actor and producer also attended the inauguration ceremony along with other dignitaries and industry honchos.
The show is being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23 June at Sheikh Rashid Hall
21 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Popular realty exhibition, the Indian Property Show has returned to Dubai with its 22nd edition among positive sentiments and a number of worthy investment opportunities for expat Indians in the UAE. The event being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Hall, was inaugurated by His Excellency, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department along with Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan. Organised by Sumansa Exhibitions, the three-day exhibition features developers ......read more
Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion
Danube Properties offers studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz
Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion including 171 townhouses within Dreamz project worth Dh500 million by March 2018
Dubai-based developer plans to deliver 880 more units later this year
Danube Properties portfolio exceeds US$1 billion involving 4,744 units in 11 projects
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2018: Danube Properties, a major Dubai-based property developer that launched its 11th project – the Dh550 million Lawnz at the International City – Comprising of 1,064 units which will take its portfolio to 4,744 units with a development value exceeding Dh3.7 billion, ......read more
Dubai, 19 June 2018: Dragon Mart 2 is set to become an entertainment paradise this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) with weekly Dodge RAM prizes, The Great Looney Games live performances, Candy Land games, roaming parades and more.
Dodge RAM raffle draw: 22 June to 4 August
Spend AED200 at any retail or dining outlet at Dragon Mart 2 and you could drive off in a brand new Dodge RAM. Just submit raffle coupons at the mall to enterthe weekly draw for a chance to win one of six Dodge RAM vehicles over the six weeks of DSS festival.
Candy Land: 28 June to 7 July
Welcome to a world of sugar-coated bliss at Candy Land: Kingdom of Sweet Adventures. Participate in a delicious race amongst the rolling hills of life-sized candy and encounter creatures of the Kingdom. Timings are from 4pm until 9pm.
In ......read more
Prime projects including the iconic WTC Noida, the world’s largest world trade Centre will be showcased.
Properties at 0% interest and no EMI’s until possession plus complimentary return air tickets to India for buyers at the upcoming edition of the popular exhibition.
19 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Leading developers from India are descending in Dubai this week to showcase their latest projects to thousands of prospective home-buyers, investors, real estate and infrastructure professionals in the country at the 22nd edition of the Indian Property Show, the primeevent for the bourgeoning real estate sector in India.
Organized by Sumansa Exhibitions, thethree-day event will take place from 21-23 June 2018 from 12 noon to 8 pm at the Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre with a ......read more
Emaar Malls team up with Emirates Skywards to launch an unprecedented rewards programme for shoppers
Dubai, UAE; June 19, 2018: Emaar Malls, the UAE’s leading owner and operator of shopping malls has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates Airline, to deliver the ultimate rewards scheme for shoppers. With the launch of the Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, anyone that purchases goods, food or leisure experiences at The Dubai Mall can now earn Skywards Miles. Simply put: Shop. Earn. Fly.
The Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, currently valid at The Dubai Mall, rewards any spend of AED 100 or more with Skywards Miles at a rate of 1 Mile per USD 1 (approx. AED 3.67) for Silver, Gold and Platinum members, and 1 Mile per USD 2 (approx. AED 7.34) for Blue members. This includes spend at ......read more
HyperloopTT will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine on planning Europe’s first commercial system while creating the legal and regulatory framework for the nation
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement with the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine to begin the process for a planned commercial Hyperloop system. The agreement was signed in the Ukraine capital of Kiev in line with the nation’s National Transport Strategy of Ukraine 2030 initiative.
In February of 2018, Ukraine’s Transportation Minister, Volodymyr Omelyan, announced the nation would begin setting the stage for Hyperloop technology alongside Ukraine's National Academy of Sciences, state defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom, aerospace manufacturer Yuzhmash and several ......read more
As the UAE property market becomes more affordable – What do you need to consider before investing in a home here?
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: The UAE is often heralded as one of the world’s most affluent countries, but due to the high percentage of expat residents and falling rent prices, many residents choose to rent over purchasing a home.
However, the UAE is evolving away from a transient lifestyle destination to a place more and more people are looking to lay roots, and recent news stories suggest purchasing your own property in the UAE is worth considering. A recent study by Knight Frank , showed that prime residential properties in Dubai, for example, are more economical than other major urban destinations including New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris, Geneva, Tokyo and Mumbai, ......read more
Interactive sessions at Indian Property Show to guide on body energy science, provide tips on Eco friendly green interiors
June 17, 2018; Dubai, UAE: There are certain external energies in our homes that can disturb the harmony of the environment as well as our health and well-being. To educate people on such of earth’s energy, also known as Geopathic stress, the upcoming Indian Property is hosting an exclusive seminar on “Healthy Living: Body, Spaces and Interiors” to be conducted by Ms Pooja Srivastav, Energy Consultant on Geopathic and Electromagnetic Radiation. Scheduled for Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd between 2pm and 3pm, the interactive seminars will include tips on eco-friendly green interiors, guidance on creating balances in our bodies and house for a positive, healthy and ......read more
Dubai, June 14, 2018: Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating Eid with 25-75% off 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online.
Customers can enjoy exciting deals on quality products from home, DIY, outdoor and garden products and the offers also extend to electronics products from Plug Ins including TVs, mobile phones and more
There are also plenty of activities in-store to keep everyone entertained including a Henna artist and balloons and face painting for kids and lots more.
Details of the event:
Event: Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza
Date: June 14-17
Henna artist, face painting, balloons, cotton candy and popcorn for kids at Dubai Festival City, Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai and Yas Mall store in Abu ......read more
Abu Dhabi - June 14, 2018: Start your Eid celebrations the right way, and head to Dalma Mall for its Mega Sale, where shoppers can enjoy huge discounts on their favorite international and regional brands.
Kick off your Eid celebrations by joining 24 hour Mega Sale at Dalma Mall, a round-the-clock retail therapy starting 15th June 10am to 16th June 10am.
Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s favorite mall is delighted to be taking part in this year’s much anticipated 24 hour Mega Sale to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, as announced by the Department of Culture and Tourism. It’s a must for anyone looking for something special to treat themselves or their loved ones this Eid.
Residents and tourists alike will be able to enjoy massive discounts throughout the mall’s 200 selected retail outlets, among 450 renowned brands ......read more
Gear up for an extended celebratory period at the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: Eid Al Fitr is a time for families to come together and celebrate with the most indulgent and delicious food while making unforgettable memories. Danat Al Ain, the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain looks forward to hosting you and your families this Eid Al Fitr with incredible stay packages and irresistible culinary experiences to mark the end of Ramadan.
If the predictions of certain astronomers are to be believed, Eid Al Fitr falls on Friday, June 15th thus making it a long weekend of togetherness with family and friends. For this special occasion, the Resort has introduced stay packages inclusive of buffet breakfast starting at AED 699. To embark on this remarkable occasion, Oasis Café will host a BBQ ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: Etoile “La boutique“ is offering an exciting opportunity for shoppers to participate in the spin to win wheel exclusively from the 10th till the 17th of June.
The Spin to Win activation is a thrilling experience for customers to win exciting prizes. Shoppers can put luck to the test with Etoile “La boutique“ Spin to Win game for the chance to win one of the great prizes including gift vouchers, discounts, and accessories. Don’t miss the chance to play as time is limited!
Terms and Conditions:
One Spin to Win attempt per purchase, not valid for multiple transactions. Full terms and conditions available in store
Available exclusively at Etoile “La boutique“, Mall of the Emirates.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 June 2018: Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence has won the Green Residential Building award at the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Awards 2018. A team from Multiplex Constructions LLC, which built the complex, accepted the award for the Masdar-developed project at a recent ceremony in Dubai.
Designed by project partners Woods Bagot and Brewer Smith Brewer Group (BSBG), the Etihad Eco-Residence is Platinum-certified according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building rating system – one of the world’s most widely used green building codes.
It is also rated 3 Pearls under the Estidama Pearl Building Rating System (PBRS), introduced for new buildings by the Department of ......read more
Brand new Audi A4 and hundreds of prizes also up for grabs
Dubai, 10 June, 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall is bringing three internationally-acclaimed kids’ shows – Peter Pan, Bugs Bunny and his Magical Carrots and The Desert Adventures of Daffy Duck – to the Middle East for the first time as part of an exciting line-up of live entertainment for Eid Al Fitr and Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) 2018.
Each show will take place at China Court at 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm on selected dates from the first day of Eid Al Fitr until 4 August.
Peter Pan live for Eid Al Fitr
Celebrations kick off over Eid with the renowned ‘Peter Pan’ live show, taking youngsters on a memorable voyage to Neverland, the fairy-tale island where everyone’s dreams come true. Kids ......read more
Shoppers to enjoy fireworks and entertainment in celebration of Eid Al Fitr on Friday*, 15th June
7th June 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall is celebrating the joy of Eid Al Fitr with two extravagant musical firework displays on the evening of Friday*, 15th June 2018. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Mall with friends and families to catch the fireworks as well as experience “The Walking Box” entertainment which will take place over four days.
Shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall can still experience the Disney “Magical Wishing Well” by registering with their chosen greeting at one of the Disney pods at the Mall. Participants can then visit Festival Square to watch their message appear at the wishing well through light and music. Each personal greeting is captured ......read more
Celebrate Eid with a riot of beautiful colours with Caparol’s new shades
Dubai, June 07, 2018: Caparol Paints, a global provider of German paints and coating solutions, has introduced its Ramadan and Eid colour palette for 2018. The palette has a wide variety of shades that range from royal to pastel. The new collection caters to the aesthetic and climatic needs of the Middle Eastern consumers, in addition to giving a glimpse of the Arabian culture during the holy month of Ramadan.
Focusing on bringing the traditional Ramadan look to the fore, the special shade card consists of varied colours including Metallocryl Siena 40, Metallocryl Amber 45, Silver, Viola 50, Lazur 125, Palazzo 180 and Papaya 70. The shades range from bold to subtle and hues of pale colours. Metallocryl Siena 40 is a royal ......read more
First B&R International Summit held in Beijing to “Connect, Create, Collaborate”
More than ten cooperation agreements signed with Chinese enterprises
Partnership with over 100 Chinese EPCs in more than 100 markets worldwide
Siemens calls for digital ecosystem for future-oriented infrastructure development
Carsten Hasbach to head Siemens’ BRI Office in Beijing
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: Siemens entered into more than ten agreements with Chinese partners today in support and exploration of opportunities from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). At the Belt and Road International Summit held by Siemens today, more than 1,000 leaders and executive representatives from governments, enterprises, investors, financing institutions and think tanks from more than 30 countries and regions ......read more
Dubai, 6 June 2018: Dragon Mart 2 will transform into a children’s wonderland this Eid Al Fitr with live performances of the much loved animated television series, My Little Pony, visits from Modesh, a Toy Market and more.
My Little Pony: first day of Eid until 24 June
The loveable antics of Ponyville friends, Twilight Sparkle, Princess Celestia, Applejack, Rarity, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, and Pinkie Pie will be on show live, with three performances daily from the first day of Eid until 24 June. Children also have the chance to meet their favourite characters after each show. Timings are 5pm, 7.30pm and 9pm.
Adding more fun to the festivities, on the first three days of Eid each show will also be preceded by a spectacular My Little Pony parade from Dragon Mart 1 to Dragon ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale commences 15 June at 10:00am
Over 400 brands offering exclusive discounts of up to 90%, plus special offers
Spectacular entertainment along with giveaways including a Tesla Model X car, 3 million Etihad Guest Miles, and hourly prizes
Abu Dhabi, 5 June 2018: Aldar Properties’ Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) and Al Jimi Mall Al Ain have joined forces for the second annual 24-Hour Mega Sale. Held over the Eid Al Fitr weekend, the three malls will offer discounts of up to 90% at select stores, amazing giveaways including a Tesla Model-X car and 3 million Etihad Guest Miles, plus thrilling entertainment for visitors of all ages. For the best Eid Al Fitr celebrations in the UAE, the malls will be open continuously for 24 hours, bringing the perfect mix of ......read more
‘Share’ initiative by Trojan Holding was launched as part of the Year of Giving in September 2017
Construction conglomerate placed donation boxes across Abu Dhabi to encourage generous donations from the public
Clothing and children’s toys were regularly collected by Emirates Red Crescent throughout the initiative
Abu Dhabi, 5th June 2018: Trojan Holding has completed its ‘Share’ initiative in partnership with Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), which resulted in thousands of items of clothing and children’s toys being donated to families in need.
The construction conglomerate launched the initiative in September last year during the Year of Giving, in a bid to make it easier for the generous Abu Dhabi public to donate their various clothes and ......read more
The second hotel in Jumeirah’s new ‘Upscale Casual’ collection offers a loft-style vibe on the south banks of Dubai Creek – and a rooftop pool with views to die for
Be one of the first to stay – for just AED 297++ per night
Dubai, 5th June 2018: The second hotel in the Zabeel House by Jumeirah collection opens this week, bringing a loft-style vibe to the south banks of Dubai Creek, next door to the earlier opened Zabeel House MINI by Jumeirah.
Zabeel House by Jumeirah, Al Seef promises to be the stylish older sibling of its next door neighbour, while still delivering on the collection’s ‘Upscale Casual’ promise of sharp design and smart service, with an informal approach and a moderate price point.
With 200 rooms in 3 different sizes for ......read more
Cityland Mall wins the ‘most anticipated opening of 2018’ award
Dubai, UAE (June 5, 2018): Cityland Mall, the world’s first ‘nature-inspired’ shopping destination, recently celebrated a major win at the 13th edition of Global RLI (Retail and Leisure International) Awards at the Natural History Museum in London, United Kingdom. Cityland Mall, located adjacent to Global Village, was recognized as the ‘Most Anticipated Opening of 2018’, underpinning the company’s efforts to introduce a distinguished project in the real estate and retail landscape.
The Global RLI Awards honors the most visionary and dynamic retail and leisure concepts from across the globe, paying tribute to those companies that continue to push the boundaries. Evaluated by an ......read more
Address Downtown features 220 rooms and suites with high-end features, innovative restaurant choices and the world-class The Spa at Address Downtown
Dubai, UAE; June 4, 2018: Address Downtown, the flagship hotel under Emaar Hospitality Group’s premium lifestyle Address Hotels + Resorts brand, has opened its doors to hotel guests, marking the arrival of Dubai’s much-loved destination, popular among visitors from across the world.
Address Downtown has opened with several innovative features including new restaurant concepts, additional rooms and suites, The Spa at Address Downtown, and a brand-new interior design. With 220 guest rooms and suites, several of them opening to spectacular views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, Address Downtown will add additional ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: The iconic Burj Khalifa will showcase a new enthralling LED show titled ‘Soar’ this month that will mesmerize visitors.
Selected from hundreds of submissions, ‘Soar’ will illustrate the celebration of life and energy in the universe.
Motion Designer and 3D animator Víctor Gómez Ródenas’ was inspired to showcase how the constant motion and reactions of energy that flow across the space, result in the creation of everything that surrounds us.
For the show, Victor uses composer Gyom’s sound track with the animation tailored to the music. With the captivating soundtrack and an incredible mixture of visual elements, visitors can look forward to an enriching, bright and a colourful experience.
Soar adds to the ......read more
As part of its CSR program, Al Ghurair Centre to fulfil 3 customers’ wishes, renewing its commitment to the UAE community during The Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Embodying the humanitarian spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and as part of its ongoing CSR program, Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre and one of Dubai’s longstanding flagship icons, brings back “Omniyati” Initiative, to fulfill the wishes and dreams of people this Ramadan.
Translating to “My Wish” in Arabic, “Omniyati” Initiative was met last ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall will welcome over 200 orphaned children throughout the holy month of Ramadan to enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping, entertainment and dining in association with the Rawafed Development & Learning Centre.
The specially-curated experience has been created to delight children and help them celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with personalised offers from the mall’s retailers and food and beverage outlets.
The children will start their journey at Ibn Battuta Mall with a fashion and ......read more
First ever IKEA ‘reference store’ accolade awarded to Abu Dhabi outlet
United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: On Thursday, 10th of May, as part of global initiative to enhance customer experience and see further commercial success through its stores, IKEA Yas Island, based in Abu Dhabi, has been awarded the brand’s first ever ‘reference store’ in the world, in attendance of the Ambassador of Sweden, Henrik Landerholm.
Vinod Jayan, Managing Director – IKEA UAE, Qatar, Egypt and Oman, acknowledged the IKEA Yas Island team for their contribution, “We ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: Global trade enabler DP World has extended its partnership with Oracle to implement its digital transformation programme that supports its strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics.
The move follows an announcement by DP World earlier this year to use the Oracle Cloud Suite of Applications drive business transformation.
Oracle Consulting will now implement the full suite of Fusion Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM) and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Sunday, May 13, 2018: Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair, the twin properties connected through Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall, has appointed Maria Fe Rusiana Cerchi as the Director of Recreation and Spa – to strengthen the leadership in its recreational offering.
The appointment will help Swissôtel Al Ghurair boost the UAE’s spa industry, estimated to be valued at Dh1.7 billion ($460 million) in 2017, and is expected to top Dh1.85 billion ($500 million) by 2020, according to Colliers International – a global real estate ......read more
Dubai, May 12, 2018 : The new addition to the Swissôtel family invites you to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan in an authentic environment in the heart of Dubai. From traditional settings to sumptuous dishes, an authentic experience awaits you and your family at Swissôtel Al Ghurair.
Experience a magical holy month with a delightful Iftar buffet selection and live Oriental music at Liwan Restaurant. Savour traditional specialities including Lamb Ouzi (Emirati lamb dish on oriental rice), mixed Dolmas (stuffed rice in vegetables), Harees (porridge of wheat and ......read more
Sharjah Becomes Grand!
May 12, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Regency Group, a leading hypermarket operator in the region, announced the inauguration of its 52nd outlet Grand Mall, Al Musallah – Sharjah on 14th May 2018 at 4.30 pm. The announcement was made by the Group Chairman Mr. Shamsudheen Bin Mohideen today at a press conference held at Dubai.
Grand Mall Sharjah is the largest outlet of Regency Group in UAE. With a total buildup area of more than 200,000 sqft, the mall boasts huge parking space for 600+ cars in Ground and Basement level. Grand Hypermarket will act as the ......read more
The largest consumer cooperative announces its plans for the holy month of Ramadan, with price reductions on more than 15, 000 products, by allocating AED 75 Million towards Ramadan Promotion initiatives
May 9, 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE has always maintained its tradition of welcoming the holy month of ‘Ramadan’ with attractive discounts & promotion campaigns and social responsibility initiatives. The firm’s latest announcement comes of no surprise as Union Coop announces price reductions up-to ......read more
UAE Team Emirates put in a strong performance for the fourth stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia, which was the first stage to be held back on Italian soil during its 101st edition.
Dubai, UAE, May 09, 2018: The 202km undulating parcours favoured the puncheurs, with just two categorised climbs between the start in Catania and the finish line in Caltagirone. The team came to the front with 100kms to go on the Monte Pavone, dictating the tempo and applying pressure on the rest of the peloton during a climb that perfectly suited Valerio Conti and Diego Ulissi. With ......read more
Dubai, 9th May 2018: Dragon Mart is hosting a traditional Arabian-themed Ramadan Market in the run-up to the Holy Month, with special offers on food, home décor and fashion items from 3 to 19 May.
Open daily from 10am to 10pm, the Ramadan Market, located at Dragon Mart 2, will be set under a grand Arabian tent with a majlis in the centre. Designed to capture the ambience of traditional grand bazaars, the Ramadan Market will have deals on everything from cookware to cosmetics and home accents to handicrafts.
Head to the Dragon Mart Ramadan ......read more
Open bars, floating shisha and live entertainment at Marjan Pool and Anchor Bar from 14 June to 15 July
Dubai, 8 May 2018: As the FIFA World Cup fever sets in, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is launching an array of special activities and promotions for all fans of the game!
Cheer as loud as you can as you soak in the outdoor Marjan Pool and catch all the action on big screens with drinks of your choice and floating shisha. Live entertainment through half-time, scratch-and-win offers, as well as amazing promotions on beverages will create an ......read more
From 10th-12th May, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall will get the chance to splurge on a mall-wide sale with extra incentives including cash back vouchers and free movie tickets
Dubai, UAE, 6th May 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall is getting set for the next 3-Day Super Sale which runs from Thursday 10th May 2018 until Saturday 12th May 2018. Over the three days, shoppers are promised great sales with more than 25% discounts across selected fashion and dining retailers, with the Mall also offering extra-special shopper incentives – instant cashbacks!
Every day, four ......read more
Experts from UL’s Dubai office examined and discussed new UAE Fire and Life Safety Code and updated standards related to HVAC and building cladding.
UL participated in seminar as official ‘Testing and Certification Solutions Partner’.
Civil defense officials and leaders from region’s construction and safety sectors joined in event at The Address Dubai Marina on April 23.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 May, 2018: UL, a global independent safety science company, joined in expert panel discussions on the important topic of fire safety ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended a number of sessions during the 69th edition of the FIABCI World Congress in Dubai. The event was organised by Dubai Land Department in cooperation with the International Real Estate Federation and is taking place under a ‘Happy Cities’ theme at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
His Highness the Deputy Ruler ......read more
Promising French Hospitality companies and corporations represented within the delegation
Bilateral ties between the two countries continuously grown and strengthened via the hospitality sector
Promoting French Business Opportunities in UAE’s Hospitality Sector
United Arab Emirates, May 01, 2018: Bpifrance, the French public investment bank partnered with Business France, the national agency in charge of the international development of the French economy, to develop a mission to explore market opportunities, ......read more
Members of the newly launched ‘Festival City Kids Club’ can enjoy countless offers and discounts for dining, shopping and entertainment experiences throughout the Mall
Dubai, 29 April 2018: Kids Club has officially launched at Dubai Festival City Mall - a unique loyalty program where children will be given exclusive access to unique experiences, exclusive offers and signature services created just for them. As the only Kids Club of its kind in Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall in partnership with its retailers, gives parents access to specially tailored ......read more
Giant suspended sculpture by renowned American artist Janet Echelman now on display at the Waterfront Promenade
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018: The Dubai Mall has unveiled artist Janet Echelman’s immense woven sculpture ‘1.78’, above a section of the Dubai fountain; the work is the most recent addition to Art Emaar, the company’s new public arts initiative.
Most recently exhibited in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor last winter, ‘1.78’ makes its UAE debut against the unrivalled backdrop of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: Ines Akari, Dragon Mart’s official Toy Detective, surprised superstar Nancy Ajram before her live concert on Friday, 27 April with gifts for her daughters, Mila and Ella, selected from the mall’s extensive range of toys.
Abu Dhabi, UAE - April 28, 2018
Statement: On April 18, 2018 Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) signed an agreement to start construction of a Hyperloop system as well as HyperloopTT’s XO Square Innovation Center, and a Hyperloop Visitor Center at the Seih Al Sdeirah landbank in Abu Dhabi.
The proposed construction site is located on the border of the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, close to the Expo 2020 site and Al Maktoum International Airport, however, any further development of the HyperloopTT system is subject to careful study and extensive regulatory ......read more
Thrill-seekers can enjoy an incredible stay with a special package to experience the World’s Longest Zipline
Dubai, 25 April 2018: Have you experienced the World’s Longest Zipline in Jebel Jais? Thrill-seekers can head to DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island and DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, to enjoy the Zip, Sip, Dip promotion which includes a package with a zipline adventure per stay starting from 1st May, 2018.
The Zip, Sip, Dip promotion allows you to combine adventure and relaxation with the courageous zipline experience ......read more
New café location in IKEA Dubai offers shoppers specialty coffee and delicious snacks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 April 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, has recently opened doors to a brand new café concept at the IKEA store exit in Dubai Festival City Mall.
Serving its famous PÅTÅR coffee and delicious snacks, shoppers can choose from a selection of homemade sandwiches, fresh salads and assorted cakes, making the IKEA Café the perfect stop to unwind and relax.
True to its passion for sustainability, IKEA’s PÅTÅR coffee, which ......read more
April 24, 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE: Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based strategic investment company, and Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (MIP), an emerging markets infrastructure fund manager, have agreed to sell their combined equity interest of 50% in Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) to the remaining shareholder, Abu Dhabi Ports, for an un-disclosed amount.
ADT is the first commercial port operator in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Its core business is to operate and manage a 30-year concession at the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, the region’s first semi-automated ......read more
GCC’s major supplier of rental equipment prepares for growth and expansion into Asian markets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: Itqan Investments LLC (“Itqan”) owned by Sheikh Hamad Al Sulaiman, together with Tamar VPower Energy Fund I LP (the “Fund”), jointly established and managed by Hong Kong based VPower Group International Holdings Ltd. (1608.HK) (“VPower”) and CITIC Pacific Ltd. (“CITIC Pacific”), has acquired Byrne Equipment Rental LLC (the “Byrne Group”), the most diverse supplier of ......read more
Payment now accepted for popular luxury brands, world-class attractions including
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and At the Top, Burj Khalifa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2018: The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination and Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today jointly announced that Chinese mainland visitors can now use Alipay to pay for a wide range of shopping, dining and must-see leisure attractions.
With the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2018: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced the Q1 inspection results for products, measurement scales and pre-packaged products in Abu Dhabi markets, from January 1st to March 31st, 2018.
During the ongoing inspections, carried out by the Council’s market surveillance team, (18,672) samples of various products being traded were inspected, including toys, electrical appliances, tires and tobacco products and household ......read more
Bin Mejren: “The ‘Happy Cities’ theme reflects the directives of our wise leadership.”
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 April 2018]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced ‘Happy Cities’ as the theme for the FIABCI World Congress 2018 – Dubai, which will take place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The six-day event, which will be hosted by the Emirate of Dubai from 27th April to 2nd May, will focus on how to establish ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2018: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, QCC, the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, is pleased to announce that the Market Surveillance Division has become an accredited international inspection body in accordance with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020-2012.
This is a major step for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as it joins major international institutions dedicated to applying the highest quality standards on products and maintaining market control.
His Excellency Dr. Helal Al ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2018: Her Majesty's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Philip Parham inaugurated The Beautiful Britain at the LuLu Hypermarket, Khalidiyah Mall in Abu Dhabi
The Beautiful Britain – Truly British Truly Delicious- is a groupwide weeklong event dedicated to promoting the impressive range of high-quality food items from Britain. It also creates an engaging shopping experience for the customers, while continuing to provide shoppers with the most competitive prices in the store and online. Among the brands are:
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Visitors can also take part in free-to-attend Sunset Yoga and Zumba classes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2018: As the days get warmer, Organic Souk at Dubai Festival City has moved to a new time and is set to close its first season on April 27.
In order to ensure a pleasant shopping experience for visitors, Organic Souk at Dubai Festival City has moved to a new time for the final two weeks - now taking place every Saturday between 4pm and 9pm at Marsa Plaza Creek.
In addition to buying delicious fresh products sourced from local farms, visitors can also take ......read more
Come share memorable Ramadan experiences at Danat Al Ain Resort
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2018: Ramadan at Danat Al Ain Resort captures the true essence of Arab traditions.
Guests can fully embrace the Arabic culture from magnificent Iftars to Suhoors, traditional music and an infinite array of mesmerizing cuisines specially prepared for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Danat Al Ain Resort, the five star luxury resort in Al Ain, gets ready for a joyous and peaceful Ramadan celebration beginning in May. The resort will be soon disclosing the numerous activities, which ......read more
RAK to increase tourism’s GDP contribution to 10% by 2025 from 5%
RAK to have 1m annual visitors by end of 2018, 2.9m by 2025
RAK development progressing fast but seeks to attract more investment
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, April 18, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has delivered the keynote opening speech on day 2 of the 3-day Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, (17 – 19 April 2018).
Held in partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 2018: Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has launched two 64-meter landing ships for the Kuwait Naval Force as part of a contract to build eight naval ships to support Kuwait’s military capabilities.
The ships were launched during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Naval Force in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodr, Chief of the General Staff at Kuwait Armed Forces; Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah ......read more
Capital’s leading real estate event remains key date for big name developers
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 April, 2018: The 12th edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi officially kicked off today, opening the doors to organisations keen to tap into an unrivalled audience of real estate investors from around the world, and many of the big names in the regional property industry.
Leading local and international developers, including Aldar Properties, Bloom Holding and IMKAN, were out in full force, displaying the latest developments and upcoming projects slated for the emirate.
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2018: Union Cement Company, currently listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) plans to de-list its shares from the stock exchange and convert company into Private Joint Stock Company.
At Company's General Assembly held on 25 March 2018, shareholders of UCC resolved to de-list the Company and convert it into a Private Joint Stock Company.
The Shareholders also approved the redemption of shares from the current shareholders at a price of AED2.10 per share.
The price represents 14% premium to the last ......read more
Further reductions encourage shoppers to bag high-end brands at affordable prices
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 April 2018: The Outlet Village, Dubai’s indoor shopping and leisure destination by Meraas, is set to host a one-of-a-kind Village Street Sale. Over two weekends, high-end outlets will further reduce their already discounted prices, offering unbeatable bargains on clothes, accessories and more.
From 18 to 21 April and again from 25 to 28 April, The Outlet Village will transform into a plaza market, with retailers displaying their ......read more
Creative two-week job hunt drew applications from over 200 mothers
Dubai, 15 April 2018: Dragon Mart has named Dubai-based Ines Akari as its official Toy Detective, following a two-week recruitment drive among mums across the UAE.
Ines, who beat over 200 mothers to secure the role, was chosen for her passion, enthusiasm and communications skills. She will share her adventures and recommendations for the best toys with other mothers across the UAE through her personal and Dragon Mart’s social media channels.
Ines, who ......read more
Bin Mejren: The current results show strong momentum in the real estate sector, which is expected to continue throughout the remainder of 2018 and into 2019
The real estate sector is preparing for an upsurge as infrastructure projects are set to be completed in line with Expo 2020 preparations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th April 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that real estate transactions in Dubai for the first three months of 2018 (Q1 2018) totalled AED 58 billion through 13,759 transactions.
His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, ......read more
Dubai, 12 April 2018: If there's anything to love about the end of the season, it's the spectacular consumer sales that have something for everyone. Visit Dragon Mart’s End of Season Clearance Market for the best bargains on a wide range of products from 12 to 21 April.
The market, located at Dragon Mart 2, offers blowout deals on a everything from home décor to fashion and toys to cosmetics.
What are you waiting for? Shoppers, head to Dragon Mart’s End of Season Clearance Market open daily from 10am to 10pm and for bargains ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 April 2018: Al-Futtaim, one of the Al-Futtaim, one of the most diversified and progressive regional businesses in the Gulf region, announces its new lifestyle shopping destination in Jebel Ali, ‘Festival Plaza’.
The name has been chosen in recognition of Al-Futtaim’s successful ‘Festival City’ Malls brand located across the MENA region, which is synonymous with quality shopping and lifestyle destinations, but with a clear differentiation. In line with Al-Futtaim’s strategy for the Mall, it will serve as a convenient ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2018: Many people know that their mental and emotional wellbeing is as important as – and can actually affect – good physical health. In our busy, modern lives we can often feel removed from nature and even ourselves.
So HJÄRTELIG collection invites us to press the “pause” button, if only for a little while, on a daily life that’s often hectic, complicated and online.
Whether to practice some yoga, to tend to a plant or simply to relax amongst beautiful, natural materials, HJÄRTELIG collection is about the moments to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 April 2018: One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical associations has part-nered with the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) to support its aim of har-nessing the potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to underpin the manufacturing sector of the future.
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit - the world’s first-ever cross industry forum, committed to promoting a roadmap for manufacturing that echoes the evolution of technology, in-ternational trade, and global best practices - ......read more
Invest OMR1.5Million for this expansion
April 10, 2018 United Arab Emirates: Raysut Cement Company (S.A.O.G), the largest producer of cement in Oman, today announced the commencement of operations of its new state-of-the-art fully Automatic Packing Machine.
The new packer, installed by a leading European equipment manufacturer, now increases the bag packing capacity of Raysut Cement’s Salalah plant to 1.8 million tonnes. The plant has a clinker capacity of 3mtpa.
Raysut Cement’s new packing machine has been installed with an investment of OMR ......read more
Minister of Economy inaugurates Dubai Property Show
New ‘Mega Property Sale’ features ‘Dubai Property Festival’ and ‘Country Pavilions’ for Egypt and Europe
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 April 2018: The highly-anticipated 14th edition of the International Property Show (IPS), the Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local, regional and international real estate markets, kicked off today and will run until 11th April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Dubai, 8 April 2018: Dragon Mart has created an exciting, interactive activity zone – based on Cartoon Network’s popular animation series Adventure Time – bringing non-stop, action-packed games and entertainment for children from the world of Finn and Jake and their amazing life in the Land of Ooo.
The 10-day attraction, running from 12 April to 21 April, is themed around the different kingdoms in the Land of Ooo. It features Finn and Jake’s Tree Fort, the Candy Kingdom with Princess Bubblegum’s castle and the Ice Kingdom, home to the Ice ......read more
Robinsons’ John Lewis celebrates its first anniversary in Dubai with spectacular events
Dubai, UAE, April 7, 2018: The high-end brand “John Lewis” got into the festive mood on March 29th celebrating its first anniversary in Dubai. The iconic store celebrated a morning of entertaining activities, which were initiated with an introduction speech by the General Manager Mr. Adosh Sharma from 11:00 to 11:30 am. The real party mood started at 11:30 with revealing the birthday cake along with a delightful English brunch.
The diverse activities comprised of three ......read more
5th April 2018 united Arab emirates: The 2018 Middle East Sentiment Survey by McKinsey & Company reveals that consumers in the region are becoming more cost-conscious, less brand-loyal and rapidly shifting purchasing behaviours.
Approximately 55 per cent of consumers are now actively looking for savings across markets, with those in Saudi Arabia leading the pack.
They are finding creative ways to spend less and more actively considering alternative brands than in previous years.
The survey was launched last week at the Retail Leaders Circle in Dubai by Peter Breuer and ......read more
With a total of four mobile showrooms, GROHE has been on the road in Europe and the Middle East since March 2017
So far, the XXL trucks have covered approximately 150.000 kilometres in 33 countries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 4 April 2018: GROHE, the world's leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings, welcomed the 100,000th visitor to its innovation tour through Europe and the Middle East. GROHE employees congratulated Muneem Al Fashtaki in front of the GROHE XXL truck in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The sales manager of Al Falaj Trading Est., a medium-sized distributor of ......read more
High-impact solutions and growing ecosystem to accelerate additive manufacturing processes across industries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 03, 2018: Henkel accelerates commercializing tailor-made materials and offers comprehensive services and equipment know-how for 3D Printing solutions to its customers.
The Adhesive Technologies business unit strengthens its ecosystem by expanding strategic partnerships with global technology leaders to drive adoption in the rapidly growing market for additive manufacturing beyond prototyping to final parts production.
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UAE Projects highlighted by firm at world’s leading property conference
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2018: How and where people live is changing beyond all recognition. By 2050, it is projected that nearly 70% of the global population will live in urban areas, and 90% of that rapid urbanisation is anticipated to take place in developing countries . Faced with this, creating urban places that are sustainable and support communities effectively is one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century.
Design International has ......read more
March 27, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit professional organization, successfully threw the spotlight on the significant role that Facilities Management (FM) plays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) rapidly thriving freehold property segment, in a specially hosted workshop and networking event that was held last March 26, 2018 at the Sofitel Hotel in Jeddah Corniche. The exciting one-day event was sponsored by MEFMA Corporate Members Al Mahmal Facilities Services Company.
The event featured a panel discussion covering the topic, 'The ......read more