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Reduces litigation duration from 45 days to 8 days
The Centre develops innovative solutions to enhance investor confidence in the real estate sector
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th October 2018: The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) showcased its real estate litigation journey in service of the sector, enhancing investor confidence in Dubai’s real estate market as part of its participation at GITEX Technology Week (GITEX) 2018, which is being held until 18th October, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The Centre’s mission in the most prominent technical event, locally and regionally, focussed on demonstrating its litigation journey and developments since its inception in 2013 that commenced with traditional litigation mechanisms. By 2015, RDC ......read more
With 240,000 tons annual production capacity, new Dubai-based factory becomes key sales and distribution center for GCC region
Official inauguration attended by Sika Executive Management, Dubai Industrial Park Managing Director and Consul General of Switzerland.
By 2020 Sika globally targets 6-8% annual growth and more new plants and national subsidiaries opening.
Over past 3 years: 217 new patents filed, 20 Global Technology Centers, 26 new plants and 10 new national subsidiaries opened, 17 acquisitions in all regions.
Dubai, 14 October 2018 – Sika, global leader in chemicals and building materials, officially inaugurated its state-of-the-art production facility and offices in Dubai with an investment of around AED 40 million. The new facility based in Dubai Industrial Park, one of the largest industrial ......read more
The Centre participates under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018: The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC), the judicial arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), participates at GITEX Technology Week (GITEX) 2018, which kicked off today and continues until 18th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
RDC is participating through a unique platform under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’. GITEX, the most prominent technical event locally and regionally, will be an ideal opportunity to interact with visitors to highlight the most advanced smart technologies that will be unveiled during the exhibition.
HE Judge Abdulqader Mousa, Director of RDC, commented: “We are eager to ......read more
Bin Mejren: The diversification of the investor base reflects market attractiveness and represents a guaranteed sustainable growth
163 nationalities found Dubai as the ideal option for their real estate investments
The remaining months will reveal a rising investment wave with the introduction of a number of government incentives
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018: In the latest report issued by Dubai Land Department (DLD), Dubai’s real estate market witnessed a continuous growth driven by optimism among investors and developers, where the market recorded 39,802 real estate transactions worth AED 162 billion from the beginning of the year till the end of September.
Commenting on these promising figures, HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, stressed that these results ......read more
Opening of Aloft City Centre Deira marks the launch of Majid Al Futtaim’s 13th hotel in the region
First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2018: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, yesterday celebrated the grand opening of Aloft City Centre Deira at an event attended by VIPs, media and influencers from the United Arab Emirates. The opening of the event took place in the presence of Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim – Holding, and Arne Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International. The event featured a futuristic line-up of entertainment to represent the brand’s signature urban-cool theme and ......read more
The first-of-its-kind initiative consolidates Dubai’s global position as a transparent real estate environment and reduces disputes
Judge Abdulqader Mousa: The new service implements the initiatives offered by the Centre to reduce rental disputes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th September 2018: The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) in Dubai launched the Rental Good Conduct (RGC) Certificate service, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the world that aims to enhance trust between land lords and tenants and reduce the rates of disputes that may arise between them.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department (DLD), commented: “The RDC’s launch of the new RGC Certificate service comes in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and ......read more
INDEX Saudi prepares to host thousands of designers, architects, buyers in Riyadh this month as interior design boom grows momentum
9 October 2018: Thousands of designers, architects and buyers representing hundreds of international suppliers are descending upon Riyadh this month to capitalise on the boom in interior design spending across the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia accounts for almost one third (32%) of the total GCC interior design market spend, some SAR11.25 billion of a total SAR35.6 billion, according to a recent Ventures report commissioned by INDEX Saudi, the new design exhibition which runs at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 30 October to 1 November.
The renewed demand for high quality interior design and fit out services in the Kingdom can be ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 8, 2018: Festival Plaza, Al-Futtaim’s latest lifestyle shopping destination in Jebel Ali and the Dubai South community, has officially announced that LuLu Hypermarket, one of the largest hypermarket chains and retail companies in the GCC, will be the center’s hypermarket of choice. Since project announcement, Festival Plaza has been committed to delivering an exceptional mix of retail choices, focused on everyday convenience, home and lifestyle.
“We are excited to partner with LuLu Hypermarket and welcome them to the Festival Plaza development. We look forward to bringing the best in retail offerings to the entire Dubai South community with our latest project, Festival Plaza, and we will continue to enhance the retail mix and experience for Dubai South ......read more
Dubai, October 8, 2018: The Civils division of Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, was recently named Safety Contractor of the Year 2018 by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). At a prize giving ceremony hosted by the RTA, the award was presented to Mr Senan Al Naboodah, Managing Director of ANCG.
Commenting on the award, Mr Senan Al Naboodah said: “We are extremely proud to have received this award from the RTA, which validates our unfailing commitment to the health and safety of all our employees. We are committed in providing internationally-accredited safety training and the appropriate equipment and protective clothing to all of our site staff, as protecting our workforce is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018: Get ready to explore the great outdoors with another edition of the Bike Market at Dragon Mart 2, which is back by popular demand with an even bigger range of cycles and accessories.
Following a tremendous response to the first market held last year, the Bike Market returns from 4 to 13 October with cool deals on must-have cycling equipment and accessories for all age groups.
Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2 and open every day from 10am to 10pm, the Bike Market will showcase a huge collection of bicycles, quad bikes, desert bikes, and scooters for adults and kids.
The market also features protective gear, including helmets in various sizes and colours, knee pads, lights, seat covers, locks, water bottles, cycling gloves, pumps, customised handle bars and ......read more
Luxury apartment complex offers unparalleled comfort and luxury
Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018: Riviera Group revealed the show apartment for La Riviera Apartments with design and interior elements that reflect luxurious apartment living. The 22-story residential building offers 144 stylish one and two bedroom apartments and two retail units.
La Riviera Apartments is situated in the district of Jumeirah Village Circle, a residential and commercial community featuring a mixture of Arabic and Mediterranean villas, stylish townhouses and apartments. The 25-foot high grand entrance lobby with convenient car drop-off facility and hotel style elevators add to the luxury lifestyle feel of the residence.
A medical facility, school, public transport, shopping centre and convenience store are all on La ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th October 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the closing ceremony of the first edition of the International Property Awards – Dubai (IPAD) 2018 will be held on 11th October. With 49 companies competing in various categories, 41 of which being local, DLD is expecting a highly competitive first edition.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “We are pleased to organise this award in Dubai as a consolidation of our partnership with the International Property Awards. This global programme is widely recognised by all parties in the sector and will inevitably meet the demand of our local companies that always strive for excellence. We are confident that the establishment of a specialised branch of the Awards in Dubai will further develop our real ......read more
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Dubai is one of the most famous places in the world. Visited by over 15 million tourists every year, it’s the most popular emirate in the UAE.
When you visit Dubai, you will see how it’s full of tall buildings and beautiful structures. Many call it the hub of construction as it’s home to some of the tallest buildings in the world, including Burj Al-Arab and Burj Al Khalifa.
Let’s have a look at five reasons why so many new buildings are being constructed in the country:
1) There’s A Lot of Profit
Construction is one of the most profitable businesses in the world. In fact, most billionaires out there have some form of investment in construction companies.
Many financial experts believe that construction is one of the safest businesses ever, especially if you wish to your money in a quick ......read more
Increased supply benefits investors
Dubai, UAE; 4 October 2018: The lower prices of properties driven down by supply in the lead up to Expo2020, coupled with government incentives for investors and retirees, will open options to UAE real estate investors who seek to capitalise on a wide selection of units to grow their portfolio, an expert has said.
According to Cityscape Global’s data partner, Property Monitor, their index on the on the 12-month average price performance for apartments and townhouses sits at a 3.4% decline, stating the average sales price for Q3 were AED1.2 million and AED1.9 million, respectively.
Market analysts, Reidin suggest this decrease is due to a reduction in project launches by the developers and end-users focusing more with ready properties.
Shruti Jain from Reidin, said: “Based off of ......read more
Middle East’s largest real estate event showcases newly announced developments from top local exhibitors
Dubai, UAE; 3 October 2018: Taking advantage of the region’s largest gathering of real estate professionals, developers took to the halls of the Dubai World Trade Centre to announce and showcase projects worth billions of dirhams.
Out of the 300 companies at Cityscape Global, five local developers have exhibited projects worth a total AED38.7 billion making up a large portion of the total value of projects onsite. With the value of many of the announced projects expected to come to light in the coming days, the running tally is projected to grow substantially.
Running until Thursday 4 October, Cityscape Global has seen developers competing for the attention of first time buyers, seasoned real estate ......read more
One Central wins Commercial Project Award for Offices 4 and 5 and Dubai’s first 25hours Hotel wins Leisure and Hospitality Project Award
‘Highly Commended’ for Expo 2020 CoEx Campus within Community, Culture & Tourism Project category, Expo Village (Phase 1) in Residential Medium to High Rise Project category, and Dubai South Mall in Retail Project Award category
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd October 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has been rewarded for its excellence in real estate development, with two of its projects appearing in the winners’ category at this year’s Cityscape Global Awards, which took place in Dubai on Tuesday, October 2nd.
One Central, a mixed-use development within the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) free zone, was selected as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018: Celebrating China’s traditional Golden Week, The Dubai Mall is adding a dash of entertainment that will bring family and friends together through dance, music, art and laughter.
Immerse into some of the oldest Chinese traditions as The Dubai Mall has lined up a host of Chinese cultural activities for all the family members. From October 1-7, The Dubai Mall will host a programme of traditional Chinese cultural and art activities at a special Chinese-themed activation at Souk Atrium.
Here, guests can experience a showcase of Chinese ancient art forms with live Chinese Calligraphy, Rice Writing Art and Fan Painting demonstrations. Throughout the week, skilled artists will be showing off their craftsmanship by creating customised pieces of art for shoppers to take home, with a ......read more
Government backed Egyptian, Maltese developers target UAE investors with secure prospects and paths to citizenship
Dubai, UAE; 2 October 2018: The 17th edition of Cityscape Global officially opened its doors today, welcoming local and international real estate organisations and professional who have gathered in Dubai for the three-day exhibition, which runs until Thursday, 4 October at Dubai world Trade Centre.
With up to 300 exhibitors competing for attention, international developers from Egypt and Malta, supported by government agencies are vying for UAE investors by offering sound prospects and the option to earn citizenship for their respective country.
UAE, Egypt and Malta are among the countries featured at this year’s exclusive Cityscape Business Hub and Hosted Investors’ Programme, which aims to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018: Al Akaria Saudi Real Estate Company (SRECO), one of the largest publicly listed real estate developers on the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul), and Alinma Investment Company (AIC) have signed a Fund Establishment Agreement for the Alinma Alakaria RE Fund.
The objective of the fund will be to develop three sites, located in Riyadh, and transform them into mixed-use developments, with a combined debt and equity structure valued at approximately SR 1.5 billion. The sites, which are to be developed, are as per the below:
Al Akaria Marriott Tower: offering hotel, extended stay and offices, strategically located in the Center of Riyadh, on Salah Al Din Al Ayyubi road
Riyadh Westin: a landmark development offering a variety of hospitality options, located on the Northern ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018: Nama Group has announced the commencement of the live operation of their centrally implemented Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) project designed for high value customers in the electricity sector in Oman.
The ground-breaking project was carried out by a professional team of Omani experts from the electricity distribution companies in Nama Group in partnership with CESI Middle East FZE, a subsidiary of CESI, a world-leading technical consulting and engineering company and WIPRO Limited as the system integrator.
The AMR system is a central standard smart metering system that will enable electricity companies to obtain accurate, hourly meter readings from high value customers and collect their consumption in an automated manner.
Nama Group CEO Eng Omar Al Wahaibi stated, “The ......read more
Dubai Land Department: 9,500 new real estate investors invest more than AED 19 billion in Dubai
Bin Mejren: Dubai’s real estate market is at the forefront of global markets, attracting investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 September 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that Dubai’s real estate market is consistently sustainable, attracting about 9,500 new investors from 1st January – 31st August 2018 with total value of investments worth more than AED 19 billion.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “Dubai’s real estate market acquired a sustainable reputation due to a range of innovative initiatives and proactive solutions that have made it the world's most attractive investment destination, with the most advanced ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018: Is your little one fascinated with the planetary world, moon and spaceships? If yes, then head to Dubai Marina Mall and let your kids immerse in the world of space with fun filled edutainment.
From 23rd September to 26th October, Dubai Marina Mall will be hosting space themed educational activities for kids to explore and know more about the terrestrial ecosphere.
The mall will be buzzing with a Space Themed Playground Area where kids can have fun climbing and sliding. Additionally, a soft play area for toddlers up to 4 years has also been installed to enjoy space themed activations and games.
For those looking for a unique experience, visit the Upside-Down Room and get transported into an upside-down world that too inside a spaceship.
Don’t forget to take memorable ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 26, 2018: Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, the real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, has been recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) for its contributions to the UAE governments Emiratisation goals.
Al-Futtaim was amongst the top 10 companies to have contributed towards the success of the Real Estate Accelerators programme helping UAE Nationals to start their career in the Real Estate sector.
The award was presented to Raghda Fatme, Director HR - Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate and Zuhair Al Haj, Director of Human Resources and Localisation - MENA region - Al-Futtaim, by His Excellency Nasser Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation and His Excellency Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy.
The success of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018: Focusing on strategic project launch strategy, comprehensive sales and marketing delivery, Devmark is the most experienced firm of its kind in the MENA region and aims to revolutionise how developers plan and launch their strategies and properties across the region. Devmark, a business created with the core aim of driving developer’s bottom line and optimising return on investment, has recently launched in Dubai. Founded by veterans of the real estate industry, and with careers panning some of Dubai’s largest brands, Sean McCauley and Richard Aybar have joined forces to launch a firm completely unique in its offering to the market.
With the overall value of real estate land transactions in Dubai worth Dh285 billion in 2017, which is higher than the GDP of 144 countries recognized ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018: Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi and Sons (SMAG), part of the Al Ghandi Auto Group and sole distributor of Japanese construction machinery giant Kobelco in the UAE, announced the signing of an agreement with Utmost Gulf General Transport, for the sale of Kobelco hydraulic excavators.
In addition to greater digging capacity, the new Kobelco hydraulic excavators are fuel-efficient and economical, imposing less burden on the local environment. The advanced technologies of the new SK380HDLC model balances all the demands of today’s construction ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 20th May 2018: Max, one of the largest value fashion brands across Middle East, North Africa and India launched its 34th store in the UAE, located at The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi. The store stocks Max’s label of women’s, men’s and children’s fashion - as well as footwear, handbags and lingerie.
Max is part of the Landmark Group, one of the largest retail conglomerates with headquarters in Dubai, UAE. Max today is the leading and most trusted value fashion retailer in the Middle East and India, and aims to have a network of over 600 ......read more
The mall will touch hearts and lives with its community-powered campaign
17 May 2018, Dubai – Standing tall amidst the waves of gloom, Tree of Life grows in fortitude and casts its light of change on the ones in difficulty and need. Since years, the Tree of Life located in Arabian Center, has been the beacon of hope in the lives of many and will continue to do so this Ramadan.
Driven by the spirit of generosity, the Tree of Life motivates people to donate during this month of giving. It inspires and gather donors from a wide array of nationalities, faiths, and walks of life under ......read more
Experience the beauty of Arabian Culture at the new air-conditioned ‘Dome’ venue
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 17 May 2018: Promising to deliver a memorable experience, Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel will be hosting Ramadan Iftar and Suhoor at its newly built air-conditioned dome venue. The new venue is an elegantly embellished luxurious dome, where glittering lights ignite the festivities, embarking guests on an exclusive contemporary retreat.
Located in the premises of Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel, the dome is set within a magnificent structure, bejewelled ......read more
الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 16 مايو، 2018: تتعاون سبينس خلال شهر رمضان المبارك لهذا العام بشكل وثيق مع المنتجين المحليين في الإمارات لتمنح زبائنها مجموعة متنوعة من المنتجات ذات الجودة العالية.
وعلى مدار الشهر الفضيل، توفر سبينس لأسواق التجزئة، والمملوكة محليًا، المنتجات المتميزة من خيرات غذائية ومنتجات إماراتية، والتي تتنوع ما بين الأسماك الطازجة والخضار العضوية، والأجبان والمشروبات والعصائر التي تتنوع ما بين حليب الإبل بالشوكولا والعصائر الطازجة. ويتعاون فريق سبينس بتوجيه من ماثيو فروست، الرئيس التنفيذي للمجموعة، مع الموردين المحليين لتوفير المنتجات التي تلبي احتياجات المستهلكين في ......read more
UAE, 16 May 2018: Spinneys will highlight the growing importance of UAE food and drink producers this Ramadan as the company’s relationship with them goes from strength to strength.
The locally-owned supermarket chain has hundreds of locally produced products on their shelves from fresh fish to organic vegetables, camel milk chocolate to juices. The commercial team at Spinneys, under the guidance of Spinneys CEO, Matthew Frost, work closely with local suppliers to identify gaps in the current range and to develop products that suit the UAE consumer and meet with the quality standards ......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:
Biona, Heath ......read more
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.
Maan Al ......read more
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.
The improved ......read more
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