Upcoming shopping destination in Iraq to showcase incredible range of retail spaces for top brands to set up shop
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018: Smart Stores Expo has announced the participation of Karbala Oasis, an upcoming shopping destination in Iraq, as its retail leasing partner. This development will see Karbala Oasis showcasing at the trade show its more than 222,873m2 total build up area and more than71,625 m2 leasable area of retail space to premium brands looking to tap into promising business opportunities offered by the improving Iraqi economy.
Based on BMI Research’s latest report, the Iraqi economy is projected to expand 1.5 per cent this year before picking up in 2019 with an estimated growth of 4.5 per cent. Ongoing reconstruction efforts will also boost spending on infrastructure in the ......read more
Celebrations highlight Arabic tradition and Emirati culture
Dubai, 14 August 2018: Dragon Mart 2 will celebrate Eid Al Adha with a cultural extravaganza featuring traditional Nabati poetry readings, a live concert by renowned Emirati songstress Balqees Ahmed Fathi, fun and games with the much-loved television series Iftah Ya Simsim and more.
Nabati Poetry: 24 August at 4 pm
Dragon Mart will host a ‘House of Poetry’ Nabati poetry session, held under the patronage of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation this Eid, featuring readings by eminent Emirati poets Obaid Al Kabi, Abdullah Abdul Hadi Ghareeb Al Ahbabi, Bakhit Mohammed Salem Mohammed Al-Muhri, and Batool Hussein Ali bin Humaid Al Ali.
Nabati poetry has been a cultural feature of Arabia since the 16th century. Reflecting the natural ......read more
Ripe Market returns for the second time to the Mall, welcoming a host of local artisans who will showcase their produce
Dubai, UAE, 13th August 2018: To cool off the summer heat, Dubai Festival City Mall will be a bringing back Dubai’s favorite Ripe Market, for the second time., Being an indoor pop-up event, the market will take place on Friday the 17th of August, from 10 am – 10 pm, catering to our shopper’s love for healthy food, artisanal crafts and fitness activities.
Activities the whole family can enjoy – Becky Balderstone, Founder of Ripe encourages the whole family to visit, commenting: "The Ripe Market has grown significantly in the past couple of years and we are excited to collaborate with Dubai Festival City to host more pop-up markets in the coming year. We love how our ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set for a memorable Eid Al Adha as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
This Eid Al Adha, own an apartment in Marsa Plaza by availing attractive offers on purchase. Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering its customers 100% waiver on Dubai Land Department fee along with no commission, no service charges and AED 50,000 gift vouchers from Dubai Festival City.
Dubai Festival City Mall
The Mall will be celebrating the holidays with two sets of fireworks displays over two consecutive days as well as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating Eid al-Adha with 25-75% off thousands of 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 Massive Event
Date: August 21-25 (available online from Aug 20)
Henna artist, face painting, balloons, cotton candy and popcorn for kids in addition to live ......read more
Countries as Turkey, Serbia and Peru amongst others are participating at Bawadi Mall’s annual event
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 12 August 2018: A group of the world’s best dancers have come together for ‘Around the World’ Festival that is being hosted by Al Ain’s favourite shopping and entertainment destination – Bawadi Mall. The event, true to the real values of dance and story-telling culture, witnesses participation of countries as Turkey, Peru and Serbia among others that enthral the audiences with their spectacular performances.
Held in partnership with Department of Culture and Tourism and in participation with Abu Dhabi Summer Season, ‘Around the World’ features a theme of folklore from countries all over the world, where each country showcases their famous ......read more
World’s biggest themed mall celebrates 60 years of space exploration with Discovery Channel exhibition
Dubai, UAE, 12 August 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting an out-of-this-world range of space-themed educational activities – 3-D outer space simulation, a virtual reality capsule, a Mars Rover replica, a miniature space station, a 3-D space photo wall and more – to mark Eid Al Adha and the Back to School season.
Honouring 60 years of space exploration, Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting a Discovery Channel exhibition at China Court featuring the timeline of historic space exploration and celebrating the most ground-breaking achievements in space history. The exhibition is open daily from the first day of Eid until 10 September from 2 pm to 10 pm.
Visitors of all ages can learn about the universe, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 11, 2018: DALBY designs, builds and markets hydraulic hooklifts for all types of 2- to 32-ton vehicle, along with roll-off containers, and container trailers for road transport and agriculture. With its complementary offering, DALBY is a major player and a clear leader in the roll-off transport and handling equipment market in France.
Through its vast distribution and services network, DALBY offers its customers a comprehensive range of equipment for roll-off containers, designed to ensure efficiency, simplicity, reliability and cost effectiveness, and assembled in its French manufacturing plants and workshops.
DALBY's strength is its adaptability and flexibility. Our engineering teams are continuously developing or modernising our products and tailoring them to meet the ......read more
Dubai, 08 August 2018: The Real Estate Regulatory Agency at Dubai Land Department, signed a partnership agreement with Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD). The agreement focuses on offering escrow account management services to Owners’ Association (OA) communities in Dubai.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Eng. Marwan Ahmad Bin Ghalita, Chief Executive Officer of RERA and Dr Bernd van Linder, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank of Dubai.
Through this agreement, CBD, under the supervision of RERA, will open escrow accounts for Owners’ Association to help regulate the relations and service agreements with property owners.
HE Eng. Marwan Ahmad Bin Ghalita, Chief Executive Officer of RERA commented, "We are pleased to sign this agreement with Commercial Bank of Dubai that will act as a ......read more
One in Five Luxury Travellers in Europe and the Middle East use a Digital Platform to Plan Holiday Itinerary, Hilton Survey Reveals
Conquer your fears with the World’s Longest Zipline Experience in Ras Al Khaimah
Uncover the underwater secrets of the Red Sea and explore 5,000-year-old Coral Reefs
Discover the breath-taking gems of Istanbul Bosphorus on a Private Luxury Yacht Tour
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Hilton has launched an innovative web platform that offers a range of new and exclusive experiences across its luxury brands, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts.
The website, where experiences are filtered by the senses, will give guests unprecedented access to local tastes, sights and sounds, including a chance to live the highlife with the Waldorf ......read more
Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion
Danube Properties sold out 1,032 units at Lawnz at the International City, including 350 units snapped up in 4 hours!
Danube Properties offered studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz
Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion 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, August 07, 2018: Danube Properties, a major Dubai-based property developer, announced that its latest project – the Dh550 million Lawnz – has been sold out within five days of its launch.
The project’s ......read more
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to takeover Abu Dhabi for an Iconic Eid Treat for all
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: The famous cartoon television show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ heroes Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael are coming to Abu Dhabi’s Favorite Mall, Dalma Mall for an adventurous summer action and an Iconic Eid fete.
The Ninjitsu-trained action heroes who made a TV splash, in their self-titled cartoon television show, for fighting crime and alien invaders in the streets of New York will showcase their Turtle Power in Dalma Mall from 17th August to 23rd August.
Are you ready for these radical reptile brothers? Trained in the art of ninjitsu by a wise rat sensei they call Master Splinter, Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ......read more
Celebrate Indian Independence Day with your loved ones at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018: Nestled between the towering Hajar Mountains and the infinite Indian Ocean, and just 90 minutes away from Dubai’s busy city life, Le Méridien Al Aqah's beach-front ambiance, host of activities and family friendly hospitality makes it the region’s most loved getaway on the East Coast.
Renowned for setting the benchmark for hospitality, Fujairah’s most loved beach-resort has planned something truly unique on the eve of Indian Independence Day, 15th August, 2018 from 7pm to 11pm. Drawing inspiration from India’s diverse street-food and regional specialties, Chef Sharafat has curated an indulgent treat at Swaad restaurant, priced at just AED 99 per person. Kick ......read more
Spectacular Eid Al Adha celebrations in store for shoppers – with Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows as well as fireworks all throughout the holiday
Dubai, UAE, 5th August 2018: This Eid Al Adha, Dubai Festival City Mall will be celebrating the holidays with two sets of fireworks displays over two consecutive days as well as the much-anticipated Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows making its Dubai debut.
Bringing its record-breaking singalong to the Mall, Pink Fong and Baby Shark will be encouraging children and their parents to join in and take part in an all singing and dancing live show.
Shoppers at the Mall will enjoy numerous roaming entertainers every few hours, and the record-breaking multimedia IMAGINE shows that run daily on Festival Bay from 7.30pm every 30 minutes, keeping ......read more
Shatt Al Basra Power Plant to be converted to combined cycle
Upgrade will enable electricity supply to one million Iraqis
Plant efficiency to increase more than 50 percent
Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018: In another step towards supporting the rebuilding of Iraq’s power infrastructure, Siemens will upgrade one of the country’s largest gas-fired power plants. Under a new contract, Siemens will add 650 megawatts (MW) to Shatt Al Basra Gas Power Plant, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1,250 MW and consists of non-Siemens turbines operating in simple-cycle mode. Siemens will supply five of its highly-efficient steam turbines, ensuring the additional power supply comes at no extra fuel requirement. With this upgrade, the facility will be converted to operating in combined cycle mode and ......read more
H.H. toured Etihad Rail’s facilities in Mirfa and met with a number of employees
05 August 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Executive Council Member, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport and Chairman of Etihad Rail, recently chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail in Al Dhafra region. H.H. was accompanied by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and members of the Board.
H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan reviewed Etihad Rail’s new strategy and goals in the meeting, and was briefed on the company’s operational progress to date, future plans and initiatives.
Prior to the Board meeting, H.H. toured the Etihad Rail site in Mirfa, visiting and inspecting a number of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 2 August 2018: Aligning with the message of UAE’s cultural ideology, Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first mall, joined hands with Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture to host their annual multicultural event. This event was aimed at bringing together the rich diversity of numerous ethnic groups in the UAE at one place.
With the presence of over numerous customers, the event saw the attendance of dignitaries from the Dubai Government, the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department.
Zeinab Badar, Marketing Manager, Al Ghurair Properties, said, “This multicultural event imparts a strong message of unity in diversity. With such events we want to create a platform that educates, entertains and engages people about the various ethnicities ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Young families from all across the world are landing in Oman at record rate with the dream of making the Jewel of Arabia their forever home. As a result, the Sultanate’s young population is becoming increasingly urbanised - a trend which is driving the development of smaller-sized, affordable residential units that provide young families with the best quality of living.
Not only are young homeowners looking for a sense of dynamic community living in developments that offers easy access, plenty of amenities and facilities, as well as open spaces and greenery, but they want to be able to raise their families in homes that seamlessly blend contemporary style with traditional elements of the Omani culture and landscape.
Al Mouj Muscat, Oman’s first and largest Integrated Tourism Complex, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2018: Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman & CEO of the Al Habtoor Group and Ian R. Carter, President, Global Development, Architecture, Design & Construction, Hilton hosted a press event to announce a new franchise agreement, effective as of 1 August 2018, for the three hotels at Al Habtoor City. The decision to rebrand these properties as Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton and Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City was unveiled at a ceremony held at Al Habtoor City, today. The announcement of the deal comes after a recent statement that the Al Habtoor Group plans to expand its Habtoor Hospitality-management portfolio.
Also present at the signing ceremony were; Rudi Jagersbacher, Hilton’s President of Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Patrick Fitzgibbon, SVP of ......read more
Both parties join forces for the project at Al Saja’a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Sharjah, 30 July 2018: The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and BESIX, the region’s leading company operating in infrastructure concessions and construction, has signed a joint venture agreement to operate and maintain an existing wastewater treatment plant in Al Saja’a area in Sharjah.
The newly formed company, called QATRA, will continue developing and expanding the wastewater infrastructure in line with Sharjah’s masterplan, whilst ensuring the highest level of operating excellence and service to all stakeholders.
The expansion plans will also enable the plant to maximise the amount of reused water produced, thereby doubling the capacity from 30 million litres of high-recycled water ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28th July 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced that it will host the DSS Closing ceremony on Saturday 4 August at Festival Square, and will mark the end of Dubai Summer Surprises Festival with a free concert at 8:30 pm from famous regional pop superstar, Hala Al Turk.
“I can’t wait to perform live in Dubai for the first time in four years at Festival Square. It’s going to be a great show with my DJ and dancers, performing new songs from my upcoming releases,” said Hala Al Turk.
Hala is also launching her very first fashion line with Poca & Poca on Saturday 4 August, exclusively at Robinsons. With a mini fashion show lined up for guests at 6 pm, shoppers that purchase any item from Hala’s new line, have a chance to receive a free ticket.
The last weekend ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2018: Danat Al Ain Resort, an idyllic five-star resort, located in the garden city "Al Ain," announces the appointment of Mr. Khaled Sharabassy as General Manager.
Mr. Sharabassy brings with him an extensive experience of more than 22 yeas in the hospitality industry. Prior to his appointment, he served as the GEneral Manager of Tilal Liwa Hotel, a property managed by Danat Hotels and Resorts in Abu Dhabi, his passion for work paired his strong drive for results and improvement will lead his way in bringing success to Danat Al Ain Resort.
Known for his innovative and pro-active approach, Mr. Sharabassy is confident that despite the current challenges in the market Danat Al Ain Resort will remain on top. On his appointment, Mr. Sharabassy says "It's a great privilege to be back to AL AIn ......read more
Dubai-based Mi Capital has tied up with LICHFLAMC, part of India’s Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Group that has US$386 billion (Dh1.41 trillion) worth of Assets under Management, to offer opportunities in Infrastructure, Affordable Housing, Healthcare, Education and Warehousing Sectors in Indian economy that is growing at 7.5% per annum
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018: Gulf investors will now be able to tap the US$88.23 billion (INR6 trillion) affordable housing market following a tie-up between Mi Capital, a Dubai-based financial institution dealing in corporate finance, capital restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and Life Insurance Corporation Housing Finance Ltd. Asset Management Company (LICHFLAMC).
LICHFLAMC is a subsidiary of LIC – India’s largest insurer and financial institution with ......read more
Taqeef survey sheds light on wasteful AC consumption habits of UAE residents
Findings reveal that a quarter of UAE residents leave the AC on at home when they are out at work or travelling during summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 25 July, 2018 – New research released today reveals UAE residents are wasting money and energy on cooling empty properties throughout the summer. The YouGov poll, commissioned by cooling and energy solutions giant Taqeef, interviewed 1,000 UAE residents and revealed:
A quarter (25%) leave their AC on at home all day while they are out at work.
A quarter (24%) admit to keeping their AC on while they leave the country and travel during the summer.
Men are more likely to leave their AC on when they travel (26%) compared to women ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: As part of its commitment to appeal to market needs and to provide growing young families with the best quality of living, Oman’s leading Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC), Al Mouj Muscat, has launched three-bedroom Townhouses within its unique project, Ghadeer Parks precinct.
The three-bed Townhouses are very generous in size and include two living areas, a courtyard, a housemaid’s room, store room and laundry, with a price starting from OMR 259,000. They are available to buy with four payment plan options. The standard seven stage plan, allows the payments to be made at specific stages of the property development. An additional three options have been devised including – 100% payment upfront for a discounted price, 50% up front and 50% upon handover with a discount on the ......read more
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
The Third Edition of the Sale to run from March 28th to March 31st with up to 70% off
27 March 2018, Dubai, U.A.E: SOUQ.com has announced the third edition of ‘Everything For You Sale’ giving customers a chance to shop for what they want at great prices, with up to 70% off from Wednesday, March 28 to Saturday, March 31. The third edition of SOUQ’s biggest sale of the season will give customers the opportunity to search for what they want, with great savings on thousands of products. For customers, looking for a personal makeover, revamping their home, stocking ......read more
Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, celebrates All Moms this Mother’s Day, from March 21st 2018 to March 24th 2018
Various activities are planned for mothers and kids along with fun games, gifts and vouchers
Mothers can also indulge in some ‘me-time’ and get a makeover at Al Wahda’s exclusive pamper lounge
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 27 , 2018: Al Wahda Mall, an iconic landmark and favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city, celebrates All Mothers this Mother’s Day from March 21st 2018 to March 24th 2018. A host ......read more
Dubai, 27of March 2018 - Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre enhances its commitment to wellbeing through a brand new holistic approach, which aims to create a healthier generation of travelers. Based on the 4 universal pillars of wellness – Sleep, Food, Sport & Spa, Pullman has designed a complete wellness offer for fitness & spa embracing 4 themes: Balance, Energy, Detox and Age defence.
Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre, following the brand’s philosophy, truly believes that wellbeing should be accessible to everybody, no matter where you are, which time zone ......read more
Well-seasoned Tarek Mouriess joins Danat Al Ain Resort
Al Ain, UAE, March 26, 2018: Egyptian culinary arts professional, Tarek Mouriess has joined five star luxury resort, Danat Al Ain ,as Executive Chef. The Egyptian Chef brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to his new role, which involves working under several big hospitality brands, namely Hilton and Rotana Groups.
Tarek is now responsible for leading the kitchen teams across all Danat Al Ain’s retaurants. Danat Al Ain Resort encompasses a brilliant range of restaurants and cuisines namely ......read more
Experts from UL’s Middle East office discussed significant changes to the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code, including new requirements for cladding.
The UAE Code now requires mandatory third-party certifications (like UL’s) to help ensure that manufacturers are producing materials to high standards.
UL was the official safety partner of the 8th Annual Fire Safety Technology Forum, held in Dubai on March 21st.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26 ,2018: Global safety ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 25th March 2018: Abu Dhabi’s favourite mall creates a heartwarming Art tribute with over 500 spectacular paintings from its recently rolled out Mother’s Day Art Competition 2018. The competition involved students in grade 6 to 10, from 54 different schools in the community spanning from various curricula and nationalities.
Dalma Mall, with the support of ADEK, was able to announce the Art Competition across multiple schools to invite the maximum number of participants. Hosted for the 2nd consecutive year, the 2018 Mother’s Day Art Competition ......read more
Engineering experts get chance to examine the latest architectural masterpiece built in the emirate
Abu Dhabi, 22 March 2018: A delegation of representatives from the International Federation for Structural Concrete, as well as from the Society of Engineers – UAE, was treated to a comprehensive tour of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum this week, organised by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau (ADCB), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).
The president and board members of the International Federation for Structural ......read more
22nd March 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall is proudly supporting the global initiative, Earth Hour. All non-essential exterior and interior lights will be switched off or dimmed throughout the Mall on 24th March at 8.30pm, without compromising the safety and security of shoppers. Join the movement for the benefit of the environment by switching off your lights for one hour.
Note: On the 24th March, the Camry Helipad Cinema will start at 9.30pm, showing comedy favourite “All Nighter”. Shoppers can watch the movie for free by simply presenting a ......read more
Al Rayyan promises investors an ‘affordable luxury’ with the opportunity to live, work, shop or play in its premises as an assurance of 'distinction delivered'.
SHARJAH – March 21, 2018: Al Rayyan, the first ready-to-move mixed-use freehold development located in Sharjah’s Al Nahda district, turns to be the key attraction at the Acres 2018 Real Estate Investment Exhibition taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah from March 21 to 23, 2018.
Al Rayyan International Real Estate Investments and Development brings a range of new freehold and ......read more
People of determination and parents of contestants will also get an opportunity to experience the glamour of walking the ramp
Dubai, UAE (March 20, 2018) Dubai Outlet Mall will be hosting the 7th edition of Star Hunt to give ambitious and aspiring contestants a highly visible platform to introduce them to the fashion and modelling industry. The finale of Star Hunt 2018 which has become a highly anticipated event will be held on March 23, 2018 at Dubai Outlet Mall. The eventual winners will be featured in Dubai Outlet Malls’ in-house magazine in addition to receiving ......read more
Dubai, 19 March 2018: Picture yourself as an Emoji. Which one would you be? Head down to Dragon Mart’s Emoji Activity Zone from 29 March to 7 April to find the perfect Emoji and enjoy a range of live activities for the whole family.
Open daily from 2pm to 10pm, the activity zone includes an arts and crafts workshop for children where youngsters can create new Emoji’s and enjoy Emoji book mark designing, mask making, face painting and more. In addition, a special interactive photo booth will allow visitors to choose their favourite Emoji character and get a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2018: Thiruvananthapuram. ‘Mall of Travancore’ the largest shopping mall of the capital city is all set to open its door to the people of Trivandrum, adding colors to their life. This state-of-the-art Mall is designed to give a world-class shopping experience and is positioned as a preferred shopping destination. On March 23rd, at 3 pm, Hon. Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan will dedicate the Mall of Travancore to the public.
The genesis of setting up a mall under Malabar Group was born in the year 2005. For this, Malabar Group ......read more
Industry officials upbeat on the growth in demand driven by Expo 2020 as Dubai WoodShow kicks off at the Dubai World Trade Centre
More than 10,000 trade visitors expected to attend the three-day international trade exposition on wood products, woodworking technologies, etc
UAE’s total wood import and export value reached Dh4 billion in 2016
Dubai WoodShow to host 300 exhibitors from 55 countries and six country pavilions from March 12-14, 2018
Dubai, UAE, Monday, March 12, 2018: His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi Cabinet Member and Minister ......read more
3M car accessories, personal care products, home supplies, stationery and even more now available on SOUQ.com
12 March 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com has announced newly available products on SOUQ.com from renowned American innovative sciences company 3M to provide easy access to innovative solutions to life's everyday needs to customers across the UAE, KSA and Egypt. With this launch, a large assortment of 3M automotive parts, personal care products, home supplies, stationery, air filters and many more products will be available to customers at great ......read more
Hosted by Wafi Mall & Plan B Group
12 March 2018, DUBAI: Wafi Mall & Plan B Group has collaborated once again to give the UAE public the exciting opportunity to not only meet and greet with Umar Akmal, but also experience playing cricket with the exceptional player.
The feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm by the fans awaiting Umar Akmal’s arrival has finally come to an end as he made his appearance at Wafi Mall at 5pm. Welcomed with sheer excitement, applause, and a series of camera flashes, he made his way to the stage where he greeted his fans with ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 11, 2018 – Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announces that its German subsidiary, Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), has secured a AED 110 Million contract to undertake the rehabilitation works for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and new sludge treatment facilities in Moldova’s capital city Chisinau.
PE&E has entered into a consortium relationship with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH & co KG, an esteemed and privately-owned ......read more
Partnership is for the first 360 campaign set to bring to life the retailers new brand positioning ‘Show Yourself’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2018: The region’s largest fashion retailer, Centrepoint, has joined forces with Anghami - the leading music streaming platform in the Middle East (exclusively represented by DMS) for a new season of Anghami Sessions. The collaboration will see the retailer supporting the popular concept, with the aim of nurturing musical talent from the region.
Centrepoint’s recently ......read more
The Lulu Organic Festival started on the 7th of March and will end on the 13th of March.
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2018: LuLu sells 1,200+ organic products across many categories.
These include Imported ranges and Locally procured Fruits and Vegetables from the U.A.E.
Please be aware that any promotion prices will revert back to normal but availability and range will be the same.
Items on sale include fresh and dry organic food products as well condiments and oils.
Items include yoghurts, salmon, rice cakes, honey, sauces, quinoa, rice, pasta coconut oil, ......read more
Key source markets all record double-digit growth
Abu Dhabi, 10 March 2018: The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi during January rose 7.4% versus the same month a year ago, building on the success of a record-breaking 2017 when close to a total of five million people stayed in the emirate.
In total 437,228 hotel guests stayed in the emirate’s 162 hotels and hotel apartments during January, up more than 30,000 over the previous year, figures disclosed by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) reveal.
All three regions recorded an ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2018: The Dubai Mall’s much-awaited expansion of the Fashion Avenue is now open, welcoming more than 150 luxury brands. Connoisseurs of style will have a veritable showcase of exclusive concepts to choose from, delivered by the world’s leading luxury retailers at their flagship outlets, while many mark their Middle East debut at The Dubai Mall.
Guests can indulge in an array of exquisite culinary experiences and be pampered by the personalised luxury that awaits them with world class retail services.
With inspired architecture and a ......read more
Cape Town, South Africa, – Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA), a specialty plastics manufacturing company within Evonik Industries, announced the opening of its Cape Town offices and technical training facility.
UAE March 8, 2018: EAA is committed to extending the distribution and accessibility of its world-leading acrylic brand, PLEXIGLAS®, to African consumers.
The investment in additional infrastructure and staff in the Eastern Cape supports this growth and provides a much-needed technical training center.
At an intimate opening function at the new premises, ......read more
Milestone move (to Al Montazah Parks) provides more stunning views
Of Sharjah’s key attractions in a new era of city’s tourism
Sharjah, 7 March, 2018: In a monumental move for Sharjah’s most recognisable landmark, the iconic Eye of the Emirates wheel is to be completely relocated from its home of 13 years at Al Qasba to Al Montazah Parks, the emirate’s premiere amusement and water park, providing even more spectacular bird’s eye views across the landscape to a larger number of residents and visitors.
The move will provide the plethora of the ......read more
Danube Properties launched AED 300 million tenth project Jewelz
The new Project offers 463 fully furnished residential units
Offering luxury living at an affordable price and 15% returns on the total investment along with the benchmark 1 percent monthly payment plan
8 March 2018; Dubai, UAE: Following on from the sales success of its projects, the UAE’s leading developer Danube Properties announced its highly anticipated 10th Project called Jewelz, showcasing the future of affordable luxury housing. The project was unveiled by Mr Rizwan Sajan the Founder & ......read more
Dubai, 7 March 2018: Spruce up your home with fresh colours and new styles this spring with Dragon Mart’s first Home Décor Market from 15 to 24 March.
Open every day from 10am to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2, the market will offer discounts on a wide range of products including wallpapers, curtains, bedding, decorative items, bathroom accessories, children’s furniture and lots more, with free home delivery on any purchase.
Dragon Mart is the largest trading hub for Chinese products outside mainland China. The destination is home to a ......read more
More than 60 Design Awards in 2017
Twelve design awards have been received so far in 2018
Among the awards: five Red Dot Design Awards (Europe), three Good Design Awards (Japan) and the International Design Excellence Award (USA)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 4. March 2018: GROHE received 62 design awards last year – more than ever before in the history of the world's leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings. In 2018 the award-winning series continues with a total of five for the innovative water security system GROHE Sense and GROHE Sense Guard. Thus far in ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 01 March, 2018 – Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, has launched its first exclusive Catalogue for children that introduces over 1,200 inspiring designs for the youngest members of the family. Carefully collated to blend elements of fun and functionality, the 68-page catalogue showcases 23 exquisitely appointed rooms for children of all ages – from infants to teenagers. A full digitised version of the catalogue will also be shoppable online, featuring interactive elements and a mobile responsive design.
Designed to appeal to ......read more
EFS Facilities Services to provide Comprehensive facilities management services across all sites in UAE
EFS Facilities Services, the regional facilities management leader has been awarded an AED 140 million integrated facilities management contract for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.
Under the terms of the agreement, EFS’s scope of work will include all facilities services such as MEP, cleaning, support services, and specialized services for all the facilities of Etihad Airways across the UAE. The service contract is for a period of five years as ......read more
February 27, 2018 – DowDuPont™ (NYSE:DWDP) announced the corporate brand names that each of its divisions plans to assume once they are separated as independent companies as intended. While certain product names will change at separation, many products within each intended company will continue be sold under their current, widely known brand names.
Ed Breen, chief executive officer of DowDuPont, said, “Our selection of these company names is a major milestone in the process of creating three, strong independent companies, and each name reflects the unique strengths and ......read more
Construction work remains on schedule with 60 per cent of the project completed as on February 2018
Leasing for Cityland Mall makes consistent progress with over 50 per cent of retail spaces being leased and committed
Dubai, UAE (February 27, 2018): Cityland Mall which will be the world’s first ‘nature-inspired’ shopping destination remains on track for opening in Q4 2018 with construction of the mall continuing at a consistent pace. In terms of construction, 60 per cent of the project has been completed as of February 2018. In parallel, the ......read more
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, February 26, 2018: The Irish word for fun is “craic” and that’s exactly what awaits you at Al Ain’s most happening spot, the newly opened Irish pub “Mcgettigans in Danat Al Ain Resort” The place is no stranger to fun and frolic and the perfect venue to unwind after a hectic day.
The Mcgettigans chain continues to expand and is now exclusively available at the 5-star property in Al Ain, but with a better twist. Winters in the UAE are the perfect stage for some outdoor relaxation and catch-ups with ......read more
Occupancy of Burj Daman climbed to 74%, up 18% since December 2017
Office portfolio segment grew by 4% to reach 88%
Only 22,000 sq. ft. remain available on ENBD REIT’s Burj Daman floors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 February 2018: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited (the “Fund Manager”), has announced total portfolio occupancy of 88%. This high occupancy level has been driven by ENBD REIT’s success in leasing its flagship ......read more
SIMCO to set up operations in Oman and Kuwait due to strong demand for manufacturing and woodworking machineries
SIMCO grows from strength to strength with turnover exceeding Euro 100 million
EMEA woodworking machine market exceeds Dh7.7 billion
Global woodworking market growth forecast to reach Dh16 billion and at a CAGR of around 3% in 2021, by Technavio Research
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2018: SIMCO Industrial Machinery, a UAE-based pioneer aluminium, woodworking and steel machinery importer, exporter and supplier, will expand operations into Oman and Kuwait as part of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: W Dubai – The Palm picks up momentum towards its highly anticipated 2018 debut, with talent recruitment that brings to life the passion points of the W Brand.
In advance of the resort’s premier later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has been activating its Talent search for 500 W-minded individuals, including its search for the iconic global roles of the W Insider and W Music Curator.
In its search for a team that fuses the W passion with Dubai’s melting pot of cultures, W Dubai – The Palm have looked globally from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Deloitte has just launched the eighth edition of the GCC Powers of Construction report, which provides an overview of the construction industry performance in the gulf countries. The report cites a robust pipeline of projects currently in the planning stages, which indicates there is still demand for construction projects, driven by social needs, initiatives associated with economic transformation plans, government’s commitment towards investment in infrastructure, as well as tourism related projects.
Deloitte’s report highlights the ......read more
IKEA launches a one-of-a-kind ‘Nap Truck’ for the snoozy public - find the truck and take a power nap as it travels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 22 February to 6 March
United Arab Emirates, 21st February 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, is going out on the road for two weeks to help members of the public catch up on their sleep in the ‘IKEA Nap Truck’. Complete with a beautiful bedroom to instil rest and relaxation, sleepy passers-by, visitors and fans of the brand will be able to try this one-of-a-kind mobile sleep experience and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Savioplus a leading coupons and deals website in India, has ventured beyond its home ground and comes online in UAE this month.
SavioPlus is a new website that has been launched to provide best products, leading brands, the best and latest coupons to India two month back and after seeing huge potential in middle east market now they lunched in UAE market. Collaborated with more than 500 online merchants and the number of brands this online platform avail coupons across the wide range of category in the country. As, online shopping gives ......read more
Nation Towers reports most successful Shop & Win season, registering record numbers over 2016
Abu Dhabi, February 21, 2018 - Nation Galleria, Abu Dhabi’s high-end boutique retail destination at Nation Towers, welcomed its festive seasonal ‘Let’s Celebrate’ Shop & Win campaign for the second year, from November 2017 to January 2018. The luxury retail destination reports a record year of campaign success, with a major average increase in voucher redemption, compared to 2016 campaign shopper engagement.
This year, Nation ......read more
ADSB’s gross profit and net profit both increased compared to 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 20, 2018 – Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) has released its financial results for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. The report was accompanied by a statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, who provided highlights from the successful business year.
Overall, 2017 was another positive year for ADSB, as the company surpassed targets, re-branded its market position, and continued to build on the momentum from all operational segments. In ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018: Consolidating its presence in the UAE, the fixing systems division of Hira Industries LLC and Walraven Group of the Netherlands announced the opening of a new facility called Hira Walraven - valued at AED 20 million. The new facility located at National Industries Park (NIP) is the only dedicated facility for fixing systems in the UAE.
The new facility will be a central distribution warehouse, with a factory to manufacture products as pipe support clamps, support channels and rubber support inserts. The other major product lines of Hira Walraven ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018: For the first time ever, Dubai Festival City welcomed over 150 fitness enthusiasts during Nike+ Run Club’s ‘My First Run’ edition held over the weekend.
Featuring expert coaches Luke Gaffney and Enisa Glavovic and pacers, first-time runners made their first step to a lifetime of running. Participants were taken on a 4-5km course across Dubai Festival City’s picturesque views - the perfect way to kick-off the weekend.
Ideal for those looking to enhance their lifestyle experiences and for visitors hoping to indulge in ......read more
Financial Highlights for year ended 2017:
Revenue at AED 7.5 billion
Gross profit at AED 3.6 billion
Net profit at AED 2.8 billion
Booked sales of AED 7.5 billion
Earnings per share of AED 0.46
Board proposed dividend of AED 1.5 billion (AED 0.25/share)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 February 2018: DAMAC Properties Dubai Co. PJSC (DFM: DAMAC) (“DAMAC” or the "Company"), announced financial results for year ended 2017, reporting total revenue of AED 7.5 billion, a 4 % increase over last year and net profit of AED 2.8 ......read more
Al Qattara Investments rebrands the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium development and launches Al Ain Square
United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, February 14, 2018: Al Qattara Investments, the name behind the vibrant mixed-use development in Al Ain, has revealed its new brand identity, the rename of Hazza Bin Zayed Community to Al Ain Square, and furthermore the firm’s future plans for the city of Al Ain.
The announcements took place during a press conference in Al Ain’s Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The press conference was attended by excellencies and ......read more
The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards
Dubai — February 14, 2018 — Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.
The ......read more
Dubai Outlet Mall to add 3 million square feet in its expansion
Dubai Outlet Mall celebrates 10 years as a premier value-shopping destination as it looks to enhance its leadership in the UAE retail arena
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (February 13, 2018): Seeking to redefine the value shopping space in the UAE retail arena, Al Ahli Holding Group announced a significant development in the Dubai Outlet Mall expansion today. Dubai Outlet Mall secured an Islamic club financing facility worth AED 1.25 billion for the expansion and general corporate purposes. Dubai ......read more
Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ
8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish.
Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall to host Chinese New Year celebrations with special IMAGINE Laser & Water Show and retail offers across 90 different outlets from 15th – 24th February
8th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Celebrating the ‘Year of the Dog’, Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be this Chinese New Year from the 15th to the 24th February with special offers and events across 90 outlets for shoppers to enjoy.
The two-time Guinness World Record breaking, show like no other - IMAGINE, will celebrate with a special not to be missed Chinese New Year ......read more
Karim Nahas brings nearly three decades of experience to the role
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 7, 2018: Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC has announced the appointment of Karim Nahas to the role of General Manager at the soon-to-open Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi. The new hotel is set to open in the heart of Capital Centre - Abu Dhabi, the city’s bustling business district, at the beginning of March 2018.
Nahas brings nearly three decades’ of regional experience in the hospitality industry to the role. As General Manager at Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi, he will ......read more
This year, make it a night to remember with the special room and dinner packages from Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek
Dubai, February 7, 2018 – This year, Hilton Dubai has crafted two heartwarming offers for the most romantic day of the year. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek, two of city’s most iconic properties, will be treating couples to a perfect staycation on the 14th of February, including an intimate dinner, a cozy overnight stay and a scrumptious breakfast the next morning.
Hilton Dubai Creek, the five-star hotel ......read more