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
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
Robinsons’ John Lewis celebrates its first anniversary in Dubai with spectacular events
Dubai, UAE, April 7, 2018: The high-end brand “John Lewis” got into the festive mood on March 29th celebrating its first anniversary in Dubai. The iconic store celebrated a morning of entertaining activities, which were initiated with an introduction speech by the General Manager Mr. Adosh Sharma from 11:00 to 11:30 am. The real party mood started at 11:30 with revealing the birthday cake along with a delightful English brunch.
The diverse activities comprised of three ......read more
5th April 2018 united Arab emirates: The 2018 Middle East Sentiment Survey by McKinsey & Company reveals that consumers in the region are becoming more cost-conscious, less brand-loyal and rapidly shifting purchasing behaviours.
Approximately 55 per cent of consumers are now actively looking for savings across markets, with those in Saudi Arabia leading the pack.
They are finding creative ways to spend less and more actively considering alternative brands than in previous years.
The survey was launched last week at the Retail Leaders Circle in Dubai by Peter Breuer and ......read more
With a total of four mobile showrooms, GROHE has been on the road in Europe and the Middle East since March 2017
So far, the XXL trucks have covered approximately 150.000 kilometres in 33 countries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 4 April 2018: GROHE, the world's leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings, welcomed the 100,000th visitor to its innovation tour through Europe and the Middle East. GROHE employees congratulated Muneem Al Fashtaki in front of the GROHE XXL truck in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The sales manager of Al Falaj Trading Est., a medium-sized distributor of ......read more
High-impact solutions and growing ecosystem to accelerate additive manufacturing processes across industries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 03, 2018: Henkel accelerates commercializing tailor-made materials and offers comprehensive services and equipment know-how for 3D Printing solutions to its customers.
The Adhesive Technologies business unit strengthens its ecosystem by expanding strategic partnerships with global technology leaders to drive adoption in the rapidly growing market for additive manufacturing beyond prototyping to final parts production.
Henkel ......read more