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    Malabar Gold & Diamonds participated in ‘Innovate For Health' Exhibition conducted by Ministry of Health & Prevention Ajman Medical District

    ‘Innovate For Health’ Exhibition organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention Ajman Medical District was held on 14th February, 2019 at Al Zawra Area – Marina 1 Ajman.  H.H. Sheikh Dr. Majeed Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi – Head of Ajman Diwan, chief guest of the event visited the Malabar Gold & Diamonds CSR pavilion along with Mr. Ahmed Tariyam Al Shamsi – Director, MOH & Dr. Noora Al Shamsi – Assistant Director, MOH and appreciated Malabar Gold & Diamonds CSR activities in the Emirate of Ajman. Mr. Hamza KS, Manager – CSR, Malabar Gold & Diamonds received the memento of appreciation from H.H.Sheikh Dr. Majeed Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi – Head of Ajman Diwan in recognition for their active participation in the exhibition.    18th February, 2019 - Dubai, ......read more

    New Office Bearers of Gopio, Dubai Chapter

    KAMAL VACHANI ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN February 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The election of office bearers of Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), Dubai Chapter was held on Saturday in the presence of H.E. Mr Vipul, Consul General of India, Dubai.  Mr Sunny Kulathakal, President, Gopio International and Mr IJ Pattaniparampil, Global Ambassador of Gopio, were present. Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group has been elected as Chairman of Dubai chapter.  The other office bearers elected are Mr Ashish Metha, Vice Chairman, Dr Hussain P.K. President, CA. James Mathew, Vice President, Mr C.U. Mathai, Secretary and Mr Jacob Alex, Treasurer. The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), a secular international organization for People of Indian Origin and NRIs, started in 1989 in New ......read more

    Al Maya Features Philippine Products in Dubai

    In-store promotion of Philippine products at Al Maya Supermarkets February 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Vice Minister Abdulgani Macatoman of the Philippine Ministry of Trade and Industry and Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes of the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai graced the opening of Al Maya’s in-store promotion of Philippine products on Saturday. Al Maya organized the event in recognition of the patronage of Filipino consumers in the GCC, which makes the kabayans one of the supermarket’s leading customers in the UAE. Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group, also acknowledged that Philippine products have been increasingly popular not only among the Filipino community but as well as to other UAE residents of different nationalities. Vice Minister Macatoman thanked the Al Maya Group for its utmost ......read more

    The Retail Summit officially opens

    Dubai, UAE, 14 February 2019:  The Retail Summit was officially opened today with a welcome address by H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO, Dubai Chamber Of Commerce & Industry.   Sir Richard Branson took to the stage on the first day as headline speaker at the new event, which runs until 14 February at Atlantis, The Palm.     Other industry heavyweight speakers include: • Huda Kattan, CEO and Co-Founder, Huda Beauty • Julia Goldin, CMO, Lego • Hans Christian Meyer, CEO, Tiger of Sweden • John Veichmanis, CMO, Farfetch • Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim, VP, Meydan Malls, Meydan Group • Ghizlan Guenez, CEO & Founder, The Modist • Jo Malone, Founder, Jo Loves • Niu Gang, Chairman, Dashang Group   With more than 80 speakers and ......read more

    Smart Grids could save GCC Billions in infrastructure investment by 2020, says Middle East Electricity report

    Region’s Smart Grid Market to Reach US$ 1.68 Billion in Value by 2026 Dubai, UAE – 14 February, 2019: The GCC could save up to US$ 10 billion in infrastructural investment in the coming year through the use of smart grids, according to the MENA Power Industry Outlook.   The report, prepared by Ventures Onsite for Middle East Electricity, the world’s largest annual power industry trade platform, says the development of smart grids is “one of the most important steps towards improving electricity diversification and conservation in the GCC.” The report also forecasts the value of the GCC smart grid market will grow to US$ 1.68 billion by 2026 as regional governments step up their deployment of smart grid infrastructure amid heightening demand for energy storage systems. The major shift towards ......read more

    39 days shopping extravaganza brought grand success to 13 participating malls

    Dubai; 13 February 2019: The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), with the support of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) concluded the successful DSF campaign - ‘Shop, Spin & Win’, with an amazing response from residents and tourists alike. The group’s initiative at increasing the footfall at the participating malls has led to a significant increase in the number of participants this year.  Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, said: “DSMG’s campaigns have contributed to Dubai’s retail economy by focusing on enriching the shoppers’ experience. We are very happy with the collaboration between the public and private sectors, including the participating malls, to ensure the success of Dubai Shopping Festival’s 24th edition. DSF has made Dubai the ......read more

    Celebrate Valentine's Day with IKEA

    February 13, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Searching for some quick, easy and fun Valentine’s Day Gifts for your special person? IKEA, the region’s favorite Swedish home furnishing retailer is full of love this romantic season with a wide offering to choose from.  Not only can you make your loved one’s day memorable, but also add that extra touch and warmth to your home with IKEA’s eccentric home decor ideas. Here are five must-haves from IKEA to add a personal touch to your special day: FAMNIG HJÄRTA Cushion, red Nothing says ‘I love you’ better than a big hug. Express your love with a big hug straight from the heart. IKEA’s iconic heart cushion is full of plush soft love and its more than ready to share. AED – Dhs. 29.00  The price includes VAT VINTER 2018 Cushion, ......read more

    Fidu Properties to promote, sell Emaar projects at Emaar stand in Dubai Mall

    Dubai, February 11, 2019: Fidu Properties, one of the leading Chinese companies in the UAE property market, will be showcasing the iconic projects of Emaar Properties at the Emaar company stand at The Dubai Mall between February 10 and 16, 2019. At the Emaar stand, the 70-member strong Fidu Properties team will support the Emaar team in promoting and selling the various projects and developments. The stand is located at the ground floor, main entrance of The Dubai Mall. This is the second occasion in the last two months during December 23 to 29 when Fidu Properties engaged with the Emaar team to promote its properties at the stand. The last time Fidu succeeded in achieving phenomenal sales and traction at the stand. Nazish Khan, Chief Operating Officer at Fidu Properties, said: “It gives us great privilege to be ......read more

    Breakbulk Middle East 2019 draws record-shattering attendance

    Opening day observes the representation of over 74 countries, in addition to the participation of more than 2900 attendees consisting of nearly 96 exhibitors and in excess of 800 major corporations   Dubai – United Arab Emirates – 11th of February 2019: Breakbulk Middle East, the GCC’s leading breakbulk and project cargo sector event, has officially started today. The fourth annual edition is taking place under the patronage and attendance of Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime who also delivered a Ministerial Welcome. Thus far, the first day of the two-day exhibition being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, UAE, has proved to be a huge success.   Speaking on the ......read more

    Robinsons to launch its new luxury lighting department – the latest addition to its premium homeware collection

    Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2019: Iconic department store Robinsons, is set to unveil its new lighting department on Wednesday 20th February, presenting luxury homeware beside this seasons fashion must haves. The UAE’s largest department store will offer consumers the opportunity to create the ultimate ambiance in their home this season, from one of a kind decorative pieces to minimalistic and understated – perfect for all interior design styles.  Consumers will be able to shop for a variety of different shaped and sized lighting and explore a stunning selection of products for their living space that celebrate modern luxury and sophistication. The collections will include ceiling lights, table and floor lamps, as well as outdoor lights from a selection of international brands.  To celebrate the launch of its new ......read more

    Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February

    February 11, 2019 - Dubai UAE With the weather continuing to be amiable and pleasant, the month of February holds the promise of many outdoor adventures and romantic getaways. Celebrating love and companionship, the iconic Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is all set to roll out exciting offers to spoil you and your partner for choices. Set against the backdrop of the mighty Hajar Mountain ranges and the Indian Ocean, Le Merdien Al Aqah has provided guests with unforgettable experiences for the past sixteen years and will continue to deliver memorable moments to its patrons and guests, with some such moments displayed across social media channels under the popular #AlAqahMoments. Upping the ante for the celebratory month of February, the resort will make your Valentine’s trip memorable and fabulous through exciting offers on ......read more

    Rosewood Abu Dhabi Reveals its Romance filled Packages for a truly special valentine's day

    Abu Dhabi, 10 February 2019: Rosewood Abu Dhabi is offering its guests multiple ways to celebrate love this Valentine’s Day with culinary delights and staycation packages that will deliver a truly memorable experience.   The stunning five-star hotel has put together packages that will pamper guests while offering a Valentine’s Day to remember such as a special rate on a private cabana with access to a moonlit night time swim and an extravaganza for chocolate lovers to enjoy together.   At the hotel’s Aqua restaurant couples can enjoy a romantic dinner gazing at the stunning waterfront views from its al fresco terrace from 7pm until 11pm. The buffet, priced at AED300 per person, showcases the best of modern international cuisine and includes free-flowing sparkling grape.     A funky and ......read more

    Free health and fitness advice at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi

    Learn more about the conditions experienced by people of determination Get a free health check-up from 7-8 February Part of the Health & Fitness Fun Festival run by ACTVET   Abu Dhabi, Thursday 7 February 2019: Stop by Marina Mall Abu Dhabi in the next two days for a free health check-up and to learn more about the conditions experienced by people of determination.   Running from 7 – 8 February in Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, the awareness campaign is run by Fatima College for Health Science. It is part of the Health & Fitness Fun Festival, the most high-profile health-focused event in the UAE, run by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET).  The Festival takes place under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Chairwoman of the General ......read more

    The Rise of Green Technology in Construction

    Words by Ujjwal Goel, Managing Director of Teraciel Engineering and Contracting (TEC)   February 07, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   Green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction. The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive, offering significant advantages when used in new facilities as well as existing structures. Green technology makes buildings more energy-efficient and sustainable, so they have a lower carbon footprint and a reduced impact on the environment. Builders, building owners, and tenants all realize considerable benefits from the application of green construction technology.   The primary way that green technology benefits are achieved is through greater energy efficiency. In new buildings, green building construction ......read more

    A Movie Treat, Every Time You Eat at Dubai Festival City Mall!

    1,000 Novo Cinemas tickets up for grabs for all shoppers dining in at restaurants across the mall Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 February 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall invites all food lovers to enjoy special dining promotions running from 10th February until 9th March 2019, every week from Sunday to Wednesday. Shoppers who dine in at any restaurant and spend AED 250 or above will receive two free tickets to Novo Cinemas*.  Dubai Festival City Mall boasts more than 50 restaurants and cafés, with iconic waterfront dining overlooking Festival Bay and the largest Food Court in Dubai. This promotion, in partnership with Dubai Tourism, is running across all the mall’s dining restaurants, and customers can pick up their movie tickets from any customer service desk.

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    Umm Al Quwain Coop Project to Open in the Fourth Quarter of the Year 2020

    February 05, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:  Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE recently unveiled details with respect to Umm Al Quwain Coop Project, a project which will be managed by Union Coop. The new project will be located in Al Salma 3 area of Umm Al Quwain, besides the Fruit and Vegetable market, opposite Sheikh Khalifa Hospital. It is expected to accomplish in October 2020. Talking about the project, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “The IPO of the project was completed on February 22, 2018, followed by the selection of the consultant through a tender in May 2018.  18 engineering consulting firms participated in the bidding process, of which ‘Future Art Engineering Consultancy’ was assigned to design and supervise the construction works of the project, ......read more

    Valentine's Day at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

    Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2019:    Jules Bar -Valentine’s Day Date: 14th February, 2019   Celebrating the day of love, Jules Bar rolls out a special 3-course menu for AED199 or pay AED130, upon arrival and receive 2 beverages. Adding merriment to the celebrations, Jules Bar will be by giving out prizes to the ‘Best Valentines Couple’!   Yalumba – Valentine’s Day YALUMBA, LE MERIDIEN DUBAI HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE   Date: Thursday, 14th February 2018 Valentine’s Day Queens Night  Valentine’s night themed dinner with free beverages for ladies. 50% on food.It may be the day of love, but Valentine’s Day Queens Night at Yalumba holds great excitement for the ladies! Round up your gal pals for alively Valentine’s themed ......read more

    IKEA Takes a ‘Hands-on' Approach to Recruitment with Unique Interview Process

    Popular Swedish retailer looks for candidates who embody the brand’s values with unveiling of light-hearted video to encourage applications Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 February 2019 – The process of job hunting can be a challenge, for both employers and applicants. IKEA, the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, has taken a unique approach to the job interview process, to inspire and encourage true IKEA fans to pursue a career at the company. A new campaign launched by IKEA showcases potential candidates, who each find themselves in a humorous situation when they are asked to assemble an IKEA chair as part of their interview process. The series of experiences, compiled into a short video, recognize that job interviews need to be the right mix of credentials, character and attitude. A candidate ......read more

    Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit Sheds Light on How the Region's Leaders are Reinventing Retail in a Changing Environment

    04 February 2019 - Dubai, UAE:  As retail CEOs are adjusting their strategy to reinvent and transform their business, the 5th Edition of the Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit returns to Dubai on 25th-26th March at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach. Spotlighting a stellar line-up of speakers and renowned thinkers, the annually sold-out Summit provides a unique platform for the region’s leaders to navigate a complex business environment and debate the future of the regional retail industry.   Retail Leaders Circle is the foremost global platform dedicated to shaping the future of retail and commerce worldwide. The exclusive MENA summit will bring together industry CEOs, Founders, and Directors with Investors, Family Office and other visionary leaders from all major retail sectors, centred around the ......read more

    Etihad Rail unveils new strategy and brand identity

    Abu Dhabi, UAE. 4th of February, 2019. Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, has revealed details of their new strategy and brand identity, following the recent financing approval for Stage Two of the UAE’s national rail network. Operating under the directions of H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Etihad Rail, the new strategy and logo reflect the company’s future vision to contribute to achieving the objectives of the UAE’s wise leadership and 2021 Vision; and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The announcement was made right after the completion of the network design from Ghuweifat to Fujairah. Major international companies have been pre-qualified and construction tenders have been released within schedule. The new strategy reflects the ......read more

    Chinese Lunar Year celebrations kick off at Al Ghurair Centre

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 03, 2019: Usher in good fortune, health and happiness with the Chinese Lunar Year Festival from 31 January to 9 February 2019 at Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre. The most important celebration in the Chinese calendar will be marked with a host of cultural shows, parades, live music, and great food. The Central Atrium, ground floor, will be the hub of festivities with a host of exciting activities lined up including traditional costume trial, caricature corner and chopstick games along with on-the-spot giveaways.  Apart from the activities, visitors will also experience an enchanting ambience and a true glimpse of the Chinese culture by watching the traditional Chinese performances including the umbrella, fan and dragon dances. While the traditional auspicious ......read more

    Bawabat Al Sharq Mall surprises with "A Great Way to Fall in Love with Abu Dhabi" promotion

    Three exceptional holidays and Spa Vouchers at three unique Anantara Resorts and Hotels up for winning  Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2019:  Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier family shopping and leisure destination has lined-up one of the most exciting shopping and winning experiences. During its "Fall in Love with Abu Dhabi" promotion, the mall celebrates the season of love with its shoppers by giving them chances to win from three exceptional holidays.  Three lucky shoppers who spend AED 100 at any of the outlets in Bawabat Al Sharq from 1st to 13th February will get a chance to win any one of the three unique holiday experiences. The raffle draw will take place on 14th February. Furthermore, there are loads of surprise gifts for all visitors.  Three final winners will get a two-night ......read more

    Dubai South unveils details of Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub and EZDubai

    Official launch of Aerospace Hub and new e-commerce zone marks new phase in Dubai’s flagship urban project January 31, 2019 - Dubai, UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai witnessed on Monday (January 28, 2019) the unveiling of the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub and the new e-commerce zone within Dubai South’s Logistics District, the EZDubai. These latest developments demonstrate the pace of growth within Dubai’s 145-square-kilometre flagship urban project. With a total of AED 17 billion of government and private sector investments, the Mohammad bin Rashid Aerospace Hub is designed to create an effective value chain for the aerospace sector and increase the GDP contribution of advanced industries to the emirate’s economic ......read more

    This February, celebrate Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year with BurJuman

    Celebrations that bring loved ones together Dubai, UAE, 31 January 2018:  There’s no better way to celebrate the month of February than with your family and friends. Visit BurJuman as it celebrates love and new beginnings at the Mall’s Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year festivities. From the 7th to the 14th of February, 4 pm to 10 pm daily at the main atrium, BurJuman recreates the romantic tradition of Paris’s Love Lock Bridge with its own twist. Create an indelible note to your love on the back of a lock, fasten it on the frame and take the key as a keepsake of your love!  Snap a pic of you and your loved one at this special moment, and you could win with the Mall’s Snap, Share & Win competition.  Chinese New Year is also celebrated on the 5th of February, which marks the ......read more

    Chinese New Year Celebrations at The Dubai Mall

    Discover authentic China Art with exciting arts & crafts workshops, traditional games and live performances    Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019:  From February 1st-10th, visitors to The Dubai Mall can explore China’s traditions and culture through various art forms as Chinese New Year celebrations come to life. Under the theme China Art, the mall will offer an exciting programme of authentic activities showcasing art, music and dance through arts & crafts workshops, traditional Chinese games and exciting live performances.    The hub of activity will be in Star Atrium, where a highly decorative red pagoda will host a daily programme of traditional Arts & Crafts including Chinese finger palm painting and calligraphy, egg carving, umbrella art painting, knot tying, Chinese lucky bag making ......read more

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    Liberty Steel agrees deal with ArcelorMittal to acquire further three European steel plants

    Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018:  British-owned Liberty Steel, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance, is set for another major expansion of its steel production capacity in continental Europe following a conditional agreement announced on Friday to acquire two Belgian steel mills and one in Luxembourg from ArcelorMittal. The group has struck a conditional agreement to buy the Flemalle and Tilleur sites which employ a total of around 700 people near Liege, Belgium and the circa 300-people Dudelange, Luxembourg facility. The three mills, serving the construction, industrial ......read more

    Deerfields Mall is Turning Five!

    Deerfields Mall is giving away up to AED250,000 worth of prizes in it’s fifth anniversary celebration!  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 31 October, 2018:   Deerfields Mall is marking its fifth-year anniversary on November 3 with a wide array of celebrations and activities for all. Shoppers stand a chance to win exciting prizes with a Spend & Win campaign and the House of Confetti. Running until November 3, shoppers spending at least AED 200 at any retail store in the mall stand a chance to be one of the ten lucky customers to win AED 25,000 worth of shopping ......read more

    Brighten Diwali celebrations with Ibn Battuta Mall's Bollywood-themed festivities

    Dubai, 31 October 2018:   Ibn Battuta Mall is set to celebrate the Festival of Lights, with an enchanting line-up of Bollywood-inspired interactive activities and roaming entertainment from 7 to 10 November between 2.40pm and 9pm.  Roaming performers will entertain guests with song and dance routines from popular Bollywood movies, while Punjabi Dhol musicians dressed in colourful Indian attire will beat rhythmic tunes on traditional drums, creating a vibrant festive atmosphere at the destination. Visitors can also meet the performing artists after each ......read more

    Dubai Land Department signs Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Islamic

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30th October 2018:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, which agreed to be a banking partner for DLD’s efforts to boost the growth of the Dubai real estate sector.  Her Excellency Majida Ali Rashid, CEO of the Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD, signed the MoU with Wasim Saifi, Deputy CEO - Consumer Banking and Wealth Management at Emirates Islamic. Her Excellency Majida ......read more

    Increasing Immersive Retail Landscapes in Dubai & Northern Emirates

    Line Investments & Property LLC to showcase three new mall projects at RECon MENA 2018 Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2018:   Line Investments & Property L.L.C (LIP), the shopping mall development and management division of Lulu Group International will highlight the progress of key projects at the annual RECon MENA convention with senior management of LIP at the convention to meet key stakeholders. Lulu Group International Director, Mr. Salim M.A. said, “Line Investments team remain at the forefront of the regional retail industry and attend RECon MENA to stay ......read more

    Sultaco Brings Europe's Leading Surfacing Solutions to the UAE

    Karndean’s luxury vinyl range, Amtico’s 6,6 nylon carpet tiles & Duracryl’s hard floor surfacing   Dubai, October 29, 2018 :  The ‘Surfaces Division’ of Sultaco – one of the UAE’s most trusted local brands with a 50-plus years’ experience serving the construction industry with distinctive products and services continues to enhance its market presence and portfolio by associating itself with new and innovative products and international brands committed to green building requirements.  Market leaders in the areas of ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate welcomes International Institute of Tolerance to Festival Tower

    Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s flagship office building, Festival Tower, at Dubai Festival City, is now home to the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), making the tower a powerhouse of diverse and prestigious government offices.  IIT was founded in 2017 upon the decision by his Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The government authority aims to instil a spirit of tolerance in society, building a cohesive society and promoting the UAE as a role model for ......read more

    Robinsons Loyalty Program Is Geared to Launch in November

    Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018:   Robinsons, one of region’s leading luxury fashion department store is set to launch an exclusive two-tier loyalty program that gives customers the benefit of various offers and deals. Officially launching in November, the program demonstrates Robinson’s wholesome commitment in providing customers with a truly rewarding shopping experience.  The program is designed in the form of a two-tier system, where customers receive points depending on the amount they spend. The card is valid for life, making reaping rewards an endless ......read more

    The Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment will reveal details on Decobuild 2018 on Tomorrow ”Monday”

    Dubai - 29 October 2018:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment will organize a press conference on Tomorrow”Monday” to reveal details on the activities of the Housing, Building Materials, Decoration and Engineering Consultancy Exhibition “Decobuild 2018,” as well as the list of sponsors and the number of participating institutions in the event. The establishment has revealed that 100% of the exhibition space for the 2nd edition of Decobuild have already been reserved. The exhibition, which will launch on November 7, has a total exhibition space of 4000 ......read more

    Emirates Float Glass Showcases Products and Services to World at Glasstec Trade Fair

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 27 2018:   Emirates Float Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and a state-of-the-art integrated float glass facility in the UAE, showcased its cutting edge technologies, capabilities and offerings at the 25th edition of Glasstec International Trade Fair and Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, the global industry event which will bring together over 1200 exhibitors, and over 40,000 visitors from more than 100 countries worldwide. A number of Emirates Float Glass delegates attended the event from October 23 to 26, and manned a stall ......read more

    Rising in the East: ‘Pakistan's F&B Sector Primed for Transformation and Large-Scale Growth'

    Pakistan’s food chief will address the Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 FoodTech Summit about opportunities amid shifting consumer habits and an e-commerce trade set to cross USD 1 billion by the end of 2018 Dubai, UAE – 27 October 2018:   Pakistan’s F&B manufacturing industry is ripe for investment as it passes through an era of transformation and growth triggered by shifting consumer buying patterns, according to the President of the country’s national food association Speaking ahead of his participation in next month’s two-day FoodTech Summit, ......read more

    Dubai Land Department organises developer's meeting in cooperation with Cityscape Global

    Smart technologies and developments contribute to enhancing investor confidence in Dubai’s real estate market Total number of real estate transactions increased by 86% after Cityscape Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27th October 2018:   Dubai Land Department (DLD), organised a real estate developer meeting in cooperation with Cityscape Global in order to identify the results achieved at Cityscape. The meeting aimed to monitor the trends and needs of the real estate market, and innovative solutions that can be presented at upcoming editions for the benefit of all ......read more

    84 shortlisted child models out of 563 hopefuls take part in a kids fashion show extravaganza this weekend at Dalma Mall

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 25th of October 2018:   Are you looking for a fabulous wardrobe makeover for your kids? Not sure where to find the hottest new fashion lines for boys and girls this season? Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s favorite shopping mall is all geared up for a stunning fashion weekend. Now there’s yet another reason for families to visit the mall, with the launch of the Dalma Mall Star Kids 2018 Fashion Show, presenting the very latest fashions from today’s leading brands. Make plans for your family to visit the mall to see who will be crowned as the winners at this ......read more

    The Dubai Mall marks a glorious decade of setting new standards and transforming global retail

    The Dubai Mall 10 Year Celebrations is a month-long extravaganza featuring a compelling programme of events and activities 10th Celebrations under the key themes of ‘10 Years of Entertainment, Fashion, Shopping and Giving’  10 Years of Entertainment marked by ‘Talisman’, a mesmerising sound and light spectacular hosted nightly in star atrium 10 Years of Fashion highlighted by ‘Vogue Loves Fashion Avenue’, a 10-day event that will mark the grand opening of Fashion Avenue 10 Years of Shopping with a memorable spend and win for 3 apartments ......read more

    TRITON Attribution: Russian Government-Owned Lab Most Likely Built Custom Intrusion Tools for TRITON Attackers

    October 24, 2018: Overview In a previous blog post we detailed the TRITON intrusion that impacted industrial control systems (ICS) at a critical infrastructure facility. We now track this activity set as TEMP.Veles. In this blog post we provide additional information linking TEMP.Veles and their activity surrounding the TRITON intrusion to a Russian government-owned research institute. TRITON Intrusion Demonstrates Russian Links; Likely Backed by Russian Research Institute FireEye Intelligence assesses with high confidence that intrusion activity that led to deployment of TRITON ......read more

    Transformative hospitality-tech company, Blueground, raises US$20m in funding

    The funding, which includes investment from UAE-based Jabbar Internet Group, will help Blueground double its presence in Dubai over the next year  Dubai, UAE; October 24, 2018:   Blueground, the hospitality-tech company that is transforming the experience of big city living, has announced that it has completed a new funding of US$12 million (approximately AED44 million) from a group of renowned global investors, including Dubai-based Jabbar Internet Group, VentureFriends, and Endeavor Catalyst. The latest investment marks the fourth and largest round of funding for ......read more

    'HappyTenant' Application brings more happiness to the UAE

    Driven Properties, Dubai's leading real estate company signs up 'HappyTenant' Application for their entire portfolio Gone are the days of confusing spread sheets, messy sticky notes, angry tenant calls and ungainly wall notices as part of daily property management activities. Instead, 'HappyTenant' Application, a new all-in-one cloud-based solution assures absolute happiness and peace of mind for both the real estate management company as well as the tenant. It combines the best advanced technology to seamlessly integrate all aspects of property management into a ......read more

    Dubai Festival City to host Opening Carnival Weekend of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018

    Wide range of activities to take place across the destination for fitness enthusiasts and beginners  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 22, 2018:   Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, will host the Opening Carnival weekend of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018. The opening weekend to the month-long Challenge kicks off on October 26 and 27 with action-packed events and activities taking place across the destination providing residents and visitors with an engaging and exhilarating experience. The Dubai Fitness ......read more

    Tamim Iqbal joins Danube as brand ambassador for Bangladesh

    To mark the occasion Bengal Tigers unveiled its jersey  Dubai, 22nd October 2018:   The UAE-based Danube group has signed Bangladesh Cricket team Opener, Tamim Iqbal as its brand ambassador for the Bangladesh market. One of Bangladesh's fastest growing talents, Tamim Iqbal has already made a place for himself in the cricketing world as an aggressive left-handed opener. The 29-year-old is becoming a role-model for the young cricketers. His ability with the bat was brought to notice at an early age when he smashed 112 off 71 balls against England in an Under-19 game to ......read more

    Breakthrough designs from Steelcase debuted at Downtown Design

    Dubai, 22 October 2018:   Global furnishings manufacturer, Steelcase, is bringing the best of intuitive office design to Downtown Design 2018, showcasing its SILQ and Umami Collections publically for the first time in the Middle East, in partnership with authorised dealer Office Inspirations. The range of adaptable chairs and lounge systems are dedicated to creating inspiring places which support the way people work, learn, and engage in today’s workplaces. Crafted from a new high-performance polymer material that emulates the qualities of carbon fibre at a more affordable ......read more

    Global steel demand reinforced by the investment activities recovery in developed economies and the performance of emerging economies improvement, According to Mr. Al Remeithi, Cha

    Demand for steel in the emerging economies grew by 2.1% in 2018 Demand for steel is expected to remain positive into 2019, growing at 1.4% globally Demand for steel in the Middle East region recorded an increase of 2.1% in 2018 Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2018:  Tokyo, Japan, The World Steel Association (worldsteel), headed by HE. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, Emirates Steel CEO and the Chairman of the worldsteel Economic Committee, released its Short Range Outlook (SRO), during its bi-annual meeting Tokyo, Japan.    According to the report, worldsteel projects ......read more

    Bring the Little Ones to Party at Swissôtel Al Ghurair's New Friday Kids' Brunch

    Children can enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and games while mum and dad relax with friends at new Friday brunch  Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2018:   Friday is fun-day at the at the Swissôtel Ghurair, with treats, sweets, games, exciting cooking classes and much more for the little ones to enjoy at the new party-themed Play House kids’ brunch. Held from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the hotel’s Liwan restaurant, the Play House kid’s brunch is a fun-packed afternoon celebration the whole family can enjoy. Children are the stars of the show at the Play House ......read more

    Dubai Outlet Mall Presents ‘The Gift of Life' Blood Donation Drive in Association with Dubai Blood Donation Centre

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (October 20, 2018) -   As part of its CSR joint initiatives towards building a healthy community, Dubai Outlet Mall, the ultimate value shopping destination and division of Al Ahli Holding Group, will host ‘The Gift of Life’ blood donation drive. Administered by Dubai Blood Donation Center, a part of Dubai Health Authority, the initiative will be conducted on the 22nd October, Monday 1:00pm to 7:00pm at the Dubai Outlet Mall’s Center Court parking area.   The mall encourages visitors, staff and tenants to join forces in this ......read more

    Expo Centre Sharjah enhances its cooperation with the All India Plastic Manufacturers Association

    Sharjah, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Expo Centre Sharjah held discussions with the All India Plastic Manufacturers Association (AIPMA) on enhancing areas of cooperation between the two sides. The All India Plastic Manufacturers Association (AIPMA) is one of the strategic partners of PlastiVision Arabia (PVA), which is organized once every 2 years by the centre, in cooperation with the association and with support from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). Expo Centre Sharjah and AIPMA also agreed to add an addendum to the initial cooperation agreement that was signed ......read more

    Arjaan by Rotana Reports Occupancy Rate at 82 Percent in 2018

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (October 17, 2018) –   Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City, reported an 82 percent overall occupancy rate, in the January to September period of 2018.  The average room occupancy rate during the year is driven by significant growth in visitor numbers from the GCC and Europe, as well as from the domestic market. Majority of guests were recorded as UAE nationals at 34% followed by GCC and EU nationals at 24% and 20% respectively.  Ayman Ashor, General Manager at Arjaan by Rotana said, “We ......read more

    Ibn Battuta Mall partners with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment '

    Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018: Activity: Ibn Battuta Mall partners with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment Date: Ongoing until 27 October Location: Ibn Battuta Mall, China Court Time:  From 3pm to 9pm About the activity: Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai is tying up with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment through a unique, beauty-themed Glam up for a Cause campaign this October.   ...read more

    Ducab to Power Regional Expansion and Enhance Customer Service with Oracle Cloud Applications

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 October 2018:   Ducab, one of the Middle East’s leading high quality cable manufacturers, will strengthen its global transportation and delivery network with Oracle Cloud Applications, accelerating Ducab’s expansion into new markets within and outside the UAE. The company will leverage Oracle Cloud Applications to bolster its customer deliveries, introduce innovative services, and enhance collaboration with its suppliers.  “Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction is top priority for us at Ducab. This relentless ......read more

    Urgent scale-up in green building mega projects crucial, leading global construction company warns

    Consolidated Contractors Company calls on fellow construction firms to urgently scale-up their investment in green building mega projects worldwide The call comes as CCC publishes its most recent Sustainability Report, reporting global revenue of $5+ billion and the completion of 1000+ projects worldwide CCC reports 15 green-certified projects as current or completed, the majority of which are ‘mega projects’ The company reports a near-10 per cent reduction in its carbon footprint, with 42 per cent of construction waste reused or recycled CCC completed around 120 ......read more

    Celebrate blue skies and breezy weather with Dragon Mart's Outdoor Furniture Market

    Dubai, 16 October 2018:   What better way to prepare for the cooler weather than with a garden makeover? Look no further than Dragon Mart’s Outdoor Furniture Market, which is back for another exciting edition from 17 October to 3 November.  Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2 and open every day from 10am to 10pm, the Outdoor Furniture Market has special deals and great discounts on a wide range of items including garden furniture, gardening materials, home appliances, home décor goods, accessories, sunshade blinds, wooden shutters and more.  Overhaul ......read more

    Roda Al Bustan and Roda Amwaj Suites acclaimed as regional leaders in hospitality

    Roda Hotels & Resorts GCC Best Employer Awards honours property and personnel  Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:  Roda Hotels and Resorts had two wins at the recent GCC Best Employer Brands awards to honour outstanding professionals and institutions across industries in the region. Roda Al Bustan Dubai Airport Hotel and Roda Amwaj Suites Jumeirah Beach Residence were acknowledged as regional leaders in hospitality at an event held in Dubai to announce and commemorate this year’s winners.  Roda Al Bustan’s general manager, Puneet Baijal, was accorded the title ......read more

    Litigating without a judge through self-litigation… Artificial Intelligence at The Rental Disputes Center

    The world’s first-of-a-kind project Reduces litigation duration from 45 days to 8 days The Centre develops innovative solutions to enhance investor confidence in the real estate sector Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th October 2018:   The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) showcased its real estate litigation journey in service of the sector, enhancing investor confidence in Dubai’s real estate market as part of its participation at GITEX Technology Week (GITEX) 2018, which is being held until 18th October, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.   The ......read more

    Swiss Chemicals & Building Material Giant “Sika” Expands Operations in UAE with AED 40 Million State-of-the-Art Facility

    With 240,000 tons annual production capacity, new Dubai-based factory becomes key sales and distribution center for GCC region Official inauguration attended by Sika Executive Management, Dubai Industrial Park Managing Director and Consul General of Switzerland. By 2020 Sika globally targets 6-8% annual growth and more new plants and national subsidiaries opening. Over past 3 years: 217 new patents filed, 20 Global Technology Centers, 26 new plants and 10 new national subsidiaries opened, 17 acquisitions in all regions. Dubai, 14 October 2018 –   Sika, global ......read more

    Rental Disputes Centre's pavilion at GITEX 2018 will exhibit innovative technologies

    The Centre participates under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018:   The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC), the judicial arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), participates at GITEX Technology Week (GITEX) 2018, which kicked off today and continues until 18th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre.   RDC is participating through a unique platform under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’. GITEX, the most prominent technical event locally and ......read more

    AED 162 billion total of Dubai real estate transactions in 9 months

    Bin Mejren: The diversification of the investor base reflects market attractiveness and represents a guaranteed sustainable growth 163 nationalities found Dubai as the ideal option for their real estate investments The remaining months will reveal a rising investment wave with the introduction of a number of government incentives Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018:   In the latest report issued by Dubai Land Department (DLD), Dubai’s real estate market witnessed a continuous growth driven by optimism among investors and developers, where the market ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Celebrates the Grand Opening of Aloft City Centre Deira

    Opening of Aloft City Centre Deira marks the launch of Majid Al Futtaim’s 13th hotel in the region First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2018:   Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, yesterday celebrated the grand opening of Aloft City Centre Deira at an event attended by VIPs, media and influencers from the United Arab Emirates. The opening of the event took place in the presence of Alain Bejjani, Chief ......read more

    Rental Disputes Centre launches Rental Good Conduct Certificate service

    The first-of-its-kind initiative consolidates Dubai’s global position as a transparent real estate environment and reduces disputes Judge Abdulqader Mousa: The new service implements the initiatives offered by the Centre to reduce rental disputes Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th September 2018:   The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) in Dubai launched the Rental Good Conduct (RGC) Certificate service, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the world that aims to enhance trust between land lords and tenants and reduce the rates of disputes that may arise between ......read more

    Saudi Arabia's Interior Design Market Sharpens Focus, Accounting for One Third of Sar35.6 Billion GCC Spend

    INDEX Saudi prepares to host thousands of designers, architects, buyers in Riyadh this month as interior design boom grows momentum    9 October 2018:  Thousands of designers, architects and buyers representing hundreds of international suppliers are descending upon Riyadh this month to capitalise on the boom in interior design spending across the Kingdom.   Saudi Arabia accounts for almost one third (32%) of the total GCC interior design market spend, some SAR11.25 billion of a total SAR35.6 billion, according to a recent Ventures report commissioned by ......read more

    Festival Plaza Announces Lulu Hypermarket at New Lifestyle Destination

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 8, 2018:  Festival Plaza, Al-Futtaim’s latest lifestyle shopping destination in Jebel Ali and the Dubai South community, has officially announced that LuLu Hypermarket, one of the largest hypermarket chains and retail companies in the GCC, will be the center’s hypermarket of choice. Since project announcement, Festival Plaza has been committed to delivering an exceptional mix of retail choices, focused on everyday convenience, home and lifestyle.  “We are excited to partner with LuLu Hypermarket and welcome them to the ......read more

    ANCG Named Safety Contractor of the Year 2018 by RTA

    Dubai, October 8, 2018:   The Civils division of Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, was recently named Safety Contractor of the Year 2018 by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). At a prize giving ceremony hosted by the RTA, the award was presented to Mr Senan Al Naboodah, Managing Director of ANCG.  Commenting on the award, Mr Senan Al Naboodah said: “We are extremely proud to have received this award from the RTA, which validates our ......read more

    Welcome the cycling season with Dragon Mart's Bike Market

    Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  Get ready to explore the great outdoors with another edition of the Bike Market at Dragon Mart 2, which is back by popular demand with an even bigger range of cycles and accessories.  Following a tremendous response to the first market held last year, the Bike Market returns from 4 to 13 October with cool deals on must-have cycling equipment and accessories for all age groups.  Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2 and open every day from 10am to 10pm, the Bike Market will showcase a huge collection of bicycles, quad bikes, desert ......read more

    La Riviera reveals show Apartments at JVC

    Luxury apartment complex offers unparalleled comfort and luxury Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  Riviera Group revealed the show apartment for La Riviera Apartments with design and interior elements that reflect luxurious apartment living. The 22-story residential building offers 144 stylish one and two bedroom apartments and two retail units.   La Riviera Apartments is situated in the district of Jumeirah Village Circle, a residential and commercial community featuring a mixture of Arabic and Mediterranean villas, stylish townhouses and apartments. The 25-foot high grand ......read more

    Dubai Land Department: 41 real estate companies compete in International Property Awards – Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th October 2018:   Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the closing ceremony of the first edition of the International Property Awards – Dubai (IPAD) 2018 will be held on 11th October. With 49 companies competing in various categories, 41 of which being local, DLD is expecting a highly competitive first edition. HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “We are pleased to organise this award in Dubai as a consolidation of our partnership with the International Property Awards. This global programme is widely ......read more

    REIB DWC-LLC, a Marketing, Management & Financial consultancy Experts from the USA is now in the UAE

      United Arab Emirates: October 6, 2018 - We are expert consultants in Marketing, Management, Real Estate & Financial consultancy.  Our Marketing services include but not limited to: Evaluation of your company, competitors & industry, Marketing Research, Strategies, Marketing Plans, Proposals & Reports Customer Service Training, Press Releases, Customer Analysis, Implementation of business centered Marketing Strategies, Advice on International Marketing, Market Analysis. Our Financial & Management services include but not limited to: CFO Services, Accounting ......read more

    5 reasons why construction is a growing industry in Dubai

    Dubai is one of the most famous places in the world. Visited by over 15 million tourists every year, it’s the most popular emirate in the UAE. When you visit Dubai, you will see how it’s full of tall buildings and beautiful structures. Many call it the hub of construction as it’s home to some of the tallest buildings in the world, including Burj Al-Arab and Burj Al Khalifa. Let’s have a look at five reasons why so many new buildings are being constructed in the country: 1) There’s A Lot of Profit Construction is one of the most profitable businesses ......read more

    Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets and new Business Hub highlight strength of local businesses, government initiatives

    Increased supply benefits investors Dubai, UAE; 4 October 2018: The lower prices of properties driven down by supply in the lead up to Expo2020, coupled with government incentives for investors and retirees, will open options to UAE real estate investors who seek to capitalise on a wide selection of units to grow their portfolio, an expert has said. According to Cityscape Global’s data partner, Property Monitor, their index on the on the 12-month average price performance for apartments and townhouses sits at a 3.4% decline, stating the average sales price for Q3 were AED1.2 ......read more

    AED38.7 billion worth of projects totalled from five exhibitors out of 300 at Cityscape Global

    Middle East’s largest real estate event showcases newly announced developments from top local exhibitors Dubai, UAE; 3 October 2018:   Taking advantage of the region’s largest gathering of real estate professionals, developers took to the halls of the Dubai World Trade Centre to announce and showcase projects worth billions of dirhams. Out of the 300 companies at Cityscape Global, five local developers have exhibited projects worth a total AED38.7 billion making up a large portion of the total value of projects onsite. With the value of many of the announced ......read more

    Dubai World Trade Centre wins big at the Cityscape Global Awards for best in class real estate projects

    One Central wins Commercial Project Award for Offices 4 and 5 and Dubai’s first 25hours Hotel wins Leisure and Hospitality Project Award ‘Highly Commended’ for Expo 2020 CoEx Campus within Community, Culture & Tourism Project category, Expo Village (Phase 1) in Residential Medium to High Rise Project category, and Dubai South Mall in Retail Project Award category Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd October 2018:   Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has been rewarded for its excellence in real estate development, with two of its projects appearing in the ......read more

    Celebrate Chinese Golden Week at The Dubai Mall with an exclusive showcase of festivities

    Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Celebrating China’s traditional Golden Week, The Dubai Mall is adding a dash of entertainment that will bring family and friends together through dance, music, art and laughter.  Immerse into some of the oldest Chinese traditions as The Dubai Mall has lined up a host of Chinese cultural activities for all the family members. From October 1-7, The Dubai Mall will host a programme of traditional Chinese cultural and art activities at a special Chinese-themed activation at Souk Atrium.  Here, guests can experience a showcase of Chinese ......read more

    Real estate organisations and professionals gather for Cityscape Global opening

    Government backed Egyptian, Maltese developers target UAE investors with secure prospects and paths to citizenship Dubai, UAE; 2 October 2018:   The 17th edition of Cityscape Global officially opened its doors today, welcoming local and international real estate organisations and professional who have gathered in Dubai for the three-day exhibition, which runs until Thursday, 4 October at Dubai world Trade Centre. With up to 300 exhibitors competing for attention, international developers from Egypt and Malta, supported by government agencies are vying for UAE investors by ......read more

    SRECO and Alinma Investment Co Sign Agreement to Establish the Alinma Alakaria RE Fund

    Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018:  Al Akaria Saudi Real Estate Company (SRECO), one of the largest publicly listed real estate developers on the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul), and Alinma Investment Company (AIC) have signed a Fund Establishment Agreement for the Alinma Alakaria RE Fund.    The objective of the fund will be to develop three sites, located in Riyadh, and transform them into mixed-use developments, with a combined debt and equity structure valued at approximately SR 1.5 billion. The sites, which are to be developed, are as per the below:  Al Akaria ......read more

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