Efforts emphasize the crucial role of early diagnosis during Neuropathy Awareness Week 2023
June 7, 2023: P&G Health, the healthcare division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) makers of Neurobion, has collaborated with 37 hospitals and pharmacies across Saudi Arabia to raise awareness of Peripheral Neuropathy as part of its 'Put Life Back in Your Hands' campaign commemorating Neuropathy Awareness Week 2023.
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a chronic clinical condition, wherein the peripheral nervous system is damaged. 1 in 10 people1 and 1 in 2 diabetics2 suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy (PN). An estimated 80% patients remain undiagnosed and untreated3, with ratio being similar across different countries globally. Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include numbness, tingling, prickling, and burning sensations in ......read more
The Elite Cars Group becomes the official distributors for Zenvo Automotive in the UAE.
Dubai, 6th June 2023: The Elite Cars Group, one of the leading multi-brand luxury car dealerships in the UAE becomes the authorized distributor of the Danish carmaker Zenvo Automotive - manufacturing next-generation hypercars - for the first time in the Middle East. The announcement of this partnership was held at Caesars Palace Hotel, Bluewaters, along with a debut showcase of its bespoke TSR-S model in Dubai.
Zenvo Automotive plans to firmly establish a presence in the region ahead of the reveal of an all-new car, Aurora, this August through The Elite Cars. A reveal event featuring the hand-built TSR-S highlights the brand’s renowned attention to detail and quality for an engaging and intimate driving experience.
With ......read more
06 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that ANA and WestJet have joined its Turbulence Aware Platform on the sidelines of the 79th IATA Annual General Meeting.
Turbulence Aware was launched in 2018 to help airlines mitigate the impact of turbulence which is a leading cause of passenger and crew injuries and higher fuel costs each year. The platform pools anonymized turbulence data from thousands of flights operated by participating airlines. The real-time, accurate information enables pilots and dispatchers to choose optimal flight paths, avoiding turbulence and flying at optimum levels to maximize fuel efficiency and thereby reduce CO2 carbon emissions.
The challenge of managing turbulence is expected to grow as climate change continues to impact weather patterns. This has ......read more
Ahead of World Brain Tumor Day [June 8], neuro-oncologist from global health system says benign and cancerous tumors can have the same symptoms, although cancerous tumors are rare
June 6, 2023, CLEVELAND: Ahead of World Brain Tumor Day, an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic is urging individuals not to ignore prolonged or unexplained neurological symptoms as these could be caused by a benign or, much more rarely, cancerous brain tumor, in which case early diagnosis and treatment could significantly improve outcomes.
“The vast majority of brain tumors are benign, but the symptoms of benign and cancerous tumors can be exactly the same,” says neuro-oncologist Mark Malkin MD. “This is because the symptoms are caused by the pressure exerted on the brain by the tumor, as well as the ......read more
Premier League champions climb to number one position in Brand Finance Football 50 2023 Report
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 6 June 2023: Manchester City has been named the most valuable football club brand in the world. The Club has topped the Brand Finance Football 50 2023 Report for the first time.
The report details a 34% positive growth in City’s brand value since the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Premier League champions overtaking Real Madrid for the top position. This is the first time an English club has held the number one spot in six years.
A decade of dominance on the pitch and the highest revenue of any of club in the report were outlined as key drivers for City’s rise in the rankings.
This comes at the climax of a remarkable season for Manchester City both on and off the pitch. On Saturday, ......read more
Hotpack Global has launched 100 per cent post-consumer recycled (PCR) shopping bags for Spinneys retail outlets across the UAE, making it the first retailer to embrace this initiative
DUBAI – June 06, 2023: Hotpack Global, the UAE-based global leader in sustainable packaging products, has announced the launch of post-consumer recycled (PCR) shopping bags for Spinneys, marking a significant milestone in the retail industry's sustainable initiatives. Hotpack's latest offering is a part of the company’s Environment Day initiative and exemplifies its commitment to producing environmentally friendly packaging solutions without compromising on quality.
Spinneys, a leading supermarket chain in the UAE known for its high-quality produce, has become the first to embrace the initiative to provide PCR shopping bags to its ......read more
UAE dealership secures three more awards culminating a stellar year
Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has won four awards from Ford Middle East including the prestigious ‘Henry Ford Excellence Award’ 2022.
The Henry Ford Excellence award recognises outstanding overall performance and a collaborative work environment, which ultimately leads to higher customer satisfaction. The dealership also won the President’s Awards for Vehicles Sales and Part Sales and Outstanding Sales Achievement Award for Lincoln. Parameters considered for the awards include top annual results achieved in sales and service customer satisfaction indexes, which record scores given by Ford and Lincoln customers throughout the year, as well as vehicle and parts sales achievements.
Innovative podcast series to address sustainability issues and celebrate UAE's achievements and initiatives
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2023: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), today announced the launch of its first-ever Arabic Sustainability Podcast. Hosted by Abubaker ElTom- who is a sustainability researcher, this innovative podcast will feature insightful discussions with high-level expert guest speakers. The podcast's primary focus is to address urgent sustainability concerns while simultaneously creating a wealth of sustainability-related knowledge in Arabic.
"We are immensely proud to introduce the pioneering Arabic Sustainability Podcast in the UAE, as it exemplifies our unwavering commitment to advocating for sustainable practices and heightening awareness about vital environmental ......read more
Since the inception of its waste recycling programmes, EEG has contributed to the:
• reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions by 92,445 metric tons
• savings of 658,388 million BTUs of energy
• prevention of 428,591 trees from being felled
• cutbacks in gasoline consumption by 299,046 gallons
On 5th June 2023, Emirates Environmental Group honoured the sustainability champions during the 26th edition of "Emirates Recycling Awards" in commemoration of World Environment Day.
The ceremony was held at Dubai Knowledge Park under the auspices and presence of H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Executive Council of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation in Ras Al Khaimah and an honorary member of the ......read more
05 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Emirates will host the 80th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 2-4 June 2024.
“We look forward to gathering the aviation industry in Dubai for the 80th IATA AGM in 2024. Dubai is a dynamic city and a major aviation hub connecting the world. The UAE’s positive approach to aviation has built a strong airline with a strong hub airport. Together, these make an enormously powerful and positive contribution to the society and economy of the UAE. Holding the AGM in Dubai will be a showcase of what can be achieved by aviation with supportive government policies and decisions,” said Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director General.
“Emirates is delighted to host ......read more
05 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an expected strengthening of airline industry profitability in an upgrade of its outlook for 2023. Highlights include:
Airline industry net profits are expected to reach $9.8 billion in 2023 (1.2% net profit margin) which is more than double the previous forecast of $4.7 billion (December 2022).
Airline industry operating profits are expected to reach $22.4 billion in 2023, much improved over the December forecast of a $3.2 billion operating profit. It is also more than double the $10.1 billion operating profit estimated for 2022.
Some 4.35 billion people are expected to travel in 2023, which is closing in on the 4.54 billion who flew in 2019.
Cargo volumes are expected to be 57.8 million tonnes, which has slipped below the 61.5 million tonnes ......read more
• Formula E becomes first global sports organisation to align to PAS 2060 the only internationally recognised certification for contributing to carbon neutrality
• World’s first net zero sport since inception builds on its global-leading commitments and progress towards a carbon neutral world
• The standard ensures accountable, accurate, credible and certified emissions reduction
• Formula E has already reduced emissions by 24% against its Season 5 baseline
Dubai, Riyadh, 5 June 2023: Formula E today announced its alignment to PAS 2060 – the only internationally recognised certification for contributing to carbon neutrality – to maintain its industry-leading ......read more
Tickets go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, today confirmed its return to Paris, France, on Saturday, September 2, at the Accor Arena, continuing its commitment to bring world-class MMA events to the nation’s capital.
Tickets for the landmark event will go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23, via Accor Arena. Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets early at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, whilst those who registered their interest early in this event will gain access at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 22.
VIP Experience packages which include VIP access, all-inclusive hospitality and meet and greets, will be available via ......read more
Supported by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education (ADEK), the event convened 42 academics and scholars from 24 international institutions to drive transformation in immersive teaching and research.
Fontainebleau (France), Singapore, Abu Dhabi, San Francisco, 5 June 2023 —
INSEAD, the business school for the world, hosted the 1st Annual Meeting of the Global XR Management Community with the support of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).
The meeting, held from 4-6 June 2023 at the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), provided a forum for academics using Extended Reality (XR) technologies in teaching and research from around the world.
The event was led by the INSEAD VR Immersive Learning Initiative, a global centre of ......read more
• Adel Omar: The event sheds light on citizen and resident artists of diverse creative practices.
Dubai, UAE, 5 May 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising the inaugural Art Souk at Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children (AJCCC) on 17 and 18 June with the aim of providing an innovative platform that combines various types of arts and demonstrates the creative spirit of Dubai, while celebrating emerging talent. This comes within the framework of the Authority’s efforts in achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to cement the emirate’s position as a global centre for culture, an incubator for creativity, and a thriving hub for talent.
The event, which is held in collaboration ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2023 - Dubai Municipality organized a series of initiatives and events on World Environment Day, which is observed on June 5 every year. Through these events, the Municipality aimed to highlight the major environmental issues and the importance of conserving natural reserves as well as the sustainability of natural resources. The events further sought to increase environmental awareness among society groups, encouraging them to adopt more green habits and practices.
The Municipality organized environmental awareness workshops and lectures for the young people at the Youth Hub, Emirates Towers, as well as for the personnel of various public and private entities in Dubai. Furthermore, an awareness workshop was held at the Dubai Women's Association, Al-Lisaili branch, in addition to various ......read more
• Brand-new, purpose-built nursery to open in time for start of new academic year
• Provision will combine Reggio Emilia philosophy and British EYFS curriculum
• Families can choose from a variety of flexible options to suit their requirements
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Toddlers as young as two years old will be welcomed by the Early Years team at GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) come September, when the Dubai-based British curriculum through-school opens its brand-new nursery provision in time for the start of the 2023-24 academic year.
Led by a combination of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and the British Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, the purpose-built FPS Nursery with a capacity for 36 children will provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to take risks, ......read more
LG’s Retrofit Solution Offers a Seamless and Eco-Friendly Way to Upgrade HVAC Systems
DUBAI, June 5, 2023 – As the world celebrates World Environment Day, LG Electronics (LG) showcases its Retrofit Solution for HVAC systems that is built to maximize energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact without compromising on performance. LG’s Retrofit Solution allows businesses to upgrade their existing air conditioning systems with minimal disruption, saving time, money and resources, and helping them make a positive impact on both their operational efficiency and the planet.
LG Retrofit Solution offers a seamless upgrade path for existing HVAC systems with a flexible installation process that allows to replace outdated indoor and outdoor AC units with an optimized inverter system. By reusing existing installation ......read more
Dubai - UAE: Tajvi Gold and Diamonds, a renowned jewelry group that has been delighting gold enthusiasts in major Indian cities for the past 25 years, is embarking on an exciting new venture in Dubai. With a fresh brand identity and a fashion-forward approach, Tajvi Gold and Diamonds is set to open approximately 10 new locations this year, including Deira, Bur Dubai, Karama, and Sharjah. This expansion brings a wave of opportunities for jewelry lovers in the region.
To celebrate this significant achievement, a grand logo launch ceremony was held at the prestigious Sharjah Expo Center. The event saw the presence of esteemed personalities such as Asif Ali, Tovino Thomas, Kunchoko Boban, Vineet Srinivasan, Chairman Muhammad Hanifa Taha, Vice Chairman Hanifa Abdul Manaf, CEO Shameer Shafi, and Managing Director Mujeeb ......read more
4 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled a series of roadmaps aimed at providing step-by-step detailing of critical actions and dependencies for aviation to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. These roadmaps address aircraft technology, energy infrastructure, operations, finance, and policy considerations leading to net zero.
With the adoption of a Long Term Aspirational Goal (LTAG) at ICAO’s 41st Assembly, governments and industry are aligned to reach the same net zero CO2 emissions goal by 2050. As policy initiatives lay the foundation on which many of the needed innovations and actions will rest, these roadmaps will be a critical reference point for policy makers.
“The roadmaps are the first detailed assessment of the key steps necessary to ......read more
Collaborative partnership and advanced techniques lead to successful interception, safeguarding communities from illicit drug trade
Dubai – 04 June 2023: Dubai Customs takes the lead in the fight against drug smuggling, employing advanced techniques to track suspicious shipments and collaborate with customs administrations worldwide. Their relentless efforts have resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of drugs—over 547 kilograms—discovered in shipping containers originating from an Asian country and destined for Canada.
Dubai Customs' sophisticated systems for tracking suspicious shipments and exchanging vital information with customs authorities across the globe have garnered widespread recognition. Their relentless dedication to combatting cross-border crimes and preventing the illicit trafficking ......read more
• Swiss talent continues winning run
• Italian 2nd as Yates home in front group •
News | Team – 5th June 2022
Little over a week since his win at the Tour of Hungary, Marc Hirschi struck again to clinch victory at the Giro dell’Appennino in Italy.
The 24-year-old Swiss rider of UAE Team Emirates arrived in a two-man break with Cristian Rodriguez (Arkea-Samsic) to win in emphatic fashion on the 198km from Novi Ligure to Genoa.
The result marks the 30th victory of the season for UAE Team Emirates and the 3rd win of the year for Hirschi.
Hirschi: “ It’s very special to take the win today. After Hungary I took it quite easy and rested because for a race like today it’s important to arrive as fresh as possible and trust my good ......read more
• Maserati MSG Racing driver Maximilian Günther claims first win for Maserati in single-seat motorsport since 1957 with victory in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race
• Second race in the 2023 GulaVit Jakarta E-Prix double-header sees Jake Dennis take a consecutive runner-up position
• Mitch Evans recovers from dramatic all-Jaguar collision the previous day to round off the podium in third
• Pascal Wehrlein finishes sixth and leaves Jakarta top of the Driver’s standings just one point ahead of Dennis
Dubai, Riyadh, 4 June 2023: Maserati MSG Racing driver Maximilian Günther converted a second consecutive Julius Bär Pole Position into the race win in Jakarta, returning Maserati to the top step of the podium in single-seater motorsport for the first time since ......read more
- In collaboration with Dubai Customs, DAFZ-WAY offers a seamless, fully automated experience for goods entering and exiting the freezone’s gates
- Highlights the free zone’s proactivity in providing a seamless digital experience to its customers and consolidates the free zone’s leading position in the digital world
Dubai, UAE – 04 June 2023: Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZ), part of Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ), announced that its digital and fully automated logistic movement management system “DAFZ-WAY” witnessed a 197% increase in transactions and a 44% increase in companies using the solution in 2022. DAFZ collaborated with Dubai Customs to launch the DAFZ-WAY gate pass system.
The launch of DAFZ-WAY is a testament to DAFZ’s ongoing ......read more
04 June 2023: SalamAir, Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, is thrilled to announce the introduction of new non-stop flights connecting Salalah and Bahrain during the much-anticipated Khareef season. Commencing July 5th, this strategic initiative aims to cater to the growing demand from travellers seeking a seamless travel experience between these two popular destinations.
SalamAir's CEO, Captain Mohamed Ahmed, said, “We are proud to announce the launch of a new non-stop flight route between Salalah and Bahrain during the Khareef season in response to His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik's direction to the concerned authorities to provide direct subsidies on fuel prices at Salalah Airport, equivalent to fuel prices at Muscat International Airport.” Captain Mohamed Ahmed added, ......read more
From Goldsmiths to Storytellers: Emirati Artisans Weave Tales of Heritage at the 'Jewels of the Emirates' Show
Sharjah, June 4, 2023: The fourth edition of the "Jewels of the Emirates" Show, currently taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah, continues to dazzle visitors with an impressive array of diamond, gold, silver, and pearl jewellery, luxury watches, and perfumes, giving them the opportunity to explore the latest collections from leading local and international jewellery houses.
Organized by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the show, which concludes today’s evening, has established itself as a vital platform over the past three years. It is not only promoting Emirati designers but also showcasing their exceptional craftsmanship, ......read more
Lucky numbers were 14, 33, 34, 44 and 47
Draws saw 1,017 winners take home AED 1,448,250 in prize money
4 June 2023, Dubai, UAE: In its 131st edition, Mahzooz, the UAE's favourite weekly draw with the biggest and most frequent pay-outs, crowned its 46th millionaire and saw 1,017 participants take home AED 1,448,250 in prize money.
While the top prize of AED 20,000,000 went unclaimed this week, 23 participants matched four out of the following five numbers 14, 33, 34, 44, 47 and shared the second prize of AED 200,000, earning AED 8,696 each. 993 other winners matched three out of five numbers and received AED 250 each.
As part of Mahzooz's revamped prize structure, where one lucky participant becomes a guaranteed millionaire every week, the 131st draw awarded Mireille, holding the raffle ID number ......read more
Jawhara Jewellery Launches Enthralling 'Burqa Collection
Sharjah, June 3, 2023: The fourth edition of "Jewels of the Emirates" Show currently taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah has so far seen record footfall as it runs into its third consecutive day. The event has received an overwhelming response from visitors, with exhibitors unveiling a stunning array of exclusive and rare jewelry pieces, showcasing the finest modern and heritage designs, exquisite gold works, and unique diamonds from around the world.
One of the highlights of the show was Jawhara Jewellery's launch of the burqa collection, which garnered first place in the world's most beautiful piece of jewelry for the Millennium Competition, organized by the "De Beers" Group.
Jawhara Jewellery also showcased a selection of ......read more
• Wehrlein, who triumphed at both Diriyah races in January, wins in Jakarta as ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Indonesia following last season’s debut
• Jake Dennis finishes second but vents frustration at Wehrlein for early-race move
• Maximilian Günther finishes third in searing heat of Jakarta with second race of the double-header tomorrow, Sunday
Dubai and Riyadh, 3 June 2023: A cool and collected drive by Pascal Wehrlein delivered a win in the soaring heat of race one in the Gulavit Jakarta E-Prix double-header, propelling his TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team back to the top of the Teams’ championship.
Wehrlein led home Jake Dennis (Avalanche Andretti Formula E Team), who reacted strongly after the race claiming the Porsche driver made a “ridiculous” ......read more
• The conference is the largest global platform and gathering in 2025 aimed at encouraging international dialogue on biodiversity, climate change and sustainability
• The conference attracts approximately 15,000 participants from more than 160 countries around the world, including government leaders, specialists and experts
• The conference aims to develop a global agenda for preserving biodiversity and the environment to contribute to protecting the planet in light of local and global challenges
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: UAE has won the bid to host the World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2025 in Abu Dhabi. The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) submitted the bid on behalf of Abu Dhabi and the UAE government.
The results were announced ......read more
Synergy Events in association with Titan Watches brings you the Royal Purple Party on the 3rd of June at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Catch multi-genre music group, Thaikkudam Bridge as they return to Dubai after their last
sold-out show at Expo 2020.
The 15-member ensemble member band, which features nine vocalists and six instrumentalists, will regale audiences with their dynamic, energetic stage act that showcases their diverse musical and linguistic influences, all of which result in a unique musical experience that is truly cross-cultural in nature.
They will be joined on the night by DJ Ribin Richard who will warm up the crowd.
As an added treat there’s a Titan Watches pop-up where the audience can enjoy a cool photo opportunity and a chance to win a Titan Smartwatch every hour during the event! If you ......read more
• Three sustainability focused technology start-ups recognized for their transformative innovations at Make it in the Emirates Forum.
• Inaugural competition draws almost 400 submissions, including more than 200 from overseas.
• More than AED200,000 in prize money to help winning start-ups scale their technologies.
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 2 June 2023 – The winners of the inaugural Make it in the Emirates Start-up Pitch Competition were announced on Thursday at the Make it in the Emirates Forum that took place in Abu Dhabi.
Three startups were revealed as winners of the first edition of the Make it in the Emirates Startup Competition. Twenty-four startups were shortlisted to participate in the competition by a panel of industry experts from a pool of almost 400 submissions, 60 ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: Back in 2009 when the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation was formed, the UAE was without a single nuclear energy engineer. ENEC wasn’t concerned however, as it followed the UAE’s leading approach to developing the national talent, and with it the national intellect, it would need to ensure the sustainable success of its civil nuclear energy program. Fast forward to today and not only does the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program have hundreds of UAE Nationals with nuclear engineering degrees, but it has now added a further 39 certified UAE National nuclear operators to the 30 UAE National nuclear operators that have certified since 2020.
This has brought the total number of certified Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) and Reactor Operators ( Ros) in the country up to 193, 69 of whom are ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2023: Excitement is building as the city sets the stage for another exceptional concert for the opening weekend of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), in celebration of Eid Al Adha. On 2 July, the multi-talented artist Mohammad Abdo will perform for one night only at the Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai. With a career spanning 60 years, the iconic singer and oudist is sure to enthral the audience with a selection of his much-loved tracks including ‘Al Amaken’ (Places) and ‘Shabeeha Al Reeh’ (Like the Wind).
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), this stellar performance is the second of two unmissable Dubai Summer Surprises opening concerts, in celebration of Eid Al Adha. On 1 July, legendary performers Hussain Al Jassmi and Kadim Al Sahir will take to the ......read more
Significant spike was recorded from 8,077 transactions in April to 11,700 transactions in May, including a growth in values from AED 26.5 billion to AED 34 billion
May 2023 recorded a 77% surge in volume over the same month last year
In comparison to the same month last year, an increase of 87% was noticed in the value of transactions
The number of off-plan property transactions increased by 110% YoY to record more than 5,700, compared to 2,716 in May 2022
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2 June 2023: After the resounding success of its latest industry enabling event - Property Finder Connect, and the launch of its latest campaign - ‘Find Every Home Here’, Property Finder has now revealed key trends that dominated Dubai’s consistently ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE 1st June 2023 - After 3 days of hectic activity, interesting discussions, and worldwide engagement, EVIS2023 came to an end on Wednesday, May 31st with exponential success and great appreciation from all delegates and EV industry leaders.
Organized by Nirvana Holding, the summit has drawn considerable regional and global interest and received a great deal of attention from the UAE’s government and private sectors alike, at a time when the country is making steady progress toward a sustainable future. It highlighted the progress made in the UAE in terms of EV technology and infrastructure and some global examples and success stories.
The two-day conference discussed various aspects of e-mobility and the opportunities and challenges facing the transition to clean transportation. It featured ......read more
02, June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced continued strong passenger traffic demand in April.
• Total traffic in April 2023 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 45.8% compared to April 2022. Globally, traffic is now at 90.5% of pre-Covid levels. At 81.3%, industry load factor was only 1.8 percentage points below pre-pandemic level.
• Domestic traffic for April rose 42.6% compared to the year-ago period and has now fully recovered, posting a 2.9% increase over the April 2019 results.
• International traffic climbed 48.0% versus April 2022 with all markets recording healthy growth, with carriers in the Asia-Pacific region continuing to lead the recovery. International RPKs reached 83.6% of April 2019 levels.
“April ......read more
Since its inception, BYREDO has brought to life a series of memories through its niche fragrance collections. Building on these memories, BYREDO introduces a retrospective of their most beloved scents from its olfactive collection. Each year the Founder and Creative Director of BYREDO, Ben Gorham, will curate a multipart series centered on the celebration of one of the Maison’s scents. Through collaborations with creatives from different disciplines, the annual series will facilitate a dialogue, bringing new perspectives to these iconic scents.
The series will consist of a constellation of creators, each invited to share their own memories of the fragrance through their preferred medium. Through these memories, the emotional essence of each featured scent will be recontextualized. Investigating BYREDO’s past, ......read more
• Dubai’s only indoor rainforest brings extraordinary 18-metre recycled plastic sculpture to the steps of the biodome
• Open for viewing from June 5th until 30th June, the massive blue whale recycled sculpture with a message seeks to inspire change in plastic consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 June 2023: In celebration of World Environment Day, The Green Planet – Dubai’s only indoor tropical rainforest – is partnering with GEMS Legacy School to welcome a breathtaking 18-metre blue whale recycled sculpture to the biodome this month.
The partnership aims to promote awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and is in line with The Green Planet’s commitment to raising awareness of the importance of nature conservation and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 1st, 2023: Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah is thrilled to announce the launch of an incredible staycation offer and specially curated à la carte menu at its Brunello restaurant to celebrate this year’s Eid Al Adha.
From 28th June to 2nd July, guests will be able to experience a relaxing and idyllic staycation at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah while availing 20% discount on the standard daily rates. Staycation guests will be able to enjoy exclusive privileges such as welcome amenities, complimentary breakfast in Brunello restaurant and complimentary access to the Titan Kids Club and the hotel’s fitness centre. They will also be able to explore the iconic Palm Jumeirah with complimentary use of the Kempinski bikes.
For three days only from 28th to 30th ......read more
01 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for April 2023 global air cargo markets, showing a continued, but slower, decline against the previous year’s demand performance.
• Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs), fell 6.6% compared to April 2022 (-7.0% for international operations). This decline was an improvement over the previous month's performance (-7.6%).
• Capacity (measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers, ACTK) was up 13.4% compared to April 2022. It was also up 3.2% compared to April 2019, marking the first time in three years that the capacity has surpassed pre-COVID levels. The strong uptick is primarily driven by belly capacity as demand in the passenger business recovers. Adjusting for this, freighter ......read more
The biggest name in club football is only days away and the team at Bella Restaurant have got fans covered for the Champions League final, with Manchester City battling Inter Milan.
Make your way to the rooftop of the Grand Millennium Hotel Business Bay at their swanky "Bellavita Lounge" for unimpeded views of the 90 minutes on big screen and really hot deals on pizza and hops!
1 hop & 1 wood-oven margherita pizza: AED99
Bucket of 5 hops: AED149
Kick-off is at 11pm Dubai time on Saturday, June 10, so book early and don't miss out on the action.
Dubai – June 01, 2023: TCL, the world's top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, today unveiled its latest multi-category products for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market at an exclusive launch event in Dubai. TCL also announced its partnership with Arsenal Football Club as the Official Regional Consumer Electronics Partner of the Club, with the event being highlighted by a special appearance by Arsenal Legend, Robert Pires.
From stunning picture quality with its 2023 C Series Mini LED and QLED TVs and an exciting range of upgraded domestic appliances and air conditioners to enable a healthier and more convenient lifestyle, TCL’s latest product line-up underscores its commitment to bringing customers in the region the very best in technological innovation.
Expanding Imaginations Through Innovative ......read more
• Universal Rubber Belt Manufacturing and Stars Plastics Industries confirm investments
• Investments align with Operation 300bn and Dubai Economic Agenda ‘D33’, echoing global investor confidence in the UAE’s industrial sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 June 2023: During its participation at the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology’s (MoIAT) Make it in the Emirates Forum in the UAE, Dubai Industrial City, a member of TECOM Group PJSC and one of the region’s largest industrial and logistics hubs, announced that it has attracted almost AED 1 billion in investments from local and global manufacturing companies.
Investments by local rubber products producer Universal Rubber Belt Manufacturing and local polymer solutions provider Stars Plastics Industries, were among the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 June 2023: flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, today marks 14 years of operations. On 01 June 2009, the carrier welcomed its first passengers on board its inaugural flight FZ 157 from Dubai to Beirut. Since then, flydubai has been changing the way people travel around the region by enabling them to travel to more places, more often.
Commenting on the airline’s 14th anniversary, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai, said: “flydubai has been at the forefront of opening previously underserved destinations from Dubai; facilitating flows of trade and tourism, and strengthening the cultural and social ties between people from different countries.
flydubai has proven its ability to adapt and take decisive actions, even during challenging times, thanks to its ......read more
Indulge in the city’s most elegant bites in a relaxed setting
The Grey, located on Al Wasl Road in Al Safa, introduces an elegant afternoon Tea Ritual experience, every Monday to Friday between 3PM and 6PM. The authentic go-to hotspot has unveiled an afternoon Tea Ritual that offers an array of gourmet treats, decadent pastries, delectable bites and hot brews. The menu includes a canape platter with 8 luscious bites and a selection of signature teas and coffee. For AED 150 per person, patrons can delight in a range of sweet and savoury menu items that appeal to a diversity of discerning palettes.
The UAE homegrown brand by MAD Hospitality (Make a Difference) is the perfect location to catch up with a group of friends for an afternoon Tea Ritual while enjoying the chilled and creative vibe. With top-notch food, ......read more
Agreement supported by Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology brings the production of electrolysers to the UAE for the first time, strengthening decarbonization and domestic manufacturing
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - June 1, 2023 – The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) announced today at the “Make it in the Emirates” Forum in Abu Dhabi that is has supported a strategic collaboration agreement between ADNOC, John Cockerill Hydrogen and Strata Manufacturing, aiming to manufacture electrolysers in the UAE for local use and for export.
Electrolysers produce green hydrogen, an energy source made from renewables that does not emit carbon dioxide at the point of use. The arrangements intended to be put in place as contemplated by the agreement enhances the development of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2023: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), today announced its remarkable achievement of securing five esteemed awards at the globally recognised Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Annual Awards Ceremony, held at Rixos JBR. The MMA honours exceptional mobile marketing campaigns and celebrates the industry's visionary leaders and ground-breaking innovation.
du's talented teams were acknowledged for their unparalleled go-to-market campaign executions, which have set new benchmarks for excellence in the industry. The company received Silver Awards for Best Customer Experience with the "Get things done your way – Customer & Channels" campaign, Best Geo-targeted Campaign for "Conquering Roaming – Enterprise LEME," and Best Innovation and Experimental ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 1 June 2023: Emirates is unveiling a new closed loop recycling initiative this month, where millions of onboard items such as plastic trays, bowls, snack and casserole dishes, will now be recycled in a local facility and remade into fresh, ready-to-use Emirates meal service products.
Marking United Nations World Environment Day on 5 June, and the theme of #BeatPlasticPollution, Emirates will introduce the new recycled utensils onboard from June 2023 onwards.
In line with Emirates’ commitment to consuming responsibly, the new initiative is a transition to the principles of a circular economy, whereby items are reduced, reused, and recycled. Millions of old and damaged meal service items from Economy and Premium Economy Class dining will be collected after flights, washed and checked for damage, ......read more
The company recently completed refurbishment of its VVIP lounges
Dubai, UAE, June 01, 2023: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Dubai-based Al-Futtaim and Stuttgart-based DC Aviation Group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of operations in Dubai. Also, this year, DC Aviation is celebrating its 25th anniversary while the Malta business its 15th year of operation.
Over the past decade, the company has achieved significant milestones, including the completion of its purpose-built integrated hangar facility with lounge and office areas in September 2013. This made it the first fully integrated business aviation operation at the then-newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport, located at Dubai South.
Today, DCAF’s facility includes two dedicated hangars, together measuring over 13,500 sqm, ......read more