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 Challenge is the flagship fitness initiative by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council. The 30x30 Challenge urges people from all walks of life to commit to a minimum of 30 consecutive ......read more
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 take his side to victory. This young energetic champion hails from a family of cricketers and it would be fair to say that the sport runs in his blood.
Talking about the new partnership Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman Danube Group said: ......read more
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 price, Steelcase’s SILQ™ chair is a breakthrough in seating design. Its innovative materiality is both mechanism and artistry, delivering a personal experience by responding to the unique movements of the body.
Umami is a versatile ......read more
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 global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 Mt in 2018, an increase of 2.1% over 2017. In 2019, it is forecasted that global steel demand will grow by 1.4% to reach 1,681.2 Mt.
Commenting on the outlook, Al Remeithi said: “In 2018, global ......read more
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 kid’s brunch, with each youngster receiving a special welcome wristband and stamp in their ‘Kids Passport’ when they arrive.
Once they step through a special kid’s area, the afternoon of fun and food can well and truly ......read more
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 generous act of giving back to the community. Volunteers must be 16 years of age and above, weigh a minimum of 50kgs and be free from any contagious diseases such as cold, flu, cold sores or symptoms of infection. It is also advised to consume a ......read more
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 between the two sides in 2011, which gives the association the exclusive right to promote the 5th edition of PlastiVision Arabia in Bangladesh, as well as the right to lease exhibition area to Bengalese companies looking to participate in the 2019th ......read more
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 are delighted to announce that the hotel property has experienced a steady growth and occupancy performance throughout 2018. We anticipate an increase of 8%, estimating an overall of 90% in the total room occupancy as Dubai continues to demonstrate ......read more
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.
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 focus is a driving force for the company’s robust growth in the region and internationally,” said Mohamed Yousif Al Ahmedi, GM - Procurement, Supply Chain and Planning, Ducab. “As part of that expansion, our transportation and ......read more
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 Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, supporting 100+ aid organizations internationally
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018: An urgent, up-scaled investment in more green building mega projects is crucial for the construction industry and wider ......read more
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 your garden or build the best looking lawn with creative and handy fittings and accessories from Dragon Mart’s Outdoor Furniture Market.
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 of ‘GCC’s Best General Manager – Hospitality’ in recognition of steadfast commitment to guest satisfaction. The iconic 5-star hotel has 279 rooms and seven award-winning restaurants at an enviable location close to Dubai ......read more
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 Centre’s mission in the most prominent technical event, locally and regionally, focussed on demonstrating its litigation journey and developments since its inception in 2013 that commenced with traditional litigation mechanisms. By 2015, RDC ......read more
With 240,000 tons annual production capacity, new Dubai-based factory becomes key sales and distribution center for GCC region
Official inauguration attended by Sika Executive Management, Dubai Industrial Park Managing Director and Consul General of Switzerland.
By 2020 Sika globally targets 6-8% annual growth and more new plants and national subsidiaries opening.
Over past 3 years: 217 new patents filed, 20 Global Technology Centers, 26 new plants and 10 new national subsidiaries opened, 17 acquisitions in all regions.
Dubai, 14 October 2018 – Sika, global leader in chemicals and building materials, officially inaugurated its state-of-the-art production facility and offices in Dubai with an investment of around AED 40 million. The new facility based in Dubai Industrial Park, one of the largest industrial ......read more
The Centre participates under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018: The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC), the judicial arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), participates at GITEX Technology Week (GITEX) 2018, which kicked off today and continues until 18th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
RDC is participating through a unique platform under the slogan ‘Self Litigation Simulates Artificial Intelligence’. GITEX, the most prominent technical event locally and regionally, will be an ideal opportunity to interact with visitors to highlight the most advanced smart technologies that will be unveiled during the exhibition.
HE Judge Abdulqader Mousa, Director of RDC, commented: “We are eager to ......read more
Bin Mejren: The diversification of the investor base reflects market attractiveness and represents a guaranteed sustainable growth
163 nationalities found Dubai as the ideal option for their real estate investments
The remaining months will reveal a rising investment wave with the introduction of a number of government incentives
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th October 2018: In the latest report issued by Dubai Land Department (DLD), Dubai’s real estate market witnessed a continuous growth driven by optimism among investors and developers, where the market recorded 39,802 real estate transactions worth AED 162 billion from the beginning of the year till the end of September.
Commenting on these promising figures, HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, stressed that these results ......read more
Opening of Aloft City Centre Deira marks the launch of Majid Al Futtaim’s 13th hotel in the region
First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2018: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, yesterday celebrated the grand opening of Aloft City Centre Deira at an event attended by VIPs, media and influencers from the United Arab Emirates. The opening of the event took place in the presence of Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim – Holding, and Arne Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International. The event featured a futuristic line-up of entertainment to represent the brand’s signature urban-cool theme and ......read more
The first-of-its-kind initiative consolidates Dubai’s global position as a transparent real estate environment and reduces disputes
Judge Abdulqader Mousa: The new service implements the initiatives offered by the Centre to reduce rental disputes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th September 2018: The Rental Disputes Centre (RDC) in Dubai launched the Rental Good Conduct (RGC) Certificate service, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the world that aims to enhance trust between land lords and tenants and reduce the rates of disputes that may arise between them.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department (DLD), commented: “The RDC’s launch of the new RGC Certificate service comes in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and ......read more
INDEX Saudi prepares to host thousands of designers, architects, buyers in Riyadh this month as interior design boom grows momentum
9 October 2018: Thousands of designers, architects and buyers representing hundreds of international suppliers are descending upon Riyadh this month to capitalise on the boom in interior design spending across the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia accounts for almost one third (32%) of the total GCC interior design market spend, some SAR11.25 billion of a total SAR35.6 billion, according to a recent Ventures report commissioned by INDEX Saudi, the new design exhibition which runs at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 30 October to 1 November.
The renewed demand for high quality interior design and fit out services in the Kingdom can be ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 8, 2018: Festival Plaza, Al-Futtaim’s latest lifestyle shopping destination in Jebel Ali and the Dubai South community, has officially announced that LuLu Hypermarket, one of the largest hypermarket chains and retail companies in the GCC, will be the center’s hypermarket of choice. Since project announcement, Festival Plaza has been committed to delivering an exceptional mix of retail choices, focused on everyday convenience, home and lifestyle.
“We are excited to partner with LuLu Hypermarket and welcome them to the Festival Plaza development. We look forward to bringing the best in retail offerings to the entire Dubai South community with our latest project, Festival Plaza, and we will continue to enhance the retail mix and experience for Dubai South ......read more
Dubai, October 8, 2018: The Civils division of Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, was recently named Safety Contractor of the Year 2018 by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). At a prize giving ceremony hosted by the RTA, the award was presented to Mr Senan Al Naboodah, Managing Director of ANCG.
Commenting on the award, Mr Senan Al Naboodah said: “We are extremely proud to have received this award from the RTA, which validates our unfailing commitment to the health and safety of all our employees. We are committed in providing internationally-accredited safety training and the appropriate equipment and protective clothing to all of our site staff, as protecting our workforce is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018: Get ready to explore the great outdoors with another edition of the Bike Market at Dragon Mart 2, which is back by popular demand with an even bigger range of cycles and accessories.
Following a tremendous response to the first market held last year, the Bike Market returns from 4 to 13 October with cool deals on must-have cycling equipment and accessories for all age groups.
Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2 and open every day from 10am to 10pm, the Bike Market will showcase a huge collection of bicycles, quad bikes, desert bikes, and scooters for adults and kids.
The market also features protective gear, including helmets in various sizes and colours, knee pads, lights, seat covers, locks, water bottles, cycling gloves, pumps, customised handle bars and ......read more
Luxury apartment complex offers unparalleled comfort and luxury
Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018: Riviera Group revealed the show apartment for La Riviera Apartments with design and interior elements that reflect luxurious apartment living. The 22-story residential building offers 144 stylish one and two bedroom apartments and two retail units.
La Riviera Apartments is situated in the district of Jumeirah Village Circle, a residential and commercial community featuring a mixture of Arabic and Mediterranean villas, stylish townhouses and apartments. The 25-foot high grand entrance lobby with convenient car drop-off facility and hotel style elevators add to the luxury lifestyle feel of the residence.
A medical facility, school, public transport, shopping centre and convenience store are all on La ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th October 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the closing ceremony of the first edition of the International Property Awards – Dubai (IPAD) 2018 will be held on 11th October. With 49 companies competing in various categories, 41 of which being local, DLD is expecting a highly competitive first edition.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “We are pleased to organise this award in Dubai as a consolidation of our partnership with the International Property Awards. This global programme is widely recognised by all parties in the sector and will inevitably meet the demand of our local companies that always strive for excellence. We are confident that the establishment of a specialised branch of the Awards in Dubai will further develop our real ......read more
Investments of over €300 million up to 2020 will increase annual production capacity by 100,000 units
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: The BMW Group is to invest more than €300 million in its Leipzig plant. Comprehensive construction work to extend and update the body and paint shops, assembly and logistics is already under way, laying the foundation for continued growth and the production of future models in Leipzig.
The main focus of activities at the plant is to increase annual production capacity by approx. 100,000 units, from the current 250,000 to about 350,000 p.a. in ......read more
DAMAC speeds ahead with iconic development overlooking the Dubai Canal
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: DAMAC Properties has confirmed the completion of the raft foundation work for tower B at AYKON City, its multi-tower master development. The setting of the major foundation saw over 200,000 cubic feet of concrete poured within a 24-hour period, the same amount required to fill 75 swimming pools.
AYKON City is set to rise as a new architectural icon for Dubai. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the 4 million square feet multi-tower development will overlook Dubai’s most prestigious ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Danfoss, the global leader in engineering solutions, received coveted recognitions by Abu Dhabi Customs Authority with its best practices on intellectual property during the celebration of World Intellectual Property on 17 April 2018.
Through its effective major crack down on the sale of counterfeit goods and products across the UAE and the wider region, Abu Dhabi Customs Authority identified Danfoss as the best company that shows solid effort in providing support and raising awareness about intellectual property.
The Dubai Customs Authority has ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, May 29, 2018: Celebrating the spirit of Ramadan and in line with the Centro Sharjah Corporate Social responsibility, the hotel hosted Iftar for the residents of the Old People’s Home in Sharjah.
The hotel management, through the support of the center headed by Mr. Mansour Mohammed Haji, joined the elderly for an Iftar feast that was delivered with benignity.
“Celebrating and expressing the essence of Ramadan to the seniors in our community is something we hold dear to us and we are honored to be part of them every year during the holy month.” said ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 May 2018: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, launched its 12th annual ‘Make A Difference Together’ campaign, which encourages parents to teach their children the value of giving and to instil lessons of giving. In addition, the campaign aims to stimulate communities to donate together, providing families in need with everyday essentials.
The “Make A Difference Together” campaign invites parents to educate their children to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2018: UAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti was one of the team’s success stories of this year’s Giro d’italia, as the Italian finished fourth in the final Youth Standings and also managed a top ten finish in the King of the Mountain (KoM) standings. His efforts contributed to the overall team’s position, coming ninth in the Team Classification after 21 days of racing.
Conti, now in his second season with UAE Team Emirates, got his tour off to a bright start, surprising many on Stage one’s Individual Time Trial, recording a ......read more
Staff at the iconic hotel on Abu Dhabi Corniche trained on how to spot and reduce water waste as part of campaign that saved more than 250 gallons in initiative held in support of World Water Day
Abu Dhabi, May 28, 2018: Every drop counted for staff at Hilton Abu Dhabi who saved 50 cubic metres (more than 250 gallons) of water as part of a month-long initiative in support of World Water Day.
From housekeepers to chefs and receptionists to managers, every Team Member played their part to help reduce water waste at the hotel between March 19 and April 20, 2018 as part of the ......read more
Putin urges global leaders to participate in GMIS2019 during opening speech at SPIEF
Pioneering Summit To Be Held In One of the World’s Biggest Manufacturing Heartlands
GMIS2019 Will Bring Together Global Community to Shape Future of Manufacturing
Summit to Be Built Around Embracing Nature-Like Technologies To Build Sustainable Industrial Development
Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2018: The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) – the pioneering cross-industry forum that aims to unify the world in shaping the future of manufacturing – ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2018: In the past decade, visitor expectations of shopping centres have changed beyond all recognition. Today, nearly half of all visitors report that the non-retail offer drives both the number and length of visits they make to shopping centres.
Increasingly too, they expect to be able to access to services such as such as F&B (79%), leisure/entertainment venues (64%) or medical/health/wellness facilities (51%)1. Shopping centres have been transformed into consumer centres. Responding at pace to these shifting demographics, behaviours and expectations ......read more
Visitors and residents can look forward to exclusive offers and deals across Residential, Automotive, Hospitality, Mall and Sports & Fitness destination
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 22nd, 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is the place to be this Ramadan as the destination offers a variety of deals and offers across residential, automotive showrooms, hotels and Mall.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
During Ramadan, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is ......read more
Extend a helping hand by donating clothes to the Red Crescent as part of the mall’s Ramadan celebration
Engage in traditional activities such as henna painting and calligraphy throughout the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 May 2018: Celebrate the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan in all its reverence at BurJuman. Through a partnership with the Red Crescent, the mall is inviting its customers to help those less fortunate and in need by donating clothes; this activity also supports the ethos of the Year of Zayed, which commemorates the values of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22 2018: Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia-invites families to create great moments every day as its malls across the country transform with elegant and traditional décor to mark the Holy Month.
The glittering cultural symbols hanging from the ceiling and bright arabesque motifs that adorn every corner of the malls reflect the spirit of peace, tranquillity and hospitality during the Holy Month. The glowing installations have become a social media highlight among ......read more
22nd May 2018, Dubai, UAE: In line with long established tradition and celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan, Villa Rotana embraced once more its social responsibility by sharing the blessing to all taxi drivers passing by the hotel. And it will continue in the next 10 days of Ramadan.
Mr. Camille Saade, General Manager of Villa Rotana said, “It is our pleasure to organize such initiatives, knowing that most of the taxi drivers are not having a proper Iftar due to the nature of their job that is requiring them to be always on the road. That being said, we are delighted to share the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018: Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi and Sons (SMAG), part of the Al Ghandi Auto Group and sole distributor of Japanese construction machinery giant Kobelco in the UAE, announced the signing of an agreement with Utmost Gulf General Transport, for the sale of Kobelco hydraulic excavators.
In addition to greater digging capacity, the new Kobelco hydraulic excavators are fuel-efficient and economical, imposing less burden on the local environment. The advanced technologies of the new SK380HDLC model balances all the demands of today’s construction ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 20th May 2018: Max, one of the largest value fashion brands across Middle East, North Africa and India launched its 34th store in the UAE, located at The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi. The store stocks Max’s label of women’s, men’s and children’s fashion - as well as footwear, handbags and lingerie.
Max is part of the Landmark Group, one of the largest retail conglomerates with headquarters in Dubai, UAE. Max today is the leading and most trusted value fashion retailer in the Middle East and India, and aims to have a network of over 600 ......read more
The mall will touch hearts and lives with its community-powered campaign
17 May 2018, Dubai – Standing tall amidst the waves of gloom, Tree of Life grows in fortitude and casts its light of change on the ones in difficulty and need. Since years, the Tree of Life located in Arabian Center, has been the beacon of hope in the lives of many and will continue to do so this Ramadan.
Driven by the spirit of generosity, the Tree of Life motivates people to donate during this month of giving. It inspires and gather donors from a wide array of nationalities, faiths, and walks of life under ......read more
Experience the beauty of Arabian Culture at the new air-conditioned ‘Dome’ venue
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 17 May 2018: Promising to deliver a memorable experience, Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel will be hosting Ramadan Iftar and Suhoor at its newly built air-conditioned dome venue. The new venue is an elegantly embellished luxurious dome, where glittering lights ignite the festivities, embarking guests on an exclusive contemporary retreat.
Located in the premises of Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel, the dome is set within a magnificent structure, bejewelled ......read more
الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 16 مايو، 2018: تتعاون سبينس خلال شهر رمضان المبارك لهذا العام بشكل وثيق مع المنتجين المحليين في الإمارات لتمنح زبائنها مجموعة متنوعة من المنتجات ذات الجودة العالية.
وعلى مدار الشهر الفضيل، توفر سبينس لأسواق التجزئة، والمملوكة محليًا، المنتجات المتميزة من خيرات غذائية ومنتجات إماراتية، والتي تتنوع ما بين الأسماك الطازجة والخضار العضوية، والأجبان والمشروبات والعصائر التي تتنوع ما بين حليب الإبل بالشوكولا والعصائر الطازجة. ويتعاون فريق سبينس بتوجيه من ماثيو فروست، الرئيس التنفيذي للمجموعة، مع الموردين المحليين لتوفير المنتجات التي تلبي احتياجات المستهلكين في ......read more
UAE, 16 May 2018: Spinneys will highlight the growing importance of UAE food and drink producers this Ramadan as the company’s relationship with them goes from strength to strength.
The locally-owned supermarket chain has hundreds of locally produced products on their shelves from fresh fish to organic vegetables, camel milk chocolate to juices. The commercial team at Spinneys, under the guidance of Spinneys CEO, Matthew Frost, work closely with local suppliers to identify gaps in the current range and to develop products that suit the UAE consumer and meet with the quality standards ......read more
As part of its CSR program, Al Ghurair Centre to fulfil 3 customers’ wishes, renewing its commitment to the UAE community during The Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Embodying the humanitarian spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and as part of its ongoing CSR program, Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre and one of Dubai’s longstanding flagship icons, brings back “Omniyati” Initiative, to fulfill the wishes and dreams of people this Ramadan.
Translating to “My Wish” in Arabic, “Omniyati” Initiative was met last ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall will welcome over 200 orphaned children throughout the holy month of Ramadan to enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping, entertainment and dining in association with the Rawafed Development & Learning Centre.
The specially-curated experience has been created to delight children and help them celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with personalised offers from the mall’s retailers and food and beverage outlets.
The children will start their journey at Ibn Battuta Mall with a fashion and ......read more
First ever IKEA ‘reference store’ accolade awarded to Abu Dhabi outlet
United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: On Thursday, 10th of May, as part of global initiative to enhance customer experience and see further commercial success through its stores, IKEA Yas Island, based in Abu Dhabi, has been awarded the brand’s first ever ‘reference store’ in the world, in attendance of the Ambassador of Sweden, Henrik Landerholm.
Vinod Jayan, Managing Director – IKEA UAE, Qatar, Egypt and Oman, acknowledged the IKEA Yas Island team for their contribution, “We ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: Global trade enabler DP World has extended its partnership with Oracle to implement its digital transformation programme that supports its strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics.
The move follows an announcement by DP World earlier this year to use the Oracle Cloud Suite of Applications drive business transformation.
Oracle Consulting will now implement the full suite of Fusion Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM) and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Sunday, May 13, 2018: Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair, the twin properties connected through Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall, has appointed Maria Fe Rusiana Cerchi as the Director of Recreation and Spa – to strengthen the leadership in its recreational offering.
The appointment will help Swissôtel Al Ghurair boost the UAE’s spa industry, estimated to be valued at Dh1.7 billion ($460 million) in 2017, and is expected to top Dh1.85 billion ($500 million) by 2020, according to Colliers International – a global real estate ......read more
Dubai, May 12, 2018 : The new addition to the Swissôtel family invites you to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan in an authentic environment in the heart of Dubai. From traditional settings to sumptuous dishes, an authentic experience awaits you and your family at Swissôtel Al Ghurair.
Experience a magical holy month with a delightful Iftar buffet selection and live Oriental music at Liwan Restaurant. Savour traditional specialities including Lamb Ouzi (Emirati lamb dish on oriental rice), mixed Dolmas (stuffed rice in vegetables), Harees (porridge of wheat and ......read more
Sharjah Becomes Grand!
May 12, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Regency Group, a leading hypermarket operator in the region, announced the inauguration of its 52nd outlet Grand Mall, Al Musallah – Sharjah on 14th May 2018 at 4.30 pm. The announcement was made by the Group Chairman Mr. Shamsudheen Bin Mohideen today at a press conference held at Dubai.
Grand Mall Sharjah is the largest outlet of Regency Group in UAE. With a total buildup area of more than 200,000 sqft, the mall boasts huge parking space for 600+ cars in Ground and Basement level. Grand Hypermarket will act as the ......read more
The largest consumer cooperative announces its plans for the holy month of Ramadan, with price reductions on more than 15, 000 products, by allocating AED 75 Million towards Ramadan Promotion initiatives
May 9, 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE has always maintained its tradition of welcoming the holy month of ‘Ramadan’ with attractive discounts & promotion campaigns and social responsibility initiatives. The firm’s latest announcement comes of no surprise as Union Coop announces price reductions up-to ......read more
UAE Team Emirates put in a strong performance for the fourth stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia, which was the first stage to be held back on Italian soil during its 101st edition.
Dubai, UAE, May 09, 2018: The 202km undulating parcours favoured the puncheurs, with just two categorised climbs between the start in Catania and the finish line in Caltagirone. The team came to the front with 100kms to go on the Monte Pavone, dictating the tempo and applying pressure on the rest of the peloton during a climb that perfectly suited Valerio Conti and Diego Ulissi. With ......read more
Dubai, 9th May 2018: Dragon Mart is hosting a traditional Arabian-themed Ramadan Market in the run-up to the Holy Month, with special offers on food, home décor and fashion items from 3 to 19 May.
Open daily from 10am to 10pm, the Ramadan Market, located at Dragon Mart 2, will be set under a grand Arabian tent with a majlis in the centre. Designed to capture the ambience of traditional grand bazaars, the Ramadan Market will have deals on everything from cookware to cosmetics and home accents to handicrafts.
Head to the Dragon Mart Ramadan ......read more
Open bars, floating shisha and live entertainment at Marjan Pool and Anchor Bar from 14 June to 15 July
Dubai, 8 May 2018: As the FIFA World Cup fever sets in, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is launching an array of special activities and promotions for all fans of the game!
Cheer as loud as you can as you soak in the outdoor Marjan Pool and catch all the action on big screens with drinks of your choice and floating shisha. Live entertainment through half-time, scratch-and-win offers, as well as amazing promotions on beverages will create an ......read more
From 10th-12th May, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall will get the chance to splurge on a mall-wide sale with extra incentives including cash back vouchers and free movie tickets
Dubai, UAE, 6th May 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall is getting set for the next 3-Day Super Sale which runs from Thursday 10th May 2018 until Saturday 12th May 2018. Over the three days, shoppers are promised great sales with more than 25% discounts across selected fashion and dining retailers, with the Mall also offering extra-special shopper incentives – instant cashbacks!
Every day, four ......read more
Experts from UL’s Dubai office examined and discussed new UAE Fire and Life Safety Code and updated standards related to HVAC and building cladding.
UL participated in seminar as official ‘Testing and Certification Solutions Partner’.
Civil defense officials and leaders from region’s construction and safety sectors joined in event at The Address Dubai Marina on April 23.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 May, 2018: UL, a global independent safety science company, joined in expert panel discussions on the important topic of fire safety ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended a number of sessions during the 69th edition of the FIABCI World Congress in Dubai. The event was organised by Dubai Land Department in cooperation with the International Real Estate Federation and is taking place under a ‘Happy Cities’ theme at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
His Highness the Deputy Ruler ......read more
Promising French Hospitality companies and corporations represented within the delegation
Bilateral ties between the two countries continuously grown and strengthened via the hospitality sector
Promoting French Business Opportunities in UAE’s Hospitality Sector
United Arab Emirates, May 01, 2018: Bpifrance, the French public investment bank partnered with Business France, the national agency in charge of the international development of the French economy, to develop a mission to explore market opportunities, ......read more
Members of the newly launched ‘Festival City Kids Club’ can enjoy countless offers and discounts for dining, shopping and entertainment experiences throughout the Mall
Dubai, 29 April 2018: Kids Club has officially launched at Dubai Festival City Mall - a unique loyalty program where children will be given exclusive access to unique experiences, exclusive offers and signature services created just for them. As the only Kids Club of its kind in Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall in partnership with its retailers, gives parents access to specially tailored ......read more
Giant suspended sculpture by renowned American artist Janet Echelman now on display at the Waterfront Promenade
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018: The Dubai Mall has unveiled artist Janet Echelman’s immense woven sculpture ‘1.78’, above a section of the Dubai fountain; the work is the most recent addition to Art Emaar, the company’s new public arts initiative.
Most recently exhibited in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor last winter, ‘1.78’ makes its UAE debut against the unrivalled backdrop of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: Ines Akari, Dragon Mart’s official Toy Detective, surprised superstar Nancy Ajram before her live concert on Friday, 27 April with gifts for her daughters, Mila and Ella, selected from the mall’s extensive range of toys.
Abu Dhabi, UAE - April 28, 2018
Statement: On April 18, 2018 Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) signed an agreement to start construction of a Hyperloop system as well as HyperloopTT’s XO Square Innovation Center, and a Hyperloop Visitor Center at the Seih Al Sdeirah landbank in Abu Dhabi.
The proposed construction site is located on the border of the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, close to the Expo 2020 site and Al Maktoum International Airport, however, any further development of the HyperloopTT system is subject to careful study and extensive regulatory ......read more
Thrill-seekers can enjoy an incredible stay with a special package to experience the World’s Longest Zipline
Dubai, 25 April 2018: Have you experienced the World’s Longest Zipline in Jebel Jais? Thrill-seekers can head to DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island and DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, to enjoy the Zip, Sip, Dip promotion which includes a package with a zipline adventure per stay starting from 1st May, 2018.
The Zip, Sip, Dip promotion allows you to combine adventure and relaxation with the courageous zipline experience ......read more
New café location in IKEA Dubai offers shoppers specialty coffee and delicious snacks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 April 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, has recently opened doors to a brand new café concept at the IKEA store exit in Dubai Festival City Mall.
Serving its famous PÅTÅR coffee and delicious snacks, shoppers can choose from a selection of homemade sandwiches, fresh salads and assorted cakes, making the IKEA Café the perfect stop to unwind and relax.
True to its passion for sustainability, IKEA’s PÅTÅR coffee, which ......read more
April 24, 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE: Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based strategic investment company, and Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (MIP), an emerging markets infrastructure fund manager, have agreed to sell their combined equity interest of 50% in Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) to the remaining shareholder, Abu Dhabi Ports, for an un-disclosed amount.
ADT is the first commercial port operator in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Its core business is to operate and manage a 30-year concession at the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, the region’s first semi-automated ......read more
GCC’s major supplier of rental equipment prepares for growth and expansion into Asian markets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: Itqan Investments LLC (“Itqan”) owned by Sheikh Hamad Al Sulaiman, together with Tamar VPower Energy Fund I LP (the “Fund”), jointly established and managed by Hong Kong based VPower Group International Holdings Ltd. (1608.HK) (“VPower”) and CITIC Pacific Ltd. (“CITIC Pacific”), has acquired Byrne Equipment Rental LLC (the “Byrne Group”), the most diverse supplier of ......read more
Payment now accepted for popular luxury brands, world-class attractions including
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and At the Top, Burj Khalifa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2018: The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination and Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today jointly announced that Chinese mainland visitors can now use Alipay to pay for a wide range of shopping, dining and must-see leisure attractions.
With the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2018: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced the Q1 inspection results for products, measurement scales and pre-packaged products in Abu Dhabi markets, from January 1st to March 31st, 2018.
During the ongoing inspections, carried out by the Council’s market surveillance team, (18,672) samples of various products being traded were inspected, including toys, electrical appliances, tires and tobacco products and household ......read more
Bin Mejren: “The ‘Happy Cities’ theme reflects the directives of our wise leadership.”
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 April 2018]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced ‘Happy Cities’ as the theme for the FIABCI World Congress 2018 – Dubai, which will take place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The six-day event, which will be hosted by the Emirate of Dubai from 27th April to 2nd May, will focus on how to establish ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2018: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, QCC, the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, is pleased to announce that the Market Surveillance Division has become an accredited international inspection body in accordance with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020-2012.
This is a major step for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as it joins major international institutions dedicated to applying the highest quality standards on products and maintaining market control.
His Excellency Dr. Helal Al ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2018: Her Majesty's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Philip Parham inaugurated The Beautiful Britain at the LuLu Hypermarket, Khalidiyah Mall in Abu Dhabi
The Beautiful Britain – Truly British Truly Delicious- is a groupwide weeklong event dedicated to promoting the impressive range of high-quality food items from Britain. It also creates an engaging shopping experience for the customers, while continuing to provide shoppers with the most competitive prices in the store and online. Among the brands are:
Biona, Heath ......read more
Visitors can also take part in free-to-attend Sunset Yoga and Zumba classes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2018: As the days get warmer, Organic Souk at Dubai Festival City has moved to a new time and is set to close its first season on April 27.
In order to ensure a pleasant shopping experience for visitors, Organic Souk at Dubai Festival City has moved to a new time for the final two weeks - now taking place every Saturday between 4pm and 9pm at Marsa Plaza Creek.
In addition to buying delicious fresh products sourced from local farms, visitors can also take ......read more
Come share memorable Ramadan experiences at Danat Al Ain Resort
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2018: Ramadan at Danat Al Ain Resort captures the true essence of Arab traditions.
Guests can fully embrace the Arabic culture from magnificent Iftars to Suhoors, traditional music and an infinite array of mesmerizing cuisines specially prepared for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Danat Al Ain Resort, the five star luxury resort in Al Ain, gets ready for a joyous and peaceful Ramadan celebration beginning in May. The resort will be soon disclosing the numerous activities, which ......read more
RAK to increase tourism’s GDP contribution to 10% by 2025 from 5%
RAK to have 1m annual visitors by end of 2018, 2.9m by 2025
RAK development progressing fast but seeks to attract more investment
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, April 18, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has delivered the keynote opening speech on day 2 of the 3-day Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, (17 – 19 April 2018).
Held in partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority ......read more