40% of entertainment plans to be funded by private sector.
16 entertainment complexes and three additional leisure hubs to be delivered by 2030.
Tourism figures expected to reach 26 million inbound visitors by 2023.
18 December 2018: Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is expected to experience exponential growth as the Kingdom focuses on advancing its entertainment and tourism sectors – according to a new whitepaper released by leading global real estate advisor CBRE.
CBRE, which began operations in Saudi Arabia earlier this year, shared its key insights on the Kingdom’s fledgling entertainment and tourism sectors as part of its whitepaper titled Entertainment in Saudi Arabia: The Game Changer. The report predicts that, fueled by public and private investments and as part of its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: Located at one of the world’s busiest airports, Dubai International Hotel is renowned for its service excellence and personalised hospitality to transit passengers and travellers alike. At the recent iteration of the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards, the 5-Star Airport Hotel won Gold and Silver recognition for its F&B services, Timeless Spa and Purchasing.
Adding to its winning streak in 2018, Dubai International Hotel’s team has yet another reason to celebrate during the festive season. This Airport Hotel is home to nine outstanding restaurants, ranked within the top 10 on Trip Advisor, serving a delicious fare ranging from cuisines ranging from Continental, Indian, Asian, Arabic to authentic Spanish food. With the hotel’s F&B offerings presenting innovative ......read more
The Run takes place on December 21
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Dubai residents get your running shoes on for a holiday experience like none other as Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, will be hosting the city’s first-ever Santa Run.
Organized by RaceME, the run will take place on December 21st and covers two distances – 2.5km for kids and beginners, the more seasoned runners can register themselves for the 5km distance. Set against the backdrop of the Dubai Creek and the city skyline, the Santa Run will start at the Dubai Festival City Mall Promenade, through the iconic Dubai Festival City finishing in the Festive Market.
Registered participants will receive a free Santa T-shirt along with a Santa hat and beard. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Dubai’s most magical Festive Market, taking place in Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall, welcomed Santa and his elves on December 6th, who arrived in true style as part of a special appearance show. Santa and his elves greeted families and children, kicking-off one of the city’s most lively and unique Festive Markets. From the tree lighting that was visible from Business Bay Bridge, snowfall over Festive Bay to live music, carolling, carnival games and rides, festive-inspired treats and a special IMAGINE show playing in the background, this was truly a memorable festive celebration to be experienced.
Dubai’s most magical Festive Market at Festival Bay continues to run until Tuesday, 25th December. Meet Santa and his elves and get your chance to take a ......read more
Incredible opportunity to win 20 Omega watches and a trip for two to the James Bond Museum in London
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is offering its customers the never-before opportunity to win a luxurious Aston Martin Vantage as well as 20 Omega watches and a trip for two to the James Bond Museum in London.
The spring promotion titled: ‘Leave the Ordinary Behind You’ by Sahara Centre will be held from December 13, 2018 to February 14, 2019. It is one of the most prestigious campaigns by the shopping and lifestyle destination to offer customers unprecedented value through fabulous prizes.
To enter the raffle draw, customers only have to spend a minimum of AED 200 at Sahara ......read more
Inaugural French pavilion
13 French companies
Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be organizing its first French Pavilion at the ARABPLAST trade fair with 13 companies representing different sectors of the industry. ARABPLAST has established itself as the leading trade fair for the plastics industry in the Middle East. Its privileged geographical position makes it a particularly popular business location and an ideal meeting place for French exhibitors wishing to develop or intensify their growth in local and regional markets.
Given the hydrocarbon reserves available in the United Arab Emirates, plastics processing is one of the country's priority areas for industrial diversification. Demand comes mainly ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 16, 2018) – Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City invites guests to experience the wonders of the magical festive season throughout the month. The hotel ushers in the festive season with a calendar full of meticulously crafted dining menus, exclusive packages and entertainment for Christmas and New Year celebrations.
In sync with the Christmas cheer Skylight Café welcomes guests for a Christmas Eve dinner from 6.30 pm to 10.30pm and Christmas Day lunch from 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm. The menu features a wide variety of festive delights with unlimited soft beverages all for AED 199 per person. Throughout the season, the hotel will be adorned in festive décor and cheerful tunes will entertain guests as they enjoy Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New ......read more
Hundreds of brands will offer up to 90% off
Dubai, UAE; 16 December 2018: Get ready for unbeatable money-saving opportunities as Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, Deira, Me’aisem, Al Shindagha and My City Centre Al Barsha kick off Dubai Shopping Festival with an exclusive 12-hour sale, offering shoppers spectacular discounts of up to 90%.
“Majid Al Futtaim’s exclusive 12-hour sale in partnership with Dubai Festival & Retail Establishment is one of the most anticipated promotions of the year and an exciting activity to start the 24th Dubai Shopping Festival in the city. We are expecting to attract a record number of residents as well as regional and international tourists again during this year’s sale shopping for high-quality international brands at affordable prices ......read more
Weaker rupee boosts Indian realty demand from NRIs
3 day expo at Dubai World Trade Centre from 13-15 December to attract thousands of investors
H.E. Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department and Bollywood Actor Arbaaz Khan inaugurate Indian Property Show
December 13th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: A weaker rupee against the US dollar is making investment in Indian realty cheaper for NRIs and boosting the demand as we also witness increase in enquiries from Indian expatriates in UAE. And to cater to the rising interest and provide home buyers plethora of choices and an opportunity to interact with the real estate developers from across India, the popular Indian Property Show is back in Dubai for a three-day realty shopping experience.
Being held at Hall No 7, Dubai World Trade Centre, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2018: The exciting winter activation aims to keep young visitors engaged and entertained, while shoppers get a chance to win a Volkswagen Teramont.
Children and their families can look forward to a great time at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall during this winter season. A unique 'Winter Wonderland' takes shape inside the mall packing loads of fun and excitement for kids of ages 2 to 12 years from 15th of December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.
Modelled like a colorful snow-capped village to recreate the winter ambience, Winter Wonderland will be open every day from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Once inside, children can indulge in making their own snowman.
Kids can experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest in The Virtual Reality Zone through a sequence of immersive first ......read more
Following His Excellency’s address, Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO of Emirates Steel, also spoke on regional steel trends
Dubai, UAE - 12th December 2018: His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry in the government of the UAE, opened the 22nd Middle East Iron and Steel conference in Dubai yesterday by discussing ongoing regional and international trends, and how the iron and steel sectors of the GCC could work toward mitigating risks inherent in a turbulent international market, and seizing on new opportunities available to them.
His Excellency addressed the Middle East Iron and Steel Conference alongside H.E. Abdulaziz Alrasheed, Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Economy and Planning for the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ......read more
Free schedule of entertainment events planned for shoppers including four fireworks shows
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2018: Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to the New Year at Dubai Festival City Mall, as it hosts a packed schedule of free activities and entertainment on 31st December to celebrate the kick-off of 2019. Shoppers, families and friends can welcome the New Year with a spectacular evening of non-stop entertainment, including four firework shows throughout the evening, a live band featuring famous Australian singer, Katie Elle Jackson, as well as a special IMAGINE show.
Offering one of the best views in Dubai, combined with waterfront dining, Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the city’s only destinations offering free entertainment throughout the night, and is the perfect location to celebrate. The ......read more
Verified suppliers ensures guaranteed quality and delivery
Event will also have two day long conferences covering e-Commerce, and, manufacturing and franchising
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 12, 2018: Covering nine focused sectors and over 100,000 products, China Homelife Exhibition is the largest sourcing platform for Chinese products in the Middle East and North Africa. Inaugurated by H.E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre, the exhibition is open to importers, traders and buyers to source high quality products directly from manufacturers. Taking place at the Dubai Exhibition and Convention Centre from Dec 11 – 13, the opening also saw H.E Sun Biqing, Director of Hangzhou Commerce Committee present on the occasion.
Given the rising ......read more
The deadline to receive candidacy files is on 16 January 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th December 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) and Awards International announced the launch of the third edition of the Gulf Real Estate Awards (GREA) 2019 following the success of the two previous editions. The announcement was made during a press conference that was held yesterday at DLD’s head office, where all regional real estate companies were invited to participate in this regional competition.
The press conference was attended by HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD; Hend Al Marri, CEO of the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI); and Mark Hammil, Managing Director of Awards International, the organisers of GREA.
When announcing the launch of the third GREA, HE Sultan Butti ......read more
A Successful Initiative to Empower Middle East Athletes and Effectively Capture UAE’s Young Spirit
Dubai, December 9, 2018: Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping center, join hands with Nike Middle East, the global sportswear giant, to further promote the brand’s much talked about ‘We Play DXB’ campaign that has set in motion a number of city-wide events and installations honoring the city and its love for sports.
As part of this popular campaign by Nike, Al Ghurair Centre is one of the iconic landmarks in Dubai featuring graffiti murals by well-known artists that depict the diverse and eclectic mix of the city’s youth and aspiring local athletes.
Located at the Dining District, the massive mural will be part of Nike’s global graffiti collection that aims to build ......read more
Yas Mall collaborates with Make a Wish UAE aiming to make children’s wishes come true
Abu Dhabi, 9 December 2018 – Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will be transformed into a winter wonderland from 13th to 24th December, complete with dazzling decorations, a Santa’s Grotto and even festive markets so families and friends have everything they need to get into the holiday spirit.
Aiming to make children’s wishes come true, Yas Mall continues its partnership with Make a Wish UAE, a non-profit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. The mall’s younger guests can take home a cuddly Yas Festive Reindeer for AED 20, with all proceeds being donated to the organization.
While stepping into Yas Mall, visitors will be ......read more
Shop at the Festive Season Market from 9 to 22 December
Dubai, 9 December 2018: Dragon Mart 2 will create a winter wonderland this festive season featuring the much-loved animated characters Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Plus, there’s a Festive Season Market offering a wide range of gifts and decorations at attractive prices.
Festive Season Market: 9 to 22 December
Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2, the Festive Season Market features a glittering range of items, including sparkling lights, artificial and real trees, decorations and gifts, all at attractive prices. 10am to 10pm daily, from 9 to 22 December.
Snoopy Festive Village: 13 to 22 December
The snow-covered Snoopy Festive Village will feature daily sing-alongs and festive dance shows, an ice ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: The required modernization of aviation infrastructure expansion, development, and modernization to cater to anticipated increase in passenger and freight air traffic demand will reach USD 1.8 trillion by 2030. This outlook, along with the challenges and investment landscape in aviation will be the core objective of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2019 which is going to be held between January 27-29, 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City.
GIAS 2019 is an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), which was established to create a leading, safe, secure and sustainable civil aviation system in the country.
According to a report published by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA), global aviation will have to cater to over 14 ......read more
Dubai, 5 December, 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall is ringing in the festive season with magical activities, including a special guest from the North Pole, dazzling decorations and free gift-wrapping, from 6 to 24 December.
Explore the snowy winter wonderland of the Festive Village at China Court where Santa, dressed in his famous red coat and chunky boots, will greet children every day from 4pm to 8pm.
Meanwhile, a giant festive tree will be the centerpiece of India Court – and a new spot for holiday season selfies.
And once the shopping is over, enjoy complimentary gift-wrapping services at Persia Court, every day from 10am to 10pm.
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
A must-see this holiday season – experience real snowfall with Santa and his elves, live music and carolling under a larger-than-life tree, and a host of festive-themed food, licensed section, games, carnival rides and more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 December 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall is bringing festive fun to families and shoppers with the most magical Festive Market, now open at Festival Bay. Running from Thursday, 6th December until Tuesday, 25th December, Dubai Festival City Mall’s Festive Market brings the holiday spirit alive with a host of unique and one-of-a-kind activities, including pop-ups, photo opportunities with Santa and for the very first time at Festival Bay, snowfall! The Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 4, 2018: Together with the largest China sourcing platform, the Dubai edition of China Homelife exhibition - December 11 – 13 at Dubai Exhibition and Convention Centre, is conducting a conference on the opportunities to buy and build factories locally and highlight the effectiveness of franchising. Scheduled on day two of the exhibition, the China Franchise and Factory Solutions Forum will have key representatives from China who will be speaking and presenting case studies on both topics.
Karl Liu, Chairman and CEO of Guangdong BFC Technology which is part of a region wide collaboration and moving the path to China’s manufacturing 2025 strategy will demonstrate their holistic equipment solutions, and, export and financial support services. They will focus ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4 December 2018: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has set the new world record for the number of dominoes toppled in a circle field, in honour of the Year of Zayed and the UAE’s National Day.
A team of expert domino artists created a huge circle of 89,955 dominoes which, when collapsed, revealed the Year of Zayed logo.
Taking place yesterday, Saturday 1 December, in the centre of Marina Mall, Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Vice President of Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club, set off the first domino that created the chain reaction.
Members of the public watched the Guinness World Record attempt from the balcony.
Pravin Patel, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records, said: “It was wonderful to watch such a unique record being set and a ......read more
DLD supports Dubai Property Show – Mumbai and Luxury Property Show – Shanghai
The Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD cooperates with developers to promote Dubai's modern lifestyle and attractive investment environment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 December 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) organises Dubai Property Show (DPS) – Mumbai and Luxury Property Show (LPS) – Shanghai, where the former will be held on 7 – 10 December in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, India, and the latter on 7 – 9 December in the Shanghai Exhibition Centre in Shanghai, China.
HE Majida Ali Rashid, CEO of the Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD, commented: “DLD is eager to establish a distinguished presence ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 29, 2018) – Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City, celebrates the festive season with a list of traditional favourites, premium goodies and classic roasts, available throughout December. Experience the festive cheer with Arjaan by Rotana and choose from a wide variety of festive lunches and dinners, New Year packages as well as a 15% off on the best rooms.
Sky Light Café
Celebrate this festive season with loved ones in a rustic Arabic styled courtyard at Skylight Café, Arjaan by Rotana. Reflecting the unmistakable charm of Arabian Hospitality through a blend of indoor and outdoor design influences, Skylight café launches exclusive dining packages for the year-end celebrations.
In sync with the Christmas cheer Skylight ......read more
Three-day cultural extravaganza from 1 to 3 December
Dubai, 27 November 2018: Dragon Mart will celebrate the 47th UAE National Day with an exciting line-up of cultural activities and traditional entertainment to showcase the nation’s heritage, from 1 to 3 December.
Get a taste of Emirati culture at a unique Barasti palm tree majlis at Dragon Mart 2 serving complimentary food and drinks, showcasing local handicrafts and offerring free henna art. Guests can also enjoy traditional Yola, Ayala and Laiwa dance performances as they immerse themselves into the UAE’s rich and diverse heritage.
The special National Day festivities at Dragon Mart 2 take place from 5pm to 9pm every day from 1 to 3 December.
Rove Hotels collaborate with Dubai-based environmental artist and champion, Mariska Nell to present a Sustainability Corner as part of Downtown Design, from November 13th to 16th. The installation will feature her upcycled works, some of which have been created using plastic bottles collected as part of Rove’s ‘Check-in with Plastic; ......read more
Celebrate Loy Krathong at Fujairah’s famous beach resort with a special cooking class
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018: Located on a 230m stretch of pristine beach of U.A.E’s East Coast Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is renowned among tourists and families for offering a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and the mighty Hajar mountains. Boasting of a wide selection of food & beverages, Le Meridien Al Aqah is home to 4 leading F&B outlets that are among the top 10 on TripAdvisor.
Continuing with #AlAqahFlavors, where the resort celebrated the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018: Rapid fire spread in buildings is something that, even today, continues to be a problem, with consequences that are often disastrous leading in some cases to heavy loss of life. There is no lack of recent examples:- The Zen Tower in Dubai in May 2018, Grenfell Tower in London in June 2017, Torch Tower in Dubai in 2017 and 2016, The Address Downtown also in Dubai in December 2016... The only way to protect people and property in the face of this type of events is to systematically install appropriate, certified and patented fire barrier solutions during ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 November 2018: Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s favorite mall, further cemented its reputation at the 2018 MECSC MENA Shopping Centre & Retailer Awards. The industry’s highly prestigious awards ceremony took place at the RECon Middle East & North Africa retailer and shopping center convention, held at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center.
The convention is the industry’s premier Middle East and North African forum and is attended by shopping centre owners, developers, service providers, managers, and a wide range ......read more
Travel Market expands with new section for outdoor leisure products
Dubai, 11 November 2018: Dragon Mart’s Travel Market is now even bigger and better with a new addition: the Al Bawadi Camping Market, showcasing a wide range of camping gear and outdoor equipment from 11 to 17 November 2018.
Adjacent to the Travel Market currently taking place at Dragon Mart 2, Al Bawadi Camping Market features a wide variety of items including tents, BBQ grills, portable chairs, folding tables, wooden heaters, sleeping bags, campfire grills, utility bags, water coolers, ......read more
The Soft Toy drawing competition invites all children to visit any IKEA store and visualise their dream toy, to later bring it to life
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 November 2018: Starting from today until 17 November, IKEA UAE will open its doors to tiny designers, aged 0 - 12, helping them manifest their dream toy, and building together the following years’ SAGOSKATT collection. This inspired collection is a result of the annual IKEA Soft Toy drawing competition that takes place worldwide, with selected winners from across the globe.
This competition will ......read more
The Dubai headquartered construction machinery major targets AED 500 million turnover with the opening of new showroom, which spans over a total of 6,000 sq.ft.
Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018: Finetools, a major provider of hardware and machinery to the construction sector in the UAE, is forecasting a turnover of AED 500 million within the next three years with the opening of their flagship showroom at Dubai Hardware & Building Materials Market in Al Warsan 3 industrial neighbourhood. The newly developed hub by Dubai Municipality is dedicated for trading ......read more
Dubai, 6 November 2018: As the weather cools down, get ready to make the most of breezy mornings and chilled evenings at Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah, which has recently expanded its line-up of shops, cafes, restaurants, health facilities and fitness studios.
The destination boasts over 400,000 sq ft of retail space, located beneath the 10-building Golden Mile residential complex, adjacent to Al Ittihad Park. The location is popular among Palm Jumeirah residents and is perfect for visitors looking for a relaxed shopping and dining ......read more
New F&B outlets including Super Chix and Awani open to satisfy all tastes
The Middle East’s first O Baticario boutique opens at the mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 6, 2018: Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia - is introducing 19 new stores at City Centre Mirdif, with nine of them now opened, further diversifying its retail mix with contemporary brands and trendy international restaurants.
City Centre Mirdif has welcomed several new dining ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: KRO Hospitality has acquired one of Manchester’s most popular and acclaimed restaurants, Asha’s, located on the city’s vibrant Peter Street. The award-winning Asha’s has been championing authentic Indian cuisine and culinary innovation since it opened its door in 2015.
The venue occupies one of Manchester’s finest Victorian palazzo buildings, with stunning interior design and an extensive Indian menu. The restaurant is a firm favourite among customers, leading to it scooping several accolades at the ......read more
And “ITA’AM” project qualifies to the RECon awards in Las Vegas
November 5, 2018: Continuing the great streak of success and achievements by maintaining the standards of excellence and innovation through campaigns that were launched throughout the year, the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah was crowned with the “ICSC Foundation” prestigious award and the RECon MENA awards at a ceremony (The Middle East and North Africa Retail and Shopping Center Awards 2018) held on October 30 at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center.
The ......read more
Dedication of Dubai Hour to promote the Emirate’s properties and highlight its characteristics as one of the most prominent international investment destinations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4th November 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) recorded a distinguished presence as a strategic global partner at the American 2018 REALTORS Conference & Expo (NAR) in Boston, USA. NAR is one of the world’s largest real estate events that brings together 400 exhibitors and over 20,000 professionals and experts over four days at the Boston Convention and Exhibition ......read more
Industry-defining Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit to probe region’s global competitiveness
Dubai, UAE – 4 November, 2018: The future of the GCC’s food manufacturing sector lies in the readiness and ability of its key players to embrace new technology and deliver competitive advantage, according to a leading global leader in organic and natural products.
Rajnish Ohri, Managing Director for IMEA region at Hain Celestial, the US multinational whose mission is to be the leading marketer, manufacturer and seller of organic and natural better-for-you ......read more
Emirates Steel has an iron ore pellet requirement of around 6 million tons per year
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 4 November 2018: Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE, has signed a four-year (2018-2021), high value contract with Vale, the world’s largest producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, to supply iron ore pellets for its steel production in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Emirates Steel and Vale have a long-standing business relationship that commenced in 2007 and has through this four-year contract strengthened into a strategic partnership. ......read more
Dubai, 4 November 2018: Planning your next vacation? Then look no further than Dragon Mart’s Travel Market, for a huge range of essential from suitcases to sleep masks, from 7 to 17 November 2018.
Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2 and open every day from 10am to 10pm, the Travel Market will feature a variety of must-have items that cater to all travel needs, including luggage, backpacks, luggage locks, disposable sleep masks, neck pillows, shoe bags, laundry bags, rucksacks, passport covers, cable organizers, headsets, and more. Shoppers will also ......read more
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 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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
October 24, 2018:
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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