Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2018: Thiruvananthapuram. ‘Mall of Travancore’ the largest shopping mall of the capital city is all set to open its door to the people of Trivandrum, adding colors to their life. This state-of-the-art Mall is designed to give a world-class shopping experience and is positioned as a preferred shopping destination. On March 23rd, at 3 pm, Hon. Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan will dedicate the Mall of Travancore to the public.
The genesis of setting up a mall under Malabar Group was born in the year 2005. For this, Malabar Group representatives had visited over 1,000 malls in India and abroad to learn and get a hand-on experience about the functioning of malls. With this regards, a detailed marketing study was conducted in Kerala. Based on these studies, it was decided to set ......read more
Industry officials upbeat on the growth in demand driven by Expo 2020 as Dubai WoodShow kicks off at the Dubai World Trade Centre
More than 10,000 trade visitors expected to attend the three-day international trade exposition on wood products, woodworking technologies, etc
UAE’s total wood import and export value reached Dh4 billion in 2016
Dubai WoodShow to host 300 exhibitors from 55 countries and six country pavilions from March 12-14, 2018
Dubai, UAE, Monday, March 12, 2018: His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi Cabinet Member and Minister of Infrastructure Development, officially inaugurated the 13th edition of the Dubai Woodshow at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Monday, March 12, 2018, in the presence of H.E. Pacome Moubelet Bouyeba, Gabonese Minister of Forest, Vira Khmerova, Vice ......read more
3M car accessories, personal care products, home supplies, stationery and even more now available on SOUQ.com
12 March 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com has announced newly available products on SOUQ.com from renowned American innovative sciences company 3M to provide easy access to innovative solutions to life's everyday needs to customers across the UAE, KSA and Egypt. With this launch, a large assortment of 3M automotive parts, personal care products, home supplies, stationery, air filters and many more products will be available to customers at great prices at just the click of a button.
Launching on SOUQ.com allows 3M to provide hundreds of authentic and superior quality products such as window films, car accessories, personal care products from Futuro and Littman brands with plans to add ......read more
Hosted by Wafi Mall & Plan B Group
12 March 2018, DUBAI: Wafi Mall & Plan B Group has collaborated once again to give the UAE public the exciting opportunity to not only meet and greet with Umar Akmal, but also experience playing cricket with the exceptional player.
The feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm by the fans awaiting Umar Akmal’s arrival has finally come to an end as he made his appearance at Wafi Mall at 5pm. Welcomed with sheer excitement, applause, and a series of camera flashes, he made his way to the stage where he greeted his fans with his opening speech.
Among the fans, the media, and all the attending mall visitors, were three wonderful special needs children who were personally invited to the stage by Umar Akmal, to receive his famous signed cricket jersey and the ......read more
Partnership is for the first 360 campaign set to bring to life the retailers new brand positioning ‘Show Yourself’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2018: The region’s largest fashion retailer, Centrepoint, has joined forces with Anghami - the leading music streaming platform in the Middle East (exclusively represented by DMS) for a new season of Anghami Sessions. The collaboration will see the retailer supporting the popular concept, with the aim of nurturing musical talent from the region.
Centrepoint’s recently launched brand campaign, Show Yourself, is centred on the belief that fashion can build confidence and reduce self-doubt. The partnership, facilitated by leading media planning agency, Wavemaker Global, is now set to bring this to life - with a series of ......read more
The Lulu Organic Festival started on the 7th of March and will end on the 13th of March.
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2018: LuLu sells 1,200+ organic products across many categories.
These include Imported ranges and Locally procured Fruits and Vegetables from the U.A.E.
Please be aware that any promotion prices will revert back to normal but availability and range will be the same.
Items on sale include fresh and dry organic food products as well condiments and oils.
Items include yoghurts, salmon, rice cakes, honey, sauces, quinoa, rice, pasta coconut oil, tea, vinegar, juices, butter, vegetables, meat, fruits and many more.
There is a range of Textiles which are produced using Organic Cotton sourced from India.
Key source markets all record double-digit growth
Abu Dhabi, 10 March 2018: The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi during January rose 7.4% versus the same month a year ago, building on the success of a record-breaking 2017 when close to a total of five million people stayed in the emirate.
In total 437,228 hotel guests stayed in the emirate’s 162 hotels and hotel apartments during January, up more than 30,000 over the previous year, figures disclosed by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) reveal.
All three regions recorded an increase in hotel guests, Abu Dhabi up 6.3%. Al Ain Region, up 7% and Al Dhafra Region up 17.3%.
Multiple countries provided double-digit year-on-year growth in January, notably China (10.7%), India (31.5%), UK (19.1%), Saudi Arabia (15.4%) and the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2018: The Dubai Mall’s much-awaited expansion of the Fashion Avenue is now open, welcoming more than 150 luxury brands. Connoisseurs of style will have a veritable showcase of exclusive concepts to choose from, delivered by the world’s leading luxury retailers at their flagship outlets, while many mark their Middle East debut at The Dubai Mall.
Guests can indulge in an array of exquisite culinary experiences and be pampered by the personalised luxury that awaits them with world class retail services.
With inspired architecture and a sophisticated collection of art pieces from around the world, Fashion Avenue offers a distinct, five-star experience unmatched in the region.
Cape Town, South Africa, – Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA), a specialty plastics manufacturing company within Evonik Industries, announced the opening of its Cape Town offices and technical training facility.
UAE March 8, 2018: EAA is committed to extending the distribution and accessibility of its world-leading acrylic brand, PLEXIGLAS®, to African consumers.
The investment in additional infrastructure and staff in the Eastern Cape supports this growth and provides a much-needed technical training center.
At an intimate opening function at the new premises, customers had the opportunity to network with EAA staff and investigate the exciting array of tools and equipment that forms part of the training facility.
The offices feature elements such as custom manufactured lighting, planters, furniture, and ......read more
Milestone move (to Al Montazah Parks) provides more stunning views
Of Sharjah’s key attractions in a new era of city’s tourism
Sharjah, 7 March, 2018: In a monumental move for Sharjah’s most recognisable landmark, the iconic Eye of the Emirates wheel is to be completely relocated from its home of 13 years at Al Qasba to Al Montazah Parks, the emirate’s premiere amusement and water park, providing even more spectacular bird’s eye views across the landscape to a larger number of residents and visitors.
The move will provide the plethora of the emirate’s tourists supreme panoramas over the city’s major attractions and famous markets, such as the Central Souq, Al Jubail Souq, Al Majaz Waterfront, Khalid Lagoon, The Flag Island, Al Noor Island, Al Noor Mosque, and various government ......read more
Danube Properties launched AED 300 million tenth project Jewelz
The new Project offers 463 fully furnished residential units
Offering luxury living at an affordable price and 15% returns on the total investment along with the benchmark 1 percent monthly payment plan
8 March 2018; Dubai, UAE: Following on from the sales success of its projects, the UAE’s leading developer Danube Properties announced its highly anticipated 10th Project called Jewelz, showcasing the future of affordable luxury housing. The project was unveiled by Mr Rizwan Sajan the Founder & Chairman of the Danube Group and Mr Atif Rahman, the Director and Partner, Danube Properties Development, in the presence of the Media, Brokers as well as Senior Management of the company.
The AED 300 million project offers 463 residential ......read more
Dubai, 7 March 2018: Spruce up your home with fresh colours and new styles this spring with Dragon Mart’s first Home Décor Market from 15 to 24 March.
Open every day from 10am to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2, the market will offer discounts on a wide range of products including wallpapers, curtains, bedding, decorative items, bathroom accessories, children’s furniture and lots more, with free home delivery on any purchase.
Dragon Mart is the largest trading hub for Chinese products outside mainland China. The destination is home to a 12-screen cinema complex and over 4,500 shops, restaurants and entertainment outlets offering a variety of products from home essentials and furnishings to children’s toys, office equipment, electronics, building materials, machinery, fashion items and ......read more
More than 60 Design Awards in 2017
Twelve design awards have been received so far in 2018
Among the awards: five Red Dot Design Awards (Europe), three Good Design Awards (Japan) and the International Design Excellence Award (USA)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 4. March 2018: GROHE received 62 design awards last year – more than ever before in the history of the world's leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings. In 2018 the award-winning series continues with a total of five for the innovative water security system GROHE Sense and GROHE Sense Guard. Thus far in 2018 twelve awards have been received already on pace for another record.
GROHE Blue Home received in 2017 the most design awards at GROHE
With eleven awards in 2017, the new GROHE Blue Home tap water system was the most ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 01 March, 2018 – Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, has launched its first exclusive Catalogue for children that introduces over 1,200 inspiring designs for the youngest members of the family. Carefully collated to blend elements of fun and functionality, the 68-page catalogue showcases 23 exquisitely appointed rooms for children of all ages – from infants to teenagers. A full digitised version of the catalogue will also be shoppable online, featuring interactive elements and a mobile responsive design.
Designed to appeal to Home Centre’s diverse customer base, the Catalogue caters to every style and budget, helping parents create spaces children can call their own. Brimming with creative interior ideas for nurseries, children’s bedrooms, playrooms and study ......read more
Construction work remains on schedule with 60 per cent of the project completed as on February 2018
Leasing for Cityland Mall makes consistent progress with over 50 per cent of retail spaces being leased and committed
Dubai, UAE (February 27, 2018): Cityland Mall which will be the world’s first ‘nature-inspired’ shopping destination remains on track for opening in Q4 2018 with construction of the mall continuing at a consistent pace. In terms of construction, 60 per cent of the project has been completed as of February 2018. In parallel, the leasing of the mall has also made considerable progress with over 50 per cent of retail spaces being leased and committed.
Construction work for the Carrefour hypermarket is nearly complete and it will be ready for handover on or before end ......read more
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, February 26, 2018: The Irish word for fun is “craic” and that’s exactly what awaits you at Al Ain’s most happening spot, the newly opened Irish pub “Mcgettigans in Danat Al Ain Resort” The place is no stranger to fun and frolic and the perfect venue to unwind after a hectic day.
The Mcgettigans chain continues to expand and is now exclusively available at the 5-star property in Al Ain, but with a better twist. Winters in the UAE are the perfect stage for some outdoor relaxation and catch-ups with friends and family. The spanning glass terrace of Mcgettigans overlooking the pool is a relaxing spot for post-work drink.
The large screens all around the pub facilitate live sports screening of your favorite games. Be it local champions Al Ain ......read more
Occupancy of Burj Daman climbed to 74%, up 18% since December 2017
Office portfolio segment grew by 4% to reach 88%
Only 22,000 sq. ft. remain available on ENBD REIT’s Burj Daman floors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 February 2018: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited (the “Fund Manager”), has announced total portfolio occupancy of 88%. This high occupancy level has been driven by ENBD REIT’s success in leasing its flagship assets, including Burj Daman in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), as well as the strategic acquisition of assets with 100% occupancy on long-term leases.
ENBD REIT’s property in DIFC’s Burj Daman has ......read more
SIMCO to set up operations in Oman and Kuwait due to strong demand for manufacturing and woodworking machineries
SIMCO grows from strength to strength with turnover exceeding Euro 100 million
EMEA woodworking machine market exceeds Dh7.7 billion
Global woodworking market growth forecast to reach Dh16 billion and at a CAGR of around 3% in 2021, by Technavio Research
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2018: SIMCO Industrial Machinery, a UAE-based pioneer aluminium, woodworking and steel machinery importer, exporter and supplier, will expand operations into Oman and Kuwait as part of its Gulf-wide expansion that will help the company support the growth of the region’s manufacturing industries.
“SIMCO currently operates three branches in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq and we are planning to expand in coming years ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: W Dubai – The Palm picks up momentum towards its highly anticipated 2018 debut, with talent recruitment that brings to life the passion points of the W Brand.
In advance of the resort’s premier later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has been activating its Talent search for 500 W-minded individuals, including its search for the iconic global roles of the W Insider and W Music Curator.
In its search for a team that fuses the W passion with Dubai’s melting pot of cultures, W Dubai – The Palm have looked globally from destinations around the world for applicants that reflect the W attitude, experience and lust for life by being bold, expressive, spontaneous and passionate. The successful applicants that will be joining the W Dubai – The Palm opening team later this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Deloitte has just launched the eighth edition of the GCC Powers of Construction report, which provides an overview of the construction industry performance in the gulf countries. The report cites a robust pipeline of projects currently in the planning stages, which indicates there is still demand for construction projects, driven by social needs, initiatives associated with economic transformation plans, government’s commitment towards investment in infrastructure, as well as tourism related projects.
Deloitte’s report highlights the importance of greater private sector participation to improve the delivery of social services, including healthcare, education, transportation and utilities infrastructure.
Cynthia Corby, Audit Partner and Infrastructure & Capital ......read more
IKEA launches a one-of-a-kind ‘Nap Truck’ for the snoozy public - find the truck and take a power nap as it travels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 22 February to 6 March
United Arab Emirates, 21st February 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, is going out on the road for two weeks to help members of the public catch up on their sleep in the ‘IKEA Nap Truck’. Complete with a beautiful bedroom to instil rest and relaxation, sleepy passers-by, visitors and fans of the brand will be able to try this one-of-a-kind mobile sleep experience and take a 20-minute power nap.
According to IKEA’s recent survey* one in three people in the UAE believe they miss out on many hours of sleep and if they could, they would take back an equivalent of two and half weeks’ worth of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Savioplus a leading coupons and deals website in India, has ventured beyond its home ground and comes online in UAE this month.
SavioPlus is a new website that has been launched to provide best products, leading brands, the best and latest coupons to India two month back and after seeing huge potential in middle east market now they lunched in UAE market. Collaborated with more than 500 online merchants and the number of brands this online platform avail coupons across the wide range of category in the country. As, online shopping gives people more bang for their buck. Discounts, deals, coupons and flash sales make for a happy shopper. And deals or vouchers sites add to that joy.
Shopping online has come a long way and has become the other market trend that has fascinated the number ......read more
Nation Towers reports most successful Shop & Win season, registering record numbers over 2016
Abu Dhabi, February 21, 2018 - Nation Galleria, Abu Dhabi’s high-end boutique retail destination at Nation Towers, welcomed its festive seasonal ‘Let’s Celebrate’ Shop & Win campaign for the second year, from November 2017 to January 2018. The luxury retail destination reports a record year of campaign success, with a major average increase in voucher redemption, compared to 2016 campaign shopper engagement.
This year, Nation Towers celebrated and enhanced the retail experience with an array of vibrant entertainment acts catering to families and friends of all ages. Lucky Hamdan Zayed, aged one, won the Grand Prize, a brand new Nissan Patrol Nismo.
Further ......read more
ADSB’s gross profit and net profit both increased compared to 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 20, 2018 – Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) has released its financial results for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. The report was accompanied by a statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, who provided highlights from the successful business year.
Overall, 2017 was another positive year for ADSB, as the company surpassed targets, re-branded its market position, and continued to build on the momentum from all operational segments. In his statement, Dr. Al Mazrouei called attention to the even more improved financial position of the company, including increased gross profit (from AED 256.1 million in 2016 to AED 277.1 million in 2017), and increased net profit (from AED 61.3 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018: Consolidating its presence in the UAE, the fixing systems division of Hira Industries LLC and Walraven Group of the Netherlands announced the opening of a new facility called Hira Walraven - valued at AED 20 million. The new facility located at National Industries Park (NIP) is the only dedicated facility for fixing systems in the UAE.
The new facility will be a central distribution warehouse, with a factory to manufacture products as pipe support clamps, support channels and rubber support inserts. The other major product lines of Hira Walraven products include light duty and heavy duty channels, anti-vibration products, mechanical and chemical anchors.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 20, 2018 – The Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi and Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the study, testing and evaluation of sustainable, electrical and autonomous transport technologies.
His Excellency Khalifa Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Department of Transport, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Masdar’s Chief Executive Officer, signed the agreement at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018.
The multifaceted partnership aims to establish ......read more
Caviar, Bubbly, and Bespoke Spa and Dining Epitomize Luxury Resort’s Cachet
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2018 – February 14th will be a dream come true for some couples, with a deluxe Valentine’s Day deal at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
Including an overnight stay in the hotel’s spacious sea-facing Spa Suite or Ocean Suites, valued at AED 15,730* and AED 9,982* respectively, The St. Regis Valentine’s Day Romance package is surely the UAE capital’s most lavish offer of the holiday.
Upon arrival in their ......read more
Chance to win prizes up to AED 1 million, opportunity for a Hollywood Getaway and wonderful bargains to delight shoppers
Kite Fiesta 2018 will be a wonderful visual spectacle for visitors
Dubai, UAE (January 16, 2018): – Dubai Outlet Mall has unveiled a range of attractions for the 23rd edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to delight shoppers. From substantial prizes, opportunity for a Hollywood getaway, wonderful bargains to a marvelous visual spectacle with kites, DSF 2018 at Dubai Outlet Mall will be an amazing experience for shoppers.
Customers will ......read more
UAE, January 15, 2018 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced that its general contracting subsidiary, Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC), is negotiating AED 1 billion worth of contracts with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain, and has also been awarded as part of the negotiations a AED 250 million contract to develop the Nasayem project in Wahat Al Zaweya.
Under the terms of the agreement, GTCC has already started the construction works for the 336-unit villa complex Nasayem project, which will be ......read more
25% increase in the number of exhibitors, with the Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion among the most prominent
Sharjah, 14 January 2018: SteelFab, the region’s premier metal working event, is back for the 14th year in a row at Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday. The region's premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show will take place over 4 days and will witness its largest international participation yet.
SteelFab 2018 has witnessed a 25% growth in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, with the participation of 10 new exhibitors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance today marked the started of a major expansion into continental Europe by launching a €2billion investment programme in France.
As part of this programme, GFG's industrial arm Liberty House has made a binding conditional offer to Rio Tinto to buy Europe’s largest aluminium smelter based in Dunkerque, France.
The offer triggers a statutory consultation with employees, European Works Council and stakeholders and, subject to a successful outcome to this process, Liberty says it has ambitious ......read more
40% of UAE adults plan to invest in property in the home country in the 12 months
18% plan to invest in property overseas in the next year
North America, UK, Australia and Germany are preferred locations
Dubai, UAE, 08 January, 2018 – The annual YouGov survey conducted by IP Global, the leading full-service property investment company, has confirmed that property remains the preferred investment asset by UAE residents, with 40% of residents planning to invest in property in the UAE and 18% planning to do so overseas in the next ......read more
Villas handed over three months ahead of schedule High demand for the flexible payment plan extending up to10 years
Dubai, UAE, January 8, 2017 - National Bonds Corporation PJSC, through its real estate arm, National Properties LLC, has announced the handover of the second phase of Motor City Green Community known as Casa Familia villas which boasts 95 townhouse villas in a record time. Infrastructure has been completed to provide modern facilities for residents and meet their lifestyle needs at all levels.
Motor City was voted as the best community to live in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: As we now close the books on Q4 of 2017 and reflect on the most recent quarter, it’s clear that major political events to the west, and OPEC oil controls limiting production, have put pressure on and spooked the UAE market .
Why is it the market continued to weaken in 2017? The macroeconomics largely come down to world affairs and basic supply and demand.
In recent years, Dubai’s new development market has gone from strength to strength, with a myriad of new projects being announced, as well as delayed projects from the last boom ......read more
Three Days of Discounts Up To 80 Per Cent at Sahara Centre This January
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 3rd January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail and leisure mall, has launched a mega promotion campaign running from 4th to 6th January 2018, offering customers unprecedented discounts of up to 80% across the range of retail brands under its roof. The campaign is part of a Sharjah-wide initiative, titled ‘Sharjah Grand Discounts,’ that aims to further enhance the Emirate’s position as a year-round shopping destination.
The exclusive three-day ......read more
Sharjah, 28 December 2017: All the year-end retail traffic is set to get diverted to Sharjah as a first-of-its-kind winter clearance fair opens today at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Organised by Liz Exhibitions, Winter Clearance Sale 2017 will bring together leading retailers in the country at a single place to offer the biggest bargains and the finest shopping experience to residents and visitors alike.
Shoppers can expect up to 80% discounts on popular brands of fashion, electronics and home appliances for four days from until to 31st December.
“The pre-VAT sales ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, announced the start of the second phase of implementation of the Abu Dhabi Specification for Pesticide Management as part of the ongoing Pesticide Management Project. The specification stipulates the maximum permitted levels for pesticide residues in agricultural and food products.
Executed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the second phase involves conducting a research ......read more
Government services now made easier
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: BurJuman Mall has recently announced the addition of the TAS'HEEL Service Center to its list of offerings. Situated on the 2nd floor, next to Sharaf DG, the centre will now provide a hassle-free provision to business needs.
Going beyond pure consumer needs, BurJuman will now cater to the increasing business requirements through Tas’heel, by providing companies around the mall easy access to functionality and formalities without the need for physically submitting payments or documents.
A ......read more
Award is recognition for hotel’s efforts to ensure memorable stay for all guests – young or old
Symphony Style Hotel, Quorvus Collection’s flagship hotel in Kuwait, is celebrating further global recognition after being named 2017 Best Luxury Family Hotel – Kuwait, at the recent World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Judges on the World Luxury Hotel Awards panel selected Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait for the high-profile award based on its commitment to outstanding hoteliering and outstanding achievements in the luxury hospitality industry.
The award follows the ......read more
Marking the occasion with a host of kid activities, culinary feasts, and special offers
Doha, Qatar – 22nd December 2017: Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, recently celebrated the Qatar National Day (QND) with a weekend-long program that blended the country’s rich culture and heritage with a variety of entertainment segments designed for the whole family to enjoy.
This year, Sealine Beach’s QND celebrations, which ran from the 15th to the 18th of December 2017, included special events, kids’ competitions and games, ......read more
Dubai, 23 December 2017: Dragon Mart, one of Nakheel Malls’ retail, entertainment and shopping destinations, is bringing ‘My Little Pony School of Friendship’ to kids this DSF, allowing them to gain basic skills in sports, cooking, art, pet care and more.
Kids will also receive their very own Academy Cadets Diploma when they complete a number of activities around different pony-themed zones at the academy. The School will be open daily from 4 to 13 January from 2pm to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2.
Activities include Twilight Sparkle Headmare Duties, ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hosted a workshop to introduce consultants and contractors executing infrastructure projects undertaken by the Follow-up Committee of President's Initiatives to the Council’s product and personnel certification schemes.
In line with the Council’s aim of enhancing the quality and sustainability of the built environment in Abu Dhabi, the workshop included detailed presentations on the ......read more
And that’s not all – the winner will also visit the McLaren Production Centre in England
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is giving its customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win an ultra-luxurious McLaren 540C and a trip to Surrey, England to visit the McLaren Production Centre or shopping sprees from Rodeo Drive worth AED 100,000.The promotion entitled: Power Meets Style will run from 14th December 2017 to 15th February 2018 and represents Sahara ......read more
‘Cube’ gathers 15 service centres under one roof and completes procedures in one day instead of 10
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has launched ‘Cube’, a new customer service centre on the third-floor of its headquarters, to provide real estate investors with exceptional services. ‘Cube’ has been established in collaboration with a number of key partners including the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, the Dubai Police General Command, the Dubai Health Authority, the ......read more
Be enthralled as BurJuman transforms into a magical winter wonderland
Dubai, UAE, 18th December, 2017: A Very Brr…Juman Winter is back by popular demand, flooding the mall with the festive spirit. Once again, the mall transforms into a magical winter wonderland, complete with stunning seasonal décor, festive activities, snowball fights and artificial snowfall in the snow park. This year BurJuman is bringing its customers a unique and visually attractive vertical display which will become without any doubt the centre of everyone’s attention!
Visit BurJuman ......read more
One of the most photographed vistas in Dubai, now includes popular attraction offering unparalleled views
Dubai, UAE, 18 December 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular new attraction - the Festival Wheel, has arrived on Festival Bay for thousands of visitors to enjoy year round. Dominating the Dubai Creek skyline, the new Festival Wheel with 30 capsules and standing 40 metres high, offers its visitor’s spectacular views of the city.
Open seven days a week from 2pm to mall closing, the Festival Wheel is an ideal family attraction. With clear ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 17, 2017): Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced further progress in its leasing arrangements by signing up Matalan which is one of the leading fashion and lifestyle retailers across the globe.
Founded in 1985, Matalan, the specialist retailer in fashion and homeware will occupy 26,318 sq.ft location at Cityland Mall offering the latest clothing for ladies, men & kids along with an eclectic range of homeware items at affordable prices. ......read more
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 December 2017 - Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the government agency in charge of Abu Dhabi’s ICT agenda, recently organized the annual Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) Forum at the Etihad Towers.
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies, the forum marked and celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the launch of the AD-SDI Programme, and highlighted the progress made over the last decade, the major initiatives launched, and the critical role ......read more
Buy a dream home and drive away in a dream car
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 December 2017: This Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) DAMAC Properties is offering a brand new Tesla with the purchase of select units from DAMAC’s vast portfolio of luxury villas and apartments. For every qualifying purchase throughout DSF, running from December 26, 2017 till January 27, 2018, customers will drive away in the latest eco-friendly vehicle to hit the UAE.
Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties said: “We’re delighted to participate ......read more
Artificial intelligence to form essential component of Infosecurity Middle East, ME3S, collocated forums
AI has potential to transform national security technology, says US study
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 December, 2017 – Reed Exhibitions, the leading global event organiser, today confirmed that in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018).
The latest trends ......read more
Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, December 17, 2017 – Interpipe, a leading global steel pipe and railway wheel producer, has reached a key milestone in its Middle East operations, with over a million tons of pipe products delivered to its various customers in the region over the past decade.
The company's milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary celebration of its Dubai office. Regional customers and partners attended the reception, where an awards ceremony was held to celebrate Interpipe’s strong ties and successful cooperation with its strategic partners in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: ‘Be There’ at The Dubai Mall this winter, the flagship retail and entertainment destination of Emaar Malls in the heart of Dubai. Celebrating the season’s festive cheer, The Dubai Mall has unveiled its winter campaign that offers something for everyone, and enough reason to visit with family and friends.
The Dubai Mall’s contemporary take on the Nutcracker will delight young and old alike. Activities and entertainment include a festive photo booth, a digital graffiti wall where you can create your own nutcracker soldier, ......read more
Topping out ceremony held in the presence of senior officials
Net-zero building to showcase new standards in sustainable architecture
State-of-the-art Tesla Powerpack to supplement energy requirements
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, December 11, 2017: Bee’ah, the Sharjah-based award-winning environmental management company, has made great headway in the construction of its iconic new headquarters. The company commemorated the completion of the highest point of the structure, with a topping out ceremony held on Sunday, 10th of December, at the location of the site ......read more
The new system is a comprehensive directory of all Abu Dhabi engineers who have met high standards of professionalism within the industry.
Abu Dhabi, December 10 2017: The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) today announced the launch of its new registration system for all engineers in Abu Dhabi.
Upon DPM approval, they will get an official card that will certify them to work across Abu Dhabi.
In line with the Abu Dhabi Plan, the integrated digital system ensures mutual recognition of all qualifications listed for every engineer. This streamlined process ......read more
Audiences set to be wowed at free event on Festival Bay to celebrate the New Year
Dubai, UAE, 10th December 2017: To celebrate the new year, Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular schedule of events which includes live musical performances, exciting shows from their global attraction IMAGINE and four firework displays throughout the evening.
The free entertainment at Dubai Festival City Mall will kick off from 7 pm. Festival Bay will then light up with fireworks at 9pm, 10pm and 11pm and a grand finale firework display at midnight to welcome in the New ......read more
Continuous promotion of the application stresses transparency in the real estate sector and enhanced user productivity
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th December 2017: The ‘Ejari’ smart application developed by Dubai Land Department (DLD) protects the rights of all parties in the real estate sector including owners, tenants and property management companies.
Following new upgrades introduced by DLD, the application has gained an even higher level of efficiency in enhancing user productivity, reducing the cost and time required to complete lease registrations, and most ......read more
14 states and 60 cities across India
The free-to-attend exhibition will be held on 7th, 8th & 9th December in Halls 7 & 8, Dubai World Trade Center
Tempting offers for on spot purchase, flat discounts, free home through lucky draw, and complimentary tickets to global destinations including India.
Indian property price growth predicted to rise to as high as 30% per annum
Indian real-estate contribution to GDP projected to increase to nearly 13% by 2025 from 6.3% now
December 7, 2017; Dubai, UAE: More than 200 Indian property developers across 14 ......read more
UAE-based Pakistanis can head to “Real Estate & Investment Pakistan Expo” being held at the Sharjah Expo Centre over the weekend to scour through property bargains during the first edition of the two-day Pakistan Property Exhibition that will run from December 8 to 9, 2017.
“Developers from the port city of Karachi and Province of Punjab will showcase and sell their projects at the exhibition. The exhibitors will also feature exclusive deals and bargains visitors. On sale are housing plots, villas, apartments, commercial offices and plots amongst other investment ......read more
Market has clocked a sales growth of 28 per cent post-demonetization as per latest study
Prestige Group ‘Buy now, pay later’ offer to attract NRI consumers
6th December, 2017, Dubai - UAE: The realty market in India seems to have shaken off the impact of demonetization by registering sales growth and now showing signs of revival. Optimistic on the growth of the affordable and premium segment properties, while seeing consolidation in the luxury segment, market stability has returned while buyer sentiment is upbeat because of the trust wave generated by ......read more
Over 80 reputed builders from Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to feature budget to super luxury properties
Over 200 developers from across India to showcase Best of India at the exhibition from 7th- 9th December at Dubai World Trade Center, Hall 7 and 8
For the first time, the property show will feature a “Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum” at the venue
04 December, 2017; Dubai, UAE: The CREDAI’s Indian Property Show slated for this weekend will see a huge participation from South Indian developers. With about 200 reputed RERA ......read more
Light Middle East showcases leading global brands eyeing future growth in lucrative regional market
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017: The booming hospitality sector in the UAe,, has become one of the chief drivers behind the rise in demand for top of the range lighting design, as can be seen from the trends leading up to Light Middle East 2017, the region's premium international showcase for lighting design and technology.
Research firm STR reports that there are currently 99 hotels under development in the UAE, the highest in the Middle East, which represents 17 per ......read more
UAE, December 3, 2017 – Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, announced that Cladtech International LLC (CTI), a civil engineering and construction company, awarded a contract from Al Saad General Contracting Company for the manufacture and installation of curtain wall facades for ‘Sail Tower’ megaproject in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The Tower covers the construction of a 60-storey tower that will contain a 242 luxury hotel rooms; 104 serviced apartments and parking spaces for 600 cars.
Dr. Khalid Al Rajhi, Chairman, Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, ......read more
Dubai first Quality Residences with Quality Control by TUV Nord blends strategic location, opulent architecture & high end amenities
Dubai, UAE, December 03, 2017: Vincitore Real Estate Development, Dubai’s first quality branded real estate developer, has officially handed over its flagship Vincitore Palacio residential project to its owners during a ceremony graced by several dignitaries. The event marked a major milestone in the developer’s ongoing efforts to deliver properties embodying its promise of ‘Quality Real Estate at Value Par ......read more
win one gram of gold with every kilogram reduced @ Danube
3rd December, 2017; UAE: Danube Group, UAE's largest diversified conglomerates with interests in building materials, property, construction and home furnishings joins hand with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and kick started a glittering weight loss rewarding programme for all the employees across branches from September 11th to December 10th2017.
The campaign aims to encourage employees to lose weight and find time for physical activity to stay fit and healthy. As per the initiative one can win one gram of gold with every ......read more
Dubai, UAE; December 03, 2017: Technal Middle East, a pioneer in architectural aluminium facade systems, has launched a campaign to create more awareness among UAE building contractors, consultants and specifiers about fire safety for building facades.
According to Sam Robinson, General Manager, Technal Middle East: “We have developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings. Our guideline makes understanding the fire hazards of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017: In celebration of the inspiring success story of the UAE and its unity for 46 years, guided by the shrewd vision of its leaders, Robinsons, the leading fashion department store located at Dubai Festival City Mall, is taking the UAE National Day to a whole new level this year. Robinsons is proud to present a unique trunk show, bringing together the talents of local and regional designers that will be showcasing some hot off the runway and ready-to-wear couture abaya designs, jewelry and bags, all in a beautiful fusion of local and global ......read more
UAE, November 29, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, joined the whole nation in its celebration of the 46th founding anniversary of the UAE amid an atmosphere of pride and belonging to the nation. The employees and executive management held a special flag raising event where they renewed their pledge to contribute to the advancement of the UAE's leadership in line with the vision and policies directed by the wise leadership, which carries the message of the Union in a sincere and capable manner and to ......read more
SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year’s event
With one million deals on offer, total number of items sold more than doubled compared to last year’s event
18 items sold per second during highest traffic time
Products from over 16,000 fashion, beauty, electronics, grocery and other brands were on sale
Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices across the region
Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods
29th November, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com today announced that the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; November 29, 2017 – Enviromena Power Systems (Enviromena), a portfolio company of Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has been successfully acquired by Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP).
AIP is a UK-based independent infrastructure investment advisory company. It partners with institutional investors, mainly pension plans, to access direct infrastructure investments.
UAE-based Enviromena develops, deploys and operates clean energy solutions throughout the MENA region. With a project footprint spanning nine countries, the company ......read more
DUBAI- November 29, 2017: Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, are showcasing their new unique fire resistant and super-efficient non-combustible External Thermal Insulation Composite System (ETICS) technology. The system boasts innovation, durability and longevity. The new ETICS technology was launched at the ongoing Big 5 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center.
ETICS technology by Caparol Paints has been designed to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. It substantially reduces heating and air conditioning costs by maintaining ......read more
The mall will stage a number of family-centric social, cultural and entertainment activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2017: In an endeavour to showcase the Emirati culture, customs and traditions, Bawadi Mall in Al Ain will stage a number of family-centric, social, cultural and entertainment activities as a part of their celebrations organised on the occasion of the UAE’s National Day which will run from November 29th until December 3rd.
“UAE’s National Day is an important occasion to reflect back on UAE’s heart-warming culture and ......read more
At Dubai’s biggest construction industry exhibition - Big5 the company to highlight a lock as unique as a DNA and Advantis – the new range of electronic locks
Dubai - November 28, 2017: Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems(LocksS), the largest padlock manufacturer in Asia and a company that has been securing homes for the last 120 years in India, today launched the world’s most secure locks Godrej Herculoc and Godrej Advantis at the Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. The Big 5 is the largest construction event in the Middle East.
Godrej LocksS has been synonymous for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: UAE National Day celebrations at The Dubai Mall are not-to-be-missed, with a host of cultural activities, performances and giveaways, allowing families, friends and the community to come together to mark the ‘Spirit of the Union.’
In collaboration with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Emirati hosts will welcome visitors to the Souk Atrium which will be transformed into a cultural “majilis.” Guests will be served traditional coffee and dates as they listen to stories of the UAE’s culture and ......read more
The UAE-based business conglomerate will soon unveil more hypermarkets, further consolidating its retail presence in the GCC and India.
DUBAI – November 28, 2017: The UAE-based retail major Fathima Group opened its second hypermarket in Ras Al Khaimah as part of its wider growth plans in the GCC. HE Eng. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, and HE Sheikh Majid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurated the outlet in the presence of Fathima Group Chairman Mr. E.P. Moosa Haji, Managing Director Mr. E.P. Sulaiman Haji, CEO Mr. Sameer Sulaiman and other senior dignitaries.
The ......read more
UAE, November 27, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced that its shares have been included in the MSCI GCC Index. The move demonstrates the growing regional and international confidence in DSI’s turnaround plan, which is expected to help bolster investor interest in the company.
DSI’s inclusion in the MSCI GCC Index comes just a month after the company’s successful completion of a comprehensive Recapitalization Program designed to improve the financial and operational performance ......read more