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    DAMAC Properties to showcase five of its Dubai flagship properties at LPS Beijing 2018

    DAMAC’s main sponsorship of LPS Beijing 2018 highlights China’s importance to the Dubai property market and the Company’s long-term commitment to Chinese investors  Dubai, UAE – 21 June 2018:   DAMAC Properties, the leading luxury property developer based in Dubai, is showcasing a portfolio of luxury properties at Luxury Property Show (LPS) Beijing 2018, being held from June 22 – 24, 2018, at the Wanda Vista Beijing.   DAMAC is a main sponsor of LPS 2018, and will be showcasing five of its most sought-after developments in Dubai to over 6,000 invitation-only visitors to the show.  Since 2002, DAMAC has been delivering luxury living experiences to property buyers from all over the world. As of 2018, DAMAC has delivered over 20,800 homes, and has a development portfolio of ......read more

    Realty exhibition brings plethora of investment opportunities for expat Indians

    HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren inaugurates Indian Property Show Arbaaz Khan, renowned Bollywood actor and producer also attended the inauguration ceremony along with other dignitaries and industry honchos.  The show is being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23 June at Sheikh Rashid Hall  21 June 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Popular realty exhibition, the Indian Property Show has returned to Dubai with its 22nd edition among positive sentiments and a number of worthy investment opportunities for expat Indians in the UAE. The event being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Hall, was inaugurated by His Excellency, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department along with Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan. Organised by Sumansa Exhibitions, the three-day exhibition features developers ......read more

    Danube Properties launches Dh550 million Lawnz project at International City, adding 1,064 residential units

    Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion   News Highlights Danube Properties offers studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion including 171 townhouses within Dreamz project worth Dh500 million by March 2018 Dubai-based developer plans to deliver 880 more units later this year Danube Properties portfolio exceeds US$1 billion involving 4,744 units in 11 projects Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2018:  Danube Properties, a major Dubai-based property developer that launched its 11th project – the Dh550 million Lawnz at the International City – Comprising of 1,064 units which will take its portfolio to 4,744 units with a development value exceeding Dh3.7 billion, ......read more

    Drive home in a Dodge RAM, dance with your favourite Looney Tunes stars and revel in candy at Dragon Mart this DSS

    Dubai, 19 June 2018:   Dragon Mart 2 is set to become an entertainment paradise this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) with weekly Dodge RAM prizes, The Great Looney Games live performances, Candy Land games, roaming parades and more. Dodge RAM raffle draw: 22 June to 4 August  Spend AED200 at any retail or dining outlet at Dragon Mart 2 and you could drive off in a brand new Dodge RAM.  Just submit raffle coupons at the mall to enterthe weekly draw for a chance to win one of six Dodge RAM vehicles over the six weeks of DSS festival.  Candy Land: 28 June to 7 July  Welcome to a world of sugar-coated bliss at Candy Land: Kingdom of Sweet Adventures. Participate in a delicious race amongst the rolling hills of life-sized candy and encounter creatures of the Kingdom. Timings are from 4pm until 9pm. In ......read more

    The 22nd edition of Indian Property Show to take place in Dubai from 21-23 June 2018

    Prime projects including the iconic WTC Noida, the world’s largest world trade Centre will be showcased.  Properties at 0% interest and no EMI’s until possession plus complimentary return air tickets to India for buyers at the upcoming edition of the popular exhibition. 19 June 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Leading developers from India are descending in Dubai this week to showcase their latest projects to thousands of prospective home-buyers, investors, real estate and infrastructure professionals in the country at the 22nd edition of the Indian Property Show, the primeevent for the bourgeoning real estate sector in India.    Organized by Sumansa Exhibitions, thethree-day event will take place from 21-23 June 2018 from 12 noon to 8 pm at the Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre with a ......read more

    Shop and earn Skywards Miles at The Dubai Mall

    Emaar Malls team up with Emirates Skywards to launch an unprecedented rewards programme for shoppers Dubai, UAE; June 19, 2018:  Emaar Malls, the UAE’s leading owner and operator of shopping malls has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates Airline, to deliver the ultimate rewards scheme for shoppers. With the launch of the Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, anyone that purchases goods, food or leisure experiences at The Dubai Mall can now earn Skywards Miles. Simply put: Shop. Earn. Fly. The Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, currently valid at The Dubai Mall, rewards any spend of AED 100 or more with Skywards Miles at a rate of 1 Mile per USD 1 (approx. AED 3.67) for Silver, Gold and Platinum members, and 1 Mile per USD 2 (approx. AED 7.34) for Blue members. This includes spend at ......read more

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement for Commercial System in Ukraine

    HyperloopTT will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine on planning Europe’s first commercial system while creating the legal and regulatory framework for the nation Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement with the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine to begin the process for a planned commercial Hyperloop system. The agreement was signed in the Ukraine capital of Kiev in line with the nation’s National Transport Strategy of Ukraine 2030 initiative. In February of 2018, Ukraine’s Transportation Minister, Volodymyr Omelyan, announced the nation would begin setting the stage for Hyperloop technology alongside Ukraine's National Academy of Sciences, state defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom, aerospace manufacturer Yuzhmash and several ......read more

    Making the leap from leasing to UAE home owner

    As the UAE property market becomes more affordable – What do you need to consider before investing in a home here?   Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018:  The UAE is often heralded as one of the world’s most affluent countries, but due to the high percentage of expat residents and falling rent prices, many residents choose to rent over purchasing a home.    However, the UAE is evolving away from a transient lifestyle destination to a place more and more people are looking to lay roots, and recent news stories suggest purchasing your own property in the UAE is worth considering.  A recent study by Knight Frank , showed that prime residential properties in Dubai, for example, are more economical than other major urban destinations including New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris, Geneva, Tokyo and Mumbai, ......read more

    Learn to enhance your body and home energy quotient

    Interactive sessions at Indian Property Show to guide on body energy science, provide tips on Eco friendly green interiors   June 17, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   There are certain external energies in our homes that can disturb the harmony of the environment as well as our health and well-being. To educate people on such of earth’s energy, also known as Geopathic stress, the upcoming Indian Property is hosting an exclusive seminar on “Healthy Living: Body, Spaces and Interiors” to be conducted by Ms Pooja Srivastav, Energy Consultant on Geopathic and Electromagnetic Radiation. Scheduled for Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd between 2pm and 3pm, the interactive seminars will include tips on eco-friendly green interiors, guidance on creating balances in our bodies and house for a positive, healthy and ......read more

    Al-Futtaim ACE celebrates Eid with exciting offers and activities

    Dubai, June 14, 2018:   Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating Eid with 25-75% off 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online.    Customers can enjoy exciting deals on quality products from home, DIY, outdoor and garden products and the offers also extend to electronics products from Plug Ins including TVs, mobile phones and more   There are also plenty of activities in-store to keep everyone entertained including a Henna artist and balloons and face painting for kids and lots more.    Details of the event:    Event: Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza Date: June 14-17    Activities:  Henna artist, face painting, balloons, cotton candy and popcorn for kids at Dubai Festival City, Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai and Yas Mall store in Abu ......read more

    24 hour Mega Sale at Dalma Mall!

    Abu Dhabi - June 14, 2018:  Start your Eid celebrations the right way, and head to Dalma Mall for its Mega Sale, where shoppers can enjoy huge discounts on their favorite international and regional brands. Kick off your Eid celebrations by joining 24 hour Mega Sale at Dalma Mall, a round-the-clock retail therapy starting 15th June 10am to 16th June 10am. Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s favorite mall is delighted to be taking part in this year’s much anticipated 24 hour Mega Sale to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, as announced by the Department of Culture and Tourism. It’s a must for anyone looking for something special to treat themselves or their loved ones this Eid.  Residents and tourists alike will be able to enjoy massive discounts throughout the mall’s 200 selected retail outlets, among 450 renowned brands ......read more

    Eid Al Fitr, the FIFA World Cup and much more at Danat Al Ain Resort

    Gear up for an extended celebratory period at the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018:  Eid Al Fitr is a time for families to come together and celebrate with the most indulgent and delicious food while making unforgettable memories. Danat Al Ain, the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain looks forward to hosting you and your families this Eid Al Fitr with incredible stay packages and irresistible culinary experiences to mark the end of Ramadan.   If the predictions of certain astronomers are to be believed, Eid Al Fitr falls on Friday, June 15th thus making it a long weekend of togetherness with family and friends. For this special occasion, the Resort has introduced stay packages inclusive of buffet breakfast starting at AED 699. To embark on this remarkable occasion, Oasis Café will host a BBQ ......read more

    Etoile “La boutique” Launches Spin to Win Wheel

    Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018:  Etoile “La boutique“ is offering an exciting opportunity for shoppers to participate in the spin to win wheel exclusively from the 10th till the 17th of June.    The Spin to Win activation is a thrilling experience for customers to win exciting prizes. Shoppers can put luck to the test with Etoile “La boutique“ Spin to Win game for the chance to win one of the great prizes including gift vouchers, discounts, and accessories. Don’t miss the chance to play as time is limited!   Terms and Conditions: One Spin to Win attempt per purchase, not valid for multiple transactions. Full terms and conditions available in store Available exclusively at Etoile “La boutique“, Mall of the Emirates.

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    Masdar City's Etihad Eco-Residence Wins Emirates Green Building Council MENA Green Building Award 2018

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 June 2018:   Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence has won the Green Residential Building award at the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Awards 2018. A team from Multiplex Constructions LLC, which built the complex, accepted the award for the Masdar-developed project at a recent ceremony in Dubai.   Designed by project partners Woods Bagot and Brewer Smith Brewer Group (BSBG), the Etihad Eco-Residence is Platinum-certified according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building rating system – one of the world’s most widely used green building codes.  It is also rated 3 Pearls under the Estidama Pearl Building Rating System (PBRS), introduced for new buildings by the Department of ......read more

    Ibn Battuta Mall debuts three international kids' shows this Eid Al Fitr and DSS

    Brand new Audi A4 and hundreds of prizes also up for grabs   Dubai, 10 June, 2018:   Ibn Battuta Mall is bringing three internationally-acclaimed kids’ shows – Peter Pan, Bugs Bunny and his Magical Carrots and The Desert Adventures of Daffy Duck – to the Middle East for the first time as part of an exciting line-up of live entertainment for Eid Al Fitr and Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) 2018.   Each show will take place at China Court at 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm on selected dates from the first day of Eid Al Fitr until 4 August.    Peter Pan live for Eid Al Fitr   Celebrations kick off over Eid with the renowned ‘Peter Pan’ live show, taking youngsters on a memorable voyage to Neverland, the fairy-tale island where everyone’s dreams come true. Kids ......read more

    Two Sets of Spectacular Eid Fireworks at Dubai Festival City Mall

    Shoppers to enjoy fireworks and entertainment in celebration of Eid Al Fitr on Friday*, 15th June    7th June 2018, Dubai, UAE:  Dubai Festival City Mall is celebrating the joy of Eid Al Fitr with two extravagant musical firework displays on the evening of Friday*, 15th June 2018. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Mall with friends and families to catch the fireworks as well as experience “The Walking Box” entertainment which will take place over four days.   Shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall can still experience the Disney “Magical Wishing Well” by registering with their chosen greeting at one of the Disney pods at the Mall. Participants can then visit Festival Square to watch their message appear at the wishing well through light and music. Each personal greeting is captured ......read more

    Caparol Paints unveils Ramadan inspired colour palette

    Celebrate Eid with a riot of beautiful colours with Caparol’s new shades   Dubai, June 07, 2018:   Caparol Paints, a global provider of German paints and coating solutions, has introduced its Ramadan and Eid colour palette for 2018. The palette has a wide variety of shades that range from royal to pastel. The new collection caters to the aesthetic and climatic needs of the Middle Eastern consumers, in addition to giving a glimpse of the Arabian culture during the holy month of Ramadan.   Focusing on bringing the traditional Ramadan look to the fore, the special shade card consists of varied colours including Metallocryl Siena 40, Metallocryl Amber 45, Silver, Viola 50, Lazur 125, Palazzo 180 and Papaya 70. The shades range from bold to subtle and hues of pale colours. Metallocryl Siena 40 is a royal ......read more

    Siemens embraces Belt and Road Initiative

    First B&R International Summit held in Beijing to “Connect, Create, Collaborate” More than ten cooperation agreements signed with Chinese enterprises  Partnership with over 100 Chinese EPCs in more than 100 markets worldwide  Siemens calls for digital ecosystem for future-oriented infrastructure development  Carsten Hasbach to head Siemens’ BRI Office in Beijing Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  Siemens entered into more than ten agreements with Chinese partners today in support and exploration of opportunities from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). At the Belt and Road International Summit held by Siemens today, more than 1,000 leaders and executive representatives from governments, enterprises, investors, financing institutions and think tanks from more than 30 countries and regions ......read more

    My Little Pony, Modhesh and a magical toy market at Dragon Mart this Eid

    Dubai, 6 June 2018:   Dragon Mart 2 will transform into a children’s wonderland this Eid Al Fitr with live performances of the much loved animated television series, My Little Pony, visits from Modesh, a Toy Market and more.   My Little Pony: first day of Eid until 24 June   The loveable antics of Ponyville friends, Twilight Sparkle, Princess Celestia, Applejack, Rarity, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, and Pinkie Pie will be on show live, with three performances daily from the first day of Eid until 24 June. Children also have the chance to meet their favourite characters after each show.  Timings are 5pm, 7.30pm and 9pm.   Adding more fun to the festivities, on the first three days of Eid each show will also be preceded by a spectacular My Little Pony parade from Dragon Mart 1 to Dragon ......read more

    Shop Around the Clock at Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi and Al Jimi Mall this Eid Al Fitr

    24-hour Mega Sale commences 15 June at 10:00am Over 400 brands offering exclusive discounts of up to 90%, plus special offers Spectacular entertainment along with giveaways including a Tesla Model X car, 3 million Etihad Guest Miles, and hourly prizes Abu Dhabi, 5 June 2018:   Aldar Properties’ Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) and Al Jimi Mall Al Ain have joined forces for the second annual 24-Hour Mega Sale. Held over the Eid Al Fitr weekend, the three malls will offer discounts of up to 90% at select stores, amazing giveaways including a Tesla Model-X car and 3 million Etihad Guest Miles, plus thrilling entertainment for visitors of all ages. For the best Eid Al Fitr celebrations in the UAE, the malls will be open continuously for 24 hours, bringing the perfect mix of ......read more

    Trojan Holding completes its ‘Share' Initiative donating 45 collection boxes to Emirates Red Crescent

    ‘Share’ initiative by Trojan Holding was launched as part of the Year of Giving in September 2017 Construction conglomerate placed donation boxes across Abu Dhabi to encourage generous donations from the public  Clothing and children’s toys were regularly collected by Emirates Red Crescent throughout the initiative Abu Dhabi, 5th June 2018:  Trojan Holding has completed its ‘Share’ initiative in partnership with Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), which resulted in thousands of items of clothing and children’s toys being donated to families in need.     The construction conglomerate launched the initiative in September last year during the Year of Giving, in a bid to make it easier for the generous Abu Dhabi public to donate their various clothes and ......read more

    Zabeel House by Jumeirah, Al Seef opens this week

    The second hotel in Jumeirah’s new ‘Upscale Casual’ collection offers a loft-style vibe on the south banks of Dubai Creek – and a rooftop pool with views to die for Be one of the first to stay – for just AED 297++ per night Dubai, 5th June 2018:   The second hotel in the Zabeel House by Jumeirah collection opens this week, bringing a loft-style vibe to the south banks of Dubai Creek, next door to the earlier opened Zabeel House MINI by Jumeirah.   Zabeel House by Jumeirah, Al Seef promises to be the stylish older sibling of its next door neighbour, while still delivering on the collection’s ‘Upscale Casual’ promise of sharp design and smart service, with an informal approach and a moderate price point.    With 200 rooms in 3 different sizes for ......read more

    Cityland Mall Makes Its Mark at the Global RLI Award 2018

    Cityland Mall wins the ‘most anticipated opening of 2018’ award   Dubai, UAE (June 5, 2018):   Cityland Mall, the world’s first ‘nature-inspired’ shopping destination, recently celebrated a major win at the 13th edition of Global RLI (Retail and Leisure International) Awards at the Natural History Museum in London, United Kingdom. Cityland Mall, located adjacent to Global Village, was recognized as the ‘Most Anticipated Opening of 2018’, underpinning the company’s efforts to introduce a distinguished project in the real estate and retail landscape.    The Global RLI Awards honors the most visionary and dynamic retail and leisure concepts from across the globe, paying tribute to those companies that continue to push the boundaries. Evaluated by an ......read more

    Iconic Address Downtown opens doors to hotel guests

    Address Downtown features 220 rooms and suites with high-end features, innovative restaurant choices and the world-class The Spa at Address Downtown    Dubai, UAE; June 4, 2018:  Address Downtown, the flagship hotel under Emaar Hospitality Group’s premium lifestyle Address Hotels + Resorts brand, has opened its doors to hotel guests, marking the arrival of Dubai’s much-loved destination, popular among visitors from across the world.    Address Downtown has opened with several innovative features including new restaurant concepts, additional rooms and suites, The Spa at Address Downtown, and a brand-new interior design. With 220 guest rooms and suites, several of them opening to spectacular views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, Address Downtown will add additional ......read more

    Burj Khalifa's new LED show celebrates life

    Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018:  The iconic Burj Khalifa will showcase a new enthralling LED show titled ‘Soar’ this month that will mesmerize visitors.  Selected from hundreds of submissions, ‘Soar’ will illustrate the celebration of life and energy in the universe.  Motion Designer and 3D animator Víctor Gómez Ródenas’ was inspired to showcase how the constant motion and reactions of energy that flow across the space, result in the creation of everything that surrounds us.  For the show, Victor uses composer Gyom’s sound track with the animation tailored to the music.  With the captivating soundtrack and an incredible mixture of visual elements, visitors can look forward to an enriching, bright and a colourful experience.   Soar adds to the ......read more

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    SOUQ ‘Everything For You Sale' Offers Customers Thousands of Deals

    The Third Edition of the Sale to run from March 28th to March 31st with up to 70% off 27 March 2018, Dubai, U.A.E:   SOUQ.com has announced the third edition of ‘Everything For You Sale’ giving customers a chance to shop for what they want at great prices, with up to 70% off from Wednesday, March 28 to Saturday, March 31. The third edition of SOUQ’s biggest sale of the season will give customers the opportunity to search for what they want, with great savings on thousands of products. For customers, looking for a personal makeover, revamping their home, stocking ......read more

    Al Wahda Mall Celebrates Mother's Day

    Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, celebrates All Moms this Mother’s Day, from March 21st 2018 to March 24th 2018 Various activities are planned for mothers and kids along with fun games, gifts and vouchers Mothers can also indulge in some ‘me-time’ and get a makeover at Al Wahda’s exclusive pamper lounge Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 27 , 2018:   Al Wahda Mall, an iconic landmark and favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city, celebrates All Mothers this Mother’s Day from March 21st 2018 to March 24th 2018. A host ......read more

    Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel Welcomes Back Sarah Hoey Global Wellness Pullman Coach

    Dubai, 27of March 2018 -   Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre enhances its commitment to wellbeing through a brand new holistic approach, which aims to create a healthier generation of travelers. Based on the 4 universal pillars of wellness – Sleep, Food, Sport & Spa, Pullman has designed a complete wellness offer for fitness & spa embracing 4 themes: Balance, Energy, Detox and Age defence. Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre, following the brand’s philosophy, truly believes that wellbeing should be accessible to everybody, no matter where you are, which time zone ......read more

    Danat Al Ain Resort appoints new Executive Chef

    Well-seasoned Tarek Mouriess joins Danat Al Ain Resort Al Ain, UAE, March 26, 2018:   Egyptian culinary arts professional, Tarek Mouriess has joined five star luxury resort, Danat Al Ain ,as Executive Chef.  The Egyptian Chef brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to his new role, which involves working under several big hospitality brands, namely Hilton and Rotana Groups. Tarek is now responsible for leading the kitchen teams across all Danat Al Ain’s retaurants. Danat Al Ain Resort encompasses a brilliant range of restaurants and cuisines namely ......read more

    UL Offers Their Expert Perspective to the Construction Industry on How to Abide by New UAE Fire and Life Safety Codes

       Experts from UL’s Middle East office discussed significant changes to the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code, including new requirements for          cladding.    The UAE Code now requires mandatory third-party certifications (like UL’s) to help ensure that manufacturers are producing materials to high      standards.    UL was the official safety partner of the 8th Annual Fire Safety Technology Forum, held in Dubai on March 21st. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26 ,2018:  Global safety ......read more

    Over 500 children join in to express love to their mothers at Dalma Mall

    Abu Dhabi, 25th March 2018:  Abu Dhabi’s favourite mall creates a heartwarming Art tribute with over 500 spectacular paintings from its recently rolled out Mother’s Day Art Competition 2018. The competition involved students in grade 6 to 10, from 54 different schools in the community spanning from various curricula and nationalities.  Dalma Mall, with the support of ADEK, was able to announce the Art Competition across multiple schools to invite the maximum number of participants. Hosted for the 2nd consecutive year, the 2018 Mother’s Day Art Competition ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau Takes International Concrete Professionals on Site Visit to Louvre Abu Dhabi

    Engineering experts get chance to examine the latest architectural masterpiece built in the emirate  Abu Dhabi, 22 March 2018:   A delegation of representatives from the International Federation for Structural Concrete, as well as from the Society of Engineers – UAE, was treated to a comprehensive tour of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum this week, organised by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau (ADCB), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).  The president and board members of the International Federation for Structural ......read more

    Join Dubai Festival City Mall and others all over the world by turning off your lights this Earth Hour

    22nd March 2018, Dubai, UAE:   Dubai Festival City Mall is proudly supporting the global initiative, Earth Hour. All non-essential exterior and interior lights will be switched off or dimmed throughout the Mall on 24th March at 8.30pm, without compromising the safety and security of shoppers. Join the movement for the benefit of the environment by switching off your lights for one hour.  Note: On the 24th March, the Camry Helipad Cinema will start at 9.30pm, showing comedy favourite “All Nighter”. Shoppers can watch the movie for free by simply presenting a ......read more

    ACRES 2018 presents Sharjah's first ready to move-in freehold property, Al Rayyan

    Al Rayyan promises investors an ‘affordable luxury’ with the opportunity to live, work, shop or play in its premises as an assurance of 'distinction delivered'. SHARJAH – March 21, 2018:   Al Rayyan, the first ready-to-move mixed-use freehold development located in Sharjah’s Al Nahda district, turns to be the key attraction at the Acres 2018 Real Estate Investment Exhibition taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah from March 21 to 23, 2018.  Al Rayyan International Real Estate Investments and Development brings a range of new freehold and ......read more

    Dubai Outlet Mall to host Star Hunt 2018 to discover aspiring talent from different walks of life

    People of determination and parents of contestants will also get an opportunity to experience the glamour of walking the ramp Dubai, UAE (March 20, 2018)   Dubai Outlet Mall will be hosting the 7th edition of Star Hunt to give ambitious and aspiring contestants a highly visible platform to introduce them to the fashion and modelling industry. The finale of Star Hunt 2018 which has become a highly anticipated event will be held on March 23, 2018 at Dubai Outlet Mall. The eventual winners will be featured in Dubai Outlet Malls’ in-house magazine in addition to receiving ......read more

    Find your perfect Emoji at Dragon Mart's Emoji Activity Zone

    Dubai, 19 March 2018:   Picture yourself as an Emoji. Which one would you be? Head down to Dragon Mart’s Emoji Activity Zone from 29 March to 7 April to find the perfect Emoji and enjoy a range of live activities for the whole family.  Open daily from 2pm to 10pm, the activity zone includes an arts and crafts workshop for children where youngsters can create new Emoji’s and enjoy Emoji book mark designing, mask making, face painting and more. In addition, a special interactive photo booth will allow visitors to choose their favourite Emoji character and get a ......read more

    Malabar Group's Mall of Travancore to go on stream- Hon. Kerala Chief Minister to open on March 23

    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 ......read more

    Dubai WoodShow takes off with more than 300 exhibitors from 55 countries and six country pavilions

    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 ......read more

    SOUQ welcomes 3M's innovative products to serve everyday customer needs

    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 ......read more

    A Meet & Greet with the Pakistani Cricket Sensation Umar Akmal

    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 ......read more

    DSI Subsidiary Passavant Energy & Environment secures AED 110 Million Wastewater project

    Dubai, UAE – March 11, 2018 – Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announces that its German subsidiary, Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), has secured a AED 110 Million contract to undertake the rehabilitation works for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and new sludge treatment facilities in Moldova’s capital city Chisinau. PE&E has entered into a consortium relationship with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH & co KG, an esteemed and privately-owned ......read more

    Centrepoint Partners With Anghami To Launch New Talent Sessions

    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 ......read more

    LULU Organic Food Activation

    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, ......read more

    ABU DHABI HOTEL GUEST NUMBERS RISE 7.4% DURING JANUARY

    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 ......read more

    The Dubai Mall unveils Fashion Avenue; the region's most prestigious luxury destination

    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 ......read more

    Evonik Acrylics Africa expands with a new location in Cape Town

    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, ......read more

    Sharjah's Icon “Eye of the Emirates” Moves to “Al Montazah Parks” to Take on New Horizons

    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 ......read more

    Danube Properties is all set to sparkle with their latest “Jewelz”.

    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 & ......read more

    Refresh your living space with Dragon Mart's first Home Décor Market

    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 ......read more

    Record year for GROHE Design

    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 ......read more

    Home Center Launches Exclusive Catalogue for Nursery, Kids & Teens

    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 ......read more

    EFS Facilities Services wins prestigious Integrated Facilities Management contract for Etihad Airways

    EFS Facilities Services to provide Comprehensive facilities management services across all sites in UAE EFS Facilities Services, the regional facilities management leader has been awarded an AED 140 million integrated facilities management contract for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Under the terms of the agreement, EFS’s scope of work will include all facilities services such as MEP, cleaning, support services, and specialized services for all the facilities of Etihad Airways across the UAE. The service contract is for a period of five years as ......read more

    Dowdupont Announces Brand Names For The Three Independent Companies It Intends To Create, Reflecting Ongoing Progress Towards Separations

    February 27, 2018 – DowDuPont™ (NYSE:DWDP) announced the corporate brand names that each of its divisions plans to assume once they are separated as independent companies as intended. While certain product names will change at separation, many products within each intended company will continue be sold under their current, widely known brand names. Ed Breen, chief executive officer of DowDuPont, said, “Our selection of these company names is a major milestone in the process of creating three, strong independent companies, and each name reflects the unique strengths and ......read more

    Cityland Mall to launch in Q4 2018 and showcase the world's first ‘nature-inspired' shopping destination in Dubai

    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 ......read more

    Sink into the Irish fanfare at Mcgettigans Al Ain

    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 ......read more

    ENBD REIT announces improved occupancy at Burj Daman

    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 ......read more

    Growth in Manufacturing pushes SIMCO to expand in to Oman and Kuwait as it boosts participation at Dubai WoodShow

    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 ......read more

    W Dubai – The Palm Heats Up Plans for 2018 Launch

    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 ......read more

    Deloitte GCC Powers of Construction report: If it's fundable, it's feasible

    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 ......read more

    Catch Some Zzz's in the IKEA Nap Truck

    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 ......read more

    Shopping discount site Savioplus comes to UAE Market for all

    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 ......read more

    One-year-old Emirati wins a brand new Nissan Patrol Nismo

    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 ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building Achieves its Second Highest Profit in its History

    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 ......read more

    Hira Walraven bolsters its presence in the Middle East with a new facility valued at AED 20 million

    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 ......read more

    Dubai Festival City marks successful first ever Nike+ Run Club edition

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018: For the first time ever, Dubai Festival City welcomed over 150 fitness enthusiasts during Nike+ Run Club’s ‘My First Run’ edition held over the weekend. Featuring expert coaches Luke Gaffney and Enisa Glavovic and pacers, first-time runners made their first step to a lifetime of running. Participants were taken on a 4-5km course across Dubai Festival City’s picturesque views - the perfect way to kick-off the weekend. Ideal for those looking to enhance their lifestyle experiences and for visitors hoping to indulge in ......read more

    DAMAC Properties deliveries surpass 20,000 unit milestone as it reports net profit of AED 2.8 billion and booked sales of AED 7.5 billion for FY 2017

    Financial Highlights for year ended 2017: Revenue at AED 7.5 billion  Gross profit at AED 3.6 billion  Net profit at AED 2.8 billion Booked sales of AED 7.5 billion  Earnings per share of AED 0.46 Board proposed dividend of AED 1.5 billion (AED 0.25/share) Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 February 2018: DAMAC Properties Dubai Co. PJSC (DFM: DAMAC) (“DAMAC” or the "Company"), announced financial results for year ended 2017, reporting total revenue of AED 7.5 billion, a 4 % increase over last year and net profit of AED 2.8 ......read more

    Al Qattara Investments reveals expansion plans for Al Ain

    Al Qattara Investments rebrands the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium development and launches Al Ain Square    United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, February 14, 2018:   Al Qattara Investments, the name behind the vibrant mixed-use development in Al Ain, has revealed its new brand identity, the rename of Hazza Bin Zayed Community to Al Ain Square, and furthermore the firm’s future plans for the city of Al Ain.    The announcements took place during a press conference in Al Ain’s Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The press conference was attended by excellencies and ......read more

    Robinsons Honored for Outstanding Store Design

    The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards   Dubai — February 14, 2018 —   Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.   The ......read more

    Al Ahli Holding Group to redefine the UAE value shopping category through an AED 1.25 billion Islamic club financing facility for Dubai Outlet Mall expansion

    Dubai Outlet Mall to add 3 million square feet in its expansion Dubai Outlet Mall celebrates 10 years as a premier value-shopping destination as it looks to enhance its leadership in the UAE retail arena   Dubai, United Arab Emirates (February 13, 2018):   Seeking to redefine the value shopping space in the UAE retail arena, Al Ahli Holding Group announced a significant development in the Dubai Outlet Mall expansion today. Dubai Outlet Mall secured an Islamic club financing facility worth AED 1.25 billion for the expansion and general corporate purposes. Dubai ......read more

    A Gift for Everyone on SOUQ.com's Valentine's Day Gift Shop

    Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ   8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish. Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or ......read more

    Special Chinese New Year Show on Festival Bay

    Dubai Festival City Mall to host Chinese New Year celebrations with special IMAGINE Laser & Water Show and retail offers across 90 different outlets from 15th – 24th February 8th February 2018, Dubai, UAE:   Celebrating the ‘Year of the Dog’, Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be this Chinese New Year from the 15th to the 24th February with special offers and events across 90 outlets for shoppers to enjoy. The two-time Guinness World Record breaking, show like no other - IMAGINE, will celebrate with a special not to be missed Chinese New Year ......read more

    Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi appoints new General Manager ahead of March 2018 property launch

    Karim Nahas brings nearly three decades of experience to the role  Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 7, 2018:   Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC has announced the appointment of Karim Nahas to the role of General Manager at the soon-to-open Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi. The new hotel is set to open in the heart of Capital Centre - Abu Dhabi, the city’s bustling business district, at the beginning of March 2018.  Nahas brings nearly three decades’ of regional experience in the hospitality industry to the role. As General Manager at Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi, he will ......read more

    Hilton Dubai offers a romantic staycation to celebrate Valentine's Day

    This year, make it a night to remember with the special room and dinner packages from Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek  Dubai, February 7, 2018 –   This year, Hilton Dubai has crafted two heartwarming offers for the most romantic day of the year. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek, two of city’s most iconic properties, will be treating couples to a perfect staycation on the 14th of February, including an intimate dinner, a cozy overnight stay and a scrumptious breakfast the next morning.    Hilton Dubai Creek, the five-star hotel ......read more

    The month of innovation kick starts at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 6 February 2018:  February is shaping up to be an exciting and eventful month at Dalma Mall, as the Ministry of Interior’s exhibition highlighting the different innovative ideas and creative inventions have been brought to life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Mall’s central atrium. This exhibition took place in recognition of the Month of Innovation and showcased a wide range of tools, gadgets, devices and much more from 1– 6 February 2018, a per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and ......read more

    Hormann extends its perimeter protection offerings with lift barriers that meet stringent safety conditions

    Dubai, UAE; February 06, 2018:   Hormann, a leading provider of doors, gates, frames and operators in the region; has introduced new lift barriers equipped with EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) emergency function to secure passages of up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very frequent use, capable of managing approximately 2000 movements in a day; and come with a long service life equivalent to approximately 3,000,000 movements. The new lift barrier H version from Hormann along with its integrated hydraulic operator is 1300 mm in height and up to 10m in length; and it is ......read more

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