The Run takes place on December 21
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Dubai residents get your running shoes on for a holiday experience like none other as Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, will be hosting the city’s first-ever Santa Run.
Organized by RaceME, the run will take place on December 21st and covers two distances – 2.5km for kids and beginners, the more seasoned runners can register themselves for the 5km distance. Set against the backdrop of the Dubai Creek and the city skyline, the Santa Run will start at the Dubai Festival City Mall Promenade, through the iconic Dubai Festival City finishing in the Festive Market.
Registered participants will receive a free Santa T-shirt along with a Santa hat and beard. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Dubai’s most magical Festive Market, taking place in Festival Bay at Dubai Festival City Mall, welcomed Santa and his elves on December 6th, who arrived in true style as part of a special appearance show. Santa and his elves greeted families and children, kicking-off one of the city’s most lively and unique Festive Markets. From the tree lighting that was visible from Business Bay Bridge, snowfall over Festive Bay to live music, carolling, carnival games and rides, festive-inspired treats and a special IMAGINE show playing in the background, this was truly a memorable festive celebration to be experienced.
Dubai’s most magical Festive Market at Festival Bay continues to run until Tuesday, 25th December. Meet Santa and his elves and get your chance to take a ......read more
Incredible opportunity to win 20 Omega watches and a trip for two to the James Bond Museum in London
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is offering its customers the never-before opportunity to win a luxurious Aston Martin Vantage as well as 20 Omega watches and a trip for two to the James Bond Museum in London.
The spring promotion titled: ‘Leave the Ordinary Behind You’ by Sahara Centre will be held from December 13, 2018 to February 14, 2019. It is one of the most prestigious campaigns by the shopping and lifestyle destination to offer customers unprecedented value through fabulous prizes.
To enter the raffle draw, customers only have to spend a minimum of AED 200 at Sahara ......read more
Inaugural French pavilion
13 French companies
Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be organizing its first French Pavilion at the ARABPLAST trade fair with 13 companies representing different sectors of the industry. ARABPLAST has established itself as the leading trade fair for the plastics industry in the Middle East. Its privileged geographical position makes it a particularly popular business location and an ideal meeting place for French exhibitors wishing to develop or intensify their growth in local and regional markets.
Given the hydrocarbon reserves available in the United Arab Emirates, plastics processing is one of the country's priority areas for industrial diversification. Demand comes mainly ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 16, 2018) – Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City invites guests to experience the wonders of the magical festive season throughout the month. The hotel ushers in the festive season with a calendar full of meticulously crafted dining menus, exclusive packages and entertainment for Christmas and New Year celebrations.
In sync with the Christmas cheer Skylight Café welcomes guests for a Christmas Eve dinner from 6.30 pm to 10.30pm and Christmas Day lunch from 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm. The menu features a wide variety of festive delights with unlimited soft beverages all for AED 199 per person. Throughout the season, the hotel will be adorned in festive décor and cheerful tunes will entertain guests as they enjoy Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New ......read more
Hundreds of brands will offer up to 90% off
Dubai, UAE; 16 December 2018: Get ready for unbeatable money-saving opportunities as Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, Deira, Me’aisem, Al Shindagha and My City Centre Al Barsha kick off Dubai Shopping Festival with an exclusive 12-hour sale, offering shoppers spectacular discounts of up to 90%.
“Majid Al Futtaim’s exclusive 12-hour sale in partnership with Dubai Festival & Retail Establishment is one of the most anticipated promotions of the year and an exciting activity to start the 24th Dubai Shopping Festival in the city. We are expecting to attract a record number of residents as well as regional and international tourists again during this year’s sale shopping for high-quality international brands at affordable prices ......read more
Weaker rupee boosts Indian realty demand from NRIs
3 day expo at Dubai World Trade Centre from 13-15 December to attract thousands of investors
H.E. Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department and Bollywood Actor Arbaaz Khan inaugurate Indian Property Show
December 13th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: A weaker rupee against the US dollar is making investment in Indian realty cheaper for NRIs and boosting the demand as we also witness increase in enquiries from Indian expatriates in UAE. And to cater to the rising interest and provide home buyers plethora of choices and an opportunity to interact with the real estate developers from across India, the popular Indian Property Show is back in Dubai for a three-day realty shopping experience.
Being held at Hall No 7, Dubai World Trade Centre, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2018: The exciting winter activation aims to keep young visitors engaged and entertained, while shoppers get a chance to win a Volkswagen Teramont.
Children and their families can look forward to a great time at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall during this winter season. A unique 'Winter Wonderland' takes shape inside the mall packing loads of fun and excitement for kids of ages 2 to 12 years from 15th of December 2018 to 3rd January 2019.
Modelled like a colorful snow-capped village to recreate the winter ambience, Winter Wonderland will be open every day from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Once inside, children can indulge in making their own snowman.
Kids can experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest in The Virtual Reality Zone through a sequence of immersive first ......read more
Following His Excellency’s address, Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO of Emirates Steel, also spoke on regional steel trends
Dubai, UAE - 12th December 2018: His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry in the government of the UAE, opened the 22nd Middle East Iron and Steel conference in Dubai yesterday by discussing ongoing regional and international trends, and how the iron and steel sectors of the GCC could work toward mitigating risks inherent in a turbulent international market, and seizing on new opportunities available to them.
His Excellency addressed the Middle East Iron and Steel Conference alongside H.E. Abdulaziz Alrasheed, Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Economy and Planning for the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ......read more
Free schedule of entertainment events planned for shoppers including four fireworks shows
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2018: Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to the New Year at Dubai Festival City Mall, as it hosts a packed schedule of free activities and entertainment on 31st December to celebrate the kick-off of 2019. Shoppers, families and friends can welcome the New Year with a spectacular evening of non-stop entertainment, including four firework shows throughout the evening, a live band featuring famous Australian singer, Katie Elle Jackson, as well as a special IMAGINE show.
Offering one of the best views in Dubai, combined with waterfront dining, Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the city’s only destinations offering free entertainment throughout the night, and is the perfect location to celebrate. The ......read more
Verified suppliers ensures guaranteed quality and delivery
Event will also have two day long conferences covering e-Commerce, and, manufacturing and franchising
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 12, 2018: Covering nine focused sectors and over 100,000 products, China Homelife Exhibition is the largest sourcing platform for Chinese products in the Middle East and North Africa. Inaugurated by H.E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre, the exhibition is open to importers, traders and buyers to source high quality products directly from manufacturers. Taking place at the Dubai Exhibition and Convention Centre from Dec 11 – 13, the opening also saw H.E Sun Biqing, Director of Hangzhou Commerce Committee present on the occasion.
Given the rising ......read more
The deadline to receive candidacy files is on 16 January 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th December 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) and Awards International announced the launch of the third edition of the Gulf Real Estate Awards (GREA) 2019 following the success of the two previous editions. The announcement was made during a press conference that was held yesterday at DLD’s head office, where all regional real estate companies were invited to participate in this regional competition.
The press conference was attended by HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD; Hend Al Marri, CEO of the Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI); and Mark Hammil, Managing Director of Awards International, the organisers of GREA.
When announcing the launch of the third GREA, HE Sultan Butti ......read more
A Successful Initiative to Empower Middle East Athletes and Effectively Capture UAE’s Young Spirit
Dubai, December 9, 2018: Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping center, join hands with Nike Middle East, the global sportswear giant, to further promote the brand’s much talked about ‘We Play DXB’ campaign that has set in motion a number of city-wide events and installations honoring the city and its love for sports.
As part of this popular campaign by Nike, Al Ghurair Centre is one of the iconic landmarks in Dubai featuring graffiti murals by well-known artists that depict the diverse and eclectic mix of the city’s youth and aspiring local athletes.
Located at the Dining District, the massive mural will be part of Nike’s global graffiti collection that aims to build ......read more
Yas Mall collaborates with Make a Wish UAE aiming to make children’s wishes come true
Abu Dhabi, 9 December 2018 – Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will be transformed into a winter wonderland from 13th to 24th December, complete with dazzling decorations, a Santa’s Grotto and even festive markets so families and friends have everything they need to get into the holiday spirit.
Aiming to make children’s wishes come true, Yas Mall continues its partnership with Make a Wish UAE, a non-profit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. The mall’s younger guests can take home a cuddly Yas Festive Reindeer for AED 20, with all proceeds being donated to the organization.
While stepping into Yas Mall, visitors will be ......read more
Shop at the Festive Season Market from 9 to 22 December
Dubai, 9 December 2018: Dragon Mart 2 will create a winter wonderland this festive season featuring the much-loved animated characters Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Plus, there’s a Festive Season Market offering a wide range of gifts and decorations at attractive prices.
Festive Season Market: 9 to 22 December
Located on the ground floor of Dragon Mart 2, the Festive Season Market features a glittering range of items, including sparkling lights, artificial and real trees, decorations and gifts, all at attractive prices. 10am to 10pm daily, from 9 to 22 December.
Snoopy Festive Village: 13 to 22 December
The snow-covered Snoopy Festive Village will feature daily sing-alongs and festive dance shows, an ice ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: The required modernization of aviation infrastructure expansion, development, and modernization to cater to anticipated increase in passenger and freight air traffic demand will reach USD 1.8 trillion by 2030. This outlook, along with the challenges and investment landscape in aviation will be the core objective of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2019 which is going to be held between January 27-29, 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City.
GIAS 2019 is an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), which was established to create a leading, safe, secure and sustainable civil aviation system in the country.
According to a report published by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA), global aviation will have to cater to over 14 ......read more
Dubai, 5 December, 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall is ringing in the festive season with magical activities, including a special guest from the North Pole, dazzling decorations and free gift-wrapping, from 6 to 24 December.
Explore the snowy winter wonderland of the Festive Village at China Court where Santa, dressed in his famous red coat and chunky boots, will greet children every day from 4pm to 8pm.
Meanwhile, a giant festive tree will be the centerpiece of India Court – and a new spot for holiday season selfies.
And once the shopping is over, enjoy complimentary gift-wrapping services at Persia Court, every day from 10am to 10pm.
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
A must-see this holiday season – experience real snowfall with Santa and his elves, live music and carolling under a larger-than-life tree, and a host of festive-themed food, licensed section, games, carnival rides and more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 December 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall is bringing festive fun to families and shoppers with the most magical Festive Market, now open at Festival Bay. Running from Thursday, 6th December until Tuesday, 25th December, Dubai Festival City Mall’s Festive Market brings the holiday spirit alive with a host of unique and one-of-a-kind activities, including pop-ups, photo opportunities with Santa and for the very first time at Festival Bay, snowfall! The Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 4, 2018: Together with the largest China sourcing platform, the Dubai edition of China Homelife exhibition - December 11 – 13 at Dubai Exhibition and Convention Centre, is conducting a conference on the opportunities to buy and build factories locally and highlight the effectiveness of franchising. Scheduled on day two of the exhibition, the China Franchise and Factory Solutions Forum will have key representatives from China who will be speaking and presenting case studies on both topics.
Karl Liu, Chairman and CEO of Guangdong BFC Technology which is part of a region wide collaboration and moving the path to China’s manufacturing 2025 strategy will demonstrate their holistic equipment solutions, and, export and financial support services. They will focus ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4 December 2018: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has set the new world record for the number of dominoes toppled in a circle field, in honour of the Year of Zayed and the UAE’s National Day.
A team of expert domino artists created a huge circle of 89,955 dominoes which, when collapsed, revealed the Year of Zayed logo.
Taking place yesterday, Saturday 1 December, in the centre of Marina Mall, Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Vice President of Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club, set off the first domino that created the chain reaction.
Members of the public watched the Guinness World Record attempt from the balcony.
Pravin Patel, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records, said: “It was wonderful to watch such a unique record being set and a ......read more
DLD supports Dubai Property Show – Mumbai and Luxury Property Show – Shanghai
The Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD cooperates with developers to promote Dubai's modern lifestyle and attractive investment environment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 December 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) organises Dubai Property Show (DPS) – Mumbai and Luxury Property Show (LPS) – Shanghai, where the former will be held on 7 – 10 December in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, India, and the latter on 7 – 9 December in the Shanghai Exhibition Centre in Shanghai, China.
HE Majida Ali Rashid, CEO of the Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD, commented: “DLD is eager to establish a distinguished presence ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 29, 2018) – Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City, celebrates the festive season with a list of traditional favourites, premium goodies and classic roasts, available throughout December. Experience the festive cheer with Arjaan by Rotana and choose from a wide variety of festive lunches and dinners, New Year packages as well as a 15% off on the best rooms.
Sky Light Café
Celebrate this festive season with loved ones in a rustic Arabic styled courtyard at Skylight Café, Arjaan by Rotana. Reflecting the unmistakable charm of Arabian Hospitality through a blend of indoor and outdoor design influences, Skylight café launches exclusive dining packages for the year-end celebrations.
In sync with the Christmas cheer Skylight ......read more
Three-day cultural extravaganza from 1 to 3 December
Dubai, 27 November 2018: Dragon Mart will celebrate the 47th UAE National Day with an exciting line-up of cultural activities and traditional entertainment to showcase the nation’s heritage, from 1 to 3 December.
Get a taste of Emirati culture at a unique Barasti palm tree majlis at Dragon Mart 2 serving complimentary food and drinks, showcasing local handicrafts and offerring free henna art. Guests can also enjoy traditional Yola, Ayala and Laiwa dance performances as they immerse themselves into the UAE’s rich and diverse heritage.
The special National Day festivities at Dragon Mart 2 take place from 5pm to 9pm every day from 1 to 3 December.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 27 November 2018: The 47th UAE National Day celebrations at Abu Dhabi’s favourite Mall, Dalma Mall will feature the region’s most popular attraction and funniest animation series, “Shaabiat Al Cartoon” in cultural splendour during this national holiday.
Kids and families will get to meet and greet the famous Shaabiat Al Cartoon Characters Shambeh, Affari, Atooga, Mhayer and Bu Mhayer and also get a chance to win some SAC goodies, whilst celebrating the national day festivities. Originally began as a mobile phone animation series in 2004 and quickly turned into one of GCCs funniest animation, “Shaabiat Al Cartoon” is based on a group of Middle Eastern families and individuals living in the United Arab Emirates humorously portraying their lives and traditions ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 26 November 2018: Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (SENAAT), is participating in the Big Five International Building and Construction Show 2018. The show is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre between the 26th to 29th of November, and will bring together over 2,600 exhibitors from 64 nations across the world to Dubai.
Emirates Steel will be showcasing its unique steel product range, which caters to the construction and building industries. Emirates Steel will be attending the event for the 8th year, demonstrating its continued commitment to the regional construction sector and its suppliers within the industry.
“Our continued participation at the Big Five conference highlights our dedication to the manufacturing ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set for a memorable Eid Al Adha as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
This Eid Al Adha, own an apartment in Marsa Plaza by availing attractive offers on purchase. Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering its customers 100% waiver on Dubai Land Department fee along with no ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018: Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating Eid al-Adha with 25-75% off thousands of 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 ......read more
Countries as Turkey, Serbia and Peru amongst others are participating at Bawadi Mall’s annual event
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 12 August 2018: A group of the world’s best dancers have come together for ‘Around the World’ Festival that is being hosted by Al Ain’s favourite shopping and entertainment destination – Bawadi Mall. The event, true to the real values of dance and story-telling culture, witnesses participation of countries as Turkey, Peru and Serbia among others that enthral the audiences with their spectacular ......read more
World’s biggest themed mall celebrates 60 years of space exploration with Discovery Channel exhibition
Dubai, UAE, 12 August 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting an out-of-this-world range of space-themed educational activities – 3-D outer space simulation, a virtual reality capsule, a Mars Rover replica, a miniature space station, a 3-D space photo wall and more – to mark Eid Al Adha and the Back to School season.
Honouring 60 years of space exploration, Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting a Discovery Channel exhibition at China Court featuring the timeline of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 11, 2018: DALBY designs, builds and markets hydraulic hooklifts for all types of 2- to 32-ton vehicle, along with roll-off containers, and container trailers for road transport and agriculture. With its complementary offering, DALBY is a major player and a clear leader in the roll-off transport and handling equipment market in France.
Through its vast distribution and services network, DALBY offers its customers a comprehensive range of equipment for roll-off containers, designed to ensure efficiency, simplicity, reliability and cost effectiveness, and ......read more
Dubai, 08 August 2018: The Real Estate Regulatory Agency at Dubai Land Department, signed a partnership agreement with Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD). The agreement focuses on offering escrow account management services to Owners’ Association (OA) communities in Dubai.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Eng. Marwan Ahmad Bin Ghalita, Chief Executive Officer of RERA and Dr Bernd van Linder, Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank of Dubai.
Through this agreement, CBD, under the supervision of RERA, will open escrow accounts for Owners’ Association to ......read more
One in Five Luxury Travellers in Europe and the Middle East use a Digital Platform to Plan Holiday Itinerary, Hilton Survey Reveals
Conquer your fears with the World’s Longest Zipline Experience in Ras Al Khaimah
Uncover the underwater secrets of the Red Sea and explore 5,000-year-old Coral Reefs
Discover the breath-taking gems of Istanbul Bosphorus on a Private Luxury Yacht Tour
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Hilton has launched an innovative web platform that offers a range of new and exclusive experiences across its luxury brands, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & ......read more
Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion
Danube Properties sold out 1,032 units at Lawnz at the International City, including 350 units snapped up in 4 hours!
Danube Properties offered studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz
Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion 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, ......read more
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to takeover Abu Dhabi for an Iconic Eid Treat for all
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: The famous cartoon television show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ heroes Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael are coming to Abu Dhabi’s Favorite Mall, Dalma Mall for an adventurous summer action and an Iconic Eid fete.
The Ninjitsu-trained action heroes who made a TV splash, in their self-titled cartoon television show, for fighting crime and alien invaders in the streets of New York will showcase their Turtle Power in Dalma Mall ......read more
Celebrate Indian Independence Day with your loved ones at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018: Nestled between the towering Hajar Mountains and the infinite Indian Ocean, and just 90 minutes away from Dubai’s busy city life, Le Méridien Al Aqah's beach-front ambiance, host of activities and family friendly hospitality makes it the region’s most loved getaway on the East Coast.
Renowned for setting the benchmark for hospitality, Fujairah’s most loved beach-resort has planned something truly unique on the eve of ......read more
Second Quarter Financial Highlights
GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.76. Adjusted earnings1 per share increased 41 percent to $1.37, compared with pro forma adjusted earnings1 per share in the year-ago period of $0.97. Adjusted earnings per share excludes significant items in the quarter totaling net charges of $0.50 per share and an $0.11 per share charge for DuPont amortization of intangible assets.
Net sales increased 17 percent to $24.2 billion, with double-digit growth in all divisions and gains in all geographic regions, from pro forma net sales of $20.7 ......read more
Spectacular Eid Al Adha celebrations in store for shoppers – with Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows as well as fireworks all throughout the holiday
Dubai, UAE, 5th August 2018: This Eid Al Adha, Dubai Festival City Mall will be celebrating the holidays with two sets of fireworks displays over two consecutive days as well as the much-anticipated Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows making its Dubai debut.
Bringing its record-breaking singalong to the Mall, Pink Fong and Baby Shark will be encouraging children and their parents to join in and take part ......read more
Shatt Al Basra Power Plant to be converted to combined cycle
Upgrade will enable electricity supply to one million Iraqis
Plant efficiency to increase more than 50 percent
Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018: In another step towards supporting the rebuilding of Iraq’s power infrastructure, Siemens will upgrade one of the country’s largest gas-fired power plants. Under a new contract, Siemens will add 650 megawatts (MW) to Shatt Al Basra Gas Power Plant, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1,250 MW and consists of non-Siemens turbines operating ......read more
H.H. toured Etihad Rail’s facilities in Mirfa and met with a number of employees
05 August 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Executive Council Member, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport and Chairman of Etihad Rail, recently chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail in Al Dhafra region. H.H. was accompanied by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and members of the Board.
H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan reviewed Etihad Rail’s new ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 2 August 2018: Aligning with the message of UAE’s cultural ideology, Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first mall, joined hands with Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture to host their annual multicultural event. This event was aimed at bringing together the rich diversity of numerous ethnic groups in the UAE at one place.
With the presence of over numerous customers, the event saw the attendance of dignitaries from the Dubai Government, the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department.
Zeinab Badar, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Young families from all across the world are landing in Oman at record rate with the dream of making the Jewel of Arabia their forever home. As a result, the Sultanate’s young population is becoming increasingly urbanised - a trend which is driving the development of smaller-sized, affordable residential units that provide young families with the best quality of living.
Not only are young homeowners looking for a sense of dynamic community living in developments that offers easy access, plenty of amenities and facilities, as well as open spaces and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2018: Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman & CEO of the Al Habtoor Group and Ian R. Carter, President, Global Development, Architecture, Design & Construction, Hilton hosted a press event to announce a new franchise agreement, effective as of 1 August 2018, for the three hotels at Al Habtoor City. The decision to rebrand these properties as Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton and Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City was unveiled at a ceremony held at Al Habtoor City, today. The announcement of the deal comes after a recent ......read more
Both parties join forces for the project at Al Saja’a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Sharjah, 30 July 2018: The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and BESIX, the region’s leading company operating in infrastructure concessions and construction, has signed a joint venture agreement to operate and maintain an existing wastewater treatment plant in Al Saja’a area in Sharjah.
The newly formed company, called QATRA, will continue developing and expanding the wastewater infrastructure in line with Sharjah’s masterplan, whilst ensuring the highest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28th July 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced that it will host the DSS Closing ceremony on Saturday 4 August at Festival Square, and will mark the end of Dubai Summer Surprises Festival with a free concert at 8:30 pm from famous regional pop superstar, Hala Al Turk.
“I can’t wait to perform live in Dubai for the first time in four years at Festival Square. It’s going to be a great show with my DJ and dancers, performing new songs from my upcoming releases,” said Hala Al Turk.
Hala is also launching her very first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2018: Danat Al Ain Resort, an idyllic five-star resort, located in the garden city "Al Ain," announces the appointment of Mr. Khaled Sharabassy as General Manager.
Mr. Sharabassy brings with him an extensive experience of more than 22 yeas in the hospitality industry. Prior to his appointment, he served as the GEneral Manager of Tilal Liwa Hotel, a property managed by Danat Hotels and Resorts in Abu Dhabi, his passion for work paired his strong drive for results and improvement will lead his way in bringing success to Danat Al Ain Resort.
Known for ......read more
Dubai-based Mi Capital has tied up with LICHFLAMC, part of India’s Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Group that has US$386 billion (Dh1.41 trillion) worth of Assets under Management, to offer opportunities in Infrastructure, Affordable Housing, Healthcare, Education and Warehousing Sectors in Indian economy that is growing at 7.5% per annum
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018: Gulf investors will now be able to tap the US$88.23 billion (INR6 trillion) affordable housing market following a tie-up between Mi Capital, a Dubai-based financial institution dealing in corporate finance, ......read more
Taqeef survey sheds light on wasteful AC consumption habits of UAE residents
Findings reveal that a quarter of UAE residents leave the AC on at home when they are out at work or travelling during summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 25 July, 2018 – New research released today reveals UAE residents are wasting money and energy on cooling empty properties throughout the summer. The YouGov poll, commissioned by cooling and energy solutions giant Taqeef, interviewed 1,000 UAE residents and revealed:
A quarter (25%) leave their AC on at home all ......read more
24 July, 2018 - With the increasing demand among young markets, the growing interests of residents in new lifestyle experiences, as well as the influx of tourists entering the Sultanate of Oman, industry observers are seeing the country’s retail sector to be at a prime position to significantly contribute to the GCC’s continuing retail growth story.
More than 6.2 million square metres of retail development are expected to take up significant spaces across the GCC countries within the next five years, according to a recent report from Alpen Capital, which further sees the market ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: As part of its commitment to appeal to market needs and to provide growing young families with the best quality of living, Oman’s leading Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC), Al Mouj Muscat, has launched three-bedroom Townhouses within its unique project, Ghadeer Parks precinct.
The three-bed Townhouses are very generous in size and include two living areas, a courtyard, a housemaid’s room, store room and laundry, with a price starting from OMR 259,000. They are available to buy with four payment plan options. The standard seven stage plan, ......read more
Jump start your summer with two 2018 luxury cars up for grabs at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 July 2018: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has launched its ‘Jump Start Your Summer’ promotion, giving away two brand-new 2018 luxury cars valued at AED 550,000.
Starting this week, shoppers who spend a minimum of AED 300 in a single transaction will receive a raffle ticket entry for every AED 300 spent for their chance to win either the 2018 INFINITI Q70 luxury sedan or 2018 INFINITI QX80 SUV.
Shoppers at the mall can also participate in the weekly social ......read more
Association to continue to develop Middle East’s industry through training and educational programs
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, has reaffirmed anew its full commitment and solid support for viable initiatives designed to promote innovation and professional development across the regional industry.
MEFMA made the reaffirmation amid the growing FM ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2018 : HE Eng Abdullah bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, witnessed the signing of a cooperation between the Ministry and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) supporting the application of sustainability best practices.
The agreement was signed by Eng Hassan Mohammed Jumaa Al Mansouri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, under which Masdar aims to provide technical advice in implementing a sustainable system in ......read more
July 22, 2018: Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.
Rents fell for both villas and apartments.
The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.
The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.
There was good news for both buyers and renters in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018:
Activity: The Desert Adventures of Daffy Duck
Date: From 26 July to 4 August.
Location: Ibn Battuta Mall, China Court
Time: 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm
About the activity: The desert adventures of Daffy Duck, in which the international explorer crosses the Arabian Desert in search of lost relics.
Activity: The Great Looney Games
Date: From 19 July until 28 July
Location: Dragon Mart 2
Time: 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm
About the activity: Fun-filled show that takes children on a spectacular journey with energetic, interactive dance routines. ......read more
Al Naboodah Construction Group signs contracts with leading multi-nationals including Mitsubishi Electric and Siemens in a successful month for the Group.
Dubai, 22 July 2018: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, has won a number of new contracts valued at over AED 750 million recently.
The contracts include construction of new emergency services buildings; roads and street light construction and utilities installation for a residential development; ......read more
Manrre currently holds a portfolio of 19 real estate properties worth AED 215,000,000 across the UAE
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 19th July 2018: The family behind the successful Palmon Group, one of UAE’s home-grown conglomerates has announced the launch of its private real estate investment trust (REIT) Manrre - a Property Fund and a Real Estate Investment Trust for qualified investors. Established in compliance with the laws and rules of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), Manrre aims to raise about AED 330M as part of its strategy to acquire additional ......read more
Fantastic prizes await lucky shoppers at Dalma Mall
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 July 2018: Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), in cooperation with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS) continues this weekend (July 20th-21st) with a series of grand prizes and deals on offer for all eager shoppers.
ADSS has announced that there will be 26 prize winners over the weekend at Dalma Mall, which will be hosting the incredible ‘Unbox the Amazing’ promotion. In addition to ......read more
Dubai, 18 July 2018: Dragon Mart – the world’s largest Chinese retail and trading hub outside China, and the central hub of Chinese activity in Dubai – will proudly celebrate UAE-China Week with a range of traditional festivities and celebrations this weekend.
The live entertainment, from 19 to 21 July, includes lion dances, oriental music, roaming parades and more.
Omar Khoory, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, owner and operator of Dragon Mart, said: “Dragon Mart was pivotal in establishing the strong trade and cultural ties shared ......read more
Portfolio occupancy increases to reach 90%
Gross yield on portfolio reaches 8.4%, due to successful residential leasing programme
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th July 2018: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, has announced its Net Asset Value (“NAV”) for the period ended 30th June 2018. ENBD REIT’s NAV is USD 289 million (AED 1.1 billion), or USD 1.14 per share, following dividend and return of capital payments made in June 2018. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018: Danfoss, a global leader in engineering technologies, hosted an Appreciation Night to recognise the student engineers who participated in the HVAC-R category during the EmiratesSkills National Competition 2018.
The ceremony was attended by Mohamed Homsi and Carlo Magno, Technical Managers from Danfoss and Mohammed Al Ali, Head of Training at EmiratesSkills on 5th July 2018 at the Conrad Dubai.
The six participants, namely Suhaib Ali Mohammed, Ammar Ahmed Al Buraimi, Reem Ismaeil Mohammed Mosabbeh, Asma Alneyadi, Noura Al Nuimi and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, yesterday celebrated achieving five million man hours worked without a lost time accident at its landmark Dubai Creek Harbour site.
ANCG is constructing two, 37-storey towers with residential units, penthouses and commercial units, plus external works and landscaping at Creekside Plot 18-A , residential project in the 6km2 Dubai Creek Harbour development by Emaar Properties.
“Projects of ......read more
Win up to AED 3million worth of prizes on the spot daily
Shop at your favourite outlets and win AED 15,000
Complimentary Hands-Free service
FIFA live gaming with cash and instant prizes
DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2018: Mall of the Emirates has hosted unforgettable Dubai Summer Surprise moments in the past 11 years, from live gaming tournaments to concerts with some of the biggest Arab stars. This year too, the mall has pulled out all the stops to bring exclusive experiences and thrilling entertainment that’ll make you forget the rising temperatures and compel you to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Going green has now become a key business strategy and retailers that adopt sustainable practices in their operations will continue to harness value and gain competitive advantage, industry reports reveal.
Consumers across all demographics are increasingly becoming more eco-conscious as reflected in the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, which found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental ......read more
Bin Mejren: Government decisions boosted investor confidence and supported the attractiveness of the real estate sector
Expo 2020 is close at hand, and developers in the market are expressing interest in aligning with the directives of the wise leadership to attract more investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07th July 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that real estate transactions in Dubai for the first half of 2018 (H1 2018) reached AED 111 billion, reaffirming Dubai market’s attractiveness and ability to compete with global investment ......read more
The leading global construction company highlights the megatrends to become reality by 2050 for sustainable urban living through the “Future of Construction Initiative”
AR, 3D printing and even autonomous construction are emerging technologies to be adopted by the Infrastructure and Urban Development (IU) industry
Savings up to $1.7 trillion globally within 10 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - July 5th, 2018 - Full-scale digitization of the construction industry – including 3D printing, AR and even autonomous construction – could save up to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: The Retain Pioneer announces a sequel to its highly successful ‘Final Reduction’ by the name of ‘Flash Sale’, on July 5th Thursday, from 1:00 PM to 1:00 AM. There will also be an event at 5:00 PM at the Union Coop – Mirdif Branch, Etihad Mall, Gate No 2 that will see Notable Actors and Social Media Influencers in attendance…
Union Coop has always been very particular when it comes to value-for-money promotions and taking the feedback of their valuable customers after every promotional campaign.
After the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that the combined SNC-Lavalin and Atkins business has been awarded a 5-year framework contract by BP global wells organization for global riser analysis services. SNC-Lavalin acquired WS Atkins plc on July 3, 2017.
The framework covers four main scopes of work; marine riser and wellhead systems analysis, analysis for wellhead fatigue monitoring, completion landing string analysis, and open water work-over riser analysis.
“To be named as one of BP global wells organization’s engineering ......read more
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 to showcase latest innovations dedicated to industrial and building automation
Two-day event signs BECKHOFF, Bosch Rexroth, SICK, and Pilz as Launch Partners; Abu Dhabi Polytechnic as University Partner
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is ushering a new manufacturing era based on a modern industrial society, as the region’s only conference and exhibition dedicated to automation descends upon Dubai with the backing of global industry leaders.
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 arrives at a ......read more
Enjoy splashing under the sun with the mega summer deals from the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain starting from Dhs229* inclusive of buffet breakfast
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Summer is all about frolicking under the sun, getting beautiful tan and just simply embracing the fun this season brings. Whether you are flying solo or planning a vacation within UAE with the entire family or friends, you will definitely be spoilt with choices when it comes to amusements and places to see in the lush green surroundings of the luxurious Danat Al Ain Resort.
The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Families from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE today started their summer holidays off with a real treat, as they flocked to Dalma Mall to meet some of the world’s most popular cartoon characters and South Korean stars, the adorable Prince Pinkfong from planet Staria, Baby Shark, and all their dancing friends.
Thousands of children enjoyed the daily interactive and educational shows, joining in with singing the world-famous Baby Shark a Doo Doo song. Each concert started with a magical train ride that transported mall shoppers to the enchanting ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 28th June 2018: Eros Group, distributor of world-renowned brands like Samsung, Hitachi, Linksys, TCL, Midea, Sonos and many more, was voted a SuperBrand by the SuperBrands Council UAE - the independent authority and arbiter of branding for the eighth time in a row.
Superbrands is a Global Organization which promotes the discipline of branding and pays tribute to the strongest and most valuable brands in the world through its publications and national marketing programs. The Superbrands programme identifies those brands which offer consumers ......read more
Madinat Al Irfan is the Sultanate’s largest urban development project that will create a new downtown area for the Muscat capital district
New mixed-use community, adjacent to Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), represents OMR 5 billion investment value over a 20-year period
Joint venture project will comprise of more than 11,000 residential units,100,000 sqm of retail space, and 700,000 sqm of office space
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2018: Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), the executive arm of the Government of Oman for the ......read more
With up to 90 percent off on more than 10, 000 products…. Expect a riot this Thursday in all Union Coop branches!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is back with a bang with its ‘Final Reduction’ giveaway sale to be held on June 28th Thursday. This ‘Flash Sale-ish’ promotion will be exclusively for ‘Tamayaz Card’ holders and will start from evening 7:00 PM till 1:00 AM across all Union Coop branches. So if you were planning to go on a shopping spree, Union Coop has more reasons for you to avail their Tamayaz ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2018: Ever wondered if you could experience a beach paradise indoors? This summer, Dubai Marina Mall is offering a fantastic indoor beach experience with fun games and activities. So, go back to being a kid and dive into fun surprises at Dubai Marina Mall!
Dubai Marina Mall will also be organising activations for kids and adults alike to offer a fun yet an entertaining summer experience. Kids can beat the heat at The Beach Station with games, fun art & craft activities and also enjoy a beach party!
Adults can also try their luck to find one of the 50 ......read more
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 ......read more