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Augmented Reality safety glasses eye Middle East debut at Intersec 2018

Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional workers.  Italian safety equipment manufacturer Univet will introduce in the Middle East for the first time its VisionAR Smart Glasses, which integrate Sony's holographic waveguide technology into eye protection, allowing wearers to view real time data without looking away from what they’re doing. The 2017 Red Dot Award goggles display data on a holograp ......read more

Stylish automatics from CITIZEN made for the special occasion

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  CITIZEN's NH8350-83E and NH8350-83L are a pair of handsome men's automatic watches made for those dressy occasions.   This pair of eye-catchingly handsome watches comes with the automatic 8200 movement. Enclosed in a 40mm diameter stainless steel case, the eatches come in either a black or blue dial a stainless steel bracelet, silver hands, silver stick indexes, and a day and date window.    Specifications: NH8350-83E   Caliber No.: 8200 Movement:  Automatic Strap:  Stainless steel Water Resistant: 5 Bar Class Type: Fold Over Clasp with Push Botton Case Size: 40mm Case: Stainless Steel  Glass: Crystal Glass   Features: Automatic, Day and date dis ......read more

Santa Claus is coming to town on a festive Graham Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art Ltd

ONE FOR THE WISH LIST   Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  Assuming they’ve been good and not naughty, 25 lucky individuals around the world can celebrate in style with a Graham Chronofighter sporting a Merry pin-up. This limited edition Swiss made timepiece magic’s a glamorous “Santa Babe” from the wish list to the wrist, from morning till night.    Meticulously hand-painted on the dial, Merry ignites festive spirit with 1940s nostalgia and top-of-the-tree horological craftsmanship.   This Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art festive special is powered by an automatic chronograph G1747 movement, visible through a see-through case back. A day-date window at nine o’clock is ready to handle any sort of calendar countdown. And wh ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Military - The Mark of A Captain

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  The new Marine Torpilleur Military: a modern Marine chronometer for those who captain their own destiny.   Riding on the wave of success of its Marine Torpilleur, Ulysse Nardin is releasing the Marine Torpilleur Military edition, a chronometer for a whole new genera-tion of adventurer.  Bold and dashing, this is a direct descendant of the pocket chronometers prized by the sea captains of 19th or beginning of the 20th century, radically redesigned for a resolutely modern era. Featuring the same Ulysse Nardin UN-118 in-house movement as the celebrated Marine Chronometer, the Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Military takes on a more im-posing air, as if daring the wearer to rise to a new level of challenge.   Dynamic design is in ......read more

Louis Moinet Salutes The Spirit Of Singapore With Exclusive Limited Edition Series

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017:  Louis Moinet, in association with Wealth Solutions, unveiled the exclusive Limited Edition Singapore Edition watch, designed as a tribute to the history and tradition of Singapore. The exclusive Limited Edition of only 84 pieces (19 in gold cases and 65 in stainless steel cases, standing for 1965, the year of Singapore's Independence) and is endowed with decorative elements which constitute references to the past and to symbols of Singapore, The Lion City. “Louis Moinet, watchmaker and man of many arts, was above all a humanist. Early on in life, he set out to travel the world and explore its wonders. Two hundred years later, it is an honour to be pursuing this tradition of openness and sharing – and to be dedicating an original creati ......read more

H.E. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, opens 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility

Governments, thought leaders, and key industry players steer the course towards sustainable and intelligent transportation Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2017:  Roads in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are on the fast-track for a smarter, safer and more sustainable future, as the region’s dedicated conference for autonomous, connected, and eco-friendly transportation got underway in Dubai today (7 November 2017). The 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility (ICFM) takes place until 8th November at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, where more than 350 delegates, including government authorities, manufacturers, distributors, academics, industry experts, consultants, and solutions providers, steer the course towards a future of sustainable and intelligent mobility. Held under the ......read more

Eberhard & Co.: 130 Years of Passion in Watchmaking

1 8 8 7 - 2 0 1 7   Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:  130 chimes that mark the history of Eberhard & Co., but well over 130 snapshots that immortalise the values and creations which throughout the years since 1887 – when the company was founded by Georges-Lucien Eberhard in La Chaux-de-Fonds – have made up the DNA of the Swiss watchmakers whose name has become synonymous with tradition, constant research and innovation. 130 years of special passion for an art made up of charm and precision, 130 years of uninterrupted history of taking up new challenges, 130 years of watches with timeless personality. Eberhard & Co. has always made these values the sole benchmark for the creation of its models, which are innovative yet at the same time able to inherit the ri ......read more

Eberhard & Co. celebrates 130th Anniversary with special commemorative Edition Chrono 4

Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:  Eberhard & Co has issued a Special Commemorative Edition of its iconic Chrono 4 mechanical chronograph, to celebrate its 130th Anniversary. This very special iteration of the Chrono 4 is produced in a limited edition of 130 pieces, and is an emblematic model which embodies the very essence of the Maison and confirms its natural propensity for evolution and innovation. The 42 mm steel case houses a skeleton dial, argenté or black, which reveals the main plate and the wheels with DLC® finishing, protected by an upper bridge in a special sapphire glass that is 3 tenths of a millimetre thick, an element of highly complex construction. A rhodium plaque, secured to the main plate by two screws, shows the name of the model and the historic trademark ......read more

Growing appetite in region for cutting-edge security solutions

Leading international brands line up range of innovative offerings customized for regional requirements at Intersec 2018 Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:  Businesses and commercial enterprises in the Middle East are on the lookout for the latest in security solutions and foolproof monitoring systems, as they endeavour to ensure a safe and secure environment to conduct business.  This increasing appetite and demand from the region for cutting-edge solutions using innovative technology, means international security and safety providers are lining up to fulfil market demand. Intersec 2018, as the leading international trade platform for safety, security and fire protection in the wider region, is the show window of choice for international brands to showcase their entire reper ......read more

Opening of the world's first Louis Moinet boutique

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  The opening of Louis Moinet’s first ever boutique marks a decisive step for the firm. Located in Moscow, the boutique will be operated by Rich Time, Louis Moinet’s historic partner in the city, brand representatives with a unique dynamic whose success has been amply demonstrated in recent years.  At a time when the watchmaking market is barely in the early stages of recovery, this development bears witness to a real growth spurt for Louis Moinet, as its investments in recent years produce tangible results. Indeed, the Ateliers have been tirelessly developing new, highly ambitious watchmaking projects, ranging from the Double Tourbillon for Sideralis to patented sidereal complications for Space Mystery, whilst also fleshing out the seg ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer Chronograph Inspired By the “Gibson Les Paul” Guitar

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  Music and the arts are to RAYMOND WEIL what thought is to humankind – an inexhaustible source of inspiration and creation. For three generations, the Weil family has been influenced by these higher realms to shape the destiny of a Swiss watchmaking Maison. A Brand that brings forth eclectic yet complementary musical choices expressing the personality and character of its family members. From Frank Sinatra to the Beatles, Nicola Benedetti and Gibson – RAYMOND WEIL has been putting its name in lights alongside some of the greatest musicians of all time for nearly half a century.   RAYMOND WEIL pays its respects to a legend with a tribute to the fabled Les Paul Gibson guitar. Elegant, with a touch of rebellion, the freelancer is inspi ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer 1212 for Him

Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017:  Aligning with the finest Swiss watchmaking traditions, RAYMOND WEIL is innovating by creating a new movement in collaboration with Sellita. This exclusive movement was developed and designed by the R&D department of the Geneva watch company and produced by the movement manufacturer based in Le Crêt-du-Locle, in the Jura Mountains.    Its distinctive characteristic is the 6 o’clock front-dial positioning of its regulating organ. Named Calibre RW1212 as a nod to the postal code of the company headquarters in Grand-Lancy, it pays tribute to 40 years of RAYMOND WEIL creations and to the Brand’s determination to highlight the richness of watchmaking expertise, while infusing it with its uniquely free-spirited attitude.  ......read more

Eberhard & Co. special edition Gild red gold

Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017:  Eberhard & Co, presents the dazzlingly opulent new Gilda, resplendent in a swathe of diamonds and gold. This glittering addition to the famed Gilda line, comes in a special limited edition, that is available to select customers by order only. This diamond-clad golden beauty exudes the same sensuous feminine charm of its predecessors and its stunning good looks and sensual lines envelop the very best of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda captivates in a cascade of gold and diamonds, designed to make the wearer truly resplendent. What sets this apart as a truly special creation is the custom made bracelet embellished with 480 brilliants of more than 8 carats, that embrace the wrist and add f ......read more

Saint Honore Charisma Twist special edition

Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2017:  SAINT HONORE PARIS, the oldest of all French watchmakers, has been the heir to a unique expertise since 1885. Its watch creations always combine inventiveness, boldness and Parisian elegance. With a long-term commitment to women's issues alongside the association "Cœur de Gazelles", SAINT HONORE is today mobilized for all women as partner of the association "Le Cancer du Sein, Parlons-en!”   That is why the Brand has adorned its latest watchmaking creation with the association's colours: the "Ruban Rose" special edition of the Charisma Twist watch features a pink wraparound bracelet. A discreet pink ribbon charm is a reminder of the necessity of raising awareness.   The "Ruban Rose" C ......read more

3rd International Conference on Future Mobility to open November 7th in Dubai

UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modes has thrown the spotlight on the UAE to be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals outlined in the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, and Dubai’s Autonomous Transportation Strategy. With electric vehicles standards and regulations now in place and with autonomous driving becoming a core component of future mobility, the UAE&rs ......read more

Corum Coin Watches Are Back in a 43-Millimetre Case

This really does qualify as a historic creation – for Corum and for watchmaking as a whole. First dreamed up in 1964, the design is so singular that it has had a lasting impact on two consecutive generations of collectors – and presidents! George Bush Sr, Ronald Reagan, Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton have all worn the Coin, as have a number of leading figures in art and design, including Andy Warhol.   And now, new models have been unveiled, two of them of American inspiration. The dial of the first is an authentic dollar coin, made from sterling silver. Two blue-tinted steel hands glide over the emblematic eagle of the United States of America, their hue exactly matching that of the Corum name, stencilled on the underside of the crysta ......read more

CITIZEN Eco-Drive For Elegant Lady

Dainty and distinguished but dazzlingly stylish, the CITIZEN EM0523-86P Eco-Drive ladies watch from CITIZEN, makes a splendid statement of style that shines on the wrist of the elegant lady.   With a an all-over gildd effect provided by the stainless steel case, dial, hands and indexes, this looker comes with matching strap with fold over push button clasp. Water resistant to 5 BAR, this watch is powered by the E031 Eco-Drive movement and has a power reserve of six months, overcharge prevention function and insufficient charge warning function.   Specifications: EM0523-86P   Caliber No.  E031 Movement  Eco-Drive Strap Stainless steel with rose gold plating Water Resistant 5 Bar ......read more

CITIZEN: Svelte BU4108-11H dress watch in black and rose gold plating makes an impact

Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017:  Smooth and stylish, the BU4018-11H men's dress watch from CITIZEN is both classic and carries off an impactful personality. The watch's smooth lines accentuated by the rose gold plated stainless steel case, makes this a watch for the formal occasion. The dressy look is further underlined by the pleasing contrast offered by the black dial and the rose gold plated indexes as well as the brown calf leather strap.   Powered by the 8725-01 Eco-Drive movement, this watch comes with a 6-month power reserve, water resistant up to 10 BAR and possesses an insufficient charge warning and overcharge prevention function.   Specifications:  BU4018-11H   Caliber No. 8725-01 Movement Eco-Drive Strap Calf Leathe ......read more

Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT

Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017:  Issuing the latest stamp in the iconic Graham Chronofighter family's passport is a timepiece that's cool about being in two places at once. The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT integrates a second time zone in a design that takes inspirations from different eras elegantly in its stride. Parented by the series launched at the dawn of the new millennium, this model combines sophisticated contemporary horology with visible vintage flashbacks. It whisks the imagination on time travel trips taking in nostalgic plane adventures, fuelled by whispers of the worlds of independent babyboomers and the liberated Beat Generation. The family's trademark stop-start trigger is reliably ready for action, wherever, whenever.   Technical prow ......read more

Monceau Automatic in rose gold strikes a note of understated elegance and classic style

Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017:  Exquisitely styled but with the essentials of understated elegance, the Monceau automatic is especially created for the man with distinguished tastes by SAINT HONORE. The Monceau Automatic watch is the perfect partner for any lover of fine timepieces, and the attractive package it presents on the outside is perfectly complemented by a mechanical self-winding movement that powers it, which is as reliable as it is resistant. Named after the famed Parisian district, the Monceau is a innovative new expression  of watchmaking design genius that interprets French-style elegance with a most sophisticated design.  The svelte 41 mm steel case is set off brilliantly by the rose gold fluted bezel, which borders the brown sun ray dial, that shows ......read more

Heimtextil 2018 continues to grow with international top players

Strong interest from the Middle East with UAE textile market being estimated at $ 17.5 billion annually “Interior.Architecture.Hospitality”: expanded programme for architects, interior designers and hotel furnishers Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2017:  The Middle East continues to be a strong source of interest for international textiles suppliers, with increasing market demand stemming from the region for the latest in home and contract textiles.  This was underlined at a media round table organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East, to familiarise regional media and industry representatives about the advantages of being present at Heimtextil, the leading international trade showcase for home and contract textiles, being held at Frankfurt next year.  Chockful ......read more

Prolight + Sound ME wraps up in Dubai attracting 2,200 trade buyers from 50 countries

Visitor attendance grows 40 per cent at region’s dedicated trade fair for entertainment, event, media and creation industries Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2017:   The 2nd edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East concluded in Dubai, with the double-digit growth in visitor numbers ensuring there was a constant buzz at the region’s dedicated trade fair for the entertainment, event, media and creation industries. Concluding on 19th October at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Prolight + Sound Middle East 2017 attracted 2,200 visitors from 50 countries, a 40 per cent year on year increase over the show’s inaugural edition in 2016.  The strong visitor turnout was underlined by impressive live demonstrations of the latest profession ......read more

Glittering awards ceremony caps off three days of successful business and networking at Light ME 2017

Student showcase, smart solutions, and world-class lighting projects share limelight at region’s premier industry event Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017:   A glittering awards ceremony has capped off a successful three days at the Middle East’s premier lighting design and technology exhibition, where a dedicated student showcase and the launch of the region’s first institute dedicated to lighting education and knowledge were among the many highlights. The 12th edition of Light Middle East concluded on 19th October 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, drawing in 5,755 visitors from 84 countries. Showcasing their latest products and solutions were 345 exhibitors from 30 countries, with the world’s leading manufacturers and r ......read more

UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport

Key theme Towards Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility under spotlight at the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modeshas thrown the spotlight on the UAEto be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals outlined in the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, and Dubai’s Autonomous Transportation Strategy. With electric vehicles standards and regulations now in place and with autonomous driving ......read more

US$ 3 billion Middle East AV market grows by incredible 75% between 2012 and 2016 spurred by surging regional demand

Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:   Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region. Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international brands, Prolight + Sound Middle East is tapping into a wellspring of latent demand from the flourishing regional events and entertainment scene, as well as wide interest from hospitality and government representatives. According to research from Euromonitor International (EMI), the UAE’s professional AV market is estimated to value US$ 707 million by 2018, up from US$ 656.2 million in 2016, givi ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL'S Freelancer Ladies - The Ideal Ally for the Modern Active Woman

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017:  The RAYMOND WEIL freelancer Ladies is the ideal watch for a woman juggling between a career, a family and a social life. The stainless steel bracelet makes this timepiece suitable for active individuals. For Ladies wishing to express their femininity with a touch of sparkle the freelancer collection offers diamond set dial and case options. Available in a choice of 26mm or 29mm case, the freelancer Ladies proves to be the ideal timepiece for the modern and dynamic lifestyle of today. The independent Swiss watch company, RAYMOND WEIL, is pleased to unveil the freelancer Ladies, a collection of timepieces ideally suited to modern life. This feminine timepiece is offered with a choice of black or glamorous mother-of-pearl dial options punctuated by refi ......read more

Partnership between Roger Dubuis and Emirates Airline Foundation

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017:  With the “Time for Change” charity initiative, Roger Dubuis has helped the Emirates Airline Foundation over the past few years in supporting some key projects around the world dedicated to improving the lives of children in need.  Some of the key projects are located in Bangladesh, India, the Philippines and South Africa. The “Time for Change” included a silent auction of one of Roger Dubuis’ most iconic luxury watches, the Excalibur Double Tourbillon Titanium DLC, produced as a unique piece dedicated to the partnership.  “It is a matter of great pride and gives us immense pleasure to join hands with Emirates Airline to make a difference in the lives of children and enable them to reach their full poten ......read more

Seagal Shows Off the Stunning Jules Verne Instrument II from Louis Moinet.

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017:  Hollywood superstar and martial arts supremo Steven Seagal is known for his dedication to excellence and perfection. As a connoisseur of haute horology, Seagal knows exactly what to look for in a fine watch. It was no surprise therefore, that Seagal was recently seen proudly displaying the Jules Verne Instrument II from Louis Moinet.   Made for the wrist of the man who knows what he is looking for, the Jules Verne Instrument II is a superb retro futurist split-second automatic chronograph, that features central hours and minute, small seconds at 9 o’clock and a date sub dial at 3 o’clock. Complementing the central chronograph second hand and rattrapante (split-second hand adjusted by a pusher at 10 o’clock on the case band) a ......read more

Reinventing Raymond Weil's Emblematic Chronograph - The Refined Swiss Watchmaking Expertise

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2017:  Redesigned to combine sophistication with a powerful look, RAYMOND WEIL’s newest edition of its best-seller, chronograph, embodies the freelancer collection’s free-spirit. RAYMOND WEIL, luxury Swiss watchmaker, unveils its newest edition to the ever-successful freelancer family, with the introduction of its new chronograph range, expressing the youthful and dynamic spirit that the freelancer range is renowned for. This freelancer chronograph combines sophistication with a powerful and extremely stylish aesthetic. Its 42.5mm steel case, water resistant to 100 meters, is geared up for intense practices thanks to its robust construction which incorporates years of carefully handed down watchmaking know-how. Powered by a mechanical self-win ......read more

British Security Industry Association zooms in on Mid East's US$4.8 billion commercial security market at Intersec 2018

IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East as hospitality sector fuels further growth  Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2017:  Growing demand for streamlined and IP network security systems will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research.  Driven by increased investments and stringent regulatory policies, the commercial security market has witnessed an upswing throughout the region creating opportunities for suppliers of IP-based video surveillance, access control and intrusion detection. Analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S) estimate the market will be worth US$4.8 Billion by 2021, growing ......read more

The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT is the tough guys' ticket to time travel

RIGHT TIME, RIGHT PLACE   The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT is the tough guys’ ticket to time travel   Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2017:  Issuing the latest stamp in the iconic Graham Chronofighter family’s passport is a timepiece that’s cool about being in two places at once. The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT integrates a second time zone in a design that takes inspirations from different eras elegantly in its stride. Parented by the series launched at the dawn of the new millennium, this model combines sophisticated contemporary horology with visible vintage flashbacks.    It whisks the imagination on time travel trips taking in nostalgic plane adventures, fuelled by whispers of the worlds of independent babyboomers and the l ......read more

Understated elegance distinguishes the Sirius Regulator Jumping Hour from Chronoswiss

Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017:  The smoothly curving lines of the Sirius Regulator Jumping Hour is an indication of the cultured and restrained elegance that this attractive range from Chronoswiss projects.  Chronoswiss is reputed as the master of regulators and the Sirius Regulator Jumping Hour bears the essence of the famed DNA through every line and facet. The subdials stand out from the dial in distinguished differentiation, with contrasting finishes ensuring that they stand out in stark relief against the stunning guilloche patterned dial. The blued hands add another note of style to the overall look. Crafted in variations of red gold and stainless steel, the watch features an off centre minutes and seconds hand, with the subdial for the hours being substituted by a digi ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Classic Lady Dual Time

Women on the move, take note. For the first time ever, the nail-friendly function of Ulysse Nardin’s women’s timepieces is integrated in the iconic Dual Time Lady collection. In watchmaking circles, the Ulysse Nardin Dual Time is renowned, and deservedly so: it’s a mechanical complication that is incredibly challenging for engineers to achieve, and yet simplifies the lives of all who wear it. It involves a double time zone feature which is both intuitive and easy to use: pushers on the left instantly adjust the hour to a different time zone - forward or backward - while the home time indicator at 9 o'clock continues its cycle. A slender 37.5 mm diameter case in stainless steel holds the secret to this timepiece’s functionality - the UN-324, a self-winding ......read more

Ulysse Nardin: Marine Chronometer Annual Calendar Monaco

Dubai, UAE, October 7, 2017:  Ulysse Nardin releases the limited edition Marine Chronometer Annual Calendar Monaco, in celebration of 9 years of loyal support for the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show. Ulysse Nardin is proud to be the official sponsor of Monaco Yacht Show for the 9th consecutive year. The Monaco Yacht show is the world’s largest mega yacht exhibition, where luxury yacht builders from around the world reveal their stunning creations. The highly-anticipated event takes place at Port Hercule in late September under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. Ulysse Nardin commemorates this incredible event with a special edition Marine Chronometer Annual Calendar Monaco, in a limited edition of 100 pieces. The Monaco Yacht Show is an ideal opportunity for Ul ......read more

Shine, Elegant Evolving Design to complement your lifestyle from RAYMOND WEIL

Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017:  The new shine collection by Swiss watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL is dressing up in different colours. Feminine, elegant and sensual, this model is the perfect timepiece to complement the demands of a modern lifestyle thanks to its unique patented system enabling the strap to be changed in seconds to match the colour of any outfit. The shine ladies quartz collection presents beautiful watches including a diamond-set bezel model on either stainless steel or bi colour yellow gold PVD plated case and bracelet. The elegant curves of the round 32 mm steel case are in harmony with an exquisite sunburst decoration on the mother-of-pearl dial which is available with classic roman numerals or diamond faceted indexes. Each watch in the shine collection will come w ......read more

Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success

World’s largest security, safety and fire protection trade fair gets ready for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017:   Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens doors in January 2018 in Dubai. The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek the latest solutions across seven show sections of Commercial Security, Fire & Rescue, Safety & Health, Homeland Security & Policing, Perimeter & Physical Security, Cyber Security, and Smart Home & Building Automation. Occupying 60,000s ......read more

Saint Honore adds fresh appeal to Audacy Collection

Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017:  One year after its launch, the Audacy collection by SAINT HONORE welcomes three new models which, more than ever, reflect the delicate feminine spirit so characteristic of the Franche-Comté-based watchmaker.   With the aesthetic expression that brings the line its renowned distinction, these unprecedented new versions feature a metal strap in Milanese mesh of an incredible flexibility, available in steel or with a pink or yellow PVD coating. SAINT HONORE has perfected the details of the watch even more with the addition of an elegant white mother-of-pearl dial.   The new Audacy watches still feature their characteristic "clous de Paris" decoration, exquisitely arranged in two rows around the bezel and around the continuous ......read more

40 make shortlist for Light Middle East Awards

Competition hots up for region’s premier lighting design honours   Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017:  With over 250 entries being submitted for this year’s Light Middle East Awards, the competition to be recognised as the leading lighting design project of the year, has intensified dramatically.    This was announced by organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East while revealing a shortlist of 40 entries that have made the cut for the final stage of the competition.    Held alongside Light Middle East 2017, the Light Middle East Awards have grown tremendously in popularity over the years, as leading designers and developers compete for recognition as the most innovative design projects and the acclamation of industry peers, with increas ......read more

Eberhard & Co. : 130 Years of Passion in Watchmaking

Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017:  130 chimes that mark the history of Eberhard & Co., but well over 130 snapshots that immortalise the values and creations which throughout the years since 1887 – when the company was founded by Georges-Lucien Eberhard in La Chaux-de-Fonds – have made up the DNA of the Swiss watchmakers whose name has become synonymous with tradition, constant research and innovation.   Chrono 4 130 Featuring a new 42 mm Ø case framed by a bezel with circular satin finish; the crown, personalised with the number “130”, is positioned between the two drop-shaped chronograph buttons. Three dial variants are available: grey with 4 grey counters with azure finishing and details in orange argenté with 4 black counters with a ......read more

Leading brands line up innovative lighting solutions at Light ME in Dubai

Middle East among the fast growing markets for smart lighting solutions Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017:   Light Middle East 2017 is expected to feature record turnout even as international interest surges in the region's premier architectural lighting design and technology showcase.  With analysts indicating that the Middle East is expected to be among the fastest growing markets for lighting design and solutions, global brands are lining up to get on board the trade and networking platform to showcase a wide range of innovative products and solutions. Already the preferred launching pad for many a promising innovation from leading international brands, Light Middle East 2017 is expected to feature even more cutting-edge lighting solutions, when it gets underway in ......read more

Materials Handling Middle East 2017 Concludes in Dubai

World-leading suppliers share centre-stage with local heavyweights at region’s dedicated logistics and supply chain exhibition   Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s dedicated trade fair for intralogistics, supply chain management, freight and cargo concluded recently, bringing a successful end to three-days of busy networking and discussions of the latest trends and innovations in the market today.     Materials Handling Middle East 2017 featured 126 exhibitors from 21 countries, and welcomed 3,300 visitors from 50 countries at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.    The 9th edition of the biennial three-day event saw the participation of seven of the world’s top 20 materials handling systems suppliers, including t ......read more

Corum Heritage Sublissima - Pure grace

Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2017:  Shimmering with 25 diamonds, Corum’s new jewellery watch measures up to its graceful name by revealing a mother-of-pearl heart housed in a 38 mm diameter case. Available in white gold or pink gold, the Sublissima is simply made for women with an elegant and delicate vision of modernity.   With a mother-of-pearl dial sourced from the ocean depths ringed with a corolla of 25 diamonds, this elegant crystalline watch sparks intrigue with its elusive sensuality.   Its precious case is paired with a black alligator-skin strap with a gold pin buckle, which gives character to the timepiece’s combination of sensitivity and sensuality.   Crafted from 18K pink or white gold, the two Sublissima models are issued as 8 an ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL: Maestro ‘The Beatles “Abbey Road” Limited Edition

Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2017:  After celebrating its 40th anniversary with The Beatles in 2016, music loving RAYMOND WEIL continues its collaboration with the world’s most famous rock band by releasing a watch paying homage to Abbey Road, the last album recorded by the legendary Fab Four and regarded by some as their most influential composition. This second limited numbered edition of 3,000 watches is a symbol of the timelessness of a group whose success and history are etched in our minds for eternity.  “I’m a Beatles fan, like probably most other people, but it is true that I have become even more so through meeting the passionate collectors and fans of the band. I have come to grasp the respect and fascination they arouse in people and the impressive he ......read more

SAINT HONORE Charisma “Twist” for elegant lady

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  With the Charisma Twist, Saint Honore has created an innovative new look at the timepiece as a stunning piece of jewellery. Elegantly crafted to sinuously entwine itself beguilingly around the slimmest of women's wrists, the Charisma Twist expresses oodles of charm in its slimline silhouette.   This attractive, original watch creation takes inspiration from the world of fashion, featuring a very trendy style with a wraparound strap.   The new interchangeable wraparound bracelets are available in pastel shades, which are very fashionable this year.  Green, salmon, orange, and more: the brand plays on summery colours while also offering a more traditional palette of black, white and brown straps. Each bracelet, adorned w ......read more

Glittering beauty set with diamonds - a true Gilda beauty

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  Eberhard & Co, presents the dazzlingly opulent new Gilda, resplendent in a swathe of diamonds and gold. This glittering addition to the famed Gilda line, comes in a special limited edition, that is available to select customers by order only. This diamond-clad golden beauty exudes the same sensuous feminine charm of its predecessors and its stunning good looks and sensual lines envelop the very best of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda captivates in a cascade of gold and diamonds, designed to make the wearer truly resplendent. What sets this apart as a truly special creation is the custom made bracelet embellished with 480 brilliants of more than 8 carats, that embrace the wrist and add ......read more

Exhilarating new Roger Dubuis pop-up boutique in the US

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Roger Dubuis is set to light up L.A. skies this summer with the opening of a new pop-up Boutique located on Brighton Way, a few steps from world-renowned Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, epicentre of fashion, design, art and culture in Southern California. The boutique will be the brand’s second on US soil, in addition to the spectacular flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York City. Commenting on the new opening, CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué enthused: “We are keenly aware of the significance of the US market where we have such a large number of brand devotees, and are delighted to be making our presence even more strongly felt on the West Coast, with its legendary free-spirited attitude and glamorous lifestyle that are so in sync with the Roger ......read more

DeLaCour Reflect Tourbillon

The new case for the Reflect Tourbillon is the latest creation of deLaCour watches. An incredible balance between avant-gardism and tradition, combining a strong character and a timeless design. The concept of this new shape is based on the design principles and know-how of the iconic elliptical-shape of this case created by deLaCour. It preserves the elongated outlines of the case and the lugs which make the originality of the brand. This model becomes more classical with its rectangular shape and softened corners. This limited edition of 9 titanium pieces, appear to illuminate from within thanks to the corundum tubes and an opening on the left side of the case. This Tourbillon was developed with strict specifications and the expertise of a recognized team of Swiss watch manufacture ......read more

Vintage is the rage for new Chronofighter range

Dubai, UAE, September 14, 2017:  Bringing vintage and heritage alive is the Graham Chronofighter Vintage Aircraft Ltd series, presented in a series of four references, each produced in a limited edition of 250 pieces. Powerful and distinctive with a presence that is both unique and authoritative; these watches evoke the heroic spirit of World War II aviators and are designed to the same oversize scale.  The watches derive their distinctive identity from aged metal cases with their inspiration stemming from 1940s military aircraft, especially their riveted dials, to the gunmetal grey furniture at home in the hippest of Manhattan lofts. The distinctive dials feature radial gradient colors underlying the character and inspiration of the collection. The Chronofighter Vintage ......read more

CITIZEN opens refurbished boutique at Sharjah City Centre

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  CITIZEN have announced that their exclusive boutique in Sharjah City Centre is now open with a refreshed new look, following a period of renovation. The renovation is in line with the Japanese brand's strategic expansion plans for the Middle East region.  CITIZEN, which has gained renown for its cutting edge watch design and technology, is looking at further growing its footprint in the region by reaching out to customers right where they are located and presenting them with an enhanced visitor experience. The 392 square-feet boutique is situated in a high-footfall area in Sharjah City Centre, which is one of the city's most popular shopping destinations. Visitors to the all-new boutique will be able to get an up-close look at many o ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Presents Classico Zheng He

Ulysse Nardin Zheng He Treasure Boat Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  Saluting the fascinating world of Chinese maritime history, Ulysse Nardin honors the Zheng He Treasure Boat in its new Classic Collection limited-edition enamel cloisonné timepiece. The Chinese Treasure Boat (or Bao-Chuan) was a type of large wooden ship in the fleet of admiral Zheng He, the renowned explorer and mariner, who led seven incredible voyages during the early 15th-century Ming Dynasty. These massive ships were 137m long and 55m wide, with nine masts and four decks for up to 500 crew as well as cargo. While they were few in number, Zheng He’s voyages covered extensive territory, traveling through Southeast Asia to faraway Africa and Arabia. With a fleet numbering hundreds of ships, and crew ......read more

Materials Handling opens in Dubai featuring 126 exhibitors from 20 countries

Latest supply chain innovations on show from 3D virtual reality warehouse mapping to automated sortation systems   Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  H.E Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened Materials Handling Middle East 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.   The only comprehensive industry-spanning trade platform for the wider Middle East, Materials Handling Middle East 2017 got off to a busy start, with 126 participating exhibitors from 20 countries, representing over 200 international brands, making their presence felt at the show.    The beefed-up international presence, with six of the Top 20 international material ......read more

Corum Heritage Diphylleia - The 'skeleton flower' blooms in a bed of diamonds and gold

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  The latest introduction to the Heritage Collection is named after a rare and precious plant - Diphylleia - also known as "Skeleton flower". Corum's newest jewelled timepiece features a diaphonous “bloom”, decorated by hand and embraced by a lustrous ring of mother-of-pearl. This beautiful adornment features a mechanically wound movement in a round case 34 mm in diameter, encircled with a scintillating row of 22 diamonds. Available in two versions: 18-karat rose or 18-karat white gold, in limited productions of eight and eighteen pieces, respectively. Corum's Heritage collection exemplifies audacious yet timeless creativity founded on the technical and aesthetic expertise of this distinguished watch house for over half a ......read more

CITIZEN CA0641-83E Eco-Drive Chronograph exudes sporty elegance

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  Citizen's stainless steel Sports Chronograph CA0641-83E, is a svelte and sporty model that exudes both style and a sporty elan that sits well with today's modern lifestyle. The black dial and bezel contrasts smartly with the stainless steel case and strap and makes this timepiece quite a head-turner.   The chronograph function comes with 1/5 second unites and 60 minute timing. The watch is powered by the B612 Eco-Drive movement and is water resistant up to 10 BAR, the stainless steel strap comes with a foldover clasp and push button and a power reserve of seven months. The watch has an insufficient charge warning and overcharge prevention function.   Specifications: CA0641-83E   Caliber No.: B612 Movement: ......read more

Shade of Grey: Sirius Flying Regulator Jumping Hour in sophisticated new colour

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  Only adding to the beauty of one of the most elegant Regulator models ever, the new dial in stunning galvanic grey really suits the Flying Regulator Jumping Hour*. By the special colouring, the iconic guilloche design becomes even more fascinating.   Depending on the angle of the light on the dial, the sophisticated geometrical pattern, appears chequered or as a complex basketwork. The Chronoswiss Signature Guilloche is an in-house design developed in the studios of House of Chronoswiss in Lucerne. That is why the "Atelier Lucerne" inscription adorns the watch dials.   The beautiful galvanic grey colour was inspired by the first enamel dials manufactured in the Chronoswiss dial workshop. Back then, those were also create ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Executive Moonstruck Worldtimer

Simplicity through watchmaking eloquence: this new model remains the only watch to depict the movements of the moon and sun in relation to the Earth, as well as a map of the tides. Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017:  Our solar system is composed of a star, eight planets, 175 satellites, and billions of particles of interplanetary dust. And yet, human beings spend their whole lives alongside just two celestial bodies: the sun and the moon. Since the beginning of time, they have featured in all faiths, embodied in every symbol, and fascinated every civi-lization. Their path through the sky, so familiar, and their power over the tides, are the basis of the new Moon-struck Worldtimer. Leonardo da Vinci once said that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Ulysse Nardin has made this ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Jade Collection makes a stunning Eid gift

Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2017:  The eternal femininity of Ulysse Nardin Jade is celebrated by 5 entirely stunning edi-tions with handcrafted enamel dials.   The exquisite elegance of Jade attains a new level of decorative beauty with the addition of rare enameling techniques. On the dial of the three unique Jade “Grand Feu” editions and two new Jade “Cloisonné” editions, enamel works its seductive magic.   Complex and difficult to achieve, the decorative art of “Grand Feu” enamel is seen on only a handful of timepieces by the world’s most prestigious watchmakers. Here on the Jade “Grand Feu”, the gorgeously rich enamel of stunning turquoise meets the swirl of diamonds across the face and on the stainless steel b ......read more

Eberhard & Co. SCAFOGRAF 300 timepiece

Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2017:  For the presentation of one of its latest creations, Eberhard & Co. takes a walk down its memory lane. It was the 1950s when the Swiss watchmaker, always inclined towards technical research and innovation, decided to take on a challenge that has, from time immemorial, always fascinated men – the sea and its mysterious depths. The sea, the stuff of feats and legends; an infinite horizon, a submerged world that is yet to be fully explored, but whose surface is closely bound to the life of man.   These were the years in which one of Hemingway’s greatest works was published – “The old man and the sea” - which dealt with subjects such as courage and man’s tenacity in the face of nature – the vast blue ex ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL: Distinctive Freelancer 1212 Automatic for the elegant man

Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2017:  RAYMOND WEIL presents the Freelancer 1212 for gents, a distinguished watch  with a boldly distinctive design, notably featuring an openworked dial revealing the regulating organ at 6 o’clock.    This Freelancer has the balance-and-spring assembly, held by two bridges, which reveals a construction echoing that of the most beautiful tourbillon regulators. The freelancer “Calibre RW1212” is a two-hand model providing an understated display of the hours and minutes.    It took 18 months for the R&D team at RAYMOND WEIL to develop the movement and design the dial revealing the regulating organ at 6 o’clock. All the elements closely relating to the regulating organ were redesigned and pared down, ......read more

SAINT HONORE: Opera resplendent with refreshing burst of freshness makes ideal Eid gift

Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2017:  SAINT HONORE brings a subtle burst of spring sunshine to its famous Opera Collection, with the Opera 33mm that exudes all the glamour and glitz of the brand and blends with it a floral burst of freshness in design elementals. This splendidly stylish watch makes a beautiful gift at Eid Al Adha.   A classical icon of the SAINT HONORE brand, Opera continually changes its look to fulfil every conceivable wish. This year, the watchmaker has reinterpreted the design of this singular beauty once again, adorning it with very special touches.   Elegant and stylish, this model boasts of a 33mm stainless steel case and a distinguished crown that is set with black onyx. The characteristic bezel is finished with the maison's famed eclair effe ......read more

Corum Bubble Skull

Dubai, UAE, August 9, 2017:  Make a chillingly chic impression with Corum’s striking unique watch, the Bubble 47 Flying Tourbillon. Encircled by gleaming rose gold case, the hollow eyes of a skull stare at the wearer while the flying tourbillon within the wide-open jaw brings forth a hauntingly shiver. The hollowed eyes of the skull exuberates the dark interior beneath the dome of a glare-proof sapphire. Gilded in gold, the exposed micro-rotor tourbillon is set against a charcoal backdrop, a dramatic effect which is enhanced by a strap made of black alligator. The somber tones of the timepiece form a dark and unforgettable elegance borne on any wrist. Ever since 2000, the Bubble series has offered distinct and startling fashion combined with Corum’s cutting edge quality ......read more

Corum Admiral AC-One 45 Chronograph, a distinguished customer in brown and bronze

Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017:  A stunner in brown and bronze, the Admiral AC-One 45 Chronograph from Corum not only stands out from the rest, but also proudly flies the nautical standard established by the brand in its inimitable style. The bronze casing sets off the burnished brown of the wood dial quite explicitly, while the colours of the sailing pennants that mark the indexes, raise the timepiece out of the ordinary and gives it a 'set for the high seas' look, that can be proudly sported by the sailing man. Powered by the CO-116 automatic movement, this watch is water resistant to 300 metres and the dial is set off by the Dauphine open-worked, rhodium plated hands with superluminova for superb dim light visibility. The exotic look and feel of the timepiece, is compl ......read more

Excalibur Spider Pirelli range now available for fine watch enthusiasts at Dubai boutique

Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017:  Roger Dubuis and Pirelli, both leaders in their respective fields and celebrated for being innovation leaders on the cutting edge of their industries, have joined hands in a historic partnership. In celebration of this high-octane collaboration comes the extra-special range of extraordinary timepieces - The Excalibur Spider Pirelli – Automatic Skeleton. Roger Dubuis, with its 'Dare to be Rare' approach to haute horlogerie has set new standards with its highly technical and avante garde designs and extreme complications. Pirelli is a pioneer in technical and industrial innovations and is the sole supplier of premium tyres to the world’s ¬flagship motorsport competitions.  The “perfect  t” between Pirelli a ......read more

Corum Admiral Legend 38 Lady

Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2017:  Corum’s signature Admiral’s Cup now comes forward to shine in the glow of contemporary watchmaking for the feminine wrist. Retaining the design codes that originally set it apart, the duodenary architecture of its case has now been made smaller, lighter and decidedly softer to form an elegant, yet distinct, frame for artistic dials certain to please the discerning female.  Since the Admiral’s Cup joined Corum’s collection in 1960, it has been one of the brand’s most recognizable timepieces. In the original, the twelve-sided case shape embellished with distinctive nautical pennants has always formed an unmistakable signature for the La Chaux-de-Fonds-based brand: a flagship, so to speak. The Admiral’s Cup line is ......read more

Louis Moinet Stardance Moonphase - an enthralling Eid gift that is out of this world

Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017:  Louis Moinet continues to offer an out of the world experience with their inimitable, innovative and breakthrough series of fine watches. With the ethereally splendid Stardance moonphase, the atelier presents a stellar surprise that literally brings a piece of the extra-terrestrial to your wrist. The Stardance is unique through and through, with a Moon made from an authentic fragment of the Enstatite EH3 meteorite. Its brilliance is anything but fortuitous: it comes from nanodiamonds, formed by stellar collisions that most probably took place before our solar system was formed. The Stardance dates – literally – from the dawn of time. When Louis Moinet designed the Stardance, the goal was to produce something beautiful, genuine and authent ......read more

Add glamour to Eid with the Repetto Shine Watch

Dubai, UAE. July 26, 2017:  Just in time for Eid Al Adha, RAYMOND WEIL, In partnership with the famous French firm, Repetto, presents a variation on the Shine watch inspired by the world of ballet. A symbol of freedom, elegance and movement, the shine “Etoile” watch appears attired in the spirit of tulle and asserts its character as a true performer through the versatility of two interchangeable straps crafted in Repetto leather. A jewellery watch that reinvents itself as the hours go by, representing a perfect ally for women and naturally adapting to their style and their desires.    Daintily framed by a 32 mm round steel case, the dial takes on the flowing grace of steel by means of a subtle white tulle motif appearing on a galvanized silver-toned satin s ......read more

World's thinnest watch from CITIZEN

Dubai, UAE. July 26, 2017:  CITIZEN is proud to present three new models from the Eco-Drive One Collection,  in 2016, to commemorate the 40-year history of our light-powered technology “Eco-Drive,” CITIZEN released the flagship model “Eco-Drive One” with just an incredibly slim 1 mm thick movement and 2.98mm thick case. This beautifully refined thinness expressed the essential qualities of a wristwatch and proved CITIZEN as the pioneer oflight-powered watch and a true manufacture d'horlogerie.   In the new models with leather bands launched in 2017, we use cermet for the bezel to realize the contradictory characters of thinness and strength. The metallic glow of pink and silver cermet, enhances the beauty of the ultra-thin design. The di¬ ......read more

deLaCour: Set with diamonds and sapphires City Umbra makes an indelible impact

Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2017:  With its exclusive elliptical shape, and based on its longstanding jeweller expertise, deLaCour has developed its City model and gave birth to a new Haute Joaillerie timepiece in a limited edition of 8 pieces. This chronograph gives rise to a subtle palette of magical colours, like that of a rainbow. Its originality is imposing and quirky. A colourful timepiece where all celestial shades meet in a spectrum of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and pink composition in exclusive coloured sapphires.  An exceptional research work for stones and sizes is required for the realization of this piece of jewellery. Many sapphire stones are rejected in the selection process in order to obtain a perfect colour homogeneity. Next comes the size, every si ......read more

Limited edition Chronoris celebrates Williams Racing's 40th Anniversary

Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Sir Frank Williams, the legendary founder of Williams is a force of nature, a visionary who turned his British outfit into a championship winning team, and one of the most successful Formula One teams in history. This year, Williams Racing celebrates the 40th anniversary of its first Grand Prix, at the 1977 Spanish Grand Prix. To mark this historic moment and Sir Frank’s extraordinary achievements, Oris has created a limited edition version of its iconic Chronoris, also a product of the 1970s, the Williams 40th Anniversary Oris Limited Edition.   The 40mm stainless steel watch is characterised by its streamlined case shape, an homage to the original Chronoris, and houses an automatic chronograph movement that provides a central seconds chro ......read more

Regional Lighting Market Continues to Shine as Leading Global Player's Line Up for Light Middle East 2017

GCC LED lighting market estimated to comprise about 38% of the total lighting market in 2015 Dubai, U.A.E: The increase in global demand for lighting solutions, with an emphasis on energy efficient sources, is reshaping the lighting industry, while the continued market expansion in the region puts the Middle East in the spotlight as global majors target Light Middle East 2017. The leading trade, networking and business generating event for the lighting design and technology industry in the region, Light Middle East returns to Dubai later this year, larger and more representative than ever before. Organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East, are expecting the show to open at least 10% larger than the previous edition in terms of both area and number of exhibitors, underlining the increasin ......read more

Second Edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East on Track for Greater Success in Dubai

Leading AV brands look to capitalise from promising ME region Dubai, UAE: Already the Middle East region's premier exhibition for the pro-AV, events and entertainment industry, Prolight + Sound Middle East 2017, is expecting to attract more than 40 exhibitors, representing close to100 brands from over eleven countries, drawn in by the exciting potential held out by the many mega events scheduled for the near future, as well as the rapidly growing events industry with its demand for the latest in professional AV equipment. "The Middle East, with its rapid evolvement as a region that hosts a large number of mega events and international headline-grabbing shows, is a natural market for the latest professional AV services," said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of organisers, Messe F ......read more

Bubble lines in mother-of-pearl and superluminova add sparkle to summer

Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2017:  This summer add some sparkle to the season with two lines of dazzling and iridescent Bubble watches for men and women. The women’s line is enhanced with mother-of-pearl, with the bold contemporary accent of superluminova at the heart of the men’s line. Created at the dawn of the third millennium in the year 2000, the Bubble line soared into the world of watchmaking like a UFO. Its unique appearance, resembling a saucer mounted on a sapphire dome, became indelibly ingrained in the collective unconscious. A disruptive design. A success. A must!   Tender pink, sky blue, iridescent white…with flashy coruscant colours and a joyous spirit, these 42mm diameter watches are sure to turn heads. These striking timepieces are fitted wit ......read more

Jurassic Watch - A 150-Million Year Heritage on Your Wrist

As every fan of Ateliers Louis Moinet knows, the firm loves all things beautiful, unusual and exceptional. On its Mecanograph City watches, it was the first to include fragments of lunar meteorites and other rocks from the far-flung corners of the universe.      Meanwhile, the Treasures of the World collection has opened up another creative path: that of dials made from rare, fossilized stones of mineral or plant origin, includingpetrified exotic wood.      These two unique approaches have now been combined in the Jurassic Watch, derived from the Mecanograph family, is the first to feature a dial made from Jurassic-era dinosaur bone –between 145 and 200 million years old.      The mechanical heart of the Jurassic ......read more

UAE among the top spenders globally on beauty products forking out $239 per capita in 2016

World's leading brands flock en masse to record edition of Beautyworld Middle East Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2017:  With the UAE ranked among the world's highest per capita spenders on beauty products and the region blossoming into one of the top beauty and personal care markets globally, it was no surprise that the focus of the beauty and wellness industry was firmly on the region at the recent Beautyworld Middle East 2017. According to the latest figures from Euromonitor International, released alongside Beautyworld Middle East 2017, the UAE was ranked 7th in the world in per capita spend on beauty care products, totalling US$ 239 in 2016, up two places from the previous year. As a whole, the MEA region spent a whopping $30 billion on beauty and personal care in 2016. Be ......read more

Louis Moinet: Jurassic Watch - A 150-million year heritage on your wrist

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2017:  As every fan of Ateliers Louis Moinet knows, the firm loves all things beautiful, unusual and exceptional. On its Mecanograph City watches, it was the first to include fragments of lunar meteorites and other rocks from the far-flung corners of the universe.  Meanwhile, the Treasures of the World collection has opened up another creative path: that of dials made from rare, fossilized stones of mineral or plant origin, includingpetrified exotic wood.    These two unique approaches have now been combined in the Jurassic Watch, derived from the Mecanograph family, is the first to feature a dial made from Jurassic-era dinosaur bone –between 145 and 200 million years old.    The mechanical heart of the Jurassic Watch ......read more

SAINT HONORE Charisma Twist is Ideal for the Stylish Lady

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2017:  The Charisma Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embraces even the finest wrists.   This attractive, original watch creation takes inspiration from the world of fashion, featuring a very trendy style with a wraparound strap.   The new interchangeable wraparound bracelets are available in pastel shades, which are very fashionable this year.  Green, salmon, orange, and more: the brand plays on summery colours while also offering a more traditional palette of black, white and brown straps. Each bracelet, adorned with white overstitching, features a simple yet ingenious system that makes it easy to change colours in the blink of an eye.   With a 26 mm case specifically redesigned for the Twist, ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Jade “Lionfish”

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  Welcome Ulysse Nardin’s Jade “Lionfish.” The beautiful marriage of style and substance. When it was first introduced in 2013 Jade represented several firsts in Haute Horlogerie. Its UN-310 caliber was the first movement to be designed and produced in-house by Ulysse Nardin specifically for a woman’s watch. And it was the first timepiece to take into account a woman’s delicate manicure when manipulating the settings. How? With its innovative crown design: no pulling is required to wind the watch, set the time, or adjust the date back-wards or forwards, only a simple turn. A dainty crown position indicator on the dial shows the wearer which setting she is adjusting. Ulysse Nardin has created a unique “Cloisonné” ......read more

Chronoswiss Creates Extravagant Unique Piece Flying Regulator For Only Watch Charity

Chronoswiss presents an extravagant and unique version of its new icon Flying Regulator, for Only Watch, the biennial charity auction of unique timepieces created by the world's leading watchmakers. To be held later this year in Geneva, under the patronage of HRH Prince Albert of Monaco, the proceeds of the auction go towards funding research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.   Only Watch has become a world-renowned charity event, of which the success is based on the generosity, altruism and willingness expressed by organisers, partners and watch brands. All participating brands offer their watches, partners offer their services, logistical or organisational supports   Chronoswiss' one-off creation in stainless steel with its ultra-hard DLC coating is equipped ......read more

It's All About The Mix - Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Now in Bicolor

 Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017:  A sprinkle of nostalgia paired up with a hint of glamor —that’s what makes for the special charm of bicolor watches. The combination of two precious metals is already a classic in the world of watchmaking, and must not be missing from the Regulator line by Chronoswiss. Here stainless steel and red gold form an elegant bond together.    The Flying Regulator in its stainless steel case just about beams with its red gold accents: Both the dominantly designed, polished bezel and its typical onion-shape crown are made of solid, 18-karat red gold. Gold-plated screws, hands and bases skilfully continue the theme on the dial. The lower level of the dial features the characteristic guilloche design specially developed in the studios ......read more

SAINT HONORÉ Eiffel Tower Lady timepiece – A piece of history on your wrist

Dubai, UAE, July 8, 2017:  Unveiled recently in a men’s version to mark the 130th anniversary of watchmaker SAINT HONORÉ, the TOUR EIFFEL watch is now available in a smaller size, for women.    Once again, the bezel has been hewn from a metal part of the famous Parisian monument, making this mechanical watch a unique collector’s piece. It gives women the opportunity to wear a symbol of France and Gustave Eiffel's technological genius on their wrists.   Built in 1889 to celebrate the Paris Universal Exposition as well as the centenary of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower dominates the capital, standing 324 metres tall.    The most iconic edifice of Paris attracts some seven million visitors every year, all captivated ......read more

The Reflect Skeleton

A Newcomer at deLaCour : The Reflect Chrono Skeleton The Reflect case is a brand new creation on which the deLaCour creative team has been working on for quite some time. Combining a strong and timeless character, this watch is an incredible balance between modernity and tradition. The inspiration behind this new shape is based on the design principles and know-how of deLaCour’s iconic elliptical case. Moreover, the watch displays the features that make the originality of the brand, namely the folded horns and the elongated silhouette of the case. This smaller new model upholds the brand's DNA. deLaCour preserves its iconic elliptical shape with smooth-edged angles, decorated with distinctive screws. The multifaceted case reflects the light on all the titanium surfaces. On ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer Calibre RW 1212 Watch

Dubai, UAE, July 6, 2017:  Aligning with the finest Swiss watchmaking traditions, RAYMOND WEIL is innovating by creating a new movement in collaboration with Sellita. This exclusive movement was developed and designed by the R&D department of the Geneva watch company and produced by the movement manufacturer based in Le Crêt-du-Locle, in the Jura Mountains. Its distinctive characteristic is the 6 o'clock front-dial positioning of its regulating organ. Named Calibre RW1212 as a nod to the postal code of the company headquarters in Grand-Lancy, it pays tribute to 40 years of RAYMOND WEIL creations and to the Brand's determination to highlight the richness of watchmaking expertise, while infusing it with its uniquely free-spirited attitude. “Calibre RW1212 is a tr ......read more

Ulysse Nardin's Classic Perpetual Ludwig

Paying homage to Ulysse Nardin’s past with new versions of beautiful classics Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017:  Since 1846, when naval commanders and merchant captains the world over came looking for Ulysse Nardin’s marine and pocket chronometers, the company has been building on his winning approach of timekeeping inno-vation and precision. Every decade since then has seen its share of prize-winning innovative timepieces come out of the manufacture in Le Locle, Switzerland. These mechanical timepieces provide a perpetual source of inspiration, both for collectors who appreciate their eternal beauty and continued performance, and for the watchmakers at the Swiss manufacture. Today, the release of the Classic Perpetual Ludwig timepiece celebrates this illustrious history wit ......read more

Materials Handling Equipment in the GCC Market Revenues Set to Reach US$ 5 Billion by 2020

Leading global materials handling equipment suppliers sign up for Materials Handling Middle East 2017 Dubai, U.A.E: With over 130 exhibitors from as many as 21 different countries, representing 250 brands, having already signed up for the upcoming 9th edition of Materials Handling Middle East, the region continues to be a key focus of leading names in the intralogistics, warehousing, freight and cargo industries. Materials Handling Middle East, is the only dedicated trade and networking event for the logistics, supply chain management and warehousing industries serving the wider Middle East. Additionally, despite the overall slowdown in economic growth trends worldwide, the materials handling and logistics industries have continued to enjoy a relatively healthy growth rate in the reg ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Presents Elegant Extra-fort Grande Taille

Eberhard & Co. presents the Extra-fort classic in an elegant new Grande Taille model.   A skilful blend of technique and class makes Extra-fort Grande Taille a chronograph with great personality. It is available in four new dial variants, all with “frappé” finishing and snailed counters:   -   silver /silver counters  -   blue / silver counters  -   grey / grey counters  -   silver / black counters    All models have applied indices and Roman numerals.   The elegant, harmonious lines reveal a 41 mm steel caseback containing a mechanical self-winding chronograph movement. Water resistant to 50 m, the case of the Extra-fort Grande Taille is fixed with 6 screws; the model comes with an ......read more

DeLaCour Urban Timepiece

Introduced in 2007, this new and unique shape, that combines the square and the circle, is embellished with three new dials that enliven the model revised and launched in 2016 with a thinned watch case. The Saqra watch is a unique timepiece with a strong character, a bold design, away from stereotypes and standards.  It is the perfect balance between the smoothness of the circle and the audacity of the quadrilateral. Its case, thinned since 2016 in this new version, makes it very comfortable to wear and dresses admirably the wrist. The watch is distinguished by a typed and elegant design, which demonstrates that its owner is different.  The new dials are therefore offered in a white, gray and blue version, which add to the black dial launched in 2016. The dial is fragmented ......read more

CITIZEN L Ambiluna Collection Limited Edition

  CITIZEN is pleased to announce the release of two new models from CITIZEN L. The first model is from the Ambiluna collection—in its second year, the new Ambiluna features a limited colour to the lacquer-made Urushi-drop and comes with a special bangle. The second model is playful yet elegant design with large diamonds.   CITIZEN L is a ladies’ watch brand from CITIZEN which launched in Europe and North America in 2012 and now available in nearly 50 countries globally. CITIZEN proposes a new style of luxury watch for women who embrace their lives in the 21st century with beauty and power, having Yoshiko Ikoma as the brand advisor since 2016.    CITIZEN L is a new lady’s watch brand that  has the attractive jewellery-like design and ......read more

Louis Moinet Metropolis

Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017:  At the heart of every beautiful object is an architecture of good design. And excellence in design and conceptualization is what lies in the elemental DNA of every Louis Moinet watch.    Like in architecture, watchmaking uses shapes, proportions, perspectives, empty and full parts, layers and steps, in order to create a three dimensional object. This is what Louis Moinet has done to perfection in their new watch, the Metropolis. More contemporary, more sculptural, still with a proprietary movement of great quality but with a more aggressive price policy.   The industry evolves and micro-brands, even the high-end ones, have to take the train on time. And that Metropolis is an interesting move.When you look at the Louis Moinet o ......read more

Big Bubble Magical Voodoo Let Yourself be Spellbound

Fascinating, disconcerting and astounding, Corum presents a dark and exciting Bubble. This new addition to the impressive Bubble collection is the result of a partnership between the Canadian photographer Matt Barnes and the Swiss master watchmaker.   Matt Barnes lives in a pop-inspired world that combines old school with the latest trends. With his head in the clouds but his feet on the ground, the born dreamer took this brilliant photograph of a voodoo figure, which showcases the talented photographer’s keen eye.   Bringing nuances to the dark tones of the dial and its relief, the titanium case and vulcanised rubber strap also feature dark and mysterious colours. The ever more original Bubble reveals a watch without numerals that hides its hands inside the dia ......read more

Golden Bridge Rectangle

CORUM enriches its unique and emblematic Golden Bridge with a new rectangular case shape   Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2017:  The new refined rectangular look of the classic Golden Bridge was created by renowned designer Dino Modolo, who enhanced the beautifully engraved and finished inline movement by adding an astonishing play of finely crafted geometry: 18-karat gold structures representing six Roman numerals surround the completely visible caliber, creating a harmonious nostalgic feel between the shapes, rivets, and materials that carefully remind the architecture of a bridge.   Following the design codes of Art Deco, the Golden Bridge Rectangle shows a timeless and discreet elegance, yet focuses on the functionality of its brilliant movement, leading the eye along ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Gilda is Ideal for the Stylish Woman

Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2017:  Eberhard & Co., famed maker of fine watches with the inimitable ‘Swiss Style’ presents Gilda, an extraordinary timepiece created for the special occasion.  Gilda, the timepiece that exudes feminine charm and provides the complete expression of the watchmaker’s refined and elegant world is presented in a unique version. Gilda Floral has soft, harmonious lines enveloping a white mother of pearl dial. The result is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and style. Technical features Reference: 61008/BR212 Movement: quartz; functions: hours and minutes Case: steel, elliptical shape with soft lines Size of the case: 32.10 x 38.00 mm Thickness of the case: 7.60 mm Caseback: polished, secured with 4 concealed screws, engraved with a ......read more

deLaCour Saqra Urban- Triumph Design

Introduced in 2007, this new and unique shape, that combines the square and the circle, is embellished with three new dials that enliven the model revised and launched in 2016 with a thinned watch case. The Saqra watch is a unique timepiece with a strong character, a bold design, away from stereotypes and standards.  It is the perfect balance between the smoothness of the circle and the audacity of the quadrilateral. Its case, thinned since 2016 in this new version, makes it very comfortable to wear and dresses admirably the wrist. The watch is distinguished by a typed and elegant design, which demonstrates that its owner is different.  The new dials are therefore offered in a white, gray and blue version, which add to the black dial launched in 2016. The dial is fragmented ......read more

Celebrate Eid in 'Swiss Style' with stunning RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer

Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2017:  Aligning with the finest Swiss watchmaking traditions, RAYMOND WEIL is innovating by creating a new movement in collaboration with Sellita. This exclusive movement was developed and designed by the R&D department of the Geneva watch company and produced by the movement manufacturer based in Le Crêt-du-Locle, in the Jura Mountains.  Its distinctive characteristic is the 6 o’clock front-dial positioning of its regulating organ. Named Calibre RW1212 as a nod to the postal code of the company headquarters in Grand-Lancy, it pays tribute to 40 years of RAYMOND WEIL creations and to the Brand’s determination to highlight the richness of watchmaking expertise, while infusing it with its uniquely free-spirited attitude.  “Calib ......read more

SAINT HONORE Charisma Twist

On the blessed occasion of Eid Al Fitr, surprise your loved one with an ultra special present - the Charisma Twist.  The Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embraces even the finest wrists. This attractive, original watch creation takes inspiration from the world of fashion, featuring a very trendy style with a wraparound strap. The new interchangeable wraparound bracelets are available in pastel shades, which are very fashionable this year.  Green, salmon, orange, and more: the brand plays on summery colours while also offering a more traditional palette of black, white and brown straps. Each bracelet, adorned with white overstitching, features a simple yet ingenious system that makes it easy to change colours in the blink of an eye. With a ......read more

SAINT HONORE Opéra is Ideal for the Stylish Woman

Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017:  In 2017, SAINT HONORE is bringing a breath of spring to its famous Opéra watch. With a subtle burst of floral splendour, Opéra strengthens its power of seduction in a collection which exudes all its natural glamour... With floral inspiration, the watch’s intriguing harmonious composition plays on the contrasts between lightness and design.  The finely crafted openwork satin dial reveals silvery petals set with eight diamond hour-markers. The distinctive opening for the date and the openwork hands enhance the delicate yet graphic character of the watch. The stylish round box adds to its softness, and is highlighted with a black onyx on the crown.  In perfect harmony with the sparkling silver strap, “EclairTM” magnifies th ......read more

Celebrate Father's Day in 'Swiss Style' with RAYMOND WEIL

Dubai, UAE, June 17, 2017:  Aligning with the finest Swiss watchmaking traditions, RAYMOND WEIL is innovating by creating a new movement in collaboration with Sellita. This exclusive movement was developed and designed by the R&D department of the Geneva watch company and produced by the movement manufacturer based in Le Crêt-du-Locle, in the Jura Mountains.  Its distinctive characteristic is the 6 o’clock front-dial positioning of its regulating organ. Named Calibre RW1212 as a nod to the postal code of the company headquarters in Grand-Lancy, it pays tribute to 40 years of RAYMOND WEIL creations and to the Brand’s determination to highlight the richness of watchmaking expertise, while infusing it with its uniquely free-spirited attitude.  “Calib ......read more

Happy Father's Day with Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Dubai, UAE, June 17, 2017:  Prepare to be seduced by this new edition of Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon that expresses its characteristic technical performance and bold design in blue ceramic and ultra-light titanium. At the heart of the refined architecture of the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon timepiece is the UN-171 manufacture movement, its complex mechanics stripped to a bare minimum – an incredible feat of technical savoir-faire. The essential beauty of the inner workings is fully revealed by its bold, aerial design. A design which takes the oversized Roman numerals, sword markers and raised rectangular bridge of the Executive collection and makes them sing with a renewed power. Nestled in the pure lines of the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon’s mechan ......read more

Ulysse Nardin - Classic Dual Time Enamel

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  As with many a timepiece from Ulysse Nardin, this Classic Dual Time Enamel timepiece unites three fundamentals: technical avant-garde with the use of Silicium in the movement; in-house manufacture with its UN-324 caliber entirely designed and produced by the company; and stunning craftsmanship with its eggshell Grand Feu enamel dial. Grand Feu designates an enameling technique that goes back to the 17th century, and that is practiced today only by a handful of craftsmen, including those at Ulysse Nardin specialists Donzé Cadrans. Its delicate beauty has an eternal quality. On the dial, oversized roman numerals and black hands set off the double date display at 2 o’clock, and the oversized small seconds at 6 o’clock. Equipped with the paten ......read more

The Admiral sets sail on an ocean of colours

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  With all sails set, the new Admiral collection is afloat on a feminine ocean of colour this summer. With 22 possible combinations in total, summer is sure to be a colourful, lively and funky affair These timepieces are as elaborate as they are varied, characterised by nautical flags and causing a stir this year with a sensational colour palette of dark blue, light blue, white and black. The dials and straps are also interchangeable for mixing and matching... Men and women wanting to equip themselves for negotiating the warm and sunny summer season will be spoilt for choice. Continuing its innovative range oriented around variety this season, the watch brand is offering the maritime collection in three different case widths: 32, 38 and 42 mm. In additio ......read more

CITIZEN L… Ideal for the Stylish Woman this Eid

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  CITIZEN is pleased to announce the release of two new models from CITIZEN L, which will make for perfect gifts for the woman who knows her style, on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr. The first model is from the Ambiluna collection—in its second year, the new Ambiluna features a limited colour to the lacquer-made Urushi-drop and comes with a special bangle. The second model is playful yet elegant design with large diamonds. CITIZEN L is a ladies’ watch brand from CITIZEN which launched in Europe and North America in 2012 and now available in nearly 50 countries globally. CITIZEN proposes a new style of luxury watch for women who embrace their lives in the 21st century with beauty and power, having Yoshiko Ikoma as the brand advisor since 2016. ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Shine Etoile makes a stunning Eid gift

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  Created in partnership with the famous French firm, Repetto, RAYMOND WEIL creates a variation on the Shine watch inspired by the world of ballet. A symbol of freedom, elegance and movement, the Shine “Etoile” watch appears attired in the spirit of tulle and asserts its character as a true performer through the versatility of two interchangeable straps crafted in Repetto leather. This beauty will make a wonderful present for the special woman, this Eid! Daintily framed by a 32 mm round steel case, the dial takes on the flowing grace of steel by means of a subtle white tulle motif appearing on a galvanized silver-toned satin sun-brushed dial creating light effects inducing a shimmering sense of movement. Thanks to a unique patented system of re ......read more



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