142 lucky shoppers took home 32 kilos of gold, several gold bars, 5 BMW luxury cars and 6 Samsung 65” inch TV during the 5-week promotion
Dubai; 10 February 2019: The 24th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) ends on a high note after 5 weeks of extensive promotions aimed at enriching shoppers experience and offering the deals that brought value to both residents and tourist alike. With 32 kg of gold, 5 luxurious BMW cars, several gold bars and Samsung smart TVs, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group’s (DGJG) promotions for gold & diamond shoppers were certainly the highlight of the shopping season.
For the first time since its inception in 1996, the group designed two separate promotions for gold & diamond shoppers. With over 250 participating outlets, the 39 days promotion saw as many as 142 winners taking ......read more
Over 37,000 delegates estimated to attend the events from 2019 – 2022
An estimated AED 700 million (US$ 190 million) economic boost for the emirate expected to be delivered
February 05, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced that it has won the bids to host 10 new international congresses at the venue from 2019 - 2022. Strengthening Dubai’s position as a distinctive and competitive destination for the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) and business events industry, these high-profile events will bring in approximately 37,000 delegates from around the world and are expected to deliver an estimated AED 700 million (US$ 190 million) economic boost for the emirate.
Commenting on the wins, Mahir Julfar, Senior Vice President - ......read more
Offer lasts from Saturday 26th to Wednesday 30th January
26th January 2019, Dubai, UAE: Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, launched today an exclusive offer for its guests to enjoy an unlimited experience of the exhilarating rides hosted at Carnaval for a limited number of days.
Guests can purchase Carnaval wrist bands for AED 120 per person during the offer period, from Saturday, 26th January to Wednesday, 30th January 2019, for unlimited access to more than 30 thrilling rides throughout the day.
Global Village has created this offer in response to guests' requests to streamline its fun and exciting entertainment experience. Carnaval is highly popular funfair for all ages as it offers ......read more
Spectators To Experience Region’s First Showjumping Derby Class
Free family fun, pony rides, Parkour and much more in the Al Shira’aa Village
January 6, 2019 , Abu Dhabi: The Al Shira’aa International Horse Show®, which gets underway on Wednesday January 9 and runs until Saturday January 12, is to feature an honour roll of the best showjumpers from around the world.
Riders will compete for a share of the €270,000 prize purse as well as all-important Longines ranking points for the 2022 World Equestrian Games (WEG).
High profile names including Swedish star, Henrik Von Eckermann the winner of last year’s Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix; 2018 Hickstead Derby winner, William Funnell; members of Saudi Arabia’s recent Asian Games gold-medal-winning team including Ramzy ......read more
Sharjah – 3 January 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has announced that it will launch the events and activities of the Sharjah Spring Promotions 2019 on Thursday January 3. The mega event, which will conclude its activities on February 16, is part of the chamber’s promotional program to launch campaigns that support the retail sector in the emirate.
The Sharjah Spring Promotions will feature a large variety of shopping and recreational activities throughout the Emirate of Sharjah, in cooperation with the Shopping Malls Sector Business Group, and in coordination with a number of government departments and agencies in the emirate.
The event, which will be held over a period of 45 days, will be organized in conjunction with a large variety of promotional events witnessed in the ......read more
Team spirit readied for 2019 with a celebration honouring their efforts in the year gone by
Sharjah, 29 December 2018
Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) recently organized its annual staff gathering to celebrate the achievements made and milestones reached during 2018 at a vibrant, informal atmosphere at Al Montazah Parks, where employees enjoyed a full day of revelries packed with fun and games, team building activities, awards and recognitions.
Team building activities and water sports, at the waterpark was also organised exclusively for the ladies. The SLC awarding ceremony, which recognises the proactive efforts, creativity and outstanding contributions of employees from the Club’s various departments, was one of the main highlights of the event. Through the 21 award categories, including outstanding employees ......read more
Over 29 entertainment, leisure and sporting events held in 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23rd December 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced another successful year for its consumer and entertainment events as it closes 2018 having hosted over 500,000 visitors across more than 29 events. This shows approximately seven percent increase in visitor numbers for the consumer and entertainment events from 2017. Ranging from pop concerts and theatrical productions to consumer shows and sporting events, DWTC’s versatile events calendar has been strategic in the evolution of Dubai as a global business, leisure and entertainment hub.
Mahir Julfar, Senior Vice President - Venue Services Management, Dubai World Trade Centre said: “DWTC’s annual consumer and entertainment events calendar has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: Hoping to volunteer at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019? Take this handy quiz to find out which area you’re best suited to volunteer in.
Ready? Let’s go…
How would you describe yourself?
In school, your teacher described you as:
a. A chatterbox
Complete the statement: I would rather…
a. Plan events
b. Distribute goods
c. Referee a sports game
d. Interview people and write stories
e. Fix computers
f. Help ......read more
The Middle East’s leading maritime event returning for its 27th year in February
Show theme “Let’s all live a little” captures the spirit of a new wave of boat buyers
New area for sea-toys, and the Dive MENA Expo will be region’s prime diving meet
2019 Dubai International Boat Show takes place February 26 through March 2
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018: The Dubai International Boat Show is readying for 2019, returning to the UAE’s most impressive city with a new look show celebrating all that makes a boating lifestyle so incredible.
Heading into its 27th year, the Boat Show – taking place at the Dubai Canal, February 26th through March 2nd – will once again gather the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of boats, yachts and marine equipment to ......read more
Dubai World Trade Centre from January 20th to 22nd 2019
+18 French companies
2 national pavilions: Commercial Security / Fire & Rescue
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: From January 20-22, 2019 Business France will be hosting two national pavilions at INTERSEC DUBAI, the largest international meeting platform for the Security and Safety industry. INTERSEC is indeed a unique platform for companies looking to expand in the Middle East and Africa markets.
Middle Eastern countries are particularly attractive markets for the security sector and are expected to grow by about 10% per year over the period 2018-2022. A strong, efficient French industrial presence is set to be part of the show with 18 French experts gathered on the French pavilion.
French security sector represents a ......read more
GCC petrochemical companies’ earnings stand at USD 7.57bn compared to full year 2017 earnings of USD 7.45bn, higher by 2 percent
With the industry experiencing a steady growth, $200bn expected to be ploughed into new refining and petrochemicals ventures in the GCC by 2025
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Borouge, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), National Industrialization Company (Tasnee) and Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) have announced their association with ArabPlast 2019, which is set to take place from 5th to 8th January at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. While Borouge will serve as a Strategic Partner, KIZAD as Support Sponsor, Tasnee will be the Regional Associate for the high-net worth event, whilst Orpic is the Gold ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 December 2018: Marking the world-wide observance of the World International Day of the People of determination, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) participated in an initiative organised by the Al Ain city Municipality – at the Al Ain City Entertainment Club – to raise awareness on animal welfare among children with special needs.
Proclaimed and promoted by the United Nations, the IYDP calls for a plan of action at a regional, national and international level – centred around the theme “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”’ – defining the right of persons with special needs to fully take part in contributing towards the development of their societies.
Inviting over 250 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: The Yas Mall food incubator will host a range of fun activities including a food photography masterclass, interactive healthy pizza workshop for kids and competitive cook-off to mark the annual food festival in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi food festival, the annual food festival organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism is back this December and this year there’s only one place to celebrate it.
Urban RetrEAT, the food incubator located in Yas Mall Abu Dhabi, will host a series of activities over the course of the two week festival which will run form the 6th – 22nd December. A foodie destination in its own right, Urban RetrEAT has become Yas Island’s go-to venue for food, fun and laughs since its launch in June this year.
Read below for what’s ......read more
Dubai, 1st December 2018: As the UAE turns 47 on 2nd December in this ‘The Year of Zayed’, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and UAE Exchange, a renowned financial services brand in the United Arab Emirates and a network brand of Finablr, organised a fun-filled interactive event yesterday at the Union Metro Station in Dubai.
The event had many of the metro commuters from local and expatriate communities, and even some tourists, come together and honour the spirit of the UAE on the occasion of UAE National Day. Visitors participated in and were seen enjoying the revelries at the National Day-themed tent, setup near the brand’s branch at the Union Metro Station, one of the 18 Metro Station branches of UAE Exchange. Some of the activities included face painting, traditional henna application, ......read more
Running for the 12th consecutive year, the three-day festival will feature a number of legends performing a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings.
DUBAI – November 26, 2018: Celebrating the ancient and highly structured classical performing arts from South Indian state of Kerala, the 12th edition of Utsavam 2017 - International Kathakali & Koodiyattam Festival (IKKF) will be held in Dubai this weekend coinciding with the UAE National Day celebrations. Entry is free to the event.
Under the aegis of the Consulate General of India in Dubai, the prestigious indigenous art forms of Kerala will be staged from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Theatre, Gems Wellington High School, Sheikh Zayed Road, organisers said.
Over a ......read more
Adults expected to attend an average of four weddings in 2018, spending approximately e 5,500 USD in total.
(Dubai – UAE, 15th November 2018): While it is a huge compliment to be invited to celebrate a couple’s special day, findings from a new study commissioned by American Express Middle East suggest that the costs can soon add up for guests in the region. The survey which involved 1,655 individuals across, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and the UAE showed that on average, a person is expected to attend four weddings this year - be it a local or at a special wedding destination - spending 5,500 USD in total.
1,523 USD - The Cost of Accepting a Wedding Invite this year
Whilst weddings can act as a boost for local economies; from hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and florists, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 November 2018: Dubai Font – an initiative by The Executive Council of Dubai – has rolled out a one-of-a-kind campaign to support the International Day for Tolerance and spread the message of promoting peace and tolerance, aligned with the UAE Vision 2021.
On the side-lines of the International Day for Tolerance, Dubai Font launched a campaign to demonstrate the world through the eyes of those with the purest hearts and souls – children. Off the back of this, a short video and book were created that stress the phenomena, ‘intolerance is not inherited, it is taught’.
The campaign saw the participation of 6 kids between the ages of 5 to 7 from different backgrounds including Emirati; Lebanese; Egyptian; Australian; French; and Indian. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: World Tolerance Summit 2018 formally opened today with an impressive turnout of local and international delegations at Armani Hotel in Dubai. The summit was formally opened by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and the Chairman of the Higher Committee of the International Institute for Tolerance. The two-day summit is an initiative of IIT, which is a part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. Several government officials were also in attendance in support of UAE’s first-ever summit on tolerance which is in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day of Tolerance.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, graced the day of the summit, which is being held ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2018: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, visited Manarat Al Saadiyat to view the artistic creations of Abdullah Lutfi, the talented Emirati artist and Special Olympics UAE athlete. The showcase was held by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Art. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated the World Games 2019 booth and was shown a canvas painting being created live at the booth by Abdullah, which explores the links between the Special Olympics movement and the UAE. Abu Dhabi Art, an annual art fair organized by the Department of Culture and Tourism, partnered with the LOC to promote Special Olympics in the run up to the ......read more
12 November 2018, Dubai, UAE: The International Institute for Tolerance is set to hold the first-ever World Tolerance Summit on November 15-16, 2018 in Dubai. WTS will be held in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance.
WTS is UAE’s effort to attract global leaders and promote peace and tolerance in diversity across the world. As a melting pot for over 200 nationalities, UAE seeks to lead the region in the promotion of peaceful coexistence and a tolerant society. This is also in line with the government’s vision when it announced the creation of ministerial posts for Happiness, Tolerance, and The Future.
Current UAE Minister of Tolerance and chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Highness Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, once stated that, “Tolerance is not simply enduring the ......read more
Golden era of HR technology being held back by old, ineffective systems - experts
Dubai, UAE 12 November 2018: HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) today officially inaugurated the 15th edition of the HR Summit and Expo, the region’s largest gathering of human resources experts.
HE Abdulla Al-Falasi said, “The UAE is dedicated to the development of human beings within organisations which is why government agencies have taken steps to develop and implement courses and training programmes to the highest of standards.
“The human element is a cornerstone of societal development and the UAE is keen to provide opportunities that advance HR management. This is a crucial aspect as we enter into the fourth industrial ......read more
Dubai, November 1, 2018: The Korean Happiness Festival – the biggest and one-of-its-kind Korean event held in the UAE, was inaugurated in Abu Dhabi today by H.E Mr. Yeonjean Yoon, Deputy Head of Mission – Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE in a gala opening ceremony.
Organized by the Korean National Tourism Organization [KNTO] Dubai office and hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, at the Rotana Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Festival showcases everything about Korea – be its vibrancy, rich cultural heritage, touristic attractions or its medical attributes.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Manjin Kim, Acting Executive Vice President of the Korea International Tourism Division, a large number of UAE nationals, Arab visitors as well as ......read more
Winning healthy chocolate bar, probiotic biscuit, roasted cookies and chili jelly bean will be on display in exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery throughout the show
Victory at Middle East’s leading sweets and snacks event secures winning quartet a pathway to global exposure at ISM Cologne 2019
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Participation in yummex Middle East proved particularly sweet for four exhibitors from Brazil, Bulgaria, India and Pakistan who now get to showcase their groundbreaking products in full view of the regional industry’s leading players, decision makers and buyers at the exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery for the remainder of the show.
With award entries from South America to South Asia and beyond, the winning quartet beat off strong international competition to secure awards ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 October 2018: Asmak, a leading seafood company in MENA, participates at this year’s Seafex Middle East event from October 30th to November 1st to unveil a new range of premium products and solidified Food Service solutions.
As an exhibitor at the largest professional seafood expo in the region, Asmak will showcase a variety of products that will be displayed throughout its interactive stand. This latter will be entertained by a live chef who will delight the appetite of the clientele with new recipes and live demonstrations showcasing the freshness of Asmak’s products.
“We look forward to get creative with Asmak’s products live and to share delicious recipes with the anticipated remarkable attendance at Seafex. We are all excited to see Asmak’s stand ......read more
Players raise awareness on breast cancer by wearing pink wrist bands
Dubai. UAE – 20 October, 2018: A few days separate us from the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, the initiative launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, which aims to attract 1 million participants this year. In support of the initiative, The Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG), a consortium of businesses engaged in the foreign exchange and remittance industry organized ‘Soccer Fest 2018’, a first of its kind football tournament featuring teams from 16 exchange houses in the UAE.
The tournament, which aimed to encourage employees of exchange houses to take on the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 and prepare them physically for it, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Aiming to conquer great heights and outdo the standard industry expectations, Flowers FM 947 added another feather to its cap and commenced the celebrations for their first Onam festival with the traditional pookallam at the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa; on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Flowers FM 947 launched in May 2017, and ......read more
August 29, 2017– Judging by the caliber of top international universities, colleges, and higher academic institutions that are setting up shop in its shores, the UAE has fully emerged the region’s top destination for learners of all ages. The government is keen on furthering the country’s education system by allocating AED 10.2 billion for the public and private higher education ......read more
24 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE: Her Excellency Reem Al-Hashimi, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director for the Dubai World Expo 2020 Bid Committee, called in on Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group at the Al Habtoor Group head office.
The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
Her Excellency briefed ......read more
Dubai, August 24, 2017: This month, Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating its Sheikh Zayed Road store anniversary and Eid Al Adha with a host of exciting events and activities.
The Al-Futtaim ACE Sheikh Zayed Road store will offer special offers and discounts for customers as well as exciting in-store activities.
Event: Sheikh Zayed Road Store Anniversary
Date: 24th – 26th ......read more
August 23, 2017– Sponsored by ‘The Tea Company’ and ‘Pure Leaf’ by Unilever Gulf, the engaging and intense UAE National Tea Masters Cup is making its debut this year at the Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea. Winners of the inaugural edition of the Tea Masters Cup in Dubai will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 22 Aug 2017: This Eid Al Adha, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall can expect an action packed calendar of activities taking place throughout the week in celebration.
The first day of Eid, will be marked with a spectacular musical fireworks display across Festival Bay. As an exciting addition to the schedule of events, shoppers can interact and take pictures ......read more
Enjoy daily firework displays and revel in the carnival atmosphere created by street performers and live family entertainment
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 20 August 2017: Residents and visitors to The Beach are in for a treat during Eid Al Adha, with four days of spectacular firework and plenty of live family-friendly entertainment. The cultural celebration will begin on 31 ......read more
Submissions closing on 20 September 2017
Dubai, 16 August 2017, UAE: Dubai Quality Group has started accepting the submissions to the 6th cycle UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2017 that will kick off under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates ......read more
Sharjah, 13 Aug 2017: The Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah is holding a press conference at 10 AM, Wednesday August the 16th, at the Council’s headquarters in Sharjah. The conference is dedicated to announcing the 2017 edition of the “Health and Tourism” campaign, titled “Let's Walk”.
The annual campaign ......read more
August 10, 2017
Xiaomi has today (Thursday, August 10, 2017) opened its first Authorized Mi store in the region in partnership with local distributor TASK FZCO. Located at the popular Burjuman Shopping Centre in Dubai, the new store will showcase Xiaomi’s powerful Mi 6 and entertainment-focused Mi Max 2 smartphones.
Mi 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s ......read more
UAE, August 09, 2017- Drake & Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in engineering and related services, has announced that it will receive an interest-free ‘Qard Hasan’ loan of up to AED 100 million from Tabarak Investment as part of DSI’s capital restructuring program.
The loan will help meet the immediate working capital requirements of DSI until it ......read more
High-level forum to gather 1,000 decision makers, including government and business leaders, to discuss trade and investment opportunities opening up across the continent
H.E. Buamim: Africa’s rising middle class and rapid urban growth are creating exciting business prospects which UAE companies stand to benefit from
Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of ......read more
The camp consists of interactive workshops, scientific and technical experiments on space designed for intermediate and high school students
August 6, 2017, Dubai United Arab Emirates: For the third consecutive year, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre organized a summer camp for intermediate and high school students. The Camp included a number of interactive workshops, scientific ......read more
UAE, August 1, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in integrated design, engineering and commissioning, procurement, construction and construction management, has announced today that a consortium of Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), its wholly-owned German water & energy technology solutions provider subsidiary, and Aziz Company for Contracting ......read more
Students had the opportunity to explore how planetary scientists work
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 31, 2017: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre launches the first science summer camp, under the title “Like a Scientist”. The camp targeted students from grade 9 to 12 at UAE schools, who had the opportunity to explore to explore how planetary scientists work through ......read more
UAE, July 31, 2017 – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) recently announced the expansion of its Fueled by NetApp program, designed to help drive growth for service providers who are helping their customers on the path to digital transformation. With this announcement, service providers gain access to new consulting and incubator programs, as well as new efficiency guarantees and increased training. ......read more
Modesh World, the largest outdoor edutainment event opens gates to Summer Bazaar at Hall #7 held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017.
Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at DWTC, Dubai
The entry is free for all with great deals and ......read more
UAE, July 30, 2017 - ‘Meet the Real You,’ a two-day live event championing the concept of ‘Life Transformation’ through a highly interactive, educational and entertaining agenda, helped participants unleash their full potentials. During the event held recently at the Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, renowned entrepreneur Moataz Mashal revealed strategies for personal ......read more
July 30, 2017 - As a part of the ongoing 'Sharjah Summer' campaign, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has revealed the exciting new activities and promotions, including water-based and family oriented events, at the Al Majaz and Al Qasba Waterfront in Sharjah. This falls in line with “Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021”, which aims at positioning the emirate ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017: Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, has successfully hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors.
Jamal Al Taher, Acting Director of RAK Exhibition Center, said: “The Center offered a wide variety of exhibitions and ......read more
The UAE is among the top three countries for the global Islamic indicator in many sectors such as halal food, travel, fashion, media, recreation and Islamic finance among others.
The UAE ranked third after Malaysia and Bahrain in Islamic finance; the sector is estimated to cross the $4 trillion mark in 2019 compared to $1.21 trillion in 2013.
Global expenditure of ......read more
Dubai, July 23, 2017: Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products.
The concept ......read more
July 20, 2017: The Jeju Island Tourism Organization, South Korea has revealed a 20 per cent increase in the number of UAE tourists that have visited South Korea’s Jeju Island during the first half of 2017. The figures were presented in a special promotional event held today (Thursday July 20, 2017) at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. The event was aimed towards further promoting the ......read more
July 19, 2017 - The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF) Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is set to make its grand debut in the emirate this December—throwing the spotlight on the growth of the industry that is driven exclusively by consumer demand. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend the event, which will be hosted for the first ......read more
“25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017: As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. ......read more
Emaar Properties joins Middle East Cleaning Technology Week as the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: One of the world’s top property developers, Emaar Properties is the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’ at this year’s Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW). As part of this partnership, Emaar will share best practices ......read more
UAE, July 16, 2017- Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the sixth edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by recognizing clients across the Middle East for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions across five categories.
Cerner created the Achievement and Innovation Awards to honor clients that have effectively increased quality and value for their ......read more
Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017: NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve
Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with ......read more
Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities
Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents
Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide
Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017: Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, ......read more
World Population Day Comment:
Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities
The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 ......read more
An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre
The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017: Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership ......read more
Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F
Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017: Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get ......read more
Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season
The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July ......read more
Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors
Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017: Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK.
Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 ......read more
Sharjah ,1 July 2017: The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah.
The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by ......read more
Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday
Dubai, 27 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged ......read more
Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017
Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017: To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square ......read more
Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during ......read more
The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai that takes place from Sept 18 and 19 at Roda Al Bustan Hotel, will focus on Halal standards, services and other human health benefits
Date: June 24, 2017
More than 100 organisations are expected to participate at the 9th Halal Expo – Dubai 2017, to take place at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel from Sept 18-19, 2017.
Global ......read more
Arabic concerts by Majid Al Muhandis and Mohammed Al Shehhi
Family-oriented entertainment and activities include renowned cartoon character shows and roaming acts at malls plus Modhesh World
Chance to win fabulous prizes in retail promotions at malls across the emirate
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017: Explore astronomy, physics and chemistry as you discover the importance that science has played for time-keeping, daily prayer and navigation throughout the history of Islam.
Zone 4 on The Dubai Mall’s journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam, the Science zone, gives children and adults alike, an insight into the world beyond the ......read more
South African rugby ace emerges on top in Sardinian Festival of Sport
Incredible weekend climaxes with charity Gala Dinner starring Pierce Brosnan and Global Gift Foundation Ambassador Pamela Anderson
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017: Saracens favourite Schalk Brits proved he was just as handy with a golf club as he is with the rugby ball today in Sardinia, edging out a star-studded ......read more
Dubai’s annual shopping and entertainment gala gives this amazing opportunity to visitors to participate in the record breaking competitions
June 7, 2017, Dubai, UAE: UAE residents should gear up to make or break the Guinness World Records this weekend at the popular Ramadan Night Market being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7 and 8 from 8 pm to 2 am. Visitors to the market will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017: Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art ......read more
Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries
Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh ......read more
A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017: They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.
500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by ......read more
UAE, June 4, 2017– H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA), welcomed a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) led by Mohanud Abdul-Mohsin Helal, Secretary General for Economic Development. The delegates aimed to gain deeper understanding of DAFZA’s two decades of successful management and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 03 June, 2017 – The General Department of Organizations Protective Security and Emergency (OPSE) – Events Security Committee (ESC), represented by Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of OPSE at Dubai Police and Chairman of ESC, has awarded Reed Exhibitions Middle East with an appreciation plaque in recognition of the success of the ......read more