May 15, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Established in 2008 with their first office in Al Quoz, Global Light and Power (GLP) offer bespoke lighting design solutions with upscale qualities and ideal functionality.
The locally grown company’s 1000 sq. foot showroom showcases both indoor and outdoor LED lighting solutions which include a range of existing and newly designed and manufactured products, displayed to highlight the techniques, applications and effects of each lighting fixture.
Founder and Managing Director of GLP: “It has been a great year for the team. Not only were we able to open our doors to the public as per the scheduled date, but we also managed to simultaneously work on designing new products and creating a brand new premium catalogue highlighting our capabilities and extensive range of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2018: In an exclusive interview- recorded just prior to the US decision to withdraw from the Iran deal- CNN’s Becky Anderson sat down with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey to discuss the US withdrawal and its potential consequences. He told CNN that he fears "new crises" will break out in the Middle East as a result of the US abandoning the Iran deal, adding that it’s not just going to impact the region, but the entire world.
On the United States withdrawing from the deal: “This nuclear deal was previously called unsignable but it was rendered possible after years of negativity, raising hope all around the globe in the end and at the drop of a hat turning this deal around and retreating from the deal is not just going to impact the region but also the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 05, 2018:
1. Please give us a brief on Mr. Hamid, his visions and mission with introduction to Blockchain in the world Hamid Rashid Founder & CEO of Finterra Hamid, a hands on Strategic Visionary brings his wealth of experience and knowledge from Hewlett Packard, Petronas and U&Me. He creates brands that deliver stakeholders strong tangible results.
He has over fifteen years of professional experience, Consulting in Enterprise Software Business Management and Business Development experience in the B2B and B2C industry sectors, as Senior Business Manager. He has been closely involved in the different facets of Enterprise Business Management, specifically– Strategic Business Planning, Strategic Account Business Development, and Partner Ecosystem Management.
About Finterra ......read more
Amanpour's interview with the South Korean Foreign Minister airs at 8pm CET on CNN International and 11pm ET on PBS.
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table.
Speaking ahead of Friday's historic summit between the leaders of North and South Korea, Kang Kyung-wha told CNN that the US President had played a significant role in bringing the two sides together.
"Clearly, credit goes to President Trump," Kang told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Seoul. "He's been determined to come to grips with this from day one."
Kim will become the first North Korean leader to cross the Military Demarcation Line between North and South orea on ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: LAURIE SEGALL, CNN SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT: I want to start with just a basic question, Mark. What happened? What went wrong?
MARK ZUCKERERG, FACEBOOK CEO: So this was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened. You know, we have a basic responsibility to protect people's data. And if we can't do that, then we don't deserve to have the opportunity to serve people.
So, our responsibility now is to make sure that this doesn't happen again. And there are a few basic things that I think we need to do to ensure that.
One is making sure that developers like Aleksandr Kogan, who got access to a lot of information and then improperly used it, just don't get ......read more
The act of rebellion is an act of freedom. POLICE, as a brand thrives on a simple philosophy: your choice is your style. The designs don’t conform to the imaginations of a designer, instead, they canter and run parallel to unique choices.
The classic POLICE DNA is strong, rebellious and vocal but the vicissitude of rebellion is every generation’s own. Today, POLICE stoke the fire of a quiet revolution that tones down the demonstrations and encourage debates.
POLICE celebrates the birth of the quiet rebels with this novel collection. Offering freedom, individuality and tenacity, the timepieces speak to freedom-seekers, succeeding to capture the resilience of their thoughts with every timepiece. Bold and recognizable shapes coupled with neutral tones and exceptional leather straps and bracelets, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018:
● Please give us a brief on yourself
Roberta Ramos is the current Project Manager at Abicalçados, where she has been working for 11 years. Graduated in Social Communication, with Masters in Business Management, Business Intelligence and Leadership. She runs the Brazilian Footwear program, which aims to promote the exports and the internationalization of Brazilian brands. She is a Futurism enthusiast and has recently lead the development of a project called Future Footwear. The project's goals are the increase of productivity and the development of technological solutions for the industry.
● Please can you give us a brief on Abicalçados
Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Associations, acts as an advocate for the interests of manufacturers of shoes, leather upper shoes, ......read more
Nader Sabry, a space tech entrepreneur and mentor, is the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat. His online retail company, TIMEZ5, is focused on using space technology to tend to the health and wellness needs of the Muslim/Islamic lifestyle, an economy globally valued at over $2 trillion. Sabry’s prayer mat works in three ways: it reduces pain, improves posture support, and increases energy when praying or meditating. It has a five layer system, which works to achieve those three benefits. Arab News interviewed Sabry to learn more about his work, his views on Saudi innovators and why he wants to be a part of the Saudi Vision 2030.
Your online retail company, TIMEZ5, tends to the health and wellness needs of Muslims’ lifestyle. Why did you feel the need to create a ‘Muslim’ brand in the ......read more
I was invited at Robinsons, a Luxury Shopping Destination, to interview a very dynamic, enterprising, enthusiastic and probably the youngest perfume designer- Mr. David Benedek.
Mr. David(BDK) has his very own individual perfume house that is based at that Palais Royal, Paris. He demonstrates a strong passion about his work. Furthermore, he grew up in a perfume heaven (Perfume shop in Paris) with his grandparents and parents owning a perfume store. Later, he went on to study Economics and Management. Eventually, his passion drove him to specialize in the field of perfumery and cosmetics.
BDK prefumes are known to be long lasting and mostly loved by both men and women.
Last June he launched five fragrances;
Pas Ce Soir
Bouquet De Hongrie
Here is what I ......read more
In partnership with Faiza, the leading beauty cosmetic company in Asia, Runway Dubai Season V brought an explosion of talent; new, established and musical. Over the course of the 3-day exclusive fashion event, Runway Dubai Season V brought upcoming musicians Blake Rose, from Australia, Siya Arora from India, and Julie Joseph from the U.K. They all blessed the audience with their sultry tones, moody music and youthful spirits in the form of performances and innovative ideas. A fascinating highlight was when Rose, usually referred to as the Australian Justin Beiber, recorded a song live on stage, looping drum beats and guitar chords right before the audience. The raw, passionate vocals of Julie and Blake, touched hearts…as they sang an emotional rendition of Rihanna’s “Stay”. The younger generation enjoyed the ......read more
Boecher participated in Gulfood Manufacturing 2017, during which GoDubai had a chat with Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager – UAE, Boecker Public Health.
Q. What are the latest technological innovations by Boecker?
A. Boecker® is committed to bring the best solutions from around the world to our communities’ doorsteps and we are continuously working to develop and launch innovative products. Recently, we introduced in the UAE market our innovative bird control solution; an advanced laser based technology. Moreover, Boecker® has launched its Occupational Health and Safety Lite™ certification programme, taking workplace safety to a whole new level.
Q. What is the response to such technology in the F&B sector?
A. Customers expect and ......read more
H.E. Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, has commended the growing trade relations between the UAE and the Republic of Maldives. The total volume of non-oil foreign trade between the two countries has progressively increased over the past five years, increasing by 12 per cent from AED 422 million in 2015 to AED 475 million in 2016 (USD 129.2 million).
This came during H.E. Engr. Al Mansoori’s reception of a Maldivian delegation headed by H.E. Mohammed Saeed, Minister of Economic Development of the Republic of Maldives, in the presence of H.E. Juma Mohammed Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary for the UAE Ministry of Economy’s Foreign Trade Affairs, and Hind Al Youha, Director of the Ministry’s Investment Department.
The meeting discussed possibilities for cooperation between the two countries ......read more
On September 12, DowDuPont announced certain targeted portfolio adjustments to the Materials Science and Specialty Products divisions to align with end-markets and enhance the competitive advantages of the intended companies.
The Company started up its new ethylene and ELITE™ enhanced polyethylene facilities, both in Freeport, Texas. The Sadara joint venture achieved full commercial operations of all 26 production facilities at its world-scale complex.
DowDuPont continued to satisfy conditional regulatory clearances required of the merger transaction. On November 1, DuPont closed the divestiture of its cereal broadleaf herbicides and chewing insecticides portfolios, as well as certain parts of its crop protection R&D pipeline and organization to FMC, and closed its acquisition of FMC's Health and ......read more
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on October 23rd, 2017, between the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) and the Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC), promoting cooperation in implementing the Dubai Digital Wealth Initiative by focusing on Dubai Digital Certificates. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attended the signing, as did His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Emirate’s Executive Council, and His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
Smart Dubai: Making Dubai the Happiest City on Earth
The MoU is regarded as instrumental in realizing the Digital Wealth Initiative and its sister project, the Internet of Things Strategy that were ......read more
New online counseling services provide access to USA based counseling services for Expats and locals, SamNabilCounseling.com reports
Dubai, UAE, May 9, 2017:Dr. Gregory Simon, from Group Health Research Institute located in Seattle, led a project that found that communicating with a therapist online has had significant effects of alleviating symptoms of depression. He and his team used a Group Health chat system to follow up with 106 clients chosen at random. Simon reported "People were more satisfied with their care, their depression was more likely to improve and they were more likely to take their medications as directed."
Online counseling and coaching can assist clients with a multitude of mental wellness challenges. Additionally, online counseling saves time, fits clients’ schedules, and is secure ......read more
Guest Experience in the Middle East report reaffirms Abu Dhabi’s place in top spot for UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 6 May 2017: Abu Dhabi has maintained its position as the number one destination in the UAE for guest satisfaction in a report by travel and hotel data specialist organisation, Olery.
The report’s findings highlight Abu Dhabi’s leading position among cities in the Arabian Gulf, with the overall Guest Experience Index™ registering an 82.8 score, up from 82.2 from the 2016 report.
As such, Abu Dhabi provides one of the best guest experiences in the Middle East. It takes the top spot in the UAE, clearly outranking its two popular neighbours Dubai and Sharjah. Ranked as a separate destination it would occupy the second place, behind only Cyprus.
More than ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2017: Global Innovations, a leading provider of automation solution for the travel and tourism trade starts with success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017 First Day Exhibition, the market leading, international travel & tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East
Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breath taking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes.
This four-day (April 24-27, 2017) internationally recognised event will showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breathtaking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes from highly sought after tourism destinations from around the world.
Global Innovations is a leading Travel Technology & Solutions company ......read more
The flagship smartphone featuring bold new screen aspect ratio, ergonomic excellence, minimalist design, and superb durability will be available across the UAE for AED 2,599/-
Dubai, April 9, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) today launched its flagship G6 smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. LG’s newest smartphone features a bold new display format complimented by a cinematic viewing experience, exceptional screen to body ratio, wide-angle camera and more. Designed in response to consumer feedback and user opinions, the G6 is a back-to-basics approach to premium smartphones, with a focus on the features consumers want, most notably a big screen that actually fits in one hand.
“The first response from global consumers and our regional partners to the LG G6 has been phenomenal. We are very excited about the LG G6 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2017
There's something about Dubai...but we're not quite sure what. Whether you are a local, expat, or simply a tourist passing through, you've probably noticed the unrelenting charm of the emirate.
In the last few decades, Dubai has undergone a metamorphosis and emerged as the beautiful butterfly we now know and love. In 2015, Dubai welcomed 14.2 million tourists; it is currently the fourth most visited city in the world.
A bit north to Dubai, lying in the heart of the GCC region only a few kilometers from KSA and Qatar, stands Bahrain Kingdom, which is considered another touristic hotspot that resembles too much to Dubai in many different characteristics.
We will demonstrate here some of these traits which lie in common between the two Gulf States.
Culture and ......read more
Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017: Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes has been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week, an official from the Dubai Civil Defence said today.
Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Mutawa, Assistant General Manager for Smart Services at Dubai Civil Defence, said the updated UAE guide for Fire Safety and Life Protection was completed in cooperation with public and private sector partners, and will ensure the provision of the optimum level of fire safety and protection for UAE residents.
Al Mutawa said the Dubai Civil Defence added new chapters and updated existing chapters of the guide in order to cope with the rapid development in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016: Luxury Belgian Chocolatier, GODIVA, has launched its latest bespoke assortment of premium chocolates across all boutiques and cafes across the UAE, just in time for the festive season. The new limited edition collection encompasses a colourful range of fine Belgian chocolates that are packaged and designed to capture the holiday spirit.
Manoj Loya, Managing Director - Middle East, North Africa & Turkey at Godiva Chocolatier said: “GODIVA has gained immense popularity for its unique offerings and personalised assortments for every occasion. Our customers and diners eagerly await the launches of new collections, especially during the festive season. We’re positive that our inspiring festive range will surprise and delight everyone who is gearing up to celebrate the holiday ......read more
Region First Specialized Company for Motors Maintenance and Customization
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: On Friday, Dr. Mahareiq Group opened the second branch of Strokerz Middle East in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai. The event was attended by VIPs, motorcycles fans, and riders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon.
Strokerz Middle East-Dubai will be the first specialized company that provides maintenance and customization services according to best international standards. It is also the biggest GCC company as per the area of the workshop and number of bikes it can accommodate.
This new branch translates the commitment of Mahariq Group to realize the vision of Dr. Mohammad Hisham, Group Founder, to promote the comprehensive motorbikes services in the UAE to the highest levels by 2020, and to produce ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016: Whether you’re currently living in the United Arab Emirates or you’re hoping to move there someday, there are a variety of medical careers that await you in the UAE. Getting the right education will, of course, ensure that you’ll be qualified for the very best and highest paying positions available, but having an understanding of the medical careers that are in top demand throughout the region will also help you narrow down your choices, focus your efforts, and succeed. Keep reading to learn about the top medical careers in the UAE to get started today.
Social workers are needed all over the world, including in the United Arab Emirates. Therefore, if you have been working in social work and you have the right qualifications, you can immediately begin looking ......read more
“Fulfilled by SOUQ” and “SOUQ Selling Center” especially designed to support Sellers to grow their businesses and provide exceptional shopping experiences to the customers
Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2016: SOUQ.com, the largest online and marketplace platform in the Middle East hosted a highly engaging event to enable and empower sellers and SMEs to grow their businesses in the region. ‘SOUQ Engage 2016’, the first of its kind conference, provided an integrated platform for sellers to interact with the SOUQ.com leadership team and accustom themselves with the company’s new offerings. The interactive sessions and workshops witnessed participation by over 200 sellers- allowing them the opportunity to share their experiences and learn best practice from fellow sellers ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2016: The Most inspiring Fashion event in the United Arab Emirates is launching the 4th season at the Luxury Sofitel Hotel the Palm Dubai on the 8th -10th November, 2016. This year, the only super model with down syndrome, Madeline Stuart from Australia, will be opening the show. Her upcoming documentary will include her trip to Dubai.
The three-day event, which was held last November, showcased the Spring/Summer 2016 collections of creative designers and fashion houses representing ten countries including UAE, Kuwait, USA, Nigeria, Mozambique, Mauritius, Ghana, Sweden, The Netherlands, and Indonesia.
In addition to runway presentations by individual designers and labels—including Morocco’s Hanan Himmih, African-based labels Pistis and NHN Couture, Italy’s Sarah Ghiaie, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016: Welcome to LivNordic Spa & Wellness in Cayan Tower. Our fifth edition of our Newsletter is here to inspire you to a Nordic lifestyle and healthy living.
This month I would love to share some more information about our unique LivNordic Swedish Massages.
Our LivNordic Spa Menu offering is authentic, simple and creatively designed-which are all characteristics of the Nordic people. Our guest may first choose their treatment and will then be guided to a specific focus and upgrade. All treatments are specifically created for LivNordic based upon unique conscious touch. The menu includes Swedish language to support the true Nordic essence.
Wishing you a wonderful month of August!
Carolina Moquist, Spa Director
LivNordic Treatment Offers
For August we would like to invite you to experience ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2016: They say that anyone can pick up a camera and start taking beautiful photographs as long as the camera that they use is of utmost quality type. I disagree. If you are naturally born gifted with a third eye like Mohsin Abrar, regardless what camera is at hand – a photograph might be as well taken from the Creator Himself. Photos that not only depicts the beauty of this world – but also life’s lessons.
Did you study photography?
No. I self-taught. I started photography only three years in Dubai.
What do you mean three years?
I just picked up my first camera three years ago without knowing anything about photography. I just learned it through online and Googled my way. Of course, friends were also there who are into this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2016
1. Your career as a blogger in 5 essential milestones
2009: I founded theblondesalad.com, received my first invitations to fashion shows and was offered projects from a few brands
2011: the TBS crew was launched and so began the adventures with my team. We also received the first international awards.
2013: theblondesalad.com evolved into an online magazine and our social media strategy changed; our Instagram profile reached millions of followers
2014: the first magazine covers, increasing to 27 covers the following year, including the first Vogue cover
2015: the Harvard business case; a Forbes nomination, as the only Italian woman in the 30 under 30
2. Can you tell us about the day you decided to start your blog?
It was really a decision that came ......read more
The region’s leading maritime industry awards, officially launched today, are now in their third year and will once again celebrate the best and brightest stars of the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent’s shipping, ports and related maritime sectors at a glittering and high profile gala dinner
13 April 2016, Dubai UAE: The Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2016 will take place at the Atlantis Ballroom, Atlantis The Palm, on 24th October this year. This is the third year in a row that the event, now firmly established as the leading gala awards evening of its type in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, returns to this iconic venue, to build further on its already impressive track record of success. The glittering event recognises and rewards achievement at the highest level and will be attended by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2016: Marketing your SME in UAE is vital and not expensive. Be your own ad agency and turbo-charge sales using that all important strategy. For SMEs to succeed, the two fundamental requirements are access to small business loans, and well-developed business skills.
No matter what the product, from hot pickles to international freight, for a small business to succeed it must utilize one thing; a strategy. Most SME owners are too busy to think about this let alone implement it, spending every minute manufacturing, improving and shifting their product, running the day to day mechanics and chasing new leads as well as their tails, but a SME with no strategy is a walk in the wilderness with no map. To get ahead they must stand still for a minute, work out their strategy, and then work it in.
Small ......read more
Are you ready to lead?
Middle East Empire 2027 is a free 2D building empire turn based game designed in single player mode.
The year is 2027 and a big uprising took the existing government in your country.
As the leader of the rebels you got unlimited authority in the country.
The parliament got your nomination and you way to bring the country to be empire in the Middle East.
How to start?
In the game you select country you wish to lead and start to play.
You vs 14 other AI countries.
The game contain: Map, Weapons suppliers, Spy Center, War Room, Diplomacy, Economy, Technologies, Difficulties levels, Very smart AI...
Artificial intelligence system (AI)
The game based on one player against very smart AI system that iGindis Company designed.
The system design to think on thousands of possible scenarios and to ......read more
Pounding Away Inches for the Red Carpet
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2016 — Actress and film producer Taylor Re Lynn understands the pressures of celebrity to look great and always be camera ready. Like many actresses, she lives life in the public eye being on stage, in films, and during red carpet appearances.
Recently, ahead of Milan Fashion Week, she wanted to shed a few pounds to look her most fabulous. She turned to celebrity personal trainer Daniel Sten. Highly recommended in elite social circles, Daniel is known for a very effective, customized personal training program that maximizes fat burning and toning in the shortest amount of time. From their first meeting, Daniel emphasized the importance of calories in a diet and that your total caloric intake will determine whether you will lose or gain weight. ......read more
Welcome to Vienna! The city of the most enthralling history and lifestyle that will make you fall in love over and over again
Over the years, Vienna has maintained a high-quality of living and is named as one of the most liveable cities in the world (ranked no. 2 in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2015 Global Liveability Ranking) not only for its efficient and stable political system but mainly because it is home of the world-famed musical legacies, architectural heritage, and numerous cultural arts events. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a music lover, or a food buff, Vienna is basically just the right place for anyone and everyone looking for a soulful experience of a lifetime.
Start from discovering the majestic charms of centuries-old palaces of Hofburg, Schӧnbrunn, and ......read more
The travel and tour industry is experiencing remarkable changes over the years. In the past, almost all hotel inventories were controlled and dominated by local destination management companies. But as technology continued to drive forward and the use of the internet has become highly relevant to people's everyday life, the rise of Online Travel Agencies (OTA) has changed the landscape of tourism: the internet has become the ultimate medium of distribution.
The tour operators and DMCs facing the shifting trend
In reality, travelers get better deals by booking directly from hotels or even from tour operators and DMCs. But OTAs have a way of enticing customers by providing only the cheapest offers on their website, leaving hidden charges out of the picture (in most cases). Having more and more people favoring this medium for ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2016: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa launched its latest indoor air quality improving products. Air Purifiers to suit different requirements and the decorative Q Fan all made their debut in Dubai today. In its quest to address the surging issue of poor indoor air quality, Panasonic is introducing “Made in Japan” models of the two products for the first time in the region.
For Middle East, sandstorms are a routine and research reports are indicative of its major role play in contaminating indoor air. Composition of the dust in the sandstorm contains silica, which is a very fine and light particle with the ability to transport very easily in to the AC through tiny gaps. The high levels of airborne dust and sand can cause aggravation of allergies and harm ......read more
Medstar Day Surgery Centre introduces the concept on Same Day Surgery into the region; provides customers the convenience of receiving world class surgical care and discharge all within a day
Dubai, January 19, 2016: Medstar Day Surgery Centre, a state-of-the-art day surgery center, has opened in Dubai. Developed with the purpose of providing world-class surgery and healthcare for patients without the requirement of hospitalization or over-night stay, Medstar has adopted the emerging model of developed countries – day care surgery with outpatient consultation.
Medstar Day Surgery Centre is an advanced medical facility with cutting-edge infrastructure and unrivalled field expertise specific to day surgeries. The Centre provides customers the convenience of receiving complete surgical care and discharge all within a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016:
In Dubai, there are several opportunities to buy and rent property at attractive prices in certain locations.
The secondary and off-plan markets of Dubai have vendors and developers that are offering fair prices, reasonable payment plans, as well as new stock and finish levels to attract buyers.
Hussain Alladin, head of research, GCP Properties said, "Dubai has been a buyer's market for over a year now, with prices moving lower and developers offering not only discounts but also an increasingly imaginative array of payment plans in order to stimulate purchases. We believe that this trend will continue for the foreseeable future, until renewed spending catalysts and an expansionary fiscal policy take hold in the economy."
Similarly, Declan McNaughton, managing ......read more
The year 2015 was marked by success for Global Innovations. Over the past twelve months the travel technology and solutions firm was able to take off to a higher level.
Amid the rapidly changing technology within the tour industry, many Destination Management Companies (DMC) are forced to draw alongside the most advanced users of ERP software. And since Dubai has once again become the top luxury destination in the Middle East for first-class travelers, Global Innovations realized its potential to bring more business by focusing more on its strength: innovation. It has been concentrating on research and development in the past months and was able to completely revolutionize their business by upgrading the system with the latest available technology for all the modules.
The 2015 timeline
This year Global Innovations has successfully ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, December 21, 2015: Take a step back into true holiday enchantment and get entertained by Centro Sharjah’s Christmastide and meet Father Christmas himself. Join us for a lovely time of merry making and experience the magic of Christmas festivities and relive these priceless moments!
We’ve got fantastic plans to keep you entertained with lots of seasonal promotions and irresistible feasting!
Christmas goodies take away - 14th to 30th December
Relish our chef’s artistic creation of cookies, yule log, cakes and more specially prepared for you… Available at c.deli (where I relax).
Christmas Eve Dinner & Christmas Brunch - 24th December & 25th December
Treat your friends & family to very special meals with our Chef’s special hors d’oeuvres, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 16, 2015: Apart from UAE being home to the world’s tallest building, the city of Dubai boasts of over 400 skyscrapers. Implementation of new age external lighting techniques has redefined supertall buildings to make it more vibrant and appealing.
With over two decades of experience in lighting architecture, David Gilbey has worked on several noteworthy external lighting projects across the globe. In an interview, Mr. David Gilbey, Director, EPOS Design, spoke on the importance and benefits of outdoor lighting.
The power of lighting is well-understood when city skylines are donned with lighting systems. How far would you say the Middle East market has made headway in redefining skyscrapers with innovative lighting techniques?
In my opinion, the Middle East has some of the best examples ......read more
On the occasion of 44th UAE National Day H.E. Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum has released Arabic calligraphy portraits of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. These limited edition posters are a special tribute to the leaders of the country and are the first in a series of many others planned. Only 50 impressions of each poster are available with every print signed by H.E. Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum.
Releasing the posters, H.E. Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum. said, "It is a moment of great joy and pride for us as we celebrate the 44th anniversary of the establishment of the UAE Union. These posters are my humble tribute to my country and our visionary leaders. I am now working on calligraphy portraits of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ......read more
London is, without a doubt, one of the most popular cities on the planet, with visitors from around the world arriving daily to explore it. Luxury London, in particular, is very appealing to many travellers, as there are plenty of expensive and lavish things to do, see, and enjoy while in the city. In fact, this is one of the 25 most expensive places to live in in the world, and it's also one of the priciest cities for a night out on the town.
Ready to indulge? Below are a few of the most expensive things in London. Does your travel budget have room to partake in any of these during your next trip?
The Most Luxurious Accommodations
London is filled with expensive places to stay, such as Carlton Court, which provides a lavish atmosphere in a boutique 5-star serviced apartment. It's just one example of many ......read more
Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers introduces Saturday Roast Brunch at Seasons restaurant
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2015: One of the newest addition to JLT’s hospitality sector, the Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers, has recently introduced the Saturday Roast brunch at Seasons, its sun-drenched all day dining restaurant.
Located on the first floor of the upscale hotel brand, the all-day restaurant provides a complete dining experience with its live cooking stations, elevated seating arrangements and an enviable selection of delicacies around the world.
This newly introduced Roast Brunch featuring an array of hot and cold starters and mains, including a choice of salads, the vast variety of roasts and grills such as lamb rump, herb marinated beef, whole roasted cod, as well Indian Curry and Tandoori ......read more
Inviting all lovely ladies to explore Indian cuisine with a contemporary twist at Trésind
Dubai UAE, November 23, 2015: At the pinnacle of fine dining experiences, Tresind is calling all the ladies to pamper them with an impeccable lunch with a carefully crafted spread, much to satiate their gourmet indulgences. With over 30 dishes to pick from, you will be spoilt for choices to accompany those carefree banters, with a refreshing new lunch menu, available four days a week, exclusively for ladies. The special Ladies Who Lunch spread will showcase distinctive, rich, authentic Indian dishes like jalebi chaat, dahi bhalla ice-cream, chili hoisin duck khurchan, amritsari soft shell crab, juhu chowpatty tawa pulao, among several others in indulgent portions, providing guests a unique blend of alluring flavours to stimulate their ......read more
The Biggest Online Sale in the Middle East Set to Double Last Year’s Sales
Huawei Honor, Samsung, Lenovo, One Plus, Sony Playstation, Aldo, Guess, Pampers, Pepsi, Uber are amongst 10,000 new and exclusive deals through “White Friday 2015”
Set to double last year’s sales with 10,000 exclusive new deals
Mobile app users getting sneak peek offers from beginning of November
Smartphones set to be No 1 category in sales value but in no. of items fashion, health and beauty will lead
Partnership with MasterCard to offer 10% extra off on all deals
19th November, 2015, Dubai, U.A.E. : Souq.com, the largest online retailer in the Middle East announces the return of “White Friday” from 25 to 28 November across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait and Egypt, which is set to double last year’s ......read more
It has been eighteen years since the brand first made an entry into the UAE market in 1997. For us it has been truly a journey of discovery, a learning process that let to us gaining knowledge about the region, its taste preferences, how people take to snacks and baked goods and how best to reach the local populace.
The years have also taught us how to deal with the multi-faceted tastes of a truly multinational consumer market. Today, the UAE is truly an amalgam of people drawn in from over a 100 different nations, each with their own tastes, likes and dislikes.
As a quick serve brand trying to make headway into a market where familiarity with the brand was in its infancy, it was truly a challenge to deal with such a varied marketplace.
From small beginnings the brand today proudly serves its customers at 74 different outlets ......read more
With LG’s Innovative Smart Inverter Motor™ and Advanced Battery Technology, LG CordZero™ Offers a Powerful Cleaning Experience Without Cords
Dubai, October 31, 2015 — LG Electronics (LG) unveiled the company’s latest cordless vacuum cleaners line-up at an event held today at Sharaf DG at Times Square in Dubai. Comprised of CordZero™ and CordZero™ Handstick, the LG’s CordZero™ collection offers a powerful and convenient cleaning experience with zero obstacles, zero limits and zero time wasted. With features such as Smart Inverter Motor™, PowerPack™ 80V, and RoboSense™, LG’s CordZero™ lineup will change the way consumers think about housework.
Speaking at the launch event, Mr. D. Y. Kim, President LG Electronics, Gulf FZE said, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2015: If your travels have been weighing heavily on your budget recently, you may not be travelling smart. You don’t always have to pay with cash for your flights; you can also pay with your miles. This method of buying a flight ticket in the UAE was also the topic of one of our previous articles, but the primary goal of this article is to show you how to earn miles using the most popular programs in the UAE.
The most popular miles programs in the UAE are:
Generating miles with Emirates Skywards is quite simple. The program includes two different types of miles. They are Skyward Miles and Tier Miles. Let’s see how to earn miles with each of the two programs.
1. Tier Miles
You can ......read more
Dubai, October 14, 2015: Dubai has now become one of the most sought after vacation spots in the Middle East especially after the development of its prominent tourist destinations such as the Palm Islands, Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa. This breathtaking city that rests on the coast of the Persian Gulf offers a cornucopia of wonders, from its exciting adventures and astonishing views to its warm and hospitable people.
Having made its way up the ranks as a travel destination, more and more people have come to find that the lifestyle in Dubai offers more distractions than its counterparts. Its year-round warm sun, its pristine sandy beaches and its vast desert, are only some of the numerous reasons why many people love to visit Dubai. However, these are only a few examples that make Dubai what it has become: a seriously valid ......read more
Incredibly, Dubai is still classified as part of an emerging economy, as are most cities and nations in the Middle East. This does a huge disservice to these countries, both in terms of the natural resources at their disposal and the regeneration that has engulfed the Middle East as a whole during the course of the last decade in particular.
This particularly applies to Dubai, which currently can lay claim to be one of the most progressive metropolises in the world. Having benefitted from large scale building work and development in recent times, it is now home to some of the world’s most expensive and luxurious venues known to man.
If you are planning a trip to Dubai this winter, for example, there is a chance that you will quickly become overwhelmed by the sheer range of luxury resorts available.
The ......read more