The world-renowned entertainment destination is ranked number one globally in health and safety excellence and has achieved highest possible bracket of audit results
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2020: Once again Global Village has been recognised for its excellence in health and safety management - the world’s leading multicultural festival park improved its score as it achieved five stars in its health and safety rating for the second year running in the British Safety Council’s Five-Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit (OHS FSA).
The region’s first family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, Global Village is the number one ranked entertainment destination globally for health and safety and has demonstrated an ongoing proactive commitment to excellence in this regard – achieving an ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 4 March 2020: Essa Al Marzouq, the Kuwaiti singer who has emerged as one of the most prominent and popular young stars in the Gulf, will perform at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park and the region’s number one destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, to deliver a memorable concert on the Main Stage from 9 pm on Friday 6th March.
Essa El Marzouq has attracted a large regional following in recent years on the back of several hit songs and guests are certain to delight in the vibrant atmosphere as he performs several of his biggest hits including “Akher Haba” and “Thamen Ajiba”.
Entry to see Essa Al Marzouq perform live is included in Global Village’s AED 15 admission ticket. Global Village hosts entertaining live concerts ......read more
Dubai, 13 January 2020: Perlita Daligdig is the first lucky winner to drive away in a brand new, luxury BMW under Nakheel Mall’s prize giveaway as part of Dubai Shopping Festival’s (DSF) 25th anniversary.
The Filipina mother of three won the car after spending AED325 in Waitrose at Nakheel Mall.
Perlita, a Palm Jumeirah resident, said: “I can’t believe my luck so far in 2020. I want to thank Nakheel Mall for this blessing, and best of luck to everybody shopping to win during DSF.”
Nakheel Mall is giving away five new BMWs as well as daily instant prizes and gift vouchers worth AED250,000 in total this DSF. Shoppers automatically qualify by spending AED250 or more at any outlet.
Create everlasting memories this holiday season at Global Village
Dubai, UAE, 24 December 2019: Revel in the festive season and welcome in the New Year at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park, and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, as the full line-up of festive season celebrations is underway until 7th January 2020.
Promising a festive bundle full of fun and surprises, Global Village is the perfect family-centric destination to enjoy the festive season celebrations.
For the first time ever at Global Village, guests of all ages will be able to celebrate the season by capturing selfies with a huge 21-metre high tree richly decorated with gifts received from around the world. Around the tree, guests will find beautifully themed stalls ......read more
Every day is family day at Global Village, with a special school holiday offer designed for the comfort and convenience of family guests
Dubai, UAE, 18th December 2019: Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has a family offering available just in time for the school holidays.
The region’s leading destination for the perfect family day out has launched a new offer for the school holiday period that enables nannies to gain free access to select paid activities and attractions when chaperoning younger guests. This offers families increased comfort and convenience during their visits.
Nannies will now be able to accompany little ones into select Global Village paid attractions at no cost. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019: Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. During the conference, time was allotted to recognize the efforts of all team members who have demonstrated the commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their responsibilities.
The certificates and rewards were presented by Mr. Anil Dhanak, Managing Director in the presence of various dignitaries and all employees.
According to Mr.Anidesh George, who won the leadership ......read more
~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~
Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Center at 9pm. Arbaaz Khan will interact with fans at the event which allows free entry for everyone visiting.
The Ramadan Big Bazaar will host a large number of retailers, offering everyone a chance to celebrate the festivities of the season and purchase Eid gifts for family and friends. A true shopper’s paradise featuring a diverse variety of products ranging from fashion, beauty, toys, electronics and food amongst ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social inclusion within the wider community.
Dubai Investments has provided support for the special 12-month program, developed by Kalimati Communication and Rehabilitation Centre, which will provide a sustained focus on social and vocational skills, recreational activities and events that will build skill sets, increase physical fitness and confidence.
The program, which is being led by a behaviour therapist, will concentrate on a number of key areas of development, including vocational ......read more
• Deadline set for June 30, 2019
• Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startups dedicated to innovative smart city solutions to join its third cohort.
DSCA was launched in May 2017 by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) in collaboration with du, Smart Dubai Office, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) New York, Orange Business Services, and Visa.
The program is hosted within the renowned Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), DSOA’s wholly owned tech innovation hub, and powered ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of SINYAR, a pioneering programme for UAE nationals, dedicated to developing emerging talent across its organization. This programme is in alignment with the UAE’s Vision 2021 and UAE Government Accelerators initiatives to harness the full potential of its national human capital by maximising, nurturing, attracting and retaining the best talent.
The name SINYAR in local Emirati dialect means the trace left by a boat in water and was used to signify how it will guide employees on the right path for their careers. Through this tailor-made programme, Al-Futtaim encourages employees to take the lead on aspects related to their career and development to reach new heights. It will enable Al-Futtaim’s employees to discover their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15th May 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a gold sponsorship agreement for two years with The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) RAL (Region-At-Large) for its activities being held in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka), and Turkey.
Through this sponsorship, Empower pursues to shed light on ASHRAE’s RAL activities and its role in supporting energy efficient cooling solutions, in addition to the UAE’s efforts to support district cooling, which aims to create the desired balance between economic development, preserving the environment, reducing carbon emissions, and achieving sustainability.
The agreement was ......read more
2 ½ months programme is a big-time success
Emiratis to account for 44% in IA in future
Dubai, May 14, 2019: The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) is relentlessly continuing its drive in bringing in a qualitative change by training and qualifying the Emiratis to work in the Internal Auditing (IA) domain through a training programme that it launched in 2015.
The two-and-a-half-month HASAAD programme aims to strengthen the expertise of trainees, support their professional competencies and prepare them to deal with more professional responsibilities and challenges within their organisations.
More than 80 professionals have completed the programme in different batches in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Currently, the percentage of UAE nationals, both males and females, in the internal auditing ......read more
Shop and drive home a BMW during the 17-day Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre Sharjah
The best deals and prizes in town during Ramadan!
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Witness the most exciting shopping experience featuring leading names in the regional retail industry during this Ramadan at the Expo Centre in Sharjah.
From biggest discounts to the widest range of products, and finest local and international cuisine to a gaming arena that will provide a host of entertainment activities for the entire family, the Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre Sharjah has everything you need for observing the holy month and the ensuing Eid Al Fitr celebrations.
The 17-day Ramadan Nights will begin on Thursday, May 23 and will continue until June 8, covering the second half of the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid Al Fitr ......read more
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
Daily chances to win an INFINITI QX50 and AED 150,000 in cash, weekly prizes of AED 100,000 for five winners (AED 20,000 each) and a Mega Grand cash prize of AED 500,000 for one winner
Get a chance to win one of seven Nissan models at the Nissan Grand Raffle
Mega raffle promotions start on 15 October at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, 14 October 2018: With the 24th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) promising to provide unforgettable shopping experiences, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced that the DSF Mega Raffles promotions – the INFINITI Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle - will begin on 15 October ......read more
Best shopping deals on all Fashion Products
Dubai, UAE, 13th August, 2018: The Concept BIG Brands Carnival – Eid SHOPPING FIESTA, UAE’s largest fashion and beauty event is set to launch its five-days shopping fiesta for the 60th time. The platform invites UAE’s residents and tourists to visit and avail of discounts up to a staggering 75 percent across an array of high-end global brands. The event will open its doors from 15th to 19th August at Sheikh Maktoum Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, with free entry to everyone from 10 AM to 10 PM.
As part of the mega promotion, everyone visiting CBBC will have the opportunity to take advantage of these mega reductions across a range of over 300 world-class brands and products - such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein Levis, Charles & Keith, Toms, Crocs, ......read more
Renowned Italian leather goods brand offers from 45% to 60%
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: Cromia, the renowned leather goods brand from Italy, offers amazing discounts for DSS 2018 with 45% to 60% discount on selected handbags and accessories.
Look trendier with chic leather and unique colors of Cromia’s 2018 Spring Summer Collection that suit your stylistic preferences. The bags are embellished with special prints, while the theme of this season proposed by many famous Italian brands including Cromia is dedicated to exotic birds.
A gorgeous handbag can drastically transform your outfit, whether it's an over-sized tote or colorful mini. Cromia bags are ideal to complement every fashion style of every woman, any time of the day, from morning to evening.
It is a good time to stop at Cromia store in Wafi ......read more
With 6 Infiniti Q50 and Countless Sales Offers, You Can’t Possibly Ask for More!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre, takes part in another season of Dubai’s highly anticipated summer shopping extravaganza, Dubai Summer Surprises 2018, organized by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) in association with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE).
This year’s Dubai Summer Surprises will see six lucky shoppers drive home a sleek and sporty luxury Infiniti Q50 car, upon a minimum combined purchase of AED 200 from any of the many outlets at Al Ghurair Centre, including Marks & Spencers, Emax, Jashnmal, Dune London, Springfield, Mango and many more. Your combined shopping receipts presented to the mall’s customer service desk will avail your ......read more
Shop for AED 200 at one of 17 participating malls from the Dubai Shopping Malls Group and get a chance to win Infiniti Q50 every week
Participation for the campaign commences on 22 June – 4 August ,2018 with the draws held during the 6 weekends of Dubai Summer Surprises
Dubai, 18 June UAE: With shoppers gearing up for the 21st edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) is assured to surprise and the elevate the shopping experience this summer season. Under the patronage of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), 17 Malls across Dubai will host the ‘Shop & Win Dream Drive’ campaign that offers six sleek Infiniti Q50 cars to be won.
Commencing on June 22, shoppers can participate with a minimum purchase of AED 200 at any of the participating malls. ......read more
Bargain hunters to benefit from massive discounts at more than 1500 stores across 15 malls
Abu Dhabi, UAE –14 June 2018: Abu Dhabi residents and visitors will be treated to a 24-hour mall mega sale this weekend, as the Emirate’s retailers are expected to drop prices by as much as 90 per cent during this city-wide event. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), the sale will kick off tomorrow (Friday, June 15th) at 10am and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th, marking an extra unmatched special start to Eid Fest celebrations at over 1500 outlets.
This year, 15 malls will be participating in this unique super sale including World Trade Centre (WTC) Mall, Al Jimi Mall, Dalma Mall, Hili Mall, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set to have a memorable make Eid Al Fitr as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM) is celebrating the joy of Eid Al Fitr with two extravagant musical firework displays on the evening of Friday*, 15th June 2018. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Mall with friends and families to catch the fireworks as well as experience “The Walking Box” entertainment which will take place over four days.
Shoppers at DFCM can still experience the Disney “Magical Wishing Well” and enjoy the IMAGINE shows every hour after sunset.
o ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full swing, families celebrate, feast and children look forward to the excitement of receiving Eidiya. This Eid Al-Fitr, Emaar Entertainment is bringing a host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family starting from June 14.
Each Emaar Entertainment leisure attraction has something different in store to celebrate the occasion.
KidZania® Dubai will host a special Eid market for all the guests to explore and indulge in some festive shopping. The plaza will be decorated in an Eid theme with beautiful Eid colors and guests can avail upto 50% discount on Arabic items from the Souk.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will be running a special UAE resident offer with a standard ticket available for AED 90 ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale held in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi
Exciting programme of celebrations taking place across Yas Island during Eid Al Fitr
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi (DED) has announced a 24-hour mall mega sale, featuring discounts of up to 90 per cent, as part of this year’s Eid Fest celebrations. With more than 1500 stores involved, the sale will kick off at 10am on Friday, June 15th and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th bringing families and friends from across the region and beyond to Abu Dhabi to celebrate this special occasion.
Inspired by the runaway success of last year’s Mega Sale at Yas Mall, 15 ......read more
Beat the hot weather and make the most of Aventura’s extended opening hours from now until the end of the season
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Calling all adrenaline junkies! If you have already experienced the action-packed Aventura Park during the day, why not make the most of the cooler nights and enjoy an exhilarating zip-line in the Ghaf tree-lined forest in Mushrif Park after dark?
At Aventura Parks, you can test your mental and physical agility whilst having fun in the great outdoors. Dubai’s first adventure park offers an unforgettable experience filled with thrilling zip lines and over 80 climbing, tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-crossing challenges spread over 5 different levels, off the ground and in-between the trees.
By night, the excitement is taken to new heights as you ......read more
Annual Literary Event Concludes Most Successful Edition with Sold-Out Session
Dubai, 11 March, 2018: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival’s most successful edition, which featured 180 authors from nearly 50 countries.
Held by the Emirates Literature Foundation, the Festival is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature said, ‘I am thrilled to announce that ......read more
It's time for literature
Dubai, 20 October, 2015: Get ready for two weeks of literary action with the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. James Bond author Anthony Horowitz, award-winning children’s writer Jacqueline Wilson, prolific Egyptian scholar and IPAF-winner Youssef Ziedan and astronaut superstar Chris Hadfield are confirmed to be attending the Festival next year, along with a host of international authors from around the world.
The complete line-up of the Festival was announced at a star-studded lunch event at the home of the Festival, the InterContinental ......read more
General and bulk cargo grows by 21 per cent
Transfer of all RORO operations to Khalifa Port is completed
Kizad SMA’s in 2015 represent one million square metres plot size
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 13 September 2015: Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the Emirate, is handling more cargo than ever before.
At the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, which is operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals, container volumes increased by 41 per cent in the first seven months in 2015 over the same period in 2014.
Bolstered by rapid growth ......read more
‘Shop and Win’ promotions, raffle draws and 12 cars to be won during the entertainment filled festivities
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has kick started the extravagant ‘Dubai Summer Surprizes Festival’ at its Dubai Outlet Mall.
UAE’s one-of-its-kind outlet mall concept that is house to over 1,200 premium brands has put together an array of engaging activities and performances through the course of the festival. The festival spread across 47 days began on July 25 and has ......read more
Recorded a footfall of 23,000 on Friday, the highest number of visitors on a single day in the history of the exhibition
Healthy returns for exhibitors who expressed satisfaction over the turnout and sales
Happy visitors enjoyed the weekend with family and friends indulging in the different fun activities the night market offered
13th July 2015, Dubai, UAE: As curtains came down on the 4th edition of Ramadan Night Market on Saturday, the event boasted a staggering 116,000 visitors to the market in the past 10 days with the footfall of around 55,000 in the last three days. Held in ......read more
Good things come to those who wait ….
16 July, 2015 DUBAI, UAE – BOUNCE, the leaders of the free-jumping revolution, are still set to throw open their doors with an almighty bang and reveal the awesome new trampoline universe in the heart of Abu Dhabi, but have today announced that the X-factor style auditions to be a part of their crew will now take place towards the end of August.
The auditions were set for Saturday 25th July in Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, but will now be scheduled for late August, with a confirmed time and date to follow. What does this mean for ......read more
Emirati designer Khalid Shafar presents his iconic public installation at Shubbak
13 July 2015: As part of its commitment to bring emerging and established Arab creative talent to a new global audience, Dubai Design District (d3) will be supporting Khalid Shafar, one of UAE’s most influential designers, at the UK’s largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture – Shubbak.
The festival, which takes place between July 11th and 26th, has become a key fixture in the UK’s arts calendar, since its foundation by the Mayor of London. It is now considered one of ......read more
Dubai, April 14th, 2015: Lamcy Plaza, the city’s prominent community shopping destination invites all to join in for an ostentatious celebration of Vishu, one of the biggest festivals from the southern part of India. Being hosted on April 17thfrom 6pm onwards, the mall will offer residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy series of exciting festivities with traditional feast and gaiety.
Known for its grand celebratory outlook, Lamcy Plaza through its continuous efforts endeavors to engage its esteemed customers to experience the rich culture and festivities around the globe in ......read more
Shopper Smart Living opens new world of value for visitors with latest appliances and home tech gadgets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2015: Tech enthusiasts and savvy shoppers will enjoy big deals, low prices and a number of new and exciting competitions at this year’s GITEX Shopper Spring. Returning from 1 – 4 April at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show is bursting at the seams with the latest gizmos and gadgets, giving consumers the chance to stay abreast of the latest technological innovations and ......read more
The Middle East’s largest street theatre fair is back!
The biggest international street theatre and comedy fair in the Middle East is back for the second year at Al Ghurair Centre. With double the acts, street markets and never before seen shows in the Middle East, this year’s DubFest is sure to be the most memorable family experience of the year.
The free street-based fair taking place between 19-28th March will be showcasing the talents of over 45 international acts from over 17 different countries. With over 380 shows in 5 different performance areas, DubFest 2015 ......read more
Region’s only forum dedicated to women’s marketing takes place this month in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2015: Addressing the needs of the female consumer will be the topic under exploration at the 7th Annual GMR Marketing to Women (M2W) Conference, which takes place on March 15-16 at The Westin, Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. Organised by Mediaquest, the region’s largest privately owned media company, the two-day forum will discuss ways in which brands can successfully meet the requirements of women consumers who are becoming more ......read more
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Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
‘Journey of Celebrations’ offered unique shopping experiences for 32 days to residents and visitors from around the world
Dubai, February 1, 2015: As the milestone 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) draws to a close today (Sunday, 1 February, residents and visitors from around the world who joined its spectacular ‘Journey of Celebrations’, will carry home wonderful memories of Dubai and its retail offerings that they enjoyed during 32 days of unique shopping ......read more
Chefs Simon Rimmer and Atul Kochhar Join 13 Global Culinary Talents Cooking and Entertaining at Carnival’s Live-Action Chef’s Dome and Interactive Dubai Food Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Food Carnival presented by Etisalat, one of the headline events of this year’s month-long Dubai Food Festival, has added two more international celebrity chefs – both with popular signature restaurants in Dubai - to the world-class line-up of leading culinary talent participating in the family-friendly food, beverage and entertainment extravaganza, which runs 12-14 ......read more
UAE’s Leading Family-Friendly Culinary Event Returns with Expanded Roster of Exciting Competitions and Mega Prizes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14 January 2015: With less than a month to go until the second annual Dubai Food Carnival presented by Etisalat opens at Dubai International Marine Club, tickets for the UAE’s leading international culinary and entertainment event will go on sale on Thursday 15 January at 12 noon.
After last year’s inaugural Dubai Food Carnival attracted 17,588 visitors from more than 90 countries and trumped a host of other world-class ......read more
2 lucky winners win Dhs 20,000 worth makeovers from the high-street retailer
The excitement is palpable as the largest shopping and entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East kicks off on January 1st, 2015. With shoppers flocking to Dubai in large numbers for the much touted Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), Splash has joined in on the festivities by offering 2 lucky winners grand makeovers worth Dhs ......read more
~ Club Apparel celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival ~
Dubai, January 6, 2015: In celebration of the momentous 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival, Club Apparel unveils the ‘20 Families, 20 Destinations’ concept for its esteemed shoppers from the 1st of January until the 31st of January 2015.
Customers spending a minimum single transaction amount of AED 300 across any of the Club Apparel stores in Dubai are eligible to participate and thus stand a chance to win a luxurious family vacation. For every single transaction of AED ......read more
No lucky draws, no contests, no games of chance! Shop and get an assured family getaway at Atlantis The Palm with Mashreq Cards.
Dubai – UAE 5th January 2015: Embarking on the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, Mashreq, the UAE’s leading financial institution, is once again back with the most exciting shopping offer exclusively for its Credit and Debit Cardholders. This DSF, Mashreq cardholders get rewarded with a guaranteed break at the UAE’s most popular holiday resort. By simply shopping for an amount as low as AED 5000, Mashreq ......read more
• Shoppers stand to win half-a-kilo gold every week and 20gm gold coins every day
• Value added bundled deals available on bestselling categories
• Marking 20-year partnership with DSF, Jumbo extends offers in-store and online on Jumbo.ae
• Smartphones, tablets and laptops expected to emerge as most popular choices in consumer technology during DSF 2015
• Sales forecast set at 20% more than DSF 2014
Dubai, UAE – 3 January 2015: Jumbo Electronics, the ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
January 1, 2015
• “20th Anniversary – A Journey of Celebrations” to run from 1 January to 1 February 2015
• From 1996 to 2014, DSF attracted 56 million visitors to Dubai, with a total spending of AED 145 billion
Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20 today (1 January), as it sets off on a 32-day “Journey of Celebrations” that promises to offer sheer excitement, world-class entertainment and unique shopping experiences aimed at ......read more
• ‘Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala’ also sets Guinness World Record with ‘Largest LED-Illuminated Façade’ on Burj Khalifa
• Six-act fireworks display using world’s most advanced pyrotechnics dazzle spectators
• Live streaming on www.youtube.com/DowntownDubai and live feeds on all major international channels reached billions of people across the world
Dubai, UAE; January 1, 2015: The Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala, a dazzling never-before-seen show of ......read more
World Premiere of Smurfs Live on Stage and the first ever Celebrity Pop-up Shop by Giuliana Rancic to be among several unique attractions of DSF’s 20th anniversary celebrations
Living up to its status as one of the biggest shopping extravaganzas in the world, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be ensuring a series of spectacular journeys for residents and visitors from around the world at its milestone 20th edition. One such DSF itinerary for families is the “Journey into the Unique” which will soon unfold a host of one-of-a-kind attractions that are set to entertain ......read more
Christmas celebrations at Joyalukkas Centre, Sharjah showroom
Dubai, December 24, 2014: The world’s renowned retailer Joyalukkas celebrates the spirit of Christmas at their Joyalukkas Centre, Sharjah showroom. The Joyalukkas Centre at Rolla, Sharjah featuring a dream mix of outlets which includes The world’s favourite Jeweller - Joyalukkas Jewellery, the globally renowned fashions & silks destination - Jolly Silks and Joyalukkas Exchange was decked with a traditional Christmas decoration and every customer was greeted by Santa Claus.
Joyalukkas Centre, Rolla, Sharjah has ......read more
Dubai Celebration Chain a handmade tribute to the 20th anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival.
Dubai, 22nd Dec, 2014: Joyalukkas Jewellery ‘s Lulu Hypermarket showroom located in Al Qusais yesterday welcomed the popular South Indian actor and celebrity RJ Meera Nandan to launch the Dubai Celebration Chain. The Dubai Celebration Chain is a historic commemoration to the 20th anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival. Joyalukkas is also manufacturing this world’s longest handmade chain in association with the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group, which on completion will be ......read more
A new regional creative platform celebrating the talent and creativity behind the moving images of the global fashion industry
Dubai, UAE 21 December 2014 – Digital Fashion Film Festival today announces its entry into the UAE’s creative marketplace. The concept of this new platform is to celebrate the disciplines of film making and moving image production in the fashion and fashion-lifestyle industries on both a regional and global scale. The festival will take place in various locations around Dubai; a city that has been selected on the merits of its growing importance as a ......read more
Three-day event open until Saturday with Santa Claus and snow-filled sparkle
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2014: Dubai’s biggest, brightest and better than ever festive event is now open, promising that even the worst Christmas Grinch will be won over with that special glow of family togetherness, love and cheer amidst a host of new and classic features.
The Dubai Christmas Fest has seen Dubai Media City Amphitheatre transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with snow falling on the hour, every hour, children enjoying the city’s biggest snowball fight and a fantastical, magical ......read more
Dubai, December 10, 2014: Over 96 different nationalities were celebrated at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) this month during a four-day-long annual Multicultural Festival, which culminated in festivities honouring the UAE’s rich cultural mosaic.
Celebrating its ninth anniversary, this year’s Multicultural Festival celebrations saw students and staff at the Knowledge Village campus showcase the customs, costumes and cuisines that characterise the University’s many different nationalities. Under the banner ‘Colours of Diversity’ and organized by ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
09 December 2014
• One DSF shopper gets chance to drive away with two luxury Infiniti cars plus 100,000 dirhams in cash every day
• DSF 20th Anniversary Special - win over AED 2 million in additional prizes
With the much awaited 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival promising to take residents and visitors from around the world on a “Journey of Celebrations”, the organisers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the ......read more
Dubai, December 7, 2014 - In continuation of the UAE’s 43rd National Day celebration at JA Resorts & Hotels, the daredevil air aerobatics team Fursan Al Emarat paid a visit to the Emirati Village 43 during their stay at JA Ocean View Hotel located in Jumeirah Beach Residence.
The team took the time following their aerobatic air show to visit the Emirati Village which is located in the outdoor atrium of JA Ocean View Hotel to join in the celebration and view the photographic exhibition on display.
The team members were hosted by JA Ocean View Hotel General Manager Otto ......read more
- Students from 119 nations sing the UAE national anthem in unison
- Crowds of 100,000 students, staff and parents gather to raise their voice in celebration of the Union
Dubai, UAE 3 December 2014 – Today the UAE claimed yet another Guinness World Record. In celebration of the Emirates’ 43rd National Day, GEMS students, staff and parents sang their way into the record books, setting a new Guinness World Record for the most nationalities singing a National Anthem at any one time. More than 100,000 GEMS students, teachers, ......read more
Marina Square Community Celebrates National Day with Traditional Cultural and Family-oriented Activities
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 December, 2014 – Abu Dhabi-based real estate developer Tamouh marked the 43rd UAE National Day with an array of entertaining community and family-oriented traditional and cultural activities.
Hundreds of families gathered at Reem Island’s Sea Walk Area, in Marina Square, on December 1 to take part in the evening’s festivities. The event was co-sponsored, organized and managed by Three60 Communities that has been managing the Marina Square community ......read more
The United Arab Emirates celebrates its 43rd National Day on December 2, 2014. The holiday marks the unification of the seven emirates and the founding of the country in 1971 under Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president.
Enjoy the holiday with one of the many events happening around the country:
Fireworks by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority; Plaza Area, Abu Dhabi Corniche Family Park; 7pm to 10pm
Al Forsan Air Show; Abu Dhabi Corniche; 3pm to 5pm
Fireworks by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority; Yas Island at 8pm; Khor Al ......read more
Under the Patronage and in the gracious presence of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Ajman University of Science & Technology officially celebrates the 43rd UAE National day amidst patriotic fervor. The event was initiated by signing the Letter of Loyalty to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates. This is the fourth edition of the annual letter of loyalty sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
The Signing of the letter of ......read more
- Enjoy special AED 430 reductions on smartphones from du in celebration of National Day!
- du shares patriotic video and invites UAE community to participate to win AED20,000
Dubai, UAE, 29 November 2014: In celebration of the UAE’s 43rd National Day, du has brought together people from multiple nationalities including Emiratis, to create a special video that captures the international community’s love for the nation called #narzif. du is also encouraging people in the UAE to create their own celebratory video for the chance to win ......read more
Colorful Cultural Performances, Recognition of National Employees Enrolling for UAE National Service Highlight Festivities
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2014 - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today celebrated the UAE's 43rd National Day with grand festivities at the DSOA headquarters.
The celebrations were organized in the presence of Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, Vice Chairman and CEO of DSOA, and DSOA staff, business partner and community members.
A special component of this ......read more
Impressive Lineup of Activities Planned
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 November, 2014 – Tadweer (Center of Waste Management-Abu Dhabi) will mark the 43rd UAE National Day with a host of cultural activities to pay tribute to the UAE’s history as well as its significant achievements in multiple fields under the country’s visionary leadership.
On December 1, Tadweer will host a tent in the park opposite InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi. Open to the general public, the tent will feature dedicated corners for traditional activities, henna painting, popular dishes from the UAE, and ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 2 November, 2014: Al-Futtaim Motors is marking the occasion of the UAE’s 43rd anniversary by raising 43 national flags across its nationwide Toyota, Lexus and Hino facilities for a week-long celebration that will include commemorative cakes and gifts for associates and customers.
Al-Futtaim Motors will be sponsoring a number of activities, conducted by the company’s strategic partners such as Dubai Government Workshops, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Taxi Corporation, as well as the CNCF Family Day in association with Hertz.
As one of the ......read more
A magical bouncy castle, Crate and Barrel festive shop, rodeo reindeer and penguin bowling join the line-up for city’s biggest festive celebration
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2014: Dubai’s most hotly anticipated Christmas celebration returns soon for its third year with a host of spectacular new features. With snow forecast on the hour, every hour, and special appearances from Santa Claus himself, the show is set to be the main event for this year’s seasonal celebrations.
Running from 11-13 December at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Christmas Fest will play ......read more
Dubai, November 9, 2014 - Tanagra, the leading retailer of luxury gifts and home décor in the Middle East, is proud to launch its Festive wrapping paper embellished with Swarovski crystals. The paper features a special edition Star Pendant crystal created by Swarovski for Tanagra, and is available together with crystal transfers for sparkling packaging effects. The collection is available in Tanagra stores in the Middle East from November 17, until the end of December 2014.
Renowned for introducing the concept art de vivre to the Middle East region, Tanagra expertly curates an exclusive ......read more
Ajman University of Science & Technology announced at a press conference its support to the “Letter of Loyalty” Marathon being held to celebrate the 43rd National Day of the United Arab Emirates. This year marks the fourth edition of this marathon which is held annually under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. It is the world’s only and longest honorary marathon, which will be officially started in the city of Bida Zayed passing across the seven Emirates, reaching the Rulers Court ......read more
Dubai World Central Celebrates ‘UAE Flag Day’
Dubai, UAE: 3 November 2014: Rashed Bu Qara’a, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), and DWC staff raise their flags in solidarity with UAE Flag Day in celebration of the 10-year presidency of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 03 November, 2014: Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today joined the nation-wide celebration of Flag Day. The UAE flag was raised as part of a special ceremony held at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven university focused on advancing energy and sustainable technologies.
Flag Day celebrations this year coincide with the 10-year anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Presidency of the UAE.
His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, minister of state and chairman of Masdar, led ......read more
07 October 2014 - Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
The seventh edition of ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha’ has been offering a myriad of events and activities to residents and visitors since it was launched on 25 September, with a focus on family-oriented attractions showcasing the true spirit of the joyous occasion.
From the city’s shopping malls and souqs to the lively green parks, picturesque beaches and even Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport – Dubai is ‘United in Celebration’, as people from ......read more
Date: Saturday, 4 October to Tuesday, 7 October, 2014
Event: ‘Poetry of Light’ at CITY WALK
Brief: Come to CITY WALK to celebrate Eid Al Adha with friends and family and revel in the ‘Poetry of Light’. The four day occasion will encompass elements of poetry amid colorful décor, special light projections, buskers, a mix of vocalists and instrumentalists as well as Oud, tabla and kanun players – all inspired by the richness of Islamic culture.
The evening will be illuminated by flames ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
26 September 2014
Dubai, the city of celebrations, is looking ahead to go into celebration mode once again as it prepares to look its best for the countless exciting experiences that surround the 7th edition of “Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha”.
An eye-catching festive ambience is set to take over Dubai in every nook and corner throughout the much awaited holiday season – offering every individual in town, a fantastic sight of a spectacular Dubai, that is welcoming both visitors and ......read more
Dubai is all set to witness one of the most sought after shopping events from today to 14th of this month- The Concept Big Brands Carnival (CBBC). About 100 top notch brands will be made available to the discerning shoppers in the carnival at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall No 7. Announcing this in a press release Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said the event will be open to the general public from 10 am to 10 pm.
“Shoppers all over the world are looking for high-end brands. Most of the time customers are not in a position to buy the brand ......read more
Gala dinner with special entertainment organised to commemorate sovereignty and peace among two nations
Ajman, UAE (August 18, 2014) – Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman celebrated the India-Pakistan Independence Day with a first of its kind grand event titled “Friends Beyond Borders”. The festivity was held on 16th August at the hotel’s Majestic Ballroom.
More than 500 guests, who dressed up in their national costumes, attended the special celebration to commemorate the sovereignty, with the peace and accord that the countries and their citizens enjoy. ......read more
The Holy Month of Ramadan is definitely a time to reflect; but it was a time to rejoice for shoppers at Dalma Mall – one of the most popular shopping, retail and entertainment destinations in Mussafah Abu Dhabi.
One of the shoppers had a truly rewarding Ramadan, having won the grand first prize in the Dalma Mall Ramadan Raffle Surprises and driving off in the brand-new Cherokee Jeep. The Ramadan raffle at Dalma Mall also brought cheers for others – who won the 100gm gold bar, as also the AED 5000 gift vouchers from Sports One and AED 1000 gift vouchers from Adventure HQ.
The ......read more
04 August 2014 - Since its launch in 1998, each edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) has become a magnet for growing number of families from the GCC region, as it gives them the opportunity to experience a memorable shopping extravaganza all summer long. This DSS is no different, as shoppers from neighbouring countries continue to throng the leading malls such as The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, BurJuman, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, Ibn Battuta Mall and Mercato, to name a few, in search of unbeatable deals and to enjoy an array of events and activities.
Another popular ......read more
Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif to host enticing shows and fun activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; July 24, 2014: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, celebrates this Eid with special activities at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif that are bound to keep mall visitors engaged and entertained with family and friends.
“Building on to the excitement of Dubai Summer Surprises, making Dubai a hub for families and tourists ......read more
Dubai- July 23, 2014: SPF Realty, leading real estate service provider in UAE, has hosted its annual corporate Iftar gathering in Dubai in celebration of the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The grand Iftar party bash was organised at Al Falak Ballroom in Bur Al Arab, as an expression of the company’s gratitude to its customers, associates and the media for their continuous support, and sharing a solid business relationship with them.
SPF Realty officials Mr. Mahendra Singh (Managing Director), Mr. Kalpesh Sampath (Director), and Mr. Ranjeet Chavan (Director) greeted the esteemed ......read more