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    Nakheel Gears up for the Fifth Edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge

    Action-packed calendar features yoga, cycling, badminton and a one million Pesos grand prize    Dubai, 28 October 2021  - With the fifth edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge about to kick off, master developer Nakheel invites the public to take part in events across Nakheel Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Palm West Beach from 29 October to 27 November.    Nakheel Mall Begin your fitness journey with weekly yoga sessions in collaboration with Yoga La Vie every Saturday at Nakheel Mall, with a variety of sessions starting at 7.30 am, 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm. Due to limited capacity, visitors are encouraged to arrive early to book a seat in advance.    Nakheel Mall is also hosting free cycling classes in collaboration with Fitness First every Tuesday morning and evening at The ......read more

    Union Coop Signs MoU with Dubai Autism Center

    Union Coop to Contribute towards the Services of Health and Humanitarian Services to Dubai Autism Center Patients Dubai, UAE - October 27, 2021:  Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Autism Center, which comes within its framework of corporate social responsibility initiatives by supporting local humanitarian and social institutions, programs and projects. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness & Marketing Department, on behalf of the CEO and from the Dubai Autism Center, Mr. Mohammad Amin Al Emadi, a Board Member and Director General of Dubai Autism Center, in the presence of officials from both the sides. Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki said that Union Coop through this memorandum aims to provide financial support ......read more

    Al Hamra Real Estate Co. Brings Popular New Stores to its Shopping Center

     Delivering dynamic experiences through its premium and lifestyle options Kuwait, 26, October 2021: Elevating its customers’ overall shopping experience, Al Hamra Real Estate Co. is proud to announce the opening of popular local and international high-end brands, featuring the best of fashion, retail and food & beverage. Now available at its Shopping Center, the expansion through its six new stores comes as part of the iconic contemporary lifestyle destinations mission to accommodate customers with the latest trends and fulfil evolving demands under one roof.  Driven by a modern consumer-centric culture, the exciting new fashion and beauty brands include Zahi, Al Ostoura and Decaar cosmetics followed by unique restaurant concepts such as b+f Open Flame Kitchen and Live Life Cafe, in addition to leading ......read more

    Danube Properties Announces the Launch of the Dh475 million Skyz Tower – The First Project Launch in Dubai after COVID-19

    Skyz Tower will be developed at Arjan, close to the Miracle Gardens, with easy access to Mohammed Bin Zayed Highway      Date: Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2021   News Highlights   1. Danube Properties announces the launch of Skyz – a residential project with a development value of Dh475 million;   2. Skyz is the first real estate project to be launched in Dubai after the COVID-19 pandemic and after the opening of Dubai Expo 2020 – a landmark year – that will see market returning to growth due to growing demand picking up;   3. With Skyz, Danube Properties’ development portfolio exceeds 7,000 units, with a combined development value exceeding Dh5 billion.    4. It has so far delivered 2,155 units with a combined sales value of Dh2.1 ......read more

    Al Maya Supermarkets Offer Big Collection of Halloween Products

    Dubai, October 26, 2021:   As Halloween is around the corner, Al Maya Group has stocked its supermarkets across the UAE with an extensive collection of Halloween articles and expect a significant increase in sales during the week. People across the world celebrate Halloween on October 31. Al Maya Supermarkets have enough stock of a large collection suitable for people of all ages, such as character costumes featuring vampires, ghosts, witches, skeletons, butterflies, and more, including Halloween-themed decorations and themed banners, paper plates, cookie cuts, mugs, cups, and more. “Our supermarkets are very well prepared and already displayed Halloween merchandise for the spookiest day of the year as our supermarkets across the UAE stocked up on Halloween themed decoration and costumes, which have been popular ......read more

    Spectacular Prizes and Rewards on Offer This Diwali as Dubai Celebrates the Festival of Lights

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2021: Dubai comes alive every Diwali and this year is no exception with a host of amazing opportunities to win big across the city. Residents and visitors feeling a bit lucky can choose to take part in one or a selection of the raffles that will be held during the Festival of Lights.   Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has rounded up the most exciting raffles taking place across the city’s malls this Diwali season. From shiny new cars to sparkling jewellery and 24-carat gold on offer, there truly is something for everyone this year.    Dubai isn’t known as the City of Gold for nothing, and it shines extra bright during Diwali. This year the City of Gold Diwali Glow, organised by Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group will see shoppers - who buy jewellery in ......read more

    Union Coop Announces the ‘Winner' of its Smart Promotion Campaign

    Through its smart promotion, Union Coop offered lucky consumers to win multiple iPhone 12 via weekly draws and a Lexus IS300 luxury car as a grand prize of the final draw  Dubai, UAE - October 25, 2021:  Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE recently held the final raffle draw of its ‘Smart Promotion’ and announced the grand prize winner, a lucky consumer who took away the grand prize of Lexus IS300 car. The promotion was launched through the Smart Online Store (Application) in September and continued till mid-October, under the title ‘More of Everything’, where 4 iPhone 12s were given away to the lucky winners and one lucky consumer won the Lexus IS300 car at the end of the campaign. The draws were held in accordance with the established terms & conditions, and in line ......read more

    Al Adil Well Stocked to add Glitter to Diwali and Meet the Growing Demand

    Dubai – October 24, 2021:  Al Adil, UAE’s leading name for Indian spices and masalas is all set to add glitter to this year’s Diwali shopping. Announcing this Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC and popularly known as Masala King, said that the Indian community is all the more excited to celebrate Diwali this year after last year’s the slow down. “We have more than 5000 products stocked to provide a complete Diwali experience this year. The product lineup includes specially designed diyas, a wide range of food products as well as a multitude of decoration items. The entire 50 retail outlets of Al Adil are well equipped to provide what our customers want for this Diwali.”    “It is a well known fact that one of the most important ......read more

    A Week of Diwali Celebrations at the Waterfront Market

    The Market will host a selection of Diwali themed entertainment, workshops and a pop-up market to mark the colourful celebration from October 28th to November 5th   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24th October 2021: Dubai’s premier fresh food market, the Waterfront Market will celebrate Diwali this year in style, with a wide range of activities to mark the occasion from Thursday 28th October to Friday 5th November.  Shoppers will get the chance to experience authentic Diwali vibes by visiting the Diwali themed pop-up market selling traditional sweets, Indian wear and accessories and much more. Visitors will also get the chance to watch a talented Rangoli artist working their magic with colours to create a finely detailed giant rangoli and enjoy the vibrant and energetic Bollywood dances including the Punjabi Bhangra ......read more

    Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels Crowned as the 3rd Best Hotel in the Middle East and 13th Globally

    The winning spree continues for the fourth consecutive year at the Conde Nast Traveler Award Doha, Qatar – 24, October 2021: Marked by its sheer opulence and royal heritage, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels ranked as 3rd in Top Hotels in Middle East and has yet again strengthened its global ranking by being the 13th in Best Hotels in the World and have been awarded for fourth consecutive year at the recently held 34th ‘Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, offering an ode to the hospitality sector in withstanding the pandemic of such magnitude.  These ratings affirm consumers’ confidence in brands such as Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, which have gone beyond in surpassing consumers’ expectations in offering them safe, luxurious and rejuvenating havens in terms of dining, stay and ......read more

    Union Coop Launches ‘Mirdif Park Way' Investment Destination

    The project includes 34 ‘food truck’ restaurants and cafes dedicated to young ‘Emiratis’ to encourage investment  Dubai, UAE:  Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced the launch of its national project, "Mirdif Park Way", intending to support small and medium-sized Emirati entrepreneurs and urge them to engage in commercial activities and to expand with investment. The innovative project includes 34 food trucks on the cooperative premise adjacent to its commercial center ‘Etihad Mall’, spread on a total area of 262,607 sq. ft. The pioneering project is designed to serve all segments of society of different nationalities, tastes and needs by providing them with various activities, hereby revealing its intention to establish 3 other similar projects soon ......read more

    Al Kout Mall Opens the Largest Indoor Multi-Storey Go-Kart Track in the Middle East

    • Q8 Karting track simulates the most famous professional racing tracks in the world  • The longest racing track of its kind in the Middle East  • Khaled Al Marzooq: ‘Q8 Karting track offers an extraordinary entertaining experience’   Kuwait - 18, October 2021: Tamdeen Group, Kuwait's leading mixed-use property developer, announced Q8 Karting, the largest indoor multi-storey go-karting track in the Middle East. Tamdeen has been a pioneer in driving the family entertainment sector forward by fulfilling the aspirations of young generations with innovative and thrilling challenges.   Open at Al Kout Mall now, Q8 Karting simulates professional racing experience, and designed to be suitable for different age groups. Visitors are guaranteed a unique professional racing ......read more

    Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som Now Open for Bookings'

    The region’s largest wellness resort is set to start accepting bookings for stay dates from 15th November 2021 Doha, Qatar – 18, October 2021:  Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som, the region’s largest wellness resort and the world's first to feature Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM) and holistic wellness, is pleased to announce it will start accepting bookings for stay dates from 15th November 2021. Zulal Wellness Resort invites guests and travelers from across the region to start planning their wellness getaways and retreats at the first full-immersion wellness resort in Qatar. Mr. Daniele Vastolo, General Manager of Zulal Wellness Resort, says, “We look forward to welcoming guests to the region’s leading health and wellbeing haven. The resort welcomes all guests who are ......read more

    Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som Now OPEN for Bookings

    The region’s largest wellness resort and the world’s first to blend Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine offering, is set to start accepting bookings from 15 October 2021.    Doha, Qatar – 16, October 2021: Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som, the region’s largest wellness resort and the world's first to blend Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM) and holistic wellness, is pleased to announce it will start accepting bookings from the 15th of October 2021. With the anticipated official opening set to be held on 15 November 2021, Zulal Wellness Resort invites guests and travelers from across the globe to start planning their wellness getaways and retreats at the first fully-immersion wellness resort in Qatar. Mr. Daniele Vastolo, General Manager of Zulal Wellness Resort, ......read more

    Union Coop gets the Dubai Chamber CSR Label for the Ninth Time in a Row

    The prestigious CSR Label recognized Union Coop’s efforts in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for the 9th year in a row Dubai, UAE - October 10, 2021:  Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has been awarded the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the 9th consecutive year. This is a recognition of the retail pioneer’s distinguished efforts in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to developing responsible practices, its role in supporting vital sectors through participation and organizing community initiatives and environmental – friendly activities. The announcement was made during an honoring ceremony that was organized virtually via the Internet in line with the precautionary and preventive measures, in the ......read more

    Al Adil Trading Reiterates its Commitment by Opening their Golden Jubilee 50th Branch as UAE Gets Ready to Celebrate 50th National Day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 10, 2021:  Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff, announced the opening of their 50th branch at Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai. Located at La Riviera Apartments, the new branch was opened on Thursday 7th October in the presence of dignitaries. Announcing this, Dr. Datar, said that the opening of the 50th outlet is a big salute from the Al Adil team to UAE which is all set to celebrate the 50th National Day. “On behalf of the entire Al Adil team I congratulate the visionary leaders of this great country on reaching the golden jubilee milestone. “The success of UAE is a great inspiration for all of us since we are all guided by the vision and philosophy of the leaders. As is quite evident, ......read more

    Doha Festival City Announces the Opening of 35 New Stores by End of 2021

    Doha’s favourite fashion, dining and entertainment destination is set to further broaden its retail offering, bringing shoppers a range of world-class stores spanning across fashion, beauty, accessories, home furnishings and much more Doha, Qatar – 07, October 2021: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, continues to expand at a rapid pace with another 35 new outlets set to open by end of 2021, ten of which have already recently opened their doors to welcome visitors.  This year, Doha Festival City has grown to welcome more than 56 new stores, further strengthening its leading position as a unique, global shopping and lifestyle destination, offering an impressive choice of outlets for all tastes and age groups.  Across fashion, beauty, accessories, ......read more

    Union Coop Allocates AED 10 Million on October Promotions

    12 promotional campaigns in all its branches and its smart online store with discounts of up to 65% to reduce the prices of 12,000 commodities   Dubai, UAE - October 06, 2021:    Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced that it has allocated AED 10 Million for the October Promotional campaign. The discount campaign started from the first of this month and continues to its end, as part of its objectives to delight consumers, meet their demands, and provide them with high-quality products at competitive prices, in line with community initiatives of the cooperative. In detail, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Happiness & Marketing Director, Union Coop, confirmed that the cooperative has monthly and annual plans to make consumers happy, and it always seeks to offer promotional offers that ......read more

    Mondrian Doha Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary with Exciting Offers and Highly Anticipated Film Release

    Doha’s iconic brand and five-star destination for luxury travelers, Mondrian Doha celebrates its 4th anniversary with an exclusive film release and a myriad of promotions across its award-winning culinary emporium. Special wellness offers will be available for guests at award-winning spa, ESPA. 05, October 2021, Doha, Qatar:  Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is pleased to announce a host of exciting offers in celebration of its 4th anniversary. Guests are invited to enjoy exclusive offers across Mondrian’s award-winning restaurants and Spa, to be available to Doha’s residents and guests throughout the month of October.  Following the success of its 3rd year film anniversary “Three years and it’s just the beginning”, Mondrian will ......read more

    Banana Island Resort Doha introduces the “Chillout Brunch” at Azraq

    • The Chillout Brunch brings five international cuisines under the roof of the renowned Azraq restaurant.  • Seafood aficionados can indulge in the marine selection  • Children have the lion's share of fun, entertainment, and delicious food   Doha, Qatar – 5 October 2021: Banana Island Resort Doha, the leading destination for luxury in Qatar, is excited to announce the launch of its new and much-awaited “Banana Island Chillout Brunch” at its renowned Azraq restaurant.   On every Friday from 1:00 pm till 4:30pm, Doha residents will have the chance to taste the most authentic global recipes with a contemporary touch in the elegant atmosphere at the Azraq restaurant. The sophisticated brunch menu prepared by the resort’s skilled and talented chefs, offers ......read more

    Samsung Electronics Launches its First-Ever MENA Newsroom

    Dubai, UAE - 3 October 2021: Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of Samsung Newsroom Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which will serve as the official news source of Samsung Electronics for MENA media and consumers. This launch comes in line with the company’s mandate to cater to customers and keep them informed about Samsung’s latest updates and announcements in Arabic in order to resonate more with audiences in nine MENA countries . The first Samsung newsroom in the MENA region, which complements the global Samsung Newsroom, will feature a wide range of content, from press releases and features of Samsung’s products to high-quality images, videos and infographics as well as announcements on product launches and company initiatives. The newsroom will incorporate customized Arabic content for the ......read more

    Al Meera Launches Promotional Campaigns in View of its 16th Anniversary

    Doha – Qatar, October 3, 2021 – Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) has announced a series of promotional campaigns as part of its 16th Anniversary celebrations that aim to reward customers.  The campaign, launched on 23rd September will be running until 20th October, offering Meera Rewards members the chance to enter a draw to win exciting prizes. Amongst the prizes are 16 gold bars, 64 Samsung Galaxy Tabs, and 100,000 Meera Rewards points for 160 winners. To enter the draw, customers can spend QAR 150 at any Al Meera branch during the campaign period to be among one of 60 winners every week, with the winners of the first draw already announced on Thursday, 30th September. In parallel to the in-store campaign, the daily killer deals and active promotional offers, to give back to loyal customers for their ......read more

    Mikel Ibrahim, Vice President Sales & Marketing for Mondrian Doha and SLS Dubai, named Marketing and PR Person of the Year by Hotelier Middle East

    Awarded for his brilliant leadership and innovative vision of PR and marketing for both properties, Mikel Ibrahim was the only Doha-based hotel top executive distinguished by Hotelier Middle East Awards  Hotelier Middle East Awards Ceremony honours top hospitality industry leaders from across the region October 02,  Doha, Qatar – Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is pleased to announce its Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Mikel Ibrahim, has won the prestigious Hotelier Middle East Award for ‘Marketing and PR Person of the Year’.  Hotelier Middle East Awards is the annual ceremony hosted by the prestigious Hotelier Middle East magazine, sharing the news, and analyzing the trends of the regional hospitality industry. This year’s ceremony ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 30 September 2021.

    Dubai - September 30, 2021: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 6 billion in total during the week ending 30 September 2021. The sum of transactions was 1,592. 73 plots were sold for AED 350.29 million, 1,080 apartments and villas were sold for AED 2.74 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Al Thanayah Fourth sold for AED 59.5 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 32.86 million in Al Qusais First, and a land sold for AED 59.5 million in Al Thanayah Fourth in third place. Al Yufrah 3 recorded the most transactions for this week by 17 sales transactions worth AED 15.66 million, followed by Nad Al Shiba Third with 10 sales transactions worth AED 28.02 million, and Al Hebiah Third with 9 sales transactions worth AED 18 million in third place. The top three transfers for apartments and ......read more

    Etihad Rail Completes Construction Works of Package A of Stage Two of the UAE National Railway Network

    Chaired by Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Etihad Rail Board of Directors holds virtual meeting   • The meeting was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan • Connecting Package A to Al Ghuwaifat on the border of Saudi Arabia • 40% of the network’s annual transport capacity has been reserved through commercial agreements • H. H. expressed his appreciation for the continued support of government entities and relevant authorities to ensure delivery of the project on schedule • H. H. reviewed the progress of the various packages of Stage Two up to the third quarter of 2021      Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29, September 2021: Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown ......read more

    The Pointe Celebrates the Opening Day of Expo 2020 with Specially Choreographed Fountain Show and Stunning Fireworks

    World’s largest fountain turns blue and white on 1 October at 20:20 as Expo goes live   Dubai, 29 September 2021:   The Pointe, Nakheel’s stunning waterfront retail and entertainment destination on Palm Jumeirah, invites residents and visitors to celebrate the opening day of Expo 2020 with a unique fountain show and spectacular fireworks display on 1 October at 20:20.   In partnership with Expo 2020 and Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM), The Pointe is one of three chosen Dubai destinations to mark the opening day of the six-month event. Visitors will enjoy a showstopping fountain display featuring Expo’s official colours and swaying to the official Expo song, This is Our Time, followed by a magical fireworks extravaganza.  The Expo song will continue to ......read more

    Union Coop: AED 29 Million worth of Local Fresh Products Sold Since Beginning of 2021

    Union Coop has been marketing organic farm products to Emiratis since 2007 and hydroponic products since 2009. Dubai, UAE - September 26, 2021:    Union Coop, the largest consumer Union Coop in the UAE, revealed the volume of its sales of local, organic and hydroponic fresh vegetables and fruits, amounting to more than AED 29 million since the beginning of the year 2021, noting that supporting and encouraging local agriculture comes at the top of its priorities to achieve sustainable agricultural goals and enhance stocks and food security in the country. Mr. Yaqoob Al Balooshi, Fresh Category Trade Dept. Manager, Union Coop, stressed that Union Coop has been keen for decades to support local products of all kinds and types and to support Emirati farmers on an ongoing basis by providing great facilities to local farms to ......read more

    Al Meera and KidZania Doha Launch Kid-Sized Supermarket Filled with Action-Packed Activities

    A partnership specially built to educate children about the importance and essentiality of the retail industry to the society’s daily needs September 23, 2021, Doha (Qatar): KidZania Doha, a multi award-winning learning and entertainment brand, and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.), the largest retailer in Qatar, announced the launch of their project – a kid-sized Supermarket inside the city of KidZania Doha. Saeed Al-Nabet, Administration Affairs & Human Resources Director of Al Meera, and Ali Abdulla Al-Mutawaa, Board Member of Qatar Entertainment (Tasali) W.L.L., holding the exclusive license to KidZania Doha, led the signing and ribbon cutting Ceremony in front of the Supermarket marking its official inauguration.  The collaboration between the two organizations aims to educate the children of Qatar ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle Launches the First Newly Designed LEGO® Certified Store Concept in the Middle East

    • LEGO® Certified Stores newest retail platform offers customers new and interactive experiences and displays  • The new store introduces The LEGO Mosaic Maker for the first time in the United Arab Emirates   Dubai, UAE - 23, September 2021:  LEGO® Certified Stores – owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE - has launched its latest store design in the Middle East. Located at Mall of the Emirates, the new look store format from the LEGO Group provides customers with a unique retail experience for the first time ever that is both playful and innovative.   The new store was unveiled through a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 22 at Mall of the Emirates, by Fahed Ghanim, Chief Executive Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle, and Jeroen Beijer, General Manager of the ......read more

    UAE Residents, Visitors and Saudi Citizens Come Together to Celebrate 91st KSA National Day in Dubai

    22, September 2021:  This year’s KSA National Day celebrations in Dubai will once again welcome UAE residents, visitors and Saudi citizens to enjoy a packed line-up of family-friendly festivities, super sales and great promotions.   The 91st KSA National Day, held on 23 September, will take on even greater significance this year following the official reopening of land and air borders between Saudi Arabia and the UAE. A hugely popular and much-loved destination for tourists travelling from the Kingdom, Dubai will warmly welcome families and visitors arriving by car or plane.   With so many Saudi nationals calling the UAE home, the close brotherly ties that exist between the two nations will help to create a wonderful festival of fun to mark this important day. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail ......read more

    Union Coop Allocates AED 3 Million on Smart Promotions

    Including raffle draw for smartphones and a luxury car with promotions running till October 15th  Dubai, UAE:  Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced a promotional campaign through its Smart App that will continue till 15th October, with more than AED 3 Million allocated to it, including offers, discounts, competitions, gifts and raffle draws on smartphones and a luxury car under the title "More of Everything". Within its strategic objectives and its constant keenness to launch community campaigns and initiatives that delight consumers, meet their requirements, and provide them with high-quality products at competitive prices. In detail, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department at Union Coop, revealed that Union Coop launched a new unique campaign ......read more

    The Royal Suite Inspired by Qatari Heritage at Mandarin Oriental, Doha

    September 21, 2021:  Mandarin Oriental, Doha is delighted to present the Royal Suite. From its unique location on the top floor, this magnificent suite enjoys breath-taking views of the city and Barahat Msheireb town square.    Designed by the talented late designer himself, David Collins, this luxurious suite showcases local Qatari design in an opulent setting. Guests can enjoy the private entrance leading to a hallway reminiscent of traditional Qatari homes adorned with Mashrabiya and laid with the finest marble, a combination of Marquina and Calacatta. The suite features two bedrooms and a private study room. The master bedroom is adorned with traditional gypsum and carvings across the wall and ceiling relief. The sense of place created from this pattern gives a feeling of nostalgia and remembrance of old Qatar ......read more

    This 91st Saudi National Day, Step in for a Luxury Retreat with 15% off at Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh

    September 20, 2021:  What are your plans this Saudi National Day? Have you been craving for a well-deserved break? Then here’s your chance to indulge and pamper yourself with a special staycation at Riyadh’s award-wining property. Part of the prestigious portfolio by leading international lodger owner-operators, The Ascott limited, Ascott Rafal Olaya Riyadh welcomes guests with a special 15% off on a minimum of 2-night’s booking. The property features an array of leisure and business amenities which include separate swimming pools for men and women, gymnasium, steam & sauna, children’s playroom, business amenities and more. Guests are also welcomed to enjoy delicious treats and unwind with family and friends with up to 10% off at Opaline and Don Puro, two of the city’s most renowned eateries that ......read more

    Festival City Celebrates Shop Qatar 2021 with an Exciting Raffle Draw

    Doha’s favourite shopping destination offers visitors a chance to win a host of extravagant prizes in the festival’s fifth edition. Doha, Qatar – 18 September 2021: Doha Festival City, Qatar's One and Only Choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is pleased to announce its participation in Shop Qatar, a country-wide shopping festival initiated by Qatar Tourism.  Running from September 10th to October 10th, this year’s edition of Shop Qatar will shed light on Qatar’s retail, beauty, fashion and entertainment extensive offering, connecting shoppers with top retailers through a range of activities, promotions, and a series of exciting raffle draws held in four leading malls in Qatar.  Doha Festival City will be the first Mall to launch the raffle draw on September 17th. To ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 16 September 2021

    Duba, UAE - September 16, 2021: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 5.5 billion in total during the week ending 16 September 2021. The sum of transactions was 1,610. 119 plots were sold for AED 1.39 billion, 1,081 apartments and villas were sold for AED 2.14 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Palm Jumeirah sold for AED 508 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 68.54 million in Saih Shuaib 2, and a land sold for AED 508 million in Palm Jumeirah in third place. Al Hebiah Third recorded the most transactions for this week by 20 sales transactions worth AED 62.34 million, followed by Al Yufrah 2 with 15 sales transactions worth AED 18.07 million, and Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with 14 sales transactions worth AED 253 million in third place. The top three transfers for apartments ......read more

    Deerfields Mall Launches Al Bayt Baitak Home Festival With AED 25,000 Worth of Home Box Redecoration Vouchers to Be Won

    • Five lucky shoppers will get the chance to win a home redecoration worth AED 5000 each from Home Box • The month-long home festival offers savings up to 70 per cent and other promotions across customer favourite homeware brands   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16, September 2021: Home is where the heart is, and Deerfields Mall, the popular Abu Dhabi community mall, is launching its latest retail campaign Al Bayt Baitak to celebrate all-things homeware.   From 16th September to 16th October, the month-long home festival is offering an array of exciting deals and special promotions with savings of 25 to 70 per cent across Deerfields Mall’s popular homeware retailers.   As part of the festival’s exciting shop and win promotion, Home Box at Deerfields Mall is offering a total of AED ......read more

    Celebrate KSA National Day 2021 at Rosewood Jeddah

    Rosewood Jeddah introduces exciting offers on accommodation, dining and health memberships bringing the spirit of ‘Heya lna dar’ to the hotel   September 16, 2021:  In celebration of the 91st National Day in Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Jeddah is offering up to 30% off on rooms during the long weekend i.e 23 September to 25th September 2021. The package will include a celebratory set up entailing Sparkling Juice, Cake, decoration in the room and complimentary buffet breakfast at the hotel’s daily dining restaurant, Habsburg. Visitors can also indulge in an exclusive Saudi themed buffet breakfast for SR 91 including VAT that will be available from Thursday, 23 September to Saturday, 25 September 2021 at the all-day dining restaurant, Habsburg from 6 am to 11 am. To mark this auspicious occasion on 23rd ......read more

    Home Box Opens its First All-Female Team Retail Outlet in KSA

    The brand’s new initiative reflects its commitment to empower women workforce in the organization Region’s largest value furniture and homeware Home Box has opened its first-of-a-kind retail outlet in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) that will be exclusively managed by an all-female crew. This will also be the brand’s 21st retail outlet in KSA and its 33rd in the GCC region, as part of its regional expansion drive that is geared towards widening its value furniture and home furnishings offering in the greater GCC market. Located at Jeddah Park Mall, in Al Aziziyah, Jeddah, the new Home Box store will feature over 6,000 products in its catering, home furniture and accessories categories covering an expansive 30,000 sq.ft of premium space. According to Ajay Antal, Chief Executive Officer, Home Box, ......read more

    UAQ Coop Announces 370, 000 Additional/Extended Share Offering

    The Share value is expected to reach more than AED 50 Million after its completion   Prepared By: Benoi Nair Dubai, UAE:  Umm Al Quwain Coop, managed by Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced the Additional/Extended share offering on 370,399 shares, intending to increase the volume of investment in retail trade, from September 15th to September 21st for Emiratis holding passports of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain. Subscription will be made through "AAFAQ Islamic Finance" at the headquarters of the Al Arabi Cultural Sports Club in Umm Al Quwain. In detail, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Umm Al Quwain Coop, His Excellency Nasser Al-Talai, said: the Additional/Extended share offering aims to raise the capital to operate the residential commercial center, which ......read more

    World-Renowned TimeVallée makes its Middle East Debut Exclusively at City Centre Mirdif (Dubai) in a Pop-Up Format

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