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    Embrace the spirit of Ramadan at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

    AN EXTRAVAGANT BUFFET, OUD PLAYER, HENNA AND MANY MORE EXPERIENCES TO INDULGE IN DURING THE HOLY MONTH   12 February 2024, United Arab Emirates: This Ramadan, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre has the perfect setting for a warm, family focused Iftar buffet to enjoy with your loved ones. Offering a space where memories are made, quality time is spent together, enjoying a lavish buffet with both international and Arabic classics and live entertainment throughout the evening. Experience Iftar with contemporary Pan-Arabian and international buffet options and create special memories under the crescent moon as Yalumba transforms its outdoor space into a dream Arabian oasis. Enjoy a tranquil atmosphere and savor hot and cold mezzeh as starters. Tour around a range of cooking stations as our culinary brigade will ......read more

    Arabian Center celebrates 15th Anniversary with the launch of its new Gift Card

    Dubai, UAE - February 14, 2024 - Arabian Center, Dubai’s favorite community mall in Al Mizhar 1, launched its eagerly awaited Mall Gift Card, coinciding with the celebration of its 15th anniversary. This significant milestone marked a commitment to enhancing the shopping experience for its valued customers. The Arabian Center Gift Card launch represents a significant achievement for the mall, offering customers greater convenience and flexibility in gifting and shopping. "As we celebrate 15 years of being the favorite destination for families, the Gift Card launch reflects our commitment to enhancing the shopping experience," says Wesam Aldora, General Manager of Arabian Center. "It's the perfect gift for any occasion, allowing shoppers to choose from over 200 brands within the mall, from fashion and homeware ......read more

    Bluewaters Sets Scene for Ramadan with Stunning Weekend Fireworks This March

    Dubai, UAE, 1 March 2024: Ramadan is set to commence under bright lights at Bluewaters, with weekend fireworks illuminating the tranquil waters beyond the idyllic island. Against the backdrop of Dubai’s iconic skyline, visitors will be treated to spectacular showcases in honour of the holy month every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 15 to 31 March at 9:30 PM. Whether you secure a table alfresco at one of Bluewaters’ waterfront restaurants, along the island’s edge or the pedestrian bridge connecting the island to JBR The Walk, enjoy nightly shows and entertainment. Schedule: 15-17 March & 29-31 March at 9:30pm *** Bluewaters restaurants with the best vantage points and Ramadan offers SHI Experience the rich culinary traditions of China at SHI. Guests can indulge in the restaurant’s ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle opens flagship stores for Crate & Barrel and CB2 in Jeddah

    The store openings mark the first side by side stores for sister brands Crate & Barel and CB2 outside the US and second stores for the brands in Saudi Arabia The Saudi Arabia expansion follows a record growth, with both brands experiencing a 27% increase since their 2022 launch in Riyadh   Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, 27 February 2024: Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle, a pioneering leader in lifestyle retail across the GCC, today announced the grand opening  of Crate & Barrel and CB2 in Red Sea Mall, Jeddah, marking the first side-by-side store for the sister brands outside the United States. Connecting customers to leading designers worldwide, the stores are set to provide dynamic collections curated for Jeddah residents, featuring indoor and outdoor furniture, tableware, kitchenware, décor, accessories, rugs, and bed ......read more

    Vestian Launches Operations in the UAE, Strengthening its Presence in the Middle East

    Dubai, 29th February 2024 – Vestian, a leading global real estate solutions provider, is excited to announce the launch of Vestian MEA, a dedicated investment advisory services firm headquartered in Dubai for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. This strategic move underscores Vestian's commitment to strengthening its presence in the Middle East and enhancing its service offerings in the dynamic real estate market.   Vestian MEA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vestian INC Chicago, established in 2010.  Vestian MEA will operate as a specialized real estate advisory firm providing comprehensive solutions to investors seeking to capitalize on opportunities in Dubai and the UAE. The launch of Vestian MEA represents a significant milestone in the company's growth strategy, aligning with its commitment to ......read more

    THE MAJLIS BY MANDARIN ORIENTAL RETURNS CRAFTING A NEW, POETIC JOURNEY

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 29 February, 2024 – Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai has announced the return of The Majlis by Mandarin Oriental, a bespoke space that brings guests together for iftar and suhoor whilst paying homage to the incredibly rich heritage of the UAE.   This year, the beloved beachside resort collaborates with award-winning Emirati poet, Dr. Afra Atiq. Afra is a guardian of her culture and a voice of strength weaving narratives on the rich traditions of the UAE. Her bespoke verses, exclusively crafted for Mandarin Oriental, reflect the values, stories, and experiences shared by families and friends during the Holy Month.   Titled 'Through Her Words', this poetical journey will be brought to life through contemporary art installations that will grace The Majlis throughout Ramadan. ......read more

    Carrefour Invests AED 50 Million in Ramadan Promotions with “Prices Lower Than Last Year” Campaign

    Over 50 per cent off on 5,000 products, offering customers more savings than ever before. Discounts are applicable across popular categories such as fresh food, personal care, daily essentials, electronics, and more. 100 core Ramadan essentials will be priced lower than last year. Carrefour is collaborating with the Emirates Red Crescent to provide Ramadan boxes and donations. Discounts will be available across all stores and online starting from February 28, 2024.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 February 2024: Carrefour, which Majid Al Futtaim owns the exclusive rights to operate in the UAE, has launched its “Prices Lower Than Last Year” Ramadan campaign, offering up to 50 per cent off across popular categories. Promising to make Ramadan shopping budget-friendly, discounts have been applied to ......read more

    Global Village is Bringing the World Together this Ramadan

    UAE, Dubai, February 28, 2024 – Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, is ready to welcome guests with wonder-full experiences this Ramadan, daily from 6:00PM until 2:00AM. Guests will be able to enjoy amazing Iftar and Suhoor offerings with a multitude of options across a variety of cuisines, making Global Village the ideal destination for the whole family this Ramadan.   Guests at Global Village are also welcome to shop all their seasonal needs at the brand-new Ramadan Wonders Souk, filled with offerings of all types of unique trinkets from around the world. The souk, situated at the heart of the park, will be themed after a traditional Emirati market and will provide guests with Ramadan samples what the pavilions have to ......read more

    Ooredoo Kuwait Sponsored Bugsha Market, Attracting Approximately 200,000 Visitors During the National Days Break

    Feb 27, 2024 – Kuwait City, Kuwait: Ooredoo Kuwait, the leading telecom provider, proudly took the center stage as the sponsor of Bugsha Market, the largest outdoor event in Kuwait. Held at Al Shaheed Park during the National Days Break from February 22nd to February 26th, the market emerged as a vibrant showcase of Kuwait's rich cultural heritage and creative craftsmanship.   Through this strategic sponsorship, Ooredoo Kuwait demonstrated its commitment to supporting cultural events and local crafts, aligning seamlessly with Bugsha’s core values as a sustainable market that prioritizes serving local communities.   The Bugsha Market, operational daily from 10 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., featured the finest Kuwaiti tools and handcrafted artifacts skillfully created by the country's most talented ......read more

    Discover a Sanctuary of Serenity at Mondrian Doha This Ramadan

    Mondrian Doha promises guests a tranquil escape and complete relaxation this Ramadan Doha, Qatar: As the whispers of Doha’s bustling streets quiet down and the peaceful setting of Ramadan begins to settle in, the luxurious hotel, Mondrian Doha, extends a warm welcome to those looking to indulge in rejuvenating treatments. Their award-winning relaxation oasis, ESPA, is offering all tourists and locals alike an exclusive three-month membership for the price of QAR 2,250, a 50% discount from the regular fee. Amidst an unparallel atmosphere of tranquillity, visitors will have full access to the spa’s thermal facilities, revitalising swimming pool, and state of the art fitness centre. As an added bonus, guests can make their way to any of the hotel’s esteemed culinary outlets and take advantage of a 15% discount ......read more

    Ramadan Majlis Returns To Dubai World Trade Centre

    One of the largest Ramadan venues in the city is back from Friday 15 March, creating exquisite cuisine and memorable experiences for iftar and suhoor With DWTC’s award-winning hospitality team, families and large groups can avail tailored menus and packages   Dubai, UAE – 27 February 2024: With Ramadan only two weeks away, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) will once again open its doors to its grand Majlis where guests will be able to experience its much-loved iftar and suhoor during the Holy Month.   Launching on Friday 15 March, and running through until Eid, one of the city’s much-loved Ramadan destinations, The Majlis at DWTC has long been an annual gathering place for families, friends, and colleagues to break their fast and create memorable moments, for two decades. This year, guests can ......read more

    Union Coop Strengthens Support for Local farmers

    Dubai-based cooperative signs MoU sighting support for local farmers in Hatta  Dubai, UAE: Union Coop recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hatta Traders Council to bolster entrepreneurial ventures and foster commercial and investment endeavors in the Hatta region at Hatta Farming Festival, organized by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, taking place until 27 February. This collaboration aims to enhance sustainable business practices and support local farmers, aligning with Union Coop's commitment to corporate social responsibility, community service and national food security. The agreement, inked by Mr. Mohamed Al Hashemi, CEO of Union Coop, and Mana Ahmed Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Hatta Traders Council, signifies a pivotal step towards corp. social responsibility and quality assurance in ......read more

    Union Coop Achieves 33% Emiratization by 2023's Close, with 72% in Leadership Roles

    Dubai, UAE: Union Coop's CEO, Mohamed Al Hashemi, proudly announces that the cooperative has achieved an Emiratization rate of 33% by the end of 2023, marking one of the highest rates within the private sector. This milestone underscores Union Coop's steadfast commitment to its strategic plan aimed at enhancing Emiratization rates and fostering national talent to spearhead the organization's future endeavors.   Al Hashemi further reveals that the Emiratization rate for senior leadership positions has surged to over 72% within Union Coop by 2024. This notable achievement reflects the cooperative's substantial progress in attracting local talent. Among the distinguished recruits are Shamma Almemari, renowned for her extensive expertise in human resources management across private, government, and banking sectors, ......read more

    Union Coop engages Network International as its exclusive digital payments service provider

    The UAE-based retail pioneer will deploy Network International’s innovative payment technology solutions to enhance overall shopping experience of its customers   Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, a leading consumer cooperative in the UAE, has  entered into an agreement with Network International LLC (Network), the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, to enhance digital payment acceptance solutions across its outlets in the UAE.   Union Coop will leverage Network’s cutting-edge digital payments technology and software platform to implement seamless and convenient payment solutions, including the establishment of an omni-channel payment value chain. Network’s software platform has a range of value-added services fully integrated on its all-in-one payment ......read more

    New Look & Feel for Cinnabon at the Mall of the Emirates

    Dubai, 18 February 2024 – Cravia Group – the franchise operators of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee (SBC), Zaatar w Zeit and Five Guys – has announced the reopening of its Cinnabon branch at the Mall of the Emirates (MOE), with a promise of new sweet moments to savor in a revamped space that elevates customers’ experience.   with Cinnabon and SBC together under one roof, the store offers the delicious taste of cinnamon rolls and authentic coffee in a cozy and modern setting to uplift spirits and indulge the senses.      Originally founded in Seattle, Washington in 1985, Cinnabon made an entry to the Emirati market back in 2001 with its first bakery opening in Abu Dhabi Mall. UAE residents fell in love with the intense flavor and melt-in-the-mouth texture of the ......read more

    Union Coop Renews Support for Dubai International Holy Quran Award

    Dubai, UAE: Union Coop proudly announces its platinum sponsorship of the 27th edition of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), marking over two decades of steadfast support for this esteemed event. This sponsorship highlights Union Coop’s commitment to nurturing the Islamic values and education of the younger generation while promoting the noble teachings of Islam.   Mr. Mohamed Al Hashemi, CEO of Union Coop, presented the sponsorship cheque to Dr. Saeed Abdullah Hareb, Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the award, at the DIHQA headquarters. The ceremony was attended by key figures including Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Corporate Communication Director, and Ms. Huda Salem Saif, Sr. Communication Section Manager at Union Coop, Ahmed Al Zahid, Member of the Organizing Committee and Award Spokesperson, ......read more

    Union Coop's 'Tamayaz' Program: 913,306 Customers and Growing

    Tamayaz card enables customers to earn loyalty points while making purchases at Union Coop, in addition to benefiting from promotions with instant discounts Dubai, UAE: Union Coop in Dubai reports a significant milestone: 913,306 members are now part of the 'Tamayaz' loyalty program. These cardholders, comprising 87% of total sales, reflect the program's success and its contribution to sustainability by reducing paper usage.   Tamayaz offers two types of cards—Gold for shareholders and Silver for non-shareholders. Gold cardholders number 33,937, while Silver cardholders total 879,369. Customers can access their Tamayaz card benefits through Union Coop's smart application or online store, which enables detailed transactions and invoice tracking. Additionally, the program offers instant discounts on ......read more

    Bawabat Al Sharq Mall: Your Doorway to Spreading Love this February

    February 7, 2024 – Abu Dhabi: To each their love language, but only one mall speaks the international language of Love, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall. This February Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi’s go-to destination for memorable times will deliver an exceptional shopping experience to celebrate the month of love. From the 12th to the 14th of February 2024, visitors are invited to join Bawabat Al Sharq Mall with their loved ones to spend quality time together, starting from the Mall’s love booth where they can take a shot playing the “Hit the Heart” game from 4:00PM to 8:00PM. Fun, excitement, giveaways and valuable prizes await all participants! Wonderful moments continue with a shopping spree throughout the Mall to buy thoughtful presents for loved ones from over 350 stores by local and global brands. ......read more

    Summary of weekly real estate transactions for the week ending 09 February 2024

    Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 9.8 billion in total during the week ending 09 February 2024. The sum of transactions was 3,543. 197 plots were sold for AED 1.61 billion, 2,572 apartments and villas were sold for AED 5.68 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Warsan Fourth sold for AED 120.32 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 78.86 million in Al Barshaa South Third, and a land sold for AED 54 million in Wadi Al Safa 3 in third place. Madinat Hind 4 recorded the most transactions for this week by 77 sales transactions worth AED 199.72 million, followed by Al Hebiah Fifth with 30 sales transactions worth AED 136.08 million, and Jabal Ali First with 11 sales transactions worth AED 51.65 million in third place.  The top three transfers for apartments and villas ......read more

    DLD fines 30 real estate companies for failing to comply with the terms and conditions specified in real estate advertisements

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 February 2024: The Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), emphasises that all real estate companies must adhere to the terms and conditions stipulated for real estate advertisements; this includes providing accurate and correct information to customers by obtaining advertising licenses. Additionally, it is obligatory to include a QR code to enable investors to identify and verify all associated property data advertised. This resulted from the Real Estate Regulatory Agency fining 30 real estate companies for failing to comply with the terms and conditions specified in real estate advertisements, which are established to govern advertisements and curb negative practices within the industry. Ali Abdullah Al Ali, Director of the Real Estate Control ......read more

    IHG Hotels & Resorts earns Number 1 Spot in Saudi Arabia's Best Workplaces 2023, underscoring its Saudization Efforts

    The award — presented by Great Place to Work® — reflects the leading hospitality group’s long-term focus on nurturing a highly skilled local talent pool in the Kingdom Saudi Arabia, 05 February 2024: IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, was ranked first in the Saudi Arabia’s Best Workplaces Survey for large organizations, led by Great Place to Work® — the global authority on Workplace Culture assessment.  IHG’s win underscores the company’s dedicated and ongoing efforts on nurturing local talent while fostering a thriving workspace that prioritizes growth, wellbeing and a collaborative environment for all.  . Having secured the number one spot, the company will continue to demonstrate and build on its excellent track record in ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 02 February 2024

    Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 11.5 billion in total during the week ending 02 February 2024. The sum of transactions was 3,677.  192 plots were sold for AED 2.61 billion, 2,699 apartments and villas were sold for AED 5.75 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Madinat Dubai Almelaheyah sold for AED 614.96 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 146 million in Al Merkadh, and a land sold for AED 141.34 million in Madinat Dubai Almelaheyah in third place. Madinat Hind 4 recorded the most transactions for this week by 51 sales transactions worth AED 118.15 million, followed by Al Hebiah Fifth with 27 sales transactions worth AED 78.4 million, and Jabal Ali First with 14 sales transactions worth AED 70.74 million in third place.  The top three transfers for ......read more

    Minor Hotels to Expand Luxury Anantara Portfolio in Oman With Upcoming Coastal Property

    New Anantara Resort in Bandar Al Khairan, Muscat to launch in 2026   Dubai, 1 February 2024: Minor Hotels, an international hotel owner, operator and investor with more than 540 hotels in 56 countries in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Americas, announces the continued expansion of its luxury Anantara brand in Oman with the upcoming development of a new resort in Bandar Al Khairan, Muscat. Located on the rugged Omani coast just 45 minutes from the capital, the new-build 121-key property is slated to launch in 2026.   The resort in Bandar Al Khairan, to be operated by Anantara, will feature 51 guest rooms, 46 chalets, and 24 villas nestled along the mountain shoreline overlooking the crystal-clear water of the Gulf of Oman. Designed to offer contemporary luxury and set within a ......read more

    Opal Luxury Urban Spa Doha Unveils Exclusive Treatment Offerings

    Steigenberger Hotel Doha invites guests to indulge in Holistic Wellness with Cryo, Hydra, Bellabaci, and Tailored Experiences for Brides and Grooms Doha, Qatar, 29 January 2024: The Opal Luxury Urban Spa, located in the heart of Doha, introduces a captivating array of exclusive treatments, combining cutting-edge innovation with ancient healing traditions. Designed to cater to diverse wellness needs, the spa's offerings encompass Cryo, Hydra, Bellabaci, and specialized packages tailored for both brides and grooms.   Cryo and Hydra Treatments: Unveiling Radiance and Renewal The Opal Luxury Spa presents advanced facial treatments to rejuvenate and enhance your skin's vitality. The HydraFacial series, including the Signature, Deluxe, and Platinum options, caters to various skin concerns, providing immediate results ......read more

    Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences brings Authentic Armenian Cuisine to Saudi Arabia with Grand Opening of Mayrig

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 January 2024: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences marked the grand launch of its new Armenian restaurant, Mayrig, on 24th January. The on-site celebration was attended by local media and influencers, and also saw appearances from the official Mayrig team, who travelled from Lebanon to be present for the occasion.   Founded 20 years ago in Beirut, Mayrig evokes the warmth of a grandmother’s house in its Anatolian style home. Mayrig became the first Armenian restaurant to guard over the rich Armenian culinary heritage. Mayrig quickly grew to become a reference for the Armenian culinary art and put it on the gastronomy map, bringing this rich cuisine back to Yerevan, to the Maldives, Cairo and to Riyadh.   Staying true to the origins of the brand, Mayrig’s renovated kitchen at Hilton ......read more

    Exciting Activities and experiences at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 29, 2024) – Indulge in the ultimate beachfront experience at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort, Vignette Collection, the hidden haven for rest and personalized reconnection on Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah boasting spectacular views of the ocean, Dubai’s skyline and beyond. Named after the eighth phase on the moon dial, Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort invites guests to the ultimate luxury beach experience with exclusive beach access, immersive infinity pools, spacious terrace, private cabanas, and personalized services marrying contemporary design with Middle Eastern elegance and drawing inspiration from the Art Deco and fashion of Miami Beach.     Fluid Beach Club Happy Hour Enjoy happy hour at Fluid Beach Club every weekday from 6-9 pm. Buy one house beverage and get the other ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 26 January 2024

    Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 14.2 billion in total during the week ending 26 January 2024. The sum of transactions was 4,123.  312 plots were sold for AED 2.95 billion, 2,696 apartments and villas were sold for AED 5.84 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Al Barshaa South Second sold for AED 210.1 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 103.74 million in Saih Shuaib 2, and a land sold for AED 100 million in Saih Aldahal in third place. Madinat Hind 4 recorded the most transactions for this week by 133 sales transactions worth AED 338.03 million, followed by Al Hebiah Fifth with 49 sales transactions worth AED 168.94 million, and Al Hebiah Fourth with 20 sales transactions worth AED 500.12 million in third place.  The top three transfers for apartments ......read more

    Shoppers Spin Away Prizes as DSMG's ‘Shop, Spin & Win' Campaign Concludes

    Dubai, UAE – January 25, 2024 – The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has successfully wrapped its ‘Shop, Spin and Win campaign’, held in conjunction with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). From December 8, 2023, to January 14, 2024, shoppers immersed themselves in the thrill of retail therapy across participating malls, seizing the golden opportunity to win substantial cash prizes. Participation in the campaign was simple yet rewarding. Shoppers who spent AED 200 or more found themselves entered into a draw, giving them the chance to spin the wheel at the DSF main stage. The wheel of fortune presented an array of cash prizes, starting at AED 10,000 and progressively increasing through denominations of 15,000, 20,000, 25,000, 30,000, and 40,000. With draws spread across the five weeks of DSF, the campaign ......read more

    Danube Properties and DMCC Partner to Launch USD 545 million Residential Project in thriving JLT District

    ● USD 545 million development will bring 1,200 new residential units to the district ● The partnership follows the successful sale of the luxurious project Viewz - the first collaboration between Danube Properties and DMCC, in JLT’s Cluster K ● Continued development of districts like JLT is a key priority for DMCC to attract heightened levels of FDI to Dubai ● Danube Properties unveiled Bayz101 in Business Bay, earlier in January - the highest tower by Danube Properties to date ● Danube Properties has launched 13 projects in the last 23 months; accounting for 1 project in 2 months   Dubai, UAE; 22 January 2024: Danube Properties, one of the fastest-growing private real estate developers in the UAE, has partnered with Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC) the world’s ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 19 January 2024

    Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 13 billion in total during the week ending 19 January 2024. The sum of transactions was 3,697.  184 plots were sold for AED 2.01 billion, 2,770 apartments and villas were sold for AED 7.46 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Al Wasl sold for AED 170 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 120.5 million in Madinat Dubai Almelaheyah, and a land sold for AED 79.72 million in Bukadra in third place. Madinat Hind 4 recorded the most transactions for this week by 44 sales transactions worth AED 91.26 million, followed by Al Hebiah Fifth with 26 sales transactions worth AED 96.01 million, and Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with 18 sales transactions worth AED 278.81 million in third place.  The top three transfers for apartments ......read more

    Dubai Jewellery Group Wraps Up DSF Campaign with Grand Giveaway of 25 Kilograms of Gold

    Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2023 - The Dubai Jewellery Group (DJG), the distinguished trade body representing the jewellery industry in the region, proudly announces the successful conclusion of its Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) campaign. Dedicated to providing an enriching shopping experience for customers during the festive season, DJG delightedly handed out a total of 25 kilograms of gold to 300 winners over the course of the 38-day campaign. During the campaign, shoppers had the golden opportunity to participate in this remarkable winning streak with a minimum spend of AED 500 on gold, diamond, or pearl jewellery pieces at any of the 275 participating outlets from December 8th, 2023 through January 14th, 2024.  Commenting on the conclusion of the DSF campaign, Laila Suhail, Board Member & Chairperson of Marketing at ......read more

    Deerfields Mall brings back Weekend Fun with The Farmer's Market, Pet Farm and Exciting Prizes!

    Abu Dhabi, 15 January 2024 - Get ready for a vibrant weekend experience at Deerfields Mall! Starting from January 12th to February 4th, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the mall’s Garden Area will transform into a buzzing hub of fresh produce, adorable animals, and family-friendly entertainment. "We're thrilled to bring back the Farmer's Market, bigger and better than ever, this time in collaboration with Silal, UAE’s leading Agri-Food Company," said Nabil Essakouti, General Manager of Deerfields Mall. "Our core focus lies in serving the community and beyond, and we love nothing more than providing unique experiences for our loyal customers. What better way to achieve that than through fresh, locally sourced produce, adorable animal encounters, and the chance to win a ......read more

    Danube Properties Unveils a 101-level Tower in Business Bay

    Bayz101 will be one of the world’s tallest 25 towers, exceeding the 100-level landmark in the world and reinforcing Dubai’s reputation as the City of Skyscrapers. Bayz101 will redefine luxury living by giving you a home literally in the sky.   Date: Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2024  News Highlights: 1. Bayz101 will be the fourth 100-level tower to be developed in Dubai after Burj Khalifa, Marina 101, and the Princess Tower.   2. With Bayz101, Danube Properties’ project portfolio stands at 16,234 units spread across 28 projects, with a combined development value exceeding Dh18 billion so far.   3. Danube Properties will add another 100-level tower to Dubai’s growing list of skyscrapers, which will reinforce its position as the City of Skyscrapers.   Danube ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 12 January 2024

    Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 10.1 billion in total during the week ending 12 January 2024. The sum of transactions was 2,910.  209 plots were sold for AED 2.19 billion, 2,100 apartments and villas were sold for AED 4.84 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Al Hebiah Sixth sold for AED 138.65 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 105 million in Business Bay, and a land sold for AED 47.36 million in Palm Jabal Ali in third place. Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 44 sales transactions worth AED 163.91 million, followed by Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with 33 sales transactions worth AED 398.83 million, and Madinat Hind 4 with 30 sales transactions worth AED 42.29 million in third place.  The top three transfers for ......read more

    Adil Super Market Celebrates Makar Sankranti with a Delectable Spread of Sweets and Colorful Kites

    Dubai — Adil Super Market, a leading retail chain across the United Arab Emirates, is delighted to announce a festive celebration in honor of Makar Sankranti. As the festival approaches, all Adil Super Market stores are decked out with a vast array of traditional till and jaggery sweets, accompanied by a splendid collection of kites to add color and joy to the occasion. Makar Sankranti, a harvest festival widely celebrated in India, marks the transition of the sun into the zodiac sign of Capricorn. It is a time of joy, prosperity, and the exchange of sweet treats among friends and family. Adil Super Market is proud to embrace this cultural richness and bring the spirit of Makar Sankranti to its customers across the UAE. Commenting on this festive occasion, Dr. Dhananjay Datar, the visionary Founder and Chairman behind ......read more

    Hundreds of Lucky Winners in the DGJG Raffle this Dubai Shopping Festival

    Going For Gold! Will You Be One of the Hundreds of Lucky Winners in the DGJG Raffle this Dubai Shopping Festival?    • DGJG winners to share 25kg of gold between them this DSF   • Raffle winners each taking home 250g of gold share their stories  • Still time to enter and win before DSF ends on 14 January    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2024: The 29th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the best retail festival in the world, continues to surprise and delight shoppers with a season packed with spectacular raffles and prizes. From cash to cars, Emirates Skywards Miles to loyalty programme points, incredible prizes are waiting to be won. And thanks to the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG), hundreds of lucky shoppers are taking home a huge total of 25 ......read more

    Mercato's Enchanting 'Streets of London' Show Steals the Spotlight during Dubai Shopping Festival's Family Fun Day

    As the Dubai Shopping Festival unfolds its myriad of events, Mercato, the Italian themed shopping destination, welcomed media professionals and their little ones to a day of absolute delight during their special Family Fun Day. The highlight of the event was the captivating performance of "The Streets of London," a spectacular show that left attendees spellbound with its singing, dancing tour, and an engaging cat duo showcasing remarkable walking ball and juggling ball skills. The atmosphere was filled with laughter and joy as families immersed themselves in a fun-filled singing session for all, adding an extra layer of entertainment to an already enchanting day. Children, in particular, reveled in the Singalong session with Mary and the kite crafts workshop, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Adding to ......read more

    Fortune Spins in Dubai: DSMG's Shop, Spin & Win Unveils Early Winners!

    AED 1 million up for grabs in DSMG's DSF whirlwind Dubai, UAE – January 09, 2024 – Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) is thrilled to announce the inaugural round of winners of its exhilarating Shop, Spin and Win campaign, as part of the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Since its inception on December 8, 2023, until January 14, 2024, shoppers engaging in purchases of AED 200 or more across participating malls seized the chance to be among the 25 fortunate individuals claiming substantial cash prizes. By spending AED 200 or more, shoppers enter a draw to spin the wheel at the DSF main stage for cash prizes ranging from AED 10,000 to a whopping AED 40,000. Three out of five draws have already taken place, celebrating 12 victorious shoppers who collectively seized AED 325,000 out of the grand total of AED 1 ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 05 January 2024

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    Union Coop's New Year Promotions Bring Savings of Up to 50%

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    Sharjah Livestock Markets Receive 13,199 Visitors during Eid al-Adha

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    Sharjah Summer Promotions 2023 Kicks Off, Starting 65 Days of Surprises & Exclusive Discounts across the Emirate

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    Celebrate Eid Al Adha at Souk Al Marfa with Joyous Activities for the Whole Family

    A jam-packed calendar includes roaming entertainment, live shows, art kiosks and a children’s arts and crafts workshop Dubai, 21 June 2023 - To mark Eid Al Adha, Souk Al Marfa, the waterfront destination on Dubai Islands, will welcome children of all ages to a five-day festival featuring an array of fun-filled activities between 28 June to 2 July, from 4 pm to 10 pm. The festival will transport visitors to the enchanting realm of Arabian Nights, immersing them in a magical world complete with roaming entertainment and beloved characters from Aladdin. Attendees will also be treated ......read more

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