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    Zero Latency is Now Open at The Galleria Al Maryah Island

    Abu Dhabi, 02 August 2021: Zero Latency VR, the global leader in free-roam multiplayer virtual reality entertainment, is set to bridge the physical and virtual worlds in Abu Dhabi this summer. The innovative experience is Zero Latency’s first UAE location and Abu Dhabi’s first free roam VR experience. The attraction has now opened its doors at The Galleria Al Maryah Island, the capital's leading lifestyle and entertainment destination.  At Zero Latency Abu Dhabi, up to eight people can play with or against each other in a variety of completely immersive virtual worlds. With no cables or wires and a massive gamespace to roam, players are immersed inside a game where their bodies become the controllers, and their minds believe it's real. Players may choose their experiences from a library that includes over ......read more

    Lucky Shoppers Can Win Big Prizes With Dubai Summer Surprises' Mega Raffles and Epic Giveaways!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02, August 2021: The 24th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is living up to the festival’s much-loved reputation for being the biggest shopping celebration with the best prizes!   Taking place until 4 September, the summer-long event brings together the city’s retail, hospitality and entertainment sectors to offer residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy superb savings and promotions as well as walk away with amazing rewards.   This year’s DSS has already given away millions of shopping points, cash prizes and luxury cars to shoppers at Dubai’s malls, stores and outlets since the festival started on 1 July. The DSS fun isn’t slowing down, with plenty of time left to shop, save and win.   This DSS, customers at Pan Emirates can win a ......read more

    Festival City Launches its Much-Awaited Customer Loyalty Program, Festival Rewards Qatar

    Available to download through Apple Store and Google Play, the Festival Rewards Qatar App provides customers access to a plethora of offers from favourite brands across fashion and food and beverge outlets at the mall As part of the Mall’s aim to give back to the community, the Festival Rewards Qatar App is free to download and available for all residents and visitors to Doha to register and reap the benefits of this exclusive Rewards program Doha, Qatar – 02, August 2021: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is pleased to announce the launch of its anticipated loyalty program, Festival Rewards Qatar, allowing customers to enjoy a variety of benefits and a host of offers across selected brands, as part of its commitment to giving back to the community. Home ......read more

    NOW OPEN: Union Coop's New Branch in Jumeirah 1

    The 23rd branch was built at a cost of AED 42 Million. Up to 75% Discount Promo launched on the Occasion of opening. Union Coop’s strategic stock sees a surge of 40% after the opening of the recent branch.  August 01, 2021:  Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has opened its 23rd branch in the Jumeirah 1st area at a cost of AED 42 Million, as part of its expansion plans to delight the shareholders and customers of Union Coop. The new branch, which occupies a strategic location, aims to be an exceptional family destination for residents and visitors of Jumeirah and the surrounding areas, moreover, a special promotional campaign was also launched on the occasion of its grand opening, with discounts of up to 75% on various categories of products. The new branch was inaugurated by the CEO of Union ......read more

    Al Meera Hosts 6th Annual Local Date Festival – until 11 August

    Doha, Qatar – 29, July 2021: Once again, Al Meera is hosting the annual Local Date Festival, with this 6th edition running from 19 July to 11 August 2021. Al Meera’s organization of the event this year builds on its success in hosting the 2020 Festival – and forms part of its ongoing effort to support local products, farms and Qatari producers. The opening ceremony of Tthis year’s festival was has been launched and held at Al Meera’s branch, in the presence of the CEO, Mr. Yousef Ali Al Obaidan, The Festival will be celebrated at many of Al Meera’s branches, including the recently opened Al Asmakh Mall and Jeryan stores. The locally produced Rutab will be available to customers, along with a range of promotional offers on various types of local date. The 10 participating farms aim to sell 27 tons of ......read more

    DSS Daily Surprises Announces Another Exciting Week of One-off Deals to Thrill Shoppers!

    July 28, 2021:  This year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) Daily Surprises offers continue to excite shoppers across the city with terrific, limited time deals – but customers have to move fast, because once they’re gone, they’re gone!    The latest promotions include great value deals at low prices on a wide range of items including footwear, accessories, handbags and more!    Thursday 29 July  Italian childrenswear brand Chicco’s DSS Daily Surprises deal will see prices drop on everything in its Dubai Festival City Mall store by as much as 90 per cent.      

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    Top 5 things to do this Month at THAT Concept Store

    · Exciting schedule of events throughout July and August · 6in5 Challenge at BARE Fitness challenge offers unlimited exercise classes  · Sushi Workshop at UCHI M’OISHÎ   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 28, 2021:  At THAT Concept Store, the designers, beauty experts, fitness coaches and chefs are helping shoppers become the best version of themselves this summer. The home-grown retail concept from Majid Al Futtaim will be offering opportunities for personal growth throughout July and August. Here’s a round-up of the events, workshops and activities everyone can get involved in at Mall of the Emirates and City Centre Mirdif:    1. Take part in the 6in4 Challenge For those looking to get in shape, the experts in transformation at BARE Fitness are ......read more

    Union Coop Holds 4 Virtual Training Courses for 350 Employees

    July 27, 2021:  Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, through the Department of Strategy, Innovation & Corporate Development, in cooperation with government and private agencies in Dubai, held 4 awareness lectures and virtual training courses on proper nutrition, ways to make employees happy, thinking and avoiding drowning accidents for about 350 employees, with the aim of enhancing the knowledge and skills of  Union Coop employees that ultimately contribute to raising their stock of overall knowledge. The first virtual awareness lectures aimed to introduce the most important nutritional methods that the employee should follow, and the foods that should be avoided in order to maintain his health and ensure his safety during his presence at the workplace and at home, in addition to information that ......read more

    Dubai Summer Story Contest Challenges Creatives to Produce Ultimate DSS Video and Win AED 100,000!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 27 July 2021: Dubai is famous for being one of the world’s most picturesque, cinematic and iconic destinations with incredible landmarks, stunning natural scenery and unique experiences that look like scenes straight from an epic blockbuster movie! The new Dubai Summer Story contest, launched as part of this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) festival, challenges the city’s creative community to capture on video what makes summer in Dubai such a special, exciting and enjoyable time of year – with the best video winning the top prize of AED100,000! Made especially for Instagram under the theme ‘Dubai Summer Story’, the HD videos can range from 30 seconds to one minute in length and must cover three great activities from food, shopping, hotels, family fun and citywide ......read more

    LEGO® Certified Store Now Open at the Galleria Al Maryah Island

    Majid Al Futtaim is bringing brick building experience to The Galleria    Abu Dhabi - 25, July 2021:  A new certified store from global toy brand LEGO® and Majid Al Futtaim, is now open at The Galleria Al Maryah Island. Fans of all ages can now visit and explore a wide selection of the latest LEGO® sets and a whole host of exciting products, only available at LEGO® Certified Stores.   • Located on level 2, the new LEGO® certified store will inspire the builders of tomorrow and bring out little ones’ creativity and imagination for kids starting from the age of 1.5 years old as well as the Adult Fans of LEGO • The store will include a large selection of LEGO® sets for sale, including various Lego merchandise, mini figures, pick-a-brick and custom packages mini ......read more

    Flight to Quality Driving Prime Office Rents in Abu Dhabi

     3 out of 5 submarkets register office rent rises in Q2  Occupancy levels remain steady at 79%  New space requirements in Q2 climbs to 11,260 sqm 25th July, Abu Dhabi: Office rents in Abu Dhabi’s best buildings have started to stabilise and even rise in some cases, according to Knight Frank’s biannual Abu Dhabi Office Market Review for Summer 2021.   Faisal Durrani, Head of Middle East Research, Knight Frank, explained, “Businesses continue to zero in on best-in-class office space, a trend that has been supercharged by the pandemic. With the exception of the Corniche-Downtown area, office rents are still below where they were 5 years ago, which is adding to the appeal of an office upgrade.    “The overarching theme echoes other global cities, where businesses ......read more

    Rosewood Jeddah Appoints Kardino Zulhaidi as Executive Chef

    Chef Kardino Zulhadi, a prominent name in the culinary world, has been appointed as the Executive Chef at Rosewood Jeddah. Saudi, July 25, 2021:  Zulhadi’s appointment as Executive Chef marks his commencement in the commercial hub of Saudi Arabia, following his previous work with other luxury hotels in Makkah, Riyadh, Indonesia, Maldives, China, Philippines, Cambodia,  Kyrgyztan, Tajikistan, Istanbul, Spain, Jordan and UAE.  Having completed his education from BPLP Nusa Dua, Bali-Indonesia – Hotel Academy Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia in 1991, Chef Kardino Zulhadi is proficiently trained in the elegant world of culinary. With over 27 years of work experience in the hospitality industry – from developing food concepts, managing staff to designing new menus, Chef Zulhadi brings with him extensive ......read more

    Sharjah Summer Promotions: Up to 80% off during Eid al-Adha Holidays

    Sharjah, July 19, 2021:  As Eid al-Adha holidays is approaching, the Shopping centres and shops in the Emirate of Sharjah are gearing up to launch big discounts on the finest brands and other goods and products, in addition to offering countless prizes and gifts. This comes as part of the "Sharjah Summer Promotions 2021" which is organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) till 26 August, under the slogan "Sharjah Summer_Shopping_Fun_Prizes". In this context, HE Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al-Awadi, Director-General, SCCI, stated that Sharjah Summer Promotions is tempting visitors and shoppers to enjoy the most huge discounts up to 80% off on various brands and products.  He pointed out that these discounts, which the centres are keen to participate in, confirm the great position ......read more

    Dubai Summer Surprises Flash Sale Offers Huge Savings Up to 90 Per Cent Off for One Day Only!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 18 July 2021: Shoppers can pick up the perfect Eid Al Adha outfit, incredible gifts for friends and family and much, much more with the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) Flash Sale.  Held on 19 July, the DSS Flash Sale is one of the most anticipated and enjoyable promotions of the summer-long retail festival, with many shoppers planning their spending around the one-off mega event. The limited time only promotion will see over 100 brands slash prices by up to 90 per cent on an incredible range of brands, products and essential items at participating stores and malls around the city. With big savings to be enjoyed just before the start of the extra-long Eid Al Adha public holiday, the DSS Flash Sale is the ideal time to stock up on fashion essentials, pick out a whole new wardrobe or splash out on the ......read more

    Plan a Pampering Family Eid Staycation With up to 35% off at Ascott Corniche Al Khobar

    July 18, 2021: Thinking of a long-deserved break with family and friends this Eid? Then here’s the perfect getaway deal from the luxurious Ascott Corniche Al Khobar. Offering breathtaking views of the serene Khobar corniche, the property welcomes guests to studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom serviced apartments with an exclusive up to 35% off on bookings during the Eid period. Featuring varied lifestyle amenities that include a swimming pool, gymnasium, restaurant, resident’s lounge and meeting rooms, Ascott Corniche Al Khobar is a great choice for those looking to enjoy some memorable moments with loved ones.  The property is part of the prestigious portfolio by leading international lodging owner-operators - The Ascott Limited.  Ascott’s recent partnership with International SOS, offers guests ......read more

    Now Open: Union Coop's Al Barsha South Center is Finally Here!

    Housing Union Coop’s 22nd branch, the center is built at a cost of AED 60 Million and is a perfect Eid gift for its valuable Consumers Dubai, UAE - July 17, 2021:  Union Coop - the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has opened its new center consisting the 22nd hypermarket branch and 25 stores in Al Barsha South, at a cost of AED 60 Million, with a building area of 232,000 sq. ft. With the opening of the new center, the number of Union Coop hypermarkets in Dubai have now reached 22.  The latest center was inaugurated by the Chairman of Union Coop - H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi with H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop, in the presence of Department Directors and Managers and employees of Union Coop, along with a number of officials and suppliers, in addition to shoppers and consumers ......read more

    Emaar Malls Unveils a Season of Spectacular Rewards & Family Entertainment for the Summer!!

    July 15, 2021:  From Summer Resort pop-ups at The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall, to extra Skywards Miles and U by Emaar Points, there is something for everyone to enjoy during this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) shopping festival. Emaar Malls has announced a summer season full of exciting rewards and family entertainment for this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises shopping extravaganza.  From roaming entertainment at The Dubai Mall to the opportunity to earn double U by Emaar points at Dubai Marina Mall, The Springs Souk, The Meadows Souk, and The Meadows Village, there is something for everyone to look forward to throughout the summer months.  Between 1 and 31 July, customers who spend AED 100 or more on shopping, dining or entertainment at The Dubai Mall will earn 15% extra Skywards Miles. Guests ......read more

    Modesh Daily Jackpot Rewards Lucky Dubai Summer Surprises Shoppers With AED10,000 in Cash Prizes!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 14 July 2021:  Modesh and Dana, everyone’s favourite Dubai characters, are helping to keep excitement levels high among resident and visitor shoppers at this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) by offering up great cash prizes as part of the Modesh Daily Jackpot raffle.   New to this year’s summer retail celebration, the Modesh Daily Jackpot rewards lucky customers who spend AED200 at Ibn Battuta Mall or Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah with AED10,000 each day.   The giveaway, held in partnership with Nakheel until 7 August, sees shoppers automatically entered into the draw after scanning their receipts at the Customer Service Desk. The Modesh Daily Jackpot raffle is part of a huge total prize pot worth AED12.5 million that’s waiting to be won during the ......read more

    Shop & Double Your Chance of Winning This Eid; Instant Surprises Awaits When You Dine at Participating Malls in Dubai

    ● 18 Shopping malls with twin promotions; ‘SHOP & WIN’ and ‘DINE & WIN’ instantly   ● 300 F&B outlets and 5 star hotels are rewarding diners and shoppers from 10th July until 3rd day of EID    Dubai - July 13, 2021: The mall patrons of Dubai are in for a double bonanza this summer season. Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) in association with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) announced two exciting campaigns and multiple winning opportunities for the diners and shoppers of Dubai this EID.    The multiple promotions of DSMG continues to surprise the shoppers and diners of Dubai with exciting EID season campaign editions of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS). With multiple campaigns, the season of summer will surely be a time to ......read more

    Union Coop to Welcome Eid with Promotions worth AED 5 Million

    1500 items from food and non-food category to be offered at a discount up to 65% on Eid al Adha  July 13, 2021:   Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE announced the allocation of AED 5 Million for the Eid Al Adha promotional campaign, which is set to begin 15th of this month and will continue until 28th of July. The promotion will include 1500 food and non-food items with discounts ranging up to 65%. The promotion is part of Union Coop’s effort to promote community welfare initiatives aimed at making consumers happy, meet their requirements and offer them high-quality products at competitive prices, in addition to supporting and serving different segments, which is in line with the country’s social and economic objectives.  In this regard, Mr. Majiruddin Khan, Trading ......read more

    Coming Soon: Union Coop's Al Barsha South Center!

    The work for the 22nd branch is said to be 100% complete and ready for opening this month  Dubai, UAE - July 10, 2021:  Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE recently revealed that it will soon be opening its ‘Commercial Center’ in Al Barsha South – 1, as a part of its grand expansion scheme to reach consumers in a better manner, create a positive market balance and offer a better shopping experience.  The revelation came during the handover ceremony of the project that is located in Al Barsha South by the Admin Affairs Department under the direct supervision of Mr. MOHAMMED BERREGAD ALFALASI, the Admin Affairs Director to the relevant Divisions and Departments, expected to open during the current month of July, the new center will raise the proportions of strategic stock ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 08 July 2021

    Dubai, July 08, 2021: The real estate and properties transactions valued at 5.3 billion in total during the week ending 08 July 2021. The sum of transactions was 1,705. 102 plots were sold for AED 628.89 million, 1,164 apartments and villas were sold for AED 2.35 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid sold for AED 86 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 61 million in Island 2, and a land sold for AED 86 million in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid in third place. Nad Al Shiba First recorded the most transactions for this week by 17 sales transactions worth AED 39.06 million, followed by Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with 16 sales transactions worth AED 204.95 million, and Jumeirah First with 12 sales transactions worth AED 102 million in third place. The top three ......read more

    SCCI Launches Sharjah Summer Promotions 2021

    Sharjah, July 7, 2021:  Under the slogan "Sharjah Summer_Shopping _Prizes _Fun ", the "Sharjah Summer Promotions 2021" will kick off tomorrow and is set to last until 26 August.  The mega sale event is being organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI). In this context, the SCCI said that has completed all preparations, in cooperation with shopping malls sectoral business group, in order to present a distinguished season full of charming tourist atmosphere and various events and recreational activities.  The participating malls and retail stores are offering visitors and shoppers attractive offers and discounts on the finest brands and goods, in addition to several worthy prizes and gifts, while adopting the strictest precautionary measures to ensure health and safety. HE ......read more

    Global Village Announces Season 26 Opening Dates and Opens Bidding Process for Street Food Concepts

    The Park will open its gates on October 26 and aspiring business minds are invited to register their interest and bring their exciting new street food concept to life this coming season  Dubai, UAE – 7. July 2021: Global Village continues its preparations ahead of Season 26, working hard to lay the foundations and finalise plans for another season of fun, memories, and success. The UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment has announced that its gates will re-open to the world on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, to operate over 167 days until April 10, 2022.  Finding great partners to deliver the very best guest experience is a fundamental part of the preparations and Global Village started its search for new concepts and offerings last May. While many ......read more

    IHG® Signs InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road - Second Hotel to be Developed under MDA with RIVA Development Company

    The new build hotel will represent the ‘best in class product’ and offer a refreshed, modern luxury stay experience Al Riyadh, July, 6th, 2021: IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road, as part of a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with RIVA Development Company via its wholly owned subsidiary RIVA Hospitality for Hotel Services Company.  The latest development follows the signing of Hotel Indigo Riyadh King Abdallah Road, and is the second of at least 7 hotels to be announced with the partner, with all openings set to take place in Saudi Arabia across IHG’s portfolio of brands in the coming years.  Pioneering luxury travel since 1946, this year, the iconic InterContinental brand is ......read more

    The Department of Economic Development in Dubai Honors Eros Group for Excellence in Customer Service

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th July 2021:  The Dubai Service Excellence Scheme (DSES) awarded Eros Group in recognition of its excellence in customer service under its specialized retail sector. This is the third time the Group has received such an honorable award.  The DSES honor is aimed at promoting excellence in customer service standard in private sector and recognize businesses that offer excellent service for their customers. The award is designed particularly to gain customer’s confidence and to make the experience of “Shopping in Dubai” a pleasurable one. This scheme binds all participating businesses to a common code of business ethics and core criteria for customer service excellence. Most recently, and more importantly, the Awards have been instrumental in enabling businesses to adopt to ......read more

    Cash, Cars and Shopping Points Worth Millions of Dirhams Up for Grabs This Dubai Summer Surprises!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 4 July 2021:  There’s much more to Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) than superb shopping deals, great food offers and family fun with amazing prizes worth AED 12.5 million waiting to be won in exciting citywide raffles.   The 24th DSS, taking place until 4 September, will see lucky residents and visitors drive off in top of the range luxury cars, scoop big cash giveaways and pick up millions of dirhams in mall shopping points, gift cards and more.   Six Infiniti Q50 cars, worth a total of AED700,000, will be won as part of the mega Shop & Win promotion, while the DSS Mercedes Mega Raffle will give away a brand new 2021 Mercedes C200 plus AED25,000.   Customers who spend AED200 at Al Bustan Centre, Al Ghurair Centre, Al Warqa City Mall, Al Khail Gate Community, BurJuman, ......read more

    Now Open: Union Coop's Brand New Branch in Al Barsha

    The 21st branch is located on Hessa Street and is built at an approximate cost of AED 45 Million    Dubai, UAE - July 03, 2021:  Union Coop- the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, opened its 21st branch in Al Barsha 3, located on Hessa Street, spread over an area of 50,000 sq. ft. at a cost of AED 45 Million, as part of its constant efforts to expand and spread to serve all segments of the society and to offer an exceptional shopping experience in form of modern centers complying with international level standards. The branch was inaugurated by the Chairman of Union Coop - H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi with H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop, in the presence of Department Directors and Managers and employees of Union Coop, along with a number of officials and suppliers, in addition ......read more

    The Summer of Fun Starts Now! Opening Day of Dubai Summer Surprises Kicks Off 10 Weeks of Mega Sales, Dining Events, Entertainment and Much More

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 01, July 2021: The opening day celebrations for the latest edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) will officially launch 10 weeks filled with the very best sales, promotions, family fun, dining offers and entertainment across the city.   Taking place from 1 July to 4 September, the 24th DSS will celebrate everything that makes Dubai the number one summer vacation choice – a family-friendly destination and retail hotspot for visitors and residents alike.   Two of Dubai’s most famous and best-loved landmarks will announce the start of DSS to the world on 1 July, with spectacular projection shows lighting up the night sky. Performed to the song Dubai Kawkab Akhar, the opening shows will be staged at the IMAGINE show at Dubai Festival City Mall and Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai. ......read more

    Dubai Shopping Malls Group to Reward Shoppers With Six Luxurious Cars During Dubai Summer Surprises “Shop and Win” Promotion

    ● Shoppers can participate in the digital raffle and win at 18 participating malls in Dubai ● Six lucky shoppers will drive home a brand new Infiniti Q50 at weekly draws      Dubai; June 29, 2021: Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), in partnership with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), announces the “Shop & Drive in Style” campaign for one of the biggest annual celebrations in Dubai, the 24th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS). The exciting campaign is in its first edition, and is set to run for six weeks from July 1 to August 14, where shoppers will get an opportunity to drive home a luxurious Infiniti Q50 every week.   With every spend of AED 200 at any of the participating malls, shoppers will be eligible to enter the digital raffle draw and win ......read more

    Doha Festival City Invites Visitors to Explore Qatar's Marine Life in The Mall

    Launched earlier in June, Doha Festival City’s World Ocean Day initiative will be extended throughout the month of July, to continue to work to raise awareness about rare species of Qatar’s marine life.   Doha, Qatar – 28, June 2021:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is delighted to announce the launch of an exclusive ‘Dive under the sea with Hawksbill’ display, as part of its World Ocean Day community initiative, available for visitors until July 24th  throughout the mall operating hours. Held under the umbrella of the Mall’s community programs, ‘Festival Cares’ and ‘Qatar Unites Us’, the initiative is designed to spread awareness about rare species inhabiting Qatar’s marine life, ......read more

    Special Eid Al Adha promotion gets more exciting at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall

    June 27, 2021:  Shoppers will get the chance to win AED 50,000 worth of mall gift vouchers. Online followers will also get the chance to win valuable prizes by participating in the online competitions held on Bawabat Al Sharq mall social media accounts.  Bawabat Al Sharq Mall lines up a great shopping experience for Eid Al Adha.  Abu Dhabi's favourite family shopping and leisure destination will give its shoppers the chance to win AED 50,000 worth of mall gift vouchers.  The Eid Al Adha promotion will be held from 1stto 24th July 2021. The raffle draw will take place on 25th July.  To enter the raffle draw, shoppers have to shop for AED 200 at any store or AED 400 at Carrefour. They can double their chances of winning by shopping from the shops on the first floor.   Apart from ......read more

    Mondrian Doha Wins Three Awards at the FACT Dining Awards 2021

    Morimoto crowned ‘Favorite Overall Restaurant in Doha’, while Hudson Tavern scooped the ‘Best Pub Restaurant in Doha’ and CUT the ‘Best Friday Brunch in Doha’. Organized by esteemed Qatar-based FACT Magazine, and based on the impartial readers’ voting system, FACT Dining Awards recognized the excellence of Mondrian Doha’s fine dining outlets 26 June 2021, Doha, Qatar – Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is excited to announce winning three highly-acclaimed awards across its culinary emporium by the prestigious Qatar-based FACT Dining Awards.  Each year, FACT invites Doha’s top restaurants to take part in its annual celebration of Qatar’s booming dining scene. FACT’s team of experts selects the best ......read more

    Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 24 June 2021

    Dubai, UAE - June 24, 2021:  The real estate and properties transactions valued at 7.7 billion in total during the week ending 24 June 2021. The sum of transactions was 1,982. 98 plots were sold for AED 685.29 million, 1,336 apartments and villas were sold for AED 2.59 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Al Manara sold for AED 47.5 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 42 million in Al Manara, and a land sold for AED 47.5 million in Al Manara in third place. Al Hebiah Third recorded the most transactions for this week by 16 sales transactions worth AED 45.14 million, followed by Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with 13 sales transactions worth AED 126.03 million, and Nad Al Shiba First with 12 sales transactions worth AED 32 million in third place. The top three transfers for apartments and ......read more

    Al-Madina Group Celebrates Five Decades of Business Success

    • Opens Crown Mall and Mango Hypermarket at Jebel Ali Industrial Area – 1   • Announces readiness to launch online store and new mega projects, including a shopping mall.   Dubai, June 22, 2021: Retail chain major, Al-Madina Group today opened two new projects, Crown Mall and Mango Hypermarket, on Al Asayal Street in Jebel Ali Industrial Area-1.   The opening of the new outlets comes in the backdrop of the retail chain celebrating its 50th anniversary.    Launching the projects at a press conference, Al-Madina Group officials said the Crown Mall spread across 1, 23,000 square feet will offer customers a unique shopping experience across 35 retail shops. The Mango Hypermarket, occupying a full single floor in the mall, will be the largest and diverse of its kind spread ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Unveils Upcoming Mall of Oman at a Virtual Event for Tenants

    • The mega mall will become Majid Al Futtaim’s fifth and largest shopping destination in the Sultanate when it opens in September 2021 • Mall of Oman will offer compelling family leisure experiences such as the largest indoor snow park, largest VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet in the Sultanate    21, June 2021:  Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and Mall of Oman held a virtual event that brought over 200 retailers together. The event — held online for everyone’s safety — gave future tenants the opportunity to explore a transformational development for the future of retail in Muscat.   Husam Al Mandhari - Director of the shopping malls at Majid Al Futtaim Properties in Oman, ......read more

    Shabab Al Ahli Club honors Union Coop

    Union Coop is also the platinum sponsor for the 40th edition of GCC Men’s Basketball Championship held by Gulf Basketball Association, hosted by Shabab Al Ahli Club 18 to 26 June. Dubai, UAE - June 21, 2021:  Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club honored Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE for its platinum sponsorship of the 40th edition of GCC Men’s Basketball Championship held by Gulf Basketball Association, hosted by Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club 18 to 26 June. From Union Coop, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Happiness & Marketing Director received the honor from H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Board member of Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club, Chairman of the board of directors of the Sports Games Sector at Shabab Alahli Dubai Club, in presence of officials from both sides in a ceremony held in Dubai. The ......read more

    DLD's ‘Real Estate Updates' Bulletin Highlights Real Estate Sector's Sustainable Investment Attractiveness

    - 5,359 real estate investments worth over AED 11 billion in May 2021. - 6,021 real estate transactions in May 2021, a 197% increase compared to May 2020. - 11,387 new investors, comprising 66% of total registered investors since the beginning of the year. - AED 36 billion worth of real estate investments since the beginning of the year, an increase of 44%.   Dubai, UAE, 17 June 2021: Dubai's real estate sector has continuously proven its attractiveness to investment and its flexibility in adapting to various developments, thanks to the legislative environment and infrastructure created by the policies and directives of the wise leadership, which has had a clear impact on the results achieved in the sector during the past months, specifically since the beginning of this year, and contributed to strengthening the ......read more

    THAT Concept Store's Luxury Gift Guide for Father's Day

    · Handpicked selection of luxury gifts  · Flash sale of up to 60 per cent discount on selected brands with extra 15% off · 5 X SHARE points with every purchase made on Friday and Saturday   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 16, 2021: THAT Concept Store – the creative brainchild of Majid Al Futtaim – is making Father’s Day special with its curated selection of high-end items and unique services. Store-wide discounts and extra SHARE points on every purchase made this weekend are guaranteed to keep father figures and wallets happy as shoppers go in search of the perfect gift.    Sales have already started at THAT Concept Store with up to 60 per cent off at City Centre Mirdif and up to 40 per cent at Mall of the Emirates, with a further 15 per cent off selected ......read more

    Losberger De Boer Delivers Record-breaking Jeddah Superdome Event Venue

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - June 15, 2021:  Losberger De Boer, the leading supplier of temporary and permanent buildings for events, public, commercial and industrial applications, has delivered the record-breaking Jeddah Superdome venue in Saudi Arabia, handing over the dome’s frame three days ahead of schedule and completing the project on time despite disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeddah Superdome officially opened its doors on June 9, 2021. Jeddah Superdome has claimed the Guinness World Records™ titles for the world’s largest geodesic dome and largest dome with continuous roof. It is a multi-purpose event space and will play an integral role in the Jeddah Season events programme. From live shows, concerts and sporting events to brand activations and exhibitions, the dome will host some ......read more

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    Dubai Investments Industrial Manufacturing Companies Continue Production Meeting Local Requirements

    Adhering to local regulations, companies continue to reinstate manufacturing sector’s key role in supporting the economy Dubai, UAE, April 26 2020:   With the manufacturing sector identified as a crucial industry and used as a means to achieve sustainable growth, Dubai Investments, the leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is committed to contributing to the UAE economy through this vital sector by continuing the ongoing production of raw materials across its industrial manufacturing subsidiaries in steel, aluminum, glass and other ......read more

    DLD: Smart Remote Payment Services to Facilitate Real Estate Registration Process

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020:    Dubai Land Department (DLD), in cooperation with Smart Dubai and the Department of Finance (DOF), launched remote payment services to facilitate the process of real estate registration through the Dubai Pay portal. This step is part of the precautionary measures taken by DLD to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the health and safety of its customers. The initiative also aims to expand the process of payment methods through Dubai REST and DLD’s website, allowing for the easy collection of service fees. It is also ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Malls To Open Doors in Accordance with Guidelines and Protocols issued by Dubai Economic Department

    Dubai Festival City Mall and Festival Plaza will open on Saturday 25th April with reduced trading hours    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th April 2020:   In accordance with the announcement by the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, Al-Futtaim will open its malls across the UAE on Saturday 25th April with trading hours of 12pm-10pm. Family entertainment, cinemas, gyms, prayer rooms, changing rooms and shisha services will remain closed, as per the directive.  The opening comes in line with the supreme Committee of Disaster Management’s ......read more

    UAE Retail Response on COVID-19 - Seek More Government Support to Open Non-Essential Retail, to Reset UAE Economy

    • The survey reports the level of impact and possible future of over 150 retailer brands who have presence across all the emirates of the UAE • 13% expect a moderate impact and forecast a possible recovery within the coming quarter • 65% will consider retail events such as Eid, Back to School, Fall or Winter as part of their plan for business recovery • 24% suggests the government entities for tax waivers along with 22% for discounted licensing fees      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020:   With the current lockdown ......read more

    Union Coop Allocates AED 17 Million to Combat Corona in Coordination with Competent Authorities

    AED 150 Million allocated to reduce the price of 25,000 Commodities with more than AED 500 Million the contracted value with suppliers for the month of Ramadan preparations      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020:   Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced the allocation of AED 17 Million to support precautionary initiatives and measures taken by the government to confront the Corona pandemic, as it spent about 8 million and 522 thousand dirhams until April 22, in addition to providing logistic support and contributing to ......read more

    Insta-Worthy Fashion Brands to Follow

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2020:   A premier shopping destination in the heart of Dubai, BurJuman debuted its new fashion walkway in January, and is now redefining luxury and edging towards evolving into a designer hub and go-to shopping destination for fashion lovers. As a venue, BurJuman is lifestyle at its best; eye-catching, challenging, bold, edgy and surprising. It delivers a fashion walkway dedicated to insta -worthy contemporary, bespoke and elegant brands from many influential names in the fashion industry.   Some of these Insta-worthy fashion brands ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Fashion Expands Digital Footprint With the Launch of Online LEGO Certified Store

    New online yellowblocks.me caters to customers across the UAE, and offers same day delivery*  Dubai, UAE, 20 April 2020:   Majid Al Futtaim Fashion has expanded its digital footprint and customer reach with the launch of an online webstore for LEGO Certified Stores in the UAE – yellowblocks.me. The new platform invites LEGO-lovers across the country to enjoy greater convenience as they shop from the Danish toy company’s wide variety of creative and interactive products.  The online store offers the complete LEGO product range, including exclusive ......read more

    Dubai Real Estate Projects in Full Swing

    With construction being one of the very few operational, vital sectors in the UAE, Azizi Developments’ projects are progressing rapidly   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2020:  Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has announced that its projects across Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR), Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Healthcare City, Al Furjan, and Downtown Jebel Ali are well underway, with construction progressing swiftly despite global COVID-19 challenges.  According to the 24-hour sterilisation programme issued by Dubai’s Supreme ......read more

    Mall of the Emirates is Bringing Spring Summer Trends Straight to Shoppers' Doorsteps

    ‘Trends At Your Doorstep’ invites customers to shop the latest fashion, beauty, and luxury collections online and benefit from complimentary delivery plus bonus SHARE points Dubai, UAE, 15 April 2020:   Mall of the Emirates has launched a new online platform that ensures consumers who eagerly awaited the new Spring Summer 2020 collections can continue to shop the latest arrivals from the mall’s fashion, beauty, and luxury brands. Trends At Your Doorstep, will provide residents in Dubai with a seamless online shopping experience. Customers can now for the ......read more

    UAE's Construction Sector Needs Standardised Contracts to Counter Delays and Cost Overruns

    • UAE construction sector significantly impacted by Covid-19 pandemic • Construction industry think tank outlines 26 recommendations to improve the overall state of the sector • The UAE has about $710bn-worth of building and civil engineering projects currently planned or underway     Dubai, UAE, 14 April 2020:    A construction industry think tank has called for the adoption of standardised construction contracts in the UAE in order to tackle a growing problem of delays and cost overruns on projects in the country.   While these ......read more

    Danube Group Will Not Part Ways With Any of Its Employee During This Pandemic

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 14, 2020:   Danube group has made the announcement of retaining all of its 3600 employees through the fallout of this pandemic. This announcement came as glimmer of hope for everyone working for the company through the ordeal of the outbreak and has taken one thing off their list of worries during these tough times making people  face something that has never been experienced before in this way. While making this consoling announcement, the founder and chairman of Danube Group, Rizwan Sajan said, “Danube Group is the result of every ......read more

    BurJuman Video - #inthistogether #stayhome #staysafe

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 14, 2020:   BurJuman remains in close contact with the local authorities for the safety of our community. In line with Government recommendations, the mall will be temporarily closed until further notice.    BurJuman has made a small video for its loyal customers to convey that we are #inthistogether for a brighter and healthier future. #stayhome and #staysafe   ...read more

    The Coronavirus Crisis Forces Developers and Real Estate Agents to Adopt New Digital Sales Methods

    Ismail Al Hammadi: The real estate sector is in urgent need of implementing new marketing tactics   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 09, 2020:   As a novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV continues to spread, the world witnesses massive changes in all business sectors, the real estate sector in particular. The crisis demonstrates an urgent need to adopt and implement new marketing methods that are in line with the requirements of this time, especially since it is no longer possible to rely on traditional methods of marketing. The real estate market in Dubai has come to ......read more

    Union Coop Distributes 24% Cash Dividend and 6% Return on Shareholder Purchases

    During the Annual General Assembly meeting 38- Fiscal year 2019     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2020:   The General Assembly of Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, distributed dividend at 24%, in addition to 6% return on shareholder purchases and so on for the Union Coop business for the fiscal year 2019. This announcement was made during the 38th General Assembly meeting, which was held online using a remote-attendance and voting system for the very first time.  H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union ......read more

    Union Coop to Operate 24 Hours With All Goods Available

    Retail Pioneer looks forward to easing the stress of consumers and support the decision of government authorities   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2020:   Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE recently announced that all of its branches will operate 24X7, with exceptions of Al Mamzar, Al Mizhar Mini Coop, Coop the Pointe, Al Satwa and International City. This step is as a response to the decision of The Ministry of Health and Prevention, and National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, explaining that consumers can now shop any ......read more

    Al Bastaki: Union Coop Confirms Commitment to International Standards During the Home Delivery Process

    Retail pioneer confirms all necessary measures to make home delivery safe and secure for its valuable consumers   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 24, 2020:   Dr. Suhail Al-Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department at Union Coop stressed: “Union Coop follows the highest international standards of public health & safety throughout the year to ensure the display and delivery of products safely and healthily.” Highlighting the fact that Union Coop contracts with suppliers who abide by the International health & safety standards approved by ......read more

    Carrefour Statement – Opening Hours

    Philippe PEGUILHAN - Country Manager of Carrefour UAE at Majid Al Futtaim Retail    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2020:    While shopping malls are closing in the UAE, all our stores remain open and fully stocked for customers, operating at our regular times. We encourage all our valued customers to shop responsibly and be mindful of others. We have full confidence in our stock and supply chain and we continue to monitor stock levels to ensure we adequately cater to customer needs. We are also working closely with suppliers to ensure that essential ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Provides up to Three Months' Rent Free Support for its Mall Tenants worth AED 100m

    Relief will alleviate financial pressure for tenants across its malls in the UAE – Dubai Festival City Mall and Festival Plaza   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2020:  Al-Futtaim Group today announced that it will be making a substantial contribution  to ease the financial burden of its retail tenants by offering a fund of AED 100 million to help its retailers affected by business disruption and slowdown  due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will cover up to three months’ rent relief for eligible tenants across its malls in an effort to ......read more

    Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Ali Al Zaabi pays homage to the UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 22, 2020) - Millennium Hotels and Resorts - Middle East & Africa pledged to provide all its rooms and facilities to support the nation overcoming the difficulties during the current situxation.   On March 19, the company posted a tweet by Mr. Ali Hamad Lakhraim Al Zaabi, President Millennium Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa, on its official social media channel. In his tweet, Mr. Ali Al Zaabi pledged to make all the resources at Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA available for the benefit of the UAE.   Millennium Hotels ......read more

    Union Coop Signs Contracts worth AED 400 Million Approx. for Ramadan Goods

    Home delivery to Ras Al Khaimah to ensure a smooth holy month for valued consumers      Dubai United Arab Emirates - March 18, 2020:  Union Coop, UAE’s largest Consumer Cooperative has revealed that it has signed contracts worth more than AED 400 Million with suppliers, in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan. The step comes within the framework of its keenness to provide all goods and foodstuffs in large quantities to meet the needs of consumers during the Ramadan month.  Dismissing ongoing market rumors, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al ......read more

    Because She's Not Just Any Mum...

    Did you know 76%* of people believe it’s important to spend quality time with their loved one on Mother’s Day, but a small present can go a long way too! Why not treat your Mum with our selection of gifts guaranteed to make her smile. Choose from a range of options including sumptuously silky nightwear, fabulous beauty products and gorgeous home accessories. ...read more

    April Specials at Le Meridien Al Aqah

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 16, 2020:   Fujairah’s iconic family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is renowned for its mesmerizing landscape and distinctive cuisines. With 4 restaurants and bars offering an assortment of delicacies, palate-tingling appetisers and mouthwatering treats, guests at this luxury beach resort are surely spoiled for choices.    Views (12th April) Head over to Le Meridien Al Aqah this Easter and enjoy a lavish brunch with a view of the azure Indian Ocean. Views restaurant is offering an all-you-can-eat buffet ......read more

    Dalma Mall Launched “We Care”, A Public Awareness Campaign; Accentuates on Customer Well-being

    Abu Dhabi; March 16, 2020:  In pursuance of customer happiness, community safety, and overall visitor hygiene, Dalma Mall, the favorite mall of Abu Dhabi announced their public awareness campaign “WE CARE”. The mall has taken important safety measures by installing thermal scanners, multiple hand sanitizing units and intensified cleaning process across the mall. Dalma Mall - which has over 450 stores has taken numerous measures, also following the guidelines of the local authorities. With the new campaign, the mall advises its visitors to stay clean to stay safe from any ......read more

    Kleindienst Group Gears Up to Deliver the $5 Billion Heart of Europe Leisure Tourism Island Destination

    Developer Kleindienst Group combines innovation and creativity with sustainability that enhances marine life and expands the Emirate's hospitality offering       Key Highlights  1. Nine innovative Seahorse villas are currently being ‘floated’ by Kleindienst Group a total of 78 villas will be ready by Q4 2020.   2. More than 1,500 construction workers, technicians, engineers and environmental experts are working on site to deliver the innovative dream island destination that is set to rival the islands in the ......read more

    Al Zahia Launches Second Phase of Uptown Neighbourhood Due to High Demand

    • 7-year payment plan offers highly attractive terms to buyers. • Due to tremendous demand from customers seeking long-term value, Al Zahia kicks off new phase in uptown neighbourhood. • New Woroud 3 building comprises studios, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments available at Sharjah’s premium urban centre.     Sharjah, UAE, 15th March 2020:   Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, has responded to high demand for residences at its Uptown Al Zahia neighbourhood ......read more

    Mother's day Gift/ Early Springcation Deals/ Home & Interiors/ Best in Fashion

    1. LUXURY CHOCOLATE FOR MOMS, Forrey & Galland -  Make the important women in your life feel extra special this month by showing them your appreciation through exquisite chocolate collections from Forrey & Galland, with prices starting from AED115. From vibrant macarons and exquisite marzipans to the classic collection of delectable chocolates, express your love and appreciation to the special women in your life through excellently presented, personalised boxes with artisinal finishing and quality, donned in the best velvet, leather, wood and silk sourced from France, Italy and ......read more

    Sahara Centre Spring Promotion 2020 Concludes: Two Shoppers win BMW Z4 While Others Bag Fashion Vouchers Worth AED 150,000

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 15 March 2020:   Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment, and leisure destination, has announced the winners of its Spring Promotion 2020. On a spend of just AED 200, two winners drove away with brand-new BMW Z4 each while 60 others won fashion vouchers worth AED 2,500 each.  The winners shopped at Sahara Centre from 25 December 2019 till 13 February 2020 at Sahara Centre outlets and were selected during a live draw that was held in two batches. The digital draws were conducted in the presence of the Sharjah ......read more

    Danube Properties Announces the Launch of the Dh400 Million Olivz – the First Project Announcement in Dubai in 2020

     With 741 residential units, Olivz will be developed at Al Warsan First, close to the International City, with easy access to Mohammed Bin Zayed Highway      Date: Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2020   1. Danube Properties announces the launch of Olivz – a residential project consisting of 741 residential units and 24,000 Sq.ft. retail facility – with a development value of  Dh400 million. 2. Olivz is the first real estate project to be launched in the UAE in 2020 – a landmark year – that will see market returning to growth due to ......read more

    Al Ghurair Centre's Dining District Just Got Even Tastier with the Launch of Its New 2 for 1 App!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2020:   Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai’s oldest shopping and lifestyle destination, is home to over 100 food and beverage outlets, many of which sit within its Dining District and all catering to the diverse mix of visitors that step foot inside #TheCentre every day.  As we enter Dubai Food Festival, Al Ghurair Dining District is poised to welcome even more visitors through its doors, this year made even more attractive with the launch of its new free app, AGC Rewards app developed in partnership with The Entertainer which offers 2 for 1 ......read more

    Al Bastaki: Union Coop Trolleys are Sanitized Regularly

    From installing sanitizer pods at multiple places to sanitizing the shopping Carts and Trolleys, Union Coop is doing everything for a safer shopping experience    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2020:   Following the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), Union Coop has been taking several measures to ensure the health and safety of their consumers. The Dubai-based retailer recently revealed that it has been getting the shopping carts and trolleys sanitized regularly to make shopping safer for its consumers.  Assuring a safe shopping experience to ......read more

    A Gilt-edged Opportunity: City Centre Fujairah Launches AR Maze Game and the Chance to Win Solid Gold

    • A gamified activation will offer instant prizes when shoppers spend AED 200 or more. • Customers will also be entered into the draw to win a grand prize of 0.5 KG of real gold.     Dubai, UAE, 10 March 2020:   City Centre Fujairah has launched a unique augmented reality maze in its mall. The immersive puzzle offers shoppers the chance to win a host of prizes from retailers, and at the same time, they could land the grand prize of solid gold simply for spending across the mall. The competition will run between 1 and 30 March.    In ......read more

    Armstrong Launches New Colour Guides for This Spring Season

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 9 March 2020:   Armstrong Ceiling Solutions continues to create exciting, vibrant spaces in the Middle East with the release of their new commercial guides for both coloured and black ceiling solutions. Committed to designing human-centric spaces, Armstrong Ceiling Solutions enhances the customer experience by offering high-quality, engineered solutions in a multitude of colours and materials including mineral, metal, mesh, floating ceilings and suspension systems. Each guide provides in-depth insight and detailed recommendations on the use of ......read more

    Siemens Completes Its First Solar Project in Pakistan

    • Substation in the Thatta district in Pakistan’s Sindh Province links output from a new 50-megawatt solar plant to K-Electric’s grid.  • Project boosts renewable power supply in Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city       Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 09, 2020:   Siemens has completed the supply of equipment and services for a major substation that will help in supplying low-cost electricity to Karachi, Pakistan.    Siemens completed the grid connection for Gharo Solar Ltd.’s 50-megawatt solar ......read more

    Mall of the Emirates Presents the Region's First Ever Food Festival Curated by Beauty and Luxury Brands

    • Feast on beauty as renowned brands serve mouth-watering creations during Dubai Food Festival • Shoppers earn double SHARE points on all F&B and beauty buys during the festival     Dubai, UAE, 09 March 2020:   In a unique twist for Dubai Food Festival, the worlds of beauty, luxury, and dining have converged as Mall of the Emirates hosts an array of pop-up culinary concepts curated exclusively by some of the mall’s internationally renowned brands. Until 14 March, select beauty and luxury brands are offering their own stylish selection of ......read more

    Al Bastaki: “Personal Care Supplies Available at Fixed Prices and Sufficient Quantities”

    Due to the recent surge in demand for hand sanitizers and similar products, Union Coop ensures a steady price and supply for consumers     The demand for hand sanitizer and similar products is surging, prompting Union Coop to ration supplies and taking necessary steps to ensure smooth shopping experience for the consumers.  Emphasizing on the situation, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness & Marketing Department, Union Coop said: “Personal care supplies, especially hand sanitizers are available in sufficient quantities that meet the need of ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Technologies Wins Best Network Partner Award From Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

    Dubai, March 08, 2020:   Al-Futtaim Technologies announced it has been awarded “Best Network Partner 2019” by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise during the company’s global partners conference, Connex20, held recently in Dubai.  The Best Network Partner award is delivered annually by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to formally recognise its highest achieving partners from around the globe. The award was presented by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise executives Rukmini Glanard, Executive Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing, Stephan Robineau, Executive Vice ......read more

    Germany's Schüco International KG Signs Rental Contract with SAIF Zone to Lease 14 Warehouses

     The facilities cover total area of 8400 sqm, making it the largest number of warehouses rented for single company   Al Mazrouei: Our ability to draw in international companies reflects the competitiveness and comprehensiveness of our world-class services  Schüco Representative: SAIF Zone services will enhance our access to larger customer base in the region      Sharjah - 8 March 2020:  The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) has announced that Schüco International KG, a global leading system solutions provider ......read more

    Siemens Signs 10-year Lease Agreement to Base Its Dubai Operations at District 2020

     The German company announced details of its new offices at District 2020 Lease agreement will see 1,000 Siemens employees working from two buildings As Expo 2020 Dubai’s Infrastructure Digitalisation Partner, Siemens is helping to create one of the most connected and sustainable World Expos, and a blueprint for future smart cities that will be carried forward in District 2020   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 07, 2020:    District 2020 has announced that one of its key anchor tenants, Siemens, will grow its presence within its innovation ecosystem ......read more

    Young Designers' Vision Becomes Reality in Centrepoint's Store of the Future

    11 new Centrepoint stores set to open in the coming months across the GCC   - A joint initiative between Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) and leading retailer Centrepoint, a Landmark Group company, encouraged school children to provide designs for their upcoming “Store of the Future” in Mall of the Emirates.   - Winners, Angeline Benevides and Isaih Tarun, from Al Manahel Private School in Abu Dhabi enjoyed an exclusive preview of the project, just days before the new-look Centrepoint store completes    Dubai, United Arab ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Announces New Year New Car Competition Winners

    Northern Emirates, UAE, 04 March 2020:   Majid Al Futtaim has revealed the three lucky winners of its New Year campaign that offered shoppers the chance to kick off 2020 with a brand-new car. The promotion was held across Majid Al Futtaim’s Northern Emirates malls of City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, and City Centre Sharjah.  UAE national Abdulla Al Mehrzi and India’s Kondonttayil Pulapparakath both picked up the keys to their own Jeep Compass compact SUV, while Marietta Pinto of the Philippines earned herself a Toyota RAV4 crossover SUV. The winners ......read more

    Carrefour Unveils Mobimart: the Region's First Grocery Bus

    • Carrefour’s newest grocery concept brings fresh food and everyday supplies to underserviced neighbourhoods across Dubai.   Dubai, UAE, 3rd March 2020: Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, unveiled Mobimart, the region’s first grocery bus, bringing convenient and accessible shopping to the doorsteps of underserved neighbourhoods and communities across Dubai, six days a week.      Carrefour Mobimart offers customers an extensive variety of daily groceries and fresh food, including a selection of organic produce, frozen food, ......read more

    How's Your Nerve? Majid Al Futtaim Malls Unveils Ultimate Suspense Games to Enrich the Shopping Experience

    • Campaign concludes with one golden grand prize winner announced at each mall. • A gamified activation at City Centre Sharjah and City Centre Ajman will offer instant prizes when shoppers spend AED 200 or more.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 03, 2020:    Majid Al Futtaim malls is testing the nerves of its customers with a string of surprise and suspense activities this March. Both City Centre Ajman and City Centre Sharjah are daring shoppers to play the ultimate game of chance with an array of top prizes on offer.   Gold ......read more

    Dalma Mall Honoured With Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award in Its Silver Category

    Abu Dhabi - March 02, 2020:  Dalma Mall, one of Abu Dhabi’s iconic shopping destination, has been once again bestowed with the prestigious Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – 2020 (SKEA) for demonstrating continuous contribution to its community and steady performance as a shopping center in Abu Dhabi.    The recognition is an outcome of Dalma Mall’s strategic implementation to achieve maximum level of operational excellence and to sustain its industry leadership. Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) was launched by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and ......read more

    Municipal investments can contribute SAR 20 billion annually to KSA's GDP, says Bain & Company

    Benefits include government revenue worth SAR 5 billion and 125 thousand jobs 27 February 2020 - Diverse municipal investments can give rise to more internationally competitive cities in Saudi Arabia and accelerate the Kingdom’s development in line with Vision 2030 by contributing SAR 20 billion annually to gross domestic product (GDP). Global management consulting firm Bain & Company presented this finding during the recently concluded Municipal Investments Forum in Riyadh.    Bain & Company led a workshop titled the ‘Role of Municipal Investment in ......read more

    SCCI Launches a Project for Developing Infrastructure of the 10th Industrial Zone

    Sharjah, Feb 29, 2020: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, in collaboration with the Department of Town Planning & Survey, Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority (SRTA), and Sharjah Water and Electricity Authority (SEWA), has announced the launch of the infrastructure development project for the 10th industrial zone in Sharjah. The new project is one of the pioneering initiatives with the aim of reconstructing the whole area, providing ......read more

    AF Construction Achieves 10 Million Man-hours Without Lost Time Injury on Creek Horizon Tower Project

    Dubai, UAE - February 27, 2020:   In a major milestone for the region’s construction sector and as part of its commitment to health and safety, AF Construction (AFC) has announced it has achieved 10 million man-hours without a lost time injury (LTI).  AFC achieved this significant landmark on January 30, 2020, at its Creek Horizon Tower project which marked 462 days without an incident. Over 67,750 task briefings were held and over 159,000 Don’t Walk Bys (DWB) were conducted resulting in raising the safety standard and quality for hazard assessment and work ......read more

    Bawadi Mall to Host Once Again the Competition of Epic Cuteness

    The 5th season of Baby Race will run on two weekends from March 5th – 7th and March 12th- 14th Al Ain, 24th February 2020: Bawadi Mall’s Baby Race is back once again for its 5th season this 2020. This year will surely be a lot more fun as the mall anticipates more parents to let their babies join the race.  The event, which will take place for two weekends from March 5th -7th and March 12th – 14th, will run from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at Bawadi Mall main atrium. Open to babies from 6 months to 16 months old, the event, billed as the slowest, yet cutest race, will see ......read more

    The Rise in Dubai Investors Looking at UK Property

    Dubai investors have long had an interest in the UK property market, and in the past few years, this number has continued to rise. Now more than ever, overseas and Dubai-based investors are choosing UK property for a number of reasons. One of the biggest and most significant reasons is that the prices in the UK are affordable, yet the returns (in both capital growth and monetary value) are highly lucrative. People see the chance they have with how in demand the UK market is, and they take this chance with open arms. Properties in Dubai and the UAE in general are expensive when you compare ......read more

    Hormann Helps Companies to Achieve Greater Fire Protection With New Flexfire Curtain

    Dubai, UAE; February 23, 2020: Hormann has launched their new FlexFire protection curtain, specifically designed to provide the construction and other industrial sectors with unrivalled smoke protection in the event of a fire. Equipped with an intelligent FSA-FLEXControl hold-open device as standard, the curtain closes reliably if smoke develops. Combined with optical smoke detectors that monitor the door area, the hold-open device is perfect for fire protection. The system can also be connected to the on-site fire alarm system for a complete fire protection offering, supported by an optional ......read more

    Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Brings Flavours From the World Over

    The family-friendly beach resort is treating guests with attractive deals all through March Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 20, 2020:   Renowned for mesmerizing views of the azure Indian Ocean and the Hajar Mountains, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort offers novel experiences, making it an ideal getaway for families to relax. The luxury beach resort is home to 4 distinct dining ambiences and is bringing attractive deals for foodies and pampering guests at Spa Al Aqah all through March! Mother’s Day special Le Meridien Al Aqah is celebrating Mother’s Day ......read more

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