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Citizen presents three stunning new models of the Eco-Drive One, the world's thinnest watch

Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2017:  CITIZEN is proud to present three new models from the Eco-Drive One Collection to be launched later this year. In 2016, to commemorate the 40-year history of our light-powered technology “Eco-Drive,” CITIZEN released the flagship model “Eco-Drive One” with just an incredibly slim 1 mm thick movement and 2.98mm thick case. This beautifully refined thinness expressed the essential qualities of a wristwatch and proved CITIZEN as the pioneer oflight-powered watch and a true manufacture d'horlogerie. In the new models with leather bands to be launched in 2017, we use cermet for the bezel to realize the contradictory characters of thinness and strength. The metallic glow of pink and silver cermet, enhances the beauty of the ultr ......read more

Metropolis by Louis Moinet, driven by design

Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2017:  At the heart of every beautiful object is an architecture of good design. And excellence in design and conceptualization is what lies in the elemental DNA of every Louis Moinet watch.  Like in architecture, watchmaking uses shapes, proportions, perspectives, empty and full parts, layers and steps, in order to create a three dimensional object. This is what Louis Moinet has done to perfection in their new watch, the Metropolis. More contemporary, more sculptural, still with a proprietary movement of great quality but with a more aggressive price policy. The industry evolves and micro-brands, even the high-end ones, have to take the train on time. And that Metropolis is an interesting move.When you look at the Louis Moinet offerings, you immediate ......read more

Powerful chronograph duo from Citizen

Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2017:  Citizen presents a powerful duo of men's Eco-Drive Chronographs, that are made to reflect the many moods of the man of action.  A beauty in black, the CA4335-11E Men's Eco-Drive Chronograph is one made for the big occasion. The black ion plating gives this 45mm chronograph an impactful and powerful presence and the white indexes and hands stand out in bright relief on the black dial.  The CA4336-85E on the other hand is striking in stainless steel and yellow gold plating. This chronograph comes with a stainless steel strap and makes a striking impact. Both chronographs come with 24-hr display, date display, 1/5 second unit 60 minute timing and are water resistant to 10 BAR. Both are powered by Eco-Drive technology and come with a ......read more

Davide Traxler Is Appointed Interim CEO of Eterna

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017:  Today, Citychamp Watch & Jewellery announces the appointment of Mr Davide Traxler as interim CEO of Eterna in addition to his current and continuing responsibilities as CEO of Corum Group. This strategic appointment demonstrates the support of the group towards its European brands and the confidence of both partners in pursuing longstanding development & growth of both Houses. Mr. Tao Li, Executive Chairman of Citychamp European Board, commented: "The European board is joining forces to build optimal synergies amongst their continental companies. Our focus is long-term & strong commitments applied to each entity. In short, Mr. Tao & Board confirmed their undisputable trust in Mr Davide Traxler and in his expertise in rebuilding E ......read more

SAINT HONORE introduces the first watch made out of steel from the Eiffel Tower

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017:  SAINT HONORE has designed a collector's timepiece: the first ever to be made from a piece of metal girder from the world's most famous monument. SAINT HONORE has used this precious component to make the bezel, its decoration and brown colour an unmistakable reference to the French monument.  2017, SAINT HONORÉ reveals a 64 pieces limited edition of this exceptional timepiece. The small seconds hand is replaced by a stylised wheel which evokes the Eiffel Tower red elevators. 42 mm steel case Bezel carved from a piece of the Eiffel Tower decorated with decor “croisillons” Silver open dial echoing the architecture of the Eiffel Tower Sellita SW 360-1 automatic movement Personalised oscillating weight and crown ......read more

New spa experience offers visitors to Beautyworld Middle East 2017 a memorable voyage of five senses

Sensorial Journey of Carita the latest in long line-up of special events at Dubai beauty and wellness showcase  Dubai, UAE: An innovative spa experience taking customers through an unforgettable voyage of the five senses is the latest new feature at Beautyworld Middle East 2017, ensuring visitors to the annual trade fair in Dubai come away feeling revitalised, empowered and informed. ‘Sensorial Journey of Carita designed by centdgres Dubai’ is a live spa where visitors will be offered a bespoke treatment involving taste, sound, touch, scent and sight, with each touchpoint customised to their needs.  The journey begins with a drink made from detoxifying ingredients, before visitors are taken through six steps, including an introduction to Carita, one of the wo ......read more

MEA's production turnover of tanned and dressed leather is expected to reach US$4.22 billion by 2020

Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017 Dubai, March 19, 2017:   Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.  Debut exhibitors from as far away as Australia, the Netherlands, and Thailand, will rub shoulders with a host of returning players at Leatherworld Middle East 2017, as they set sights on a regional market where demand for finished leather products, tanned animal hides, and manufacturing supplies remains strong.   According to analysts Euromonitor International (EMI), the MEA’s production turn ......read more

Ulysse Nardin: Classic Sonata combining classical beauty with pure functionality.

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  With the Classic Sonata, mechanical complications are always designed with the wearer in mind, the goal being a perfect fusion of form and function. This edition of the Classic Sonata certainly pleases on an aesthetic level, with its streamlined design. After all, simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. But don’t be deceived, this timepiece is also incredibly functional.  Mechanical complications pared down to their most essential form make this timepiece an ideal travel companion. An alarm function which wakes the user with a pleasant cathedral chime is positioned between 12 o’clock and 2 o’clock. In the center of the counter, the 'countdown' display of the last 12 hours, allows to select a wake-up in the morni ......read more

Team CORUM scores dominant win in 15th Snow Polo World Cup in Kitzbuhel

Team Corum, comprising  Patrick Maleitzke, Philip Sommer and Lukas Sdrenka won the 15th CORUM Snow Polo World Cup at Kitzbühel, by besting the cream of the assembled international polo field  by a superior 12.5-6 margin.  On their way to victory, Team Corum achieved a goal difference of plus 20.5, which is one of the best ever recorded in the history of the Kitzbühel event. While presenting the winners with a Bubble Luminova timepiece each, CORUM CEO Davide Traxler said “This is our first time in Kitzbühel and I am proud to associate CORUM with this major event which is also a great platform for us as we share an identical target group of customers. It has been 3 extraordinary days and CORUM is not only proud to support this fabulous sport but also this impressive t ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Jade “Grand Feu”

The Eternal Femininity Of Ulysse Nardin Jade Is Celebrated By 3 Entirely Stunning Editions With Handcrafted Enamel Dials. Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  The exquisite elegance of Jade attains a new level of decorative beauty with the addition of rare enameling techniques. On the dial of the three new Jade “Grand Feu” edition, enamel works its seductive magic. Complex and difficult to achieve, the decorative art of “Grand Feu” enamel is seen on only a handful of timepieces by the world’s most prestigious watchmakers. Here on the Jade “Grand Feu”, the gorgeously rich enamel of stunning turquoise meets the swirl of diamonds across the face and on the stainless steel bezel. The stylized indexes are easy to read, revealing Jade’s practica ......read more

Louis Moinet donates Luxury Timepiece to help orphans in India

Dubai, March 15, 2017:   Ateliers Louis Moinet has donated a luxury timepiece worth Dollars Ten Thousand (approximately) to help improve the lives of orphans in India. The luxury Swiss watchmaker has donated a Limited Edition Twintech Chronograph LM-16.10.50 luxury timepiece to www.educateanorphan.org – the world’s first virtual charity developed by two teenagers to raise awareness about the plight of orphans and not plead for funds. The superbly-elegant Twintech Chronograph is a triumph of ergonomic watchmaking design, with its rectangular shape and unique dial setup. From the elegant case to the intricate dial, you’ll see that a great deal of dedication and time has been devoted into the development of the Twintech Chronograph.  The automatic movement wi ......read more

Paperworld Middle East 2017 opens in Dubai, featuring 313 exhibitors from 42 countries

New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair  Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017:  Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, paper, creative materials, and children’s toys and games. The 7th edition of the three-day event runs until 16th March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, and features more exhibitors from more countries than ever before. The exhibition was inaugurated by Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Second Vice Chairman of Dubai World Trade Centre. The international complement includes s ......read more

Eco-Drive FD2033-52W: Elegant timepiece from Citizen

Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017:  The CITIZEN Eco Drive FD2033-52W ladies watch from the Swarovski Collection is simultaneously stunning in looks and functionality making it a classic timepiece.  Delicate rose gold tones cover the case and dial, while sparkling Swarovski elements add luxury to the refined beauty. Convenient features such as day and date display, push button buckle and low charge indicator combine with Eco-Drive technology to provide a rare depth of substance to a truly beautiful watch. A modern classic, this watch ensures time is always on your side. Technical Specifications: FD2033-52W Case Material: Stainless Steel with Rose Gold Plating Strap Material: Stainless steel Case Size: 39mm Water Resistant: 5bar Glass Material: Crystal Glass Clasp Type: Fol ......read more

Paperworld Middle East 2017 to open 14th of March in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets. Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA.   Analysts TechNavio forecast an annual market increase in the region of 15 per cent, while Conlumino, another analyst, estimate the MEA market for paper, stationery and office supplies, will be worth US$12 billion by 2019. While some suppliers are now just testing the waters, others have been in the market for many years.  Vienna Office Supplies (VOS) for example, has been exporting high-end stationery, offic ......read more

Bridging refinement and watchmaking know-how Golden Bridge Rectangle

Corum enriches its unique and emblematic Golden Bridge with a new rectangular case shape Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  The new refined rectangular look of the classic Golden Bridge was created by renowned designer Dino Modolo, who enhanced the beautifully engraved and finished inline movement by adding an astonishing play of finely crafted geometry: 18-karat gold structures representing six Roman numerals surround the completely visible caliber, creating a harmonious nostalgic feel between the shapes, rivets, and materials that carefully remind the architecture of a bridge. Following the design codes of Art Deco, the Golden Bridge Rectangle shows a timeless and discreet elegance, yet focuses on the functionality of its brilliant movement, leading the eye along the path of Caliber ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL Freelancer Chronograph Inspired By the “Gibson Les Paul” Guitar

FREELANCER ACHIEVES ICONIC STATUS RAYMOND WEIL CELEBRATES MUSIC ICONS Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  Music and the arts are to RAYMOND WEIL what thought is to humankind – an inexhaustible source of inspiration and creation. For three generations, the Weil family has been influenced by these higher realms to shape the destiny of a Swiss watchmaking Maison. A Brand that brings forth eclectic yet complementary musical choices expressing the personality and character of its family members. From Frank Sinatra to the Beatles, Nicola Benedetti and Gibson – RAYMOND WEIL has been putting its name in lights alongside some of the greatest musicians of all time for nearly half a century. RAYMOND WEIL pays its respects to a legend with a tribute to the fabled Les Paul Gibson gui ......read more

Roderer's RFID-blocking wallets

Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Roderer, the Dubai-based manufacturer of exclusive luxury leather goods and accessories, have unveiled a range of finely-crafted wallets with RFID blocking technology, that keeps your credit cards and vital biometric information safe from electronic snooping. RFID stands for radio frequency identification. Although not new technology per se, it has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Essentially it involves the use of radio waves to process information stored on something like a tag that may be attached to an object.  RFID chips are now commonly found in credit cards, passports, enhanced driver’s licenses and global identity cards. They generally store highly sensitive, personal information such as your name, credit card n ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf GMT

After the success of Scafograf 300, introduced last year and winner of the “Sports Watch Prize” at the prestigious Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, Eberhard & Co. continues its “journey” through the Scafograf world, this time with a delightful GMT version. The “journey”, for whatever reason it is undertaken, has always been a constant experience in human life, in all eras and in all corners of the world. It’s an opportunity for discovery, exchange, meeting and entertainment, but also an instrument of knowledge and economic development and a promoter of progress. This essential idea has inspired the Swiss watchmaker to create Scafograf GMT, an automatic steel model that maintains the same lines as its predecessor, the Scafograf 300, ......read more

Delirium Lady makes a special Mother's Day gift from CONCORD

Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Concord has launched the Special Edition Delirium Lady, as a tribute to the legendary collection that established Concord in the Swiss Watchmaking Industry as the creator of the thinnest watch in the world. Founded over a century ago, Concord has a proud history of ground-breaking innovations in watchmaking. This has included the supply of high quality watch movements to prestigious jewelry manufacturers as well as a reputation as an archetypal innovator in Clock design. Not the least of these achievements was the famous Concord Ring Clock presented by President Truman to the heads of state at the Potsdam Peace Conference, while, anticipating fashion becoming as important as function, the company designed the covered bracelet for women in the 1950s. I ......read more

Powerful new partnership between Roger Dubuis and Italdesign

Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017:  When Visionary Engineers meet Incredible Watchmakers, a series of earthshattering events occur. Such is the on-going case of Geneva watchmaker Roger Dubuis which will be launching its latest star-studded partnership with world-renowned Italian designer, Italdesign at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show in March. The announcement of the partnership will be marked by the launch of a magnificent eight-piece limited edition of the brand’s cutting-edge Excalibur line, the Excalibur Spider Single Tourbillon, in a stunning combination of carbon and ceramic sporting the Italian national colours. This latest alliance follows hot on the heels of another spectacular luxury match made in heaven between Roger Dubuis, the self-styled brand that dares to be ......read more

Concord Mariner 200

Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2017:  Concord adds another facet to its Mariner Collection with the Concord Mariner 200, a marine sports watch that proudly bears the elegance and savoir faire of the signature collection from Concord. True to its marine heritage the Mariner 200, will come in three dial colours, black, blue and silver, reflecting the restless and unfettered spirit of the ocean, just right for the gentleman of leisure with a yen for adventure, whether on the waves or on dry land, this is a watch that is at home on both. The smoothly angled design style makes the Mariner 200 a watch for all occasion, one that fits effortlessly into a modern gentleman's many-faceted lifestyle. The Mariner, with its understated elegance, sits easily on the wrist in formal settings as well a ......read more

Celebrate Mother's Day in 'Swiss Style' with Gilda from Eberhard & Co.

Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2017:  Eberhard & Co., famed maker of fine watches with the inimitable ‘Swiss Style’ presents Gilda, an extraordinary timepiece created for the special woman in your life - your Mother.   Gilda, the timepiece that exudes feminine charm and provides the complete expression of the watchmaker’s refined and elegant world is presented in a unique floral version. Gilda Floral has soft, harmonious lines enveloping a white mother of pearl dial with a delicate floral motif, finished with beautiful sapphires. In this special version the bezel, covered with 66 enchanting blue sapphires, frames the dial with a total of 112 precious stones and an elliptical case in white gold. The result is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and style. Gilda É ......read more

Saint Honore marks Mother's Day with special Charisma

Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2017:  The latest timepiece by SAINT HONORÉ – Charisma – enchants and intrigues in equal measure as unique gift ideas Mother’s Day (March 21st). Its unusual shape takes you by surprise, its aesthetic charm arresting the eye with an assertively innovative look that allies simplicity and elegance.  With this new creation, SAINT HONORÉ affirms its taste for pure, pared-down designs, contriving two arching forms that embrace the contours of the round 35 mm case, thus connecting it to its strap or bracelet with the utmost finesse. Almost ethereal in quality, the clasps go one step further in accentuating the case’s delicate, feminine curves. The watch comes in two versions, one combining lacquered and sunray satin finishes, ......read more

Louis Moinet Stardance brings down the stars for Mother's Day

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017:  Louis Moinet presents a stellar surprise that's literally out of this world, with their Stardance moonphase watch. This shining example of Louis Moinet's ethereal creativity, boasts of a moon that is made of a piece of a meteorite that originated from the orbit of Mercury! Truly a unique piece for the unique woman it is intended for – a mother! The Stardance is unique through and through, with a Moon made from an authentic fragment of the Enstatite EH3 meteorite. Its brilliance is anything but fortuitous: it comes from nanodiamonds, formed by stellar collisions that most probably took place before our solar system was formed. The Stardance dates – literally – from the dawn of time. When Louis Moinet designed the Stardance, th ......read more

Keen interest from Central Asia in Automechanika Dubai 2017

Roadshow across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan raises profile of Dubai automotive aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  More than 100 automotive aftermarket professionals from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are attending a two-day Automechanika Roadshow in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as they look at ways to boost interregional business ties with the vibrant Middle East.  The Automechanika Roadshow to the CIS is making its first stop in Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana today (28 February), before moving onto Tashkent, Uzbekistan tomorrow (1 March), to analyse recent trends and future opportunities in the two vast automotive aftermarkets. The event is part of the Kazakhstan International Automotive Expo, supported by Automechanika, the world&rsq ......read more

SAINT HONORE Charisma – Exclusive perfection!

Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2017:  The latest timepiece by SAINT HONORE – Charisma – enchants and intrigues in equal measure. Its unusual shape takes you by surprise, its aesthetic charm arresting the eye with an assertively innovative look that allies simplicity and elegance. With this new creation, SAINT HONORE affirms its taste for pure, pared-down designs, contriving two arching forms that embrace the contours of the round 35 mm case, thus connecting it to its strap or bracelet with the utmost finesse. Almost ethereal in quality, the clasps go one step further in accentuating the case’s delicate, feminine curves. The watch comes in two versions, one combining lacquered and sunray satin finishes, the other the opalescent allure of mother-of-pearl and the radian ......read more

Safeguard your credit card and personal data from hackers with Roderer's RFID-blocking wallets

Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2017:  Roderer, the Dubai-based manufacturer of exclusive luxury leather goods and accessories, have unveiled a range of finely-crafted wallets with RFID blocking technology, that keeps your credit cards and vital biometric information safe from electronic snooping. RFID stands for radio frequency identification. Although not new technology per se, it has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Essentially it involves the use of radio waves to process information stored on something like a tag that may be attached to an object.  RFID chips are now commonly found in credit cards, passports, enhanced driver’s licenses and global identity cards. They generally store highly sensitive, personal information such as your name, credi ......read more

Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017

Debut exhibitors to join returning supporters at Dubai trade show as MEA leather production, luxury spending rises Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017:  Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai. Debut exhibitors from as far away as Australia, the Netherlands, and Thailand, will rub shoulders with a host of returning players at Leatherworld Middle East 2017, as they set sights on a regional market where demand for finished leather products, tanned animal hides, and manufacturing supplies remains strong.   According to analysts Euromonitor International (EMI), the ......read more

Louis Moinet Black Gold Derrick

Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2017:  The unique-look Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is creating waves in the  watchmaking world. The Black Gold Derrick proudly shows off openwork mechanical parts of the movement and the new version further enhances the technology involved in its extraordinary mechanism. The Black Gold Derrick picks up the watchmaking tale where Louis Moinet left off three years ago with the Derrick Tourbillon.  Black gold watchmaking The original spirit of the piece, redolent of the world of oil, remains intact. The watch’s entire movement represents the drilling process. A drive shaft sits on the right of the dial, between 2 and 4 o’clock. Thispowers a long articulated arm, known as the walking beam, between 10 and 2 o’clock. At its l ......read more

Roger Dubuis at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

The World of Architectural and Technical Mechanics takes over Qatar The Manufacture Roger Dubuis is pleased to participate in the Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE) for the third consecutive year with its longstanding partner Ali Bin Ali. The premier showcase for luxury watches in the region, which will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre from February 20 to 25, 2017, will welcome Middle East’s aficionados and key luxury players.  Roger Dubuis will be presenting a beautiful range of timepieces, among which the Excalibur Spider Skeleton Flying Tourbillon that has only just arrived in Qatar.  The piece picks up the signature features of Roger Dubuis skeleton timepieces: the star shaped design, the tourbillon carriage shaped like a Celt ......read more

CITIZEN Eco-Drive FD2033-52W: both classic and stunning

Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2017:  The CITIZEN Eco Drive FD2033-52W ladies watch from the Swarovski Collection is simultaneously stunning in looks and functionality making it a classic timepiece.  Delicate rose gold tones cover the case and dial, while sparkling Swarovski elements add luxury to the refined beauty. Convenient features such as day and date display, push button buckle and low charge indicator combine with Eco-Drive technology to provide a rare depth of substance to a truly beautiful watch. A modern classic, this watch ensures time is always on your side. Technical Specifications: FD2033-52W Case Material: Stainless Steel with Rose Gold Plating Strap Material: Stainless steel Case Size: 39mm Water Resistant: 5bar Glass Material: Crystal Glass Clasp Type ......read more

World's most complicated range of timepieces worth US$5 million being displayed by Girard-Perregaux at Doha Watches and ...

Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2017:  Girard-Perregaux, fine watch makers for over two centuries, has lined up a stunning range of exquisitely designed, ultra-sophisticated and intricately complicated timepieces for the benefit of fine watch lovers and aficionados from the Middle East.  Estimated to represent a combined value of Qatari Royal 18.20 million (US$5 million), the masterpieces that make up the Swiss maison's line-up, in partnership with Al Fardan Jewellery, at the Doha Watches and Jewellery Exhibition in the Qatari capital (20th- 25th of February), are crafted in a variety of materials ranging from titanium and tantalum to steel and carbon composites, instead of the more normal gold.  Highlighted in the Swiss maison's exhibits will be exceptional timepiece ......read more

Roderer Partners with Harvey Nichols Riyadh

Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2017:  Roderer, a Dubai-headquartered luxury brand, have partnered with Harvey Nichols Riyadh. The luxury, leather good and accessories brand, will showcase a range of bespoke accessories available at Harvey Nichols Riyadh, in the prestigious Al Faisaliah District, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The collaboration highlights the increasing growth of Roderer as a designer brand and marks its first major venture into Saudi Arabia, one of the leading markets for luxury brands in the Middle East.  “Alfa International Company has always thrived in introducing the best of the world’s market to its customers. Roderer is a high quality and prestigious leather goods and accessories brand with which we partner to offer classy, day-to-day essen ......read more

Louis Moinet Black Gold Derrick: A new take on an old classic

Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017:  The new-look Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is creating waves in the  watchmaking world. The Black Gold Derrick proudly shows off openwork mechanical parts of the movement and the new version further enhances the technology involved in its extraordinary mechanism. The Black Gold Derrick picks up the watchmaking tale where Louis Moinet left off three years ago with the Derrick Tourbillon.  Black gold watchmaking The original spirit of the piece, redolent of the world of oil, remains intact. The watch’s entire movement represents the drilling process. A drive shaft sits on the right of the dial, between 2 and 4 o’clock. Thispowers a long articulated arm, known as the walking beam, between 10 and 2 o’clock. At its ......read more

Mariner 200 – elegant timepiece from Concord

Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2017:  Concord adds another facet to its Mariner Collection with the Concord Mariner 200, a marine sports watch that proudly bears the elegance and savoir faire of the signature collection from Concord. True to its marine heritage the Mariner 200, will come in three dial colours, black, blue and silver, reflecting the restless and unfettered spirit of the ocean, just right for the gentleman of leisure with a yen for adventure, whether on the waves or on dry land, this is a watch that is at home on both. The smoothly angled design style makes the Mariner 200 a watch for all occasion, one that fits effortlessly into a modern gentleman's many-faceted lifestyle. The Mariner, with its understated elegance, sits easily on the wrist in formal settings as we ......read more

Eberhard & Co. introduces the new SCAFOGRAF GMT

Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017:  After the success of Scafograf 300, introduced last year and winner of the “Sports Watch Prize” at the prestigious Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, Eberhard & Co. continues its “journey” through the Scafograf world, this time with a delightful GMT version. The “journey”, for whatever reason it is undertaken, has always been a constant experience in human life, in all eras and in all corners of the world. It’s an opportunity for discovery, exchange, meeting and entertainment, but also an instrument of knowledge and economic development and a promoter of progress. This essential idea has inspired the Swiss watchmaker to create Scafograf GMT, an automatic steel model that maintains the same lines as ......read more

Louis Moinet celebrates 200 years of the chronograph

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Louis Moinet inventing the chronograph, and in salute of their founder's indomitably brilliant creative genius, Louis Moinet are proud to present the Memoris, the world's first chronograph timepiece that is clothed in light! In 1816, Louis Moinet created an artistic and technological masterpiece that created haute horological history. Beating at a rhythm of 216,000 vibrations per hour, designed to observe the orbits of the planets in the heavens the world's first-ever chronograph was a harbinger of finer things to come. Two hundred years on, in salute to that spirit of sheer creative genius that drove their founder, Louis Moinet lights up the stars by presenting Memoris, the first chronograph-watch ......read more

Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  In a powerful homage to the oil industry, the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Re-peater marks the latest addition to the unique timepieces in the Classic Collection. Finely crafted in gold and champlevé enamel, this timepiece is an incredibly realistic depiction of the mighty off-shore drilling rigs that dig deep for the world's precious "black gold". The glimmering champlevé rig, seen from a low angle, rises majestically from the black sea, with its delicately wrought waves in the foreground. A dramatic red sky highlights the stunningly detailed structure, while in the background, another golden rig works industrious-ly away.  Three 18-Karat gold cranes - the Jaquemarts - move and sound when the minute repeater is activated indi ......read more

Girard-Perregaux to display exquisite complications worth QAR 18 million at DJWE

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  Girard-Perregaux, fine watch makers for over two centuries, has lined up a stunning range of exquisitely designed, ultra-sophisticated and intricately complicated timepieces for the benefit of fine watch lovers and aficionados from the Middle East.  Estimated to represent a combined value of Qatari Royal 18.20 million (US$5 million), the masterpieces that make up the Swiss maison's line-up at the Doha Watches and Jewellery Exhibition in the Qatari capital, are crafted in a variety of materials ranging from titanium and tantalum to steel and carbon composites, instead of the more normal gold.  Highlighted in the Swiss maison's exhibits will be exceptional timepieces including the Neo-Tourbillon with Three Bridges, Minute Repeater ......read more

Global auto aftermarket players turn to Automechanika Dubai 2017 amid upward trend of Mid-East vehicle sales, spare part ...

Exedy, Meritor, Al Dobowi, among more than 2,000 exhibitors readying for the return of three-day showcase in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2017:  An upward trend of both vehicle sales and spare parts demand across the Middle East has been welcomed by global automotive aftermarket players, as they ready themselves for the return of the region’s largest automotive service industry trade fair in Dubai.  While macroeconomic factors negatively impacted vehicle sales in 2016, analysts Frost & Sullivan expect renewed growth from 2017 onwards.  According to their research, new car sales in the Middle East is estimated to grow nine per cent annually, reaching 4.4 million by 2020, and bringing the total number of vehicles in operation to 44.5 million.  T ......read more

Bridging refinement and watchmaking know-how Corum Golden Bridge Rectangle

Corum enriches its unique and emblematic Golden Bridge with a new rectangular case shape Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2017:  The new refined rectangular look of the classic Golden Bridge was created by renowned designer Dino Modolo, who enhanced the beautifully engraved and finished inline movement by adding an astonishing play of finely crafted geometry: 18-karat gold structures representing six Roman numerals surround the completely visible caliber, creating a harmonious nostalgic feel between the shapes, rivets, and materials that carefully remind the architecture of a bridge. Following the design codes of Art Deco, the Golden Bridge Rectangle shows a timeless and discreet elegance, yet focuses on the functionality of its brilliant movement, leading the eye along the path of Cali ......read more

Ulysse Nardin InnoVision 2: undisputed pioneer of innovations in timekeeping

Dubai, UAE, February 12, 2017:  Without Rolf W. Schnyder in the early 1980s, who knows what would have become of Ulysse Nardin? Following the quartz crisis, which also had serious repercussions for our competitors, there were difficult times for the traditional brand which was founded in 1846. The visionary entrepreneur’s purchase of the brand heralded a new sense of innovation which pervaded Ulysse Nardin after 1983. Clear evidence of this can be seen in the Astrolabium Galileo Galilei in 1985, the Planetarium Nicolaus Copernicus 1988, the Tellurium Johannes Kepler 1992 or the Perpetual Ludwig 1996, a hitherto unparalleled perpetual calendar. These pieces are accepted as milestones in watchmaking.  Ludwig Oechslin was the driving force behind this and other exceptional ......read more

Roderer launches bespoke Trophy line in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, February 12, 2017:  Roderer, the Dubai-headquartered luxury leather goods and accessories brand, have announced the launch of their new Trophy line of bespoke men's wallets, intricately hand-crafted from the finest Saffiano leather. The new signature Trophy range is the latest quality offering from Roderer, whose range of superbly-designed and luxuriously appointed leather goods, is inspired by years of international travelling experience.  Each Roderer item is designed as a passport to the world of bespoke travel experiences and to serve as a trustworthy companion for the truly selective global citizen of impeccable taste, all at a highly competitive price point. Olivier Birault, CEO of Roderer said: "Our goal is to create a collection of leather go ......read more

Global suppliers of stationery and office suppliers target emerging Middle East and African markets

Leading international brands turn to Paperworld Middle East 2017 to boost regional exports Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2017:  International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets. Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA.   Analysts TechNavio forecast an annual market increase in the region of 15 per cent, while Conlumino, another analyst, estimate the MEA market for paper, stationery and office supplies, will be worth US$12 billion by 2019. While some suppliers are now just testing the waters, others have been in the market for many yea ......read more

A Two-Beat Rhythm from RAYMOND WEIL The World's Most Beautiful Dance Sets The Tune of the Collection

Dubai, UAE, February 9, 2017:  Featuring a redesigned bezel, a guilloché motif and water resistant elements, the ever-successful tango collection showcases a new aesthetic with technical lines through the expression of feminine-masculine tandem. Multi-facetted and complementary models appear subtly attired in two-tone shades combining elegance and functionality. A tango is always performed by a pair. RAYMOND WEIL, luxury Swiss watchmaker, interprets the subtle chemistry between two dance partners. A duo for ladies and gents, the timeless tango watches are available in 30mm and 41mm case sizes respectively water-resistant to 100 and 300 meters. It was important to RAYMOND WEIL’s in-house R&D team to preserve the identity of the tango collection. Its distinctive bezel ha ......read more

Hollywood hair artist Guy Tang headlines star act of professional stylists at Beautyworld Middle East in Dubai

Self-proclaimed ‘hair activist’ to showcase hottest hair trends and colouring techniques at Centre Stage by Nazih Group  Dubai, UAE, February 5, 2017:  Guy Tang, one of the world’s most recognised names in the professional beauty industry, is making a debut appearance in the Middle East, as he prepares to inspire thousands of stylists with his latest hair colouring techniques at the Beautyworld Middle East exhibition in Dubai.  The Hollywood hairstylist has delighted the world with his perfectly crafted metallic tones, and stunning pastel hues. Using the hashtag #Hairbesties, Tang has attracted millions of followers on his YouTube, Instagram and Facebook social media platforms, with a unique style of providing education through entertainment. The 3 ......read more

Messe Frankfurt Middle East announces launch of Automechanika Riyadh 2018

Dubai, UAE, February 4, 2017:  Messe Frankfurt Middle East has announced the launch of Automechanika Riyadh 2018 today (1 February), as the region’s leading exhibition organiser expands its presence further in the Kingdom’s vast automotive aftermarket.   Automechanika Riyadh will take place from 5-7 February 2018 at the Riyadh Exhibition Centre, and will take place every two years.  The three-day event will alternate between the existing Messe Frankfurt-organised Automechanika Jeddah, which will now become a biennial event, with the 3rd edition taking place in 2019.   Automechanika Riyadh 2018 is organised in partnership with Saudi-based Al-Harithy Company for Exhibitions (ACE), and is the 17th global instalment of Automechanika, the world’s most ......read more

UAE consumers spent US$2.1 billion on beauty and personal care in 2016

Spending on GCC beauty and personal care surges ahead, estimated at US$9.3 billion in 2016 – Euromonitor Ten per cent yoy growth in regional market lays foundation for spectacular return of Beautyworld Middle East 2017 Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017:  The business of beauty is surging ahead in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as new research shows there’s increased spending on beauty and personal care products across the region. According to the latest figures by analysts Euromonitor International (EMI), the retail value of the GCC’s beauty and personal care market was US$9.3 billion in 2016, an increase of 10 per cent over 2015. Strong growth is expected over the next four years, as consumers look to collectively spend US$13.6 billion on their personal wel ......read more

HQ Worldwide Shows will be the region's largest events company

Global leader WS Corp partners with HQ Creative to provide a unique offering to the Middle East events market Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017:   Worldwide Shows Corporation, WS Corp a global leader in the international events, live entertainment and communications industry, have announced a partnership with HQ Creative, a long-established UAE-based event production agency, marking HQ’s 20th anniversary.  WS Corp, who will have an equal stake in the merged entity HQ Worldwide Shows (HQWS), will be making their entry into the fast-growing and lucrative Middle East events industry armed with HQ Creative’s considerable on-ground expertise and experience in producing large-scale events in the GCC.   HQ Worldwide Shows will be the largest events company in the re ......read more

Concord Special Edition Delirium is ideal for the stylish woman in Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2017:  Concord has launched the Special Edition Delirium Lady, as a tribute to the legendary collection that established Concord in the Swiss Watchmaking Industry as the creator of the thinnest watch in the world. Founded over a century ago, Concord has a proud history of ground-breaking innovations in watchmaking. This has included the supply of high quality watch movements to prestigious jewelry manufacturers as well as a reputation as an archetypal innovator in Clock design. Not the least of these achievements was the famous Concord Ring Clock presented by President Truman to the heads of state at the Potsdam Peace Conference, while, anticipating fashion becoming as important as function, the company designed the covered bracelet for women in the 1950s. ......read more

Roger Dubuis presents extraordinary gift ideas for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2017:  Swiss manufacturer of fine timepieces of extraordinary technical complications presents two elegant timepieces, which will make ideal gifts for him and her to add to the joy over the coming Valentine’s Day. Both the Excalibur Automatic Skeleton and the Excalibur 36 Joaillerie are outstanding examples of the Geneva maison's commitment to design ingenuity and technical mastery, all cloaked in a robe of modern watchmaking elegance. The first-ever Roger Dubuis skeletonised automatic movement, code-named RD820SQ beats at the heart of the Excalibur Automatic Skeleton models. Framed by the iconic Excalibur design features expressed through a pleasing variety of materials, this eminently versatile calibre embodies the essence of elegance and refi ......read more

Ulysse Nardin highlights the exquisite art of enameling with a translucid blue Classico Manufacture "Grand Feu" ...

CLASSICO MANUFACTURE Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2017:  At this year's prestigious Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, Switzerland, Ulysse Nardin is highlighting its unique savoir-faire in the fine craft of enameling. As part of a closer look at this lost decorative art, Ulysse Nardin will launch a new edition Classico Manufacture with a blue "Grand Feu" enamel dial. The timepiece upholds the three fundamentals upon which Ulysse Nardin has built its reputation as a mechanical watchmaker: independent manufacturing, rare craftsmanship and an unceasing quest for innovation. This Classico Manufacture is powered by the self-winding UN-320 caliber, a movement entirely designed and produced in-house by the Swiss manufacture. It incorporates the celebrated ......read more

15th Corum Snow Polo World Cup Kitzbühel 2017 Team Corum wins with one of the best results ever

Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2017:  After 3 days of amazing competition, CORUM is proud to announce that the team composed of Patrick Maleitzke, Philip Sommer and Lukas Sdrenka won the 15th CORUM Snow Polo World Cup Kitzbühel by a superior 12.5-6. Before the final, the CEO of Corum, David Traxler was quietly confident and had his complete trust in his team. Team Corum was accompanied on the winning path by a goal difference of plus 20.5, which should be among the best results ever achieved in Kitzbühel (10-2 / 7-1 / 12.5-6). Davide Traxler mentioned “This is our first time in Kitzbühel and I am proud to associate CORUM with this major event which is also a great platform for us as we share an identical target group of customers. It has been 3 extraordinary days and Corum is not on ......read more

AED 1.5 million Range Rover Sentinel armoured vehicle wows the crowds at Intersec Dubai

Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2017:   With large numbers of regional security industry professionals and crowds of trade buyers from across the wider Middle East scouring the halls at Intersec 2017, for the latest in security solutions, international brands were pulling out the stops to attract interest in their exhibits at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Among those drawing the most interest was Jaguar Land Rover's svelte and sleek armoured response vehicle, the AED 1.5 million Range Rover Sentinel, in the Homeland Security and Policing section. Though it looks like a luxury SUV at first glance, like its reputed stablemates, the Sentinel is one tough customer that can pack a considerable punch! The Range Rover Sentinel is a purpose-built armoured vehicle ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec 2017

Dubai security, safety, and fire protection showcase gets underway featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2017:  Intersec 2017, the world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, got underway at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre today (22 January), featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries. The 19th edition of the annual showcase was flagged off by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who was accompanied by senior government officials, organisers, and high-ranking representatives from the regional security industry. Running for three days and spanning 56,300sqm, Intersec 2017 is five per cent larger than the previous edition, underscoring the prevalent opportunities ......read more

Ulysse Nardin: JADE “GRAND FEU” and JADE “CLOISONNÉ” make an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift

Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2017:  The eternal femininity of Ulysse Nardin Jade is celebrated by 5 entirely stunning edi-tions with handcrafted enamel dials. The exquisite elegance of Jade attains a new level of decorative beauty with the addition of rare enameling techniques. On the dial of the three new Jade “Grand Feu” editions and two new Jade “Cloisonné” editions, enamel works its seductive magic. Complex and difficult to achieve, the decorative art of “Grand Feu” enamel is seen on only a handful of timepieces by the world’s most prestigious watchmakers. Here on the Jade “Grand Feu”, the gorgeously rich enamel of stunning turquoise meets the swirl of diamonds across the face and on the stainless steel bezel. The stylized ind ......read more

Grand Seiko Limited Edition makes an exquisite gift for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 19, 2017:  Seiko presents the exquisite new Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT, in a Limited Edition of 500 pieces, with a unique brown dial. This special timepiece will indeed make a great gift for Valentine’s Day. The earth brown dial, with flecks of orange is truly exceptional, a specialty of the Grand Seiko range, that is exquisitely set off by the watch's stainless steel case. The theme and inspiration for this particular model is once again taken from nature, like its other stablemates.  The Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT SBG J021, is intricately crafted with the focus on practical elements, such as legibility and durability. It is water resistant to 100m and boasts of a  40 mm-wide, 14 mm-thick steel case.  Powered by the 9S86 mov ......read more

Corum Admiral's Cup AC-One 45 Tides makes an ideal gift for the man who loves to take on the sea

Dubai, UAE, January 19, 2017:  A reworked design of an icon among sea-lovers - the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Tides watch from Corum - will make the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the man of action who loves the feel of wind and sea in his hair.  21 years after its launch, this model with its mechanical movement driving indications of the time and strength of the tides, the lunar cycle, as well as the strength of the currents and the height of the tides, remains a truly unique complication in the Fine Watchmaking world. Its exclusive nature forcefully reaffirms Corum’s longstanding, solid nautical anchorage.  From the dawn of time, the lives of seagoing professionals have been governed by the rhythms of the tides. In most part of the world, they follow a ......read more

SIHH 2017 Excalibur ramps up its avant-garde engineering credentials for a high-paced new age of adventure

Ready to rumble 2017 sees Roger Dubuis take the fast track with the introduction of stunning world premieres as well as the big reveal of its brand-new alliance with Pirelli, a perfect match on all key levels and a kindred spirit in delivering money can’t buy experiences. A stunning embodiment of what can happen when visionary engineers meet incredible watchmakers. Roger Dubuis has accustomed its followers to the annual unveiling of world premieres from its ever-busy innovation pipeline, which represents the almost ‘organic’ result of the Manufacture’s on-going investments in Research & Development.  2017 is no exception, as the Manufacture introduces its ‘Dare to be Rare’ concept summing up its bold approach to watchmaking and its determ ......read more

Roderer unveils innovative range of bespoke seamless wallets made of exquisite Saffiano leather for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017:  Roderer, the Dubai-headquartered luxury leather goods and accessories brand, have announced the launch of their new Trophy line of bespoke men's wallets, intricately hand-crafted from the finest Saffiano leather. The new signature Trophy range is the latest quality offering from Roderer, whose range of superbly-designed and luxuriously appointed leather goods, is inspired by years of international travelling experience. The Trophy range is exclusively available online through the brand portal www.roderer.info. Each Roderer item is designed as a passport to the world of bespoke travel experiences and to serve as a trustworthy companion for the truly selective global citizen of impeccable taste, all at a highly competitive price point. Olivier ......read more

Updates in UAE codes for Fire Safety and Life Protection completed and to be announced at Intersec 2017 – Dubai Civil De ...

Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017:   Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes has been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week, an official from the Dubai Civil Defence said today. Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Mutawa, Assistant General Manager for Smart Services at Dubai Civil Defence, said the updated UAE guide for Fire Safety and Life Protection was completed in cooperation with public and private sector partners, and will ensure the provision of the optimum level of fire safety and protection for UAE residents. Al Mutawa said the Dubai Civil Defence added new chapters and updated existing chapters of the guide in ......read more

SAINT HONORE Opéra timepiece makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017:  SAINT HONORE presents a new and glamorous version of their famous Opéra watch, which makes an ideal gift at the festive season for the elegantly stylish woman. A classical icon of the SAINT HONORE brand, Opéra continually changes its look to fulfil every conceivable wish. This year, the watchmaker has reinterpreted the design of this singular beauty once again, adorning it with very glamorous details. This particularly elegant, colourful model is as charming as they come. Take, for example, its round central dial, satin-polished to beautiful effect with the famous "checkerboard" pattern, a SAINT HONORE signature. Immaculate white, mauve, midnight blue or iced chestnut: this play of colours and materials orchestrates the entire Opéra li ......read more

Louis Moinet Stardance brings down the stars for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2017:  Louis Moinet presents a stellar surprise that's literally out of this world, with their Stardance moonphase watch. This shining example of Louis Moinet's ethereal creativity, boasts of a moon that is made of a piece of a meteorite that originated from the orbit of Mercury! Truly a unique piece for the Valentine’s Day! The Stardance is unique through and through, with a Moon made from an authentic fragment of the Enstatite EH3 meteorite. Its brilliance is anything but fortuitous: it comes from nanodiamonds, formed by stellar collisions that most probably took place before our solar system was formed. The Stardance dates – literally – from the dawn of time. When Louis Moinet designed the Stardance, the goal was to produce so ......read more

Corum's Lady Golden Bridge Round 39 mm an ideal gift for Valentine's Day

Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2017:  For the past 35 years, the unique Golden Bridge movement has been cased in many exceptional variations, case shapes, and materials. The pinnacle of Corum’s collection, this timepiece in its many versions is innovative and unique – in great part due to its eminently visible inline movement construction. The Golden Bridge’s uncommon caliber is sheathed in sapphire crystal, allowing the skill of the watchmaker to be fully appreciated from every angle. Early in 2016, Corum revisited a round design of the Golden Bridge with the introduction of the Golden Bridge Round, whose manually wound inline baguette-shaped movement CO113 was housed in a 43 mm round red gold case created by renowned designer Dino Modolo. Now Corum returns with a ne ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL salutes the spirit of Valentine's Day with the new Shine collection

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2017:  The new shine collection by Swiss watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL is dressing up in different colours. Feminine, elegant and sensual, this model is the perfect timepiece to complement the demands of a modern lifestyle thanks to its unique patented system enabling the strap to be changed in seconds to match the colour of any outfit. The shine ladies quartz collection presents beautiful watches including a diamond-set bezel model on either stainless steel or bi colour yellow gold PVD plated case and bracelet. The elegant curves of the round 32 mm steel case are in harmony with an exquisite sunburst decoration on the mother-of-pearl dial which is available with classic roman numerals or diamond faceted indexes. Each watch in the shine collection will come ......read more

Eberhard & Co.: Gilda Grand Pave makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2017:  Eberhard & Co. presents the Gilda Grand Pavé as a glittering new addition to its range of Gilda ladies watches, whose oval shape can be seen on the wrists of the world's most stylish and discerning women. This gilded beauty is ideal as an extra-special festive season present for the lady of style! Gilda Grand Pavé has an elliptical steel case and soft, harmonious lines enveloping a white mother of pearl dial with Arabic numerals at 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock. The delicate wave motif is obtained thanks to a special engraving technique and to a precious ellipse of 50 diamonds. The case features 212 stunning diamonds on three rows which enhance the dial, while the crown is wrapped in 14 more diamonds. The result is a breathtaking balance of elega ......read more

Saint Honore Carrousel Open Dial

Dubai, UAE, January 12, 2017:  Its subtly open worked silvered guilloché dial reveals the movement in an unprecedented way. The three-hand self-winding Swiss movement of this 42 mm watch is also visible through the transparent sapphire crystal caseback. In the same spirit, a sliding calendar reveals itself within a round display window at 6 o'clock, where the date is indicated by a small arrow.  The composition of the entire piece is clear and balanced, and it is enhanced by stick indexes applied to the snailed area of the dial. Any gentleman seeking a watch full of character will find what he is looking for. REFERENCE: 880050 1ARAN / CARROUSEL 42 MM Today, sophistication is all about a fine, sleek form and subtle, nuanced details, and a flat case-band, a sign of und ......read more

Corum Bubble says STOP!

STOP violence! STOP terrorism! Dubai, UAE, January 12, 2017:  The beginning of the year sees Corum unveiling three limited editions of its famous Bubble: the 'Big Bubble Stop'. These pieces are the fruit of the brand's first participative challenge held eight months ago, 'Customise Your Bubble'. Such was the success of the initiative that the Big Bubble Stop, featuring a genuine reflective dial, will be produced as a series of 88 pieces instead of the unique piece as originally intended. "The 'Customise Your Bubble' experience proved full of surprises. While some brands limit their interaction with their customers, we directly involved our fans in our creative process. The results of this approach exceeded our expectations. The Bubble Stop is the f ......read more

Public launch of Dubai's Security Industry Regulatory Agency features in power-packed conference line-up at Intersec 201 ...

SIRA Forum to outline new ‘Regulation of Security Industry Law’ governing frameworks, guidelines, and expectations Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2017:  The launch of Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) will feature in a full conference programme at Intersec 2017, where leading decision makers will discuss a new law governing the Emirate’s security industry framework, guidelines and expectations. The SIRA Forum takes place on 24 January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where Brigadier Khalifa Ibrahim Saleis, SIRA’s Director General, will provide an overview of the formation of the regulatory body and the issuance of the ‘Regulation of Security Industry Law’ in Dubai (Law No. 12 – 2016). Saleis ......read more

Unauthorised drones in Middle East take a nose dive as remote detection and disabling technology arrives in Dubai

SkyDroner to make its regional debut among scores of new product launches at Intersec 2017 Dubai, UAE, January 8, 2017:  Drone detection and disabling technology, and a retail mobile solution using augmented reality are a couple of exciting examples of new product launches on show when the world’s largest security, safety, and fire protection trade fair opens in Dubai.  Taking place from 22-24 January 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Intersec will be the focal point of cutting-edge innovations ringing in the New Year, with many of the 1,285 exhibitors from across the globe using the annual exhibition as the preferred platform to launch their latest products and solutions.   As technology continues to play an increasingly influe ......read more

When Mona Lisa meets Corum - New Bubble designed by artist Elisabetta Fantone

Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2017:  CORUM is proud to announce a new artistic collaboration: Elisabetta Fantone, a multifaceted Canadian artist, who has created limited editions of a distinctively beautiful design. Celebrities such as Muhammad Ali, Celine Dion and the Kardashians have commissioned her artwork, and now CORUM is giving her full freedom to create its next iconic Bubble. In keeping with Fantone’s singular style, her work references and reimagines a face that is recognizable to all, the Mona Lisa. “In my latest work I was stimulated by some of the world’s greatest artists of yesterday and today,” Fantone writes. The artist’s inspiration aligns well with Corum Bubble’s modern twist of vintage fashion. First introduced in 2000, the Bubble ......read more

RAYMOND WEIL introduces tango 300 - a progressive new chronograph

Dubai, UAE, January 2, 2017:  Water-resistant to 300 metres, this attractive new chronograph from the tango collection combines aesthetic appeal with ergonomic functionality. The blending of black with steel lends a note of refinement, while the red hands and rubber strap emphasize its sporty, contemporary character. The luminescent indexes and screwed-down gadroons on the bezel highlight the signature design of the tango collection. The timepiece features a date window between 4 and 5 o’clock and is also available in a steel version, with a blue or black dial. tango 300 has a striking appeal, with performance and design that make it ideal for the dynamic man. TECHNICAL DATA 8560-SR1-20001 Movement: Quartz chronograph Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds and sma ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Presents the Limited Edition Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing

Innovation- Performance- Engineering- Ulysse Nardin Presents the Limited Edition Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing Dubai, UAE, December 29, 2016:  How fitting that Ulysse Nardin would embark on a partnership with America’s Cup team Artemis Racing – sharing as they do a seafaring history, as well as a desire to push against limits, and to innovate with new technologies and materials. The Swiss watchmaker pays fresh tribute to the seafaring skill of Artemis Racing with the Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Artemis Racing, crafted in a limited edition of 250 pieces. With its dashing Artemis Racing-inspired styling and the reliable precision of the Diver collection, this marine-lover’s timepiece proves itself on land or at sea. On land, its ultramarine coloring reveal ......read more

Presentation of the 2017 Michelin Guide Eberhard & Co. kicks off the celebrations for its 130th anniversary and presents ...

Dubai, UAE, December 28, 2016:  During the presentation of the 2017 Michelin Guide, Swiss watchmakers Eberhard & Co., established in 1887 and celebrating its 130th anniversary next year, presented the special “Qualità nel Tempo Michelin Italia 2017” award and for the first time presented the Guide with its commemorative anniversary logo. The latest edition, the 62nd, was unveiled yesterday and for the first time in Parma, in the heart of the “food valley” of Emilia, at the Teatro Regio and awarded a total of 343 Italian restaurants. “It was a particular pleasure for me to start the celebrations of our 130th anniversary in collaboration with the Guide that has always been the main benchmark for the evaluation of the quality of restaurants and hot ......read more

Corum Bubble Tourbillon Dark Allure

Dubai, UAE, December 25, 2016:  Make a chillingly chic impression this winter with Corum’s striking new watch, the Bubble 47 Flying Tourbillon. Encircled by gleaming rose gold case, the hollow eyes of a skull stare at the wearer while the flying tourbillon within the wide-open jaw brings forth a hauntingly shiver. The hollowed eyes of the skull exuberates the dark interior beneath the dome of a glare-proof sapphire. Gilded in gold, the exposed micro-rotor tourbillon is set against a charcoal backdrop, a dramatic effect which is enhanced by a strap made of black alligator. The somber tones of the timepiece form a dark and unforgettable elegance borne on any wrist. Ever since 2000, the Bubble series has offered distinct and startling fashion combined with Corum’s cutting ......read more

Messe Frankfurt Middle East rounds off successful 2016 with robust growth across events portfolio

Market demand continues for well-targeted trade shows and conferences – Pauwels Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016:  Messe Frankfurt Middle East has rounded off another prosperous year in 2016, reporting robust growth across its event portfolio as it expanded into new markets and industry sectors.   The Dubai-based trade fair organiser’s nine exhibitions combined featured 6,000 exhibitors from 60 countries in 2016, six per cent more than 2015, and representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10 per cent over the last five years.  They also collectively attracted 124,000 visitors from 135 countries, a 13 per cent jump on 2015, and 11 per cent more in compound annual growth since 2012. Messe Frankfurt Middle East’s shows covered 113,000sqm in nett ......read more

“Being a family business gives us a lot of opportunities” Elie Bernheim, CEO of RAYMOND WEIL

Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: RAYMOND WEIL is one of the few independent brands in the Swiss luxury watch industry, what are the main challenges you face because of this?  The main challenge we have to face today as an independent brand is distribution and the fight for space against big groups in points of sale. The current worldwide economic situation is obviously another big challenge for us. We need to be cautious, but we remain optimistic. Being a family business gives us a lot of opportunities. We can react much quicker and count on our very reliable partners with whom we have built long-term relationships since the beginning. Continuity and consistency are keys for us, our greater flexibility also allows us to adapt quicker to changing trends and requirements and our agili ......read more

Citizen Satellite Wave GPS Watches

Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016:  Precise time beamed in from 20,000 kilometers up. CITIZEN SATELLITE WAVE -GPS watches feature Satellite Wave function. Satellite Wave captures position data and a time signal from GPS satellites orbiting in space to automatically adjust time and date. Your GPS watch will display the precise time wherever you are on Earth, as long as there is open sky above you.  Satellite Wave needs as little as 3 seconds to receive a time signal only. In addition, it can work out your current position in a minimum of 30 seconds by linking to at least four satellites to capture both a position data and time signal. Satellite Wave now connects to Japan’s new Michibiki Quasi-Zenith Satellite System. Easy to operate and offering two different situation-ap ......read more

2017: Ulysse Nardin Introduces The “Year Of The Rooster” Timepiece To The Classico Collection

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2016:  Confident and dynamic, the rooster rules the roost with hard work and innate talent. Very little escapes the powers of perception of this highly observant creature, renowned for his sociable, gregarious nature. In keeping with his pride of place on this precision Classico, the rooster is also widely appreciated for his punctual timekeeping! Ulysse Nardin celebrates his energetic panache with the “Year of the Rooster” timepiece, the most recent addition to the Classico Collection. In this classical depiction, the artist has perfectly captured the rooster’s natural energy. It is the centuries-old champlevé method of enameling that brings the artist’s sketch to life. A rare art form and one mastered by very few, the champlevé tec ......read more

PRE-SIHH 2017 Roger Dubuis: warning tremors of an unprecedented Excalibur eruption

Excalibur Quatuor Cobalt MicroMelt Excalibur, the iconic and deliberately extravagant Roger Dubuis collection – with its signature blend of technical excellence and powerful design – is set to rock the watchmaking world as never before at the SIHH 2017. And like any upcoming quake, premonitory tremors are rippling across the landscape. A sneak peek at three of them… When it comes to progressive complications, the hand-wound 590-part RD101 Quatuor movement – beating at a frequency of 16 Hz (115,200 vph) with its four sprung balances and five differentials – is as progressive as they get… Not to mention outstandingly fast and efficient, since it achieves instantaneously what the tourbillon takes a full minute to accomplish – namely compensati ......read more

SAINT HONORE: Striking a perfect chord with the glamorous Opera at Christmas

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016:  SAINT HONORE presents a new and glamorous version of their famous Opéra watch, which makes an ideal gift at Christmas for the elegantly stylish woman. A classical icon of the SAINT HONORE brand, Opera continually changes its look to fulfil every conceivable wish. This year, the watchmaker has reinterpreted the design of this singular beauty once again, adorning it with very glamorous details. This particularly elegant, colourful model is as charming as they come. Take, for example, its round central dial, satin-polished to beautiful effect with the famous "checkerboard" pattern, a SAINT HONORE signature. Immaculate white, mauve, midnight blue or iced chestnut: this play of colours and materials orchestrates the entire Opéra line and en ......read more

Roger Dubuis introduces Kuwait Limited Edition Excalibur Automatic Skeleton

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016:  Roger Dubuis, the pioneer of contemporary skeleton calibres, introduces a new star to the constellation of Excalibur Automatic Skeleton models exclusively for customers of Behbehani Group in Kuwait.  Following the success of their first-ever Kuwait Limited Edition Excalibur with malachite dial, Geneva-based Manufacture Roger Dubuis and Behbehani Group, are proud to present a new exclusive timepiece dedicated to fine watch lovers in Kuwait.  This 25-piece limited edition features the in-house movement RD820SQ with skeletonized micro-rotor, a demonstration of the Manufacture’s expertise of architectural and technical mechanics, and stamped with the prestigious Poinçon de Genève. This exceptional edition has been personalised with t ......read more

Gilda Grand Pavé Makes an Extraordinary Festival Gift

Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2016:  Eberhard & Co. presents the Gilda Grand Pavé as a glittering new addition to its range of Gilda ladies watches, whose oval shape can be seen on the wrists of the world's most stylish and discerning women. This gilded beauty is ideal as an extra-special festive season present for the lady of style! Gilda Grand Pavé has an elliptical steel case and soft, harmonious lines enveloping a white mother of pearl dial with Arabic numerals at 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock. The delicate wave motif is obtained thanks to a special engraving technique and to a precious ellipse of 50 diamonds. The case features 212 stunning diamonds on three rows which enhance the dial, while the crown is wrapped in 14 more diamonds. The result is a breathtaking balance of elega ......read more

Corum Lady Golden Bridge Round 39 mm

Dubai, UAE, November 30, 2016:  For the past 35 years, the unique Golden Bridge movement has been cased in many exceptional variations, case shapes, and materials. The pinnacle of Corum’s collection, this timepiece in its many versions is innovative and unique – in great part due to its eminently visible inline movement construction. The Golden Bridge’s uncommon caliber is sheathed in sapphire crystal, allowing the skill of the watchmaker to be fully appreciated from every angle. Early in 2016, Corum revisited a round design of the Golden Bridge with the introduction of the Golden Bridge Round, whose manually wound inline baguette-shaped movement CO113 was housed in a 43 mm round red gold case created by renowned designer Dino Modolo. Now Corum returns with a n ......read more

Roderer unveils contemporary & innovative range of designer leather goods made for the discerning world citizen

Brand conveys the flair & spirit of Dubai in its distinctive designs Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016:  Conceived and designed in Dubai and inspired by the style, innovative spirit and ambition of the premium city in the Middle East, Roderer presents an exquisite range of luxury leather goods and accessories that are crafted exclusively for men of discernment and style. The exclusive Roderer range of superbly-designed and luxuriously appointed leather goods is inspired by years of travelling around the globe. Each Roderer item is designed as a passport to the world of bespoke travel experiences and to serve as a trustworthy companion for the truly selective global citizen of impeccable taste, all at a highly competitive price point. Olivier Birault, CEO of Roderer, was inspi ......read more

The World's First Flagship Store From Citizen Watch Group- Citizen Flagship Store Tokyo

THE ONE AND ONLY WATCH STORE IN THE WORLD THE WORLD’S FIRST FLAGSHIP STORE FROM CITIZEN WATCH GROUP “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO” GRAND OPENING IN GINZA, TOKYO - APRIL 2017 Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. will open “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO ,“ the world’s first flagship store from the Citizen Watch Group, in the new commercial complex, “GINZA SIX” due for opening on April 20, 2017. CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO” will boast one of the world’s largest collection of CITIZEN brands along with Arnold & Son, BULOVA, CAMPANOLA, and other brands from the Citizen Watch Group which will be the first flagship store for the Group. It will be located on the ground floor of GINZA SIX due to open i ......read more

CITIZEN L Ambiluna Limited Edition Makes An Exquisite Festive Gift

“Absolute light” Moon-glazed sapphire crystal and a Nishijin textile band woven with kimono-weaving techniques radiate a soft glow that dissolves into the atmosphere. Time has never before felt so elegant. Everything is light. A watch is a mechanism for keeping precise time. But time itself is inherently shapeless and nebulous. This watch uses light to unite these two contradictory elements. Everything in this watch—the technology, the glass cover, the case, the bracelet—is an expression and embodiment of light. Feel the transience of light Moon-glazed sapphire glass The look of the moon-glazed sapphire glass is inspired by the gentle glow of a fog-enshrouded moon. Applying a frosting to high-transparency sapphire glass is our way of making you aware of t ......read more

Ulysse Nardin SuperCat concept

Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016:  The Ulysse Nardin SuperCat concept table clock reflects a new and radical approach to the art of watch-making. A free and futuristic metaphor of a racing catamaran, it highlights the expertise of the Manufacture in an unprecedented manner. Ulysse Nardin has pooled its talents to create the SuperCat Concept, an extraordinary table clock where the movement becomes the giant engine of a futuristic boat. The work of one of the Manufacture’s young watchmakers and loosely inspired by the competition catamaran of Artemis Racing – which Ulysse Nardin is sponsoring for the America’s Cup – the SuperCat Concept combines sailing, sleek design and micromechanics to recreate the magic of a luxury timepiece. For Patrik Hoffmann, CEO of Ulys ......read more

Louis Moinet awarded Guinness World Record for inventing First Chronograph

Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016:  The Guinness World Records Organization has recognized Louis Moinet as the inventor of the chronograph. The organisation awarded the Swiss atelier the title of the 'First Chronograph', after a painstaking process of thorough research and investigations that took the best part of six months. By recognizing Louis Moinet as the originator of the first chronograph, the Guinness World Records Organisation has confirmed as fact, what was already acknowledged in the world of haute horlogerie: that the chronograph was first invented by Mr Louis Moinet in 1816, with his “Compteur de Tierces”.  “We’re absolutely thrilled to receive this honour in a very special year, in which we’re celebrating the bicentenary of th ......read more

Grand Seiko Limited Edition makes an exquisite festive gift

Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Seiko presents the exquisite new Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT, in a Limited Edition of 500 pieces, with a unique brown dial. This special timepiece will indeed make a great gift for the man of taste over the festive season. The earth brown dial, with flecks of orange is truly exceptional, a specialty of the Grand Seiko range, that is exquisitely set off by the watch's stainless steel case. The theme and inspiration for this particular model is once again taken from nature, like its other stablemates.  The Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 GMT SBG J021, is intricately crafted with the focus on practical elements, such as legibility and durability. It is water resistant to 100m and boasts of a  40 mm-wide, 14 mm-thick steel case.  Po ......read more

Celebrated Manufacture Ulysse Nardin Seduces Collectors with a Limited Edition Hourstriker Pin-Up

HOURSTRIKER PIN-UP Dubai, UAE, November 21, 2016:  The delightful daring of the burlesque dancer is brought alluringly to life by the craft of Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin. In a limited edition of 28 rose gold and platinum timepieces, each edition features miniature painting on the dial and Jaquemarts to highlight the hourstriker function. This charming and delicate figure gazes seductively out at the viewer, posing in her high heel sandals with a flower in her hair and her modesty barely hidden by the colorful explosion of peacock feathers. They are the result of the unique skill of the in-house miniature painters at Ulysse Nardin. Acrylic colors are applied and mixed direct-ly on the dial, as the tiniest details erupt to life through the use of extremely delicate brushes. De ......read more

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

Two stunningly elegant new models join the Marine Chronometer Manufacture family. Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016:  Ulysse Nardin has been crafting marine chronometers since the development of international seafaring trade in the late 19th century, keeping ships and valued cargo precisely on course. Now, two new additions to the family of Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometers are the proud heirs of 170 years of craftsmanship and constant innovation.  Powering these new Marine Chronometers is the UN-118 caliber, manufactured entirely in-house. With its heart of Silicium and DIAMonSIL, advanced materials pioneered by Ulysse Nardin in the first, 2011 version of the Caliber UN-118, the movement represents a giant step forward in the quest for absolute precision in mechanical time-kee ......read more

Roger Dubuis Astral Skeleton Exhibition completes successful Dubai debut

Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016:  After a week of wowing fine watch enthusiasts and a stream of select invitees, the Roger Dubuis Astral Skeleton Exhibition at Dubai Mall, wound up on a successful note.  The exhibition not only succeeded in creating greater awareness about the world of Roger Dubuis and the intricate processes by which the maison's masterpieces are crafted and conceived, but also drew attention to the maison's new creations and the high points of technical excellence and innovative genius that the brand has achieved over the years. Dubai Mall, with its vast footfall of high-end shoppers, was an ideal location for the the Astral Skeleton Exhibition, with Dubai being located at the hub of one of the Geneva-based watchmaker's major markets. The Mall i ......read more

SAINT HONORE: Brilliant new colours mark the new Worldcode 'Diving' watch

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016:  SAINT HONORE adds stunning new colours to its famous Worldcode "Diving" watch for men, making it a brilliant and eye-catching gift for the man of action over the festive season. Ice blue, copper orange or candied chestnut: the diving watch takes on original and exceptional new shades while maintaining the technical functionalities essential for your underwater adventures.  Water-resistant to 100m, the Worldcode "Diving" watch is equipped with a steel case and topped with a one-way rotating graduated bezel. This feature is specially designed for calculating dive times. Its triangular indicator and notched edges make it easy to handle, even with neoprene gloves on.  With a diameter of 43 mm, the instrument includes a ......read more

Excalibur Creative Skeleton Broceliande is exclusive for Dubai at AED 1.044m Stunning debut at Astral Skeleton Exhibitio ...

Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  The strikingly svelte and spectacular Excalibur Creative Skeleton Broceliande made a stunning debut in Dubai, at the Roger Dubuis Astral Skeleton Exhibition, currently under way at Dubai Mall. The Excalibur Creative Skeleton Broceliande, is an ornate and beautifully crafted tribute to women from the Swiss fine watch maison, who specialises in timepieces of extraordinary complications and technical excellence. The watch powerfully yet delicately evokes the way in which the foliage of an evergreen plant subtly coils around its host in a symbiotic and almost fusional relationship. Decorative jewellery elements are cleverly entwined with the skeleton flying tourbillon movement and the dial, to the point where they become indistinguishable from each other ......read more

His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad opens 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility

Dubai summit sheds light on connected, autonomous, and greener future on GCC roads; exhibition showcases eco-friendly vehicles Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  The 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility got under way at the Grand Hyatt Dubai today, opened by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) Board of Directors. More than 250 delegates from 25 countries representing over 50 organisations are attending the two-day summit, where an expert speaker line-up is sharing insights into a connected, autonomous, and greener future on regional and global roads.  A co-located exhibition also shines the spotlight on vehicles using the latest in smart eco-friendly technology from ......read more

Gulf region can lead global movement toward fully autonomous vehicle, say industry experts

‘Road to autonomy inevitable’, speakers say ahead of 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can be at the forefront of the global movement toward the fully autonomous vehicle and Mobility as a Service (MaaS), transport and automotive industry experts have said. Jacob Bangsgaard, Director General for FIA Region 1, Belgium, said existing infrastructure and services in Gulf countries means regional governments can implement MaaS as a transport option, thereby reducing traffic congestion, and increasing road safety.  MaaS is the integration of various forms of transport – such as public or demand-based transport, and shared vehicles – into a single mobility serv ......read more

Roger Dubuis unveils its unique Astral Skeleton Exhibition at the Dubai Mall.

Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:   From November 10th to 16th 2016, The Dubai Mall will be providing a suitably stellar backdrop for the Astral Skeleton Exhibition hosted by Geneva-based watchmaker, Roger Dubuis. As the principal hub of one of the Manufacture’s most important markets, Dubai was the obvious choice for Roger Dubuis to host the exhibition. The Dubai Mall, the most popular shopping destination in the world, is also home to one of the three Roger Dubuis boutiques in this region. Created exclusively for Dubai, the Astral Skeleton Exhibition will invite guests and Fine Watchmaking aficionados alike to embark on a journey through time and space as interpreted by Roger Dubuis. Propelled by a magnetic force, visitors will be drawn into the heart of this exhibition, con ......read more

Roger Dubuis unveils its unique Astral Skeleton Exhibition at the Dubai Mall

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2016:  From November 10th to 16th 2016, The Dubai Mall will be providing a suitably stellar backdrop for the Astral Skeleton Exhibition hosted by Geneva-based watchmaker, Roger Dubuis. As the principal hub of one of the Manufacture’s most important markets, Dubai was the obvious choice for Roger Dubuis to host the exhibition. The Dubai Mall, the most popular shopping destination in the world, is also home to one of the three Roger Dubuis boutiques in this region. Created exclusively for Dubai, the Astral Skeleton Exhibition will invite guests and Fine Watchmaking aficionados alike to embark on a journey through time and space as interpreted by Roger Dubuis. Propelled by a magnetic force, visitors will be drawn into the heart of this exhibition, consis ......read more

Seiko's adviser, Kojiro Shiraishi, sets sail in the world's harshest yacht race, the Vendée Globe

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2016:  On November 6, 29 sailors will cross the line at Les Sables d’Olonne in Western France at the start of the Vendée Globe, the solo, non-stop, round-the-world race. Among them will be Kojiro Shiraishi, the first ever sailor from Asia to try his hand in this, the world’s toughest ocean race. On his wrist will be the Seiko Prospex Marinemaster, a GPS Solar watch that Kojiro himself helped to design. Seiko wishes Kojiro the very best of luck. During his preparation for the race, Shiraishi said, “I think of this Prospex Marinemaster watch as my buddy and I was very happy to participate in its creation so that I would have my perfect watch for this very harsh race, the Vendée Globe. Throughout the race, we need to be in regular contact wit ......read more



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