Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 29, 2023 – H.E. Suhail Al Mazroui, UAE’s Minister of Energy & Infrastructure, inaugurated today the Second Edition of the Electric Vehicles Innovation Summit (EVIS2023) organized at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
The summit spans across three days and includes an extensive exhibition that runs throughout the event. The exhibition space has been expanded, accommodating over 100 showcased products, including vehicles and EV service providers. Additionally, EVIS2023 encompasses a two-day conference that has garnered significant attention, featuring more than 100 speakers and over 50 conference sessions covering a wide range of topics relevant to the current and future landscape of e-mobility.
The summit aims to promote the transition from dependence on fossil fuels to electric ......read more
WITH A STAR-STUDDED MEGA CELEBRATION FOR ITS 23RD EDITION AT YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI, #IIFA2023 BROUGHT THE BEST OF INDIAN CINEMA.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EVENING OF NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023
HRITHIK ROSHAN WINS BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE) FOR VIKRAM VEDHA
JAYANTILAL GADA ACCEPTS THE AWARD ON BEHALF OF ALIA BHATT AS SHE WINS THE BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE) FOR GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI
R MADHAVAN WINS THE BEST DIRECTION CATEGORY FOR ROCKETRY: THE NAMBI EFFECT
SPECIAL AWARD: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REGIONAL CINEMA: RITEISH & GENELIA
A.R RAHMAN PRESENTS THE OUTSTANDING AWARD TO MR. KAMAL HAASAN FOR HIS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIAN CINEMA’
DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA WAS HONOURED FOR HIS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FASHION IN CINEMA’
NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023 CO-PRESENTED BY SOBHA REALTY ......read more
May 28th, 2023: FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem paid an amicable visit to the President of FIFA Gianni Infantino with the aim of discussing collaboration opportunities in the areas of sporting governance, stewarding and refereeing practices. Additionally, there was an in-depth, fruitful discussion on the Online Abuse campaign during which both parties highlighted the importance of joining forces with representative bodies from other sports along with other stakeholders for a greater positive impact.
FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem said: “It was great to meet with President Infantino at the Monaco Grand Prix and tour our Race Control today. We discussed the growing collaboration between our organisations on sporting governance. We also discussed how we can share learnings on stewarding and refereeing from ......read more
SOBHA REALTY IIFA ROCKS 2023: THE BEST OF MUSIC AND FASHION, ALL ON ONE STAGE ON 26TH MAY 2023
HOSTS: FARAH KHAN & RAJKUMMAR RAO
PERFORMERS: AMIT TRIVEDI, BADSHAH, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, SUKHBIR SINGH, PALAK MUCHHAL & IULIA VANTUR
WINNERS OF TECHNICAL AWARDS FOR THE 23RD EDITION OF IIFA 2023
GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI BAGS 3 AWARDS FOLLOWED BY BHOOL BHULAIYAA 2 WITH 2 AWARDS
EXCLUSIVE FIRST-TIME SHOWCASE OF A FASHION SHOW BY WORLD-RENOWNED DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA
26th May 2023, Abu Dhabi: Yas Island in Abu Dhabi was the site of the stunning IIFA Rocks 2022, which brought together splendour, luxury, and octane on one platform. Sobha Realty IIFA Rocks is Co-Presented by NEXA. IIFA ROCKS 2023 witnessed a breath-taking celebration comprising fun, glamour, delightful acts, and surprises with mesmerising performances ......read more
• Technical Olympics concurrently held to drive forward skill-building initiatives and support the brand’s customer-centric mission
• Panasonic announces opening of new state-of-the-art Regional Parts Center in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) continues to march forward with its customer-centric mission with the recent staging in Dubai of the Panasonic Customer Service Strategy Conference. Hosted by PMMAF’s Customer Service Division, the conference was attended by over 70 participants from Panasonic’s Middle East partner companies across the region, and tackled the brand’s action plan and strategies for FY2023 in order keep pace and engage more closely with its customers.
Mr. Hiroyuki Shibutani, Managing ......read more
IT’S BACK TO YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI, AS THE ANNUAL EXTRAVAGANZA KICKS OFF THE BIGGEST TWO DAYS OF BOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT
SOBHA IIFA ROCKS 2023: THE BEST OF MUSIC AND FASHION, ALL ON ONE STAGE ON 26TH MAY 2023 TO BE HOSTED BY FARAH KHAN & RAJKUMMAR RAO
PERFORMANCES BY AMIT TRIVEDI, ALONG WITH SEVERAL POPULAR SINGERS, BADSHAH, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, NUCLEYA & SUKHBIR SINGH
NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023: 27TH MAY 2023 TO BE HOSTED BY ABHISHEK BACHCHAN & VICKY KAUSHAL
PERFORMANCES BY SALMAN KHAN, JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ, VARUN DHAWAN, KRITI SANON, NORA FATEHI & RAKUL PREET SINGH
25th May 2023, Abu Dhabi: The 23rd edition of the International Indian Film Academy and Awards (IIFA) got off to a sparkling start today. After the unprecedented success of IIFA 2022, the 2023 Sobha IIFA Weekend and NEXA IIFA Awards, ......read more
18 rare pieces embody the world’s greatest intellectual works over the centuries
Mohammed Bin Rashid Library’s participation in Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Once inside the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) venue, visitors will be overwhelmed by the great diversity of pavilions, booths, and publishing houses, most notably the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) pavilion, housing around 18 rare pieces, which are displayed for the first time outside the Library's premises.
MBRL’s participation in the 32nd ADIBF, to be held from 22 to 28 May 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), comes in line with the Library's constant desire to keep track of the latest developments across all fields and disciplines, while supporting its plans to inform the public and the ......read more
PMES 23 opens in Dubai with leading scientists, physicians, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and investors uniting to drive progress in precision medicine in the region
Her Excellency Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology, explained that key stakeholders in healthcare must “draw on our combined strength to drive further progress in healthcare”
PMES 23 takes place 23-24 May 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | 23 May 2023: His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Media Incorporated, inaugurated the 2023 edition of the PrecisionMed Exhibition & Summit (PMES) being held today and tomorrow at the Dubai World Trade Centre. HH Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum toured the exhibition and summit accompanied by dignitaries.
The ......read more
Meet talented designers and see unique Portugal products presented by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP), which aims to expand their footprint in the Middle East market.
Dubai - May 23, 2023: The Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP) has announced that 18 leading Portuguese interior design brands will participate in the 23rd edition of The Hotel Show Dubai, which takes place from May 23-25, 2023 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The premium brands from the southern European country will demonstrate the competitive strength of Portugal aimed to tap into the growth opportunities in the Middle East with a range of luxurious products and interior design concepts influenced by sustainability, technology, and holistic wellness considerations.
The 18 participating ......read more
Dubai - 23, May 2023: The prestigious International Indian Film Academy Awards are making a comeback to Abu Dhabi this month, bringing forth a vibrant celebration of Bollywood. Scheduled to take place on May 26 and 27 at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island, the IIFA Awards, widely known as IIFA, will commence with IIFA Rocks—an enchanting evening dedicated to music and fashion. With preparations for this extravagant Bollywood event in full swing on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, film enthusiasts in the UAE are eagerly anticipating a thrilling weekend filled with live performances by renowned Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandes, Nora Fatehi, and many other talented artists
In the countdown to the upcoming IIFA Awards, let's revisit a memorable throwback moment from the history of the ......read more
KAMAL HAASAN WILL BE FELICITATED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIAN CINEMA’
‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REGIONAL CINEMA’ FOR RITEISH DESHMUKH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA
DESIGNER MANISH MALHOTRA WILL BE HONOURED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FASHION IN CINEMA’
Abu Dhabi, UAE – IIFA has announced three special awards for notable or outstanding achievements in Indian Cinema History for veterans of the industry who have
Kamal Haasan will be felicitated for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema’ while the made-for-each-other couple, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Regional Cinema’. Designer Manish Malhotra will also be honoured for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Fashion in ......read more
• Two Abu Dhabi powerhouses team up to spotlight Abu Dhabi’s new ‘One Summer Isn’t Enough’ campaign at Manchester City’s highly anticipated match against Chelsea.
• Manchester City was presented the Premier League trophy at the match.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Experience Abu Dhabi, the destination brand of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), joined forces this weekend in support of Manchester City Football Club, at their Premier League match against Chelsea on Sunday.
In front of the sell-out crowd at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester and broadcast live to millions of fans watching globally including those watching live on Etihad flights, Experience Abu Dhabi presented ......read more
Expo Center Sharjah to kick off the event on June 1–4 with the support of SCCI
Sharjah May 21, 2023: Expo Centre Sharjah is all set to host the fourth edition of the Jewels of Emirates Show, running from June 1 to 4, 2023. The event, which will be held with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), will unveil exquisite collections from numerous Emirati companies, acclaimed jewellery designers, and top local and international brands, featuring gold, silver, diamonds, precious stones, pearls, and watches.
The 2023 event will experience an expansion of the exhibition area to 10,000 square meters, aiming to attract a larger audience expected to throng the venue to explore exclusive offers, the latest jewellery fashion lines, and modern designs. The show will feature gold and diamond sets inspired by ......read more
The recognition was awarded for Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ participation in the Sanable Al-Mahaba festival organized by the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Service
Mr. Ameer CMC, Director of Finance and Admin, Malabar Gold & Diamonds received the recognition from the Crown Prince & Deputy Ruler of Sharjah
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, the Crown Prince and Deputy ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Executive Council honoured Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the 6th largest jewellery retailer globally, for their participation in Sanabel Al-Mahaba Festival for the benefit of differently abled students, conducted by the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services. Mr. Ameer CMC, Director of Finance and Admin, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, received the recognition on behalf of Malabar ......read more
Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie launched its second edition at Le Gourmet, Galeries Lafayette —Dubai Mall, on Thursday 18 May.
The opening ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy Consul General of France to the United Arab Emirates, Marie-Laure Charrier, in addition to Laure Videau, licensing director of Salon du Chocolat, world-class chefs, industry professionals and press representatives.
Joumana Dammous-Salamé, managing director of HSME, the event organizer, welcomed guests and spoke about the significance of bringing such an exciting event to Dubai for the second consecutive year.
Dedicated to those who share a passion for chocolate and pastry, the much-loved show gathers together professional chocolate tasters, chocolatiers, chocolate aficionados, authors and pastry chefs for a rich program of ......read more
Dubai, Riyadh, - 17th May 2023: Formula E today announces that Jamie Reigle will step down as Chief Executive Officer.
Over the last four years, Reigle has led Formula E in partnership with Founder and Chairman, Alejandro Agag, and will now move to an advisory role for the remainder of the season to ensure a seamless leadership transition.
Appointed in 2019, Reigle navigated the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship through the pandemic, built a multi-disciplined executive team and introduced a series of initiatives that underpin Formula E’s strategic position and ongoing development.
During his tenure, Reigle oversaw the introduction of a new sporting format that has been met with the universal enthusiasm of fans, teams and partners, the launch of the GEN3 car and the implementation of technical, commercial ......read more
IIFA MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOPS WITH ACCLAIMED DIRECTORS FROM HINDI CINEMA, KABIR KHAN AND OMUNG KUMAR, AT 2023 SOBHA IIFA WEEKEND AND NEXA AWARDS, AT YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
CELEBRATED HAIR & MAKE-UP STYLIST NABILA TO TAKE THE AUDIENCE THROUGH REFINED FASHION, STYLE & IMAGERY IN HER MASTERCLASS
• Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi director will not only trace his beginnings in cinema during ‘Director’s Cut with Kabir Khan’, along with thoughts and anecdotes but also share five tips for aspiring directors.
• The National Award-winning director of Mary Kom, who is also the applauded production designer of films like Black and Saawariya, will draw or create a set design on a chosen subject while conducting ‘A 360 degrees of creativity in Cinema with ......read more
THE BIGGEST BOLLYWOOD PARTY TO DESCEND UPON YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI.
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY SALMAN KHAN, AYUSHMANN KHURRANA, VARUN DHAWAN KRITI SANON, JACQUELINE FERNANDES, NORA FATEHI AND RAKUL PREET SINGH
VICKY KAUSHAL AND ABHISHEK BACHCHAN TO HOST IIFA AWARDS WHILE FARAH KHAN AND RAJKUMMAR RAO TO HOST IIFA ROCKS.
ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCE BY AMIT TRIVEDI, SUNIDHI CHAUHAN, SHREYA GHOSHAL, BADHSHAH, RAFTAAR, SUKHBIR, NUCLEYA, ANUSHA MANIA AND GOLDIE SOHEL AT IIFA ROCKS 2023
STAR GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE INCLUDE HRITHIK ROSHAN, ALIA BHATT, ANIL KAPOOR KAMAL HAASAN, RITEISH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA, BONEY KAPOOR, APARSHAKTI KHURRANA, SOHAIL KHAN, BOMAN IRANI AND MOUNI ROY AMONG OTHERS
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE IIFA WEEKEND INCLUDE A MASTER CLASS SERIES BY DIRECTOR KABIR KHAN, OMUNG KUMAR, CELEBRITY HAIR – MAKE-UP STYLIST NABILA AND FOR ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2023: Scheduled for November 26th, 2023, Dubai Women’s Run, the largest sporting event for women in the Arab world, announced the very special 10th edition to be held in Dubai Festival City, part of Al-Futtaim Real Estate. The event promises an unforgettable experience as it celebrates a decade of women’s empowerment through running.
Organized by Plan b Group, in association with UAE Athletic Federation and Dubai Sports Council, the event is expected to have over 5000 participants who can choose to either run the 10 kilometers or 5 kilometers race or have the option to join three kilometers run/walk on a well-planned route. Open to women and girls from 14 years and above, the event has come a long way and major efforts will be put into building the run up to the event with more ......read more
United Arab Emirates: May 2023 – From May 16 to May 18 at Dubai World Trade Center, the French audiovisual industry will be back at CABSAT 2023 to present its latest innovations.
A major business platform widely recognized in the digital media sector with more than 13,000 visitors coming every year from more than 50 countries, the CABSAT is the leading event of its kind in the Middle East for broadcasters, producers, developers, integrators, and even television channels looking for new innovative technological solutions developed by foreign industries. In this context, 21 French companies will have the opportunity to showcase their technological advances, promote La French Tech, and develop partnerships with companies from the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East as well as other countries such as India or Turkey.
The ......read more
Dubai, Riyadh, 15 May 2023: Formula E championship leader Nick Cassidy says there is still a ‘long way to go’ in the season before he even thinks about the possibility of setting his sights on winning the title.
The Envision Racing driver strengthened his chances of being crowned champion in this season’s ABB FIA Formula E World Championship after claiming victory at the Monaco E-Prix in front of more than 20,000 fans. The triumph was even more impressive given the Kiwi started the race in ninth position on the grid, holding off countryman Mitch Evans, who finished second.
The result was Cassidy’s second straight win after crossing the chequered flag in the second round of the Berlin double-header last month. Although he has a 20-point lead, he insists that he still needs to be consistent if he ......read more
Embrace technologies to seamlessly ensure safety and security of passengers
Quicken passenger handling to increase revenue for airport operators
RFID technology for efficient baggage handling, improve passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency
Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2023: Global Airport Leaders’ Forum , co-located at the 22nd Airport Show, discussed measures to transform security at airports by bringing together leading entities responsible for airport security and plan for the future of aviation security by embracing new technologies.
Suggestions have been made to bridge the communication and collaboration gaps between airports, airlines, government authorities and law enforcement agencies and strengthen the critical lines of communication and initiate cross-party collaboration.
The Forum also urged ......read more
9 months international chefs’ competition closed on a high note at TUTTOFOOD Taste Arena with Chef Sanjay Thakur’s show cooking.
Milano, May 10. The four finalists of The Dates Connection traveled from Ammam, Riyadh, Dubai and Bassano del Grappa to meet at the prestigious restaurant Don Lisander in the heart of Milan, to define the winner of The Dates Connection.
A jury faced the challenge of assessing four dishes of high quality and creativity, finally choosing Chef Sanjay Thakur as winner of a tight contest in front of Chef Grant Marais of Gates Hospitality. The jury was composed by Chef Daniele Chiari of Saudi Arabia Protocol; Chef Antonio Danise, Manager of Nazionale Italiana Cuochi; Mr. Andrea Sinigaglia, Director of ALMA Scuola Internazionale della Cucina Italiana, and Mr. Saad ......read more
- HE Sara Al Amiri: ‘Our leadership is driving industries and processes that support climate action and promote the uptake of new green technologies and sustainability best practices.’
- Sessions at UAE Climate Tech highlight UAE’s entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 11 May 2023: The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) today hosted three sessions at the UAE Climate Tech forum to support and promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields of green technology and climate action. The sessions were held ahead of COP28 as part of MoIAT’s contribution to the country’s climate neutrality targets. The three sessions focused on the UAE’s investment, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem, a key pillar of COP28, set to take place in ......read more
• Sheikh Ahmed: Construction of new airports and upgrading of facilities gain pace to meet future demand
• More than 150 exhibitors from 23 countries, 100-plus buyers; 5,000 attendees from more than 60 countries
• Showcased the widest-ever range of new technologies and innovative products focused on sustainability
• Exhibitors and participants receive overwhelming response
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2023: The 22nd edition of the Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport event hosted by Dubai, closed on high note in the wake of full recovery in the global aviation industry led by the Middle East, especially the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and Chief ......read more
• Middle East is leading the traffic numbers in terms of recovering globally at 93% of the pre-2019 levels
• IATA says Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Saudi Arabia, will cross 100% recovery
• Passenger traffic will have full recovery in 2024 and grow 4.2% through 2040
• Omar Bin Ghaleb: “Our vision is to create a world class aviation eco system that promotes sustainability
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2023: The Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF) celebrated its milestone 10th edition with a positive news that the Middle East is leading the traffic numbers in terms of recovering globally at 93% of the pre-2019 levels and very soon Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia will cross the 100% recovery.
Passenger traffic in Middle East region will have full recovery in 2024 and grow 4.2% ......read more
• Exhibitors and participants receive overwhelming response
• Global companies showcase products and services focused on sustainability
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2023: Exhibitors and participants at the 22nd edition of Airport Show expressed extreme satisfaction as they are receiving overwhelming response from other participants and stakeholders which would be translated into future collaboration and strengthening of business relationships.
Philippe Martinet, Managing Director of Groupe ADP Airport Services Central Asia, Middle-East & Africa, said: “For Groupe ADP this edition of Airport Show is an opportunity to present in detail our new service offers to the industry: Groupe ADP Airport Services is a portfolio of specialized consulting services designed to offer the ......read more
Over 500 Exhibitors to Participate in 'UAE Perfumes and Oud' Exhibition, Offering Unique Networking Opportunities.
Sharjah, May10, 2023: The first-ever "UAE Perfumes and Oud" exhibition will be held in the Emirate of Sharjah from October 6 to 14, 2023, bringing together over 500 exhibitors, including major perfume designers, prominent local and international companies. A group of manufacturers, experts, and specialists, are also expected to participate in the first edition of the fair, making it an unparalleled networking opportunity.
Organized by Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the event will provide a valuable platform for local businesses and individuals involved in the manufacturing and production of perfumes to ......read more
• Sheikha Mozah Bint Marwan Al Maktoum: Gender gap is still big in aviation field and an effective roadmap is needed
• Mervat Sultan: Women empowerment is essential for betterment of the society
• The organization honours women leaders in recognition of their role in promoting the aviation sector
• Boeing committed to increasing representation of women in leadership in the UAE
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2023: Mervat Sultan, President, Women in Aviation Middle East Chapter, addressing the Women in Aviation 10th Anniversary Conference, said the number of women in aviation is on the rise with active and constructive participation of women, taking up aviation as their choicest career. Nearly 27,000 women currently employed in the UAE aviation sector, representing 42% of the ......read more
UAE, Dubai, May 10, 2023 – Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, announced today its achievement of the Middle East Award for the best maintained Public Facilities 2023. With a record-breaking season hosting nine million guests, Global Village has consistently exceeded expectations in providing exceptional guests experiences for both local and international visitors.
Season 27 witnessed the park winning two highly sought-after awards, the Dubai Quality Gold Award and Best Service Performance Brand Award by Dubai Economy and Tourism. In addition to these awards, Global Village was recognised internationally by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Furthermore, the park also received the Sword of Honour and a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 May 2023: The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Omani Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, concludes its successful participation in the Arabian Travel Market 2023, from May 1-4 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
This annual participation comes within the framework of the keenness of the Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, and the Omani tourism sector’s institutions and establishments, to participate in this international tourism exhibition, which is the largest of its kind in the region, and which has reached its 30th session.
On this occasion, Haitham bin Mohammed Al Ghassani, Director General of Tourism Promotion at the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism in the Sultanate of Oman, stated: “The participation of the Sultanate of Oman in ......read more
• HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed opens the world’s largest airport event amidst increased optimism
• 22nd edition of Airport Show attracts 150 exhibitors from 20 countries
• Also open Airport Security Middle East, ATC Forum and the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum, Women in Aviation Middle East Anniversary Conference
• Participants are bullish about growth prospects of the industry
Dubai, UAE, May 9, 2023: The 22nd edition of Airport Show was opened in Dubai today amidst brighter outlook for complete and sustainable recovery, growth of passenger demand and focus on future mobility, sustainable infrastructure and innovation.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and ......read more
• Co-located events: ATC Forum, Airport Security Middle East and the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum
• More than 150 exhibitors from 20 countries, 100-plus hosted buyers; 4,000 trade visitors from 20+ countries
• Showcases the widest-ever range of new technologies and innovative products related to aviation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 08, 2023: The 22nd edition of Airport Show is opening tomorrow (Tuesday, May 9, 2023) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for a three-day all-encompassing trade show, showcasing the widest-ever range of new technologies, innovations in airport sustainability, digitisation and urban air mobility, marking almost full recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced headwinds.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed ......read more
· The 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market set a new show record, as organisers welcomed more than 40,000 attendees – a 5% increase over 2019
· More than 2,100 exhibitors and representatives from over 150 countries took part in the landmark edition, which was hosted at Dubai World Trade Centre
· In line with the theme, ‘Working Towards Net Zero’, participants explored trends and innovations that are driving sustainability within the global travel industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 May 2023: More than 40,000 people – including 30,000 visitors – attended the 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which concluded last week in Dubai, UAE.
This not only represents a year-on-year increase of 29% in attendees compared to 2022, it also represents ......read more
• Optimism grows for 2023 and beyond as over 122 private and public sector partners conduct business meetings on Dubai stand
• DET together with its stakeholders held a large number of meetings with travel trade professionals and key executives from over 31 markets
• The four-day event held under the sustainability theme ‘Working Towards Net Zero’ further enhanced cooperation between Dubai and its stakeholders and partners
• DET stand awarded ‘Best Stand for Doing Business’ by Arabian Travel Market
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates 6 May 2023: Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) made an impressive showing at the 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), held from 1-4 May at the Dubai World Trade Centre, further reinforcing Dubai’s position at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 05 May 2023: Dubai Municipality announced that 90,603 tickets for its recreational facilities, with a total value of Dhs4,011,332 million have been sold during the just concluded Arabian Travel Market exhibition. The tickets sold included 25,000 tickets for Dubai Safari Park and 65,603 for Dubai Frame.
Dubai Municipality participated in the 30th Arabian Travel Market, held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 1 to 4 May, where it presented its most prominent services in the field of recreational and tourism facilities, including parks and recreational facilities under its management in the emirate. This comes in line with its vision to be the pioneering municipality for a global city that provides the highest levels of service and luxury to all residents and visitors of the emirate and enhances the ......read more
• Formula E’s GEN3 race car set to compete in Monaco for the first time following record-breaking races for overtakes and lead changes last time out
• Iconic motorsport names Maserati and McLaren will line up together on a Monaco grid for the first time since 1969
• Pascal Wehrlein holding on to the lead in the Drivers’ world championship as the pack closes in
Dubai, Riyadh. 5 May 2023: The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Monaco this Saturday (6 May) following a record-breaking weekend in Berlin, reigniting a rivalry between two icons of motorsport – Maserati and McLaren – after a 54-year hiatus, and unleashing the GEN3 race car for the first time on the most iconic street circuit in motorsport.
Going into Round 9 and the second half of the 16-race ......read more
Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced that the Arab Elite Cup – U 15, the first football competition of its kind in Dubai, will be organized from 4th to 7th May 2023 at Humaid Al-Tayer Stadium in Al-Nasr Club.
The Championship will take place with participation of several U 15 years old’s teams from the various Arab countries and will be held in collaboration with Delta Co.
The Championship’s details were declared in a press conference, convened at DSC’s premises and addressed by Mr. Ahmed Salim Al-Mahri, Director of Sports Development Dept. in DSC / Mr. Ahmed Al-Kabakibi, Chairman of the Delta Co. – the Organizer Partner of the Championship, in the presence of Mr. Benoit Pasquier, Legal Advisor of the Asian Football Confederation & Arbitrator in the Court ......read more
Dubai, UAE: May 3, 2023: Dubai International (DXB) was recognised as both the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ and ‘Best Airport Worldwide’ at the 22nd annual Business Traveller Middle East Awards, held at the Palazzo Versace Dubai on Monday (May 1).
The awards acknowledge DXB’s spectacular performance balancing high growth, which propelled the hub to retain its title as the world’s number one international airport for the 9th year running, while continuing to radically enhance the airport experience for 66 million passengers.
The Business Traveller Awards celebrates leaders in business travel and tourism, with brands recognised across the 40 hotly contested categories spanning three main divisions. The gala ceremony was attended by more than 250 dignitaries representing top brands and key ......read more
• Panel discussion at ATM 2023 addressed how the airlines can keep pace with a green future
• The use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is key to a greener tomorrow but supply and cost are currently a challenge for the industry
• Technology and new aircraft design plays a major role in achieving net zero
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 May 2023: The last two years has seen a resurgence in air travel and while this growth trend provides a welcome boost for the aviation industry, the increase in air traffic places a greater burden on the environment. To explore solutions that go beyond carbon offsetting, Shashank Nigam, Founder and CEO, SimpliFlying gathered a panel of experts on the Global Stage at ATM 2023 to discuss the actions required to futureproof the air travel ......read more
• Dubai Duty Free has played an important role in shaping Dubai’s reputation as a top international tourist destination says Executive Vice Chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin
• McLoughlin was presented with the prestigious ATM Pearl Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Travel Industry, a special award created for ATM’s 30th edition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 May 2023: Dubai Duty Free helped to strengthen Dubai’s reputation as a leading international tourist destination, said Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Colm McLoughlin as he took to the Global Stage today at Arabian Travel Market 2023.
In a fascinating conversation with Euro News Dubai Bureau Chief Jane Witherspoon, McLoughlin recalled highlights from four decades at the helm of Dubai Duty Free and shared the ......read more
• Panellists agree that decarbonisation will require significant financial backing, but warn the luxury travel industry cannot afford to ignore sustainability
• Experts say guests no longer see sustainability as a compromise within luxury travel, and are now demanding environmentally responsible offerings
• Luxury brands must also focus on how they can positively impact surrounding communities socially and economically, according to speakers at ATM 2023
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 May 2023: Rather than cost, the Middle East’s luxury travel sector should focus on the long-term gains offered by decarbonisation, waste reduction and community initiatives. That was the assessment of experts speaking on the opening day of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2023, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more
Keynote sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities empower booksellers with the tools to promote sustainability, increase sales, and enhance customer experience during two-day conference.
Sharjah, May 2, 2023
The concluding day of the International Booksellers Conference promised to be a thought-provoking and informative experience for attendees, and it delivered in droves. With two keynote sessions, a series of empowering workshops, and a chance to engage directly with the world’s biggest publishers in intimate sessions, the conference offered the ultimate insight into the sector and focused on topics that are crucial to the bookselling industry today, retail and sustainability.
The five P’s of retail
The first keynote speaker, Steve Jones, the General Manager of Books Kinokuniya UAE, presented "The ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 2 May 2023: In May, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library continue to enrich the cultural scene with a prestigious lineup of events, reading and discussion groups, and prestigious educational workshops. This is consistent with MBRL's overarching plan to encourage a love of reading and the advancement of knowledge and culture among all members of society, with the aim of supporting MBRL's vision for the next 50 years.
MBRL extends an open invitation to all interested individuals, intellectuals, and community members to participate in its extensive and varied programmes, which combine reading, entertainment, and education, while supporting the development of creative talents across all fields.
“Coffee and Book” and Panel Discussions
As part of the Arts and media Library's regular "Coffee ......read more
Visitors will have the perfect opportunity to witness the celestial phenomenon and learn about the science behind it while enjoying traditional hospitality.
Sharjah, 2 May 2023: Mleiha Archaeological Centre, from Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), is excited to announce a special Penumbral Lunar Eclipse event on Friday, 5 May. The event promises to be an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages, especially students and sky watching enthusiasts.
The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the outer edge of the Earth's shadow as the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon, resulting in a subtle darkening of the Moon's surface, and is considered as an interesting celestial occurrence.
The event will run from 8 pm to 10 pm, and will include an ......read more
Powered by ICT Fund, and partnered with Beeah, the competition will provide a collaborative environment for participants to unleash their creativity and innovation
Sharjah, May 02, 2023
Providing a unique platform to unleash creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of Emirati youth to tackle pressing sustainability challenges, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is all set to launch an intensive weekend bootcamp from May 19 to May 21.
The focus will be on experimentation, and validation, with participants practicing and implementing the design thinking process to understand complex challenges and generate innovative solutions to real-life problems.
The three-day weekend bootcamp features an action-packed agenda, including market research, expert interviews, ideation, prototyping, and pitch training. On the final day, ......read more
• Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is now in its 30th year
• The travel and tourism industry must adapt to tackle the pressing climate crisis, say experts speaking on the opening day of the exhibition
• Timely discussion takes place just a few months ahead of the UAE hosting COP28
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 May 2023: The climate crisis was under the spotlight during the opening session of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2023 today at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The discussion gathered tourism and economy figureheads from across the Middle East region to address how the travel industry needs to adapt to tackle the issue of climate change and meet current regulations by implementing new sustainable policies, funds and support.
Taking place on the Global Stage at ATM, the discussion was ......read more
International Booksellers Conference brings together global industry experts for their second year, offering tools and insights for industry success
Sharjah, May 1, 2023: During a session titled “Expanding Your Digital Footprint: How UK Booksellers Use Online Platforms to Grow Book Sales,” panellists discussed the importance of creating an online presence and expanding digital footprints to boost book sales. They also highlighted the importance of building a strong community of book lovers and using social media platforms effectively to connect with customers and promote books.
The informative session featured Mark Thornton from “Bookshop.org”, Sara Dennis from “Mostly Books” and “Borzoi Bookshop”, and Jo Coldwell from “Red Lion Books,” and was presented during the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1 May 2023: The 12th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM Global 2023), to be hosted for the first time in Abu Dhabi from May 8 to 10 with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) as lead sponsor, will feature several regional focus forums that will address the vital elements of successful direct investments as well as the challenges faced by the investment sector. These forums will be presented by a group of industry and investment promotion experts from different continents of the world.
AIM Global 2023, organized by AIM Foundation, is anchored on the theme “The Investment Paradigm Shift: Future Investment Opportunities to Foster Sustainable Economic Growth, Diversity and ......read more
• The Dubai-based carrier unveils its latest premium business class seat at this year’s edition of the Arabian Travel Market
• The Business Suite will be introduced on a number of the carrier’s newest aircraft in the last quarter of 2023 and will be deployed on select flights around the carrier’s growing network
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 May 2023: flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, unveils its latest premium business class seat, offering passengers added comfort, privacy and an exceptional onboard experience.
The Business Suite, designed exclusively for single-aisle aircraft, is the latest evolution in flydubai’s Business Class offering which will see 10 suites introduced to a number of the carrier’s newest aircraft before the end of 2023. The new seat will offer all passengers in ......read more
24 May 2023 – The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) is participating in the 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), a leading knowledge event regionally and globally, which gathers leaders of the knowledge and publication sectors from across the globe annually. The event celebrates the concept of sustainability in line with the declaration of ......read more