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Walk on water and see The Dubai Fountain from closer than ever before…

Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017:  Step out on The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk and witness spectacular views of the world’s largest performing fountain!  A brand-new floating platform located within the The Dubai Fountain, The Boardwalk allows you to get closer than ever, giving you a whole new perspective of the captivating performances.  Guests can start their journey from Burj Park or Fountain promenade and stroll down the 272-metre boardwalk, with the closest point putting you only 9 metres away from the fountains!  Open between 5pm and 11pm daily, the experience is only AED 20 per person, for those older than 4 years of age. Tickets are available at the Fountain promenade, Burj Park and At the Top, Burj Khalifa ticket counters. So, head down and see the spectacular dancing fountain like never ......read more

Birmingham Qur'an: digital exhibition opens in Abu Dhabi for first time…

Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017:  The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript which is located at  Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 20 to 29 November.    Yesterday’s VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the UAE Mr. Philip Parham; and Professor Robin Mason, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) University of Birmingham.    The major interactive digital exhibition continues its UAE tour telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to Abu Dhabi for the first time. It will then move to Atrium 6 at D3 in Dubai’s Design District from 19 April to 3 May ......read more

Leo Burnett MENA Speaks at Inspiring WARC Event on MENA Strategy…

Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discusses key learnings from the agency’s recent ‘Tropa for Life’ industry wins Dubai, 19 November, 2017:  Today, Leo Burnett Dubai spoke at the inspiring strategic showcase at the WARC Event: MENA Strategy Works, which took place at the Choueiri Group Building, in Knowledge Village. During the event, Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discussed key learnings from the agency’s recent WARC wins. The agency’s du campaign ‘Tropa for Life’ was a double winner at this years’ awards, taking home a Golden WARC MENA Strategy Award and a Special Award for Research Excellence, as such Ahmad spoke about how Leo Burnett achieved such successes through its strategic tools.  Abu Zannad opened ......read more

Plate number (2) from Category 1 hits the record as highest bid of Emirates Auction on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Abu Dhabi Police…

60 distinguished plate numbers sold in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police for a total value of more than 55 million AED Abu Dhabi 19, November 2017:  Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished plate numbers for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total of more than 55 million AED. This came during an auction that Emirates Auction held yesterday evening (Saturday), to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Abu Dhabi Police. The auction was held at Emirates Palace, and attended by 800 people. Plate number (2) hit a historical record with a bid of ten million and one hundred thousand AED, recording the highest bid in the auction organized by Emirates Auction. This monumental auction reflected the strategic partnership between the company and Abu Dhabi ......read more

Augmented Reality safety glasses eye Middle East debut at Intersec 2018…

Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional workers.  Italian safety equipment manufacturer Univet will introduce in the Middle East for the first time its VisionAR Smart Glasses, which integrate Sony's holographic waveguide technology into eye protection, allowing wearers to view real time data without looking away from what they’re doing. The 2017 Red Dot Award goggles display data on a holographic screen behind the right protective lens. The ......read more

Fatima Sharafeddine Keeps Children Captivated At SIBF…

Story reading session held at Kalimat Group stand Sharjah, November 11, 2017:  Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair. With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture books, ‘My legs’, ‘My Eyes’ ‘My Ears’ and ‘My Hands’, designed for children up to three years of age. With bright and colourful illustrations, she explained how our body works in simple terms, stimulating them to ask and explore. During the 30-minute session, Fatima told her stories using body language and facial expressions, with a flowing rhythm in her texts to make it easier for children to ......read more

Dubai Customs participates in Accessabilities Expo 2017…

Dubai – 11 November 2017:  Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih visited the stand of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation at Accessabilities Expo 2017; the region’s largest trade, professional and consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.  The second edition of the Dubai AccessAbilities Expo was held under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline Group, from 7-9 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year’s edition is highlighting the importance of integrating people of determination in support of the UAE’s efforts to help this category of people and as part of its vision and strategic plans.  The exhibition welcomed over 100 exhibitors from 20 countries and 3,000 ......read more

Wassim Akram: India is also a part of me…

The ‘King of Swing’ is a special guest at Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, November 11, 2017:  Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).  “Politics has its own place, but India is a part of me in so many ways. I miss the culture there, the food… my friends. I have taught a lot of Indian bowlers and we all share very good relations,” he said, to applause.  “You see, I am a sportsman and for me players across the world are just that, players. If someone asks me for bowling tips, I won’t ask their nationality, that is not my ......read more

Kids Build Solar Powered Vehicles at SIBF 2017…

‘Solar Desk’ workshop at fair teaches little ones about renewable energy  Sharjah, 11 November 2017:  With fossil fuels a finite resource and climate change a regular item on the political agenda, it perhaps appropriate that concepts of renewable energy be introduced to the younger generations at the earliest of ages.  One workshop for children taking place at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is doing just that. Titled Solar Vehicles, the session under the fair’s Kids Activities programme is showing how light can be used to power an electric motor vehicle. The workshop, given by a company called Solar Desk, starts with the children given an unassembled toy vehicle, comprising wheels, motor, body and solar panel, which they are given assistance in putting together using a screwdriver. The ......read more

Kalimat Presents Popular Bloomsbury Titles in Arabic at SIBF 2017…

Part of publisher’s strategy to develop the UAE’s publishing industry  Sharjah, November 7, 2017:  A year and half into their partnership with the renowned UK-based Bloomsbury Publishing, Kalimat Group, the Sharjah-based regional frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing, has launched five new titles, which were released as part of their participation at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2017) running until Saturday, 11 November at Expo Centre Sharjah.  In a bid to facilitate cultural exchange and develop the publishing sector in UAE and the Arab world, Kalimat Group has been forging partnerships and building bridges of collaboration and joint action with international publishers of children’s and YA literature.  The first five titles that were taken from the ......read more

Strokes of Genius at Sharjah Book Fair's Calligraphy Workshop…

Young writers learn the ancient craft of the written word Sharjah, 7 November 2017:  Sharjah International Book Fair is holding a calligraphy workshop to introduce children to one of the most artistic writing styles in history and give them hands-on experience of creating the letters and numbers for themselves. Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching calligraphy for 22 years and spent the hour-long session using brush-pens to help the youngsters create different strokes and characters with varying widths and angles. “With so many electronic devices, writing is becoming something of a dying art,” he said. “But when children see writing as an art form, it takes on a whole new meaning and transfers itself into the desire to write with distinction and creativity." Asked to ......read more

Dubai Media City is Leading Partner of Fourth Edition of Emirati Media Forum…

Majed Al Suwaidi: “Since its inception, EMF has successfully contributed towards the development of the media industry and helped create a bridge between the leadership and media entities” Dubai-UAE: 7 November 2017:   Dubai Media City, the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry, is supporting the annual Emirati Media Forum that is currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year’s theme examines how the media can influence the role and position of the UAE on a global level, and analyses the key challenges and opportunities in developing the media sector in the UAE. Under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the event, held in collaboration with Dubai Press Club, serves as a ......read more

Sewing Tales for Young Authors and Illustrators At Sharjah International Book Fair…

‘Seamless’ storytelling with needle and tread Sharjah, 5 November 2017:  A unique ‘storytelling puppet’ workshop at Sharjah International Book Fair, taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November, is teaching budding authors and illustrators how to create their own tales by sewing and knitting characters into a felt book. The youngsters, aged between 5-12 years old, are given a basic ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ material storybook where the fox tricks the little girl into taking a flower to her grandmother’s house. The children are given the first page, but the rest they must make up for themselves by arranging and knitting the characters into place. Organised by the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Association for Future Generation, the workshop excites the ......read more

Cultural Proponents Discuss National Identity at SIBF 2017…

Three novelists join architectural expert in third day panel discussion  Sharjah, November 5, 2017:  Speaking to a packed room of literature enthusiasts at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), cultural experts from across the world gathered for a discussion on the burning topic of national identity. Taking place on the third day of the fair (Friday), the session saw popular authors from Pakistan, Iran and Argentina join an expert in Islamic architecture to delve deep into the issue of belonging, highlighting how literature and building construction can both promote culture. Comprising Bina Shah, a novelist from Karachi, Pakistan; Shahed Saleem, an architect and design studio leader at the University of Westminster’s School of Architecture in London; Elsa Osorio, an Argentinian writer and Najem Wali, an Iraqi ......read more

AUS presents Sultan with exact replica of ‘Voynich Manuscript,' the world's most mysterious book…

Celebrating 20th anniversary  Sharjah, UAE. Thursday, November 2, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), received today a replica of the 15th century Voynich Manuscript in celebration of the 20th anniversary of American University of Sharjah. The manuscript, described as “the world’s most mysterious book” was presented to His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah by AUS Chancellor Dr. Björn Kjerfve, at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2017. Dr. Kjerfve used the occasion to congratulate AUS founder His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah. He said: “We decided to present His Highness with the replica of this rare manuscript in recognition of his unwavering support to this university ......read more

Sultan Al Qasimi Inaugurates Sharjah International Book Fair's 36th Edition…

Sharjah,UAE, 2 November, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) this morning (Wednesday). In his speech His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi underscored that shadowy hands have been promoting malevolent ideas that darken understanding and brain-wash individuals, divesting minds of science, intellect, knowledge, culture and light, preying on our young sons and daughters. These ideas, His Highness said, threaten our Islam, beliefs, culture, heritage and very existence. His Highness pointed out that the darkness can only be faced with the light of truthful words, science and culture and stressed the importance of Egypt and its historical role in ensuring the ......read more

Birmingham Qur'an: digital exhibition in UAE for the first time…

Hijazi Qur'an -Birmingham Qur'an, MS1572A, Cadbury Research Library University of Birmingham   Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  The University of Birmingham is bringing a major interactive digital exhibition telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to the UAE for the first time.   One of the oldest surviving Islamic manuscripts, the Birmingham Qur’an is considered a global treasure. Exhibition visitors will be able to explore the manuscript in digital form as well as viewing a detailed replica of the holy script.   Working closely with the British Council and the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development as strategic partner, the University is bringing the unique exhibition to Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.    The exhibition will form a highlight of ......read more

Dubai Judicial Institute's Publishing House Launches 10 New Books at Sharjah International Book Fair…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31st October 2017:  Dubai Judicial Institute’s (DJI) publishing house is participating in the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which will be held at Expo Center Sharjah from the 1st to 11th November 2017. In its pavilion (P9, Hall 3), DJI will present 10 new publications in addition to over 200 diverse works and six specialised series, including a series of updated laws issued in the country according to the latest amendments, as well as several legal, scientific and practical judiciary works that are exclusive to DJI. His Excellency Judge Dr. Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of DJI, commented: “We are pleased to participate in SIBF for the tenth year in a row as it offers us an ideal opportunity to present our diverse legal and judicial books, which aim at ......read more

Dubai Design District Brings the First Urban Art Festival to Dubai this week…

Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017:   Celebrating art, design and creativity, Dubai Design District (d3) will present the first edition of the Blue Cave Urban Art festival, an action packed three-day weekend event, taking place across the Design Quarter at d3, from November 2-4, 2017. The programme of workshops and live art installations is set to inspire a diverse audience, from families with young children through to the most discerning artists. Dubai Design District the region’s ultimate design destination will host this creative festival. With music, live painting, poetry performances, talks and workshops, the weekend-long schedule will feature talent from across the world including renowned French-Tunisian calligraphity artist El Seed, L7M, Rodrigo Level and Fernando Chamarelli.  Works and installations ......read more

UK's Elite Authors to Headline Sharjah International Book Fair…

Historians, fiction writers and children’s literature specialists to represent SIBF’s ‘Guest of Honour’   Sharjah, 26 October 2017:  Elite authors and prominent literary figures from the UK will be hosted at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which is organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and is taking place from November 1-11 at Expo Centre Sharjah.    Flying the flag for Britain - this year’s Guest of Honour at the fair – will be such acclaimed authors and celebrated media personalities as Mark Billingham, creator of London-based detective Tom Thorne; Mark Ellis, author of the DCI Frank Merlin series and bestselling historical romance writer, Nicola Cornick.     Each of the literary luminaries will participate in a range ......read more

Prolight + Sound ME wraps up in Dubai attracting 2,200 trade buyers from 50 countries…

Visitor attendance grows 40 per cent at region’s dedicated trade fair for entertainment, event, media and creation industries Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2017:   The 2nd edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East concluded in Dubai, with the double-digit growth in visitor numbers ensuring there was a constant buzz at the region’s dedicated trade fair for the entertainment, event, media and creation industries. Concluding on 19th October at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Prolight + Sound Middle East 2017 attracted 2,200 visitors from 50 countries, a 40 per cent year on year increase over the show’s inaugural edition in 2016.  The strong visitor turnout was underlined by impressive live demonstrations of the latest professional audio-visual technologies from the likes of ......read more

MEPCO Participates in the 44th Session of the Baghdad International Fair…

MEPCO a leading Paper Manufacturer Joins Delegation of 60 Leading Saudi Arabian Companies in Saudi Pavilion  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 22 October 2017:  The Middle East and Africa’s leading vertically-integrated paper manufacturer, the Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO), participates in the 44th session of the Baghdad International Fair on 21st – 30th October. The company will join a delegation of around 60 leading Saudi Arabian companies in the Saudi Pavilion. Mr. Sami Safran, CEO MEPCO commented: “We are proud to join the Saudi Export Development Authority in building bridges of communication with Iraq, part of a broader KSA government and business effort to create a starting point for fruitful cooperation between both of our countries. Our efforts are aligned with the Saudi Vision 2030, making a vital ......read more

US$ 3 billion Middle East AV market grows by incredible 75% between 2012 and 2016 spurred by surging regional demand…

Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:   Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region. Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international brands, Prolight + Sound Middle East is tapping into a wellspring of latent demand from the flourishing regional events and entertainment scene, as well as wide interest from hospitality and government representatives. According to research from Euromonitor International (EMI), the UAE’s professional AV market is estimated to value US$ 707 million by 2018, up from US$ 656.2 million in 2016, giving an idea of the scale of potential ......read more

Global Experts Take the Stage at RSA® Conference 2017 Abu Dhabi Seizing the Power of Opportunity…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017:  RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, Infrastructure and Operations, Blockchain, AI, Cloud, IoT & Ransomware.   Keeping in line with the tradition of concluding on a high note, this year the Conference will close with the former Director General of the United Kingdom’s MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, who is well renowned for her successful career, which spans across countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism. Dame Stella will cover topics of leadership ......read more

GROHE to showcase exciting innovations at WETEX 2017…

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, is proud to announce its participation in WETEX 2017 in Dubai. The leader in sanitary technology will be showcasing its latest products which represent GROHE’s dedication to innovative water conservation. From the 23rd to the 25th of October, 2017, visitors will be able to discover the latest innovations from GROHE. At the exhibition, the GROHE stand will be located in the SmarTech hall and visitors that pass by the stand will receive a coupon for free installation of any GROHE product.

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Materials Handling opens in Dubai featuring 126 exhibitors from 20 countries…

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GRI to hold regional launch of new global sustainability reporting standards…

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Zen Fathima hosts the first ever Malaysian exhibition House of Zen in Dubai…

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GulfHost '17 launches the Restaurant Development Conference Powered by Middle East Food Forum and ...…

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ADNEC to Promote UAE Defence Industry at Defence and Security Equipment International Exhibition in ...…

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UAE Literature Industry Luminaries Attend IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Poland…

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10th E-Services Excellence Award crowns a decade of smart trade achievements…

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Saudi Energy Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih to deliver inaugural address at 12th Annual GPCA Forum…

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Flowers FM 947 Onam Flower Carpet at Burj Khalifa…

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UAE emerging as one of prime global destinations for students amidst rising number of top-caliber ...…

August 29, 2017– Judging by the caliber of top international universities, colleges, and higher academic institutions that are setting up shop in its shores, the UAE has fully emerged the region’s top destination for learners of all ages. The government is keen on furthering the country’s education system by allocating AED 10.2 billion for the public and private higher education ......read more

Her Excellency Reem Al-Hashimi Discusses Expo 2020 Progress with Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor…

24 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  Her Excellency Reem Al-Hashimi, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director for the Dubai World Expo 2020 Bid Committee, called in on Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group at the Al Habtoor Group head office.  The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.  Her Excellency briefed ......read more

Al-Futtaim ACE celebrates with special offers this month…

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Twice the Magical Fireworks at Dubai Festival City on the first day of Eid…

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Celebrate Eid Al Adha at The Beach…

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Accepting Submissions to the 6th cycle UAE Ideas Award 2017 from Emiratis and Expatriates…

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Sharjah Health Education Department Announces “Health and Tourism 2017”…

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Xiaomi opens region's first Mi store in UAE, world's top smartphone market…

August 10, 2017   Xiaomi has today (Thursday, August 10, 2017) opened its first Authorized Mi store in the region in partnership with local distributor TASK FZCO. Located at the popular Burjuman Shopping Centre in Dubai, the new store will showcase Xiaomi’s powerful Mi 6 and entertainment-focused Mi Max 2 smartphones.   Mi 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s ......read more

DSI guaranteed up to AED 100 million ‘Qard Hasan' Loan from Tabarak Investment as part of the ...…

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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre organizes Space Summer Camp…

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Extended summer surprises with Modhesh World and Summer Bazaar at DWTC…

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Moataz Mashal reveals ‘The Real You' at unique Life Transformation event in Yas Island…

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Sharjah Summer campaign showcases water events and family and kids themed activities at Al Majaz ...…

July 30, 2017 - As a part of the ongoing 'Sharjah Summer' campaign, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has revealed the exciting new activities and promotions, including water-based and family oriented events, at the Al Majaz and Al Qasba Waterfront in Sharjah. This falls in line with “Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021”, which aims at positioning the emirate ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center sees nearly 300,000 visitors through its doors during the First ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, has successfully hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors.  Jamal Al Taher, Acting Director of RAK Exhibition Center, said: “The Center offered a wide variety of exhibitions and ......read more

Halal Expo Dubai To Strengthen UAE Lead in Halal Industry Development…

Key Announcements: The UAE is among the top three countries for the global Islamic indicator in many sectors such as halal food, travel, fashion, media, recreation and Islamic finance among others. The UAE ranked third after Malaysia and Bahrain in Islamic finance; the sector is estimated to cross the $4 trillion mark in 2019 compared to $1.21 trillion in 2013. Global expenditure of ......read more

QNET rounds up GCC Limitless Expo in Dubai…

Dubai, July 23, 2017:  Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products. The concept ......read more

20 per cent increase seen in UAE tourists visiting Korea's Jeju Island during H1 2017…

July 20, 2017: The Jeju Island Tourism Organization, South Korea has revealed a 20 per cent increase in the number of UAE tourists that have visited South Korea’s Jeju Island during the first half of 2017. The figures were presented in a special promotional event held today (Thursday July 20, 2017) at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. The event was aimed towards further promoting the ......read more

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival returns in December to help sustain growth of the Middle ...…

July 19, 2017 - The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF) Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is set to make its grand debut in the emirate this December—throwing the spotlight on the growth of the industry that is driven exclusively by consumer demand. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend the event, which will be hosted for the first ......read more

UAE: The Ultimate Hub for Conferences & Exhibitions…

 “25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017:  As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. ......read more

Discover strategies keeping the World's Tallest Building impeccable at MECTW…

Emaar Properties joins Middle East Cleaning Technology Week as the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates: One of the world’s top property developers, Emaar Properties is the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’ at this year’s Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW). As part of this partnership, Emaar will share best practices ......read more

Cerner Middle East Unveils 2017 Achievement and Innovation Award Winners…

UAE, July 16, 2017- Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the sixth edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by recognizing clients across the Middle East for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions across five categories.  Cerner created the Achievement and Innovation Awards to honor clients that have effectively increased quality and value for their ......read more

NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award…

Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with ......read more

Bosch demonstrates urban mobility at 2017 Bosch Mobility Experience…

Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents  Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017 Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017:  Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, ......read more

UWI official statement on UN World Population Day…

World Population Day Comment:  Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 ......read more

Summer Bazaar '17 opens at the Dubai World Trade Centre…

An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017:  Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer ......read more

FIFA Club World Cup Mobile Roadshows to kick off Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017:  Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August. Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership ......read more

One Thousand Daily Winners Expected During Dubai Festival City's Biggest Ever DSS Celebrations…

Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017:  Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get ......read more

Beat the heat and shop at the Summer Bazaar '17…

Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July ......read more

Michael Kors Celebrates Tatler's “English Roses 2017” At The Saatchi Gallery…

Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017:  Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK. Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 ......read more

Sharjah 1st Summer Campaign Launched with Entertainment, Promotions Packages to attract tourists…

Sharjah ,1 July 2017:  The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah. The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by ......read more

IKEA Announces Fun-Filled Summer Academy For Children!…

Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday Dubai, 27 June 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged ......read more

Waleed Al Shami Performs Free Concert at Dubai Festival City…

Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017  Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017:  To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square ......read more

Eid Al Fitr 2017…

Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during ......read more

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