Adults expected to attend an average of four weddings in 2018, spending approximately e 5,500 USD in total.
(Dubai – UAE, 15th November 2018): While it is a huge compliment to be invited to celebrate a couple’s special day, findings from a new study commissioned by American Express Middle East suggest that the costs can soon add up for guests in the region. The survey which involved 1,655 individuals across, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and the UAE showed that on average, a person is expected to attend four weddings this year - be it a local or at a special wedding destination - spending 5,500 USD in total.
1,523 USD - The Cost of Accepting a Wedding Invite this year
Whilst weddings can act as a boost for local economies; from hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and florists, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 November 2018: Dubai Font – an initiative by The Executive Council of Dubai – has rolled out a one-of-a-kind campaign to support the International Day for Tolerance and spread the message of promoting peace and tolerance, aligned with the UAE Vision 2021.
On the side-lines of the International Day for Tolerance, Dubai Font launched a campaign to demonstrate the world through the eyes of those with the purest hearts and souls – children. Off the back of this, a short video and book were created that stress the phenomena, ‘intolerance is not inherited, it is taught’.
The campaign saw the participation of 6 kids between the ages of 5 to 7 from different backgrounds including Emirati; Lebanese; Egyptian; Australian; French; and Indian. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: World Tolerance Summit 2018 formally opened today with an impressive turnout of local and international delegations at Armani Hotel in Dubai. The summit was formally opened by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and the Chairman of the Higher Committee of the International Institute for Tolerance. The two-day summit is an initiative of IIT, which is a part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. Several government officials were also in attendance in support of UAE’s first-ever summit on tolerance which is in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day of Tolerance.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, graced the day of the summit, which is being held ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2018: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, visited Manarat Al Saadiyat to view the artistic creations of Abdullah Lutfi, the talented Emirati artist and Special Olympics UAE athlete. The showcase was held by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Art. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated the World Games 2019 booth and was shown a canvas painting being created live at the booth by Abdullah, which explores the links between the Special Olympics movement and the UAE. Abu Dhabi Art, an annual art fair organized by the Department of Culture and Tourism, partnered with the LOC to promote Special Olympics in the run up to the ......read more
12 November 2018, Dubai, UAE: The International Institute for Tolerance is set to hold the first-ever World Tolerance Summit on November 15-16, 2018 in Dubai. WTS will be held in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance.
WTS is UAE’s effort to attract global leaders and promote peace and tolerance in diversity across the world. As a melting pot for over 200 nationalities, UAE seeks to lead the region in the promotion of peaceful coexistence and a tolerant society. This is also in line with the government’s vision when it announced the creation of ministerial posts for Happiness, Tolerance, and The Future.
Current UAE Minister of Tolerance and chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Highness Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, once stated that, “Tolerance is not simply enduring the ......read more
Golden era of HR technology being held back by old, ineffective systems - experts
Dubai, UAE 12 November 2018: HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) today officially inaugurated the 15th edition of the HR Summit and Expo, the region’s largest gathering of human resources experts.
HE Abdulla Al-Falasi said, “The UAE is dedicated to the development of human beings within organisations which is why government agencies have taken steps to develop and implement courses and training programmes to the highest of standards.
“The human element is a cornerstone of societal development and the UAE is keen to provide opportunities that advance HR management. This is a crucial aspect as we enter into the fourth industrial ......read more
Dubai, November 1, 2018: The Korean Happiness Festival – the biggest and one-of-its-kind Korean event held in the UAE, was inaugurated in Abu Dhabi today by H.E Mr. Yeonjean Yoon, Deputy Head of Mission – Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE in a gala opening ceremony.
Organized by the Korean National Tourism Organization [KNTO] Dubai office and hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, at the Rotana Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Festival showcases everything about Korea – be its vibrancy, rich cultural heritage, touristic attractions or its medical attributes.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Manjin Kim, Acting Executive Vice President of the Korea International Tourism Division, a large number of UAE nationals, Arab visitors as well as ......read more
Winning healthy chocolate bar, probiotic biscuit, roasted cookies and chili jelly bean will be on display in exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery throughout the show
Victory at Middle East’s leading sweets and snacks event secures winning quartet a pathway to global exposure at ISM Cologne 2019
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Participation in yummex Middle East proved particularly sweet for four exhibitors from Brazil, Bulgaria, India and Pakistan who now get to showcase their groundbreaking products in full view of the regional industry’s leading players, decision makers and buyers at the exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery for the remainder of the show.
With award entries from South America to South Asia and beyond, the winning quartet beat off strong international competition to secure awards ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 October 2018: Asmak, a leading seafood company in MENA, participates at this year’s Seafex Middle East event from October 30th to November 1st to unveil a new range of premium products and solidified Food Service solutions.
As an exhibitor at the largest professional seafood expo in the region, Asmak will showcase a variety of products that will be displayed throughout its interactive stand. This latter will be entertained by a live chef who will delight the appetite of the clientele with new recipes and live demonstrations showcasing the freshness of Asmak’s products.
“We look forward to get creative with Asmak’s products live and to share delicious recipes with the anticipated remarkable attendance at Seafex. We are all excited to see Asmak’s stand ......read more
Players raise awareness on breast cancer by wearing pink wrist bands
Dubai. UAE – 20 October, 2018: A few days separate us from the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, the initiative launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, which aims to attract 1 million participants this year. In support of the initiative, The Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG), a consortium of businesses engaged in the foreign exchange and remittance industry organized ‘Soccer Fest 2018’, a first of its kind football tournament featuring teams from 16 exchange houses in the UAE.
The tournament, which aimed to encourage employees of exchange houses to take on the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 and prepare them physically for it, ......read more
HHC adds junior category for the race
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced the 4th edition of the National Day Camel Marathon, organized by the Center in cooperation with Dubai Camel Racing Club, will take place on 8 February 2019.
The change in the schedule from December to February was made to coincide with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pure-Bred Arabian Camels Races Festival.
HCC also took into consideration giving the riders and their camels more adequate time to prepare for the very competitive and one-of-its-kind heritage marathon.
Ms. Souad Ibrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at HHC, said: “Camel racing season begins in October and we have taken into consideration the requirements of the participants to give ......read more
Humanitarian, spiritual leader and ambassador of peace, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s self development programs have reached an estimated 370 million people worldwide
6,000 participants expected for the two-day meditation masterclass being held for the first time in the Middle East
Several humanitarian projects and service initiatives implemented by Art of Living Foundation and IAHV in the Middle East
15th October 2018; Dubai, UAE: Internationally acclaimed humanitarian leader, ambassador of peace and founder of Art of Living Foundation (AOL) and Interna-tional Association for Human Values (IAHV), Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Dubai to impart a unique two-day meditation masterclass. Announced today by Mr. Vipul, Consul General of India, ‘Unveiling Infinity’ will be held on 16th and ......read more
Daily chances to win an INFINITI QX50 and AED 150,000 in cash, weekly prizes of AED 100,000 for five winners (AED 20,000 each) and a Mega Grand cash prize of AED 500,000 for one winner
Get a chance to win one of seven Nissan models at the Nissan Grand Raffle
Mega raffle promotions start on 15 October at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, 14 October 2018: With the 24th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) promising to provide unforgettable shopping experiences, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced that the DSF Mega Raffles promotions – the INFINITI Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle - will begin on 15 October ......read more
Middle East’s travel and tourism leaders come together to discuss untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry today
Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018: Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase, hosted their inaugural Advisory Board Meeting at the Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, bringing together travel and tourism leaders to discuss the untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry.
ATM’s Advisory Board was set up to provide counsel on industry themes, challenges, growth opportunities and future strategies in the Middle East travel and tourism sector - as well as to help facilitate current business and marketing plans.
Board attendees included Mohammad Al Bulooki, Chief Operational Officer, Etihad Airways; ......read more
Workshop aimed at enhancing life skills and critical thinking of brownies, aged 7-11 years
Shaikha Al Shamsi: Six powers build leadership in personality
Sharjah, October 11, 2018: In conjunction with the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) organised a workshop to inspire the organisation’s young members to recognize their talent and believe in their capabilities. Themed ‘Unleash Your Powers’, the activity highlighted the importance of shaping young minds by involving them in creative projects that will help them realise their potential and explore areas of interest.
The event reaffirmed SGG’s belief in the goals of the International Day of the Girl Child to promote girls’ rights, education opportunities, healthcare and saftey, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 10, October 2018 : The Mall at World Trade Center (The Mall at WTCAD) the mixed-use urban centre located in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi, is bringing the community together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with a month of traditional Indian entertainment and spectacular gold giveaways, every day from 11th October – 10th November.
Bringing back the popular Spend &Win competition, anyone who spends AED 200 at The Mall at WTCAD will be entered into a draw to win 10 grams of gold daily, What’s more, to get everyone into the celebratory mood, there will also be themed dancing and entertainment, encouraging families and friends to mark this special festive occasion by spending quality time together.
Commenting, Yasser Al Marzouqi, General Manager of The Mall at WTCAD Abu ......read more
Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who outlasted more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long ‘Olympics of Oratory’.
Dubai, UAE, October 10, 2018: Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who became the World Champion of Public Speaking (WCPS) 2018, will address the UAE Toastmasters community to inspire the members with her brilliant story of Toastmasters journey.
Smith was named the 2018 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking in August this year, from more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long competition, which is also known as the ‘Olympics of Oratory’. Smith and nine other finalists delivered speeches to a crowd of 2,000 in Chicago during the world’s ......read more
934 children’s activities curated over the 11-day event
Sharjah, 10 October, 2018: Running from October 31st to November 10th, 2018, the 37th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will offer a blend of cultural, educational and entertainment activities. The fair will curate 934 children’s activities, with 44 guests from 12 countries, namely; the UAE, Japan, Belarus, Ukraine, Kuwait, UK, Jordan, Syria, Italy, Australia, Singapore, and Lebanon.
The audience will enjoy a selection of children’s theatrical performances, plays, and shows that are inspired by fairytales and classics that appeals to all. The event will also curate a series of workshops and engaging sessions conducted by a host of artists and designers.
Children’s plays include ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and the ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Her Excellency addressed students at the start of the two-day event
The second edition of the Majlis will involve over 300 interactive sessions over October 8 and 9
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 9 October 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the second edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations opened today with an address from Her Excellency Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei. Al Mazrouei, the UAE’s Minister of State for Youth Affairs, addressed attendees at the Abu Dhabi National Education Centre (ADNEC) to kick-off two days of future-focused activities.
More than 300 interactive ......read more
New Inspiration Zone to provide key regional speakers with platform to address evolving travel trends in the Middle East & North Africa as well as an update about
Expo 2020’s sustainability plans
Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018: With Expo 2020 on the horizon and the Middle East representing high growth potential for the travel industry, WTM London 2018 which takes place on 5-7 November and is placing a spotlight on the region with a host of key speakers lined up for the show’s new regionally-focused Inspiration Zones.
As Dubai gears up for Expo 2020, one of the first sessions in Middle East & North Africa Zone, ‘Expo 2020 Taking Responsibility for Environmental Impacts – Water and Energy’ will take place Monday 5th November, with Gillian Hamburger, Senior Vice President ......read more
October 4, 2018: As businesses in Saudi Arabia work towards supporting the country’s Saudi Vision 2030, Ashridge Executive Education is organizing an insightful programme for leaders to explore new leadership styles that will help them to achieve higher growth for their companies.
To be held from 14 to 18 October 2018, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the programme can also be customized for individual companies and held at their Saudi offices.
“Our Management Development programme encourages Saudi managers to develop skills that will enable them to take on new responsibilities, improve their leadership style and motivate their team. Understanding your own style is very important. Equally important is the ability to understand others and adapt your approach in order to influence, motivate and get the best out ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 October 2018: Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be back for its 24th edition from 26 December 2018 to 26 January 2019, attracting shoppers from all over the world featuring exciting events, promotions and opportunities for enjoyable shopping experiences, coupled with fun and entertainment for all families.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), DSF will kick off with innovative initiatives and memorable experiences built around the three pillars of the festival – shopping, winning and entertainment.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) said: “As Dubai gears up to host yet another successful edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 02, 2018: German conglomerate Siemens and Scientechnic, the flagship company of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), celebrated 45 years of exclusive partnership in Dubai and the Northern Emirates at a gala event held at the Armani Ballroom on September 26. The gathering included ESAG shareholders, key team members along with a number of customers and clients, all of whom have played a pivotal role in their joint history.
Over four decades ago, H.E Easa Saleh Al Gurg, KCVO, CBE signed an exclusive agreement with Siemens AG to distribute power engineering products and services to a growing city. In a short period, this relationship grew to include the entire range of Siemens’ electrical industry portfolio of products. Today, teams from Siemens and Scientechnic work together towards shaping the ......read more
Union Coop is organizing a ‘meet n’ greet’ tour with veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ on September 27th 2018, Thursday, as a part of consumer happiness initiative
Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is organizing a unique ‘meet n’ greet’ tour for their consumers in their ‘Etihad Mall’ and ‘Al Barsha’ Mall, Dubai respectively. Veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ Shall Welcome their fans during the visit and attending a press conference, wherein they will be answering press questions.
The event will be held on September 27th 2018, Thursday at Etihad Mall (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm), Meet n’ Greet ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 24 September 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted its inaugural Dubai China Conference on 19 and 20 September at Atlantis, The Palm. The two-day event, which welcomed over 900 attendees, featured integrated workshops and informative guest speakers offering valuable insights from both Chinese and local industry experts. With panel discussions strongly attended throughout the event, guests were invited to deep dive into Dubai’s China Readiness Strategy plus engage with presentations led by industry partners.
Breakout periods were also built into the two-day schedule to allow industry players to share knowledge during networking opportunities alongside partners such as Huawei, Ctrip and Tencent. There was also a series of engaging workshops hosted by ......read more
A common thread around the theme of Lights
A Vision to be shared about Climate Change & Inclusion Initiatives
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; June 28, 2018 - Expo 2020 Dubai will be held between October 20th, 2020 and April 10th, 2021 under the theme "Connecting minds, creating the future", divided into three sub-themes: Mobility, Sustainability and ......read more
With 6 Infiniti Q50 and Countless Sales Offers, You Can’t Possibly Ask for More!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre, takes part in another season of Dubai’s highly anticipated summer shopping extravaganza, Dubai Summer Surprises 2018, organized by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) in association with Dubai Festivals and ......read more
Visitors to Burj Khalifa will have the opportunity to experience a taste of Modhesh World on Level 112
Dubai, UAE - 26 June 2018: Running until August 25th, 2018, guests visiting ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa’, will have the opportunity to enjoy a taste of Modhesh World, one of the largest indoor family entertainment destinations in the region, through an interactive ......read more
Girls from a variety of age groups will get the chance to enjoy swimming, dancing, cinema and more
25 June 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Thanks to the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) a month-long calendar of incredible sports events and activities are about to be offered to girls and young ladies of the capital, as the newly opened Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 June, 2018 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) today issued a call for entries for the 2018 MEPRA Awards, the communications industry’s most prestigious event, which celebrates and recognises the most creative and impactful practitioners in the Middle East. This year marks the 10th edition of the ceremony, which is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2018: The Dubai College of Tourism, part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted a workshop on customer service for all the young volunteers of Modhesh World, with training on how to provide the best service to visitors to the edutainment destination.
Mariam Al Maeeni, Director, Industry Nationalisation, Dubai College ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, are happy to announce that prominent global brands such as OKI Europe and Germany headquartered Orafol among others have signed up for SGI Dubai 2019. The premier show in the Signage, Outdoor Media, Screen and Digital Printing, LED and Textile Printing industries, SGI Dubai is one of the most awaited ......read more
Shop for AED 200 at one of 17 participating malls from the Dubai Shopping Malls Group and get a chance to win Infiniti Q50 every week
Participation for the campaign commences on 22 June – 4 August ,2018 with the draws held during the 6 weekends of Dubai Summer Surprises
Dubai, 18 June UAE: With shoppers gearing up for the 21st edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai ......read more
Bargain hunters to benefit from massive discounts at more than 1500 stores across 15 malls
Abu Dhabi, UAE –14 June 2018: Abu Dhabi residents and visitors will be treated to a 24-hour mall mega sale this weekend, as the Emirate’s retailers are expected to drop prices by as much as 90 per cent during this city-wide event. Organised by the Department of Culture and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set to have a memorable make Eid Al Fitr as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM) is celebrating the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full swing, families celebrate, feast and children look forward to the excitement of receiving Eidiya. This Eid Al-Fitr, Emaar Entertainment is bringing a host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family starting from June 14.
Each Emaar Entertainment leisure attraction has something ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale held in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi
Exciting programme of celebrations taking place across Yas Island during Eid Al Fitr
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi (DED) has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: In the esteemed presence of His Excellency Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) showcased its newest cohort in front of leading investors, key opinion leaders and heads of government entities, and announced the winner of the $50,000 Accelerator Program Grant at a Ramadan majlis, earlier this week.
The grant was awarded to ......read more
Citywide shopping experience will give shoppers discounts for 24-hours of up to 90% across seven malls to mark the first day of Eid
Abu Dhabi Summer Season to take place from June 21- August 18,
ADSS offers unique line-up of promotions across malls, attractions and hotels as well as entertainment for all the family
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 5 June 2018: The ......read more
June 4, 2018, Dubai, UAE: The elite of world squash are back in Dubai this week to battle it out for one of the most prestigious and fiercely contested titles in the sport, the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, which will take place at the Emirates Golf Club from 5-9 June.
Only the eight top-ranked players from the PSA Road to Dubai Standings have earned a place at the ......read more
UAE, May 31, 2018 –Following the huge success of the Sharjah Summer Campaign last year, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has officially announced the details of the first edition of the Sharjah Summer Festival, an exciting event that will bring families together to participate in a host of fun events. Set to kick off on July 11, 2018 and will end in August ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 31, 2018/ADNEC/ The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has revealed plans to develop its Hall 4, one of the spaces being offered for conferences and similar events. The move is aimed at addressing the growing demand for its award-winning venue, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, as a host for regional and global conferences and corporate events. The planned ......read more
17th edition of International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps) 2022 in Dubai will gather leading technologists, scientists, research institutions and operators from the worldwide space industry
MBRSC currently participating in 15th SpaceOps taking place in Marseille, France
Dubai Attracts Premier Global Space Conference Events – both International Aeronautical Congress (IAC) ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 14, 2018/ADNEC/ Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has announced that it will participate in IMEX 2018, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, which will be held from May 15 to May 17, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. ADNEC will be participating as part of a delegation representing the tourism sector in Abu Dhabi. The event will attract thousands ......read more
Our wise leadership has always been keen to support several national institutions and constantly aiming to drive the development of various economic and social sectors for the benefit of the country and its citizens, which is reflected in enhancing the emirate’s position globally and making it an ideal destination for hosting international conferences, exhibitions and events.
The ......read more
Zenofer Fathima champions special needs kids to build high self-esteem, took them to the runway for ‘Walk of Confidence’ show
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: With the Holy Month of Ramadan just around the corner, the true spirit of compassion came alive at the just concluded Sambhavana festival, a week-long series of events in Dubai aimed at promoting inclusion for children ......read more
Al Ain, May 12, 20018- The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation will inaugurate on Friday morning the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018 Championship”. The official training of the clay pigeon shooters from towers (Skeet) will be held in Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, while the tournament that is attracting 40 competitors, and is representing various clubs and sports ......read more
Bride Abu Dhabi, supported by Danat Al Emarat Hospital, will provide shoppers and fashionistas with the ultimate shopping experience before the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan. The event will showcase its extensive collection of the latest Ramadan fashion products like abaya, shiela, kandora, kaftan, jalabeya and hennas and add glitz and glamor to the celebrations.
Bride Abu Dhabi is a ......read more
Exhibition centre to be operated by Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2018: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary and leading district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling [Emicool] has been awarded the contract for ......read more
April 30, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The holistic events agency, Plan b achieves the Guinness World Records title for creating the Most People In A Photo Cut-out Board Picture which was unveiled and showcased at the Middle East Special Event and Exhibition 2018: Awards(MESE) that puts a spotlight and sets it centre-stage in the Events and Exhibition industry.
The Guinness World Records certificate was ......read more
Positive outlook for German tourism
Dubai, 30 April 2018: The German National Tourist Board (GNTB), together with over 20 leading German tourism partners concluded a successful appearance at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the key travel trade exhibition in the region held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 22-25 April.
For four days, visitors to the German National Tourist ......read more
Dubai, UAE; April 29, 2018: Aligning with the spirit of ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’ which falls every April 28, the Tristar Group held its annual Global Safety Day event to create awareness on truck driver safety and daily safety practices at work. The event was celebrated across Tristar’s offices in various countries including the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2018/ADNEC/ Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has won the ‘Best Venue’ award for the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre at the 2018 Middle East Special Events and Exhibitions (MESE) Awards, which was held recently at Madinat Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai. The award was given to exhibition centres which have permanent venue structure dedicated to events, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has been named the Best Arts and Cultural Event at the 2018 Middle East Special Event Awards (MESE) which were announced on the 23 April at a glittering ceremony at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
The Festival, which has just celebrated its 10th anniversary (1-10 March), is one of the leading international literary ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Shiekh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) will host the BETT MEA Leadership Summit, the region’s leading gathering of senior education leaders and international experts, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from April 23rd to 24th 2018. BETT MEA will continue to ......read more
Sharjah, 19 April 2018: Young mechanics attending a workshop on the first day of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, running until April 28 at Expo Centre Sharjah, have been learning the ropes – literally – of engineering basics.
The session, part of the ‘Engineering for Kids’ strand of the festival, explained the concepts of mechanics and its ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April 2018: The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events for all ages as part of the public program of its current exhibition, Permanent Temporariness.
Taking place throughout the duration of the exhibition, all events are free and open to the public.
Details and registration will be on the Art Gallery website ......read more
Participation to build on steady tourism growth as delegation prepares to make key announcements and ink major agreements during the fair
Abu Dhabi, 17 April 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced today that it will be participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018, taking place between 22-25 April in the World Trade Center in ......read more
Beat the hot weather and make the most of Aventura’s extended opening hours from now until the end of the season
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Calling all adrenaline junkies! If you have already experienced the action-packed Aventura Park during the day, why not make the most of the cooler nights and enjoy an exhilarating zip-line in the Ghaf tree-lined forest in Mushrif ......read more
New single release – Out 13th of April World Wide trough Yellow Rhinestone Records
It’s ‘Sold To Perfection’ – a song that combines Therése’s Swedish and Lebanese heritage, and forms a Scandipop/Arabic pop hybrid. So it’s basically got the amazing melody and poptasticness of Scandinavian pop music, paired with the rhythms and flavours ......read more
Attracting a fresh wave of new investors with exceptional property financing and mortgage deals
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th April 2018: The International Property Show (IPS), which is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will run until 11th April, is offering exclusive bank offers via its Mega Property Sale, which features the Dubai Property Festival (DPF) ......read more
Former Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva, FIFA World Cup Ambassador and face of Matryoshka Festival, announces the event
City Walk to be transformed into Russian fairytale wonderland during three-day cultural fest
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 April 2018: City Walk, the lifestyle destination by Meraas, supported by the Russian Government through the Consulate General of ......read more
Photographer Don Ferdinand Tabbun wins United Arab Emirates National Award
All winners of Awards’ Open competition and National Awards announced today
Images available at www.worldphoto.org/press
Dubai, UAE – 5 April 2018: The Sony World Photography Awards today announced Don Ferdinand Tabbun as the winner of the 2018 United Arab Emirates National Award, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2018: On 28th Feb 2018 Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director & Founder of the group was presented with the Partners Forum Award 2018 for brands4u by HE Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) for its strategic partnership and support. The event took place at Ritz Carlton Dubai, where brands4u received the accolade. The ......read more
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding hosts public and private Iftars throughout Ramadan
DUBAI, 3rd April 2018: SMCCU’s Iftars are known and loved for their cultural and peaceful setting, and for offering a unique experience for tourists and residents alike. This year, Iftars will start on Saturday 19th May, and will be held throughout Ramadan daily, ......read more
Take the most out of April, along to the tunes of George Michael and to the flavours of the new menu at the golf club
Dubai UAE, April 2, 2018: There is nothing better than a flavoursome spread, complimented by soulful music, set against a backdrop of sweeping views of the Creek, and Dubai Creek Golf Club has an evening of just that planned for its patrons on the 12th of ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 31, 2018: Berets MC, a Dubai based bike club will attempt to highlight autism awareness with the help of several cause supporters and exhibitors for the fourth year in a row by hosting an Autism Awareness Ride at the Dubai Investment Park on April 13th. This event invites children and teachers from local autism schools, bike riders, and the public to ......read more
Diverse cultural event kicks off its third edition with a spectacular fireworks display
Vibrant entertainment, food and beverage, retail and arts events on offer
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2018: The Mother of the Nation Festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), opens its doors at 4pm today (Thursday), where guests will ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 21, 2018 /ADNEC/ The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) signed a strategic sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to launch the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, which will be held from 17 to 20 October 2018 in association with British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry. The agreement aims ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: As part of their initiative to empower women in sports, the Dubai Sports Council, in partnership with Aventura Parks, have announced a brand new women-only obstacle race that will be held next month.
The Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will be held on April 7 at the Aventura Ziplining Park inside Mushrif Park and organisers are hoping the ......read more
The region’s ultimate events for Arabian thoroughbreds, and the equine industry, kick off today
Families, aspirant riders and equestrian enthusiasts sports flock to experience pony showing jumping activities, trick riding, petting zoo and a dedicated equestrian art gallery
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE ......read more
Aventura, Dubai’s first ziplining adventure park, presents the inaugural Women’s Warrior Challenge
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: On the 7th April 2018, in celebration of female empowerment, the Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will push you to your limits testing your warrior skills and mental and physical aptitude through a series of fun obstacle challenges. To ......read more
Information on public access, venue locations and competition timings
14 March 2018, Abu Dhabi: On Sunday 18th March, Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 Abu Dhabi will begin in earnest with more than 1,000 athletes from 31 countries competing across 16 sports.
The entirety of the Games is open to the public to walk-in across all the eight venues, and UAE residents are ......read more
Horse aficionados, youngsters and families will enjoy a range of attractions from the petting zoo to trick riding, heritage village, art gallery, horse auction and more
The one-of-a-kind Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship is the region’s most anticipated competition that judges the beauty and majesty of Arabian thoroughbreds
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: While ......read more
An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016”
Dubai – UAE, 12 March 2018: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active ......read more