• CEO bullish about prospects for low-cost carrier during ATM Virtual interview
• Forecast based on Wizz Air growth in EU over past 15 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: During an interview with aviation industry consultant John Strickland, during ATM Virtual, Wizz Air CEO, Joszef Varadi, confirmed his ambitions for the low-cost carrier’s impending move to operate out of Abu Dhabi.
“If you look at what we’ve been able to achieve in the EU, we managed to grow our fleet to 100 aircraft over the last 15 years and we should be able to do the same thing in Abu Dhabi.”
Expanding on his forecast, he added, “You should be looking at our platform, not necessarily just Abu Dhabi, we want to serve the UAE and possibly the broader GCC ......read more
• Online messaging platforms preferred tool for travellers to interact with airlines, hotels and resorts
• Travel Forward at ATM Virtual bridging the gap between uncertainty and resilience during global COVID-19 pandemic
• Global Exhibitions Day 2020 takes place today with simple message: Exhibitions are key to rebuilding economies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 03, 2020: At a time when face to face communication has not be possible as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the face of travel technology has evolved with consumers turning to messaging to interact with all forms of travel brands from airlines to hotels and resorts, industry experts revealed during the debut Travel Forward at ATM Virtual event.
During the month of March 2020 alone, messaging ......read more
• Hotels must not drop rates to increase occupancy, instead they should adapt to ‘new normal’ - embracing innovative technologies and being creative with offerings
• Global set of transparent hospitality standards relating to health, safety and hygiene will be key in regaining trust of travellers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020: Developing a global set of transparent hospitality standards relating to health, safety and hygiene will be key to regain the trust of travellers in a post COVID-19 landscape, a panel of industry experts explained during the opening day of Arabian Travel Market’s inaugural virtual event, ATM Virtual.
‘The Hotel Landscape in a Post-COVID-19 World’ session which took place on Monday 1st June, discussed the importance of ......read more
• ATM Virtual will place focus on emerging trends, opportunities and the challenges directly impacting the travel and tourism industry amid COVID-19
• The event, which runs from 1-3 June 2020, will feature a host of webinars, conference sessions, roundtables, speed networking, and one-to-one meetings
• Over 12,000 participants from 148 countries have registered
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2020: Travel trade professionals from across the world will gather online tomorrow (Monday, 1st June 2020) for the first day of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Virtual, a newly-launched three-day event for the region’s tourism community.
The debut event, which will run from 1-3 June 2020, will place a focus on emerging trends, opportunities, and the challenges which are directly ......read more
• Dr. Taleb Rifai, Chairman of ITIC and former Secretary-General of the UN World Travel Organisation to discuss sustainable investment for the Middle East’s travel and tourism sector
• The summit titled ‘Restructuring to Attract Sustainable Development and Customers in the New World Order, will take place on Wednesday 3rd June
• ATM Virtual to take place on 1-3 June 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 May 2020: Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has confirmed that the Chairman of the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) and former UNWTO Secretary-General, Dr. Taleb Rifai, will host a virtual summit as part of ATM Virtual.
The summit, which is titled ‘Restructuring to Attract Sustainable Development and Customers in the New World ......read more
With the spread of coronavirus under control and domestic leisure travel growing, ME travel professionals are looking to China to initiate international tourism
One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place from 1-3 June 2020, is undoubtedly The Virtual ATM China Tourism Forum.
The debate will take an in-depth look at the potential of the Chinese outbound leisure market now that China seems to have the viral outbreak under control and domestic tourism is growing once again. Many Middle East travel professionals will be looking for insight into the current state of the market and more importantly, how and when to start planning for inbound Chinese visitors.
Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director Middle East, Arabian Travel Market, said: ......read more
• Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline to outline the company’s response to COVID-19 and its impact on their future strategy
• Jozsef Varadi, CEO of Wizz Air, to discuss the future of the budget airline and their imminent launch in Abu Dhabi
• ATM Virtual to take place on 1-3 June 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2020: Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has confirmed aviation industry veteran Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airlines, and CEO of budget airline Wizz Air, Jozsef Varadi, will speak at the inaugural ATM Virtual, which takes place from 1-3 June 2020.
According to the latest analysis from the International Air Travel Association (IATA), the COVID-19 crisis will see global airline passenger revenues drop by US$314 billion in 2020, a 55% decrease ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: The renowned global real estate event will take place in 2020 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE, and is committed to supporting the GCC in re-establishing a ‘back to business’ approach, delivering a focused event that creates a hub for the real estate sector to network, discuss some of the most poignant topics, delve into market recovery and discover new real estate opportunities.
Broadening its horizons beyond residential, Cityscape will spotlight the rapidly growing sectors of industrial and logistics, commercial: retail & office, proptech and architecture. In an increasingly mature residential market, this gives the industry growing opportunities across these high-growth asset classes, fundamental to continuing progress in the real estate ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2020: In light of the changing global situation relating to the COVID-19 virus, we have continued to monitor the impact it is having not just on our industry, but on society in general. Many meetings took place with the Dubai World Trade Centre and we reviewed other options to organise an event in the last quarter. However, after consultation with our key stakeholders and after listening to our industry, ultimately it became apparent that the best course of action, and with everyone’s best interests in mind, is to postpone the event to 2021.
Therefore, Arabian Travel Market will now be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 16-19 May 2021, following the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid Al Fitr celebrations.
Decisions like this are never taken lightly. Discussions took ......read more
Dubai to play its important role in supporting global aviation recovery
October event will be a catalyst for faster industry resurgence
Dubai, April 13, 2020: The world’s largest annual airport industry B2B platform has been rescheduled to take place from 26-28 October 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) where it was scheduled earlier for June.
The new dates reflect the aviation industry’s confidence of normalcy returning to global markets by then and the lifting of extensive travel restrictions around the world following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 April 2020: In line with the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure public health and safety, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has extended the ban on all events and wedding parties, and the closure of venues in Abu Dhabi until further notice.
In addition, DCT Abu Dhabi has extended the period of suspension of all tour services and activities related to sea cruises, desert camps and tours (safari) as well as the operation of floating restaurants until further notice.
On March 19, 2020, DCT Abu Dhabi announced the decision to temporarily suspend all events and nightclub operations, as well as a temporary ban on wedding parties, in the interests of the safety of guests, staff, and the general public.
As safety and wellbeing ......read more
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has postponed Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to 28th June – 1st July 2020, at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, U.A.E.
We at Arabian Travel Market want to express our concern for everyone impacted by coronavirus. Like all of you, we have carefully monitored the global health crisis related to COVID-19 coronavirus. Our top priority is the health and safety of everyone involved in Arabian Travel Market; employees, partners, customers and exhibitors.
Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic around the world, after consultation with all our stakeholders, the venue management, supporting associations, and in alignment with the advice from the UAE public health authorities regarding travel to and from impacted countries, we have taken the decision to postpone our event ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 08, 2020: Celebrating the importance of women leaders in history, and marking International Women’s Day on 8th March, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), has been gifted an exquisite and unique commemorative gold medal, struck by Numismatica Genevensis, to honour her Patronage of the exhibition, Coins of Islam: History Revealed at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre (SZGMC). The medal was gifted by the Curator of the exhibition, Dr Alain Baron, Founder of specialist coin auction house and research institution, Numismatica Genevensis, to mark the exhibition opening.
The exhibition ......read more
Middle East and North Africa Leisure Attractions Council (MENALAC) announces new dates for LEA Conference as June 14, 2020 and MENALAC Awards as June 16, 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 08, 2020: Middle East and North Africa Leisure Attractions Council (MENALAC), the industry council representing the Middle East’s growing leisure attractions sector, today announced the postponement of its Leisure Entertainment & Attraction Industry Conference and The MENALAC GALA + Leisure Industry Awards –due to the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid19).
The Leisure Entertainment Attractions (LEA) Conference, will now be held on June 14, 2020 and the MENALAC Awards Gala on June 16, 2020.
The initiative is part of MENALAC’s pro-active move to ensure a healthy and effective ......read more
Introducing three of the world’s best golfers heading for Saudi, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf to achieve greatness
8 March 2020: International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
The debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International will do just that when it unites more than 100 such women in the Kingdom this month for KSA’s first ever hosting of an all-female professional golf competition.
The four-day tournament is the latest event aimed at inspiring the next generation of Arab girls to set out in pursuit of their grandest dreams, no matter the obstacle, and takes women’s golf to a whole ......read more
The world-renowned entertainment destination is ranked number one globally in health and safety excellence and has achieved highest possible bracket of audit results
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2020: Once again Global Village has been recognised for its excellence in health and safety management - the world’s leading multicultural festival park improved its score as it achieved five stars in its health and safety rating for the second year running in the British Safety Council’s Five-Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit (OHS FSA).
The region’s first family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, Global Village is the number one ranked entertainment destination globally for health and safety and has demonstrated an ongoing proactive commitment to excellence in this regard – achieving an ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 4 March 2020: Essa Al Marzouq, the Kuwaiti singer who has emerged as one of the most prominent and popular young stars in the Gulf, will perform at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park and the region’s number one destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, to deliver a memorable concert on the Main Stage from 9 pm on Friday 6th March.
Essa El Marzouq has attracted a large regional following in recent years on the back of several hit songs and guests are certain to delight in the vibrant atmosphere as he performs several of his biggest hits including “Akher Haba” and “Thamen Ajiba”.
Entry to see Essa Al Marzouq perform live is included in Global Village’s AED 15 admission ticket. Global Village hosts entertaining live concerts ......read more
45th edition of global energy platform spotlights latest breakthroughs in transitional sector amid greater demand, digitalisation and diversification
‘Region primed to make switch from energy consumers to energy exporters’ – Nasser Saidi, Chairman, Clean Energy Council, MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 03, 2020: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, today opened the 45th edition of Middle East Energy, previously known as Middle East Electricity, the global energy platform running until 5 March at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Touring the exhibition, HH Sheikh Ahmed explored the latest technology breakthroughs and solutions being displayed by more than 1,100 local, regional and international exhibitors feeding global energy ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020: Al Maya Group are exhibiting in Gulfood 2020, the Region’s Premier Food and Beverage show in C6-20, Hall 6 informed Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
• Lauded for Being a Game Changer; Only Regional Company Offering Consumers Revolutionary, Healthier Plant-Based Products
February 18, 2020: It was a clean sweep for Healthy Farm when the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2020 were announced yesterday.
The multi-award winning food brand under the Albatha Group held its own against an international field of food innovators to bag the ‘Most Innovative Halal Product’ award for its Healthy Farm’s Plant Protein Pea, Quinoa & Kale Burger (BEEF FREE). Healthy Farm’s Chicken Quinoa & Kale with Salicornia also won in the ‘Most Innovative Meat or Poultry Product’ category.
“These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team who work tirelessly to provide innovation-led ......read more
25th edition of region’s longest-running annual F&B trade exhibition brings together government ministers, industry decision makers and disruptors for five days of trade, networking and top-level discussions
Show organiser Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) invites industry to ‘Rethink Food’ as consumer spending on F&B passes USD 7. 2 trillion annually
Dubai, UAE – 16 February 2020: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today opened Gulfood 2020, the landmark 25th edition of the region’s longest-running annual food and beverage (F&B) trade show at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
As an industry pioneer and weathervane for global F&B sector trend-tracking, Gulfood 2020 is an open ......read more
Middle East’s Largest Industrial Zone fast emerging as regional hub for Food Sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 15, 2020: Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, today announced its participation in the 25th edition of GulFood, the largest food and beverage processing and packaging exhibition in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
The region’s largest industrial zone is emerging as the hub for the food and beverage sector, and is home to some of the world’s largest food processing and manufacturing companies, as well as allied services.
Mohamed Ghareeb, VP- Service Delivery- IZ, KIZAD, said: “GulFood helps us reinforce the critical role KIZAD plays in enabling the future growth and success of the region’s food ......read more
Tetra Pak Suggests a Low Carbon Circular Economy Approach to Business in the F&B Industry ahead of Gulfood 2020
Dubai, 15 February 2020: Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food packaging and processing solutions company is adopting a new approach to its operations across the value chain through “Planet Positive”, an initiative urging industry stakeholders to move to a low-carbon circular economy. This movement represents a new way of thinking inspiring suppliers, customers and other businesses to come together to address the pressing global environmental issues of climate and waste, taking a broader view of sustainability, going beyond recycling and reuse to include the carbon impact of raw materials and manufacturing.
Khaled Ismail, Vice President Communications - Europe, Central ......read more
For the first time, the Consortium will participate with a dedicated stand located in
B1-34 of Hall 1 of the Dubai World Trade Center
Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2020 – From 16th to 20th February, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium will take part in Gulfood, one of the largest trade fairs dedicated to the food sector. For the first time ever, the Consortium will participate with its own stand, located in space B1-34 of Hall 1 of the Dubai World Trade Center.
Participation in Gulfood is part of a three-year project launched by the Consortium to develop market potential in the Gulf area. Hirux / Nielsen research commissioned by the Consortium shows how consumers in the region confuse Parmigiano Reggiano cheese with generic Parmesan cheese. So much so that, if the turnover of hard cheeses in the three target ......read more
• More than 200 Italian companies are participating in Gulfood 2020, making the Italian participation one of the largest foreign country presence this year
• ITAlian Food Lab to host popular UAE based Italian Chefs, live-cooking shows and tasting sessions
• Italy to highlight its initiatives in ‘food labelling’ and industry dominance in ‘Free From’ and Organic foods
Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2020: The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is participating in the silver jubilee edition of Gulfood from 16 to 20 February 2020, with a dedicated Food Lab which will host famous Italian Chefs. During the five days of the fair, the ITAlian Food Lab will feature a sequence of cooking sessions by the most popular UAE based Italian Chefs specialized in authentic Italian cuisine, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 June 2019: Dubai Customs has actively taken part in the WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition which took place from 12 to 14 June 2019, in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku.
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs headed Dubai Customs delegation to the conference which took place this year under the theme “New technologies for ......read more
Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 43 of UAE’s strongest brands on June 18, 2019. At the event, Superbrands will unveil the 15th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the Superbrands.
Speaking on the significance of being ......read more
Dubai – 10 June 2019: Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs headed Dubai Customs delegation to the Azerbaijani capital, Baku to take part in the WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition which takes place from 12 to 14 June 2019.
This year’s event, which takes place under the theme “New technologies for SMART borders – New opportunities for ......read more
A unique customized IMAGINE show, with fountains, lasers, music and much more running from 12th June – 15th June
Dubai, UAE, 9th June 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall, the ultimate shopping, dining and entertainment destination is commemorating the Philippines Independence Day for the first time with an exceptional two-time record-breaking IMAGINE show. To mark the 121st ......read more
Dubai, 29 May 2019: The Dubai Camel Racing Club (DCRC), a pioneering and leading sports establishment, has honoured Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official Land Rover importer-dealer, for its support to the 2018-19 racing season, particularly the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival for Camels, as a platinum sponsor.
Speaking during the presentation, Abdulla Ahmad Faraj, Director of Marketing, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019: Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. ......read more
~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~
Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social inclusion within the wider community.
Dubai ......read more
• Deadline set for June 30, 2019
• Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startups dedicated to innovative smart city ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of SINYAR, a pioneering programme for UAE nationals, dedicated to developing emerging talent across its organization. This programme is in alignment with the UAE’s Vision 2021 and UAE Government Accelerators initiatives to harness the full potential of its national human capital by maximising, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15th May 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a gold sponsorship agreement for two years with The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) RAL (Region-At-Large) for its activities being held in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia (India, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019: Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ......read more
2 ½ months programme is a big-time success
Emiratis to account for 44% in IA in future
Dubai, May 14, 2019: The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) is relentlessly continuing its drive in bringing in a qualitative change by training and qualifying the Emiratis to work in the Internal Auditing (IA) domain through a training programme that it launched in ......read more
It was a gathering of greats at Florida's Kennedy Space Center when OMEGA paid tribute to the mission that made history.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: After a day of discussions on a range of space-related subjects, media and VIP guests enjoyed a "Golden Moments" dinner served beneath the impressive Saturn 5 rocket, which was attended by ......read more
Shop and drive home a BMW during the 17-day Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre Sharjah
The best deals and prizes in town during Ramadan!
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Witness the most exciting shopping experience featuring leading names in the regional retail industry during this Ramadan at the Expo Centre in Sharjah.
From biggest discounts to the widest range of ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai
Shaibani: Extending bridges of communication, cooperation and love between different religious sects
08 May 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler ......read more
Ramadan Dubai for compassion and coexistence
Events aimed at the general public and residents of various Muslim and non-Muslim communities
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: The Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department is organizing the Ramadan Dubai under the theme “Compassion and Coexistence” for the duration of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The event will hold a ......read more
Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the three-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 25, 2019: This weekend marks the last show in the UAE’s show jumping calendar from Thursday, April 25th to Saturday, April 27th. The eighth edition of the Emirates Longines Final is set to take ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ceremony to be hosted by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Award presentation ceremony held on 25 April
Abu Dhabi, 24 April 2019: The winners of the 13th Sheikh Zayed Book Award are set to receive their prizes at a special ceremony at Louvre Abu Dhabi, held under the patronage of ......read more
Festival to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE – 23 April 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has announced the launch of “Sharjah Date Festival” the first of its kind in the emirate, from May 1-4, at the Expo Centre ......read more
Shaibani: "To create a tolerant atmosphere and to create a channel of tolerance flow between different communities, nationalities and multiculturalism."
Ramadan forums and interactive programs, educational lectures, technical workshops, Iftar sessions, under the umbrella of Ramadan Dubai 2019
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019: The Department of Islamic Affairs and ......read more
Thousands of visitors expected to travel to the United Kingdom from the Middle East to attend the Cricket World Cup 2019
VFS Global introducing special services for seamless visa application this peak sea-son, including appointments outside office hours and priority visa services
Dubai, UAE, April 08, 2019: For most cricket fans in the Middle East, Thursday, May 30, promises ......read more
Three-day broadcast exhibition opens doors to 15,000 industry professionals keen to get to grips with the streaming, social and eSport content awakening that has transformed US$2.4 trillion media industry
Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of Dubai Department of Information, today opened the 25th edition of CABSAT – the ......read more
Double A sets new goals in journey towards sustainable community development
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Double A, Thailand’s largest pulp and paper manufacturer internationally recognized as the leading premium quality copy paper provider in more than 130 countries and more than 30 percent of its annual output destined for the Middle East and African market, continues its journey ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 11, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, participates for the first time in the Emirates Airline Literature Festival by hosting an activation that highlights the importance of learning through play in the early years of children. Dubai Cares’ participation in the Festival, which run from March 1 ......read more
Colourful competition spotlights rising regional popularity of balloon décor for weddings, parties, and special themed events
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Middle East balloon artists are invited to showcase their balloon talents at a unique competition in Dubai, creating magical designs that are proving popular at weddings, parties, and themed events across the ......read more
The show will feature works by Linda Adele Goodine and Saba Qizilbash
United Arab Emirates - March 6, 2019: NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s auxiliary venue the Project Space is proud to announce its next exhibition – Crossingsand Corridors, which will welcome visitors from Sunday, March 10 until Tuesday, March 26, 2019 .
Curated by Flounder Lee, artist, ......read more
UAE, 5th March 2019: Day one of the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run saw the Flame of Hope burning bright across the streets of Fujairah as members of the local community turned up at landmarks across the emirate in support of inclusion and unity.
Law Enforcement Officers from across the world, along with Special Olympics athletes began the day by carrying the Flame of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 3, 2019: Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Bett Middle East & Africa (MEA) is back with a two-day education technology summit and expo in partnership with Abu Dhabi Department for Education and Knowledge (ADEK) and in collaboration with their Worldwide Partner ......read more
Event held under the theme ‘The Internet of Things: The Future of Connected Internet Societies’
Abu Dhabi, 28 February 2019: The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is set to host the 25th annual Special Libraries Association - Arabian Gulf Chapter (SLA-AGC) Conference & Exhibition, under the theme ‘The Internet of Things: The Future of ......read more
142 lucky shoppers took home 32 kilos of gold, several gold bars, 5 BMW luxury cars and 6 Samsung 65” inch TV during the 5-week promotion
Dubai; 10 February 2019: The 24th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) ends on a high note after 5 weeks of extensive promotions aimed at enriching shoppers experience and offering the deals that brought value to both residents and tourist ......read more
Over 37,000 delegates estimated to attend the events from 2019 – 2022
An estimated AED 700 million (US$ 190 million) economic boost for the emirate expected to be delivered
February 05, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced that it has won the bids to host 10 new international congresses at the venue from 2019 - 2022. ......read more
Offer lasts from Saturday 26th to Wednesday 30th January
26th January 2019, Dubai, UAE: Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, launched today an exclusive offer for its guests to enjoy an unlimited experience of the exhilarating rides hosted at Carnaval for a ......read more
Spectators To Experience Region’s First Showjumping Derby Class
Free family fun, pony rides, Parkour and much more in the Al Shira’aa Village
January 6, 2019 , Abu Dhabi: The Al Shira’aa International Horse Show®, which gets underway on Wednesday January 9 and runs until Saturday January 12, is to feature an honour roll of the best showjumpers from ......read more
Sharjah – 3 January 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has announced that it will launch the events and activities of the Sharjah Spring Promotions 2019 on Thursday January 3. The mega event, which will conclude its activities on February 16, is part of the chamber’s promotional program to launch campaigns that support the retail sector in the ......read more
Team spirit readied for 2019 with a celebration honouring their efforts in the year gone by
Sharjah, 29 December 2018
Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) recently organized its annual staff gathering to celebrate the achievements made and milestones reached during 2018 at a vibrant, informal atmosphere at Al Montazah Parks, where employees enjoyed a full day of revelries packed with fun ......read more
Over 29 entertainment, leisure and sporting events held in 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23rd December 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced another successful year for its consumer and entertainment events as it closes 2018 having hosted over 500,000 visitors across more than 29 events. This shows approximately seven percent increase in visitor numbers for the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: Hoping to volunteer at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019? Take this handy quiz to find out which area you’re best suited to volunteer in.
Ready? Let’s go…
How would you describe yourself?
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The Middle East’s leading maritime event returning for its 27th year in February
Show theme “Let’s all live a little” captures the spirit of a new wave of boat buyers
New area for sea-toys, and the Dive MENA Expo will be region’s prime diving meet
2019 Dubai International Boat Show takes place February 26 through March 2
Dubai, UAE, December 19, ......read more
Dubai World Trade Centre from January 20th to 22nd 2019
+18 French companies
2 national pavilions: Commercial Security / Fire & Rescue
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: From January 20-22, 2019 Business France will be hosting two national pavilions at INTERSEC DUBAI, the largest international meeting platform for the Security and Safety industry. INTERSEC is indeed ......read more
GCC petrochemical companies’ earnings stand at USD 7.57bn compared to full year 2017 earnings of USD 7.45bn, higher by 2 percent
With the industry experiencing a steady growth, $200bn expected to be ploughed into new refining and petrochemicals ventures in the GCC by 2025
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Borouge, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 December 2018: Marking the world-wide observance of the World International Day of the People of determination, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) participated in an initiative organised by the Al Ain city Municipality – at the Al Ain City Entertainment Club – to raise awareness on animal welfare among children with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: The Yas Mall food incubator will host a range of fun activities including a food photography masterclass, interactive healthy pizza workshop for kids and competitive cook-off to mark the annual food festival in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi food festival, the annual food festival organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism is back this December and this year ......read more
Dubai, 1st December 2018: As the UAE turns 47 on 2nd December in this ‘The Year of Zayed’, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and UAE Exchange, a renowned financial services brand in the United Arab Emirates and a network brand of Finablr, organised a fun-filled interactive event yesterday at the Union Metro Station in Dubai.
The event had many of the metro ......read more
November 29, 2018: Technical Supplies & Services Co. (TSSC), one of the leading suppliers and manufacturer of building materials and systems in the Middle East and a member of Harwal Group, announced its presence at The Big 5 which opens today (Monday, November 26, 2018) at the Dubai World Trade Centre to showcase its latest innovation for the buildings construction industry and its wide ......read more
Running for the 12th consecutive year, the three-day festival will feature a number of legends performing a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings.
DUBAI – November 26, 2018: Celebrating the ancient and highly structured classical performing arts from South Indian state of Kerala, the 12th edition of Utsavam 2017 - International ......read more
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. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more