25% increase in the number of exhibitors, with the Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion among the most prominent
Sharjah, 14 January 2018: SteelFab, the region’s premier metal working event, is back for the 14th year in a row at Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday. The region's premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show will take place over 4 days and will witness its largest international participation yet.
SteelFab 2018 has witnessed a 25% growth in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, with the participation of 10 new exhibitors from different countries around the world. This has brought the overall exhibition space up by 50% compared to the previous year.
SteelFab 2018, which runs until January 18, will attract more than 1,000 brands from the world's leading ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance today marked the started of a major expansion into continental Europe by launching a €2billion investment programme in France.
As part of this programme, GFG's industrial arm Liberty House has made a binding conditional offer to Rio Tinto to buy Europe’s largest aluminium smelter based in Dunkerque, France.
The offer triggers a statutory consultation with employees, European Works Council and stakeholders and, subject to a successful outcome to this process, Liberty says it has ambitious plans to invest and develop the 570-worker plant, potentially creating thousands more jobs on-site and in the wider economy.
In addition to serving existing customers with aluminium slab and ingots, Liberty wants to capitalise on the growing market ......read more
40% of UAE adults plan to invest in property in the home country in the 12 months
18% plan to invest in property overseas in the next year
North America, UK, Australia and Germany are preferred locations
Dubai, UAE, 08 January, 2018 – The annual YouGov survey conducted by IP Global, the leading full-service property investment company, has confirmed that property remains the preferred investment asset by UAE residents, with 40% of residents planning to invest in property in the UAE and 18% planning to do so overseas in the next year.
In a bi-annual study taken by 1000 people, when choosing which asset type to purchase, property ranked above stocks, shares or bonds (27%), highlighting the continuous appeal of real estate, possibly due to the stable, reliable returns it ......read more
Villas handed over three months ahead of schedule High demand for the flexible payment plan extending up to10 years
Dubai, UAE, January 8, 2017 - National Bonds Corporation PJSC, through its real estate arm, National Properties LLC, has announced the handover of the second phase of Motor City Green Community known as Casa Familia villas which boasts 95 townhouse villas in a record time. Infrastructure has been completed to provide modern facilities for residents and meet their lifestyle needs at all levels.
Motor City was voted as the best community to live in within Dubai according to a survey conducted by FlatReviews.com which include over 2000 residents. It’s a destination development that has successfully combined the “city within a city” concept with wholesome suburban living and one ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: As we now close the books on Q4 of 2017 and reflect on the most recent quarter, it’s clear that major political events to the west, and OPEC oil controls limiting production, have put pressure on and spooked the UAE market .
Why is it the market continued to weaken in 2017? The macroeconomics largely come down to world affairs and basic supply and demand.
In recent years, Dubai’s new development market has gone from strength to strength, with a myriad of new projects being announced, as well as delayed projects from the last boom market resuming. Handovers for this year alone are slated to be upwards of 32,000 units, with approximately a tenth of that amount already delivered year to date.
With this in mind, there is an oversupply of off-the-plan projects, both ......read more
Three Days of Discounts Up To 80 Per Cent at Sahara Centre This January
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 3rd January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail and leisure mall, has launched a mega promotion campaign running from 4th to 6th January 2018, offering customers unprecedented discounts of up to 80% across the range of retail brands under its roof. The campaign is part of a Sharjah-wide initiative, titled ‘Sharjah Grand Discounts,’ that aims to further enhance the Emirate’s position as a year-round shopping destination.
The exclusive three-day promotion will make the season’s shopping more gratifying as customers at Sahara Centre will walk away with must-have merchandise at a fraction of the cost from the mall’s popular retail outlets. Customers will also enjoy special promotions ......read more
Sharjah, 28 December 2017: All the year-end retail traffic is set to get diverted to Sharjah as a first-of-its-kind winter clearance fair opens today at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Organised by Liz Exhibitions, Winter Clearance Sale 2017 will bring together leading retailers in the country at a single place to offer the biggest bargains and the finest shopping experience to residents and visitors alike.
Shoppers can expect up to 80% discounts on popular brands of fashion, electronics and home appliances for four days from until to 31st December.
“The pre-VAT sales buzz in the country is sure to give the debut edition of the Winter Clearance Sale the perfect take off. While most of the sales are happening at individual stores, this is probably the first event to bring all the offers at one place, helping ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, announced the start of the second phase of implementation of the Abu Dhabi Specification for Pesticide Management as part of the ongoing Pesticide Management Project. The specification stipulates the maximum permitted levels for pesticide residues in agricultural and food products.
Executed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the second phase involves conducting a research study to determine pesticide residue levels in the five most consumed types of produce in Abu Dhabi – dates, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and marrow. The study – the first of its kind in the UAE – will help QCC understand the ......read more
Government services now made easier
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: BurJuman Mall has recently announced the addition of the TAS'HEEL Service Center to its list of offerings. Situated on the 2nd floor, next to Sharaf DG, the centre will now provide a hassle-free provision to business needs.
Going beyond pure consumer needs, BurJuman will now cater to the increasing business requirements through Tas’heel, by providing companies around the mall easy access to functionality and formalities without the need for physically submitting payments or documents.
A profound understanding of the government regulations and procedures, and strengthened relations with the public sector, Tas’heel provides businesses confidence and support to operate in the UAE market and also build capabilities for the ......read more
Award is recognition for hotel’s efforts to ensure memorable stay for all guests – young or old
Symphony Style Hotel, Quorvus Collection’s flagship hotel in Kuwait, is celebrating further global recognition after being named 2017 Best Luxury Family Hotel – Kuwait, at the recent World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Judges on the World Luxury Hotel Awards panel selected Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait for the high-profile award based on its commitment to outstanding hoteliering and outstanding achievements in the luxury hospitality industry.
The award follows the concerted efforts of the hotel to enhance its offering to cater for all ages and ensure a memorable stay for the entire family. In 2017, the third & fourth floors of the hotel were turned into a designated Kids Floor. The Kids Club features a 500 sqm ......read more
Marking the occasion with a host of kid activities, culinary feasts, and special offers
Doha, Qatar – 22nd December 2017: Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, recently celebrated the Qatar National Day (QND) with a weekend-long program that blended the country’s rich culture and heritage with a variety of entertainment segments designed for the whole family to enjoy.
This year, Sealine Beach’s QND celebrations, which ran from the 15th to the 18th of December 2017, included special events, kids’ competitions and games, decoration and commemorative ceremonies, and special room packages and promotions for an all-round family entertainment experience.
Extending his congratulations and best wishes to the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Father Emir ......read more
Dubai, 23 December 2017: Dragon Mart, one of Nakheel Malls’ retail, entertainment and shopping destinations, is bringing ‘My Little Pony School of Friendship’ to kids this DSF, allowing them to gain basic skills in sports, cooking, art, pet care and more.
Kids will also receive their very own Academy Cadets Diploma when they complete a number of activities around different pony-themed zones at the academy. The School will be open daily from 4 to 13 January from 2pm to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2.
Activities include Twilight Sparkle Headmare Duties, Pinkie Pie Cupcake and Cookie Decorating and the Rainbow Dash Obstacle Course, in which children can compete in sports like sack race, hula hoop and wall-climbing.
At Fluttershy Pet Station, youngsters can also learn about animals and play with ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hosted a workshop to introduce consultants and contractors executing infrastructure projects undertaken by the Follow-up Committee of President's Initiatives to the Council’s product and personnel certification schemes.
In line with the Council’s aim of enhancing the quality and sustainability of the built environment in Abu Dhabi, the workshop included detailed presentations on the conformity schemes, and examined the emirate’s current and future infrastructure needs in the context of its economic development .priorities
In June 2017, the Follow-Up Committee of President's Initiatives endorsed a raft of personnel and ......read more
And that’s not all – the winner will also visit the McLaren Production Centre in England
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is giving its customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win an ultra-luxurious McLaren 540C and a trip to Surrey, England to visit the McLaren Production Centre or shopping sprees from Rodeo Drive worth AED 100,000.The promotion entitled: Power Meets Style will run from 14th December 2017 to 15th February 2018 and represents Sahara Centre’s most luxurious promotion yet, offering customers the chance to drive away in a car that exceeds their wildest dreams.
To enter the raffle draw, customers only have to spend a minimum of AED 200 at Sahara Centre during the competition. ......read more
‘Cube’ gathers 15 service centres under one roof and completes procedures in one day instead of 10
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has launched ‘Cube’, a new customer service centre on the third-floor of its headquarters, to provide real estate investors with exceptional services. ‘Cube’ has been established in collaboration with a number of key partners including the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, the Dubai Police General Command, the Dubai Health Authority, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.
In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more
Be enthralled as BurJuman transforms into a magical winter wonderland
Dubai, UAE, 18th December, 2017: A Very Brr…Juman Winter is back by popular demand, flooding the mall with the festive spirit. Once again, the mall transforms into a magical winter wonderland, complete with stunning seasonal décor, festive activities, snowball fights and artificial snowfall in the snow park. This year BurJuman is bringing its customers a unique and visually attractive vertical display which will become without any doubt the centre of everyone’s attention!
Visit BurJuman between 7 December and 6 January to soak up the holiday atmosphere which is guaranteed to get shoppers in the festive mood. Be entranced as the entire mall is adorned in winter-themed décor. BurJuman shoppers are invited to transport themselves to an ......read more
One of the most photographed vistas in Dubai, now includes popular attraction offering unparalleled views
Dubai, UAE, 18 December 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular new attraction - the Festival Wheel, has arrived on Festival Bay for thousands of visitors to enjoy year round. Dominating the Dubai Creek skyline, the new Festival Wheel with 30 capsules and standing 40 metres high, offers its visitor’s spectacular views of the city.
Open seven days a week from 2pm to mall closing, the Festival Wheel is an ideal family attraction. With clear sight across the creek during the day, a stunning sunset and a view that transforms in the evening with the record-breaking show IMAGINE, it is set to be one of the most popular spots in Dubai.
According to Steven Cleaver - Director, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 17, 2017): Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced further progress in its leasing arrangements by signing up Matalan which is one of the leading fashion and lifestyle retailers across the globe.
Founded in 1985, Matalan, the specialist retailer in fashion and homeware will occupy 26,318 sq.ft location at Cityland Mall offering the latest clothing for ladies, men & kids along with an eclectic range of homeware items at affordable prices. With the mission of providing the best in fashion at outstanding values for modern families, Matalan is all set to be a prime shopping destination in Cityland Mall.
Fahimuddin Sharfuddin, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Cityland ......read more
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 December 2017 - Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the government agency in charge of Abu Dhabi’s ICT agenda, recently organized the annual Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) Forum at the Etihad Towers.
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies, the forum marked and celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the launch of the AD-SDI Programme, and highlighted the progress made over the last decade, the major initiatives launched, and the critical role spatial data plays in empowering the Abu Dhabi Government and community to access updated, quality geographic information and data. The Forum also gave attendees from the AD-SDI community the opportunity to discuss the new AD-SDI strategic plan 2017 ......read more
Buy a dream home and drive away in a dream car
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 December 2017: This Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) DAMAC Properties is offering a brand new Tesla with the purchase of select units from DAMAC’s vast portfolio of luxury villas and apartments. For every qualifying purchase throughout DSF, running from December 26, 2017 till January 27, 2018, customers will drive away in the latest eco-friendly vehicle to hit the UAE.
Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties said: “We’re delighted to participate in DSF again, and offer investors a unique opportunity to experience luxury with DAMAC, and drive away in a luxury car that one desires to own. As a long-standing supporter of DSF, every year we strive to appeal to visitors and residents of ......read more
Artificial intelligence to form essential component of Infosecurity Middle East, ME3S, collocated forums
AI has potential to transform national security technology, says US study
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 December, 2017 – Reed Exhibitions, the leading global event organiser, today confirmed that in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018).
The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will be among the key topics of the Critical Infrastructure Protection and Future of Policing forums, as well as the second editions of the exhibition’s two collocated events – Infosecurity ......read more
Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, December 17, 2017 – Interpipe, a leading global steel pipe and railway wheel producer, has reached a key milestone in its Middle East operations, with over a million tons of pipe products delivered to its various customers in the region over the past decade.
The company's milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary celebration of its Dubai office. Regional customers and partners attended the reception, where an awards ceremony was held to celebrate Interpipe’s strong ties and successful cooperation with its strategic partners in the region. The company also summed up the results of a ten-year development, and discussed further cooperation with its partners.
Since 2007, the company has made significant investments in its production facilities, including developing and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: ‘Be There’ at The Dubai Mall this winter, the flagship retail and entertainment destination of Emaar Malls in the heart of Dubai. Celebrating the season’s festive cheer, The Dubai Mall has unveiled its winter campaign that offers something for everyone, and enough reason to visit with family and friends.
The Dubai Mall’s contemporary take on the Nutcracker will delight young and old alike. Activities and entertainment include a festive photo booth, a digital graffiti wall where you can create your own nutcracker soldier, festive greeting booth, photo opportunity spaces and live ballet Nutcracker mini-shows.
A number of retailers at the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination are also joining in the celebration with magical window ......read more
Topping out ceremony held in the presence of senior officials
Net-zero building to showcase new standards in sustainable architecture
State-of-the-art Tesla Powerpack to supplement energy requirements
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, December 11, 2017: Bee’ah, the Sharjah-based award-winning environmental management company, has made great headway in the construction of its iconic new headquarters. The company commemorated the completion of the highest point of the structure, with a topping out ceremony held on Sunday, 10th of December, at the location of the site in Al Saj’ah.
HE Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee'ah; Patrik Schumacher, Principal of Zaha Hadid Architects; and Edmund Mahabir, Managing Director of Al Futtaim Carillion, signed a special concrete panel at the topmost ......read more
The new system is a comprehensive directory of all Abu Dhabi engineers who have met high standards of professionalism within the industry.
Abu Dhabi, December 10 2017: The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) today announced the launch of its new registration system for all engineers in Abu Dhabi.
Upon DPM approval, they will get an official card that will certify them to work across Abu Dhabi.
In line with the Abu Dhabi Plan, the integrated digital system ensures mutual recognition of all qualifications listed for every engineer. This streamlined process will provide the DPM with a pool of certified engineers permitted to work across the Emirate.
The aim is to regulate standards, principles and best practice in the profession, and ensure only registered engineers with approved academic ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017: Starting today until November 25, Al-Futtaim ACE and Plug Ins are offering massive White Friday deals both online and in-store across a range of products.
There will be amazing deals on selected items from Outdoor, Garden, Home, and DIY from leading brands including Dyson, Siemens, AFTRON, Homeworks, Apple, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Bosch, and Lenovo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017: Shopping in Dubai is about to get even more exciting, as The Outlet Village, Dubai’s first upscale outlet mall, gears up to celebrate the 3 Day Super Sale Dubai from the 23rd – 25th November.
Housing three department stores, international dining and over 125 top brands such as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Ted Baker and many more, ......read more
The brand new American Girl store has officially opened at City Centre Mirdif
This is American Girl’s first location in Dubai and outside of North America
American Girl is hosting a launch event open to all on Friday, November 24th
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the ......read more
Mall-wide sale will offer discounts from 30% up to 90% off
Abu Dhabi, 21 November 2017: Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will launch its Black & White Weekend Sale, from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November. Inspired by the global sale event ‘Black Friday’, Yas Mall’s array of international retailers will offer discounts of up to 90%, ......read more
The Olympics of online shopping are coming to region. Top tips to win the best deals at the SOUQ's biggest sale of the year
21 November 2017, Dubai, U.A.E: On your mark, shoppers! The region's biggest online shopping days are about to kick off. The much-awaited annual SOUQ White Friday 2017 is all set to be bigger and better than ever before, with a line up of the best ......read more
With a special flypast and a festival of fireworks, Dubai Festival City Mall is THE place to be on the 2nd of December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 20th November 2017: On the 46th National Day, Dubai Festival City Mall will host a series of events at Festival Bay from 1.30pm in the afternoon till 11.15pm, including a flypast by Al Fursan, spectacular aerobatics, fireworks and a ......read more
Shoppers can snap up deals on a whopping five million products that will match the lowest prices in the region
SOUQ further boosts operational excellence ahead of White Friday sale to create a superior customer shopping experience
Targeted investment into expansion of Fulfillment Centers to gear up for increased demand
Growth in number of staff and additional pickup points to meet high ......read more
Key retailers at Dubai Festival City Mall set to slash prices with discounts up to 30-90%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall gets ready for the next edition of the Dubai 3-Day ‘Super Sale’. From 23rd to 25th November key retailers will be offering unbeatable discounts and offers, with up to 90% off popular items over the course ......read more
The new update includes all areas of the Emirate and the inclusion of indexes for new projects
Residential, commercial and industrial properties are all included in the latest upgrade
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 November 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the rental index has been updated for 2018. DLD confirmed that the new update is for all residential, ......read more
November 15, 2017 - DuPont recently presented its new Nomex® based fabrics and innovative protective solutions for firefighters and industry workers at this year’s A+A in Dusseldorf, Germany. They offer, for example, better protection for industry workers against the thermal effects of electric arcs. Moreover, the company announced the winners of the 'Nomex® Innovation Award ......read more
Q3 2017 Highlights
Recapitalization Program successfully completed
Tabarak Investment Injects AED 500 million in Equity
Debt restructuring expected to be concluded across key markets in Q4 2017
Q3 2017 Revenue stood at AED 590 million
Ongoing UAE projects portfolio contributes 42% of the company’s Q3 2017 revenue
The New Management conducts a projects commercial review and ......read more
SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November
50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more
SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale
14 November 2017, Dubai, ......read more
European hub will give employees and visitors a first-hand view of how Steelcase is using space to learn, innovate and grow in a disruptive environment
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2017: Steelcase has announced the opening of its newest Learning + Innovation Center (LINC), capping a multi-year effort to bring together employees and propel global growth. The new LINC is the latest ......read more
His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Law No. (19) of 2017, partially amending Law No. (13) of 2008 on Interim Property Registration in Dubai. The new law reflects our continuous ......read more
Calculator eases the relationship between landlords and tenants and minimises disputes
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) is a pioneer in finding proactive solutions for ensuring transparency and enhancing the comfort and happiness of all parties in the real estate market. Through its management and regulatory arms, transactions are closely monitored in ......read more
Dubai, November 9 2017: This November, QNET, prominent Asian direct selling company, urges everyone to commemorate Global Men’s Health Month by encouraging the men in your life to take care of their health.
QNET, through their ‘Absolute Living’ Campaign, propagates a holistic lifestyle for people, helping you achieve a balanced life with a healthier body, ......read more
The closing ceremony for the 30-day Challenge is set to be hosted at Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2017: As thousands take part in the Dubai Fitness Challenge this month, Dubai Festival City, one of emirate’s largest mixed-use developments, is gearing up to host the grand closing ceremony on November 17th and 18th.
From ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 7, 2017: His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank is the inaugural recipient of the Cal Poly Alumni Excellence Award presented by the California Polytechnic State University Alumni Association at the Honored Alumni Awards Celebration. Established in 2017, the Cal Poly Alumni Excellence Award pays tribute to an outstanding ......read more
Dubai, November 4, 2017 - Automotive brand BORGWARD Group AG is set to introduce its renowned brand of aesthetics and performance to automobile enthusiasts across the GCC during its first-ever participation in the 14th Dubai International Motor Show. The company will showcase its user-friendly intelligent models featuring competitive German-made technology at Hall 2 -Stand 200 during the ......read more
Dubai, November 05, 2017: Reaffirming its market-leading position, Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, swept all four of its nominated categories at the ICSC 2017 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards.
Centrepoint took home Best MENA Retail Brand, Best Store Design for its store at Doha Festival City, Best Cause Related Marketing for its Family ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017: Hundreds of Dubai residents gathered at Dubai Festival City Mall early Thursday morning on the 2nd November, with Al-Futtaim employees and students from Universal American School in Dubai Festival City, to celebrate UAE Flag Day.
The entire Dubai Festival City Mall façade will light up in the colours of the UAE flag every night leading up to UAE National ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the development of the Masdar “Eco-Villa” sustainable home concept around the United Arab Emirates.
The agreement was signed by Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Executive Director of Engineering at the ......read more
Davide Padoa, CEO of Design International, will give an address on the key trends in retail architecture at the RECon MENA next week. Well known for its ability to anticipate market shifts and integrate them into highly creative designs, Design International has an established reputation as an innovative architectural and design practice.
Speaking ahead of the conference, Davide said: ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2017: Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced that it has signed up with the Danish home furnishing retailer JYSK to bring the brand to the Middle East. With more than 2,500 stores worldwide across 48 countries, JYSK is one of the world’s ......read more
Inspection drive conducted between January and September 2017
QCC confirms accuracy of 97 per cent of jewellery and precious metal scales examined during the campaign
Council urges consumers to look for gold seals on scales before making any purchases
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 October, 2017 –Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality ......read more
Driven by increasing interest, more and more developers are planting firm feet in key Indian cities
Dubai Property Show in Mumbai generated AED 1.2 billion of enquiries in 2016
Indian investors made 10,628 transactions worth more than AED 20.4 billion in Dubai property between January 2016 and the end of June 2017
The popular real-estate exhibition will be held from 3rd to 5th ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall will attempt to create the largest human UAE flag on 2nd November, and is inviting you to be a part of history! From 8am on the waterfront at Festival Bay, the mall will provide thousands with a commemorative hat and coloured boards to form the UAE flag from an aerial view. Great breakfast deals will be available to ......read more
Strong interest from the Middle East with UAE textile market being estimated at $ 17.5 billion annually
“Interior.Architecture.Hospitality”: expanded programme for architects, interior designers and hotel furnishers
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2017: The Middle East continues to be a strong source of interest for international textiles suppliers, with increasing market demand ......read more
Continuing its expansion in Saudi Arabia, Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed Swiss-Belhotel and Suites Jazan. The announcement was made by Mr Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International. Featuring 210 keys, the upscale 4-star property is owned by Cardamom International Property Management LLC ......read more
Twelve Memorandums of Understanding Signed to Accelerate Building the Area of the Future.
Dubai, UAE: 23 October, 2017: UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today attended the signing of 12 Memorandums of Understanding between Area 2071 and various local and international partners. Area 2071 seeks to find ......read more
Student showcase, smart solutions, and world-class lighting projects share limelight at region’s premier industry event
Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017: A glittering awards ceremony has capped off a successful three days at the Middle East’s premier lighting design and technology exhibition, where a dedicated student showcase and the launch of the region’s first ......read more
Al Wahda Mall becomes a one-stop solution offering to its visitors Banks and Ministry of Labour services alongwith already existing fashion and lifestyle brands to offer more to its visitors at one go
“We believe in adding more value to what we already have to offer to our visitors, the mall continues to remain an ‘everything mall’” - Mr. Mohammed Nauman Thakur, ......read more
Dubai, October 22, 2017: After the overwhelming success of the Shopathon event earlier this year, Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, is giving customers an exciting opportunity to indulge in fabulous deals with up to 70% discount.
The second Shopathon event is being held between October 26-29, and customers can take advantage of exciting deals on ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017: ‘brands4u’, the biggest factory outlet in Dubai showcasing high end brands from all around the world opened its doors to shoppers. The soft opening was in the presence of Mr. Sunil Shetty an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur who is an active star in Bollywood with appearances in more than 110 films. Sunil Shetty as the first ......read more
Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, recently held a business meeting with members of the Trade and Investment Commission of Australia at the Al Moosa Business Center, AIG Dubai Head Office in Oud Metha. The meeting saw the discussion of potential business opportunities between SAAE and Australian companies under the commission. The ......read more
A destination for residential or commercial construction project owners
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE), the first ever Housing, Building Materials, Decoration and Engineering Consultancy Exhibition (DECOBUILD) will be launched on Wednesday at the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Hall in Dubai. The event will run from ......read more
Tirana River Rehabilitation 70% complete
Tirana River Northern Boulevard 50% complete
Tirana-Elbasan Road set to open end-2017
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 October, 2017: A technical delegation from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, visited Albania to review the status of three of its financed ventures – ......read more
Corrective action taken for 7,334 products in 25 categories
Products recalled for non-compliance with safety, quality requirements
15,746 toys, 17,971 electrical appliances, 13,757 tobacco products, 3,318 detergents, 633 tires examined during inspection
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 October, 2017: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality ......read more
The company is set to embark on this by participating as a gold sponsor in the Light Middle East Exhibition
Having successfully participated in the Gulf region's leading trade show and conference for metropolitan, architectural, theatrical and retail lighting solutions for the preceding couple of years, the global brand, Sylvania will exhibit its wares under the tagline “Light your ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2017: Celebrating the Festival of Lights, The Dubai Mall is adding a splash of colour and a tonne of free activities this Diwali, from Friday, October 13, to Thursday October 19; bringing family and friends together to enjoy the occasion through dance, music, art and laughter.
With activities for all ages, visitors can enjoy classical and Bollywood fusion ......read more
SHOP THE LATEST AND GREATEST ACCESSORIES AT YOUR STORE OF INSPIRATION
Dubai, UAE 14th October 2017: Robinsons, the largest department store in the Middle East, launched its much awaited hall of fashion and accessories. The hall is a sweeping sky lit space that houses some of the most coveted accessories and leather goods. In addition to the store’s lush vertical gardens and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2017: At an event attended by officials of Dubai's Department of Economic Development, media representatives and senior management of Paris Gallery, the winner of a brand new luxurious Maserati Quattroporte GTS car was announced. The winner, Hamda Al Dhaheri, is a UAE national who bought her winning perfume from Paris Gallery at Rotana Mall in Al ......read more
Coldwell Banker is the exclusive sales agent for the mixed-use project on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
DUBAI – October 10, 2017: Ishraqah, a leading UAE based developer, has completed the handover of The Onyx, located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. The Onyx is Ishraqah’s prestigious freehold project that consists commercial and residential towers along with a four-star lifestyle ......read more
UAE, October 4, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, announced today that it has successfully completed its capital restructuring program which started at the beginning of the fiscal year as part of its efforts to improve the financial position of the company and enhance operational efficiency.
The completion of ......read more
This innovation allows customers to virtually experience furniture in their home before shopping
UAE and KSA customers with compatible iPhones can virtually view furniture dimensions, see how products look from different angles and share photos with their friends and family
This Omni-Channel initiative is part of the Group’s commitment to offering a seamless customer experience ......read more
Integration of Portfolio and Contract Management Capabilities with the industry standard for Project Controls enables customers to drive greater returns and profitability
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2, 2017: Hexagon PPM, the world’s leading provider of asset life cycle solutions for design, construction, and operation of industrial facilities, announces the release of ......read more
Dubai, October 02, 2017: With Fall on the horizon, the spooky season is fast approaching and Al-Futtaim ACE has all your Halloween needs under one roof.
The Al-Futtaim ACE Halloween collection features a great range of products including exclusive costumes, spooky décor, party wear and accessories starting from AED 59.
The collection is available in-store starting October ......read more
HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has appointed Rene Vincent-Ernst as the General Manager for Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel. Vincent-Ernst has over three decades of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry spanning Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Making the announcement, Ferghal Purcell, COO of HMH, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Rene Vincent-Ernst to lead the team ......read more
Al Wahda Mall now leases parking spaces to offices and residential apartments in surrounding areas to address parking issues
Expecting to ease out some parking concerns, this new initiative promotes optimum utilization of space as well as sustainability
Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, ......read more
World-leading suppliers share centre-stage with local heavyweights at region’s dedicated logistics and supply chain exhibition
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s dedicated trade fair for intralogistics, supply chain management, freight and cargo concluded recently, bringing a successful end to three-days of busy networking and discussions of the latest trends and innovations ......read more