Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: W Dubai – The Palm picks up momentum towards its highly anticipated 2018 debut, with talent recruitment that brings to life the passion points of the W Brand.
In advance of the resort’s premier later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has been activating its Talent search for 500 W-minded individuals, including its search for the iconic global roles of the W Insider and W Music Curator.
In its search for a team that fuses the W passion with Dubai’s melting pot of cultures, W Dubai – The Palm have looked globally from destinations around the world for applicants that reflect the W attitude, experience and lust for life by being bold, expressive, spontaneous and passionate. The successful applicants that will be joining the W Dubai – The Palm opening team later this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Deloitte has just launched the eighth edition of the GCC Powers of Construction report, which provides an overview of the construction industry performance in the gulf countries. The report cites a robust pipeline of projects currently in the planning stages, which indicates there is still demand for construction projects, driven by social needs, initiatives associated with economic transformation plans, government’s commitment towards investment in infrastructure, as well as tourism related projects.
Deloitte’s report highlights the importance of greater private sector participation to improve the delivery of social services, including healthcare, education, transportation and utilities infrastructure.
Cynthia Corby, Audit Partner and Infrastructure & Capital ......read more
IKEA launches a one-of-a-kind ‘Nap Truck’ for the snoozy public - find the truck and take a power nap as it travels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 22 February to 6 March
United Arab Emirates, 21st February 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, is going out on the road for two weeks to help members of the public catch up on their sleep in the ‘IKEA Nap Truck’. Complete with a beautiful bedroom to instil rest and relaxation, sleepy passers-by, visitors and fans of the brand will be able to try this one-of-a-kind mobile sleep experience and take a 20-minute power nap.
According to IKEA’s recent survey* one in three people in the UAE believe they miss out on many hours of sleep and if they could, they would take back an equivalent of two and half weeks’ worth of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Savioplus a leading coupons and deals website in India, has ventured beyond its home ground and comes online in UAE this month.
SavioPlus is a new website that has been launched to provide best products, leading brands, the best and latest coupons to India two month back and after seeing huge potential in middle east market now they lunched in UAE market. Collaborated with more than 500 online merchants and the number of brands this online platform avail coupons across the wide range of category in the country. As, online shopping gives people more bang for their buck. Discounts, deals, coupons and flash sales make for a happy shopper. And deals or vouchers sites add to that joy.
Shopping online has come a long way and has become the other market trend that has fascinated the number ......read more
Nation Towers reports most successful Shop & Win season, registering record numbers over 2016
Abu Dhabi, February 21, 2018 - Nation Galleria, Abu Dhabi’s high-end boutique retail destination at Nation Towers, welcomed its festive seasonal ‘Let’s Celebrate’ Shop & Win campaign for the second year, from November 2017 to January 2018. The luxury retail destination reports a record year of campaign success, with a major average increase in voucher redemption, compared to 2016 campaign shopper engagement.
This year, Nation Towers celebrated and enhanced the retail experience with an array of vibrant entertainment acts catering to families and friends of all ages. Lucky Hamdan Zayed, aged one, won the Grand Prize, a brand new Nissan Patrol Nismo.
Further ......read more
ADSB’s gross profit and net profit both increased compared to 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 20, 2018 – Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) has released its financial results for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. The report was accompanied by a statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, who provided highlights from the successful business year.
Overall, 2017 was another positive year for ADSB, as the company surpassed targets, re-branded its market position, and continued to build on the momentum from all operational segments. In his statement, Dr. Al Mazrouei called attention to the even more improved financial position of the company, including increased gross profit (from AED 256.1 million in 2016 to AED 277.1 million in 2017), and increased net profit (from AED 61.3 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018: Consolidating its presence in the UAE, the fixing systems division of Hira Industries LLC and Walraven Group of the Netherlands announced the opening of a new facility called Hira Walraven - valued at AED 20 million. The new facility located at National Industries Park (NIP) is the only dedicated facility for fixing systems in the UAE.
The new facility will be a central distribution warehouse, with a factory to manufacture products as pipe support clamps, support channels and rubber support inserts. The other major product lines of Hira Walraven products include light duty and heavy duty channels, anti-vibration products, mechanical and chemical anchors.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018: For the first time ever, Dubai Festival City welcomed over 150 fitness enthusiasts during Nike+ Run Club’s ‘My First Run’ edition held over the weekend.
Featuring expert coaches Luke Gaffney and Enisa Glavovic and pacers, first-time runners made their first step to a lifetime of running. Participants were taken on a 4-5km course across Dubai Festival City’s picturesque views - the perfect way to kick-off the weekend.
Ideal for those looking to enhance their lifestyle experiences and for visitors hoping to indulge in the local fitness scene, Dubai Festival City presents the perfect place for the family and loved ones to revel in. Residents and visitors to Dubai are sure to find an activity they love at the multipurpose venue which will also serve as the perfect ......read more
Financial Highlights for year ended 2017:
Revenue at AED 7.5 billion
Gross profit at AED 3.6 billion
Net profit at AED 2.8 billion
Booked sales of AED 7.5 billion
Earnings per share of AED 0.46
Board proposed dividend of AED 1.5 billion (AED 0.25/share)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 February 2018: DAMAC Properties Dubai Co. PJSC (DFM: DAMAC) (“DAMAC” or the "Company"), announced financial results for year ended 2017, reporting total revenue of AED 7.5 billion, a 4 % increase over last year and net profit of AED 2.8 billion. DAMAC also announced it has delivered 20,236 units as of 31 December 2017, marking a milestone for the company and the industry as a whole.
Gross Profit for the year is at AED 3.6 billion, 9% lower than last year as gross ......read more
Al Qattara Investments rebrands the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium development and launches Al Ain Square
United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, February 14, 2018: Al Qattara Investments, the name behind the vibrant mixed-use development in Al Ain, has revealed its new brand identity, the rename of Hazza Bin Zayed Community to Al Ain Square, and furthermore the firm’s future plans for the city of Al Ain.
The announcements took place during a press conference in Al Ain’s Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The press conference was attended by excellencies and high profile dignitaries from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
The announcement marks the development of the community’s third phase, including residential, commercial and community facilities. Phase one and two were completed in 2014 and ......read more
The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards
Dubai — February 14, 2018 — Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.
The Robinsons story began on 25 February 1858, when John Spicer and Philip Robinson founded Spicer and Robinson in Singapore. Since then, Robinsons’ pioneering spirit has kept them at the forefront of Asian retail. In 2008, the Al-Futtaim Retail Group ......read more
Dubai Outlet Mall to add 3 million square feet in its expansion
Dubai Outlet Mall celebrates 10 years as a premier value-shopping destination as it looks to enhance its leadership in the UAE retail arena
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (February 13, 2018): Seeking to redefine the value shopping space in the UAE retail arena, Al Ahli Holding Group announced a significant development in the Dubai Outlet Mall expansion today. Dubai Outlet Mall secured an Islamic club financing facility worth AED 1.25 billion for the expansion and general corporate purposes. Dubai Outlet Mall is part of the Al Ahli Holding Group, which is a major UAE conglomerate.
Dubai Islamic Bank acted as the coordinator, mandated lead arranger, bookrunner, investment agent and security agent for the transaction with Ajman Bank, Al ......read more
Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ
8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish.
Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or even your kids, SOUQ has unveiled a huge assortment of gifts for all of them! From gorgeous flowers, scrumptious chocolates, cuddly soft toys and jewelry for your lady love to fashionable clothes, grooming sets and gadgets for your handsome gent to ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall to host Chinese New Year celebrations with special IMAGINE Laser & Water Show and retail offers across 90 different outlets from 15th – 24th February
8th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Celebrating the ‘Year of the Dog’, Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be this Chinese New Year from the 15th to the 24th February with special offers and events across 90 outlets for shoppers to enjoy.
The two-time Guinness World Record breaking, show like no other - IMAGINE, will celebrate with a special not to be missed Chinese New Year show. ‘Festival Bay will turn red’ in celebration of the Chinese lucky colour, a symbolism for joy and fortune.
GRAZIA Middle East will exhibit a unique display of ‘Simply Red’ fashion around Dubai Festival City Mall, ......read more
Karim Nahas brings nearly three decades of experience to the role
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 7, 2018: Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC has announced the appointment of Karim Nahas to the role of General Manager at the soon-to-open Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi. The new hotel is set to open in the heart of Capital Centre - Abu Dhabi, the city’s bustling business district, at the beginning of March 2018.
Nahas brings nearly three decades’ of regional experience in the hospitality industry to the role. As General Manager at Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi, he will oversee the upcoming launch, as well as all management functions, hotel operations and innovative strategy.
Nahas arrives at the Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi after two successful years as General Manager at Towers Rotana, Dubai. He first ......read more
This year, make it a night to remember with the special room and dinner packages from Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek
Dubai, February 7, 2018 – This year, Hilton Dubai has crafted two heartwarming offers for the most romantic day of the year. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek, two of city’s most iconic properties, will be treating couples to a perfect staycation on the 14th of February, including an intimate dinner, a cozy overnight stay and a scrumptious breakfast the next morning.
Hilton Dubai Creek, the five-star hotel ideally located at Dubai Creek, is offering couples the opportunity to indulge, dine and create memories. Starting the evening is a five-course romantic dinner at Table 9, featuring signature dishes such as a tantalizing duck prosciutto with sweet ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 6 February 2018: February is shaping up to be an exciting and eventful month at Dalma Mall, as the Ministry of Interior’s exhibition highlighting the different innovative ideas and creative inventions have been brought to life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Mall’s central atrium. This exhibition took place in recognition of the Month of Innovation and showcased a wide range of tools, gadgets, devices and much more from 1– 6 February 2018, a per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Innovation enthusiasts came together to get an exclusive look at latest ideas and inventions of the Ministry of Interior has exhibited. Several exciting activities took place such as fun games ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 06, 2018: Hormann, a leading provider of doors, gates, frames and operators in the region; has introduced new lift barriers equipped with EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) emergency function to secure passages of up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very frequent use, capable of managing approximately 2000 movements in a day; and come with a long service life equivalent to approximately 3,000,000 movements.
The new lift barrier H version from Hormann along with its integrated hydraulic operator is 1300 mm in height and up to 10m in length; and it is fitting with low foundation depths. Its speed lifting is the same as its speed lowering which is 18.5 cm/s.
Commenting on the launch, Darius Khanloo, managing director, Hormann Middle East and Africa, said: “The lift barrier is a ......read more
The new project is confirmed for one of the largest waterfront plots in Dubai’s Marasi district; includes luxury hotel and residences
Dubai, UAE, February 06, 2018: Omniyat is bringing the famous and historical Dorchester Collection brand to Dubai for the first time with an iconic new development on the banks of Dubai Canal.
The collaboration between the Dubai-based high-end developer and the luxury hospitality brand is a long-term agreement that will be rolled out in the coming years, putting Dubai on the same globally important footing for Dorchester as its established hotels in locations such as London, Rome, Beverly Hills and Paris. The project will include a 5-star hotel and luxury residences, managed by Dorchester Collection, at Marasi.
In addition to the new development, full details of which ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 5, 2018: The fourth edition of the Zak World of Façades, the region’s premier conference on façade design and engineering, will focus on the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope, and digital impact on modern façade design.
A line-up of industry leaders is confirmed to speak at the event including Filippo Lodi, Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, UNStudio; John Kim, Design Director, AE7; Richard Fenne, Principal, Woods Bagot; Mathieu Meur, Director - Technical, DP Architects; Armin Buchbinder, Head of Design, BSBG; Benjamin Beer, Technical Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology and others.
According to Syed Zakir Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director of ZAK conference, “Among the GCC countries, the UAE leads the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2018: Food lovers across Dubai are in for a special treat as Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, has pulled out all the stops to provide a gastronomical adventure across its retail, residential and hospitality destinations during Dubai Food Festival.
Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a foodie’s paradise with the popular five-week long Festival of Flavours from the 7th of February until the 10th of March filled with special offers, instant prizes at over 75 different restaurants and cafes.
Introduced for the first time this year is the Organic Souk at Dubai Festival City where visitors can enjoy a diverse selection of the freshest organic local produce, daily picked and ready for purchase.
The Organic ......read more
Khansaheb Civil Engineering has been appointed as the fit-out contractor for the first hotel announced by Jumeirah Group under the Zabeel House by Jumeirah TM brand.
DUBAI – February 04, 2018: Ishraqah for Development Limited, a leading UAE based developer, has announced its first hotel at The Onyx Project, located on Sh. Zayed Road, in the Greens master development. The hotel is scheduled to open in quarter four of 2018. Zabeel House by JumeirahTM - The Greens is the first hotel to be announced under the Zabeel House by Jumeirah TM brand. The Onyx is Ishraqah’s prestigious freehold project, which along with the hotel, consists of residential and commercial towers and three levels of retail shops and restaurants in the podium, making it a key local community destination in Dubai.
Khansaheb Civil Engineering, ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 28 January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, entertainment and leisure destination, is proud to be displaying the world’s largest gold ring, Najmat Taiba (Star of Taiba), for the pleasure of its discerning visitors. Customers at the mall will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to view the USD 3 million masterpiece as it becomes Sharjah’s star attraction this month.
The 21-carat Najmat Taiba, which has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records and endorsed by the World Gold Council, weighs almost 64 kilograms (141 pounds) and is studded with 5.1 kilograms (11 pounds) of precious stones and diamonds, as well as 615 Swarovski crystals. 55 jewel smiths worked for 10 hours a day for 45 days to craft the ring, which is owned by Dubai-based company Taiba ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2018: Hormann Middle East and Africa has launched road blockers with optional EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) to secure passages up to 6 m wide. They are available in the Road Blocker 500 variant from Hormann with a barrier height of 500 mm or in the Road Blocker 1000 version with a barrier height of 1000 mm. Road Blocker 500 SF is suitable for fitting on finished floor surfaces since no groundwork is required.
There are also lift barriers available to safeguard controlled entrances and exits up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very frequent use and meet high safety requirements.
Also available are tyre killers that enable controlled, uni-directional passage while preventing passage in the other direction. While Hormann’s Tyre Killer M variant is suitable for average use ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 22 January 2018: Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, is the only mall in the UAE to extend its sale until 31st January, enabling its visitors take advantage of incredible discounts and special offers. Yas Mall’s sales are known to offer incredible value, and now with this extended sale, there’s nothing stopping visitors from finding amazing deals!
For those looking to refresh their wardrobe or home, Yas Mall’s extended sale will include discounts across the mall including popular brands such as Debenhams, Centrepoint, The One, Virgin Megastore, Stadium, H&M, House of Fraser, plus many more.
Catering to a wide audience, the sale will include further reductions across all segments including fashion & accessories, sports, electronics and home furnishing so that there is something ......read more
UAE facilities management industry market hits $12.49bn record high.
FM EXPO 2017 (25 – 27 September) will pursue the challenges and solutions faced by the facilities management industry throughout UAE building boom.
Dubai, UAE, 10 August: The market size of the UAE facilities management industry will hit an all-time high of $12.49bn in 2017, according to FM EXPO ......read more
Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, participated last evening in the kick-off meeting of the advisory council for 2017 HITEC Dubai. The objective behind the high level meeting was to define and outline an agenda for HITEC Dubai based on the rapid innovations in technology and the specific needs ......read more
Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM) version 2.0 offers best practice guidelines and criteria to ensure the highest quality of public spaces for Abu Dhabi communities
ABU DHABI, 9th August, 2017: The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has launched its revamped Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM) to ensure people living in the Emirate have convenient access to community facilities, such as ......read more
Dubai, August 9, 2017: Centrepoint, Middle East’s largest fashion retailer, launched its Back-to-School collection on the 1st of August, which has everything you need to start the year and be the envy of all your peers with an exciting new collection. Centrepoint acknowledges that all kids have their own unique talents and interests, and wants to embrace and celebrate the differences, ......read more
Dubai awarded new Guinness World Record
Carrefour and Procter & Gamble organize for thousands of UAE citizens, residents and visitors to celebrate their happiest memories
More than 10,850 pictures make up the world’s longest ever line of photographs, now on display at Dubai Festival City
Dubai, 9 August 2017: Thousands of UAE citizens, residents and visitors ......read more
Bin Mejren: The Dubai market is unique in the region and a leader in real estate activity
Dubai, UAE, 8 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the total value of real estate transactions exceeded AED 390 billion across 95,000 transactions in 18 months (1 Jan 2016 – 31 July 2017).
Commenting on the results, His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, ......read more
Al Msaddi says unique Dubai project highlights need for developers, investors to focus on supply and demand factor
Dubai, UAE, 8 August 2017: One of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages, fäm Properties, has topped AED1.3 billion in residential property sales at City Walk, the new destination developed and managed by Meraas in the heart of Jumeirah.
Firas Al Msaddi, ......read more
Dubai, 06 August 2017 - For the second year running, McArthurGlen - Europe's leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets - will be honouring its guests from the Middle East with a luxury gift and additional savings to celebrate Eid, as part of its Hayakom Festival Campaign. From 24th June - 3rd September 2017, shoppers visiting selected McArthurGlen centres will receive a ......read more
Procter & Gamble and Carrefour give UAE consumers the chance to share their great moments of happiness with loved ones, break a Guinness World Record and make new moments of happiness by winning family experiences
Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017: In partnership with Carrefour, P&G is giving UAE consumers the chance to both share their great moments of happiness with their ......read more
Main works contract awarded for 1,296 villas at 55-million-square-foot master development
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 August 2017: DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, awarded Arabtec Construction LLC with a AED 628 million contract to develop 1,296 villas at DAMAC’s AKOYA Oxygen master development. Arabtec will begin construction in ......read more
Net profit of SAR 18.2 million for Q2 2017, a 459% increase on previous quarter
Gross profit of SAR 45.4 million showed 43% improvement on previous quarter
MEPCO achieved earnings per share (EPS) of SAR 0.43 for the period
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 31 July 2017: The Middle East Paper Co. (‘MEPCO’) (Tadawul symbol: MEPCO), the region’s leading vertically integrated ......read more
DAMAC Properties reveals its latest collection of bespoke Trump villas located in the heart of Dubai’s most exclusive residential community
Dubai, UAE – 30 July 2017: DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, today launched The Trump Estates Park Residences, an exclusive collection of exquisite villas that enjoy unobstructed views of the ......read more
Bin Mejren: Our strong real estate foundations has led to sustainable growth in the sector
DLD recorded approximately 36,000 transactions, representing a 26% increase over the same period last year
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has released its H1 2017 Transactions Report up until 30th June, through the Real Estate Research and Studies Department, ......read more
Al Wahda Mall participates in the festivities of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season with weekend activations, being Thursdays and Fridays, from July 14th to August 20th
Mall patrons can avail discounts ranging from 25% to 90% throughout the month
A Mega Raffle will be held on 20th August, 2017 to mark the end of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season event with entertainment and a lucky draw from ......read more
DUBAI, U.A.E., July 26, 2017: Sliding into the soft embrace of a new luxury vehicle for the first time can often be a sensory overload. The glowing display, the rich aroma of the leather, an array of buttons entreating to be pressed, the delicate wood finishes that cry out to be stroked, the evocation of a sense that this is a unique place, unlike any other. The enhanced feeling of ......read more
Offers running from13 to 26 August across all participating stores
Dubai, UAE, 26 July, 2017: It’s time to grab your trainers and get ready for the school run! After the long summer holidays, Stadium is here to get your kids active again with their latest Back to School collection, now available from 1 to 26 August.
Why search every store in Dubai, trying to find everything your kids ......read more
Dubai, July 26, 2017: To prepare your kids for the new school year, Al-Futtaim ACE is introducing a fun and exciting collection of back to school products all under one roof.
The collection will feature a range of quality products from leading brands including Nataraj, Kores, Sivo, bento lunch boxes from Sistema, Lock & Lock and Zipit amongst others.
Parents will find ......read more
ICLP survey finds that 68% of shoppers do not feel that they get anything in return for sharing their personal information with brands
24th July, 2017- Dubai, UAE: Global loyalty marketing agency, ICLP today reveals that more than two thirds (68%) of UAE shoppers do not feel that they get anything in return for sharing their personal information with brands. This presents a ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: Fund’s projects align with Egyptian government’s expansive vision and goals
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Government of Egypt have long enjoyed close and strategic ties. The constructive cooperation between the two parties continues to promote sustainable development in vital economic ......read more
Structure works for all buildings across Mamsha Al Saadiyat have been completed
Mamsha Al Saadiyat will offer a unique selection of beachfront one to four bedrooms apartments complete with modern sophistication
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 July 2017: The Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in ......read more
GHD has successfully managed a challenging public safety infrastructure project for the Government of Guam—The Ordot Dump Closure. Originally built in the 1940s by the United States Military, the 50-acre dump introduced toxic leachate into the Lonfit River, which feeds into Guam’s Pago Bay. The site was also the source of significant air pollution from methane gas emissions. To close ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has highlighted the importance of using QCC-certified window fall prevention devices as part of its ongoing efforts to promote child safety across the Emirate.
In 2012, QCC launched the Window Safety Fixtures ......read more
Al Wahda Mall unfurls its Happiness Desk, a new and improved take on its customer service department
Keeping with the theme of the Year of Giving, an implementation inspired by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Al Wahda Mall has introduced the Happiness Desk as a way to add an atmosphere of positivity and initiative with its customer service ......read more
Event to consolidate key trade shows catering to hotel and foodservices sector – GulfHost, The Hotel Show, The Leisure Show, Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX Middle East & yummex ME
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017: As markets across the Middle East look to diversify their economies, the launch of Dubai International Hospitality Week (DIHW) in September this year is recognition ......read more
Shortage of premier homes in key locations favoured by buyers seeking 2018 handover – Al Msaddi
Dubai, UAE, 18 July 2017: A UAE real estate expert says “phobic” perceptions of an over-supplied Dubai residential property market persist when there is currently an under-supply of premier homes that will be ready for occupancy in some areas next ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017: Centrepoint, Middle East’s largest fashion retailer, is launching its Back-to-School collection on the 1st of August, which has everything you need to start the year and be the envy of all your peers with an exciting new collection. Centrepoint acknowledges that all kids have their own unique talents and interests, and wants to embrace and celebrate the ......read more
July 18, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ecolog, a Dubai-based leading provider of supply chain, construction, technology, facility management, and environmental services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adil Toubia as Vice Chairman & CEO.
As a well-recognized global executive in the oil and gas industry, Toubia brings to Ecolog a wealth of experience and a long list of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 17 July 2017: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) will offer football fans across the UAE the opportunity to experience an epic FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 spirit, by hosting a series of social and physical activations and skill games this summer from 17th to 19th August.
The FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 activations will include 12 skill ......read more
Achieving an annual saving of AED 45 million through 18 offices across Dubai
Dubai – UAE, 15th July 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that Real Estate Registration Trustees Offices are playing an important role in fulfilling the department’s vision of making Dubai the world’s premier real estate destination and a byword for innovation, trust and happiness. ......read more
Agreements focus on conformity of Low Voltage Switchgear products, quality of service of personnel performing installation works
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 15 July, 2017: Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, signed two cooperation agreements with Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) to issue ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017: Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the UAE and a division of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, LLC has launched the “Better Surprises” promotion as part of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) to provide attractive savings for customers. The promotion extends across its full range of appliances which includes built-in and major domestic ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (July 13, 2017): Jewel Corner, a fine jewellery brand from the UAE, is on a constant lookout for ways to bring the brand closer to its customers. It has recently opened a kiosk in a centrally located shopping destination in Abu Dhabi, Al Wahda Mall on June 11, 2017. The mall attracts a huge footfall and is known as a place for ultimate shopping experiences that ......read more
Pioneering technology leader ABB achieves almost 100% energy efficiency with synchronous motor.
Tests carried out on a 44 megawatt 6-pole synchronous ABB motor shortly before delivery showed an efficiency 0.25 percent greater than the 98.8 percent stipulated in the contract, resulting in the world record for electric motor efficiency. This efficiency improvement could save approximately ......read more
Application is the first of its kind in the world, providing access to 2,340 offices and 5,856 real estate brokers
Dubai, UAE, 08 July 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced the launch of an awareness campaign for its ‘Dubai Brokers’ application – the first of its kind in the world. ‘Dubai Brokers’ is the most important application issued by DLD for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 6, 2017: The 2017 edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is now underway, and to celebrate, The Dubai Mall has arranged some extra special treats for visitors!
In addition to the fantastic savings that can be made at a huge selection of The Dubai Mall’s 1,200 retailers, from now until mid-August, Star Atrium will host a pop-up store filled with some of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 6, 2017: Fortnum & Mason have curated a delicious list of must have essentials for the summer. Throughout the month of July, selected items will go on sale - all with up to 60% off.
Visit the retail store to pick up your favourite delectable treat to satisfy tastebuds. Located within The Dubai Mall, Fortnum’s offers a selection of world-famous products plus a ......read more
Emirates NBD and Burgan Bank form bank consortium behind financing deal
30% of available retail space already committed, signifying strong interest from prominent retailer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (July 5, 2017): Cityland Group today announced a major financing milestone for the USD 330 Million flagship retail project - Cityland Mall - from a consortium of banks ......read more
Leading global materials handling equipment suppliers sign up for Materials Handling Middle East 2017
Dubai, U.A.E: With over 130 exhibitors from as many as 21 different countries, representing 250 brands, having already signed up for the upcoming 9th edition of Materials Handling Middle East, the region continues to be a key focus of leading names in the intralogistics, warehousing, freight ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2017: Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, announced that it has won the ‘Data Centre Solutions Vendor of the Year’ award at the 5th Integrator ICT Champion Awards held recently in Dubai. Nexans was recognised for the inroads it has made in the Data Centre market with its product innovations that meet key operational, economic, energy saving ......read more
Real estate brokerage office wins gold category and seven websites awarded for contributions to Dubai’s real estate sector
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03rd July 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has honoured its strategic partners, including real estate brokerage offices and several websites.
Yousif Al Hashimi, Deputy CEO of the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017: Case studies of the infrastructure projects California High Speed Rail and San Francisco AirTrain Extension have recently been completed in the research project Impres. Interviews along the projects’ value chains have provided valuable input and examples for Impres’ goal of creating guidelines for carbon management through procurement requirements in ......read more
Spend AED 200 at one of Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s 18 participating malls to take part in the weekly draw to win one of six sleek Q50 Infiniti cars
Dubai Summer Surprise’s ‘Shop, Win & Drive’ will be held from 1st July till 12th August 2017
Dubai, UAE – 02nd July 2017: As the 20th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) kicked off on 01st ......read more
Hira Industries has 20 sales offices, 11 manufacturing plants and two showrooms across the UAE and the region.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, July 2nd 2017: Hira Industries, one of the region’s largest distributors and manufacturers of HVAC and construction products has opened its new office and showroom in Sharjah. This new facility has opened in line with Hira’s vision of ......read more
The Summit will provide a seamless platform for all hoteliers and developers across Africa, addressing opportunities and challenges related to hospitality and real estate sector
Dubai, UAE - June 29 2017: In recent years the African continent has gained traction, notably in the hotel, retail and real estate sectors. Backed by the increasing interest in African tourism and international ......read more
Acquisition includes 26 Geant hypermarkets and supermarkets in UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain as well as four Gulfmart supermarkets in Bahrain
Purchase in line with the company’s ambition to consolidate the Carrefour brand’s leadership position in the region
Dubai, UAE, 29 June, 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28 June, 2017: Update your workout gear or seek out the latest beach and lifestyle trends for less at Stadium. From 1 July to 12 August, get down to the Stadium Dubai Summer Sale for amazing discounts of up to 75%. The offers continue across all Abu Dhabi stores, as shoppers can take advantage of the Buy 2 Get 1 Free promotion on selected sale items, from 1 to 31 July.
This ......read more
Mild correction over past three years contrasts with big gains in other markets popular with international investors, helping make Dubai a better-value option
Amount of money in circulation in the UAE at highest level in at least four years, cash-rich investors increasingly reluctant to leave their money idle
Brokers report swelling interest from potential buyers
DUBAI, June 27th: ......read more
Yas Mall celebrations will include a 24 hour Mega Sale plus giveaways including, a chance to win 1 million Etihad Guest miles by ADCB, Yas Mall Gift cards and more
Abu Dhabi, UAE June 24th, 2017: Yas Mall, the leading destination for entertainment, retail and dining will launch the first ever 24 hour Mega Sale in Abu Dhabi this Sunday. To celebrate Eid Al Fitr Yas Mall will delight residents ......read more
Families can enjoy the Eid al-Fitr weekend together, with The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall offering a host of fun activities for learning, discovery and play!
Experience incredible VR amusement park rides, using Oculus goggles; you’ll be transported to feel like you’re riding on a crazy rollercoaster, or experience the thrill of skydiving, without your ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has opened a new retail scale verification bureau in Al Ain as part of its continued efforts to meet the dynamic needs of its customers from the retail sector for high quality verification services in a timely and efficient ......read more