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Taiwan – The Halal Traveler’s Ultimate Destination

Taiwan – The Halal Traveler’s Ultimate Destination

The efforts of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in creating a Muslim-friendly environment, as well as growing awareness of Taiwan as a holiday destination, are attracting thousands of Muslim travelers from across the world to Taiwan.  Halal Travel – one of the world’s fastest growing tourism sectors Muslim travel or Halal travel […]

 
 

Ultimate rejuvenation of your senses this Eid Holidays with a stay at Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad

Ultimate rejuvenation of your senses this Eid Holidays with a stay at Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad

Luxury boutique Swiss hotel Ultima Gstaad wellness packages are designed to give guests new lease of life in a perfect Alpine setting Middle East travellers planning getaways to relax and recharge their batteries during the Eid al Fitr holidays are being offered a series of exclusive wellness packages at Ultima Gstaad […]

 
 

“Beauty” huge on Social Media Search in the UAE

“Beauty” huge on Social Media Search in the UAE

Beauty Is the Most Viewed Topic in The UAE on Facebook 79% of people in the UAE have increased video viewing on Facebook over the past year Mobile devices and the visual web are making beauty more transparent and accessible than ever before for women in the UAE. This has […]

 
 

7 Tips To Deal With If Your Flight Is Cancelled, Delayed Or Overbooked

7 Tips To Deal With If Your Flight Is Cancelled, Delayed Or Overbooked

7 tips from Skycop.com: what to do if your flight is cancelled, delayed or overbooked and get deserving compensation Many of us have faced at least one of these very unpleasant situations when you are getting ready for a vacation or a business trip, but the flight is cancelled or […]

 
 

Zafran Dubai’s Iftar Buffet is a must-try this Ramadan

Zafran Dubai’s Iftar Buffet is a must-try this Ramadan

  Enjoy an Iftar Buffet with an Indian twist this Ramadan, at Zafran During one of our visits to Mirdif City, we stumbled on this gem – Zafran restaurant. We were looking for a Dubai iftar with an Indian twist and what could have been a better choice than Zafran?! […]

 
 

Top Tips To Keep You Healthy Whilst Fasting in Ramadan

Top Tips To Keep You Healthy Whilst Fasting in Ramadan

Medeor 24×7 Dubai shares advice to keep you healthy whilst fasting this Ramadan Dr. Ahmed Alhaj Saleh, Consultant Internal Medicine at Medeor 24×7 Hospital suggests ways to stay hydrated and avoid overeating Ramadan is a special holy month for Muslims and a special occasion when families prepare their favourite traditional […]

 
 

Healthy Eating Habits in Ramadan for Iftar and Suhoor

Healthy Eating Habits in Ramadan for Iftar and Suhoor

Suhoor and Iftar food: What to eat and what not to eat during Ramadan Eating Habits to Follow During Ramadan While the holy month is filled with goodness, Ramadan falls at the peak of summer this year. It is important we maintain our energy levels and avoid the unhealthy food […]

 
 

Top Five Ramadan Workout Tips

Top Five Ramadan Workout Tips

Top five Ramadan workout tips – brought to you by Ultimate Performance Ultimate Performance’s Nick Mitchell exposes the best way to remain fit and healthy during Ramadan. During the Holy Month of Ramadan it is vital to keep your body fit and healthy, Nick Mitchell, Ultimate Performance’s founder, reveals how […]

 
 

Ten Travel Tips for a Healthy Holiday to Europe this Summer

Ten Travel Tips for a Healthy Holiday to Europe this Summer

Health Checklist for Vacationers heading to Europe this Summer – brought to you by MEDIGO, a Berlin-based global digital health company. Every year, holidaymakers worldwide visit Europe for the summer holidays. Spain, France and Germany are currently the highest-ranking tourist destinations in the world according to this year’s World Economic Forum […]

 
 

Tips on Travelling to Top Destinations for Eid Holidays

Tips on Travelling to Top Destinations for Eid Holidays

We have explored Wego traveller’s favourite and emerging destinations to suit families, couples and singles for Eid holiday travel – because every traveller and every destination is unique! Ramadan travel: families, couples and singles – where to go? Wego reveals destinations to suit every travelling style Families – big and small […]

 
 

Top 8 Reasons To Visit London This Summer

Top 8 Reasons To Visit London This Summer

Your Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Your Summer in and around London Celebrated around the world for its diverse arts and culture, cutting-edge fashion, and iconic landmarks, London can often be a maze for travellers choosing what to do in and around the United Kingdom capital.  From historic sporting events and […]

 
 

Visa brings 2018 FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy to Dubai

Visa brings 2018 FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy to Dubai

Visa brings 2018 FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy to world’s most glamorous venue in Dubai Visa, the global payments technology company and an official FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Partner, held a showcase yesterday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Winner’s Trophy at the glamorous Burj Al Arab hotel […]

 
 

Dubai Font – World’s first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it

Dubai Font – World’s first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it

The government of Dubai has announced the launch of ‘Dubai Font’ – the first typeface developed by Microsoft ever for a city, and named after it. The font, which will be available in 23 languages, was developed simultaneously in Latin and Arabic script. Microsoft and The Executive Council of Dubai […]

 
 

Trader Vic’s at Crowne Plaza Dubai relaunches after an awesome makeover

Trader Vic’s at Crowne Plaza Dubai relaunches after an awesome makeover

Trader Vic’s – the popular restaurant and bar relaunched last week following a soft refurbishment. In conjunction with that a grand party was thrown to special guests and media on the 4th April 2017.  Traders Vic’s has always been a much sought after destination in Dubai known for its delicious food, divine […]

 
 

Taking French Elegance & Hospitality to New Heights – Les Neiges Courchevel

Taking French Elegance & Hospitality to New Heights  – Les Neiges Courchevel

HOTEL LES NEIGES COURCHEVEL IS AN ICONIC DEVELOPMENT CRADLED IN THE LAP OF NATURE AMIDST THE FRENCH ALPS The Barriere Group unveiled the prestigious new Hotel “Les Neiges Courchevel” on the 16th of December last year. It is a premier for the Barriere Group to open up a luxurious 5 stars hotel […]

 
 

Review: Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is truly majestic

Review: Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is truly majestic

Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes can be summed up as the best luxury hotel in the best location. Since its creation in 1926, the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes has never ceased to evolve. Initiated by Henri Ruhl and quickly followed by the Barriere family, its turbulent history is worth […]

 
 

A Cultural Intelligence Workshop for Top Executives held in Dubai

A Cultural Intelligence Workshop for Top Executives held in Dubai

TPC Leadership Middle East, a group of coaching and leadership specialists led by Tracy May, a highly experienced leadership consultant and executive coach, organized a Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Breakfast yesterday for business executives and leaders from several top tier organizations including, Emirates Airlines, Thomson Reuters, Petrofac, Clyde & Co and […]

 
 

World’s first theme park dedicated to all things Bollywood opens in Dubai

World’s first theme park dedicated to all things Bollywood opens in Dubai

Bollywood parks & Resorts – the world’s first Bollywood themed park officially opened yesterday amid much fanfare at the Dubai Parks and Resorts campus. Dignitaries from the media, invited guests and public who were present at the event were treated to some spectacular Bollywood-styled entertainment with desi dance and music […]

 
 

Art is Endless Creation – Artist Ruxeena Musthafa

Art is Endless Creation – Artist Ruxeena Musthafa

Ruxeena Musthafa is an upcoming Dubai-based contemporary artist who began her tryst with the world art, at a very young age. Today, she creates stunning, inspiring works of abstract art that evoke the visceral as well as the intellectual in every viewer. In this interview feature she shares with us […]

 
 

Woody Allen’s film ‘opens and closes’ Cannes!

Woody Allen’s film ‘opens and closes’ Cannes!

A report by our special correspondent, Rahma Rachdi who is reporting live from the Cannes.  The Cannes Film Festival for the 69th edition innovates by closing the festival with the same film which had the opening, that is to say with the screening of the latest Woody Allen film “Cafe […]

 
 

Fetching Success – Heralding Women’s Day with Joy Ajlouny

Fetching Success – Heralding Women’s Day with Joy Ajlouny

With International Women’s Day around the corner, we interviewed  Joy Ajlouny, Dubai-based professional who co-founded a unique app-based package delivery service. Joy speaks of her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and the role of Arab women in societies today. Joy Ajlouny, co-founder of Fetchr app Joy Ajlouny’s journey in the e-commerce industry is […]

 
 

Confessions of a Muslim Travel Girl

Confessions of a Muslim Travel Girl

Our interview with popular blogger Elena a.k.a Muslim Travel Girl attempts to unravel the “Halal Tourism” experience, and its role in mending perceptions of Islam Our previous journey traversed the bustling lanes of Halal Tourism through an interview with MuslimBreak.com, a holiday booking website catering to travellers seeking Muslim-friendly conditions during travel and stay. While the interview gave readers […]

 
 

A must visit winter destination in India

A must visit winter destination in India

Wondering where to go this New Year’s? Head straight to India and look at this gem in the lap of nature–Lakshman Sagar Genre: Romantic, Luxury, Nature Retreat Just a day before the trip, I realized that I might have limited access to internet and phones. I was wondering why I […]

 
 

Le Méridien Dubai offers aid of US$ 50,000 to Nepalese associates

Le Méridien Dubai offers aid of US$ 50,000 to Nepalese associates

In the wake of the series of horrific earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year, ten associates of Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre and Le Meridien Fairway have been presented a cheque of US$ 5,000 each from The Starwood Associate Relief Fund, Inc. (SARF). The associates who received the grant […]

 
 

Putting On Faces in Dubai – A Body Painter’s Take on Art

Putting On Faces in Dubai – A Body Painter’s Take on Art

Dubai-based body paint artist Alicia Goveas explains how art can be a means of escape, body art as a medium of message, and art’s role in making the world a better place While we chance upon faces with a cursory glance, either to spot familiarity or confirm unacquaintance, Alicia Monica […]

 
 

Porn banned, what about rape? #Nextban

Porn banned, what about rape? #Nextban

A porn ban in India might not work in the absence of sex education. For crime continues to live in our heads and of course there are proxy sites to work around. Are we really nipping it in the bud?  A virtual network or a proxy network will bring about […]

 
 

Holidaying With Halal Tourism – Interview with MuslimBreak.com

Holidaying With Halal Tourism – Interview with MuslimBreak.com

In this Interview with Eyup Celik, the co-founder of MuslimBreak.com, we provide insights into the global halal travel and tourism market The economic success of certain Islamic countries and the Muslim community gobally has translated into travelers exploring the world beyond their boundaries, albeit without compromising on their Halal consciousness.  According to The […]

 
 

Lost Spiritual Values and the Youth of Today

Lost Spiritual Values and the Youth of Today

OpEd – Harun Yahya calls on all the people of the world, especially the youth, who want love and brotherhood to prevail in the world -to unite and defend the rights of millions of innocent people and join forces as the bringers of peace in the world.  Wars, genocides and massacres that drowned the […]

 
 

World’s Oldest Qur’an – A Symbol of Modern Endeavour

World’s Oldest Qur’an – A Symbol of Modern Endeavour

The discovery of oldest Qur’an fragment in Birmingham is a moment of excitement and reflection for the modern Muslim world. For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, Qur’an provides a rich experience of devotion and knowledge that has transcended languages & cultures. Touted as the world’s most memorized book, the Qur’an […]

 
 

Redefining the Fourth Estate –Snapchat’s #Mecca_Live

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaabah inside the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah after morning prayers, before the start of the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo - Caren Firouz/Reuters

The marriage between Islam & media was never a smooth one, but Social Media is providing a truce “To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt” – […]

 
 

Eid Mubarak from team Arabian Gazette

Eid Mubarak from team Arabian Gazette

Wishing you a very Happy Eid from all of us at Arabian Gazette

 
 

Beyond Biryani – Humbling moments in Ramadan

Beyond Biryani – Humbling moments in Ramadan

Amidst the delicacies in Ramadan, some experiences provide us food for the soul. Blessed are the people fasting in Dubai, and a special blessing is for the ones who spend Ramadan with family. It’s as if even the watch observes the holy month, the hours and minutes synchronized to reach […]

 
 

Six UAE Residents’ Dream Come True with Western Union’s ‘WU Wish’

Six UAE Residents’ Dream Come True with Western Union’s ‘WU Wish’

The Western Union Company reports tremendous success with ‘WU Wish’ – a programme that encourages people to describe their wishes for someone other than themselves, and aims to fulfil the most deserving among them. WU Wish has recorded more than 2.3 million viewers on its social media platforms, and these […]

 
 

Iftar for cabs initiative. Let’s Go!

Iftar for cabs initiative. Let’s Go!

The blessings and benefits of the holy month of Ramadan continue to rain-down in the Emirate of Dubai with Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre participating in Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ sixth annual ‘Iftar for Cabs’ initiative on Wednesday, July 8th 2015. Conceptualised by Starwood Hotels & Resorts – […]

 
 

Kevin Ceccon dazzles fans in Silverstone

Kevin Ceccon dazzles fans in Silverstone

Ceccon claims maiden win at Silverstone First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the best lap of the race, and maintaining a winning position […]

 
 

Millennials Lead Car Searches

Millennials Lead Car Searches

Car ownership is a top priority among Millennials, reveals study. An Uber investor recently claimed that millennials don’t care about cars.This raises the question: how important is owning a vehicle to the youths of UAE? It turns out car ownership is a top priority among Millennials, according to the latest […]

 
 

Every month of Ramadan is an opportunity to draw closer to God

Every month of Ramadan is an opportunity to draw closer to God

Op-Ed: Harun Yahya shares his views on Ramadan and how to draw close to Allah in this blessed month Cars, telephones, computers or cell phones: The technical devices we use in almost every moment of our lives are of great importance to us. We all strive to ensure they work smoothly […]

 
 

Want to pick up Merlin Digital’s new travel products?

Want to pick up Merlin Digital’s new travel products?

Merlin Digital’s introduces yet another range of smart innovative products Merlin Digital, a leading technology company dedicated to making a smarter world through innovative offerings, has unveiled its range of travel products. Pioneering in introducing groundbreaking gadgets each time has enabled Merlin to be UAE’s most preferred brand in consumer […]

 
 

Ramadan Consumer Behaviour [Infographic]

Ramadan Consumer Behaviour [Infographic]

MENA residents stay in home-country and spend more during Ramadan Majority claim their day-to-day lifestyle remains relatively unchanged New study findings show the majority of residents in MENA prefer to stay in their country of residence during Ramadan and 60% spend more money, but only a small proportion defer major […]

 
 

Dubai man attempts World Record Breaking Headstand Yoga

Dubai man attempts World Record Breaking Headstand Yoga

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” – B.K.S. Iyengar “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.” ― Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life […]