JLL Survey Highlights Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends In order to determine and map out the futuristic developmental trends of leading metropolises, leading global property consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) carried out the first City Momentum Index...
Since being initiated in 2002, the Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) has received a colossal wave of enthusiasm and support from across the region. This year, the MEFCC returns to the Dubai World Trade Centre and will...
The Dubai World Cup takes centre stage as the region gears for a spectacular display of horse racing. The most prized race horses come to the Meydan Racecourse, at Dubai, each year to make their owners, trainers, jockeys and their...
Dictionary defines a logo as an emblem or a device of an organisation. These few words however cannot actually denote the significance of the logo in its entirety even though they describe the concept quite aptly. When we think about...
Third Edition of Design Days Dubai Draws Global Industry Elite with an Innovative Public Programme for 2014 145 designers represented through gallery installations, new exhibiting platforms, talks, and workshops - showcasing the best of local, regional, and international talent....
When Dubai does something, it does it in style. The latest beachfront development 'The Beach' at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) is yet another testament that goes on to prove that there is a class in everything that Dubai does. PHOTOS:...
Dubai is the most expensive region for expatriates to rent properties with 30% increase in rental property rates What’s the next best thing to do if we aren’t able to afford our ‘dream home’ in an exquisite foreign location? Of...
Meydan Hosts Final Racing at Meydan Card of the Season Ahead of Dubai World Cup South African Oertel Seems Assured of Second Trainers’ Title Thursday evening at Meydan Racecourse represents the final domestic meeting of the season at the UAE’s flagship venue...
Geneva Auto Show 2014 unleashes the most ridiculously expensive cars When money talks, we all listen. Especially when it produces the sound of a throttling engine. The hottest wheels in the Geneva Auto Show this year promise to make your...
Social Media is an important tool today. But going by the trends, it's women who seem to wield it more efficiently than men. Who invented social media? Who knows, but suffice to say that we can’t easily interpret the invention...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
The Middle East's biggest marine and lifestyle show, Dubai International Boat Show, exhibitors reports boat sales of more than AED 280 million ($76.2 million) during first three days. Dubai International Boat Show has recorded swift boat sales within hours of...
Industry experts converge at 8th Gulf Boating Conference at the Dubai International Boat Show 2014 to share insights on the buoyant marine market As 60% of GCC youth spend more than seven hours of quality time per week with family,...
Edmiston to showcase NIRVANA, one of the world’s top yachts at Dubai International Boat Show 2014 • NIRVANA will be the largest yacht on display at the show • NIRVANA is currently the most expensive yacht for sale in the world Yachts –...
Fancy a once-in-a-lifetime gourmet experience set 212 metres above the Arabian Gulf, that will take place atop the iconic Burj Al Arab helipad? The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing...
Dubai International Boat Show growth contributes to robust regional marine industry 22nd edition showcases 430 boats valued at AED 1.8 billion The show’s largest-ever superyacht to be showcased along with 42 global and regional premiers and 750 exhibiting companies and brands Dubai...
DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft - the newest luxury toy for the superyacht and high net worth market to be showcased at the Dubai Boat Show Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that the Company will be introducing its next generation DeepFlight Hydrobatic...
Vienna takes the top spot, Baghdad ranks lowest Dubai ranked the top city in the Middle East and Africa region, with Abu Dhabi coming at a close 78th in global ranking Vienna is the city with the world’s best quality of...
Are you stumped in Dubai about guiding your gastronomical choices and are facing a dilemma about where to go out for dinner one night? Try simplify your life by choosing out the brand new restaurant IRIS rooftop restaurant and bar...
Marrakech the Ocher City of light will finally have a Grand Museum of Islamic Art worthy of the name  Founded in 1062 by Youssef Ibn Tachfin, first ruler of the Almoravid dynasty, Marrakech is at once imperial city, city of light,...
Becoming culturally competent in the Middle East melting pot Managing cultural diversity is an integral element of life in the Middle East. Traditional approaches to building cultural awareness provide information - on the traditions, beliefs and common practices -...
40% OF ARAB FILMS AT DIFF 2013 CRAFTED BY FEMALE FILMMAKERS Arab Cinema Gets in Touch With its Feminine Side Programmers at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) announced that 40 per cent of the films in the festival’s Arab programming...
With the PS4 Release, Does Social Life Cease? The much anticipated Sony Playstation 4 is to be released in the UAE on December 13th and is widely expected to smash all kinds of one-day sales records upon the initial launch....
The $68 Billion Challenge - Quantifying and Tackling the Burden of Chronic Diseases in the GCC: report by Booz Company Urgent Need for GCC Governments to Develop National and GCC-Wide Non-communi­cable Diseases (NCD) Agendas If GCC governments fail to enact measures to...
The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan celebrated in style the success of UAE winning the right to host the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. Sheikh Hamdan is not new to adventures. As a semi-professional skydiver he has spoken previously...
DIFF ROLLS OUT THE CARPET FOR A BUMPER EDITION TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF PASSION FOR CINEMA. DIFF pays tribute to Arab cinema by opening the 10th edition with “Omar” by acclaimed filmmaker Hany Abu Assad. The tenth Dubai International Film Festival, held under...
Lee Westwood wins in Atlantis Golf Challenge ahead of DP World Tour Championship The brand Dubai never ceases to amaze. Way back in 2005, a practice match between tennis legends Roger Federer and Andre Agassi was held on top of Burj...
Challenging speech promotes vision of egalitarianism between sexes Celebrating the difference between men and women is the only way to achieve true gender equality – that was the challenging message delivered at a motivational speech given yesterday evening at the...
Talise Spa, the spa for self-discovery, now offers Tai Chi and Kung Fu Madinat Jumeirah, the luxurious Arabian resort of Dubai, has introduced Tai Chi and Kung Fu classes to the award-winning Talise Spa. The classes will add a new element to...
Infiniti Red Bull Racing Celebrates in Style on Burj Al Arab Helipad To celebrate an emphatic win of the Formula One Drivers' and Constructors’ World Championships at the F1 Airtel Indian Grand Prix, Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrated in style...
Fashion Forward Dubai 2013 reaffirms Dubai's position as the Fashion Capital of the Middle East Just last week supermodels Naomi Campbell and Karolina Kurkowa were in Dubai for the Vogue Fashion Experience held at the Dubai Mall. This week, Fashion...
Ever since Dubai announced its plans for ‘Dubai Design District’ with the aim to make the city the Fashion Capital of the Middle East, the Emirate has been working hard to bring out various fashion related programmes. Dubai, having well established as...
Allowing a culture of failure and imperfection at work can actually prove positive for employees and their organisations, as it leads to renewed innovation and creativity, said a speaker at a motivational event last night. Marwa Karoura, life coach and...
Scandinavian countries topped the list in the World Happiness Report 2013. In his graduation speech Bill Watterson, the creator of the legendary comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes coerced us to make a distinction between desire and happiness. While a desire stems from attaining...
Wealth is often a curse to health; especially in a thriving economy that boasts ample resources. The UAE is easily categorised as a nation where the issues of obesity and diabetes are posing a dangerous threat to a percentage of...
Every year, Muslims the world over, anticipate the arrival of the Holy Month of Ramadan. YouGov MENA surveyed 1,520 online Muslim respondents who live in the Middle East to understand their impressions of this special time of year. Key Highlights of...
Mark your calendars! 'Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience' will be held on October 10, 2013. Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience will bring together an unprecedented 250 fashion brands in an extended retail and lifestyle celebration at The Dubai Mall elevating the city's...
Beautyworld Middle East runs from May 28-30, and is being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, showcasing 1096 exhibitors from 52 countries -- a 32 percent increase from last year. It is the largest international beauty products, hair,...
Global market research company Euromonitor International announced today the launch of a new eBook - Top 5 Beauty and Personal Care Trends by Country in the Middle East and North Africa, which identifies how the beauty market in the Middle...
Who doesn't like a good laugh? In fact, the easiest way these days to have a good laugh, is to scour YouTube. There, amazing humourists, some of them quite young, will have you grasping to retain your composure. It...