Saudi Arabia’s tech startup ecosystem may be nascent, but is rapidly evolving to support economic growth Despite having the largest market in the GCC in terms of population and consumer spend, Saudi Arabia’s tech startup ecosystem is small and nascent...
IDP IELTS test centre in Dubai introduces Computer-Delivered IELTS Advantages of Computer-delivered IELTS includes faster results (5-7) days, more testing availability and no more worries of bad handwriting! IELTS on computer includes Listening, Reading and Writing. The Speaking test will...
In this candid interview, Chairman of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter, Mahmood Bangara, talks about VAT implementation in the UAE and their implications on business. He assesses post implementation of value added tax (VAT) in...
Running a business is hard. There's a ton of work to do, from launching your business to day-to-day operations. But it's not just the work that makes owning a business stressful. Business owners also feel immense pressure to succeed...
In this interview, we quiz Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-Founder, Group Chief Executive and Executive Vice Chairman at Fractal Analytics, on a range of topics covering Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ask him about the company, how they help companies on their...
Outstanding achievements of the UAE’s top real estate brokerages, agents and developers honoured by Property Finder Property Finder analysed 1,200 agencies across the UAE throughout the whole of 2018, to announce the best of the best at its 5th annual...
US and British Visitors Lead Travel Surge; Bookings More Than Double For NYE The number of people staying in homes listed on Airbnb in the UAE is set to more than double during New Year’s Eve. The popular global platform...
Future technologies take center stage at first Autodesk Futures Forum in Abu Dhabi At its annual flagship user event today, Futures’ Forum, Autodesk welcomed hundreds of architects, designers, engineers and digital artists from around the region to experience ‘the future...
If you are planning a holiday this festive season, be it the Americas, Europe or Africa, Mandarin Oriental Hotels and Resorts has got you covered with their exceptional holiday offers. From snowy cities to beach resorts, Mandarin Oriental, Americas unveils...
Home of the future takes first place at international competition, aimed to accelerate research on building sustainable, grid-connected, solar homes. FutureHAUS Dubai is an innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home. FutureHAUS...
dnata Embrace AI with Majority Stake Acquisition in bd4travel, Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions Provider Dubai based dnata invests in artificial intelligence-driven technology; acquires a majority stake in bd4travel dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, announced that it acquired...
Women’s World Car of the Year announces Volvo XC40 as the Supreme Winner of the 2018 awards, chosen from two rounds of voting. The Jury representing the Middle East is pioneering female Motoring journalist, Shereen Shabnam, based out of...
Welcoming the holiday season, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group presents a variety of seasonal packages at select properties throughout Asia. Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Setting the scene for the perfect winter getaway, the hotel will be dressed in a holiday theme while...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Theresa Millard, WasteLab Project Manager, Kohler Kitchen & Bath on company's evolution on design, products and sustainability measures they are undertaking for a better future. This year, Dubai Design Week, the region’s largest creative festival welcomed...
The latest survey on UAE smartphone usage trends by YouGov finds that smartphone users in the country are spending a quarter of their day glued to their phone · UAE respondents are spending an average of 6.5 hours a day...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Sanjit Gill, General Manager of Collinson, Middle East, where he shares his expertise and insights on loyalty management programmes. Back in the 90's from when I come from, the local grocery was my go to place...
Until now I've been a strong Theresa May supporter. After all, she jumped at the chance to become 'The Brexit Prime Minister' and she respected the will of the British electorate by acting appropriately on the result of the...
Lexus RX 450H named Best Premium Midsize SUV at the ArabWheels Awards 2018 Al-Futtaim Lexus, leader in green luxury mobility since 2010 and distributor of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, walked away with the Best...
Burj Khalifa, HTC Vive, and Dubai Future Accelerators collaborate to further business opportunities within VR ecosystem Global Virtual Reality Challenge Announced for the Next Big VR Burj Khalifa Experience As the UAE remains at the forefront of embracing the latest technological...
Expo 2020 Dubai launches global online marketplace to facilitate business opportunities and connections Companies from around the world can unlock business opportunities, forge international partnerships and drive growth by registering on Expo 2020 Dubai’s new global Online Marketplace (OMP). The free-to-use...
Huawei is setting a new benchmark in tech wearables with the launch of the Huawei Watch GT, by introducing the concept of GT into the DNA of its smartwatches. Inspired by Gran Turismo (GT), which is synonymous with high-performance sports...
What can we expect for the UAE real estate as we look towards 2019? experts at PropertyFinder look at the factors affecting the property market in details and weigh in on the higher borrowing cost, market uncertainty and increased...
Middle East's biggest online shopping bonanza is back with Souq.com's White Friday sale from 20th to 24th of November, with massive discounts up to 70% More than two million deals on products from leading brands Souq empowers over 14,000...
Arabian Gazette's chat with Dr. Arun Menon, Director of operations, VPS Al Ain region, where we discuss on a range of topics including VPS Healthcare's Moonshot Initiative, a research platform to transform healthcare in the region, and on their...
In Need of Some Vitamin Sea?...Take Your Family to North Island North Island is one of Africa’s most exclusive private islands, situated 30 km from the main island of Mahé, Seychelles. Extremely isolated with only 11 spacious guest villas, North...
Design International Highlights Creativity & Design Culture in Print Coffee Table book “Motion Buildings Meeting Places“ launched at d3 Dubai With retail playing an integral role in elevating Dubai on the global stage, leading retail architecture firm, Design International are launching...
Gargash Motors Launches GAC Motor's New Showroom in Dubai Preview of two new GAC signature models- GS7 & GA8 - for the UAE market Gargash Group, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE, in collaboration...
  The new Huawei Mate 20 Pro was just unveiled at its regional launch event Burj Park on the 24th and the verdict is it out: it is an absolute BANGER and the king of all a smartphones with its...
  In today’s fast-paced and dynamic environment, every organization needs to have a structured process for coaching and mentoring. There is a dire need now, more than ever before, for employees to be continually upgrading their knowledge and skills, especially...
  VPS Healthcare launches clinical research fellowships for Fatima College of Health Sciences nursing students VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Royal Hospital and Medeor 24x7 International Hospital in Al Ain today announced the establishment of annual research fellowships for Abu Dhabi’s Fatima College...
GCC GOV HR Awards 2018: The best in Human Capital Management and People Strategy honored from the GCC region Abu Dhabi Police, FEWA, DAFZA, Dubai Civil Defence, EMAAR among others were recognized and awarded for their exceptional leadership and...
By aggressively investing in education of digital skills, the region is preparing its youth for future employment and technology led economic development, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two significant technologies...
SOUQ.com to offer OnePlus 6T to consumers in UAE, in tandem with global launch SOUQ.com, a leading online retail and marketplace website and OnePlus, the global technology brand, today announced that the launch of the upcoming flagship smartphone OnePlus 6T...
Huawei Mate 20 Series packs extraordinary features including the world’s first Leica triple camera with ultra-wide-angle lens, reverse charging and more exciting features in collaboration with DTCM. Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI Mate 20 Series to...
  • Swiss-UAE bilateral trade in 2017 valued at AED 51.8 billion • Swiss FDI to the UAE at AED 74 billion • UAE is Switzerland’s top GCC trade partner and tourism source market Switzerland was the third biggest destination for the UAE’s...
KEF Holdings’ Philanthropic Arm Faizal and Shabana Foundation to Build 100 Homes in Support of ‘Rebuild Kerala’ Initiative First prototype offsite-manufactured, prefabricated home assembled in 11 hours and have an expected lifespan of 100 years KEF Holdings, under the umbrella of...
HTC launches 'Exodus 1' a blockchain technology enabled phone and software necessary to create a smartphone experience fit for a modern user and the new internet age. HTC launches ‘Exodus 1’ - the early access version of its blockchain phone -...
Combining cross-sector loyalty businesses to deliver smarter customer experiences Continuing its journey to drive customer engagement and devotion for world-leading brands, ICLP has been rebranded as Collinson following the consolidation of Collinson’s loyalty, travel experiences, insurance and assistance businesses. With...
Its that time of the year where Huawei brings out their greatest innovations in the smartphone industry dethroning a lot of its competitors in the process. This year is no surprise. With a lot of “World’s firsts” Huawei seems...
  HTC Vive launches wireless capabilities for room-scale VR in the Middle East, while expanding opportunities for content developers with Dubai Internet City Burj Khalifa is first enterprise partner in the region to deploy new wireless technology on locally-developed...