GCC economies must invest in exports to reduce dependence on commodities Falling oil prices will pose a challenge to GCC hydrocarbon exporters unless governments step up their diversification efforts and develop more export industries, according to a new report by...
It's boom time for auto industry in Saudi Arabia; latest research reveals that 60% percent of the residents intending to buy a car in the next 3 years and 38% planning this purchase in the next year. The declining automobile industry...
MENA shoppers prefer VISA cards A visible surge has been recorded in the demand for Visa debit, credit, and prepaid cards off-late as shoppers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region opted for electronic payment method on the...
Emirates ends 2017 on a high note reaching fleet and product milestones Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is concluding another banner year of growth and innovation, marking significant milestones across its fleet, network, and product innovation initiatives, cementing its...
Krypto Labs opens unique incubator concept to bridge the gap between innovators and investors -2,600 square-meter incubator, accelerator and co-working space to be officially unveiled in heart of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi -Winner of groundbreaking start-up competition to be announced at...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Rami Shaar, Co-Founder of Washmen Rami gets candid with how the entrepreneurial passion drove him to start Washmen, the problem he's trying to solve, the Unique Service Proposition (USP) of the business, future plans, funding and...
  It's time to rethink on investing in Saudi Arabia. In this Op-Ed, Wael Al-Nahedh, CEO at Spearvest provides insightful information on fast-changing Saudi Arabia, to be seen as a major investment opportunity for substantial return on investment. The recent news...
Vertical Farming is fast gaining popularity in the UAE which could see the country exporting not only crops but also technology in the future CNN reports on the dynamic technology that has the potential to revolutionize the way Dubai sources...
The funniest commercial airline safety video ever by Turkish Airlines in collaboration with LEGO Lights, camera, action! Turkish Airlines launches new inflight safety video in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO Movie franchise. Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more...
"No separate ways of thinking, no divisions, no restrictions". These are the opening lines of Saudi's NEOM's trailer. Women in modern clothes, clean energy sources and a lot of open mindedness -- NEOM, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega city...
Whether you’re buying a car for the first time or sorting out a car for your newly qualified young adult, we would probably suggest you consider something cheap and cheerful and that you’re not too worried about getting scratched. RELATED: The...
Winters bring a lot of warmth and activity to Dubai. Don't believe us? Head towards the Dubai Creek area that connects the sea trading port to the desert as it passes through the heart of Dubai.  On one side...
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Almost half of UAE residents are worried that they will not be able to afford the increased cost of living brought about by the country’s implementation of value-added tax (VAT), a survey from Dubai based comparison site yallacompare reveal. Over 62% of...
Explore the lush green slopes and icy mountains of Gstaad by staying in the Ultima Gstaad luxury boutique hotel   In the heart of the prestigious village of Gstaad, between lush green fields and snowy mountain peaks, lies an untouched paradise, the Ultima...
  Al-Futtaim Automotive displays present and future sustainable vehicles at the 10th annual Car Free Day in Dubai At the 10th annual Dubai Municipality’s ‘Car Free Day’, Al-Futtaim Automotive displayed several of its current and future green technologies, including the Hybrid...
Time is money at Express Auto Wash. Lauded as the 'Rolls Royce of the fully automatic carwash', Express Auto Wash has introduced the revolutionary car wash facility at Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi, promising efficient 5-minute car wash service,...
Emirates celebrates 15 years of connecting Auckland to the world Emirates is celebrating 15 years of successful operations to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Since its inaugural flight in 2003, Emirates has carried over two million passengers to and from...
  A new research report from KnightFrank providing insights on the impact of the Riyadh Metro on real estate markets across the city highlights that the mega infrastructure project is expected to be wide-ranging both in terms of social and...
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...
Latest research on middle east social media usage trends highlights the increasing prominence of visually led social media in the region, and the ongoing popularity of Whatsapp The use, and adoption, of social media continues to rapidly evolve. A new...
Latest Emirates NBD UAE PMI data shows that the UAE's economic output growth picks up at start of 2018. Improving economic conditions resulted in further gains in output and new orders at UAE non-oil companies at the start of 2018....
  Trio of Ministers discuss 'Grain Road' as potential pathway to Multi-Continent food security A potential new ‘Grain Road’ - stretching from Russia to Africa, via the Middle East – could also boost trade between East and West. Top-level decision-makers share the...
startAD's Venture Launchpad is UAE’s first hardware startup program aimed at making Abu Dhabi the center for innovation in hardware. The hardware venture launchpad provides startups with the resources, tools, and network to accelerate significantly in a short time span. startAD has...
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...
Peugeot's First Concept Store in the Middle East Launched in Yas Mall Abu Dhabi Omeir bin Youssef & Sons bring the French Lion brand’s retail experience to the UAE In partnership with its exclusive distributor in Abu Dhabi Omeir bin Youssef...
  Keeping the UAE Moving: Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co. (FAMCO) and Volvo Buses sign Large Supply Contract with Dubai RTA for 143 Volvo Luxury Intercity Coaches • The order for 143 Volvo SC5 luxury intercity coaches is not only...
In the run up to Ramadan 2017, YouGov surveyed residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia as part of their annual Ramadan study to discover expected changes in consumer behaviour in and around Ramadan.  In the survey, not surprisingly a...
Dubai based Adam Schneider aka Seccour,  Founder and CEO of Kitsune Security talks to Arabian Gazette about the ICOs, how to avoid getting scammed by ICOs, Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and more Have you watched "The Wolf of the Wall Street?"  we...
This December, Abu Dhabi is all set to witness one of the largest Blockchain conferences in the Middle East. The topics of interest would be ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology for fintech and government. This is a must-attend conference if...
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...
report is our major annual economics study, which measures the factors that are crucial to future productivity and prosperity. Ten years on from the global financial crisis, economies remain at risk from further shock and are ill-prepared for the...
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...
Dubai is just one emirate out of the 7 that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is just one out of the 15 nations that come under the flagship of the Middle Eastern Countries. In just a...
Dubai ruler approves DIFC’s new expansion plan for DIFC 2.0 In accordance with the recently announced Fifty-year Charter that aims to ensure Dubai’s sustained prosperity and accelerate the development journey of the emirate, the UAE and the region, His Highness Sheikh...
If there's one thing out there Elon Musk is truly afraid of, its Artificial Intelligence (AI) who Musk feels rogue robots could essentially lead to World War 3. Then of course there was that one episode of Black Mirror...
Child obesity on the rise in the UAE Emirates taskforce intensifies fight against growing menace Multi-sectoral task force aims to achieve key milestones by 2020 Alarming 15% of young people under 20 in the UAE would be considered obese by 2025 According to...
  11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG. The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive...
UAE-based company THE One named ‘Best Workplace in the UAE’ and its CEO named ‘Leader of the Year for 2017-2018’ Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) becomes first UAE government entity to be recognized by Great Place to Work for its...
  26 years old Stephanie Farah is the latest entrant to Dubai's Entrepreneurial scene. She is the youngest PR Professional to ‘Go Solo in Dubai’. Her company Empyre targets a young audience. Arabian Gazette interviews the enthusiastic (and glamorous) PR...