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...
Horses may first have been tamed as long ago as 7000 BC, new ground-breaking findings in a recently unearthed archaeological site in Saudi Arabia suggest. "The procured evidence may potentially debunk a previously established theory that the domestication of horses...
Looking for Asian hospitality in the Middle East? Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi is the place to be! Dusit Thani is a Thai phrase that means “A Garden in Heaven.” Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi offers a fine Thai-inspired hospitality in the capital...
Staging a mega-event like the World Expo has boosted the economies and international profiles of its host cities for decades – and soon it’s Dubai’s turn to step into the spotlight. New report from JLL sheds light on how the...
Embracing the concept of “Artificial Intelligence” as the future of progress and prosperity, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the Artificial intelligence Strategy for the United Arab...
Interview with His Excellency Mr. Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Cyprus. Cyprus’ increasing hotel and resort portfolio is expected to grow by 1,634 rooms this...
The all new Haval H6 model by leading Chinese automotive manufacturer, Great Wall Motors, is set to take on major SUV brands in the UAE  Swaidan Trading, the automotive division of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s...
With the conclusion of Arab Health last month, the world's biggest health exhibition, we at Arabian Gazette had a chance to interact with Mr. Meria Heikelä, Director of Business Finland, to get a perspective on healthcare and discuss on the...
By Rahma Rachdi Tarak Ben Ammar was born on 12 June, 1949 in Tunis to a French mother of Corsican origin and Tunisian father. His father was a lawyer who was later appointed as a diplomat. Tarak is the nephew of Wassila Bourguiba, wife...
Planning your next holiday? Think Taiwan!  Taiwan is holiday destination that combines adventure, nature, fun and gourmet food experiences, amidst unrivaled beauty. Taiwan has it all! Taiwan has an array of adventure activities to choose from, being centrally located on the...
Despite the technological advance and the availability of software and tools, workforce management is still a challenge in today's fast changing world. Workforce Dimensions from Kronos is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to..."manage the workforce of the future...
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...
Since 2003, value of diamonds traded through Dubai has grown from 3.5 billion US dollars to 25 billion US Dollars in 2016 Nemesis international inaugurates UAE’s first state-of-the-art polishing factory, contributing to the increase of the region’s diamond processing and...
In this candid interview, Hamid Rashid, Founder & CEO of Finterra talks to Arabian Gazette on how Blockchain technology can be leveraged as the standard for social crowdfunding, for the development of Endowment (Waqf), e-commerce and money services. Hamid, a...
Vic Bageria is the UAE Chapter President of Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO). EO UAE Chapter is a global, reputed hand-selected group of entrepreneurs who have scaled their businesses in the region and have established...
JetSmarter is the Uber for Private Jets Sergey Petrossov, Chief Executive Officer and founder of JetSmarter, is one of those few people who are in the field of aviation but at the same time respect the importance of latest IT...
Here are a list of ten awesome things you can do in the Maldives this summer! Scuba diving - Scuba diving is open for beginners and pros alike in the Maldives. There are hundreds of dive centers and dive schools...
 Skydive Dubai sets a new World Record by Base Jumping from the top of Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Building -Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet took the first leap off The Burj Khalifa,...
Our sit down with Bhupender Nath, CEO and Owner of Passion F&B, on ease of doing business in UAE amidst looming oil price slump and its impacts. What brought you to Dubai -- work or personal reasons? Business brought me to...
Think photocopiers and Xerox is the name ready to reckon with. However, in our interview with Ms. Pui-Chi Li, Head of Marketing in the Middle East for Xerox, we discover that Xerox is much more than just photocopiers. We...
“Planet Positive” is Tetra Pak’s New Way of Doing Business for a Low Carbon Circular Economy Approach to Business in the F&B Industry
Enjoy a truly cultural experience in one of Dubai’s most progressive neighborhoods at Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant Ethiopian cuisine has been gaining a whole new level of popularity globally off late and this is with good reason. The usage of highly...
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...
With almost 80% of the UAE’s population made up of expatriates, it’s home to a melting pot of nationalities, ethnicities, and traditions. Catering to this wide range of people, there are also many types of schooling systems. It’s understandable,...
Economic development expert, Richie Santosdiaz, interviews Sally Harrison, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Emrill, a leading, Dubai-based, facilities management company. UAE’s Facilities Management market is expected to grow at CAGR of 9...
  An impressive line-up of partners and speakers addressed industry peers and stakeholders on utilising the IoT landscape to drive innovation at the 5th Internet of Things 2020, held at Armani Hotel Dubai. The keynote addressed how AI has made business...
IoT Middle East 2019 Conference Focus on Trends in Digital Transformation It’s all about business at IoT Middle East as the much anticipated ‘Internet of Things 2019’ conference at Armani Dubai was attended by local and International industry experts The sixth...
TAG HEUER OPENS BOUTIQUE AT MALL OF THE EMIRATES TAG Heuer reaffirms commitment to the Middle East region with the opening of its second stand-alone boutique in Dubai. TAG Heuer, the Swiss luxury avant-garde watchmaker continues to expand its presence across the...
Technology changes are all around us, and coming faster than ever. But no longer are we waiting, rather, we’re taking control and shaping technology to fit our needs, large and small. The Technology Vision details how — with advances in...
Cyprus tourism is witnessing tremendous growth as record number of tourists flock to the idyllic Mediterranean island. Arabian Gazette interacts with George Minas from Cyprus Tourism Organisation to know more on the tourist numbers, why one should travel to Cyprus,...
GCC's buzzing construction industry As GCC governments set the way to build better, more efficient, smart and sustainable cities, the construction industry is poised for stronger growth with value of all the current active projects in the GCC estimated at...
  Get into the festive spirit before celebrating the start of 2020 in style with Fairmont Bab Al Bahr magical line-up of events and entertainment. Fairmont Hotel Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi unveils its 2019 festive programme with an exciting line-up...
  Richie Santosdiaz takes a deep look into the United Arab Emirate's (UAE) thriving food industry in the wake of the upcoming Gulfood - the biggest food and beverage trade show in the world. The food industry is the second largest...
  Consolidation time for Dubai real estate with fly-by-night companies exiting the market, reaffirming signs of a maturing property market in Dubai 486 real estate companies in Dubai did not renew their licenses for 2018, making way for transparent and professional...
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...
Huobi, one of the world's biggest digital asset exchange, recently announced their plans to expand in the region with variety of services for UAE retail and institutional traders. We interacted with Mohit Davar,...
Taiwan is a beautiful island country layered with the heritage of Taiwanese aboriginals, Dutch, Spanish and Chinese in a beautiful cultural amalgam of sorts. Endowed with magnificent peaks, green rolling hills, plains, basins, coastlines, lush forests and national parks,...
Brndstr is an innovation house for brands and agencies. Think of Brndstr as an extension to your company's creative team, and providing with technical solutions. They also help companies with their social tech campaigns. Here is an exclusive interview with...
Dubai-based Entrepreneur shares insights on doing business in Dubai/UAE
Growth attributed to region’s young population with high disposable income & high internet penetration rate 2016 industry value stood at USD 4.8 billion GCC market to hit USD 20-billion mark by 2020 The number of online shoppers in the...