Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) opened Wednesday evening amidst glitterati from Hollywood, Bollywood and other regional cinemas. DIFF had its inception in 2004 and is emerging as a major silver screen event in the region. It is the time of...
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi government's investment arm said it expected a significant drop in its 2012 investment outlay compared to last year's losses due to volatile global economic situation. The state-owned fund reported on Thursday an overall loss of US$1.14...
For a few of us in Abu Dhabi, it was a "No Talk. All Action" weekend. Abu Dhabi hosted its first ever global Startup Weekend in Abu Dhabi from 23 to 26 May in the newly developed Saadiyat Gallery on...
Bloomsbury’s officially opened at The Dubai Mall on Thursday 28th June 2012. The new boutique café in Dubai marks the one year anniversary of Bloomsbury’s which opened it’s doors to food lovers last year in Abu Dhabi. The new store...
RIYADH, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – The American Express World Luxury Expo will take place at the palatial Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between 10 and 12 February 2013. The Expo is the result of a...
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word. Hermoine Macura explains what visitors can expect at this years event. Literary giants Shashi Tharoor, Ben Okri, Ahlem Mosteghanemi, Simon Sebag...
A survey by Pew Research center shows that more than half of the adult population having cell phones have applications on them. With the growing popularity of smart phones, designing applications for them has also reached a big boom,...
"Getting Down to Business" Conference gets underway tomorrow Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and Honorary Chairman of Sharjah Tatweer Forum, the "Getting Down to Business” conference...
Dubai International Boat Show sees spectacular growth in international companies and brands with 40% increase in superyachts Dubai gathers the world’s major marine players, widest range of water crafts and latest innovations As the regional marine market experiences strong growth, the...
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has held their annual General Managers meeting in Dubai, bringing together managers from over 65 properties to discuss the state of the hospitality and travel industry, trends and brand positioning. This is the first time...
Bigger, faster and better than ever - the Middle East’s Ultimate Playground rocks Dubai from 31st Jan - 2nd February 2013 Dubai, January 31, 2012: His Royal Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated Big Boy Toys...
In association with The Saudi Investment Bank RIYADH, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – The final countdown has begun for the American Express World Luxury Expo, in association with The Saudi Investment Bank, taking place at the magnificent Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, in...
Digital technology is driving tremendous growth in the creative sectors, both globally and across the Middle East. Online music revenue will rise globally by 31% in 2015 to hit $7.7bn, with MENA contributing one of the highest growth rates by...
The excitement in the air was palpable as soon as one exited the Metro towards the Venue. It seemed as if everyone was going to the much talked about event of the year - The Gulfood Exhibition 2013. The...

Gulfood 2013 Photos

The highlight of day 2 at the Gulfood 2013 being held at DWTC  was a visit made by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by...
Yachts and boats worth over AED1 billion on display with 31 regional and global launches at region’s largest boat show His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai innaugurated The Dubai...
Final day to view impressive superyachts, boat launches and participate in exciting activities at region’s leading marine exhibition The Dubai International Boat Show in its 21st year, had an impressive visitor turnout over the first few days owing to its...
Global maritime experts indicate positive growth in buoyant GCC market The Dubai International Boat Show hosted the Gulf Boating Conference yesterday, where regional and global maritime industry experts participated, the theme of the conference being “The Evolving Middle East Boating...
"She's got me in the palm of her hand But please understand No one ever made me feel quite like a man She does, Oh yeah! You see that little "Yacht' of mine That's where my money goes, that's where my money goes." ~Adapted from...
The inaugural Dubai Diamond Conference (DDC 2013) will take place from 18-19 March at Almas Tower in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.  Said to be the most important diamond event of the year, the DDC 2013 will explore the new ‘Silk...
The Annual Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF  2013) is the most professionally organised, ambitious and fastest growing book fair in the Middle East and North Africa. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al...
Business Excellence will be celebrated this year in Dubai, with THE BIZZ Arabic 2013, in a gala ceremony. This event will take place at The Atlantis, The Palm Hotel September 29 of this year. The award will be given...
The Insight to MENA at OTC offshore technology conference will be held in Texas, on May 6th, and is the largest energy conference in the world. The Conference is a highly anticipated event and is a meeting ground for...
The rains are relentless at Cannes as the red carpets get soaked, and celebrities sashay around underneath their umbrellas. Sometimes one gets the feeling that the Rain Gods are creating a setting akin to the movies being screened at...
Celebrating a century of Indian cinema under sunny skies at Cannes Film Festival 2013 Sunny days and bright skies mark the landscape of Cannes today. Though the rains originally brought with them the magic of silver screen romance, the stars...
What do Peru and the UAE have in common? Thriving tourism, free trade, investment opportunities, a tradition of hospitality and the love of good food. With all this in common, it isn't surprising that the UAE was one of...
In celebration of World Environment Day, the UAE’s well-known environmental organization Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) held an award ceremony and art competition for the participants and winners of several recycling campaigns that are underway in Dubai. Held at the Dubai...
49% of total Middle East startup investment now in UAE The ArabNet Digital Summit, the biggest annual gathering of digital professionals and entrepreneurs, will be held June 24-26 at the Atlantis, The Palm, in Dubai. The event will place over...
Mobile commerce expert, Sammy Tuffaha, has called for marketing campaigns to raise public awareness of e-payment services in the MENA region, that promote the culture of electronic payment to national institutions and private sector companies. Tuffaha made the comments during...
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...
Experience Google Street View and go on a virtual tour to the top of the World. Now you can take a virtual tour of the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, without visiting Dubai! For the first time ever, Google has...
Saudi Arabia's agriculture and food sectors are on solid ground, with reports of 18.5% annual growth. The increasing Saudi population, combined with higher consumption levels, are driving record growth rates. A mega agriculture and food event will be held at the...
Curated Tweets/Photos/Videos from Day 1 of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2013
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Kicks Off Tenth Edition With Glittering Red Carpet Gala Martin Sheen, Cate Blanchett, Hany Abu Assad, Samir Farid, Yosra and Top Arab Artists add Festival Glitz and Glamour to Opening Night   The landmark tenth edition of the...
Magic had an appointment at the 13th International Film Festival of Marrakech. The jury's leadership this year had a taste of "The Godfather" led by the legend Martin Scorsese, himself. He set magic on fire, by the torch of cinema...
Guinness World Record Fireworks Display will take place in Dubai. Dubai will stun the world with the biggest ever fireworks show on New Years Eve! Biggest, Tallest, Largest - are all synonymous with Dubai. The glittering Middle Eastern city has...
A bustling metropolis like Dubai can save the equivalent of 82 million trees by reducing water and electricity losses and by minimizing emissions by an average of 10% proves HE Saed Ahmad Al Tayer, CEO and Managing Director of...
Middle East & Africa IT Infrastructure Spending will Reach $3.5 Billion in 2014 Towards the end of the 20th century – the 1900's so to speak – there emerged this new fad to call the new millennium as ‘Y2K.’ It...
The aviation and aeronautics domain is one that countries look to solidify as a mark of their proclaiming their presence in the biggest of economic stages in the world. Predominantly the most developed countries in the world are regarded...