What are the most fabulously festive cities in the world? Perhaps fitting with our collective Hollywood conception of Christmas, they’re all places that are cold, snowy, and full of Christmas lore. London offers six photogenic ice skating locales, some spectacular holiday-themed settings and...
Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
Gold – the yellow metal that’s as priceless as the word can imply. Everyone wants to own gold, wants to buy it as an investment for the future. But not many do manage to invest in gold thanks to...
In today’s times, women play a significant role in the global corporate world matching toe-to-toe with men. They don’t consider themselves to be the weaker sex as far as their presence in the corporate sector is concerned and expect...
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...
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...
EIU's report on Business Environment in GCC Countries indicates quite a revelation even as the region continues to display positive economic trends As country after country across the globe found itself plummeting from the pedestal of business and economic security,...
African economy is gearing up for unprecedented boosts thanks to boosts in the form of vital FDI, PEs and SWFs. The National Bureau of Statistics quite recently published the report on the Nigerian economic rebasing endeavour which put the West...
At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a...
The 6 types of social media sharers When it comes to social media, what you share, how frequently you share, and the networks you use to share can indicate more about your personality than you might think.  According to a...
Middle East and Africa (MENA) professionals would ‘love’ to work for a non-profit organization (NPO), despite less pay and demand for more personal sacrifices. The Bayt.com ‘Working for Non-profit Organizations in the MENA” poll has revealed that 47.5% are ready...
The World Cup is in full flow and it is no secret that the world’s best footballers who are showing off their skills in Brazil, are earning a substantial sum of money for participating in the month long tournament. Portugese...
Ever wondered if you decided to eat only the most expensive dishes all day long? If you thought it will run into millions, you're wrong. The guys at FinanceOnline.com did a fun experiment and compared the prices for various...
In the pursuit of a more successful life/work balance (and more time to travel!), Wego, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, reveals which countries around the world have the most public holidays. “There’s no...
Not literally, but DW&PS claims that to produce a cup of coffee for you, the world has to use 140 litres of water!   Now, doesn't that make you really thirsty? We meant, thirsty for more information. So, basically, the amount...
Planning to move to Dubai? Here's the Ultimate guide to help you decide on which area to live and which school to put your child in. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority’s (KHDA) much awaited annual inspection results were released...
  We all know that feeling – it’s coming up to the end of the working day and your to-do list is getting longer by the minute. Instead of starting to day dream about getting your dream job, why not...
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...
Today’s connected world is driving a ‘consumer trust divide’ between suspicious minds in developed nations and more accepting attitudes in emerging countries, reveals Kantar TNS’s latest Connected Life research. 25% of connected consumers in the Middle East & Africa (MEA)...
Housing rent and school fees can easily take up 50% or more of your income if you are living in Dubai. A new report highlights which schools are the most/least expensive in Dubai and which areas are the highest/lowest...
Land, residential unit and building transactions exceeded AED 88 billion in value Total real estate transactions in Dubai for the first nine months of 2017 hits AED 204 billion (approximately $55.5 billion) According to Dubai Land Department (DLD), the total value of...
Rapidly changing digital landscape requires a proactive strategy to reskill the workforce to be relevant in the future and ready to adapt to change: study Accenture Strategy also includes their top 3 recommendations to future-proof your workforce The time is now for...
"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...
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...
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...
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...
Forward-thinking companies are hurrying along the death of passwords by adopting login features that are more secure than passwords and easier to use.