You've probably seen some amazing time-lapse videos. In case you aren't aware of the technique - it is a trick in which sequential photos are captured over a period of time and compressed into a short video. For example, an image...
Nicolai Tillisch, bestseller authour and consultant, on why the Dubai boom fails to reach everyone, interview by Gérard Al-Fil. Management consultant and bestseller authour Nicolai Tillisch spoke to Arabian Gazette in an exclusive interview on why trial and error for...
Wysada.com Founder Mohammad Musleh tells us how Wysada.com is changing the home interiors and lifestyle retail market across the Arab World. Wysada.com is an online private sales club that offers members fast and easy access to irresistible luxury interior design and...
Desado is the Middle East’s first online destination for home décor items. Launched in December 2012, Desado offers the largest platform for people to share their inspirations and connect with the regional and international design community. Desado.com allows visitors to...
Part II of Arabian Gazette's exclusive interview with Alex Andarakis, Founder/MD, Andarakis Advisory Services. The expat with the most enviable CV. Alexander John Andarakis, is a highly experienced senior executive and a leading marketing and leadership professional with over 25 years...
Meet Alex Andarakis The Expat with the most enviable CV. Alexander John Andarakis, is a highly experienced senior executive and a leading marketing and leadership professional with over 25 years of international, regional, and local experience with multinational companies, large...
Arabian Gazette Exclusive: Well-known celebrity Hermoine Macura interviews fashion photographer Rhys Simpson-Hopkins. Fashion photography in the Arab world is an art that few photographers master. Hermione Macura heads behind the scenes to meet a UAE-based photographer who offers a fresh perspective for local...
MycroBurst has launched its crowdsourcing platform for graphic design in the Arabic language. It is the first crowdsourcing platform to do so. Zaheer Dodhia, CEO of MycroBurst.com, says: “This is an inexpensive and exciting new way of sourcing branding and...
“As if you were on fire from within, the moon lives in the lining of your skin.” ~Pablo Neruda ~ The Middle East has always been a traditional beauty care industry right from the time of Ancient Egyptians. Skincare and hair...
 "A multinational firm from UK has plans of  expanding its operations in the Middle East. Because of the cultural differences and marked business practices in the Middle East and GCC countries, they need guidance and legal representation in setting...
Mohammed Jaradat is an Amman-based Jordanian entrepreneur. Despite being a high school dropout, he went on to become a pioneer in video production, TV programming and compèring. After establishing his credentials in the entertainment industry, Mohammed Jaradat, also known...
Hicham Lahlou already stands among the world's elite designers. This young French-Moroccan designer - a voluble, dynamic, ever smiling, generous and optimistic personality - is not only very talented but he is also very funny. So much so that...
Zomato was founded in July 2008 by IIT Delhi alumni and has expanded its services over a span of 4 years to 16 cities across India and the UAE. The website has become Asia's largest restaurant and nightlife guide with listings...
Who has not dreamed of owning his own music radio station, to pass his favourite music, the tunes of his childhood when all other public radios only broadcast programmes according to a very institutional grid? Younes Boumehdi has had...
Al Ain Dairy is the largest dairy and juice producer in the UAE. Founded in 1981, with original stock imported from Australia, the farm now breeds its own over 3,000 head of milking steers. It also has a camel farm with...
The statusque women sashaying down the ramp held the audience captive. It was hard to comprehend what it was that arrested your attention. No doubt they were all beautiful to a fault, and yet there was something more. The...
Philippe Elie is the director of operations, EMEA at Riverbed Technology. Philippe is also responsible for developing the partner community in the Middle East consisting of distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and service providers. Arabian Gazette's Moign Khawaja asked him...
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...
Isam Bayazidi is the CEO of ikoo, an integrated digital marketing solution provider with the largest reach in the Middle East and North Africa, combining more than 120 websites of leading publishers in the fields of sports, women, news, business, automotive, and...
Lothar Hohmann is owner of PRECISE, a company that produces laser engraved 2D and 3D portraits, trophies, awards, corporate gifts and mementos made of precious high-quality optical crystal. He is an energetic, creative entrepreneur with a sharp ability to identify business opportunities...
Kamal Hassan is a 20-year veteran of the business world with expertise in corporate strategy, innovation management, performance excellence and business development and growth. He has been an active supporter of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups in the...
The Middle East, especially Iran, has been under cyber-attack for several years. Trojans, spywares and worms such as Stuxnet, Duqu, et al, have wreaked havoc on Iranian computer networks, especially the ones connected to the nuclear programme, in the past. Latest reports...
Arshed Mohammed is the Founder of Spirit of Arabia, a brand of choice for contemporary stylish clothing, accessories and gift items designed around an Arabian theme. Spirit of Arabia aims to emerge as a truly unique concept that merges fashion, retail...
Farah Al Fardh is an Emirati lady gifted with multiple talents. She takes great interest in acting, dancing and writing but her knack of paper wizardry clearly stands out. She developed an interest in paper-based arts and crafts at an early...
The reason why we may have identified so deeply with the revolutions of the Arab Spring this past year, seems to be the protesters unfaltering courage. This year's recipient of the Olof Palme Prize, Gomorrah's author in hiding Roberto...
Tala Badri is the Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Musical Arts (CMA). Born and educated in Dubai, Tala studied music at Royal Holloway, University of London, and is the only female Emirati music graduate to date....
Paul Kenny is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cobone.com, an e-commerce website founded in late 2010. Cobone.com is the largest daily deals company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in terms of revenue and also...
The 20th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show was held under the supervision of Saeed Hareb which attracted thousands of visitors that came to see more than 400 yachts and boat on display at the Dubai Marine Sports...
Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques (SITA) was founded in 1949 by eleven airlines: Air France, KLM, Sabena, Swissair, TWA, British European Airways Corporation (BEAC), British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), British South American Airways (BSAA), Swedish A.G.Aerotransport, Danish Det Danske...
Double A paper is manufactured by Double A (1991) Public Company Limited, one of the most advanced fully-integrated pulp and paper manufacturers in the world. Double A paper is produced from fast growing farmed trees grown by contract farmers...
Martin Waldenström is the CEO of cashU, a payment service provider with a focus on Internet transactions in the Middle East and North Africa with head office in Dubai, UAE. Established by Maktoob (now Yahoo!) back in 2002, cashU is one...
'Bring Your Own Device', popularly known as BYOD, is gaining popularity within enterprises. Nicolai Solling from Help AG discusses the key issues of the technology like tackling data leakages, ownership vs controls and Desktop Virtualization with Arabian Gazette. Is BYOD...
Founded in 2007, DUDU Communications is a team of professionals from Russia, Turkey, the UAE, Germany and several other countries. In April 2011, the company launched Godudu, world’s first multilingual social network that is unique in offering simultaneous translation from...
Evren Aker is the Pre-Sales Manager at Interactive Intelligence Middle East. He spoke to Arabian Gazette about the latest buzzwords in the field of communications systems and explained how technologies are evolving around the planet, especially in the Middle...
Sawsan Ghanem is the Joint Managing Director and founder of Active Public Relations, a regional strategic boutique PR & Marketing Communications Agency based in Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE. She has won several prestigious Public Relations awards during her young...