Archive for: Dubai

Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant – Bringing people together over a hearty meal

Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant – Bringing people together over a hearty meal

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 nutritious native vegetables, spices and meat make Ethiopian cuisine one […]

 
 

Taipei Dao, Dubai – A culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia

Taipei Dao, Dubai – A culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia

This Downtown restaurant serves the healthiest food you can ingest into your body. If you want to get a real feel of the food culture of Taiwan and enjoy a slice of Taiwanese warmth and hospitality, check Taipei Dao – a restaurant tucked away in a slightly quieter neighborhood of Downtown […]

 
 

Pristine School organizes a TEDx Event under theme Metamorphosis

Pristine School organizes a TEDx Event under theme Metamorphosis

Dubai based Pristine Private School organizes a TEDx Event Building upon the success of the previous year, Dubai based Pristine Private School today successfully organized yet another TEDx event centered around the theme of “Metamorphosis: Discover, Nurture, Transform”. In accordance with the theme the six speakers, which included 4 of the institutions […]

 
 

A Guide To Building A Successful App

A Guide To Building A Successful App

Any task, activity or chore, you name it, there’s an app for it. From booking flights to ordering lunch, brands have taken their services online to meet and exceed consumer expectations. This trend arises from the surge of a so-called ‘digiculture’. Needless to say, an app can create a limitless […]

 
 

Taiwan becomes preferred destination for the Middle East traveller in 2017

Taiwan becomes preferred destination for the Middle East traveller in 2017

Participates in its fourth successful year at ATM this year… The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) along with a special delegation participated in Arabian Travel Mart 2017; and as part of its trade initiatives organized two special MICE evenings in association with Cozmo Travels and ATS Travels apart from travel agent […]

 
 

ORBI – A One Stop Family Entertainment Destination To Be Launched Today At City Centre Mirdif

ORBI – A One Stop Family Entertainment Destination To Be Launched Today At City Centre Mirdif

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment To Officially Launch Orbi – A Game Changing Family Entertainment Destination Today At City Centre Mirdif Orbi  – a supercharged indoor nature experience and a one stop entertainment destination for the entire family is being officially unveiled at City Centre Mirdif today. Collaboratively developed […]

 
 

Sakura – A Hidden Sushi Haven In the heart of Dubai

Sakura – A Hidden Sushi Haven In the heart of Dubai

Every once in a while, we all love to set aside routine and try something exotic. Oriental cuisine, for instance. With the number of Asian and East Asian culinary options on offer in Dubai, it’s an easy choice and one that is really satisfying. Japanese cuisine is something that stands […]

 
 

Dubai Font – World’s first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it

Dubai Font – World’s first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it

The government of Dubai has announced the launch of ‘Dubai Font’ – the first typeface developed by Microsoft ever for a city, and named after it. The font, which will be available in 23 languages, was developed simultaneously in Latin and Arabic script. Microsoft and The Executive Council of Dubai […]

 
 

France to form new powerful tourism office in India, Middle East and China

France to form new powerful tourism office in India, Middle East and China

   New entity expected to have EUR4 million annual budget The Cotentin Peninsula – also known as the Cherbourg Peninsula – in the Normandy region of France, will soon see its many tourism boards undergo a major restructuring in the next few months. By June this year, 11 local tourism […]

 
 

Trader Vic’s at Crowne Plaza Dubai relaunches after an awesome makeover

Trader Vic’s at Crowne Plaza Dubai relaunches after an awesome makeover

Trader Vic’s – the popular restaurant and bar relaunched last week following a soft refurbishment. In conjunction with that a grand party was thrown to special guests and media on the 4th April 2017.  Traders Vic’s has always been a much sought after destination in Dubai known for its delicious food, divine […]

 
 

The best of Italy in the heart of Dubai – Al Fresco – Crowne Plaza

The best of Italy in the heart of Dubai – Al Fresco – Crowne Plaza

Arabian Gazette’s review of Al Fresco Italian Restaurant, Crowne Plaza, Dubai  ‘’Lunga Vita Chef Gabriele ‘’ roughly translated from Italian, it means Long Live Chef Gabriele. These were precisely the words the Arabian Gazette team uttered right after an incredibly satisfying dinner at the Al Fresco, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dubai.  The […]

 
 

Middle East Startups facing Funding Crunch despite Great Ideas and Opportunities

Middle East Startups facing Funding Crunch despite Great Ideas and Opportunities

ICAEW: investors should have more confidence in regional start-ups Raising funds in the Middle East remains challenging despite the great start-up ideas and the myriad opportunities that the region has to offer investors, according to accountancy and finance body ICAEW. This was the consensus during ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty roundtable […]

 
 

Affordable housing woes in UAE, report reveals

Affordable housing woes in UAE, report reveals

Propertyfinder Group’s groundbreaking UAE Real Estate Trends report reveals unmet demand for affordable housing An exclusive report by UAE’s leading property search portal shows, more than half of UAE online viewings are for properties renting for less than 100,000 dirhams per annum. Yet the affordable housing segment, particularly low-priced villas, […]

 
 

Brndstr seeks to be your creative branding solution

Brndstr seeks to be your creative branding solution

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 Simon Hudson,  CEO and Founder – Brndstr.com. How will you explain […]

 
 

AVERY Products Middle East Hosts an Art Competition to Mark 45th National Day

AVERY awarded 18 students with certificates, trophies and painting kits To commemorate the 45th National Day Celebrations, AVERY Products Middle East – the leading manufacturer of printable labels, cards & creative stickers, hosted an art competition for students on Saturday, November 26th at Sharjah. Ahead of the UAE’s 45th National […]

 
 

Business Tips and Insights by Dubai-based Entrepreneur Preeya Malik

Business Tips and Insights by Dubai-based Entrepreneur Preeya Malik

Dubai-based Entrepreneur shares insights on doing business in Dubai/UAE

 
 

Snacking on Technology – Freedom Pizza

Snacking on Technology – Freedom Pizza

Pizza, US Roadtrips and Geeking out on technology = Freedom Pizza Founder & CEO, Ian Ohan Week 2 of 52 weeks of inspiration and SwissGulf Partners were lucky enough to catch up with Freedom Pizza CEO, Ian Ohan. We chatted about the incredible success of Freedom Pizza and Ian’s outlook […]

 
 

Emirates Airline Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Emirates Airline Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Dubai’s flagship airline that started 30 years back with just two planes and $10 million is now named the world’s most valuable airline brand, with an estimated value of $6.6 billion Emirates Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary on 25 October 2015. Commemorating the occasion, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al […]

 
 

Region’s First Ever Tech Innovation Lounge Opens in Dubai Media City

Region’s First Ever Tech Innovation Lounge Opens in Dubai Media City

CREATIVE INDUSTRY FIRST: DUBAI TO GET A TASTE OF FLUX INNOVATION Engage Works and StartJG unite to launch Dubai’s first ever tech innovation lounge Interactive technology group Engage Works and strategic brand design agency StartJG bring the Flux Innovation Lounge to the Middle East Engage Works and StartJG have today […]

 
 

Le Méridien Dubai offers aid of US$ 50,000 to Nepalese associates

Le Méridien Dubai offers aid of US$ 50,000 to Nepalese associates

In the wake of the series of horrific earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year, ten associates of Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre and Le Meridien Fairway have been presented a cheque of US$ 5,000 each from The Starwood Associate Relief Fund, Inc. (SARF). The associates who received the grant […]

 
 

Putting On Faces in Dubai – A Body Painter’s Take on Art

Putting On Faces in Dubai – A Body Painter’s Take on Art

Dubai-based body paint artist Alicia Goveas explains how art can be a means of escape, body art as a medium of message, and art’s role in making the world a better place While we chance upon faces with a cursory glance, either to spot familiarity or confirm unacquaintance, Alicia Monica […]

 
 

DP World Begins Work on New $1.6 Billion Container Terminal

DP World Begins Work on New $1.6 Billion Container Terminal

DP World Begins Work on New $1.6 Billion Container Terminal at Jebel Ali Port Terminal 4 to add 3.1m TEU capacity in Phase 1 bringing port’s total capacity to 22.1 TEU by 2018 3,000 metre causeway and bridge under construction to allow access from land before the end of 2015 […]

 
 

Dubai Deserts Luxury for Budget Hotels

Dubai Deserts Luxury for Budget Hotels

Budget Hotels to Steer Dubai Hospitality Sector A new report published by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) today reveals that almost 50% of the 3,600 new hotel rooms to enter the Dubai market in the final months of 2015 have a 3-star or lower rating. JLL report a current supply of […]

 
 

Dubai on track to be top Islamic economy: Sheikh Mohammed

Dubai on track to be top Islamic economy: Sheikh Mohammed

Dubai’s ambition of becoming world’s capital of Islamic economy on track, Sukuks (Islamic Bonds) listed on Dubai’s exchanges rose to AED135 billion in 2015 Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Wednesday said the first goal of the strategy launched two years […]

 
 

Iftar for cabs initiative. Let’s Go!

Iftar for cabs initiative. Let’s Go!

The blessings and benefits of the holy month of Ramadan continue to rain-down in the Emirate of Dubai with Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre participating in Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ sixth annual ‘Iftar for Cabs’ initiative on Wednesday, July 8th 2015. Conceptualised by Starwood Hotels & Resorts – […]

 
 

Cases at DIFC Courts surge in first half of 2015, 447% rise in claims

Cases at DIFC Courts surge in first half of 2015, 447% rise in claims

The first six months of 2015 has seen a dramatic rise in the value of claims filed at DIFC Courts, reflecting the growing confidence placed in DIFC and Dubai as a global and regional centre of legal excellence. The total value of claims filed in the DIFC’s Court of First […]

 
 

Dubai leads Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction with over 100,000 Rooms Forecast for 2020

Dubai leads Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction with over 100,000 Rooms Forecast for 2020

Dubai leads Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction with over 100,000 Rooms Forecast for 2020 An exclusive new report published by TOPHOTELPROJECTS for The Hotel Show Dubai 2015 reveals that Dubai is leading the Middle East and Africa for new hotel developments with 96 total projects and 36,523 rooms in […]

 
 

Dubai man attempts World Record Breaking Headstand Yoga

Dubai man attempts World Record Breaking Headstand Yoga

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” – B.K.S. Iyengar “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.” ― Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life […]

 
 

Top 5 Service Sectors of Dubai [Infographic]

Top 5 Service Sectors of Dubai [Infographic]

“Dubai has continued to focus on its core strength -services. From retail and real estate to maritime transport, tourism and financial services, the emirate’s economy and key services sectors are in full flight.” ~ Oxford Business Group says in their latest report “The Report: Dubai 2015“. Infographic: Top 5 Service […]

 
 

Dubai set to see a massive increase of 28,000 new hotel rooms by 2018

Dubai set to see a massive increase of 28,000 new hotel rooms by 2018

An exclusive new report published by Jones Lang LaSalle for The Hotel Show Dubai reveals today that Dubai is set to see a massive increase of 28,000 new hotel rooms by 2018. Already one of the world’s top holiday destinations, the UAE’s most populous city is currently gearing up for […]

 
 

Eventgoer – UAE’s First Social Platform for Discovering and Creating Events

Eventgoer – UAE’s First Social Platform for Discovering and Creating Events

Eventgoer aims to be the ultimate guide to all events taking place in the country Eventgoer is also an interactive social platform to make new friends with other Eventgoer members who share similar interests Eventgoer (Eventgoer.com), the first social platform dedicated to discovering, creating and promoting events in the UAE, […]

 
 

Arabian Travel Market 2015 visitor numbers rise 15%

Arabian Travel Market 2015 visitor numbers rise 15%

Expanded Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015 line-up results in 15% visitor growth New events and features boost attendance for Middle East signature travel trade showcase; travel tech focus sees +24% leap in sector exhibitors while UNWTO Ministerial Forum puts regional tourism development in the spotlight. Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organiser […]

 
 

How to Launch a Food Truck Business in Dubai [Infographic]

How to Launch a Food Truck Business in Dubai [Infographic]

Looking to start your food truck business in Dubai? here’s a neat infographic that explain what’s required to get started. In partnership with Imago Growth Accelerator and Aseel F&B, The Bureau Dubai, a co-working space that provides support for local startups and small businesses to start, manage and grow their […]

 
 

5 Top European Destinations For Your Summer Holiday

5 Top European Destinations For Your Summer Holiday

“School’s out!” – those are the words that all children can’t wait to hear. Parents also have had the date marked in their calendars as the summer holiday planning starts well in advance. Following the recent visa waiver across the Schengen travel zone for UAE Nationals British Airways is offering […]

 
 

New Zealand opens Consulate-General office in Dubai

New Zealand opens Consulate-General office in Dubai

The New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key has this morning officially opened the New Zealand Consulate-General office at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Offices in Dubai. Prime Minister John Key today officially opened the new premises of the New Zealand Consulate-General in Dubai. The new office will house the Consulate, and offices […]

 
 

Dubai joins global Smart City App Hack challenge

Dubai joins global Smart City App Hack challenge

Dubai joins the global Smart City App Hack challenge Dubai, Barcelona, Helsinki and Ghent are the cities currently confirmed to participate in the Smart City App Hack, a new global app challenge that is just starting. The cities will join forces aiming to create a network of citizens that will […]

 
 

Top 10 PR Tips

Top 10 PR Tips

Tara Rogers shares her top ten PR tips to make your company’s dreams come true. Having worked in communications for more years than I care to count, there are some things that don’t change… but probably should. From start-ups to global corporations, there are a number of misconceptions about PR […]

 
 

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce gets jackpot order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2bn, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to Emirates. The engines will be used to power 50 Airbus A380s ordered at the Dubai Air Show in 2013, which will begin entering service in 2016. The deal, which is the […]

 
 

New Law on Lost and Abandoned Items in Dubai

New Law on Lost and Abandoned Items in Dubai

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a new law on lost and abandoned items in the emirate of Dubai. -The new law aims to improve good citizenship in Dubai -Found items to be reported to Dubai Police within 48 hours; […]

 
 

‘Spiderman’ climbing Cayan Tower in Dubai Tonight

‘Spiderman’ climbing Cayan Tower in Dubai Tonight

Alain Robert, the one and only Spiderman will be climbing Cayan Tower tonight in a death defying and breathtaking performance. Spiderman will attempt to climb the Cayan Tower, the tallest twisted tower in the world, to reach the top floor with no harnesses, support or safety ropes. Cayan Tower, known […]