Jamalon Continues To Disrupt Arabic Publishing after Successfully Raising Over $10 Million Funding Round

Jamalon Continues To Disrupt Arabic Publishing after Successfully Raising Over $10 Million Funding Round

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Jamalon, the largest online Arabic book retailer, announced today that it has successfully completed the first leg of its Series B funding round, raising over $10M in investments from existing and new shareholders. It is the largest amount ever received by an e​-commerce retailer in Arabic publishing.     This latest funding round secured further investments from leading investor Wamda Capital, followed by Aramex, and new investments from Anova Investments, 500 Falcons, Endeavor Catalyst​, and others​.  The round reflects the strong demand for investors within the Arabic content and e​-commerce industry.     The funds will be used to increase the reach of Arabic books across the globe. They will empower Jamalon to…

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Global players express optimism in region’s US$15 billion auto parts and accessories market

Global players express optimism in region’s US$15 billion auto parts and accessories market

Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s potential as a key growth region for the automotive aftermarket will be underlined by a healthy international presence at the industry’s largest regional trade fair in Dubai, with global players eager to tap into a market that was valued at US$15 billion in 2018. Automechanika Dubai 2019 is set to welcome more than 1,800 exhibitors from 61 countries when doors open for the 17th time in June at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with participating companies expressing optimism about future business growth. Connected…

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Thrustmaster®, one of the worldwide leaders in racing and flight simulation video game accessories, is thrilled to reaffirm and develop its presence in the Middle East region

Thrustmaster®, one of the worldwide leaders in racing and flight simulation video game accessories, is thrilled to reaffirm and develop its presence in the Middle East region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 17, 2019 — Thrustmaster, enjoying an established reputation throughout the world, is a key player in the video gaming market, thanks to the quality of its officially-licensed products. Founded in 1990 and purchased by Guillemot Corporation in 1999, Thrustmaster is proud to use its extensive know-how and technological expertise in pursuing its core values of Passion, Quality and Innovation in the video game accessories market. For nearly 30 years now, Thrustmaster has been developing groundbreaking solutions to satisfy all types of gamers, creating products that…

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Paperworld Middle East 2019 opens in Dubai with 305 exhibitors from 42 countries

Paperworld Middle East 2019 opens in Dubai with 305 exhibitors from 42 countries

Dubai, UAE: Paperworld Middle East, the region’s largest international trade fair for stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies, opened today (18 March) in Dubai, featuring 305 exhibitors from 42 countries. Running for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual showcase was opened by H. E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice-Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre. With a new ‘More than Paper’ theme for 2019 and beyond, the 9th edition of Paperworld Middle East opens with an expanded product offering, underlined by its co-location…

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Cristal Group Announces Menno De Boer as the New Chief Operating Officer

Cristal Group Announces Menno De Boer as the New Chief Operating Officer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 18, 2019, (AETOSWire): The Cristal Group has announced the appointment of Menno De Boer as Chief Operating Officer. A seasoned hotelier with 30 years of experience across the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific. Making the announcement, Kamal Fakhoury, Cristal Group’s CEO stated “We are delighted to welcome Menno as our new COO. Menno has an established track record, and I am confident he will lead the group towards global success.” Menno’s experience spans across all aspects of the hospitality industry – from openings…

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Pure Gold Jewellers launches heartfelt ‘Mum’ diamond pendants for Mother’s Day

تطرح بيور جولد للمجوهرات قلادات “أمي” الألماسية على هيئة قلب

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 10 March 2019: Those looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, to express their love for the most important woman in their life, can choose from Pure Gold Jewellers’ exquisitely designed diamond pendants, lovingly engraved with the word ‘Mum’. Another edition with ‘Ummi’ in Arabic calligraphy, is also available in stores. The award winning jewellery retailer has truly captured the often-unspoken love everyone has for their mother through heart and droplet shaped gold and diamond pendants. According to Karim Merchant, CEO & Managing Director, Pure Gold…

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‘NMC Wins ‘UAE Deal of the Year

‘NMC Wins ‘UAE Deal of the Year

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): NMC, the largest private healthcare provider in the Middle East, was presented with the ‘UAE Deal of the Year’ award for their five-year USD$400m Sukuk transaction at the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards 2019. Commenting on the win, Prasanth Manghat CEO of NMC Healthcare, said: “I am very pleased to accept the UAE Deal of the Year Award; this would not have been possible without the trust and faith investors have shown in us.” Prasanth Manghat added: “Providing healthcare since 1975, NMC continues to grow…

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Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019

Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019

The cricketer visited the healthcare facility for an in-depth assessment of his health, fitness, functionality and performance capabilities Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2019, (AETOSWire): Cricketer Kieron Pollard, who plays for the Peshawar Zalmi Team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), visited nanoM Healthcare, an Emirates Healthcare company, earlier this month. Pollard underwent a variety of health assessments at nanoM, the Dubai-based state-of-the-art sports and human performance facility, including an ECG, a BodPod test, 3D biomechanical analysis of his bowling and batting and a V02 max test – which…

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AURAK Hosts Job Fair

AURAK Hosts Job Fair

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, March 17th, 2019, (AETOSWire) – The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the AURAK Job Fair 2019 to encourage interactions between job market employers, AURAK students, and Ras Al Khaimah residents seeking employment opportunities. AURAK, an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate degrees based on the North American model and the cultural characteristics of the Gulf region, hosted a two-day job fair, providing opportunities for company representatives and job seekers, both students and Ras Al Khaimah residents, to…

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HUAWEI Mate 20 Series Shipments Exceed 10 Million Units

HUAWEI Mate 20 Series Shipments Exceed 10 Million Units

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 14, 2019: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced this week that the total shipments of the HUAWEI Mate 20 series has exceeded 10 million units. Thanks to its innovative ID design and excellent performance, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series has achieved not only exceptional sales performance since launch but also received widespread recognition and praise from the world’s top technology media. The HUAWEI Mate series combines the cutting-edge technology innovation Huawei is renowned for with breakthroughs in ID design. Emerald Green and Midnight Blue…

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Taverna Greek Kitchen is now open at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Taverna Greek Kitchen is now open at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

The homegrown concept from FFI offers authentic Greek dishes on the scenic Madinat waterways UAE, Dubai March 2019: Taverna Greek Kitchen, the latest concept from Food Fund International (FFI) is now officially open at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The homegrown concept brings the much-loved flavours and dishes of the Mediterranean, set alongside a renowned stunning waterside location. The interiors offer a rustic yet elegant feel, with stone, wood and marble finishings that showcase the best elements of the Greek islands. The open-style kitchen and cosy surroundings allow guests to be transported…

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Samsung takes the UAE on a Galaxy of Surprises!

Samsung takes the UAE on a Galaxy of Surprises!

Dubai, UAE March 12, 2019 – Another bar-raising smartphone range, another decade of innovation – Samsung celebrated its 10th anniversary with cool prizes across the UAE, including the amazing new addition to the Galaxy S family, the Galaxy S10+ which offers possibilities beyond imagination. After Samsung’s week-long festivities across cinemas, hypermarkets, gyms and universities, the grand finale saw a giant structure in the shape of S10 built in Dubai Mall’s Ice Rink, over the weekend, from Thursday to Saturday, where 10 lucky winners received Galaxy S10+ smartphones; whereas thousands of…

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TORO + KO TURNS UP THE HEAT WITH LATIN BEATS

TORO + KO TURNS UP THE HEAT WITH LATIN BEATS

February 2019, Dubai: Toro + KO, the Barcelona-inspired tapas restaurant and bar located at the The Square, City Walk, serves traditional and modern Spanish-style small plates, made with locally sourced and seasonable ingredients, in a lively, convivial atmosphere. The brainchild of international award-winning chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette Toro + KO turns up the heat adding a music twist to Tuesdays nights. Bringing the Spanish tradition of music to life, every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm, guests can dance to the live band who bring Latin beats to the…

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Huawei reveals its toolkit for simpler digital transformation

Huawei reveals its toolkit for simpler digital transformation

The ICT leader launches Wi-Fi 6 and other new AI driven products at the Gartner Middle East Symposium 2019 in Dubai Dubai, UAE, 12 March 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, showcased its portfolio of AI-driven products and solutions at the Gartner Symposium in Dubai. The solution provider’s digital platform combines pervasive connectivity, AI, cloud, storage, IoT and other emerging technologies to simplify digital transformation, ultimately helping organizations and governments meet the needs of citizens and customers. The three-day Gartner Symposium event, held at…

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Ctrip signs China-focused Distribution Agreement with Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Ctrip signs China-focused Distribution Agreement with Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Dubai, UAE (14 March 2019) – Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), one of China’s largest integrated travel services companies (“Ctrip”), has signed an agreement with upscale global hoteliers Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) to develop a global distribution strategy promoting MHR properties to Ctrip’s 300 million strong customer base. The agreement was announced jointly at ITB Berlin by David Zhou, Chief Business Officer for Accommodation Business Unit of Ctrip and Nayan Peshkar, MHR Senior Vice President – Digital, Distribution & Revenue Strategy. It marks the start of an alliance enabling…

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SIVVI TURNS 5!

سيفي.كوم يحتفل بمرور خمسة أعوام على تأسيسه

Homegrown one-stop online fashion portal SIVVI.com completes 5 years on March 14th and are celebrating their 5 years with 5 days of MEGA sales. The sale commences on Wednesday the 13th of March and the deals roll out till 18th March. Drawing on the huge potential of e-commerce in the region SIVVI.COM was launched in Spring 2014 by Emirati entrepreneur Rashid Alabbar with the mission to introduce a website that fuses local designers and is inspired by international runways, celebrity looks, and on-trend street style, all at your fingertips. It…

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Harklinikken’s Hair Regrowth Extract Treatment

Harklinikken’s Hair Regrowth Extract Treatment

Dubai, UAE; A pioneer in the science of hair regrowth, Harklinikken is renowned for unparalleled results. The Danish hair restoration clinic effectively treats hereditary hair loss in women and men that is customized to each client’s needs. Treatment is based on a proprietary liquid Extract, which when applied to the scalp daily, leads to stimulation of hair growth. Harklinikken’s experienced hair specialists first assess clients and determine those who can be helped. Candidates can expect to see results after 3-4 months of treatment, both in terms of re-growth and in…

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Turkish Airlines presents new cabin uniforms at acclaimed fashion show at ITB Berlin

Turkish Airlines presents new cabin uniforms at acclaimed fashion show at ITB Berlin

            Turkish Airlines showcased its new uniforms for its cabin crew at a fashion show at the International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin today with the attendance of Turkey’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy.             Eleven female and male flight attendants presented the new uniforms to ITB guests at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds on a six-meter-long catwalk. They were designed by Ettore Bilotta, an haute couturier living in Milan, who worked closely with the flight attendants in the design process.             The result is a symbiosis of…

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Amadeus School well underway following ground-breaking ceremony

Amadeus School well underway following ground-breaking ceremony

March 6, 2019: The Amadeus-funded School in Senegal is well underway following a recent ground-breaking ceremony organized in partnership with Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. Marking Amadeus Gulf’s 30th anniversary, four representatives from Amadeus Gulf along with other UAE-based volunteers travelled to Ngol Ngol village in Senegal to set the foundation of a new school adopted by Amadeus under the umbrella of Dubai Cares’ Adopt a School initiative. The volunteers joined members of the local community in activities that included digging, lifting, pumping water,…

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No Fuss Lunch at Social House Starting from AED 25

No Fuss Lunch at Social House  Starting from AED 25

Social House is set to be a lunch favorite for everybody as it’s launching their new No Fuss Lunch, a very reasonably priced lunch menu inspired by infamous street food, and comfort food. For those on a budget or limited timeframe, a freshly prepared single course is available ranging in price from AED25 up to AED49, from Sunday to Thursday, between 12PM to 4PM. Food is uncomplicated and delicious and designed to leave the kitchen at speed. Diners can most certainly walk out the door in just under an hour.…

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