Abdulla Al Karam leads opening of GETEX Spring 2019

Abdulla Al Karam leads opening of GETEX Spring 2019

April 17, 2019 – Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), led today (April 17, 2019, Wednesday) the opening of this year’s edition of Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Spring, the Middle East’s longest running student recruitment event, at the Dubai International Convention Centre. Running until April 19, 2019, GETEX Spring 2019, the latest edition of the region’s most trusted education, training and professional development event, is being held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry…

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Deerfields Star Season 2 Grand Champion Announced

Deerfields Star Season 2 Grand Champion Announced

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 17 April, 2019: Deerfields Mall successfully concluded Season 2 of Deerfields Star, a kids’ talent competition open to all Deer Club members ages 4 to 12 years who can show their talents in singing, dancing or playing musical instruments. 8-year-old Peter Anthony Rosalita bested all 109 participants and bagged the trophy for the Grand Champion.  1st Runner-up went to Hannah Koshy while Vishnu Badrinath was awarded 2nd Runner-up.  All three winners took home trophies, shopping vouchers and gifts from our participating retailers. Matthew Reay, Director…

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Ramadan at the Palace: An Iconic Iftar and Suhoor

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Emirates Palace’s custom-built Ramadan pavilion offers an exclusive Iftar and Suhoor in Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace invites you to its spectacular Ramadan pavilion – the perfect venue for Iftar and Suhoor in the city. The custom built pavilion will sit on the Palace Terrace and will provide stunning views of the beach. Comfortable seating spread throughout the pavilion will create cosy enclaves to enjoy time with friends and family throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. With a large open dining area for Iftar buffets, a separate lounge area and private…

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Statement by H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), on World Heritage Day- April 18

Statement by H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), on World Heritage Day- April 18

“The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority joins the global community in its celebration of the World Heritage Day, the annual event highlighting the heritage, history, roots and traditions of every nation in the world. This celebration complements the SCTDA’s aim to preserve Emirati culture by providing a glimpse of our rich cultural heritage, which represents how life was experienced by the generations before us, while also strengthening our national identity. In line with the guidance and vision of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the…

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Arabic version of Brazilian anthology set to be released Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Arabic version of Brazilian anthology set to be released Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Book includes novels, tales, poems and unreleased texts from some of the most celebrated South American writers UAE, April 17, 2019 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has revealed its support and participation for this year’s edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which will take place from April 24 to April 30, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). In line with this, the ABCC has also announced that an Arabic version of a special anthology featuring work from 12 Brazilian authors will be released…

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Best’s Special Report: UAE Takaful Companies Catching Up with Conventional Peers on Profitability in Highly Competitive Market

Best’s Special Report: UAE Takaful Companies Catching Up with Conventional Peers on Profitability in Highly Competitive Market

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Takaful operators continue to gain traction in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurance market as the Takaful segment’s profitability has improved significantly in recent years, according to a new special report by AM Best. In its analysis of the preliminary disclosures of the nationally-listed Takaful operators on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), AM Best shows material improvements in overall performance, along with reasonable growth in gross written contributions (GWC). These improvements are in line with the increase in net earnings for…

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Suqia Announces Details of 2nd Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, with Prizes Totalling USD1 Million

Suqia Announces Details of 2nd Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, with Prizes Totalling USD1 Million

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire)- HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), announced details of the 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The award encourages research centres, individuals, and innovators around the world to develop sustainable and innovative solutions using solar energy to address scarcity of potable water. Overseen by Suqia, under the umbrella of…

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NMC to Open 70-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital in Al Khan Sharjah

NMC to Open 70-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital in Al Khan Sharjah

A new hospital to come up by the end of the year in the heart of the city Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): NMC Healthcare has announced further expansion of their healthcare network in Sharjah. The company plans to open a multi-specialty hospital in the Al Khan neighborhood of Sharjah. This state-of-the-art hospital will provide specialised medical services to residents of the emirate of Sharjah and surrounding emirates. The hospital will start operations tentatively by the end of 2019. Operated by NMC Health Plc. (NMC) – region’s largest private sector…

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New Accessible Travel Database Announced by German National Tourist Board

New Accessible Travel Database Announced by German National Tourist Board

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 10, 2019 The German National Tourist Board has launched a new and comprehensive online database for BarrierFree (accessible) travel, the first of its kind to include a national labelling and “Accessibility Checked” identification seal. Entitled “Travel for All”, the database enables the user to search for a wide range of accessible holiday facilities throughout Germany including accommodation, restaurants, activities, shopping centres and essential services such as accessible transport and local tourism offices.  It includes an online map, showing the location of the item and…

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Baristas’ Corner atCanal Central Hotel Business Bay Hostsan Exclusive Coffee Tasting Event

Hostsan Exclusive Coffee Tasting Event

Coffee lovers and coffee connoisseurs got together last week to taste some great brews at the newly-opened specialty coffee house Baristas’ Corner at Canal Central Hotel Business Bay.The guests were treated toa variety of coffee flavoursfrom TAF coffee roasters, in cooperation with Cascara Coffee Company, that were prepared by the talented baristas and served with magical views of Burj Khalifa at La Cruise Terrace. What makes a great coffee? Mr. Abdulla Alabdulla, Partner and Co-Founder of Baristas’ Corner said, “It is a combination of high-quality coffee and the unique brewing…

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Amorepacific Group holds an event for its 1stanniversary in the Middle East

Amorepacific Group holds an event for its 1stanniversary in the Middle East

Global beauty leader Amorepacific Group (Chairman and CEO Suh Kyung-bae) held an event at BurjKhalifa in Dubai, UAE in celebration of its 1stanniversary in the Middle East and shared its heritage as a K-beauty leader with innovative technologyas well as a global beauty trendsetter. A total of about 100 participants including UAE’s major media outlets, key social media influencers in Dubai, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia and industry insiders came to honor the event. At the event, Amorepacific Group presented its global business strategy targeting North America, Europe and Asia and…

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Al-Futtaim Toyota rewards customers ahead of the holy month of Ramadan

Al-Futtaim Toyota rewards customers ahead of the holy month of Ramadan

Dubai, UAE, April11, 2019:Al-Futtaim Toyota is welcoming the holy month of Ramadan earlier this year with the launch ofnewrewards. Customers will no longer have to wait until Ramadan to snag the best deals and can do it a full month earlier with the purchase of their new Toyota vehicle during the month of April. As part of the campaign,customers purchasing a new Toyota will be eligible to get a free Umrah, in keeping with the spirit of the Holy Month. Designed to offer complete peace of mind,the package is inclusive…

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PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING ADVANCE TO ROME WITH REVISED DRIVER LINE-UP IN MITCH EVANS AND ALEX LYNN

PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING ADVANCE TO ROME WITH REVISED DRIVER LINE-UP IN MITCH EVANS AND ALEX LYNN

Thursday, 11th April Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Panasonic Jaguar Racing head to Rome with Alex Lynn joining Mitch Evans in a revised driver line-up for round seven round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Alex Lynn, #3:“When the opportunity to drive for Panasonic Jaguar Racing came up, I could not let it pass.  Having not raced in the championship for half of Season 5, I am eager to get behind the wheel of the Jaguar I-TYPE 3 and return to ABB FIA Formula E.” “I have been learning…

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Supercharged Innovation: Galaxy S10 encompasses breakthrough camera technology

Supercharged Innovation: Galaxy S10 encompasses breakthrough camera technology

In an exciting and connected world where moments and memories, from the everyday to the once-in-a-lifetime, are captured and shared instantly, the smartphone has become so much more than just a phone to consumers. That is why the Galaxy S10 series is packed with Samsung’s best camera innovationsthat enable all consumers to achieve more, experience more and unlock more possibilities every day. The camera on our smartphones has become as much an inseparable part of our lives as the smartphone itself. We’re capturing more images than ever before– and the…

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FSS launches ‘FSS Voice Commerce’ at Seamless Middle East

FSS launches ‘FSS Voice Commerce’ at Seamless Middle East

11th April 2019, Dubai: FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, has launched FSS Voice Commerce, a real-time voice banking platform that offers customers, meaningful, contextual and personalized banking interactions. Enabling banks to deepen customer engagement via conversation-led banking and deliver interactive service experiences to its customers, FSS Voice Commerce is set to take frictionless banking to the next level.The launch took place at the Seamless Middle East event that was hosted in Dubai this year. FSS Voice Commerce uses machine-learning language processing techniques for analysis and…

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Caresse a Luxury Collection Resort & SPA, Bodrum opens for the season

Caresse a Luxury Collection Resort & SPA, Bodrum opens for the season

Thisseasondiscover unsurpassed luxury atCaresse a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa. The Aegean retreat will open for the season on the 21st March 2019 and looks forward to welcoming guests to experience a location where vibrancy and relaxation converge, alongside the unsurpassed natural beauty of the Mediterranean and Aegean coastlines. Built to harmoniously blend with traditional local architecture, the style of Caresse is evocative of the low-rise, hillside villages that punctuate the Turkish coastline. The distinct character of the destination extends through the resort’s chic public spaces, where shades of wood…

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The Moroccan National Tourist Office in Collaboration with Turkish Airlines Promotes Newly Launched Flights from Abu Dhabi to Marrakech

The Moroccan National Tourist Office in Collaboration with Turkish Airlines Promotes Newly Launched Flights from Abu Dhabi to Marrakech

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 11 April 2019: Earlier today, the Moroccan National Tourist Office for the Middle Eastheadquartered in Abu Dhabi partnered with Turkish Airlines and Nirvana Travel & Tourism to host a promotional event for the airline’s newly launched flight from Abu Dhabi to Marrakech with a layover at Istanbul. The event that was held at Bab Al Qasr Hotel and attracted more than 60 travel agents, tourism companies and a media delegation from the UAE, was a platform for the hosts to announce the new route (Abu…

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Burjeel Day Surgery Center – Al Reem creates campaign for colorectal cancer awareness

Burjeel Day Surgery Center – Al Reem creates campaign for colorectal cancer awareness

United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, April 09, 2019: Did you know that Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world? It is also the third most occurring cancer in the UAE, and around the world. Unfortunately, awareness of this deadly disease is still low among the residents of the UAE. But that is about to change. Burjeel Day Surgery Center – Al Reem has created an awareness campaign for Colorectal Cancer, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services, which was officially flagged off on…

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Brands For Less brings affordable mid-range brandsto Dubai Festival City Mall

Brands For Less brings affordable mid-range brandsto Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall, the leading destination for lifestyle, dining and entertainment, is welcoming the leading off-price retailer, Brands For Less, to its exceptional retail portfolio. Shoppers can now enjoy a vast selection of branded products at affordable prices; providing mid-range fashion, accessories, toys, games and home furniture. Headquartered in Dubai, Brands For Less is the official franchise of German brand TCHIBO and has a strong presence in the region with 53 stores across the Middle East and over 34 stores in the UAE,…

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