Barjeel Al Arab Restaurant wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Barjeel Al Arab Restaurant wins TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Dubai, UAE (June 27, 2019):  Barjeel Al Arab Restaurant, located in Barjeel Heritage Guest House, located at the Heritage Village Shandaga, has been awarded the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for its consistent outstanding performance as reviewed by travelers of the world’s largest travel site. Barjeel Al Arab Restaurant, overlooking the creekside, offers tourists and residents a unique dining experience with variety of flavors, combining Emirati, Lebanese and cosmopolitan delicacies. Mr. Habib Khan, General Manager of Heritage Collection and CEO of Planet Hospitality said: “We appreciate the recognition that has…

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UAE Pet And Animal Brands Among 114 Winners At The 2019 Animalis Edition Of The World Branding Awards

UAE Pet And Animal Brands Among 114 Winners At The 2019 Animalis Edition Of The World Branding Awards

VIENNA–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) –  The Animalis edition of the prestigious World Branding Awards saw 114 brands from 38 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna today. The Animalis edition of the Awards focused on pet and animal brands. Animal Planet, BuddyRest, FRONTLINE, FURminator, KONG, ORIJEN, Pedigree, Petplan, PURINA Friskies, Tetra and Whiskas were announced as global winners. Regional winners were Exo-Terra and Fluval (Canada), Vitakraft (Germany), husse (Sweden), Kit Cat (Singapore), and PetSmart (United States). Dubai Kennels & Cattery (Animal Travel…

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Verrency Appoints Shezan Amiji to Global Advisory Board

Verrency Appoints Shezan Amiji to Global Advisory Board

Adds Valuable Mobile Payments, Loyalty and Middle East Market Expertise to Talented Advisory Board DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– Global payment innovation company Verrency today announced the appointment of Shezan Amiji, a seasoned entrepreneur, to its global advisory board. Mr. Amiji co-founded Beam Wallet, a leading mobile wallet, payments and rewards app. The UAE operations of Beam Wallet were acquired in 2018 by Majid Al Futtaim Holdings, the largest retail conglomerate in the Middle East and Africa. “Verrency is a company I have long admired – a true innovator driving…

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Schneider Electric hosts‘InnovationTalk’seriesforRegionalUtilities

Schneider Electric hosts‘InnovationTalk’seriesforRegionalUtilities

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 27 June,2019 –Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, hosted senior stakeholders from the utility industry at its first “Innovation Talk EcoStruxure Grid Dubai and Abu Dhabi 2019” seriesthis week. The events – attended by the key utility partners and customers of Schneider Electric – took place on25th June in Dubai and 26th June in Abu Dhabi showcasing EcoStruxure Grid solutions, tailored for the regional utilities Grid market. The UAE is fast-becoming one of the world’s smartest, most innovative, and…

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UAE’s Federal Credit Insurance Company signs MoU with South African’s Export Credit Agency

UAE’s Federal Credit Insurance Company signs MoU with South African’s Export Credit Agency

Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2019: At the recently held South Africa-UAE Forum organised by the UAE Ministry of Economy, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal Credit Insurance Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ECIC), the South African Export Credit Agency that aims to explore, strengthen and enhance the bilateral trade and economic relations between the two countries. The MoU was signed by Massimo Falcioni, CEO of ECI and Kutoane Kutoane, CEO of ECIC during the UAE-South Africa Business Forum held at Africa trade week in Johannesburgin…

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DFSA signs MoU with Smart Dubai

DFSA signs MoU with Smart Dubai

Dubai, UAE,30June 2019: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Smart Dubaito collaborate on organisation-widesmart transformation initiatives spearheaded by Smart Dubai. The MoU was digitally signed by Waleed Saeed Al Awadhi, Chief Operating Officerof the DFSA, and H.E WesamLootah, Chief Executive Officer of Smart Dubai Government Establishmentmaking it one of the first digitally signed MoUs in the UAE. As per the MoU, the DFSA and Smart Dubai will work together to empower, deliver, and promote an efficient, seamless, safe, and impactful experience for residents…

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Visa: Nearly two-thirds of UAE retailers see increase in foot traffic and revenue since accepting digital payments

Visa: Nearly two-thirds of UAE retailers see increase in foot traffic and revenue since accepting digital payments

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 June 2019:  Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, has revealed the results of an independent merchant study examining perceptions of small UAE retailers on the use and impact of digital payments (card and mobile) on their business. The survey targeted two groups of retailers – those who accept digital payments and those who only accept cash payments. Perception and impact of digital payments among retailers who accept them The survey reveals that among small retailers currently accepting digital payment methods, 56% of them…

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SHANGRI-LA INVITES GUESTS TO SAVOUR SUMMER

SHANGRI-LA INVITES GUESTS TO SAVOUR SUMMER

Travelers who book a two-night stay or longer will receive daily breakfast for two and a dining credit of up to USD50 Global, June 30, 2019 –From family meals to romantic dinners on the beach, the Savour Summer promotion is available at all Shangri-La hotels and resorts world-wide for stays until September 30, 2019.  Guests who book a minimum of a two-night stay will receive daily breakfast for two and dining credit to be used on property during the stay, including curated dining experiences, Michelin-starred restaurants, iconic bars, beach-side dinners…

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Evolution never stops – Huawei’s most advanced OS update EMUI 9.1 rolls out in the UAE

Evolution never stops – Huawei’s most advanced OS update EMUI 9.1 rolls out in the UAE

June 30th, Dubai, UAE –Huawei has rolled out the new EMUI 9.1 update for its 25 smartphone models in the UAE, as a testament of continuous product lifecycle support and software update.The update is available starting with Huawei’s Mate 20 series, includingMate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, and Porsche Design Mate 20 RS, and will continue through long line-up of prior Huawei smartphones. Continuing its contribution to Android development, its latest version of Android based OS – EMUI 9.1, is expected to increase efficiency, speed, security and performance…

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GCC FMCG importer targets expansion in projected US$14 billion MEA probiotic market

GCC FMCG importer targets expansion in projected US$14 billion MEA probiotic market

UAE-headquartered Truebell, a leading GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), has announced plans to expand its portfolio of probiotic products following the opening of its new state-of-the-art distribution centre in Dubai Industrial Park. At present, Truebell has more than 60 global products in its portfolio including Yakult – a Japanese probiotic fermented milk drink – with Truebell management planning to broaden its probiotic offerings in the next 12 months. Truebell Divisional Manager, Retail & Food Service, Bhushant J. Gandhi said,“probiotics are very sensitive products – often with very short…

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Dubai International Financial Centre and INSPIRE Yoga Partner to Bring Wellness to the Community

Dubai International Financial Centre and INSPIRE Yoga Partner to Bring Wellness to the Community

Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2019: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region and the destination where business and lifestyle meet, has partnered with Dubai’s popular yoga and fitness studio, INSPIRE, to offer a ‘Hush from the Rush’ session on 9 July 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Using aromatherapy, sound baths, and Yin Yang yoga, the class is designed to help participants relieve stress, stimulate the vagus nerve and learn how they can improve their mental…

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A Perfect Weekend Awaits You at Al Hamra Palace by Warwick in Riyadh

A Perfect Weekend Awaits You at Al Hamra Palace by Warwick in Riyadh

Longing for a small break? The Al Hamra Palace by Warwick in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,offers the perfect weekend getaway package for families and leisure seekers. Book your weekend stay at the luxurious hotel this summer and enjoy 20 per cent discount on the room rates. The offer is inclusive of a sumptuous buffet breakfast at Al Moukhtar restaurant. In addition, guests can benefit from free room upgrade to the next level as per availability, 20% discount at the Lobby Café Lounge and late check-out at 4pm. Labib Jamal, Rooms and…

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Western Furniture announces participation in Dubai Summer Surprises

Western Furniture announces participation in Dubai Summer Surprises

Dubai, UAE (June 30, 2019) – Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture will be participating in Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai’s annual citywide summer celebration, organized by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE). The Italian, German and Spanish luxury furniture brands will be offering up to 75% discount on home furniture and decor accessories designed to enhance the aesthetic of any room. Furniture brands such as Adriani e Rossi, Bonaldo, Calligaris, Draenert, Flou, Gamma International, Kristalia, Minni Forms, Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Angelo, Tomasella, Zanette and Tonin Casa manufacture high-quality, elegant yet functional…

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 ‘Dig It’ celebrates its first birthday with incredible offers and prizes

 ‘Dig It’ celebrates its first birthday with incredible offers and prizes

‘Dig It’, the incredible kids play environment based around a real working building site, is celebrating its first birthday in true Dig It style. On July 1, Stay & Dig and Drop & Dig tickets will all be ‘buy one, get one free’. To truly make the most of the special day there will be mounds of party games with the best prize Dig It fans could hope for – free entry on their next visit! Edutainment play space Dig It enables children to learn how to work together as…

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AUDEMARS PIGUET LAUNCHES A NEW ROYAL OAK PERPETUAL CALENDAR IN WHITE CERAMIC

AUDEMARS PIGUET LAUNCHES A NEW ROYAL OAK PERPETUAL CALENDAR IN WHITE CERAMIC

White Ceramic Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar, 26579CB.OO.1225CB.01 July 2019, Dubai, UAE: With summer in full swing, Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet enriches its collection of Royal Oak Perpetual Calendars with a new hand-finished white ceramic model. This new white ceramic Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar follows on from a previously introduced black version, highly praised for being durable yet light, sporty and elegant. Challenging to master but virtually unscratchable, white ceramic resists high temperatures, thermal shocks and ageing. Numerous operations demanding patience and skill are required to achieve a uniform,…

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Art is an Integral Part of Design at LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel Dubai

Art is an Integral Part of Design at LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel Dubai

Art is an essential aspect of design that translates into memorable guest experience at the newlyopened LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel Dubai. The interiors indulge the senses with unique design aesthetics and creativity. Expertly curated furnishings and artefacts round out the experience. Nondita Anand, the designer and co-founder of LEVA Hotels & Resorts, said, “Art is an integral part of design and the LEVA brand narrative. It is seamlessly woven into the interior design scheme, as opposed to simply being an add-on with pictures hanging on walls. At the LEVA Mazaya…

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Oman Telecom Authority, Omantel and Ericsson showcase future innovationspowered by 5G

Oman Telecom Authority, Omantel and Ericsson showcase future innovationspowered by 5G

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) in association with Oman Telecom Authority and Omantel is hosting an event in Muscat highlighting how 5G connectivity is making the future a reality. During this technology event, visitors experienced a range of 5G use cases from smart cities to virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The demos displayed how 5G-capabilities such as low latency and high data rates, combined with Augmented Reality (AR), can enable new and innovative real-time applications and services. Usecases included 5G Football demo highlighting how 5G will transform gaming.In addition,City Model demo presents…

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TAKE A PLUNGE WITH CITIZEN’S PROMASTERAQUALAND DIVER’S WATCH

TAKE A PLUNGE WITH CITIZEN’S PROMASTERAQUALAND DIVER’S WATCH

CITIZEN’s first PromasterAqualand diver’s watch was launched in 1989, and the Japanese manufacturer has continued to evolve its outstanding combined aesthetics and performance. This year, CITIZEN has unveiled yet another collection for diving aficionados, PromasterAqualandCollection (model BN2036-14E shown in the image). The watch is built with enhanced Eco Drive Light Powered technology, which is the ability to recharge watches using any natural or artificial light source.  With maximum depth memory, rapid ascent alarm, auto start dive mode and power reserve indicator, the model is certified to withstand water up to…

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TheMiddle East’s leading wedding and lifestyle event, BRIDE Abu Dhabi 2019, was declared officially open by Her Excellency Reed Hamad Al Sheryani Al Dhaheri ahead of a jampacked 4 days of fashion, beauty, jewellery and more.

TheMiddle East’s leading wedding and lifestyle event, BRIDE Abu Dhabi 2019, was declared officially open by Her Excellency Reed Hamad Al Sheryani Al Dhaheri ahead of a jampacked 4 days of fashion, beauty, jewellery and more.

Abu Dhabi, UAE (June 27th, 2019):This year’s highly anticipated edition of BRIDE Abu Dhabi is now officially open! Excited onlookers, including fashion-savvy women, brides-to-be, esteemed members of the media and very special guests, gathered to watch H.E. Reed Hamad Al Sheryani Al Dhaheri, Board Member of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerceand Ms. Al Reem Mubarak Al Ameri, Business Relations of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed AlNehayan and Business Development Manager of Universal Group Holding, cut the ribbon to declare the event officially open at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)…

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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Wins a Silver Medal at Hozpitality Group’s Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2019

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Wins a Silver Medal at Hozpitality Group’s Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2019

Demi Chef Parsi Bhasker of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai was declared the silver winner in the Demi Chef of the Year category at Hozpitality Group’s 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards held in Dubai recently. The prestigious event was attended by over 300 top chefs from across the Middle East and was supported by the Emirates Culinary Guild and ICCA Dubai. The panel of judgesincluded prominent hospitality professionals and experts. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai said, “We are very proud for Chef Parsi Bhasker’s marvellous…

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