Hong Kong Trade Fairs in Fall 2019 Strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong and the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) gathers the latest market intelligence and form partnerships to develop business for corporations. The HKTDC organises more than 30 exhibitions in Hong Kong every year. 11 of them are the largest marketplaces of their kind in Asia, of which electronics, jewellery, gifts, watches & clocks and lighting are…

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IGI Reports Rising GWP and Growth in Key Lines of Business in Half-Year 2019 Results

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— International General Insurance Holdings Limited today reported earnings for the first half of 2019. IGI reported a net profit of $13.75 million for the first six months of 2019, compared to $11.02 million last year, and a 12.2% rise in gross written premiums from $165.87 million in June 2018 to $186.12 million in June 2019. The Group recorded an overall underwriting profit of $25.88 million for the six months ending 30 June 2019, which reflected a 9% increase from the 2018 result of $23.75 million.…

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Sign up for Emaar Entertainment’s summer camps before the school bells ring again

With very few days left for the new school term, Emaar Entertainment is ensuring that kids enjoy one more entertainment spell before they get back to their routine. Kids across the emirate can enroll for the KidZania® Zummer Camp as well as Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s Junior Biologist camp at special value-added prices. From learning the art of fashion, science, sports or business to training to be a marine biologist, kids can engage in meaningful and activity-based experiences while gearing up for the new school session. KidZania® Zummer Camp…

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DISCOVERY POWERS MOBILE MALARIA RESEARCH

22 August 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:The Land Rover Discovery has celebrated its 30th anniversary by playing the role of mobile laboratory on a pioneering drive across sub-Saharan Africa as part of the latest Land Rover Bursary. The Mobile Malaria Project teamcrossed four countries in a specially converted version of Land Rover’s most versatile full-sized SUV. They successfully tested the latest portable genetic sequencing technology in remote off-grid locations for the first time – even generating data for their partners while driving. Driving a Discovery developed by Land Rover Special…

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Grand Millennium Al Wahda earns the Green Key certification

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Aug 21, 2019) –Grand Millennium Al Wahda, a luxury five-star hotel located in the centre of Abu Dhabi, adjacent to Al Wahda Mall, has been awarded the Green Key certification. The certification is the leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry. Following an audit by the Emirates Green Building Council, the hospitality leader has received the certification in recognition of its environmentally friendly and sustainable practices to reduce the overall use of resourcesand the hotel’songoing…

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Group Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to Bring Together 100 Artists in Dubai with a Message of Tolerance

Over 100 leading and emerging,local and international artists, will come together in Dubai from 11th to 14th Septemberin a unique group art exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to pay tribute to the Year of Tolerance in the UAE. The spectacular show, which will be held at the 2XL store on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah, will feature more than 300 artworks with a message of ‘Tolerance’. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “As a tribute to UAE’s spirit of peace and equality, the…

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On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal Sponsors Souk Okaz

On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region, this evening sponsored the Souk Okaz in Taif Season. The season is being held under the umbrella of Saudi Seasons, which is chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, Chairman of the Council for Economic Affairs and Development.…

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20-hours of Harry Potter extravaganza only with Reel Cinemas

Are you ready to welcome Hogwarts once again? Harry Potter fans can gear up for a wizarding weekend of all things Hogwarts as Reel Cinemas’ is hosting a Harry Potter movie marathon this month. Spread across two days, the movie marathon is taking place on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24 at Reel Cinemas-Dubai Marina Mall and Rove Downtown. The response to the advance screenings has been spectacular with tickets nearly sold out at Dubai Marina Mall and Rove Downtown leading to an additional screen at Reel Cinemas-The Pointe.…

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Dubai Marina Mall gears up for ‘Back to School’

Who says ‘Back to School’ cannot be fun? Making Back to School transition a breeze, Dubai Marina Mall introduces a pop-up market prepping kids for the new school term in a fun and creative way. Housed in Dome Atrium, the market features an array of artistic activities and will be open from August 22 until September 7, 2019. From hand-prints, to building funky urban pencils using straws, ribbons and colouring pencils to creating vibrant coloured sand as well as artistic sheets with shaped clay, the pop-up market is a must-visit.…

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Strong first half of year for German incoming tourism

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 August 2019 With an increase of 3.3 percent in June, German incoming tourism is continuing its steady growth. According to provisional figures from the Federal Statistical Office, 39.8 million international overnights were registered across hotels and accommodation establishments with more than ten beds between January and June – a three percent (1.2 million) rise on the equivalent period of the previous year. “Destination Germany is positioning itself well within the increasingly competitive market“, says Petra Hedorfer, Chief Executive Officer of the German National Tourist…

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IKEA 2020 CATALOGUE LAUNCHES WITH A FRESH START

United Arab Emirates, 21 August 2019: Swedish Furniture giant, IKEA,launched today its all-new 2020Catalogue at an event in its Dubai Festival City Mall store. This year’s catalogue theme is‘A fresh start’and focuses on how important mental and physical rest is for people to feel happy and live life to the fullest. In its 2020 edition, the catalogue aims to launchproduct ranges that are affordable, high in quality and sustainable in nature for each season. IKEA has come up with innovative solutions that are relevant and have a distinct look and…

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Azizi Developments appoints CFO to drive financial strategy and reinforcegovernance

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 August 2019:Azizi Developments, one of the leading private real estate developers in the UAE, strengthened its executive team with the appointment of a seasonedChief Financial Officer. Mika Toivola brings with him an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management along with a deep understanding of the real estate and construction sectors. He has over 25 years of international and UAE experience in senior executive roles at market-leading and publicly listed real estate corporations. Commenting on…

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