Works to start on the US$ 3.5 billion King Hamad Causeway project

King Fahad Causeway Authority awardsconsultancy agreement worth around US$ 9 million – Riyadh, 29 october 2019: The King Fahad Causeway Authority today signeda consultancy agreement worth around US$ 8.9 million with the winning consortium (KPMG, AECOM and CMS), a consortium of financial, technical, and legal companies that will work on developing the financing model, the required engineering specifications,design, as well as thehelping with the assement and selection of the main developers. The total project value is estimated at US$ 3.5 billion. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the…

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Al Raha Beach Hotel unveils its exquisite wedding package

فندق شاطئ الراحة يطلق باقة مميزة لحفلات الزفاف عروض زفاف بمعايير ملكية للمواطنين والمقيمين

The hotel offers a special wedding package at royal standards to Emiratis and UAE residents Abu Dhabi, UAE (October 29, 2019) – Al Raha Beach Hotel, a 5-star beachfront property in Abu Dhabi, unveils its exquisite wedding package, rewarding couples with a chance to commence their journey together and celebrate their most special day with their friends and loved ones at royal standards. The package includes a wide range of benefits that go into creating an extraordinary experience starting from AED 190 up to AED 240 per person. Upon booking…

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Dubai external trade with Brazil makes AED 5.6b in 2018

Dubai – 29 October 2019: Dubai mutual trade with Brazil in 2018 made around AED 5.6 billion, with AED 5.2 billion in imports, AED 136 million in exports and AED 234 million in re-exports. Statistics, released by Dubai Customs in conjunction with the visit of the Brazilian President, JairBolsonaro to the UAE, showed that trade with Brazil touched AED 3.6 billion in the first half of 2019, with AED 3.4 in imports, AED 56 million in exports and AED 93 million in re-exports. “Dubai trade with South American countries, especially…

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FEAST LIKE A KING AT THE ISLANDER’S BRUNCH AT DOUBLETREE BY HILTON RESORT & SPA MARJAN ISLAND

Everyone’sfavourite brunch is back for the fourth season – so get ready to indulge in a lavish culinary spread across five unique dining venues at the Islander’s Brunch, every Friday from 1pm to 4pm at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. Make your staycation extra special with amazing food stations that promise to satisfy every craving. Meat lovers can enjoy an exquisite variety of cuts in the extended butcher shop, while seafood lovers can savour some of the freshest seafood cooked to perfection, including tuna, swordfish, lobster, crab,…

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National Bank of Fujairahto set up SME Banking Platform co-created with SMEs to strengthen the businesssegment

Banking platform will serve as a unique digital space for SMEs to network and share know-how 29 October 2019:National Bank of Fujairah (NBF)PJSC is building a dedicated banking platform for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in the UAE, providing access to comprehensivefinancial and business services and solutions. Theplatform will be an exclusive digital space co-created with SMEs tounderstand and address their needs better. Positioned as a community platform ‘For SMEs by SMEs’, the SME banking platform will leverage NBF’s latest business solutions and skilled expertise, and will evolve into a…

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Dubai Culture participates in Sharjah International Book Fair

38th edition of the annual event A rare collection of books on display from Dubai Public Library Encouraging reading and knowledge sharing Dubai, UAE, 29 October 2019 – Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announces participates in the 38th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair through the presence of Dubai Public Library. The event will be held in Expo Centre Sharjah between October 30 to November 9, 2019 and Dubai Culture will display a rare collection of valuable books from Dubai Public Library at a booth located in Hall…

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Discover Ras Al Khaimah with these top stays by Hotels.Com

أعد اكتشاف رأس الخيمة من خلال نخبة من أفضل الفنادق مع Hotels.com

As the weather starts to cool down, plan an amazing weekend away with the whole family at this gem in your backyard – Ras Al Khaimah. Relax and rejuvenate by the pool, explore the great outdoors or take part in the numerous water activities at any of these stunning hotels curated by Hotels.com™. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city when you stay in Ras Al Khaimah, and enjoy an unforgettable stay with Hotels.com™. DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island If you are looking for the perfect…

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Ajman Bank Wins ‘Best Home Finance Institution’ Award

Ajman Bankhas been declared the winner of the ‘Best Home Finance Institution’ at the Islamic Business & Finance Award 2019. The coveted awards recognisethe pioneers in the Islamic finance and laud their many achievements that are integral to the industry’s continued growth. Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious awardfrom Islamic Business & Finance and truly grateful to our valued customers, associates and team members. At Ajman Bank we are at the forefront of developing exciting new products and services to…

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Two young winners of the fifthannual Toyota Dream Car Art Contestrepresent UAE in Japan

Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2019:Prarthik Krishnan Menon, 15 years and Aarya Abhishek Pawar,6 years, UAE finalists from Toyota’s Dream Car Art Contest (DCAC)visited Japan along with their families to receive their awards for the best finalist’s category. Their artworks were also shortlisted to the international stage of the competition. The pair, who clinched the local wins for the 12 to 15-year-old and under 7 years old categories respectively, attended the global DCAC awards ceremony in Japan, during an eventthat hosted winners from across 86 countries. Prarthik impressed the judges with…

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Narrowing Gender Gap in STEM Can Contribute toEconomic Growth in the Middle East

Some of the leading regional and international companies shared insights on how they are unlocking female potential in STEM roles at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba, taking place in Dubai on October 28 and 29 Is technology widening the gender gap? Why aren’t there more women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)? What’s holding women back? Is it because majority of women believe that technology is a male industry or there is a gender bias in the recruitment process? Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL)…

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AXA Gulf, RISE, and Democrance launch new insurance services for domestic helpers in UAE

New insurance products will be available on RISE’s platform to cover low-income migrant workers’ and offer protection for families in home countries Dubai-UAE: 29 October, 2019 – AXA in the Gulf launched new insurance services in collaboration with RISE, a financial technology (FinTech) company that democratises access to financial services for migrant workers and domestic helpers. The new offering is powered by the Democrance digital platform and supported by AXA Emerging Customers. This global initiative aims to improve financial inclusion and better serve the emerging middle class by accelerating the…

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HOMEGROWN JEWELLERY BRAND SUMAYA BAKKAR COLLECTIONS PRESENTS TIMELESS PIECES WITH A UNIQUE STORY

Founded in 2015 and named after Syrian Jewellery designer Sumaya Bakkar, the homegrown jewellery brand presents a collection of fine jewellery pieces that’s available worldwide. Sumaya Bakkar Collections presents necklaces, earrings and bracelets with a unique, minimalistic and timeless design that narrate a story. Sumaya aims to create jewellery that becomes an extension of the wearer’s identity, an inherent part of one’s narrative. A perfect combination of beauty and pleasure seeking, Sumaya Bakker Collections is a reflection of Sumaya’s love for art and design. Originally from Syria, Sumaya was brought…

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Line Investments & Property LLC showcasing Forsan Central Mall at Retail Congress MENA 2019

Dubai, UAE: Line Investments & Property L.L.C, the shopping mall development and management division of Lulu Group International will highlight the progress of the Forsan Central Mall as an all-in-one shopping, dining and entertainment destination at the Retail Congress MENA convention held from the 26th to the 29th of October 2019. Set to open in August 2020, Forsan Central Mall is designed around the concept of a bamboo forest with a restful ‘garden in the city’ ambience. The Mall is located strategically in central part/area of Khalifa city. Mr. Wajeb…

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Blooming in its eighth edition, Dubai Miracle Garden offers bunch of new attractions, including more record-breaking floral spectacles

New additions include 400-meter walking track set amongst the stunning displays, accommodating Zumba classes, and other fitness activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates (October 28, 2019):Bringing a host of exclusive attractions yet again, Dubai Miracle Garden, the world’s largest natural flower garden isreturning to delight visitors for the eighthseason this November 1st. Located in the heart of Dubailand, the 72,000 square meter destination will be brought to life with the largest display of the most fragrant and colorful blooms, with over fifty million flowers of 120 varieties. The attraction will also…

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BALOOSHI READY FOR BIG UAE TITLE BATTLE IN ABU DHABI BAJA

Sheikh Abdullah Al Qassimi calls on more UAE, Gulf stars to embrace new Baja championship Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28thOctober, 2019: Mohammed Al Balooshi, the first Emirati bikes star to capture a World Cup rally title, says he will have to be at his best in next month’s Abu Dhabi Baja to maintain his championship hopes in the UAE’s newoff road series. After a fourth round victory in Dubai earlier this month, Balooshi holds a fragile lead in the Motos 450 class of the inaugural UAE Baja Championship, and with only…

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Surprise! Instant wins are waiting for shoppersat City Centre Ajman this month

Surprise! Instant wins are waiting for shoppersat City Centre Ajman this month

The Emirate’s largest mall is offering guaranteed instant-win prizeswhen shoppers spend AED 200 or more Ajman, UAE, October 28, 2019:City Centre Ajmanis upping the excitement of shopping at the Emirate’s largest shopping mall and entertainment destination this month with the launch of It’s Time for More Surprises. The month-long campaign guarantees every shopper an instant prize related to the mall’s diverse retail and entertainment offering when they spend AED 200 or more between October 15 and November 15. All visitors need to do is redeem their receipts at one of…

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Emaar Entertainment wins the MENA Green Building award for‘Best Operation & Maintenance Facility’

Emaar Entertainment wins the MENA Green Building award for‘Best Operation & Maintenance Facility’

Emaar Entertainment, the leading operator of exceptional and unique experiences, has once again reiterated its position in offering the highest standard of service excellencewith the Best Operation & Maintenance Facilityaccolade at the recent 2019 MENA Green Building Awards. The prestigious win underlines Emaar Entertainment’s commitment to deliverquality entertainment, led by unmatched industry expertise to create exceptional experiences that delight and enrich the lives of residents, visitors and employees. Emirates Green Building Council, an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, honoured the winners…

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Panasonictakes professional video wall technologyto the next level with the new LFV9 Series

Panasonictakes professional video wall technologyto the next level with the new LFV9 Series

TH-55LFV9 features a Narrow Bezel for Seamless Video Walls and guarantees efficient and highly reliable screens for continuous 24-hour operation Japanese manufacturer also expands SQ1 Series of 4K UHD LCD displays with new models Dubai, United Arab Emirates Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has announced the release of a new high-end professional video wall solution guaranteed to meet the needs of mission-critical applications.The TH-55LFV9 features a contrast ratio of 1200:1, produces 500 cd/m² in panel brightness, and comes with an Advanced Anti-Glare (AAG) panel to obtain an optimum…

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Al Bustan Centre & Residence hosts Zumba to promote Breast Cancer awareness

مركز ورزيدنس البستان يستضيف جلسة زومبا للتوعية بمخاطر سرطان الثدي

Free Zumba and Yoga sessions were held as part of raising breast cancer awareness among employees Dubai, UAE (October 29, 2019) – October is known as the Pink Month in a global effort to raise awareness on breast cancer. It is the most common cancer among women and the second most frequently diagnosed cancer all around the world. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in UAE alone 4707 new breast cancer cases were detected in 2018. Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists…

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Saudi healthcare spending expected to increase to US$160 billion by 2030

160 مليار دولار أمريكي حجم الإنفاق المتوقع على قطاع الرعاية الصحية في المملكة العربية السعودية بحلول عام 2030

Healthcare to play vital role in diversification of the Kingdom’s economy from hydrocarbons as part of the country’s Vision 2030 Successful growth of the healthcare sector will be dependent upon embracing, developing and adopting new technologies and innovations in line with population growth Saudi participationis expected to grow by20% for the 2020 edition of Arab Health Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28thOctober2019: Arab Health, the largest exhibition for healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region,has revealed Saudi Arabia’s healthcare spending has grown at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of…

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