Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and ICD sign partnership agreement

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and ICD sign partnership agreement

Dubai, 11December 2019: TheEmirates Airline Festival of Literature and Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) today announced the signing of an expanded sponsorship agreement for the 2020 Festival, which covers both the Business Days andthe Innovation Strand. The extended partnership is a result of the positive response ICD witnessed to the Business Days at the 2019 Festival, and the opportunities they provided for not only the business community but also students. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and…

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Glassing’s Latest Geometric Collection, Prismik, is Here to Inspire Your Winter Wardrobe

Glassing’s Latest Geometric Collection, Prismik, is Here to Inspire Your Winter Wardrobe

December – Dubai, United Arab Emirates—Glassing, the internationally-renowned Italian eyewear brand, has introduced its latest collection for the season. Their newest series, Prismik, inspired by shapes, colors, and diamond cuts, will elevate your winter outfits and prepare you for the new decade ahead. The Prismik collection is a blend of geometric elements. Drawing inspiration from lights, reflections, and dimensional patterns, the Prismik collection is a fusion of shapes and colors. The acetate frames are molded into impressive figures, giving them a distinctive character for the face, while their nylon lenses…

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OMEGA Celebrates The New James Bond Watch in New York

OMEGA Celebrates The New James Bond Watch in New York

As the trusted timepiece of the world’s favourite spy, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA has hosted an event in New York to celebrate its newest James Bond watch. Guests were welcomed at The Top of the Standard, where the new Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition was revealed for the very first time. Actor Daniel Craig, as well as producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli made a special appearance for the occasion. James Bond has been wearing an OMEGA since GoldenEye in 1995 – the choice of Lindy Hemming, the costume…

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GLOBAL SUPERFANS PRIMED FOR RETURN OF MUBADALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP

GLOBAL SUPERFANS PRIMED FOR RETURN OF MUBADALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP

12December 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:The Mubadala World Tennis Championship is just seven days away and tournament superfans from around the world are ready to make their annual return to Abu Dhabi for the “event of the year”from 19 – 21 December at Abu Dhabi’s International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City. With five of the world’s top 10 male players: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal, No. 2 Novak Djokovic, World No. 5 Daniil Medvedev, World No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and No. 10 Gael Monfils, plus 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals winner…

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KENZO AND SOLE DXB CELEBRATE PRE-OPENING PARTY WITH SPECIAL GUEST

KENZO AND SOLE DXB CELEBRATE PRE-OPENING PARTY WITH SPECIAL GUEST

OnDecember 4th, KENZO celebrated the pre-opening of annual lifestyle fair, Sole DXB, with an exclusive VIP Party, marking the beginning of3 days event highlighting art and culture. Regional creatives celebrated KENZO and Sole DXB event with the attendance of internationally renowned DJs, Natasha Diggs and Fly Hendrix, as well as special guest performer Tierra Whack. Since the release of her debut album “Whack World” in May 2018, Tierra Whack has achieved a worldwide notoriety and received a 2019 Grammy Awards for Best Music Video for “Mumbo Jumbo”. Following the event,…

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UAE travelers name Japan, Singapore and Thailand as most InstagramableAsian destinations

UAE travelers name Japan, Singapore and Thailand as most InstagramableAsian destinations

[United Arab Emirates:12December 2019]Ever found yourself scrolling through Instagram and being inspired to book your next vacation after seeing a beautiful travel picture?If the answer is yes, you are not alone.According to a recent survey commissioned by Agoda.com, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms, 6 out of 10UAE travelers say travel photos on social media inspire them to want to travel more, while social media photos influence the travel destination choice of 47% of men and women in the UAE. According to Agoda’s survey findings, Japan, Singapore…

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Countdown to a spectacular New Year’s celebration at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island

Countdown to a spectacular New Year’s celebration at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island

Dubai, 10 December 2019:Bid adieu to 2019at a glamorous New Year’s Eve celebration at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, which has lined up unmissable celebrations all night long on 31 December. Count down to 2020 from a prime viewing spot at the hotel and get ready for a Guinness World Record-smashing fireworks display! Enjoy exotic flavors, live entertainment and much more, to make your New Year’s celebration unforgettable. A lavish open-air buffet and dazzling festive decoration will add to the festive atmosphere on the best evening of…

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Stay next to the world’s most iconic landmarks when you book withHotels.Com

Stay next to the world’s most iconic landmarks when you book withHotels.Com

Ever dreamed of waking up to a view of the Colosseum or Buckingham Palace? Look no further than these stunning stays at Hotels.com™, located a short distance away from these monuments with cultural and historic significance. If you want to be a ‘culture vulture’ but also want to live your best #HotelLife, then Hotels.com™got the perfect hotels for you. Stay by some of the world’s most exciting landmarks in some of the best hotels, what more do you need? Pack your bags and get ready for your next travel fix…

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Pottery Barn Kids Launches theHoliday Season Collection

Pottery Barn Kids Launches theHoliday Season Collection

UAE, 8 December 2019 – The cold festive season is already marking its presence and it is just about time to explore the latest collection inspired by the holiday season atPottery Barn Kids. Customers will be inspired with fun decorative ideas once they step into the Pottery Barn Kids stores, where they will feel the cold magic in the air encouraging them to add the holiday season vibe to their homes.The latest collections feature the gold and red shimmery accessories, green towels and smooth-styled beddings. The new collection at Pottery…

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Join the Opening Celebrationof IKEA Jebel Aliand Win BIG!

Join the Opening Celebrationof IKEA Jebel Aliand Win BIG!

The Swedish home furnishing giant invites the city to join a morning filled with fun, festivities, food and a chance to win gift vouchers as it opens its doors in Jebel Ali on the 18th of December. Not leaving any stone unturned in keeping the tradition of making every IKEA store opening special, the first fewcustomers entering the store will be in for a special surprise gift featuring iconic IKEA products. In addition, the first 1,000 customers will receive scratch and win cards out of which only 25 lucky customers…

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Dubai Festival City Santa Run is back bigger and better

Dubai Festival City Santa Run is back bigger and better

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 9, 2019: Dubai residents get ready for the most fun and merriest run of the season as Santa comes to join for the second Dubai Festival City Santa Run. Organized by RaceME, the run will take place on December 13thand covers three distances – 1km, 2.5km and the more seasoned runners can register themselves for the 5km distance. Set against the backdrop of the Dubai Creek and the city skyline, the DFC Santa Run will go through the scenic Dubai Festival City Promenade finishing at…

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Nakheel reaches key hospitality milestone as Avani hotel at Ibn BattutaMall opens for business

Nakheel reaches key hospitality milestone as Avani hotel at Ibn BattutaMall opens for business

Dubai, 9 December 2019 … Dubai-based master developer Nakheel is marking a key milestone in its hospitality business strategy, with the opening of the Avani Ibn BattutaDubai. The hotel was inaugurated today (Monday) by Nakheel Chairman Ali Rashid Lootah and William E. Heinecke, Founder, Chairman and Group CEO of Thailand’s Minor International, owner and operator of the Avani brand. The new-build,18-storeyAvaniis the second Nakheel hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall and one of several in operation or under construction in the developer’s hospitality project portfolio. Located less than a minute’s walk…

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Shop at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor and Get a Samsung TV Free

Shop at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor and Get a Samsung TV Free

2XL Furniture & Home Décor has launched a fabulous offer to attract shoppers this season. On purchase of AED 15000 and above, 2XL buyers get a 55-inch Samsung TV Free while enjoying a mega sale of up to 70% off on all furniture and home décor items. Customers will also get FREE 65-inch and 75-inch Samsung TV on a purchase of AED 30,001 and AED 50,001 respectively. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XLFurniture & Home Décor, said, “During this time of the year a lot of people spruce up…

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SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONALNAMES CLUSTER GENERAL MANAGER FOR 2 PROPERTIES IN BAHRAIN

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONALNAMES CLUSTER GENERAL MANAGER FOR 2 PROPERTIES IN BAHRAIN

BAHRAIN –Swiss-Belhotel International has promotedAlban Dutemple to acquire the role ofCluster General Manager for two properties namelySwiss-BelhotelSeef Bahrain and Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair.Alban has been working with the group as General Manager for Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain since June 2018. With this announcement also comes the establishment of pre-opening offices for the upcoming Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair(opening Q1 of 2020) as well as the appointment of different heads of departments. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Alban is an…

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LEVA Hotels & Resorts Wins Silver in Best New Deluxe Hotel Award Category

LEVA Hotels & Resorts Wins Silver in Best New Deluxe Hotel Award Category

LEVA Hotels & Resorts has been declared the winner of the Silver trophy in the ‘Best New Deluxe Hotel Award’ category at the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards.The prestigious awards recognize the top hotel brands and professionals who have shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in the Middle East & North Africa’s growing hospitality industry. Mr. JS Anand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LEVA Hotels & Resorts, said, “We are thrilled to be voted a silver in the Best New Deluxe Hotel category and truly grateful to the organisers…

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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Go the Extra Milein Beat Diabetes Walk 2019

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Go the Extra Milein Beat Diabetes Walk 2019

Hotel colleagues from theMillennium Airport Hotel Dubai participated the 11th edition of Beat Diabetes Walk in Dubai. The annual walkathon was held at Zabeel Park last 15th November 2019 and was organised by Landmark Group in conjunction with the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30×30 this yearto raise awareness about diabetes. More than 20,000 residents took part in the walkathon to promote diabetes awareness and healthier lifestyle. The event was supported by Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Diabetes Society, Dubai Municipality Roads & Transport Authority and Dubai Police. Mr. Simon…

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REUBEN KIPYEGO AND VIVIAN KIPLAGAT WIN 2019 ADNOC ABU DHABI MARATHON

REUBEN KIPYEGO AND VIVIAN KIPLAGAT WIN 2019 ADNOC ABU DHABI MARATHON

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December6, 2019:Kenya’sRueben Kipyegoand Vivian Kiplagat securedemphatic victories in the second ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon this morning. The event attracted over 16,500 professional and novice runners who took part in the second ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon across four race categories – 42k, 10k, 5k and 2.5k – and were able to take in the capital’s iconic landmarks including Emirates Heritage Village and Qasr Al Hosn. In a special awards ceremony held outside the headquarters of the marathon’s title sponsor, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company…

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Samsung Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars™ Special Edition is now available for pre-order in the UAE

Samsung Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars™ Special Edition is now available for pre-order in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, 9December 2019: Don’t miss your chance to be among the first in the UAE to own the special edition Galaxy Note 10+ featuring Star Wars-inspired design elements and digital content in advance of the December 19 release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The device is available for pre-order online at www.samsung.comfrom December 10 – December 15 or until stocks last; and customers who pre-order it will get a complimentary Samsung Care+ for two years. This special edition device will be bundled with a designed leather case,…

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Experience a world of different as Global Village celebrates the grand opening of the world famous Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®Odditorium on 8th December

Experience a world of different as Global Village celebrates the grand opening of the world famous Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®Odditorium on 8th December

Dubai, UAE, 09 December 2019: Prepare to be wowed and taken on a journey of the world’s weirdest and wackiest oddities as Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, celebrates the opening of the region’s first-ever Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Odditorium on Sunday, 8th December. Delivering a world of different, the alluring Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®Odditorium is an exciting and brand new addition to Global Village in Season 24. The showcase’s arrival also builds on the…

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‘Building a 5G world’: EITC Hosts 2nd Annual Global Certification Forum 5G MENA workshop

‘Building a 5G world’: EITC Hosts 2nd Annual Global Certification Forum 5G MENA workshop

Dubai, UAE, 11December 2019: In cooperation with the Global Certification Forum (GCF), Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC)has hosted the second annual GCF 5G MENA workshop under the theme: ‘Building a 5G world’. Held at the Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, the exclusive one-day forum was officially opened by Jasim AlAwadi, Senior Vice President – Service Operations, EITC, and explored how regulators, network operators, manufacturers, and industries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are using and developing 5G in innovative ways. The event was attended by…

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