DMT Welcomes Ambassadors and Officials to World Urban Forum Reception

DMT Welcomes Ambassadors and Officials to World Urban Forum Reception

Abu Dhabi, 17thDecember 2019:A welcome reception for ambassadors of more than 30 countries was hosted by the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Ambassadors and officialscame together for the event, which aims to support the World Urban Forum (WUF10) that will be held in Abu Dhabi in 2020. The introductory reception highlighted opportunities available at WUF10 for the respective countries, with insights into potential engagement opportunities. A series of discussions provided an essential outlineof what to expect at WUF10, including bilateral meetings…

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More than 30 inherited metabolic disorders can be identified within three minutes from a simple test

More than 30 inherited metabolic disorders can be identified within three minutes from a simple test

Dr.HamdaAbulhoul, Consultant Metabolic Medicine, Dubai Hospital & Dubai Health Authority, said: “Inherited metabolic diseases represent a major public health problem in the Arab world due to the high rate of consanguinity and a need for more public awareness. However, diagnosis has always posed challenges for physicians due to the fact that these diseases share common clinical manifestations and often present themselves in many ways without a set pattern of signs or symptoms. This means a physician must use their investigative skills in order to carry out the specific tests to…

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Nakheel books another hotel at Dragon City as 304-room Premier Inn opens for business

Nakheel books another hotel at Dragon City as 304-room Premier Inn opens for business

Dubai, 17 December 2019… Nakheel’ssecond hotel at Dragon City – a 304-room Premier Inn – is now open, marking another key milestone in the developer’s hospitality business strategy. Premier InnDragon City, located just steps away from the world-famous Dragon Mart and its 5,000 shops, restaurants and attractions, was officially opened on Monday (16 December) by Chairman Ali Rashid Lootah and Alison Brittain, Chief Executive Officer of Whitbread, the UK’s largest hospitality company and owner of the Premier Inn brand. The eight-storey hotel featuresa 320-seater restaurant, a Costa Coffee shop, a…

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Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar Kuwait All Set for Opening in January 2020

Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar Kuwait All Set for Opening in January 2020

Kuwait– The pre-opening team at Swiss-BelboutiqueBneid Al Gar Kuwait is busy giving the final touches to the hotel in preparation for its opening in January 2020. The trendy 4-star lifestyle property is superbly located across the street on Kuwait City’s beachfront promenade overlooking the beautiful Kuwait Bay merely 18 km from Kuwait International Airport. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “We are very excited to expand our presence in the GCC with an exceptional hotel such asSwiss-BelboutiqueBneid…

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MEDAL REVEALED FOR 2020 RAS AL KHAIMAH HALF MARATHON

MEDAL REVEALED FOR 2020 RAS AL KHAIMAH HALF MARATHON

(Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. 18December 2019):The eagerly anticipated medal design for the fastest half marathon in the world – the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon – has been revealed as event organsiers, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism and Development Authority (RAKTDA), announce that over 1,000 runners have already registered for the sporting event taking place on 21st February 2020 on Al Marjan Island. The Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon has commissioned four medals for the 2020 edition of the world-renowned race – one for each of the categories. Crafted in metal,…

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Find your happy place in Dubai and enjoy a memorable festive season at Millennium Place Marina

Find your happy place in Dubai and enjoy a memorable festive season at Millennium Place Marina

Dubai, UAE (December 17, 2019) – Find your happy place in Dubai and celebrate the festive season with delightful culinary offerings at Millennium Place Marina, a modern hotel concept catering to the new generation of business and leisure travellers. Christmas tree lighting Head down to Millennium Place Marina on 18th December and share the joy of Christmas tree lighting. The event includes a cocktail reception for guests featuring a speciality menu of festive culinary delights, tasty sweets and treats, Christmas choir, tree lighting and Santa Clause special visit to distribute…

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Indulge in a mouth-watering brunch at Millennium Al Barsha

Indulge in a mouth-watering brunch at Millennium Al Barsha

Dubai, UAE (December 18, 2019) – Indulge in a mouth-watering brunch every Friday at Millennium Al Barsha, a four-star hotel located in Al Barsha area in close proximity to Mall of the Emirates. Bring your loved ones and enjoy the finest culinary delights at House of Colors restaurant. Socialize over a sumptuous open buffet filled with tempting flavors, stylish beverages and live cooking station. The menu features a wide selection of dishes including healthy salads, fresh breads, soup, delightful main courses, grilled specialties, soft drinks, mocktails and a display of…

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Advanced rehabilitation programme helps 52-year-old regain independence

Advanced rehabilitation programme helps 52-year-old regain independence

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18th December 2019: When 52-year-old diabetic and hypertensive Abdul Rehaman Mohammed was admitted to Apollo Jubilee Hills Hospital, he could not speak and was experiencing weakness on the right side of his body. Abdul had suffered a stroke. He was managed conservatively and, after being stabilised, he was transferred to ApoKos, India’s first complete and integrated in-patient rehabilitation facility. A personalized rehabilitation programme of physiotherapy, speech and swallow therapy, electrotherapy, and the use of the facility’s robotic tilt table, the ERIGO was initiated for him. The…

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Kingston Stanley celebrated and awarded for innovation during MENA Talent Awards Ceremony

Kingston Stanley celebrated and awarded for innovation during MENA Talent Awards Ceremony

Dubai, UAE, 15December2019: Kingston Stanley, the leading specialist digital, marketing and tech recruitment agency, won the highly sought-after and competitive ‘Top Innovative Staffing Agency’ during the 2019 MENA Talent Awards Ceremony. This marks the agency’s first-ever award and consolidates its growth as an integral part of the region’s innovation and talent development. The award was based on social activity, engagement, interaction, and the use of data to deliverresults. Alex Koumi, Managing Director at Kingston Stanley, said: “From a list of hundreds of recruitment companies on LinkedIn, with 30 staff members…

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ICONIC ABU DHABI ARCHITECTURE INSPIRESNEW TROPHY FORTHE MUBADALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

ICONIC ABU DHABI ARCHITECTURE INSPIRESNEW TROPHY FORTHE MUBADALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

17 December 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:With only four days away, anew official trophy for the 12th edition of the Arabian Gulf’s leading tennis experience has been unveiled –and it is a special tribute to the best of Abu Dhabi. As the UAE capital readies forthe return of the world’s best male and female tennis stars at this week’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City, from 19 – 21 December, the instantly iconic new trophy is the work of homegrown talent. Designed by acclaimed Emirati…

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Nostalgia Classic Cars launches state-of-the-art RT3B Black Edition Backdraft Roadster by Backdraft Racing

Nostalgia Classic Cars launches state-of-the-art RT3B Black Edition Backdraft Roadster by Backdraft Racing

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: December 17, 2019 – Nostalgia Classic Cars today launchedBackdraft Racing’s exclusive RT3B Black Edition Backdraft Roadster. The first classic car showroom and warehouse of its kind in the UAE, Nostalgia Classic Cars is also pleased to announce that it has been appointed as the dealer principal for Backdraft Racing in Dubai and the Gulf region. The newly released race car proven RT3B Black Edition Roadster combines 1960s design with modern day styling to provide the ultimate quality finishing and luxury, with advanced ergonomics and passenger comfort…

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Ajman Free Zone opens Business Hub to enhance investor experience

Ajman Free Zone opens Business Hub to enhance investor experience

Ajman, United Arab Emirates (December 18, 2019):Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Free Zone, officially inaugurated the “Business Hub”, a dedicated facility for both freelancers, entrepreneurs and businessesaccommodated within the main Ajman Free Zone building. The new hub has been specially designed to provide AFZ investors with a comfortable and practical environment from which to operate their business. It boasts two sections; a flexible work-space dedicated to freelance workers, and a dedicated furnished office space, suitable for entrepreneurs and businesses. The facility boasts an array of facilities…

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Turkish Airlines’ load factor was 82.3% in November 2019.

Turkish Airlines’ load factor was 82.3% in November 2019.

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for November 2019, recorded 82.3% load factor in that month. According to the November 2019 Traffic Results; Total number of passengers carried increased by 3.7% to 5.7 million. Domestic load factor increased from 84% to over 85% and international load factor increased from 81% to around 82%, compared to the same month of the last year. International-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers) increased by 6.3% and international passengers excluding international to international transit passengers increased by 11.5% compared to…

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All aboard! Next stop, the North Pole at City Centre Ajman

All aboard! Next stop, the North Pole at City Centre Ajman

Ajman, UAE, 18 December2019:City Centre Ajman is bringing a piece of the North Pole right into the mall to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with a festive programme of creative workshops, generous prizes, and fun-filled activities for the whole family.From December 1 up to and including December 31, residents and tourists of Ajman will be transported to a winter wonderland as they step up to atank engine-themed activationspace and get off at the next stop, the North Pole. The activation will offer kids an engrossing and entertaining experience centred on…

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5 Food Photography Tips to Light Up Your Social Feed

5 Food Photography Tips to Light Up Your Social Feed

Consumers across the world today are communicating in more visual ways as photo and video capabilities drive more creative ways of sharing exciting lifestyle moments. Of these, sharing vibrant photos of exciting new cuisines and unique dining experiences is a popular way for foodies to communicate and document their favorite memories and lifestyle moments. According to recent studies[1], 69% of millennials take a photo or video of their food before delving in to eat. Moreover, 23% of all Instagram users photograph their food as a way of documenting their foodie…

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Global Village offers convenience and comfort for families this school holiday period with special offers for nannies

Global Village offers convenience and comfort for families this school holiday period with special offers for nannies

Dubai, UAE, 18thDecember 2019:Global Village,the world’s leading multicultural festival park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has a family offering available just in time for the school holidays. The region’s leading destination for the perfect family day outhas launched a new offer for the school holiday periodthat enables nanniesto gain free access to select paid activities and attractions when chaperoning younger guests. This offers families increased comfort and convenience during their visits. Nannies will now be able to accompany little ones into select Global Village…

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Dubai International Content Market Concludes on a High Note

Dubai International Content Market Concludes on a High Note

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 18 December 2019: Dubai International Content Market, the leading entertainment and media marketplace in the MENA region, concluded earlier last week with more than 450 content players in attendance, including 145 buyers, representing TV Stations, OTT and VOD Platforms and pay-tv operators, mainly from Middle East, North Africa and Indian Sub-Continent. Compared to the 2018 edition,this year DICM had a relative growth of 35% in terms of the number of attending exhibitors, with participation of major international players such as Inter Medya, A+E Networks, Warner…

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The holidays are even sweeter at City Centre Fujairah’s Candy Festival

The holidays are even sweeter at City Centre Fujairah’s Candy Festival

Fujairah, UAE, 17 December 2019:City Centre Fujairah is bringing something sweet to mall guests this holiday season with the launch of the month-long Candy Festival, serving up immersive food-focused workshops and generous opportunities to win. A dedicated mall space will be transformed with giant lollipops and candy canes, colourful giftboxes, and a glittering Christmas tree from 1 – 30 December as families come togetherto delight in the magic of a delicious winter wonderland. The Candy Festival will offer an unforgettable experience with creative art and confectionery workshops for kids and…

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Securing your identity: Kaspersky partners with jewelry designer to protectunique human biometrics in the digital world

Securing your identity: Kaspersky partners with jewelry designer to protectunique human biometrics in the digital world

How can people continue to use biometric based authentication on their favourite devices without worrying about their unique data being stolen and misused? To answer this question, Kaspersky has teamed up with a 3D accessory designer from Stockholm and together theyhave created a showstopping piece ofjewelry at the intersection of technology and art – a unique ring that serves as an extension of a person’s digital identity, designed to keep users’ unique biometric data safe. Today, our bodies are becoming the key to digital authentication, replacing pins and passwords. With…

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Experience the passion, energy, and pride of Africa asinternationally acclaimed ‘African Footprint’comes toGlobal Village

Experience the passion, energy, and pride of Africa asinternationally acclaimed ‘African Footprint’comes toGlobal Village

Dubai, UAE, 17December 2019:Prepare to take an exhilarating journey through Africa’s rich history, culture, and spirit as African Footprint – a globally renowned South African music and dancespectacle – takes the Main Stage at Global Village from now until Tuesday, 31st December. Praised across the world since its inaugural performance in front of Nelson Mandela and world leaders on Robben Island on the eve of the millennium, African Footprint will captivate Global Village guests with three compelling 29-minute showsevery day. Global Village is already highly regarded for bringing the WOW…

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