TIME Hotels plans to boost positivity in the workplace and enhance future guest experience

TIME Hotels plans to boost positivity in the workplace and enhance future guest experience

UAE-headquartered hospitality company to introduce new initiatives to promote positive wellbeing among all employees and improve overall guest service UAE-headquartered hospitality company, TIME Hotels, has implemented a number of new initiatives to boost morale and promote positive wellbeing among all of its staff members, as well as improving guest experience across its portfolio of properties. The personal development of all team members will also be a key focus, with TIME Hotels dedicating a set amount of working hours to allow employees to catch up on e-learning modules and develop their…

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Watch your favorite Arabic premium series on OSN this April

Watch your favorite Arabic premium series on OSN this April

Enjoy a month filled with Drama and suspense with OSN! Dubai, UAE – 30 March 2020: Get ready for the year’s best line-up of Arabic premium content on OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, which aims to keep you entertained while you’re at home this April. From continuing Pan Arabic series, to cutting edge Turkish dramas and must-watch Egyptian comedies, tune in to OSN Ya Hala Al Oula and OSN Yahala ahead of Ramadan to kill the boredom. First up on OSN’s continuing series is the Turksih Comedy/ Romance, AlHob…

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DIDI Starts Digital Bootcamp For UAE’s Biggest Student Design Contest Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation adopts virtual communication to keep Project Design Space in motion

DIDI Starts Digital Bootcamp For UAE’s Biggest Student Design Contest

Dubai-UAE: 30 March 2020– Leading companies have praised the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) for swiftly implementing measures to maintain momentum for Project Design Space – the biggest student design competition in the UAE. Participation in Project Design Space has grown year-on-year with more than 4,500 students from 100 UAE schools taking part. And with schools adopting online learning due to exceptional circumstances, Project Design Space remains in full swing thanks to the adoption of virtual communication and video conferencing. DIDI, the region’s first university exclusively dedicated to…

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The unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV advertising

الوضع غير المسبوق لفيروس كوفيد-19 وتأثيره على قطاع الإعلانات التلفزيونية

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – (AETOSWire): At a time when regional audiences are staying home more than ever before to support lockdown and self-isolation drives, MBC Group (The region’s leading broadcasters) have reported a significant surge in their overall performance, as well as their individual channels. Insightful data findings from MBC Group indicate that behavioral changes have resulted in greater consumption of premium television content and entertainment. These are being shared to enable advertisers to reinforce and adapt their TV media investments and plans, while encouraging them to uplift their TV…

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Bringing together the world of fashion and art Spanish fashion house Purificacion Garcia has curated a special collection of versatile pieces for the Holy Month of Ramadan

Bringing together the world of fashion and art

The collection’s elegance is amplified by proposing a stunning selection of creative designs, exquisite fabrics, unfolding colorful garments including a playful floral print. Minimal shapes are the defining traits for the season and the collection’s free-flowing fabrics used offer easy-to-wear glamour – This beautiful collection will be able to carry you from the Ramadan season to your Eid travels – embodying the true spirit of the season. Highlights of the collection include masterfully embellished calfskin bags from Purificacion Garcia’s renown designs such as the Homenaje Acolchado, Bacoli and Varnish bags,…

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ADCB GROUP, INCLUDING AL HILAL BANK, MAKES EMPLOYMENT COMMITMENT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

ADCB GROUP, INCLUDING AL HILAL BANK, MAKES EMPLOYMENT COMMITMENT  IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Abu Dhabi, 30 March 2020:  ADCB Group, including Al Hilal Bank, today made a commitment to ensure the continuity of employment at the Bank, pledging that no employee will be made redundant during 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. E. Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chairman of ADCB Group, commented: “The banking sector plays an important role in ensuring UAE residents and businesses are supported in these challenging times and ADCB Group recognises the importance of expressing solidarity with our employees and their families as they carry out their roles…

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KoolSpan Protects Mobile Calls, Texts, Data from Increased Threats While Working from Home for Government, Corporate Employees

KoolSpan Protects Mobile Calls, Texts, Data from Increased Threats While Working from Home for Government, Corporate Employees

BETHESDA, Md–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, governments and businesses globally are shifting employees to work from home or other remote locations. These organizations face unprecedented challenges and IT systems are under strain from demands placed by remote employees. Home based employees often face no alternative but to use home networks and personal devices for sensitive work. Conversations that would normally have taken place face-to-face within secured networks are now made over cellular networks and the Internet. Hackers and cyber criminals, both state sponsored and non-state sponsored…

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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces its success in launching distance learning

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces its success in launching distance learning

Abu Dhabi , 30 March 2020 ; In line with the government’s instructions and procedures to limit the spread of the emerging Corona virus (Covid-19) and the university’s responsibility to protect students, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces its success in launching distance learning. Professor Silvia Serrano, Vice Chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, highlighted the efforts and the readiness of the Digital Transformation & Innovation department and the teamwork spirit of staff and Faculty. “Our key priority is to maintain the continuity of the educational process and to ensure high…

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[RE]MASTERING THE PAST

[RE]MASTERING THE PAST

“People are very cognisant of the design shakeup that took place in the 1970s and in the early 2000s. However, creative expressions of case form and dial design have occurred during every decade of our history.For [Re]master01, we chose to explore the strength and elegance of one of our chronograph wristwatches from 1943 through the prism of 2020. This is not a historic reissue – it is a contemporary remastering of one of our past creations.” Michael Friedman Audemars Piguet’s Head of Complications Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet’s newly…

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MG HS named Middle East ‘Car of the Year’ for 2020

MG HS named Middle East ‘Car of the Year’ for 2020

(Middle East, 25 March 2020) MG Motor’s remarkable rise through the ranks of the Middle East automotive world has been crowned with the British-born brand picking up the region’s most prestigious motoring award – the MG HS has been named 2020 ‘Car of the Year’ by a panel comprising some of the region’s leading automotive experts. The MG HS was also named ‘Best Sub-compact Crossover’, while the MG 5 was named ‘Best Sub-compact Sedan’. The Middle East Car Of The Year Awards announcement is a stunning achievement for MG, which…

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The best movies to catch on OSN this April

أفضل الأفلام على شبكة OSN في شهر أبريل

Dubai, UAE – 26thMarch 2020: This April, OSNthe region’s leading entertainment network is bringing a host of blockbuster films to OSN Movies First. From thrillers and horrors leaving viewers on the edge of their seat, to cutting edge dramas and must-watch comedies – anyone will be spoilt for choice. And that’s not all, OSN will also be offering back to back movies for the whole family to enjoy with the launch of its Family Fun pop-up channel during Ramadan. First up on OSN’s movie line upis Booksmart – described by…

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Get Your Pair of Glassing’s Dubai-Exclusive Eyewear Collection: We Are Steel Dubai

Get Your Pair of Glassing’s Dubai-Exclusive Eyewear Collection: We Are Steel Dubai

16 March 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates—With the success of Glassing’s expansion around the globe, the handmade Italian eyewear brand has released city-exclusive collections for some of the various locations their collections are sold in. Fortunate for UAE residents, Glassing has now launched an exclusive ‘Dubai’ collection, ‘We Are Steel Dubai’, available for purchase online and at their La Mer boutique. Founded in mid 2010, Glassing has rapidly expanded with their edgy, trendsetting sunglasses collections that have become best sellers worldwide, and graced the eyes of numerous celebrities such as…

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Line Investments & Property LLC closes malls temporarily for preventative measures against Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Line Investments & Property LLC closes malls temporarily for preventative measures against Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Retailers recommended to comply to stop the spread of the disease Line Investments & Property LLC, the real estate arm of Lulu Group International will be closing all shopping malls in UAE for two weeks with the recent developments relating to the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID -19) and the precautions taken by the UAE Government after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a state of emergency around the world. Only the supermarkets and pharmacies based in the malls will be open for customer convenience in Al Wahda Mall, Khalidiyah Mall,…

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Azizi Developments’ website traffic surges 45%

Azizi Developments’ website traffic surges 45%

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 March 2020:Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has noted a remarkable surge in the volume of its website visitors, time spent on its site, and digital inquiries. www.azizidevelopments.com has, over the past 4 weeks, received 45% more unique visitors, with the average time spent across its pages having increased by nearly 25%. This surge comes in light of the current global situation, which has led to the public spending more time in their homes and increasingly migrating to digital channels in their…

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Nakheel pledges AED230 million in financial support for customers

Nakheel pledges AED230 million in financial support for customers

Dubai, 26March 2020 …Master developer Nakheel today announced an AED230 million economic relief package for customers in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The initiative is in line with the economic stimulus launched under the direction of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and announced by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. The Nakheel economic relief package aims to help reduce the…

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Dubai Heights Academy rolls out distance learning programme for students

Dubai Heights Academy rolls out distance learning programme for students

Dubai Heights Academy (DHA), a leading British curriculum school located in the heart of Al Barsha South,has rolled out a wide range of distance learning programmes to ensure the education of its students is not affected by the closure of schools as a result of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The distance learning programme, which is in line with the Ministry of Education and KHDA’s directive for all schools to adopt interactive learning programmes for students of all academic levels, ensures continuity as well as offering a broad and balanced curriculum…

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Fendi Timepieces presents the New Run Away Rectangle

Fendi Timepieces presents the New Run Away Rectangle

A bold reinterpretation of the iconic timepiece, the new Run Away Rectangle plays with shapes, featuring a classic rectangular case enhanced with the signature F is FENDI logo insert, boasting a seamless blend of modern geometries and retro-inspired aesthetic. A fresh take on the signature design Artfully combining a classic silhouette with fashion-forward design elements, the rectangular case of this new version of the Run Away watch evokes a sense of timeless elegance paired with contemporary flair. The Roman Maison’s instantly recognizable F is FENDI logo is now revisited in…

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Borjan Launches its Striking Spring-Summer 2020 Collection

Borjan Launches its Striking Spring-Summer 2020 Collection

23 March 2020, Dubai and Sharjah – Borjan, an international footwear and accessories brand, has launched its exclusive spring-summer 2020 collection. The collection, featuring signature pieces for men and women, is inspired by reptilian and futuristic aesthetics. With a color palette that’s mostly neutral and pastel, the collection also features distinct must-have pieces. Futuristic fashion: Borjan’s spring-summer collection celebrates metallic and transparent materials. Create a dramatic sense of mystery with these enigmatic pieces that’s sure to turn heads the moment you walk into a room. Into the jungle: Featuring fierce…

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Desk to dinner, gym to the great outdoors – Borjan has shoes for every occasion

Desk to dinner, gym to the great outdoors – Borjan has shoes for every occasion

12th February 2020, Dubai – With a penchant for traditional and trendy patterns, Borjan offers footwear for every occasion. The brand’s signature designs are inspired by modern elegance, timeless trends, and functionality. With footwear and accessories as its hero products, Borjan’s diverse range of footwear ranges from modern chic to classic and sophisticated. A renowned brand from more than two decades with 120 outlets in 60 cities across Pakistan, Borjan has set foot into the GCC market. Borjan, staying true to its aesthetic vision, established its first outlet in the…

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COVID-19: Information on Nissan operations in Africa, Middle East, India region

COVID-19: Information on Nissan operations in Africa, Middle East, India region

DUBAI, UAE(March25th2020) –In response to the continuing COVID-19 outbreak, Nissan has announced a temporary suspension to production in its Africa, Middle East and India region. This action follows the advice and guidance of respective national governments, and is being taken to safeguard the wellbeing of staff, customers and communities. The measures taken are as follows: Production at the Alliance plant in Chennai, India (Renault Nissan Automotive India Private, Ltd) was halted on Monday March 23rd until further notice. A skeleton staff will continue to carry out essential maintenance and the…

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