First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

With the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear Retrograde Second, ReSec for short, for the first time in its more than 35-year history, Chronoswiss presents a regulator timepiece in a striking 44mm case with an automatic movement. The C.301 is an exceptional automatic calibre developed by Chronoswiss. The refined Open Gear construction makes the regulator mechanism a main design element. It is put into the spotlight at the face of the dial, where the train wheel bridges in charge of the off-centre hour display were skilfully skeletonized and screwed firmly to…

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Oris Dive Control Limited Edition – built for professionals

Oris Dive Control Limited Edition – built for professionals

Oris dives deep into their repertoire of watchmaking genius to craft the Dive Control Limited Edition, an evolutionary progression on the independent Swiss company’s high-performance ProDiver watch, made for professional divers. The watch has a 51mm case cast in lightweight Grade 2 titanium and coated in highly scratch-resistant black DLC. It features the Oris-patented Rotation Safety System, or RSS, a signature Oris device that securely locks the uni-directional rotating bezel in place during a dive. The new watch also features a 60-minute chronograph counter at 12 o’clock, with key detailing…

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Top global fragrance houses prepare inspiring creations targeting Gulf’s US$2.8 billion perfume market

Top global fragrance houses prepare inspiring creations targeting Gulf’s US$2.8 billion perfume market

Dubai, UAE: Top fragrance houses from across the globe will converge in Dubai Monday (April 15th), as they reveal a whole new world of inspiring scents, perfumes, essential oils and aromas at the Middle East and Africa’s largest trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and wellbeing. Beautyworld Middle East 2019 will feature more than 1,780 exhibitors from 66 countries when it opens for the 24th time from 15-17 April at the Dubai International and Convention Centre. The annual three-day event covers six product groups, including Fragrance Compounds and Finished…

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Al Ain FC Edition

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Al Ain FC Edition

Roger Dubuis announced the kick-off of their grand partnership with Al Ain Football Club, current UAE League champions and former Asian Champions. The Swiss fine watch brand renowned for its avant-garde style and timepieces of extreme technicality and extraordinary complications, signed the agreement as Official Timekeeper of Al Ain FC at a ceremony held at the club’s iconic Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. The partnership represents the coming together of two entities; that have scaled the peaks of their respective fields and are dedicated to maintaining standards of…

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Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash

Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash

The Bubble flaunts its curves once again: In stark contrast to the XXL versions designed for thrill seekers, it’s now time to meet the “Mini” version, measuring only 17 mm. It’s the first compact Bubble watch bearing the Corum signature! Absolutely stunning, curvy and proud of it: Corum’s Bubble continues to bare its curves. Originally only available in 3 sizes: 42, 47 and 52 mm, the collection now includes the all-unique 17 mm diameter. Especially created for women, the piece adopts the design of its famous predecessors: a round stainless…

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Jazz musician Paolo Fresu wears an Eberhard & Co. timepiece

Jazz musician Paolo Fresu wears an Eberhard & Co. timepiece

The renowned Sardinian musician – a trumpet virtuoso and one of the most significant exponents of modern jazz – has always loved watches and is a great fan of the brand. He now joins the ranks of ambassadors for the Swiss watchmakers, who have chosen the Chrono 4 for him. This timepiece, whose special patented device with four aligned counters has revolutionised the way we tell the time, will accompany him on all his forthcoming, much-awaited musical appointments and in his everyday life. A unique watch for an incomparable talent.…

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Big data and artificial intelligence to play a big role in Middle East’s automotive aftermarket future, experts say

Big data and artificial intelligence to play a big role in Middle East’s automotive aftermarket future, experts say

Dubai, UAE: An ongoing transformation in the Middle East automotive industry will have a sizeable impact on the regional aftermarket, with big data and analytics playing a pivotal role in how industry players optimise their value chain, experts said today (27 March 2019.) Vishal Sanghavi, Project Manager for Automotive and Transportation at research and advisory firm Aranca, said megatrends such as shared mobility, electrification, connectivity and autonomous vehicles, will lead to a big shift in the redistribution of profits across the value chain, with the emergence of new technologies opening…

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Roger Dubuis at Geneva Motor Show 2019

Roger Dubuis at Geneva Motor Show 2019

Revved up, high geared and pumped… Roger Dubuis is right up there when it comes to being streets ahead of the crowd and appealing to a community united by a powerful tribal feeling. So whether it’s about code-breaking designs, thundering technology or passionate performance, the brand that dares to be different is quick off the mark, with the support of its perpetually creative R&D division. With a constant ear to the ground for what’s going on out there, of recent years, the latter has drawn inspiration from a range of…

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Tonda 1950 Stone-set range

Tonda 1950 Stone-set range

Parmigiani Fleurier presents a new stone-set Tonda 1950 range, one which offers extraordinary brilliance. The round diamonds of the Tonda 1950 Stone-set and the precious stones of the Tonda 1950 Rainbow illuminate Parmigiani Fleurier’s revamped ultra-thin women’s watch. THE SETTING OF DIAMONDS AND PRECIOUS STONES The new Tonda 1950 for women has a large bezel, reducing the area of the dial and providing a broader surface on which to set the precious stones. No fewer than 51 round diamonds adorn the edge of the watch, totalling 1.82 carats. Thanks to…

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24TH edition of Beautyworld Middle East 2019 to open in Dubai April 15th

24TH edition of Beautyworld Middle East 2019 to open in Dubai April 15th

Dubai, UAE: Beautyword Middle East has for long been setting the trends for the regional beauty and wellbeing industries – being the first to showcase the latest in fashion, cutting-edge developments in cosmetics, hair care, make-up etc. on a platform that serves as a show window for leading trade buyers and decision makers across the wider Middle East. Now, Beautyworld Middle East 2019 brings the all-new Front Row, a novel feature that encapsulates all the passion, joie de vivre, creative energy, innovative nature that drives an industry that is constantly…

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SriLankan Airlines to increase frequencies to Japan

SriLankan Airlines to increase frequencies to Japan

SriLankan Airlines, one of the first carriers to fly to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, is celebrating 35 years of flying to Narita by increasing its number of frequencies up to five per week, with Sri Lanka growing rapidly in popularity as a destination for Japanese travelers. SriLankan is the only airline to operate non-stop from Tokyo to Colombo and provides rapid connections to many cities in South India and also to the Maldives which is a highly popular destination among Japanese tourists. Sri Lanka welcomed nearly 50,000 Japanese visitors in…

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Oris Aquis Date-Green Machine

Oris Aquis Date-Green Machine

The Oris Aquis is recognized around the world as a quality Swiss Made diver’s watch that offers class-leading performance. For the first time, it’s now available with a green dial and bezel in a 39.50 mm case, a versatile size that will transfer from desk to beach and back again with ease. Despite the slimness and gentle ergonomics of its case, it’s hugely robust and water-resistant to an impressive 30 bar (300 metres). Its diver’s watch credentials continue with a screw-down crown with protection and a uni directional rotating bezel,…

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Chronoswiss Rolls Out Latest Version Of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton Limited Edition

Chronoswiss Rolls Out Latest Version Of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton Limited Edition

  Chronoswiss has rolled out the latest version of their Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton, this one in a limited edition of just 30 pieces. The brand that specializes in regulator movements has been offering a skeletonized version of their Flying Grand Regulator ever since they first introduced it in 2014.   Housed in a 44-mm stainless steel case, with satin-brushed and polished finishes, composed of 21 parts, the Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton is one very special piece. The knurled finish on the sides and vintage-look onion crown, are iconic Chronoswiss…

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SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019

SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, reaffirming the global appeal and innovativeness of its marketing communication endeavours yet again, won three awards at Golden City Gates Awards 2019 at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair. The 19th edition of the awards saw a jury of 40 members judging over 148 submissions sent by 32 countries. SriLankan Airlines was awarded a First Star award in the ‘Airlines- corporate’ category for its product video, another First Star for its India Outbound video in…

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Three generations of Bollywood divas wear Roger Dubuis

Three generations of Bollywood divas wear Roger Dubuis

When three Bollywood divas hit the stage together they generally bring down the house! That was precisely what happened when three of the Hindi film industry’s most sought after superstars were pictured wearing exclusive Roger Dubuis timepieces at a photoshoot to celebrate International Women’s Day and the 10th Anniversary of Harper’s Bazaar India, recently. Sizzling on the cover of the magazine that is revered in the rarefied world of high fashion, was Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and Alia Bhatt – three of the most bankable superstars that rule the multi-million…

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Messe Frankfurt announces launch of Interior Lifestyle Middle East 2020 in Dubai

Messe Frankfurt announces launch of Interior Lifestyle Middle East 2020 in Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the regional arm of international trade show and conference organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH, today (19 March 2019) announced the launch of a new exhibition targeting the wider Middle East, African, and Central Asian markets. Interior Lifestyle Middle East will debut in March 2020 in Dubai, offering a holistic platform for exhibitors to showcase mid to high-end consumer goods, specifically oriented toward the giving and dining segments, and targeting thousands of retail and corporate buyers across the region. The annual three-day event will run alongside…

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Global players express optimism in region’s US$15 billion auto parts and accessories market

Global players express optimism in region’s US$15 billion auto parts and accessories market

Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s potential as a key growth region for the automotive aftermarket will be underlined by a healthy international presence at the industry’s largest regional trade fair in Dubai, with global players eager to tap into a market that was valued at US$15 billion in 2018. Automechanika Dubai 2019 is set to welcome more than 1,800 exhibitors from 61 countries when doors open for the 17th time in June at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with participating companies expressing optimism about future business growth. Connected…

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Paperworld Middle East 2019 opens in Dubai with 305 exhibitors from 42 countries

Paperworld Middle East 2019 opens in Dubai with 305 exhibitors from 42 countries

Dubai, UAE: Paperworld Middle East, the region’s largest international trade fair for stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies, opened today (18 March) in Dubai, featuring 305 exhibitors from 42 countries. Running for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual showcase was opened by H. E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice-Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre. With a new ‘More than Paper’ theme for 2019 and beyond, the 9th edition of Paperworld Middle East opens with an expanded product offering, underlined by its co-location…

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Double A sets new goals in journey towards sustainable community development

Double A sets new goals in journey towards sustainable community development

Double A, Thailand’s largest pulp and paper manufacturer internationally recognized as the leading premium quality copy paper provider in more than 130 countries and more than 30 percent of its annual output destined for the Middle East and African market, continues its journey to be among the world’s most sustainable paper producers, with the support of one million farmers families. Since founded in 1991, Double A’s DNA has been to build a business model from the ground up that not only helps protect the environment and gives back to the…

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Sleek and sophisticated Aiglon Grande Taille Noir, just right for all occasions

Sleek and sophisticated Aiglon Grande Taille Noir, just right for all occasions

Eberhard & Co’s presents a dark horse from their Aiglon Collection for men, with the stunning Aiglon Grande Taille Noir, With sleek, distinguished lines like the rest of its stablemates, the Aiglon Grande Taille Noir strikes a sober and sophisticated presence on the wrist. This black beauty of  a watch comes with a 41 mm PVD treated steel case and black sunray dial – with luminescent hour markers and date at 6 o’clock. Water-resistant up to 50 meters and with a case back held in place by 6 screws, the…

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