22 Top Middle East Triathletes among 1000-Strong International Field Vying For Top Honours In Colombo Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

22 Top Middle East Triathletes among 1000-Strong International Field Vying For Top Honours In Colombo Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

Come Sunday, February 24th and all eyes will be on the scenic coastline that envelops Colombo, Sri Lanka’s enchanting capital, as the cream of the world’s triathletes will take on the challenge of the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon. It is a field chockfull of talent, with over 730 triathletes from 58 different countries vie for the top honours in Asia’s most influential triathlon competition. Also taking the plunge with the field of ironmen and women will be a strong 22-member contingent from the Middle East, underlining the pulling power of the…

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S Blue to debut at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2019

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S Blue to debut at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2019

When Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corse joined hands in an epoch making partnership, it hit the rarefied echelons of the worlds of high-performance motorsport and haute horology like a proverbial bolt from the blue! It was the start of a new chapter for the two brands, both of whom enjoy reputations of being leaders in innovation, revolutionary new technology and the ultimate in customer experience. The junction was clearly inevitable. While motorsports and watchmaking have long since discovered various affinities, the story of Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corse…

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Admiral AC-ONE 45 Squelette “Kronometry 1999”

Admiral AC-ONE 45 Squelette “Kronometry 1999”

Corum recently unveils three unique versions of its Admiral 45, available only at the Bristol – legendary Parisian luxury hotel and new home of Corum retailers Kronometry 1999 The Admiral 45 Bronze has been sailing the watchmaking seas for just over a year, proudly displaying its patented bronze case, teak pontoon dial, and iconic pennants, arranged around the twelve-sided bezel to display the hours befittingly for lovers of water sports and ocean-going races – and appealing to everyone who enjoys an assertive, sporty chic style. Based on this creation, Corum…

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Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators

Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators

Chronoswiss has launched two new striking examples of the Flying Grand Regulator, sporting the characteristic layered dial construction and iconic guilloche work. Both these exclusive watches are prime examples of the line that has created more than mere ripples in the haute horological world. Both dressy and with a sporting flair, these models are designed to fit into most occasions with a certain panache. The stainless steel case measures 44mm x 12.4mm. The satin-finished DLC coating adds a powerful look to these timepieces. The extended screwed lugs, and the oversized…

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22 top Middle East Triathletes Headed for so Sri Lanka Ironman Triathlon Colombo

22 top Middle East Triathletes Headed for so Sri Lanka Ironman Triathlon Colombo

SriLankan Airlines, the Official Airline Partner of the forthcoming IRONMAN® 70.3® event scheduled to take place in Colombo on 24th February announced that as many as 22 triathletes have so far confirmed their participation and several more are expected to participate. The IRONMAN® 70.3® is a grueling contest with a 1.9 kilometer swim course followed by a 90.1 kilometer bike course and ending in a 21.1 kilometer run course and will see the participation of prominent triathletes from the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan amongst others. To support…

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Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day’s Gift

ثنائية ساعات أنيقة من برميجياني فلورييه في يوم الحب

This dynamic duo of iconic and elegant timepieces, the first created specifically for women by Parmigiani Fleurier, the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, sport the signature tonneau lines and radiate elegant feminine charm and with their striking make a stunning. These exceptional watches will make an ideal Valentine’s Day gift for the special woman in your life. THE GOLDEN NUMBER FOR BALANCE AND HARMONY When creating the design for the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, which are identical apart from size, Michel Parmigiani used the perfect proportions of the golden…

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Oris Aquis Date Diamonds

Oris Aquis Date Diamonds

Oris is pleased to introduce one of the most glamorous watches it has ever created, the Aquis Date Diamonds. The bezel of this elegant mechanical timepiece is set with 43 diamonds (totalling 1.075 carats) and a single dark blue sapphire as a dive time indicator. These complement the 11 diamond-set hour markers on the watch’s blue sunray dial and its blue satin strap. As well as being a sparkling evening accessory, the new Aquis Date Diamonds doubles as a technical instrument. It’s also a high-performance diver’s watch, capable of keeping…

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Oneworld marks its 20th anniversary-The global airline alliance unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Oneworld marks its 20th anniversary-The global airline alliance unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Digital revolution: Customers flying on connecting flights on oneworld airlines to be able to check-in, obtain boarding passes, track baggage, receive flight updates and pay for additional services through their preferred airline’s app or website, progressively from this year. Even better customer experience: oneworld-branded and managed airport lounges to be rolled out at key airports, offering more space and service More member airlines: Royal Air Maroc to join in 2020 and Fiji Airways to be fully implemented as first oneworld connect partner next month, increasing the alliance network to 1,100…

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HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tours 21st Intersec in Dubai

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tours 21st Intersec in Dubai

Dubai, UAE:  His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, toured the exhibitions halls of Intersec 2019 today (20th January), impressed by what he saw at the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. His Highness, Intersec’s Patron, stopped by a number of key stands, including those of supporting partners the Dubai Police and the Dubai Civil Defence.  Following the VIP tour, he said: “The continued development of Intersec into a globally significant trade platform for safety, security and protection, reflects the growth of the…

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European paper & office supplies to be present in strength at Paperworld ME in Dubai

European paper & office supplies to be present in strength at Paperworld ME in Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Paperworld Middle East, being the premier trade and networking event for paper, office products and stationery in the Middle East, has traditionally enjoyed a strong presence from European exhibitors. Manufacturers and suppliers from the continent, realizing the potential of the event as a stage to reach across the wider region, will be out in strength at Paperworld Middle East 2019 too, with a wide range of products that cater specifically to the regional market preferences. With Paperworld Middle East now evolving into a comprehensive umbrella event that takes…

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Live-action firefighting, Artificial Intelligence, and Securing Expo 2020 among key features at Intersec Dubai

Live-action firefighting, Artificial Intelligence, and Securing Expo 2020 among key features at Intersec Dubai

Dubai, UAE:  Live-action firefighting and emergency rescue operations, drone demonstrations, and a revamped conference discussing Artificial Intelligence, safety planning for cities of the future, and securing the Dubai Expo 2020, are some key features of Intersec 2019, as the final preparations are laid ahead of its big opening in Dubai next week. The 21st edition of the world’s leading trade for security, safety, and fire protection takes place from 20-22 January 2019, with more than 1,200 exhibitors from 54 countries spanning 60,000sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.…

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Oris Artelier Calibre 111-Golden Moments

Oris Artelier Calibre 111-Golden Moments

Oris’s Artelier Calibre 111 is one of the most important watches the independent Swiss watch company has ever made. It heralds the revival of Oris as the developer of series-produced, in-house developed movements, and, with its 10-day power reserve and patented non-linear power reserve indicator, showcases the company’s innovative spirit. Now, Oris has added a new model to the line, which combines a stainless steel case with gold-plated hands and hour markers. Oris Artelier Calibre 111 Ref. No. 01 111 7700 4021 LS Case Material Multi-piece stainless steel case Size…

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Toric Chronometre Guilloche Dial

Toric Chronometre Guilloche Dial

In 2017, Parmigiani Fleurier unveiled the Toric Chronomètre, a contemporary reworking of the first watch designed by Michel Parmigiani. In November 2018, the brand revisited the aesthetics of this flagship model, introducing an eye-catching dial decorated to evoke the spiral pattern of a pine cone. The Guilloche Dial “The decoration is so captivating because it is based on the Golden Ratio. Within it, you see Fibonacci’s spirals, reproducing a harmony that is everywhere in nature.” This is how Michel Parmigiani describes the hand-guilloché dial of the new Toric Chronomètre. Its…

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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Shooting Stars Trilogy

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Shooting Stars Trilogy

Roger Dubuis presents a titanic trilogy of shooting stars, an incandescent series of women’s timepieces that make a perfect gift over the festive season.  Over the last 25 years, Roger Dubuis has been speaking to women through highly distinctive, self-confident and sophisticated codes combined with an elegant touch of eccentricity. This has resulted in a combination of shapes, curves and ultra-fashionable designs, while remaining at the very high end of luxury watchmaking. Cosmic affinities The Roger Dubuis woman is empowered and successful, while remaining sensitive to both aesthetics and technology.…

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Corum Heritage Eleganza- A luxury feminine piece

إصدارات إليغانزا المُطورة…إهداء كوروم للمرأة الأنيقة

Corum unveils a new collection that is 100% dedicated to women: Eleganza. Its particularity: available both in casual chic and precious jewellery versions; as part of a strictly limited edition, these feminine models feature, for the first time in the brand’s history, an automatic regulator movement and represent the perfect gift for the woman of style. At once precious yet casual, modern yet already legendary: Corum brings opposites together for its new 100% feminine collection. The Eleganza embodies Italian-style chicness, suitable for gala events…or paired with jeans and trainers. The…

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The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK Ltd takes unity into its own hands

The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK Ltd takes unity into its own hands

From pomp to punk, the UK has always steered away from black and white perspectives. The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK shows this spirit in its true colours, in this case those of the union jack flag. The timely Swiss watch with a British heritage addresses Brexit with heart-felt honesty – by adding a question mark. As in any love affair, this tiny piece of punctuation speaks volumes. Should I go or should I stay? Can we still be friends? Will we ever get back together again? It sets the tone…

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Flying Grand Regulator now available in new colour combinations

Flying Grand Regulator now available in new colour combinations

The Grand Regulator in its distinctive 44 mm case has been a permanent fixture of the Chronoswiss collection for more than 20 years. In 2017, this classic watch was given an upgrade and has boasted its innovative 3D dial design ever since under the name of Flying Grand Regulator. In addition to this timepiece with its stainless steel case and midnight blue dial, two more Flying Grand Regulator versions in bold colour combinations will be launched this spring, each of them featuring a DLC coated case. At a hardness of…

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For Christmas, Corum Covers Its Golden Bridges in Snow

Christmas is in the air: just in time for the festive season, Corum is releasing two new versions of its Golden Bridge with a new “snow” setting. Made exclusively of diamonds, the snow setting involves arranging a random number of diamonds of all sizes in such a way that together, they cover up the entirety of the metal. It is a high-level jewellery practice for two reasons. Firstly, the meticulous choice of the placement of each diamond. Though each one is different, they must still be as close to one…

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Tonda Metropolitaine Selene Rose Gold

إصدار توندا النسائي الجديد من برميجياني للمرأة الأنيقة

Parmigiani Fleurier has expanded its Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène range following the resounding success of this watch, launched in 2016, with two new models in rose gold. These models display the moon phases thanks to a movement produced entirely in-house and set in a modern, refined rose gold case. ROSE GOLD DOWN TO THE FINEST DETAILS The Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène in rose gold features two dial versions: the first, in abyss blue, is adorned with a central lotus flower – a symbol of femininity. This decoration is cut from mother of…

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EASA approves SriLankan Engineering to global standard

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved SriLankan Engineering to carry out Base Maintenance operations on Airbus A330 aircraft as per EASA Part-145 regulations. SriLankan Engineering is the aircraft Maintenance-Repair-Overhaul (MRO) arm of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka. This certification completes the requirements for SriLankan Engineering to conduct base maintenance operations on the A320, A321 and A330 families of aircraft of all airlines operating to Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). This includes the entire SriLankan Airlines fleet, which is comprised of A320, A321 and A330 aircraft.…

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