Customs declarations up 11% in first half Dubai Customs Director General inspects CDM and Control Room

Customs declarations up 11% in first half Dubai Customs Director General inspects CDM and Control Room

Dubai –28 Saturday 2019: Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, made an evening tour to the Customs Declaration Management (CDM) and the Control Room at Dubai Customs headquarters. The tour was part of regular inspection visits plan put in place to ensure the smooth running of Customs centers and customer service centers across Dubai. Dubai Customs Director General directed that DC departments should exchange visits  to raise awareness and increase employees’ knowledge about all aspects of Customs work and business processes. When touring the Control Room of the…

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UOBD inks MOU with AMSI; reiterates commitment to providing quality education

UOBD inks MOU with AMSI; reiterates commitment to providing quality education

Dubai, UAE, Sep 28th, 2019: University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD) and Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), the governing body managing the Al Mawakeb Schools and ISAS (International School of Arts and Science) in Dubai, have announced the signing of a MoU. The MoU reiterates UOBD’s commitment to providing quality education. The MOU, aiming to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate collaboration between the two institutions in areas of mutual interest was signed on behalf of the respective institutions by, Dr Walid Moubayed, CEO and Vice-Chancellor of University of Balamand…

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Ajman Free Zone showcases future technology benefits at GITEX Technology Week

Ajman Free Zone showcases future technology benefits at GITEX Technology Week

Ajman, United Arab Emirates (September 28, 2019) Ajman Free Zone will participate at this year’s GITEX exhibition by showcasing how its application of new technologies has transformed the customer experience and enabled it to compete on a global scale for business investment. It will also use the event, which takes place on October 6th to 10th inclusive, at Dubai World Trade Centre, to introduce new methods of communication using mobile phones, and will focus on its intention to utilize Artificial Intelligence and Robot Process Automation to further its innovation agenda…

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CITIZEN Watches expands its retail presence in the UAE

CITIZEN Watches expands its retail presence in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (September 28, 2019): Premium Japanese watch manufacturers, CITIZEN is expanding its retail network with a new kiosk opening at Sharjah’s Sahara Centre. The exclusive boutique will offer a comprehensive range of models including CITIZEN Eco-Drive, Promaster, Satellite Wave GPS and CITIZEN L for ladies among various other affordable price range collections. The decision to open a kiosk in the bustling and vibrant Sahara Centre, located on the Dubai-Sharjah highway, is in line with the brand’s expansion strategy to establish a strong visual presence within the retail…

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BENTLEY MOTORS REVEALS A GLIMPSE OF EXQUISITE CONTINENTAL GT ‘AURUM’ EDITION BY MULLINER

BENTLEY MOTORS REVEALS A GLIMPSE OF EXQUISITE CONTINENTAL GT ‘AURUM’ EDITION BY MULLINER

 (Middle East, 29 September 2019) Bentley Motors has revealed the first glimpse of the only gold limited edition to ever be created by its commissioning department, Mulliner. The Continental GT Aurum by Mulliner’s name comes from the Latin word for ‘gold’ and just 10 beautifully crafted examples will be created exclusively for Bentley customers in the Middle East, India and South Africa. Inspired by the world’s most precious element, the Continental GT Aurum Edition by Mulliner features Bentley’s Black Specification as standard alongside gold painted 22” ‘Mulliner Driving Specification’ wheels,…

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EMIRATES LITERATURE FOUNDATION AND EMIRATES NBD EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

EMIRATES LITERATURE FOUNDATION AND EMIRATES NBD EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

 Emirates NBD becomes Official Banking Partner of Emirates Literature Foundation at a signing ceremony coinciding with the launch of the 2020 Emirates NBD Poetry for All competition Dubai, 29 September 2019: The Board of Trustees of the Emirates Literature Foundation was delighted to attend the signing ceremony for an agreement signalling a new chapter of the Foundation’s partnership with Emirates NBD. The long-standing partnership enters a new phase with the signing of a multi-year agreement making Emirates NBD the Official Banking Partner. The bank has been the sponsor of the…

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ULYSSE NARDIN LIGHTS UP THE BAY OF MONACO WITH THE GRAND FEU!

ULYSSE NARDIN LIGHTS UP THE BAY OF MONACO WITH THE GRAND FEU!

September 29, 2019 – This year, the Monaco Yacht Show once again welcomed lovers of sumptuous yachts, incredible destinations and luxury getaways in Port Hercules. In this idyllic setting, Ulysse Nardin, official sponsor of the show, presented its new arrival in a limited edition of 100 pieces: the MARINE TORPILLEUR MONACO YACHT SHOW. Since its very beginnings, Ulysse Nardin has focused its attention on the nautical world. With this new timepiece, the Swiss Manufacture reaffirms its standing as the watchmaker of the seas. From September 25–28, 2019, the show’s visitors…

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Bayt.com Reveals Most Sought-after Skills by UAE Employers this Quarter: Communication Skills, Being a Team Player, Personality and Demeanor and Ability to Work under Pressure

Bayt.com Reveals Most Sought-after Skills by UAE Employers this Quarter: Communication Skills, Being a Team Player, Personality and Demeanor and Ability to Work under Pressure

Dubai, UAE, 29th September 2019: Sales Manager (30%), Sales Executive (28%), and Marketing Executive (21%) emerged among the top roles that employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are hiring for in the coming quarter. This was just revealed in a research study conducted amongst companies in the MENA region by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s #1 job site, in partnership with YouGov. These positions were followed by Director and Customer Service Representative at 19%, and Marketing Manager, Project Manager, HR Professional, PR Specialist, and HR manager – all at 16%.…

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There will be challengers, but only one champion

There will be challengers, but only one champion

Dubai, UAE, September 29, 2019: After his crushing win over Dustin Poirier, undefeated world UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took time off to meet the undisputed King of the UAE’s roads – the Toyota Land Cruiser – bringing two reigning victors together. “Khabib Nurmagomedov has once again proved he is the undisputed champion of the sport,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota. “Just like the Land Cruiser’s globally recognized legendary off-road performance, Khabib has been dominating the sport for many years and his career record, which now stands at…

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Domain names dedicated to Khabib Nour Nurmagomedov offered for investment in UAE

Domain names dedicated to Khabib Nour Nurmagomedov offered for investment in UAE

United Arab Emirates-Dubai: Celebrating his recent win of the wrestling lightweight title at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi and his birthday last week, two domain names dedicated for Khabib Nurmagomedov are now offered for investment in the UAE. “Khabib was received by HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, leaving a very positive impact and gaining significant popularity among the sports fans in the UAE,” said Ramzi Al Mubarak, founding member of Fun Ride Sports, one…

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STEP INTO WELLNESS: DISCOVER A HAVEN OF WELLBEING AT THE WESTIN HOTELS & RESORTS POP UP DOMES ACROSS THE UAE

STEP INTO WELLNESS: DISCOVER A HAVEN OF WELLBEING AT THE WESTIN HOTELS & RESORTS POP UP DOMES ACROSS THE UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 29, 2019 – This autumn, Westin Hotels & Resorts in the UAE is inviting guests, families and professionals to discover the importance of wellbeing by taking time out for themselves and their families inside five rejuvenating pop up retreats from October 10 to November 24 2019. Appearing in community spaces and Westin Hotels & Resorts in Dubai and Abu Dhabi the dome will offer meaningful experiences designed for the whole family to reclaim time for their own wellbeing. Centered around Westin’s six pillars –…

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Join the Greatest Sporting Event – The KidZania Games at KidZania Kuwait

Join the Greatest Sporting Event – The KidZania Games at KidZania Kuwait

Kuwait: 29 September 2019 – KidZania Kuwait, the exciting kid-sized metropolis in Kuwait, kicks off its much-awaited KidZania Games Program in partnership with Kinder Chocolate and Kinder Joy. Children can now engage in a series of fun and challenging sports activities designed to encourage participation in indoor sports and various sporting disciplines. The five-week program that runs until 26 October 2019, will feature a combination of innovative sports activities including torch relay, foam archery, foam weightlifting, rhythmic gymnastics for girls, basketball and football fields that are filled with fun and…

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OYO’s SAR 4 billion MoU with SAGIA to boost luxury hospitality sector

OYO’s SAR 4 billion MoU with SAGIA to boost luxury hospitality sector

Riyadh, September 29th, 2019: OYO Hotels & Homes, the world’s third largest and fastest-growing hotel chain, on the occasion of World Tourism Day has signed an MoU with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). As a part of this MoU, OYO will invest SAR 4 billion into building luxury hospitality ecosystem across cities in KSA by adding luxury and upper-budget/mid-segment hotels to its chain in the coming months. OYO opened its doors as the largest hotel chain in Saudi Arabia and in a short period of time has expanded…

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Emicool registers 355,000 tonnes of refrigeration in H1 across UAE

Emicool registers 355,000 tonnes of refrigeration in H1 across UAE

IDubai, UAE, Sep 29th 2019: Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) LLC, a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has registered 355,000 tonnes of refrigeration (RT) by connecting to more than 2,200 buildings across the UAE, during the first half of 2019. Emicool has declared registering an increase of 12% during the same period last year. With the current total operating capacity of 355,000 RT from its plant within DIP and MotorCity, Emicool provides district cooling services to DIP, Dubai Motor City, Dubai…

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Al Hamra Golf Club becomes first golf club in the Middle East to go plastic-free

Al Hamra Golf Club becomes first golf club in the Middle East to go plastic-free

Dubai, UAE; September 29, 2019: Al Hamra Golf Club in Ras Al Khaimah, the leading golf club in the Northern Emirates, has announced that it has become the first golf club in the entire Middle East region to go fully plastic-free. The golf course development owned by Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah’s premier developer, has eliminated all single-use plastic items from its premises, underlining its commitment to environmental sustainability. As one of the premier golf clubs in the region, Al Hamra Golf Club has now set a new industry standard…

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Jewellery and Watch Show Opens Its Doors on 26th October Featuring New Brands to the Region and New Digital Initiatives

Jewellery and Watch Show Opens Its Doors on 26th October Featuring New Brands to the Region and New Digital Initiatives

29th September 2019, Abu Dhabi:- Now in its 27th edition,  the Jewellery and Watch Show will once again be returning to Abu Dhabi next month on 26-30th October at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). With hundreds of exciting brands from more than 25 countries, the Jewellery and Watch Show (JWS) will be hosting an array of unique jewellery designers, many of which will be displayed for the first time during the show. JWS remains a prominent moment when designers can showcase their latest collections and provides a unique platform…

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NEW JAGUAR DESIGN STUDIO: JAGUAR OPENS THE DOORS TO ITS HEART AND FUTURE

NEW JAGUAR DESIGN STUDIO: JAGUAR OPENS THE DOORS TO ITS HEART AND FUTURE

Dubai, UAE, 29th September – Jaguar has unveiled its new dedicated design studio in Gaydon, bringing the entire design team into one purpose-built creative space for the first time in the marque’s 84-year history. Led by Jaguar Design Director, Julian Thomson, the new studio is the most advanced automotive design centre in the world, developed to enhance the human creative design process with world-leading technologies. The ‘Heart Space’, a collaborative hub at the centre of the new Jaguar Design Studio, will bring together the diverse and creative 280-strong team as…

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Carrefour Introduces “Green Home” Zero-Waste Detergent Refill Station

Carrefour Introduces “Green Home” Zero-Waste Detergent Refill Station

Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2019 – Carrefour, which is operated in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim, has recently launched a zero-waste “Green Home” detergent refilling station in collaboration with Planet Pure, at its hypermarket in Mall of the Emirates. This is part of the retailer’s ongoing efforts to reduce single-use plastic waste in line with Majid Al Futtaim’s overarching goal to become net positive in carbon and water by 2040. At least 10% of the 100 million tons of plastic we use every year end up in the oceans,…

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The GCC GOV HR Awards to recognize key HR innovations in the region

The GCC GOV HR Awards to recognize key HR innovations in the region

29th September 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In the changing business landscape and employee culture, the region is fast moving towards adopting innovative & latest HR practices including streamlining HR operations with AI and digitization, expanding the concept of wellness and creating a people centric culture. Supporting the regions vision of building a robust & future ready workforce, the prestigious GCC GOV HR Awards, held in conjunction with the 7th Annual GOV HR Summit, will once again recognize regions’ leading organizations, HR leaders and decision makers’ for ground-breaking innovations, their…

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SOBE ANNOUNCES RESIDENT IBIZA DJ, MO’FUNK, AS NEXT HEADLINER FOR MISFIT FRIDAYS

SOBE ANNOUNCES RESIDENT IBIZA DJ, MO’FUNK, AS NEXT HEADLINER FOR MISFIT FRIDAYS

24thSeptember 2019, Dubai – One of Ibiza’s most unique DJs, Mo’Funk, is set to headline W Dubai – The Palm’s upcoming Misfit Fridays event on 4th October. Originally from Sydney, Mo’Funk has held residencies at some of Ibiza’s most famous clubs including Pacha, Café Mambo and Space for the last ten years. Misfit Fridays takes place every Friday at W Dubai – The Palm and brings together the city’s tastemakers, trailblazers and rebels to the free-spirited side of Dubai for the ultimate night of mischief at the hotel’s edgy rooftop…

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