OYO Hotels and Homes Appoints Mandar Vaidya as CEO for Southeast Asia and the Middle East

OYO Hotels and Homes Appoints Mandar Vaidya as CEO for Southeast Asia and the Middle East

Dubai, August 7, 2019: OYO Hotels and Homes, the world’s third-largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces has announced the appointment of Dr. Mandar Vaidya as the Chief Executive Officer for Southeast Asia and the Middle East, effective August 1, 2019. This appointment comes as a part of the company’s efforts to continue to invest in and attract world-class leadership, as part of its ongoing focus to drive accelerated growth in two of its high potential markets – Southeast Asia and the Middle East.…

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Benefits to young people of becoming a freelancer a focus at International Youth Day event

Benefits to young people of becoming a freelancer a focus at International Youth Day event

Ajman, United Arab Emirates (August 6, 2019):  The benefits of becoming a freelancer for those young people who have completed their higher education, will be one of the main topics discussed at International Youth Day, where Ajman Free Zone is a sponsor. The event will be held on Thursday August 8th. The event, an initiative by Ajman Youth Councils, part of The Federal Youth Authority, is being held to mark International Youth Day, an annual celebration of the role of young men and women as essential partners in change, which…

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Spare a thought for abandoned cats today – International Cat Day!

Spare a thought for abandoned cats today – International Cat Day!

Today, many people will know that it’s International Cat Day, which is often used to not only celebrate the special bondbetween humans and cats, but also to advocate for the safety and well-being of cats. Unfortunately, the number of animals being abandoned on the streets by their ownersand illegal breeders isrising drastically in the UAE. This is now becoming a pressing issue, so many cats are needlessly suffering on our streets. To combat this, EAWS (Emirates Animal Welfare Society) is hoping to work with the police and Dubai Municipality in…

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GIA LAUNCHES AN EXCLUSIVEBLACK COD MENU ON THE OCCASSAION OF EID AL ADHA

GIA LAUNCHES AN EXCLUSIVEBLACK COD MENU ON THE OCCASSAION OF EID AL ADHA

In celebration of Eid Al Adha, GIA will be introducing a Black Cod a la carte menu, starting Friday August 9th until Saturday August 17th. With an exclusively curatedlunch and dinner menu to remember, GIA welcomes all dinners on this joyous occasion to enjoy an indulging variety of flavorful Italian dishes that include the delicate black cod. The a la carte menu features a flavoursome range of appetizers and main courses, specially curated for this special occasion. The starters include the Arancini allozafferano e merluzzonero, a saffron arancini with black…

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Social House launches healthy Poke Bowl menu

Social House launches healthy Poke Bowl menu

  Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch or a post work-out meal, the popular eatery Social House has you covered with the launch of their Poke Bowl menu. For those who fancy a healthy meal, the delicious, nutritious and healthy Poke Bowls are a much-awaited addition to the already extensive healthy menu options at Social House. The healthy Poke Bowl menu is available daily from 10 am onwards. Originally a Hawaiian dish, the Poke Bowl is a mix of rice, proteins and veggies that’s nutrient packed, fully natural and unprocessed.…

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Grand Millennium Business Bay celebrates Eid Al Adha with opulent lunch offer

Grand Millennium Business Bay celebrates Eid Al Adha with opulent lunch offer

Dubai, UAE (August 6, 2019) – Grand Millennium Business Bay has launched an opulent lunch at The Podium restaurant on the first day of Eid al Adha. Indulge in a lavish lunch featuring traditional dishes, Indian classics and Asian favorites, Arabic cold Mezze, western delights and speciality dishes for a memorable lunch in the occasion of Eid. Valid on the 1st day of Eid Al Adha, the lunnch will be served from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm with prices starting at AED 165 with soft beverages. Kids aged 6 to…

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Millennium Hotels and Resortsdrivesthe growth of Saudi hospitality sector

Millennium Hotels and Resortsdrivesthe growth of Saudi hospitality sector

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (August 8, 2019) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the fastest-growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa, is driving the growth of the Saudi hospitality sector with its ambitious plan to open new hotels across the kingdom to add to its growing portfolio. In its first phase, the plan includes the opening of 6 new hotels in Makkah, Madina, Tabouk, Jizan and Baha in addition to recently opened Millennium and Copthorne Makkah Al Naseemhotels. The movereinforces the Millennium Hotels and…

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Hyundai Motor’sSonata HybridMakes Global Debut

Hyundai Motor’sSonata HybridMakes Global Debut

August 08, 2019– Hyundai Motor launched Sonata Hybrid equipped with world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) technology and solar roof system. The Sonata hybrid boasts hybrid exclusive design with enhanced dynamic elements. The hybrid model is equipped withunique characterizing cross hole cascading grille, rear spoiler, and alloy wheel which not only accentuate the look and feel of an eco-friendly vehicle but also provide fine-tuned aerodynamics. Hyundai Motor’s solar roof system makes its debut on the Sonata Hybrid. The system recharges the battery to increase travel distance while preventingunnecessary battery discharge.…

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Arabian Automobiles Renault rolls out never-before price for very limited period offer on all models

Arabian Automobiles Renault rolls out never-before price for very limited period offer on all models

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August7th, 2019:For only a very limited period to coincide with the spirit of giving this Eid, Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive distributor for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is offering not-to-miss deals on all its popular models. The new Triple 777 campaign by Renault is all about value for money – but only for a limited window of time. Rush now to buy a Renault, presented to you at a very competitive rate starting from…

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Chairman of SCTH Board of Directors Visits “Taif Season” and Commends Turnout for Events

Chairman of SCTH Board of Directors Visits “Taif Season” and Commends Turnout for Events

6 August 2019 His Excellency Ahmed bin Aqeel al-Khatib, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, inspected the activities and events taking place at “Taif Season,” which began this month. He was briefed on their progress as he toured Al Ward Village in Al Radaf, King Faisal Park and Souk Okaz. His Excellency met with Taif residents and tourists who were enjoying the events and performances from different countries, and he also spoke with exhibitors and participants. He praised the efforts of…

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Get closer with Dubai Aquarium &Underwater Zoo’s shark family with the all-new Shark Trainer experience

Get closer with Dubai Aquarium &Underwater Zoo’s shark family with the all-new Shark Trainer experience

There are a host of unique underwater experiences, but nothing beats a close shark encounter. If you fancy getting up close and personal with sharks, then Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s newShark Trainer Encounter is a must try! The family-friendly experience will educate guests about shark species as well as how these amazing creatures are taken care of at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The educational content will be all about their environment, feeding and breeding habits.  Besides the learning experience, visitors get to go behind the scenes in assisting…

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Make memories this Eid Al Adha with The Dubai Mall

Make memories this Eid Al Adha with The Dubai Mall

Eid Al Adha is about creating memories and sharing family moments and The Dubai Mall is making sure that this Eid is even more memorable than ever for the whole family. With an endless selection of fashion brands, designer labels and exclusive collections, visit The Dubai Mall and prep for Eid celebrations.  Fill your wardrobe with Eid must-haves, treat yourself to chic pieces and gear up for the upcoming Eid festivities. Eid celebrations are incomplete without gathering together and what better way than to share a wonderful meal with friends…

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Hamburg awaits Gulf travellers this summer with exclusiveoutdoor experiences andwaterfront celebrations

Hamburg awaits Gulf travellers this summer with exclusiveoutdoor experiences andwaterfront celebrations

Dubai, UAE –6August 2019 Germany’s second biggest city Hamburgis becoming one of the favourite travel destinations for Gulf travellers,offering them outstanding features, from great waterfront sites,high-end shopping facilities, luxurious hotelsto exquisite culinary Michelin-star restaurants. Considered as one of the top ten tourist destinations in Europe, the Hanseatic city of Hamburg continues to attractmore GCC visitors marking an increase of 3.4% with 15,717 overnight stays between January and April 2019 Elbe and Alster:Strolling along the waterline and enjoying the fresh breeze Hamburg is not just one of Germany’s greenest cities, but…

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Seven Tides teams up with Dubai school to offer unique summer promotion

Seven Tides teams up with Dubai school to offer unique summer promotion

UAE-headquartered upscale residential, hospitality and commercial property developer Seven Tides has launched an exclusive promotion in collaboration with Dubai Heights Academy for its much sought-after SE7EN Residences The Palm development. Potential buyers can purchasehigh-end studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in the luxury Palm Jumeirah development and receive free tuition for one child for one academic year – September 2019 to June 2020 or alternatively September 2020 to June 2021 – at Dubai Heights Academy located in Al Barsha South. Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, Seven Tides, said: “This is an…

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Turkish Airlines and Bangkok Airways announce a new codeshare partnership.

Turkish Airlines and Bangkok Airways announce a new codeshare partnership.

Turkish Airlines (TK) and Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited (PG) have announced a new codeshare partnership, which will provide their passengers with convenient travel connections from Turkey to destinations in Thailand and other cities in Southeast Asia, commencing on 1stAugust, 2019. Under this agreement, codeshare flights operated by Bangkok Airways currently covers 16 roundtrip routes on both domestic and international; Bangkok-Chiang Mai, Bangkok-Chiang Rai, Bangkok-Lampang, Bangkok-Sukhothai, Bangkok-Trat, Bangkok-Samui, Bangkok-Phuket, Bangkok-Krabi, Samui-Phuket, Bangkok-Danang, Bangkok-Phu Quoc, Bangkok-Yangon, Bangkok-Mandalay, Bangkok-Nay Pyi Taw, Bangkok-Vientiane and Bangkok – Luang Prabang. In addition, there are two…

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HOW LIVING WITH THE ELECTRIC JAGUAR I-PACE IS EASIER THAN EVER

HOW LIVING WITH THE ELECTRIC JAGUAR I-PACE IS EASIER THAN EVER

Tuesday6August 2019:Owning the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE is now easier than ever before thanks to a coupleoffeatures focusing on use and cost: the new online range calculator  and the Go I-PACE app. The new online range calculatorgives users greater insight into the effects that factors such aswheel size, temperature and otherfeatures have onthe vehicle’smaximum range of 470 km (WLTP). By measuring daily use in any car, the Go I-PACE app,for iPhone or Android, allows would-be buyers to understand how the I-PACE would fit into their lives. The app calculates potential cost…

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Panasonic Launches AW-HE42,a Full HD Integrated PTZ Camera

Panasonic Launches AW-HE42,a Full HD Integrated PTZ Camera

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE (PMMAF) has launchedits latest full HD Integrated camera,the AW-HE42, boasting a wide range of interfaces including 3G-SDI/HDMI/IP/Gen lock. This new, integrated camera offers significant improvements in lensing, stabilization and interfacing to prior Panasonic models in this class. The AW-HE42, in both black and white versions, is now available in the Middle East & Africaregions. The AW-HE42 is designed to produce high-quality video and offers precise control and movement, ideal for highly demanding remote productions, and for complex IMAG applications.…

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Al-Futtaim Toyotadelivers strong H1 results

Al-Futtaim Toyotadelivers strong H1 results

Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2019:Al-Futtaim Toyota hasregistered a strong performance in the first half of 2019, thanks to the launch of a number of new models as well as robust Land Cruiser sales. Sales increased by 5.4% versus the same period last year – a strong achievement considering the overall non-luxury market dropped by 2% in 2019. In the first six months of the year, Al-Futtaim Toyota introduced several new models including the Land Cruiser GTS, the all-new RAV 4 – including a hybrid variant and the region’s first hybrid…

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Wall Street Exchange partners with Holidayme to provide customers with travel benefits

Wall Street Exchange partners with Holidayme to provide customers with travel benefits

Dubai, UAE, August 7, 2019: Wall Street Exchange (WSE), one of the oldest and most trusted exchange centres in the UAE, has partnered with Middle Eastern online travel agency (OTA) Holidayme to provide the best travel promos for their customers. The partnership is in line with WSE’s efforts to cater to its traveling customers, as residents in the UAE are now getting more and more inclined to a lifestyle of travel. According to Global Travel Intentions study 2018 conducted by Visa, the UAE residents have taken at least 4 international…

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ENTER THE BAD BOY UNIVERSE & UNLEASH YOUR REBELLIOUS SIDE: BREAK THE RULES, STRIKE LIKE THE LIGHTNING

ENTER THE BAD BOY UNIVERSE & UNLEASH YOUR REBELLIOUS SIDE: BREAK THE RULES, STRIKE LIKE THE LIGHTNING

Carolina Herrera starts a new adventure with BAD BOY, a fascinating fragrance that brings the myth of the eternal rebel to our time. He is the one who dares to break the rules and walk his own path. This new icon of rebelliousness has duality within his character: he is strong and sensitive; powerful and empathic; heroic and vulnerable. His courage resides in his ability to express andsharehisfeelings.BADBOYisanodetorebelmenwhofightfortheirprinciplesandare faithful to their own identity. The slogan It’s so good to be badsummarizes the spirit of this newcreation. The lightning-bolt is the…

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