Growing number of construction firms in GCC use drones to get their operations back on track under the ‘new normal’ – FEDS CEO

Growing number of construction firms in GCC use drones

The UAE’s construction sector is now gearing up to continue projects as the country restores its economic operations As the UAE and the wider region reopen economic activities, more companies are turning to drones as they provide a cost-effective, safer, and time-saving alternative CEO of leading drone company outlines key game-changer applications of drone technology in construction An increasing number of construction firms and real estate developers in the GCC who are turning to drones’ technology as they get their operations back on track while safeguarding the health and safety…

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GELLIFY Middle East hosts another set of webinars GELLIFY Middle East hosts webinars on how businesses can embark upon post-pandemic economy

GELLIFY الشرق الأوسط تستضيف حلقات نقاش عبر الإنترنت

After establishing the need for changes as businesses in the UAE slowly return, innovation platform GELLIFY Middle East hosts another set of webinars in June to provide companies with expert opinions, solutions, and used cases on how to engage with the post-pandemic economy. In the “Future-proof Your Organization with ‘Black Swan’ Capabilities” series, participants can learn how digital innovation help mitigate business risks. June 30 – Smart Working: Telemedicine, smart Education, Remote Maintenance Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (UAE) Register for free on http://clickmeter.gellify.com/yiw6 Description: In the last session…

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Dubai Culture welcomes more than 2,300 students in virtual guided tours at Etihad Museum in the first month of its launch

Dubai Culture welcomes more than 2,300 students

More than 65 virtual guided tours for school students from all over the Emirates Overall satisfaction from the tours is at 96% The addition to Al Shindagha Museum and other museums to the virtual guided tours The experience consolidated Etihad Museum’s premier position among the Ministry of Education’s approved destinations for trips for the year 2020. More than 2,300 students from 6 public schools and 8 private schools in UAE took part in the virtual guided tours of Etihad Museum that were organised by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority via…

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Ajman Police links payment transaction with Ajman Pay digital services

Ajman Police links payment transaction with Ajman Pay digital services

Ajman Police announced linking their digital services with the Ajman Finance Department’s smart digital payment platform “Ajman Pay” as a new milestone in digital governance. The initiative allows customers to complete transactions and payments comfortably via multiple payment channels and methods that adhere to the highest international security and quality standards. Major General Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police, underlined the general headquarters’ keenness to fine-tune their security and police services to provide a safer environment for the citizens and residents in the emirate. He noted…

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Carrefour responds with ‘Click and Collect The latest innovation for faster and more flexible online shopping

كارفور تطلق خدمة “استلمها بنفسك” الجديدة

Buy online and pick up your order to enjoy quick and convenient access to groceries  Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, is introducing Click and Collect, a new service that will give online shoppers added flexibility and convenience with their order. Carrefour online customers now have the option to collect their orders from select locations. Carrefour launched Click and Collect to address increased demand for online shopping in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. The new service allows shoppers to fill their online grocery baskets, place an order,…

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Dubai hotels in Seven Tides’ portfolio roll out Eid and summer Staycations

Dubai hotels in Seven Tides’ portfolio roll out Eid and summer Staycations

Eid is a time for giving so our hotels are reaching out and giving back to the local communities that support them all year round, says CEO With COVID-19 worldwide travel restrictions, Seven Tides’ hotels in Dubai, are focusing on their local communities, by offering a range of Staycation packages, to suit most budgets. “Due to the unprecedented viral outbreak, Eid getaways and leisure breaks to regional and international destinations, are simply not an option, which is not only frustrating travellers, but also impacting local hotels. “Therefore, at a time…

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Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr More than a 110k fans view online Yara's live performance at Al Majaz Amphitheatre

Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr

Clocks a massive 75,000 views on the destination’s Facebook account, 10,000 hits on Instagram and 26,000 on YouTube The special programme of #letsmajaz for Eid Al-Fitr celebration, which was held remotely at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah’s world-class destination for prestigious cultural events and concerts, was an unprecedented success, with the concluding live concert by Lebanese pop star Yara yesterday (Wednesday) drawing a huge number of viewers online. The concert at which the Lebanese superstar enthralled her fans with a selection of her hits numbers, was broadcast live on Al Majaz…

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STAYCATION by M.O. AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL JUEMEIRA, DUBAI

باقة الإجازة الرائعة في ماندارين أورينتال جميرا، دبي

Guests can treat their loved ones to a long-awaited escape at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai and take advantage of the exclusive Staycation by M.O. offer. Fans will make every moment count with an early check-in at 11am and a late check-out at 4pm. A welcome drink of their choice will be served in the comfort of their room as they take in stunning sea or skyline views. The next day, they can start their morning with a sumptuous breakfast in the relaxing surroundings of The Bay before they bask in…

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Ericsson’s USA 5G factory: staffed by professionals – trained by VR

Ericsson’s USA 5G factory: staffed by professionals – trained by VR

Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas is one of the most advanced manufacturing complexes in the world. When it launched earlier this year its engineering professionals were trained with almost no face-to-face interaction. By utilizing the power of virtual reality (VR) in the months prior to opening, new Ericsson employees were able to learn directly from peers in the company’s Tallinn smart factory, 8,000 km away. Ericsson’s new USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, began operations in early March this year, producing 5G base stations for the North…

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Tips for Keeping Your Smartphone Clean

إرشادات للحفاظ على نظافة وسلامة الهواتف الذكية

Just as thorough hand washing and other hygienic practices have become key aspects of our daily lives, keeping our smartphones clean should also form a key part of our self-sanitation routines given just how much we interact with our mobile devices. So, how exactly can you continue to use your smartphone and stay hygienic? Read on for some suggestions as to how you can effectively and safely clean your smartphone. Why Do You Need to Clean Your Smartphone? According to a study by global consultancy firm Deloitte, American users view…

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Clean easy with eufy HomeVac S11 Go Stick Vacuum  Lightweight, Strong, Stylish and Swift

Clean easy with eufy HomeVac S11 Go Stick Vacuum 

Anker Innovations introduces the new eufy HomeVac S11 Go cordless Go Stick lightweight vacuum cleaner that comes with an ultra-strong power to take on any cleaning task. Suitable for delicate surfaces, eufy HomeVac S11 Go comes equipped with a 120AW suction power, detachable battery and a 2-in-1 crevice tool to deep clean carpets to hard floors. Faraz Mehdi, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA said, “The innovative technological features in the eufy HomeVac S11 Go include a washable high-efficiency filter that ensures minimal maintenance and improved performance plus the…

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GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise Young Innovators after Virtual Showdown

GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise

         Awards mark culmination of annual Global Innovation Challenge, which sees thousands of students develop solutions to world’s biggest problems ·         Winners selected from a shortlist of 150 young innovators, who pitched their ideas and inventions to a panel of industry leaders, experts and investors ·         Participants took part in a first-of-its-kind virtual bootcamp, gaining insights into various aspects of business and .entrepreneurship  The final stages of this year’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC), which culminated in the annual GEMS Innovation Awards on 21 May, were held in suitably ground-breaking fashion,…

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ROYAL CABINET BY HENRY JACQUES A hand-crafted home for one’s personal collection of Essences

ROYAL CABINET BY HENRY JACQUES

Henry Jacques is reviving a sense of grandeur and historic rituals within the realm of French Haute Parfumerie with its Royal Cabinet, a meticulously hand-crafted chest designed to house a personal assortment of perfumes. An immaculate accessory for the collector of fine scents, the Royal Cabinet can be filled with either 28 or 45 crystal flacons containing 15ml of essence from the heart of the Henry Jacques collection: its fifty ‘Les Classiques’. Selecting the perfumes – that are a culmination of the Maison’s years of immense know-how – to fill…

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Lootah invests in smart building technology Lootah invests in smart building technology as sustainable cost saving initiative for tenants and owners’ utilities

Lootah invests in smart building technology

Lootah partners with International Real Estate Partners (IREP) to cut down on the cost of maintenance and energy consumption in all its properties A new technology identifies energy management concerns early on through comprehensive reports, reducing maintenance issues and call-outs As part of its sustainable cost saving initiative, Lootah Real Estate Development (Lootah), one of the region’s leading real estate developers, has optimised a smart building technology to significantly reduce energy consumption and the costs of maintenance and utilities for building tenants and owners. The real estate developer has partnered with International…

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arrival of all-new Kia K5 fastback sedan in the UAE

الماجد للسيارات تعلن عن وصول السيدان “كيا K5  فاستباك”

Al Majid Motors announces the arrival of all-new Kia K5 fastback sedan in the UAE Al Majid Motors, the sole distributor of KIA passenger and commercial vehicles in the UAE, has announced the arrival of all-new Kia K5 fastback sedan. The new Kia K5 is a fastback evolution of K5, which is the brand’s global best-selling sedan. The striking vehicle features a new stunning design along with a driver-focused interior, latest automobile technologies, and all-new powertrain options. Mohammed Khader, President Al Majid Motors, said, “We are pleased to announce that…

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Using the cloud to ensure business continuity During unplanned events, you must ensure business continuity by Using the cloud

Using the cloud to ensure business continuity

Business leaders dedicate the bulk of their time to strategising for growth and longevity by equipping their organisations with the data and technology required to get things done smarter and faster. However, as is often the case, one small crisis like a security breach or a natural disaster can significantly compromise your business data and disrupt business continuity. To ensure your organisation is capable of weathering such events with minmum interruption, you need to put proper safeguards in place and develop an effective business continuity plan. Here are six benefits…

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CELEBRATE EID IN STYLE WITH AN ULTRA-LUXURY

CELEBRATE EID IN STYLE WITH AN ULTRA-LUXURY

CELEBRATE EID IN STYLE WITH AN ULTRA-LUXURY STAY AT ONE&ONLY RESORTS IN DUBAI  Marking the upcoming Eid holidays and a return to outdoor living, One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm have curated the ultimate staycation packages for those seeking a secluded, ultra-luxury retreat this season. Giving guests everything they would expect from a One&Only stay – from expansive landscaped gardens and private golden sand beaches, to a selection of stylish suites and villas offering total privacy and hand on heart service – both Dubai resorts offer residents the chance to…

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Celebrate Eid at LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel in Dubai

Celebrate Eid at LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel in Dubai

Plan the perfect Eid staycation with your loved ones at the LEVA Mazaya Centre Hotel in Dubai. To make your celebrations extra special, the hotel is offering a complimentary stay for one night when you book for two nights at a rate of AED 190  per night only as well as enjoy 50 per cent discount on food and beverage orders from J’s Kitchen restaurant. For an additional AED 50 per night guests can upgrade to a higher room category. Mr. Haytham Osama, Hotel Manager of LEVA Hotel Mazaya Centre,…

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New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut Reach for The Stars Episode 2 premieres 25th May 2020 at 10:30pm UAE time/9:30pm KSA time on National Geographic and National Geographic Abu Dhabi

New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut

MBRSC and National Geographic Release New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut Mission National Geographic in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) unveil a new film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into space. The 22- minute eye-gripping documentary, the second in a four-part film series, premieres on 25th May 2020 at 10:30pm UAE time/9:30pm KSA time on National Geographic and National Geographic Abu Dhabi. Capturing the journey of UAE Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi, the documentary highlights their dreams and aspirations, which inspired them to follow their…

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AED 50 million jackpot still up for grabs in 30 May draw Six winners share AED 1,000,000 in Emirates Loto Eid al-Fitr weekend draw

AED 50 million jackpot still up for grabs in 30 May draw

Emirates Loto, the region’s first, fatwa-approved, fully digital collectables scheme with optional free entry to a weekly draw has announced its winners for its sixth draw. Six very lucky winners who matched five out of six numbers in the live draw last night have walked away with AED 166,666 each, having split the AED 1 million prize. 194 lucky players collected a cash prize of AED 300 each and 3,532 entrants won a free entry to a future draw. The Emirates Loto winning jackpot numbers were 2, 13, 17, 19,…

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