FEEL ALIVE AGAIN WITH THE NEW IKEA 2019 CATALOGUE

Newly launched 2019 catalogue makes its way to the UAE celebrating the different ways we live at home United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2018: IKEA, the region’s favourite Swedish home-furnishing retailer, has launched the 2019 catalogue in its 75th year, at an exclusive event at Marsa Plaza – Dubai Festival City, Residential Apartments by celebrating the many different needs that people have in their lives at home and inviting them to feel alive again. As one of the most widely distributed prints in the world, produced in 35 accessible languages,…

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Vibrant depiction of UAE’s heritage & progress to adorn Waterfront Market’s main wall through unique mural painting competition

Region’s largest integrated fresh food market reaches out to local artists to participate & submit creative works before September 16 Dubai’s largest integrated quality fresh food destination has announced the launch of a unique mural painting competition aimed at creating a vibrant depiction of the cultural and economic transformation of the UAE community. The competition is part of the Waterfront Market’s community-focused initiatives that celebrate the diversity and exceptional progress of the country and support the growing local art scene. The Waterfront Market urges young and upcoming artists across the…

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The Merchant House, Manama, Bahrain appoints Justin Kim as General Manager

Dubai, 12th August 2018: Bahrain’s highly anticipated new all-suite hotel, The Merchant House, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Kim as General Manager. Justin joins the Campbell Gray Hotels property as part of the opening team and brings with him a wealth of industry experience. In this role, Justin will be responsible for managing the hotel operations and upholding the unparalleled personalized service and guest experience that is synonymous with Campbell Gray Hotels. No stranger to the GCC, Justin’s previous role was at the W Dubai, Al Habtoor…

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THE PERFECT EID AL ADHA ESCAPE AT RIXOS PREMIUM DUBAI

~Guests can enjoy multiple upgrade options, spa vouchers and more ~ With outstanding views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai Eye, Rixos Premium Dubai has created a special Eid Al Adha Escape package for all UAE residents and visitors looking to make the most of the long weekend this August. Guests booking their stay between 20 – 31 August in any room category at Rixos Premium Dubai will receive a complimentary upgrade to half board plus an upgrade to next room category, a AED 100 voucher for Natureland Spa and…

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Turkish Airlines posted USD 258 million Operating Net Profit in the first half of 2018.

  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10th August 2018: Turkish Airlines total revenue increased significantly during the first half of the year approximately by 30 percent compared to the same period of last year, reaching USD 6 billion. Thus, having displayed a remarkable growth performance in 2017, Turkish Airlines managed to increase both passenger and cargo revenue in the first half of 2018. During the first half of the year, Turkish Airlines managed to increase net operating profit up from USD 17 million to USD 258 million, due to the…

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Dubai Quality Group Starts accepting Submissions to the 7th cycle UAE Ideas Award 2018

Under the theme “Zayed the Prime Innovator” Dubai Quality Group Starts accepting Submissions to the 7th cycle UAE Ideas Award 2018 The award opens to Gov. & Privet Sector in UAE Submissions deadline 20 September 2018 Dubai, 12 August 2018, UAE: Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group. Dubai Quality Group chaired by Ms. Fatma Buti Al Mheiri has started accepting the submissions to the 7th cycle UAE…

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Tablez Inks Strategic Cooperation Agreement With YOYOSO

LuLu Group’s organized retail arm to open stores of the lifestyle brand in multiple locations across India Yiwu, China, August 13, 2018—(AETOSWire)– Tablez, the organized retail arm of LuLu Group International, today announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese lifestyle brand YOYOSO to bring it stores to India. Adeeb Ahamed, MD, Tablez inked the agreement with Ms. Ma Huan, YOYOSO Brand Founder and Company President, in a ceremony held in Yiwu, China on Monday. Headquarted in Yiwu, YOYOSO offers affordable, fashionable and trendy daily life products…

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Data analytics and empathy are equally vital in marketing techniques: RAPP Middle East

Dubai, August 12, 2018: RAPP Middle East, the high precision brand engagement agency and part of the Omnicom network, has reiterated that in today’s world of seemingly endless data analytics, the empathy of listening to consumers’ needs play a pivotal role in effective communication. Technology and data analytics should be seen as enhancements of marketing techniques, rather than as replacements. Taking an empathetic view of consumers’ needs and communicating with them in a way that proves they are recognized as individuals is equally important in creating effective customer engagement. It’s…

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ABU DHABI SPACE ENTHUSIASTS REACH FOR THE STARS AT YAHSAT’S ‘SATGAMES OBSTACLE CHALLENGE’

At Abu Dhabi’s du Forum, Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator welcomed all members of the community to participate in a satellite-building competition. The event celebrated the successful launch of Yahsat’s third and most recent satellite Al Yah 3 into space; it also helped create further interest in the fascinating world of the space and satellite sector amongst the community. The winning team has earned a visit to the John F. Kennedy Space Center as part of a five-day all expenses paid trip to Orlando, Florida. The runners-up went away with…

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PAN Emirates Home Furnishings celebrates 25thAnniversary

The Grand Celebration includes amazing surprises for customers over a period of 25 weeks PAN Emirates celebrates 25thAnniversary PAN Emirates is running a special campaign for 25 weeks Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 08, 2018: PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand in the region, celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. In order to celebrate with their customers, the stores are running a range of activations for 25 weeks. Founded in 1992, PAN Emirates has enjoyed the love and support of a loyal…

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Bank Muscat and SAS Recognised for Best Data Analytics Initiative in the Middle East

Their CRM Channel Integration project wins acclaim at Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Financial Technology Innovation Awards 2018            Bank Muscat implemented customer relationship management channel integration for the growing business demands using SAS marketing automation solution The bank’s implementation of the system allowed for greater customer scalability The bank’s real time data flow helped improve cross-sell Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 09 2018 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate of Oman, and SAS have been awarded for Best Data Analytics Initiative, Application or…

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Enjoy a great escape with Al Raha Beach Hotel’s Eid Al Adha Package

Indulge in relaxing and fun-filled activities at this luxurious oasis Abu Dhabi, UAE (August 09, 2018) – Al Raha Beach Hotel, a 5-star beachfront resort set in the landscaped gardens along a stretch of white sandy beach and a panoramic view of the Al Raha Corniche, is delighted to announce its enriching package for the Eid Al Adha celebrations for the entire family to enjoy. The special package valid from 21st to 24th August 2018 promises to offer its guests a heap of exciting and fun-filled activities and lots of…

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Copthorne Hotel Dubai reports growth in occupancy in first half of 2018

With year-to-date average occupancy of 85% given the challenging market conditions Dubai, UAE (August 08, 2018) – Copthorne Hotel Dubai, the popular 4-star hotel located in Port Saeed in Deira, witnessed a 3% year-on-year increase in hotel occupancy during the first six months of 2018. With a year-to-date average occupancy of 85%, the hotel marked positive growth given the challenging market conditions, where four new hotels have entered the immediate neighbourhood and the total number of room key inventory across the city has reached approximately 110,000. The growth was driven…

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Al Bustan Centre & Residence holds comprehensive eye test for employees

Free screening in partnership with Visual and Style Opticals LLC Dubai, UAE (August 08, 2018) – Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, recently organized a free comprehensive eye check-up for all its employees in association with Visual and Style Opticals LLC. The session held as part of the property’s Responsible Awareness Program was addressed by Optometrist – Mr. Ivan Tauro and Mr. Asutosh Kumar. The optometrists kicked off the session by bursting a myth followed by many that if…

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Alpha Destination Management Launches ‘Pearl Helicopter

Alpha Destination Management has launched ‘Pearl Tour’ by Fly High Dubai, a thrilling 12-minutes helicopter flight from Atlantis The Palm heading to Burj Khalifa the highest tower in the world, while flying over the most famous landmarks of Dubai: Atlantis The Palm, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Coastline and back to Atlantis The Palm Helipad. The ride is available daily and costs only AED 649 or USD 179 per person on sharing basis. Mr. Samir Hamadeh, General Manager of Alpha Destination Management, said, “Given the popularity of helicopter rides among tourists…

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Central Hotels Appoints General Manager at Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai

Central Hotels Appoints General Manager at  Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai Central Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Shady Dawad as General Manager of Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai. Shady is an experienced hotelier with over 10 years spent in the UAE working with a number of prestigious brands. Ammar Kannan, Group General Manager of Central Hotels said, “We are delighted to welcome Shady as the General Manager of the luxurious Canal Central Hotel Business Bay. Shady has extensive management experience and wealth of knowledge, particularly…

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Abu Dhabi University, Zakat Fund Offer Students Scholarships Worth AED50 Million

‘Our Youth Our Responsibility, Our Zakat Our Immunity’ Initiative aligned with ADU’s, Zakat Fund’s Year of Zayed strategy Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 August, 2018 – In line with its strategy to support the social and educational development of the UAE, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has offered its outstanding students who meet the criteria for zakat, scholarships worth AED50 million till date under the initiative ‘Our Youth Our Responsibility, Our Zakat Our Immunity’, run in association with the Zakat Fund. The annual initiative aims to help deserving students who are eligible for financial support as per the conditions and…

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The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge

The team of Road To Awareness (R2A) cyclists have crossed the finish line after pedaling just under 600 kilometres across the Western Cape in South Africa for charity. The team of local and international riders set-off from The Westin Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday 2nd August and spent the next three days experiencing the best of the beautiful Western Cape while firmly seated on a bicycle saddle. The R2A cycle challenge forms part of a series of key events initiated by Marriott International to raise funds for charities across…

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OFFER EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING HOURS

Majid Al Futtaim malls to offer extended Eid Al Adha and Back-to-School shopping hours TO OFFER EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING HOURS Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 August 2018: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, will celebrate Eid Al Adha with extending shopping hours from Sunday, August 19 through Friday, August 31, starting from 10am until 2am. Shoppers will be able to enjoy the extra hours to explore in-mall entertainment and shopping experiences, including exciting line-up of family-oriented events…

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Emirates Intellectual Property Association leads unified efforts to promote adoption of best global IP practices in the UAE

“Move to create a knowledgeable and skilled workforce is essential in consolidating UAE’s leading position on IP protection,” says EIPA Chairman Al Obaidli The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), continues to lead in the ongoing unified efforts to promote the adoption of global best practices in intellectual property (IP). The association’s commitment to promote a culture of IP in the country is widely reflected in its continuing efforts to build solid foundations in the advancement of legal action across IP issues–developing effective solutions to both current and emerging challenges in…

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