Connectivity in refugee camps and empowering Latin America’s women: Meet the Expo-backed innovators transforming lives

إكسبو 2020 دبي يستعرض ابتكارات تُغيّر واقع الأفراد بدعم منه

DUBAI, 10 January 2022 – From boosting connectivity in refugee camps to empowering women across Latin America, Expo 2020 Dubai-backed entrepreneurs used the opening day (Sunday 9 January) of Travel and Connectivity Week to show how their connectivity and digital innovations are transforming lives. Jangala is a UK-based charity whose ‘Big Box’ – a lightweight briefcase-sized device – transforms any type of internet connectivity into Wi-Fi that is easy to manage and scale, from tens to thousands of users. The idea, which stemmed from the experiences of refugees living in…

Iron Mountain asserts its support to businesses in the UAE during their digital transformation journey

«آيرون ماونتن» توفر للشركات”حلول مركز السياسات”

“Policy Centre Solution” is now available in the UAE Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management services company has recently expanded its services portfolio in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the introduction of the “Policy Centre Solution” program. “Policy Centre Solution” is a cloud-based retention and privacy policy management platform that provides a user-friendly way for companies to know their obligations and show compliance. This is of course adapted to the UAE’s legal regulations. Additionally, it is tailored to incorporate the unique guidelines that the company…

Nakheel’s Palm Tower nears completion

برج “ذا بالم تاور” التابع لشركة “نخيل” يشارف على الانتهاء

52-storey landmark mixed-use development reaches new heights at the heart of Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah  The Palm Tower, Nakheel’s new 52-storey landmark development on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah is now almost 95 per cent complete, with all components due to open by October this year. Soaring 240 metres above the world-famous island, the iconic building is in the advanced stages of fit out, with all exterior cladding completed. Located at the heart of the award-winning Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Tower offers sweeping, uninterrupted views of the island, the Arabian Gulf and the…

let Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai help your children see you more clearly

نصيحة لكل أمّ بالاهتمام بصحة عيون أطفالها

This Mother’s Day, let Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai help your children see you more clearly  Vision plays a critical role in your child’s development and yet some eye conditions show no signs or symptoms. For Mother’s Day, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai highlights the importance of having your child’s eyes examined regularly as most vision issues can be treated easily if the problem is detected early on. According to Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, vision problems can affect physical, cognitive and social progress…

Plan your next family staycation at Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem Luxurious facilities at affordable rates for limited time

فندق ميلينيوم مكة النسيم يطلق باقة الإقامة العائلية

Millennium & Copthorne Makkah Al Naseem, the two luxurious 5-star hotels located at the heart of Makkah within Al Naseem district, are pleased to launch their limited-time family staycation package. Providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy quality time with their families in Makkah, the new package is diligently designed to offer a comprehensive range of complementary services and amenities. Valid till March 31, 2021, the new family staycation package offers guests 50% discount on their second night alongside other complementary services, including complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, early check-in & late…

All HAIL HOLI AT FARZI CAFÉ THIS MARCH

All HAIL HOLI AT FARZI CAFÉ THIS MARCH

Celebrating the Hindu festival of spring Dubai’s favourite modern Indian bistro is offering two  Colour Me Happy style desserts, and new traditional Indian drinks Adding a sweet bonus to this year’s Holi celebrations, to mark the festival of spring and celebrate new beginnings. Known around the world for its fun-filled ritual of paint-throwing creating technicolour results, the team are taking inspiration with a promotion called “Colour Me Happy” which includes a  complimentary festival sweet treat, as well a celebratory menu additions including a DIY Knickerbocker glory style dessert for kids…

Nakheel launches environmental awareness campaign  for communities across Dubai

“نخيل” تطلق حملة توعية بيئية في مجتمعاتها السكنية بدبي

Initiative kicks off 12 March with clean ups at Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village Circle Nakheel is embarking on a new environmental awareness campaign at its master developments across Dubai, starting with community clean ups at Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village Circle this weekend (Friday, 12 March). Nakheel Community Management has teamed up with Dubai-based neighbourhood social network Hayi and environmental management company Bee’ah for the initiative, which complements Nakheel’s regular waste management programme and forms part of the company’s ongoing calendar of community events. Residents are invited to join…

Omnichannel key to success for retailers in the Gulf region’s US$308 billion retail industry

Online retailing has changed the consumer behaviour who wants goods delivered to their doorsteps as they wish. From retailing to e-tailing, the efficiency of omnichannel will determine the success and failure of retail Nowadays, everything we want, we can get at our fingertips, whether it’s a pencil, a car or a house. Times have changed and it has changed the shopping experience of customers across the globe. We no longer need to visit a shop or a market; our devices are the new market for us. We have got more…

7 EMIRATES CHALLENGE

7 EMIRATES CHALLENGE

An individual Guinness world record attempt to cross the UAE by foot in under 7 days, taking a 650km route through all 7 emirates. This weekend, British expat Sean Burgess will embark on a 650 KM journey from one side of the UAE to the other in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record and for a charitable cause. The route will take him from Al Ghuwaifat on the Saudi Arabian border to finish on the Fujairah coast, passing through each of the seven emirates on the way. With…

THAT’ Concept Store partners with DJ Karrouhat ‘for the ultimate music competition

متجر “ذات” يتعاون مع منسق الأغاني “كاروهات”

‘THAT’ Concept Store – owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia – is launching a search for the next generation of DJ talent. In line with the multi-brand, homegrown store’s unique philosophy of opportunity and self-expression, the competition seeks to celebrate and inspire the future creators of electronic music. Held on March 6 and 13, local DJs, amateurs and hopefuls will be invited in-store to showcase their talent in a one-minute set, with the…