“Tamtam” Serenades Audience in Four Original Spiritual Songs for Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series

الفنانة السعودية “تام تام” تقدّم أغنياتها الروحانية

In a Performance titled “A Dreamer’s Serenade” “Tamtam” Serenades Audience in Four Original Spiritual Songs for Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series As part of its Ramadan Series under the theme “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”, in partnership with Lead Partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), themed “The Future Starts Now”, presented Saudi artist Tamtam performing a repertoire of spiritual songs titled “A Dreamer’s Serenade.” A celebration of love and the human values shared by all religions, the performance was streamed on ADF’s digital…

Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…

First-of-its-kind Lateral Partial Knee Replacement Surgery successfully carried out in the UAE

إجراء أول جراحة من نوعها لاستبدال الركبة الجزئي الجانبي

First-of-its-kind Lateral Partial Knee Replacement Surgery successfully carried out in the UAE  75 years old Dubai resident Ms. Fatima Benazzouz, successfully underwent Partial Knee Replacement based on the most advanced technique known as the Oxford Procedure at Adam Vital Hospital in Dubai. Unlike the Total Knee Replacement procedure in which all the knee joint surfaces are removed, an Oxford Partial Knee Replacement is performed to only replace damaged tissue and bone in the knee joint with artificial implants called prosthetics, and the rest of the knee remains unharmed and preserved.…

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…

Saudi banks have thrived rather than survived ; a dynamic outlook for 2021

كي بي إم جي: توقعات باستمرار قوة أداء القطاع المصرفي

KPMG Report: Despite pandemic, Saudi banks have thrived rather than survived; a dynamic outlook for 2021  KPMG’s latest report on the financial sector, Banking Perspectives 2021, records the sector seen moving towards a better year. Backed by government reforms, halt in credit losses (ECL), stable liquidity, stronger CAR, and transformational changes, banks are heralding stable year, as compared to a shaky outlook in the corresponding period last year. KPMG reported that the 11 Tadawul-listed banks stayed resilient at the end of 31 December 2020 reflecting signs of recovery since uncertainties…

Abu Dhabi Festival Launches Young Media Leaders Forum

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق منتدى القيادات الإعلامية الشابة

in partnership with American University of Sharjah International journalists discuss media and the pandemic in the Forum’s first talk on March 15th  A conversation between leading international journalists Richard Quest of CNN and Faisal Abbas of Arab News will address the media’s role in fighting the pandemic and the challenges–and opportunities–in the new context created by Covid-19. The live Zoom talk at 5:00 p.m. UAE time on 15 March is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual Young Media Leaders Forum, this year in partnership with American University of Sharjah (AUS),…

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic IPG-JAGGAER survey identifies steady overall progress but also a “Covid-19” effect

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic

Procurement remains heavily weighted towards operational as opposed to strategic functions, but the latest survey conducted by Swiss-based innovation consultancy IPG Group and leading spend management technology company JAGGAER has identified an ongoing shift towards the strategic. Between July and October 2020 Chief Procurement Officers, Directors of Procurement and other senior executive-level decision makers participated in the 2020 Procurement Performance Excellence (PPE) Survey. The PPE method is based on a proven approach that was developed by IPG in the early 2000s and regularly adapted to the changing best practices in…

the new podcast series in partnership between Miraa.me and Finyal Media

مسودة تلقائية

“A Breath, A Step, A Mirror” – the new podcast series in partnership between Miraa.me and Finyal Media The powerful mini-series features the stories of real women from Saudi Arabia who have written a letter to their younger selves Unilever’s Miraa.me, the region’s first dedicated purpose-led digital publication that represents the true faces, voices, and values of women around the Middle East has partnered with Finyal Media, a regional podcast network that focuses on storytelling podcasts across MENA, to produce a podcast series in celebration of this year’s International Women’s…

Delve deeper with a 3-Day Yoga Retreat with Nancy Zabaneh  this March

تخطى حدودك مع  The Soul Retreat ليوم واحد أو تعمق أكثر مع 3 أيام

Our lives are filled with challenges and daily stresses, particularly now, nearly one year into the pandemic. With the ever-shifting state of the pandemic, there is no better time to rewire and recalibrate as by connecting inward on a special getaway. This March, renowned Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Trainer, Nancy Zabaneh unveils her 3-day Kundalini yoga retreat curated in collaboration with Wellness World to help you cleanse your mind and body in time for the Spring Equinox. Set in the beautiful Hajar mountains, take a yogic deep dive whilst unplugging from the noise…

Seatrade Maritime & Lloyd’s List join forces to honour excellence in the maritime industry

Through this collaboration, both entities will bring together their knowledge of the industry and their expertise to award the best in the business UAE – Dubai – 25 February 2021: Seatrade Maritime and Lloyd’s List are delighted to announce that from 2021 onwards, their event businesses will be combined as one award program for the maritime community. The combined portfolio will focus on increasing ROI, as well as non-commercial value, and enhancing guest experience (both in-person and digitally). This unison between the two leading global maritime awards will enable the…