flynas named Middle East’s Leading Low Cost Airline for the fourth consecutive year 2018

flynas, the Saudi national carrier and leading low cost airline in the Middle East was honored, for the fourth year in a row, with the prestigious World Travel Award for “Middle East’s Leading Low Cost Airline 2018”, during the ceremony that was held on the 19th of April, 2018 at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. read more

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Mimecast Report: Legacy Email Security Systems Failing to Provide Sufficient Security Protection

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, announced the availability of its quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), a report of tests that measure the effectiveness of incumbent email security systems. read more

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Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Unveils Technological Advancements and Suite Offers this Summer

Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach Hotel located at the heart of one of Dubai’s popular destination Jumeirah Beach Residence, emphasizes the importance of an urban hotel experience. read more

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Al Ghurair Centre hosts Art Exhibition ‘Colourful Conversations’

The Exhibition will be open to the public from 23rd of April till 26th of May 2018 at Al Ghurair Centre read more

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“The Forest of the Mind” a Solo Art exhibition by Javier MartĂ©n at Gallery 76

Gallery 76 at the Dubai International Art Centre presents The Forest of the Mind, a solo exhibition by the Costa Rican artist, Javier MartĂ©n.  The award-wining artist is also a landscape architect who constantly draws inspiration for his work from his natural environment. Javier’s work is a ceremonial model with the biomorphic twists of nature, a necessary induction to immersion in color, lines and concentric whirls. Opening ceremony will be held on 24th of April at 6:30pm at Gallery 76 and the exhibition will be held till 1st of May 2018. read more

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The time is right to take advantage of softening prices across sales and rentals in Dubai, Bayut.com report

This year is the year to upgrade to a new rental home or invest in Dubai property, as data from Bayut.com shows a softening in residential property prices during the first quarter of 2018. read more

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Kanoo Travel bolsters Middle East presence with Best-In-Class Travel Solutions

Kanoo Travel a fully owned business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group recently launched its best-in-class cloud travel technology solution, Krystal Online, to deliver exceptional and seamless online booking experiences to its customers across the region. read more

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Finances US$192 Million Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed City in Afghanistan

His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, inaugurated the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) financed Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed City Housing Complex in Afghanistan. Located in the Qasaba district of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, ADFD contributed an estimated US$192 million to the social housing development project. read more

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Hawkamah announces the hosting of its 12th annual conference with a focus on technology

Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance, held a press conference at Dubai International Financial Centre to announce the hosting of its 12th annual conference on April 30 at Palace Downtown Dubai. Hawkamah CEO, Dr. Ashraf Gamal El-Din, officially revealed the theme for 2018 – “Navigating Transformation and Disruptions: Overcoming Governance Challenges”– and highlighted that the focus will be on corporate governance in the new era of technology within businesses. read more

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Emirates Palace takes home three top honours at the prestigious World Travel Awards in Ras Al Khaimah

Hailed as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’, leading voices in the industry came together this past weekend to celebrate travel and tourism excellence at the 2018 World Travel Awards Middle East’s dazzling red-carpet gala ceremony at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. read more

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Bab Al Qasr Hotel to Showcase its Portfolio of Luxury Services at Arabian Travel Market 2018

The capital’s favourite address Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences has confirmed its participation at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) along with the leading players in regional and international travel to promote its portfolio of luxury hospitality services. The travel trade show will take place from April 22 – 25 in Dubai and plays a strategic importance in bridging linkages among major travel, tourism and hospitality decision makers. read more

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Lulu And iLife Target Growing Market Of Budget Smart Shoppers

iLife’s to offer their latest range of affordable and stylish gadgets across Lulu Hypermarkets in the Middle East read more

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Building on a Legacy: Introducing the Zayed Sustainability Prize

Evolving from 10 years of success as the Zayed Future Energy Prize, the UAE’s preeminent sustainability Prize undergoes a strategic refocus  read more

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RAS AL KHAIMAH (RAK) Ruler Delivers Keynote Opening Speech to 14th Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

  • RAK to increase tourism’s GDP contribution to 10% by 2025 from 5%
  • RAK to have 1m annual visitors by end of 2018, 2.9m by 2025
  • RAK development progressing fast but seeks to attract more investment

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has delivered the keynote opening speech on day 2 of the 3-day Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, (17 – 19 April 2018). read more

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What does the future of robotics and Global Smart Cities hold?

Frost & Sullivan experts anticipate global smart cities to create a market value of more than $2 Trillion by the year 2025. According to Visionary Innovation Principal Consultant at Frost & Sullivan, Jillian Walker, in the last two years, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and robotics is the technology innovation area that has enjoyed the highest funding among large investments rising from both the corporate and independent venture capital companies. read more

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