UAE Business Magazine

Best’s Briefing: Profits Continue to Rise for National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates

February 20, 2019 UAE Business 0

The insurance market of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continued its earnings momentum in 2018 to post a second consecutive year of bumper profits. AM Best’s analysis of the preliminary disclosures of the national insurers listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has shown material improvements in both underwriting and overall performance, combined with modest premium growth, according to a new briefing by AM Best. Read more

Dubai. Photo Credit: Khalid A . AL-Saif

How to travel between Abu Dhabi and Dubai?

February 4, 2019 UAE Business 0

For a city that flaunts a world-class open transportation framework, there’s frequently a confusion that movement among Dubai and Abu Dhabi is nigh on impossible if you don’t get in a car and drive there yourself. While in the past this may have been valid, both Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority and the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi have buckled down lately to correct this issue. Read more

Some amazing facts about U.A.E.

January 31, 2019 UAE Business 0

The United Arab Emirates has experienced a huge change in the previous couple of decades which is famous. This is a cutting edge nation with class-apart infrastructure and hosts a huge number of visitors consistently. United Arab Emirates has a vast and colorful history, culture and lifestyle truly unique to the region and to the world. Here are some interesting facts about UAE: Read more

Is a visa required prior to travelling to the UAE?

January 31, 2019 UAE Business 0

The visa and permit system works according to rules and regulations set by Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship-ICA and its affiliated Directorates of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in each emirate. Before you apply for a visa or an entry permit, you have to check if you are qualified for a visa-free entry or to receive visa on arrival or you need eVisa prior to travel or an entry permit pre-arranged by a sponsor based in the UAE. Read more

Abu Dhabi Skyline from the sea. Author FritzDaCat.

It’s Hard To Match The Cost of Living in Abu Dhabi

December 6, 2018 UAE Business 0

Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the UAE’s seven emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi has an estimated population of about 1.8 million. It is 183th out of 439 most costliest cities of the world. So it seems that living cost in Abu Dhabi is quite much. We are discussing the costs of living in Abu Dhabi in our article. Read more

Knowledge Summit 2018

Technology: Making UAE Smarter?

December 6, 2018 UAE Business 0

Technology just might be the next biggest thing for UAE. UAE’s Authorities have been keeping an eye for potential new technologies. Technology is already changing and in most cases improving every aspect of life in UAE. His Excellency Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, the UAE’s Minister of State for AI, has high hopes for a data-driven UAE and said, “Data is the new oil.” Dubai, the largest city of UAE, aims to be the smartest and happiest city by 2020. Technology is being used to upgrade the whole country’s infrastructure and bettering the lives of many. Read more

Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Festive Listings

November 12, 2018 UAE Business 0

CENTRAL GROUNDS

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Central Grounds

Promotion: Christmas Turkey Take away

Timings: 1st December – 25th December

Brief Description: Let us take the stress away from preparing a turkey for the family at home. We will do it all for you including all the trimmings with a traditional bread, apple and sage stuffing, cranberry sauce and roast gravy and a selection of sides to choose from

Pricing:  5 -6kg Turkey including choice of 3 sides – Aed565

8-9kgs Turkey including choice of 3 sides – Aed765

 

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) Peshal.Ghimire@marriott.com or call 02 304 7777

 

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Grand Ballroom

Promotion: Joiner’s Party

Timings: 5th of December (Wednesday), 7PM – 11PM

Brief Description: Round up your friends, colleagues and neighbors and get festive with us this December. Book your table in our Grand Ballroom and join our Christmas party with live music, unlimited selected beverage and a themed dinner buffet.

Pricing:  AED 135 net (food only), AED 235 net (with House Beverages)

Special Offer for Groups (min 10 pax):

Option 1: Book for 10 and get 2 bottles of Sparkling!

Option 2: Book for 10 and get 1 dinner free!

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) sales.downtownabudhabi@marriott.com , or call 02 304 7777

 

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Meeting Space

Promotion: Year-end Party

Timings: Flexible booking dates.

Brief Description: Book your exclusive Year End Party and celebrate the Festive Season in style. Let us personalize your event for a memorable experience.

Pricing:  Starts from AED 135 net – food only.

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) sales.downtownabudhabi@marriott.com or call 02 304 7777

 

KUZBARA

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Kuzbara

Promotion: Christmas Eve Dinner

Timings: 24th of December, 6.30pm to 11pm

Brief Description: Swing by Kuzbara with family and friends this Christmas Eve and treat your taste buds to a festive feast.

Pricing: AED 163 per person (food only); AED 272 per person (incl. house beverages); AED 82 (Aged 6 – 11); Free for children below 6

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Kuzbara

Promotion: Christmas Day Lunch

Timings: 25 December, 12.30 to 4pm

Brief Description: Don’t slave over a turkey at home this Christmas, head to Kuzbara instead and enjoy traditional Christmas favorites. Plus we’ve heard Santa Claus is making a special appearance.

Pricing: AED 220 per person (food only); AED 335 per person (incl. house beverages); AED 82 (Aged 6 – 11); Free for children below 6

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Kuzbara

Promotion: BBQ & Hops Christmas Edition

Timings: Thursday, 13 December from 6:30pm to 11:00pm

Brief Description: Evening brunch with a festive twist.

Pricing: PRICE: AED 266 per person including a selection of hops and sangria. AED 85 per child (Aged 6 – 11) Free for children below 6.

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Kuzbara

Promotion: New Year’s Eve

Timings: 31st of December, 6:30pm to 11pm

Brief Description: Countdown to the New Year with friends and family at Kuzbara. Share a meal, create memories and start the year with loved ones.

Pricing: AED 163 per person (food only); AED 272 per person (incl. house beverages); AED 82 (Aged 6 – 11); Free for children below 6

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

          

VELOCITY

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Velocity

Promotion: 24 Days of Christmas 12 AED Promotion.

Timings: 1.12.18 – 24.12.18, 4pm to 7pm

Brief Description: Put your Santa hat on and we’ll treat you right with AED 12 pints, grapes & spirits.

Pricing: 12 AED pint, grapes & spirits every day from 1st to 24th of December 4pm to 7pm

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: Velocity

Promotion: New Year’s Eve

Timings: Monday, 31.12.18, 4pm – 7pm

Brief Description: 12 AED pint, grapes & spirits on 31st of December from 4pm to 7pm. Plus our resident band will have you rocking into the New Year and will perform all your favorite sing-a-long classics along with the latest beats from 9pm.

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com or call 02 304 7777

 

JW STEAKHOUSE

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: JW Steakhouse

Promotion: JW Steakhouse New Year’s Eve Dinner

Timings: Monday, 31.12.18,

Brief Description: Countdown to the New Year and treat yourself with our perfectly paired set menu. We’re getting festive and have put together a 5 course set menu with all our signature favorites.

Pricing: 5 Course set menu (food only) – AED 445 net, 5 course set menu (plus grape pairing) – AED 595 net

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road) www.jwsteakhouseabudhabi.com or call 02 304 7777

 

AT25

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Hotel: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Outlet: AT25

Promotion: New Year’s Eve, from 7PM

Timings: Monday, 31.12.18

Brief Description:  Elevate your New Year’s Eve experience AT25 and welcome 2019 in style with panoramic views over the city from the 25th floor. Book your table now and enjoy the fireworks display from the highest rooftop bar in the city.

Pricing: AED 150 Entrance Fee including 3 House Beverages

Contact address and telephone number: Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (Old Airport Road https://www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com , or call 02 304 7777