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Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA launches ‘TooMooH’ Internship Development Programme to promote UAE National talent in the hospitality sector

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA launches ‘TooMooH’ Internship Development Programme to promote UAE National talent in the hospitality sector

28 Jan 2019

Millennium Hotels & Resorts launches the ‘TooMooH’ Internship Development tier as part of the ‘TooMooH’ program, – a concerted, consistent programme to accelerate Emiratization and promote regional talent and leadership development in the hospitality sector. This programme aims to integrate UAE nationals into the booming hospitality sector and boost their presence in the job market.

According to Alpen Capital’s latest report on GCC Hospitality Industry 2018, the UAE hospitality... Read More

Methodical Bryson DeChambeau dismantles Majlis Course to win Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Methodical Bryson DeChambeau dismantles Majlis Course to win Omega Dubai Desert Classic

28 Jan 2019

The National -- If Bryson DeChambeau only has his golf game 60 per cent figured out, as he suggested last week, then what chance for the rest of the world when he finally figures it all out?

The 25-year-old Californian obliterated the field as he won the 2019 Omega Dubai Desert Classic with a final-round masterclass. It was golf not as most recognise it, but – perhaps – a glimpse of the future of the sport.

Given his method relies so deeply on the appliance of science, he is... Read More

UAE football fans offered free tickets for Asian Cup clash with Qatar

UAE football fans offered free tickets for Asian Cup clash with Qatar

28 Jan 2019

The National -- UAE football supporters have been offered free tickets for the Asian Cup semi-final following the national team's good run in the tournament.

The tickets, for the semi-final against Qatar, were being given out starting today at 10am to “loyal” UAE fans, but are now sold out in Sharjah, Dubai, Fujairah, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah.

Security in Abu Dhabi said there were only enough tickets for half the queue as of Sunday afternoon, but fans queued on regardless,... Read More

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win record seventh AO crown (Video)

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win record seventh AO crown (Video)

28 Jan 2019

The Serb, rarely troubled on his serve, won 6-3 6-2 6-3 for his biggest victory in a major final over his great rival.

Spanish second seed Nadal, 32, looked rattled by the world number one's intensity and made 28 unforced errors.

Djokovic, 31, won in two hours and four minutes to move clear of six-time men's winners Roy Emerson and Roger Federer.

A forehand winner down the line brought up two championship points, Djokovic taking the second when Nadal clubbed a backhand... Read More

“Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age  Masterpieces from The Leiden Collection and the Musée du Louvre” exhibition will open at Louvre Abu Dhabi on 14 February 2019

“Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age Masterpieces from The Leiden Collection and the Musée du Louvre” exhibition will open at Louvre Abu Dhabi on 14 February 2019

27 Jan 2019

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s first 2019 international exhibition, Rembrandt, Vermeer & the Dutch Golden Age: Masterpieces from The Leiden Collection and the Musée du Louvre, will bring together paintings and drawings by Dutch masters Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer and their contemporaries. Opening on 14 February 2019, the exhibition will survey Rembrandt’s artistic journey in Leiden and Amsterdam and his relationships with rivals and peers, including Johannes Vermeer, Jan Lievens, Ferdinand... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

Mark Zuckerberg to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

26 Jan 2019

The National -- It seems Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, reports The New York Times. The publication, which spoke to four people involved, who wished to remain anonymous due to the project's confidential nature, said it's Zuckerberg's way of asserting his "control over the company's divisions at a time when his business has been battered by scandal".

What does this mean for us?

Don't worry, this doesn't... Read More

UAE and Ali Mabkhout stun Australia to reach Asian Cup semi-finals (Video)

UAE and Ali Mabkhout stun Australia to reach Asian Cup semi-finals (Video)

26 Jan 2019

Hosts UAE upset defending champions Australia on Friday night to book a place in the Asian Cup semi-final.

The home side, who came into the match at Al Ain’s Hazza bin Zayed Stadium as underdogs, triumphed 1-0 in the last-eight encounter, when Ali Mabkhout capitalised on a Milos Degenek mistake midway through the second half. Ultimately the winner, it marked Mabkhout’s fourth goal of the tournament.

Alberto Zaccheroni’s men now face Qatar on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi for a spot in... Read More

Blue Flags fly above Dubai beaches to show quality

Blue Flags fly above Dubai beaches to show quality

24 Jan 2019

Blue flags will fly from beaches across Dubai after many met international environmental standards on cleanliness, some for the first time.

Globally recognised flags to mark a beach’s quality and a haven for safe swimming are now in place at Jumeirah 1, 2 and 3 beaches and Umm Suqeim 1 and 2 beaches.

The approval was granted by the Foundation for Economic Education for one season.

Beaches are regularly assessed to see if they meet strict criteria on water quality,... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld misses the Chanel final bow for the first time

Karl Lagerfeld misses the Chanel final bow for the first time

24 Jan 2019

Haute couture is undoubtedly the high point of the fashion season, and the pinnacle of excellence, creativity and skill. Of the few select houses with the ability to produce couture, Chanel is the oldest still in existence, and the de facto focal point of the twice yearly, three-day couture event in Paris.

With its elaborate stages and sublime collections, Chanel is famous for its runway shows, and the audience eagerly awaits the customary bow from Karl Lagerfeld at the end of each.... Read More

Emirates announces network updates for 2019

Emirates announces network updates for 2019

23 Jan 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to respond to global travel demand trends. The airline also outlined its fleet plans for the year.

Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, said: “At Emirates, we pride ourselves on being a customer-focused airline with a commercially-driven business model. We invest in a modern and efficient... Read More

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