Saadiyat Island has recently launched its new strategy to attract discerning travellers seeking inspiring, enriching and transformative experiences. The island will play a pivotal role in supporting Abu Dhabi to achieve its goal to boost the tourism sector and diversify the economy. By 2025, the island expects to 19 million visitors and contribute AED 4.2 billion in direct tourism revenue. And with its wealth of beach, nature, and culture offerings, it is not hard to see how this island will... Read More
The organic beauty industry is projected to grow 56% between 2020 and 2025, from 16 to 25 Billion US dollars, showing a dramatic rise, compared with the legacy cosmetics industry, due to women’s awareness of the importance of living a healthier, more natural, and chemical-free lifestyle.
On the regional level, the UAE is considered one of the top countries in applying high health standards and follows strict rules and regulations when it comes to allowing cosmetic products on its... Read More
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Program released ‘The Future of Knowledge: a Foresight Report,’ which identified the UAE as one of the best prepared countries to handle risks and challenges in the future. The country was listed alongside the USA, UK, Switzerland, and Australia.
The report, which was released in conjunction with the Knowledge Summit in mid-March, indicated the study of 40 countries, including seven Arab... Read More
Michelin has unveiled the 2022 selection of the MICHELIN Guide Dubai — the first-ever edition in the United Arab Emirates — celebrating Dubai’s spectacular culinary map, that is as vibrant and diverse as it is energetic. A total of 69 restaurants, which covers 21 cuisine types, have been selected and recommended by the anonymous MICHELIN Guide inspectors.
In its inaugural edition, the MICHELIN Guide Dubai 2022 recognizes two 2 MICHELIN Stars restaurants, nine 1 MICHELIN Star... Read More
dnata Travel, the UAE’s longest-standing travel provider, is revealing that Thailand is the most popular destination for UAE travellers for summer holidays in 2022.
Experts at the UAE-based travel brand are recording a 185% increase in the total number of travel bookings made for summer 2022 so far compared to the same time period in 2021.
A total 64% of hotel bookings are for international properties, while 34% represent UAE staycations across the country. The top ten... Read More
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) launches RAKation, a new summer campaign inviting visitors to explore the nature-based Emirate and discover an endless list of activities and experiences.
Running from 15 June - 15 September 2022, RAKation offers guests booking a stay of three nights or more at participating three-, four- and five-star hotels in Ras Al Khaimah, two free tickets for the Jais Sledder. The latest thrilling experience to open on... Read More
The pinnacle of fine dining excellence, the Michelin Guide, is coming to Dubai to showcase some of the highest quality ingredients and produce the world has ever seen. Classic Fine Foods is delighted to be collaborating with the Michelin Guide to bring this amazing event to the Arabian Gulf. Dubai is home to hundreds of nationalities and has a wide range of cuisines on offer. Because of the diverse nature of Dubai, this event is perfectly suited to the dining culture of the city. Classic... Read More
H.E. Massimo Baggi, the honourable Swiss Ambassador to the UAE, was the guest of honor at the opening ceremony of the Swiss watchmaker’s first exclusive mono-brand store in Abu Dhabi. Yousef Al Khoori, CEO of Mohammed Rasool Khoory & Sons, received the honourable Ambassador in the presence of Mr. Roland Enderli, Sales Director of Tudor Watches and management, representatives of Aldar Real Estate Company (Yas Mall), media professionals and other distinguished guests.
The 125 sqm... Read More
UAE COVID-19 restrictions have eased in recent months, but as of Monday June 13, the UAE has reinforced the importance of wearing face masks indoors in the ongoing preventative and precautionary measures against COVID-19.
If you don’t wear a face mask in public, you could face a fine of Dhs3000, according to the reminders issued by The Supreme Council for National Security on June 13.
At the same time, the UAE announced that green pass validity on the Al Hosn app – used to... Read More
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, the arts and lifestyle city destination, has announced its third Artist in Residency programme, inviting guests and visitors to discover expressive abstract paintings. Born in 1993 in Vienna, the Austrian based artist Marie Theres Madani, is the third artist to take up residency in the urban art hub. Madani’s motivation behind her art is ‘the creation of a dialogue’ which allows the visitors and the guests to connect with the artworks and independently interpret... Read More