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DCT Abu Dhabi signs Memorandum of Understanding with Lithuanian Embassy

DCT Abu Dhabi signs Memorandum of Understanding with Lithuanian Embassy

23 Dec 2021

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Embassy of Lithuania to strengthen cultural cooperation through joint programmes and initiatives.

DCT Abu Dhabi hosted a delegation from the Lithuanian Embassy to celebrate 30 years of strong bilateral relations between the UAE and Lithuania, and to discuss ways to increase cooperation across several cultural fields.

Saeed Al Fazari, Executive Director for... Read More

New Year’s Eve exclusive celebration at Burj Al Arab

New Year’s Eve exclusive celebration at Burj Al Arab

23 Dec 2021

Ring in 2022 with a memorable New Year’s Eve exclusive celebration on 31 December hosted by M Premiere, Undisputed and BY.

Don’t miss the chance to absorb the beauty of the main night of the year with the most elegant guests at Burj Al Arab. The grandiose event will feature: the red carpet ceremony and cocktail reception at atrium of Sahn Eddar lounge, the gourmet dinner orchestrated by the Michelin-starred Chefs, a special program of the charismatic showman and singer Artur Pirozhkov... Read More

Expo 2020 News: Expo 2020 visit numbers pass 7 million mark as of 20 December

Expo 2020 News: Expo 2020 visit numbers pass 7 million mark as of 20 December

20 Dec 2021

Expo 2020 Dubai visit numbers have increased significantly to a total of 7,167,591 visits in the period up to 20 December, as organisers continue to maintain robust COVID-19 measures, ensuring a safe and exceptional event for all attending.

The largest major global event to be held since the start of the pandemic, Expo 2020’s latest COVID-19 measures include the expansion of the number of on-site PCR testing facilities to four, and free testing for all Country Pavilion staff. While... Read More

Compass Coworking Centre in Ras Al Khaimah brings a new working experience to the community

Compass Coworking Centre in Ras Al Khaimah brings a new working experience to the community

15 Dec 2021

Ras Al Khaimah’s work environment has entered a new and exciting era with the launching of Compass Coworking Centre, a vibrant community hotspot managed by Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone. The centre welcomes SMEs, entrepreneurs, start-ups, students and freelancers aiming to switch up the way they work.

 Compass Coworking Centre offers a plug n’ play experience with functional amenities that help its members get the most out of a working day. It features open workspaces, for individuals... Read More

Celebrate Christmas and New Year with Jumeirah Group

Celebrate Christmas and New Year with Jumeirah Group

14 Dec 2021

With the most wonderful time of the year officially upon us, Jumeirah Group is unleashing oodles of festive cheer across its hotels and culinary hotspots to create a truly captivating experience for all.

From twinkling interiors and awe-inspiring displays to an enchanting winter wonderland, festive feasts, turkey takeaways and everything in between, there is an array of magical moments to be had this winter season. So, dust off your Santa hat, dig out your ... Read More

Moscow chef Maxim Tarusin brings Russian cuisine to Dubai

Moscow chef Maxim Tarusin brings Russian cuisine to Dubai

09 Dec 2021

UAE guests and local residents have the opportunity to get acquainted with traditional Moscow cuisine. The menu was developed by two metropolitan chefs – Maxim Tarusin and Evgeny Vikentiev. They offered their Dubai colleagues to cook Olivier with poultry, kulebyaka with salmon, author’s jellied meat, cold borscht, fire cutlets, as well as a dessert from Tomsk porcini mushrooms and other dishes.

As the deputy mayor of Moscow said Natalia Sergunina, a gastronomic project – part of a... Read More

UAE moves weekend days to Saturday-Sunday, makes Friday a half-day

UAE moves weekend days to Saturday-Sunday, makes Friday a half-day

07 Dec 2021

The United Arab Emirates is slashing its official working week to four-and-a-half days and moving its weekend to Saturday and Sunday in a major shift aimed at improving competitiveness, officials said on Tuesday.

The "national working week" is mandatory for government bodies from January 1 and bucks the regional norm of a full day-off on Friday for Muslim prayers.

While becoming the only Gulf country not to have a Friday-Saturday weekend, the resource-rich and ambitious UAE now... Read More

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort hosts internationally renowned Chaîne Des Rôtisseurs

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort hosts internationally renowned Chaîne Des Rôtisseurs

06 Dec 2021

Celebrating the UAE’s Golden Jubiliee of the country’s 50th anniversary, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort hosted the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs on Friday, November 26, 2021. Bringing together VIPs, hospitality leaders and key members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs guild.

The black-tie event paid homage to the UAE and the growth of its sustainable agricultural endeavours, animal husbandry and sea farming. The gourmet menu featured items grown and produced in the UAE.

In line with... Read More

Expo 2020 records 5.66 million visits up to 5 December

Expo 2020 records 5.66 million visits up to 5 December

06 Dec 2021

Expo 2020 Dubai has seen a staggering 5,663,960 visits up to 5 December, since it first opened on 1 October, with recent figures buoyed by the UAE’s Golden Jubilee festivities, as well as a raft of spectacular sport, music and cultural performances. During October and November, a total of 5,383 government leaders, including ministers, presidents, prime ministers and heads of state, have graced the Expo site to speak at official events or celebrate their nation’s Expo National Day, with Expo... Read More

The New Breitling Super Avi lands at Dubai Watch Week

The New Breitling Super Avi lands at Dubai Watch Week

28 Nov 2021

Breitling CEO, Georges Kern, visited Dubai Watch Week to unveil the brand’s new Super AVI collection for the first time in the Middle East. The latest watch series from Breitling was unveiled to over 80 guests including press, VIPs and watch enthusiasts. The collection celebrates aviation history with designs inspired by the original 1953 “Co-Pilot” Ref. 765 AVI aviator’s watch.

Speaking at the event Breitling CEO Georges Kern said, “After the successful global launch of the Super AVI... Read More

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