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TRA publishes 33 apps for 'Digital Eidiya'

TRA publishes 33 apps for 'Digital Eidiya'

29 Jul 2020

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has launched 33 applications to share Eid greetings and cash gifts (Eidiya) remotely, as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.

As a tradition, children receive toys and cash gifts from parents on Eid.

TRA has republished on its website a list of 23 apps for banks operating in the country, in addition to 10 apps for electronic wallets through which Eidiya can be transferred, under the titles of "Greet them... Read More

Emirates clinches 4th consecutive Best First Class award

Emirates clinches 4th consecutive Best First Class award

28 Jul 2020

Emirates' unmatched First Class travel experience was given double honours at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Airlines, winning the World's Best First Class award as well as Middle East's Best First Class. Emirates has topped the First Class category every year since the awards was launched in 2017 –making this its 4th consecutive win.

 

The airline also secured its spot as the Top 10 airlines in the world and clinched several... Read More

Federal Youth Authority launches Young Economist Program

Federal Youth Authority launches Young Economist Program

27 Jul 2020

Under the patronage of the Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Federal Youth Authority has launched the Young Economist Program.

The programme aims to equip young UAE economists with the knowledge and skills needed to become future leaders in the field and jump-start their careers in economic organisations. It also seeks to produce a new generation of economists that can support the objectives of "2020... Read More

Everyone's Favourite Dubai Character Modesh is Back With Dana For Double The Fun This DSS

Everyone's Favourite Dubai Character Modesh is Back With Dana For Double The Fun This DSS

26 Jul 2020

There’s a lot of excitement in town, as not only has Modesh been reintroduced to the world this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), he’s also brought along a new friend – Dana. With the seven-week long summer celebration of shopping and entertainment in full swing, it’s time to officially welcome Dana as one of DSS’ biggest surprises and Modesh’s best new buddy.

 

Promising double the fun, Dana will join Modesh as the pair pop up at different... Read More

Armani and Yoox Net-A-Porter come together to design distribution model for the future

Armani and Yoox Net-A-Porter come together to design distribution model for the future

24 Jul 2020

The agreement, in place until 2025, will redesign and, over the next two years, develop a revolutionary, digital and integrated shopping experience for customers. It will integrate Armani’s digital stores with their physical boutiques and, leveraging Yoox Net-A-Porter Group’s global logistics network, will create a seamless connection between Armani’s clients and products, online and offline.  In the current context, and becoming even more apparent following Covid 19, the fashion system must... Read More

UAE’s success in launching first Arab probe to Mars a regional, international turning point

UAE’s success in launching first Arab probe to Mars a regional, international turning point

23 Jul 2020

The success of the UAE in launching the first Arab and Islamic probe to Mars is an exceptional and inspiring regional and international turning point.

The UAE accomplished five strategic objectives with the launch of the Hope Probe, which has brought hope to the Arab youth about the possibility of changing their reality and shaping a new future, and has strengthened the UAE’s position in the space sector and represents its official entry to the club of nine countries that have... Read More

 Commemorate a Blessed and Joyous Eid Al Adha with Classic Gifts from WatchBox

Commemorate a Blessed and Joyous Eid Al Adha with Classic Gifts from WatchBox

23 Jul 2020

A time for festivities and celebrations arrives with the joyous occasion of Eid Al Adha. Bringing family and friends together to revel in warm and precious moments, Eid Al Adha is the perfect time to gift your near and dear ones special tokens that they will cherish forever. To mark Eid Al Adha, WatchBox presents its top, pre-loved timepieces that make for ideal Eid gifts even offering amazing savings on some of the watches in the collection. 

The timepieces on offer for Eid Al Adha... Read More

The perfect summer offers await you at Sofitel Dubai The Palm

The perfect summer offers await you at Sofitel Dubai The Palm

20 Jul 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2020: Your summer sanctuary awaits at Sofitel Dubai The Palm with lots of amazing offers to enjoy, be it a quick break from the city or a luxury stay with the family, they have you covered. There is a lot to look forward to during your stay including pool & beach access, fully functional gym, luxury spa, watersports, a new indoor tennis court, kids club, summer camp and much more. 

Recent winner of the Conde Nast Traveller ‘Favourite Family Hotel... Read More

UAE officials clarify rules on expired visas

UAE officials clarify rules on expired visas

13 Jul 2020

Holders of expired UAE residency permits will have a three-month renewal grace period as of July 12 to avoid fines, a senior immigration officer said on Sunday.

Brigadier Khamis Al Kaabi, the official spokesman for the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, confirmed the details on Abu Dhabi TV, after the UAE authorities on Friday reversed the decision to extend any residency visas that expired during the COVID-19 outbreak.

“UAE residency permits are now being renewed... Read More

Dubai Summer Surprises 2020: DSS Sales, Deals, Events

Dubai Summer Surprises 2020: DSS Sales, Deals, Events

13 Jul 2020

Dubai is welcoming back the return of the annual festival of shopping and fun - Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS). The 23rd edition of the citywide mega event will launch on Thursday 9 July, and will deliver a diverse and exciting seven weeks of sales, deals, and promotions at Dubai’s malls, attractions and leisure destinations until 29 August. With so much fun to be had and great offers to discover, DSS is the perfect time to enjoy wonderful moments with friends and family.

Ahmed Al Khaja... Read More

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