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Iranian President Raisi, foreign minister die in helicopter crash

Iranian President Raisi, foreign minister die in helicopter crash

20 May 2024

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister were killed in a helicopter crash in mountainous terrain and icy weather, an Iranian official said on Monday, after search teams located the wreckage in East Azerbaijan province.

Iranian state media Press TV and semi-official Tasnim and Mehr news agencies reported all those on board were killed. Reuters also reported the president's death, citing a senior official.

A Turkish drone identified a source of heat suspected to... Read More

A beachside restaurant Cabana on The Beach opens in Dubai

A beachside restaurant Cabana on The Beach opens in Dubai

17 May 2024

Nestled along Dubai's picturesque coastline, Cabana on The Beach offers a unique beachside dining and leisure experience, blending exquisite gastronomy with a serene ambiance for an unparalleled visit.

Embark on a culinary journey crafted by our chef Alan Nagoev, who trained in renowned restaurants worldwide. Using top-quality ingredients sourced from Japan, South America, and Spain, each dish is a masterpiece, ensuring an unforgettable dining affair. The highlights of the menu are... Read More

Amiri opens second retail location in Dubai

Amiri opens second retail location in Dubai

16 May 2024

AMIRI proudly announces the opening of its second retail location in Dubai. Situated in the exclusive Mall of Emirates, the new store expands the brand’s presence in the Middle East with regional partners, Soho Group.

Spanning 3100 square foot, the space employs a dynamic balance of textures and materials that translates AMIRI’s Californian sensibility through architecture, design and art. Guided by established brand cornerstones, the setting is defined by a custom plaster façade... Read More

10-year 'Blue Residency' for sustainability experts

10-year 'Blue Residency' for sustainability experts

16 May 2024

The UAE has announced a long-term residency for environment advocates. Called ‘Blue Residency’, the 10-year visa will be granted to individuals who have made “exceptional contributions and efforts” in protecting the environment.

This covers sustainability initiatives both inside and outside the UAE.

The Blue Residency will be granted to supporters of environmental action, including members of international companies, associations and non-governmental organisations; global award... Read More

The 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market welcomed more than 33,000 visitors from over 160 countries

The 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market welcomed more than 33,000 visitors from over 160 countries

09 May 2024

More than 46,000 industry professionals from over 160 countries – including 33,500 visitors – attended the 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which concluded today (9 May) in Dubai, UAE.

This represents a 15% year-on-year increase in attendees compared to ATM’s landmark 30th edition, setting a new record for the show and demonstrating the strength, resilience and momentum of the global travel and tourism sector.

In line with ATM 2024’s theme, ‘Empowering Innovation:... Read More

Aviation experts at Arabian Travel Market highlight the pivotal role of innovation

Aviation experts at Arabian Travel Market highlight the pivotal role of innovation

09 May 2024

As passenger numbers in the Middle East are predicted to reach 429 million this year, representing a 5.4% increase on 2019 figures, a panel of aviation experts convened at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) yesterday to discuss how the market is changing, outlining their predictions for the future of air travel. The session, ‘Looking Skyward for Innovation: How Technology is Disrupting Aviation’, was moderated by travel expert Mark Frary and included panellists from Cirium, IATA, AviationXLab, and... Read More

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024 opens in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024 opens in Dubai

07 May 2024

The 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) opened on Monday with Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) revealing how the Emirate saw 5.18 million international overnight visitors in the first quarter of 2024, an 11 per cent increase from last year.

Commending the achievement, Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, said: “With the commencement of the Arabian Travel Market 2024, we are pleased to... Read More

Dubai set to host Arabian Travel Market, unveiling new horizons in Travel Industry, May 6-9

Dubai set to host Arabian Travel Market, unveiling new horizons in Travel Industry, May 6-9

04 May 2024

The organisers of Arabian Travel Market 2024 (ATM) and representatives from the exhibition’s strategic partners, which include the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), Emirates, IHG Hotels & Resorts, and Al Rais Travel, have outlined their plans for the event, which takes place from Monday, May 6, to Thursday, May 9, 2024 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

The 31st edition of ATM is poised to welcome over 2,300 exhibitors and representatives from more than 165... Read More

Abu Dhabi Property market continues to attract global investors

Abu Dhabi Property market continues to attract global investors

29 Apr 2024

Bayut, the premier property portal in the UAE, has conducted a comprehensive analysis of market dynamics and pricing trends within Abu Dhabi's sales and rental sectors for the first quarter of 2024. Several notable areas have witnessed a surge in sales prices, particularly in upscale neighbourhoods offering top-tier amenities and facilities, reflecting high demand in the market.

Trends for Buying Properties in Abu Dhabi

●            The areas of Al Reef and Al Ghadeer have... Read More

The world’s most advanced brain enhancement programme at Clinique La Prairie

The world’s most advanced brain enhancement programme at Clinique La Prairie

29 Apr 2024

Clinique La Prairie, leading pioneer in longevity and world-renowned health destination, is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Brain Potential Programme’, the world’s most advanced brain enhancement programme to date.

Years of research have culminated in the development of 'Brain Potential', a brand-new 7 day programme that offers a holistic approach to wellness through the combination of cutting-edge technologies and Clinique La Prairie's unique medical expertise. Integrating... Read More

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