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Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022 marks the beginning of a new horology era

Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022 marks the beginning of a new horology era

06 Apr 2022

Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022 has exceeded expectations and ended on the highest of notes. At the largest watchmaking summit ever held in Geneva international launches of new watchmaking products demonstrated extraordinary creativity, while a vast digital offering, including panels and keynotes, generated fruitful discussions and hundreds of millions of views on social media. The energy and enthusiasm created by such an event can also be measured by the exceptional response it produced... Read More

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi entities to create a non-fungible token

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi entities to create a non-fungible token

05 Apr 2022

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has become one of the first UAE government entities to create its own Non-Fungible Token (NFT).

During a series of innovative workshops, more than 220 employees collaborated to create the unique NFT digital art, which aimed to reflect DCT Abu Dhabi’s corporate values of being welcoming, pioneering, agile, and collaborative.

Jasim Al Hebsi, Acting Director of the People and Performance Department at DCT Abu Dhabi... Read More

Dubai is ranked the number destination for family vacations

Dubai is ranked the number destination for family vacations

30 Mar 2022

Many travelers are planning family vacations in 2022.  A recent study reports that almost nine out of ten parents expect to travel with their children this year. Family vacations are unique in that they appeal to all ages and usually revolve around locations with favorable weather. Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip has examined relevant travel data for key family vacation categories to rank cities from most to least suitable as potential destinations for family vacations. These... Read More

Sunset Hospitality Group adds ATTIKO to its growing portfolio

Sunset Hospitality Group adds ATTIKO to its growing portfolio

30 Mar 2022

Sunset Hospitality Group (SHG), renowned for creating exceptional hospitality and lifestyle experiences, announces a new concept named ATTIKO, a sleek rooftop, high-energy lounge that will be recognized as the city’s newest happening destination.

An upscale venue boasting the most envied views of the city, ATTIKO is a breathtaking location for sundowners to late-night gatherings where guests can enjoy tasty bites and drinks in a vibrant atmosphere, with live DJs and deep, soulful,... Read More

'CODA' wins the Oscar 2022, but Will Smith steals the show

'CODA' wins the Oscar 2022, but Will Smith steals the show

29 Mar 2022

Sunday’s 94th Academy Award ceremony was already a ham-handed attempt at boosting ratings even before the soon-to-be Oscar-winning actor Will Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage.

The event should have been a celebration of diversity. Ariana DeBose became the first queer woman of color to win an acting award, Troy Kotsur was first deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting, and Jane Campion became the third woman to win in the directing category.

It should have also been a... Read More

Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi vision to be presented at exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat

Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi vision to be presented at exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat

25 Mar 2022

A new exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat will give the public the opportunity to experience a glimpse of what the planned Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi will offer. Inspired by the architectural vernacular of the museum, which is designed to resemble natural rock formations, the exploratory space will tell the curatorial narrative of the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi through a selection of objects from the museum collection.

Key exhibits include ‘Stan’ the 67 million year-old T.... Read More

Celebrate Easter at Atlantis, The Palm with Egg-Cellent Menus And Baskets Of Fun

Celebrate Easter at Atlantis, The Palm with Egg-Cellent Menus And Baskets Of Fun

25 Mar 2022

Atlantis, The Palm invites guests to gather loved ones and enjoy some festive fun this Easter at the region’s leading entertainment resort destination. From themed brunches to an afternoon tea or a decadent dinner, there are several ways to celebrate the Easter weekend with family and friends.

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar - Easter Brunch

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar’s Family Brunch brings Easter to life for families with little ones. Parents can enjoy a relaxing dining... Read More

Expo 2020 Dubai’ visits surge to 20.8 million with nine days to go

Expo 2020 Dubai’ visits surge to 20.8 million with nine days to go

22 Mar 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai visitors are saying #ThanksToExpo, with visit numbers soaring to 20,819,155, after crossing the 20-million threshold earlier this week.

From Expo 2020 Dubai’s crown jewel, Al Wasl dome, to water feature Surreal, the stellar entertainment line-up and fascinating pavilions of the 192 participating countries, visitors have been moved by how the largest global gathering of its kind since the start of the pandemic has brought together people from across the world in one... Read More

More than 30,000 hotel rooms under development in Saudi Arabia to welcome returning pilgrims

More than 30,000 hotel rooms under development in Saudi Arabia to welcome returning pilgrims

22 Mar 2022

A total of 32,621 hotel rooms are currently under construction in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom prepares to meet pent-up demand from pilgrims returning to its holy cities. That’s according to the latest research from STR, commissioned by Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 May.

The analysts found that the country’s revenue per available room (RevPAR) recovery index stands at 52 percent, noting that the... Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Russian Foreign Minister in Moscow

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Russian Foreign Minister in Moscow

20 Mar 2022

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met on Thursday with Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, in Moscow. They discussed cooperation between the two countries and ways to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership in various fields.

They exchanged views on key developments and challenges concerning security and stability in the Middle East and Africa.

The two officials then discussed... Read More

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