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Dubai Watch Week 2023 marks its biggest edition yet with over 23,000 visitors

Dubai Watch Week 2023 marks its biggest edition yet with over 23,000 visitors

30 Nov 2023

Dubai Watch Week concluded its biggest and most successful edition to date, marked by a record increase in visitor attendance, participating brands, exclusive launches and more.

The five-day event attracted over 23,000 visitors, marking a 42% increase in attendance from the previous edition, underscoring Dubai and the UAE’s vision of becoming a leading global and creative hub for culture, heritage, and the arts. The event collectively united industry brands, CEOs, watchmakers,... Read More

Wirgan Makkah Al Azizieh caters to the discerning needs of business travellers and pilgrims

Wirgan Makkah Al Azizieh caters to the discerning needs of business travellers and pilgrims

29 Nov 2023

Wirgan for Hotels Services offers unparalleled experiences to the guests of Wirgan Makkah Al Azizieh and Wirgan Makkah Al Noor hotels in line with the group commitment to create unforgettable memories for visitors.

Strategically nestled in the heart of the Al Azizieh district, Wirgan Makkah Al Azizieh caters to the discerning needs of business travellers and pilgrims, offering proximity to Mina and serving as a haven for Muslims embarking on Umrah and Hajj journeys. The 4-star hotel... Read More

Celebrate the 52nd UAE Union Day at Yas Bay Waterfront

Celebrate the 52nd UAE Union Day at Yas Bay Waterfront

28 Nov 2023

With its boardwalk adorned with UAE flags, Yas Bay Waterfront is gearing up to celebrate the 52nd UAE Union Day. The destination unveils its epic plans in store for guests on December 2 and 3 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.

Those heading to Yas Bay Waterfront on the weekend can expect an array of activities and entertainment inspired by the UAE’s rich cultural heritage including henna stations, where talented artists adorn guests’ hands with beautiful designs.

Guests can also try their... Read More

Ethereal Echoes showcases a Celestial Collaboration of Art & Couture

Ethereal Echoes showcases a Celestial Collaboration of Art & Couture

23 Nov 2023

Ethereal Echoes, a pioneering exhibition introduces a collaboration between Marina Fedorova, a Russian prominent artist and Yousef Akbar, a Saudi Arabian fashion designer. The exhibition is a multifaceted dialogue between art, fashion, and culture enriched by digital reality, running from 25 November- 9 December 2023 at the FWD by MOKSYZ Boutique Centria Mall in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The two creatives share a common vision to build a platform that redefines classical art... Read More

Audemars Piguet wins the “Aiguille D’Or” Grand Prix

Audemars Piguet wins the “Aiguille D’Or” Grand Prix

13 Nov 2023

The 2023 winners of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) were unveiled on Thursday 9 November at the Théâtre du Léman in Geneva, at an awards ceremony eagerly awaited by industry stakeholders and watchmaking enthusiasts alike.

Chaired by Nick Foulkes, the 2023 jury and the 847-member GPHG Academy honoured contemporary watchmaking excellence and creativity by awarding 19 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix which went to Audemars Piguet for the Code 11.... Read More

An exquisite Saturday brunch at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort

An exquisite Saturday brunch at Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort

10 Nov 2023

Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort, Vignette Collection the hidden haven for rest and personalized reconnection, invites guests to the most exciting and family-oriented brunch experience in town – Brunchopolis!

This is not an ordinary brunch, Brunchopolis is a sensational celebration of exquisite cuisine, refreshing beverages, and non-stop entertainment for the entire family. Located in the picturesque setting of TH8 Palm, the Saturday afternoon affair promises an unforgettable experience... Read More

MICHELIN Guide and DCT Abu Dhabi announce their first regional Food Festival

MICHELIN Guide and DCT Abu Dhabi announce their first regional Food Festival

08 Nov 2023

Michelin is pleased to announce the MICHELIN Guide’s Food Festival in Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), taking place from December 8th to 10th at the Louvre Abu Dhabi Park. Part of Abu Dhabi Culinary Season, this is MICHELIN Guide’s first such event in the region and will bring together chefs from 16 MICHELIN Guide-recognized restaurants under the theme of “Discover the Art of Flavour”, offering specially curated menus,... Read More

KSA, UAE and Egypt at the forefront of investment in the Middle East

KSA, UAE and Egypt at the forefront of investment in the Middle East

08 Nov 2023

Hospitality and residential projects worth US$D1.9 trillion are under development in the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt accounting for 90 per cent (US$1.7 trillion) of investment, according to key data released ahead of the Future Hospitality Summit.

Research by global independent real estate consultants Knight Frank reveals that KSA is top of the region’s project investment table, with US$1.2 trillion worth of developments in the pipeline, followed by... Read More

UAE warns against risk of regional spillover from Gaza war

UAE warns against risk of regional spillover from Gaza war

03 Nov 2023

Minister says every effort must be made to protect civilians and immediately put an end to the conflict

The UAE warned on Friday that there was a real risk of a regional spillover from the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, adding that it was working "relentlessly" to secure a humanitarian ceasefire.

"As we continue working to stop this war we cannot ignore the wider context and the necessity to turn down the regional temperature that is approaching a boiling point," Noura Al Kaabi, UAE... Read More

Dubai South Run and Ride events join Dubai Fitness Challenge’s ever-growing calendar

Dubai South Run and Ride events join Dubai Fitness Challenge’s ever-growing calendar

02 Nov 2023

Calendars at the ready, there are two new additions to this year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) – the Dubai South Ride and Dubai South Run. With registrations now open, these not-to-be-missed new events will give participants the opportunity to get active, explore the vibrant Dubai South Community, and contribute to the city's ongoing drive for health and wellness.

Taking place on Sunday 5 November, the Dubai South Ride will kick off the day's activities, starting... Read More

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