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Award-winning alternative to cheese, Violife®, debuts in the region

Award-winning alternative to cheese, Violife®, debuts in the region

04 Jul 2021

In a recent survey on plant-based diets in the UAE, conducted by YouGov, an international research data and analytics group, it was discovered that almost half of the respondents have replaced dairy for a plant-based meal or drink in the past year. Two in five respondents also revealed that they opt for allergen-free dishes when eating out or ordering food. A logical outcome, given that almost half (46%) of UAE’s population is a millennial, and about 60% of millennials worldwide consider... Read More

Expo 2020 Dubai and UN Global Compact join forces to advance the Sustainable Development Goals

Expo 2020 Dubai and UN Global Compact join forces to advance the Sustainable Development Goals

30 Jun 2021

Expo 2020 Dubai and the United Nations Global Compact are joining forces to hold a Sustainable Development Goals Business Forum during Expo’s Global Goals Week (16-22 January 2022), to unite businesses and spur further action towards a sustainable and inclusive future.

Announced on June 16th at this year’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit, the collaboration reflects a shared and urgent commitment to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and drive meaningful change.

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Escape for a Week of Wellness at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Escape for a Week of Wellness at Palazzo Versace Dubai

28 Jun 2021

In celebration of Global Wellness Day on June 12th, reset body and mind by focusing on your wellbeing for an entire week, made possible by Palazzo Versace Dubai’s ‘Week of Wellness’ program. Embark on a bespoke journey to commit yourself to a healthy lifestyle in the most opulent of ways. Create your own one-week wellness program complete with fitness at the Gym, relaxing treatments at The SPA, and nutritious drinks that will keep you refreshed and invigorated throughout the week. After each... Read More

Germany is ready to welcome GCC visitors in 2021

Germany is ready to welcome GCC visitors in 2021

27 Jun 2021

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) participated at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the first international travel trade event in-person since the outbreak.

The GNTB wanted to raise awareness of what Germany and in particular Berlin, has to offer city, nature and culture enthusiasts living in the GCC countries, by showcasing the exciting facets and flair of Germany such as customs, crafts, local food and drink, culture and... Read More

La Marquise Jewellery Unveils Flagship Boutique in The Dubai Mall

La Marquise Jewellery Unveils Flagship Boutique in The Dubai Mall

27 Jun 2021

The multi award-winning brand has opened the doors to a flagship boutique in bustling The Dubai Mall, an anchor location situated in the Souk Atrium. Symbolically designed, the inviting boutique layout is inspired by the symmetry of a round diamond, the true star behind the success of the jewellery collections.

Since 1986, La Marquise Jewellery have been providing fine jewellery with superior craftsmanship, exclusive designs, and an unparalleled service experience. The brand has won... Read More

Experience thrilling Formula 1 Racing in style with Grand Prix Packages at Yas Island

Experience thrilling Formula 1 Racing in style with Grand Prix Packages at Yas Island

27 Jun 2021

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, is offering racing fans a host of incredible accommodation packages to choose from while watching their favourite drivers race during the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2021 at Yas Marina Circuit from 09 – 12 December 2021. With last year’s season attended by 600 frontline heroes invited in recognition of their valiant efforts during the height of the global pandemic, this year’s Grand Prix will be open to a... Read More

New board of Dubai Chamber aims to lead Dubai’s economic transformation

New board of Dubai Chamber aims to lead Dubai’s economic transformation

27 Jun 2021

Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the new board of directors of Dubai Chambers.

The board is chaired by Abdulaziz Al Ghurair and its members include Omar Al Futtaim, Khalid Jumaa Al Majid, Rajaa Al Gurg, Omar Al Olama, Sultan bin Sulayem, Butti Saad Al Kendi, Helal Saeed Al Marri, Faisal Jumaa Belhoul, Patrick Chalhoub, Ghassan Al Kibsi, Dr. Amina Al Rustamani and Tariq Hussain Khansaheb.

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Switzerland prepares to ‘open’ its borders

Switzerland prepares to ‘open’ its borders

24 Jun 2021

 

 

Tourism officials in the Canton (state) of Graubunden, also known as Grisons, in Switzerland are gearing up for a busy summer as the Swiss government prepares to open its borders on 26 June to visitors from the GCC countries who have been fully vaccinated.

The new ruling, which was ratified on Wednesday 23 June, now allows GCC residents who have been vaccinated with a European Medical Agency (EMA) and WHO approved vaccination, such as Pfizer or Sinopharm (up-to 12... Read More

DMY BY DMY debuts in the Middle East at THAT Concept Store

DMY BY DMY debuts in the Middle East at THAT Concept Store

24 Jun 2021

Independent British eyewear brand, DMY BY DMY, is now available for the first time in the Middle East at THAT Concept Store in the Mall of the Emirates. Created by Majid Al Futtaim as a one-of-a-kind destination, THAT Concept Store hosts over 150 luxury labels from regional and international designers as part of its ever-evolving collection. The beautifully curated spaces takes shoppers on a complete lifestyle journey from fashion to accessories, beauty to food, art to fitness, offering an... Read More

Flights between India and UAE suspended until July 6

Flights between India and UAE suspended until July 6

24 Jun 2021

Air India has confirmed that flights between India and UAE are to remain suspended until July 6, 2021. Responding to a customer query, the carrier took to Twitter to confirm that the decision was in line with travel restrictions announced by UAE government. While flights remain suspended, Dubai recently eased restrictions for incoming passengers from India, effective today. Those with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a ‘UAE-approved vaccine’, are allowed to travel to the... Read More

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