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Five Dubai outlets fined for breaking COVID-19 safety rules

Five Dubai outlets fined for breaking COVID-19 safety rules

30 Sep 2020

Dubai: Five shops were fined while three businesses were given stern warnings for violating the COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Dubai Economy (DED) tweeted on Wednesday.

No shop, however, was ordered closed and 680 businesses were found compliant with the coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures, following intensified inspections by DED’s Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector

Earlier, the Dubai Media Office (DMO) tweeted: “As part of Dubai’s Supreme... Read More

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to reopen as Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers in October

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to reopen as Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers in October

27 Sep 2020

The launch will follow a management agreement signed between hospitality operator Hilton and Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan to launch the former’s first presence in Abu Dhabi.

Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, Hilton’s president for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “Abu Dhabi is a world leading destination and remains a historic city for Hilton as a location where we began welcoming guests in the UAE almost 50 years ago. We are proud to be working with Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al... Read More

CHANEL unveils its first ever High Jewelry collection dedicated entirely to tweed

CHANEL unveils its first ever High Jewelry collection dedicated entirely to tweed

20 Sep 2020

How could gold and diamonds be rendered as supple as this handwoven Scottish woollen cloth? How is it possible that a fabric of metal and stones could be imbued with a rhythm and respiration that are both deep and pure?

To answer these questions, the CHANEL High Jewelry Workshop developed special articulation techniques, breathing the vitality of movement into solid gold and honoring the beautiful irregularity of tweed that so delighted Gabrielle Chanel. Diamonds, pearls and sapphires... Read More

Discover Paul Smith’ AW20 Collection

Discover Paul Smith’ AW20 Collection

17 Sep 2020

For his Autumn/Winter ’20 collection, Paul Smith reflects on fifty years of creativity and looks forward with blue-sky positivity.

Having established a reputation for reinventing classics across his half century as a designer, Paul Smith refreshes wardrobe archetypes for Autumn/Winter ’20, his fiftieth anniversary collection. Prints and shapes from Paul’s own past are revisited, reinterpreted and celebrated once more. Classic double-breasted Melton overcoats are finished with contrast... Read More

Emirates' flagship A380 returns to Moscow

Emirates' flagship A380 returns to Moscow

16 Sep 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume its A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) - serving market demand and offering customers more travel options. The airline resumed flights to the Russian capital last week and due to strong passenger demand, its iconic Emirates A380 will operate the Dubai to Moscow route starting 18 September. Emirates currently serves five cities utilising its A380 aircraft including, Cairo, Paris, London Heathrow, Guangzhou and Toronto.

The Emirates... Read More

UAE approves COVID-19 vaccine for front-line workers

UAE approves COVID-19 vaccine for front-line workers

15 Sep 2020

Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said the findings of studies during the final stages of phase III clinical trials show that the vaccine is effective and has a strong response, generating antibodies to the virus.

"The vaccine’s safety have been reviewed and results show it is safe for use," the minister added during a press briefing.

Dr Nawal Al-Kaabi, Chairman of the National Clinical Committee for Coronavirus and the principal investigator of the... Read More

Flydubai offers passengers free global cover for COVID-19

Flydubai offers passengers free global cover for COVID-19

13 Sep 2020

Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced that passengers booking with flydubai for travel between 01 September and 30 November 2020 will automatically receive free global cover for COVID-19.

The new service covers passengers’ health expenses and quarantine costs if diagnosed with COVID-19 during their trip and is valid for 31 days from the time they take their first flight on their itinerary. The service enables passengers to benefit from coverage for their medical expenses up to... Read More

Russia has resumed international flights with the United Arab Emirates

Russia has resumed international flights with the United Arab Emirates

09 Sep 2020

After approximately four months of international isolation, on Aug. 1 some airports in Russia were able to welcome international departures to a small number of foreign destinations.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a directive to resume international air service with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Maldives on a mutual basis, the government’s press service reported. Egypt (Cairo), three flights a week; the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), two flights a week;... Read More

UAE grants paternity leave for private sector employees

UAE grants paternity leave for private sector employees

31 Aug 2020

Private-sector workers are now entitled to more parental leave after an order from President Sheikh Khalifa on Sunday.

Under the new law, private companies should give male and female employees five days of paid parental leave, to be taken within six months of the child's birth.

Previously, UAE law did not require private sector companies to provide the leave to male staff, although companies could include paid paternity leave at their discretion.

Male public sector... Read More

Ulysse Nardin Releases Four-Piece Blast Watch Collection

Ulysse Nardin Releases Four-Piece Blast Watch Collection

29 Aug 2020

A bold, new timepiece bursts onto the scene, inspired by the turbulent forces of nature.

Emblazoned with the luxury Swiss watchmaker’s signature “X” emblem, the Blast watch combines a rock-solid frame with smooth, geometrical lines. The result calls for a crisp design that gets the job done stylishly and efficiently. Taking its cues from the volcanos and ice glaciers that drove the design—Blast merges seemingly opposing elements, such as a satin-finish case and a rugged openwork face... Read More

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