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Emirates becomes first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers

Emirates becomes first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers

18 Apr 2020

Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on today's flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers.

 

The quick blood test was conducted by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and results were available within 10 minutes. This test was conveniently done at the Group... Read More

LVMH Watch Brands Leave Baselworld

LVMH Watch Brands Leave Baselworld

18 Apr 2020

The Swiss watch Manufactures of the LVMH Group, including the LVMH Watchmaking Division (TAG Heuer, Hublot and Zenith) and the House of Bvlgari, have taken note of the departure of Rolex, Tudor, Patek Philippe, Chanel and Chopard from the Baselworld show scheduled for January 2021. Within this context of clearly weakened representation of the Swiss watch industry and hence inevitably lower participation, it appears clear to the brands composing the Division and to the House of Bvlgari that... Read More

Ma'an launched the 'Together We Are Good' programme

Ma'an launched the 'Together We Are Good' programme

17 Apr 2020

Abu Dhabi: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an has announced it has started working to provide a new food support scheme in Abu Dhabi for people whose income has been affected by the current health and economic situation.

Individuals, couples or families most affected and those who meet the conditions can apply for support if their income is not enough to meet basic requirements and they are either a UAE citizen or resident living in Abu Dhabi.

Working in partnership... Read More

Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chanel, Chopard and Tudor leave Baselworld

Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chanel, Chopard and Tudor leave Baselworld

14 Apr 2020

Geneva, 14 April 2020 – Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chanel, Chopard and Tudor leave Baselworld to create a new watch trade show in Geneva with the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. The will be held early April 2021 at Palexpo, at the same time as Watches & Wonders. This departure follows a number of unilateral decisions made without consultation by Baselworld management,including the postponement of the watch show until January 2021, as well as its inability to meethe brands’ needs and... Read More

Nakheel pledges AED230 million in financial support for customers

Nakheel pledges AED230 million in financial support for customers

14 Apr 2020

Master developer Nakheel today announced an AED230 million economic relief package for customers in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.  

The initiative is in line with the economic stimulus launched under the direction of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and announced by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai. 

The... Read More

Emirates announces limited passenger flights to more cities

Emirates announces limited passenger flights to more cities

14 Apr 2020

Emirates is planning to operate passenger services to Jakarta, Manila Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algeria, and Kabul in addition to the already commenced operation to London and Frankfurt. These services will facilitate residents and visitors wishing to return home.

 

Passengers will be able to book directly on emirates.com or via their travel agent. Only citizens of the destination country and those who meet the entry requirements will be allowed to board. Passengers... Read More

Breguet unveils new timepieces in it's classique and Marine lines

Breguet unveils new timepieces in it's classique and Marine lines

13 Apr 2020

Thanks to its mastery in the art of engine-turning, Breguet has given two iconic models from its Classique collection, the 7137 and the 7337, a new look. These new models come in rose gold with a silvered gold dial and, on a more contemporary note, in white gold with a gold dial in “Breguet blue” color. An embossed moon on a starry sky adds a new dimension to the moon phase display.

Regarding the Marine line, the model Tourbillon Équation Marchante 5887 combines the bold and sporty... Read More

BVLGARI is launching an exclusive SERPENTI forever capsule collection for Ramadan

BVLGARI is launching an exclusive SERPENTI forever capsule collection for Ramadan

12 Apr 2020

Bvlgari is launching an exclusive Serpenti Forever Capsule Collection to celebrate the Holy Month with a touch of Roman glamour. 

Drawing inspiration from the combination of emeralds with yellow gold featured in many iconic pieces of the Bvlgari Heritage Collection, as well as being recognized as the Master of Colored Gemstones, Bvlgari, the Roman Jeweller gives an ultra-precious take to its leather goods icon, Serpenti Forever, with focus on Emerald Green, Grape Amethyst, and Fire... Read More

Namshi partners with Dubai Cares this Ramadan

Namshi partners with Dubai Cares this Ramadan

08 Apr 2020

This Ramadan, Namshi releases a poem, sharing a message of hope and solidarity with their community. In times of worldwide unrest, the company’s vision is to strengthen the spirit of Ramadan.

Each year, the company launches a new charity initiative, and this year is no different. For the first time, Namshi has partnered with the UAE-based charity, Dubai Cares, and invites customers to contribute to the cause by purchasing a limited edition T-shirt, from which 100% of profits will be... Read More

UAE sends 13 tonnes of medical supplies to Kazakhstan to fight COVID-19

UAE sends 13 tonnes of medical supplies to Kazakhstan to fight COVID-19

08 Apr 2020

The United Arab Emirates aid plane carrying approximately 13 tonnes of medical supplies was dispatched to Kazakhstan to assist the country in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, benefitting over 10,000 healthcare professionals.

This initiative is part of the UAE's commitment to cooperating with countries working to combat the COVID-19 outbreak in order to bolster global efforts to curb the virus' spread.

"The UAE is comitted to extending support to countries affected by the COVID-... Read More

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