Most prestigious hotels in GCC are where? Clue: Not the UAE

  Of all touristic sites Oman was able to place itself as a hub for prestigious hotels in the region. Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara and Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman are recognised as the top Hotels in the Middle East. Since opening at the end of 2016, both resorts have enjoyed remarkable […]

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The Louvre Abu Dhabi is much more than just a museum

  The Louvre Museum in Paris is a magnet for millions of people every year. It is one of the most important museum attractions in the world. People go there to be immersed in the minds and thoughts of artists who created life forms with a paint brush or a sculpting tool. Imagine experiencing this […]

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Saudi Prince buys Leonardo Da Vinci art piece, brings it to AD Louvre

The recent opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi puts into perspective the nature of the GCC region as one moving towards a steadfast cultural openness and art appreciation. That is the first universal museum in the Arab World reflecting the dialogue between cultures. With such a great sense of openness, it is no surprise to witness […]

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TAG Heuer partners with Dubai to create special edition timepiece

TAG Heuer announced the launch of a unique timepiece it has designed in collaboration with the Dubai Department of Tourism & Marketing (Dubai Tourism) at Arabian Travel Market (ATM). Luxury timepiece manufacturer put the Dubai special edition watch on display at the region’s biggest travel show held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. TAG Heuer, […]

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5 popular destinations for UAE property investors

    According to a new survey, 13 per cent of the UAE’s residents have plans to invest in property overseas in the next year. The annual YouGov survey conducted by IP Global, a property investment company named North America, UK, Germany and Australia the top property investment destinations for UAE residents. Chicago: world’s highest […]

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Is Middle East leading global airline markets?

  Even as Middle East carries are struggling with slowing growth and dwindling revenue, International Air Transport Association (IATA) reveals that the region’s airlines had the strongest regional annual traffic growth for the fifth year in a row in 2016. Revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs expanded 11.8 per cent, consolidating the region’s position as the […]

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Trump Middle East travel ban deters other travellers too: Study

   Trump banned travellers from 7 countries in Jan *Study says move has deterred other travellers too Seattle judge suspended ban order last week and case is in court President Trump banned travellers from seven countries from entering the United States through an executive order passed in late January. A Seattle judge suspended the order […]

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Etihad, Lufthansa CEOs to hold news conference on cooperation drive

  Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways and German carrier Lufthansa will hold a joint news conference on their cooperation plans in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, the airlines said on Sunday. Etihad and Lufthansa last month signed a code share pact and said they wanted to explore cooperation in other areas. This came after German carrier signed […]

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Alabbar’s Noon plays “fashion” trump card to grab lion’s share of e-commerce

  Noon, the Middle East’s largest online shopping platform, will use the high-street fashion segment as a central plank in its strategy to dominate the region’s fast-growing e-commerce sector. The retail powerhouse has announced that it will offer hundreds of exclusive fashion brands, five times more than its nearest competitor. Buyers will also be able […]

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L’Oréal-UNESCO Middle East Women in Science: Breaking Barriers

L’Oréal-UNESCO Middle East Women in Science. (Image: supplied) * Four Arab women scientists were awarded fellowship endowments for their research * The winners were selected from a diver pool of applicants * Winners are from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait   Four Arab women scientists were awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship […]

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