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Architecture Without Architects: Reflecting on the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale (National Pavilion UAE)

Yasser Elsheshtawy, the curator of Transformations: The Emirati National House, the exhibition presented by the National Pavilion UAE at the 2016 edition of la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale), will speak at a series of public events at some of…

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) Announces Winner of Innovation 4 Impact Awards

A US company that allows Muslims around the world to hear Friday prayers from Islam’s holiest sites took first place in the Innovation 4 Impact Awards at the Global Islamic Economy Summit. The competition, organized by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority…

Exclusive: Robert De Niro Visits Dubai to Promote Projects in Antigua and Barbuda

Robert De Niro is expected to arrive in Dubai next week… and this time he means business. The veteran actor and producer (and venture capitalist) is one of many Hollywood A-listers to become involved in the Caribbean tourism industry in…

The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi Announces its Upcoming Public Program

he Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events, panel discussions and workshops for all ages as part of the public program of its current exhibition, Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents. Taking place…

Antigua and Barbuda Set to Become an Investment Hub for Middle East Investors

The twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is a classic example of a Caribbean island – sunny, bright, covered with sparkling white sand and shimmering water. With a penchant for the lush and the plush, the sun soaked twin-islands have…

GPP Photo Week Expands its Location and Programme for its 13th Annual Event

Dubai’s premiere photography centre, Gulf Photo Plus (GPP), has announced the dates for its annual photography festival, GPP Photo Week 2017. Now in its 13th year, the festival – the first and longest-running of its kind in the region – will run from February 10…

Gulf Related’s Al Maryah Central 50% Leased, with 7 New Restaurants Opening in the Galleria

Gulf Related today announced that Al Maryah Central is now 50% leased, with over 785,000 square-feet of signed leases, in a significant milestone for the development. Over 60 more brands have been secured with leading retailers including Dubai Holding Group,…

Dr Liam Fox MP Reiterates Strong Economic Bonds Between UAE and UK post-Brexit at Capital Club Dubai

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a nationwide referendum which resulted in the shock decision to leave the European Union.  Before the vote, Dr Liam Fox MP had visited Capital Club Dubai, the leading Private Members’ Club in the…

Swedish Technology Company Anima Launches Kronaby

The Swedish technology company Anima announced the release date of Kronaby, a new contemporary watch brand. The first Kronaby watch will see the light on 26th January 2017 and will be available for exclusive pre-ordering within the European Union, at www.kronaby.com. The…

Narciso Contreras announced as winner of 7th edition of Carmignac Photojournalism Award

As part of the 2016 Visa pour l’Image festival in Perpignan, Fondation Carmignac has announced the 7th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award has been awarded to Mexican photojournalist Narciso Contreras. The purpose of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award is to…

Eat in Style: Palazzo Versace Dubai Launches Arabesque at Giardino

Palazzo Versace Dubai launches its new dining concept, Arabesque at Giardino restaurant.  Arabesque is a weekend celebration that will be hosted from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm every Saturday, starting 3rd of September; this will complement the International Friday Brunch…

9 Things You Should Know About the Online Gambling Industry

Online gambling. Love it or hate it, the industry has grown into a business behemoth worth almost $40 billion. Whether you do it for fun or want to make it a full time job, there is no shortage of places…

10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Google

As the saying at every graduation ceremony goes, “Thank you Google, Wikipedia and Sparknotes for helping me get this diploma”… Well, Google became a long time ago one of the few services we can’t imagine life without, but while we…

Champagne De Watère Wins the Prestigious Great Gold medal at IWGA 2016

The results of the International Wine Guide Awards 2016 are out and Champagne De Watère won the prestigious Great Gold medal for both of their Champagnes! Great Gold is only awarded when Gold is not sufficient and rarely occurs. This year,…

HH Sheikha Latifa Hosts a Ramadan Gathering for Dubai Culture Employees

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture),Dubai Culture employees attended a Ramadan gathering at the Hotel InterContinental Dubai Festival City. The event…

Shock “Brexit” Vote Sparks Immediate Discussion on UAE-UK Trade at Capital Club Dubai

In the immediate aftermath of the historic decision taken by the British electorate, on 23 June, to sever their country’s ties with the European Union, Capital Club Dubai hosted a packed debate for British expats and UAE business leaders, on…

Unleash 2016 Speakers Spotlight: Cesare Cacitti

16 years old. Italy’s youngest startupper. Passionate technologist and innovator. Built a 3D printer alone at the age of 13. Cesare Cacitti is a 16 years old Maker. When he was 9 he built a push button lock while his…

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Premier Partnerships Take off with Emirates Airline

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced Emirates Airline as its Official Airline Partner. The partnership, signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister…

Expo 2020 Dubai Holds First International Planning Meeting

Senior government and diplomatic officials from over 130 countries came together in Dubai, to discuss plans for the first ever World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA). Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE…

Palazzo Versace Dubai Named “Best New Hotel” at 6th Middle East Hotel Awards 2016

Palazzo Versace Dubai, an “authentic European palace with an Arabic edge” and one of the latest editions to Dubai’s luxury hospitality offering, has been named “Best New Hotel” at the 6th Middle East Hotel Awards 2016. The awards ceremony, held…