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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…

Capital Club Dubai Shines With Culinary Team’s Summer Offerings

Capital Club Dubai, a member of the ENSHAA Group and the emirate’s Premier Private City Club, has today announced its summer schedule of events, with the holy month of Ramadan kicking off the season with Iftar dinners from 6 June…

In Pictures: Hugely Successful Inaugural Sharjah Bridal Fair Concludes

The inaugural Sharjah Bridal Fair (SBF), one of the most luxurious bridal exhibitions in the Northern Emirates, showcased a variety of the best wedding products and services under one roof from May 19 to 22. Recognising the burgeoning wedding industry…

VUL9 Security Solutions: Cybersecurity Online Courses Guide for Startups

Cybersecurity is no joke, especially for new startups who can’t afford building a vulnerable digital infrastructure that lets hackers access user data, financial information or IP. Below is a list of online courses on cybersecurity that every startup founder ought…

Free Zone of the Future Program Launched by World Free Zones Organization

 World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) today launched the ‘Free Zone of the Future Program’ on day two of its 2nd Annual International Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Dubai. The Free Zone of the Future Program is an international initiative…

Disruptive Innovation in Diamond Investment: Shining Bright in an “Opaque” Market

Loose diamonds are the most concentrated form of portable wealth in the world and yet, due to what has been described as “opaque” trading practices in the commodity, they have remained an unregulated and non-interchangeable asset class – until now….

VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

World Class Innovations Maintain Dubai’s Status as One of the World’s Top Investment Destinations

Dubai remains a key destination for global investors, as many of the city’s upcoming property developments are set to break dozens of Guinness World Records over the next few years—records that will be in good company with existing world record…

Capital Club Dubai to Celebrate 8th Birthday with James Bond Themed Party

April is upon us, bringing with it the arrival of one of the most sought after events on the year’s social calendar: the 8th anniversary of Capital Club Dubai on the 21st of this month. The occasion is proudly supported…

Sharjah Bridal Fair Launches “Young Fashion Awards 2016” for Up-and-coming Female Designers in the UAE

The Sharjah Bridal Fair (SBF) has launched the “Young Fashion Awards 2016”, which will be held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) from 19 to 22 May 2016. The awards, which are open to female Emiratis or UAE…

Abu Dhabi Calendar: TechFest 2016, 24th April – Save the Date!

There is only one week left for the Second Annual TechFest 2016 at NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, and the excitement is growing very fast. After months of planning, we are finally seeing how this event takes shape, and how the university…

National Pavilion United Arab Emirates Announces the 28 Interns Chosen To Be Part of the Venice Internship Program

The National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) la Biennale di Venezia is pleased to announce the selection of 28 interns who will participate in the Venice Internship in 2016 during the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia…

Former UK Defence Secretary to present case for “Brexit” at Capital Club Dubai

As part of its ongoing guest speaker lecture series, Capital Club, Dubai’s Premier Private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies, will welcome former UK Defence Secretary, Dr Liam Fox MP, on 31 March from 7-9pm, to…

The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

Bollywood Dazzles Dubai with TOIFA 2016

Pan Bahar Presents Times of India Film Awards in Partnership with Gulf Air & Splash in Association with Uttar Pradesh Tourism, Rising Uttar Pradesh, Capital Group & Rach Entertainment, Datsun. Bajirao Mastani wins the maximum number of awards across categories…

From Arabia to the World: Mandilicious to Bring Its Authentic Cuisine of Arabia to Canada

The highly acclaimed and popular restaurant chain in the Middle East, Mandilicious™, will soon open its doors in Canada, following a Master Franchise Agreement signed with a private investment group. The first outlet will open before summer 2016, in a…

Deal On: Anniversary Celebrations at Original Wings and Rings Dubai

To celebrate its second anniversary in Dubai, Original Wings and Rings will be partying every weekend throughout the month of March and April with their guests! Every Friday, for two whole months, the venue will be offering a special day-time…

Arab World’s Leading Investment Bank Introduces EFG One on One MENA Consensus, a Unique Real-Time Poll of Top Global Investors and Listed Companies

New annual survey will be a feature of the largest MENA investor conference, which grew in size once more in 2016 More than 455 international fund managers and institutional investors from 221 institutions with aggregate assets under management in excess…

Seedstars: Forget Aid and Volunteering, Here are the Businesses that Drive Real Impact

Have you ever been in the same place with the 60 best startups from emerging markets? No? Put away your TV, your apps, and let me invite you to a snapshot of innovation around the world. There’s the 13-year old…