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  • INVEST IN REUNION ISLAND AT THE GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK

    NEXA, the Regional Agency for Development, Investment and Innovation of Reunion Island will participate at the Gitex technology Week between the 16th and the 20th of October 2016 in Dubai. Reunion Island is a French and European Outermost Region, the wealthiest region in the Indian Ocean, an ideal vantage point for developing your business towards Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. The island represents a European hub in the Indian Ocean and a territory near economic blocks: SADC, EAC, IOC.

  • Ministry of Health launches group of ‘smart’ solutions for enhanced patient services at Gitex 2015

    The Ministry of Health launched a group of smart services during GITEX Technology Week 2015 which will be held from October 18 to 22, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Center, UAE.

  • Second Harper’s BAZAAR Café Unveiled at CITY WALK Dubai

    The very latest in elegant design, fashion and cuisine is now available at a new Harper’s BAZAAR Café in CITY WALK - Dubai.

  • Stay Inspired this Eid-Al-Adha as Conrad Dubai Rolls Out Exceptional Holiday Packages

    Discover a truly memorable family holiday in Conrad Dubai this Eid Al Adha. Located in the heart of the Emirate’s lively financial and shopping district, and only minutes away from The Dubai Mall, experience inspired living with Conrad Dubai’s 25 per cent* discount on room rates.

  • The “TIME TRAVELER DESIGNER” ARTISTRY WORKSHOP

    In a digital age we seem to be navigating at the speed of light, holding on to every single grain in an hourglass is a nostalgic idea dreamt by many. Respect for cultural elements that allowed us to slow our minds to a pace synonymous with nature, is a respect for ourselves.

  • UAE Water Aid takes part in Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition

    The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, will participate in the 13th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD), which will take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 21-23 March 2016, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.

  • ‘Dinner in the Sky’ Returns to Dubai for a New Season this December

    ‘Dinner in the Sky’, the world’s most unique dining concept, is back in Dubai in time for the holiday season. Known for creating some of the finest private dining, cocktail parties, product launches, wedding receptions, bespoke event experiences on a global scale, the experience sees diners hoisted via a crane from a designated location at the Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection.

  • ‘Dubai Now’ app wins ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at ‘.GOV Awards 2016’

    Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities, has won the ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at the ‘.GOV Awards 2016’ held recently in Dubai.

  • ‘EARLY BIRD’ ENTRIES SOLD OUT IN TWO WEEKS AS DUBAI GEARS UP FOR du TOUGH MUDDER AND du MINI MUDDER

    Early Bird tickets for ‘du Tough Mudder’ sold out in just two weeks as the UAE prepares to take on the global phenomenon in the ultimate test of physical strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork.

  • ‘Happy Hour’ at Emirates Grand Hotel

    Emirates Grand Hotel Dubai, the 47-storey tall tower conveniently located in the heart of Dubai’s business and commercial district,  presents new dining concept with its ‘Happy Hour’ at Pastry Counter.

  • ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ to kick off on Sunday

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and the International Centre of Islamic Economy (ICIE) have finished preparations for the kickoff of the ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ (IIPIEP 2015) which will take place from November 22 to 23, 2015. The event is supported by the platform’s strategic partner Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), and a number of prominent sponsors and are presented by National Commercial Bank (NCB), National Bonds Corporation, and the Saudi diversified manufacturing company SABIC. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week that comes as a celebration of innovation in the UAE, in line with the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to mark 2015 as the “Year of Innovation.” The UAE Innovation Week which was launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will be organised from 22-28 November, and will serve as a definitive platform and destination for innovation and innovators in the region.

  • ‘JAAN AT THE PENTHOUSE’ CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS

     With unique interiors, welcoming service and delectable dishes, JAAN at the Penthouseis the perfect venue to celebrate December’s festivities. The newly launched Progressive Indian restaurant will offer exclusive Christmas Evepackages bound to excite your senses, as well as an alluring New Year’s Eve event onDecember 31st.

  • ‘Smart City Playbook’ commissioned by Nokia identifies best practices from 22 smart cities around the world including Dubai, Jeddah and Cape Town

    Nokia today announced the availability of ‘The Smart City Playbook’, a strategy report that documents best practices for smart cities. The playbook provides concrete guidance to city leaders on successful strategies used by other municipalities to make their cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Commissioned by Nokia and developed by Machina Research, a leading provider of strategic market intelligence on the Internet of Things (IoT), the playbook was developed through primary research into the strategies and progress of 22 cities around the world including Dubai, Jeddah and Cape Town.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ highlights feature of its Dubai Government’s app ‘Official Gazette’ on the opening day of GITEX Technology Week 2015

    The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) highlighted the interactive features of its unified knowledge-based application, Dubai Government’s app ‘Official Gazette’, during the opening day of this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest information and communications technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) under the theme, ‘The Internet Future of Everything’. The new app is the latest addition to SLC’s Smart services portfolio, which have been designed according to the standards of excellence and innovation to support the efforts of Dubai’s transformation into the world’s leading Smart City.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ honours ‘Dubai Smart Government’ for its contribution to the success of GRPS project

    The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has honoured the Dubai Smart Government (DSG) for its excellent support and cooperation in the implementation and operation of the Government Resource Planning System (GRPS) project and the Smart Employee service. H.E. Ahmad Bin Meshar Al Muhairi, Secretary General of the SLC, presented an honorary shield to Huda Al Hashimi, Director of DSG’s GRP Department, commending the team’s utmost commitment to the highest standards of efficiency and professionalism in achieving the mutual aspirations of promoting Government integration driving the smart transformation in Dubai. Attending at the honouring ceremony were senior officials and managers from the SLC General Secretariat, foremost among whom was the Legal Advisor, Mr. Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Assistant Secretary General.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ successfully hosts workshop on ‘‘Creativity and Innovation of Government Institutions’’

    The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) in Dubai successfully hosted lately a workshop entitled ‘Creativity and Innovation of Government Institutions’. The event is part of the ‘UAE Innovation Week’ initiative and in response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President to mark 2015 as the ‘Year of Innovation’ and in line with the National Innovation Strategy which was launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The sessions were held under the supervision of Lieutenant Tariq Mohammed Al Saroumi, from Dubai Police and focused on how the efforts to adopt innovation plays a significant role in the country’s core values and its quest towards government excellence, and how the employee should consider his work as a workmanship he adores, and enjoys his performance and accomplishment in order to be creative.

  • “aafaq Center for Research in Islamic Economy” to launch first Islamic Finance Encyclopedia & Directory in Arabic

    In line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the Capital of the Islamic Economy, the “aafaq Center for Research in Islamic Economy” will launch the first ‘Islamic Finance Encyclopedia’ and ‘Islamic Finance Directory’ in Arabic, at the 2015 Global Islamic Economic Summit taking place from October 5 to 6, 2015 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.

  • “aafaq Islamic Finance” conferred Business Excellence Award under Dubai Service Excellence Scheme

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has been conferred with the Business Excellence Award under the ‘Dubai Service Excellence Scheme’ category. The award ceremony was hosted by Dubai’s Department of Economic Department (DED), the government body entrusted to set and drive the emirate’s economic agenda, to benchmark quality and excellence for stronger business growth. The company received the ‘Best Service Performance Outlet Award’ for its Altwar center and Al Fujairah outlets. Aafaq recently launched the award-wining ‘Happy Customer’ initiative to ensure that each patron receives exceptional service for an unforgettable customer experience.

  • “Dubai Maritime Training Center” establishes new standards of Maritime Vocational Training

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority, the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has lauded the operations of the Dubai Maritime Training Centre which represents a valuable addition to the initiatives aimed at enhancing the performance, safety and competitiveness of the local maritime sector while also promoting the emirate as a leading global maritime hub. The Dubai Maritime Training Centre is an initiative developed by the Dubai Maritime Creativity Lab, which was launched earlier by DMCA. The centre work revolves around supporting the government’s efforts to introduce and position Dubai as a safe and sustainable maritime hub via the implementation of comprehensive set of world-class workshops and training programs.

  • “Meet d3” hailed as major success as Dubai’s new home of design officially opens

    The UAE’s community of both residents and tourists were treated to a three day celebration of design and creativity to mark the official opening of Dubai Design District (d3).