Tuesday 21 October 2014

Oxford Business Group marks 10 years in Abu Dhabi

Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global publishing, research and consultancy, has tracked Abu Dhabi’s fast-paced economic development for ten years. Michelle Solomon, regional director for Abu Dhabi, said the milestone provided an ideal opportunity for OBG to recall the achie


New social media intiative #InAbuDhabi launched

Abu Dhabi has a new destination hashtag - #InAbuDhabi  - which will be central to a ‘Tell Us Your Story #inabuDhabi’ social media initiative to encourage visitors and residents to share their experiences of the emirate on their social media channels. Spearheaded


Etihad holds breast cancer drive at terminal

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its breast cancer awareness campaign to guests and employees at Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE. Etihad Airways cabin crew wearing pink uniforms distributed pink ribbon pins and information leafle


Sharjah gears up for children's film festival

Sharjah is gearing up for a six-day international children's film festival during which a total of 112 films from internationally acclaimed filmmakers from 35 countries will be shown. The second edition of the Sharjah Children's Film Festival will open tomorrow (October 1


Adnec, MCI strengthen link to attract events to Abu Dhabi

Senior Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) officials and senior executives from MCI, a global meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) organisation, met to co-develop strategies that support the growth of UAE’s capital as a global destination for the world’s le


Leo Burnett wins Oasis advertising deal

Leading advertising agency Leo Burnett has won the Oasis account, following a competitive, multi-agency pitch. Founded in 1984, Oasis, the bottled water division of National Food Product Company (NFPC), was the first company to introduce the five-gallon bottle in the UAE, said a


Time Warner to offer standalone HBO service

Time Warner Inc's HBO will launch a standalone online streaming service next year to make hit shows such as "Game of Thrones" available to people who do not subscribe to cable television. The move to take HBO "over-the-top" - media jargon that means consum


French prodigy opens the Abu Dhabi Classics season

A piano recital from French prodigy Lydie Solomon opened the revitalised Abu Dhabi Classics 2014/2015 concert season last night, with the soloist receiving a standing ovation after her debut appearance in Arabia. Playing to a full house at the Manarat Al Saadiyat arts and culture


Contemporary designs to go on show in Dubai

A curated collection of the design world’s edgiest creations, technological breakthroughs and a sneak preview into the future of design will form the agenda for the upcoming Downtown Design, a leading platform for contemporary original design, in Dubai, UAE. Exhibiting bran


Top equine trade fair to kick-off in Dubai this month

The international equine trade fair is set to open it doors this month, with 215 companies from 21 countries participating in it in Dubai, UAE. Al Fares will run from October 29 to 31 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. It coincides with th

 1 2 > 

calendarCalendar of Events