Monday 22 July 2019

DWTC events drive record $3.56bn in value during 2018

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) saw a record Dh13.1 billion ($3.56 billion) in 2018, equivalent to 3.3 percent of the emirate’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) added in incremental retained economic value, it said in a new report. The total corresponding gross output was estim


Abu Dhabi Media launches UFC Arabia app

Abu Dhabi Media, a multi-platform media company, has announced the launch of ‘UFC Arabia,’ the first Arabic language UFC application in the Mena region, following its partnership with the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. The application ‘UFC A


Etisalat unveils new ‘together’ emoji

UAE-based Etisalat, a leading telecom provider in the region unveiled a newly crafted ‘together’ emoji yesterday (July 17) to mark the sixth World Emoji Day. Avid emoji fans may soon find themselves excitedly embracing the new ‘together’ emoji. Depicting t


Dubai Festival City Mall launches music library

In a world first, Dubai Festival City Mall has launched its own music library which will be available on multiple music platforms, becoming the only mall globally to offer such a service. The world’s most popular streaming service, Spotify, will be one of the first platform


BTS plans first Saudi show during Riyadh Season

Global superstars BTS said that they will be performing at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for their first Saudi Arabia show ever on October 11, as part of the Riyadh Season. The highly anticipated show will be an addition to their record-breaking BTS World Tour ‘


ICA backs UAE cabinet move to let expats bring in families

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has announced that it is adopting Cabinet Resolution No.30 for 2019 regarding foreign residents wishing to bring their family members and servants to the UAE, which changed the main condition of acquiring residency from employment to in


The Qode adds Marea to its luxury hospitality portfolio

Dubai-based luxury communications agency The Qode has added Marea to its ever-growing portfolio of hospitality brands. Situated in the heart of the DIFC, Marea is a two Michelin starred New York institution offering an exemplary culinary experience. Marea, derived


Golden Gate seals key Arabian Business Community deal

Golden Gate, a major real estate development company in Bahrain, is the latest organisation to join the rapidly growing Arabian Business Community (ABC) Bahrain portal, securing one of the most sought-after positions on the site.   The company has agreed to spon


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