Wednesday 21 November 2018

Bahrain 'aims to become leading hub for Mice industry'

Bahrain aims to develop the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice) sector, which is one of the main growth pillars of the kingdom, said a top government official. Our strategy focuses on enhancing the kingdom's position as a leading hub within the Mice secto


Facebook appoints managing director in Mena

Facebook has announced the appointment of Ramez T Shehadi as its new managing director in the Mena region. In his new position, Shehadi will lead the commercial growth and impact of Facebook and its expanding portfolio of apps, services and businesses across the region.


100 attend Belgian King’s Night in Bahrain

Over a 100 people enjoyed a networking evening celebrating Belgian King’s Night in Bahrain under the patronage of Belgian Ambassador Piet Heirbaut, last week.   The event was organised in the unique setting of La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art in Mana


Meraas, Dubai Holding launch big fashion fest

UAE groups Meraas and Dubai Holding have joined hands for a key event - Dubai Fashion Days - that aims to showcase the most exciting design talents from the Middle East, China and the rest of the world, over the next eight days in the emirate. The duo is hosting Dubai Fashion Day


Dubai Culture takes part in Downtown Design

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage, and literature, in support of design events taking place in Dubai, participated in the recently concluded Downtown Design. The event was held under the patronage


Mickey celebrates 90th birthday in Dubai

Mickey Mouse surprised UAE families with an appearance at Dubai Miracle Garden - the world’s largest natural flower garden - on Friday.    Celebrating his 90th anniversary (on November 18), Mickey opened the garden's new Disney Avenue, with Minnie


Naming rights for Riyadh Metro's 8 stations raise $278.7m

Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) – previously The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh - has awarded naming rights for eight Riyadh Metro stations to leading commercial organisations from Saudi Arabia and the region, generating a total of SR1.045 billion ($278.


EIPA in Guinness record for world’s biggest billboard

The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) has received a Guinness World Records Certificate for creating the world’s largest billboard in collaboration with Dubai Police, which was built under the theme ‘We Think like Zayed.’ The billboard was built


Wam news service in 5 more languages now

Emirates News Agency (Wam) has expanded its news services adding five new languages, which brings the total to 13 languages covering 142 countries around the world.   The five new languages are German, Italian, Turkish, Persian and Hindi, which cover 42 countrie


Emirates most recommended brand in UAE

The UAE’s flag carrier airline Emirates, real estate company Emaar and smartphone giant iPhone are the most recommended brands by consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, respectively. While the rankings in the UAE and Egypt are dominated by digital and technology bran

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