Nader Sabry, a space tech entrepreneur and mentor, is the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat. His online retail company, TIMEZ5, is focused on using space technology to tend to the health and wellness needs of the Muslim/Islamic lifestyle, an economy globally valued at over $2 trillion. Sabry’s prayer mat works in three ways: it reduces pain, improves posture support, and increases energy when praying or meditating. It has a five layer system, which works to achieve those three benefits. Arab News interviewed Sabry to learn more about his work, his views on Saudi innovators and why he wants to be a part of the ......
Country is adapting to challenges, results indicate
Doha, February 06, 2018: Almost all decision-makers interviewed for the first release of the Business Barometer: Qatar Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) remain upbeat about the local business environment, despite the ongoing boycott implemented by some of its GCC neighbours.
As part of its survey, the global research and consultancy firm asked over 100 high-level executives from across the country’s industries a series of questions aimed at gauging business sentiment. The results of the survey which was done on a face-to-face basis, ......
I was invited at Robinsons, a Luxury Shopping Destination, to interview a very dynamic, enterprising, enthusiastic and probably the youngest perfume designer- Mr. David Benedek.
Mr. David(BDK) has his very own individual perfume house that is based at that Palais Royal, Paris. He demonstrates a strong passion about his work. Furthermore, he grew up in a perfume heaven (Perfume shop in Paris) with his grandparents and parents owning a perfume store. Later, he went on to study Economics and Management. Eventually, his passion drove him to specialize in the field of perfumery and cosmetics.
BDK prefumes are known to be long lasting ......
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2016: They say that anyone can pick up a camera and start taking beautiful photographs as long as the camera that they use is of utmost quality type. I disagree. If you are naturally born gifted with a third eye like Mohsin Abrar, regardless what camera is at hand – a photograph might be as well taken from the Creator Himself. Photos that not only depicts the beauty of this world – but also life’s lessons.
Did you study photography?
No. I self-taught. I started photography only three years in Dubai.
What do you mean three years?
I just picked up my first ......
Why did Rotana choose Salalah for their first hotel in Oman?
Oman has always been a key growth market for us to expand into. We pride ourselves in identifying new and upcoming travel destinations people wish to visit and Salalah is growing in popularity. The opening of Salalah Rotana Resort is an exciting one for us, not only does it take us one step closer to reaching our ultimate vision but it has strengthened the company’s standing as the leading hotel management company in the region.
Posted on www.godubai.com
In which ways do you want to contribute to the Salalah region?
The resort is the largest stand alone hotel in the ......
Merging Exceptional Dental Hygiene with Impeccable Style
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The world’s biggest beauty tech brand, FOREO, has just launched the toothbrush of the future - the ISSA 2, a sonic electric toothbrush that combines state-of-the-art technology with unparalleled durability: a one-hour charge lasts up to an incredible 365 uses.
Setting a new global standard for advanced oral care, the revolutionary, new generation toothbrush has become a firm favorite of the who’s who of lifestyle bloggers and it doesn’t stop there - the award-winning ISSA’s influence even extends to outer space, and in 2017 it made a cameo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.
As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the region at a young age. He imparted motivational insights to the students based on his own experiences during his talk entitled, “Unleash the Entrepreneur Within.” He also encouraged students to get out of their comfort zones, to always work smartly, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.
The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation and Sustainability, and Reputation Management during their respective sessions.
The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program is specifically targeted to experienced professional tour ......read more
Doha: 21 March, 2018 - As part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, and in line with its commitment to meet the fuel and energy needs of the country, Qatar Fuel “WOQOD” opened New Salata petrol station on 18th March, which is the second station that WOQOD newly opened in 2018, and by this increasing its network of various petrol stations to 60.
WOQOD’s CEO, Eng. Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, said: “WOQOD aspires to expand its petrol station network in the country to meet the rising demand for petroleum products and achieve the goal of providing customers with access to best-in-class products and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: All about ease…the relaxed attitude of sarongs, kimonos and pajamas juxtaposed with oversized menswear tailoring…
Laid-back jackets, trenches, shirts, shorts and trousers…the luxe sweatshirt…
Barefoot glamour for evening…fractional layering…catching the breeze with chiffon,
Linen gauze and georgette…scarf skirts
And dresses…the streamer shirt and poet’s blouse…tints of rosewater, wisteria and
Cornflower…a mix of blues from surf and maritime to water…crisp tones of black
And white…earthy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: Artist Phuong Dang, in collaboration with renowned perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour, combines art and science to create a collection of olfactory poems, true works of art, striking in both their originality and their beauty. Inspired by Phuong’s original paintings and perfume concepts, which seek to capture human spirit in liquid form, Bertrand and Phuong together weave exceptionally high concentrations of the most precious raw materials into unique harmonies that can truly transform our feelings and transport us to realms rarely visited by modern perfumery
“To me, scents are the ultimate mysteries that hold not only our reflections of the ......read more
Doha, Qatar – March 20, 2018 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Mr. Mohamed Omar Abdalkader and Mr. Khaldoun Nachawi each won a cash prize of QR 10,000. Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients:
Ms. Sara Jabor AL-Kubaisi, Mr. Ziyad Mohamed Marouf, Mr. Abdulaziz Ibrahim AL-Shaar, Mr. Nyla Abdul Rasheed, Mr. Yousif Belal AL-Abdulla, Mr. Saed Mubarak Al-Hajri, Ms. Almayasa ......read more
The act of rebellion is an act of freedom. POLICE, as a brand thrives on a simple philosophy: your choice is your style. The designs don’t conform to the imaginations of a designer, instead, they canter and run parallel to unique choices.
The classic POLICE DNA is strong, rebellious and vocal but the vicissitude of rebellion is every generation’s own. Today, POLICE stoke the fire of a quiet revolution that tones down the demonstrations and encourage debates.
POLICE celebrates the birth of the quiet rebels with this novel collection. Offering freedom, individuality and tenacity, the timepieces speak to freedom-seekers, succeeding to capture the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: If you are looking to stock up on baby care essentials or for beautiful fragrances suitable for babies & kids, look no further than Glambeaute.com, the one-stop shop for beauty and wellness in the UAE.
French brand, Corine De Farme available on Glambeaute.com helps protect your new born baby’s skin with products that are made from more than 95% of natural origin. The products are hypoallergenic, paraben free and dermatologically tested.
Here are a top few essential picks from Corine de Farme:
Corine De Farme Baby Hair & Body Wash (AED 15.75)
Soap and sulphate free, this Baby Hair & Body Wash is perfect every ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Designed by IKEA and Bea Akerlund, a fashion activist, with items like large glass hats, lip-shaped pillows and 3D-printed hands, OMEDELBAR is a collection that includes everything to display one’s clothing, accessories, and personality. It’s also a limited edition collection, making every product all the more desirable.
Meet Bea Akerlund – Moving between the worlds of film, fashion and music, Bea describes herself as a fashion activist. An influential stylist and costume designer in the industry, having collaborated with the names such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Beyoncé, and Rihanna, just to name a few. With her signature ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Continuing the success of one of the brand’s most coveted styles, the iconic “Carlina” sunglass is reinterpreted with a fresh creative touch that adds instant flair to this already magnetic style.
The newly designed frame is encircled with an unconventional twist motif upon intertwining metal filaments, creating a three-dimensional effect around the seemingly floating lenses. The slender, gently curved temples are adorned with a droplet-shaped cut-out – the brand’s new signature detail, which serves as an embellishment as well as a functional element to attach the jewelry-inspired chain accessory.
Simultaneously ......read more
In the context of supporting local farms and agricultural products
Doha-Qatar –18 March 2018: As part of its ongoing support for local agricultural products and entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera), launched an initiative called, ‘Products from Qatar’ at Al Meera Hypermarket, Hyatt Plaza.
The inauguration event was graced by Mr. Yousef Al Khulaifi- Director of Agriculture affairs department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Eng. Salah Al-Hammadi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Meera, Mr. Hayder Haydri, representative of Gourmet (fruits and vegetable suppliers of Al Meera) and several ......read more
Doha, Qatar – March 18, 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) in collaboration with Strategyzer imparted a specially designed course ‘Business modeling and value proposition design’ for low-medium startups and entrepreneurs supported by the bank. The course was conducted at the Marriot Marquis – city center in Doha from 25 to 28 February 2018.
The course aimed at providing participants a platform to learn and develop invincible business models by working through case studies, visually engaging examples and hands-on exercises. The four-day long training session was attended by 27 entrepreneurs and covered various topics like the business model ......read more
The 10th Annual Youth Conference organized by Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, ROTA, aims to underpin the belief that youth are the building blocks of a responsible society.
Doha, Qatar – 17 March 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), held the inauguration of “Empower Youth Conference 2018” at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Center, today, in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, and Mr. Mutaz Aissa Barsham, Qatar’s World Champion in the Olympic high jumper. The event was attended by more than 450 young ......read more