December 12, 2018: Q&A WITH ASIL ATTAR
1. Tell us about the relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra Fashion. How has it evolved during the years?
The relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra is one of the best. DKNY has always had a strong presence in the region and a very strong and loyal customer base. GIII Apparel Group are the new owners of DKNY and bought the brand from the LVMH Group in 2016. They have a vision to re-focus their energy on the DNA of the brand as it used to be. We have a very strong relationship with GIII on multiple levels – we work closely together on ......
August 26, 2018: To celebrate the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, drove Renault Sport’s 2012 Formula One car around the 2018 French Grand Prix track and became the first Saudi woman to drive a Formula One car.
On this month’s episode of The Circuit, host Amanda Davies meets Al-Hamad to learn more about her hopes for a future full of possibilities for female drivers.
Aseel Al-Hamad on her unique opportunity to inspire women in Saudi Arabia:
“I have a ......
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 ......
Focus on ambition-based learning helps graduates attain highest scores in Compass history
Doha, 25 August 2019: Compass International School Doha announced its highest ever academic achievement results for its 2018/19 academic year, surpassing the global International Baccalaureate (IB) average by 8%. The benefits that Nord Anglia Education schools bring to students’ academic results was on display with students achieving an average score of 32 points.
The school and its student body were particularly thrilled upon learning that 2019 graduate Aisha Serpedin achieved 42 points out of a potential 45, placing her in the top 2% of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme ......read more
Doha, Qatar – 25 August 2019: Barwa Bank has announced the names of the winners for its 2019 Summer Spend Campaign’s third monthly raffle draw, rewarding the bank’s loyal customers for their credit card spend since the campaign was launched in May 2019.
The campaign offers Barwa Bank credit card holders the chance to enter monthly draws and win 20,000 loyalty points each. By the end of the campaign period one winner will take home the grand prize of 1,000,000 loyalty points.
For the campaign’s third monthly draw, 25 loyal Barwa Bank customers each won 20,000 loyalty points.
The winners of the third draw were Ayham Hakki ......read more
“An Afternoon at the Theatre” produced by a director from London’s West End
24 August 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Hamilton International School “Hamilton”, a brand-new school located in Mesaimeer, Doha, launched yesterday its on-campus theatre, the largest in Qatar, with a theatrical event titled “An Afternoon at the Theatre”, produced by a director from London’s West End.
Hamilton, part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), a UK-based owner and operator of 40 schools globally, collaborated with “Gotta Sing!” led by Greg Arrowsmith, a Musical Director from the West End for the London Palladium ......read more
Doha, Qatar - August 24, 2019: The Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) community gathered to formally welcome the new students who will begin their first year of studies next week. The Class of 2023 is comprised of more than 100 students.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, offered his encouragement as he welcomed the students to the CMU-Q community: “Allow me to reassure each one of you, we have selected you because you have talent, work ethic, creativity and drive. We chose you because we believe you will succeed and thrive at Carnegie Mellon Qatar.”
The students also heard from Maryam Al Naemi, a 2018 graduate from the Information Systems ......read more
In Collaboration with Qatar Charity
It’s ‘Back to School’ season – Donate and win vouchers from Doha Festival City participating retailers.
Doha, Qatar – 21 August 2019: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique and world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination is launching its ‘Back to School’ season with a community initiative in collaboration with Qatar Charity.
Shoppers are invited to donate new school backpacks including items such as pencil cases, stationery and more, in a giant backpack, located opposite to Monoprix store on the Ground Floor, from 22 to 30 August. After donating, shoppers will receive ......read more
The B Premiere Hotel, a member of the Centara Boutique Collection, will open by the end of 2019, while Centara Al Bustan Hotel Doha opens in 2021
The B Premiere Hotel, a member of the Centara Boutique Collection
19th August 2019: Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, signed a hotel management agreement for two new hotels owned by Al Bandary Hotel Management LLC.
The agreement represents the third and fourth Doha properties Centara will manage on behalf of Al Bandary, which also owns Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha, an upper upscale property that opened earlier this year and recently ......read more
Families enjoyed a fun-packed day with over 60 prizes and scholarships won to study at Doha’s biggest and newest campus
The School is committed to raising a generation that understands and appreciates diversity for the future of Qatar
19 August 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Hamilton International School (“Hamilton”), a brand-new school located in Mesaimeer, Doha, hosted its first Community Fair. Hamilton, part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), a UK-based owner and operator of 40 schools globally, welcomed children and parents yesterday to inaugurate their newly completed campus, which features state of the art facilities and the largest school theatre in ......read more