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 ......
January 2020 marks our 17th anniversary as a Dubai based Travel Technology Company. Growing in the IT industry for many years now with several meaningful achievements in the rapidly changing world of technology, Global Innovations has added another meaningful year to their existence. By creating a sense of contentment among employees, establishing strong relationships and delivering bests to its clients/partners, the company has been successfully present on the market for 17 years now.
Our mission is to create value and impact for our clients to make them more competitive and align them with the fast pace business environment. We do it by attracting the ......read more
Enjoy delicious BBQ favourites like no other every Thursday night at Pearl Social
28 January 2020, Doha, Qatar: Pearl Social, a contemporary British restaurant by international restaurateur and four-time Michelin Starred Chef Jason Atherton, announced the launch of its weekly BBQ Night, every Thursday, on the outdoor terrace overlooking The Pearl - Qatar and waterfront.
As the weather cools down and Doha comes alive with outdoor activities, Pearl Social brings its guests a vibrant and exciting BBQ night every Thursday from 7 pm to 11:30 pm.
Prepared by Executive Chef Steve Gibbs, the BBQ menu offers quintessentially British BBQ favourites, ......read more
For fine cuisine lovers and distinct people looking for a unique atmosphere
Doha, Qatar – 28 Jan 2020: Oryx Rotana was honored to welcome the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Qatar Her Excellency Belen Alfaro Hernandez, representatives of the Spanish Embassy and prominent Spanish businessmen in Doha, for a special evening to announce the “Wednesday Tapas Galore” night at the renowned award winning restaurant “The Cellar”.
During the evening, Mr. Ghassan Dalal, General Manager of Oryx Rotana, the hotel’s senior management and The Cellar’s team welcomed the attendees and gave a quick overview ......read more
Expansion by QF entity highlights focus on advancing women’s health and offering more choices for women in Qatar
28 January 2020, Doha – Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, today announced an exciting line up of new women’s services in 2020. The strategic expansion is positioned to support the advancement of women’s health in Qatar.
Over the course of the first quarter in 2020, Sidra Medicine will expand its postpartum unit with new deluxe rooms and suites; start operating outpatient evening clinics for obstetrics and gynecology services; and offer cervical screenings. It will also launch a state-of-the-art IVF ......read more
26 January 2020, Doha, Qatar – Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, has signed a collaborative service agreement with the Royal College International (RCI), an entity that promotes and delivers programs and services on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
The agreement will help establish Royal College International based accreditation processes for Sidra Medicine’s residency training and simulation programs. As a result, all RCI accredited programs held at Sidra Medicine, will be recognized as equivalent to programs applicable to institutions and residency programs in Canada.
The agreement was ......read more
More than 10,000 participants took part in the 2020 Love Tour Edition of the Happiest 5k on the Planet in Qatar
Record attendance with sales closed ahead of the event and the highest number of participants packs sold in Qatar!
25 January 2020, Doha, Qatar: Doha was covered in color as The Color Run, presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First took place at Qatar Foundation’s Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) today.
The 2020 edition saw more than 10,000 participants running, walking and skipping their way around QNCC, making it the largest Color Run ever in Qatar. Color runners came to share their joy with their ......read more
EAA launches edvOcate to inspire and mobilize future leaders in protection of education
Doha, 22 January 2020 – Highlighting the importance of youth voices in securing the protection of education for all children and youth, the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, today hosted Youth Talk ED 2.0, the inaugural event of ‘edvOcate,’ a campaign that cultivates and empowers youth to become advocates for education. Through the campaign, youth are enabled to ensure their right to education is realized, and prioritized in local, national or regional agendas. Marking the upcoming International Day of ......read more
Grant Thornton Qatar signs first-time MoU with Oxford Business Group
Doha, January 23, 2020: Qatar’s efforts to broaden its revenue base by introducing extensive changes to the national tax framework will be explored in a forthcoming report by the global research and advisory firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).
Marking OBG’s 15th year of operations in the country, The Report: Qatar 2020 will shine a spotlight on the General Tax Authority (GTA), which is tasked with implementing all legislation governing tax and improving compliance, assessing its progress to date.
The report will also examine how the introduction of an excise tax on items such as ......read more
January 21, 2020: This Valentine’s Day skip the flowers. Skintech brand FOREO rounded up their selection of Valentine’s Day gifts that are perfect whether you’re buying a treat for someone special or simply showing yourself some much-needed TLC
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with it all the chocolate boxes, restaurant options and stuffed teddy bears our hearts (and stomachs) can handle. This Valentine’s Day give the gift of beauty and bring a little love into your loved one's daily beauty routine.
FOREO are firm believers that confidence is key to feeling good. After all, who doesn't want that fresh glow from within? ......read more
21 January 2020, Doha, Qatar- Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, will be hosting a conference in partnership with the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) from 15 to 17 February 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Doha.
ISPCAN Qatar 2020, is themed on ‘Child Protection, The Journey So Far and the Future Ahead’, and will focus on approaches to stop violence against children based on scientific knowledge and research. Sidra Medicine and ISPCAN are working together to create awareness around the subject, while striving to change the lives of children who are victims of abuse.
More than 10 local and international experts in child ......read more
Whether an online travel agency, travel Management Company, travel agent or any other business operating in the travel industry, automation saves time, reduce costs and allows resources to be diverted elsewhere.
Most of the Travel Agencies are still running their business with so many complex manual processes which involve high human resource cost, complex processes, less customer satisfaction, no clear insight and less control on their business.
A typical large TMC is dealing with Retail, Corporates, B2B and on lines sales channels for revenue. There are so many solutions in the market which automates sales and booking management and most of them are focused on B2C, B2B and CBT ......read more