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 ......
CBRE releases its Qatar Real Estate Market Review Q3 2022
Doha – December 8, 2022 – Amidst the increasing global recession fears, Qatar’s economic outlook remains positive bolstered by the increasing level of gas output along with the FIFA World Cup tournament, which will positively influence the overall economy and lead to higher spending.
Looking at the hospitality sector, substantial improvements in Qatar’s selected KPIs have been witnessed in the year to date to October 2022, compared to 2019. Whilst the average occupancy rate dropped by 8.4 percentage points, the ADR has registered an increase of 14.7%, with the RevPAR rate marginally dropping by ......read more
7 December 2022 (Doha, Qatar): Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s Empower Youth Conference kicked off on Wednesday in the heart of the World Cup celebrations at the FIFA Fan Festival with inspiring stories about the role of football off the pitch from top athletes. The theme for this year’s renowned youth leadership conference, Football for Sustainable Development, will look at harnessing football’s ability to create unity and integration in communities as well as act as a positive social catalyst for change, The event was attended by QM Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE the Minister of Sports and Youth Salah bin Ghanim ......read more
Qatar’s one and only international Mall of choice announced a collaboration with Careem, the region’s leading multi-service app to provide a host of valuable services and promotions to visitors
Doha, Qatar – 7 December 2022: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only international choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, has announced an exclusive collaboration with Careem, the region’s leading multi-service app, and first ride-hailing platform in the region. The collaboration, started on the 20th of November, will offer exclusive services and promotions for Doha Festival City visitors until the 31st of December.
Through this collaboration, Doha ......read more
• 19 of the new stores are exclusive to Mall of Qatar
• A diversified selection of restaurants and cafes
• A variety of furnishings outlets, furniture, and home accessories
• Innovative addition to its luxury fashion, perfumes, and accessories options
Doha, Qatar - December 07, 2022: Mall of Qatar has announced the opening of more than 38 new retail outlets, many of which opening their first branches in Qatar, to give customers exclusive opportunities to purchase their favorite products from renowned international brands and experience first-of-its-kind dining and entertaining experiences.
The new outlets, 19 of which are ......read more
Doha, Qatar 7, December 2022: Apartment rents in Doha have experienced a 22% jump according to global property consultancy Knight Frank’s bi-annual Qatar Real Estate Market Review.
Faisal Durrani, Partner – Head of Middle East Research explained: “The prime residential leasing market for apartments for instance has seen monthly rents grow by 22% over the last 12 months to an average of about QAR 13,100, with three-bedroom apartments at The Pearl commanding the highest lease rates. We feel this is mainly linked to the influx of new expatriate employees as Covid-restrictions abate, but also landlords hoping to capitalise on any shortage in hotel ......read more
Partnership promotes learning and research in sports analytics
November 07, 2022: A collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Stats Perform is providing new opportunities for the Education City community to explore the field of sports analytics. CMU-Q is a Qatar Foundation partner university.
Agustín Indaco is an assistant teaching professor of economics at CMU-Q, and a researcher in the field of sports analytics. “Data has become central to many different fields, including sports. So many questions and decisions about coaching and gameplay are now based on data, and students who enjoy both sports and analytics can build a career in this ......read more
• A range of special edition RS Q8 models launched exclusively for Qatar
• Starting today, limited RS Q8 models can be reserved online
• Available at Audi Qatar’s Salwa Road showroom by early December
Doha, Qatar, 06 December 2022 – Audi Qatar introduces an exclusive, limited-edition series of its Audi Sport flagship, the RS Q8 in Qatar to memorialise the nation’s current achievements. The Audi Exclusive launch will include a 1/10 limited series of Audi RS Q8 models, split into two unique configurations of 10 examples each. These limited run models will be available from early December at Audi Qatar’s Salwa Road showroom.
The ......read more
See how the unique story of Qatar and its people is brought to life with expert local artist Ahmed Nooh as your guide
Doha, Qatar – 5 December 2022: Discover the beauty of the National Museum of Qatar during an exclusive after-hours tour with renowned local artist, Ahmed Nooh, as part of a priceless experience offered by Mastercard.
Take a journey through the loop of galleries with Nooh as your guide as you celebrate the culture, heritage and future of Qatar and its people. Following the tour, you can enjoy a tailor-made dinner on the fourth floor of the museum. Take a seat in the Jiwan restaurant, a unique location in Doha, where you will enjoy the contemporary approach ......read more