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 ......
Doha-Qatar – 19, September 2021: In line with its overarching commitment to promoting sustainability in the community, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) hosted a cleanup event at “Jazirat Bin Ghannam" in Al Khor beach on the occasion of World Cleanup Day 2021.
World Cleanup Day, held annually in September, is the biggest worldwide clean-up activity, engaging people in more than 180 countries to tackle the global waste crisis. The goal is to clean up as much litter as possible and raise awareness of the impacts of plastic pollution. The “Jazirat Bin Ghannam" beach cleanup ......read more
In line with the company’s commitment to the sports industry in Qatar, Snoonu kicks off two ambitious partnerships with Qatar’s top-level football league and prominent football team.
19, September 2021 – Doha, Qatar: Doha-based e-commerce startup, Snoonu, is pleased to announce two partner agreements concluded with Qatar Stars League and Al Arabi Sports Club. The partnerships will see Snoonu becoming the official delivery partner of the two top-level sports entities in Qatar.
As Qatar’s Stars League official partner, the company will place its logos on the stadiums’ LED and background screens, and is also planning to sell its branded beverages in all ......read more
A journey through space
« Moon Race » is perhaps the most exciting epic of modern times.
This space race is staged through four key episodes in the conquest of the Moon. It combines the finest craftsmanship with lunar meteorite and the most spectacular natural stones. These four creations all feature an authentic fragment of the spacecraft that shaped history. Each of them has travelled more than a million kilometres in interplanetary space before being presented in the Louis Moinet travel trunk, which invites you on a journey through space.
FIRST ON THE MOON | 1966
Luna 9 was the Soviet space probe that made the first successful lunar soft ......read more
QF will bring together experts in the fields of progressive education and sustainability to open up a worldwide conversation
September 19, 2021: Qatar Foundation will be bringing together expert voices in a global discussion on two key global themes – education and sustainability – at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), as it contributes to crucial conversations that aims to reach out to the world.
From September 19-22, Qatar Foundation (QF) will host four virtual sessions on the sidelines of UNGA and Global Goals Week. They will explore how the potential of youth can be harnessed to drive action on climate change; how digital credentialing ......read more
Forthcoming analysis to explore country’s post-pandemic growth plans
Doha, September 19, 2021
Oxford Business Group (OBG) has relaunched its operations in Qatar following a one-year break necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Its on-the-ground team is once again being led by Country Director Izabela Kruk, who has been overseeing operations for OBG there since 2016.
Kruk previously spearheaded the information-gathering process in several other regional markets covered by the group, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain, and additionally spent time leading OBG’s teams in the field across Latin America and Asia.
In a separate development, Kruk was ......read more
Paying tribute to Pink October, Doha Festival City and The Teal Society held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to raise awareness on Breast Cancer and women health in Qatar
Doha, Qatar – 18 September 2021: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, held an in-mall Ribbon Cutting ceremony dedicated to raising awareness on women health, in collaboration with Qatar’s branch of the Teal Society organization.
As part of Festival City’s commitment to Qatar’s community, the Mall has partnered with the Teal Society for the second year in a row, ahead of the Breast Cancer awareness month. The ceremony was dedicated to ......read more
Doha’s favourite shopping destination offers visitors a chance to win a host of extravagant prizes in the festival’s fifth edition.
Doha, Qatar – 18 September 2021: Doha Festival City, Qatar's One and Only Choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is pleased to announce its participation in Shop Qatar, a country-wide shopping festival initiated by Qatar Tourism.
Running from September 10th to October 10th, this year’s edition of Shop Qatar will shed light on Qatar’s retail, beauty, fashion and entertainment extensive offering, connecting shoppers with top retailers through a range of activities, promotions, and a series of exciting ......read more
Doha, Qatar –15 September 2021: MEEZA, Qatar’s pioneering managed IT services centre, has achieved Gold partner status in the ‘HPE Partner Ready for Service Providers’’ program, MEEZA is the only certified Service Provider partner for HPE in Qatar today, and one of only 140 partners who have reached the highest, Gold Service Provider partner status, globally, As such, Meeza will be endorsed as an official HPE Gold Service Provider partner to HPE customers and partners. joining over 400 leading service providers around the world to deliver Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s innovative solutions for managed and cloud-based ......read more
West End and Broadway star Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman will head the cast for the premiere of ‘Rumi: The Musical’ at the London Coliseum
Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman’s second musical follows
‘Broken Wings’, which premiered in the West End before touring The Middle East
Doha, Qatar – 16, September 2021: Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East’s leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‘Rumi: The Musical’ will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in November 2021.
‘Rumi’, based on a story ......read more
September 15, 2021 — Ogilvy is pleased to announce that Ben Messiaen has been named Chief Client Officer for EMEA.
Shared Paul O’Donnell, CEO Ogilvy EMEA, “Throughout his career at Ogilvy, Ben has effectively galvanized teams to drive transformative ideas that create impact. He brings to this role extensive experience using the full spectrum of Ogilvy’s capabilities to generate value for our clients, especially as they continue navigating an ever-changing landscape. In his new role Ben will work in close partnership with our go-to-market team and the leaders of our five business units as well as with our expert groups and geographic market ......read more
September 14, 2021: Any girl worth her curls will tell you, finding the perfect haircare product can be tough, so all curly hair girls can rejoice! Cult hair care brand and winner of Allure magazine Best Hair Product Award has finally launched in the Middle East!
Created with the textured hair girl in mind SASHAPURE is free from harsh sulfates or chemicals. SASHAPURE is the first haircare brand infused with USDA-certified organic and sustainably harvested, 3000-year-old Peruvian Amazon superfood Sacha Inchi oil.
SASHAPURE is the ultimate curly haired girls MUST HAVE haircare products. All the products are proven to detangle, heal, and nourish, while offering anti-aging ......read more
Max Factor is delighted to introduce dynamic actor, philanthropist and producer Priyanka Chopra-Jonas as their new global ambassador and creative collaborator.
Priyanka debuted as the face of Max Factor by collaborating with the brand to create a desirable ‘Matte’ confidence look, which is guaranteed to bring out the strength in every woman.
The look consists of 5 of Priyanka’s favorites, must have make-up products from Max Factor to help you achieve the perfect matte look that lasts.
“If I feel confident, I feel most beautiful!” said Priyanka Chopra Jonas
To effortlessly transform your skin with a ......read more