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 ......
• Acquisition and merger of close to 30,000 strong tower asset expected to create significant value, capital efficiencies and empower MENA’s digital future
• Operating model will provide passive infrastructure as a service, supporting the reduction of MENA’s carbon footprint
• Transformative deal places the MENA region on the world telecom tower map
• Combined markets of Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, lraq, Algeria and Tunisia expected to achieve a run-rate revenue of USD 500 million annually
Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) – Ticker: ORDS and Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.P.C (“Zain Group”) -Ticker: Zain ......read more
Trip down memory lane pays homage to decades-long heritage of the versatile SUV
Doha, Qatar (27 November 2023) – In recognition of the increasing demand for the all-new Pathfinder, Nissan is spotlighting the model’s widespread success across the Middle East by embarking on a journey through time. Since its global introduction in 1987, the Pathfinder has proven to be a reliable companion for those who seek both adventure and sophistication in equal measure.
The Pathfinder’s rich legacy spans across three decades and has given rise to five unique generations, each pushing the bar higher and building on the success of its ......read more
New customers can benefit from a 12-month comprehensive insurance for the price of just 9 months
The offer is ongoing until 29 February 2024 and provides flexible payment options, including a monthly installment plan
Doha, Qatar - 5 December 2023: Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, announced the launch of its exclusive end of the year car insurance promotion, allowing new motor customers to get 3 months of comprehensive car insurance for free.
With this offer, every new customer who purchases a comprehensive car policy will benefit from a 12-month full insurance coverage for the price of just 9 months, which means that the customer gets 3 ......read more
Doha, Qatar - 30, November 2023: In collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Al Meera is delighted to announce the launch of the 'National Product Week' initiative, under the slogan 'Together, We Support the National Product. 'This initiative will run from November 29 to December 6, 2023, showcasing Al Meera's commitment to supporting national products. Additionally, Al Meera will continue its support through the National Day campaign under the slogan 'I Love Qatar.' The campaign offers Meera Rewards members exciting prizes when shopping at any Al Meera branch nationwide or through Al Meera Online (almeera.online) until January 3, ......read more
Doha, 29 November 2023 – British Council Qatar celebrates another successful UK Festival with newly forged UK-Qatar connections, organisational partnerships, and increased public awareness of sustainability and communities.
On 25 November 2023, the 8th UK Qatar Festival came to a close after three weeks of cultural thought-provoking activities that brought together UK and Qatari artists and Qatari organisations and engaged communities across Qatar, including many women and girls, on the theme of sustainability and communities.
This year’s festival saw many highlights, from a photography competition to textile recycling workshops, sustainable arts ......read more
The summit showcased diverse perspectives of key thought leaders, innovators, and young changemakers on AI in education
Doha, Qatar – 29 November 2023: The world is at a tipping point for human evolution because machines are about to profoundly change the way we live, the way we work, and even experience what it means to be human, said Nina Schick, one of the first Generative AI experts and Founder of Tamang Ventures Limited, at WISE 11, the 11th edition of Qatar Foundation’s WISE Summit, that concluded today.
Referring to the exponential rate at which the capabilities of AI systems are advancing, Shick emphasized, “In this new age of intelligence – a ......read more