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As per industry estimates, the wedding market in India is about $25 billion (Dh91.83 million), growing at a rate of 25 to 30 per cent annually.
August 7, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Muscat is likely to witness two large-scale Indian weddings featuring 700 and 1,000 guests in November and early next year.

May 29, 2011

David Moore, President of the Society addressing the members and guests at the event
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Capital Club, the Kingdom’s premier private business club hosted an exclusive gourmet evening for the members and guests, of the Oxford and Cambridge Society in Bahrain.

May 26, 2011

Hospital Build 2011 is set to double in size with more than 100 exhibitors covering 3,000sqm of exhibition floor space
10:49 GMT

The 3rd Hospital Build Middle East Exhibition and Congress will run from 13 – 15 June 2011 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Peter Fisk speaking at the forum
09:36 GMT
(press release)

A recent international marketing forum revealed the two UAE brands that occupy the top two slots in the most valuable GCC portfolio.

Capri-Sun is running a Scratch & Win co-promotion with Disney for movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Capri-Sun, the largest selling children’s juice drink across the world, is currently running a Scratch & Win co-promotion with Disney for their popular movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’.

May 25, 2011

DMC Senior Management with gold winners
14:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Media City announced with Motivate Group the winners of the UAE Young Lions 2011 who will be flown on an all-expense paid trip to Cannes for participating in the Young Lions Competition.

Andy James, Key Account Director of Coffee Planet and Richard Jones, Managing Director of Coffee Planet
12:32 GMT
(press release)

UAE-based Coffee Planet, a multi-solutions coffee company supplying every market sector in the coffee retail chain, from crop to cup, has appointed Andy James to direct its Convenience Store sector.

12:10 GMT
(press release)

The UAE will implement the International System of Units (SI) replacing feet, inches and yards in favor of metres, effective 11/11/11 or on the 11th of November this year.

Redtag new outlet in Al Othaim Mall
11:35 GMT

With the opening of its 30th store in Saudi Arabia at Othaim Mall, Rabwa on Wednesday 25th May 2011, the REDTAG Group now boasts 67 stores in the GCC.

Judith Don and Barabara De Fleuriot along with medical and allied staff from the Nursing Facility
10:42 GMT

The Interim Skilled Nursing Facility at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) completed one year of successful service to its long term patients at Hamad Medical City.

IO Jumping Hour watch
10:28 GMT
(press release)

World renowned Swiss watch brand HYSEK presents its much-awaited dynamic new IO Jumping Hour watch collection, launched at the premier watch and jewellery exhibition Baselworld 2011 recently.

Larissa Kuzmina, Marketing Manager of Mauzan, receiving L’Officiel Middle East Arab Woman of the Year Award 2011
09:31 GMT
(press release)

Rafia Helal Bin Drai, the founder and fashion designer of luxury Abaya fashion-house Mauzan, has been named designer of the year at the L’Officiel Middle East Arab Woman of the Year Awards.

Christophe Nicaise, CEO of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons
09:15 GMT
(press release)

As the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH releases the first quarter Swiss watch import reports for 2011, the figures position the UAE among the top 10 importers of Swiss timepieces.

150 Subway staff and volunteers participated in the campaign
08:57 GMT

Subway restaurants in Saudi Arabia organized a series of beach clean-up activities in Jeddah, Dammam, and Khobar.

Kuwait AOJ show
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Cadbury Dairy Milk, the iconic global chocolate brand, held its first comedy workshop & professional show for talented young Kuwaiti men and women as part of its Academy of Joy tour.

May 24, 2011

Lieutenant General Tamim and Saleh Abdullah Lootah, Managing Director of SouqExtra!, inaugurating the new outlet
13:29 GMT

SouqExtra!, the national chain of community supercenters, officially inaugurated its third supercenter in the UAE on the evening of May 23.