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 “For UAE consumers, the personal fulfilment gained from a holiday or the special experience of attending a major sporting event creates the enriching moments.
October 2, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Overall regional spending on luxury experiences and goods is set to grow in the next 12 months

July 24, 2014

09:34 GMT

Beecell has announced it has partnered with, the number one sports portal in the Arab World to deliver sports content and alerts for mobile users throughout the entire region.

Turki Al Khater , UDC Chairman and Managing Director
07:24 GMT

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding companies and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, today announced another strong performance in the first half of 2014.

July 23, 2014

During the event
11:36 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad entered into an agreement with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity, to utilize the trade facilitator's ‘Rosoom’ online payment gateway.

Consumer confidence in UAE has dropped amid fears over rising rents
11:27 GMT

Many UAE consumers are spending less than they used to due to concerns about rising rents and living standards, findings of a new study suggest.

Elaf Group
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Elaf Group of Companies is offering special travel packages and discounts to various Arabic-speaking and foreign countries during summer 2014.

06:15 GMT
(press release)

WWE and OSN today announced that WWE's flagship television program Monday Night Raw will now air live on OSN, WWE’s exclusive pay TV partner in the Middle East and North Africa through 2019.

 The new restaurant offers a fast casual dining experience from its build your own wraps, to its locally sourced salads and indulgent desserts
03:55 GMT

Just T Falafel, the number 1 Falafel franchise in the world, opens another chapter in its Australian expansion by opening its doors in the country’s largest railway station.

July 21, 2014

The emirate’s investment drive into the shopping industry has been relentless since Al Ghurair Centre was launched in Deira many years ago.
05:55 GMT

Entry of the new meg-mall in time for EXPO 2020 will take Dubai to a difficult-to-beat level regionally, says Abu Ghazaleh CEO

July 20, 2014

The Emmy’s Live and exclusively on OSN
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Most of the biggest television series, available exclusively on OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, have scooped a record-breaking 100 nominations for the 66th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards.

10:36 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced the availability of a new Total Economic Impact study that examines the potential return on investment companies can achieve with the Epicor enterprise resource planning suite.

Anand Choudha, Managing Director, Spectrami
09:34 GMT
(press release)

Spectrami, the leading value added distributor in the region, has announced that it has moved to a bigger and better office in Dubai, UAE.

Dubai Investments and Marmum contributed to the Smile on the Face Ramadan campaign
08:36 GMT

Dubai Investments has lent its support to a number of social and community initiatives to help the underprivileged across the UAE in line with its spirit of sharing and caring during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

July 16, 2014

Dubai Culture on Zayed Humanitarian Day 2013
13:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority is marking the annual ‘Zayed Humanitarian Day’ with a diverse array of activities and events, coinciding with the death anniversary of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ‘Father of the Nation.’

Saeed Al Abbar Chairman of EmiratesGBC
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has been formally accepted as a participant of the United Nations Global Compact.

Peter Menadue, Dimension Data’s Group GM for Microsoft Solutions
12:33 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, announced an initiative to sell one million new seats of Microsoft Lync Enterprise Voice, delivered either on premises or in a private cloud by 2017.