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The consultancy expects some 7 million square feet of new malls with a size of over 1 million square feet to enter the market over the next two years.
July 8, 2014 - 14:32 GMT
Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline.

April 14, 2011

The Gulf Film Festival will screen 153 films from 31 nations in its official screening programme
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Against the backdrop of a region in flux, the fourth edition of the Gulf Film Festival will open Thursday, April 14, 2011 in Dubai

April 13, 2011

Director Khadija Al Salami’s documentary "Destructive Beast" is a hard-hitting take on how corruption affects the Yemeni people
14:15 GMT
(press release)

The only entry from Yemen at the fourth edition of the Gulf Film Festival, to be held from April 14 to 20 highlights the societal angst against pervasive corruption.

Hambuster, a French animation film  directed by Paul Alexandre, Dara Cazamea, M Cazaux, Romain Delaunay and L Monneron
12:48 GMT
(press release)

Eleven films from France and six from Spain are a highlight of the fourth Gulf Film Festival, which begins tomorrow and continues until April 20 at Dubai Festival City.

The Shapes Spa at Ramada Hotel is dedicated to providing rejuvenating experience within an exclusive and professional environment
12:15 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, gives you more reason to stay fit and in shape with the new rates being offered at Shapes Spa and Health Club.

Park Hyatt Maldives
10:27 GMT
(press release)

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced the 2011 opening of key properties across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India and the Maldives.

"Love Arranged", a documentary directed by Dubai-based filmmaker Soniya Kirpalani
07:15 GMT
(press release)

The 4th Gulf Film Festival will screen 3 films on India in Dubai underscoring the broader mandate of the festival to bring contemporary cinema from around the world to promote intercultural dialogue.

April 12, 2011

Adventure drama "Raneen" by Maitham Al Musawi
13:59 GMT
(press release)

Seven Omani films – including five making their global debut – will be screened at the fourth Gulf Film Festival.

Abdulhamid Juma, Gulf Film Festival Chairman
09:12 GMT
(press release)

The fourth edition of the Gulf Film Festival Dubai, the home of bold, experimental and contemporary cinema from the Gulf nations, Iraq and Yemen, will screen 153 films from 31 countries free.

Omer Kaddouri, Chief Operating Officer, Rotana with Melissa Reid
07:45 GMT
(press release)

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and Africa, announced signing an agreement with Melissa Reid.

Avsar Koc, Regional Director of Sales Middle East, Kempinski Hotels
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are set to welcome five new luxury hotels by 2012, says winner of Best Brands’ 2011 Best Service award, Kempinski Hotels.

April 11, 2011

The iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel, Jumeirah, in Dubai
13:33 GMT
(press release)

Artaaj, organizers of the ‘Big Boys Toys’ show, the region’s leading luxury lifestyle event, has revealed that the UAE still remains a top venue for high-end lifestyle luxury exhibitions.

Raneen, a film from Oman by Maitham Al Musawi
13:03 GMT
(press release)

Eighteen young filmmakers from the Gulf region, Yemen and Iraq are competing for the Gulf Competition, Students Awards at the fourth edition of the Gulf Film Festival to be held from April 14 to 20.

Armani Hotel Dubai culinary team
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Armani Hotel Dubai, is hosting culinary master classes led by expert chefs that allow participants to experience the eminent hospitality standards set by this iconic hotel.

Abdullah Boushahri’s "Heaven’s Water"
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Ten movies that draw on Kuwait’s heritage or are inspired by modern challenges will be screened next week as part of the fourth edition of the Gulf Film Festival.

Four Seasons Hotel Amman
08:09 GMT
(press release)

Escape the daily grind courtesy of a spring celebration getaway package, Spring with Style at Four Seasons Hotel Amman.