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Msheireb Museums Receives Nomination for the Prestigious Agha Khan Awards in Architecture

Msheireb Museum Celebrates International Museums Day 2019  The four heritage houses raise the bar in community engagement acting truly as Cultural Hubs making Msheireb Museums’ Doha’s cultural centre  26 May 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Museums, the four revived historic Qatari heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, commemorated the International Museums Day 2019, and celebrated its nomination for the Agha Khan Award in Architecture during a Ghabga (early Suhoor) organised by Msheireb Properties, the owner and developer of the museums, for its employees and stakeholders.  The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is the most prestigious prize in the field, established by Aga Khan IV in 1977 to reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs and ......read more

Doha Festival City Continues Ramadan Celebrations with an Array of Activities for the Whole Family

Doha, Qatar - 22 May 2019:   Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination, continues with a diverse array of Ramadan activities, offering something for everyone including storytelling, live cooking demonstrations and community led activities in partnership with Qatar Red Crescent. On 25 May to 5 June at 9 pm until 10 pm, children can enjoy Islamic Storytelling at the Diamond node by L’ETO and Le Petit Train Blue restaurants , in addition to the regular storytelling tent that will be located Angry Birds Atrium, Lower Ground level, from 23 - 24 May, 8 pm-10 pm.   It is our delight to welcome to Festival City, on 22 - 25 May, Qatar Red Crescent will be collecting new and used toys to be donated to children in Qatar and abroad. This comes as part ......read more

Doha Festival City Distributes Iftar Boxes to the Community

Doha -11 May 2019- Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination has collaborated with Qatar Charity and the Traffic Department, to distribute two thousand Iftar boxes, from IKEA’s restaurant in a bid to contribute towards society and raise awareness on the importance of community efforts during Ramadan, The Iftar Boxes were distributed amongst drivers, security guards, retailers’ staff, facilities crew, construction workers, and on-road drivers. The Doha Festival City team delivered the boxes at the mall’s Taxi pick up and drop off area, Al Shamal Road, and in the vicinity of Alkhiritiyat area. The boxes were also distributed across the Qatar Charity Organization Ramadan tents. Robert Hall, General Manager of Doha Festival City, said “We believe that we ......read more

Doha Festival City Celebrates Ramadan with Special Events for All Family Members

Festival City continues to create memorable moments for its visitors with workshops for children, live cooking for adults and Garangao night celebration  Doha, Qatar – 2 May 2019:   Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class destination celebrating the best in entertainment and retail, will be organizing a series of activities during Ramadan. From live cooking stations, featuring famous chefs for adults, and Garangao, the fun candy collection night, to a crafts workshop, storytelling for children, henna stations, and falconry, Festival City continues to create special moments for all family members, and celebrates the cultural heritage.  During the first week of Ramadan, Doha Festival City will organize an Iftar campaign, in collaboration with the traffic department and Qatar Charity, that will ......read more

Msheireb Properties Wins Three Awards at the Tarsheed Awards Ceremony for its Sustainability Developments

The national real estate developer is revolutionising urban planning and development with innovative and sustainable solutions to enrich people’s lives 22 April 2019, Doha, Qatar—  Last week, Msheireb Properties, the award-winning national real estate developer and subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, won three new accolades during the seventh annual ceremony of the prestigious National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed), organised by the General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa).  The event was attended by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who presented seven awards to companies which demonstrated conscious sustainable measures in their operations. Msheireb Properties was acknowledged in three categories; ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Presents an Enchanting Ramadan Tent

Fifty One East alongside Lagoona Mall, Fnac and JouéClub are the Platinum Sponsors of this year’s Ramadan tent while Qatar Airways is the exclusive airline partner.    Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2019:  The Ritz-Carlton, Doha will be hosting a magical tent experience this Ramadan within the regal setting of Al Wosail Ballroom.    The master chefs have created a menu of distinctive dining offerings that will feature only the finest in Arabian, Eastern and international cuisine. Gastronomists will be delighted by the vast offering of decadent canapés, entrees and mouthwatering desserts. Each dish has been thoughtfully prepared and will deliver robust flavors derived from only the highest quality ingredients.     The Ritz-Carlton, Doha’s Ramadan theme will be Arabian Nights. The Ramadan ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Will Host a Variety of Festivities to Celebrate Spring

Qatar, April 14, 2019:  The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to ring in the Spring season with a variety of seasonal activities.  Festivities start on Friday April 19 with an expansive Spring Brunch at Lagoon Restaurant, featuring delightful activities for the entire family. The brunch will offer a fun chocolate egg cooking class that will engage guests of all ages, including our youngest ladies and gentlemen.    During the brunch there will also be an egg treasure hunt hosted in the hotel’s garden with many seasonal themed activities hosted by Joue Club on the day of the brunch to keep youngsters engaged.    The brunch will showcase a whole roasted lamb live station, delectable desserts and a vast array of savory foods that will surely delight and excite the most discerning palates of any food ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to ring in the Spring season with a variety of seasonal activities.

Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2019:  Festivities start on Friday April 19 with an expansive Spring Brunch at Lagoon Restaurant, featuring delightful activities for the entire family. The brunch will offer a fun chocolate egg cooking class that will engage guests of all ages, including our youngest ladies and gentlemen.    During the brunch there will also be an egg treasure hunt hosted in the hotel’s garden with many seasonal themed activities hosted by Joue Club on the day of the brunch to keep youngsters engaged.    The brunch will showcase a whole roasted lamb live station, delectable desserts and a vast array of savory foods that will surely delight and excite the most discerning palates of any food connoisseur. Gastronomists will take pleasure in knowing that Executive Chef, Satish Yerramilli, and his ......read more

Doha Festival City Kickstarts its 2nd Anniversary Celebrations

Doha, Qatar – April 6, 2019:   Doha Festival City, a unique, world-class destination celebrating the best in entertainment and retail kickstarted its second-year anniversary celebrations on Friday, April 5 with a live performance by Iraqi singer Rahma Riyad in the Center Court. This was followed by the unveiling of a giant cake, 40kgs of glitter confetti showered across the thousands attending and giveaways dispersed to shoppers for all partake in the celebrations. Shoppers and retailers gathered at Centre Court to witness Riyad’s debut performance, where she performed hits such as Waed Menni to music enthusiasts. The excitement continues for the second anniversary celebrations with live parades and photo opportunities throughout the month of April, taking place 12 – 13 April and 19 – 20 April, at ......read more

Qatar's First Digitally Smart Monoprix to Open in Msheireb Downtown Doha

Monoprix Msheireb to offer an exclusive SMART customer experience  Doha, 3 April 2019:  Msheireb Downtown Doha, the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world and Qatar’s destination for leisure, living and business, will be home to the first Monoprix in Qatar with the SMART Retail Solution. The announcement was made, last Monday, during an agreement Signing Ceremony between Msheireb Properties, the developer of Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), and Ali Bin Ali Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in Qatar and the owner of the Monoprix franchise in the country.  The signing was also attended by Mr Sébastien Farhat, the Regional General Manager of Monoprix. To be situated at the soon-to-open Galleria mall, Monoprix will launch for the first time in the region one of the most ......read more

Marriott International Doha Hotels Supported Worldwide Earth Hour Movement for the Environment

Doha, Qatar, March 31, 2019:  Marriott International Doha hotels, including Marriott Marquis City Center Doha, Doha Marriott Hotel, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, The Ritz Carlton, Sharq Village & Spa – Ritz Carlton Hotel, W Doha and The St. Regis Doha, went dark for one hour on March 30th to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2019. The hotels offered various activities for guests and associates alike, such as candlelight meditation and spinning class among others. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) was created Earth Hour 12 years ago to emphasize the threat of climate change. Marriott International Doha hotels joined millions around the world by turning off their lights for one hour to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and ......read more

Doha Festival City Celebrates its Second Anniversary

With a Special Live Performance by Rahma Riad  Two years of steady growth, unique partnerships and memorable moments    Doha, Qatar – March 31, 2019:   Doha Festival City, Qatar’s largest and preferred retail, entertainment, and dining family destination, is celebrating its second anniversary in style, with a live performance featuring Iraqi performer Rahma Riad on April 5 at 7.30pm, marking the start of a series of amazing activities at the Centre Court for customers to enjoy the day. The mall will also celebrate with giveaways to shoppers, a giant cake moment, bespoke cupcakes distribution, confetti canons, photo booth and a series of parades throughout the month   Since its opening, Doha Festival City (DHFC) became the partner of choice for top Qatari and regional retail groups, ......read more

Doha Festival City Welcomes Children at the First Teddy Bear Mini Hospital in Qatar

This edutainment activity simulates a hospital where children can bring their teddys for a medical check-up Doha, Qatar – March 13, 2019:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s preferred lifestyle and entertainment destination, is launching a Mini Teddy Bear Hospital to help children learn about healthcare in a fun and innovative way. From Sunday 17, March till Saturday, 30 March 2019, children can bring their favourite teddy bear to visit the hospital and speak to the doctors on how to take care of their teddy bear’s health! This activity will take place at Festival City Mall Centre Court on the ground floor, where parents can register their children anytime between 10am – 8pm. Sponsored by Baladna, Toys R Us, IKEA, Mustela, Kulud Pharmacy and The Hamilton International School (THIS), the Teddy Bear Mini ......read more

GROHE Shapes the Future of Water with a record number of innovations at ISH 2019

3D printing will revolutionize the water experience at home Bathroom and kitchen solutions complement latest trends with vast range of color finishes across all draw off points, flush plates and accessories  From smart home to smart buildings: creating an intelligent ecosystem for water security and water management  13 March 2019:   Consumers are fundamentally changing how they define and use their living spaces. GROHE has identified five mega trends: Consumers have risen from passive consumption to taking control over the creation of new living spaces and have become creators themselves in seeking simplicity and intelligent product solutions. Today, more than ever, product innovation and design depend on an empathetic understanding of these trends as consumers are inclined to choose integrated ......read more

Turkey's biggest jewelry chain Atasay opens at Doha Festival City with a Qatar exclusive capsule collection

Brand ambassador and Turkish actress Meryem Uzerli ( Hareem El Sultan) attends the opening   Doha, 6 March 2019- Turkey’s biggest jewelry chain, Atasay, launched its first ever store in Qatar – yesterday- at Doha Festival City, Qatar’s preferred shopping destination, with a Qatar Exclusive Capsule Collection, a handcrafted selection of fine jewelery inspired by the country’s landscape.  The opening was attended by the Turkish Ambassador to Qatar, Fikret Özer, who cut the store’s ribbon alongside the famous Turkish star Meryem Uzerli ( Hareem el Sultan), the brand ambassador and face of Atasay. The guest of honours were accompanied by the owner/president of Atasay Group, Cihan Kamer, Atasay board member, Çiğdem Kamer, the CEO, Atasay Kamer, and senior management of Doha ......read more

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Ritz-Carlton, Doha

March 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to announce a series of activities to delight moms this Mother’s Day.   The Ritz-Carlton, Doha’s award winning spa will offer a special package in March in honour of  Mother’s Day. Guests can enjoy a wonderful spa treatment provided by one of the hotel’s expert therapists and then indulge in a special afternoon tea offering handcrafted delicacies prepared by master chefs, prices starting from QAR 700. The festivities continue on March 22, 2019 as the hotel will offer a lovely Friday Brunch in honor of Mother’s in Lagoon Restaurant. The brunch will be a tasteful pink and white theme prepared to perfection by our master chefs who will create homemade favorites so that mom can enjoy a well-deserved break. The brunch will be ......read more

Al Meera hosts “2018 Champion Awards” event to honor outstanding staff, branches and departments

Doha, Qatar, 25 February 2019: To recognize and honor outstanding performance of employees, branches and departments, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C), held recently its “2018 Champion Awards” ceremony at Holiday Inn.  During the occasion, the top management shared the renewed strategy of the company and what it expects to achieve in the coming years, especially during 2019. The event had all the department directors sharing their strategy and plans for the coming year.  The awards event was organized to present the milestone achievements of Al Meera in the year 2018. The function was attended by the top management of Al Meera and more than 250 managers of the company. The management performance results for the year 2018 were shared at the event. The vision forward and the mission and the strategic path ......read more

Simaisma, A Murwab Resort, celebrates its 3rd anniversary

Doha, 20 February 2019 – Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, Qatar’s undiscovered oceanfront oasis, celebrated yesterday its third anniversary, since the 5-star hotel opened its doors to the visitors in 2016. The celebration welcomed the hotel loyal guests, business partners, and respected media representatives.  Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, celebrated the occasion with a distinctive event hosted by the resort’s General Manager Mr. Tarek Nour, where top management from Murwab Hotel Group and Katara Hospitality along with media members, were taken on an extensive tour of the premises, as a re-introduction to the resort’s luxurious villas and a multitude of world-class recreational and entertainment venues; and had a firsthand experience of the resort’s signature hospitality services.  In celebration of ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha nominated for multiple categories for 26th World Travel Awards

February 11, 2019 - Qatar The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to announce that the hotel has received several nominations for this year’s 26th World Travel Awards.  The Ritz-Carlton, Doha has received nominations both regionally and nationally. The regional nominations include Middle East's Leading Business Hotel 2019 and the Middle East's Leading City Hotel 2019. While the nominations for Qatar include Qatar's Leading Business Hotel 2019, Qatar's Leading City Hotel 2019, Qatar's Leading Hotel 2019, Qatar's Leading Hotel Dining & Entertainment Experience 2019, Qatar's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2019 and Qatar's Leading Resort 2019. Erden Kendigelen, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, commented on the range of the nominations stating: “These nominations are truly an honor ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Celebrates Qatar National Day

Doha, Qatar – December 9, 2018 –   The Ritz-Carlton, Doha has prepared an array of exclusive offers and activities in celebration of the country’s forthcoming National Day.    To mark this year’s National Day, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha located in West Bay Lagoon will launch the festivities at Lagoon Restaurant with a Farm to Table buffet showcasing Qatari products and featuring the best of the country’s cuisine while supporting local farmers. The lavish buffet available on December 14 and 18 features a rich selection of authentic Qatari dishes alongside a delicious array of mouth-watering desserts prepared to perfection by The Ritz-Carlton master Chefs. There will also be a market present for visitors to purchase and experience local Qatari products.  Enhancing the spirit of ......read more

STK Doha to Open in Qatar in January

Upscale steakhouse to open at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Qatar, December 05, 2018:  The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is honored to announce the launch of STK Doha, which is scheduled to open its doors mid-January.   STK Doha will be located on the top floor of the city’s newly renovated Ritz-Carlton Hotel, overlooking the Arabian Gulf and featuring exceptional city views. The restaurant is expected to have seating for 150 guests and will feature STK's classic menu along with the brand’s signature décor.    Originally from New York City, STK offers a modern and upscale twist on the American steakhouse concept, with culinary excellence, a modern ambiance and chic décor all blended into one. With a pulsating atmosphere generated through a series of programmed entertainment, live acts and guest DJs, the ......read more

Qatar International Cable Company (QICC) participates at Infra Oman 2018 to develop export from Qatar

Doha - Qatar, October 10, 2018:   To expand its growth and augment business ties, Qatar International Cable Company (QICC) participated at the recently held INFRA OMAN 2018, which is one of the biggest regional exhibitions for infrastructure.  The event which took place at Muscat, Oman, between October 8-10, 2018, witnessed tremendous response from buyers & sellers alike. Close to 35 Qatari enterprises from the country’s industry and construction sector participated at Infra Oman in QDB hosted special pavilion, through its export development and promotion agency, Tasdeer. Qatar International Cable Company (QICC) is a NEXANS company established in Qatar in 2008 as a joint venture with Al Mirqab Capital. Its manufacturing facility in Messaied has been recently upgraded and expanded. The production range ......read more

Make Way for the Back to School Season With Gumball and Doha Festival City

Doha, Qatar, 30 August 2018:   Exploring the exciting world of Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing World of Gumball”, Doha Festival City’s partnership with one of the most popular kids channels introduces the chance for children to enjoy an entire range of fun-filled activities with the main characters of the iconic show. It brings families and loved ones together, in celebration of the back to school season, from 1 September until 14 September.    Located at the Centre Court, First Floor, Gumball fans will be able to enjoy the unique activity zone, where children will be able to carousal around numerous activations which will include an interactive gaming station, a dodge ball game, blind folded games, photo opportunities with their favourite Gumball characters and an arts & crafts ......read more

Sharjah continues to become more affordable, with rents and sales prices falling – Bayut H1 report

July 22, 2018:   Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.   Rental highlights:  Rents fell for both villas and apartments. The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.   Sales highlights: The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.   There was good news for both buyers and renters in Sharjah as prices fell in most areas from H2 2017 to H1 2018 according to Bayut.com.   However, changes to property laws in Sharjah announced in April, which allow non-residents to own property in the emirate – may see increased interest ......read more

Al Meera Announces the Opening of its 50th Branch Leabaib 1

Doha-Qatar – May 02, 2018:   As part of the ambitious expansion strategy to reach all regions of the country, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company)Q.S.C.( announced the opening of its latest branch, Leabaib 1. The opening of the new shopping center comes in the framework of Al Meera’s ethos of being the ‘Favourite Neighbourhood Retailer’, in terms of providing the highest quality products at affordable prices to the communities in which it operates. This aligns with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and supports the urban and population boom that Qatar is witnessing.  The branch opening was inaugurated in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Al Meera Chairman, Dr. Saif Al Sowaidi, Al Meera Vice Chairman, Mr. Cobus Lombard, Al Meera Acting Chief Executive Officer and Eng. ......read more

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Doha Festival City continues to establish its position as ultimate leisure and entertainment ...…

Outdoor facilities designed to be enjoyed by mountain bikers, joggers, cyclists or casual walk with family and friends. Doha, 14 March 2017:  Doha Festival City (DHFC) has revealed a glimpse of some of the additional activities that will be available at Qatar’s largest entertainment, retail and dining destination, with images of its 3km Outdoor Leisure Trail which surrounds the ......read more

Al Meera officially opens its branch in Al Wakra (East)…

Marking yet another achievement in its expansion strategy  Doha, Qatar – 13 March, 2017:  As part of the Company’s ambitious expansion strategy being implemented to reach customers across all regions of the country, along with providing its exceptional services to various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has opened its new branch in Al Wakra ......read more

Doha Festival City Set to wow Visitors with Unique Sculpture Installations…

Seven bespoke designs by sculptor David Harber to be installed at Doha Festival City Doha, 9 March 2017:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s largest entertainment, retail and dining destination continues to deliver on the commitment to bring visitors a world class shopping experience, and surprise and delight customers with the installation it’s first art piece. Created by ......read more

Al-Futtaim Launches Second Mixed Use Development in the UAE…

New lifestyle focused mall for southern Dubai to be anchored by IKEA and ACE.  Dubai, UAE, 06 March 2017:  Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive business houses in the Gulf region, has broken ground on the development of a 78,500 sq. metre site, which forms part of the Jebel Ali Development (JAD) mixed use master planned community.   Al-Futtaim plans to expand its retail ......read more

Doha Festival City Sets a Precedent for Smart Malls in Qatar…

Complimentary Wi-Fi, Smart Parking and Digital wayfinding will soon unite to offer a seamless, interactive entertainment and retail experience at Doha Festival City Doha, 07 February 2017:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s anticipated entertainment, retail and hospitality destination, has announced a number of initiatives that will position it as one of the region’s leading ......read more

Doha Festival City Mall Hosts Second Retailer's Event…

Counting down to the opening of Qatar’s largest mall, Doha Festival City brings together more than 200 retailer representatives for operational briefing. Doha, 31 January 2017:  Opening on the 5th April, Qatar’s largest mall hosted its second retailer’s event to bring together senior representatives from the prestigious local and international retail brands who will play ......read more

Doha Festival City Bringing VOX Cinemas to Qatar for the First Time…

Moviegoers in Qatar will be able to choose from 18 screens including Qatar’s first 4DX cinema and three other exclusive new entertainment concepts. Doha, 22 January 2017:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s premier entertainment, retail and hospitality destination set to open in March, has announced the mall will be home to the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused ......read more

New aswaaq Mart Open in Hatta…

Supporting new directive from His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum which aims to enhance Hatta’s economic and social capabilities Developing a 60,000sqft community mall, which will be ready 2018. Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2016:   aswaaq has announced the launch of a new aswaaq Mart in Hatta. The store is part of the new ‘Marts’ concept from the ......read more

Centrepoint Extends Its Offering With the Launch of Eyeworks…

Dubai, 5th December, 2016:  Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, is renowned for the breadth of its fashion and cosmetics product range. The popular retailer caters to the mid-market segment across the Middle East and houses homegrown concepts, Babyshop, Splash, Shoe Mart and Lifestyle, under its umbrella. Centrepoint has now announced the introduction of a sunglass ......read more

Katara Hospitality partners with Marriott International to boost career opportunities for Qatari ...…

Marriott International Leadership Development Programme created in response to rising need for Qatari leaders and managers within the hospitality industry   Doha, Qatar, December 5, 2016:  Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, and Marriott International announced the launch of Tahseen hospitality training programme, a unique initiative ......read more

SOUQ.com Announces the Best Deals for WHITE FRIDAY 2016…

The Biggest Online Sale in the Middle East begins tomorrow: 23rd to 26th November Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2016:   The most awaited White Friday 2016, the biggest online sale in the Middle East by SOUQ.com starts tomorrow across the GCC and Egypt. SOUQ.com, the largest online and marketplace retailer in the region is offering incredible White Friday deals that will go live from the   ......read more

Marka Announces Q3 2016 Financial Results…

Strong performance resulting in positive EBITDA of AED 4.2 million Marka operates a total of 53 outlets across all divisions Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 November 2016:  Marka PJSC (DFM: MARKA), the first retail-focused listed company in the UAE, today released its interim financial results for the third quarter of 2016. For the three months ending 30 September 2016, ......read more

Middle East braces itself for the biggest White Friday 2016 on SOUQ.com…

As the region’s avid online shoppers get set for another record-breaking 4-day shopping festival, SOUQ.com ensures a seamless and exciting shopping experience for customers 25K exclusive new deals to be launched on the website and mobile app SOUQ.com gears up for 20 million visits during White Friday   With the introduction of new Fashion, FMCG and lifestyle categories, 50% ......read more

More and more JBR visitors are connecting via WiFi UAE…

3,296 visitors to the beachfront promenade browsing the Internet and connecting on social media with WiFi UAE in the month of August Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016:   WiFi UAE now offers visitors to JBR access to seamless connectivity to the Internet through the choice of either free or premium WiFi. Expanding its footprint to enhance happiness through connectivity, WiFi UAE has seen ......read more

Business Bay landscape to be redefined with opening of Marasi Business Bay Promenade…

AED1 billion project paves the way for Business Bay transformation, unveiling an entire new waterfront destination with the launch of Marasi Business Bay Promenade   Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016:    Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi ......read more

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Partners with Real Estate Developer Nusasiri Plc to Launch Three ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016:  The Swiss hotel management company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has signed an agreement with leading real estate developer Nusasiri Plc to manage three properties in Thailand. The three properties will be Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai, Bangkok and Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, both scheduled to open in Q4 2016, and Mövenpick Resort Mai ......read more

Dubai Properties' Casa Dora at Serena records phenomenal response amidst flourishing affordable ...…

Attractive pricing plans for mid-income housing projects lead to high demand for Casa Dora at Serena in DUBAILAND  Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016:    Highlighting the increasing demand for affordable housing targeting the mid-income segment, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading real estate master developer and asset manager in the Emirate, announced that the release of the ......read more

Dubai Properties' Virtual Reality tour of master-planned destinations becomes a firm favourite for ...…

DP integrates innovative viewing technologies at Middle East real estate exhibition  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7th September 2016: Virtual Reality tour of master-planned destinations by Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for world-class destinations across the Emirate, is proving a firm favourite for visitors at Cityscape ......read more

First phase of Dubai Properties' Marasi Business Bay on schedule to be delivered in Q4 2017…

With water-homes under construction, Marasi Business Bay is set to provide a unique living proposition for Dubai Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2016:    Dubai Properties Group (DPG), one of the largest fully integrated community development businesses in Dubai, known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi Business Bay development is on schedule ......read more

Landmark Group stores fit out process is well underway at Mall of Qatar…

19 Landmark Group global and regional brands spread over a 12,000 sq. meter space in the mall are all anticipating the October 29 Mall of Qatar soft opening Doha, Qatar, September 1, 2016:  Mall of Qatar and Landmark Group signed a strategic agreement that will see the leading retail and hospitality conglomerate introduce some of the world’s most beloved brands to Qatar, under one ......read more

Launch of Casa Dora at Serena in DUBAILAND to enhance market dynamics for affordable housing in ...…

Following success of the first release of townhouses in Bella Casa at Serena, real estate master developer Dubai Properties announces pre-sale online registration for launch of additional units soon Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2016 – Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager has announced townhouses in the ......read more

Jumeirah Beach Residence and GreenParking partner to Optimise Visitor Parking Experience…

Reorganisation of parking management at JBR is set to ease and enhance residents and visitors’ experience Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2016:  Jumeirah Beach Residence, a Dubai Properties (DP) retail destination, has partnered with GreenParking, the only one-stop-shop for environmentally friendly car park management in the Middle East, to enhance parking facilities at the Jumeirah Beach ......read more

Dubai Properties extends flexible purchaser plan during the summer months…

Hike in sales transactions following increased buyer interest prompts to extension of flexible, post-handover payment plans  Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016:  Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced an extension to its flexible payment plan for purchasers of property in its Serena and Arabella 2 developments located in ......read more

Excitement grows as Mall of Qatar enters the last 100 days before launch…

Stakeholders look forward to the launch of the project that promises to change the entire shopping mall experience for the region and beyond Doha, Qatar, July 28, 2016:  Last Thursday marked Mall of Qatar’s final march towards its grand opening.  With just 100 days to go, MOQ management took time to congratulate the entire team on their unwavering dedication to the project thus ......read more

Dubai Properties Launches Bellevue Tower 2…

Strong investor interest after launch of Bellevue Towers in June Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2016:  In response to the strong market demand, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced the launch of the second tower of Bellevue Towers for sale. The sought-after residential development has garnered huge investor interest and high ......read more

The JBR Dome offers Dubai a chance to enjoy the UEFA's Euro 2016 football fever like never before…

Europe’s leading football competition to be broadcast live from a dome shaped tent that will be available for individual, group, and corporate bookings at JBR Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2016:   The JBR Dome, located in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), a destination developed and managed by Dubai Properties, is a football-themed structure at the Rimal sector, and is scheduled to open ......read more

Mall of Qatar rolls out red carpet for retailers ahead of launch…

Retailers voice their commitment to Mall of Qatar, with a shop fit out tour displaying a progressive stage of completion. Doha, Qatar, 5 June 2016:  Mall of Qatar (MOQ), the soon-to-be-opened premier shopping destination in Doha, organised on May 31st a welcome aboard event for all major anchor retailers and future tenants. Besides setting a new standard in both mall design and ......read more

Developing and improving Qatar's public realm…

ACM’s Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference is now in its third successful year and has rapidly grown to become the de facto event in Qatar for all professionals and government representatives active in developing and improving the public realm. With the participation of Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality & Environment, this event will take place on 24-25 October ......read more

Danube strengthens affordable housing segment with AED300 million Glamz Residence…

Danube’s 6th project to re- energizes 'stop renting, start owning' push ‘Convert part of the living room to a bedroom’ concept is back on popular demand- innovative furniture converts a spacious living room into a full- fledged bedroom Keeping up the tradition, the project would be delivered in record time, expected completion date is September 2018 Danube, ......read more

Tabanlioglu Demonstrates Architectural Excellence at the AR MIPIM Awards 2016 in Cannes…

Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2016:  Multi-Award winning Turkish Architectural firm, Tabanlioglu, has won the prestigious Architectural Review (AR) Award ‘Big Urban Projects’ for their impressive train station in Astana, Kazakhstan. AR MIPIM Future Projects Awards is the only competition exclusively celebrating un-built and forthcoming projects, which attracts over 21,000 delegates, ......read more

Sustainable Growth Highlighted at Qatar Foundation's Annual Research Conference…

‘Sustainable Urbanism’ Session Calls For Collaboration Doha, Qatar, March 24, 2016:  The Social Science, Arts and Humanities panel session on ‘Sustainable Urbanism’ took place as part of Qatar Foundation’s Research and Development (QF R&D) Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) today.  Highlighting the importance of community, data ......read more

Gulf Dynamic Services targets 25% growth in 2016; eyes hospitality projects in UAE, GCC…

Dubai, February 13, 2016: Gulf Dynamic Services [GDS] – a subsidiary of Masharie LLC, the private equity arm of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the leading names in turnkey interior fit-out solutions, is targeting 25% growth in turnover in 2016 – as demand for quality fit-out solutions continues to increase with hectic construction activity in the UAE and GCC countries. The ......read more

Gift more to your loved ones this Valentine's Day with Souq.com…

*Top gifting categories for Women - Perfumes & Beauty, Watches and Designer Clothing  * Free shipping for orders worth AED 200 and above Dubai, UAE, February 9, 2016:  Valentine’s day is fast approaching and the last minute buyers only have a limited time to purchase a gift for their loved one. Souq.com are making it even easier having announced free shipping from 8th to ......read more

Real Estate Market in Dubai…

Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016:  In Dubai, there are several opportunities to buy and rent property at attractive prices in certain locations.  The secondary and off-plan markets of Dubai have vendors and developers that are offering fair prices, reasonable payment plans, as well as new stock and finish levels to attract buyers.  Hussain Alladin, head of research, GCP ......read more

Dubai Autodrome set to develop retail and business projects in 2016…

Retail plaza planned to bolster MotorCity community and its surroundings; track-based business units planned to cater for motorsport industry Dubai, January 7, 2016: Dubai Autodrome LLC and Union Properties PSJC are forging ahead with plans to evolve areas of the business while developing new retail units at the facilities in MotorCity.    Ryan Trutch, Dubai Autodrome Special ......read more

HamacLand Found A Breathtaking Retreat At Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara…

Doha, Qatar, January, 2016. Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, the luxury brand’s first resort in Qatar, developed by Al Rayyan Hospitality, offers a paradise island setting for guests to enjoy, both above and below the water activities with extensive facilities for everyone from honeymooners to families, with unlimited opportunities for relaxation and adventure, wellness, romance and ......read more

Regional logistics and warehousing exhibition attracts 4,386 trade visitors from 55 countries…

Dubai, UAE: Materials Handling Middle East 2015 concluded in Dubai yesterday (16 September), with the double-digit growth in both visitors and exhibition space firmly cementing its position as the must-attend trade show for the regional logistics, warehousing, supply chain management, freight and cargo industries. The biennial three-day event attracted 4,386 trade visitors from 55 countries, ......read more

Qatari Yachting Enthusiasts Marvel at Gulf Craft's Floating Palace – the Majesty 135…

Acclaimed Shipyard Continues to Meet Country’s Growing Demand for Luxury with Impressive Display of Leisure Craft at Qatar International Boat Show Doha, 10 November 2015 – Qatar’s growing appetite for luxury sea travel met Gulf Craft’s exquisite display of the 41-metre Majesty 135, the largest superyacht on exhibit at the Qatar International Boat Show. The award-winning ......read more

The Brightest minds in Retail & Shopping Mall industry rewarded at RECon 2015…

RECon 2015 – rewards the most outstanding Achievers in Marketing, Retail & Design on 3rd of November at Ritz-Carlton DIFC at the Awards & Gala Dinner Dubai, November 4th 2015 – The Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton – DIFC glittered with the Awards and the Winners taking home the esteemed trophies; the Awards ceremony & Gala dinner was held on the last night of the 3-day ......read more

Links Group: Construction workers to benefit most from launch of Qatar's Wage Protection System…

Dubai, UAE, 3rd November 2015: The new Qatar Wage Protection System (WPS), which comes into effect this month, is set to bring much needed transparency to the payments of low-income employees, particularly in the construction sector, according to Links Group, one of Qatar’s leading providers of commercial facilitation and advisory services.  In February 2015, the government of Qatar ......read more

An amazing first day at Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar 2015…

Bringing together key players across the landscape industry’s value chain, the first day of Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar has successfully ended. Held at The Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha, this event focuses on exploring the challenges and opportunities in creating sustainable and attractive outdoor environments for Qatar with an emphasis on the development of youth and ......read more

KSA emerges as Middle East's largest construction market…

October 8th, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth in the next few years with the value of projects planned and under way estimated to be over SAR 3.75 trillion. This encompasses several sectors, including transport, infrastructure, utilities, education and healthcare, reflecting the prioritization of upgrades to local roads, ......read more

Gulf Sotheby's International Realty Strengthens Presence in GCC…

• UAE franchisee acquires GCC franchise license • Confirms more exclusive luxury property listings Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 September 2015: Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty is now the license holder of the exclusive global luxury real estate network in six Gulf countries, following its recent acquisition of the GCC franchise license. The territory to be ......read more

Metro projects dominate as uncertainty surrounds regional mainline and long-distance rail schemes…

Dubai; United Arab Emirates; 31 August 2015 – The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited GCC rail railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, according to the latest analysis by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service. While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Mecca and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly, efforts to develop ......read more

Mr. Mohamed Moataz Al Khayat of urbacon wins $466M build contract in Qatar…

Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting has declared that it has been awarded QR 1.69 billion (USD 466 million) to design and build an urban area in the Ras Bufontas area of Qatar next to Hamad International Airport (HIA) terminal. Mr. Moataz Al- Khayyat, CEO of UrbaCon, has said that “A joint venture between Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC) and ......read more

Dabur Herb'l Sensitive Toothpaste's natural formula provides instant & long-lasting solution for ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2015 – Sensitivity of teeth is a common oral health issue that affects one in three people. A condition, when one experiences sharp pain on consumption of hot, cold or sweet food or beverage, is known as sensitivity of teeth. Dental experts have revealed that sensitive teeth are the result of the de-mineralization of teeth due to frequent intake of acidic food such as ......read more

CEO Mr. Mohamed Moataz Al-Khayyat Talks Construction | Project Mall of Qatar…

Construction of the Mall of Qatar is 70% complete and the project is set to open in 2016, according to the contractor's CEO Mr. Mohamed Moataz Al-Khayyat (Moutaz Al Khayat), head of Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting. Estimated to open in the first quarter of 2016, the Mall of Qatar will serve an estimated 20 million customers a year, with 400 shops that will include high-end ......read more

Doha is Al-Jazeera Paints first external station to be acquainted with its innovative applications ...…

Following several previous stations inside the Kingdom The Qatari capital Al Doha was the first external station to be acquainted with Al-Jazeera Paints new innovative decorative bundle as part of company awareness campaign to its new and innovative applications of a number of its unique products that experienced a wide approval and positive interest of clients. Doha was the first external ......read more

Aurecon helping to shape the future of roads and transport in Dubai…

DUBAI, UAE, June 30, 2015- Many roads in Dubai are heavily congested, leading to long delays for commuters. In November 2005, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed in order to execute strategic plans for Dubai’s traffic projects, including the construction of the Dubai Metro and other integrated road systems.   Aurecon was appointed by the RTA in March 2015 to upgrade ......read more

Real estate in emerging markets sees shift towards second-tier cities…

Capital cities no longer the sole focus for property investors Saudi Arabia, 21 JUNE, 2015: Changing perceptions of the emerging markets are attracting an increasing number of foreign investors to second and third tier cities in emerging urban areas, as they begin to challenge their developed counterparts. Economic growth, infrastructure development and demographic changes are affecting ......read more

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