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 ......
The renowned Cantonese restaurant elevates its world-class culinary experience
18 July 2019 – Doha, Qatar: Hakkasan Doha, the world acclaimed modern Cantonese restaurant, has appointed Chef Ho Yiek Chung as the new Chef de Cuisine. Chef Chung is responsible for the day-to-day kitchen operations, menu development, ensuring the highest food quality and a smooth culinary operation.
Born in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Chef Ho Yiek Chung brings over 14 years of experience to Hakkasan Doha. He began his career in London where he joined the Hakkasan Hanway Place team in 2010 and for the past nine years has been perfecting his craft, understanding Hakkasan’s innovative approach ......read more
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Monday, 3rd of June – Friday, 16th August 2019
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Qatar Foundation partner university helps shape future cultural workforce in Qatar
Doha, Qatar, 17 July 2019: UCL Qatar has announced that its MA in Museums and Gallery Practice has become one of the first two programmes internationally to receive the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) accreditation, as the institute expands into the heritage sector.
The master’s degree, one of the two unique programmes offered at UCL Qatar, was recognised for its ability to prepare students as they embark in their professional practices with solid foundations in the cultural heritage field. The designation acknowledges that the ......read more
Qatar- July 17, 2019: As part of its ongoing efforts to empower its staff with the right mix of technical know-how, business acumen and capabilities, Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in the MENA region recently conducted an in-house introductory training program on Risk Management & Insurance.
With the support from its Senior Management, QIC Group consistently endeavors to fulfill its objective of facilitating knowledge sharing & enhancement by conducting in-house training programs that are considered pivotal for the development of its human capital.
The in-house training programs are an integral part of the QIC Learning Academy, which was established last ......read more
Aimed to raise awareness of entrepreneurship among students from 16 to 24 years
Doha, Qatar – 16th July 2019: Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, successfully concluded the inaugural episode of the 2019 edition of its annual Summer Camp. The camp took place from 30 June till 11 July 2019, witnessed participation of a large number of students in age group of 16 to 24 years old. Meanwhile, preparations are also underway for participants for the second episode of the 2019 edition of the summer camp, scheduled to be held from 14 July to 25 July 2019.
The ......read more
DOHA QATAR- July 16th 2019: Mirqab Mall, Doha’s most popular retail and leisure community destination in Qatar managed and operated by Al Mana Malls, is promising families an exciting summer with its latest openings and family-centric events this summer. A variety of fun and games will be held within the Mall, alongside its mega-sales to help the visitors beat the sweltering heat during the season.
Some of the most anticipated stores that are now open to eager shoppers include the British favourite Thai restaurant Busaba, as well as the Turkish eatery Sultan Chef, which has a cult following across the GCC. Female visitors also got a first glimpse of the local beauty ......read more
Mission Accomplished: One More Orbit beats Pole to Pole World Circumnavigation Speed record by 5 hours and 52 minutes
Qatar - 16 July 2019: At 12:12 UTC on July 11, 2019, Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut Terry Virts and Qatar Executive made history.
They achieved it by completing the fastest ever Circumnavigation of the Earth via both the North and South Poles in a time of 46 hours and 40 minutes, at an average speed of 465 knots (or 535 mph or 861 km/h).
The world record attempt, achieved in a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft, was called One More Orbit (www.onemoreorbit.com) in honor of the ......read more
July 15, 2019: In keeping with the 2019 spring-summer collection, this new collection continues to mix up styles and pairs urban wear with sportswear. Whether on the tennis court or golf course, the Crocodile brand carefully combines technical fabrics and style to create versatile looks that can be worn in the city or for practicing sport.
TENNIS COLLECTION – AVAILABLE ON 15 JULY IN THE RETAIL NETWORK
Designed for greater freedom of movement, the tennis collection is a line of technical products designed to guarantee optimal comfort during physical exertion whilst keeping an impeccable style on and off the sports fields.
The new aspects of the AW19 collection reside in ......read more
14 July 2019: Today, Polo Ralph Lauren welcomes the below guests to The Polo Ralph Lauren Suite at The Championships, Wimbledon. This year marks the brand’s 14th year as Official Outfitter of TheChampionships, Wimbledon, outfitting all Chair Umpires, Line Umpires, Ball Persons and Grounds People.
Guests enjoyed a drinks reception, seated lunch and afternoon tea, whilst watching the men’s finals on court.
Ayame ......read more
• Aston Martin Valkyrie showcased dynamically ahead of 2019 British GP
• High performance test driver Chris Goodwin completes lap of Silverstone
• Verification Prototype 1 now set to begin extensive physical testing regime
14 July 2019: Silverstone, UK: Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd ahead of the 2019 British Grand Prix.
Piloted by Aston Martin High Performance Test Driver Chris Goodwin, the 1,160bhp machine, took to Silverstone’s world-famous Grand Prix circuit for its first public demonstration run. With the focus not on outright lap ......read more
Partners attended UN High Level Political Forum to issue joint statement to call for renewed commitment towards universal education
Doha, Qatar - July 14, 2019: Education Above All foundation (EAA), Mission of Qatar, Permanent Missions of Argentina, State of Qatar, Singapore and Uruguay, UNESCO and Qatar Fund for Development attended the annual High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) for Sustainable Development from 9-18 July at UNHQ in New York, issuing a joint statement calling for the global community to renew its commitments to provide all children and youth with the universal right to education.
The joint statement, which was delivered at the co-hosted ......read more