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 ......
With 28 years of experience, Terry is set to raise the bar for International Education in Qatar
26 May 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Hamilton International School (“Hamilton”), an exciting new school in Mesaimeer, Doha and part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Senior as the new Principal, set to open its doors in August 2019.
ISP is a UK-based owner and operator of 39 schools globally, which also includes Park House English School, one of Doha’s oldest and most respected schools.
Terry Senior, an experienced Principal who has led several international schools, is set to build a strong team of international ......read more
26 May 2019, Doha, Qatar: The Edge Picture Company, the award-winning film production company, hosted iftar last week for its stakeholders at the St. Regis Hotel, which was attended by the company’s team members from the Doha and London offices, clients, media, and business sector representatives.
During the event, The Edge team emphasised its commitment to supporting the development of the local Film Production Industry, and determination to creating award-winning films that help convey Qatar’s vision to the world.
Jamie Riordan, Head of Production – Middle East, said: “We regard ourselves as a Qatari company with the support of our London office. ......read more
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 ......read more
The latest and trendiest fashion from more than 50 specialized kids stores
Doha -23 May 2019: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class retail, entertainment and dining destination, continues with its Ramadan celebrations by launching exclusive Kids Occasion Wear collections in time for Eid Al Fitr at Doha Festival City.
Shoppers can choose from over 50 specialised stores focusing on kids wear, who will be launching their Eid Collections in the period between 23 May- 5 June 2019. These include retail favourites such as Mamas & Papas, Mothercare, Lovely Lace Baby, Baby Cocoon, Saccor Kids, Centrepoint, Debenhams, Riva Kids, Mayoral, Anotah, ......read more
Doha, Qatar – 22 May 2019: Barwa Bank, Qatar's most innovative Shariah compliant bank, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shariah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Almayasa Mohamad Al-Anqar and Noora Ebrahim Al-Abdulghani each won a cash prize of 10,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 5,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to the following bank clients:
Morad Onaceur , Abdulrahman Ali Al-Yafei, Faisal Ali Al-Anssari, Musab Ahmed Ahmed, Mohammadali Abrahim Sayedali, Sana Al-Rashed, Joyce Maria Dsouza, Melvin Nitura, Azeez Mohammed Mohammed, Reem Eisa ......read more
The Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872
May 22, 2019: Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in the Sony Pictures film “Men in BlackTM: International”, in which the men in black will set off on a new mission wearing Police eyewear.
By participating in “Men in BlackTM: International”, Police confirms its international intergalactic vocation and brings back the shapes and styles that have built the brand’s ......read more
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 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019: Powerfully opulent. Symbolic. Authoritative. Introducing BOSS BOTTLED Oud Aromatic and Saffron, two new scents exclusive to the Middle East. Crafted by master perfumer Annick Menardo, the fragrances are a true blend of craftsmanship, both using natural Oud; the rich, mysterious and highly prized Middle Eastern ingredient often described as 'black gold'.
THE MAN OF TODAY
A combination between heritage and modernity. True to his roots but looking towards his future. The Man of Today cherishes his traditions but embraces the gifts of technology and the modern world. Well-connected within his social circle, he ......read more
Doha -20 May 2019: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s unique, world-class shopping, entertainment and dining destination, was abuzz with activity, last Thursday, as thousands of excited children gathered with their families to celebrate Garangao. This local tradition brings families and children together to celebrate reaching mid-Ramadan and reward the little ones for their effort.
The event started on the Ground Floor at the Luxury area, where children were given maps showing routes to retailers distributing treats. Participants included Lego, Abercrombie & Fitch, Body & Bath Works, FNAC, Salam Kido, Daiso, Giftshed, Choice, Riva, Riva Kids, GAP, Banana Republic, ......read more
Doha, Qatar, May 20, 2019: Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, showcased yesterday true Qatari hospitality by hosting an Iftar in honor of the media’s continuous efforts and support.
The gatherings came in the framework of strengthening ties with the distinguished media representatives, in line with the Holy Month’s values of unity, togetherness and good deeds.
During the iftar, guests exchanged congratulations on the occasion of celebrating Ramadan and reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards the growth, success and realizing the vision of all parties involved, while contributing to the progress of the resort and the ......read more
Doha, Qatar, May 18 2019: Marking a year of milestone partnerships and developments for its business, Qatar Post held its annual Suhoor gathering for its employees, in celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and of a record 2018 performance for the group. The celebration took place on May 17, at the Ramadan tent in Kempinski Marsa Malaz Hotel.
In attendance were Qatar Post’s staff and senior leadership executives, among whom Mr. Faleh Mohammad Al-Naemi, Qatar Post chairman and managing director, shared with attendees the group’s successes in 2018, as well as a glimpse of future plans and strategic areas of focus.
“The overwhelming state ......read more
May 19, 2019: Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors Collection to the 10th anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner, hosted by Charles Finch, Edward Enninful and Michael Kors, on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Cannes, France.
Shailene Woodley wore a gold-and-black sequined double crepe sablé asymmetric dress with feather trim and black Zoey leather platform sandals, both from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection.
Rita Ora wore a black feather-embroidered silk georgette ruffle gown with a crystal neckline from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection.
Amber Heard wore a gold-and-black wool blazer and trousers with metallic-and-black ......read more