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 ......
Park Hyatt Doha to host the city’s sixth Porsche Destination charging station.
DOHA (26 Sept, 2020) – Park Hyatt Doha has announced a partnership with Porsche Centre Doha as part of the car company’s roll out it’s global charging network called “Porsche Destination Charging” programme.
The partnership will see the installation of a Porsche Destination Charger with Porsche electric car customers able to charge their cars at the hotel on a complimentray basis, whether just visiting the hotel or staying overnight.
“This collaboration between Park Hyatt Doha and Porsche Centre Doha is a natural fit. Both are luxury ......read more
For the Launch of Its New Pasha Watch, Cartier Unveils a New Campaign Highlighting a Community of Unique Personalities Who Are Changing the Codes of Success by Forging Exceptional and Diverse Paths of Creativity
September 24, 2020: Cartier is launching a multimedia campaign fronted by five extraordinary talents, Rami Malek, Troye Sivan, Willow Smith, Maisie Williams and Jackson Wang. The campaign, to be disseminated across the world, marks the celebration of the launch of the new Pasha watch, a cult watch marked by its distinctive codes and extraordinary design.
Since its creation in the 1980s, the Pasha watch has embodied a certain idea of success that is ......read more
24 September 2020, Doha, Qatar: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), the largest private Bank in Qatar, is pleased to announce the recognition of its GCEO, Mr. Bassel Gamal, as “Middle East’s Islamic Banker of The Year”, and QIB as “Islamic Bank of The Year in Qatar” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2020.
In recognition of his visionary leadership and achievements in the world of Islamic banking, Mr. Bassel Gamal, QIB’s Group CEO, received the “Middle East’s Islamic Banker of The Year” award. Mr. Gamal bas been the leader of the strategic transformation of QIB since 2013, and has been instrumental in the Bank’s successful ......read more
Doha, Qatar – September 23, 2020: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, started the fall 2020 semester with its highest enrollment numbers since opening its doors in 2004. There are 124 first-year students enrolled at CMU-Q representing 34 nationalities.
The CMU-Q student body is composed of 442 students representing 52 nations.
Michael Trick, Dean of CMU-Q said, “The first-year students started university during a pandemic. They are resilient and our community has come together to ensure that they are prepared, and feel supported in their academics and throughout their student experience.”
Carnegie Mellon ......read more
September 22, 2020: To coincide with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly – and the SDG Business Forum – the World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The report outlines how leading gold mining companies are making a significant contribution towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report includes 39 case studies on how members of the World Gold Council are bringing about positive change across four thematic areas: global partnerships; social inclusion; economic development; and responsible operations, energy and the ......read more
Qatar, September 21, 2020: A lavish feast for the senses, ESPA Mondrian Doha re-opens its doors with a host of new health and safety measures to ensure the comfort, well-being, and safety of all guests, following the latest government announcements on the second part of the gradual lifting of restrictions of phase four.
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a luxury spa experience with an exclusive line of bespoke treatments that deliver an unforgettable wellness voyage hidden within a private garden of serenity and tranquility.
21 September 2020, Doha, Qatar – Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is pleased to announce ......read more
Doha, Qatar – September 21, 2020: ACS International School Doha has launched its new sports mascot as it moved into its landmark new campus this September.
ACS Doha Wolves is the new mascot for the new era, ushering in a new vision for sport at the school.
The Wolves will feature in all the school’s sports activities and will represent the school at events and sports matches with the competitive ‘bite’ of this fearsome animal. The decision to move to a new mascot was born out of listening to the community of parents, staff and students the school says. Conscious that middle school and senior students in particular want a ......read more
The new watch expertly marries mechanical watchmaking and métiers d’art
September 21, 2020: Parmigiani Fleurier continues to showcase its dedication to métiers d’art and high watchmaking with the launch of the Tonda Reine de Mai collection. Inspired by the bucolic landscape in Switzerland surrounding its manufactures and the ﬂowers found there, it combines Parmigiani Fleurier’s commitment to in-house manufacturing, ﬁne ﬁnishing, and artistry. Nature and the beauty of the golden ratio are enduring sources of inspiration, and the Manufacture uses a wide array of artistic techniques to bring them to life in this release, including ......read more
An exciting collection of retail stores, including leading fashion, home décor and accessories brands, reveal exclusive line-up of End of Season special offers
Doha, Qatar – 20th September 2020: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, is pleased to announce a myriad of offers to celebrate the end of season from a host of retail stores at the Mall. A number of outlets will avail their special deals and exciting offers for Doha Festival City’s visitors from mid-September till early November 2020.
Doha Festival City is excited to bring shoppers the best deals and savings on their ......read more
The national carrier of the State of Qatar partnered with Qatar Charity, Monoprix Qatar and Talabat to enable citizens and residents of Qatar to donate supplies
The scheme follows a similar initiative that Qatar Airways organised to donate essential supplies to Lebanon last month
Doha, Qatar – September 20, 2020: Qatar Airways in partnership with Qatar Charity, Monoprix Qatar – a member of Ali Bin Ali Holding – has delivered an aid programme that enabled citizens and residents of Qatar to donate almost 100 tonnes of food and other essential supplies to Sudan following the devastating flooding in the country.
Since the aid programme was launched on 12 ......read more
It has more than 70,000 hospitals and healthcare centers around the world
It aims to expand internationally and enter new markets
The size of the network is comparable to major global insurance companies
Service providers inside Qatar provide service to customers via an ID card
Keeping pace with its growing customer base at the local, regional and international levels
Doha - 20 Sept 2020: QLM Life and Medical Insurance Company announced the expansion of its global medical network based on the company's keenness to provide the best to its customers. This step highlights the company's customer focused approach of caring for ......read more