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 ......
DOHA, QATAR — 1st October 2023)— Doha Bank Board of Directors has announced the appointment of H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Fahad bin Faisal bin Thani Al Thani as Group Chief Executive Officer, marking a new chapter in the bank's history.
The appointment’s announcement followed the approval of Board of Directors and obtaining of all necessary approvals by Doha Bank from Qatar Central Bank.
H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role, as he holds over 15 years of experience in the Qatari banking industry during which he dealt with diverse portfolios across retail, corporate banking, as well as international and governmental ......read more
In alignment with the 2023 theme "Reducing food loss and waste: Taking Action to Transform Food Systems", Doha Festival City emphasized its commitment to promoting responsible waste management through digital channels.
Doha, Qatar – 30 September 2023: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s leading destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment, intensified its digital engagement to champion sustainability in commemoration of International Day for Food Loss and Waste on September 29. By leveraging digital platforms, the mall aimed to foster a deeper connection with its tenants and the broader community, underscoring the importance of eco-conscious practices.
The ......read more
In a joint mission with Hamad Medical Corporation, the mall strives to educate the community on the essential steps when calling 999 during a medical emergency.
Doha, Qatar – 28 September 2023: Doha Festival City, Qatar's ultimate destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment, is joining forces with Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Ambulance Service for the launch of the 'Know the 5 to Save a Life' campaign, as part of its #FestivalCares corporate social responsibility program.
Starting from September 27th to 30th, the 'Know the 5 to Save a Life' awareness activation will be hosted at the Atrium Node of the mall.
This initiative ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo, the leading air cargo carrier, announced its latest strategic move in the Chinese market by introducing two new destinations - Chengdu (TFU) and Chongqing (CKG).
Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced belly hold flights to Chengdu (TFU) and Chongqing (CKG) starting 23rd and 25th of September, respectively.
Both these destinations, served three times a week by Airbus A330-300 aircraft will further enhance Qatar Airways Cargo's global network. These strategic additions will play a crucial role in facilitating international trade, bridging China with the rest of the world.
Elisabeth Oudkerk, SVP Cargo Sales and Network Planning said, “Qatar Airways ......read more
International Luxury Group (ILG), one of the leading groups in the field of licensed luxury, lifestyle, and fashion brands, took part at the 42nd Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), from September 5th to 9th. The global summit of horological excellence presented an exceptional opportunity for ILG to showcase their prestigious luxury brands.
From themed zones to insightful forums and seminars, the fair gave a global outlook on the latest trends and innovations in the watch and clock industry, providing a truly enriching experience. With over 700 exhibitors hailing from 17 countries, it was truly a global summit of horological ......read more
Oxford Business Group and Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) forge strategic partnership for The Report: Qatar 2023
Doha, September 2023 – The Qatar Chamber (QC) and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have formalised a significant partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This strategic alliance is poised to assume a pivotal role in shedding light on Qatar's economic landscape for 2023, with a strong focus on critical areas including economic diversification, digital strategies, and the ongoing energy transformation.
The MoU was signed by Hussain Yousef Al Abdulghani, Director of Administrative and Finance Affairs at the Qatar Chamber and ......read more
Doha, Qatar – September 27, 2023 – The student population at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, has reached a campus record of 472 students. The students come from 61 nations and nearly 40% are Qatari citizens.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, commented: “Our students form a diverse community of enthusiastic learners. With the largest enrollment in campus history, this academic year is shaping up to be busy and productive.”
CMU-Q offers undergraduate degree programs in biological sciences, business administration, computer science and information systems. In addition to the major programs, students ......read more
Cutting-Edge Series Hits the UAE Market on October 4th 2023.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 September 2023: Xiaomi unveiled its latest Xiaomi 13T Series smartphones in a global launch in Berlin, Germany, on September 26th. These phones are designed for global customers looking to unleash their visual creativity, featuring professional Leica optical lenses for Authentic Leica Imagery. With advanced performance, long-lasting battery life, and a crystal-clear display, the Xiaomi 13T Series promises exceptional smartphone experiences for photography, video watching, and daily use.
The highly anticipated release was revealed in Dubai at an exclusive media launch event held at the ......read more
• Held under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, INDEX Design Qatar and Big 5 Construct Qatar will open their doors on 23-25 October 2023 at Doha Exhibition & Convention Center.
• Construction, interior design and fit-out markets burgeoning as Qatar’s construction market is forecasted to be valued at US$76 billion by 2027. Furthermore, US$16.4 billion to be invested into infrastructure and real estate projects by 2025 under Qatar National Vision 2030.
25 September 2023, Doha: Highly-anticipated events INDEX Design Qatar and Big 5 Construct Qatar return to ......read more
Doha, 26 September 2023 – Mandarin Oriental, Doha proudly announces the launch of its annual culinary festival, the Flavours of MO, an exciting new event celebrating the best of global gastronomy. Set to unfold over the entire month of October, this sensational event will spotlight eight renowned chefs presenting exclusive menu degustation’s and exquisite set menus, offering hands-on masterclasses across the hotel’s acclaimed restaurants.
Mandarin Oriental, Doha is delighted to welcome eight esteemed chefs, each renowned for their significant contributions to the international culinary scene: Izu Ani, Kan Chi-Kwan, Joe Barza, Marc Balaguer Fabra, Amin Hmani, Brice Konan ......read more
Beauty isn't just about trends or following a set routine; it's about expressing your individuality, creativity, and personality. Making beauty fun means breaking free from conventional norms and enjoying the process of enhancing your features in a way that reflects your true self.
Here's how you can infuse a sense of enjoyment and creativity into your beauty routine:
Let your makeup reflect how you feel. Your face is a blank canvas that can convey a spectrum of emotions through the colors and styles you choose. The STAY & PLAY GEL EYELINER ensures expressive eye make-up with its highly- pigmented formula and great colour payoff. The gel-like, super-soft ......read more
'Own Your Magic' the empowering spring/summer make-up by Catrice is dedicated to independent women who believe in making everyday moments extraordinary, all while enhancing their natural beauty.
At Catrice, we understand that make-up is not simply a tool for covering flaws, but a catalyst for self-expression and confidence. The multifunctional beauty tools make the beauty routine easier than ever before. Our new line celebrates the spirit of independent women who embrace their uniqueness and use makeup to showcase their true selves to the world. Whether cool statements, fresh looks, or nourishing skincare: Catrice takes beauty to a whole new level.
Back to Basics collection ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo, a pioneering force in the global air cargo industry is celebrating 20 years of dedicated freighter operations.
Qatar Airways Cargo has evolved and grown into the world's leading air cargo carrier, with an extensive fleet and a robust network. To commemorate this remarkable journey, the carrier reflects on its major achievements and innovations.
In 2003, Qatar Airways Cargo took delivery of its very first freighter, an Airbus A300-600, which was a converted passenger aircraft. It began regular operations to Amsterdam and Chennai, and shortly thereafter, to New Delhi. Today, the cargo airline operates to more than 160 belly-hold and over 70 ......read more
Qatar Tourism and GIMS Qatar reveal exciting line-up of immersive automotive festivities taking place across the country
Qatar Tourism, in collaboration with the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), is set to ignite the automotive passion of Qatar with the inaugural edition of GIMS Qatar, scheduled to run from October 5 - 14, 2023.
Spanning over 10,000 m2 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), the exhibition will host 31 renowned automotive brands, including Toyota, Lexus, Porsche, Volkswagen, Lamborghini, BMW, KIA, Audi, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Vinfast, Chery and much more. GIMS Qatar is set to showcase the latest innovations from industry, 10+ world premieres ......read more
Teaming up with Qatar Tourism, Doha Festival City embraces Saudi National Day's "We Dream and We Achieve" spirit, demonstrating its commitment to strengthening cultural ties and fostering a sense of unity.
25 September 2023: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s ultimate destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment, marked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's National Day with a celebration steeped in warmth and camaraderie.
From September 22nd to the 24th, the Customer Service desk at Doha Festival City welcomed guests with the rich and inviting aroma of freshly brewed Arabic coffee. Embodying Saudi National Day's theme "We Dream and We Achieve, ......read more
The vibrant collaboration promises an array of exclusive products reflecting Qatar's rich heritage infused with modern artistry.
Doha, Qatar – 24 September 2023: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s leading destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment, is thrilled to announce the launch of a new and exclusive collection at Gift Shed store by Dalu in collaboration with the distinguished Qatari artist Mubarak Al-Malik.
Dalu, which is Gift Shed’s sister company and under the umbrella of parent company Shift Group, has once again showcased its commitment to invigorating the local art landscape with unmatched vibrancy and creativity. Their exclusive collection with ......read more
Doha – September 24, 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) recently hosted a two-day webinar titled ‘The Future of Radiation Physics in Medicine.’ The event attracted a record number of 378 attendees from various disciplines in healthcare.
Coordinated by the Division of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at WCM-Q and directed by Dr. Mohammad Yousef, professor of physics at WCM-Q, the webinar was designed to enable health professionals to analyze the latest developments and trends in medical physics.
It also highlighted the most promising avenues of research and innovation, shedding light on their prospective influence on healthcare and patient ......read more