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 ......
Celebrating the Best of Traditional Pan Asian Cuisine with a Modern Twist this Ramadan and beyond
Doha, Qatar. 30 March 2023 – Shanghai Me, the renowned Pan Asian restaurant, which recently opened in Doha, is excited to announce the launch of two exquisite new menus, promising foodies and residents in Qatar a unique culinary experience. A special a la carte menu is available throughout the holy month of Ramadan, allowing guests who are dining in to curate their own Iftar spreads. A new Takeaway menu, available during Ramadan and beyond, caters to those looking to enjoy Shanghai Me signature dishes in the comfort of their own homes.
The curated Ramadan Menu invites ......read more
A new icon in the Doha dining scene, the exclusive restaurant brings classic Italian favorites and unparalleled service leveraging the heritage of a four-generation family tradition
Doha, 30 March 2023 – Cipriani, the iconic Venetian restaurant concept, with over 90 years of culinary heritage; announced its exclusive Ramadan menu to celebrate the Holy Month for the first time in Qatar.
Cipriani will extend its opening hours during Ramadan from 5:30pm to 1:45am, accommodating both Iftar and Suhoor, seven days a week.
The Ramadan set menu will offer a delicious selection of Italian favourites, starting with the soup of the day, followed by Burrata alla ......read more
Guests will indulge in an exquisite Iftar and Suhoor experience at Al Khayma Tent and benefit from amazing staycation offers
29 March 2023 – Doha, Qatar – Pullman Doha West Bay, a 5-star high-rise tower hotel designed for guests to relax, work, and play, combining lifestyle and design for business and leisure, announced exciting offers for Ramadan to welcome residents and visitors of Qatar with unique experiences on gastronomy and staycation.
Diners are invited to enjoy a festive culinary experience at Al Khayma, the open-air Ramadan tent, on the terrace of Pullman Doha West Bay, offering an extensive Iftar (QAR 249) and Suhoor buffet (QAR 229). The buffet’s ......read more
The programme aims to support marginalized families in Qatar by providing scholarships for expatriate youth to pursue their degrees at Nine local partner universities.
March 29, 2023 (Doha, Qatar) – The Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the General Directorate of Endowments (Awqaf) hosted a celebratory Iftar at the Qatar National Convention Centre for beneficiaries of the Qatar Scholarship programme. The ceremony welcomed 39 new scholarship recipients, congratulated 18 graduates, and celebrated 25 students for their excellence in academic performance for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Education Above All was honored to ......read more
Experience distinctive flavours and an extraordinary beachside ambience
Doha, Qatar – 28 March 2023: To welcome and celebrate the auspicious occasion of Ramadan, Banana Island Resort Doha, the leading destination for luxury in Qatar, has come up with exquisite offers which seek to share with community members their joy at the advent of the Holy Month. As has been the tradition, the aim is to provide a luxurious atmosphere that reflects the spirit and authenticity of Qatari hospitality, plus an opportunity for family and friends to savour the festive feeling of togetherness in one of the finest destinations in the country.
This year, guests can experience Doha’s best ......read more
An award-winning school, considered one of the most outstanding schools in Qatar, offering a rigorous American curriculum for Grades 5 through 12, focusing on Health sciences, Engineering, Business Administration, and Information Technology.
Doha, Qatar, 18 March 2023 – Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions-Qatar (DeBakey, Qatar) is the first medical science-focused school in the Middle East. The award-winning school is considered one of the most outstanding schools in Qatar, offering a rigorous American curriculum for Grades 5 through 12, focusing on Health sciences, Engineering, Business Administration, and Information Technology.
Named in honor of renowned ......read more
Expo 2023 Doha continues to grow the list of its participants, welcoming Lebanon as a new joiner to the biggest horticultural event of the year
Doha 28, March 2023: Following the recent visit of Lebanon’s Minister of Agriculture, H.E. Abbas Hajj Hassan, to Qatar, Lebanon confirmed its participation in Expo 2023 Doha.
Lebanon’s participation promises to bring both knowledge and entertainment. As the country with the highest proportion of arable land in the Arab world, Lebanon has already developed a number of innovative agricultural practices, including robotic and digital applications, an aqua-cultural farming system and advanced post-harvest ......read more
On this special occasion, the mall will host a dedicated campaign highlighting core values of Islam to raise awareness amongst visitors and shoppers of its importance and relevance
A dedicated section for arts and crafts, games and storytelling for children will also be available throughout the month
Doha, Qatar – 28 March 2023: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s ultimate destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment, having recently revamped its brand positioning “It’s my Place, my Choice”, is celebrating Ramadan with a wide range of edutainment activities for children and adults alike.
On this blessed occasion, the mall is taking on a ......read more
Doha – March 27, 2023: Twelve pre-medical and medical students from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) attended a medical camp at Wellkins Medical Centre, where 200 workers received a free medical check-up and general health education.
The students gained first-hand work experience as WCM-Q’s Dr. Mohamud Verjee, and two other volunteer physicians consulted the workers. Any workers with symptoms of an illness were advised on further treatment and care.
During the event, the students supported the volunteer physicians with checking workers’ vital signs, including their blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, and Body Mass Index (BMI). They also provided information ......read more
Motorists switching to QIC can benefit from the special offer when their current insurance expires
The offer lasts until 30 April and guarantees 12 months of full insurance coverage for the price of just 9 months
Doha, Qatar – 26 March 2023: Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region and the best digital insurance company in Qatar, announced the launch of its exclusive car insurance offer on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, which allows new motor customers to get 3 months of comprehensive car insurance for free.
With this offer, every new customer who purchases a comprehensive car policy will get 3 months of comprehensive ......read more
Guests are invited on a culinary journey to discover the tastes of GAIA in addition to a specially curated menu for Ramadan, combining traditional tastes, fresh ingredients, and the simplicity of home cooking, served in an unparalleled and chic environment.
Doha, 26 March 2023 - GAIA, Doha’s latest Greek high-end dining restaurant in West Bay, welcomes guests this Ramadan with a heart-warming menu to enable them to celebrate the month of giving with their friends and family in a Grecian sea-side inspired ambience.
The special menu features sharing dishes with quality flavours and fresh ingredients that are perfectly paired with the light, floral décor, ......read more