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, July 01, 2022 - Snoonu is glad to announce the relaunch of its initiative called “No Riders Under the sun”
Through this initiative, Snoonu pursues, for the second consecutive year, its measures to protect the working conditions of delivery riders as temperatures continue to spike in the country.
Initially launched in June 2021 and now a flagship in Snoonu’s business model, the initiative sets Snoonu as the first and only local tech company to take such strategic measures to protect its riders from the heat of the summer during daytime.
Being a human-centric business, Snoonu puts this concept into action with initiatives that range from ......read more
June 30, 2022: This summer, the Pandora universe will officially expand to include a new collection with globally renowned animation studios, Disney Pixar. Showcasing stories of shared emotions, attitudes and points of views, Disney and Pixar is the perfect match for the collaboration with Pandora.
The new collaboration will feature styles inspired by fans’ favourite characters, including the courageous Buzz Lightyear, the optimistic Dory and the endlessly curious Wall·E, among many more familiar faces. Disney Pixar and Pandora fans will be able to collect the characters they love and carry them everywhere on their Pandora Moments charm holders.
The collection sees ......read more
• Visitors can now discover more than 75 locations in Qatar
• App’s Qatar Location Insights unlocked for the first 12 months
Following the successful launch of Explorest in some of the world’s most photographed cities including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Qatar Tourism has partnered with Explorest to debut in the region and unveil 75 of the greatest places to take photos across Qatar.
The partnership sets the app to become the go-to digital travel companion for amateur and professional photographers wishing to capture unique images of the country’s diverse natural assets, architecture, cultural ......read more
- Best Private Bank in Qatar
- MENA Private Banker of the year
- MENA Digital Bank of the year
- MENA Most Innovative Bank of the year
Doha, June 29, 2022: Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) crowned Dukhan Bank’s distinguished efforts in providing private banking services and its leadership in enriching the digital banking experience for its customers with innovative solutions by awarding it nine accolades, within the annual awards program “Banking Excellence in the Middle East and North Africa for the year 2022”. While the bank won the “Best Private Bank Qatar” award, the General Manager & Head of the Private Banking at Dukhan Bank, Mr. ......read more
The Mall took part of this year’s celebration of this major occasion with an engaging initiative to raise awareness and highlight its continuous efforts and commitment to the highest standards of food safety
Doha, Qatar – 28, June 2022: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, celebrated World Food Safety Day 2022 in collaboration with Al Daayen Municipality and Monoprix through interactive awareness activities to educate mall visitors on ways to prevent foodborne illnesses and to shed light on the importance of ensuring that food they consume is safe.
The event was held on World Food Safety Day, which was ......read more
Families and friends are invited to celebrate Eid Al-Adha at Qatar’s luxury retreat nestled in the city’s cultural hub, Msheireb Downtown Doha, to enjoy an array of exciting offers this summer.
Doha, 28 June 2022 – Park Hyatt Doha, a luxury hospitality pioneer and sophisticated luxury retreat in the cultural heart of the city, Msheireb Downtown Doha, has announced a host of attractive staycation offers to mark Eid Al-Adha festivities with family and friends.
Centrally located in Msheireb the cultural heart of Doha, Park Hyatt Doha provides a sophisticated retreat, close to the city’s most iconic experiences. Standing as the tallest hotel in ......read more
Doha – June 27, 2022: Healthcare professionals in Qatar enhanced their understanding of qualitative research thanks to a course delivered by the Division of Continuing Professional Development at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
The five-day course demonstrated the merit of using qualitative research in clinical settings, where it can help researchers gain greater understanding of patient experiences than when using quantitative methods alone.
The course also equipped participants with an understanding of the operation of the scientific process when conducting qualitative research and explained how to integrate scientific rigor and ethics into qualitative research ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo dedicates Chapter 4 of its WeQare sustainability initiative to the 2,873 diverse individuals who are the face and heart of the airline, and the main reason for its success.
DOHA, Qatar: For Qatar Airways Cargo diversity is a strength. Its employees, are all different in skills, age, race, gender, religious beliefs, experience, and much more but are serving the commune values of the carrier. United in their individualism, they strive to give their customers the top quality service that makes Qatar Airways Cargo the world's number one cargo airline.
"Strength in numbers is one thing – whether this is ......read more
- QIC Group’s Insurtech MENA Summit 2022 gathered 40 + speakers and 250 leaders of technology companies, investors and innovators from the region and around the world.
- Al Mannai: Six promising examples of startups harnessing new technologies for improved customer service in the region.
DOHA, Qatar, Sunday June 26, 2022: The InsurTech MENA Summit 2022 marked a seminal moment in insurance change, drawing attention to the rising importance of insurance industry partnerships. In this first of its kind event in the region - organized by Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, in partnership with Deloitte, Google ......read more
Banks in Qatar could act as trail-blazers for a world-leading, fraud-inhibiting, super-fast global payments system fit for the next century, if they seize the opportunity being offered by a UK-headquartered fintech business.
DigiDoe launched operations in Doha this week and is targeting banks in the Middle East as part of its plan to revolutionise the world’s out-dated payments infrastructure.
Designed from scratch, DigiDoe’s patented multi-factor biometric-based anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention solution provides a secure, tailor-made, AI-driven platform for financial institutions and central bank digital currencies (CBDC).
Tony Hajjar, recently ......read more