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: November 17 2019: Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s leading professional development and qatarization program Kawader, launched its Applied Learning phase where 28 members of eth Kawader 2018-2019 Cohort, started their training at leading partners and international financial institutions and firms, such as Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), Qatar Financial Markets Authority, (QFCMA), Qatar National Bank (QNB), Qatar Exchange, PwC, and KPMG. In addition, some Applied learning placements were across internationally located institutions in London and Singapore.
The Kawader Applied learning module runs from October 27 ......read more
The Fifth Edition of Rowad Conference Drew a Large Number of Participants as well as a Host of Valuable Workshops and Interactive Talks and Discussions
Doha, Qatar – 16 November 2019: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) wrapped up Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference 2019 (Rowad Conference 2019), which was held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. The Rowad Conference 2019 launched with the announcement of the four winners of the Rowad Award in its second edition, on the first day of the conference.
This year’s conference drew a large number of visitors and participants from a variety of industries in Qatar as well as ......read more
Harvey Nichols at Doha Festival City
Doha, Qatar- November 14, 2019: In an intimate workshop, Tom Daxon showcased his full collection of unique fragrances including favourites Iridium, VSOP and Resin Sacra to select VIP guests at Harvey Nichols Doha.
13 November 2019, Doha, Qatar- International fragrance creator, and founder of Tom Daxon British Fragrance House, Tom Daxon visited Harvey Nichols Doha, an international fashion retailer at Doha Festival City for an exclusive showcase of his signature collections. Tom Daxon hosted loyal VIP customers, media and beauty influencers to a unique workshop, sharing his journey and inspirations in ......read more
Four winners were honored during the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition
Doha, Qatar - 12 November 2019 - Qatar Development Bank (QDB) announced yesterday winners of the second edition of Qatar Entrepreneurship Award ‘Rowad Award 2019’, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of the state of Qatar. The four winners of the competition were announced at the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition, which is held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.
The ceremony was attended by HE Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 12 November 2019: Qatar Post has successfully received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its implementation of Information Security Management System (ISMC), boosting customer confidence with its robust new protective measures of personal and commercial records.
ISO 27001:2013 is an international recognized framework that helps organizations become more resilient and responsive to information security threats.
Faleh Al Naemi, chairman and managing director of Qatar Post, said:
“This award is more evidence that Qatar Post is meeting rigorous international standards in ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability ......read more
Qatar - November 11, 2019: Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University (QFBA-Northumbria) took part in Qatar Sustainability Week, an annual event aimed to engage the community in a wide range of sustainability related activities, in line with actualizing the sustainable development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
During Qatar Sustainability Week, Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University successfully led an initiative titled “QFBA-NU Goes Plastic Free” aimed to reduce the usage of single use plastic cups, instead promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly ......read more