The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is set to launch a new award scheme to honour excellence in the travel and tourism industry, with the aim of establishing the accolade as a new industry benchmark worldwide.
The new Abu Dhabi Tourism Excellence Awards (ADTEA) have been conceived to recognise significant achievements, stimulate engagement and networking, and raise the industry’s overall competitiveness – both at home and abroad. Additionally, the awards... Read More
Wildcatters, roustabouts and roughnecks rejoice! Now there is a timepiece that immortalizes the allure of black gold and the oil industry.
For the first time ever in watchmaking, and after more than a year in development, Jacob & Co. has incorporated two working derricks, an “oil” reservoir and a system of pipes into a timepiece, powered by a manual-wind double-axis tourbillon at its heart.
The tourbillon cage Oil Pump makes a full revolution on its first axis in 60 seconds... Read More
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Since opening to great fanfare just a month ago, Al-Futtaim’s Festival Plaza has added a further 18 stores to its offering, kicking off the year as it means to go on. This means that the GLA now stands at 485,536 sq ft.
The 18 new stores cover a range of offerings from food, beauty, accessories and home and leisure and will further strengthen the mall’s existing -strong retail collection of Home, F&B and conveniences. Additional dining options including world’s first IKEA... Read More
dnata Travel, the UAE’s longest-standing travel provider, is revealing its most popular destinations in 2019 and where 2020 looks likely to take the UAE’s growing traveller base.
In 2019, the top ten most popular destinations for UAE travellers booking with dnata Travel were: United Arab Emirates (for staycations), Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Italy, Egypt, Switzerland, and Azerbaijan.
Experts at dnata Travel predict this hotlist of countries to... Read More
To celebrate the launch of Charlotte’s new Pillow Talk collection, the world’s #1 celebrity makeup artist, Charlotte Tilbury, is bringing one of the UK’s most iconic landmarks to the Middle East. From 23rd January – 1st February, at the Mall of The Emirates, the new Pillow Talk Pop-up, inspired by London’s Big Ben, will be open for her followers to discover the dreamy new collection for the first time.
In partnership with the Dubai Shopping Festival to celebrate their 25th Anniversary... Read More
Vhernier’s new Calla short length pendant is premiering in Dubai and is a modern interpretation of classic jewellery.
Flexible and versatile, it has been designed by Vhernier to incorporate its own signature details: a simple design, innovative use of materials, and bold pairings. The result is, as always, unlike anything you’ve seen before.
The centre of the chain features three Calla elements, the conical pieces taken from Vhernier’s most iconic necklace, which have been... Read More
Chosen with patience and talent by the Maison’s heritage department specialists, vintage watches covering the entire 20th century are now part of the aptly named “Les Collectionneurs” collection. Ten vintage timepieces, all impeccably restored to pristine condition, are currently in Dubai, chosen as one of the few cities to showcase “Les Collectionneurs” around the world this year. The selection will be available for sale at The Dubai Mall Vacheron Constantin boutique until the end of... Read More
Bvlgari, the Roman Jeweler of Time, introduces its latest novelties at the LVMH Watch Week Dubai 2020. The highlight of the 2020 being the new Serpenti Seduttori Tourbillon, a unique small-sized women’s tourbillon specially designed to fit inside the sleek dimensions of the serpent-head case.
Over the years, Bvlgari has assumed the unique role as the Jeweler of Time thanks to the distinctive and unprecedented combination of jewelry-making expertise and Swiss watchmaking.... Read More
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has participated in the ongoing World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020, to showcase the impactful role that nuclear energy will play in sustainably powering the growth of the country, in line with the UAE Energy Strategy 2050.
The Strategy includes a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 70 per cent, an increase in clean energy use by 50 percent and a 40 percent improvement in energy efficiency by the... Read More