Digital gifts, in whatever forms they come, are definitely the gift-giving trend for the next few years to come. Palazzo Versace Dubai’s e-gift platform allows gift-givers to choose from a range of exclusively curated experiences from luxury stays and serene spa treatments to intimate dining, all with a simple click of a button. Each notable personalised experience is a sure-fire way to let a special someone know that you appreciate their existence (remotely!) or to even give you a chance to... Read More
Whether celebrating the Year of the Ox or being in love, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, is putting on a range of fabulous events in February. Here are some of the highlights to look forward to.
Chinese New Year – 12 February
Chinese New Year Friday Brunch at Yas Island Rotana’s Choices
Enjoy a lavish Friday brunch featuring authentic Chinese dishes and the traditional prosperity... Read More
Fine jewelry and luxury piercing brand Maria Tash is pleased to announce a new store location in Mall of the Emirates targeted to open in spring 2021. Following the success of the brand’s Dubai Mall location, which opened in 2018, this marks the second store in Dubai and a significant expansion point for the brand. The new store will feature a grand 11-meter tall shopfront, span over 2,000 square feet, house four piercing rooms, and provide a private women’s only lounge.
“I am very... Read More
Dubai will now offer India-made AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines.
The jab has been added to the Dubai Health Authority's authorised list of Covid-19 vaccines offered at its medical facilities.
"The first shipment of the vaccine has been received from India, thanks to efforts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in cooperation with the Indian Foreign Ministry," the Government of Dubai Media Office tweeted.
India's External Affairs Minister S.... Read More
Authorities in Dubai have issued multiple measures to boost Covid-19 safety in the emirate. The new rules range from closing down pubs and bars to ramping up PCR testing for passengers; cracking down on private parties and events; and streamlining healthcare resources.
The measures came as daily Covid safety inspection reports showed a marked increase in the number of violations of precautionary rules.
Here is the full list of all the Covid safety announcements made in Dubai... Read More
In its quest for excellence with a taste for beauty and harmony, Van Cleef & Arpels has drawn boundless inspiration from the world of dance over the decades. Today, the art of ballet imparts an aura of grace into three new watches reflecting the vision of Poetry of Time unique to the Maison. For the first time, Lady Arpels Ballerines Musicales creations blend music and motion, bringing to life a veritable experience of sight and sound. True to the Van Cleef & Arpels tradition of... Read More
As thick fog descended upon UAE on Sunday morning, the national Met department (NCM) issued a weather alert for residents.
Abu Dhabi Police took to social media to inform motorists about speed limits being reduced on key Abu Dhabi, Dubai roads for their safety. Authorities in UAE urge motorists to follow traffic rules and abide by revised speed limits while driving in foggy weather.
The weather forecast for today is fair in general and partly cloudy at times with temperatures... Read More
As part of Dubai’s commitment to be the region’s most sustainable financial city and to develop human capital skills needed for the future, DIFC Academy has partnered with Candriam Academy to offer the world’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing.
The partnership between the DIFC and Candriam is in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to build a competitive knowledge-based economy by developing local capabilities and investing in... Read More
Starting this year, actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for his role as Thor, will be the first Hollywood star to be appointed new global brand ambassador for BOSS. In this role, he will be the international BOSS face of the worldwide fashion campaigns planned for 2021 and 2022. Hemsworth has already been collaborating with HUGO BOSS on the iconic BOSS Bottled scent since 2017. By expanding this partnership, the Group is ensuring a globally consistent BOSS brand image that will bridge various... Read More
Medics in the UAE affirmed that it is safe for children to go back to schools, though they should maintain utmost safety precautions, amid mounting fears about the new Covid-19 strain.
Doctors reiterate that parents should remain calm and ensure that they do not send their children to schools in case they are unwell.
Dr Prabhakar Patil, Specialist – Paediatrics & Neonatolog, Medcare Women & Children Hospital, said: "Children will not get the Covid-19 vaccine in the... Read More