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Gemfields introduces ‘Inkalamu’, the 5,655 carat Lion Emerald

Gemfields introduces ‘Inkalamu’, the 5,655 carat Lion Emerald

15 Nov 2018

Gemfields is honoured to announce the discovery of ‘Inkalamu’, the Lion Emerald, a 5,655 carat Zambian emerald crystal with remarkable clarity and a perfectly balanced golden green hue.

Inkalamu was discovered at Kagem, the world’s largest emerald mine, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia (which belongs in turn to the Government of the Republic of Zambia).

“The discovery of this exceptional gemstone is such an important... Read More

Dry night announced for Dubai next week as UAE marks religious occasion

Dry night announced for Dubai next week as UAE marks religious occasion

15 Nov 2018

Hotels and restaurants in Dubai will refrain from serving alcohol next Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20 as the Emirates marks the Prophet Mohammed's birth.

The period will last from 5pm on Monday until 6pm on Tuesday, according to a circular issued by Dubai Tourism to hotels, resorts, restaurants, leisure and sports clubs, tourist companies, tour boats and event organisers.

Hotels, bars and restaurants in Abu Dhabi said they have received no such circular yet.

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Emirates unveils world’s first integrated “biometric path”, raising the bar for airport customer experience

Emirates unveils world’s first integrated “biometric path”, raising the bar for airport customer experience

14 Nov 2018

Advanced stage of implementation with testing programme already “live”, and pilot trials involving passengers to follow In phased development since 2015, the multi-million dollar programme is part of Emirates’ continued investment to offer an industry-leading customer experience

 

Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at the airline’s hub in Dubai International airport.

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The 10th edition of Abu Dhabi Art opens this week

The 10th edition of Abu Dhabi Art opens this week

14 Nov 2018

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi Art will open to the public this Wednesday, 14th November at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The 2018 edition will welcome 43 galleries from 19 countries across the globe, with many new galleries participating for the first time, alongside exciting and engaging new elements to the programming.

Members of the local and international... Read More

Parmigiani Fleurier, new Friends of the Brand – ice-hockey superstar, Evgeniy Malkin and TV-host, Anna Kasterova

Parmigiani Fleurier, new Friends of the Brand – ice-hockey superstar, Evgeniy Malkin and TV-host, Anna Kasterova

14 Nov 2018

NHL superstar, three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time world champion, not to mention best Pittsburgh Penguins forward, Evgeniy Malkin, and his wife, famous TV-presenter, Anna Kasterova, joined the prestigious club of Friends of the Brand of Parmigiani Fleurier.

Evgeniy and Anna were invited to visit the watch manufacture in Fleurier, where they were able to witness the process of watchmaking with high standards of finishing for watch calibers, cases and dials.

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Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève: the Winner is BOY∙FRIEND Skeleton Watch in the "LADIES" Category

Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève: the Winner is BOY∙FRIEND Skeleton Watch in the "LADIES" Category

14 Nov 2018

After signing its first Haute Horlogerie Caliber: the Caliber 1. Jumping Hour for men in 2016, Chanel proposed the Caliber 2. Camélia Skeleton in 2017: a delicate movement, winner of the Lady Watch at the Grand Prix de l'Horlogerie de Genève in 2017.

In 2018, Chanel continues the story and introduces its third in-house movement. This new Caliber 3 highlights the lines and curves of the iconic Boy·Friend.

The BOY·FRIEND Skeleton Watch

For the first time, the Boy∙Friend... Read More

World's most expensive shoes to be unveiled at Burj Al Arab

World's most expensive shoes to be unveiled at Burj Al Arab

26 Sep 2018

Touted as the world's most expensive footwear at Us$17 million (Dh62.4m), the Passion Diamond shoes will be displayed alongside Jada Dubai's newly launched collection of jewelled shoes at Burj Al Arab on September 26 from 5pm.

Made in collaboration with Dubai's Passion Jewellers, the Passion Diamond pair are crafted from real gold, while a D-flawless 15-carat diamond adorns the toe of each stiletto. A total of 236 diamonds line the opening of the shoe where it meets the foot.

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King Salman inaugurates Haramain train

King Salman inaugurates Haramain train

26 Sep 2018

King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud will officially inaugurate Haramain high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in a ceremony on Tuesday, according to SPA.

The 450 km-long rail line will connect Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh and Madinah, the longest electric speed train network in the Middle East.

The trains, with a speed of 300 kph, will start operating from next month, according... Read More

Ralph Lauren Celebrated 50th Anniversary

Ralph Lauren Celebrated 50th Anniversary

25 Sep 2018

Ralph Lauren commemorated its 50th anniversary on September 7, with a spectacular event set against the backdrop of one of New York’s most iconic landmarks, Central Park’s Bethesda Terrace. The historic evening was composed of an expansive runway show, an immersive digital installation, and an elegant seated dinner, all seamlessly integrated into the dramatic setting.

Celebrating the multifaceted World of Ralph Lauren, the 50th Anniversary Collection articulated Mr. Lauren’s... Read More

Dress your home to impress this season

Dress your home to impress this season

25 Sep 2018

Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture is showcasing some brilliant and impressive mix of intriguing collections from the furniture industry’s crème de la crème Italian brands such as Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Agenlo, Flou, Gruppo Tomasella, Gamma, Calligaris, Draenert and Bonaldo.

The products displayed by the brands include padded chairs, accent chairs and armchairs; dining tables, coffee tables and side tables; ottomans and poufs; desks; sofas, couches and love seats; and a... Read More

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