With the announcement of the dates of Salalah Tourism Festival (STF), the Directorate of Tourism in Dhofar reiterated its commitment to offer the best possible services to the tourists visiting Salalah during the majestic monsoon season called Khareef. As per official calendar, the Khareef season starts on June 21 and...
Flying can be exhausting, and most of us don't have access to First Class Lounges so we resort to using our backpacks as pillows and a row of seats as our beds. Dubai International Airport is changing that. Now, Passengers flying through Terminal 3 have the option to ditch...
The Australian Embassy in Doha will host an exhibition of Australian opals, opening on 23 May and closing on 15 June.  The exhibition will feature rare and precious opals on loan from the South Australian Museum.  The items have been selected from the South Australian Museum’s Opals exhibition which...
Jewellery Salon 2017 promises to be most spectacular yet and will once again be held under the patronage of members of the Saudi Royal family. This is a wonderful opportunity for the ladies of Saudi Arabia to gather and enjoy an inspiring collection in a relaxed and discreet setting....
Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font. The forward-looking Mideast business hub unveiled the new font designed with Microsoft's help. This is the first time that a typeface, created specifically for...
Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) is celebrating the historic 20th anniversary of Sharjah Art Museum during the prestigious Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. A large delegation from SMD played a key role in the travel and tourism exhibition, using the occasion to highlight Sharjah Art Museum’s most significant exhibitions, collaborations and...
The ninth annual Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival kicked off in UAE on Wednesday and will run through April 29. It is the largest reading festival catering to children in the Gulf, with more than 120 exhibitors and some 2,100 events. Last year’s event drew 254,000 visitors. This year’s theme is...
Qatar food production industry accounts for approximately 7% of the country's domestic consumption.  It depends mainly on food imports for local needs. Qatar is the most urbanized nations among the GCC states.  Urban lifestyles have raised the standard of living of individuals and changed their eating pattern, resulting in a...
Doha Festival City, the largest entertainment, retail and hospitality destination in Qatar, managed and operated by Al-Futtaim, opened its doors to the public yesterday, 5th April 2017. Thousands of visitors flocked to the new Mall from 10am to be amongst the first to shop, dine and be entertained. With...
Family Business Council – Gulf (FBCG), the regional association of Family Business Network International (FBNi), announced its Annual Summit 2017 to be held under the theme ‘Secrets to Family Business Continuity: Committed to Evolve Over Generations’ on 12-13 April 2017 in Dubai. Held for the third consecutive year, the Summit...