Kuwait, 5 August 2018: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait's idyllic resort, has appointed Georges S. Akar as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. Akar joins Jumeirah Group from the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut following his recent post as Director of Sales & Marketing. He brings with him almost 20 years of industry experience and will oversee the Sales & Marketing operations for Kuwait’s luxurious property.
General Manager, Savino Leone said, “We are very pleased to welcome our new Director of Sales & Marketing, Georges Akar, to our passionate team. Behind every great resort is a dynamic leader whose expertise in developing and executing Sales & Marketing initiatives play a significant role in maintaining the positioning of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa as a market ......read more
Kuwait, July 23, 2018: Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Jewel of Kuwait City, has been recognized for its commitment to service excellence and exceeding the needs of guests across all areas with a coveted global food safety award.
The hotel is proud to announce that it has received the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) certification. HACCP, which is approved by the international Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards, defines the requirements for effective control of food safety and ensures Symphony Style’s commitment to continuously meet the expectations of guests, as well maintaining an impeccable, hygienic environment across all hotel premises.
The certification recognizes Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait’s commitment to providing safe, quality food to consumers through the analysis ......read more
July 22, 2018: Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.
Rents fell for both villas and apartments.
The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.
The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.
There was good news for both buyers and renters in Sharjah as prices fell in most areas from H2 2017 to H1 2018 according to Bayut.com.
However, changes to property laws in Sharjah announced in April, which allow non-residents to own property in the emirate – may see increased interest ......read more
Unrivalled experiences and fun for all family members
Kuwait, 18 July 2018: If you are looking for an escape this summer and have eyes on a memorable stay or a day of fun closer to home, make Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait’s idyllic resort, the destination of choice for you and your family.
The resort is the epitome of luxury hospitality for families from Kuwait and around the Gulf, catering to the needs of each and every guest – from couples seeking privacy and tranquility to families and young guests with a sense of adventure.
General Manager, Savino Leone, says “summer is the time of the year when families can really switch off from the daily routine and get away to spend quality time together. We know how important that time together is and have ensured that each and every guest ......read more
A city break can be an enjoyable option in the summer months
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: The summer holidays are upon us but if you still haven’t planned that long-haul holiday or still searching for a destination that won’t hurt your budget, a city break can be an enjoyable option in the summer months.
Plan a trip to neighbouring Kuwait and stay at Copthorne Hotel Kuwait City, centrally located in the heart of the city and make this summer holiday one to remember.
Whether you are travelling solo, with friends and family, give yourself the break you deserve and take advantage of Copthorne Hotel Kuwait City’s exclusive summer offer of KWD45 per night for single and double occupancy, valid until 31st August 2018. The package does not include breakfast.
Stay more and save with Summer at Millennium ......read more
Football Fever Viewing Party, presented by Visa, will include fun competitions, valuable raffle draw of branded “Party Boxes” for lucky winners
Kuwait, 8 June 2018: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait’s idyllic resort, has teamed up with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, to take football fever in Kuwait to new heights
The Football Fever Viewing Party, presented by Visa, in the specially created football tent at Garden Café at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, enhances the experience of fans catching all the action in the town’s best venue.
With large screens showing all the matches, football fans with their friends and families can cheer on their favorite teams in a lively atmosphere as the tournament reaches the crucial stages, while enjoying the buffet of ......read more
Kuwait, July 05, 2018: Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the jewel of Kuwait City, appreciates the importance of ensuring everything is perfect for that all-important wedding day. With summer wedding season in full swing, the hotel caters to the needs of all brides and guarantees impeccable celebrations this season.
Offering two distinctive venues that match the desire for large or more intimate celebrations, the hotel is your destination of choice to enjoy a marvelous summer wedding packages available this summer.
The customizable, characterful events complex, located on the second floor of the hotel, has infinite scope of possibility. Opening out onto Symphony Style’s unique pool terrace, the venue is home to the 662 sqm iconic Ebreez ballroom and dedicated reception area and is the epicenter of wedding celebrations in ......read more
Announcement is Made at 2018 Jordan – US Investment Forum in New York City
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Safe Ports Holdings, U.S-based developer of Safe Ports Regional Gateway, a 1,000-acre site in Jordan that will serve as a thriving hub for global businesses looking to seize on Middle East growth opportunities, and National Petroleum Services Company (NAPESCO), a diversified publicly traded Kuwait-based company, today announced an agreement to develop and construct a warehouse complex at the site near the town of Al Mafraq, Jordan.
The announcement was made by Lucy Duncan, CEO, Safe Ports Holdings at the 2018 Jordan – US Investment Forum in New York City. Ms. Duncan and Khaled Al-Saif, Chairman and CEO, NAPESCO co-signed the Memorandum of Understanding.
A trans-shipment, distribution, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: Football fever continues to grip fans around the globe ahead of the upcoming Mondial 2018 in Russia, and Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Jewel of Kuwait City, recently got in on the action, scoring a visit from two footballing legends - Mondial-winning former Brazil defender Cafu and ex-Argentina forward Diego Milito.
Cafu, won the Mondial twice (1994, 2002) with Brazil during a trophy-laden playing career spanning more 16 years, and Milito, who sealed UEFA Champions League glory and the Italian Serie A league title with Inter Milan during his career, spent time with Symphony Style Hotel guests and staff during their stay in Kuwait.
Football fans will be able to watch all the action from the Mondial 2018 in Symphony Style Hotel’s pool tent and the recently-opened Choco Garden, a fully ......read more
Demand for office space sees increased development activity in Kuwait City’s Central Business District
Current pipeline supply of almost 200,000 square metres planned for delivery between 2018 and 2021.
Kuwait, 10 June 2018: Rents in prime commercial properties in Kuwait City have returned to the peak levels, last experienced in 2008 - according to the global property consulting firm CBRE as part of its Q1 2018 Kuwait Market Snapshot. Monthly rates of KD14 per square metre were quoted within the city’s landmark buildings in Q1 2018, marking an increase of 100% on 2012 figures. The report also reveals that occupancy across Grade A commercial office space is at an all-time high at 95 per cent - compared to 60 per cent in 2011. These figures demonstrate an increased demand for good quality office space in ......read more
Kuwait, June 6, 2018: Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Jewel of Kuwait City, celebrated the holy month of Ramadan with country ambassadors and embassy officials, major companies, key corporate partners and media representatives and advertising agencies in Kuwait on Monday June 4th, 2018.
Peter Schuler, General Manager at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, along with the hotel management team welcomed all the guests and the event started with a warm, welcoming speech by Mr. Schuler, who said: “The road to success is not only limited to working hard as a team, but also in finding the ongoing support from valued partners. This day is a unique occasion in which we can express our sincere appreciation for the continued great support.”
The evening continued with a speech from The Director of Sales & Marketing, ......read more
Luxurious property surprises guests with gergean celebration
Kuwait, June 3, 2018: Embodying its brand promise of Stay Different TM, Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa hosted a Ghabka evening for the media community. Chief Editors, journalists, photographers, television and radio representatives were present including social media influencers not to forget this year’s esteemed Diamond sponsors.
The evening started with a warm welcoming speech by General Manager Savino Leone. He said: “Our annual media night has grown to become one of the most exciting and popular networking events of the year. We gather under one roof the influential voices from all the communication channels. We celebrate together the spirit of Ramadan and we express our sincere thanks to each and every media member for ......read more
Kuwait’s most advanced cinematic experience will be welcoming its visitors in the third quarter of 2018
Kuwait, 27 May 2018: Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC), the leading entertainment company in Kuwait, has announced that its “Cinescape Al Kout Mall” will open its doors to visitors during the third quarter of 2018. The introduction of Cinescape in “Al Kout Mall” is a rich addition to the diverse range of entertainment offerings at Kuwait’s largest shopping and entertainment destination in the South of Kuwait. Recently welcomed visitors, “AL Kout Mall” is the ultimate destination for shoppers, tourists and thrill-seekers from Kuwait and the region.
Homing nine of the 12 screens operated by KNCC in “Al Kout” project, “Cinescape Al Kout ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: A graduation ceremony is a perfect opportunity for students to celebrate the culmination of their learning journey and mark the beginning of an exciting future. Students dream of find a venue that can enhance their celebration through a blend of luxury, elegance and a light-hearted ambiance.
Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the jewel of Kuwait City, is the perfect location for that special day full of joy and jubilation in a luxurious environment complemented by the highest quality hospitality.
The hotel features two stylish ballrooms to guarantee impeccable experiences. Ebreez Ballroom is adorned with a meticulously considered color palette reflecting the desert’s great natural beauty. This magnificent event space can accommodate 650 people for a reception/Theatre Style. Breesim Ballroom provides ......read more
Al Kout Mall ― Kuwait’s latest destination of choice ― confirmed as the Group’s latest retail presence
Kuwait, 24 April 2018: Premier lifestyle retail company AZADEA Group continues to expand its retail presence and investment in premium ‘mega mall’ locations across the Middle East and North Africa region. The Group announced 11 new store openings in the eagerly-awaited Al Kout Mall. The new stores bring AZADEA Group’s footprint to 76 stores across Kuwait, covering 32,000 sqm of total space area nationally.
In Kuwait, Al Kout Mall has been billed as the country’s largest waterfront retail and leisure destination, featuring contemporary spaces with modern Arabic design. AZADEA Group’s stores include some of the premium brands the regional retail group ......read more
Kuwait, April 22, 2018: The hotel begins 2018 with a new and innovative responsible business drive with introduction of Sprout ® to suites guests and meeting rooms
Under the initiative ‘Grow Me Don’t Throw Me’, Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait is proud to be the first to bring the original and patented Sprout Pencils, Sprout ®, to Kuwait.
Sprout ® Pencils are a global success story, with a presence in more than 60 countries. Their introduction at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait enables guests to play an active role in the hotel´s wide-ranging green initiatives.
The Sprout Pencils will be given as a green and responsible souvenir to all hotel suite guests, with the compliments of the hotel management in the hope they will be ambassadors of green ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 2018: Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has launched two 64-meter landing ships for the Kuwait Naval Force as part of a contract to build eight naval ships to support Kuwait’s military capabilities.
The ships were launched during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Naval Force in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodr, Chief of the General Staff at Kuwait Armed Forces; Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah, Deputy Chief of Staff; Major-General Khaled Al-Kandari, Commander of the Kuwait Navy; Brigadier Fayez Al Muhairi, Commander of Floating Units at the UAE Armed Forces, and Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of ......read more
Latest Addition to Al Kout, Kuwait’s Largest Waterfront Retail and Leisure Destination
International events and entertainment program to celebrate mall opening
Kuwait, April 16, 2018: Tamdeen Group opened Al Kout Mall to the public at 10:00 am, Monday April 16, 2018 as the latest addition to the Al Kout project, Kuwait’s Largest Waterfront Retail and Leisure Destination. Al Kout Mall is the latest dynamic development from Kuwait’s leading property developer, and the ultimate destination for shoppers, tourists and thrill-seekers from Kuwait and the region. In celebration of the opening, the Mall has organized a rich month-long program of events, including international acrobatic shows from the UK, and an indoor hot air balloon experience for children for the first time in Kuwait.
Al Kout ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2018: Many people know that their mental and emotional wellbeing is as important as – and can actually affect – good physical health. In our busy, modern lives we can often feel removed from nature and even ourselves.
So HJÄRTELIG collection invites us to press the “pause” button, if only for a little while, on a daily life that’s often hectic, complicated and online.
Whether to practice some yoga, to tend to a plant or simply to relax amongst beautiful, natural materials, HJÄRTELIG collection is about the moments to re-focus and to revitalise ourselves.
Designed with a delicate touch, these home furnishing products have a light and peaceful feeling, yet are useful and durable for everyday life at home.
“With the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2018: From time to time, we should look around ourselves and take a step towards the environment that can change the world to become a better and more beautiful place. Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the jewel of Kuwait City, joined millions of people from more than 118 countries in sending an ecological message to the world.
At 8.30pm, on Saturday, 24 March, staff and guests at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait joined together in turning off lights around the hotel, in restaurants, public areas and rooms. The hotel’s Responsible Business team led the lighting of candles in the hotel grounds as part of the global initiative to reduce energy consumption in the fight against climate change.
The lights were turned off for one hour, enhancing the warm and friendly ambiance of the hotel and reflecting ......read more
Robinsons’ John Lewis celebrates its first anniversary in Dubai with spectacular events
Dubai, UAE, April 7, 2018: The high-end brand “John Lewis” got into the festive mood on March 29th celebrating its first anniversary in Dubai. The iconic store celebrated a morning of entertaining activities, which were initiated with an introduction speech by the General Manager Mr. Adosh Sharma from 11:00 to 11:30 am. The real party mood started at 11:30 with revealing the birthday cake along with a delightful English brunch.
The diverse activities comprised of three workshops that ranged from an etiquette session to a baking class. The guests engaged in learning all the secrets of baking delicious cupcakes with our "Master of Cupcake" baking class. Those who were curious to find out more about table manners ......read more
Catering for the high demand on Symphony signature kids’ birthday parties and adding new venue in Town for Teens Parties and gathering too
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2018: The kids are alright at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the jewel of Kuwait City! Inspired by Symphony Kids’ Club position as the entertainment destination of choice for young in-house guests, a play destination and party venue for kids in Kuwait, Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait has introduced a dedicated Party Room & Teens Hub to accommodate the high demand for children’s birthdays and provide teens with a new place to hang out and celebrate.
Situated on the newly-renovated 3rd floor, the Teens Hub is a dynamic entertainment zone exclusively for teenage boys and girls. Guests of the Teens Hub can indulge in the latest video games for Wii and ......read more
The Third Edition of the Sale to run from March 28th to March 31st with up to 70% off
27 March 2018, Dubai, U.A.E: SOUQ.com has announced the third edition of ‘Everything For You Sale’ giving customers a chance to shop for what they want at great prices, with up to 70% off from Wednesday, March 28 to Saturday, March 31. The third edition of SOUQ’s biggest sale of the season will give customers the opportunity to search for what they want, with great savings on thousands of products. For customers, looking for a personal makeover, revamping their home, stocking up on kitchen supplies or craving to get their hands on the latest gadgets, you can find a vast selection on SOUQ’s ‘Everything For You Sale’:
This year, customers can shop an even greater selection, as ‘Everything ......read more
Kuwait, March 18, 2018: Mother’s Day is nearing, and Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait is as prepared as ever. For each family wondering where to treat their special lady, let it be known that every mum gets a complimentary meal.
If your mum is a culinary enthusiast, then Symphony Style Hotel’s cuisines are just the place for her. Treat your lovely lady to some of the loveliest dine experiences by a captivating view of the sea in Cucina. The contemporary outline of the restaurant is one that goes very much in line with the staff that will welcome your mum in celebration of the special lady’s special day.
If your mum is a lady seeking further diversity, then a reservation in Luna will sure be a sheer expression of love. Beyond a breath-taking view of the gulf, and an immersive atmosphere, every mother will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: It has been said that a person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected. In Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, staff is appreciated not out of an expectation, but out of rightfully giving credit where its due.
February 21st witnessed a unique celebration of Symphony Style Hotel’s long-term employees, whereby each employee received an award of recognition for their sheer commitment and contribution throughout their years of work. The thoughtful celebratory event was full of touching gestures enlivening the employees’ loyalty even further, with a heartwarming speech given by the General Manager of Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, Peter Schuler.
The speech given to start the event, straight out of the heart, was given motivationally to not only acknowledge the work ......read more
AED1 billion project paves the way for Business Bay transformation, unveiling an entire new waterfront destination with the launch of Marasi Business Bay Promenade
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016: Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016: The Swiss hotel management company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has signed an agreement with leading real estate developer Nusasiri Plc to manage three properties in Thailand.
The three properties will be Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai, Bangkok and Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, both scheduled to open in Q4 2016, and Mövenpick Resort Mai ......read more
Attractive pricing plans for mid-income housing projects lead to high demand for Casa Dora at Serena in DUBAILAND
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Highlighting the increasing demand for affordable housing targeting the mid-income segment, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading real estate master developer and asset manager in the Emirate, announced that the release of the ......read more
DP integrates innovative viewing technologies at Middle East real estate exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7th September 2016: Virtual Reality tour of master-planned destinations by Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for world-class destinations across the Emirate, is proving a firm favourite for visitors at Cityscape ......read more
With water-homes under construction, Marasi Business Bay is set to provide a unique living proposition for Dubai
Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2016: Dubai Properties Group (DPG), one of the largest fully integrated community development businesses in Dubai, known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi Business Bay development is on schedule ......read more
BNC Report commissioned by The Big 5 Kuwait 2016 reveals ten largest projects in the country
Top 10 Construction projects in Kuwait
New GCC Kuwait Healthcare Report 2016
Kuwait business opportunities investigated at The Big 5 Kuwait 2016
Kuwait, September 1, 2016: Kuwait’s top 10 construction projects are worth almost US$12 Billion, according to a BNC ......read more
Following success of the first release of townhouses in Bella Casa at Serena, real estate master developer Dubai Properties announces pre-sale online registration for launch of additional units soon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2016 – Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager has announced townhouses in the ......read more
Reorganisation of parking management at JBR is set to ease and enhance residents and visitors’ experience
Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2016: Jumeirah Beach Residence, a Dubai Properties (DP) retail destination, has partnered with GreenParking, the only one-stop-shop for environmentally friendly car park management in the Middle East, to enhance parking facilities at the Jumeirah Beach ......read more
Hike in sales transactions following increased buyer interest prompts to extension of flexible, post-handover payment plans
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016: Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced an extension to its flexible payment plan for purchasers of property in its Serena and Arabella 2 developments located in ......read more
Strong investor interest after launch of Bellevue Towers in June
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2016: In response to the strong market demand, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced the launch of the second tower of Bellevue Towers for sale. The sought-after residential development has garnered huge investor interest and high ......read more
Europe’s leading football competition to be broadcast live from a dome shaped tent that will be available for individual, group, and corporate bookings at JBR
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2016: The JBR Dome, located in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), a destination developed and managed by Dubai Properties, is a football-themed structure at the Rimal sector, and is scheduled to open ......read more
Kuwait, May 16, 2016: 360 MALL, Kuwait’s iconic shopping mall owned by Tamdeen Shopping Center, has introduced the German luxury brand MCM in Kuwait for the first time. The store, which is operated by 360 Style Co. a subsidiary of Tamdeen Group Company is only the 5th in the Middle East.
Located on the ground level in close to Emporio Armani, Jimmy Choo, Givenchy and Salvatore ......read more
Danube’s 6th project to re- energizes 'stop renting, start owning' push
‘Convert part of the living room to a bedroom’ concept is back on popular demand- innovative furniture converts a spacious living room into a full- fledged bedroom
Keeping up the tradition, the project would be delivered in record time, expected completion date is September 2018
Danube, ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 30 March, 2016: Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fariha Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, 360 MALL, Kuwait’s iconic shopping mall owned by Tamdeen Shopping Centers, and Fiesta Kuwait, are poised to break the world record for the largest human chain of mothers and children in a single selfie, at an event to be held in the 360 MALL Main Atrium on 1st of April 2016.
The ......read more
AL KOUT signs up international and regional brands; major anchor tenants signed
Six diverse experiences within one project reflect the architectural heritage of Kuwait and its surrounding areas
Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2016: AL KOUT, a project under the overarching umbrella of the Tamdeen Group – Kuwait’s leading mixed-use property developer that is reshaping the ......read more
*Top gifting categories for Women - Perfumes & Beauty, Watches and Designer Clothing
* Free shipping for orders worth AED 200 and above
Dubai, UAE, February 9, 2016: Valentine’s day is fast approaching and the last minute buyers only have a limited time to purchase a gift for their loved one. Souq.com are making it even easier having announced free shipping from 8th to ......read more
Kuwait 26 January, 2016: 360 MALL, Kuwait’s iconic shopping mall owned by Tamdeen Shopping Centers, has announced the opening of Mamas & Papas, UK’s number one designer nursery brand. This is the second Mamas & Papas outlet to open in the country.
Located on the Mezzanine floor and spanning across 2,300 square feet, Mamas & Papas offers a one-stop shopping experience ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 11 January, 2016: 360 MALL, Kuwait’s iconic shopping mall owned by Tamdeen Shopping Centers, has announced the opening of Tory Burch, an American sportswear and luxury lifestyle brand, which embodies the personal style and spirit of its CEO and designer, Tory Burch.
Located on the ground floor, Tory will offer an array of well-made, distinctive and accessible products in its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016:
In Dubai, there are several opportunities to buy and rent property at attractive prices in certain locations.
The secondary and off-plan markets of Dubai have vendors and developers that are offering fair prices, reasonable payment plans, as well as new stock and finish levels to attract buyers.
Hussain Alladin, head of research, GCP ......read more
Al Hamra Real Estate Development to showcase expanding Ras Al Khaimah property portfolio to growing number of Kuwaiti investors
Kuwait home to the world’s fifth highest density of millionaires with 99 out of every 1,000 households
Kuwaiti citizens represented 59% of the total GCC property ownership
Dubai UAE, December 5, 2015: Ras Al Khaimah’s largest real ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Materials Handling Middle East 2015 concluded in Dubai yesterday (16 September), with the double-digit growth in both visitors and exhibition space firmly cementing its position as the must-attend trade show for the regional logistics, warehousing, supply chain management, freight and cargo industries.
The biennial three-day event attracted 4,386 trade visitors from 55 countries, ......read more
Grand Hyatt Kuwait will add to the brand’s growing presence in the Gulf region
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT (10 November, 2015) – Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a contract with Tamdeen Group to develop a 261-room Grand Hyatt hotel in Kuwait. Expected to open in 2020, the newly built hotel will be an integral part of 360 MALL, an iconic ......read more
RECon 2015 – rewards the most outstanding Achievers in Marketing, Retail & Design on 3rd of November at Ritz-Carlton DIFC at the Awards & Gala Dinner
Dubai, November 4th 2015 – The Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton – DIFC glittered with the Awards and the Winners taking home the esteemed trophies; the Awards ceremony & Gala dinner was held on the last night of the 3-day ......read more
October 8th, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth in the next few years with the value of projects planned and under way estimated to be over SAR 3.75 trillion. This encompasses several sectors, including transport, infrastructure, utilities, education and healthcare, reflecting the prioritization of upgrades to local roads, ......read more
• UAE franchisee acquires GCC franchise license
• Confirms more exclusive luxury property listings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 September 2015: Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty is now the license holder of the exclusive global luxury real estate network in six Gulf countries, following its recent acquisition of the GCC franchise license. The territory to be ......read more
Dubai; United Arab Emirates; 31 August 2015 – The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited GCC rail railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, according to the latest analysis by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service.
While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Mecca and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly, efforts to develop ......read more
Creator of innovative flexible composite materials since 1973, the Serge Ferrari Group designs, manufactures and distributes products that meet the technical requirements of a wide range of applications for architecture, advanced materials such as modular structures, as well as products suitable for the consumer market (outdoor furniture and solar shades).
Serge Ferrari membranes are ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2015 – Sensitivity of teeth is a common oral health issue that affects one in three people. A condition, when one experiences sharp pain on consumption of hot, cold or sweet food or beverage, is known as sensitivity of teeth. Dental experts have revealed that sensitive teeth are the result of the de-mineralization of teeth due to frequent intake of acidic food such as ......read more
14 July 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The National Real Estate Company (NREC) and United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), the developers of Reem Mall, have today announced a new corporate structure for the US$ 1 billion project.
The new operating set-up, which includes six new board appointments, marks another significant step forward for Abu Dhabi’s major up and coming ......read more
Marmo Classic Stones Factory LLC to take part in events in Kuwait City and Amman
Dubai, July 8, 2015: Having successfully launched in the UAE in December 2014, Marmo Classic Stones Factory LLC is rapidly entering new markets in the region. Due to demand for marble and stone products, the UAE’s biggest supplier will be visiting Kuwait and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by the end of the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, June 30, 2015- Many roads in Dubai are heavily congested, leading to long delays for commuters. In November 2005, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed in order to execute strategic plans for Dubai’s traffic projects, including the construction of the Dubai Metro and other integrated road systems.
Aurecon was appointed by the RTA in March 2015 to upgrade ......read more
Capital cities no longer the sole focus for property investors
Saudi Arabia, 21 JUNE, 2015: Changing perceptions of the emerging markets are attracting an increasing number of foreign investors to second and third tier cities in emerging urban areas, as they begin to challenge their developed counterparts.
Economic growth, infrastructure development and demographic changes are affecting ......read more
Unique 2016 UAE Ministry of Economy/ United Nations Industrial Development Organization summit for public and private sectors; civil society
Summit to facilitate global debate and vision setting for future of manufacturing, and address key challenges and solutions for evolving the global & sustainable manufacturing landscape
[Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 6, 2015] The United ......read more
For the past several years, foreigners have been purchasing properties, including luxurious flats in Dubai’s glittering high-rises. As of the first three months of the year, international buyers from 123 nationalities poured billions of dirhams into the emirate’s real estate market.
The affluent investors in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states registered the biggest chunk in ......read more
Completed Construction Projects in GCC to Grow by 7.7 Percent from 2014 to USD 72 Billion in 2015: Ventures Middle East
Dubai, UAE: GCC megaprojects can benefit from a new line of sound-absorbing ceiling panels, industry experts announced today in the build-up to the INDEX interior design exhibition.
In the build-up to World Expo 2020 in Dubai and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, the GCC’s ......read more
Build-A-Bear Workshop® opens its first community mall store at Arabian Centre
Build-A-Bear Workshop®, the world’s only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience, opened its doors to its newest location in the Gulf Region on 5th of May at The Arabian Center Shopping Mall, a Mirdif - based mall managed by The LALSs Group ......read more
Leading International Shipyard Continues to Demonstrate Success at Asia Boating Awards
05 May 2015: The recently launched Majesty 122, built by one of the world’s leading superyacht shipyards, Gulf Craft, showed an early start to success after winning the prestigious Best Asian Built Yacht award, demonstrating the shipbuilder’s commitment to delivering world-class ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Buildings in healthcare should be designed and developed with the principal goal of improving the experience of the main users: patients and healthcare staff. More often than not, while perfectly sterile and healthy environments, healthcare facilities in the GCC can be quite intimidating and unwelcoming for some patients. According to Agi Architects, who have designed the Kuwait ......read more
Dubai, UAE: International hardware and tool manufacturers are looking to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) as key growth markets, as the ongoing regional construction surge and preference for DIY home solutions stoke demand for tools and machinery.
Having completed US$67.6 billion worth of construction projects in 2014*, the GCC in particular is in the throes of building and ......read more
Strong Turkish participation as Cityscape Abu Dhabi prepares to welcome more than 130 exhibitors
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 April 2015: Experts have highlighted Turkey as one of the most attractive real estate investment destinations in the region, due to its increased Gross Domestic Product and strong economic growth.
With an average GDP growth of 3.6% and a 55.6% year-on-year increase in ......read more
• BASF presents brand for Kuwait’s expanding construction and infrastructure industry
• First-of-its-kind presentation welcomes over 300 customers
BASF, the leading supplier of construction chemicals in the GCC, invited more than 300 customers for the official presentation of its Master Builders Solutions brand in Kuwait.
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"Exhibiting Projects in Kuwait, Dubai and the GCCs, Al-Mazaya Holdings Successfully Concluded its Participation at CITYSCAPE-Kuwait"
"Al-Saqa'bi: Our three main objectives from participating in the exhibition are: to support the real-estate sector, to establish the solid institutional identity of Mazaya and to bond with Kuwaiti customers"
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