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The best Friday brunch in Dubai – Fun Dining Brunch from Crowne Plaza Hotel

The best Friday brunch in Dubai – Fun Dining Brunch from Crowne Plaza Hotel

If you enjoy variety in food and enjoy it in a fun milieu, then this is your place! Don’t miss out the carnival of sorts happening every Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed road, Dubai Gormandizing is no sin especially when you have […]

 
 

Top 3 Trends Shaping Global Developments Over Next 10 Years

Top 3 Trends Shaping Global Developments Over Next 10 Years

Under-Employed, Under-Inclusive and Under Threat: the World in 2017 The Global Risks Report 2017 Summary: The Report highlights the potential of persistent, long-term trends such as inequality and deepening social and political polarization to exacerbate risks associated with, for example, the weakness of the economic recovery and the speed of technological […]

 
 

The Ultimate Guide to Funding your Startup Business

The Ultimate Guide to Funding your Startup Business

You have a great business idea. How should you approach investors to fund your business? Ashik Hasim, partner at Essentially Precise, shares his valuable insights on the intricacies of funding your startup business. Entrepreneurs look at the most successful businesses when they venture into the market – Facebook, WhatsApp, Uber […]

 
 

A German exploring India on a 2-stroke engine!

A German exploring India on a 2-stroke engine!

We are confused as to who is more interesting – the traveler or the vehicle. Read on. Here is a vehicle that can, probably, only boast about a 2-stroke engine and a single cylinder. It can hardly store 10 liters of fuel in a go. Chugging the humble beast across […]

 
 

Infographic: UAE Online Consumers Shopping Trends Revealed

Infographic: UAE Online Consumers Shopping Trends Revealed

– The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers  –  UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015  – UAE […]

 
 

Six Key Marketing Trends for 2017

Six Key Marketing Trends for 2017

Six key marketing trends identified for 2017 Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has today released Toolkit 2017, an annual examination of forthcoming challenges faced by marketers around the world. The report identifies six topics which marketers will be looking to in the coming year. “We’ve reviewed the best of […]

 
 

Brndstr seeks to be your creative branding solution

Brndstr seeks to be your creative branding solution

Brndstr is an innovation house for brands and agencies. Think of Brndstr as an extension to your company’s creative team, and providing with technical solutions. They also help companies with their social tech campaigns. Here is an exclusive interview with Simon Hudson,  CEO and Founder – Brndstr.com. How will you explain […]

 
 

Participate and win wildlife photography accessories

Participate and win wildlife photography accessories

www.NatureLounge.in presents an opportunity to you to win some outstanding wildlife photography and bird watching accessories World over, professional photographers believe that apart from the equipment, it is your photography skills that make a photograph stand out among millions of similar ones. One needs to understand the technique of light, aperture, […]

 
 

Presenting Alpha 7R II- The smallest and lightest full-frame digital camera from Sony

Presenting Alpha 7R II- The smallest and lightest full-frame digital camera from Sony

Arabian Gazette’s review of Sony Alpha 7R II mirrorless DSLR camera Sony has definitely hogged limelight and got the industry talking about its game-changing innovations in lens and sensor technology. Now, it is slowly creating its mark in the professional photography segment too, with the introduction of a new line-up of products including professional DSLR’s […]

 
 

Noon.com to revolutionize ecommerce in the Middle East

E-commerce marketplace set to boom with the launch of Noon.com in Dubai and Riyadh An online shopping platform featuring 20 million products has been launched in Dubai and Riyadh. Emirati billionaire and businessman Mohamed Alabbar will surely be calling the shots of the new and improved face of ecommerce in the region. Ecommerce, […]

 
 

Blockchain Conference comes to Abu Dhabi

Blockchain Conference comes to Abu Dhabi

Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi will be held on December 8 at Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi. Many people know it as the technology behind Bitcoin, but block chain’s potential uses extend far beyond digital currencies. Blockchain’s admirers include Bill Gates and Richard Branson, and banks and insurers are falling head over heels […]

 
 

Tackling Obesity in the Middle East – New Report Identifies Major Policy Gaps

Tackling Obesity in the Middle East – New Report Identifies Major Policy Gaps

-The prevalence of obesity in the region is among the highest in the world. -Obesity is a major economic burden on countries in the region. -High levels of obesity are due to a combination of interconnected environmental, cultural and biological causes. -A widespread public misperception is that obesity is a […]

 
 

Infographic: UAE a thriving hub for business and industry, reveals LinkedIn Economic Graphic

Infographic: UAE a thriving hub for business and industry, reveals LinkedIn Economic Graphic

UAE is a thriving hub for business and industry according to LinkedIn’s UAE Economic Graph LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has unveiled new research providing insight into the UAE economy. The research shows that the UAE is becoming a thriving hub for business and industry. The findings of the […]

 
 

Art is Endless Creation – Artist Ruxeena Musthafa

Art is Endless Creation – Artist Ruxeena Musthafa

Ruxeena Musthafa is an upcoming Dubai-based contemporary artist who began her tryst with the world art, at a very young age. Today, she creates stunning, inspiring works of abstract art that evoke the visceral as well as the intellectual in every viewer. In this interview feature she shares with us […]

 
 

Dubai bets on Knowledge-based Economy to Sustain Growth

Dubai bets on Knowledge-based Economy to Sustain Growth

Knowledge and Innovation to remain Dubai’s priority – Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai The emirate of Dubai has worked hard over the past several decades to develop wider, more diversified economic bedrock to power growth. As a result, the emirate has several sectors which continue to prosper in the current […]

 
 

What Our World Needs Most: True World Leaders

What Our World Needs Most: True World Leaders

In this Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyses the detrimental aftereffects of indecisiveness and inaction of the international community and world leaders on the world. He argues for change in the criterion through which people select their leaderships We often hear many senior citizens, parents and grandparents talk nostalgically about the good old days of their time. […]

 
 

Business Tips and Insights by Dubai-based Entrepreneur Preeya Malik

Business Tips and Insights by Dubai-based Entrepreneur Preeya Malik

Dubai-based Entrepreneur shares insights on doing business in Dubai/UAE

 
 

Startups Disrupting Middle East’s Digital Economy

Startups Disrupting Middle East’s Digital Economy

SAP Launches Talent Search for Innovative Startups Across MENA One of the world’s largest technology companies announced a talent search for entrepreneurs across the Middle East North Africa region to support groundbreaking ideas with a long-term impact for the region and beyond. Startups and entrepreneurs are disrupting the Middle East’s […]

 
 

Snacking on Technology – Freedom Pizza

Snacking on Technology – Freedom Pizza

Pizza, US Roadtrips and Geeking out on technology = Freedom Pizza Founder & CEO, Ian Ohan Week 2 of 52 weeks of inspiration and SwissGulf Partners were lucky enough to catch up with Freedom Pizza CEO, Ian Ohan. We chatted about the incredible success of Freedom Pizza and Ian’s outlook […]

 
 

The Internet of “Threats” Expands with Connected Devices

The Internet of “Threats” Expands with Connected Devices

With expanding Internet of Things comes expanding Threats. Here’s the latest research from Symantec on the ever-evolving threat landscape and what you as a consumer can do about it Symantec today revealed new research demonstrating how cybercriminal networks are taking advantage of lax Internet of Things (IoT) device security to […]

 
 

The Art of Brainstorming

The Art of Brainstorming

Everything From Reverse Brainstorming to the Medici Effect Having problems coming up with the next big idea that will catapult your company ahead of the competition? Do you want to improve your services or perhaps even create a new service that will allow you to attain the economies of scope you […]

 
 

Antigua and Barbuda Set to Become Premier Destination for Investors in the Middle East

Antigua and Barbuda Set to Become Premier Destination for Investors in the Middle East

Antigua and Barbuda is expecting to see a significant boost in investment and travel from the Middle East. An exclusive exposition style conference is set to take place in October 2016 at Dubai’s Palazzo Versace Hotel highlighting the islands’ exceptional investor and citizenship benefits. Antigua and Barbuda’s low-tax structure, offering […]

 
 

Why Autumn is the Perfect Season to Visit Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is more fantastic in Autumn season If you weren’t able to take a break in summer but plan to travel to a beautiful place, Mr. Rashid Al Noori, The Chairman of the Representative office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan in GCC recommends you travel to […]

 
 

Waah Coorg! Waah Taj! Review of Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri

Waah Coorg! Waah Taj! Review of Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri

Review Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, Coorg

 
 

Analysis: Apple iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 Launch

Analysis: Apple iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 Launch

Apple is takings risks with the iPhone 7 & Apple Watch to return to smartphone growth – Analysis by Ian Fogg, Head of Mobile Analysis, IHS Technology iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus feature breakthrough new camera systems, the best battery life ever on an iPhone, and water and dust […]

 
 

Mobile & Social Networks: The Big Profit Mantra For Businesses [Infographic]

Mobile & Social Networks: The Big Profit Mantra For Businesses [Infographic]

If internet opened up a pandora’s box of opportunities for businesses, internet on mobiles have amplified it many times over for both buyers and sellers. Customers now have their favourite brands just a click away with most brands opting for apps or presence on social network sites. As the realtime […]

 
 

UAE Real Estate Report 2016 H1

UAE Real Estate Report 2016 H1

Asteco H1 UAE Cityscape real estate report: A tale of two cities Dubai sales market forecasted to bottom out by end 2016; trend towards affordable development persists with increase in single-unit buyers expected in 2017 Government cuts to budgets expected to impact rental rates and sales transaction volumes in Abu […]

 
 

UAE’s Residential Sector Set For Further Declines, says Cluttons

UAE’s Residential Sector Set For Further Declines, says Cluttons

Residential rents in the UAE set to decline further in 2016 Weakness in oil and gas, finance and banking sectors blamed for the slump in residential property market  As the local economy continues to adjust to softening global conditions, overall residential values and rents in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi […]

 
 

Dubai Wholesale City invites Companies, Traders for Long-term Leases

Dubai Wholesale City invites Companies, Traders for Long-term Leases

Dubai Wholesale City, the largest wholesale hub in the world, has commenced accepting applications from companies and traders interested in booking space at the integrated development Dubai Wholesale City to further strengthen the status of the UAE as a key market in international trade Largest city of its kind in […]

 
 

South East Asian Holiday Havens of Affluent Arabs [Photos]

South East Asian Holiday Havens of Affluent Arabs [Photos]

A sneak peek for an ideal Holiday destination: Checking in on your flight to and from your travel destination Checking in your accommodation at your destination Grabbing a copy of the city map as well as transportation route map Securing your personal belongings and preparing your photography equipment Opening up […]

 
 

UAE Based Startup Revolutionizes Corporate Marketing through its Brand Engagement Platform-Cwikwin

UAE Based Startup Revolutionizes Corporate Marketing through its Brand Engagement Platform-Cwikwin

UAE Based Startup Revolutionizes Corporate Marketing through its Brand Engagement Platform-Cwikwin Cwikwin celebrates its second anniversary. Cwikwin team has successfully given away over AED 100,000 worth of free prizes to its users. Cwikwin has attracted 100,000 users and shown 200 Contests since its launch. Cwikwin has secured US$1 Million in […]

 
 

Azerbaijan: GCC’s Favourite New Destination

Azerbaijan: GCC’s Favourite New Destination

Azerbaijan is the latest hot spot destination for GCC tourists With 30 times increase of visitors from UAE and GCC, thanks to the recent waiver in Visa requirements for travelers from the GCC Tourists from GCC are flocking to Azerbaijan. According to the latest Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan […]

 
 

Consumer Spending Trend in Ramadan 2016 [Infographic]

Consumer Spending Trend in Ramadan 2016 [Infographic]

Ramadan Consumer Behaviour Study 2016 -53% of consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt will spend more money during the Holy month -Price offs and discounts to attract 78% of consumers in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to spend more on food and drink this Ramadan -72% claim […]

 
 

Humanities is the Need of the Hour: UAE Topper

Humanities is the Need of the Hour: UAE Topper

The week was rife with news on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 12th-grade results. Joining the scores of students was the  large Indian expat community in the United Arab Emirates, who, along with their native counterparts, fumbled through the website that on certain days of the year generates enviable traffic. […]

 
 

10 undiscovered destinations you should explore now

10 undiscovered destinations you should explore now

Modern travellers hunger for fresh adventures and seek destinations away from the well-worn track Wego.com, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, suggests ten hot off-the-grid destinations to discover now, before the rest of the world does. “Traveller tastes are maturing, as we’ve seen from […]

 
 

Places to go in Dubai for a Special Occasion

Places to go in Dubai for a Special Occasion

Whether you’re going on a first date, celebrating your wedding anniversary or proposing to the one you love, Dubai is not short of special restaurants that cater for each and every special occasion. In this article we look at three of Dubai’s restaurants that we think have it all – […]

 
 

The true cost of a bad hire in UAE

The true cost of a bad hire in UAE

Hiring anyone and expanding your team involves an element of risk but, there are things that can be done to limit that risk and ensure getting the best fit possible. As a small enterprise or even a startup there is nothing more valuable to your organisation than man (or woman) […]

 
 

You don’t need to book Emirates for an easy Dubai visa

You don’t need to book Emirates for an easy Dubai visa

Gone are the days when only an Emirates flight could get you easy entry into Dubai. Book the cheapest flight and save some bucks!  UPDATE: We are thankful to DVPC for the prompt action and helping out and resolving the issue at the earliest.  Glitzy Dubai is indeed a hot vacation […]

 
 

Fetching Success – Heralding Women’s Day with Joy Ajlouny

Fetching Success – Heralding Women’s Day with Joy Ajlouny

With International Women’s Day around the corner, we interviewed  Joy Ajlouny, Dubai-based professional who co-founded a unique app-based package delivery service. Joy speaks of her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and the role of Arab women in societies today. Joy Ajlouny, co-founder of Fetchr app Joy Ajlouny’s journey in the e-commerce industry is […]

 
 

Kafkaesque Ayodhya: Interview with author Zafar Anjum

Kafkaesque Ayodhya: Interview with author Zafar Anjum

Author Zafar Anjum, with his new book ‘Kafka in Ayodhya and other short stories’, alludes to the bizarre nature of what is already a convoluted court case – the Babri Masjid dispute. This interview explores Frank Kafka’s fictional visit to Ayodhya, the writer’s own take on the controversy, and his […]