Four Seasons and Jabal Omar Development Company to Open New Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE -- Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, and Jabal Omar Development Company (JODC), a leading developer in the Middle East, announce plans for a … [Read more...]

30 thousand Customers take part in Dirham Khair initiative: RTA

Dubai, UAE -- The Roads and Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dirham Khair initiative had attracted 30,000 customers since launched in … [Read more...]

Taste of Abu Dhabi returns to du Arena, Yas Island

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Taste of Abu Dhabi returns, this year, to du Arena on Yas Island for three days of family fun, live music and food extravaganza from 9-11 November. Experience the city’s most loved … [Read more...]

PwC Middle East Economy Watch: Economic growth prospects improve for 2018 after falling short of expectations in 2017

● 2017 shows signs of improvement on 2016, but less than anticipated at the start of the year due to the oil market ● Deficits could be larger than anticipated for the year as a whole, likely … [Read more...]

Disrupt and Grow is highlight of KPMG’s first Saudi Arabia Chief Executives Outlook Survey

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – KPMG in Saudi Arabia has issued the results of its first KPMG Saudi Arabia CEO Outlook Survey, which offers insights into the opportunities and challenges faced by chief … [Read more...]

Emirates Hospital Dubai: Decision to Tax Sugary Drinks Hailed

Dubai, UAE - Emirates Hospital’s, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare Company, leading paediatrician, Dr Abeer Khayat, renounces the consumption of sugary drinks among children and youth. Sugary soft … [Read more...]

Google releases study quantifying economic impact of digital maps in KSA

Time saved by digital maps related services estimated to be worth 11 billion Saudi Riyals, Google-commissioned study finds Geospatial services saves 2.5 billion liters of fuel worth SAR 1.9 … [Read more...]

King Salman issues a decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive, state media reported late Tuesday, citing a royal decree issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, on … [Read more...]

GIQ Industry Survey: Oil to Average in the $50s a Barrel in 2018

Fujairah, UAE -- The average price for Brent crude oil in 2018 will be in the $50s a barrel range, according to 61% of respondents to a GIQ Industry Survey of 250 energy industry professionals … [Read more...]

Intersolar Middle East: Global PV Markets – Are The GCC Ready to Join the Global Solar Market Leaders?

The global PV demand is still dominated by China. EnergyTrend estimates its cumulative installed solar capacity to hit 125 GW by the end of 2017. China, the U.S., India and Japan represent 75% of the … [Read more...]

Adient presents innovations for automotive megatrends at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt

New forms of mobility such as autonomous driving, car sharing and electro mobility are changing our means of transport. What this means for interiors, and especially the vehicle seating system, will … [Read more...]

Powering the e-volution

Electrification is here to stay and represents one of the most critical challenges the automotive industry faces today. With its innovative technologies for new mobility concepts, such as the design … [Read more...]

Nuvias Appointed a Pan-EMEA Distributor for Juniper Networks

London -- Nuvias has been appointed as a pan-EMEA distributor for Juniper Networks’ full range of high-performance networking, security, data centre and cloud solutions. High-value distribution … [Read more...]

UAE consumer spending forecast to exceed USD 261 billion in 2021: analysis

Dubai, UAE -- Dubai Chamber analysis predicts a CAGR of 7.5% in UAE consumer spending over the next 5 years - Housing identified as top spending category in 2016, accounting for 41% of total … [Read more...]

Coming soon?: Dubai preparing rules for driverless cars

Dubai is currently working on a series of rules and requirements for self-driving cars, Gulf News reported on Saturday. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) had announced in June it will … [Read more...]

Abu Dhabi Global Market successfully closed 2nd batch of FinTech RegLab applications

Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, has successfully closed the application for its second cohort of the ADGM FinTech Regulatory … [Read more...]

Access World to build a 3PL facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone

Dubai, UAE -- Access World Logistics L.L.C., a joint-venture between U.A.E. based Rais Hassan Saadi (RHS) Group and Switzerland-headquartered Access World Group (Access World) organized a … [Read more...]

Regional banks urged to consider assurance of capital numbers

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged banks in the Middle East to follow its newly published framework for assuring bank capital numbers. The framework aims to … [Read more...]

King Salman appoints commissions to develop Al-Ola and Diriyah Gate

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -- King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed the establishment of renovation commissions tasked with the development of two of the most important archaeological and historic sites in … [Read more...]

New motorsport strategy with a clear focus on electromobility

Porsche planning to enter Formula E Dubai, UAE -- From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World … [Read more...]