Power Letters 2020: Maryam Eid AlMheiri, vice-chair, twofour54

“AI and data analytics are creating new levels of personalisation in media”

Hamad Buamim Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Power Letters 2020: Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

As Dubai opens its door to 25 million visitors taking part in Expo 2020, Dubai Chamber, the official business integration partner, will play a pivotal role in connecting UAE businesses with their global counterparts during the mega event

Flying cars, hyperloops and the other 2020 tech predictions: How have they fared?

From ‘superphones’ to self-driving cars, most forecasts are yet to see light

Why the GCC is courting MICE visitors

The regional meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions industry is booming

Can you own a private jet if you care about climate change?

A private jet emits as much as 20 times more carbon dioxide per passenger mile than a commercial airliner

Revealed: 8 ways travel will change in 2020

“Slow travel,” which lets you get under the skin of a place by simply staying put there for a little longer, is gaining traction

Explainer: Is it a good time for international FMCGs to expand in the GCC?

Krishan Kumar Chutani, CEO of Dabur International, says that despite growing competition and changing consumer tastes, the regional market offers strong potential for growth

As UAE joins the race for space, what’s next?

With the UAE recently sending the Arab region’s first astronaut to the ISS, is it ready to cross the final frontier and boldly go where no man has gone before?

Tech transformation: Is Dubai closer to achieving its smart city ambitions?

As Dubai’s ambitious smart city strategy rapidly takes shape, industry players opine on the pace of change and challenges to adoption

Exclusive: GE Steam Power’s global CCO on the GCC’s energy diversification strategy

Dr. Sacha Parneix dissects the complex world of energy diversification – and what is coming ahead in the region

The growth of the GCC’s impact economy

From international success stories to local startups, the impact economy is undoubtedly on the rise

Strong growth for women-led startups in the GCC

More female founders are starting their businesses in the GCC and the Middle East. But work remains to close the gender gap.

Revealed: World’s top 10 most and least liveable cities in 2019

Dubai was found to be the most liveable city in the Middle East and North Africa region

Special focus: How the UAE is leading the charge in food security

There’s something remarkable growing in the desert – it’s a brand new style of farming

The changing face of real estate in the GCC

After a challenging decade for the GCC’s real estate industry, we look at what investors can expect from the market over the next 12 months

Young leaders: Midhat Mirabi, 35, GE Power’s VP – commercial, MENA

Mirabi explains how the global firm encourages young talent to make an impact

GCC healthcare: Putting patients at the heart of the industry

The region’s healthcare industry is seeing major developments in technology as well as changing patient needs

Why the GCC’s fitness industry is working up a sweat

As the regional fitness market continues to take strides, we look at some of the players disrupting the industry

Revealed: Influential Indians in the GCC

The billionaires, business legends, CEOs and entrepreneurs making their mark in the Gulf

Abu Dhabi City United Arab Emirates

Revealed: Influential Indians in the GCC: Business legends

We take a closer look at some of the Gulf’s veteran Indian businessmen

Revealed: Influential Indians in the GCC: Rich list

These are the richest Indians in the GCC based on publicly available figures

Revealed: Influential Indians in the GCC: Rising stars

We take a closer look at some of the younger Indian nationals making their name in the Gulf

Revealed: Influential Indians in the GCC: Executive elite

We take a closer look at the Indian nationals that have risen up the corporate ladder

The GCC’s real estate resurgence

With diversification plans taking shape, 10–year visas on the horizon and oil prices holding firm, investor sentiment has increased again in the GCC’s property market

A week in the life of… Nithul Lakshman, managing director of PAL Auto Garage

Lakshman details a week spent managing his company’s garages with a healthy dose of exercise inbetween

A week in the life of… Matt Cowan, regional director at CISI

The regional head of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment details his packed schedule

3D printing: Is the construction sector catching up?

Place like Dubai are leading the adoption of 3D printing in construction

GCC real estate eyes return to form

Real estate experts are hoping for a return to form in key Gulf markets this year after a difficult 2016

A week in the life of… Ian Palmer, GM of the Capital Club DIFC

Palmer is focussed on improving services for the club’s members

How to deal with a lost or stolen passport abroad

UAE residents will have to go through a lengthy process before re-entering the country