It takes less than a second for people to judge whether they like someone during their first encounter. Etiquette expert Penny Edge advises on how to maximise that vital first business impression.
From collecting vintage cars to jumping out of helicopters, the region’s hobbies are eclectic and extravagant.
Interest in deals is up say experts, but closing deals is still lacking as billions of dollars in dry powder lies waiting.
Steven Morgan, head of country, Cluttons UAE and Paul Preston, director and head of Middle East, IP Global, lead the debate.
As the year draws to a close, we bring you a list of the major events that marked 2012 in the history books.
Where to go for the best bespoke suits and shirts in the emirate.
Dubai features among the top 25 global destinations for hotel investment in 2012, according to a new report.
Whether it’s modern plush or vintage charm, the luxury car market is booming. And car lovers in the Middle East are among the world’s top consumers.
As Dubai prepares to build a $2.5 billion theme park complex, we look at the most-visited amusement parks in the world.
The most highly priced properties for sale on UAE’s market.
Qatar’s billion-dollar infrastructure programme is set to provide investors with unprecedented options — eventually.
Dispelling fears of a Eurozone crisis and liquidity crunch, art sold better last year than in any other time in history.
Amid continuing global economic uncertainty, GCC stocks faced a mixed outlook.
Presenting a luxury corporate gift to your business associates can often make or break the working relationship.
Ever wonder where the world’s rich and famous business leaders go on a break from the boardroom? We give you a sneak peek.
In today’s world, PR disasters are just one ill-judged tweet away. Kevin Hasler, general manager at BPG Public Relations, explains how to manage negative publicity.
Gulf Business asked Sophia Serin, Senior Editor at Emirates Woman Group, to round up the region’s most popular fashion brands.
The might of incumbent airlines has been tested in recent times by the growth of low-cost carriers. But do Middle East players have anything to worry about?
Next year will witness some of the world’s most crucial political elections, changing the face of the region and beyond.
A definitive list of regional companies implementing meaningful initiatives for the environment.
George Flooks, COO of Fitness First tells Meghna Pant how to get really fit in the business world.
Hardly a year into his current role as secretary general of the IEF, Aldo Flores-Quiroga is determined to clear some of the uncertainties that affect the oil market.
Turkey has good cause to be happy with its millennial decision to instigate a strategic international realignment from Europe to the Middle East, say analysts.
Gulf Business outlines some of the best ways to build a more energy efficient environment at the work place.
Western sanctions and the abolition of a government policy have made studying abroad near impossible.
Marriage rate is falling while divorces are on the rise – what’s happening to the sanctity of marriage in the conservative Gulf state?
As Qatar modernises itself for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, conservative traditionalists express concern.
Arun Rajagopal, social media manager at Omnicom Media Group and Alexander McNabb, director at Spot On Public Relations, lead the debate.
Relocating to a new place can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you make the move.
As remittances grows, Gulf Business investigates whether huge currency volatilities present a challenge or an opportunity for investors.
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