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

Revealed: Top 10 countries with the cheapest and most expensive fuel prices

Six Arab countries make it to the list of top 10 countries with the cheapest fuel prices

The art of corporate giving during Ramadan

How regional corporations are using the month and the year to give back

Revealed: Countries with the highest VAT rates

The GCC states are planning to introduce a 5 per cent value added tax from 2018

Top 10 things to consider when opting for a second citizenship

Each second citizenship programme offers something slightly different

Women’s role slowly but surely changing in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is ranked 141 out of 144 countries in the Global Gender Gap 2016

Revealed: Top 100 most powerful Arabs 2017

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, founder and chairman of Saudi’s Kingdom Holding Company, topped the list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from Qatar

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Qatar in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from the UAE

The highest ranked Arabs originating from the UAE in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs from Saudi Arabia

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Saudi in Gulf Business’ annual Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs list

Revealed: Top Arab social media stars

Prominent Arab social media personalities have millions of followers across platforms

Damac’s Ziad El Chaar on the company’s building boom

Damac Properties’ managing director Ziad El Chaar explains what is behind the company’s recent building boom

Saudi Arabia: Fighting fires on many fronts

Diversification and restructuring may be a necessary evolution for the kingdom, but a bright future is far from assured

What to do if you lose your passport in the UAE

A step-by-step guide on the procedures to follow if you have lost your passport in the UAE

Sun, sand and surgery: Dubai’s plan to become a medical tourism hub

Dubai is looking to cement its position as the region’s go-to hub for medical tourism, but does it have what it takes to compete on a global level?

Are GCC businesses leveraging social media enough?

M.R. Raghu, managing director of research house Marmore Mena Intelligence, examines whether social media is being tapped in the region

A week in the life of… Serviceplan ME’s Frances Valerie Bonifacio

The strategic planning director at Serviceplan Middle East reveals combining meeting-packed days with family time

In pictures: Eid Al Adha celebrated across the world

The annual festival marks the end of the haj pilgrimage in Mecca