Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta

Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta outlines carmaker’s electrification strategy

Nissan’s electrification plan could define the trajectory of the Japanese carmaker for decades to come. Ashwani Gupta, chief operating officer at the automaker, is leaving nothing to chance

Dubai-based food technology platform Kitch-In expands into Europe

Kitch-In and Johnny’s Burger Co. will roll out virtual restaurant brands across 45 kitchens in the Netherlands and Belgium

Hatta Master Development Plan

Sheikh Hamdan forms Supreme Committee to oversee development of Hatta

The committee serves for a renewable period of three years, and is subject to an extension based on the recommendation of its chairman made to the Crown Prince of Dubai

Carlos A. Rosillo, CEO and co-founder of Bell & Ross

Interview: Carlos A. Rosillo, CEO and co-founder of Bell & Ross

Independent watchmaker Bell & Ross has merged French design with Swiss watchmaking techniques to create a brand with universal appeal

Marc Jones Motivate Talent

Five minutes with….Marc Jones, head of Motivate Talent

Part of the Dubai-headquartered Motivate Media Group, Motivate Talent aims to be the platform of choice for global personalities seeking inroads within the region

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Arabian Travel Market announces new dates for 2022 edition in Dubai

It will now be held from May 9-12, 2022, at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Kitopi launches its first kitchens in Bahrain and Qatar

The company, which turns four this month, will set up operations in Malaysia and Singapore next

Airline spend on automation, sustainability and digital health to rise, states SITA report

Rising focus on technology to support industry recovery in 2022

Raed Barqawi signing the publishing agreement for Who Dared to Dream: How Mohammed bin Rashid Made His Dream of Dubai Come True with Ian Fairservice, Managing Partner of Motivate Media Group

A new book about Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed is set to be published this month

The Arabic version of Dare to Dream: How Mohammed bin Rashid Made His Dream of Dubai Come True by journalist Raed Barqawi will be published by Motivate Media Group

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Hyatt Centric opens first Middle East property in Dubai

The 173-key Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai is a seven-storey property is located in La Mer

Dr Manfred Bräunl, CEO of Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE

Porsche outlines its comprehensive strategy for the Middle East

Porsche saw strong performance in the Middle East in 2021, backed by new models and local collaborations. Dr Manfred Bräunl, CEO of Porsche Middle East and Africa, reveals the brand’s mobility strategy going forward

Asus unveils new Zenbook lineup for 2022

The highlights of the comprehensive 2022 lineup include the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED and the Zenbook 14X OLED space edition

Sony explores selling EVs, joining tech rush into red-hot arena

Sony is a leader in making sensors for autonomous and self-aware vehicles

Paul Casey

Paul Casey returns to defend his title at this month’s Dubai Desert Classic

The Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic has now been elevated to a Rolex Series event. The English golfer is going for the jugular

Dubai Duty Free

Dubai Duty Free achieves Dhs3.56bn sales in 2021, up 40% y-on-y

The top five selling categories for the year included perfumes followed by liquor, cigarettes and tobacco, gold and electronics

Hands-on review: Jabra Elite 3

The earbuds are currently available in dark grey, navy, lilac, and light beige

Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc

Interview: Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc

Montblanc recently partnered with one of the world’s most recognisable luxury brands, Ferrari. Here’s where that partnership, and the German company as well, is headed next

Markus Leithe

How Stellantis plans to disrupt the auto sector in the Middle East

It hasn’t even been a full year that Stellantis, one of the world’s biggest auto companies, has been in existence. Still, its wheels are spinning furiously. Here’s what it has in store for the region

Hands-on review: Fitbit Charge 5

The smartband is loaded with new features such as Daily Readiness Score and EDA scanner and is now available in the UAE for Dhs799

Four stellar timepieces that came up for auction at Christie’s in 2021

Christie’s Dubai watch specialist, Remy Julia, outlines his favourite models from the auction house’s sales conducted globally this year

A closer look at the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 – GU603

A successor to M15, the new Zephyrus M16 – GU603 features a slim design, displays with super-narrow bezels, and efficient cooling solutions

Here’s how ASUS ExpertBook is meeting the evolving demands of businesses in the UAE

The new ASUS ExpertBook is lightweight and features a stylish look that contrasts with the typical look of business laptops

Avanti Zeiss

Avanti by Rivoli rolls out bespoke vision solutions in the GCC

The new Zeiss Vision Expert centres provide tailor-made eyecare solutions for each individual

Voices from the top: Sophie Doireau, CEO, Middle East, India and Africa, Cartier

In 2021, the company unveiled its renovated flagship boutique in Dubai Mall

1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition

Iconic 1000 Miglia classic car race to come to the UAE in 2022

The by-invitation race will cover all the seven emirates and will be held from February 18-22, 2022

Voices from the top: Khadija Al Bastaki, executive director, Dubai Design District

The district already has a packed calendar of events for 2022 to highlight landmark achievements

Race winner and 2021 F1 World Drivers Champion Max Verstappen in Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Abu Dhabi F1 race to clinch world title

Verstappen overtook seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton in the last lap of the race

Why the Royal Lifestyle Corp is expanding into the UAE

From golf clubs to perfume to movie production, the Royal Lifestyle Corp’s president Jack Charles tells Bill Welder why he’s bringing his multifaceted company to the UAE

Dubai’s L’atelier de Joel Robuchon introduces new limited-edition Japanese menu

The special menu is one of the last projects that Joel Robuchon worked on with his partner Axel Manes, before the former’s death in 2018

Echo Amazon Alexa

Amazon brings Alexa, compatible with English and Arabic, to the UAE

Amazon has also opened bookings for range of new Echo devices in the UAE, which will start shipping on December 14