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Saudi’s SEVEN unveils SAR1.3bn entertainment destination in Aseer

The entertainment destination is centrally located between the cities of Abha and Khamis Mushait, and will be developed with an investment of over SAR1.3bn

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NYE 2023: Burj Khalifa fireworks, Dubai Fountain show, Emaar reveals plans

According to Emaar, 15,682 pyrotechnic elements will be featured in the special fireworks, laser and light show, with each having a distinct firing sequence

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How Dariush Soudi is driving transformation, inspiring action

The founder of Gladiator Mastery shares his story and tells us about his life’s mission to uplift and inspire those around him, offering great tips for personal and professional growth

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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature returns in Jan 2024

Tickets for the festival, along with the full speaker lineup and programme details, will be available for purchase starting December 14

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Aldar launches Nikki Beach Residences in Al Marjan, sales to open on Dec 5

Three hundred and fifty-seven units will be up for sale in the first phase on December 5

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Riyadh Season attracts 2 million visitors in opening weeks

The Saudi Tourism authorities hope to match visitor numbers to previous years which saw between 12 to 15 million tourists visit the annual festival

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Sheikh Zayed Festival 2023-24: Free bus services, shows and fireworks on offer

The festival runs from 4pm until midnight daily, and until 1am on weekends and public holidays

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Global Village welcomes visitors to Mini World, its latest attraction

Visitors can sharpen their golf skills at Mini Golf, a 3,300 square-metre destination with an 18-hole mini golf course


Travellers put off holiday trips to Middle East as Israel crisis rages

Leisure travel demand to the region was hit after the Israel crisis broke out on October 7

Digital nomad visas: Close to 50% of all global destinations offer DNVs

Digital nomad visas: Close to 50% of all global destinations offer DNVs, says UNWTO

A digital nomad visa allows individuals to live and work overseas while maintaining employment or conducting freelance work in their home or another country

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Ed Sheeran’s Mathematics Tour to come to Dubai, Bahrain in Jan 2024

The British singer is set to take Dubai by storm on January 19 and 20, in what will be the largest open-air concert ever to take place at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai

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Dubai 2023-24 cruise season: Emirate welcomes Resilient Lady from Virgin Voyages

The call is one of a number of international cruise liners set to arrive at Dubai Harbour during this year’s cruise season, with 300,000 passengers and 49 ship calls

Lucid slashes prices amid EV price wars

Lucid cuts prices of electric sedans for limited time amid EV price wars

The automaker slashed the price of its Air Touring model to $87,500 and the more powerful Grand Touring by $10,000 to $115,600


LVMH catches the eye with high-end lab-created diamonds

Lab-created diamonds have become more accepted in the US, where cheaper brands like Pandora and Signet have been increasing their offers

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S.T. Dupont, 24 Hours of Le Mans unveil historic collaboration

S.T. Dupont and 24 Hours of Le Mans have designed different ranges of products, and the collection is inspired by the world of cars and racing

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UAE investor among top shareholders in British holiday group Saga

Saga is betting on resilient demand from wealthy Britons who are less impacted by the cost-of-living crisis

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Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Giza City

Sphinx International Airport marks Air Arabia’s fourth destination in Egypt from Sharjah

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Global Village opens on Oct 18: fireworks, family fun on offer

The family theme park will be open for 194 days, ending the season on April 28, 2024

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Dubai Municipality announces opening of desert camping season: What you need to know

As winter approaches, family-friendly campsites will soon open for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a unique desert experience


Red Sea destination welcomes its first guests, launches Saudi’s first sea plane company

A delegation of Saudi ministers and leaders were the first guests of the destination


Birkenstock set for US listing after $1.5bn IPO

Birkenstock is the fourth major company to launch a US IPO in the last four weeks

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Dubai Healthcare City launches platform to raise mental health awareness

In collaboration with American Wellness Center, the initiative will span a period of six months and will include community-focused gatherings held in DHCC

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Oman backs unified GCC tourist visa: Ministers set Dec deadline

The meeting saw ministers of the Gulf countries agree to submit their views on a proposed unified GCC tourist visa for the six member states

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It’s time for a break: The right amount of rest is key to productivity

Breaks can boost productivity by resetting your focus and energy levels when you step away from work

Louvre Abu Dhabi receives over 200,000 visitors in summer

Louvre Abu Dhabi welcomes over 200,000 visitors in summer

The museum hosted an interactive live call from space with Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi, as part of the exhibition’s programming

Maximise employee happiness for workplace success

How to maximise employee happiness for workplace success

The modern workplace is changing, with technology, inclusivity, and employee satisfaction at the forefront

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UAE announces Hajj 2024 registration dates

The annual pilgrimage to the holiest city in Islam takes place during the Islamic calendar month of Dhu Al Hijja which is expected to fall in June next year


Grab a Double Double: Tim Hortons marks 300 stores in GCC and India

The group currently has 285 outlets in the GCC region and 22 in India as part of the Tim Hortons portfolio

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Forest Essentials: Luxury Ayurveda brand expands presence across GCC

Executive director Samrath Bedi shares why customers can’t get enough of the niche Ayurveda skincare brand

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Official UAE Chart launches on Sept 27; here are the top 20 chartbusters

The new chart – the first of its kind in the UAE – now provides music fans, artists and industry alike the definitive weekly ranking of the top streaming tracks in the country