Dubai Design District extends support to Lebanon’s design industry

d3 offers Lebanese designers and startups space to rebuild after the August port blast

Dubai-based VFS Global adds Covid-19 coverage to international travel insurance

Travel insurance with Covid-19 cover is now mandatory for travel to many countries

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GAC Motor launches all-new GA8 sedan in Saudi Arabia

GAC has five showrooms in four cities spread out across Madinah, Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah

New PowerPort III Nano charger from Anker is optimised to fast-charge the iPhone 12

The new charger is comparable in size to a stock phone charger but is three times faster

Radisson hotel group launches new brand; signs 10 new hotels across EMEA in Q3 2020

The new signings build on the 15 hotel signings which were announced in Q2 2020

Habtoor Hotel Dubai Kosher Food Elli's

Al Habtoor hotels offer 24×7 kosher in-room dining in Dubai

Guests will be able to order from an OU Certified Kosher Room Service Menu throughout the day

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Revealed: Winners of the Business Traveller Middle East 2020 Awards

This year’s programme recognised industry-leading airports, hotels, airlines and other travel services across 35 categories

Dubai-based Powder brings clean beauty brand Purito to the GCC

Vegan-friendly and cruelty-free South Korean brand Purito exclusively available on Powder

Explore: Five things to do in Ras Al Khaimah during the weekend

The emirate offers a multitude of activities including adventure sports and heritage visits

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Free entry to Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Hosn for UAE’s frontline professionals

Each frontline hero will be permitted free entry along with up to three guests

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Bidding commences on Christie’s The Dubai Edit online watch auction

It comprises of 161 lots and is expected to fetch sales totaling $5m

The X factor: vivo X50 Pro smartphone review

vivo X50 Pro gets it right on camera, design

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Nakheel to launch Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai this week

The walkable waterfront destination comprises 1.6km of promenade and includes eight 5-star hotels

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches additional flights

It is the eight destination that the low-cost carrier will fly to from the UAE’s capital

How street art is gaining ground in the UAE

Louis Wright, founder of Vandalist Art, is curating a members-only virtual gallery – Red Dot Rooms – that incorporates VR and augmented reality into the mix

Three sports bars to catch the IPL this weekend

Don’t miss out on cricketing action this weekend with some of the best offers in town

Moto g 5G Plus from Motorola available for only Dhs1,299

Low price puts next-generation 5G in the hands of cost-conscious consumers

Dubai’s Ellington Properties commissions art competition to support local talent

The contest is open to all UAE residents aged 18 and over

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Video: Restaurateur Joey Ghazal drives the new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé in Dubai

The founder of The MAINE Group explains what luxury means in the context of his own business – and beyond

UAE’s Al Habtoor Group completes preparations for Cairo office

The office will act as a liaison unit, and will be tasked with finding opportunities in the local market

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Honda to exit F1 post 2021 season

It will use F1 technology to drive its goal of electrifying two-thirds of its fleet by 2030

All the products launched at Google’s hardware event

A new Pixel, a renamed smart speaker and a reconfigured Chromecast round up the roster

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Talking horology: Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, CCO at Seddiqi Holding in Dubai

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons isn’t letting the Covid-19 crisis drastically alter the business model of one of the world’s largest luxury watch retailers

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MMI’s Beans Boughton becomes UAE’s first resident Master of Wine

He is now one of only 409 individuals worldwide to be certified as a Master of Wine

Dubai’s Harbour Marina welcomes first yachts

The tri-deck Majesty 120 superyacht and the next-generation Oryx 379 were manufactured by Gulf Craft

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Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter launch partnership to become online retailers for Watches & Wonders

The collaboration will extend to online and offline events and will see a total of 14 brands showcased on both Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter

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Free parking in Dubai for electric cars registered in the emirate until 2022

There are around 1,803 electric cars registered in the emirate

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Bremont releases all-new ionBird timepiece to mark collaboration with Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce will attempt to break the all-electric speed record next year with a new aircraft currently under development

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Hands-on review: OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G

The OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G was launched in the UAE on September 22. We got an exclusive hands-on review with the device ahead of its launch

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Horology picks: Breitling Endurance Pro

The new Breitling Endurance Pro sports watch is inspired by a piece from the Seventies, designed with decisively 21st-century mechanics and materials