One visa for six countries: UAE’s plan for GCC travel

The proposed system would enable UAE residents to travel within the GCC region under a single visa, providing a boost to the tourism sector

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Interview: Vision Industry’s Gian Paolo Biasotto is focused on innovation

The co-founder of Vision Industry and MD of Opitalia Group, tells us about launching the very first Nikon lenswear Shop-in-Shop in the Middle East at MOE and emerging eyewear trends

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Shein X Designer Incubator Program unveils first sustainable fashion collection

Shein plans to invest a total of $105m in the incubator programme over the next five years

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Canada updates travel advisory for India over ‘negative sentiments’

The country’s global affairs department updated its travel advisory after relations between the two countries worsened in recent days

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Dubai Fashion Week to begin on October 9

More than 25 designers, representing over 12 countries, will showcase their collections at the upcoming edition

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Premium menswear brand Psycho Bunny debuts in Middle East with Dubai store

The Mall of the Emirates store marks the brand’s official debut in the region, with its sights set on continued worldwide expansion

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India-Canada diplomatic row: Travel warnings followed by visa suspension

The diplomatic rift comes in the backdrop of tensions concerning the actions of some members of the Sikh diaspora in Canada

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Miral to launch over 80 initiatives within 2 years under new CSR strategy

The company aims to create a transformational impact on the community through economic, social and environment initiatives that are aligned with UN SDGs

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Aldar, Nikki Beach to collaborate on exclusive real estate project. Here are the details

Aldar and Nikki Beach will develop three branded residential buildings as part of a larger beachfront community on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah

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Atlantis The Royal named among World’s 50 Best Hotels

The World’s 50 Best Hotels is a curated list that brings together 580 independent leaders, each selected for their expert opinion of the international hospitality scene

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Insight: Embracing the future of business travel

We explore key trends that are reshaping the landscape of business travel

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WhatsApp Channels sees global rollout, includes UAE and Saudi Arabia

Channels is a one-way broadcast feature that allows admins to send text, photos, videos, stickers, and polls to their followers


Morocco earthquake: Is it safe to travel to Marrakech?

In the aftermath of the earthquake, while Marrakech airport continues to function normally, it has seen long queues of tourists wanting to fly out of the city

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Spartan World Championship returns to Abu Dhabi; here are more details

Set in Abu Dhabi’s Al Wathba area for the second year, the race will be held from December 8-10

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UAE-Armenia visa-free travel for multiple nationalities: Check full list

Armenia’s close proximity and lack of extensive visa requirements make it a popular holiday destination for those residing in the UAE


Cover Story: How Aioka is transforming F1 customer experience

Bally Singh, chairman and founder of Aioka, reveals how the brand is pioneering bespoke and exclusive experiences for F1 aficionados across the region

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Google Flights helps you book cheap tickets: Here’s how

The tech giant has unveiled a new feature that indicates when fares have been the lowest for their chosen travel dates and destinations

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Dubai Royals’ holiday spots: Sheikha Mahra, Sheikh Mana in Greece

The Dubai royal family is well-versed in the art of vacationing with their extensive travels making them among the most well-travelled individuals in the GCC

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Movies, TV shows available on streaming rise 39% in two years

Netflix and Disney+ are among 167 streaming providers, up from 118 two years ago

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Emirati Women’s Day 2023: 15 last-minute deals to gift the women in your life

There are many offers to choose from this weekend as the country gets to ready to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day

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Sheikh Hamdan enjoys summer in Yorkshire’s lavender fields with his twins and hunting gear

Yorkshire is known for its lavender fields and professionally-guided deer hunting expeditions

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Insights: Safeguarding against online identity theft during travel

We look at top eight cyber travel tips to keep in mind when travelling

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NEOM reveals superyacht partner as Sindalah gears up for opening

Sindalah is one of NEOM’s 41 islands, which will be home to a world-leading yachting ecosystem

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Rolex buys Bucherer as Swiss brand looks to open stores

The acquisition will pave the way for Rolex to begin widespread sales of its watches in its own stores

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Dubai Sports Council, organisers confirm route for Dubai Marathon 2024

The 23rd edition of the Dubai Marathon will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024

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Travel will represent a $15.5tn economy by 2033

The report by World Travel & Tourism Council reveals the top five most powerful travel and tourism economies as of 2022 in terms of GDP contribution

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Majid Al Futtaim announces H1’23 results, reports 74% YoY rise in net profit

Majid Al Futtaim reported a 5 per cent increase in consolidated revenue to Dhs18.9bn, and EBITDA growth of 13 per cent year-on-year to Dhs2.1bn

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Startup reading list: 8 inspiring books for entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business leader, these reads will equip you with the tools and wisdom to navigate the exciting world of startups

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Sheikh Mohammed holidays in Scotland: Here are Dubai Royals’ favourite getaways

Sheikh Mohammed and his entourage explored the natural landscape of Scotland during this year’s summer holiday

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Music producers Arabian Prince, Fernando Garibay are coming to Dubai

The producers share their passion for music, the creative process and their participation at the Future Blockchain Summit, which is taking place from October 15-18 at Dubai Harbour