Yutaka Yano appointed as president of Mitsubishi Motors Middle East and Africa

Yano was previously the general manager for the Middle East at Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in Tokyo

Dnata’s DUBZ offers home check-in services to Emirates passengers

Emirates passengers can book their home check-in services online up to 24 hours before the flight

WatchBox-Boutique-in-Dubai

Watchbox expands collection of pre-owned high-end timepieces in Dubai

The online platform also has an exclusive boutique located in DIFC for which it partnered with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

Abu Dhabi launches new Emirati Cuisine Programme

The programme aims to increase the number of local dishes offered at top hotels in Abu Dhabi via incentives, training courses, and promotions

Emirates Hotel Dubai

Emirates to offer complimentary hotel stay in Dubai to select transiting passengers

Eligible Emirates passengers will receive a complimentary night’s stay in a 4 or 5-star hotel in Dubai

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Emiratis can travel to Israel without a visa

The Israeli cabinet has ratified the agreement for Emiratis to visit without pre-approved visas

Battista Anniversario

German firm Automobili Pininfarina unveils world’s first globally connected hypercar

Owners will be able to access online services in over 50 countries, including the Gulf region

LEXUS

Lexus UAE partners with Facebook for new online showroom experience

Customers can extensively browse through the Lexus range on their Facebook mobile app

Watches & Wonders

Watches & Wonders cancels physical event for 2021 Geneva edition

An all-digital event will feature exhibitors including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Vacheron Constantin and Chanel

Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena to welcome back fans with live event on November 20

Coca-Cola Arena’s next live event will be the OJ Lifestyle presents Dark Knights Edition 1.0, taking place on November 20

DIFC Art Nights

DIFC Art Nights return to Dubai for its 10th edition

Admission to the open-air event held within DIFC’s Gate Village is free and will be open from 6pm-10pm

Xiaomi launches latest flagship smartphone, e-scooter and smartwatch

The launch included Xiaomi’s first smartwatch model for the global market

Hampton by Hilton Dubai

Dubai College of Tourism signs agreement with Hilton to train Emirati workforce

The initiative is part of DCT’s Medyaf programme to increase the participation of Emiratis in the country’s tourism industry

GM latest automaker to recall EV for battery-fire risk

The Detroit-based company said on Friday it is recalling 68,667 2017-2019 model year Bolt hatchbacks delivered globally

A sense of purpose: A Fitbit Sense review

Fitbit Sense adds new health tools to the smartwatch brand

Vivo goes mid-range with the V20 smartphone series

V20 and V20 SE highlight vivo’s focus on design and the camera at a lower price

Kuruvilla Markose, COO of Titan Company

Five minutes with Kuruvilla Markose, COO of international business division at Titan Company

Indian jewellery brand Tanishq, part of the Tata Group, has opened its first international store in Dubai

SAUDI ARABIA TO HOST FORMULA 1 IN 2021 - JEDDAH CORNICHE

Formula 1: Saudi Arabia to host race in 2021

The kingdom will become the 33rd country to host an F1 race

bentley

Bentley to become electric-only carmaker by 2030

Every model line will offer a hybrid version by 2023, with the company’s first fully-electric model slated to be introduced in 2025

The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai

What to expect from the upcoming OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic 2020

The three-day event will be held from November 4-6 at the Faldo Course within the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai

Sharjah Book Authority

Sharjah Book Authority launches new literary agency to stimulate Arabic publishing market

The Sharjah International Literary Agency will promote Arabic literary and cultural content globally

Tesla Electric Vehicle

The rise of electric mobility in the Middle East – time to make the switch?

The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook 2020 report found that sales of electric vehicles topped 2.1 million globally in 2019

Xiaomi rises to third in global smartphone shipments in Q3 2020

Xioami saw a 45 per cent growth year on year in shipments, research shows

Electric-car mania turns battery makers into power brokers

A handful of companies based in China, Japan and South Korea, make automotive-grade battery cells, which has upset the traditional dynamic between carmakers and parts suppliers

Tiffany LVMH

LVMH revives biggest luxury deal by settling Tiffany dispute

Under the new accord, LVMH will pay $131.50 a share, down from the original price of $135, to acquire Tiffany

A. Lange & Söhne Turbograph Perpetual Honeygold “Homage to F.A. Lange

Five new luxury watches unveiled at Watches & Wonders in China

These were some of the finest watches which made their debut at the Watches & Wonders Shanghai event last month

Jose Neves Farfetch

Exclusive: Farfetch founder José Neves on the exponential growth of luxury fashion e-commerce

José Neves talks about the rationale behind smart acquisitions, building white-label digital infrastructure for companies, and why the Middle East region is vital to its business

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

GAC Motor GA8

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