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In pics: Madame Tussauds to open in Dubai’s Bluewaters this year

The attraction will feature 60 global stars, including 16 brand new wax figures from the Middle East

Martin Nydegger, CEO of Switzerland Tourism

How Switzerland’s tourism industry is gearing up for a comeback

Switzerland has been the bellwether and thermometer for the health of Central European tourism. It’s beginning to climb out of one of its most challenging years ever, with Switzerland Tourism CEO Martin Nydegger bullish about a strong recovery

Spek

Is the independent Arab music scene ripe for investment?

As the shift to streaming takes hold, it is expected that more local language artists will emerge with increased quality of musical output and sustainable fanbases

Fi’lia Dubai

Restaurant review: Fi’lia Dubai

Its kitchen is helmed by 25-year Palestinian Jordanian chef Sara Aqel

Maximilian Büsser MB&F

Video: Maximilian Büsser on the stunning LMX and the future of MB&F

The LMX – the tenth-anniversary edition of the Legacy Machine – was launched earlier this year

Revealed: Budget friendly tips for tourists visiting Dubai

Here are a few pocket-friendly ways to visit Dubai and make the most of it

Revealed: How to have the ultimate relaxing Friday in Dubai

Start your day with some yoga and end it off with a deserving dinner that is guaranteed to make you feel relaxed

Revealed: Seven ways to stay fit in the UAE this summer

From rock climbing to kayaking, find the best ways to keep that weight in check

Revealed: Five spaces to visit in Dubai with friends

From board game cafes to golfing experiences, check out these exciting places to visit with friends all throughout the week

Revealed: Hidden gems that are exclusive to the UAE

From pink flamingos in the Ras Al Khor wildlife sanctuary to Mangroves in Umm Al Quwain, do visit these hidden gems spread across the country

Revealed: 5 free workspaces in the UAE

Head to a co-working space to shake up your work life for a day and be surrounded by other creatives

Revealed: Islands in the UAE you must visit at least once

From Palm Jumeirah to Al Maya Island, check out these picturesque locations for your next holiday

Dubai Mall’s raffle draw to offer winner Dhs6m Fenyr SuperSport car

Shoppers must spend Dhs500 for the chance to be entered in the raffle draw

Ashfields Consultancies

A new horology-focussed luxury consultancy has opened in Dubai

Ashfields Consultancies, co-founded by Hamdan Al Hudaidi and Melika Yazdjerdi, is writing a new playbook for brands and collectors in the region

Revealed: 10 adventurous things to do in the UAE

Skydiving to watersports made it to the bucket list

Joey Ghazal The Maine Mayfair London

Dubai concept The Maine to open in London’s Mayfair this year

The Maine Mayfair located at 20 Hanover Square, a Georgian Grade II-listed building, consists of five rooms across three floors

Under Armour opens largest store in the Middle East in Dubai Mall

It will feature a 3D foot scanner, an in-store MapMyRun App, an Under Armour Chill Out lounge, and access to exclusive brands and apparel

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to feature special light and fountain show during Eid

The show will debut Mohamed Al Ahmed, Emirati composer and director

Revealed: 10 things to do this upcoming Eid break in the UAE

This coming Eid break, take some time to explore all that the UAE has to offer with your friends and family

Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

Interview: Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot

Ricardo Guadalupe took a Swiss watchmaker that was only known among a select few and transformed it into a larger-than-life phenomenon. Here’s how he did it

Sudesh Aggarwal

The world’s first franchise-based amateur golf league is coming to Dubai

Indian businessman Sudesh Aggarwal will launch the inaugural Emirates Amateur Golf League this November

Patek Philippe’s Sky Moon Tourbillon Ref. 5002

Christie’s Dubai sets new record for most expensive watch sold at auction in the Middle East

The Patek Philippe’s Sky Moon Tourbillon Ref 5002 also became the most expensive watch sold online by Christie’s worldwide

Watches and Wonders 2021

New luxury watches unveiled at Watches and Wonders 2021

One of the world’s most prestigious luxury watch events begins as a digital-only showcase this year

Sheikh Hamdan launches Al Quoz Creative Zone in Dubai

Sheikh Hamdan launches Al Quoz Creative Zone in Dubai

Entrepreneurs in the creative sector will be able to issue freelancing permits and a single license to practice diverse creative business activities

world art dubai

World Art Dubai to commence from April 7

The four-day event will showcase over 2,000 pieces under the theme ‘discovering new perspectives’

DIFC Art Nights Art on the Menu

Video: Here’s what you shouldn’t miss at the DIFC Art Nights in Dubai

Four restaurants, two galleries and a music store to discover when visiting DIFC Art Nights this week

Aldar Yas Mall Abu Dhabi

Aldar unveils Dhs500m Yas Mall redevelopment plan in Abu Dhabi

The redevelopment will add a total of 15,000 sqm of office space to Yas Mall

Three top picks from LVMH Watch Week 2021

The second edition of the annual LVMH Watch Week took place in January this year as a virtual event, with top brands including Hublot, Zenith and Bulgari showcasing their novelties for 2021

Sibylle Arnold-Shish, The Cobbler

Dubai-based The Cobbler specialises in repairing luxury bags and shoes

Sibylle Arnold-Shish, founder of The Cobbler, provides an overview of the business – including its bespoke shoe division

Sacha Jafri The Journey of Humanity

World’s largest canvas painting by Sacha Jafri sold in Dubai for $62m

Originally, it was meant to be sectioned into 70 pieces and auctioned throughout 2021