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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christies The Dubai Edit Watches

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

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

Palm West Beach Dubai Nakheel

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

Beans Boughton master of Wine MMI Dubai

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

Mr Porter Watches & Wonders

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

Electric cars Dubai

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

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

Bremont ionbird Rolls-Royce

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

Breitling Endurance Pro

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

Maserati Ghibli Hybrid

Italian carmaker Maserati to focus on hybrid and full electric vehicles

Maserati’s Ghibli Hybrid is the carmaker’s first-ever hybrid – and there are more to come

Burj Khalifa Armani Hotel Dubai

UAE’s first kosher restaurant opens in Burj Khalifa’s Armani Hotel Dubai

Resident guests of the hotel will also be offered the option of kosher in-room dining services

MEBAA aviation show

Dubai’s private aviation show MEBAA postponed to February 2021

The show was slated to take place from December 8-10 at DWC Dubai airshow site

Bloomingdale's

Bloomingdale’s opens online store for deliveries in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Alongside the launch of the new portal, Bloomingdale’s has also introduced an iOS app for the region

The Nine Emperor Gods Temple in Penang

Travel review: Rediscover Singapore, Penang and Kuala Lumpur

A heady mix of cultures has influenced most facets of Malaysia and Singapore, from diverse foodie scenes to inspiring historical sites

Rolls-Royce New Ghost

Rolls-Royce showcases its second-generation Ghost saloon

It took eleven years for Rolls-Royce to unveil this second-generation of its Ghost model

Donna Benton The Entertainer

The Entertainer founder Donna Benton exits business; launches new swimwear brand in Dubai

The Entertainer contributed $1.3bn to the economy each year, with its profits growing 25-30 per cent annually

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe’s Ref. 6007A-001 Calatrava celebrates the watchmaker’s new manufacture in Geneva

The facility, built at a cost of CHF500m on the company’s former parking lot at Plan-les-Ouates, was inaugurated in June

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé

The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé merges the concept of SUVs and sportscars

The new Coupé is a thoroughbred AMG machine where performance is everything

Jaguar Land Rover JLR New Regional HQ at DSO

Construction on Jaguar Land Rover’s new regional HQ at Dubai Silicon Oasis completed

The 14,000-square-metre facility comprises of a training academy, an engineering testing unit and a customer relations centre

La Serre Boulangerie Dubai

Dubai restaurant La Serre to expand to Riyadh, New York and London

It will open its first interantional outpost in Riyadh in Q1 2021

Richard Mille

Horology picks: Richard Mille RM 11-05 Automatic Flyback Chronograph GMT

Lighter than titanium, and nearly as hard as diamonds – Richard Mille holds nothing back with its new grey Cermet material in its latest timepiece

Shanghai ME Dubai

Restaurant review: Shanghai ME, Dubai

Shanghai Me, unlike its name might suggest, doesn’t do traditional Chinese, either by way of its vibe or its food

Sole DXB 2019

Sole DXB 2020 event cancelled, no new date announced

The eight edition of the festival was held in December 2019 in Dubai Design District