#Lifestyle

Dubai UAE

Dubai Culture to grant 10-year residency visas to 1,000 individuals in upcoming phase

Since the announcement of the Cultural Visa in 2019, Dubai Culture has received 261 visa applications from 46 countries

Whats On Saudi

UAE-based lifestyle brand What’s On launches new website for the Saudi market

The site will focus on food, news, travel and local culture in Riyadh and Jeddah – with expansion to more cities towards Q4 2021

Ferrari Richard Mille

Richard Mille partners with Ferrari; Girard-Perregaux with Aston Martin

RIchard Mille’s partnership with Ferrari will extend to Formula One as well as esports

Art Dubai

Art Dubai to be held from March 29 – April 3 at DIFC

The new structure in DIFC will house around 45 galleries

Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer

Horology picks: Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer

The new Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer, fitted with a Co-Axial Calibre 3861, is the successor of the first watch to make it to the moon and back

Martin Schulz Mercedes-Benz Middle East

Mercedes-Benz Middle East appoints Martin Schulz as new president and CEO

Schulz replaces Thomas Klein who held that position since July 2019 and led Mercedes-Benz across 13 markets within the Middle East and Levant region

Dubai International Boat Show Dubai Marina

Dubai International Boat show postponed to March 2022

It will now be held from March 8-12, 2022

MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision

Horology picks: MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision

The MB&F Horological Machine No. 9 Sapphire Vision throws open a stunning movement to full viewing pleasure

Jaguar Land Rover electric

Jaguar to become all-electric carmaker by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India’s Tata Motors, will invest about GBP2.5bn a year into electrification and related technologies

NEOM Saudi Arabia

How Saudi Arabia’s NEOM is using sports to define its future

Last year, NEOM signed a long-term sponsorship agreement to become the principal partner of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team

UFC Gym Abu Dhabi

UFC Gym to open first branch in Abu Dhabi in March

The 1,600-square-meter UFC Gym Abu Dhabi will offer numerous training areas and will include a 24-foot Octagon too

Mercedes-AMG Store Dubai City Walk

World’s first AMG Store to open in Dubai this year

Located in City Walk, the hybrid retail concept will include a showroom, boutique and café

Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival

What to expect from the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival 2021

The ongoing ninth edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival will play a pivotal role in reviving the country’s impacted arts and culture sector

Andy Fieldhouse

Emirates LitFest 2021: In conversation with Andy Fieldhouse

The author of Getting Teamwork Right: The Key to Happy, Successful and Resilient Teams will conduct a workshop at 10am on Saturday, February 6, at the upcoming Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature

BMW EGA CelestiAL aluminium

BMW Group becomes first customer for UAE’s solar-powered CelestiAL aluminium

Using this aluminium from EGA will reduce BMW Group’s emissions by 222,000 tonnes of CO2 per year

Mercedes-Ben E-commerce UAE

Mercedes-Benz launches the Middle East’s first e-commerce platform in the UAE

Customers can order test-drive cars to be sent to their location and also complete the entire purchase process online

David Guetta UnitedAtHome Dubai Edition

David Guetta’s upcoming gig at Dubai’s Burj Al Arab will be livestreamed for free

The charity concert is aimed at supporting UNICEF and Dubai Cares’ Education Uninterrupted initiative

Tom Watson Counterculture

Interview: Tom Watson, president Counterculture and former UK Labour Deputy Leader

How the UK and UAE arts and culture sector can collaborate and spur creativity while weathering the pandemic

Tudor Boutique Dubai Mall

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons open region’s first mono-brand Tudor boutique in Dubai

The boutique, located on the ground floor in The Dubai Mall, was inaugurated on Monday, January 11

Henrik Lindberg

How Henrik Lindberg built an eyewear empire

Danish family-owned Lindberg, led by Henrik Lindberg, is often referred to as the “Apple of the eyewear business”. Here’s why

Dr Manfred Braunl, CEO of Porsche Middle East & Africa FZE 7

Interview: Dr Manfred Bräunl, CEO of Porsche Middle East and Africa

From the new Taycan launch to Porsche’s massive electrification programme, Dr Manfred Bräunl discusses the way ahead for the brand

12hr sale

Majid Al Futtaim malls to hold 12-hour sales for Dubai Shopping Festival

The 12-hour super sale will be held on December 26

Frangivento Asfanè DieciDieci

Italian luxury hypercar brand unveils masterpiece in Abu Dhabi

The vehicle is the brainchild of luxury car connoisseurs Paolo Mancini, Giorgio Pirolo, and Carlo Pirolo

DIFC Winter vibes

Revealed: The music, movie and comedy shows you can catch at Dubai’s DIFC this winter

Movie nights and stand-up comedy shows are free-to-attend at DIFC’s Gate Avenue

Botticelli and Rembrandt at Sotheby's Dubai

Sotheby’s puts paintings valued at $100m on public exhibition in Dubai

Two works, one each by Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt van Rijn, are on exhibition ahead of their auction in New York next month

Rolex Submariner

Standout pieces from the Rolex 2020 collection

When the world’s largest selling luxury watch brand unveils a new collection – Covid-19 notwithstanding – it’s time to sit up and take notice

Fenyr SuperSport

Supercar to be grand prize of this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment has partnered with W Motors

Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association

The MEBAA Show rescheduled once again, to be held in December 2022

It was previously scheduled to take place in February 2021

The Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 will take place on December 13

Inside the business of sports sponsorship in the UAE

From accurately measuring returns on investments to considering value-to-cost propositions, major conglomerates from the UAE are successfully navigating the sports sponsorship industry and the mega-money involved in it

Snow cinema

Majid Al Futtaim launches ‘cinema in the snow’ at Ski Dubai

The experience is available from December 11 until the end of February