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Rivoli Vision

Omega unveils limited-edition eyewear to celebrate UAE’s 50th anniversary

In a nod to two of its main cities, the skyline of Dubai and Abu Dhabi are laser-engraved on the lenses of the eyewear

Nicola Andreatta, CEO of Roger Dubuis

Interview: Nicola Andreatta, CEO of Roger Dubuis

Geneva-based Roger Dubuis is a bold watchmaker which will readily break away from the norm. And CEO Nicola Andreatta wouldn’t have it any other way

Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln Middle East reports best sales figures in six years

Its lineup includes the Corsair, Nautilus, Aviator and Navigator

Manarat-Al-Saadiyat

Submissions open for Nat Geo’s Abu Dhabi Young Photographer of the Year competition

Open to those between the ages of 16-21, the theme for this year’s competition is ‘Yellow Through My Eyes’

Vincent Wijnen, Senior Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Automotive officially opens Al-Futtaim Automall in DIP

Five minutes with Vincent Wijnen, senior managing director at Al-Futtaim Automotive

Al-Futtaim Automotive reportedly has around a 40 per cent market share in the UAE

Nasif Siddiqi, Managing Director, Infiniti International Markets

Five minutes with Nasif Siddiqi, managing director of Infiniti International Markets

How Infiniti plans to continue its focus on the Middle East as one of its key global markets

Geneva aerial view Switzerland

Exploring Switzerland: Lucerne, Interlaken and Geneva

As Switzerland opens to quarantine-free travel for residents of the GCC, here are some of the most popular sights to take in and things to do in Interlaken, Lucerne and Geneva

LEXUS LX600

Lexus unveils new flagship LX600 in Dubai

It will be available with a 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbo gasoline engine

Interview: Antonio Calce, CEO of Greubel Forsey

Antonio Calce was appointed as CEO of Greubel Forsey only a few months ago – and he’s already rolled out a comprehensive strategy to future-proof the La Chaux-de-Fonds experimental watchmaker

Nissan showcases its first all-electric crossover, Ariya, at Expo 2020 Dubai

Nissan aims to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations and the life cycle of its products by 2050

Rivoli Vision

Rivoli launches dedicated eyewear division in the GCC

Rivoli Vision expects 100 stores to be opened by early 2022 across its three eyewear retail concepts: Avanti, Rivoli Eyezone and Style 88

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi

World’s first Warner Bros. hotel to open in Abu Dhabi on November 11

The hotel will be operated by Hilton under the Curio Collection brand

SIHH Watches and Wonders Geneva

Watches and Wonders confirms hybrid format and participating brands of 2022 event

The event will be held over seven days from March 30 to April 5 in Geneva

Mercedes Benz EQS

How Mercedes-EQ will pave the way for a new era of mobility in the Middle East and beyond

Krishan Bodhani, VP and director of sales and marketing at Mercedes-Benz, explains how the Mercedes-EQ vision of electric mobility will shape the brand’s strategy for decades to come

Ferran Torres Manchester City Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is Manchester City’s new training kit partner

Manchester City will also host daily football sessions at the Expo site, led by dedicated City coaching staff

Dubai Watch Week

Top Swiss brands including Rolex and Audemars Piguet to participate in Dubai Watch Week

Over 45 brands will participate in the fifth edition which will be held at Dubai International Financial Centre from November 24-28

Middle East Film & Comic Con

Abu Dhabi to host 2022 edition of Middle East Film & Comic Con

Organised by Informa, the event will be held in March 2022 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Wasl hospitality

Wasl to open four new hotels in Dubai

Wasl hospitality and leisure has a portfolio of 6,885 hotel rooms

Hatta Caravan Park

Dubai Holding to open region’s first luxury caravan park in Hatta

The fourth season of Hatta Resorts and Hatta Wadi Hub will reopen to the public from October 1 2021 – April 30, 2022

dubai-design-district

Sole DXB cancels 2021 edition in Dubai

The organisers haven’t cited any specific reasons for the cancellation or proposed any alternative dates

The SME Story: Emanuel Brendarou, founder and CEO of Terrasuya

Terrasuya’s offerings include handcrafted earrings, bracelets and necklaces at an affordable price point

Five beach Dubai

Five Holdings to open third property in Dubai in 2023

It follows the acquisition of the under construction Corinthia property in Jumeirah Beach Residence

Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC

Interview: Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC

At the helm of one of the most high-profile Swiss watchmakers, Christoph Grainger-Herr is repeatedly proving that he isn’t short on product or business innovation ideas

John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment

Why live events have a promising future in the UAE

Abu Dhabi’s live events industry has shown resilience. John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment, now wants to replicate the model elsewhere

Sotheby's Josh Pullan

Interview: Josh Pullan, managing director of the Global Luxury Division at Sotheby’s

Pullan is taking a centuries-old auction house down a path that is fundamentally altering the way it does business

Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

Horology picks: Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

A centuries-old Swiss watchmaker and a thoroughly British luxury carmaker recently joined forces, announcing the first timepiece as a result of that partnership

Aston Martin DBX

Review: My first Aston Martin drive – the DBX

The DBX gives you the power of a sports car with the comfort of a luxury SUV

Georges Kern Breitling

Exclusive interview: Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling

The dynamic industry veteran is guiding the Swiss watchmaker through a period of rapid growth. Here’s what he’s doing right

Stephan Winkelmann Lamborghini

Interview: Lamborghini president and CEO Stephan Winkelmann on the carmaker’s electrification plans

Lamborghini has an ambitious roadmap for all its cars to be hybrid models by 2024, followed by an all-new full-electric Lambo before the end of the decade. And before you ask, the V12 combustion engine will continue to breathe

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