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Dubai home prices index falls 11.5pc in Q2

July 14, 2019

The second quarter ValuStrat Price Index (VPI) for Dubai s residential properties fell 11.5 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in capital values with quarterly declines decelerating to 2.9 per cent in the ... View more

7 home security mistakes you need to avoid

July 7, 2019

Security is one aspect of our homes that we should never overlook. Instead home security is something that we need to constantly evaluate and improve upon. There s always an opportunity to improve the... View more

Savoy Hotels takes home three Dubai Sustainable Tourism awards

July 1, 2019

Savoy Hotels was crowned the winner in three categories at Dubai Sustainable Tourism Awards held at InterContinental Dubai Festival City on June 18. The Dubai Sustainable Tourism Initiative (DST) laun... View more

Etisalat rolls out new ‘Roam Like Home’ scheme

June 15, 2019

UAE s leading telecom services operator Etisalat has launched Roam Like Home (RLH) services that enable Freedom postpaid customers to continue enjoying local allowances while travelling outside the co... View more

Ooredoo expands home Internet coverage in Oman

June 12, 2019

Ooredoo a leading telecom provider in the Sultanate has extended its Super Fibre Home Internet service to three new areas namely Sur Al Hadeed-Al Seeb Amerat Extension (Phase 1) and Telal Al-Qurum Com... View more

Dubai’s holiday home market is ahead of the curve

May 20, 2019

The holiday home market is heating up in Dubai with significant growth driven by the increasing influx of foreign and Arab tourists opting for the high level of service that the emirate provides in th... View more

Black Tap announces home delivery service

May 19, 2019

Popular New York-inspired dining venue Black Tap has launched its home delivery service in collaboration with food-delivery platforms Talabat and Hunger Station. In addition to its world-famous burger... View more

NBB unveils special home finance, equity loan offer

May 4, 2019

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has announced special home finance and home equity promotions offering home owners and new buyers additional support and on even more competitive terms. These promotions... View more

Azizi signs home finance deal with Dubai Islamic Bank

April 15, 2019

Azizi Developments one of the leading private developers in the UAE is partnering with Dubai Islamic Bank the UAE s largest Islamic bank to offer investors an exclusive property buying solution called... View more

Investcorp sells US-based home repairs firm

April 8, 2019

Bahrain-based Investcorp a global leader in alternative investment products said that it has agreed to the sale of The Wrench Group a leading provider of home maintenance and repair services in the US... View more

New government initiatives 'to boost Saudi home ownership'

April 7, 2019

With the Saudi government s ongoing commitment to boosting home ownership amongst local residents demand for residential sector in the coastal city of Jeddah is expected to gain momentum according to ... View more

Azizi expands home-rental plan to Dubai waterfront project

March 26, 2019

Azizi Developments one of the leading private developers in the UAE has expanded the Bayt by Azizi concept to one of its premium developments in Azizi Riviera the group s flagship master-planned commu... View more

DSP welcomes German home healthcare firm

March 20, 2019

Dubai Science Park (DSP) a science-focused business community dedicated to the development of the local healthcare sector has welcomed Medisana a leading specialist in home healthcare and wellness to ... View more

Azizi unveils short-term home rental concept in Dubai

March 19, 2019

Azizi Developments one of the leading private developers in the UAE has launched the sale of Bayt by Azizi in Dubai Sports City a new short-term rental home concept through which investors can yield h... View more

Boeing to offer biofuel to fly new airplanes home

March 11, 2019

Boeing will begin offering airlines and operators the option of powering their new commercial jet with biofuel for the flight home in a move to spur the use of sustainable aviation fuels which cut emi... View more

Aldar launches new FM, home maintenance unit

February 26, 2019

Aldar Properties a leading developer in Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of Provis a new entity to deliver market leading innovative estate management solutions to clients across the UAE as part of ... View more

Home Owners Direct launches e-marketplace platform

February 23, 2019

Home Owners Direct (HOD) a private sales and marketing company and the first-of-its-kind in the Middle East region said it is revolutionising the conventional property market with the launch of a comp... View more

Etihad flies Pope Francis home after historic visit to the UAE

February 5, 2019

Etihad Airways the national airline of the UAE has flown Pope Francis home after a historic three-day visit to the capital Abu Dhabi. The trip heralded as a triumph in inter-faith dialogue and a celeb... View more

Palace Downtown takes home top hospitality awards in 2018

January 3, 2019

Palace Downtown a premium luxury hotel ideally located by the picturesque Burj Lake celebrated excellence across various categories in 2018 with 20 prestigious awards. Each award recognises Palace Dow... View more

SriLankan Airlines takes home top WTA title

December 23, 2018

SriLankan Airlines has once again bagged the prestigious World s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean title at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of World Travel Awards held in Lisbon Portugal recently. Con... View more

Dubz picks Ford to power home check-in service

December 20, 2018

Dubai s baggage innovation company Dubz has selected the Ford Transit to power its new home check-in service for international travellers. After its recent acquisition by dnata one of the world s larg... View more

Dubai International Hotel takes home top awards

December 19, 2018

At the recent iteration of the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards the five-star Dubai International Hotel located at the Dubai airport won Gold and Silver recognition for its F&B services Timel... View more

Etisalat to provide home insurance solution

December 12, 2018

Etisalat today announced a new insurance offering - Home Protection Plan for all eLife home customers to provide a hassle-free option making sure all household goods are insured for just Dh10 per mont... View more

Huawei launches whole home WiFi system in Saudi Arabia

December 5, 2018

Huawei Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of its hybrid whole home Wi-Fi system in the Saudi market which delivers blazing fast wireless connectivity for today s smart and connected homes. The Huaw... View more

Emaar unit inks home finance deal with Noor Bank

November 28, 2018

Emaar Development the build-to-sell property development business of Emaar Properties has partnered with Noor Bank to offer an exclusive fast-track home financing programme for UAE residents and inter... View more

Emirates makes 'Home Check-in' easier this festive season

November 11, 2018

As the busiest days of the travel calendar approach travellers can fly better with Emirates during the festive period with Home Check-in offered at a discounted rate. Customers in Dubai booking their ... View more

Dubai home prices, rents continue decline in Q3

October 30, 2018

Sales prices across Dubai s residential market registered declines of 1.4 per cent and 1.3 per cent for villas/townhouses and apartments respectively during the third quarter (Q3) of the year a report... View more

Nearly 40pc of Dubai residents ‘eyeing home buys’

October 30, 2018

Sixteen per cent of Dubai residents who responded to a Property Finder sentiment survey have bought a home in the last six months and another 39 per cent are ready to buy and willing to do so before t... View more

Abu Dhabi home prices, rents continue fall in Q3

October 28, 2018

Apartment sales prices in investment zones of Abu Dhabi UAE have declined by 2.7 per cent on average over the last 12 months whereas prices declined marginally by 1.7 per cent over the quarter a repor... View more

Danube Home launches new Garden Collection

September 26, 2018

Danube Home a leading home improvement brand in region unveiled its exclusive Garden Collection 2019 during a launch ceremony at the Danube Home Showroom in Salmabad Bahrain. Present on the occasion w... View more

UAE bank launches home financing for non-residents

September 25, 2018

Emirates Islamic (EI) one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE has launched home finance solutions to help non-residents purchase property in the UAE. Investors residing in Kuwait ... View more

Home services platform Justmop expands into Kuwait

September 24, 2018

Justmop.com an on-demand home services platform founded in the UAE has expanded into Kuwait citing the young discerning population as a key driver of this decision. Over the past four years justmop ha... View more

Could home appliances knock down power grids?

September 11, 2018

Cybercriminals could rope internet-connected household appliances into a botnet in order to manipulate the demand side of the power grid and ultimately cause anything from local outages to large-scale... View more

Farnek in UAE smart home security solutions deal

August 26, 2018

Farnek Group said its technology-led home maintenance company Hitches and Glitches (H&G) has collaborated with Ring a leader in neighbourhood security on smart home security solutions. As per the deal... View more

BisB, Kingdom Properties sign deal for home financing

August 16, 2018

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) has recently signed an agreement with Kingdom Properties Real Estate to provide property financing for potential residents of the Janayin Al Hamala Project. This will enabl... View more

Home Store opens second outlet in Bahrain

August 11, 2018

Lals Group a leading conglomerate in the GCC today (August 11) launched the second showroom of its home concept The Home Store. The launch took place at City Centre Bahrain in the presence of Lals Gro... View more

Dubai Holding joins UAE home maintenance initiative

August 1, 2018

The UAE Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) has joined hands with Dubai Holding and Dubai Municipality to implement the first phase of Masaai Al Khair an initiative aimed at providing home mainte... View more

Infor wins Danube Home digital contract

July 29, 2018

Infor a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications said it has secured a major digital contract from Dubai-based building materials and homeware retailer Danube to support its regional e... View more

Taqeef unveils smart home temp control thermostat

July 24, 2018

Taqeef a leading provider of air conditioning solutions in Middle East said it has launched a new energy-saving smart home temperature control thermostat that would help curb the wasteful AC consumpti... View more

Dubai home prices, rentals continue fall in Q2

July 11, 2018

Dubai witnessed quarterly declines of 1.1 per cent in sales prices for villas/townhouses and apartments during the second quarter (Q2) of the year while rental declines averaged 2.5 per cent over the ... View more

Dewa launches Ideal Home initiative again

July 5, 2018

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched the Ideal Home initiative for the third time to encourage customers to compete with each other in adopting conservation and the best susta... View more

Cyber security for the connected smart home

June 28, 2018

There will be around 500 devices products applications and components in every private household that are Internet-enabled or already connected to the Internet by 2023 said a new report. However many ... View more

Emaar offers a chance to win a Dubai home

June 27, 2018

Cheer your favourite teams this season share your thrills on Twitter and win an #EmaarGoldenHome on July 15 on the final day of the world s much-loved football championship. Open to all from across th... View more

Flydubai introduces new Home Check-in service

June 11, 2018

Flydubai has launched a new doorstep check-in and baggage collection service in partnership with Dubz and dnata allowing passengers to travel hassle-free from their home or office to the airport. Avai... View more

Zain Bahrain launches new home delivery service

May 26, 2018

Zain Bahrain a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom has introduced its new express home delivery service wherein Zain customers can now complete multiple services all at their own door ste... View more

Batelco launches home Internet loyalty rewards

May 22, 2018

Bahrain-based Batelco a leading digital solutions provider has introduced a new loyalty programme for its home internet customers who will receive a once-off launch reward based on the number of years... View more

Town Square 'home to major retail, leisure outlets'

May 7, 2018

UAE-based Al Forsan Real Estate said its vibrant community destination Town Square located in Abu Dhabi s Khalifa City has one of the best blend of restaurants concept stores supermarket gaming zones ... View more

UAE developer eyes $272m holiday home assets

April 25, 2018

Leading UAE-based developer fäm Properties has plans to grow its total assets under holiday home management in Dubai (between City Walk Downtown and Dubai Marina) to Dh1 billion ( 272 million) by the ... View more

Emirates introduces new 'Home Check-in' service

April 25, 2018

Emirates has introduced Home Check-in a new service which allows customers to check in to their flights from anywhere in Dubai. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on ... View more

Abu Dhabi home prices edge down 1pc in Q1

April 18, 2018

Residential sale prices in Abu Dhabi declined by around 1 per cent in the first quarter of 2018 and by 5 per cent from the same period in 2017 as secondary market transactions suffered from suppressed... View more

Bahrain launches first-ever 'solar home'

March 29, 2018

Bahrain has unveiled the country s first solar home which is connected to the governmental electricity network through a net metering system. It allows individuals and establishments to install and us... View more

Dubai 'most popular city for second home buys'

March 27, 2018

Dubai ranks as the most popular city for second home purchases among high-net-worth individuals across the globe as forecasts predict Dubai s economy is set to grow from 3.8 per cent to 4.5 per cent i... View more

Binghatti Developers takes home three top awards

March 25, 2018

Dubai-based Binghatti Developers took the spotlight at the 2018 Gulf Real Estate Awards by winning three top awards. Binghatti Developers was announced as the winner of the Overall Real Estate categor... View more

Future Cities Show to highlight home-grown solutions

March 21, 2018

Home-grown solutions that will be a part of everyday urban landscapes in the region will be featured at the second edition of the Future Cities Show next month in Dubai UAE. Future Cities Show is a gr... View more

KAEC launches sale of home plots in Makkah

March 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia s King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) is releasing 130 new plots in a master-planned gated community suitable for the construction of single-family homes at Al Hejaz Miram in Makkah. Price... View more

Huawei launches first 5G ‘wireless to the home’

February 16, 2018

Huawei a global ICT solutions provider has launched an end-to-end user trial for Wireless to the Home (WTTx) 5G service using a specially-designed 5G CPE (Customer Premise Equipment) unit. The trial i... View more

Majority of expats ‘wish to make UAE home’

February 5, 2018

Sixty-five per cent of expatriates living in the UAE wish to make the Emirates their lifelong home according to a survey by Friends Provident International (FPI) a leading provider of savings investme... View more

City Properties unveils novel home ownership plan

January 31, 2018

City Properties the property development arm of UAE-based City Tower Real Estate said it has launched a first-of-its-kind ultra-flexible payment plan that will revolutionise affordable home-ownership ... View more

Dubai Health Authority to launch new home delivery service

January 14, 2018

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced the launch of a new home delivery service of feeding tubes for DHA patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth the elderly and people of determination.... View more

LG showcases 4K UHD home projectors at CES

January 11, 2018

LG Electronics is showcasing its first 4K UHD home projectors with the HU80K series at the ongoing CES 2018 an event which thrives on the business of consumer technologies being held in Las Vegas US. ... View more

Air Liquide enters Saudi home healthcare market

January 4, 2018

Air Liquide a world leader in gases technologies and services for industry and health has entered Saudi Arabia s home healthcare market with the acquisition of the respiratory division of Thimar Al Ja... View more

IDdesign hosts 'stylist home' workshop in Dubai

December 26, 2017

IDdesign a leading international home and décor brand recently hosted a special interior design workshop at IDdesign outlet located in Mirdif City Centre in Dubai. The One Room Two Styles workshop whi... View more

Abu Dhabi Global Market now home to over 500 firms

November 9, 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi has recorded more than three-fold increase in total number of registered companies and financial institutions from a broa... View more

Ooredoo Fast Home Broadband covers 60 wilayats

November 8, 2017

The expansion of Ooredoo s Fast Home Broadband network in Oman now covers even more Wilayats to allow customers to enjoy the internet even more. The growing reach of Ooredoo s Fast Home Broadband serv... View more

Abu Dhabi takes home 'Best Stand' award at WTM

November 7, 2017

Best Stand Design was won this year by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ME200 ME201 and ME204) for a space that successfully blends old and new. Features include a woman weaving a carpet and a... View more

Majority GCC residents 'to invest in home improvement'

November 6, 2017

Majority of the residents across the GCC plan to carry out home improvements over the next 12 months to make their living arrangements more comfortable and reflect their new lives in the region accord... View more

Oman set for rebranded Home & Building Show

October 21, 2017

Oman s annual trade fair showcasing the ideal home environment will open this week at Madinat Al Irfan with an added focus on building construction and property development said the event organisers. ... View more

Crowne Plaza Amman takes home three awards

October 18, 2017

Crowne Plaza Amman recently scooped up three awards at the 2017 African and Arabia Hotel Awards. The first award was for Best Large Hotel in Jordan ; the second award was for Best City Hotel in Jordan... View more

Emirates Islamic inks Wasl home finance deal

October 17, 2017

Emirates Islamic one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE said it has tied up with wasl Asset Management Group to offer attractive home finance facilities for its park-side freehol... View more

GCC home healthcare sector on track to hit $4.5bn

October 17, 2017

Home healthcare is a rapidly growing market in the GCC region and could easily hit 4.5 billion plus by 2020 said an industry expert. The emphasis on specialization creates a streamlined approach to be... View more

Smart home households set to reach 463m by 2021

September 25, 2017

Worldwide smart home households are predicted to grow more than fivefold from 90 million in 2016 to 463 million by 2021 said the organisers of Gitex Shopper 2017 the Middle East s largest annual consu... View more

Dubai home to new $599m wellbeing resort project

September 12, 2017

MAG Property Development (MAG PD) the real estate development arm of MAG Group has announced the launch of its flagship MAG Creek Wellbeing Resort project at the ongoing Cityscape Global 2017. The Dh2... View more

Saudi Home Loans CEO wins top business award

August 31, 2017

Abdulelah Al Shaikh CEO of Saudi Home Loans (SHL) was recently honoured for his achievements recognised in the Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) 2017 CEO Awards. The awards celebrate innovative inspir... View more

Batelco home internet bolt-on doubles speed

July 26, 2017

Batelco a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain has introduced a new home internet bolt-on that will double its customers internet speed. The unmatched offer has been designed to ensure custom... View more

City Centre Bahrain unveils home furnishing trends

July 25, 2017

City Centre Bahrain the largest shopping leisure and entertainment destination in the kingdom will be showcasing the latest home furnishing trends for this season during a 14-day campaign which runs t... View more

Damac inks home financing tie-up with Amlak

July 19, 2017

Dubai-based Damac Properties a leading luxury real estate developer has partnered with Amlak Finance a top Islamic home financing provider in the UAE to offer its existing customers an exclusive inves... View more

2.1bn people lack safe drinking water at home

July 13, 2017

Some 3 in 10 people worldwide or 2.1 billion lack access to safe readily available water at home and 6 in 10 or 4.5 billion lack safely managed sanitation according to a new report by WHO and Unicef. ... View more

BenQ launches new home cinema projector in UAE

July 3, 2017

BenQ a leading global digital light processing (DLP) projector brand has launched its latest home cinema projector W1600UST in the UAE. The W1600UST projector offers a new way for families to enjoy an... View more

Bring home a Saint Honore this Eid

June 22, 2017

On the blessed occasion of Eid Al Fitr surprise a loved one with an ultra special present - the Charisma Twist from Saint Honore. The Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embr... View more

TP-Link launches whole-home Wi-Fi systems

June 20, 2017

TP-Link Technologies a global provider of SoHo (Small Office Home Office) server message block (SMB) networking products and wireless LAN solutions has introduced the new Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi Syst... View more

Emirates Crown is Dubai’s newest vacation home

May 29, 2017

Al Dar Darak s newest property Emirates Crown located in close proximity to the iconic Dubai Marina is the ideal vacation home for even the most discerning travellers. Intended for both long and short... View more

Russia plans home-grown LNG production tech

May 17, 2017

Russia might independently organize production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) using Russian technologies by 2020-2022 the country s deputy energy minister said. I think we will create it by 2020-2022.... View more

Jumeirah Golf Estates launches new 120-home tower

May 15, 2017

Dubai-based Jumeirah Golf Estates a leading residential golf community has launched an additional tower in its Alandalus development with 120 affordable luxury Mediterranean-inspired apartments. The l... View more

Home is where the heart is for luxury consumers

May 3, 2017

The emerging luxury consumers are confident when it comes to their personal economy and the economy of their respective countries according to a survey conducted by Sotheby s International Realty Affi... View more

Honeywell unveils home, building tech solutions

April 26, 2017

Honeywell a global technology and manufacturing leader unveiled its new home and building technology (HBT) solutions for the Middle East region at a key industry event held in Kuwait. The Honeywell Ho... View more

Smart home security in Dubai expo spotlight

April 3, 2017

Smart home security hogged the limelight on the second day (April 3) of the debut Future Cities Show in Dubai UAE with experts calling upon manufacturers and governments to set clear guidelines for de... View more

Sharjah Holding celebrates 200th home handover

March 13, 2017

Sharjah Holding a strategic partnership between the government of Sharjah and UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim Properties has announced that Al Zahia the emirate s first master planned integrated residentia... View more

Oman Air offers to deliver baggages to home, hotel

March 8, 2017

To scrap high baggage charges Oman Air has partnered with DHL Express a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. The arrangement will allow guests flying Oman Air to use DHL Express... View more

Noor Bank inks Damac home financing deal

March 7, 2017

Noor Bank a leading Shari a-compliant bank in the UAE said it has signed a partnership deal with Damac Properties a leading luxury real estate developer in the region to offer attractive financing opt... View more

Home in the heart of New York

March 2, 2017

INTERCONTINENTAL New York Times Square offers a superb address on 44th Street in the heart of the Broadway Theater District and a short stroll from Fifth Avenue shopping and world-class museums making... View more

Saudi Aramco commissions first home-built rig

February 22, 2017

A new drilling rig designed by Saudi Aramco engineers and built according to the company s specifications has started drilling its first well marking a milestone as the company moves toward greater lo... View more

Saint-Gobain builds first multi-comfort home in UAE

February 19, 2017

Saint Gobain a world leader in the habitat and construction markets has chosen Masdar City one of the world s most sustainable urban developments coming up in Abu Dhabi UAE for construction of its fir... View more

New Creative Home showroom opens in Riyadh

January 30, 2017

Saudi-based Al Mutlaq Holding has opened the third showroom of American brand Creative Home in capital Riyadh which will showcase a wide range of its antiques mirrors home accessories and lighting kit... View more

Patients can walk home same day after hip replacement

January 23, 2017

Hip joint damage can disrupt everyday activities like walking and sitting leaving normally-active people in pain and immobilized. Hip replacement surgery offers hope to many and now the procedure can ... View more

Bahrain mulls new home safety rules

December 31, 2016

Bahrain is likely to bring in new regulations which will make it mandatory for home and building owners to get a building durability permit before beginning work on expansions of 60 sq m and above sai... View more

Lebanon’s Khoury Home nets $10m sales in 5 days

December 21, 2016

Lebanon s leading retailer of household products Khoury Home has dubbed its 2016 Black Friday promotion a smashing success with the company netting 10 million in sales within 5 days of the launch of t... View more

Danube inks home finance deal with top Indian bank

December 10, 2016

UAE-based Danube Properties UAE s leading property developer has signed a MoU with the Bank of Baroda one of the top Indian banks present in emirates to provide home loan to the investors of its Dream... View more

Atlantis, The Palm PR team takes home top award

December 1, 2016

The Public Relations team of Atlantis The Palm in Dubai was awarded Best in-house PR team in the Middle East at the Middle East PR Association (MEPRA) 2016 awards last week. The Atlantis PR team was r... View more

Clikat launches home needs service app

November 23, 2016

Clikat a Dubai-based innovative start-up co-founded by five creative entrepreneurs recently launched its home needs service application which offers a one-stop solution for meeting their home requirem... View more

Panasonic showcases home lighting at Big 5

November 21, 2016

Panasonic Homes & Living is showcasing its electrical and AC solutions including its top level switches series and lighting solutions at the ongoing Big a major show for the construction industry in D... View more

3M links with Sabic Home of Innovation

November 30, 2015

Through the initiative Sabic engaged companies that demonstrated an interest in growing their business in the kingdom and Middle East region Through its Home of Innovation growth initiative Sabic has ... View more

Go mobile or go home

November 1, 2015

Having the internet at our fingertips has created a new market of tech-savvy travellers who expect nothing but the best at the click of a button. Acknowledging the power of this niche market of online... View more

Home is where the heart is

July 27, 2015

I Left home more than 20 years ago just after finishing my apprenticeship. Ever since home has been abroad but every now and again planes cars or automobiles take me back to my first home for a while.... View more

Feel at home in Malaysia

February 23, 2015

MALAYSIA has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. Did you know for instance that the country was recently named the best family holiday destination by Lonely Planet in India one of its m... View more

Hilton Al Hamra home to UAE’s second Mai Tai

October 16, 2014

HILTON Al Hamra Beach and Golf Resort recently opened its very own Trader Vic s Mai Tai Lounge making it the second such lounge in the UAE after Dubai s Jumeriah Beach Residence neighbourhood. Featuri... View more

The new home for theme parks

September 25, 2014

THE UAE is all abuzz with news of new theme park openings. In early September Dubai-based development company Meraas Holding unveiled the blueprint for the Dubai Parks and Resorts project that is set ... View more

Brazil probes Texas refinery, has bigger problems at home

April 17, 2014

THE purchase of a Texas oil refinery by Brazil s state-run oil company has become a campaign issue as opponents of President Dilma Rousseff use it to attack her reputation as a no-nonsense manager and... View more

Jeddah home for inaugural Staybridge Suites properties

January 26, 2014

INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a 15-year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for a Staybridge Suites hotel in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Staybridge Suites Al Andalus Mall is due to... View more

Nine out of 10 travellers can’t leave home without a gadget

September 24, 2013

THE need to stay connected at every corner of the globe has made technology both a trusty companion and an indispensable resource for leisure travellers. According to Visa s Global Travel Intentions S... View more

Schlumberger soars, Baker hit at home

July 24, 2013

A three-decade high for drilling activity outside North America lifted Schlumberger to a seventh straight estimate-topping quarterly profit while US-focused Baker Hughes came up short in a tough quart... View more

Qatar Airways brings home its first 787 Dreamliner

November 27, 2012

QATAR Airways celebrated yet another historic milestone as its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed on home turf in Doha greeted by hundreds of cheering onlookers. Qatar Airways is the region s 787 laun... View more

Hyatt offers choices that are closer to home

July 24, 2012

TRAVELLERS from the Middle East seeking Eid getaways are choosing destinations within a four- to five-hour flight according to leading global hotelier Hyatt. With Eid breaks tending to last no longer ... View more

Royal Jet brings home the UAE Ice Hockey Champions

March 27, 2012

Following their 3-0 victory over Thailand in the Asia League Ice Hockey Championship title the UAE Ice Hockey team were given a royal welcome by UAE sports officials at the VIP Terminal of Royal Jet t... View more

Dusit Thani Dubai’s take home eight medals from Salon Culinaire 2012

February 27, 2012

Dusit Thani Dubai chefs wowed Emirates International Salon Culinaire judges at this year s competitions and brought home a total of eight medals including two gold. The Emirates International Salon Cu... View more

Shangri-la Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi take home staff awards

January 29, 2012

The Shangri-La Hotel and Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi congratulated staff at the hotels for their achievements in the Guest Delight Program (GDP) in Shangri-La Hotel s Al Nojoom ballroom. GD... View more

Conference drives home message of sustainability

December 26, 2011

THE World Green Tourism a three-day conference and exhibition that took place in Abu Dhabi UAE threw emphasis on the importance of sustainability in all sectors of the Middle East travel industry. The... View more

Qatar Airways brings home its 100th aircraft

October 26, 2011

QATAR Airways has reached another milestone by taking delivery of its 100th airliner a 259-seat Boeing 777-200 LR (Long Range) aircraft. The aircraft was delivered to Qatar Airways at a ceremony in Se... View more

Home from home on the Vegas strip

October 2, 2011

A CONVENIENT way to get to my home town Salt Lake City US after visiting the husband s family in the UK is via Las Vegas Nevada so for the second year in a row the American City of Lights was my first... View more

Taking home the prize: an award-winning portfolio

June 27, 2011

AS the oil and gas industry faces the increasingly difficult task of turning resources into reserves and reserves into production new technology is required for today s larger projects more remote ope... View more

Home-grown brand to launch Saudi hotels

June 5, 2011

SAUDI-based Abdul Latif Jameel Real Estate Investment Company has announced plans to launch a brand of Saudi-cultured hotels with a flagship property expected to open in the second half of 2012. Compa... View more

Home sweet home for Mideast guests at Breidenbacher Hof

April 24, 2011

THE legendary Breidenbacher Hof is Germany s ultimate in European luxury and hospitality which under the management of Horst Schulze and Capella Hotels and Resorts has recaptured its original grand tr... View more

UAE is now permanent home of Irena, new head appointed

April 10, 2011

The member nations of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) have officially confirmed the UAE as the permanent home to the global organisation The first session of the general assembly gat... View more

Come home to the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers

March 13, 2011

THE five-star Bonnington Hotel and Apartments brings a brand new landmark of heritage and style in the midst of Jumeirah Lakes Towers along Sheikh Zayed Road. The only European family-owned and operat... View more

Abu Dhabi anchors home port status

October 28, 2010

ABU DHABI S ambition to become an international cruise hub has received a significant boost following the signing between Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) and MSC Cruises of a landmark co-operation ... View more

Home from home in central Cairo

October 28, 2010

AFTER a long day of meetings much of it spent in the traffic of Egypt s bustling capital city the Conrad Cairo is a welcome home away from home. From the friendly security staff the bell boys and the ... View more

Staybridge suites “more home than hotel”

October 1, 2009

STAYBRIDGE Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island is the first of its kind in the GCC according to its general manager Fady Sawaya. It has a concept of being more home than hotel. Its unique mix of domestic envi... View more

Stimulating development and prosperity at home, abroad

September 21, 2009

SETTING new precedents for excellence is part of Saudi Aramco s dual imperative to leverage the Saudi Arabia s rich petroleum resources to stimulate progress and prosperity at home and around the glob... View more

Home-grown oil services firm thrives in the region’s market

November 20, 2008

Majdi Khalaf managing director and chief executive officer of Eastern Industrial and Oilfields Services (EIOS) is in an expansive mood in his Bahrain headquarters as he describes the establishment of ... View more

Repsol stake may find Asian, Russian home

October 12, 2008

Spanish oil major Repsol may become a takeover target if cash-strapped builder Sacyr Vallehermoso sells its 20 per cent stake but a Russian or Asian buyer is more likely than the much-rumoured bids by... View more

Nakheel’s home fit for a queen

August 26, 2008

Nakheel has revealed the new home for the world famous cruise liner QE2 as the anchor of a luxurious marina development on the eastern trunk side of Palm Jumeirah. Purchased last year by Nakheel s par... View more

BA set to move into new home at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

December 24, 2007

How has 2007 fared for British Airways? 2007 was a landmark year for the airline with October bringing British Airways 75th anniversary of Middle East services making us the longest serving carrier op... View more

Art lovers home from home

December 24, 2007

A luxury boutique hotel designed for art lovers lies at Torba Bay near Bodrum. Casa Dell Arte (latin for house of art) offers a novel resort concept that merges sea and sun with Turkish art. Original ... View more

Special deal allows expats break en route home

June 28, 2007

SRILANKAN Airlines have announced a number of special promotions for travellers who use their service during the summer months. Until July 15 any passenger purchasing a ticket to South India can enjoy... View more

Malaysia targets holiday home market

April 15, 2007

The Malaysian government is hoping foreign nationals looking for a second home will invest in the country s real estate market an official told TTN. The government has been promoting the Malaysia your... View more

Jumeirah secures the home market

December 25, 2006

Brand: Jumeirah Spokesperson: Bill Walshe chief marketing and business innovation officer for Jumeirah Group Plans for 2007 and beyond? Jumeirah will move ahead with its ambitious expansion plans in 2... View more

Feel at home at The Lancaster

August 29, 2005

If you are looking for a hotel that meets all your business needs while you are in Beirut then The Lancaster is just the choice for you. The English-style boutique hotel is conveniently situated in th... View more

Feel at home at Khalidia

April 30, 2005

OUR policy is to make sure our guests feel they are being taken care of at all times during their stay in the hotel said Ghassan Nakad general manager of Khalidia Hotel Apartments in Dubai. The proper... View more

Bahrainis build a home for motorsport

January 4, 2005

THE Bahrain International Circuit slogan Home of MotorSport in the Middle East is not just a group of resounding words. Behind each letter lie enormous Bahraini efforts to achieve a huge leap in all s... View more

Hilton Kuwait lets you ‘Bring Hilton Home’

June 7, 2004

THE Hilton Kuwait Resort has announced the launch of its outside catering service Bring Hilton Home . With the resort s experienced banqueting team in charge guests will be a pampered guest in their o... View more

Come home to The Diplomat

April 29, 2004

THE Diplomat Radisson SAS in Bahrain has undergone major renovations and refurbishment over the past two years and now it stands testament to the grit and class of the group and of the hotel itself. L... View more

Taj to massage home hospitality

May 3, 2003

Taj Palace Hotel Dubai will participate in the ATM for the 3rd year in a row with its own stand located at Booth number 2040 at the East Hall of the vast Dubai Airport Expo Centre. Although we are rep... View more

Norway expects hike at home

September 9, 2002

Norway expects to increase oil production by an average of 80 000 barrels per day (bpd) next year the country s Oil Minister said. Norway expects production to average 3.1 million bpd in 2003 Energy M... View more

Home away from home for Scotto

May 2, 2002

One of the first tenants of the recently opened Marriott Executive Apartments (MEA) has given top marks to its facilities. Living in the Marriott Executive Apartments feels like your own place says Lo... View more

Avenn set to capitalise on solid home base

April 15, 2002

Bahrain is proving to be an extremely good base for regional business in the oil gas and associated industries for Avenn WLL according to managing director Art Vennings. Vennings a qualified engineer ... View more

New 'lifestyle' Hilton offers guests a real feel of home

November 8, 2001

The days of impersonal hotel rooms and waiting for service have been banished to the past with the opening last month of the Hilton Dubai Creek Hotel. The international hospitality chain has ushered i... View more

Briton wins Dubai home in promo

October 6, 2001

Briton John Balfour has won a Dh1.3 million ( 345 000) smart home at Dubai s prestigious Dubai Marina development. The home was offered as the grand prize in the Win a-Home promotion held by the Dubai... View more



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