Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dubai World Central to gain traffic from DXB’s southern runway closure

Dubai World Central (DWC) will experience additional traffic when Dubai International Airport (DXB) closes its southern runway for refurbishment from April 16 to May 30, 2019. During the 45-day refurbishment period, the number of passenger...

Dubai Exports launches ‘Exporters Gateway’ to support local firms and manufacturers

Dubai - MENA Herald: Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, has launched the ‘Exporters Gateway,’ a knowledge platform that provides vital economic and trade data...

Choithrams signs MOU with India’s Future Consumer Ltd

UAE-based supermarket chain, T Choithrams & Sons has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Future Consumer Limited (FCL), one of the leading players in the food and FMCG market in India. FCL and...

Majid Al Futtaim partners with SAP for Carrefour’s digital transformation

Majid Al Futtaim is spearheading a digital transformation programme for French grocery brand Carrefour, which it operates in the region, along with technology partner SAP. The strategy is to enhance customer shopping experiences...

Dubai Food Festival’s Most Exclusive Foodie Experiences

Hand-picked events for discerning palettes in Dubai (Shutterstock) Every Dubai Food Festival (DFF), eateries concoct extraordinary culinary experiences for residents and visitors alike to indulge in the multicultural flavours of the city. From set...

Let it rain: twenty cloud seeding missions in UAE so far this year

The UAE is planning for a rainy day, with weather experts taking to the skies to complete 20 cloud seeding missions so far this year. Most of the flights, which...

Nicolas Messian is the New hotel manager for Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace appointed Nicolas Messian as its new Hotel Manager. He will be working closely with General Manager Martin Cramer, who has been at Emirates Palace since 2018.Messian will be overseeing the daily operations...

Abu Dhabi real estate company Manazel posts 8% profit hike in 2018

Abu Dhabi’s Manazel Real Estate saw net profits increase 8.4% in 2018 off the back of a double-digit increase in year-on-year revenue. For the year ending 31 December, 2018, net profits at Manazel hit $65m...

Farnek breaks ground on $41m staff accommodation

Farnek has broken ground on its new $41m (AED150m) state-of-the-art staff accommodation in Dubai Investments Park. The 9,300m2(100,000ft2) facility, which will become home to some 5,000 Farnek employees, will be completed by the summer of...