RTA launches trial phase of bus on-demand app service
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched MVMANT – a bus on-demand app service. The app, the first of its kind in the GCC region, was unveiled at Gitex on October 12, 2017. The app enables RTA customers to order a bus to take them from home to... Read more
Donate your unwanted used shoes to the less fortunate
Shoe Mart and Emirates Red Crescent have teamed up to launch the shoe brand’s annual CSR initiative ‘Happy Feet’. Launched on October 13, the initiative at all Shoe Mart stores in Dubai, including Centrepoint stores, aims to collect usable unwanted used shoes which will in turn be donated to... Read more
La Mer – Dubai’s latest leisure destination set to open first phase to public on October 15
La Mer, a world-class beachfront developed by Meraas to diversify the fabric of Dubai’s offering to visitors and residents, will open its first phase to the public on October 15, 2017. Stretching out into the ocean from the prestigious Jumeira 1 neighbourhood, the exclusive leisure destination promises to be... Read more
Skateboard for honour and glory on October 13 in Dubai
Vans UAE and Dynamics have partnered to present the first ‘Skateboarding Jam’ in Dubai on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Business Bay Skate Park. Entry is free. Skaters are urged to bring their favourite boards and enjoy the ramps while showing off their best skateboarding skills. Skateboarding Jam will... Read more
Want a new Nissan? Now’s the best time to drive away in one
Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched its ‘Automania Exchange’ campaign. The campaign allows customers the opportunity to upgrade to popular Nissan models, including the Nissan Patrol, Xtrail, Pathfinder and Altima... Read more
Union Coop awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label for fifth year in a row
Union Coop has been awarded the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the fifth year in a row. The CSR Label recognises the efforts of Union Coop in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to developing its practices in this field. It also celebrates... Read more
What you can expect at Gitex Shopper 2017 all this week
With the imposition of the new Value Added Tax (VAT) from January 2018 UAE-based consumers are making a beeline for Gitex Shopper 2017, to pick up their home electronics’ requirements while also indulging in the latest consumer tech that retailers are flaunting for their benefit. Being held from September... Read more
Sarfraz Ahmed is Danube’s brand ambassador for Pakistan
Dubai-based Danube Group has signed Pakistani cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed as its brand ambassador for Pakistan. A role model for young cricketers in Pakistan, Sarfraz rose to prominence when he led his side to victory at the Under-19 World Cup in 2006. A year later, he made his... Read more
Timings for all RTA services for New Hijri Year holiday on September 21, 2017
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced changes to the business hours of all its services in Dubai during the New Hijri Year holiday on Thursday, September 21, 2017 which is also a paid public holiday for both the public and private sectors in the UAE. RTA service... Read more
50 Tesla electric vehicles join Dubai Taxi fleet and the environment loves it
A total of 50 Tesla electric vehicles have joined the limousine fleet of Dubai Taxi Corporation and follows their formal induction by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, and Chairman... Read more