Lifestyle

Carla Slim, Economist MENAP & Turkey, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank, delivered an insightful speech on the banking sector for senior management at Ajman Bank. During her session, Carla spoke about the economic outlook and key opportunities in the GCC region and beyond while highlighting the impact of Dubai Expo 2020.   Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, commented, “We are delighted to have Ms Carla Slim as a guest speaker at Ajman Bank. Being a leading Islamic bank with a strong balance sheet, our strategy is to capitalise on long-term trends affecting the financial services...

Whether you are looking to add some natural charm with floral prints or urban glamour with contemporary geometric grids, wallpapers are a great way to introduce a new dimension to your décor. The right design can instantly lift a space while adding personality. The latest range of wallpapers from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers spectacular patterns and colours for beautiful backdrops. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Wallpapers often serve as both art and décor and are a great way to add texture and character to any space. There are many ways to incorporate wallpapers into your design scheme. Whether you want to...

DUBAI: What will the hotel room look like in the future? Those wanting to know the answer must attend HITEC Dubai 2019, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology show for hotels organised by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, and endorsed by Dubai Tourism. The mega event will be held on November 12 and 13 at the Festival Arena by Intercontinental at Dubai Festival City. HITEC Dubai’s Advisory Council Chairperson Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Technology is offering us new and almost unimaginable options...

The Millennium Plaza Hotel organised a host of activities to support the global annual breast cancer awareness campaign during October. As part of the drive, the team members wore pink ribbons to highlight the importance of awareness, education and research.         Mr. Fadi Ammache, General Manager of Millennium Plaza Dubai, said, “Our participation in this meaningful campaign was part of our corporate social responsibility initiatives. Awareness of the disease plays a key role in the prevention and fight against breast cancer. Early diagnosis is critical to saving lives. Our aim at the Millennium Plaza Dubai was to spread the word to...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has announced its participation in the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30x30, an initiative aimed at transforming Dubai into the most active city. During the month-long event running from 18 October to 16 November 2019, the hotel colleagues, associates and guests are being encouraged to take part in 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days. The exciting sessions are held every afternoon at the hotel either in outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre or garden area...

Women in Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum will bring together artworks from a diverse group of artists (men and women) in a collective exhibition dedicated to promoting a gender-balanced world Women in Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum will provide a platform to a group of local artists to showcase their works in a collective art exhibition dedicated to promoting a gender-balanced world. The 2-day show will run parallel to the conference at the Address Sky View Hotel Dubai on 28 and 29 October and is...

Two special screenings of short films about Relationships and Identity, will put the focus on diversity of expressions Discussions on gender equality in the film industry have gained increasing momentum recently. The World of Women’s Cinema – WOW Film Fair Middle East, now in its 7th year in Dubai, will be part of the programme of the Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) being held at the Address Sky View Hotel Dubai on 28 and 29 October. WOW Film Fair Middle East is the first women’s...

Carpets are the heart of a design scheme and choosing one is never easy. The latest collection of carpets at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor includes a superb selection of graphic, abstract and geometric designs suitable for all rooms. Available in a variety of textures and materials in a muted colour palette, they exude soulful elegance and luxury. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “A carpet is nothing less than a piece of art. It sets the vibe for a space and is often the focal point for interior design. Finding the...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai unveiled a Platinum Privilege Card offering a host of exclusive benefits to members across its food and beverage outlets. With two annual membership options priced at AED 999 and AED 250, the scheme is designed to offer fabulous discounts for diners at the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and bars. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “We are delighted to launch the Platinum Privilege Card for diners that offers members an endless array of benefits, privileges and added value at our food and beverage outlets. Most loyalty schemes are too complicated. Our programme is all...

Ajman Bank, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, was named the winner of Sharjah Gulf Nationalization Award at the Sharjah Economic Excellence Awards. The coveted accolade was presented by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council to Mr. Mohamed Amiri, the Chief Executive Officer of Ajman Bank. Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Mohamed Amiri, the Chief Executive Officer of Ajman Bank, said “We are highly honoured to be recognised for our Emiratisation efforts at such a prestigious platform. Nationalization is central to...