Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways has been crowned ‘Design Airline of the Year 2023’, the top honour in the annual DesignAir Awards. The UAE’s national airline also received DesignAir’s ‘Most Improved Airline Brand’.
The awards follow in quick succession from the global edition of the World Travel Awards 2023 on Friday 1 December, where Etihad celebrated a hat-trick with Best Customer Experience, Best Economy Class and Best First Class Lounge.
The DesignAir judges commented: “Etihad has not just shone in its own region where it was crowned Design Airline of the Year Middle East, 2023 – but also our most ......read more
Torrente, Al Mansoori denied by late show after setting the pace as new Class 3 championship begins
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th December, 2023: Team Abu Dhabi were denied pole position today for the opening round of the new UAE Class-3 Offshore Powerboat Championship as Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi in Fazza produced a late show in Khor Fakkan.
Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 4 led for much of the qualifying session before Al Zaffain and Bin Hendi, who had made a slow start after missing official practice, came through with the fastest time by just 0.252 secs.
Sharjah Team’s Konstantin Ustinov and Dmitry Vandyshev were third quickest in near perfect ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 05, 2023: Abu Dhabi Airports announced it has won the coveted award for “World's Leading Airport Operator 2023”, at this year’s World Travel Awards ceremony.
Held at a glittering gala event at Dubai’s Burj Al Arab recently, the award was received by Muna Al Ghanim, Vice President for Customer Experience & Relationship Management at Abu Dhabi Airports.
The award, won 3 years in a row by Oman Airport between 2019 – 2021 and then by Malaysia Airport in 2022, is globally acknowledged as the most prestigious honour in the travel and tourism sector.
Amongst the nominees for the award this year were The Airports ......read more
The Mubadala Arabian Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences will continue its leading efforts in cutting-edge scientific research
Abu Dhabi, December 6, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has received a commitment from Mubadala to sponsor its Arabian Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences (ACCESS). Through the strategic partnership, the center has officially been renamed the Mubadala ACCESS Center.
The Mubadala ACCESS Center is a leading research center on the climate and environment of the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf region. It will support keeping scientific research on local and regional climate change and the environment at pace with the rapid development of ......read more
6 December 2023, Abu Dhabi - UAE: The Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), will partake in the 4th Abu Dhadi Family Forum. The event, organized by the Family Development Foundation (FDF), is under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, “Mother of the Nation”, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and the Honorary Chairperson of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council. The forum, held under the theme Cohesive Family, Sustainable Community, aims to strengthen social responsibility ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 December 2023: At BIG5 today, Abu Dhabi Airports announced new development plans for their free zone arm – ADAFZ. The development programme involves the planned construction of multiple Light Industrial Units (LIUs), currently in the master planning phase.
The Airport and Free zone operator also revealed that these LIUs will be built on an area of 200,000 square feet in its Southside Logistics area, adjacent to the Cargo terminal.
Currently in very high demand, the development of LIU’s will satisfy the increasing need from the small to medium size business community as they offer a low-cost entry and are scalable to align with ......read more
December 5, 2023, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: As the official reference for geographic information at the federal level and the authoritative body responsible for issuing official maps, the Federal Geographic Information Center proudly announces the launch of the General Map of the United Arab Emirates in both Arabic and English. This milestone symbolizes a commitment to geographical accuracy and national pride.
Part of an ongoing series of official maps developed in collaboration with relevant authorities, this initiative underscores the Center's dedication to providing a unified and reliable source of geographic information for the nation. The primary goal is to empower ......read more
ENEC and Westinghouse will explore the potential technical and commercial deployment of the eVinci microreactor in the UAE and overseas to support achieving Net Zero by 2050
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 December 2023: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Westinghouse, an international leader in designing, developing and deploying commercial nuclear energy facilities, have together signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the eVinci™ microreactor as a key solution for tackling the dual challenges of energy security and climate change. The MoU signing took place at COP28 between HE Mohamed Al Hammadi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ......read more
Al Zaffain, Bin Hendi aim for another Class 3 victory in Fazza
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3rd December, 2023: Team Abu Dhabi will be up against familiar rivals when they look to start the new UAE Class-3 Offshore Powerboat Championship with a victory in Khor Fakkan on Thursday.
The experienced pairings of Faleh Al Mansoori with Shaun Torrente in Abu Dhabi 4 and Rashed Al Tayer alongside Majed Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 5 expect a highly competitive opening round, which is part of the Khor Fakkan Marine Festival.
The revival of Class 3 racing in the UAE began earlier this year, with Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi taking Fazza to victory in Abu Dhabi.
They will be among the leading ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3rd December 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), one of the world’s leading facilitators of global trade, logistics, and industry, and the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VINAMARINE), a government authority managed by the Ministry of Transport of Vietnam, have today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which would pave the way for a dynamic partnership focused on bolstering commercial opportunities across various sectors, including ports, logistics, digital solutions, economic cities, free zones, maritime and shipping.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Pham Minh Chinh, Prime Minister of Vietnam and H.E Dr Thani bin Ahmed ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (December 1, 2023) – Discover the heart of festivities at Grand Millennium Al Wahda, the luxury five-star hotel in the centre of Abu Dhabi, connected to Al Wahda Mall. Delight in a magical festive season with Grand Millennium Al Wahda special events, activities and culinary experiences to create lasting memories for you and your loved ones.
Christmas tree lighting
Spend a special evening with family and friends as the hotel lights up the Christmas tree at the festive season kick off. Guests will adore live entertainment, a visit from Santa Claus and enjoy an array of sweet and savoury treats such as homemade cookies, flavoured milkshake ......read more
• Abdulla Al Mazrui: Abu Dhabi provides an exceptional environment for financial institutions and family offices to grow and prosper.”
• Masood Al Masaood: Family businesses constitute an essential element in the business community in the UAE and represent about 90% of private companies in the country.
• Ahmed Khalifa Al Qubaisi: Our participation in this event is consistent with our ambitious strategy to establish a competitive and advanced ecosystem that push towards building a sustainable and prosperous future.”
30 November, 2023, Abu Dhabi - UAE: The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry concluded its successful participation in the Abu ......read more
• Pinnacle obstacle course racing event of the season to take place in Al Wathba from 8th-10th December – with final spots remaining
• New 3k course and exciting night race both a first for the Championship event
• Participants will receive free entry to The Sheikh Zayed Festival, a celebration of Emirati culture, with Parade of Nations and Awards Ceremonies set to take place at the festival
Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 30th, 2023: This year’s Abu Dhabi Spartan World Championship, hosted by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, will take place in the UAE’s capital next week as thousands of athletes prepare to compete in ......read more
• Organisers confirm full line-up of tennis talent with 16 global stars set to take to the court in Abu Dhabi
• ATP World No. 9 Hubert Hurkacz and World No. 10 Taylor Fritz among star-studded list to feature at Etihad Arena in December.
• Organisers reveal special National Day Discount with up to 52% off tickets to catch the Meteora World Tennis League action from 21st to 24th December
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 December 2023: The Meteora World Tennis League (WTL) has revealed its stellar tennis line-up for Season 2 in full, confirming the final 10 tennis players and the teams they will represent in Abu Dhabi.
Ahead of ......read more