awards

  • ‘Yas Bay Arena’ Wins the Sustainable Building Design of the Year at the MENA Green Building Awards 2018

    Yas Bay Arena, will be the first of its kind multipurpose venue in Abu Dhabi, currently being developed by Miral on Yas Island, has won the Sustainable Building Design of the Year award at the prestigious MENA Green Building Awards 2018. Yas Bay Arena is an integral part of Yas Bay’s waterfront destination, which is part of an upcoming 14 million square feet mixed-use area on the southern end of Yas Island.

  • AED 200,000 awaits Business Excellence Awards Winners

    Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) today opens its doors for entries for the RAKEZ Business Excellence Awards 2017. The awards recognises companies for their outstanding excellence, which played a key role in the economic development of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. On its fourth year, the prominent awards programme comes back with exciting addition for the participants as it is set to give away a total of AED 200,000 cash prizes to the winners.  

  • American University of Dubai student wins UAE qualifiers of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

    The UAE chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business leaders today announced Shammi Kapoor, a student of the School of Business Administration, at the American University of Dubai,  as the champion of the UAE qualifying rounds of the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA).

  • Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort Wins ‘Luxury New Hotel’ and ‘Luxury Mountain Resort’ at World Luxury Hotel Awards

    Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, the highest five-star resort in the Middle East, won global winner in the ‘Luxury New Hotel’ category, and country winner in the ‘Luxury Mountain Resort’ category, in the World Luxury Travel Awards that took place in December 2017. The awards recognise luxury hotels for their world-class facilities and excellence in customer service, making it a fantastic recognition for the Oman-based resort, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

  • Asteco franchisees contribute 75% annual increase in sales

    Asteco, the Middle East’s largest independent full service real estate company, has underscored the success of its licensing division with the inaugural Asteco Franchise Awards, which took place at Towers Rotana in Dubai recently.

  • Avaya Awarded Next-Generation Emergency Services Project in Turkey

    Avaya announced today it is has been awarded a project to deliver next-generation emergency services communications solutions in Turkey. The deal, part of Turkey's NGCC112 emergency number project, will see Avaya equip Turkey's emergency services with its eCall vehicle accident aid system, as well as enable emergency responders to communicate more effectively at the scene of any incident.

  • British Orchard Nursery wins Dubai Quality Award for the second time

    British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s largest and most awarded nursery chain was announced the winner of Dubai Quality Appreciation awards 2017 cycle. The pre-school bagged four awards for its contribution to UAE’s economic development, commitment to quality and business excellence. The awards were conferred in recognition of their Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubai Media City branches.

  • CALL OUT The Italian Way Product Design Award 2018

    Bringing together the Italian and Arabic culture, both known for their legendary hospitality and informal gatherings with family and friends, Peroni Nastro Azzurro is set to launch the second edition of The Italian Way Product Design Award.

  • Devarana Spa Wins Best Spa in Five Categories at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2017

    Devarana Spas at Dusit Thani Maldives and Dusit Thani Guam won a combined total of five Best Spa awards at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2017, held at JW Marriott Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam, on 22 July 2017.

  • Dusit Thani Maldives Wins Gold Travel Weekly Magellan Award

    Dusit Thani Maldives, a Thai inspired 5-star luxury resort, recently won, for the second year running, the coveted Gold medal in the luxury hotel/resort category of the prestigious Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.

  • Munich Airport cleans up at Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

    At the highly respected Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017 in Belfast, the airport's marketing team ranked number one in the category "Major European Airports" and also won the overall award. It recognizes aviation marketing teams for successful efforts in opening up new routes, attracting airlines and implementing projects. For the Routes Europe Awards, the flight and route planners of the airlines were surveyed on airports' marketing activities. The key factor for high ratings is an airport's ability to attract and retain new airlines and routes.

  • The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue has achieved Earthcheck Silver Certification

    The Langham, New York, 2017’s #1 hotel in New York City*, is now also a leader in sustainability. After a year-long effort, that included an internal overhaul of hotel operations to make all departments more sustainable and environmentally-thoughtful, The Langham has been awarded Silver Certification by EarthCheck, the travel industry’s leader in benchmarking, certifying and advising sustainability at tourism organisations.

  • ‘Dubai Now’ app wins ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at ‘.GOV Awards 2016’

    Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities, has won the ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at the ‘.GOV Awards 2016’ held recently in Dubai.

  • ‘Emirati Programmer’ moves to next step with launch of Hackathon competition under supervision of international jury of IT experts

    In a move to build a knowledgeable, innovative and competitive generation, H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, attended today (Saturday, May 20, 2017) the awarding ceremony for the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ project is a fruitful collaboration between the Emirates Talent Association, HBMSU, and Microsoft. The ceremony, which took place at the HBMSU campus, recognized 96 unique talents who successfully completed the three stages of the program. Presented in the ceremony were H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma AlShamsi, Chairman of Union Cooperative Society-Dubai and the Chairman of Consumer Cooperative Union in United Arab Emirates, and Dr. Mohammed Al Mu'alla, Under-secretary of the Ministry of Education.

  • ‘Smart Government Application Store’ wins ‘2016 Smart Government Award’

    The ‘Smart Government Application Store’ has won the ‘2016 Smart Government Award’ under the ‘Best Smart Application in the Arab Region’ category during the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)’s recent participation in the 7th Smart Government Excellence Awards held by the Central Agency of Information Technology of Kuwait. This year’s edition witnessed the participation of 25 government organizations from the GCC and the Middle East.

  • “Building on a Legacy: Introducing the Zayed Sustainability Prize“

    The Zayed Future Energy Prize will today become the Zayed Sustainability Prize as part of a strategic move to refocus its mandate. After ten years of successfully promoting renewable energy initiatives across the globe, the Prize will now broaden its focus to affect greater humanitarian impact by supporting a wider range of solutions to the challenges of sustainable development.

  • “Land Department” Granted“Binghatti Developers” The Real Estate Tycoon Award

    Dubai-based Binghatti Developers has taken the spotlight at the 3rd annual Dubai Property Show in Mumbai,theDubai Land Department sponsored property exhibition taking place at the BandraKurla Complex in Mumbai from November 3 to 5.

  • 1.5 MILLION ETIHAD GUEST MILES TO BE WON AT ABU DHABI MALL

    Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, has partnered with Abu Dhabi Mall, giving shoppers the chance to win up to 1.5 million Etihad Guest Miles between now and 26 September 2018.

  • 100-Year-Old Jewellery Took the Spotlight at Abu Dhabi’s 24th JWS Edition

    Inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, this year’s Abu Dhabi International Jewellery & Watch Show was filled with glamour, as the region’s most prominent enthusiasts witnessed the best show yet. The event sparkled with over 150 exhibitors from all around the world presenting their most elegant contemporary, traditional and vintage jewellery pieces to thousands of visitors.

  • 13 customers win a total of AED 39,000 in DEWA’s Best Consumer Award

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) honoured 13 of its customers who won the Best Consumer Award, which DEWA organised for the 12th consecutive year. The move supports DEWA’s efforts to encourage customers to use electricity and water sensibly, and its strategy to reduce energy demand, and protect natural resources and ensure their sustainability. Fardan Al Balooshi won the first prize of AED 10,000. The second prize went to Rahulkumar Shah who was awarded AED 5,000, and Ahmad Al Abbasi won the AED 4,000 third prize. Winners from 4th to 13th places were awarded AED 2,000 each.