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UAE National Day on December 2nd is nearly upon us!

With this in mind we have developed the below gift guide form Forever Rose that might be of interest.  Forever Rose’s National Day collection has been designed with pride for this great country that we celebrate together on December 2nd, 2017. Forever Roses are available to order online or by phone …

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SRI LANKA TOURISM TARGETS GCC WITH TOURISM PROMOTION

A delegation of 19 Sri Lanka-based tourism and hospitality companies to visit Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar to meet with key travel agencies and tour operators Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is set to launch a promotional roadshow that will see a delegation of Sri Lanka Tourism officials, as well …

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Beverly Hills à la Maldives with Niyama Private Islands

Where the jet setters beautify Dash off to the Maldives for a whirlwind of Indian Ocean escapades and return looking Hollywood-star chic. Drift Spa by Niyama takes spa-ing to a whole new level, with glamorous dazzle, serious relaxation, and the expertise of a series of visiting practitioners, bringing the latest technology and …

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Turning a yes into an I do?

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Many couples decide to plan their own weddings due to budget constraints, sheer love of a project, to inject fun in the event or simply to be involved in every minute aspect of the big day. However, the process can be overwhelming with endless decisions to make, fine details, tight …

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NR_Chuan Body + Soul Spa opens at The Langham, London

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The iconic Langham, London is delighted to announce the launch of Chuan Body + Soul. The spa is set to become an urban retreat for guests and city dwellers focused on holistic therapies. With an aim to provide a journey encompassing total wellness, Chuan Body + Soul offers rejuvenating treatments to nurture, balance and restore …

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Lunch bags just got a whole lot more glam!

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Here’s one wild reason to trade in your usual sandwich with the crusts cut off for, oh, a tin of beluga and some blinis this fall…   Hitting stores right now, the Curve Collection — a luxurious version of that grade school staple, the brown paper lunch bag. Lunch bag clutches are returning …

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Japan’s Kansai Region To Target UAE Holiday Makers

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– Kansai’s Osaka, Mie, Nara and Wakayama Prefectures and Kobe City to jointly conduct UAE travel agent workshops for the first time in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah – – Kansai launches promotional travel packages and travel brochures with Emirates Holidays – In an effort to encourage more visitors from …

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ALILA JABAL AKHDAR – NOW A FIVE STAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL

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The Ministry of Tourism has awarded the Fifth Star to Alila Jabal Akhdar – one of the first five-star boutique hotels in Oman to be recognised by Ministry in its new boutique hotel classification. General Manager Julian Ayers comments: “It is a great honour to be commemorated for our bespoke …

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CHI THE SPA – SPECIAL OFFERS FOR SEPT – NOVEMBER 2017

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CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has launched a range of treatment offers to ensure pure relaxation every day of the week. Starting from 1 September, and available until 30 November 2017, these revitalizing face and body treatments embrace Chinese wellness philosophies blended with Middle Eastern healing …

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Le Blanc Reed Diffusers & Corfu Greek Soaps

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Freshen up your bathroom or living areas with Le Blanc Reed Diffusers. This efficient diffuser series delightfully and continuously perfumes your home interiors lasting several weeks. Indulge in beautiful Le Blanc fragrances including Patchouli, Rose, Cannelle-Orange and The´ Vert. Stock up the bathroom with genuine handmade soaps from Corfu Greece, …

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Hyundai’s Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV Promises Range and Style

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Hyundai has offered an early glimpse of its next-generation fuel cell vehicle, ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch early next year. The near-production-ready prototype embodies Hyundai’s commitment to a new era for advanced eco-friendly vehicle development, offering impressive capabilities and futuristic design. The yet-to-be-named model will be Hyundai’s second …

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Perfect Fragrances to Celebrate Eid

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Symrise’s perfumer, Philippe Paparella-Paris, recommends a selection of male and female fragrances that will captivate your senses this Eid. FEMALE FRAGRANCES   MALE FRAGRANCES  For further information, please contact: Twister Communications Helen Croft or Elena Gramatica hcroft@twisterme.ae or egramatica@twisterme.ae Phone: 050 6327942 or 04 432 1195

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Five Tried & Tested Ways to Get the Most out of Your Roses

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Who doesn’t love to receive a beautiful bunch of roses after hearing that mysterious knock at the door… Roses we know, are a heart-warming gesture with a bittersweet end. After admiring them blissfully for 7 – 10 days, we’re left helpless as we go on to witness their inevitable demise. …

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Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style

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No one can justify this statement better than Ward al Muna Al Khonji. Young, vibrant and unconventional, Ward al Muna is the force behind her brand. One of the most passionate people that we have  come across and her refreshing honesty makes us love her even more! She is that …

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DRUM CIRCLE ORGANISED BY EURODIET.

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A drum circle is any group of people playing (usually) hand-drums and percussion in a circle. They are distinct from a drumming group or troupe in that the drum circle is an end in itself rather than preparation for a performance. They can range in size from a handful of players to circles with thousands of participants. …

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Hilton Seychelles Resorts Win TUI Environmental Champion Award

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Two Hilton Seychelles resorts have been recognised for their nature conservation efforts with the TUI Environmental Champion Award. Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa and Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa are the only two resorts in Seychelles to receive the prestigious award from TUI Germany, a part of the …

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LaLaQueen launches Geometric Collection at Beirut Design Week

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Timeless, versatile and full of surprises, Middle Eastern handbag label LaLaQueen has announced the launch of its vibrant new Geometric Collection. Designed and produced in Beirut, Lebanon, the Geometric Collection brings a contemporary and refreshed aesthetic to the LaLaQueen brand, inspired by the unity of geometric mineral crystals and their …

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Cyprus eyeing Gulf visitor influx for Eid Al Adha

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GCC visitors to the European island grew by almost 25 per cent during the first six months of 2017 The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), which organises and promotes tourism within the Republic of Cyprus, has revealed that the Mediterranean island is readying for a significant influx of visitors from across …

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Let the senses be hypnotised by Oud Elite’s Rose Noir

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Oud Elite continues its journey to provide exquisite perfumes in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf with its latest addition: Rose Noir. Darkening the character of a rose, the latest addition to Oud Elite’s fragrance line gives a modern twist to the light, enchanting scent of most women’s favourite flower. Unexpectedly …

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Mastering the art of Makeup by Salwa Awan

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Salwa Awan, a prominent beauty  educator, a  well-known face in the Omani fashion and makeup industry,  a model and influencer and  is the true definition of beauty, class and finesse. there is  more to  Salwa as  person , she is  one  of  theose people  who  follow  their  heart , Salwa …

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Azerbaijan Tourism in GCC: Reflecting on the First Half of 2017

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As a fast emerging tourism player, Azerbaijan is sharpening its tourism target in the GCC, while endeavoring to advance the rising luxury shopping segment, with new and impressive developments. The clear-cut determination of the country’s Representative Office in GCC is bearing rich fruits, as the country saw a massive growth …

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Contest Alert: Win a 10 OMR voucher from Sheela’s Salon

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Here’s a chance for you to win a voucher worth 10 OMR from Sheela’s Beauty Salon ! Just answer this simple question below: Question: Which international award did Sheela of Sheela’s Salon win recently? (Hint: Answer on Sheela’s Salon Facebook Page)   Rules: *Post your answers below the post on Bride …

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LaLaQueen an Expression of Women

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“We believe that every woman has a ‘queendom’ which she must conquer and, when she does; she becomes the queen.”   Timeless, versatile and full of surprises: LalaQueen is a contemporary Middle Eastern handbag label based in Beirut, designed for the travelers, the explorers, and boundary breakers. The love child …

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NICHE MODELLING AGENCY LAUNCHES IN DUBAI

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Niche Modeling Agency set to empower women in the UAE through modelling representation NICHE MODELLING AGENCY, a full-service independent model management agency based in Dubai, has launched last Saturday, 15th July, 2017 with an exclusive event at Dusit Thani Dubai. Niche Modelling Agency is a new institution of talent and …

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September Sizzles at ESMOD Dubai with new Courses

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Forge an exciting international career in Fashion Marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Buying, Footwear, and Professional Fashion Makeup at ESMOD Dubai, the French Fashion Institute. Passionate about fashion? A love for clothing and accessories is one thing, but if you’re someone who actually wants to work in the fashion industry, …

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Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat Announces New General Manager

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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world, has appointed Panos Panagis as the General Manager of the Hormuz Grand Hotel Muscat, part of the Group’s Quorvus Collection. In addition, Panagis assumes the role of District Director for another four hotels in Oman currently …

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Setting up your first house for newlyweds !

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Setting up your first house along with your spouse can be a lot of fun, and at the same time, very stressful too. It is fun because you get to spend a lot of quality time with your partner. And stressful because of all the planning and investment it calls for. Read …

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The nineties revival backpacks: LaLaQueen

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This nineties revival may just end up on your back. The accessory that defines the season is the backpack! There are many things worn during school days that we’d prefer to pretend never happened… hippie skirts, hair scrunchies and popper tracksuit bottoms spring to mind. The cyclical nature of fashion, …

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Capture natural beauty which lasts forever…

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With particular appeal for fans of florals and fantasy, the signature Forever Rose “Bella” is a natural rose that “lives forever” and bears striking resemblance to the iconic Enchanted Rose of Disney fairytale classic Beauty And The Beast. News of the official partnership between Disney and Forever Rose came to the delight of …

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Indulge in a culinary roadshow with Giardino hotels

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Switzerland’s geographically diverse location makes is not only the best place to discover multiple cultural influences in one country, but an ideal place for a culinary road trip with awe-inspiring views. Combining influences from German, French and North Italian cuisine, there is no better place to discover these flavours than …

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LaLaQueen an Expression of Women

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“We believe that every woman has a ‘queendom’ which she must conquer and, when she does; she becomes the queen.”   Timeless, versatile and full of surprises: LalaQueen is a contemporary Middle Eastern handbag label based in Beirut, designed for the travelers, the explorers, and boundary breakers. The love child …

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Introducing the World’s Longest Lasting Roses

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Forever Rose cements the notion of everlasting love for those passionate about romance and luxury. Founded in London, England’s capital and launched in the UAE in 1999, Forever Rose has emerged as a purveyor of the world’s finest roses, first developing a name amongst high society for its luxurious floral …

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LENGLING launches No 8 ~apéro~ at Paris Gallery

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Opposites play the leading role in the fragrance concept of LENGLING Parfums Munich. A new composition is now being introduced to the Extraits de Sentiments collection. Lengling apéro is the eighth fragrance to join the perfume collection. As with all of the other seven fragrances in the collection, this sumptuous …

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Symrise receives Fragrance Foundation Award 2017

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Fragrance Foundation Perfume Extraordinaire Award for Quartana Parfums’ Poppy Soma Created by Symrise Master Perfumer Emilie Coppermann and David Apel   Symrise Fine Fragrance has won the prestigious Perfume Extraordinaire Fragrance Foundation Award for Poppy Soma, a fragrance created for the Quartana Parfums Les Potions Fatales line. The Perfume Extraordinaire …

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The Eidi Love Cage Garden – Forever Rose

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The Eidi Love Cage Garden An array of colourful Forever Roses arranged as a miniature garden complete with natural preserved butterflies, set romantically within in a black bird cage. Available in 24 colours of roses. Price: From AED 1,000 The Eidi Marble Cage A stunning marble base with ornate cage …

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Special Eid Rates at Shangri-La and Traders Hotels in Abu Dhabi

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Those booking their stay at Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi for the night of June 25/the first day of Eid can get a deluxe room starting from just AED 850+++. Designed to create a relaxed environment suitable for both business and leisure guests, these luxurious 45-to-55-square-metre rooms offer …

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Becoming a wedding planner and More !

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A chat  with  Hudna  Haji  al  Bulushi  One  of  the  most inspiring  individual  and a  well-known  wedding  planner  in  Oman  wedding scene  Hudna Haji al Bulushi  with her endless passion, is the driving force behind the  Hudna Trading. Her  energy and achievements   are  definitely a cheer  to  the  aspiring  business  …

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LaLaQueen launches Geometric Collection at Beirut Design Week

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Timeless, versatile and full of surprises, Middle Eastern handbag label LaLaQueen has announced the launch of its vibrant new Geometric Collection. Designed and produced in Beirut, Lebanon, the Geometric Collection brings a contemporary and refreshed aesthetic to the LaLaQueen brand, inspired by the unity of geometric mineral crystals and their …

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SIGNATURE Launches ‘Sapphire’ A Brave & Bold Fragrance

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SIGNATURE Perfumes offers a unique collection that boasts finesse combined with modern, powerful scents. The latest addition to its luxury range, Sapphire is exclusively available at Paris Gallery.    A brave fragrance for the poised and sophisticated Inspired by the sapphire stone which symbolizes nobility, truth and romance, Sapphire captures …

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Francesca Dell’Oro Exclusively available at Paris Gallery

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Francesca Dell’Oro Parfum was born as an artistic olfactory laboratory. After years spent in haute couture, design and luxury, Francesca decided to treasure inspirations and experiences gathered to fulfil her dream: translate emotions and language of senses in unique and valuable perfumes, tell and share unforgettable stories with her olfactory …

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LENGLING Parfums Munich Now Exclusively Available at Paris Gallery

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Introducing EXTRAITS DE SENTIMENTS, the first perfume collection by LENGLING Parfums Munich. This passionate yet ambiguous line of unisex fragrances comprises seven sumptuous perfume extracts, each of which contains a harmonious blend of two contrasting notes. These combinations come together to form innovative fragrance experiences that are elegant, full of …

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ESMOD Dubai hosted its annual Graduate Fashion Show

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Dubai, UAE – Creativity has rung the bell again! On Wednesday May 24th, ESMOD Dubai hosted its annual Graduate Fashion Show in an unusual space, the football field at Arena Football Al Quoz. Twenty emerging designers, newly graduated after three years of creative training during the Undergraduate Program, showcased on …

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About ESMOD Dubai

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About ESMOD Dubai ESMOD Dubai is a branch of ESMOD International Fashion Institutes & University Group in Paris, with a global reputation, including 22 locations in 14 countries and a vast international network which continues to grow. Ranked as the number one French fashion school by Business Of Fashion, CEO …

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Terracotta Chick Tropic – Guerlain

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An unmissable current trend, the sweeping wallpaper with Art Deco motifs is bringing a hint of indulgence into our interiors and whisking us away to the twenties. The new limited-edition Terracotta Chic Tropic falls perfectly in line with this joyful movement from the roaring twenties and invites us to enjoy greater freedom and dare to …

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ANANTARA HOTELS, RESORTS & SPAS ABU DHABI WELCOMES THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN

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Ramadan at Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas Abu Dhabi captures the true essence of Arabian tradition with a warm ambiance offering the ultimate destination for an unforgettable Ramadan experience. From lavish iftars to mouthwatering suhours and traditional Oud music, fully embrace Ramadan traditions this season by sharing unique experiences with family and …

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How to personalize your wedding

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The Big Day is finally here! With loads of preparations and planning, the only thing every bride wants is to make her wedding memorable, meaningful and a class apart. And what better way to do this than add a personal touch to your wedding? Time and again it has been …

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Cartier’s Latest Eyewear Collection, Available at Rivoli EyeZone

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Rivoli EyeZone Presentes the all New Cartier Sunglasses collection Santos De Cartier The new Santos de Cartier collection has been designed for a man who loves to move forward. He radiates unmistakable strength, shares his convictions, and is never short on daring. Everything is a question of perspective for this lover …

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RIVA Joins Forces With Manish Arora

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Armada Group’s RIVA Fashion Collaborates with International Designer Manish Arora to Create a Contemporary Indian Heritage Collection Rich in Colour and Sophistication. Armada Retail Concepts, one of the fastest growing fashion retail groups in the GCC, announces a unique debut design collaboration between Armada’s bestselling fashion brand, RIVA Fashion, and …

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New luxury Dhahab sets sail from Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

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Six Senses Zighy Bay unveils its latest luxury experience for guests. Designed for superior sailing comfort “Dhahab” a beautifully restored classic Omani Dhow, is a 90 feet (27 meters) seafaring vessel capable of cruising the spectacular Musandam fjords at a comfortable 10 knots. Developed by Six Senses Zighy Bay and …

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LA Tourism activation – #EveryoneisWelcome

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On Saturday 6 May 2017, Discover Los Angeles orchestrated one of the world’s largest human-powered welcome signs. Hundreds of Angelenos gathered to spell out “welcome” in four languages: Arabic, English Chinese and Spanish. The eye-catching show of solidarity was visible from the air by visitors arriving on flights to LAX …

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COURCELLES SPRINGS INTO SUMMER

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Courcelles Introduces New Spring-Summer 17 Collections Courcelles – one of Dubai’s leading multi-brand store concepts dedicated to high-end childrenswear – is proud to introduce their Spring-Summer 17 collection with bright new designs from BOSS, Chloe, Little Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and Billieblush. Let’s set sail on the ocean blue …

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Say ‘I do’ by the shimmering Aegean Sea

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Envision a beach wedding. Your guests walking along the Mediterranean coast as turquoise waves lap gently on the shore. Vistas of rolling hills blanketing the horizon as you embark on a new chapter in your life. Caresse Resort & Spa Bodrum can make this vision come to life. Close to …

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MASTERPIECE HOTELS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS SUMMER

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The Oetker Collection curates a selection of the world’s most unique and sustainable properties to visit from its magnificent portfolio this summer With the rise of the millennial generation, the art of travelling continues to evolve with the global tourism industry hot on the heels of the latest travel trends …

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