UAE medical tourism sales top AED 12 billion  in 2018: Analysis

UAE medical tourism sales top AED 12 billion  in 2018: Analysis

DUBAI – Medical tourism sales in the UAE increased 5.5% year-over-year to reach AED 12.1 billion in 2018 with growth supported by a number of government-led initiatives and the rising number of medical tourists in the country, new analysis released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed. The analysis, based on recent data from Euromonitor International and Fitch Solutions, found that health expenditure in the UAE amounted to an estimated AED 50.3 billion in […]

Saudi Arabia’s Leading Online Grocery Platform Nana Raises $6.6mm

Saudi Arabia’s Leading Online Grocery Platform Nana Raises $6.6mm

DUBAI: Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) and Impact46 have co-led an investment in KSA-based Nana Direct, an online grocery platform serving 13 cities across the Kingdom. Other investors include Watar Partners, Saudi Venture Capital (SVC) Company, Wamda Capital and the Alzamil family. Nana has built a technology suite that seamlessly coalesces grocery customers, in-store pickers, Supermarkets and last-mile delivery fleet. The mobile-only company is transforming the traditional supermarket experience and gaining traction all over the […]

  OYO Hotels & Homes goes multilingual; announces Arabic support on Customer App

   OYO Hotels & Homes goes multilingual; announces Arabic support on Customer App

DUBAI: OYO Hotels & Homes, India and South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, world’s 3rd largest and fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes, living, and workspaces, today announced multilingual support for its customer app (Android and iOS) and mobile web platforms. With a consumer-first approach backed by innovative technology, through its newly launched multilingual support on the customer app and mobile web platforms, OYO aims to offer a hassle-free and customized booking experience to millions of […]

Emirates, Al Baik and Google are the healthiest brands in MENA in 2019

Emirates, Al Baik and Google are the healthiest brands in MENA in 2019

DUBAI- The latest YouGov BrandIndex rankings reveal that Emirates, Al Baik and Google are the most popular brands in the Middle East. While Emirates tops YouGov BrandIndex’s annual brand health rankings for the UAE for the third year in succession, Al Baik and Google dethrone Almarai and Facebook to top the rankings for Saudi Arabia and Egypt, respectively. The rankings are based on the Index score from YouGov BrandIndex, which measures overall brand health. The […]

Abu Dhabi to mark 72nd Indian independence day with three events

Abu Dhabi to mark 72nd Indian independence day with three events

ABU DHABI: With the aim to bring together thousands of Indians to celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is organizing a series of events in partnership with Front Row Events, an end-to-end event management company, specializing in live entertainment events. Titled “Jai Ho”, the programme spans over 3 days from 22nd -24th August at National Theater in Abu Dhabi and will cover Comedy, Bollywood, and Soul of India, […]

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