As the world moves back to being able to take holidays and travel again, global competition to win back tourism dollars has perhaps never been so heightened. And I've been thrilled by the..
Like many of us, I’ve been wondering what will happen to the beautiful, inspiring Expo 2020 Dubai site when the event sadly closes its doors next March. Well, perhaps unsurprisingly, th..
What a month it’s been! Since launching my latest venture, AHS Properties, at Cityscape Global 2021, my life has seemed like a nonstop whirlwind of phone calls, messages and meetings. N..
No one could have predicted what the long-term effects of the pandemic were, but as we move further away from the height of the virus’ hold, I’m keen to know how Dubai’s economy will f..
As we pivot back towards more travel – both for business and leisure – one thing that's caught my eye in the travel sector is (loud) moves towards more sustainability practices. If co..
Emirati entrepreneur Abbas Sajwani has launched an uber-luxury real estate company, AHS Properties, with a total asset value of more than $100 million, just ahead of Cityscape — the region..
A big US e-commerce solution provider, Channel Advisor Corporation, recently released the results of a major survey into US consumer spending habits, which revealed some interesting trends. ..
Expo 2020 got me thinking about the enormous number of people who will shift their workplace to Dubai for at least six months. Such an influx of global talent is exciting, interesting and wi..
The theme of Expo 2020 is 'Connecting Minds and Creating the Future' through sustainability, mobility and opportunity, so my thoughts recently turned to sustainability – and that led me to..
The number of people suffering from ‘flu and other diseases is down, as a result of global mask wearing, hand sanitising and increased awareness of the spread of airborne viruses. This ..
The global glamping market size was valued at US$ 1.88 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.1% from 2021 to 2028. According to research ..
There are more than one billion people of determination globally – those whose hearing, visual, cognitive, mobility, speech or neural functions are impaired – making them the largest min..
Food is at the heart of every culture, and a lot of our celebrations revolve around sharing food with family and friends. But access to information means we are learning more about the food ..
The UAE has a long history of trading, primarily because of its desirable geographical position between Europe and the Far East. The region became an attractive place for global merchants to..
Tourism is changing, whether it’s a pandemic-induced inclination to take domestic breaks or the rising awareness of eco-tourism. Consumers are savvier and more aware of the impact of tr..
We are seeing such growth in entrepreneurship right now. Of course, the UAE has always been a place that fosters the perfect conditions for new businesses, but the current global trend is to..
I’m taking a stand with all the young entrepreneurs out there who have come up against some pushback when introducing a new business idea. It’s a daunting prospect taking those first ..
According to research carried out by Nielsen last year, over half of Gen Z who were interviewed - 54% to be precise - indicated that they wanted to start their own company. So, what made ..
A message for Team Gen Z. If like me, you were born anywhere between 1995 and 2015 chances are you have already been labeled – we are Generation Z, which is ironic because we all know h..