A British food experience

Eric Richard – Guest Blogger A few days ago I went down memory Lane at the The Beautiful Britain Festival at the LuLu Hypermarket, in Barsha. The Beautiful Britain – Truly British Truly Delicious showcased an impressive range of high-quality food items from Britain. It also creates an engaging shopping experience for the customers, while continuing to provide shoppers with the most competitive prices in the store and online. Among the brands are: Biona, Heath & Heather , James White, Kallo, Ambrosia, Of The Earth, Better Than, Bfree, Whole Earth ,Bio Planete, Doves Farm, Biofair, Koko, Marigold, Clarks, Eat Water, … Continue reading A British food experience

The LuLu Food Expo 2018 begins in UAE

Eric Richard Yesterday we sampled cuisine from different parts of the world as Lulu Hypermarket started the Food Expo 2018 – Taste the best of the World for the next 2 weeks. The Expo is a groupwide event dedicated to promoting the impressive range of high-quality food items from around the world. It also creates an engaging shopping experience for the customers, while continuing to provide shoppers with the most competitive prices in the store and online. We tried different types of food from Indian and Chinese to Arabic and Thai and many more countries of the world cooked in … Continue reading The LuLu Food Expo 2018 begins in UAE

Record-breaking year: Well over 6 million overnight stays 2017

3.59 million arrivals (+7.3 per cent), 6.24 million overnight stays (+8.1 per cent)  Value creation in tourism sector is increasing  Convention and congress market passes 4 million participant threshold  New publication points out development potential of Cologne’s hotel market  Culinary Cologne is new focus topic of 2018/19  The tourism year 2017 was the best in Cologne’s history, posting a total of 3.59 million arriving guests and 6.24 million overnight stays. There were 7.3 per cent more arrivals and 8.1 per cent more overnight stays in hotels compared to the previous year, according to official registration records. The increases for visitors … Continue reading Record-breaking year: Well over 6 million overnight stays 2017

Barbecue Delights Announces New Location at IBN Battuta Mall

Dubai’s fastest growing South Asian restaurant chain is proud to announce the opening of its newest restaurant branch inside IBN Battuta mall – China Court. The new branch joins six other outlets spread across the city. According to Mr. Misbah Ahmad, Chairman of Barbecue Delights, the current expansion of the restaurant chain is part of the brand’s plans to have more branches not only in Dubai but to serve this traditional Sub continental cuisine across the UAE and GCC as a whole. “Barbecue Delights prides itself in offering one of the most popular menus, which gives our guests a taste … Continue reading Barbecue Delights Announces New Location at IBN Battuta Mall

RAS AL KHAIMAH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH AIRBNB TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE HOME SHARING

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) and Airbnb have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote responsible home sharing, boost tourism and diversify the tourism offer in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The announcement was made today by Haitham Mattar, Chief Executive Officer of RAKTDA and Hadi Moussa, Airbnb’s General Manager for the Middle East and Africa, at a press conference in Ras Al Khaimah. This agreement follows the recent adoption of a new Directive which makes clear that people in the Emirate are allowed to share their space as long as they respect basic safety … Continue reading RAS AL KHAIMAH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH AIRBNB TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE HOME SHARING

Pure Indulgence – DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higuerón

By Shereen Shabnam This has been a year of exploring my adopted country Spain and during a road trip, we stayed at the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higueron, belonging to the Hilton brand family. The first thing that greeted me at the hotel was the most beautiful classic car in the lobby and being a motoring enthusiast, I was in love. The hotel is a unique, modern, comfortable, spacious and airy complex. The Hotel is leader in design, leisure and services, with a combination of entertainment, health, sports, relaxation, culinary and activities. Ideally located in one … Continue reading Pure Indulgence – DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Reserva del Higuerón

Christmas at Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

By Shereen Shabnam My favourite place in Switzerland, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof Zermatt, dominated by the Matterhorn is a rare place where everything works in synergy and GCC travellers can enjoy memorable winter stays including a generous breakfast buffet during the festive season at this majestic property. My favourite memory from my visit is the transfer to and from the Zermatterhof and Zermatt station in a horse-drawn carriage or electric bus on the day of your arrival and departure. Guests can enjoy a generous breakfast buffet, mineral water and soft drinks from the minibar, Ronnefeldt-Tea, Nespresso coffee machine with capsules, … Continue reading Christmas at Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

In love with Doner Deli

Shereen Shabnam Street food is my comfort food so when I recently went to Doner Deli with a couple of friends to indulge in some great Street food and was pleasantly surprised with the choice, taste and ambience of the restaurant. The dishes are perfected by the founders Hazem Elgendy and Mustafa Alrefaie who love Doner and travelling and hence visited Turkey, Greece, Lebanon and Germany for inspiration before coming up with their own Doner recipe with innovative preparation methods. I loved the combination of the Kebabs in Pita Bread with the creamy potato salad. The sliders were good too but I saved some … Continue reading In love with Doner Deli