Leading Change

An interview with H.E. Mr. Zulfiquar Ghadiyali By Shereen Shabnam As Managing Director of the Royal Diamond Group, under the Chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Khaled bin Ahmed Al Hamed, H.E. Mr. Zulfiquar Ghadiyali is an inspiring individual who wears many hats. He hails from a 3rd Generation of a successful Real Estate and Industrial conglomerate family from Mumbai, India known as Lokhandwala Group and is a pioneer on various social and political initiatives. H.E. Ghadiyali is Swiss Graduate in Hospitality and MBA from Cornell University, USA in International Business. H.E. Ghadiyali represents industry and society at large and has … Continue reading Leading Change

Aerodynamic Performance – Aventador S

With the hills of Tuscany as the backdrop and in the company of fellow supercar motoring enthusiasts from around the globe over a few days, I recently tested the new Lamborghini Aventador S which has a new aerodynamic design, redeveloped suspension, increased power and new driving dynamics. The ‘S’ is the suffix of previous enhanced Lamborghini models and defines a new benchmark for the V12 Lamborghini and indicates the new Aventador generation, redesigned to achieve maximum aerodynamic efficiency while accenting the Aventador’s complex, muscular dynamism. According to Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali, the Aventador S has … Continue reading Aerodynamic Performance – Aventador S

Haven of Tranquility: Shangri-La Dubai

My favourite venue for rest and relaxation, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai has a new look and feel after its extensive renovation across its public areas including the Lobby Lounge and Dunes Café. The renovation programme has revealed a beautiful and modern, yet classical design and marks a new chapter in the evolution of Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai. With the aim to create a contemporary haven of elegance that blends modern Arabia with Shangri-La’s legendary hospitality in the heart of Dubai, the hotel’s Lobby Lounge has been extended, whilst Dunes Café has been designed as a more private dining space set aside from … Continue reading Haven of Tranquility: Shangri-La Dubai

India Palace announces its Ramadan offerings

Celebrating the heritage and the richness throughout the holy month of Ramadan India Palace, the award winning fine dining restaurant with outlets across the UAE, announces its special Ramadan offerings for this holy month. With most of its outlet open for delivery throughout the day, India Place also has an exceptional Iftar Buffet, across selected outlets. The Salam outlet will see a special ‘Chef’s Selected Tasting Menu’, which is an unlimited menu served on the Table with the dishes changing weekly. Apart from these delicious offerings, complimentary dates, fresh fruits and drinks would be available across all India Palace outlets … Continue reading India Palace announces its Ramadan offerings

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts gets between the sheets with launch of new ‘Sleep individually different’ room concept on World Sleep Day

The world’s first pocket spring bed with adjustable firmness is the star of the Swiss hotel company’s all-new ‘Sleep individually different’ room category, launching on 17 March Personalised comfort An individually different bed Complete darkness Total silence Ivarsson added: “The rooms offer a tailor-made sleep like no other. The new beds and our customised rooms adopt the latest technology to help guests personalise their environment, creating optimal conditions for deep sleep. As the first global hotel operator to introduce a room category that offers a bespoke sleep experience, we are an industry pioneer, catering to consumer demand for personalisation to … Continue reading Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts gets between the sheets with launch of new ‘Sleep individually different’ room concept on World Sleep Day