Europe's Hidden Riches
Why Sofia should replace Santorini on your travel agenda.
The New Educational Model
As remote learning becoming the new normal, how are educational institutions managing? Professor Silvia Serrano, vice chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, reveals how they are navigating through the current crisis.
Review: Huawei Watch GT 2e
The fitness watch comes with key health trackers and a good battery life
Start Your Engines
The global auto industry has found ingenious ways of responding to the pandemic and coming to the aid of frontline workers battling the crisis
Will the region’s private aviation sector come out stronger at the other end of this Covid-19 pandemic?
Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah Beach
While restaurants are restricted in the number of guests they can accept onto their premises, a few have decided to bring their gourmet food to your home
The Test Of Time
As the first-ever digital-only Watches & Wonders event took place recently, we examine a few of the standout pieces to emerge from among the world’s finest watchmakers
Shaking Things Up
Disrupting, enabling, reinventing the system – whatever you want to call it, a shift in the status quo is alive and well in the UAE
Holding Up Strong?
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreck economies across the world, how are the main pillars supporting the GCC’s economy holding up? In our cover story, we analyse the impact of the virus on key regional sectors and evaluate how they will emerge post-pandemic
Employee Care In The Time Of Covid-19
In the Covid-19 era, employee healthcare analytics are more crucial than ever. Anas Jwaied and Marc Merheb of Micro Focus explain how Service Management Automation application can support employees, track potential company-wide health issues and bolster business continuity
SPECIAL REPORT: CSR
SPECIAL REPORT: CSR
With underwater tourism set to become the next big frontier in “experiential tourism”, recreational sub manufacturers like Florida-based Triton Submarines are gearing up with state-of-the-art vessels
Rethinking luxury watch fairs
A few of the world’s most venerable watch brands pulled out of Baselworld last month. We’re now set to see many of them exhibit alongside one another in Geneva next year. What will the traditional luxury watch fair, as we know it, look like come 2021?
HANDLING THE NEW NORMAL
As the world continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, remote working has become the new standard for institutions across the world. But regionally, is the infrastructure equipped to deal with the sudden pressure exerted on systems? Is our digital health protected amidst a rising barrage of cyberattacks? Most importantly, how are individuals coping mentally with the altered ways of working and living while still under the shadow of the coronavirus? Gulf Business explores our new reality
Raising the bar
Sennheiser’s all-in-one speaker – its first-ever soundbar – is a device that makes staying at home sound a whole lot better
Grocery shopping post the Covid-19 outbreak
The stay-at-home protocol activated across countries to combat the spread of the virus has proven to be a game0changer for the online shopping sector, writes Zainab Mansoor
Explore vegan Sydney
For those giving meats a pass in one of Australia’s largest cities, there’s plenty of options for going vegan – without missing out on the city’s carefully curated culinary flair
Changing: THE MEDIA LANDSCAPE
Even in a serious economic decline, brands can’t afford to miss out on marketing, writes Ian Fairservice
BANKING ON BANKS
Although the Covid-19 situation is straining financial institutions, banks have a major role to play in keeping economies buoyant during the current crisis and beyond
A place in the sun
A new Breguet timepiece combines complex horological feats including a tourbillon, perpetual calendar and an equation of time function
Dubai-based Danube Group is focusing on growing its existing businesses, says managing director Anis Sajan
Fintech: Disrupter to normaliser
Contrary to popular perception, financial technology (fintech) has been around for a while, but only in recent years has it appeared to take over.
The next phase of the UAE’s mobility market is here and it will revolutionse the way we travel
DOORS WIDE OPEN
From offering entrepreneur licences in “hours” to hosting pop concerts, Saudi Arabia is going all out to attract foreign direct investment. Is it succeeding so far?
COUNTING ON THE HUMAN TOUCH
Technological advancements have disrupted the wealth management industry while global uncertainties continue to unsettle the fortunes of many of the world’s richest. But Swiss private bank Julius Baer’s head of Middle East and Africa Régis Burger is confident that people will remain at the heart of the business. Here’s why
CHARTING A NEW COURSE
With Malaysia’s biggest bank opening its first overseas branch in Dubai, will the industry benefit from greater collaboration?
Can banks play the fintech game?
Fintech may seem like a millennial uprising, but truth be told, the deployment of technology to facilitate financial offerings has been around for decades with credit cards finding their way into consumer pockets in the 1970s, and online banking into consumer lives in the 1990s.
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a crossover SUV primed for the track, but equally easy to handle during an everyday intra-city drive
ALL IN GOOD TASTE
With food security high on the UAE’s agenda, local F&B operators are investing heavily in innovation and new technologies, as was evident at the annual Gulfood exhibition in Dubai. What comes next?
As The Coronavirus Spreads, What Are The Regional Implications?
The coronavirus infection that has left China grappling, has also managed to disrupt the global supply chain, writes Zainab Mansoor