The Porsche 718 Boxster is an example of how car manufacturers can make sportscar design inclusive, democratic and wholly appealing to the broadest possible demographic
Edouard Meylan, the CEO of independent watchmaking house H. Moser & Cie, makes the strongest case yet for a more collaborative approach to watchmaking and the sharing of knowledge and know-how with anyone willing to learn
Looking for opportunities in adversity
It’s not easy to lead during challenging times, but Ismail Al Hammadi, who runs two thriving businesses in the UAE – Al Ruwad Real Estate and Biznet Consulting – says tough phases help companies and their teams grow strong. Here’s why he is optimistic about what’s coming this year
Anticipate and act: Ghassan Aboud on leading from the top
UAE-based billionaire businessman Ghassan Aboud has operations across the world. And despite daunting economic conditions, his eponymous group is continuing to expand and looking at new sectors. Speaking to Gulf Business, he says the key to success is to remain alert and seek the hidden opportunities, while remaining focused on the details
36 hours in Kochi
A coastal city in the southern Indian state of Kerala fuses colonial influences and local heritage to create a unique cultural experience for visitors
TO THE CLOUD AND BEYOND
With technology moving at an unprecedented pace, the move to the cloud is no longer a matter for debate. But how secure is the cloud and what comes next? Steve Daheb, senior vice president for Oracle Cloud, sheds light on those topics and more in this exclusive interview
WALKING THE RED CARPET: 20 YEARS AND COUNTING
IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, SENIOR EXECUTIVES FROM VOX CINEMAS OUTLINE THE COMPANY’S BLOCKBUSTER PERFORMANCE IN THE LAST 20 YEARS AND WHY THEY ARE BULLISH DESPITE THE RISE OF STREAMING SERVICES
POWER LETTERS 2020
2019 will go down as a year of global tradewars and rising political uncertainty. What will 2020 bring?
All in a meeting: Why the GCC is courting MICE visitors
In Green Territory
Boursa Kuwait’s privatisation agenda is aiming to transform the market
The Future Of Motoring
The Dubai International Motor Show was a place where concepts were showcased, production models unveiled and ideas for the future of the car manufacturing industry – and the role of women in it – were discussed
Exploring The Role Of AI In Education
With new technologies disrupting the global landscape, education is key, says Omar El Dakkak, associate professor of Mathematics at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Soaring High Despite Headwinds
The biennial Dubai Airshow attracted a record number of visitors with deals worth billions signed. But with political and economic uncertainty across global markets, what comes next for the aviation sector?
The Big Listing
Saudi Arabia’s historic decision to list part of energy giant Aramco is expected to lead to the biggest IPO in the world. Gulf Business looks at what this could mean for the future of the kingdom
Dressing For Success
Why more designers could be coming to Dubai in the future to get a slice of the ever-growing financial pie
THE RACE FOR SPACE
With the UAE recently sending the Arab region’s first astronaut to the ISS, is it ready to cross the final frontier and boldly go where no man has gone before?
Telecom operators in the Middle East are going all-in on 5G. But is it really the future?
The GCC smartphone market is crowded, shifting and clambering to keep up with the frenetic pace at which technology is evolving. In an exclusive interview, OPPO MEA’s recently appointed president, Ethan Xue, reveals how the brand is taking on the challenges to stay ahead
Petrochemical projects offer hope amid a bearish industry outlook
As Dubai’s ambitious smart city strategy rapidly takes shape, industry players opine on the pace of change and challenges to adoption
Why Sustainable Financing Is The Way Ahead For The Region
There are huge opportunities for banks to shift more of their balance sheets into sustainable projects to support social development
An Intelligent Future: Will It Help Humans Thrive?
It’s easy to let your imagination run wild when discussing the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). It can trigger images of Blade Runner or The Terminator, complete with robotic consciousness and emotionality.
What Does It Take To Succeed With Your Own Business?
Saudi business leader and entrepreneur Makarem Batterjee uses his two decades of experience to offer key advice to entrepreneurs.
What Do The Wealthiest Individuals Invest In?
As the number of ultra-high net worth individuas rises, Carla Maria Issa, senior research analyst at Property Finder, examines whether prime property is enjoying renewed interest.
Chinese Expertise, GE Technology: Partnerships That Deliver On Costs And Performance
AS GOVERNMENTS ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST ARE SEEKING TO BOLSTER THEIR ECONOMIES WITH ACCESS TO DEPENDABLE, RELIABLE, AFFORDABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, THEY FIND THEMSELVES OPERATING IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX ENVIRONMENT.
Frankfurt Motor Show - Electrified, if not electrifying
A field report from one of the most important auto shows of the year reveals a step in the right direction with the electrification of fleets. However, there are also a series of mounting challenges that the industry is forced to reckon with at the moment
How The Gulf Can Win The Us-China Geopolitics Game
As the interest between China and the Gulf countries continues to grow at an exponential rate, experts predict the 35-year-relationship will continue to strengthen in the years to come.
Full Steam Ahead
In an exclusive interview, the global CCO of GE Steam Power, Dr. Sacha Parneix, dissects the complex world of energy diversification – and why the GCC’s strategy looks promising
In The Trade Battle Of The Us Eagle Versus The Chinese Dragon, Which Will Fly Higher? Or Should They Be Battling At All?
A midst long-lasting trade tensions between the United States and China, experts predict the latter will continue to grow as a rising super power. Yet many suggest China should secure even closer ties with the Gulf.
The Growth Of The Impact Economy
From international success stories to local startups, the impact economy is undoubtedly on the rise.