CATEGORIES

Shifting gears

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

3 mins read
Gulf Business
February 2020

Open source

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

7 mins read
Gulf Business
February 2020

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

4 mins read
Gulf Business
February 2020

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

3 mins read
Gulf Business
February 2020

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

5 mins read
Gulf Business
February 2020

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

6 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2020

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

7 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2020

POWER LETTERS 2020

2019 will go down as a year of global tradewars and rising political uncertainty. What will 2020 bring?

9 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2020

Mice Tourism

All in a meeting: Why the GCC is courting MICE visitors

10+ mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

In Green Territory

Boursa Kuwait’s privatisation agenda is aiming to transform the market

3 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

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

4 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

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

2 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

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?

3 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

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

10 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

Dressing For Success

Why more designers could be coming to Dubai in the future to get a slice of the ever-growing financial pie

4 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2019

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?

10+ mins read
Gulf Business
November 2019

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Telecom operators in the Middle East are going all-in on 5G. But is it really the future?

10 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2019

Talking phones

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

8 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2019

OILY OUTLOOK

Petrochemical projects offer hope amid a bearish industry outlook

2 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2019

GETTING SMARTER

As Dubai’s ambitious smart city strategy rapidly takes shape, industry players opine on the pace of change and challenges to adoption

5 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2019

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

3 mins read
Gulf Business
August 2019

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.

10+ mins read
Gulf Business
August 2019

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.

4 mins read
Gulf Business
May 2019

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.

5 mins read
Gulf Business
May 2019

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.

3 mins read
Gulf Business
Gulf Business October 2019

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

5 mins read
Gulf Business
Gulf Business October 2019

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.

10 mins read
Gulf Business
Gulf Business October 2019

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

8 mins read
Gulf Business
Gulf Business October 2019

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.

9 mins read
Gulf Business
Gulf Business October 2019

The Growth Of The Impact Economy

From international success stories to local startups, the impact economy is undoubtedly on the rise.

8 mins read
Gulf Business
September 2019