Monthly Archives: January 2016

Air Arabia Eyes Growth in 2016

Last year Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia made Amman its fifth hub through a 49 percent acquisition of Petra Airlines, which was then relaunched as Air Arabia Jordan. On the sidelines of the recent Arab Aviation and Media Summit in…

Ronaldo Mouchawar, Souq.com CEO

Souq.com: Riding High on the E-Commerce Wave

Over the past decade, Souq.com has quickly risen to become the region’s largest online retailer. The company’s CEO and Founder Ronaldo Mouchawar is confident of even greater success as enthusiasm for e-commerce amongst consumers picks up pace. By Dina al-Wakeel…

ZARA Spa

ZARA Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba Earns Recommendation

ZARA Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba continues to make a name internationally after receiving the most-coveted Condé Nast Johansens’ recommendation as one of the best luxury spas of the world. This is the fourth consecutive year that the renowned…

Del Monte Eyes Jordanian Farms

Del Monte, the giant American producer and distributor of canned fruits and vegetables, said it’s looking to buy farms in Jordan. In a statement, Del Monte said it was planning to acquire farms in Jordan, as well as neighboring Saudi…

ArabNet

ArabNet: $718M Invested in the MENA Digital Ecosystem since 2013

In its 7th edition, ArabNet Beirut is set to further its growth of the regional digital ecosystem by bringing the latest innovations to Beirut, on March 1-2-3, 2016, in strategic partnership with DMS (Choueiri Group) and Beirut Digital District. A…

Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Makes a Rotation with Introduction of Samsung Gear S2

 Latest Samsung Gear features a versatile circular design for an intuitive, convenient, and enjoyable mobile experience Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the launch of Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. A result of assiduous progressive innovation in the wearables category, the Samsung…

Ulysse Nardin

Ulysse Nardin Enchants with Limited-edition Hourstriker “Horse”

A noble creature ever-present in great battles, land crossings, humble work and elite competitions, the horse shares a deep connection with human beings. They are our quiet confidants, filled with a sense for freedom, independence and service. Proud and regal,…

Leadership is an Action, Not a Title

An organization isn’t going anywhere if its leader doesn’t grasp what their role is really about. By HRH Princess Noor Bint Asem I recently attended an engaging discussion on leadership at the Institute of Diplomacy in Amman. The event was…