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The all-new Carens made its world-premiere at the Paris Motor Show in September 2012 and is now available in Qatar. The new Carens is receiving positive feedback from customers and its real value for money at around QR74,000. The compact MPV features sleek aerodynamics, a cab-forward design that ensures generous interior space with a choice of five or seven seats (perfect for a big extende
‘Lulu-Friendly Food Qatar Promotion’ mega draw was held yesterday at the Lulu Hypermarket, D-Ring Road branch, under the supervision of Saad Al Sulaiti, inspector from the Ministry of Business and Trade. Lulu gift vouchers worth QR35,000 were given away as prizes. Officials from Lulu Hypermarket Group and Friendly Food Qatar were present at the draw.
Bader Al Darwish (fourth left), Chairman and Managing Director, Darwish Holding, addressing a press briefing yesterday. Other officials from left are: Mark Saunders, CEO, Bosch UAE, Norbert Klien, CEO, Bosch Turkey, Matthias Ginthum, CSO, Bosch Group, Saoud Al Darwish, Vice Chairman, Darwish Holding, and Ziad Asmar, Executive Director, Darwish Technology. European home appliances manufac
From LEFT: Graham E Cooke, president of World Travel Awards, Mustapha Henini, general manager of Fraser Suites Doha, and Senada Ramic, director of sales of Fraser Suites Doha. Fraser Suites Doha was named Doha’s Leading Serviced Apartments at the World Travel Awards 2013. “We are very pleased to receive this recognition from the World Travel Awards,” said Mus
A view of the audience at the session. ExecuTrain, Qatar, in association with ACCA, UK, held an awareness programme on the ACCA qualification and the Oxford Brookes University’s BSc (Hons) degree at the hotel Holiday Villa, Doha, recently. The event was attended by prospective students, their parents and accounting professionals. “Association of Chartered Certified Accoun
Kevin H Taylor (left), Group Senior Vice President, World Travel Group, with the officials of La Cigale. La Cigale Hotel will launch ‘Dining and Entertainment Festive Night’, a food festival, to give an opportunity to guests to experience the award-winning hotel’s hospitality. The festival was announced yesterday after La Cigale Hotel won awards for being
Officials from Institution of Engineers (India) and ABB. A Technical Seminar on “Ex Motors and IEC Standards” was held by the Qatar chapter of the Institution of Engineers (India) in association with ABB at Oryx Rotana Hotel recently. Guest speakers from ABB conducted the five-hour seminar on IEC standards, hazardous environments and area classification, standards in haza
From left: Husam Abo Abdoh, Fleet and Fuso Manager at Qatar Automobiles Company, Stefan Moench, General Manager of Nasser Bin Khaled and Sons, and Deepak Pothula, Divison Manager at Michelin Qatar, during the press conference at the NBK showroom yesterday. Michelin yesterday announced its consumer-focused campaign with rewards and prizes. The campaign runs between May 15 and August 15, 2
‘The Village’ restaurant is set to take diners on a culinary tour of one of the world’s most popular cuisines with a new three-week Italian Food Festival which kicked off on May 9 at Medi. Italian Chef Salvatore Salis has come to Doha for the event, and will showcase his expertise along with culinary experts at ‘The Village’ Restaurant. Medi at The V
Innovations Unlimited ME (IUME), a multi-disciplinary company based in Qatar, received simultaneously three ISO certifications from accreditation body MS CERT. The awarded certificates pertain to ISO 9001 for quality management, ISO 14001 for environmental management and OHSAS 18001 for occupational health and safety assurance. Amr Belal, Managing Partner overseeing the Renewable
Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and Guido De Sanctis, Italian Ambassador, inaugurate the Nino and Baba Chapatea restaurants of Lifestyle Restaurants Group at Wakra. Situated near the health centre roundabout, Nino is a European speciality restaurant and Baba Chapatea is a tea room concept that specialises in ‘karak’ tea and Indian chapati. Yoonus Salim Vap
LG and Jumbo officials at the new Smart TV launch. LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its new Smart TV line-up at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Doha recently. The 2013 Smart TV line-up offers easier content access and sharing along with an updated Magic Remote for a simplified, intuitive user experience. “LG always strives to provide the most engaging, most convenient user experien
Al Ras Trading Co, which deals in marble, granite and ceramic tiles, participated in Project Qatar 2013 as the sole agent for Alvand, Pars and Sadi tiles from Iran.
Total has launched a newly built canteen in its Alfardan Tower offices as part of an initiative to improve the lifestyle of its employees through healthy eating and promote diversity by providing employees an opportunity to know each other better. Total employees voted to choose Oasis as the name of the canteen.
Graham Cooke, World Travel Awards Chairman with Regency Travel CEO Tareq Taha and GM N M Shafiq. Regency Travel and Tours remained undefeated for the seventh consecutive year as it claimed the awards for the leading travel agency in both Qatar and the Middle East at the World Travel Awards 2013 ceremony held in Dubai recently. Chief Executive Officer Tareq Abdullatif Taha represented
Diet Delights, a Lebanese franchise run by dietitians to help people change their sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits, has opened a clinic in Doha. In addition to offering professional advice on nutrition, Diet Delights works to promote public awareness of the need to adopt a healthy lifestyle, and runs a catering service. Diet Delights Doha has brought a team of profes
Hilton Doha has appointed a new general manager, Andreas Jersabeck (pictured). The Austrian native has been a general manager with Hilton Worldwide for over 16 years, acquiring international experience in over 11 countries. He joins Hilton Doha from Hilton Kiev, where he was pre-opening general manager. Jersabeck, started his career with Hilton Vienna 38 years ago and was hotel manag
Tangia Restaurant of Wyndham Grand Regency Doha has won the Best MENA award in the TimeOut Doha Restaurants Awards 2013, which recognise the best restaurants in Doha. In addition, Chopsticks Restaurant won the Best Commended Business Lunch award. “This is a great honour for our hotel and a direct result of the hard work of our wonderful staff,” said Ayman Lotfy, the h
Safari seafood festival is back and promises to be ‘bigger, fresher and tastier’. A wide range of fresh and cooked fish, lobster, prawns, crabs etc will be available during the festival. More than 28 varieties of selected Indian fish and more than 100 varieties of fish from other places are on sale. This makes the festival one of the biggest of its kind in
Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) celebrated their safety achievements recently as part of Maersk Oil’s Global Safety Day. Onshore and offshore, on drilling rigs and on production platforms, in offices and warehouses, staff, contractors and family members gathered to discuss how Maersk Oil has turned its Incident-free mind-set into results. “We are an oil and gas company a