Boutique opens at Royal Plaza

Paris Gallery has opened the first Paris Hilton Boutique in Qatar at the Royal Plaza. Named after, what it claimed to be one of the most photographed woman in the world, Paris Hilton handbags reflect the celebrity’s own style and taste, an official said. The store at Royal Plaza carries Read More

Plenty to tempt shoppers

Doha offers a unique shopping experience with a mix of the old and spanking new. What’s really interesting is that you’ll find an array of quaint knick knacks, antiques, costume jewellery, home decorations, hand woven carpets and textiles in most places, but the majority of these items are not locally Read More

Shopping malls developer eyes $4bn expansion

Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the largest developer of shopping malls in the Middle East, will spend around $4 billion over the next five years to double the amount of retail space it controls in the region. The group is looking at over 14 projects in UAE, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Read More

DOHA TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL – FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE

New York’s hippest festival has a glitzy new sister event in Qatar, where Hollywood royalty such as Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro met the hottest new Arabian talent. Kaleem Aftab reports from the Doha Tribeca Film Festival Sir Ben Kingsley is sitting on the terrace of the Al Mourjan Read More

DOHA BANK ‘FLY FOR FREE’ WINNERS PICKED

Source ::: The Peninsula DOHA: Doha Bank recently announced 15 winners at the conclusion of its “Fly for Free Dream Card Summer promotion 2009”. All Doha Bank’s Dream cardholders that purchased airline tickets with their Dream Card between June and September 2009 entered a draw to win back their next Read More

LOCAL COMPANIES SHOW THEIR MIGHT AT CIVIL DEFENCE FAIR

As international firms showcase their products at the exhibition, the local biggies do not want to be left behind at an opportunity of window shopping. Scores of locally-based companies are showcasing their products and services at the second annual Civil Defence Exhibition which ends today at the Doha Exhibition Centre. Read More

DOHA TAKES ON DUBAI AND ABU DHABI AS THE ULTIMATE ARABIAN DESTINATION

By Teresa Levonian Cole Men in white dishdashas and flowing head-dresses float through the Souq Waqif, followed by women dressed head to toe in black. Like draughts on a board, they mingle in the narrow lanes of the market, pausing to buy colourful spices, fresh honey and pistachios from Iran. Read More

Qatar Airways hails success of Business Travel Market held in London

DOHA: Qatar Airways hailed its partnership of the inaugural Business Travel Market in London a huge success with the two-day event which attracted corporate travel buyers from across Europe. The airline was the main Platinum sponsor of the show, held at the ExCeL Conference Centre in east London. Qatar Airways Read More

“biggest shopping event” in Qatar this season

The second edition of the Doha Trade Fair, described as the “biggest shopping event” in Qatar this season, will get underway at the Doha Exhibitions Centre from Thursday. The 10-day “shopper’s paradise” has the backing of the Qatar Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (QTEA) and the Al Maraya Public Relations Company. Read More