Thursday, May 19, 2022

Islamica 500: 2nd Edition

Who’s who in the Islamic economy

The launch of the second edition of the Islamica 500 guide will take place in Dubai on October 10, 2016

In collaboration with its premium partners, emerging markets advisor ISFIN is launching the second edition of its extensive Islamica 500 guide to the world’s... Sep 07, 2016

Finance | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Banking With Cultural Protection

Emirates NBD, a custodian of UAE’s pearl diving heritage

The Emirates NBD Pearl Museum contains one of the world's most impressive and comprehensive collections of natural pearls

Created by one of the most prominent philanthropists in the history of the UAE, the Emirates NBD Pearl Museum houses one of the largest and finest collections... Dec 09, 2015

Finance | Industry & Trade | Tourism & Culture | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Press Release

Dubai Economic Council and The Worldfolio announce strategic partnership

Partnership aims to heighten global awareness with regards to UAE and Dubai’s economic development and efforts towards economic diversification Oct 13, 2015

Government | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

UAE Infrastructure

RAK’s Al Marjan Island completes phase one of its new Corniche

Connecting Al Marjan Island with Al Hamra Village, phase one of AMI’s Corniche project creates a 3.5km pedestrian and cycling track along the waterfront featuring landscaping, lighting and shaded seating areas, kiosks, a children’s playground, public park

The Al Marjan Island (AMI) Company has recently completed phase one of the Al Marjan Island Corniche project, which extends up to Al Hamra Village and... Oct 07, 2015

Infrastructure | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Industrial Design, Exceptional Value

Obi Worldphone launches Silicon Valley-designed powerful smartphone for $199, targets global growth markets

Named after its city of origin, San Francisco, the Obi Worldphone SF1’s premium feel comes from its reinforced fiberglass body and metal accents at the top and bottom of the phone

Taking a fresh approach, Obi Worldphone launched two high-quality, premium-designed smartphones – the SF1 and SJ1.5 – on August 26, 2015, that... Aug 31, 2015

Telecoms & ICT | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Elegance & Performance On The High Seas

Gulf Craft unveils Majesty 155 superyacht at an exclusive shipyard event

Gulf Craft’s flagship superyacht, the Majesty 155, was unveiled at a private event held in the company’s UAE shipyard.

Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'allah, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, launched UAE shipbuilder Gulf Craft’s largest-ever superyacht, whose specifications... Aug 27, 2015

Industry & Trade | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Tourism in the UAE

UAE tourism industry dazzles at Arabian Travel Market

Dubai Parks and Resorts unveil the replica of Middle East's largest mutli-theme park, to open in 2016

The capital of the Emirates showcases its broad tourism appeal and exciting future developments at the Arab region’s most important travel fair  May 13, 2015

Tourism & Culture | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

WETEX Conference 2015

Getting smart at WETEX

WETEX conference shows how innovative UAE companies are at forefront of smart technologies for energy and water efficiency; and how Dubai aims to become... May 13, 2015

Energy | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

RAK's global appeal

Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, Director General of RAK Economic Development Department

Unlike the majority of its neighbors, Ras Al Khaimah has negligible deposits of hydrocarbons. Yet what it lacks in oil and gas, the emirate more than makes... Mar 02, 2012

Industry & Trade | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Oil and gas reserves waiting to be exploited

Sheikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Sultan Al-Qasimi, Director General of Sharjah Petroleum Council

The Sharjah Petroleum Council works to regulate the region’s oil and gas sector, while attracting investment in explorative enterprises Mar 01, 2012

Energy | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Going the extra mile

UAQ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UAQCCI)

The Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry can proudly say that it is one of a kind. Under the leadership of Humaid Mohammad Ali Ben Salem, General... Jan 30, 2012

Industry & Trade | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Umm Al Quwain: an archaeological haven

Umm Al Quwain

The Emirate of Umm Al Quwain may not have the glitz and glamour of Dubai, but – thanks to more than thirty fascinating archaeological sites – it attracts... Jan 25, 2012

Tourism & Culture | Middle East | United Arab Emirates

Credit insurance: the most cost-effective way to support SMEs’ expansion

Massimo Falcioni
Head of Middle East Countries at Coface

Massimo Falcioni, Head of Middle East Countries at Coface, explains the strengths of credit... Jan 01, 2016

“Just like buying that Fendi suit or Versace dress, you can now buy a Versace apartment”

Ziad El Chaar
Managing Director of Damac Properties

Damac Properties is bringing limited edition designer residences to the UAE with its collaborations... Nov 30, 2015

Groundbreaking diabetes institute advances prevention through education

Dr Kazem Behbehani (OBE)
Director-General of the Dasman Diabetes Institute

The Dasman Diabetes Institute seeks to improve Kuwait’s quality of life through health... Nov 24, 2015

“Now you cannot only spend more, but you are also able to invest”

Patrick Chalhoub
CEO of the Chalhoub Group

Focusing on the luxury end of beauty, fashion and gift items in the Middle East, the Chalhoub... Nov 12, 2015

Expo 2020 to pull in the best in class of American industries to the UAE

Danny E. Sebright
President of the US-UAE Business Council

The UAE represents a historic ally in the region for the United States and is its largest... Nov 06, 2015

Paradigm shift in ‘open and dynamic’ Dubai reduces reliance on hydrocarbons, boosts support for SMEs and innovation

H.E. Hani Al Hamli
Secretary General of the Dubai Economic Council

Non-oil sectors now contribute more than 70% to Dubai’s GDP and the emirate has made... Oct 27, 2015

Bloom Holding embraces international partnerships to develop integrated communities with best-in-class health and education

Sameh Muhtadi
CEO of Bloom Holding

Sameh Muhtadi, CEO of Bloom Holding, analyzes the different real estate market trends in... Oct 23, 2015

New landmark development in the heart of the Islamic culture capital

Hayssam El-Masri
Founder and President of Sharjah Oasis Real Estate Development

Hayssam El-Masri, Founder and President of Sharjah Oasis Real Estate Development, explains... Oct 21, 2015

“The expo area is where everybody invests in tourism now”

Ghassan Aridi
Executive Chairman of Paramount Hotels & Resorts & CEO of Alpha Tours

As one of the most respected experts in the tourism and hospitality sector, Mr. Ghassan... Sep 25, 2015

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone guarantees 25% savings on business operational costs to take advantage of Expo 2020 and the MENASA market

His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (UAE)

The Worldfolio speaks with His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras... Sep 24, 2015

A ‘mammoth market’ revolutionizing the Muslim world

Ms. Alia Khan
Founder & Chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion and Design Council (Dubai, UAE)

The Worldfolio talks to Ms. Alia Khan, Founder and Chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion &... Sep 22, 2015

Developers tap into high growth potential around the Expo 2020 area

Hesham Al Qassim
CEO of wasl Asset Management Group and Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank

Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group and Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank,... Sep 16, 2015

Aviation fuels exponential growth in energy sector

Zaid Al Qufaidi
Managing Director of ENOC Marketing

The Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, has spread from the shores of the UAE to the Far... Sep 15, 2015

Expo 2020 will take US-UAE historic series of ‘firsts’ to a whole new level

Bilal Sabouni
Executive Vice President of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (ABC Dubai)

Bilal Sabouni, Executive Vice-President of the American Business Council of Dubai and the... Sep 09, 2015

After building the image of Dubai’s tourism, Jumeirah Group eyes international expansion

Gerald Lawless
President and Group CEO of Jumeirah

In an all-encompassing interview, Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO of Jumeirah Group,... Sep 02, 2015

DWC and DXB combined capacity to reach 126 million annual passengers by 2020

Paul Griffiths
CEO of Dubai Airports

Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, says that Dubai has taken the concept of “hub”... Jul 20, 2015

Renewables and sustainable initiatives to cut energy demand by 30%

Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi
Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

The Worldfolio meets Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council... Jul 16, 2015

Partnership between Expo Milan 2015 & Expo 2020 Dubai exemplifies the ‘Dubai model’

Giovanni Favilli
Consul General of Italy in UAE

Safety, vision, and best practices are the key drivers of Dubai’s success. Giovanni... Jul 13, 2015

With $25 billion bilateral trade, the UAE remains the top export destination for the U.S. in the entire MENA for the sixth year in a row

Fahad Al Gergawi
CEO of Dubai FDI

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI, tells The Worldfolio what are the main drivers of Dubai’s... Jun 29, 2015

The “Boutique Emirate” records a 44% growth in tourism revenues in 2014

Haitham Mattar
CEO of Ras al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, explains how Ras... Jun 24, 2015

Milan Expo 2015 and Expo 2020 Dubai set an unprecedented level of collaboration to strengthen political and economic relations

Mr. Giorgio Starace
Former Ambassador of Italy to the United Arab Emirates (30.09.2010-05.06.2015)

The Worldfolio explores through the experience of Mr. Giorgio Starace, Ambassador of Italy... Jun 22, 2015


Expo Centre Sharjah

Expo Centre Sharjah is the centerpiece of a planned...

American University of Sharjah (AUS)

Despite being young in age, American University...

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is one of...

Municipality & Planning Dept-Ajman

In our ambitious stride in building a bright future...



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