Tag: Ramadan

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

“We run like a German watch,” jokes executive chef Karsten Gottschalk. And so they have to. Because the team at the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel, with chef Karsten at the helm, is responsible for providing iftar for between …

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Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid Al Fitr is traditionally a three-day festival after Ramadan to mark the end of fasting, but where you work depends on how much time off you could have. If you work in the private sector: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says …

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Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Government workers will enjoy a long weekend for Eid The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced on social media that Eid Al Fitr holidays in the UAE will begin from Thursday (14th June), the 29th day of Ramadan. Of …

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Boss the weekend with these exciting events

Boss the weekend with these exciting events

Just like that, the working week is over and the weekend is here to save the day So what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 7th June  Who won the 1986 World Cup? What was the name of the first …

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It’s time to celebrate the legacy of the founding father

It’s time to celebrate the legacy of the founding father

The UAE is celebrating Zayed Humanitarian Work Day on 4th June to honour the life and legacy of the UAE’s founder. Held annually on the 19th day of Ramadan, the anniversary of the founding father’s passing, the national celebration is held in recognition of …

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Ramadan is the time for giving, and these hotels took it to heart

Ramadan is the time for giving, and these hotels took it to heart

Marriott hotel group’s Iftar for Cabs initiative has become an institution of sorts in Abu Dhabi and across the region. This year’s event took place on 23rd May where 40 participating UAE hotels, including The St Regis, Le Méridien, Aloft, …

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This weekend is going to be wicked

This weekend is going to be wicked

Just like that, the working week is over and the weekend awaits to sweep you off your feet So, what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 31st May  Get your game on and challenge your friends to classic …

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Are these the best iftar offers in the city?

Are these the best iftar offers in the city?

There are countless iftar offers around town at this time of year, making it difficult to choose where to break your fast. From Latin-themed set menus to traditional buffets, we put some of them to the test Special set menus …

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This cozy place is one of the Garden City’s best-kept secrets

This cozy place is one of the Garden City’s best-kept secrets

Even with the regeneration of areas of Al Ain, the city still feels so incredibly steeped in local history that a visit to the modern and minimalist Olive Tree in the Aloft hotel is certainly a departure. Bright, bold and …

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What will you get up to this weekend?

What will you get up to this weekend?

The weekend is here, bringing with it a whole world of opportunity and fun-filled events that will get you up and out of the house. So what’s going on over the next few days? Thursday 24th May  Celebrate the holy …

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