Now 84, Buzz Aldrin represents what, for many people, is one of America’s greatest ever achievements. The former astronaut speaks to Arabian Business about commercial space exploration, life on Mars, and why he will never be happy with being second
Dubai’s d3 – a district earmarked for the fashion industry – aims to draw in creative talent both regionally and internationally. Tecom group chief executive Dr Amina Al Rustamani explains how the $2bn plan will work
Joseph Adam Ereli spent 22 years working for the US Foreign Service, with four years as US ambassador to Bahrain. In a revealing interview, he describes the balancing act involved in such a role, his thoughts on current tensions among the Gulf member states and why he is such a critic of America’s policy towards Bahrain and in the wider region.
Mannil Thomas Mathews, director and CEO of Almoayyed Contracting Group, explains how his company’s MEP division has become a major player in the Bahraini market and why other GCC markets are now in its sights
Marcel Khairallah, founder and owner of below the line solutions company Traffik360, explains how he has adapted to a continually evolving business landscape, and how his business has become a global player
Meet Ronaldo Mouchawar, who runs the Middle East’s biggest home-grown website. With Souq.com expanding tenfold over the last two years alone, what does the all-conquering e-commerce giant have in store for the future?
Dubbed ‘the sheikh of Gulf tourism’, Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair has been running hotels and entertainment centres for nearly half a century. In an exclusive interview, the owner of the Al Hokair Group says the firm is ratcheting up its expansion plan in light of the region’s strong economy.
Unraveling the many and varied banking products within the UAE is no easy task. Talal Bayaa of product comparison website Bayzat explains how his e-start-up is helping to make the banking landscape more transparent