Apps every Dubai business person could use

From last minute laundry to speedy restaurant bookings, these apps have it covered
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A fast paced working life in Dubai can make it difficult to keep up. Late nights at the office, traffic on the roads and a ton of events to attend mean businesspeople are bombarded with responsibilities on a daily basis. To make your life a little easier, we’ve selected 6 apps that are bound to offer some assistance.
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For all the best business and leisure event information: The Dubai Calendar App

\n\nThis user-friendly guide to the city comes in handy whether you have clients to entertain or relatives to show the area to. It has an average of 150 events listed at any one time and 35 new events added every week, including exclusive offers on top events as well as all relevant contact details, maps and ticketing information. Tickets can also be bought quickly and securely through the app’s purchasing platform.
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For when you’re on your way to a meeting: Waze

\n\nOften late to meetings? Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app that shows real-time traffic and road info to save time, fuel and improve daily commuting for all. Waze also allows users to actively report accidents and other hazards on the roads.
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For when you need to courier those important documents: Fetchr

\n\nDubai startup Fetchr allows customers to use their phone as an address to send and receive packages anywhere, anytime within 24 hours. Fast, quick and easy, it is the ultimate savior for those emergency package delivery situations in Dubai.
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For when you’re booking dinner with an important client: RoundMenu

\n\nBooking a restaurant to dine at can be quite the hassle. With RoundMenu, you can easily browse a variety of cuisines in the city, browse food menus, preview photos of dishes and read honest consumer reviews. You can also book your table through the app to save having to make a phone call and receive instant directions to the restaurant.
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For when you need your favourite suit: Washmen

\n\nNeed your suit pressed but no time to take it to the cleaners? Washmen is a unique service that’s designed to cater to busy schedules. It allows you to arrange a 30-minute time window for your clothes to be picked up and dropped off. Clear and concise pricing lists, in app payments and email receipts all ensure a light and effortless experience.
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For when you’re working late: Talabat

\n\nWorking late? Get access to over a thousand of delivery restaurants straight from your smart food or table; forget wasting time searching for restaurants’ phone numbers or menus and just browse and filter cuisine types using the app. Check out images of the dishes before you order, customize your menu and find the latest promotions all in one place. Pay online by card or with cash on delivery.
Thu 30 Mar 2017 01:27 PM GST
By Lubna Hamdan