Category Archives: cars

The Ides of March!

Snapped some interesting ads this week of March.

Lamcy Plaza, Emirates Today, 25/03/07, 7Days, 25/03/07

Bur Juman, 7Days, 25/03/07

HSBC Bank, Gulf News, 23/03/07

Air France, Gulf News, 25/03/07

Liberty Motors, Gulf News, 25/03/07

Jumeirah, Gulf News, 25/03/07

Some interesting November ads

HITACHI Cyclone – Vacuum Cleaner

KT, 7 Nov 06

Dubai Racing Club

CME (Campaign Middle East), 5 Nov 06

The Dubai Desert Challenge Rally Championship

7 Days, 2 Nov 06

Borders Bookshop

7 Days, 5 Nov 06

Al Habtoor Motors

KT, 8 Nov 06

Aer Lingus – Irish Airways

7 Days, 8 Nov 06


KT, 1 Nov 06

September 1 – 5

1) ABC Business Pages

KT, 030906

2) Classic
– Bafco Furniture

7Days, 040906

3) More is not enough
– Sansa Multimedia player

7Days, 050906

4) Quad Bikes and Jet Skis banned?
– ENOC & EPPCO Supermarkets

ET, 050906

5) Official Directory of the Department of Health & Medical Services

KT, 050906

6) Fuji film gets on the Back to School promotion bandwagon

KT, 040906

7) Challenging the Norms – Dubai Investments

ET, 040906

8) Powering Manufacturing
– Dubai Industrial City

KT, 040906

9) The ‘We make it possible’ touch
– Dubai Bone and Joint Clinic

KT, 040906

10) Small Details?
– Daman National Health Insurance

KT, 040906

11) “Growing feet in safe hands”
– Clarks Footwear for kids

KT, 040906

12) Sheikha Manal’s Young Artist Award – New Signature Competition 2006

ET, 030906

13) Raffle of the Investment kind
National Bonds

ET, 030906

14) Adventurous Spirit – Toyota Fortuner

ET, 030906

15) First in the Middle East
– International Sports Science Congress at Doha, Qatar

ET, 030906

16) The new Bond advertising spiel begins
– Omega Watches

KT, 020906

17) To upgrade, just exchange!
– Fono Nokia Mobile Exchange offer

KT, 020906

18) The Banks are going to get you anyhow.
– ABN AMRO & the free Swiss watch deal

KT, 020906

19) Marketing is the name of the game – LG offers free microwave cooking lessons

KT, 010906
20) Horses need Tigers?Toyo Tyres – Al Futtaim Group

Last of the August ads

1) Sharjah Municipality ‘Keep Sharjah Clean and Beautiful’ campaign

KT, 31Aug06

Sharjah Municipality urges business to maintain safety standards as a part of its ‘Keep Sharjah Clean and Beautiful’ campaign.

2) Chevrolet – Popular American Gas Guzzlers

KT, 31Aug06

Keeping it real?

3) Dubai Road Transport Authority Numberplate sale

KT, 30Aug06

Roads & Transport Authority of the Government of Dubai hold a ‘Distinguished Number Plates Auction’. ‘Any bidder may buy as many number plates as he wishes’.

4) Dhs.100 Motorola Mobile

KT, 30Aug06

This is Dhs.100 mobile phone ad Woke had asked about in this post.

5) Toyota Land Cruiser – Dubai’s symbol of prestige

KT, 30Aug06

Toyota Land Cruiser, Al Futttaim Motors…

6)H & M opens in Dubai – Is Madonna coming?

KT, 30Aug06

Is Madonna coming to Dubai? H&M – Hennes & Mauritz, fashion retailer open 17 stores across the Middle East. H&M’s Middle Eastern franchise is the international fashion chain’s first venture into franchising and is run by Saudi Arabian company M. H. Alshaya Co. – a retail franchise that already runs 28 other retail chains in the region, including the Body Shop and BHS. …according to press releases.

7) Nyle Hair Oil – Innovative Packaging

KT-Weekend mag, 25Aug06

Hair oil?! You wince. I know…but this deserves a mention for its innovative packaging…a tube filled with herbs and immersed inside the bottle. This is bound to be a hit in Asian markets.