Making history every day

Come discover our story of triumphs, successes & greatness.

This is the story of how a family with great vision has changed the region. 

As Galadari Brothers, we believe in seizing the opportunity that every day offers. This is how we have ensured that we have pioneered initiatives across industries across regions and continue to do so.

  • 1960

    Inception of Galadari Brothers

    In the early 60’s, business started from a rented premises under the name of ARE Galadari & Brothers

  • 1967

    First international icecream brand in the UAE

    Ice cream business started with Lyons Brand. Galadari Engineering and Trading Co was formed.

  • 1970

    Arab Emirates Bandac

    Arab Bandac an industrial division was established.

  • 1970

    Gulf's First 5 Star Hotel

    Inauguration of Inter Continental Hotel - First 5 Star Hotel in the Gulf

  • 1978

    UAE’s First Newspaper

    Inauguration of Khaleej Times Newspaper - The 1st English Newspaper in UAE

  • 1978

    Partnership with Komatsu

    Dealership signed with Komastsu

  • 1979

    Mazda Automobiles

    Galadari Automobiles was formed and Mazda dealership was signed.

  • 1980

    Industrial Services

    Pioneer in industrial & construction services: Steel Structures & Rubber Products

  • 1982

    Galadari Hotel

    Galadaris promoted the Galadari Hotel Lanka, a 5 star hotel in the serene and tourist haven of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • 1984

    Construction Equipment Dealerships

    JCB dealership for the UAE was acquired from the Abdul Wahab Galadari Group

  • 1984

    Khaleej Times sponsors first ever cricket game

    Khaleej Times makes history by sponsoring the first ever cricket match played in the UAE.

  • 1989

    First Computer introduced in KT

    First ever computer was inducted in Khaleej Times

  • 1996

    Guinness World Record- World's Longest Cake

    Inter Continental Hotel Chefs made the Worlds longest Cake with length of 1 Km

  • 1996

    First Online Copy of Newspaper

    Khaleej Times launched its first ever copy of newspaper on the World Wide Web

  • 1999

    AED 1 Million Record Advertise sales

    Khaleej Times achieved a record Ad sale of AED 1000,000 a day

  • 2002

    Khaleej Times Printing Upgrade

    State-of-the-art Man Roland Press set up in Al Quoz for the publication of Khaleej Times

  • 2005

    KT Online

    Khaleej Times launched its media coverage on digital channels by launching the latest website and mobile app

  • 2014

    Expands to Australia

    Galadari extends to Australia with Palm Oasis Ventures in partnership with Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins

  • 2018

    Baskin Robbins reaches Jordan

    Galadari Ice Cream Co Ltd. expanded the Baskin-Robbins brand to Jordan.