Following the recent official launch of VOGUE Café at The Dubai Mall, Condé Nast International Restaurants, under the aegis of Condé Nast International, announces its first licensed venue in the Middle East, with GQ Bar confirmed to open at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, in October 2013. Incase you're wondering: GQ is actually a world renown men's magazine published by Condé Nast International, publishing 120 magazines, 79 websites and 185 tablet and Smartphone apps, under such respected brands as Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Wired, Condé Nast Traveller, and Vanity Fair.“We are very excited to enter a partnership with GQ Bar, a world-recognized, powerful brand, that will make an excellent addition to our food and beverage portfolio,” said Rupprecht Queitsch, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai General Manager. “GQ Bar is a great fit with the JW brand; sophisticated, stylish and appealing to the assured traveler and discerning guest. I am sure GQ Bar will become another highlight in Dubai’s vibrant lounge bar scene and we are delighted to join them in this promising partnership.” Along with local licensees, Inspired Brands, Condé Nast International Restaurants will offer a stylish environment for business and leisure to befit the GQ reader. Designed for the tech savvy customer, the GQ Bar will offer connectivity, TVs and a digital area. "We are very proud to announce GQ Bar opening in the second half of this year within the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai," remarked Seehal Shah, Co-Founder of Inspired Brands. "GQ Bar exemplifies the unparalleled quality of the brand in a sleek and stylish venue. GQ magazine is all about class and sophistication and the bar will reflect this in an interactive environment of great music paired with fantastic food and drinks. Together with Condé Nast International, we at Inspired Brands are dedicated to building Condé Nast International Restaurants’ reputation for brand excellence within the region."