Josh Yugen is a Filipino socialite, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, businessman, philanthropist, and TV Star. He is the owner and Editor-in-Chief of XPEDITION Magazine Middle East, a high-end luxury fashion magazine based in Dubai. Yugen’s magazine has featured some of Asia's biggest stars including Bollywood superstar Urvashi Rateula, supermodel Natalia Barulich, Miss Universe Catriona Gray, and Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach. He is also the founder and co-owner of Yugen PR, Dubai's leading boutique luxury, fashion, and lifestyle PR agency, the founder of the XPEDITION Annual Gala Awards as well as the co-owner of a luxurious hair and beauty salon in Dubai
Born as Josh Jr. Mangila on January 1, 1985, in Cavite, Philippines the businessman later changed his name to Josh Yugen and moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2007 to start his career as a journalist. After starting his career as a travel journalist, Yugen quickly rose to prominence in the media and drew the attention of prestigious international bodies, being named the Influential Journalist of the Year in Malta as well as being named Media Personality of the Year by The Filipino Times in 2016.
Dubai's Multimedia Superstar!
Josh Yugen is a personality with multimedia communications platform, bridging brands from mass audience to high net-worth consumers with discernment on lifestyle, travel, food, fashion, health and wellness and entertainment.
Josh surely knows where to go for a quick relaxation and destressing giving a quick fix and advice on how to keep yourself healthy and beautiful
For Josh, fashion is an expression of one's artistic influence. It is a desire to make a statement before opening your mouth. A fashion that is trendy and comfortable is at the forefront of Josh's fashion sense.
Josh, with an unparalleled passion and relationship with food, knows the best in the food industry-from classiest gourmet to the newest gastropub in town!
Josh has a wealth of knowledge on the general lifestyle in the Middle East particularly in the UAE.
This is Josh's bread and butter. He has traveled to more than 100 cities on seven continents and you will find these articles and social media pages recommending the best of travels and everything in between.