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Dunes Hotel Apartments bags Hotelier Express Award 2017
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:46 pm
  Dunes Hotel Apartments wins Service Apartment Team of the Year title at the first edition of Hotelier Express Middle East Awards 2017. Designed to recognize industry talent in the budget and mid-market hospitality sector, the awards attracted nominations from across the region in 13...
Bahrain tourism industry to reach US$1 billion by 2020
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 26 February, 2017 6:01 pm
  The tourism industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain is growing rapidly and is expected to reach US$1 billion by 2020, according to figures released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2017, which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre April 24-27. Bahrain witnessed an 8.4% increase in...
Cisco Helps Businesses Eliminate Performance and Protection Trade-Offs  with Next-Generation Firewall for the Internet Edge
Technology & IT | Sunday 26 February, 2017 9:33 am
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) takes on security bottlenecks, with the introduction of the Cisco Firepower® 2100 Series Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). The 2100 series is designed for businesses that perform high volumes of sensitive transactions, such as banking and retail, and supports their need to...
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Participates in the 35th Istanbul International Book Fair
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 February, 2017 9:12 am
 Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is leading a delegation at the 35th Istanbul International Book fair currently taking place in Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre from February 24 to March 5.   Aiming to attract new publishers and strengthen...
Servcorp: Law on Dubai Economic Council set to strengthen Dubai’s business environment
Business & Money | Sunday 26 February, 2017 9:06 am
The Dubai Government’s new law, No (03) of 2017, to transfer the responsibilities of the Dubai Economic Council (DEC) to Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) is set to strengthen Dubai’s business environment, according to Servcorp the leading provider of serviced...
20 Emirati Students Successfully Complete the Second Equestrian Journalism Workshop of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy
Culture & Education | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:59 am
20 UAE national students have successfully completed the second session of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy’s (FBMA) “Basics of Equestrian Journalism” media workshop, held on Thursday 23 February and were awarded certificates presented by sports journalist Diyaa Al...
MIDDLE EAST MARITIME INDUSTRY SHAPED BY RICH HERITAGE, VIBRANT PRESENT AND FUTURE MARINE DEVELOPMENTS
Business & Money | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:51 am
                                     Mega-projects improving the emirates’ waterscapes to take centre-stage at Middle East Yachting Conference   Industry leaders gather to share...
Siemens to equip Saudi Arabia’s Fadhili gas plant project with locally produced gas turbines
Technology & IT | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:50 am
Siemens will supply five F-class gas turbines to the Fadhili Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Saudi Arabia. With a generating capacity of 1,200 megawatts, the plant will supply electricity and process steam to a new natural gas extraction plant in Fadhili, which is located around 120...
The Oscars Obsession
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:47 am
New global data from Hotels.com™ highlights that Academy Awards nominations are influencing holiday habits   Search for Los Angeles hotels up over 20%, following La La Land phenomenon Kolkata, India, enjoys hotel search boom of nearly 70% post Lion release A third more...
Sheraa hosts Startup Weekend – helps launch startups in 54 hours
Business & Money | Sunday 26 February, 2017 8:40 am
The winning team ‘Asmani’ - an Arabic audio content platform – will have full access to Sheraa’s incubator and a suite of other benefits to bring their entrepreneurial dreams to reality   Committed towards harnessing the entrepreneurial energy of youth to pioneer...
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