Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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GEA Celebrates the 87th Saudi National Day  With 27 events in 17 cities across Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 5:39 pm
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is getting ready to celebrate the 87th Saudi National Day, the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has announced that exciting preparations are underway to unveil 27 diverse festivities across 17 cities within the Kingdom, marking outstanding celebrations season for ...
Vision 2030 sets great expectations for real estate investment in KSA
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 5:23 pm
According to new research, GCC homebuyers and property investors looking to invest in Saudi Arabia have great expectations for the Kingdom’s real estate market development due to Vision 2030. The results are revealed by the latest Real Estate Barometer study, conducted in partnership between...
ATM strengthens travel credentials with new marketing appointment
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 3:11 pm
  Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with a new Portfolio Head of Marketing, who has a wealth of travel industry experience.   Jeannette Gilbert joins from her role as Head of Marketing at Fastjet – the...
Is Your Car Judging You? If So, That Could Be a Good Thing
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 2:35 pm
What’s the smartest piece of technology you own? It could be the car you drive, and it’s about to get even smarter, with Ford’s plan to begin production of self-driving vehicles in 2021. While it’ll probably still be a few years until self-driving cars take to the streets ...
One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm Lead Dubai Trip Advisor Guest Satisfaction Rating
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 2:31 pm
  The resorts of One&Only Royal Mirage- The Residence & Spa, The Palace, and the Arabian Court are all featured within the top 10 most favoured places to stay amongst 550 hotels listed for Dubai on Trip Advisor, the world’s largest review and ranking website.  The...
Leopold’s of London Celebrates the New Season with the Blogger Community of the UAE
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:57 pm
Leopold’s of London in Abu Dhabi played host to the burgeoning blogger community of the UAE with a sensational afternoon tea that revealed seasonal signature delights and aromatic themed beverages.   Inspired by the changing season and festivities, the platter featured two new...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:02 pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty has welcomed Can Göktaş in his appointment as the new General Manager of the hotel. Göktaş will be responsible for the overall hotel performance and continue to grow the hotel’s prominence within the international markets. Göktaş holds a...
Saudi Arabia trains 1st women air traffic controllers
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:01 pm
Saudi women will be trained to work as air traffic controllers, the Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) has announced. SANS said it was offering theoretical and practical training to 80 women per year to prepare them for work in the air traffic control sector. “The applicants began taking...
Saudi university builds on big global demand for high-tech data centers
Technology & IT | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:00 pm
Huge investments are being made at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) to capitalize on rising global demand for high-tech data storage. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday to mark the start of a multimillion-riyal data center project at KAUST. “As a...
True development success can come about when human resources are used to the fullest, Saudi Shoura member Al-Helaissi says
Government | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 10:29 am
 International experts on women’s rights from the Arab region and the West called on decision-makers from the Global South and the Global North to increase their efforts toward addressing barriers and challenges impeding the realization of women’s rights and gender equality. This...