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 New Almosafer Study Finds Saudi Nationals Are Confident To Travel Again With Domestic Leisure Market Set To Benefit
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 3 June, 2020 4:13 am
In the first dedicated survey around post COVID-19 travel for Saudi Arabia, Almosafer, the Kingdom’s leading omni-channel travel brand, found Saudi national’s appetite for travel has remained resilient with 73% confident to go with restrictions partially lifted.    In a...
ATM Virtual panel advises hoteliers not to drop room rates, but to focus on sanitisation and technology to build consumer trust
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 3 June, 2020 3:22 am
Developing a global set of transparent hospitality standards relating to health, safety and hygiene will be key to regain the trust of travellers in a post COVID-19 landscape, a panel of industry experts explained during the opening day of Arabian Travel Market’s inaugural virtual event, ATM...
Continental’s safety tips for motorists getting back behind the wheel in the Middle East
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 3 June, 2020 2:36 am
As many motorists across the Middle East consider taking to the roads, with national lockdowns being eased or set to be eased in the coming weeks, Continental is providing some important safety tips for motorists looking to ensure their car is in tip-top condition as it returns to...
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020
Government | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 7:03 pm
Upon directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 is virtually kicked off. This event...
Emirates Islamic rewards customers with gold in new savings campaign
Business & Money | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 6:33 pm
Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced a special savings promotion enabling customers to earn up to AED 80,000 in gold. During the campaign period, which will run until 31st of July 2020, Emirates Islamic will reward UAE National and...
Under suspicion: 30% of Saudi Arabian parents find something in their child’s social media account potentially dangerous
Technology & IT | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 6:27 pm
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has forced families to spend their free time mostly at home. Staying at home usually also means spending much time using different internet connected devices. For clear reasons, children’s growing online activity can cause lots of worries to their...
ATM Virtual reveals that 45% of Chinese are willing to travel overseas, according to survey
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 6:18 pm
With the spread of coronavirus under control and domestic leisure travel growing, Middle East travel professionals are now looking to China to initiate international tourism. A joint survey conducted by the Ivy Alliance Tourism Consulting, China Comfort Travel Group (CCT), and Pacific Asia Travel...
Sharjah Government initiates 4 billion dirham Sharjah Liquidity Support Mechanism to alleviate economic impact of COVID-19
Government | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 6:10 pm
Sharjah Finance Department (SFD) recently established a framework worth AED 4 billion to enhance liquidity for the Sharjah banking system in the emirate. This move was aimed at providing additional financial assistance to all businesses impacted by the outbreak of COVID-19.  Issued as 12...
UAE’s First Home-Grown Company MYEARTH Offers Organic Alternative to Single-Use Plastics
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 1:27 pm
MYEARTH is driving innovation by launching a starch-based fully compostable product lineup that is totally organic and soluble in water, thereby supporting UAE’s vision 2021 which aims to create and maintain a sustainable environment. MYEARTH is the first-ever UAE homegrown...
Motorola Edge+ : Fastest Boldest Loudest Flagship 5G device launched in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Tuesday 2 June, 2020 1:18 pm
 Motorola Edge+, the latest flagship device from the Motorola stable has now officially arrived in Saudi Arabia. The state-of-the-art Motorola Edge+ delivers advanced technology in every category that matters, including powerhouse 5G performance, a dynamic and immersive display, a photography...