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Relax & Rejuvenate at your Own Pace at Rixos Sharm El Sheikh
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 19 May, 2019 5:43 am
Everyone needs to relax. Everyone needs to reboot, rejuvenate and restore the peace of the mind and the health of the body. Rixos Sharm El Sheikh, the ultra-all-inclusive, tropical, beachfront haven nestled in Egypt’s lush Nabq Bay has a solution for you.   Enjoy a four night...
Leading Saudi Restaurant Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Record Employee Event
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 19 May, 2019 5:20 am
Shawarmer, one of the fastest growing and largest Saudi owned and operated restaurant groups, closed the doors on its restaurants across the country to bring more than 1,500 employees to Riyadh for its annual Ramadan celebration, the largest all-employee event in the company’s 20-year...
Dubai Customs receives WCO executive and showcases best communication practices
Business & Money | Sunday 19 May, 2019 1:53 am
Corporate Communications Department at Dubai Customs received Ludovic Thanay, Head of Communications, Events and Strategic Planning Unit, World Customs Organization (WCO). The meeting was organized by Dubai Customs with the aim of sharing best communication practices and strategies with the...
Millennium Taiba Hotel performs fire drill exercise
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 19 May, 2019 12:50 am
Millennium Taiba Hotel, a five star hotel located at the heart of Madinah next Al Masjid Al Nabawi, recently conducted a mock fire drill in association with the concerned authorities in Al Madinah to demonstrate the readiness of any emergency-response in the hotel. In 16th of April, a successful ...
Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo
Business & Money | Saturday 18 May, 2019 5:48 pm
Amazon has taken a stake in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, leading a $575 million fundraising to pit itself against Uber Eats in the global race to dominate the market for takeaway meals. The news the world's biggest online retailer had bought into one of Europe's...
Saudi’s Falih says he sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed
Environment & Energy | Saturday 18 May, 2019 5:46 pm
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, particularly from the United States, but OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs. Speaking in Jeddah ahead of a ministerial panel...
KAUST’s annual iftar connects science hub with the rest of Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Saturday 18 May, 2019 5:44 pm
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) held its annual iftar on Thursday. The iftar presented an opportunity to connect the science and technology hub with the rest of the Kingdom and the international community. The director of global marketing communications at KAUST, Mark...
‘Misk Historic Jeddah’ highlights the city’s heritage
Culture & Education | Saturday 18 May, 2019 7:06 am
 Jeddah’s historical area welcomed visitors with songs as part of the third edition of the “Misk Historic Jeddah” initiative, which highlights the city’s historical and cultural importance. The event, which was launched last Tuesday and runs until May 20, features...
ICD, BBI sign deal for new global platform initiative
Business & Money | Saturday 18 May, 2019 7:03 am
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Bosna Bank International (BBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Jeddah related to a new initiative, a Global Platform for Private Sector where the two institutions and community of like-minded financial entities can...
Over 6.6 million Umrah pilgrims arrive in Kingdom
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 18 May, 2019 7:00 am
 As many as 6,639,295 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said on Friday quoting the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. In its weekly cumulative indicator, the ministry said the Saudi authorities have so far issued 7,222,369 visas to people intending to perform Umrah. The...
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