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Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 January, 2015 12:24 am
The Waldorf Astoria Jeddah - Qasr Al Sharq has been recognised at the World Luxury Hotel Awards by being voted as the Country Winner in the Luxury Hotel category. The honour was announced at the eighth annual World Luxury Hotel Awards that were celebrated at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town,...
Travel tech in focus at ATM as online bookings grow to 31%
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 January, 2015 12:19 am
Technology in the travel industry will come into focus at Arabian Travel Market this year, with the four-day event set to highlight tech growth within the industry, as online travel bookings in the MENA region increased by 10% in 2014.According to YouGov data (which surveyed 22,686 online...
Manz Prepares for Solar Market Expansion in MENA
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 21 January, 2015 12:03 am
The Middle East and North Africa region is about to witness a growth period in terms of solar energy investments. According to a recent report by MEED, more than $50 billion is expected to be put into projects on the ground in the region by 2020. It’s been a topic on governments’ agenda for...
Panamera Executive makes return to Saudi Arabia as exclusive vehicle of choice for GCF 2015
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 11:45 am
A convoy of illustrious Porsche Panamera Executives will take on the role of official VIP shuttle car for the 2015 Global Competitiveness Forum (GCF), as Porsche Saudi Arabia, part of Volkswagen Group Saudi Arabia, prepares to re-launch the longer wheel-based Panamera. Taking place 25th to the 27th ...
MoH contracts canceled over corruption
Healthcare | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:33 am
The Ministry of Health has suspended 38 contracts from a total of 148 for health-related programs on the suspicion of corruption, sources said.Sources said the suspicions surrounded 38 contracts worth SR1 billion allocated to fighting the coronavirus. It was found the amount was not spent on...
Labor recruitment pacts to be signed
Business & Money | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:29 am
The Council of Ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, on Monday authorized Labor Minister Adel Fakeih to sign agreements with labor-exporting countries for the recruitment of foreign workers.“The draft agreements for the recruitment of workers will be...
Women’s participation in civic bodies defined
Business & Money | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:26 am
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has announced that women would have separate administrative offices, rest areas and entry points to joint meetings with their men colleagues on the country’s newly elected municipal councils.Prince Mansour bin Miteb, the minister, has ordered the...
Top 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 January, 2015 2:47 pm
They say that money can’t buy happiness but a stay at these swanky hotels might just prove otherwise. HotelsCombined, the world leader in hotel price comparison presents the world’s most expensive hotel experiences.St Regis Villa – St. Regis Mauritius Resort ($30,000)At the St. Regis...
Air Arabia enters China
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 January, 2015 1:17 pm
Air Arabia will create another piece of history next month when it becomes the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the Chinese market. Starting on February 10, 2015, the carrier will fly regular non-stop services to Urumqi, the largest city in Western China. Located in...
Campaign checks students’ eyesight
Culture & Education | Monday 19 January, 2015 2:24 am
The Ministry of Education recently launched a national campaign to discover the visual problems of kindergarten and elementary students. The campaign was launched with the cooperation of the National Commission for Children and the Ebsar Foundation for the visually impaired.The four-day campaign...