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Hotels in Saudi Can Create a Competitive Advantage by Using Wi-Fi Networks
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 12 January, 2015 1:39 pm
The hospitality sector in Saudi is booming. Recent industry reports about the hospitality industry in the Middle East have indicated that Saudi Arabia’s hospitality sector is growing at an annual rate over 8.5 percent with 155 new hotels expected to open the Kingdom during 2014-2015 and the...
GCC’s cable and wire industry sees 15% growth
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 3:39 pm
The Gulf market for wire and cable witnessed a growth of 15% in the past two years. This is in sharp contrast to a falling demand in the developed European and East Asian economies, according to Integer Research’s latest Wire & Cable Global Data Service. Satish Khanna, General Manager, Al Fajer...
Commodity update: All eyes on energy
Environment & Energy | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:32 pm
The first full trading week of 2015 kicked off with a lot of focus on the continued fall in energy markets (as this is helping to destabilise other asset classes). Stocks were initially pulled lower by the steep fall in crude and its negative impact on the energy sector, while government bond...
Ipsos News Pulse Survey: 85% of Saudis keep up with the news, mostly on TV
Culture & Education | Thursday 8 January, 2015 4:04 pm
Ipsos has just released its latest News Pulse survey results in Saudi Arabia, to unveil the ‘Newsers’ habits in all possible angles. The term ‘Newsers’ is used to define the individuals who consume the News at least 3 times a week.The first inkling we get from News Pulse KSA conducted by...
McDonald’s Saudi Arabia Concluded 2014 with the Opening of its 75th Branch
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 8 January, 2015 3:18 pm
Reza Food Services Co. ltd., McDonald’s exclusive franchisee for the Western and Southern regions of the Kingdom, marked its 20th anniversary of success and expansion in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its 75th branch in Sabia. Since the opening of the first branch in the Hamra District, two...
Five New Year Car Resolutions
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 7 January, 2015 7:34 pm
As we ring in the new year and close the book on 2014, it is time for us to reflect on the car resolutions most of us never kept. Car owners set goals but often neglect getting maintenance on their cars to keep them in top shape and bring their cars in only when repairs are needed. Carmudi, the...
‘Incident Response Technology Should be a Top Priority for Organizations in Saudi to Combat Cybercrime’
Technology & IT | Tuesday 6 January, 2015 1:26 pm
Cybersecurity solutions that reduce detection, response and recovery times are critical, but complex. That’s because they require a variety of incident analysis and management tools that are automated, tightly integrated and, ideally, managed from a central command. Few companies have the time or ...
Six wins for Audi in the brand, design and product categories
Cars & Autos | Sunday 4 January, 2015 5:30 pm
Six trophies for Audi: The brand with the four rings was more successful than any other brand in this year's "AutoTrophy" competition. The Audi A1, A3 and A6 each took first place in their respective categories. Audi also won the titles “Best Design Worldwide” and “Best Brand Worldwide” as...
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia accounts for 70 per cent of total GCC packaging market
Business & Money | Thursday 1 January, 2015 2:23 pm
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) maintains 70 per cent share of the GCC’s total packaging industry as per recent industry studies, with local business posting a 15 per cent annual growth. Due to a widespread use of plastic as a raw packaging material over glass and metal, packaging has emerged...
Federal regulators align to champion AGWA
Federal regulators align to champion AGWA
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