Monthly Archives: September 2021

National Defense College and Abu Dhabi School of Government sign MoU to develop unique joint training programs

Commenting on the signing, HE Major General Aqab Shahin Aqab Alali, said, “As a long-time partner of ADSG, their commitment to achieving a sustainable knowledge economy is truly inspiring and we are delighted to be a part of their considerable efforts. We look forward to offering our expertise and resources …

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Opening of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah with a call to strengthen human capital

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Governor of Sharjah and Head of the Sharjah Media Office, delivered his opening speech at the 10th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at the Sharjah Exhibition Center on Sunday. Image Credit: Sajila Saseendran / Gulf News Sharjah: Government communications should aim to improve …

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Croatian farm offers ‘bee hotel’ for busy caretakers

A family in Croatia has opened a “bee hotel” offering productive hives for sale to customers who want to keep bees but lack the time or space to care for the tiny pollinators themselves. Domagoj Balja says the company responds to the growing curiosity of buyers for its honey, as …

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Wyndham Launches Days Hotel by Wyndham Brand in UAE

Dubai- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchise company by number of properties with approximately 9,000 hotels in nearly 95 countries, further expands its international footprint with the opening of the all-new 131-room Days Hotel by Wyndham Dubai Deira , his first property in the UAE under the …

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Afghanistan: Taliban appoint deputy ministers in all-male government – News

Kabul – Mujahid said it included members of ethnic minorities, and women could be added later. By AP Posted: Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 11:12 AM The Taliban announced a list of deputy ministers on Tuesday, without naming any women, despite an international outcry when they introduced their all-male cabinet ministers …

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The hero of the Rwanda hotel sentenced to 25 years in prison

In this file photo taken on October 2, 2020, “Hotel Rwanda” hero Paul Rusesabagina arrives at Nyarugenge Court of Justice in Kigali, Rwanda, surrounded by guards from the Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS). Image credit: AFP KIGALI: Paul Rusesabagina, the hero of “Hotel Rwanda” turned government critic, was sentenced Monday to …

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UAE to host five major events in 10 days

Image Credit: Provided Image Credit: Provided Abu Dhabi: The UAE is expected to host five major regional and international events, including Expo 2020 Dubai, over the next 10 days. The busy schedule of major events reflects the world’s confidence in the UAE’s efforts and success in containing the global COVID-19 …

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UAE Achieves 62% Hotel Occupancy Rate in H1 2021 – News

Domestic tourism accounted for 30 percent of the total number of guests at these hotels. The UAE tourism sector recorded an occupancy rate of 62% in the first half of 2021, surpassing 10 other major global tourism destinations including China (54%), United States of America (45% ), Mexico (38%), the …

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UAE workers thank government for ‘life-saving’ break – News

Photo by Ryan Lim Dubai – Awareness campaigns have been launched to ensure workers are protected against heat exhaustion and Covid-19. Posted: Wed, Sep 15, 2021, 6:06 PM As UAE workers resumed their regular working hours today, they took the opportunity to thank the government for their annual “lifeline”. The …

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Emirates introduces free hotel stays for transit travelers – News

Photo file Dubai – Passengers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and other regulated countries can leave the airport if the transit time is more than 10 hours By Web Report Posted: Wed, Sep 15, 2021, 2:31 AM Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates has introduced a new service for passengers passing through …

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United Arab Emirates: 46 ministries and influencers shortlisted for the Government Communication Award – News

The award received 403 submissions for its eighth edition. Forty-six ministries, media houses and influencers from the United Arab Emirates are shortlisted for the 14 categories of the Sharjah Government Communication Award (SGCA). The winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the 10th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), …

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Nicholas Patmore has been promoted to Hotel Manager at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel

Patmore has worked at the hotel for five years. Nicholas Patmore has been promoted to Hotel Manager at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. Patmore worked at the property for five years. He joined the hotel, one of the tallest five-star hotels in the world, in 2016 as F&B manager. …

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Safir to manage a hotel in the El Centro complex in Cairo

Safir Hotels & Resorts (SHR) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Empire State Developments to manage and operate hotel rooms and suites within the El Centro Business Complex project in the new administrative capital of Cairo. The contract was signed by Eng Mahmoud ElSarrag, Chairman of the Board of …

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Nestlé Professional MENA: Making Delicious Possible with Chef Prashant Aripirala

Prashant Aripirala Head Chef, McGettigan’s Ajman With over 22 years of experience in the culinary world, McGettigan’s Ajman Executive Chef, Prashant Aripirala, has risen through the ranks of the UAE’s F&B scene over the past 12 years, with stays at Swissotel, ELR, SoHo Bar & Grill, Burger & Lobster. , …

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TTG – Travel Industry News

Polka Dot Travel director Mark Johnson admitted that the summer of 2021 had been “hit and miss” despite “better levels” of bookings in August. “The last quarter of 2021 promises to be relatively strong. It is mainly towards the Canaries – Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria. I would like to …

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Five Hotels and Resorts announces new hotel in Dubai for 2023

A new Five hotel is expected to open in the United Arab Emirates. Five Beach, which was previously under construction as Corinthia in the Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai, was acquired by Five and subsequently renamed. It is slated to open in 2023, featuring 227 suites, 102 serviced residences, seven …

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