Tammy N. McFarlane

Gewan Hotel Management sets an illustrious example

Abu Dhabi: Gewan Hotel Management under Gewan Holding, is a one-stop hotel management company that operates and manages hotels and actively creates a delicate and high-end lifestyle for guests by throwing elite life, emphasizing the “customer-oriented, service-quality” service spirit. Gewan Hospitality also provides specialized asset management services, which range from …

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Watch: Sheikh Mohammed opens new term of UAE Federal National Council

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid opened the session, wishing FNC members the best for the new session. Following this, the invitation decree issued by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to convene the fourth ordinary term of the 17th Legislative Chapter of the FNC was read. During the session, Saqr Ghobash, President of …

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Hozpitality.com rewards the best hoteliers in Dubai

Dubai-based Hozpitality.com, a leading innovative e-commerce platform, recently held its 8th Annual Hospitality Excellence Awards at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club. The big event brought together more than 500 major hospitality leaders from the region. The winners were selected by popular voter choice and were praised by the region’s most …

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TEIBLE RE-OPENS AND LAUNCHES SEASON 3.0 MENU

Seasonal farm-to-table restaurant Teible has reopened on the waterfront of the Jameel Arts Centre, after a brief hiatus to further enhance the restaurant’s offerings and support the brand’s direction as a LOHAS business (Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability). During the temporary closure, Teible has implemented subtle and eco-friendly improvements inside …

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Fine Hygienic Holding obtains a license to market tissues for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Amman: World football governing body FIFA has granted Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) the license to design, produce and sell limited edition handkerchief packs commemorating the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. FHH launched the special edition packs in hypermarkets and supermarkets in Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, …

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Dar meets with heads of major commercial banks in Dubai – Business & Finance

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar held meetings on Saturday with the management of major commercial banks in Dubai, which deal with Pakistan and the Ministry of Finance, reported APPLICATION. In a tweet, the finance division said the banks included Dubai Islamic Bank, Ajman Bank and Emirates NBD. “Commercial banks have placed …

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UAB posts 166% growth in net profit thanks to resilient business strategy – News

Sharjah-based lender attributes net profit growth to improved operating performance, lower expected credit losses and a cautious approach to risk management UAB’s total revenue increased by 4% compared to the same period in 2021. — Photo provided Published: Wed 9 Nov 2022, 4:44 PM Last update: Wed 9 Nov 2022, …

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THE OBEROI BEACH RESORT, AL ZORAH, THE UAE’S EXCLUSIVE LUXURY GETAWAY

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, recognized as one of the best biodiverse resorts in the United Arab Emirates, is proud to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2022. To celebrate the occasion, the multi-award winning resort is launching its seafood recently renovated. Aquario restaurant, with a renewed commitment to environmental …

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Emirati government signs four alternative fuels deals with cement producers

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Emirates RDF have signed four MoUs with Fujairah Cement Industries, JSW Cement, Lafarge Emirates and Star Cement to use alternative fuels produced by Emirates RDF in the emirate of ‘Umm Al Quwain in their manufacturing operations. The Emirates …

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UAE: How to set up a business in the free zone – News

With its global business creation ecosystem, the UAE has more than 45 free zones that ensure an influx of international investors and entrepreneurs for specific industry sectors. Free zones offer a flexible business structure to foreign investors with international standards and a dynamic regulatory framework. By Pratik Rawal/Viewpoint Published: Mon …

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A new skyscraper Fairmont hotel will open in Dubai

Fairmont Dubai Skyline is the brand’s 6th property in the UAE… Dubai is getting its third Fairmont hotel after parent brand Accor unveiled plans for the Fairmont Dubai Skyline. Scheduled to open in 2024, the futuristic new development will include both hotel rooms and residences, and will be the first …

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An interesting period for the rental property sector in Dubai

Dubai has always been a great option as one of the most popular destinations for overseas investing. This year we had transactions for entire buildings and floors, which were purchased by well-known Chinese investment groups and individuals. The impressive performance of the Dubai luxury real estate market in the first …

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FG seeks loans from China, Portugal and Turkey for railway projects

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A decision has been made to digitally preserve Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove in Osun State. A tech giant, Google Arts & Culture, has worked with some organizations to put the sanctuary’s content into digital format. Other Google partner organizations are Adunni Olorisha Trust and CyArk. In a …

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Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel reopens after restoration

Ajman, UAE: The Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel, managed by Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), reopened its doors on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 after a four-month transformation program. “We are delighted to announce the reopening of one of our premier hotels in the area,” said Patrick Antaki, chief operating officer at HMH. …

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The Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel reopens after its revamp

The Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel, managed by Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), reopened on November 2 after a four-month transformation program. “We are delighted to announce the reopening of one of our key hotels in the area,” said Patrick Antaki, General Manager of HMH. “I would like to congratulate …

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Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market 2022: In-Depth Study by Key Players Ajman Public Transport Corporation, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Serco Group

California (USA) – Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts to study the correct and valuable information. The data that has been examined is made considering the top existing players and upcoming competitors. The business strategies of key players and new industries entering …

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The booming specialty coffee market in the UAE

(MENAFN-Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) São Paulo – The specialty coffee market in the United Arab Emirates is booming, said Ambassador Eliana Zugaib, Chargé d’Affaires at the Brazilian Embassy in Abu Dhabi. The diplomat accompanied the Brazilian Coffee Week which ended on Tuesday (25). The event was organized by the Brazilian …

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Do you want to set up a business abroad? Here are the reasons why the UAE is your easiest and best option

The UAE has risen to the top spot this year in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Global Entrepreneurship Index 2022 report. This means that the UAE is now the best place to do business globally – in In fact, the survey adds that the nation is “the world’s leading destination …

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FORM Hotel receives the title of Best Luxury Art Boutique Hotel at the World Luxury Hotel Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – FORM Hotel is proud to announce that it has been named “Best Luxury Art Boutique Hotel” in the Continent category at the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards ceremony. The award for Best Luxury Art Boutique Hotel was presented to a member of the FORM Hotel …

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Google partners with others to digitally preserve Osun Osogbo’s sacred grove

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A decision has been made to digitally preserve Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove in Osun State. A tech giant, Google Arts & Culture, has worked with some organizations to put the sanctuary’s content into digital format. Other Google partner organizations are Adunni Olorisha Trust and CyArk. In a …

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5 ways families can travel smarter in the medium term

As schools shut down for half-term holidays and a peak period begins from October 14, Emirates is announcing myriad ways to ensure a smooth and fast travel experience for families, including new updates to the Emirates app and digital check-in options. All passengers are advised to arrive at the airport …

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Closure of the Sheraton Abuja Hotel Angers Marriot

As schools shut down for half-term holidays and a peak period begins from October 14, Emirates is announcing myriad ways to ensure a smooth and fast travel experience for families, including new updates to the Emirates app and digital check-in options. All passengers are advised to arrive at the airport …

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Emirates News Agency – UAE Government embraces technology and designs opportunities to support growth of digital economy: Omar Al Olama

DUBAI, 19th October, 2022 (WAM) — Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, has affirmed the government’s futuristic vision and approach of the United Arab Emirates, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, …

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Hotel Roach: A client requests 51,000 Dh in compensation 6 years after having stayed in a room with insects – News

He presented various documents to the court, including a medical report showing that he had received treatment for the itchy skin and photos of his stay. Photo for reference only Published: Wed 19 Oct 2022, 08:04 Last update: Wed Oct 19, 2022 5:37 PM A hotel guest who was forced …

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DP World Marine Services adds coastal service to UAE

DP World has introduced a new coastal service for the UAE, linking its Jebel Ali hub to other ports in the country, supporting key customers by reducing supply chain bottlenecks. The inaugural cargo of around 200 TEUs sailed from Jebel Ali Port to Ajman Port and arrived on time on …

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Metaverse is among the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2023: Gartner

Metaverse is among the top ten strategic technology trends for 2023, according to technology research and consulting firm Gartner, Inc. Metaverse is stepping up its influence and would expand to become one of the trending topics among fintech. Frances Karamouzis, analyst at Gartner, explains: “Gartner’s Strategic Technology Trends for 2023 …

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FIFA World Cup: Qatar to increase number of hotel keys to 56,000 by 2025 – News

Capacity will be temporarily increased by 3,900 additional cabins in two luxury cruise ships moored offshore; and a third is planned Photo: AFP Published: Tue 18 Oct 2022, 11:53 AM Qatar could invest up to $7 billion in the hospitality industry to increase the number of hotel keys to 56,000 …

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Abu Dhabi School of Government expands its global network of partners at GITEX 2022

The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has expanded its global partner network by announcing a host of strategic alliances with leading and well-established multinationals including Microsoft, Orange, G42 Cloud and Accenture during GITEX Technology week 2022, one of the main technological events in the region. The signing ceremony took …

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Iraq’s new president calls for the rapid formation of a government – News

Under the constitution, the prime minister-designate has 30 days to form a government, a deadline that has often been exceeded Newly elected Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid salutes on Monday during his inauguration and handover ceremony at Al Salam Palace in the capital Baghdad. —AFP By AFP Published: Mon 17 …

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Nigeria Air to begin operations in December — Buhari

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A decision has been made to digitally preserve Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove in Osun State. A tech giant, Google Arts & Culture, has worked with some organizations to put the sanctuary’s content into digital format. Other Google partner organizations are Adunni Olorisha Trust and CyArk. In a …

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Project Market in UAE Hits $3.7 Billion in Q3; overtakes Saudi Arabia as construction sector rebounds – News

In the UAE, the construction sector once again accounted for the largest share of new project awards, accounting for 59.7% of total projects in Q3-2022 Workers sharing a moment of relaxation on a construction site in Dubai. The construction market in the UAE is expected to reach a value of …

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Ajman Ministry of Finance Launches First Government Payments Platform on Metaverse and Other Smart Services at GITEX 2022

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of the participation of from Ajman Department of Finance (ADF) under the aegis of Ajman Government Pavilion at GITEX Global 2022, His Excellency Marwan Ahmed Al Ali, Director General of the department, launched a package of smart services in …

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Gitex in Dubai: Cloudera enables UAE businesses and government sectors to become more data-driven – News

The company aims to enable its customers and partners to use technology to leverage innovation Published: Fri 14 Oct 2022, 06:23 PM Last update: Fri 14 Oct 2022, 06:28 PM Gitex Global, which ended Friday in Dubai, has always been one of the biggest tech events in the UAE, and …

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The Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX Global receives a number of VIP visitors on the fourth day of the exhibition

Major General Saif Al Shamsi: 90% of Sharjah Police Digital Transformation Achieved Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan and Consul General of Korea shared experience of digital and technological transformation in Sharjah Dubai:- The Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX Global today, Thursday, received a number of high profile visitors, led by His Excellency …

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Meet the Sales and Marketing Cluster Director at Fairmont Dubai

DUBAI, October 2022 – Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, the global luxury hotel group, is pleased to announce the promotion of its Sales and Marketing Hub Manager, Ahmed Abdraboh, effective October 2022. Ahmed will play a key role in overseeing sales and the marketing of Fairmont Dubai, Fairmont Ajman and Fairmont …

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The car rental and leasing market in the UAE is expected to be boosted

Main findings Historically, public transport has been the preferred mode of travel in the UAE. However, the pandemic has caused a shift in consumer preference for the industry with the increased movement of the population towards personal transportation for health reasons. The shift in consumer preferences has been facilitated by …

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Diwali in Dubai: live cooking stations, children’s workshops at the Waterfront Market – News

The event runs from Saturday October 15 to Monday October 24 and features activities such as henna dances and Bollywood Published: Tue, Oct 11, 2022, 1:49 PM Dubai’s Waterfront Market is hosting a Diwali-themed festival from Saturday October 15 to Monday October 24. A wide range of activities will be …

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Diwali shoppers discover unique handicrafts at flea market

With Diwali just around the corner, hundreds of Dubai residents recently thronged a flea market that showcased unique handicrafts perfect for the festive season. Held at the Grand Excelsior hotel in Bur Dubai, the market called ‘Quirky Nari’ was organized to support women entrepreneurs and allow them to showcase their …

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Dubai: Diwali shoppers discover unique handicrafts at flea market – News

Organized in the emirate in time for the end of the year celebrations, the event allowed women entrepreneurs to present their products Published: Mon 10 Oct 2022, 03:01 PM Last update: Mon 10 Oct 2022, 03:03 PM With Diwali just around the corner, hundreds of Dubai residents recently thronged a …

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India’s ‘huge’ startup market is worth betting on: Facebook co-founder

He believes much of the country’s growth will come from enterprise technology companies – those that provide services to businesses Photo: Forbes By ANI Published: Mon 10 Oct 2022, 08:25 Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin recently hailed India’s start-up potential, saying that while India’s start-up scene is a few years behind …

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Jollibee Disrupts UAE QSR Market – News

The global brand, which entered the domestic market in 2015, is growing exponentially. Diners savor the crispy, spicy and juicy taste of fried chicken, coupled with an incredible price that beats the competition hands down Published: Fri 7 Oct 2022, 11:29 Last update: Fri, Oct 7, 2022, 11:32 AM Jollibee, …

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Qatari government employees will work from home during the World Cup

Sharing the capital’s spoils: 5 things we learned from the Riyadh derby between Al-Hilal and Al-Shabab The Riyadh Derby ended 1-1 on Monday as the defending champions and current leaders showed there was not much to choose between them at the start of the Roshn Saudi League season. . Moussa …

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UAE Retail Market Report 2022: Growing Support from Tourism Sector Fuels Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “UAE retail market, by type (food retail vs. non-food retail), by market type, by distribution channel (supermarkets/hypermarkets, online, Baqala stores, department stores , Exclusive Stores and Specialty Retailers), By Region, Competition, Forecast and Opportunities, 2027 Report” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The UAE retail market is …

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ADX adds five more unique stock futures to its derivatives market – News

An investor looks at electronic charts displaying stock market information on the ADX Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange stock market May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Ben Job (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Tags: BUSINESS) – RTR325G1 Published: Thu 6 Oct 2022, 05:48 PM Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has introduced five more single equity …

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Ethiopia eyes attracting Turkish and Dubai companies to free zone – New Business Ethiopia

In a bid to attract Turkish and Dubai businesses to its recently established Dire Dawa Free Trade Zone and to take courses, an Ethiopian official visited Turkey and Dubai. An official tour to Turkey and Dubai was carried out by a delegation including representatives of several institutions and led by …

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Are you looking for business opportunities in the UAE? Here’s how to apply for the new visit visa for investors and entrepreneurs

Dubai: Looking to invest in the UAE or want to explore business opportunities? You can now apply for a visa specially designed for this purpose. The single-entry visa for “Seeking investment opportunities” can be applied for by the applicant himself, without the need for a UAE-based sponsor. This new visa …

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UAE: Police and government workers among Dubai Women’s Triathlon 2022 winners – News

The region’s first women-only competition features a 40km swim, run and bike combination Published: Sun Oct 2, 2022 6:05 PM Last update: Sun Oct 2, 2022 6:11 PM Under the patronage of Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, Mona Al Marri, chairwoman …

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Kuwait government tenders resignation to Crown Prince – News

Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al Sabah submitted the resignation on behalf of the government By Reuters Published: Sun 2 Oct 2022, 1:07 PM Last update: Sun 2 Oct 2022, 1:19 PM Kuwait’s government tendered its resignation on Sunday, the state news agency (KUNA) reported, following legislative elections in the …

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Winners of 9th Sharjah Government Communication Awards honored

Sharjah: c(IGCF) Thursday. The IGCF was organized by the International Government Communication Center (IGCC), an affiliate of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), at Expo Center Sharjah. “By highlighting the latest innovations and creative thinking in several disciplines of government communication with the announcement of the winners of the 9th …

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Stellantis Middle East signs MoU with Siemens

Stellantis Middle East, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to jointly develop EV smart charging infrastructure technologies for the Middle East. This includes creating packaged solutions for customers and electrifying last mile delivery services in Middle Eastern markets. Signed at a ceremony held at the Water, Energy, …

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Start your dream business in the UAE

Main free zones represented ● Dubai Silicon Oasis, Duke, Meydan, DMCC, DWTC, DIFC, SRTIP, Shams, Fujairah Creative City, DAFZA, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, Rakez, JAFZA Number of licenses issued in 2022 Competitive packages and offers for start-ups ● The company offers complete support which includes the license, administrative …

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UAE hotel pipeline to reach 48,000 rooms by 2030 – News

$32 billion investment to increase national inventory by 200,000 rooms, with Dubai supplying 76% of new keys About 70% of all planned rooms will be in the four and five star categories. — File photo Published: Tue Sep 27, 2022 10:39 AM Last update: Tue Sep 27, 2022 6:55 PM …

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Record 600 submissions for Sharjah Government Communication Award 2022

Sharjah: The International Government Communication Center (IGCC), an affiliate of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), has announced 53 nominees in 19 categories of the ninth edition of the Sharjah Government Communication Award (SGCA). This year, the international award recorded the highest number of applications since its first edition in …

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How the UAE construction sector is back in business

A report by real estate investment and advisory firm JLL states that “the UAE construction project market rebounded in 2021, with the residential sector performing best among construction asset awards.” With the trend set to continue through 2022, the market is experiencing several successful residential project launches. The concept of …

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Covid-19: Hong Kong removes mandatory hotel quarantine for travelers – News

Arriving passengers will also no longer need a negative PCR test within 48 hours of boarding. By PA Published: Fri Sep 23, 2022 12:45 PM From Monday (September 26), Hong Kong would no longer require incoming travelers to quarantine at designated hotels, it was announced on Friday. The decision comes …

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UAE: Man to be jailed, deported for threatening to kill business partner – News

The accused had put a knife around his victim’s neck during Ramadan, saying he would murder him if he did not hand over the profits from their store in three days Published: Thu 22 Sep 2022, 09:39 Last update: Thu 22 Sep 2022, 09:51 Ajman Criminal Court has sentenced an …

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UAE Teleconsultation Market Size & Research 2022, CAGR

The UAE health technology industry is currently positioned in an early growth phase and is expected to register a double-digit CAGR between 2022P and 2026P. COVID-19 has led to a shift in consumer preferences and priority for health technology products in the UAE. The target audience for Health Tech products …

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Dubai: Insurance company loses 1.25 billion dirhams in Address Downtown hotel fire case – News

The contractors who worked on the construction of the hotel have been accused of failing to implement fire safety measures and thus contributing to its spread File photo Published: Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:49 PM Last update: Wed Sep 21, 2022 2:11 PM An insurance company trying to recover the …

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India: Aussie stimulator Mitchell Johnson encounters snake in his hotel room – News

Shares images of the reptile and asks its followers to identify it By web office Published: Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:06 PM Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson had an unexpected guest in his hotel room in Lucknow. Taking to Instagram, the bowling legend shared some photos of the snake that …

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US: 17 cats killed in pet hotel after Los Angeles mall fire – News

More than 120 firefighters were dispatched to the fire in the Palms neighborhood of Los Angeles By AP Published: Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:08 AM Seventeen cats were killed at a Los Angeles pet hotel and a firefighter was injured early Saturday when a fire engulfed a mall where the …

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Golf Business News – Troon announces a host of new appointments and promotions to its global club and resort portfolio

Golf club management and marketing company Troon announced more than ten new appointments to its portfolio of international properties this summer. All internal promotions were hired into operational roles in North America, Europe and Asia. One appointment of note is Harris Abdullah, who is based at The Els Club …

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Sharjah Cricket presents Skyexch.net 47th Bukhatir League 2022

New Delhi [India]September 12 (ANI/PNN): Skyexch.net’s 47th Bukhatir 50 Overs League kicked off on Saturday September 10. A total of 12 teams participate in this 30-day event. 11 Ace, Ajman Heroes, DCC Starlets, Pacific Group, Seven Districts, Colatta Chocolates, Sharjah Cricket Academy, Interglobe Marine, Sri Lions, Future Mattress, Karwan CC …

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CS Global Partners — Promoting business opportunities for Indians – News

Paul Singh, Director, CS Global Partners Published: Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:47 PM Last update: Mon Sep 12, 2022 5:18 PM How CS Global partners are promoting business opportunities for Indians who want to explore overseas opportunities through Citizenship by Investment. CS Global Partners is mandated by the governments of …

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Webb Fontaine continues to expand and invest in business technology

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com), a leading provider of AI-enabled trade technologies and customs facilitation solutions to governments and trade administrations worldwide, celebrates its 20e birthday this month. In 2002, a group of leaders in their respective fields and early adopters of new technologies came together to form Webb Fontaine. Its objective …

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Al Mal Capital REIT Announces Semi-Annual Dividend Distribution

Al Mal Capital REIT (AMCREIT), the first REIT listed on DFM and managed by Al Mal Capital PSC will pay a semi-annual dividend of AED 2.5 fils ($0.68) per unit, to unitholders, as approved by the fund manager at the AGM. Al Mal Capital REIT is focused on adding quality …

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Jobs in the UAE: 7 ways to search for vacancies in the public sector and private companies – News

Tax-free income is the biggest draw for people around the world jobs, job, uae banks, dubai, uae, abu dhabi, interviews, bank, financial services Published: Thu 8 Sep 2022, 07:00 Last update: Thu 8 Sep 2022, 06:08 PM The work culture and job satisfaction in government and private companies in the …

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The Ministry of Finance organizes the second meeting of the Council of coordination of the financial policy of the government for 2022

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) today held the second meeting of the 2022 Government Financial Policy Coordination Council. His Excellency Younis Haji Al Khoori, MoF Under-Secretary and Chairman of the Council chaired the meeting, which took place virtually, alongside His Excellency Saeed Rashid. Al Yateem, Deputy Undersecretary for Resources and …

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Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market Size 2022 Demand, Global Trend, News, Business Growth

Major companies covered in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) space research are Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Mowasalat, Ajman Public Transport Corporation, Serco Group, Etihad Rail and other key market players. The global Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) space market size will reach xx Million USD by 2030, growing at a CAGR …

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FBI uncovers information about foreign government’s nuclear status at Trump’s home: report – Reuters

These documents require special clearances on a need-to-know basis, rather than a generic top secret clearance Photo: Reuters By AFP Published: Wed Sep 7, 2022 8:06 AM One of the classified documents seized by the FBI from former US President Donald Trump’s residence in Florida described a foreign power’s nuclear …

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Radisson Hotel Group combines heritage and vision to build a strong and sustainable future in Thailand

Building on over 25 years of heritage and strong recognition, with an expanded collection of brands for every market, the company now aims to accelerate its growth across the Kingdom. Radisson Hotel Group embarks on a journey of transformation in Thailand, with a rapid expansion of its portfolio of hotels …

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Emirates News Agency – ‘Salik’ announces plans to enter Dubai Financial Market

DUBAI, 5th September, 2022 (WAM) — Salik Company, Dubai’s exclusive tollgate operator, today announced its intention to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) and list its ordinary shares for trading on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). In a statement on Monday, Salik said that one billion five hundred million (1,500,000,000) …

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Ajman Bank will launch the world’s first Mastercard Touch Card

Mastercard and Ajman Bank launch the world’s first Touch Card, an accessible payment card that will allow blind and visually impaired people to easily facilitate payments and distinguish their cards. There are few effective ways for those who are blind or have low vision to quickly determine whether they have …

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Tribal Credit sees an increase in international business transfers in the MENA region

Dubai/Cairo/Riyadh: According to internal data from Tribal, a company that provides comprehensive digital financial solutions, international business transfers in the MENA region for payment of suppliers, purchase of equipment and raw materials , and business services were up 10% from Q1 to Q2 2022. Expanding business across borders is one …

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Farnek closes facility security agreements worth over $11.54 million

The UAE’s leading smart and green facility management company, Farnek, underscored its security credentials with a slew of new and retained contracts worth more than AED42.4 million (11.54 million) in the last 12 months. The company has had success in security contracts across a wide range of industries, including energy, …

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El-Batal Group Launches Rock Gold Mall, 1st Gold Market in New Cairo

The El-Batal Housing and Development Group has launched the first mall specializing in the sale of gold jewelry in New Cairo. Rock Gold Mall is a unique project introduced by El-Batal Group as it is the largest mall that brings together all gold and jewelry merchants in one place for …

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India is the world’s third largest fintech market after the United States and China – News

By 2030, Indian fintech will hit $1 trillion in assets under management and $200 billion in revenue. Photo Reuters By HP Ranina Published: Sat 27 August 2022, 17:06 Last update: Sat 27 August 2022, 17:07 Question: I recently read a report that the fintech sector is likely to grow by …

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Prism Digital Introduces WhatsApp Automated Chatbot Service for Hospitality Industry

Prism Digital, a leading digital marketing agency in the United Arab Emirates, has launched an AI-powered WhatsApp business chatbot service for the hospitality industry in the Middle East and North Africa. With over 2.2 billion users worldwide, WhatsApp is the most widely used application for communicating and creating personal and …

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Tier III cities show strongest recovery in hospitality: report

Tier III cities with resorts in India have seen the strongest recovery amid a recovery in leisure tourism. This has allowed these locations to achieve higher average rates than before the pandemic, according to a new report from consultancy Hotelivate. The company’s 2022 Indian Hospitality Trends and Opportunities report says …

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Invitation to the media – Sophie Chatel will announce the Government of Canada’s support for Kazar plein air

VAL DES MONTS, QC, August 24, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Sophie Chateldeputy of Pontiacannounce a government of Canada financial contribution to Kazar plein air, an organization being launched in the Outaouais region. This financial assistance will enable the recipient to develop Kazar Village …

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US warns of Russian strikes on Ukrainian government targets – News

The warning comes as Moscow said it would show no mercy over the murder of the daughter of a prominent ultranationalist A man walks near a destroyed school in Kostyantynivka, Donetsk region. —Reuters By AFP Published: Tue, August 23, 2022, 8:05 PM Washington warned on Tuesday that Russia could attack …

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Pakistani government steps up pressure on ex-PM Imran Khan – News

Khan could be disqualified from politics for life if found guilty of insulting Judge Zeba Chaudhry Photo: AP By AP Published: Tue, Aug 23, 2022, 1:43 PM Last update: Tue, Aug 23, 2022, 1:44 PM Pakistan’s government on Tuesday stepped up pressure on former prime minister Imran Khan who staged …

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Rahul Gandhi attacks PM on ‘ease of doing drug business’: ‘How long will you…’ | Latest India News

In a fresh attack, former Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” over multiple drug shipments from several ports in Gujarat, including Mundra and Pupavav. In a series of tweets, Gandhi posed four questions to Prime Minister Modi on “The ease of doing the drug …

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Pakistan. Ex-PM Khan claims government blocking of YouTube was meant to censor him – News

He had delivered fiery speeches at rallies across the South Asian nation Photo: Reuters By Reuters Published: Mon 22 Aug 2022, 09:10 Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, who faced charges on Sunday under an anti-terrorism law for threatening police and a magistrate, accused the government of temporarily blocking YouTube …

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AKARYN Hotel Group Launches New Luxury Resort and Spa in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rendering of teak villas in Aleenta Chiang Mai The new Chiang Mai property will feature 45 intimate rooms, a swimming pool and lounge, a restaurant, a spa and wellness center and bespoke holistic health and wellness programs. Chiang Mai, Thailand – The luxury hotel group in Asia, AKARYN Hotel Groupannounced …

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Somalia hotel siege kills at least 21, many hostages freed

Armed forces battled militants for 30 hours from Friday night at Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu Security forces and others walk past the damaged Hayat Hotel in the capital Mogadishu. —PA By Reuters Published: Sun 21 August 2022, 21:09 Security forces have ended a siege by al-Qaeda-linked militants at a hotel …

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Investors to trust UAE real estate market with more investments – News

Real estate transactions could exceed 300 billion dirhams this year, as new government measures will further improve transparency, increase market credibility and boost investor confidence An aerial view of the Sheikh Zayed Road. The UAE real estate market attracted investments worth more than 170 billion dirhams in the first seven …

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China’s New Energy Vehicle Market Will Expand Rapidly in 2022-2020 – News

The country’s NEV market size is expected to reach 15.98 million units in 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 35.1 percent during the period, according to International Data Corporation. International Data Corporation predicted that the compound annual growth rate of pure electric vehicles will be 37.5%. — …

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Opening of a new Korean market at Dubai’s Festival Plaza in Jebel Ali

Shoppers headed to Dubai’s Festival Plaza this weekend, a market celebrating everything South Korea has opened up to the public. K-Market, which runs until August 28, brings together food, beauty, clothing, arts and more at Jebel Ali Mall. Scroll through the gallery above to see what to expect in the …

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UAE: Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange Leads Arab Region in Increase in Market Value – News

Last week’s index jumped 3.6%, market value 3.03% By WAM Published: Sat 20 Aug 2022, 10:26 Last update: Sat 20 Aug 2022, 10:59 PM The Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADX) was the top performing Arab financial market last week, with its index jumping 3.6% and its market value 3.03%, according …

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Dubai government services channel assessment complete: Media Office

UAE – The Dubai Model Center has completed an in-depth assessment of Dubai’s government services, including websites, smart apps and contact centers, the emirate’s media office said on Friday. The assessment covered four joint service initiatives from 17 local government entities, three federal agencies, three private sector companies and 17 …

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Dubai Government Services Channel Assessment Completed: Media Office – News

Assessment as part of efforts to achieve the Services 360 vision and digital transformation KT file photo used for illustrative purposes Published: Fri, August 19, 2022, 8:44 PM Last update: Fri 19 August 2022, 20:46 The Dubai Model Center has completed an in-depth assessment of Dubai government services, including websites, …

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Legacy Business Program to support iconic businesses

The program will identify iconic and long-standing businesses in the City of Boston to increase their visibility and provide access to grants and resources. Today, Mayor Michelle Wu announced the launch of the Legacy Business Program, an initiative that will support Boston’s long-time independent businesses through increased visibility and connecting …

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RAK tourism sector aims to increase number of hotel rooms to 12,747 in 5 years: RAKTDA CEO – News

The emirate now has 8,130 hotel rooms offering the highest standard of hospitality. By WAM Published: Thu 18 August 2022, 20:17 Last update: Fri 19 August 2022, 18:09 Raki Phillips, CEO of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), pointed out that the emirate’s tourism sector aims to increase …

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TOPSTRETCHING expands in the Gulf and MENA region through franchise business model – News

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022, 2:19 PM Last update: Wed 17 Aug 2022, 2:26 PM TOPSTRETCHING, the leading chain of HIIT stretching and fitness studios, notable for being the first of its kind “women-only”, has announced plans for impressive expansion and expansion to 1,000 franchises worldwide. TOPSTRETCHING’s dominant social media …

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Dubai Marathon postponed after Qatar World Cup increases demand for hotel rooms and flights – News

The racing event was due to return for the first time since pandemic restrictions forced the hiatus Published: Wed, Aug 17, 2022, 1:47 PM The Dubai Marathon has been postponed due to high demand for hotel rooms and flights seen in Dubai in connection with the Qatar World Cup. Originally …

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Alaan launches UAE’s first business card with up to 2% cashback

Alaan, a UAE-based enterprise expense management fintech, has announced the launch of a first reimbursement card for businesses. The startup previously raised $2.5 million in seed funding and built a platform for businesses to spend through modern corporate cards and automated bill payments. Business customers using Alaan cards will be …

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Dubai: SCENT and Fortune Plaza Hotel organize the “Aatidonji Dina” cultural program

Shodhan Prasad Dubai, August 16: SCENT (Sandhya Creations Event Network Team) in association with Fortune Plaza Hotel (A Praveen Shetty Enterprise) concluded the first-ever cultural program “Aatidonji Dina” at Fortune Plaza Hotel, Al Ghusais on August 14th. The event drew an overwhelming crowd of over 1,500 Tuluvas from …

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UAE date exports quintuple in past decade as government continues to support farmers | Salaam Footbridge

The UAE exported $235 million worth of dates in 2020, with the fruit accounting for around 60% of the country’s agricultural production. Sharjah: Date production is booming in the UAE as government initiatives begin to impact farmers’ profits. The Al Dhaid Date Festival which took place in the emirate of …

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Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan appoints, promotes government officials – News

Departments include Human Resources Department, Smart Dubai Government Establishment Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022, 16:56 Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, has appointed and promoted officials in government departments in Dubai. These include the Government of …

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‘Shadow government’ scandal rocks Australian politics – Reuters

In some instances, Morrison made himself co-minister without informing the cabinet members he had already appointed to those positions. By AFP Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022, 10:51 Revelations that Australia’s former prime minister secretly appointed himself to several cabinet posts during the pandemic sparked a political firestorm on Monday, with …

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“Made in UAE”: steel, driving the market – News

Bharat Bhatia, CEO of Conares Published: Mon 15 August 2022, 00:00 The conglomerate is the perfect partner to meet growing global infrastructure demands The Indian community has contributed immensely to the progress and prosperity of the UAE, said Bharat Bhatia, CEO of Conares, the second largest private steelmaker in the …

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Sharjah to host International Forum on Government Communications on September 28-29 – News

The forum’s two-day program will highlight the importance of designing government communication Published: Sun 14 August 2022, 14:48 The 11th edition of the International Government Communications Forum (IGCF) will take place on September 28-29 at the Expo Center Sharjah. Organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin …

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Iraqi factions call for new government amid rival protests – News

Thousands of Sadr supporters pray outside parliament to show support for populist leader A supporter of Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada Sadr carries his portrait after Friday prayers outside the parliament building in the green zone of the capital Baghdad. —AFP By Reuters Published: Fri 12 August 2022, 20:28 Rival Iraqi …

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Barceló Hotel Group opens a 5-star hotel in Jakarta

Located in the heart of Jakarta and Designed by prestigious architect Bill Bensley, The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel infuses local culture and heritage into unique interiors. Hotel Barcelo Band opens its latest 5-star hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia – The Orient Jakarta, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. Located in Jakarta’s …

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Ajman records 13% growth in certificates of origin in the first half

The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) issued 19,008 certificates of origin worth more than AED4.3 billion ($1.17 billion) in the first half of 2022, compared to 16,768 certificates worth AED4.1 billion issued in the first half of 2021, with a growth rate of 13%. Abdullah Al Muwaiji, Chairman …

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UAE Health Tech Market Driven by Changing Consumers

July 2022 | UAE News E-pharmaceutical players in the UAE are opting for mobile apps which saw around 3.2 million orders in 2021.Teleconsultation companies in the UAE offer the convenience and flexibility of video calls to doctors who had AED79.4 million in 2021.Malaffi, a public-private collaboration, became operational in 2019 …

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Sharjah’s new four-day working week has improved government performance and reduced accidents by 40%, study finds

During its meeting, the SEC discussed several government issues on the agenda and reviewed the progress of work in numerous sectors and development projects in various cities and regions of the emirate. Council was briefed on the study assessing the application of the new weekly working system in Sharjah government …

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Venu Gopal is appointed General Manager of the soon-to-be-launched Courtyard by Marriott Tiruchirappalli

Venu Gopal joins the brand new Courtyard by Marriott in Tiruchirappalli as General Manager. With abundant knowledge and nearly 22 years of diverse experience in the hospitality industry, Venu Gopal is poised to take the lead as the premier international hotel brand in Trichy. He will lead real estate operations …

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong reduces Covid-19 hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals – News

City health officials warn infections could reach 8,000 in coming weeks By AP Published: Mon 8 August 2022, 08:07 Last update: Mon 8 August 2022, 08:41 Hong Kong will reduce the length of the mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals from overseas to three days a week, the city leader said …

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Kuwait’s Alghanim Industries eyes IPO – News

The family business formerly known as Kutayba Alghanim Group operates in sectors including building materials, retail, automotive and financial services. Alghanim owns the franchise rights for Chevrolet and Cadillac, Honda and Lotus, Ford and Lincoln, among other car brands. — File photo By Reuters Published: Sun, August 7, 2022, 5:00 …

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Dubai-based real estate agent sells iconic UAE hotel for 810 million dirhams – News

Real estate consultant Andrew Love completes sale of Ras Al Khaimah’s iconic DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa Marjan Island Pictures are provided Published: Fri 5 August 2022, 15:00 Last update: Fri, August 5, 2022, 10:17 PM It’s official. The iconic DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa Marjan Island in …

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Global consultancy Prophet sets up shop in Dubai as GCC market shows momentum – News

Saudi Aramco, Qatar Media City, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Metlife, MiSK Foundation, Ora Developers and Kitopi are among the company’s clients. The Saudi Aramco logo is pictured at the oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia. Published: Wed 3 Aug 2022, 4:41 PM Prophet, one of the world’s leading business growth …

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Stronger new business recovery boosts production growth in July – News

Promising underlying demand was supported by promotional efforts as companies ramped up production, stepped up purchases of inputs and hired additional workers as windfall deals piled up. The Arab world’s second-largest economy, which grew 3.8% in 2021, is expected to grow 5.4% and 4.2% in 2022 and 2023, respectively. — …

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Al Barghouti appointed regional director of Dragos

Dragos, an American cybersecurity company for industrial control systems (ICS) and operational technology (OT) environments, has appointed Omar Al Barghouthi as regional director, Middle East. Al Barghouthi will be responsible for the regional growth of Dragos, its network of partners and the consolidation of the company’s role in providing security …

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Set up your business with DUQE in an enticing offer in Dubai’s OOH scene | INSITE OOH multimedia platform

Make a name for yourself in Dubai, the global startup hub, and grow your business internationally with DUQE’s OOH campaign in Dubai. Since Dubai is the center of entrepreneurship and cutting-edge ideas where the quality of life is second to none, DUQE invites people to start their business with them …

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UAE auto market shifts gears, posting 9.3% growth in H1 – News

SUVs continue to dominate the UAE market, accounting for 50.5% of sales in the first half The UAE automotive market has shown signs of recovery with promising sales across the board after plummeting in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic. — File photo Published: Tue, Aug 2, 2022, 6:58 PM The …

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Etihad Rail set to accelerate growth in UAE real estate market – News

Connecting the seven emirates from the Saudi border to the Oman border, the Etihad Rail is an integral part of the UAE rail program. It is expected to be the catalyst for the growth of real estate markets in the emirates. The proposed connectivity with GCC countries will also benefit …

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The Government of the United Arab Emirates is ready for a complete digital transformation – News

The strategy announced earlier this year aims to double the contribution of the digital economy to the country’s GDP Published: Tue, August 2, 2022, 12:20 AM The UAE government is ready for a full digital transformation, with a new federal committee announced on Monday. Approved by the UAE Cabinet, the …

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Mashreq goes beyond banking with the launch of Mashreq Business Banking Value Added Services

Launch of the Mashreq Business Banking Value Added Services platform with ten non-banking service providers Platform users receive discounts for a suite of human resources, office space, cloud providers and other non-banking services Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates, has …

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