RTA reviews Dubai Metro contribution to sustainable environment at Ajman International Environment Conference

RTA reviews Dubai Metro contribution to sustainable environment at Ajman International Environment Conference

AJMAN- The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) participated in the 3rd Ajman International Environment Conference held under the theme (An Innovative Approach to Sustainability), which attracted a wonderful lineup of top international and local experts in the field of environment, water and energy, who discussed and stressed the importance of caring for the quality of […]

Dubai Holding launches special packages to incentivise investors to build 3 & 4 star hotels

Dubai Holding launches special packages to incentivise investors to build 3 & 4 star hotels

DUBAI- Dubai Holding today(May 5th) introduced new commercial incentive packages to encourage hotel and leisure industry investors to enter the three and four-star hotel segment. The step comes as part of Dubai Holding’s strategy to further support the development of Dubai’s tourism sector and in particular the objectives outlined in the Emirate’s Tourism Vision 2020. […]

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 available in the MEA region  

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 available in the MEA region  

DUBAI— Microsoft Corp. today(May 5th) announced that the next major update to it’s flagship ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, is available to customers across the Middle East and Africa region.The announcement came at the Microsoft Business Solutions Summitt hosted in Dubai, UAE for the region’s technology and business executives. Designed to help businesses run […]

Etisalat and Maroc Telecom sign agreement related to Etisalat’s Shareholdings in West African operations

Etisalat and Maroc Telecom sign agreement related to Etisalat’s Shareholdings in West African operations

ABU DHABI- Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (“Etisalat”), Atlantique Telecom SA (“AT”) and Etisalat International Benin Limited (“EIBL”) and Itissalat Al Maghrib (“Maroc Telecom”) have signed a Share Purchase Agreement for the sale of Etisalat’s shareholdings in its operations in Benin, the Central African Republic, Gabon, the Ivory Coast, Niger and Togo. These operations provide both mobile […]

Saudi tourism sector targeting SAR 42.75 Billion revenue in 2014

Saudi tourism sector targeting SAR 42.75 Billion revenue in 2014

JEDDAH– A study by ‘PhoCus Wright,’ a global travel market research firm, has revealed that the steady growth of Saudi Arabia’s travel market has given the country the confidence in expecting an increase in revenue from SAR 38.25 billion in 2012 to SAR 42.75 billion in 2014. The report further stated that the tourism understructure […]

8 top wheelchair basketball teams to compete in Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Championships  

8 top wheelchair basketball teams to compete in Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Championships   

DUBAI- Dubai’s reputation as a regional centre for hosting international sporting events will be reinforced when it welcomes 8 international teams to compete in the 6th Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball – IWBF West Asian Championship 2014 being held from 10th-14th May. This year’s event is more significant than ever as the top 3 teams will win the right […]

Sharjah attracts a number of UAE and world dignitatries, industry leaders at ATM

Sharjah attracts a number of UAE and world dignitatries, industry leaders at ATM

DUBAI- This year Sharjah has made its strongest impact to date at the Arabian Travel Market, 2014, Dubai. Today(May 5th) the stand welcomed UAE dignitaries, world leaders and representatives from the international travel and tourism industry. Led by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, the Emirate is once again exhibiting at the ATM Dubai, from […]

Royal Opera House of Muscat soon to open new season

Royal Opera House of Muscat soon to open new season

OMAN– The Royal Opera House of Muscat (ROHM), the leading arts and culture organization of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced that it will soon be opening its 2014-2015 culture and arts season, boasting of a line-up of Arabic and international performances from some of the world’s highly renowned artists and performing companies. ROHM, which […]

RAK Properties holds groundbreaking ceremony for its landmark Flamingo Villas project

RAK Properties holds groundbreaking ceremony for its landmark Flamingo Villas project

UAE- RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK) biggest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, held groundbreaking ceremony recently for its landmark development project, Flamingo Villas. Present during the groundbreaking event were Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, CEO, RAK Properties; Abdullah Ahmed Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Al Nuaimi Group; Dr. Rashed Al Nuaimi, CEO, […]