Sharjah Tourism celebrates success and excellence in tourism sector, honours partners

Sharjah Tourism celebrates success and excellence in tourism sector, honours partners

SHARJAH-Distinguished achievers from the UAE’s tourism and hospitality sectors and media were awarded and recognised at a gala ceremony on Tuesday night(April 29th) as part of the sixth edition of the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Awards. The awards are hosted by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority. The glittering ceremony at Al Jawaher Reception and […]

Dubai Municipality observes world heritage day

Dubai Municipality observes world heritage day

DUBAI- As a component heritage week activities initiated by UNESCO, Dubai Municipality has observed  world heritage day with a variety of activities. Eng. Rashad Bukhash inaugurated the activities at Arabian Centre in Al-Mizhar area. While talking in the program he said, Dubai Municipality is celebrating this day to promote the rich history of heritage of […]

Experts share the latest in alcohol and drug addiction research at NRC

Experts share the latest in alcohol and drug addiction research at NRC

ABU DHABI- Insight into the most recent drug treatment programs available to battle alcohol addiction, results of studies on various types of substances with psychoactive properties and developing integrated therapeutic community treatment models were just some of the topics discussed at an event hosted by the National Rehabilitation Center (NRC). The Center invited six professors from […]

UAE Banks Federation confirms progress on Credit Bureau

UAE Banks Federation confirms progress on Credit Bureau

ABU DHABI- The UAE Banks Federation, a professional representative body representing 49 member banks operating in the UAE, is to convene an exceptional meeting of its Consumer Committee soon to discuss member banks’ cooperation with Al Etihad Credit Bureau. The subject was one of the main discussion points during the last CEO Advisory Council meeting […]

SriLankan Airlines joins oneworld

SriLankan Airlines joins oneworld

WEDNESDAY— SriLankan Airlines becomes part of oneworld as of today(April 30th), offering the full range of services and benefits of the world’s fastest growing and highest rated global airline alliance. It becomes the first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to join any of the global airline alliances. With this expansion, the oneworld alliance now comprises 15 […]

ICCA hosts Alain Ducasse Master Class for Dubai's leading chefs

ICCA hosts Alain Ducasse Master Class for Dubai's leading chefs

DUBAI- The International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai (ICCA) last week hosted 25 of Dubai’s top chefs for the Sous-Vide Advantage Master Class taught by Chef Christophe Larrat from Ducasse Education. Chefs were shown how to master the easy-to-use, versatile technology of Sous Vide during a hands-on workshop in partnership with Ducasse Education, Henkelman, TSSC, Electrolux and FusionChef. Ingredients of the […]

The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare For Today set to commence

The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare For Today set to commence

BANGKOK- The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Education and Training Committee will hold a PATA Youth Symposium on the morning of May 16, 2014, at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), Zhuhai Campus. With the theme “The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare for Today”, the Symposium will commence prior to the PATA Executive Board, Board Meeting and 2014 AGM and aims to […]