Abu Dhabi rises to 12th globally in 2019 ‘Doing Business’ rankings

Abu Dhabi rises to 12th globally in 2019 ‘Doing Business’ rankings

H.E. Al Hajeri: “This unprecedented achievement reflects the emirate’s ever-growing competitiveness regionally and internationally.” Abu Dhabi, April 30, 2019 Abu Dhabi has jumped 23 places on the global ranking for doing business and is now ranked 12th worldwide according to the World Bank’s 2019 ‘Doing Business’ Report. This remarkable rise is an unprecedented achievement for the emirate and represents a major improvement compared to the 2016 rankings. In its 4th edition of the ‘Doing Business’ Report, the World Bank evaluated economies based on a criterion of 6 performance indicators, namely:…

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MEFMA highlights facilities management opportunities amid innovations and sustainability efforts

MEFMA highlights facilities management opportunities amid innovations and sustainability efforts

Association aims to standardize practices and processes in Middle East’s FM industry April 29, 2019 The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) held recently a seminar in Kuwait as part of its continuous bid to enhance the regional facilities management (FM) market’s growth and competitiveness. MEFMA regularly holds a series of interactive seminars in different parts of the region to discuss the most pressing issues affecting the reality and future of the sector in light of the rapid technological progress and a growing sustainability trend. During the Kuwait seminar, MEFMA…

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Minister of Economy Opens SME Expo in Abu Dhabi

Minister of Economy Opens SME Expo in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 29 April 2019 H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of the UAE Small and Medium Enterprises Council, officially opened the Small to Medium Enterprise Exhibition, SME Expo at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on behalf of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises the executive are of the Council of Small and Media Enterprises at the Ministry of Economy. The SME Expo was declared open in the presence of: HE Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei, Minister of  Youth; HE Mohamed…

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Etihad ESCO to highlight nuances of lighting design at 8th Middle East Lighting Design Summit

Etihad ESCO to highlight nuances of lighting design at 8th Middle East Lighting Design Summit

29 April 2019 – Etihad ESCO participated today in the 8th Middle East Lighting Design Summit, scheduled to be held from April 29 – 30, 2019, at Dubai’s Roda Al Bustan. The Super ESCO will utilize the platform to shed light on the finer aspects of lighting design from a developer’s perspective, as the forum is set to dive deeper into lighting design concepts and discuss the latest developments in the region’s industry. On second day of the event, Etihad ESCO will participate in a panel discussion titled ‘Lighting Design…

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Eltizam Asset Management Group signs AED 28.7 million service agreement with Transguard Group

Eltizam Asset Management Group signs AED 28.7 million service agreement with Transguard Group

Wide variety of security services to be provided to various sites in UAE 29 April 2019 – Eltizam Asset Management Group, a leading physical asset management company in the UAE and GCC, has signed a service agreement with Transguard Group LLC for the provision of security services to multiple buildings and developments throughout the UAE. Commencing 1st May 2019, Transguard Group will administer a range of security services including security guards, CCTV operators, radios, patrolling vehicles and supervisors to various units across the Emirates over an initial three-year period worth…

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Khalifa Fund announces opening of 3rd ‘Pitch@Palace UAE’ competition for UAE’s innovative entrepreneurs

Khalifa Fund announces opening of 3rd ‘Pitch@Palace UAE’ competition for UAE’s innovative entrepreneurs

  Abu Dhabi, April 28, 2019 – The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) announced that registration has now opened for innovators and entrepreneurs running small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who are keen to participate in the third edition of ‘Pitch@Palace UAE’. Organized in partnership with the ‘Pitch@Palace Global’ launched by H.R.H Prince Andrew, Duke of York in the United Kingdom, the competition is a platform for entrepreneurs and innovators around the world where they can showcase their projects to investors and business leaders of major companies to win support…

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Oman welcomed more than 3 million tourists in 2018

Oman welcomed more than 3 million tourists in 2018

April 28, 2019 – Oman’s Ministry of Tourism is placing a stronger emphasis on the recent surge in popularity that Oman has witnessed in order to help increase awareness and promote the country as a key tourism destination – throwing the spotlight on what makes the Sultanate a diverse and rich destination at a series of global tourism events and travel fairs. Oman welcomed more than 1.4 million GCC citizens last year, with the total number of tourists exceeding 3 million, whilst almost 200,000 cruise ship passengers visited the Sultanate.…

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority welcomes 1,738,543 hotel guests in 2018

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority welcomes 1,738,543 hotel guests in 2018

Combined hotel revenues up at AED 633 million April 27,2019 The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) continues to remain on track to drive the emirate’s tourism sector after its major 2018 accomplishments revealed a steady rise in the number of visitors and improved hotel revenues. SCTDA made the announcement ahead of its upcoming participation at the Arabian Travel Market 2019 to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. During the event, the Authority will promote its tourism projects and initiatives to raise global awareness of…

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Ducati UAE unveils the new Panigale V4 R

Ducati UAE unveils the new Panigale V4 R

Superbike launched at exclusive event at Sheikh Zayed Road showroom UAE, April 27, 2019 – Revolutions Accessories LLC, a subsidiary of Al Masaood Group and authorized distributor of Ducati motorcycles in the UAE, has unveiled the new Ducati Panigale V4 R at an exclusive event that took place recently at the Ducati Showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road. Developed to elicit a symphony of emotions, the new superbike transforms the concept of performance: in addition to acceleration, braking ability and being able to set best lap times; the safety and ease…

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Brazil’s exports to Arab region hit USD 3.15 billion mark in Q1 2019

Brazil’s exports to Arab region hit USD 3.15 billion mark in Q1 2019

Total exports to Arab countries at 11.5 million tons of goods combined April 27, 2019– Brazil’s exports to the Arab region grew to USD 3.15 billion during the first quarter of 2019, up from USD 2.75 billion recorded during the same period last year, according to the latest figures released by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC). The total exports to the Arab countries reached 11.5 million tons combined during the first three months of the year, a major jump from 9.1 million tons recorded during the same months in…

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AA AL MOOSA Enterprises Announces the Rebranding of a Four Stars Hotel in Sharjah

AA AL MOOSA Enterprises Announces the Rebranding of a Four Stars Hotel in Sharjah

The Announcement Came during the Arabian Travel Market Exhibition Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Dubai-based AA Al MOOSA Enterprises LLC, a dynamic and service oriented conglomerate that includes a wide spectrum of business interests, announced the rebranding of one of its four stars hotel properties located in a strategic area in the emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The announcement came during the Arabian Travel Market exhibition held in Dubai from the 28 April to 1 May 2019. Previously managed by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts under the name of…

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Brexit Uncertainty Could Draw More Attention to Dubai Real Estate Market

Brexit Uncertainty Could Draw More Attention to Dubai Real Estate Market

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 April 2019, (AETOSWire): The Dubai Real Estate market is likely to be impacted by UK’s uncertainty to stay or exit the European Union (EU). The ambiguity of the exit plan and the rejection by the British Parliament of the idea of a Brexit without a deal, could pose a serious risk to the British economy in general and would also increase the risk levels on all current and potential Real Estate investments in UK.  This improbability has also affected UK’s position as a top real…

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Leva Debuts at Arabian Travel Market with LEVA Mazaya Centre

Leva Debuts at Arabian Travel Market with LEVA Mazaya Centre

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Leva Hotels made their debut presence at the Arabian Travel Market 2019 in Dubai, showcasing their newly unveiled 4-star property on Sheikh Zayed Road. Leva has emerged as one of the leading players in the hospitality segment bringing a fresh thought and approach to engage with today’s millennial traveller. Each year ATM sees about 40,000 attendees and has been the biggest Middle Eastern travel event for 25 years now. The exhibition provides travel industry professionals with an incredible opportunity to showcase their…

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Forbes Recognizes Gulf Medical University as ‘Best Medical University in the Region’ At Higher Education Awards 2019

فوربس تكرّم جامعة الخليج الطبية بجائزة “أفضل جامعة طبية في المنطقة ” في حفل توزيع جوائز التعليم العالي لعام 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, the leading medical university in the Middle East region has been recognized as the ‘Best Medical Education University’ at the prestigious Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards 2019 held to honor the region’s best universities at the Taj Dubai on 24th April 2019. The award was received by Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of GMU, in the presence of top decision makers from the region’s education industry as well as government officials and other VIP dignitaries. With…

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Frost & Sullivan appoints Sarwant Singh as the Regional Leader for Middle East, Africa and South Asia

Frost & Sullivan appoints Sarwant Singh as the Regional Leader for Middle East, Africa and South Asia

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Frost & Sullivan has appointed Sarwant Singh as the Regional Leader for Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA). He will assume this responsibility in addition to his current role as the company’s Global Head of the Mobility, Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice. Sarwant brings with him over two decades of experience in strategic consulting and advisory to Fortune 1000 companies, public sector enterprises and multilateral organisations in the mobility and advanced technologies sectors. His counsel has been sought by the Prime…

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New App Launched With the Aim of Satisfying the UAE’s Food Craving

New App Launched With the Aim of Satisfying the UAE’s Food Craving

Home-grown concept promises to change the food delivery and dine-in industry Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 29 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Crave, a UAE-based food delivery and dine-in start-up company, today launched its mobile app in the UAE. The app provides a comprehensive way for people to satisfy their food cravings. Users of the app can either order food through the app by swiping right or left on images of different food items (all predetermined by their specific requirements and preferences), book a table at restaurants throughout the UAE, order food…

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Egypt’s Exceptional Ultra-All-Inclusive Retreat Rixos Alamein Welcomes Guests with Upgraded Facilities and Unparalleled Excellence

Egypt’s Exceptional Ultra-All-Inclusive Retreat Rixos Alamein Welcomes Guests with Upgraded Facilities and Unparalleled Excellence

Dubai , 28 April 2019: Rixos Hotels welcomes families to the boldly reimagined Rixos Alamein, an exceptional, exclusive and ultra all inclusive beach-front retreat in the paradisiacal Alamein, Egypt. With a new look and sparkle, the property redefines premium luxury with its ultra-modern hotel rooms, suites and villas, sublime dining concepts and inspired wellness facilities. The refurbishment of Rixos Alamein was undertaken over the last year with the new design comprising of an addition of 69 new units ranging from villas and suites. Erkan Yildirim, the Board Member and Managing…

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Nirvana Travel & Tourism at the Forefront of the World Travel Awards 2019

Nirvana Travel & Tourism at the Forefront of the World Travel Awards 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 April 2019: Bagging 10 glorious awards this year, the industry-leading provider of travel and lifestyle services, Nirvana Travel and Tourism, was honored by the World Travel Awards at the Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 on April 25. Winning the prestigious title of Middle East’s Leading Tour Operator for the fourth consecutive year and the United Arab Emirates Leading Tour Operator for the fifth consecutive year, Nirvana Travel and Tourism has been a consistent and noteworthy recipient of the WTA. Nirvana Travel and Tourism has…

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MARRIOTT HOTEL AL FORSAN OFFERS IFTAR AND SUHOUR DELIGHTS TO ENLIVEN RAMADAN

MARRIOTT HOTEL AL FORSAN OFFERS IFTAR AND SUHOUR DELIGHTS TO ENLIVEN RAMADAN

UAE, Abu Dhabi, 27 April 2019 – This Ramadan, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan has prepared an exquisite selection of delightful experiences to enliven the traditions of Ramadan. A wide range of cuisines from around the world is on offer at the Iftar buffet, which will be hosted in Khayal. Executive Chef Nirmal Sudhanshu along with his seasoned team aim to surprise guests and engage them with a flavorful yet elegant adventure, setting an extraordinary culinary experience that mingles classical Ramadan staples with a touch of wonder. Through an extravagant buffet,…

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Flims-Laax to showcase idyllic alpine getaways for GCC thrill-seekers, ski enthusiasts and luxury travellers at ILTM Arabia 2019 this week

Flims-Laax to showcase idyllic alpine getaways for GCC thrill-seekers, ski enthusiasts and luxury travellers at ILTM Arabia 2019 this week

GCC residents looking to escape the desert heat will have the opportunity to explore an upscale alpine destination at International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Arabia 2019 in the form of Flims-Laax, a snow-sure ski resort and summer getaway located in the Graubünden region of eastern Switzerland. Flims-Laax is only a 90-minute car or train journey from the city of Zurich, which can be reached in less than seven hours from Dubai International Airport. The resort is also accessible via helicopter for guests who wish to arrive a little sooner. The…

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