National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises of the Ministry of Economy to organize SME Expo in Abu Dhabi next Monday

National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises of the Ministry of Economy to organize SME Expo in Abu Dhabi next Monday

Under the patronage of Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori Abu Dhabi, 23 April 2019 Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and Chairman of Small and Medium Enterprises Council, the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises of the Ministry of Economy will host the Small and Medium Enterprises Exhibition (SME Expo) from April 29-30 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC). The two-day free-to-attend SME Expo is being organized in collaboration with funding programs to support and encourage Emirati…

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ArpuPlus and du announce exciting new ‘Nancy World’ service for global fans of Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram

ArpuPlus and du announce exciting new ‘Nancy World’ service for global fans of Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram

Service to provide exclusive information about Ajram’s concerts, videos and upcoming songs 23 April 2019 – ArpuPlus, a subsidiary of digital products and technology company A15 and MENA’s biggest content aggregator with more than 200,000 pieces of diversified content, in cooperation with leading UAE telecommunications provider du, has recently revealed the launching of ‘Nancy World,’ an exciting new service developed to give fans of Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram a chance to learn more about her. The new service, which was announced in a special press conference, will include exclusive…

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Dubai South hosts its second Soccer tournament for logistics partners

Dubai South hosts its second Soccer tournament for logistics partners

In line with the “year of Tolerance” As part of its continuing efforts to strengthen partnership among its stakeholders and promote a healthy and interactive community through sports activities, Dubai South has announced that is hosting its second football tournament for its logistics partners, which kicked off on April 22, 2019 at the Jebel Ali Shooting Club. The sports event falls in line with Dubai South’s commitment to promote the ‘Year of Tolerance’. This year’s tournament is being held with the support of Aramex, RSA Global, and Aloft as Gold…

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Rixos Bab Al Bahr Offers the Taste of Arabia this Ramadan

Rixos Bab Al Bahr Offers the Taste of Arabia this Ramadan

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2019: Rixos Bab Al Bahr is inviting families to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan with its inspired Iftar, presenting this year a fusion of Arabic and Turkish delicacies for an unparalleled festive experience. A wide range of Middle Eastern favorites is on offer at the special Iftar set menu, which will be hosted daily in the ultra all inclusive resort’s Lalezar Restaurant. The set menu highlights a wide selection of traditional Arabic fare served with a delectable Ottoman…

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RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully holds IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully holds IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

April 24, 2019 – As part of its capacity building initiatives in the Middle East region, Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), successfully conducted a three-day training session in Kuwait on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The session was attended by some of Kuwait’s top Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom operators, and other relevant organizations. During the three-day event, experts from RIPE NCC held three courses for local, regional, and international participants…

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Jannah Hotels & Resorts Announces Strategic Expansion Plans Jannah Dubai Creek and Jannah Ras Al Khor To Be Unveiled at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Jannah Hotels & Resorts Announces Strategic Expansion Plans  Jannah Dubai Creek and Jannah Ras Al Khor To Be Unveiled at Arabian Travel Market 2019

23 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: In the run up to Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, Jannah Hotels & Resorts, the UAE’s leading luxury halal hotel brand, has announced that it is expanding its footprint in the UAE adding 2 new properties to its current portfolio. Jannah Dubai Creek, a new four-star upscale hotel in Dubai is scheduled to open its doors to the public in September 2019. The 138-room hotel will feature five food and beverage outlets, a private swimming pool, gym and spa as well as a multitude…

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Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning awards Group Plus with largest advertising contract in Bahrain

“وزارة الأشغال وشؤون البلديات” توقع أكبر عقد إعلاني في البحرين مع “غروب بلاس”

April 23, 2019- The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning in Bahrain, has awarded Group Plus, the leading outdoor advertising company in the Middle East, with the largest outdoor advertising contract in Bahrain. Under their partnership, Group Plus will invest and market all billboards to be placed in light poles in Manama. The agreement will boost all efforts promoting road advertising in the country according to the global standards and the latest industry innovations in the midst of rapid urban growth in Manama. Group Plus also acquired the…

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Middle East Sees Boost in Economic Confidence in Q1 amid Slowdown in Global Economy

Middle East Sees Boost in Economic Confidence in Q1 amid Slowdown in Global Economy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The economy in the Middle East is expected to grow this year by around 3.5%, finds the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). The quarterly monitor shows global economic confidence remains low in Q1 2019, despite rising for the first time in a year.  The global poll of 1,355 accountants shows that all key regions reported a bounce in confidence with Asia Pacific and the Middle East seeing the biggest gains.…

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Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Phoenix Contact achieved sales of EUR 2.38 billion in 2018 with sales growth of 8%. At the same time, the number of employees increased to 17,400 worldwide. “From a global perspective, we had very good growth figures in the markets, but had to accept negative currency effects,” says CEO Frank Stührenberg. “In Germany, still our most important market for Phoenix Contact, we again achieved a very good result with 7%. There was double-digit growth in all regions of the world”. The company invested €207 million…

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PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). PIVOT’s CMS license, which comes after the recently published MAS Guidelines on the Provision of Digital Advisory Services on 8 October 2018, allows the company to offer AI-driven investment services directly to retail clients.…

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Fakih IVF acknowledges UAE’s new legislation on assisted reproduction techniques

Fakih IVF acknowledges UAE’s new legislation on assisted reproduction techniques

The UAE government has issued a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire)- Fakih IVF Fertility Center lauded the Federal National Council’s (FNC) decision on passing a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing. The draft legislation aims to offer hope to couples unable to conceive, by improving their chances of getting pregnant. Additionally, the law encourages promoting children’s health while also highlighting the UAE’s as a global leader in fertilisation…

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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May. With up to 300 delegates, the forum will include a packed conference programme, panel discussion and airline & industry briefings as well as unlimited one-to-one meetings pre-scheduled for airlines, airports and suppliers – all combined with endless informal opportunities for…

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Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey

Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey

Riyadh, KSA, April, 2019– Ipsos in KSA has announced the results of its“Most Influential Brands”survey, conducted for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The study measuredconsumer perceptions towards120 leading National, Regional, and Global brands in terms of their influence on people, based on a comprehensive list of attributes. This survey is part of an annual global effort conducted by Ipsos across 17 markets around the world. Google Takes Top Spot For this first edition, the tech giant Google took the number one spot as the most influential brand in Saudi…

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Mustang World’s Best-selling Sports Coupe for 4th Straight Year; Ford Dials-Up Celebrations For Pony Car’s 55th Birthday

9th FAHR International Conference lunched in Dubai

DUBAI, UAE, APRIL 17, 2019 – As Ford Motor Company marksMustang’s 55th birthday on National Mustang Day on April 17, enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the world’s best-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year. From Australia to Peru, Mustang reigns as the best-selling sports coupe in the world for 2018, selling 113,066,according to data from IHS Markit. 2018 not onlymarks the fourth-straight year of Mustang’s global leadership as the world’s best-selling sports coupe, but also as best-selling sports coupe in the United States, where Ford sold75,842 Mustangs last year. “We…

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Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah in Collaboration with Dubai Health Authority Encourages Citizens to Donate Blood Ahead Of Ramadan

Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah in Collaboration with Dubai Health Authority Encourages Citizens to Donate Blood Ahead Of Ramadan

Donating a unit of blood can help save at least three lives Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is encouraging citizens of the UAE to begin Ramadan on a positive note by participating in a blood donation drive. The drive will be held on April 24 at the EHJ facility, from 9am to 2pm and is expected to draw…

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Dubai Debuts Pioneering Aesthetics Hospital

Dubai Debuts Pioneering Aesthetics Hospital

CosmeSurge will launch a cutting-edge hospital that promises the best in cosmetic and aesthetic surgery Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2019, (AETOSWire): CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, will soon launch the region’s maiden state-of-the-art cosmetic and aesthetic surgery hospital in the UAE. The hospital, which is said to cost AED 40 million, aims to cater to the increasing demand of cosmetic surgeries amongst residents, and at the same time to bolster medical tourism across the region. Located next to Burj Al…

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Millennium Place Marina reveals Executive Team

Millennium Place Marina reveals Executive Team

Dubai, UAE (April 17, 2019) – The soon-to-open Millennium Place Marina, the new brand by Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa, has revealed its Executive Team. General Manager Manuel Garcia heads the team and will be managing the overall operations of the 453-key hotel including maintaining owner’s relations, developing the brand and leading the team achieve its business plans. Garcia’s career includes more than 27 years of hospitality experience across management, sales and marketing and operations. Most recently he was the General Manager of Mercure Gold Hotel. Previously,…

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du announces refreshed, customer-focused approach

du announces refreshed, customer-focused approach

Dubai, UAE, 17 April 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching a new brand campaign called “Be more you” that emphasizes the self-identification of its users and align with the more human, modern and digital ethos of the telco. Building on the foundational “Add life to life”, the refreshis meant to create a positive impact on people’s lives and enable them to follow their dreams. The refreshed brand identity comes at a critical inflection point in du’s growth and helps prepare it for the next phase.This is a…

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Dubai Municipality completes second phase of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant

Dubai Municipality completes second phase of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant

Dubai, 17 April 2019: Dubai Municipality has completed the second phase of the expansion of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of AED 1.3 billion and a capacity of 375,000 cubic meters of water for this stage thus taking the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants to about 1 million cubic meters with the possibility of future expansion of three more stages. Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality said that the current expansion of Jebel Ali plant is one of the important infrastructure projects…

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Turkish Airlines continues its expansion. The national flag carrier added Marrakech, the crimson city of Morocco, to its ever-expanding flight network.

Turkish Airlines continues its expansion. The national flag carrier added Marrakech, the crimson city of Morocco, to its ever-expanding flight network.

Successfully completing its“Great Move” process and transferring all of its passenger operations to its new hub, Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines now adds Marrakech, tourist city of Morocco, to its flight network. As the national flag carrier’s first inaugural flight from its new home, Marrakech became Turkish Airlines’ the second destination in Morocco while becoming its 308th destination globally. Starting on April 15th, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title of flying to more international destinations than…

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