2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of a World Green Economy Organization starts in Dubai

2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of a World Green Economy Organization starts in Dubai

Agenda seeks to address key sustainability issues and approaches in building a green and sustainable economy Dubai, United Arab of Emirates, 05 May 2019 – The 2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the WGEO Private Sector Platform was successfully organized today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE). The event was attended by His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment of the UAE; His…

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Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) conference which gets underway tomorrow (Tuesday 30 April). The two-day meet, which is co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019, unites airline and airport executives with manufacturers and suppliers, providing a global forum for business and networking opportunities. More than 40 airlines have confirmed their attendance. Alongside the conference programme, delegates can book one-to-one appointments in airline and airport meeting lounges and enjoy evening networking events. Karin Butot, CEO, The Airport…

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Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East Africa announces massive expansion plans at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM)

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East Africa announces massive expansion plans at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (28 April 2019) – Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa– one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, will unveil its new hotel development pipeline with 14 hotels due to open in 2019 at the Arabian Travel Market 2019. By the end of 2019, Millennium Hotels and Resorts will be operating over 50 hotels in the Middle East and Africa, growing from 26 properties in 2016, which makes it the fastest growing hotel operator in the region. The additional 14 new…

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His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, officially inaugurated Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 today, marking the start of the 26th edition of the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism exhibition. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed was joined by Helal Saeed Al Marri, CEO of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and Director-General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), plus other VIPs who embarked on a tour of the show floor as the four-day event got…

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ATM 2019’s Global Stage gears up for in-depth industry discussions on key travel and tourism trends

ATM 2019’s Global Stage gears up for in-depth industry discussions on key travel and tourism trends

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trendsunder the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage – as more than 100 experts from across the spectrum of global hospitality gear up for three more days ofinteractive discussions, keynotes and industry briefings. The Kingdom will see a vast expansion of its hotel and resort inventory during 2019, with approximately 9,000 keys of three- to five-star international supply projected to enter the market despite major cities such as Riyadh and Jeddah experiencing an overall…

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Taiwan, The Heart of Asia, makes a debut at the Arabian Travel Market

Taiwan, The Heart of Asia, makes a debut at the Arabian Travel Market

Leading by Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Taiwan Tourism delegation, composed of suppliers from tourism industry and cultural performance groups, marched toward theArabian Travel Market (ATM),the leading, international travel and tourism event held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 28 April to 1 May 2019. During ATM, aside from the one-on-one business meetings with the buyers from local tourism industries, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau made a prominent announcement of its strategic partnership with Emirates Airline, a subsidiary of the Emirates Group and a major airline of the Middle East, to help promote…

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Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre scoops Kuwait’s Leading Conference Hotel Award

Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre scoops Kuwait’s Leading Conference Hotel Award

Kuwait City, Kuwait (April 28, 2019)– Millennium Hotel & Convention Center, the five-star luxury hotel and one of top conference centers in Kuwait, won the Leading Conference Hotel award atWorld Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019. Hoteliers and official representatives ofthe leading luxury hotels from around the globe have gathered on Thursday 25th of April at Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi to unveil triumphing hotels. Conveniently located at the heart of Kuwait City, Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre offers more than 6,000 Sqm of function space, which makes it…

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China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair 2019 to Open in May

China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair 2019 to Open in May

YIWU, China – (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair 2019, the professional platform for international small commodities to enter China, will open on May 23-26, 2019 at the Yiwu International Expo Center in China’s small commodities paradise Yiwu City. The Fair of this year will cover an exhibition area of over 50,000 square meters, providing 2,000 international standard booths in 4 exhibition zones, namely Asia Pavilion I, Asia Pavilion II, European Pavilion and America-Australia-Africa & Cross-border Trade Pavilion. The imported commodities to be displayed will include household items, maternal…

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JCDecaux to partner the French Pavilion at Dubai 2020 World Expo

JCDecaux to partner the French Pavilion at Dubai 2020 World Expo

Paris, 25 April: JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising worldwide and partner for the French Pavilion, will be working to promote France’s presence at the World Expo, to be held from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021 on the theme of“Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, with three sub-themes, mobility, sustainability and opportunity. A partnership that strengthens France’s visibility in the Middle East The partnership kicks off on Sunday 28 April with a month-long campaign in Dubai to raise the profile of the French Pavilion. Elisabeth Borne, French Minister for…

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UAE Ministry of Education partners with Microsoft to upskill employees in AI and data science

UAE Ministry of Education partners with Microsoft to upskill employees in AI and data science

24April2019; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates –The UAE Ministry of Education today announced it will join forces with Microsoft to upskill its employees in the fields of data and AI. The signing ceremony took place during BETT MEA 2019, the world-renowned education-technology conference being held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre this week. Present were His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education and Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Worldwide Education at Microsoft, as well as other senior officials from both parties. Under the terms of the…

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ABU DHABI PRIMED TO SHOW DIVERSITY OF ISLAM AT 2ND ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION FESTIVAL 

ABU DHABI PRIMED TO SHOW DIVERSITY OF ISLAM AT 2ND ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION FESTIVAL 

Abu Dhabi, April 23, 2019:Abu Dhabi will shine the spotlight on tolerance, cultural diversity and unity when the 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, opens at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on Wednesday April 24. The four-day festival will be a celebration of Islam as Muslim countries from around the world descend on the UAE capital from April 24-27 to display their cultures and traditions through essential elements such as arts and…

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Emirates Park Zoo and Resort Participates at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

Emirates Park Zoo and Resort Participates at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22 April 2019: Emirates Park Zoo and Resort is participating at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival’s held at Expo Centre Sharjah from 17-27 April, showcasing their five ‘Zooperstars’ books. The storybooks highlight short stories on the zoo’sresident star animals such as, the Adventures of Geoffrey the Giraffe, Chezaila the Camel, Marcel the Monkey, Madu& Rada the Elephants, and Harry the Hippo.With rates starting at AED 48, festival guests will be thrilled with exclusive storybook packages during the 10-day event.What’s more, score up to 50% off…

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Curtin University adds six new programs and rollouts expansion plans for their two campus as they participate in Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2019

Curtin University adds six new programs and rollouts expansion plans for their two campus as they participate in Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2019

Dubai, UAE, 15thApril 2019: Curtin University Dubai, one of Australia’s most highly regarded and prestigious universities, will participate again in this year’s Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) that willtake place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17 to 19 April. As one of the highest rankeduniversities in the region, Curtin University will present its wide range of programmes and degrees including six additional courses this year – Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance Double Major, Bachelor of Commerce – Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Engineering…

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SHANGRI-LA GROUP ANNOUNCES AN IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP FOR ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET

SHANGRI-LA GROUP ANNOUNCES AN IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP FOR ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET

Dubai 16 April 2019 – Shangri-La Group, the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel operator, will participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 showcasing Shangri-La Bali Resort & Spa, The Maj Nusa Dua, its upscale resort scheduled to open in Q4 2019, for the first time. Located in Nusa Dua, just 25 minutes away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, the resort is spread across 96 acres and fringed by a 5-kilometre-long white sandy beach.  It boasts a total of 339 rooms, suites and villas, each with their own…

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9th FAHR International Conference Successfully Concludes Today

9th FAHR International Conference Successfully Concludes Today

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 18 April, 2019:The 9th edition of FAHR International Conference, which was held bythe Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, successfully concluded today. During the 2-day event, theparticipants stressed the need for governments and institutions to keep abreast of the rapid technological developments and employ them in the service and development of the corporate work system and investment in human capital through…

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Bett MEA 2019 announces shortlist for award finalists

Bett MEA 2019 announces shortlist for award finalists

Abu Dhabi, 17thApril 2019: The Bett MEA (Middle East & Africa) education technology summit and expo has shortlisted finalists in 4 categories for this year’s awards. In collaboration with the event’s worldwide partner Microsoft, Bett MEA is serving as a platform to appreciate and empower excellence and innovation within MEA’s education sector. The awards ceremony will be held on the 22 April 2019 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). An annual ceremony of excellence Victoria James, Event Director, Bett MEA said, “After reviewing hundreds of submitted applications, the shortlist…

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Enabling HR transformation by putting people first to remain the focus at the 5th Annual HR TECH MENA Summit

القمة السنوية الخامسة لتكنولوجيا الموارد البشرية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا تواصل تركيزها على دعم التحول التقني في مجال الموارد البشرية من خلال التركيز على احتياجات الأفراد

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2019: Workplace technology is in an era of such rapid change that it’s more important than ever for organizations to adopt digital mindset and be future ready. In line with the current trends that will rule the world of work and keeping in mind the Middle East’s hunger for innovation, the HR Tech MENA Summit in its fifth year is all set to unlock the full potential of HR technology and how organizations can make this technology shift seamless. A by invite only event,…

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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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Nirvana Travel & Tourism to Showcase its Growing Portfolio of Services at Arabian Travel Market 2019

نيرفانا للسفر والسياحة تشارك في فعاليات  سوق السفر العربي 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2019: The UAE’s leading and trusted tour operator, Nirvana Travel & Tourism, has confirmed its participation at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 which will be held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 28 to May 1. Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism exhibition will stand as a platform for hospitality exhibitors to promote their upcoming and existing projects, finalizing deals and unveiling new partnerships and agreements. Nirvana Travel & Tourism’s CEO, Alaa Al Ali commented,…

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Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena

Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) has signed a 10-year agreement for the exclusive naming rights of the brand new indoor multipurpose arena in Dubai. Now known as the Coca-Cola Arena, the breath-taking venue is the largest of its kind between Istanbul to Singapore and will further establish Dubai as a major destination for world music tours, sporting competitions, family shows and corporate events. The venue, with an impressive capacity of 17,000, is scheduled to open in June this year. The Coca-Cola Arena will put Coca-Cola at the centre of the entertainment landscape in the region and…

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