Universal American School Students Rank Above the Global Average in2019 IB Diploma Results

Universal American School Students Rank Above the Global Average in2019 IB Diploma Results

Dubai, UAE, 11July2019: Universal American School (UAS) has today announced the results of its International BaccalaureateDiploma Program (IBDP), which were above the global average and saw a dramatic increase on last year. The IB DP is one of the highest-regarded school qualifications accepted by leading universities worldwide, offering unique academic rigor with an emphasis on students’ personal development. International Baccalaureate (IB) programs aim to do more than other curricula by developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. UAS delivers programs that strive to develop students…

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Dubai Culture convenes authors for empowering literature sector and strengthening mutual relationships

Dubai Culture convenes authors for empowering literature sector and strengthening mutual relationships

Dubai, UAE, 11 July 2019 – In line with its commitment to empower the literature sector and strengthen the relationship with the authors’community in the Emirate, Dubai Public Libraries(DPL)of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority(Dubai Culture)hosted its first Authors’Meet at AlSafa Art & Design Library.Aiming to position public libraries as hubs of effective dialogue and as facilitators of literature scene in the Emirate, the meeting gathered authors and literary professionals for an insightful discussion to explore ideas for development and improvement of libraries and open doors for cooperation amongst the literary…

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Trendwatcher –  Future Proofing

Trendwatcher –  Future Proofing

In 2019, tectonic forces are reshaping economies and job markets around the world — automation, AI, and inequality — are motivating an increasing number of consumers to confront difficult questions. What does the future hold for me? What impact will this have on my current job? What skills will my children need to succeed in the 21st century? In addition, consumers are looking for trustworthy sources to turn to while addressing these new challenges. As a consequence, we see consumers looking to other kinds of organisations — including brands and…

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VFSGlobal processes its 200 millionth application, up from 100 million applications in justfour years

VFSGlobal processes its 200 millionth application, up from 100 million applications in justfour years

VFS Global, the leading visa outsourcing and technology partner for several governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has achieved another milestone by processing a record 200 million visa applications. Set up in 2001, the company touched its first 100 million applications milestone in May 2015. Since then, the next100million applications were processed over a record four-year period. In 2018 alone, VFS Global processed 26.7 million applications globally – the most number of visa applications processed in any single year, registering a 16 per cent increase year-on-year. Commenting on this achievement, Zubin…

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TIME Hotels rolls out impressive roster of CSR initiatives

TIME Hotels rolls out impressive roster of CSR initiatives

UAE-headquartered hospitality company, TIME Hotels, has strengthened the positive impact it is making on local and regional communities through an impressive calendar of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives successfully completed in the first half of the year, with several more planned throughout 2019. The campaign, a mainstay of TIME Hotels’ commitment to improving the lives of others, is based around four main pillars: Workplace, Marketplace, Community and Environment, and incorporates a year-round series of initiatives to mark each one. To date, the company has taken part in several initiatives, including…

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER ACCELERATES ELECTRIFICATION

JAGUAR LAND ROVER ACCELERATES ELECTRIFICATION

Monday8th July 2019, Dubai, UAE:Jaguar Land Rover today revealed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020. Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover, said: “The future of mobility is electric and, as a visionary British company, we are committed to making our next generation of zero-emission vehicles in…

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Ekholm: “Time has proven Ericsson to be a trusted partner in China”

Ekholm: “Time has proven Ericsson to be a trusted partner in China”

At MWC Shanghai, Ericsson’s President and CEO, BörjeEkholm, talks about Ericsson’s innovative partnerships in Asia and how it is unlocking the vast potential of 5G for service providers and industries there. In the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, Ericsson estimates that 5G subscriptions are expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024 – 400 million more than earlier forecasts.  This faster-than-expected growth is important for economies across the globe, especially China, where 5G where serve as the backbone for a new digital paradigm. At the GTI Summit, held in…

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Rado True Thinline My Bird Limited Edition

Rado True Thinline My Bird Limited Edition

(Lengnau, Switzerland – March 2019)Symbolism, tradition, opulence and colour are the hallmarks of the work of renowned Russian artist and designer Evgenia Miro. Drawing on emblems and motifs that trace their origins back through centuries of storytelling, Evgenia creates beautiful designs that she applies to a range of materials to create enduring pieces designed to stand the test of time. From decorated silks to delicate china, Evgenia has now progressed to working on a micro scale with high-tech ceramic for the watch she has co-created with pioneering Swiss watchmaker Rado.…

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Pakistan’s MCR Selects GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Technology at Pizza Hut

Pakistan’s MCR Selects GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Technology at Pizza Hut

KARACHI, Pakistan–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– MCR Pvt. Ltd., operator of Pizza Hut franchises across Pakistan, is pleased to announce it has selected software-as-a-service (SAAS) provider GetSwift Limited (ASX: GSW) for its last-mile delivery solutions. “Based on the success of GetSwift in other Yum Brands/Pizza Hut markets, GetSwift was a natural choice for us in Pakistan,” said Danyal Rashid, Executive Director of MCR. “We conducted an extensive implementation review to evaluate GetSwift on local parameters and concluded that GetSwift is the best option for us to offer the fastest delivery to our customers…

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Hospital launches free “Healthy Heart Wellness Programme” in Ras Al Khaimah

Hospital launches free “Healthy Heart Wellness Programme” in Ras Al Khaimah

RAK Hospital offers complimentary service for the residents of UAE recovering from cardiac issues One in five people who have suffered a heart attack will have a recurrent attack within the next five years Cardiac wellness and recovery programmes can reduce chances of a repeat heart attack by 47 percent; 42 percent less likely to die within an average of eight years July 18th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE…………………: In order to create a support system for cardiac patients and help them manage their condition better, RAK Hospital has launched a free…

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Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP

Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP

WASHINGTON– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that Mark H. Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as Senior Counsel. Mr. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and other developing markets. “Mark’s experience and technical competence navigating complex legal systems around the world is a superb addition to the firm,” said Founding Partner Haig V. Kalbian. “Our clients will have the benefit of Mark’s grasp of the legal issues involved in commercial and…

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Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020

Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020

Second edition of GIAS will be held from January 27-29 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29. Over 200 investors and 1,200 delegates, besides selected government officials, aviation organisations, finance & insurance firms, aviation asset owners, aircraft operators & logistic service providers and legal consultants are expected to turn up at…

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HSEVEN Accelerate World-Class African Startups

HSEVEN Accelerate World-Class African Startups

Casablanca, Morocco,  (AETOSWire) : HSEVEN, Africa’s largest accelerator is launching “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, an ambitious startup acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs of the Moroccan and African diaspora. The 6-month program will provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000 to €1.5 million.  HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA is designed to support exceptional entrepreneurs building high-impact startups, and targets seed and early stage startups with 2 to 5 founders that are eager to impact Africa through innovative services, products and business models. The program will start with a global…

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AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards

AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– AM Best has been named the “International Best Ratings Agency” for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2019, held in conjunction with the 13th International Takaful Summit at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The International Takaful Awards recognise the achievements of those companies that have made significant contributions and shown leadership in the (re)takaful sector. AM Best now has won the “International Best Ratings Agency” award five consecutive years, and accepting it on behalf of AM Best was Mahesh Mistry, senior director – analytics, representing the global…

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts “TooMooH” initiative continues to empower regional talents to be a driving force in GCC economic development

Millennium Hotels and Resorts “TooMooH” initiative continues to empower regional talents to be a driving force in GCC economic development

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (July 4, 2019) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa, proudly introduces the second batch of “TooMooH” Executive Development Programme with 12 new participants joining the programme. Recently launched in KSA, Oman, Kuwait and UAE and aimed to accelerate localization of jobs and promote regional talent and leadership development in the hospitality industry, TooMooH initiativecontinues to attract regional talents and enable them to be a driving force in the region’s economic development.…

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Soar Over Dubai’s Magnificent Landmarks in a Helicopter with FlyHigh Dubai Helicopter Services by Alpha Destination Management

Soar Over Dubai’s Magnificent Landmarks in a Helicopter with FlyHigh Dubai Helicopter Services by Alpha Destination Management

Nothing captures Dubai’s impressive skyline and landmarks like a helicopter ride. Check in at FlyHigh Dubai’s five-star helipad and heli-lounge at Atlantis The Palm and fly over the city’s magnificent attractions for an unforgettable experience with the ‘Heli & Sightseeing’ package. Combine leisure with luxury and landmarks with Dubai City Tour and Abu Dhabi City Tour. Captivating culture, breath-taking sights, exhilarating adventure and the warmth of Arabian hospitality await you as you go around exploring the emirates. Chiara Boccascino, Director FlyHigh Dubai Helicopter Services, said: “FlyHigh Dubai Helicopter Services are…

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The ‘Yas Family Adventure’ Package at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel Ideal Respite for Families

The ‘Yas Family Adventure’ Package at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel Ideal Respite for Families

July 13, 2019 (Abu Dhabi, UAE): Summer vacations should be an escape and there’s none better than the new ‘Yas Family Adventure’ package from Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel, the family-friendly destination resort nestled between the mesmerizing mangrove lagoon and the dynamic Abu Dhabi city. The ‘Yas Family Adventure’ package includes a luxuriantly-appointed two-night stay in an opulent room or suite, and daily buffet breakfast at Ingredients for a family of two adults and up to two children. Fun-seekers can also take advantage of the two-day pass for two…

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Explore the Exceptional Beauty of the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyard

Explore the Exceptional Beauty of the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyard

Lausanne, 11 July 2019: Traverse the authentic beauty in tranquility at the largest contiguous vineyard region in Switzerland featuring stunning views over Lake Geneva, the Alps and the mosaic vines welcoming many travelers seeking vitality and serenity. Now elevated to the status of world heritage site by UNESCO, Lavaux will fascinate visitors with its breathtaking landscape and ravishing vineyard terraces which were carefully cultivated by generations of vine-growers living in the little picturesque villages. Trippers will enjoy the educational trail from Lausanne to Montreaux with the views of the famous…

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Designing the Finance Function of the Future Needs Strong Management to Lead Change

Designing the Finance Function of the Future Needs Strong Management to Lead Change

Global survey reveals half of respondents believe the traditional role of the CFO will no longer exist in the future Dubai, United Arab Emirates,(AETOSWire): Insights on what will shape the future of the finance function are laid out today in a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and PwC called Finance: a journey to the future? The report summarises the responses of over 1,100 members and PwC contacts worldwide plus the views of the attendees of a series of roundtable events on six hypotheses about the…

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Best’s Market Segment Report: Bahrain’s Insurance Market’s Shine Fades, but Segment Still Prospering

Best’s Market Segment Report: Bahrain’s Insurance Market’s Shine Fades, but Segment Still Prospering

LONDON– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Bahrain was once considered a centre of excellence for Middle East insurance and reinsurance, but its position as a hub has been overtaken by some of its neighbours, according to a new AM Best report. The Best’s Market Segment Report, titled, “Bahrain’s Insurance Market’s Shine Fades, but Segment Still Prospering,” states Bahrain used to possess the most comprehensive and forward-looking regulatory environment compared with some of the other GCC countries; however, it appears to have stagnated, with limited innovation or change. Meanwhile, Middle East jurisdictions have developed…

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