Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

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 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March Presented in Partnership with Microsoft Broadcast live with Facebook Inc.

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March

  The Arab Fashion Council© (AFC) has announced the participating designers for Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22, featuring fashion designers from across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America. Antonio Grimaldi, this season’s invited guest, the Italian couture designer, is set to make his first Arab Fashion Week debut, completing the stellar line up including Dubai based Amato, Michael Cinco, Nohma Design, Aavva, Euphoria and Maliche, Lebanese designer Jean-Charles Zakaria, Italian designer Sophia Nubes, Turkish designer Ezra Tuba, Polish label JAP Petelicka, Brazilian designers Andrea Conti and Sandro Barros,…

Victory for our partners and friends Emirates Team New Zealand

OMEGA congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand – winner of the 36th America’s Cup. The Kiwis defeated the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa in the first to seven series, by a margin of 7 races to 3 after a hard-won battle on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Emirates Team New Zealand’s 2021 victory marks their fourth America’s Cup win, having claimed the “Auld Mug” three times prior, in 1995, 2000 and 2017. The win also represents a significant milestone in OMEGA’s distinguished sailing history, as the brand has been a proud supporter of…

ME spend on international leisure travel to exceed pre-COVID levels by 10% in 2024

YouGov and Tourism Economics survey for ATM 2021 says 47% of total 2019 ME travel spend went on international leisure trips 37% of total ME travel budget was spent on domestic leisure travel in 2019, which will be exceeded this year Domestic & short-haul travel will lead the recovery According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, the amount of money that Middle East travellers spend on international leisure travel, will begin to exceed 2019 pre-COVID levels, in as little…

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  Following the widespread success of the 20by2020 initiative in helping deliver vital sustainable solutions to vulnerable communities around the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the transformation of the 20by2020 initiative into Beyond2020, establishing it as a flagship platform of the Prize for continuous global outreach. Beyond2020 represents the second phase of the initiative, which is led by the Zayed Sustainability Prize in partnership with various leading local and international organisations and has, since its launch in December 2019, reached 8 countries across the…

Beitel Group and TSG Acquired 720 Units in Chicago MSA

Beitel Group and TSG Acquired 720 Units in Chicago MSA

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– Beitel Group and TSG, both NY-based single-family offices, have acquired 720 units in Chicago MSA for a purchase price of $110 Million. The target is to achieve an increased rent premium by upgrading and enhancing the property. The amenities will include a new business center, state of the art fitness center, clubhouse, and leasing office. Furthermore, the exterior and interior of the units will be upgraded too. This will include redoing the roofs, sidings, and windows as well as new appliances, resurfaced counters, new cabinets doors, faux…

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic IPG-JAGGAER survey identifies steady overall progress but also a “Covid-19” effect

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic

Procurement remains heavily weighted towards operational as opposed to strategic functions, but the latest survey conducted by Swiss-based innovation consultancy IPG Group and leading spend management technology company JAGGAER has identified an ongoing shift towards the strategic. Between July and October 2020 Chief Procurement Officers, Directors of Procurement and other senior executive-level decision makers participated in the 2020 Procurement Performance Excellence (PPE) Survey. The PPE method is based on a proven approach that was developed by IPG in the early 2000s and regularly adapted to the changing best practices in…

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

ATLANTA & ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– The Carter Center and The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) announced an exciting new partnership to support the Carter Center’s innovative disease elimination efforts in the Americas. GLIDE, an initiative of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has pledged substantial financial and technological support for the Center’s programs to eliminate two neglected diseases: river blindness (onchocerciasis) in the Amazon rainforest along the Brazil-Venezuela border and lymphatic filariasis (commonly called LF or elephantiasis) throughout…

Chronograph for the Cup To celebrate its role as Official Timekeeper, OMEGA has launched a race-ready timepiece that delivers extraordinary precision under pressure.

Chronograph for the Cup

With its new chronograph lock-system, quick-change strap and water grip pushers, the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M America’s Cup Chronograph is a fitting tribute to the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. Built from stainless steel, the 44 mm chronograph has a blue ceramic dial and bezel ring, which features a white enamel diving scale. To get a better handle on the watch in high swells, OMEGA has included soft-touch rubber pushers, ergonomically designed to work efficiently in the wet and stylishly picked out in red and blue. Its laser-engraved wave-pattern…

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers invites you to Trip at VaKaVa

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers invites you to Trip at VaKaVa

Trip at VaKaVa Launching on the 12th February, Abu Dhabi’s newest brunch takes you on a culinary journey through Latin America This month, pan-Latin concept VaKaVa located at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is launching a unique brunch experience unlike any other in the UAE. Come on a tour of Latin America through authentic dishes, the décor and the atmosphere, which have all been designed to take you places. Trip at VaKaVa launches on the 12th February, inviting guests to embark on an enlightening epicurean experience. Drawing on traditional rituals…