A delegation from Emirates Club of different age groups visited Expo 2020

A delegation from Emirates Club of different age groups visited Expo 2020

lamiaa zaki _RasAlkhaimah The purpose and aim of the visit to Expo 2020 was that of strengthening the cooperation between local official authorities and achieving the Emirates Club’s social responsibility in supporting Expo 2020 to achieve its goals here in the UAE and internationally. The cohort visited a number of pavilions, especially the Sustainability Pavilion, which highlights the wonders of nature and the delicate human relationship it has with nature and to look at different solutions to build a better and more sustainable future. The club’s delegation expressed their admiration…

Dubai Customs showcases leading EXPO2020 initiatives

Dubai Customs showcases leading EXPO2020 initiatives

Dubai Customs showcases leading EXPO2020 initiatives Dubai Customs showcased its leading smart initiatives for EXPO2020 during its participation in the Liaison Officer meeting for securing EXPO 2020. Dubai Police organized the event in cooperation with local strategic partners. Dubai Customs’ team delivered a presentation on the world-class services it will provide to exhibitors and visitors in the grand event. The government department has launched 24 creative initiatives to facilitate customs procedures and enrich participants’ experience. Saeed Mustafawi, head of new data section at Customs Declaration Department and the coordinator between Dubai…

Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 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…

Lootah Real Estate Development’s fractional ownership platform receives over 3,000 enquiries in 2 months

منصة استثمارية لـ”لوتاه لتطوير العقارات” تتلقى 3,000 استفساراً

Lootah Real Estate Development’s fractional ownership platform receives over 3,000 enquiries in 2 months Surge in interest reflects a robust demand for property investment in the UAE, especially from first-time investors Real Share platform allows local and international investors to invest as low as AED5,000, with annual returns ranging from 6 to 9 per cent* The fractional ownership platform of Lootah Real Estate Development (LRED), one of the region’s most prominent real estate developers, has received over 3,000 enquiries since its launch in December, indicating a robust demand for property…

Farnek appoints Knight to head up new hospitality division

فارنك تعين البريطاني والتر نايت مديراً لقسم الضيافة الجديد للشركة

Renowned Dubai hotelier Walter Knight to launch new hospitality vertical at leading UAE Facility Management company     Leading UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company Farnek has appointed British national Walter Knight as director of its new hospitality division. Knight will be responsible for structuring and developing a new fully functioning hospitality division, which will provide a comprehensive range of outsourced or third party services. Quite apart from concierge services, housekeeping, property operations, maintenance, energy consultancy (POMEC) and security, Farnek will manage central reservations and front office services. Talking…

Keep the Spirit of Sharing Alive with Rove Hotels Enjoy Iftar for AED 99 & Get a Free Voucher to Pass On

Keep the Spirit of Sharing Alive with Rove Hotels

The ‘Pass It On’ initiative is back at Rove Hotels: Purchase Iftar for AED 99 and get a voucher for another Iftar free, to pass on to family, friends or someone in need. Rovers can take advantage of a 72-hour Ramadan Super Sale, from 7th to 9th April on rovehotels.com, with up to 30% off Rover Room rates across Rove Hotels. Ramadan is almost upon us, and Rove Hotels is keen to keep the spirit of sharing alive by bringing back the ‘Pass It On’ initiative. Throughout the Holy Month,…

ICC UAE Banking Commission tops on world stage Ahmad Lootah re-elected Chairman for 2021-2023 term of office

ICC UAE Banking Commission tops on world stage

The International Chamber of Commerce, United Arab Emirates (ICC UAE) Banking Commission has been identified as a top performing Commission within the ICC global network during 2020. Speaking at the General Assembly Meeting (GAM) of the ICC UAE Banking Commission held online Ahmad Lootah, Chairman of the ICC UAE Banking Commission, said: “The ICC UAE Banking Commission has been identified as one of the two top performing Commissions in the world in 2020.” The GAM also elected a new steering committee for 2021- 2023. Ahmad Lootah, CEO & Managing Director,…

AI, AR and IoT to change digital signage trends says Pixcom

AI, AR and IoT to change digital signage trends says Pixcom

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ( AETOSWire): The next two years are critical for the Middle-East region with big ticket events like Expo 2020-21 and FIFA World Cup 2022. The expected influx of tourists and visitors means it will be an explosive year for the digital signage industry. According to industry experts at Pixcom Group of Companies, digital signage will be one of the fastest-growing AV solutions, with expected growth of over 20 percent by 2022 in the UAE. Industry insiders are now predicting that the Middle East and Africa digital…

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…

Provence (South of France region) is boosting efforts

منطقة البروفانس (جنوب فرنسا) تعزز جهودها لتطوير التعاون الثنائي

Provence (South of France region) is boosting efforts to develop bilateral cooperation with economic stakeholders in the Middle East Part of the economic dialogue between France and the United Arab Emirates Keynote speech from Port of Marseille-Fos during the UAE-France Business days  As part of the UAE-France Business Days that will be held from 22 to 24 March to strengthen trade links between the United Arab Emirates and France, Aix-Marseille-Provence – the #2 French metro area – will promote its advantages to economic stakeholders in the Middle East. In the…