Welcome to the World Crowned Winner of Inaugural ATM Draper – Aladdin Startup Competition, Securing Up to USD 500,000 of Investment at ATM 2022

Welcome to the World Crowned Winner of Inaugural ATM Draper – Aladdin Startup Competition, Securing Up to USD 500,000 of Investment at ATM 2022

Dubai, United Arab Emirates ‘Welcome to the World’ aims to solve problem of high commissions paid to OTAs Touted as ‘YouTube for tourism’, the site drives commission-free direct bookings ‘SmartGuide’ and ‘Travel’ placed second and third, respectively ‘Welcome to the World’ has been named the first ever winner of the ATM Draper-Aladdin Startup Competition, which saw a selection of the region’s most innovative travel and tourism start-ups deliver pitches on the ATM Travel Tech Stage for the chance to secure up to USD500,000. A total of 15 finalists gave presentations…

DA Reveals Near Full Consumer Confidence in the Saudi Arabian Economy

DA Reveals Near Full Consumer Confidence in the Saudi Arabian Economy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Economic incentives, oil price improvements, and positive public news has caused overall consumer confidence in Saudi Arabia to spike to 48.4% Business sentiment has risen sharply by 3.8% and is one of the primary beneficiaries of economic confidence The GCC overall rebounded well to see net consumer confidence increase 0.7% in February to 58.1% The February report, produced and developed by D/A, utilises AI technology to measure consumer confidence amongst over 100 million Arabic data-points in the GCC The latest research by leading consumer intelligence company, D/A,…

Namibia Delegation arrives in UAE to Highlight key Tourism Attractions

وفد ناميبيا يصل إلى دولة الإمارات لتسليط الضوء على عوامل الجذب السياحي الرئيسية لدى ناميبيا

Officials to strengthen tourism cooperation and establish engaging collaborations DUBAI, UAE:  As the Tourism and hospitality industry recovers, Namibia is looking to showcase the country’s unique attractions and heritage with a high-level government and tourism delegation visiting the UAE to communicate and engage with partners, media and agents about the travel opportunities offered by Namibia as well as strengthen crucial relationships. Led by Hon. Pohamba Shifeta, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism and Mr. Digu Naobeb, CEO of Namibia Tourism Board, the delegation reinforces the country’s alluring attractions as a…

Calling All Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurs, Pitch for up to USD 500,000 of Investment at the First Ever ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition

Calling All Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurs, Pitch for up to USD 500,000 of Investment at the First Ever ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition

Taking place on the Travel Tech Stage at Arabian Travel Market 2022, the inaugural competition will give up to 15 start-ups from travel and transportation, hospitality tech, and experiences and attractions the opportunity to pitch to industry judges and investors Dubai, United Arab Emirates Up to fifteen start-ups from across the tourism and hospitality sector will be given the opportunity to pitch for up to half a million dollar of funding, thanks to a brand-new competition that will take place at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022. Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director ME…

Raiven Capital Arrives in Riyadh to Judge $600,000 Startup Competition at LEAP, One of the Mideast’s Largest Tech Conferences

Raiven Capital Arrives in Riyadh to Judge 0,000 Startup Competition at LEAP, One of the Mideast’s Largest Tech Conferences

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Raiven Capital, a global early-stage technology venture fund, arrived in Riyadh to judge a $600,000 startup competition for LEAP, a 61,000 attendee, three-day tech conference that begins today. The inaugural conference involves more than 400 speakers, 80 countries, and 1,000 startups. It is part of Saudi Vision 2030, the plan to diversify from fossil fuels and develop other sectors, especially its digital technology-based economies. A major part of this plan is to nurture its future entrepreneurial society. Ninety startups are competing in the Rocket Fuel Startup Competition, with a…