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…

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

marks the dawn of a new era and the start of a collaboration between Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet and Marvel, one of the most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Inspired by historical character watches, including some of Gérald Genta’s timepieces from the 1980s, Audemars Piguet wanted to pay tribute to the next generation of inspirational Super Heroes and chose to focus on the powerful Marvel Universe. A STRONG LEGACY OF CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIONS Chief Executive Officer François-Henry Bennahmias’ long-lasting friendship with Marvel Cinematic Universe Avenger Don Cheadle, who portrays Marvel’s…

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…

Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi attends the renaming ceremony of Al Zahra Hospital into NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah

Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi attends the renaming ceremony of Al Zahra Hospital into NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire)– Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, witnessed this morning the renaming ceremony of Al Zahra Hospital into NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah, which is one of the leading hospitals in medical care since its inception in 1981. Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi listened to a number of speeches delivered by the administrators of NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah about the hospital’s plans to continue providing the best health services for its patients, and future developments in all clinics, departments and…

Africa Finance Corporation hires Blackstone’s Zarou CEO, Sameh Shenouda, as CIO

Sameh Shenouda, ancien PDG de « Zarou » filiale de Blackstone, rejoint Africa Finance Corporation, en tant que Directeur des Investissements (Chief Investment Officer)

 LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – Africa Finance Corporation, one of the biggest investors in infrastructure solutions in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sameh Shenouda as its new Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Shenouda brings over 27 years of experience in investments and fundraising in international capital markets, with a focus on infrastructure development, setting up new platforms and supporting management teams. He has deep knowledge of African markets and has worked across AFC’s priority sectors including Power, Transport & Logistics, Heavy Industries and Natural Resources. Egyptian-born Mr.…

Al Ain Farms Announces the Winners of the First Bovine Competition  in the UAE

مزارع العين تعلن أسماء الفائزين في “مسابقة حلب الأبقار”

~ Dr. Roula Shaaban, the first Emirati female veterinarian, revealed the winners of the first-ever cow milking contest in the UAE at Al Ain Farms ~  Al Ain Farms, UAE’s first and largest local dairy brand, has announced the winners of the seven-day local dairy farmers contest, First in Region Bovine Competition, that gathered the representatives from all local farmers and dairy industries competing in a challenge of highest milk production per a cow. The winner of the contest was Al Rawabi Dairy, who clinched the title and a cash…

Al Ain Farms Hosts First Ever Bovine Competition in the UAE ~ Al Ain Farms hosts the first cow milking contest in the UAE, in support of local dairy farms ~

Al Ain Farms Hosts First Ever Bovine Competition in the UAE

Al Ain Farms, UAE’s first and largest local dairy brand is hosting a Bovine Competition from 20th to the 26th of January 2021. The competition is open to all local dairies and dairy farmers who are invited to participate by registering online on www.bovineshow.com or by sending an email to bovineshow@alainfarms.com As one of the UAE’s leading dairy companies, Al Ain Farms spearheads the event in support of local farmers. Pioneering the first of its kind event in the region, Al Ain Farms cements its advocacy and support of local…

Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate marks 40 years of supporting  urban development across the region

مجموعة الفطيم العقارية تحتفي بمرور 40 عاماً على ريادتها

Developing communities for people, places and business to thrive The ever changing social, political and economic climate in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has fueled the rapid rate of urbanization in the region. For the past 50 years, the Middle East has recorded the fastest growing urban population in the world. As of 2016, more than 70%[1] of people in the Middle East lived in urban areas, which is on par with Europe. The GCC was reported as one of the most urbanised parts of the world, with…

Zayed Sustainability Prize Partners with BNP Paribas on the 20by2020 Initiative

Zayed Sustainability Prize Partners with BNP Paribas on the 20by2020 Initiative

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates– (AETOSWire)- The UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, has entered into a strategic partnership with BNP Paribas, a leading European bank with presence in 71 markets worldwide, making it the first international private company to support the global initiative. BNP Paribas has been operating in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for over 40 years in the fields of corporate and institutional banking and international financial services. As part of the agreement, BNP Paribas will support the upcoming 20by2020 deployments in Bangladesh, Cost Rica, and Indonesia,…

The K-Pop Concert ‘KITE: K-POP in the Emirates’ to Release Online from November 13 to 18

The K-Pop Concert ‘KITE: K-POP in the Emirates’ to Release Online from November 13 to 18

ABU DHABI, UAE & SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Organized by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), the K-Pop online concert ‘KITE: K-POP in the Emirates’ will be unveiled on 13 November at 8 p.m. (UAE Time) at Korean Cultural Center YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/KoreanCulturalCenterintheUAE). The online concert has been specially organized as a part of the Korea Festival 2020 in line with Cultural Dialogue to celebrate the 40 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and UAE. A total of 26 K-Pop musicians including NCT U, ASTRO, ATEEZ, AB6IX, THE BOYZ, Lovelyz, MOMOLAND,…