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Abu Dhabi Airport ranked Best Airport in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi Airport ranked Best Airport in the Middle East

  Abu Dhabi International Airport has been ranked as the best airport in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi International Airport won the “Best Airport for the Middle East region” category of Airports Council International (ACI) ASQ Survey results. The survey, which gauges passenger satisfaction, is a key benchmark for customer […]

 
 

UAE Mafraq Hospital Conducts Men’s Health Campaign for Governmental Authority

UAE Mafraq Hospital Conducts Men’s Health Campaign for Governmental Authority

Mafraq Hospital recently held a men’s health awareness campaign for governmental authority employees. Mafraq Hospital shows its commitment to the region by regularly running community outreach programmes and this campaign was brought directly to the relevant population of men who are over 45 years old and focused on male health […]

 
 

67% of UAE employers are planning to hire in 2013, according to Bayt.com and YouGov

67% of UAE employers are planning to hire in 2013, according to Bayt.com and YouGov

In the next three months, companies expect to hire up to 10 new employees Dubai, UAE, 17 February 2013–The latest Middle East and North Africa Job Index survey conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one jobsite, and YouGov, a research and consulting organisation, has shown that in the next […]

 
 

How to Effectively Unlock the Value of Big Data

How to Effectively Unlock the Value of Big Data

A Capabilities-Driven Approach to Unstructured Data Is Key to Outpacing Competition With unstructured information set to reach close to 8,000 exabytes by 2015, Booz & Company evaluate the strong need for companies to enhance their capabilities system so as to effectively unlock the value of big data   Today, concerns […]

 
 

Cairo Ranked Top ICT City in the Arab World

Featured-Cairo City Egypt.  Photo-Dan Lundberg

Ericsson has placed Cairo on its latest Networked Society City Index report draws a correlation between ICT maturity and the ability to use ICT to benefit business. Ranked 17, Cairo was one of two Middle East cities (the other being Istanbul) included in the list, while New York, Stockholm and […]

 
 

Fashion TV Studio F to open in Dubai

Fashion TV Studio F to open in Dubai

Fashion TV is all set to open its first cafe in Dubai. The news was confirmed by president of Fashion TV Michel Adam who was speaking to the Tabloid. Fashion TV’s Studio F will be a 600 capacity venue located on the upper floor of the Boulevard Jumeirah in Emirates […]

 
 

UAE – The Most Connected Country in Arab World

UAE – The Most Connected Country in Arab World

DHL has released the second edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a comprehensive analysis of the state of globalization around the world, which has revealed the UAE to be the most connected country in the Arab World and the only one in the region to make the top […]

 
 

Dubai Dazzles on New Year’s Eve

Dubai Dazzles on New Year’s Eve

In case you missed Dubai’s spectacular fireworks on New Year’s eve held at Downtown Dubai, here is the video recording ‘2013 Highlight Video of the Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Fireworks’, courtesy of EMAAR. Downtown Dubai was abuzz with excitement on New Year’s Eve with hundreds of families at the […]

 
 

EMEA 2013 IT Spending Priorities Unveiled

Riverbed Technology, the IT Performance Company, recently carried out research on UAE IT spending priorities, surveying some of the UAE’s most influential IT decision makers. Research findings named server virtualization & wide area network (WAN) optimization as spending priorities for ME organizations. 54% of UAE IT decision makers surveyed named server virtualization […]

 
 

Oman Seeks $117 Weapons Deal with US

Oman Seeks $117 Weapons Deal with US

Oman is seeking to buy $117 million worth of weapons from the United States.The announcement was made in a press release by the US Defence Security Cooperation Agency about a possible foreign military sale to the sultanate.The deal includes a number of a number of F-16 A/C weapon systems, as […]

 
 

PDI Ninth House Introduces GreatLeaderGPS, a Revolutionary New Approach for Assessment-Driven Leadership Development

Premier global leadership solutions firm PDI Ninth House today announced the launch of GreatLeaderGPS, a next generation solution that blends PDI Ninth House’s proven simulation-based assessments with innovative live and online elements. This combination makes GreatLeaderGPS accessible and affordable for companies seeking a way to accelerate the readiness and development […]

 
 

Apple’s Tribute to Steve Jobs – Video

Apple today posted a video in tribute to Steve Jobs on its website. Jobs died on October 5, 2011. Apple’s Tribute Video to Steve Jobs Apple’s CEO Tim Cook wrote a note: Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope […]

 
 

Global wealthy keep London firmly in their sights

Global wealthy keep London firmly in their sights

57 per cent of overseas high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) name London real estate as their top target investment class, according to Cluttons, international property consultants and chartered surveyors, in association with VPC Asia Pacific, as it launches the Cluttons International Private Capital Survey 2012. Global appetite for both London residential and […]

 
 

SME Retailers Could Miss Out On Potential Billion Dirham Market – Warns Expert

SME Retailers Could Miss Out On Potential Billion Dirham Market – Warns Expert Buzinessware advices SME retailers to target online shoppers quickly; predicting a rise in non-traditional shoppers Expert launches ‘Shopware’ for retailers in the Middle East to promote entrepreneurship Dubai, UAE- October 1st, 2012: Buzinessware, internet technology specialist warns […]

 
 

Effective Measure Takes the World Stage at I-COM Global Summit

Effective Measure Takes the World Stage at I-COM Global Summit

    Effective Measure CEO Richard Webb and Regional MD- MEA Brendon Ogilvy illuminate the shifts in emerging online measurement. ROME, 1 October 2012 – Effective Measure (EM), a  leading provider of digital audience profiling and measurement solutions, will present its unique global insights from the frontline of the emerging […]

 
 

INSPIRE TALKS launches across the UAE, to encourage and develop young women across the country

INSPIRE TALKS launches across the UAE, to encourage and develop young women across the country

Inspire talks is an inspirational program that targets young people in the UAE, in particular young women who are preparing to enter the workforce. Launching this week in Dubai on September 19th 2012, the panel discussion will feature leading female and male personalities from across the country that aim to […]

 
 

RAK Airways to launch its first domestic flight to Abu Dhabi

RAK Airways to launch its first domestic flight to Abu Dhabi

RAK Airways to launch its first domestic flight to Abu Dhabi, the UAE national carrier’s 10th destination Since its relaunch in October 2010, RAK Airways, one of the flagship carriers of the United Arab Emirates has worked on building passenger numbers, filling 250,000 seats in 2011, while gradually expanding its […]

 
 

Free Anti-Virus App for Android Users from Sophos

Free Anti-Virus App for Android Users from Sophos

Sophos Mobile Security helps to better safeguard Android phones and tablets Dubai, UAE – July 31, 2012 – As part of its Complete Mobile Security initiative, Sophos has announced the availability of Sophos Mobile Security, a free lightweight anti-virus app that protects Android devices against malware, privacy issues and hardware loss—without […]

 
 

New Mac Malware Discovered, Hours Before Release Of Mountain Lion

New Mac Malware Discovered, Hours Before Release Of Mountain Lion

Trojan hidden inside multi-platform Java attack designed to hit both Windows and OS X users Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 26, 2012 – Just hours before the release of Mountain Lion, the latest version of the OS X operating system*, new malware has been discovered highlighting the need for […]

 
 

4 Amazing Challenges in 2013 for Children’s Charities

4 Amazing Challenges in 2013 for Children’s Charities

Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  UAE-based charity Gulf for Good has announced four amazing challenges for 2013, all of which will raise funds for children’s charities. Vietnam/Cambodia, Palestine, Peru and India …. what do all of these countries have in common?  Challenge, adventure, children and Gulf for Good!  We are proud to be […]

 
 

Oman witnesses GDP rise, cautiously optimistic about 2012 economic outlook

Oman witnesses GDP rise, cautiously optimistic about 2012 economic outlook

Oman has reported a healthy first quarter but remains cautiously optimistic about its 2012 outlook. “The overall outlook for Oman remains positive in 2012 despite heightened downside risks to global recovery”, said Central Bank of Oman in its annual report. Despite the global economic turmoil, the bank said Oman was […]

 
 

Challenging Times for Muscat’s Hospitality Sector

Challenging Times for Muscat’s Hospitality Sector

By Matthew Wright Oman Airport Management Company figures indicate that Muscat’s hospitality sector should be in robust health with the number of passengers using Muscat International Airport increasing significantly from 4 million per year in 2008 to 6.5 million per year in 2011. Conversely, however, World Bank data indicates that the […]

 
 

The Arab World’s Soaring Youth Unemployment Rate Requires Immediate Action by Large Employers

The Arab World’s Soaring Youth Unemployment Rate Requires Immediate Action by Large Employers

Press Release  Booz & Company in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) examine the pivotal role of large employers in decreasing the Arab World’s youth unemployment rate – now at an average of 24.9% 10 June 2012: In the coming decade, the Arab World will […]

 
 

Al Hamra Marina Joins ‘Destinations’, the ART Marine Marinas Network

Al Hamra Marina Joins ‘Destinations’, the ART Marine Marinas Network

Press Release Ras Al Khaimah, 6th June 2012: In an effort to promote Ras Al Khaimah as a popular sailing destination, Al Hamra Marina joined “Destinations”, the famous ART Marine Marinas network. For the navigators along the UAE coastline, the “Destinations” membership privilege card will offer a multitude of advantages. This means […]

 
 

Michele Miglionico on the runway in Victoria-Mahe (SEYCHELLES)

Michele Miglionico on the runway in Victoria-Mahe (SEYCHELLES)

Press Release The natural elegance and the exotic beauty of Miss Seychelles Contest enhanced by the haute couture of Italian stylist Michele Miglionico. Sensuality, passion and authenticity marked by style and elegance are the ingredients that have characterized the beauty contest “Miss Seychelles 2012…another world” organized by the Seychelles Tourism […]

 
 

Companies in the Middle East are not using social media effectively

Companies in the Middle East are not using social media effectively

Press Release Social Media On the other hand, 43% feel that their company’s social media strategy is ‘excellent’ Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2012: According to Bayt.com’s latest poll, “Corporate Usage of Social Media in the Middle East”, the majority of respondents (46.8%) believe that social media is not being used […]

 
 

ESET Launches Next Generation Business Endpoint Solutions: ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security with Web Control

Press Release Dubai, UAE- ESET: The leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, announces the launch of a new line of products for business customers – ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Endpoint Antivirus. With the new product line, ESET is strengthening its focus on the […]

 
 

3 ways to Ensure Consultants Truly Add Value

3 ways to Ensure Consultants Truly Add Value

Press Release How to get the most value when working with consultants. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2012: Finding the right consultant is a tough task in itself, but once you have, what next.  Even if you have found the most appropriate consultant, the challenge is getting the most […]

 
 

Belhasa Projects shines at international Master Pools Guild Excellence Awards

Belhasa Projects shines at international Master Pools Guild Excellence Awards

Press Release Dubai, UAE; May 27, 2012: Belhasa Projects, the region’s largest swimming pool construction company, has bagged seven prestigious awards at the Master Pools Guild Excellence Awards (USA) for 2011. The Master Pools Guild is the pre-eminent network of the world’s finest pool builders and Belhasa Projects is the […]

 
 

Daman and Al Noor Hospital Group announce the implementation of HAAD’s Pharmacy Benefit Management Initiative

Press Release Abu Dhabi, May 26, 2012: The National Insurance Company, Daman today announced the first full implementation of the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) initiative in pharmacies within the Al Noor Hospital Group in Abu Dhabi. The PBM system, an initiative of the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD), is an […]

 
 

Outsourcing in Life Sciences – R&D Outsourcing Expected to Increase

Press Release Through a survey conducted in collaboration with BayBio, Booz & Company details the reasons why life science companies and large pharmaceutical firms are increasingly outsourcing clinical development programs Dubai, UAE, 15 May 2012: Growing business pressure to cut costs and speed development of new products means the life […]

 
 

Dubai International Film Festival takes Arab films to France

Press Release Emirati short Sabeel, UAE-funded Habibi open 7th Panorama festival in Paris Dubai, May 14, 2012 – Award-winning Emirati short film Sabeel and multi-award winning Palestinian feature film Habibi Rasak Kharaban (Darling, There’s Something Wrong with Your Head) opened the 7th Panorama Des Cinemas du Maghreb et du Moyen […]

 
 

Bahrain Directorate of Precious Metals & Gemstone Testing and IGI join hands

Press Release Directorate of Precious Metals & Gemstone Testing and IGI join hands to enhance opportunities in professional jewellery designing Manama, Bahrain; May 07, 2012: For the first time jewellery design professionals, connoisseurs and enthusiasts in Bahrain have the chance to learn practical step by step approach to jewellery designing from […]

 
 

ESET Advises Parents To Protect Kids and Teens Online This Summer

Press Release Security Expert offers safeguards for kids being online against cyber thieves and paedophiles Dubai, UAE – May 6, 2012: ESET Middle East, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats cautions parents about a few summer surprises they can keep away from their children during this holiday season. With […]

 
 

UAE Residents Can Now Laugh Their Way To Good Health With New-found Therapy

UAE Residents Can Now Laugh Their Way To Good Health With New-found Therapy

PRESS RELEASE Arabic author and master behavioural coach enlightens the ability to heal with laughter Dubai, UAE – May 6, 2012: Sahar Moussly, an Author and Master Behavioural Coach will be the first yogic instructor to introduce Laughter Yoga Therapy to residents across the United Arab Emirates starting May to […]

 
 

JEBEL ALI NAMED “SHIPPING PORT OF THE YEAR” FOR EXCEPTIONAL TERMINAL MANAGEMENT

Press Release Annual SCATA award recognises DP World’s flagship facility’s innovation and efficiency Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 03, 2012:- The outstanding leadership of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been recognised with the winning of the prestigious Shipping Port of the Year Award at the annual Supply Chain and […]

 
 

DP WORLD MELBOURNE BOOSTS TERMINAL HANDLING CAPACITY WITH NEW STRADDLE CARRIERS

Press Release Energy-efficient equipment helps reduce carbon footprint at Australia’s largest commercial port Melbourne, Australia, Dubai, UAE, May 3, 2012:- DP World announced today (May 3) a significant boost to DP World Melbourne‘s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its […]

 
 

Robust Performance of Atlantis, The Palm Confirms Strength of Dubai’s Hospitality Sector

Press Release Dubai, UAE; May 2, 2012: HE Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Istithmar World, a subsidiary of Dubai World, said today that the global participation at the Arabian Travel Market, the region’s premier tourism and hospitality event being held in Dubai, reflects the continued growth of Dubai’s tourism and hospitality […]

 
 

DP World Annual General Meeting

Press Release All resolutions including 24 US cents per share dividend approved Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2012:  DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in […]

 
 

175th Anniversary of P&O Celebrated With Fascinating Heritage Book

Press Release Dubai, UAE, London, UK, 23 April 2012:- Marking the 175th anniversary of the founding of British maritime group P&O, DP World has just unveiled a prestigious and fascinating book telling the P&O story through the eyes of those who travelled with, worked for and managed the company over […]

 
 
 
 
 

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