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Cibafi AGM focus on strategic plan 2019-2022

May 23, 2018

The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (Cibafi) the global umbrella of Islamic financial institutions held its Annual General Meeting in Jeddah Saudi Arabia and discussed the... View more

Dubai summit to focus on 'green' growth

May 21, 2018

Green capital and digital transformation will be the focus of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2018) in Dubai in October. The summit will tackle global issues and discuss strategies for building a... View more

RAK strengthens focus on the Nordic region

May 9, 2018

Looking to drive further growth in the number of visitors travelling to the emirate the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) today announced the opening of its first international rep... View more

Summit to focus on future of aerospace, urban mobility

April 29, 2018

Defining the future of aerospace mass transportation and urban mobility will be the central focus of day one at the Global Aerospace Summit 2018 to be held tomorrow (April 30) in Abu Dhabi UAE. The su... View more

Saudi Aramco co-hosts ‘Governance in Focus’ forum

April 25, 2018

Saudi Aramco a major oil company recently co-hosted the Governance in Focus forum with the Pearl Initiative at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.... View more

Investment in entertainment, culture key focus for Saudi Arabia

April 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia s on-going efforts to transform its economy and diversify away from its dependence on energy is driving the creation of a vibrant new entertainment sector according to experts set to meet... View more

GPCA to focus on 'collaboration as key growth driver'

April 12, 2018

Industry leaders from the Gulf and global chemical and petrochemical communities will gather to discuss topics of organisational health and culture and focus on collaboration as a key driver of growth... View more

Dubai summit puts focus on precious metals sector

April 10, 2018

More than 300 participants along with industry experts speakers and panellists from the precious metals sector discussed issues and opportunities critical to the future of the worldwide trade at the 7... View more

Kazakhstan focus on halal tourism

April 5, 2018

Kazakhstan a growing tourist destination in Central Asia is looking to target Middle Eastern tourists with its Muslim-friendly facilities. The country received a record total of 6 million internationa... View more

Family business summit to focus on role of education

April 3, 2018

Family Business Council-Gulf (FBCG) a leading membership organisation for GCC family businesses will hold its annual summit on April 18 and 19 in Dubai UAE under the theme Educate for Family Business ... View more

Brazil forum to focus on expanding trade ties with Arab states

April 1, 2018

The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) will host a forum tomorrow (April 2) in an effort to expand the trade relations between Brazil and its fourth largest export destination abroad the Arab w... View more

Euromoney conference focus on Saudi reforms

March 25, 2018

Saudi Arabia s senior government figures and international banking and business leaders will discuss the economic impact of the kingdom s reforms at the Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference to be held in... View more

Focus on American softwood at Dubai seminar

March 21, 2018

The characteristics of American softwood and its strengths and weaknesses were discussed at a seminar hosted by the American Softwoods (AMSO) the promotional partnership formed by three major US softw... View more

Focus on fibrous concrete at BBBF event

March 12, 2018

Industry experts from Twintec Middle East presented a variety of cutting-edge solutions for modern day fibrous concrete construction at an event hosted by the Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF). Th... View more

Focus on ME’s commercial printing, packaging trends at show

March 4, 2018

Commercial printing and packaging trends in the Middle East are being highlighted at the ongoing inaugural Gulf Print & Pack Summit being held in Dubai UAE. The event which kicked off today (March 4) ... View more

Alba workshop focus on Al Naimi's autobiography

February 18, 2018

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) chief executive officer Tim Murray held a one-day workshop Tomorrow will be different than Today based on the former Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources ... View more

GPCA to focus on circular economy, innovation at key events

February 13, 2018

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) will focus on the circular economy and innovation during its 5th Research and Innovation Summit and 9th GPCA PlastiCon taking place next month ... View more

AI’s opportunities, limitations in focus at summit

February 13, 2018

Experts in artificial intelligence (AI) discussed the transformative landscape of AI including its opportunities and limitations at the sixth World Government Summit in Dubai UAE. Under the patronage ... View more

Public finance forum focus on revenue strategy

February 8, 2018

The upcoming Third Forum of Public Finance in the Arab States in Dubai will discuss the challenges faced by policymakers in terms of strategies to increase revenues and enhance the efficiency of spend... View more

The focus is back on humans

February 1, 2018

Humanity in the world and in the meetings industry will be the central common theme to the key trends of 2018 predicts Imex which takes place in Frankfurt from May 15 to 17 and in Las Vegas from Octob... View more

Hybrid focus at Bahrain Auto Fair

January 17, 2018

Ebrahim K. Kanoo the exclusive dealer of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Bahrain will highlight the latest hybrid technology at the Bahrain Auto Fair 2018. The event part of this year s Shop Bahrain fest... View more

Innovation focus for Dubai conference

January 15, 2018

The importance of innovation as a pivotal tool for bringing about the changes required within the various sectors in the Arab world will be highlighted at the 11th edition of Innovation Arabia Confere... View more

SGI Dubai 2018 to focus on Saudi textile sector

December 25, 2017

SGI Dubai 2018 a leading imaging and printing trade show will feature exclusive textile focused brands that will showcase their equipment to cater to the needs of Saudi textile industry stakeholders s... View more

AUS puts focus on 3D printing in construction

December 19, 2017

The American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently held a three-day workshop on robotics and 3D printing in construction industry. The objective wa... View more

LG’s latest innovations focus on sustainable technologies

December 3, 2017

LG Electronics latest industry-leading innovations have focused on creating sustainable commercial and residential buildings highlighting its commitment to environmental sustainability and energy effi... View more

Oman workshop focus on exports to Iran

November 21, 2017

Ithraa Oman s inward investment and export promotion agency recently held a one-day workshop at the Public Authority for Civil Aviation Training Centre to explore the challenges Omani exporters face w... View more

Adnoc to focus on in-country value strategy

November 16, 2017

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has revealed that it aims to further strengthen collaboration with the UAE s private sector through its new in-country value strategy. The strategy was intro... View more

Steel focus for new industrial fair in Dubai

November 8, 2017

Tekno 2017 an international industrial trade fair set to be held next month in Dubai will focus on steel and othe metal products. The event be held from December 17 to 19 at the Dubai International Co... View more

Maritime experts focus on knowledge sharing at Abu Dhabi workshop

November 2, 2017

A total of 33 participants from 11 countries are attending a regional workshop in Abu Dhabi UAE which is being organised by the Federal Transportation Authority - Land and Maritime (FTA) in conjunctio... View more

ODG sells Asia unit; plans to focus on core expertise

October 29, 2017

ODG the award-winning retail and branding design consultancy headquartered in Dubai has announced the sale of its Hong Kong and Singapore-based point of sale material visual merchandising and packagin... View more

Aramco 'to focus on low-emission technologies'

October 28, 2017

Saudi Aramco a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by focusing its research development and funding on high impact technologies that reduc... View more

Aramco's technology focus draws on power of innovation: Nasser

October 25, 2017

Saudi Aramco s technology focus on ultra-clean oil and gas and carbon capture utilization and storage technologies that can turn legacy fuels into lower emission fuels supports the kingdom s commitmen... View more

Summit to highlight UAE’s focus on sustainable development

October 20, 2017

The fourth World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 to be held in Dubai next week will be an ideal platform that attracts business leaders policy makers and decision-makers from different sectors to cry... View more

WTM London to focus on content marketing

October 8, 2017

How to build a dream content team will be a key tech topic discussed at WTM London - a leading global event for the travel industry - with a stellar line-up of speakers organised by digital tourism ma... View more

Adipec security conference to focus on cyber crime risks

October 5, 2017

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference s (Adipec) Security in Energy Conference will focus on strategies to mitigate cyber crime risks and deploy defence mechanisms to protect... View more

Focus Softnet to showcase VAT-ready ERP at Gitex

October 2, 2017

Focus Softnet a top software developer will showcase Focus 8 its flagship ERP which has been upgraded with multilingual capability GCC VAT readiness and cloud platform enablement at Gitex Technology W... View more

KPMG event to focus on challenges facing family businesses

September 24, 2017

The latest trends opportunities and challenges for family business groups will be probed during the Middle East and South Asia (MESA) Family Business Conference being organised by KPMG on October 3 an... View more

Global maritime innovation focus for Dubai Maritime Agenda

September 24, 2017

The Dubai Maritime City Authority s (DMCA) second Dubai Maritime Agenda will open its doors in October to explore major opportunities in the global maritime sector and the industry s future in the mod... View more

Pearl Initiative roundtable focus on anti-corruption

September 24, 2017

The Pearl Initiative a leading not-for-profit organisation working to improve corporate transparency across the region recently hosted a roundtable discussion in partnership with Siemens on integrity ... View more

Micro-manufacturing, Oman’s new focus

September 18, 2017

Oman s new breed of micro-manufacturers are breathing new life into manufacturing across the sultanate according to an expert. Oman is a country that makes many things from car batteries AC units conf... View more

Hotelier Summit Africa 2017 to focus on sustainability

September 17, 2017

With organisations increasingly adopting the approach to sustainability the 2017 edition of Hotelier Summit Africa (North) will focus on sustainable practices conscious cleaning solutions and energy e... View more

New Samsung fund to focus on autonomous tech

September 15, 2017

Samsung Electronics has established the Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund a new 300-million fund focused exclusively on the automotive market. The fund will focus on connected car and autonomous tech... View more

Tank Storage Asia to focus on oil market

September 14, 2017

The role of Asia in the global oil market the oversupply of crude worldwide and its impact on key Asian storage hubs will be highlighted through discussions at the Tank Storage Asia to be held later t... View more

UAE, China to focus on 13 sectors to boost cooperation

September 10, 2017

The UAE and China have agreed to strengthen economic cooperation by focusing on 13 vital sectors at the sixth UAE-China Joint Economic Committee meeting in Beijing recently. The sectors include invest... View more

Euromoney Kuwait Conference to focus on 'investing in New Kuwait'

September 6, 2017

The ninth Euromoney Kuwait conference on September 26 will discuss the diverse opportunities and challenges the government s New Kuwait initiative is creating. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Finance it ... View more

UK brokers focus on Mideast buyers at Cityscape

September 5, 2017

UK real estate brokers are preparing to take advantage of a surge of interest in British property at the upcoming Cityscape Global a major real estate event in Dubai UAE with Brexit providing reduced ... View more

Solar, renewable focus for debut Bahrain energy expo

August 21, 2017

Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming first Energy Investment Forum and Exhibition (Steeb 2017) in Bahrain from September 17 to 19 Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirz... View more

Dewa wins top awards costumer focus, innovation

August 18, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has won the Best Innovation and Best Customer Focus awards at the UK s Best Business Awards 2017. The awards recognise Dewa s achievements in implementing ... View more

GCC’s downstream industry key focus at Plastivision Arabia

August 8, 2017

The rapid expansion of the GCC s downstream industry is a key factor that is generating global interest in the 4th Plastivision Arabia 2017 a plastics exhibition and conference to be held later this y... View more

Bahrain to focus on attracting investors

August 7, 2017

Bahrain s government is formualting effective policies to develop the kingdom s economic and investment structure and adapt it to attract more investors His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalif... View more

Empower to focus on district cooling at green summit

August 6, 2017

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) the world s largest district cooling services provider will participate at the fourth edition of World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2017) in Dubai ... View more

DMCA workshop focus on maritime leisure opportunities

August 3, 2017

The Raseina Maritime Domestic & Leisure Working Group one of Dubai Maritime City Authority s (DMCA) initiatives yesterday (August 2) held a workshop to promote Dubai s maritime leisure sector. The wor... View more

Euromoney Egypt Conference to focus on new opportunities

July 30, 2017

The Euromoney Egypt Conference being held in Cairo in September will discuss the growing opportunities for investment and partnership in Egypt. The conference titled Stability and Cohesion Opportuniti... View more

Big 5 Solar focus on Building Integrated Photovoltaics

July 30, 2017

The Big 5 Solar event scheduled to be held in Dubai in November will shed light on the future of solar energy in the UAE and the region and the need for new regulations for Building Integrated Photovo... View more

Maritime cyber security focus for Abu Dhabi seminar

July 12, 2017

IT protection and cyber security will be highlighted at the biannual Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East (SOMWME) seminar to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi UAE. The event will tak... View more

CIO role in focus at banking innovation summit

June 13, 2017

The role of the chief information officer (CIO) which has now shifted to introducing innovative models and redefining customer experiences will come under the spotlight at the upcoming Middle East Ban... View more

Evonik to focus on innovation for growth

June 4, 2017

Evonik a leading German speciality chemicals company aims to achieve profitable growth by making its portfolio more specialty and more balanced strengthening its innovation power and driving a perform... View more

GE, Saudi Arabia deals to focus on mining, energy, healthcare

June 1, 2017

New projects between General Electric (GE) and Saudi Arabia will focus on the kingdom s power healthcare energy and mining sectors as well as skills training and digital analytics running on Predix sa... View more

Sharp focus on the GCC

June 1, 2017

Spending by overseas visitors to Great Britain is predicted to reach 24.1 billion ( 31.2 billion) in 2017 an 8 per cent increase on spending this year. We spoke to Sumathi Ramanathan director Asia Pac... View more

Focus on value added products, aluminium firms told

May 29, 2017

Regional aluminium companies must diversify their downstream product portfolio to include added value products such as automotive and high-grade products industry experts said. Speaking at the recentl... View more

Lanxess to focus on new halogen-free polyesters, polyamides

May 22, 2017

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will inroduce its new halogen-free flame-retardant polyesters and polyamides the upcoming Plastics in E&E Applications conference at Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg... View more

Toshiba to focus on PC product innovations

May 10, 2017

Toshiba has announced its renewed strategy for the Middle East with focus for the business computing market through the development of business to business (B2B) PC devices and solutions. Toshiba will... View more

Responsible finance summit focus on Islamic fintech

May 4, 2017

With the retail share of responsible investment doubling to 26 per cent in 2016 ethical responsible and Islamic fintech can support further growth to deliver the financial products experts said at a s... View more

Top conference to focus on Saudi Vision 2030

May 1, 2017

Senior executives from across the global financial sector are set to meet with leading figures from Saudi government and banking in Riyadh tomorrow (May 2) at The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference 201... View more

First Bit-BDO seminar to focus on VAT in UAE

April 16, 2017

First Bit a global IT company and BDO a worldwide network of professional services firms have partnered on a joint seminar on VAT implementation in UAE. The event will bring together seasoned tax prof... View more

Major forum to focus on GCC airports development projects

April 9, 2017

The sixth Emerging Airports Forum which will be held in Jeddah Saudi Arabia in November will focus on the Saudi airports development projects along with the other airports development projects in emer... View more

Tax reforms in focus at Deloitte conference

March 29, 2017

Deloitte recently organised its 10th annual Middle East Tax Conference in Dubait to update practitioners and clients on global and regional tax updates and tools. The 2017 edition held on March 22 and... View more

Manama forum to focus on fintech disruption

March 26, 2017

Leading bankers FinTech experts regulators and financial industry representatives from the Middle East and Africa will gather in Bahrain this week to discuss the latest FinTech trends. The 1st MEA Fin... View more

Future Cities Show to focus sustainability

March 23, 2017

The upcoming inaugural edition of Future Cities Show a global platform for companies engaged in developing an advanced infrastructure in Dubai UAE will shed light on six core elements of sustainabilit... View more

Kuwait sharpens focus on expanding tourism sector

March 19, 2017

Investment in Kuwait s tourism industry is set to increase over the next decade as the government moves to speed up construction of a new international airport terminal and several major hotel chains ... View more

Comex, Smart City Summit to focus on digital life

March 13, 2017

The upcoming Comex 2017 the 27th edition of Oman s prominent event for IT and telecom and the first Oman Smart City Summit will focus on fostering a digital community and creation of a smart nation. T... View more

KPMG to focus on financial management at seminar

March 9, 2017

KPMG in Bahrain as part of its initiatives to support the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will host the Entrepreneurs Forum seminar on March 14 at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain. Under the ... View more

New consultancy firm to focus on destinations, venues

March 8, 2017

A group of six leading professional industry consultants working for clients in over 80 countries has joined forces to create a new collaborative approach to solving business solutions for destination... View more

GPCA summit to focus on innovation

March 5, 2017

The 4rd annual GPCA Research and Innovation Summit which will open in Bahrain this week will provide valuable insights into the current petrochemical and chemical industry plans to harness the power o... View more

UNWTO to focus on key areas at ITB

March 3, 2017

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will focus on sustainability new platform tourism services child protection and indigenous tourism at the the 51th edition of ITB taking place next week in Be... View more

Meliá reinforces regional focus

March 2, 2017

MELIÁ HOTELS International has made two key appointments to their regional office. Nihad Kattan regional director of operations Middle East and Africa was appointed to oversee operations across the br... View more

ATM to focus on $8.3bn Mena wellness tourism sector

February 28, 2017

A Wellness Symposium which will throw the spotlight on the 8.3 billion industry in the Middle East/North Africa (Mena) will be launched at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which takes place at the Dubai Wo... View more

Geo-politics, VAT in focus at ME investment meet

February 23, 2017

Geo-politics and impending Value Added Tax (VAT) were the key topics discussed at the Middle East Investment Conference held today (February 23) in Abu Dhabi UAE. The event took place at the ADGM Audi... View more

Forum puts focus on career in green buildings sector

February 16, 2017

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices joined hands with Heriot-Watt University ... View more

BAE Systems at Idex: Focus on hi-tech security solutions

February 16, 2017

BAE Systems participation at Idex 2017 in Abu Dhabi next week is built around a range of technologically enhanced defence solutions across land sea air and cyber the company said. These technologies p... View more

Summit focus on responsible finance

February 9, 2017

A major financial summit in Switzerland supported by key Gulf institutions will focus on responsible finance and seek inputs to make finance a force for good in the global economy. The Responsible Fin... View more

Focus on oil and gas productivity at Algeria event

February 8, 2017

Major players in the North African oil and gas industry will take part in the 7 th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conferences (Napec) to be held in March in Oran Algeria. The event from March 21 ... View more

Abu Dhabi summit focus on industry matchmaking

February 6, 2017

A key event at the upcoming Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) in Abu Dhabi will bring businesses together by facilitating matchmaking and showcasing trade opportunities througho... View more

Arab IPO Summit to focus on capital growth

February 6, 2017

The second Arab IPO Summit a major gathering of capital market authorities and financial institutions upcoming in Dubai UAE will highlight the critical aspects for the implementation of successful IPO... View more

AIM to focus on UAE’s $5.4bn space investments

February 2, 2017

UAE s investments in the space technology currently exceeding Dh20 billion ( 5.4 billion) will be highlighted at the upcoming Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) a global platform for foreign direct inves... View more

GIF Dialogue to focus on Bahrain industrial sector needs

January 31, 2017

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 the Northern Gulf s industrial B2B showcase will host the GIF Dialogue: The Future of Industrialisation A Needs Analysis a roundtable discussion with Bahrain s leading indu... View more

Bapco to focus on energy and environmental protection at GIF

January 23, 2017

Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has renewed its status as a Strategic Sponsor of Gulf Industry Fair 2017 in Bahrain and will continue to emphasise on the energy and environmental protection sectors ... View more

Focus on sulphur at Abu Dhabi event

January 17, 2017

The Middle East s role as a leading producer of sulphur globally will be highlighted at the Middle East Sulphur 2017 to be held next month in Abu Dhabi UAE. The event will take place from February 12 ... View more

Latest innovative technologies to be focus at ME-Tech

January 11, 2017

The latest innovative technologies and industry developments shaping the oil and petrochemical sectors will be highlighted at the upcoming 7th edition of ME-Tech Middle East Technology Forum for Refin... View more

Costa Rica president to focus on sustainable development

January 11, 2017

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis will discuss the future of sustainable development and reflect on his nation s success in adopting renewable energy during a presidential address at the Abu ... View more

ATM to continue focus on wellness and spa

January 10, 2017

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to be held in April in Dubai will return with a dedicated Wellness & Spa Lounge as global spa market set to top 104 billion by 2020 according to Global Wellness Institu... View more

World to focus on sustainable tourism this year

January 2, 2017

The tourism industry across the world will have 12 months to celebrate and promote the contribution of the sector to building a better world as this year is being marked as the International Year of S... View more

ATM focus on trending travel technology

December 28, 2016

Innovations in travel technology will continue to transform the tourism industry with cloud passports personalised travel virtual reality and apps predicted to re-shape consumer habits and marketing s... View more

HIV management in focus at Dubai summit

December 21, 2016

The recent HIV Summit in the Middle East saw over 100 global and regional experts convene in Dubai UAE to discuss clinical challenges and unmet medical needs in the management of HIV in the Middle Eas... View more

IPO summit to focus on benefits of listing

November 20, 2016

The second edition of the Arab IPO Summit will focus on the benefits and strategies of listing on an Arab Stock Exchange said event organisers UMS conferences. The event is scheduled to take place on ... View more

Oil price slips further, markets focus on supply overhang

November 11, 2016

Friday morning saw oil prices fall as markets turned their focus to a persistent fuel supply overhang that is not expected to abate unless OPEC and other producers make a significant cut to their outp... View more

Dow gains from consumer focus

November 7, 2016

Dow Chemical Co whose merger with DuPont is now likely to close early next year rather than end-2016 reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it benefited from its focus on consumer markets... View more

Adnoc to focus on sustained growth

November 7, 2016

The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) of Abu Dhabi has approved Adnoc s 2030 strategy five-year business plan and operational budget aimed at generating sustained strategic growth in the oil giant s ups... View more

Electric, autonomous vehicles to be focus at Dubai event

November 6, 2016

The development of electric autonomous and connected vehicles in the GCC will be in sharp focus at the 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility to be held later this month in Dubai UAE. The eve... View more

Adnoc to focus on growth and maximising value

November 3, 2016

The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) of Abu Dhabi has approved Adnoc s 2030 strategy five-year business plan and operational budget aimed at generating sustained strategic growth in the oil giant s ups... View more

Ras Al Khaimah projects in focus at forum

October 31, 2016

Projects for investment in the UAE emirate of Ras Al Khaimah will be the focus of high-level two-day international business investment forum in December. The Ras Al Khaimah Finance & Investment Forum ... View more

Arabal focus on aluminium sector's role in regional growth

October 26, 2016

Top experts will discuss economic diversification efforts in the region and the role of aluminium sector as the anchor of GCC s industrial growth at the 20th Arab International Aluminium Conference (A... View more

ABB to focus on four core divisions for growth

October 17, 2016

The company is a hidden digital champion. It is ideally positioned with new and existing end-to-end digital solutions that build on the intelligent cloud and close the loop with connected devices usin... View more

Focus on mobile and mid market

May 5, 2016

This year s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which took place last month at Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 to 28 welcomed 423 main stand holders representing 86 countries with more than 26 ... View more

Focus on Gulf as numbers swell

April 3, 2016

Britain is highlighting the huge opportunities Gulf visitors offer to the country s tourism industry as the numbers and spend from the GCC states surge and urging the sector to adapt products to suit ... View more

Danat Hotels & Resorts to focus on leisure

March 1, 2016

Danat Hotels & Resorts (DH&R) the hotels management division of National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH) of the UAE will participate in this year s ITB Berlin to focus on the leisure segment... View more

OGWA to focus on innovative EOR techniques, applications

February 29, 2016

Cementing its value to the industry Oman s long-standing oil and gas event will feature the largest Italy China and Iran pavilions for any oil and gas exhibitions in Oman and about 300 companies from ... View more

WTM Connect events focus on Asia, China

January 1, 2016

The global tourism industry is excited by the enormous growth of outbound travel from Asia particularly China and every destination hopes to cash in on this phenomenon. China saw a total of 117 millio... View more

Pest control and public health concerns new focus area

December 28, 2015

The main objective of the Pest Control and Public Health Conference is to discuss ways in which harmful pests can be eliminated to reduce diseases such as malaria in the region through the adoption of... View more

IWS 2016 to put focus on Mena water security

December 28, 2015

A separate study by the World Bank shows that as the Mena region s population continues to grow and is projected to double over the next 40 years per capita water availability is expected to fall by m... View more

ITB Asia casts twin focus on China and mobile

December 1, 2015

The vast opportunities offered by Asian travellers particularly the Chinese to the global tourism industry and the latest technological innovations shaping the industry took centre stage at the recent... View more

Focus on luxury service

November 1, 2015

Service is the differentiator at the top-end of the market backed by technology and bespoke itineraries Elegant Resorts managing director Michelle Sephton tells TTN in an exclusive interview. The Thom... View more

Focus on the halal market

November 1, 2015

UAE capital Abu Dhabi was the hub for halal travel from 19 to 21 last month as the host city of the inaugural World Halal Travel Summit attended by key decision-makers from some of the world s top hal... View more

Hi-Force to focus on training school, products at Adipec

October 26, 2015

The UK s leading manufacturer and supplier of hydraulic tools will be bringing its ECITB-approved training rig to the show to allow visitors to get an insight into the training courses offered by the ... View more

Family travel is the focus at ATM

April 1, 2015

Family-centric travel has been selected as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market 2015 accounting for more than 12.5 per cent of the 1.07 trillion global tourism market. It s easy to see wh... View more

Focus on Latin America

April 1, 2015

The third World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America taking place in São Paulo later this month will reveal the emerging travel trends in the Latin American market. The event has teamed up with leading r... View more

Noga achievements put Bahrain in focus

February 25, 2015

THE year 2014 scored a tremendous success for the National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) the regulating authority responsible for Bahrain s oil and gas affairs in Bahrain as it organised supported and ... View more

Bapco strategic plans in focus

February 25, 2015

BAPCO launched its current five-year strategic plan in 2010 with the main focus on refinery expansion enhanced trading in the international markets improved human resource policies and processes and t... View more

Strong focus on health and safety

February 25, 2015

BAPCO S commitment to achieving a zero-injury zero-incident work environment was reflected in a range of initiatives in 2014 which sought to reinforce the company s no compromise safety culture and sh... View more

Luxury travel in focus this ATM

February 23, 2015

A 2014 YouGov Luxury Travel report for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region showed that out of the 1 000-plus regionally based survey respondents luxury clearly has a home in the Middle East... View more

Travel tech in focus at ATM this year

January 25, 2015

THE Middle East is increasingly seeing high profile travel brands capitalising on the rapidly evolving technology landscape in order to meet the demands of an ever-more tech savvy consumer. As such a ... View more

GCC a key focus for Ireland

January 25, 2015

THE Gulf region will remain a key part of Tourism Ireland s marketing plans for 2015 following continued year on year increases in the number of visitors from the region. The tourism authority which i... View more

Energy and water security focus

December 23, 2014

ABU DHABI Sustainability Week 2015 (ADSW) will kick off a pivotal year in sustainable development as world leaders prepare for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris and work toward a univ... View more

Middle East O&G industry urged to focus on HSE issues

November 20, 2014

THE regional oil and gas (O&G) industry needs to place health safety and environment (HSE) issues at the centre of planning during the post easy oil era a distinguished panel of international experts ... View more

Marubeni to shift trading focus

October 9, 2014

Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp is refocusing its energy trading on naphtha and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and away from crude as it targets becoming a niche market player in a tough environment... View more

ATM 2015 to focus on family-centric travel

September 25, 2014

FAMILY-centric travel which accounted for more than 12.5 per cent of the 1.07 trillion global tourism market has been selected as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015 which tak... View more

QDC expertise in focus in competitive Saudi market

September 16, 2014

VETERAN precast concrete specialist Qanbar Dywidag Precast Concrete Company (QDC) has created a niche for itself in the Saudi market with its services being called upon for projects that demand a high... View more

Impact of power, gas demand in focus

September 1, 2014

Population growth industrial expansion and demand for power has had a dramatic impact on the Middle East gas industry with many countries turning to imports to keep pace. The region is focusing on exp... View more

Downstream focus for QP

May 21, 2014

QATAR the world s biggest liquid natural gas (LNG) exporter plans to grow its downstream sector with investments over 13 billion. Qatar Petroleum has embarked on an ambitious plan to further develop Q... View more

Sabic keeps focus on innovations

March 27, 2014

THE Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has opened a new state-of-the-art facility under the patronage of Prince Khaled Bin Bandar Al-Saud Governor of Riyadh. The Sabic Plastics Applica... View more

Rezidor to focus on ‘food and drink’

December 26, 2013

THE Rezidor Hotel Group has announced a strong pipeline of projects with 17 hotels and 3 900 rooms under development in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region over the next three years. This y... View more

ADSW to focus on intertwined issues

December 24, 2013

MASDAR Abu Dhabi s renewable energy company says that the second edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) will focus on the interconnected challenges and opportunities of sustainable growth wit... View more

Singapore: Host country focus

November 21, 2013

THIS year Singapore has played host to a travel trade festival consisting of eight events that has united the industry s most influential leaders and professionals. TravelRave is an annual week-long p... View more

France renewing its focus on tourism

November 21, 2013

THE world s most visited tourism destination with more than 83 million visitors a year France could be excused sitting on its laurels. However with big plans afoot to mark the centenary of the start o... View more

Focus on Thai wellness

September 24, 2013

APART from its golden beaches and exotic islands Thailand is a highly sought-after destination for medical tourism amidst Arab travellers. As well as health and wellness treatment programmes offered b... View more

Oil giant’s focus on downstream

September 18, 2013

IN ITS downstream operations Aramco continues to expand its global refining capacity and the integration of refining and chemicals facilities. Refining crude oil and condensates fractionating natural ... View more

Australia focus shifts to oil

April 4, 2013

Shale prospectors in Australia s vast Outback are homing in on oil as the lucrative prize that is easier and cheaper to exploit than gas. Initial hopes had been to replicate a US shale gas boom but th... View more

Bahrain to increase focus on downstream

March 28, 2013

The Kingdom of Bahrain is moving toward finalising plans to refurbish its only oil refinery part of a wider programme that will see the Gulf s first oil producer increase its focus on value-added down... View more

US refiners focus on exports

February 24, 2013

Most analysts still write about the US fuel market as if it were a closed system with refiners importing crude to meet domestic needs and bringing in some extra gasoline from Europe to meet peak deman... View more

Tullow drilling in focus after mixed 2012

January 17, 2013

Tullow Oil has a record 49 wells planned this year and drilling engineers due to deliver news by February are under pressure after a disappointing trading update from the Africa-focused company. After... View more

Regional focus on new plastics

November 22, 2012

Having traditionally produced base chemicals like olefins for sale to global consumers the GCC states are concentrating on job-creating options by extending the value chain of their petroleum sector a... View more

Adipec to be an annual event, to focus on gas in 2013

October 24, 2012

FROM next year the Middle East s largest oil and gas event will be held annually instead of biennially according to key industry figures representing the region s oil and gas sector. Giving reasons fo... View more

Focus on education as EIBTM turns 25

October 22, 2012

CELEBRATING its 25th year EIBTM2012 will once again open doors from November 27-29 in Barcelona Spain bringing the best possible business opportunities for suppliers and buyers. Besides which the show... View more

Aromatics focus to offer key benefits

September 20, 2012

A NEW wave of aromatics investments is under discussion in Saudi Arabia. As part of a move further into petrochemicals state-owned Saudi Aramco is building refineries with downstream aromatics product... View more

HPCL to target E&P assets, focus on gas

July 9, 2012

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has drawn up a strategy to make foray into development and acquisition of E&P (exploration and production) assets increase focus on developing gas busine... View more

Dow to focus on margins, cash

June 3, 2012

Chemicals manufacturing giant Dow Chemicals Company says it is advancing its strategy of taking advantage of low feedstock costs and in turn stressing on products that generate higher margins and high... View more

Saudi, Malaysia are key focus for Hyatt

April 23, 2012

HYATT Hotels Corporation will announce development plans for major properties in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia at the upcoming Arabian Travel Market (ATM) exhibition in Dubai. In February of this year Hya... View more

Gulf Air places focus on IT development

March 25, 2012

Gulf Air the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain was recognised for its achievements in information technology at the CIO 50 Awards and Forum 2012 and was amongst the top 50 organisations and t... View more

Germany puts the focus back on wellness

March 25, 2012

When promoting the Destination Germany in the Arabian Gulf market the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) local affiliate of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) for GCC countries functions to p... View more

Saudi must focus on downstream: Naimi

March 12, 2012

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia must reduce its reliance on crude sales revenues and develop its downstream industry to shield its economy from international market volatility the kingdom s oil minister... View more

Danat Hotels shifts focus to Mice segment

January 29, 2012

DANAT Hotels & Resorts (DH&R) the Hotels Management Division of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels manages a portfolio of four and five star properties in Abu Dhabi including the Danat Al Ain R... View more

US oil drilling to focus on the Gulf of Mexico

November 13, 2011

The Obama administration will allow robust oil and gas development in the Gulf of Mexico starting in 2012 but will hold off on letting drillers into Arctic waters until more is known about spill respo... View more

Doha oil ‘Olympics’ to focus on ‘energy solutions for all’

October 16, 2011

EVERY three years the World Petroleum Council organises the World Petroleum Congress as the principal meeting place for global discussion of oil and gas issues. The triennial Congress is also known as... View more

Petrobras capex at $224.7bn; E&P focus

July 31, 2011

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras will earmark more money for exploration and production in its five-year investment plan signaling a shift toward the more profitable activities that investors... View more

Vorecons focus on reducing complexity

March 28, 2011

GLOBAL drive component specialist Voith Turbo has established a firm foothold in the Middle Eastern region winning orders for the supply of its Vorecons to several projects. The most prominent orders ... View more

Accor to focus on core brands

March 13, 2011

THE Middle East has long remained a key development market for the Accor Group and the company plans to continue this expansion in 2011 with nine new properties. These include five in Abu Dhabi with t... View more

UAE to put focus on gas development

January 31, 2011

ADNOC and its affiliate Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Co (Gasco) are giving much attention to the 10 billion Integrated Gas Development (IGD) programme. The project will add 700 million cubic feet per day ... View more

Bahra set to focus on innovation

January 31, 2011

FOCUSING on innovation and serving the region with top-quality products Bahra Cables Company aims to be a major producer of low medium and high voltage cables in Saudi Arabia. The company now intends ... View more

Focus turns to gas and exploration

September 20, 2010

SAUDI Aramco is shifting its upstream emphasis to exploration and natural gas development after adding 2 million barrels per day (mbpd) to oil production capacity during 2004-09 according to Zuhair Al... View more

Neutral Zone focus on sustainability

September 20, 2010

KUWAIT and Saudi Arabia are looking to target Jurassic plays in the onshore portion of their Neutral Zone in search of oil and gas. The two countries have abandoned long-term plans to increase output ... View more

Outbound cruisers are focus for HAL

August 29, 2010

HOLLAND America Line (HAL) recently signed a partnership with Mezze Associates the new office for Discover the World Marketing to manage its sales and marketing strategy representing the cruise line i... View more

SK Energy to focus on E&P, business boost

June 27, 2010

South Korea s SK Energy Asia s No 4 crude oil refiner said it would focus on exploration and production (E&P) of oil and research and development (R&D) of energy spinning off its refining and petroche... View more

FLNG business ‘is now in focus’

May 31, 2010

THE market for floating regasification and the floating liquefaction vessel has been drastically increasing with the liquefaction sector forecast to be worth 7.4 billion by 2016. Closely following thi... View more

AHIC to focus on growth opportunities in Saudi Arabia

April 29, 2010

As part of the focus on Unlocking Investment Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2010 participants will discuss opportunities for hotel ... View more

Integration and clarity of focus are the key drivers

March 29, 2010

IN MAY last when Royal Dutch Shell announced a series of impending structural changes set to coincide with Peter Voser s arrival as CEO on July 1 headlines largely focused on potential job cuts and th... View more

Enoc to hold back on 2010 buys, focus on upgradation

March 8, 2010

Dubai state-owned refiner Emirates National Oil Co (Enoc) will hold back on acquisitions this year as it focuses on existing operations a senior executive said. Enoc a downstream-focused firm owned by... View more

Focus is on education at GIBTM 2010

February 28, 2010

The fourth edition of the Gulf Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) also known as Mice in the Gulf and Middle East is set to open its doors at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (... View more

Major focus on family

February 28, 2010

Attracting family visitors is Kuwait s strategy for tourism growth with the country having experienced little effect from the economic downturn. A spokeswoman for Kuwait s tourism sector said: Tourism... View more

Forum to focus on innovative geosciences solutions

February 22, 2010

UNITED in a quest to unlock hydrocarbon potential as global demand for oil and gas continues to rise the GEO 2010 exhibition and conference has attracted highly respected individuals and companies fro... View more

Focus shifts to gas as oil expansion grinds to a halt

September 21, 2009

ARAMCO is shifting its exploration and production focus to gas to meet rapidly rising domestic demand as its programme to expand oil capacity comes to a close. Falling global oil consumption has left ... View more

A good focus for Carlson

July 29, 2009

CARLSON Hotels Worldwide offering a selection of brands from luxury to economy has an impressive range in the Middle East. Some already established and some in the pipeline among them are Regent Hotel... View more

Strong regional focus from Wataniya Airways

June 29, 2009

KUWAIT International airport s announcement of a six per cent annual growth from last year was good news for George Cooper CEO of Wataniya Airways who is confident that the aviation industry in the re... View more

Educational focus on attracting business in the Gulf

March 30, 2009

GULF Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) is focusing this year s professional education programme on maintaining developing and attracting business. Taking place from March 31 to... View more

Clarcor’s complete focus on filtration

March 29, 2009

CLARCOR is among the world s largest manufacturers of filtration products. Manufacturing over 80 000 types of filter products no other organisation can match Clarcor s capabilities says a company spok... View more

Emirates’ environmental focus - reducing fuel emissions

March 2, 2009

EMIRATES Airline s focus is to operate the world s most efficient fleet of aircraft and as such is implementing a four part strategy to reduce emissions according to Andrew Parker senior vice presiden... View more

Shah project aims to focus shortages

January 25, 2009

THE UAE is in urgent need of supplies for both domestic and industrial sectors as well for reinjection to sustain output from ageing fields. High oil prices earlier last year prompted Abu Dhabi to opt... View more

Oberoi focus on MICE business and good PR

December 31, 2008

The Oberoi Group had a great start to 2008 but also saw a fall from September onwards due to the global financial crisis according to LINCY ISAAC the group s director of sales and marketing. A larger ... View more

World Responsible Tourism Day focus

October 28, 2008

Travel and tourism organisations throughout the world are under increasing pressure from consumers and communities to work more responsibly. The World Travel Market supported by the UNWTO introduced t... View more

Orion Congress focus on economic crisis

October 28, 2008

MORE than 200 delegates attended last month s fifth annual Orion Congress which focused on the future of tourism and showcased topics including the current global economic crisis and the anticipated e... View more

Saudi Arabia to focus intently on taming heavy crude

September 21, 2008

IN THE world of hydrocarbons two factors are now certain. The days of cheap light oil are nearly over; and significant new capacities of heavy crude need to be brought to the market to meet soaring gl... View more

Customer focus seen paying dividends for Abdulkarim

September 21, 2008

Al Abdulkarim Holding Company (AKHC) a leading Saudi supplier and stockist of electrical electromechanical telecommunication instrumentation and oilfield components and equipment has been involved in ... View more

Green focus for travel show

June 26, 2008

The Business Travel Show Dubai is teaming up with YouGovSiraj market research to roll out a comprehensive survey into the business travel trends of corporates in the UAE. The survey which will target ... View more

Caribbean government’s tourism focus

March 30, 2008

The WTTC is in full support of the decision taken by Caricom to devote a full day during its regular meeting of heads of government in July to focus on travel and tourism. This is the first time that ... View more

ATM seminars focus on industry issues

March 30, 2008

A total of 14 leadership seminars tackling key industry issues will be staged for the first time on the show floor at the 15th Arabian Travel Market (ATM) held this year between May 6 and 9. For 2008 ... View more

PTT focus on natural gas in $7bn investment drive

December 30, 2007

PTT Thailand s top energy firm said it planned to invest 241 billion baht ( 7.2 billion) between 2008 and 2012 of which 72 per cent would go into the natural gas business. Major projects included pipe... View more

Climate Change is key focus for ILTM Conference

November 1, 2007

THE International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) has announced the schedule for its opening conference this year along with details of an inaugural Industry Report on the state of the luxury travel indus... View more

Petchem challenges focus of UAE forum

October 28, 2007

Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd (Borouge) is among leading regional firms preparing for a landmark petrochemical summit in the UAE in December. Borouge a joint venture between glabal petrochemical grou... View more

Oil show focus on innovation

October 28, 2007

The UAE Ministry of Energy is supporting a major oil show to be held in Dubai in December. The event gains significance as Abu Dhabi takes the lead in the UAE s mega-energy projects. More than 500 exh... View more

Crucial CIS event ups spa, cruise focus

October 4, 2007

In its 15th year the annual CIS Travel Market has established itself as a key business-to-business exhibition for the travel industry. The inbound and outbound travel event for the Commonwealth of Ind... View more

Galileo urges MEA focus on e-ticketing deadline

October 4, 2007

Galileo is urging suppliers and subscribers in the Middle East to focus on e-ticketing if they are to meet the extended IATA deadline of 96.5 per cent e-ticketing by May 31. As a leading global distri... View more

Proclad is growing fast with a focus on research

September 23, 2007

The Proclad Group a leading global precision engineering manufacturing and service provider for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries is to set up a new company to boost research and developmen... View more

New Malaysian economic zone to focus on tourism

August 29, 2007

A newly announced economic development zone in northern peninsular Malaysia will give a fillip to the tourism industry in the northern states eTN reported. The Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)... View more

Focus on boosting arrivals from the East

July 30, 2007

Sharjah s tourism sector is looking to the East as it seeks to build on a doubling of visitor numbers over the past year. While the emirate is still somewhat in the shadow of Dubai promotion drives an... View more

Total to focus on African projects

June 10, 2007

African oil will be central to French energy major Total s efforts to hit its output targets this decade its head of exploration and production said. Total is set to increase investment in the region ... View more

Key event to focus on gas

May 27, 2007

The 6th Doha Conference on Natural Gas will be held from October 29 November 1 2007 at the Sheraton Doha Hotel. The conference is hosted and organised by Qatar Petroleum. More than 40 renowned experts... View more

Passenger focus key to Etihad’s growth

April 24, 2007

Etihad Airways has made immense progress since its launch in 2003 and will be profitable in 2010 says CEO James Hogan. In just a few years we have achieved a global brand and in my opinion deliver one... View more

Family to be key focus for Sharjah National Hotels

April 24, 2007

Sharjah National Hotels will be promoting the emirate and its hotels as family friendly at the Arabian Travel Market according to a hotel spokesman. The group owns three hotels in the emirate: The Hot... View more

MICE buyers focus on safety, crisis management

April 24, 2007

What constitutes a safe destination? How important is safety and security when planning international travel? Some US companies have banned corporate travel to Thailand because of political unrest; or... View more

Strong Middle East focus for Silversea in 2007

April 15, 2007

SILVERSEA has introduced several initiatives designed to offer its Middle Eastern guests the finest experience afloat during 2007 says a company official. This is part of a strong Middle Eastern focus... View more

Fresh focus on knowledge and education at IMEX

April 15, 2007

In response to growing demand for high quality professional education opportunities IMEX has expanded the scope of its seminar programme for 2007. The leading meetings industry exhibition which runs f... View more

Singapore focus on clean energy

March 25, 2007

Singapore will invest more than US 110 million to develop a clean energy industry with solar energy as a key area of research the government announced. The tropical island-state with average temperatu... View more

Event to focus on ecology

March 25, 2007

The Bahrain Society of Engineers in association with the Environment Technology & Management Association Saudi Arabian Section of Air & Waste Management Association and Saudi Arabian Water Environemnt... View more

Airlines must focus on efficiency, says IATA chief

February 22, 2007

THE airline industry in 2007 will be marked by lower oil prices and slower revenue growth forcing operating efficiencies according to Giovanni Bisignani IATA s director general and CEO The focus for 2... View more

Dollar-Thrifty set for luxury focus

January 24, 2007

THE Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTAG) has big plans for 2007 says the company s regional director Sam Eltibi both in terms of increasing customer interface with new outlets as well as a strong fo... View more

bmi to focus on mid haul in 2007

December 25, 2006

Brand: bmi Spokesperson: Adrian Parkes sales and marketing director bmi. Plans for 2007? We want to build on the successful route launches to Riyadh Jeddah and Moscow and to look at further developing... View more

Korea focus on plant upgrades

December 10, 2006

This year s steep slide in margins for cheaper oil products drives home the urgency of South Korean refiners plans for multibillion-dollar capacity upgrades and should encourage investors looking to f... View more

Downstream focus is vital for industry

December 10, 2006

The Middle East is well positioned to become a global petrochemical hub a senior executive of The Dow Chemical Company told delegates at the Saudi Energy Forum. Dow a global leader in chemicals and pl... View more

Sharjah focus on steel range

November 12, 2006

The third edition of SteelFab the Middle East s largest display of steel working machinery will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from January 29 to 31. After two very successful editions Steelfab is now... View more

UAE, KSA to be Coral’s focus

October 31, 2006

SHARJAH-BASED Coral International Hotels is set to launch a slew of exotic resorts around the UAE and in South Africa in line with a stated target of 25 properties by 2009 a senior official told TTN. ... View more

New look marketing focus for Hyatt Regency

October 31, 2006

DUBAI S Hyatt Regency will be promoting its spanking new look at WTM according to the hotel s general manager. The UK market is quite substantial for the Middle East and this year we need to be there ... View more

Focus on the immaterial

October 31, 2006

THE popular notion of luxury is changing renowned designer Karim Rashid (right) told listeners at a conference in Dubai earlier this year. Rashid who won the Sleep05 European Hotel Design Award for hi... View more

Trade focus for New Zealand

October 1, 2006

ALTHOUGH still a small number more Middle Eastern tourists are travelling to New Zealand than ever in line with the country being perceived as a trendy holiday spot according to an official. Visitor a... View more

Carbon cuts in focus

September 24, 2006

Saudi Aramco continued a tradition of environmental awareness and protection with the first Regional Carbon Management Symposium in Dammam. The three-day symposium drew an estimated 400 participants r... View more

Tourism in firm focus for Egypt’s north coast

August 28, 2006

EGYPT S north coast is turning into a year-round destination with quality resorts and diverse range of attractions. The Mediterranean coast is one of the country s fastest-growing luxury hospitality a... View more

Dubai focus for Marriott

August 28, 2006

AS the weather cools down in the desert and autumn sets in bringing with it weather good enough to head to the beaches two Marriott properties in Dubai are offering special packages this Ramadan from ... View more

Joitex to focus on ecotourism, wellness

June 3, 2006

GOLDEN Bridge is organizing the first edition of the Jordan International Tourism Expo (Joitex) from July 10 to 13. The event is being held in co-ordination with the ministry of tourism and the Jordan... View more

Environmental focus at AHIC

May 31, 2006

ROYALTY finance experts property developers and hoteliers will speak of the need to pursue sustainable environmental policies while building a tourism infrastructure in the Middle East at the Arabian ... View more

Focus on challenges in Middle East

March 26, 2006

GEO 2006 the Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition is more important than ever as the world continues to look to the Middle East as a significant source of supply for its increasing energy... View more

Destination marketing in focus for 2006

March 6, 2006

SHARJAH will continue to position itself as a unique family destination in 2006 it was decided at a recent meeting of the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA). In a meeting held to... View more