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Carnival Corporation joins climate change fight

June 18, 2018

The Bellona Foundation and Carnival Corporation & plc the world s largest cruise company with nine global cruise line brands have signed an agreement of cooperation to work together to continue improv... View more

Royal Jordanian embraces digital change

June 1, 2018

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has signed up for the full Amadeus Altéa suite meaning its critical systems including reservation inventory and departure control will be moving onto Altéa technology. RJ will als... View more

Financial disruption ‘catalyst for change’

March 8, 2018

Banks must take advantage of the current financial disruption and collaborate with FinTech companies to sustain and expand their business said the chairman of Arab Financial Services (AFS) and deputy ... View more

Women to cause big change in Saudi automotive market

March 8, 2018

The total number of female drivers in Saudi Arabia is projected to reach three million in 2020 following the royal decree allowing women to drive by June 2018. This will have a profound impact on a nu... View more

AI ‘to cause big change in publishing industry’

March 1, 2018

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution would have a more profound impact on the media and publishing industry than all other revolutions before it said Omar bin Sultan Al Olama UAE Minister of St... View more

Experts discuss climate change at Dubai summit

February 12, 2018

High-level participants discussed the impact of climate change on communities around the world yesterday at a conference titled Climate Change Forum Climate Action Now in Dubai UAE. Dr Thani bin Ahmed... View more

Change-hungry youth ‘key to unlocking growth’

February 11, 2018

The struggle to recruit skilled workers is a recurring concern for manufacturing businesses across the world. An EEF report recently revealed that three-quarters of manufacturers have struggled to rec... View more

PE houses need to keep up with digital change: PwC

January 9, 2018

There is a pressing need for private equity (PE) houses in the Middle East to keep up with the rapid digital transformation or risk being left behind said PwC a top provider quality in assurance advis... View more

Oman Air recognised for its record breaking B787 engine change

January 7, 2018

Oman Air was recently praised by GE Aviation for its record breaking Boeing 787 engine change. The procedure was completed in just 20 hours earning Oman Air world-wide recognition for its remarkable e... View more

Be prepared for change

January 1, 2018

The 7th Arab Aviation Summit concluded last month with some impressive take-outs. More than 200 industry participants from 15 Arab countries attended the summit under the theme: Time to Transform: Add... View more

ABB completes EPC business model change

December 20, 2017

Swiss-based ABB a pioneering technology leader has announced actions across three divisions to complete the business model change for engineering procurement and construction (EPC) as it ends its tran... View more

Blockchain ‘will change banking customer experience’

December 5, 2017

Emerging technologies such as blockchain will transform customer experience in the banking sector enabling organizations to gain greater insight from customers data Avaya announced at the24th World Is... View more

Technology to change the way we shop in 2030

November 21, 2017

Automation customisation and big data are some of the trends expected to change the retail industry and the way consumers shop in the future said global real estate services firm CBRE in a new report ... View more

Trends that can change Mideast logistics sector

November 15, 2017

Supply chains across the Middle East have been revolutionised by new advancements making logistics services faster more accurate and efficient according to a research conducted by FarEye a global logi... View more

Saudi Arabia takes part in UN climate change summit

November 6, 2017

Saudi Arabia is participating at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn Germany from today (November 6) until November 17. This is the Kingdom s 23rd year of active partici... View more

Hitachi Koki announces name change to ‘HiKOKI’

November 1, 2017

Hitachi Koki Co a leading manufacturer of power tools and life-science equipment has announced that it will change its corporate name to Koki Holdings Co effective June 1 2018 and will rebrand its ful... View more

Waha Capital in tie-up to spotlight climate change

September 7, 2017

Abu Dhabi-based investment company Waha Capital has partnered with the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF(EWS-WWF) aiming to raise awareness of climate change issues and encourage scien... View more

Businesses ‘much change to tackle climate change’

September 6, 2017

Business needs to lead transformational change in order to tackle the most urgent threats facing the planet and its people said a top official. Speaking ahead of this month s UN General Assembly and C... View more

Climate change, Nature top issues, say millennials

August 29, 2017

Young people selected climate change and the destruction of nature as the most serious global issue for the third year in a row in the world s most geographically diverse survey of millennials conduct... View more

Global action need to fight climate change: study

August 22, 2017

Climate change is real. Global warming is real and is happening and the effects are going to be catastrophic. A new research suggests that parts of South Asia which is home to one fifth of the world s... View more

UAE ranked 3rd in global change readiness index

July 19, 2017

The UAE has been ranked third among the world s nations most prepared for change in the latest Change Readiness Index 2017 compiled by top audit tax and advisory firm KPMG. The first spot was notched ... View more

Market forces will drive climate change efforts

June 26, 2017

Following the announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will withdraw from the COP21 agreement an industry expert has said that the move will not be detrimental to climate protection efforts.... View more

Colour change at Dubai canal 'due to building material'

June 24, 2017

Dubai Municipality has clarified that the orange colour that appeared yesterday (June 23) in the man-made water canal in Dubai Marina was due to excavation works related to a construction project at Q... View more

Sustainable economic models 'key to tackle climate change'

June 20, 2017

Swift and effective action is needed to create new sustainable economic models to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change on the world s working population according to a recent report publishe... View more

Apps ‘will change in the way we live and work’

May 28, 2017

Embedded biometrics and AI will enable humans to take greater control of their personal data an industry expert said adding that these shifts will bring risks such as dangers of self-replicating AI an... View more

G7 leaders fail to reach climate change accord

May 28, 2017

While six world leaders of the G7 group of rich nations reaffirmed their commitment to an accord aimed at reducing greenhouse emissions the US has refused to recommit to the agreement a report said. T... View more

Action on climate change will boost economy: OECD

May 23, 2017

Integrating measures to tackle climate change into regular economic policy will have a positive impact on economic growth over the medium and long term according to a new OECD report prepared in the c... View more

NBAD approves name change to First Abu Dhabi Bank

April 25, 2017

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) shareholders have approved the proposal to change the name of the UAE s largest bank to First Abu Dhabi Bank. The new name which was proposed by the bank s board of d... View more

No big change in demand on US flights: Etihad

April 20, 2017

Etihad Airways the UAE s national carrier has experienced no significant change in demand on flights to and from the United States in recent weeks a report said. Demand continues to remain strong on a... View more

Innovative solutions 'key to face climate change'

April 18, 2017

A senior UAE government official stressed the importance of finding effective and innovative solutions to the challenges caused by climate change and the increasing demand for food due to global popul... View more

Trump scraps Obama-era rules to curb climate change

March 29, 2017

US President Donald Trump yesterday signed an order rolling back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change. Signing the order in a room filled with coal miners and coal company executives ... View more

Growth prospects now prime reason for job change

March 27, 2017

Attractive growth prospects not salary is the prime reason for a job change for a majority of professionals in the Middle East according to a recent study. About 60 per cent of the respondents in a Na... View more

'Get ready for disruptive change financial sector'

March 12, 2017

Disruptive change is coming and regulators and financial institutions must embrace this change to avoid falling behind quickly a key conference in Dubai heard last week. The second annual Regulatory a... View more

Climate change a real threat, say GCC millennials

January 17, 2017

A big majority of millennials in the GCC are increasingly concerned about the effects of global warming on the climate and its damaging impact in the future a new study said. Global warming is seen as... View more

No change in Bahrain Dinar to dollar exchange rate, says CBB

November 17, 2016

Bahrain s Central Bank of Bahrain has confirmed that the dinar to dollar exchange rate remains unchanged. The clarification from CBB comes following reports circulating on social media quoting popular... View more

GCC airlines should change how they market and sell to customers - study

November 15, 2016

GCC airlines should transform their distribution business models as three trends are reshaping the region s travel sector and threaten to weaken the connection between airlines and their customers a n... View more

Turning data chaos into value via digital change

November 15, 2016

Enterprises today have to be aware that they have Data Chaos within their businesses and they need to embrace this as part of their digital transformation. So what is data chaos? The challenge with bi... View more

Historic climate change deal comes into force

November 4, 2016

Environmental groups and organisations battling global warming have hailed the coming into force today (November 4) of the Paris Agreement on governmental action to limit climate change. The Paris Agr... View more

Al Juffali offers oil change service at Michelin centres

November 2, 2016

Saudi Total Petroleum Products (STTP) and Ibrahim Al Juffali & Bros the agent of the Michelin automotive tires in Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement to provide oil change service at the Michelin Tr... View more

Climate change a key issue for Aramco: Nasser

November 2, 2016

Supplying reliable energy to the world while also addressing climate change is an important issue for Saudi Aramco said the oil giant s president and CEO Amin H Nasser. In his keynote address at the K... View more

Travel and tourism colleagues being asked to change image of the industry

May 28, 2014

Members of the travel and tourism industry are being asked to participate in a new World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) campaign to help change the perception of a career in the sector. People are be... View more

Exxon sees little climate change risk

April 3, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp the world s largest publicly traded oil company said that risks related to climate change pose little risk to its oil and gas reserves because the resources will be needed to meet expe... View more

Accounting rule change could cost drillers millions

February 27, 2014

PROPOSED changes to accounting rules for leases could cost individual exploration-and-production (E&P) companies and drilling rig contractors tens of millions of dollars while increasing balance-sheet... View more

Asian wave ushers change

September 24, 2013

THE travel and tourism industry in Asia is on the cusp of unprecedented growth which will have a tremendous impact on the economies of the region industry leaders predicted. Participating in the first... View more

TransCanada’s East Coast oil pipeline to change dynamics

August 7, 2013

TRANSCANADA Corp s plan to build one of the world s longest oil pipelines has reverberations far beyond Canadian shores. The planned 2 700 mile (4 400 kilometres) pipeline which will bring crude from ... View more

Petchem dynamics set to change

March 24, 2013

THE head of the world s largest petrochemical company Mohamed Al Mady the vice-chairman and CEO of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) says the dynamics of petrochemical industry is set to chan... View more

Gas price change to affect sectors

March 24, 2013

THE state-owned Saudi Aramco in 2013 is expected to raise domestic prices of natural gas including feedstocks to the petrochemical sector and fuels to the local refineries. These two sectors will be b... View more

US shale boom forces change in Canadian oil patch

March 10, 2013

THE US shale oil revolution is forcing Canada s oil sands industry to question whether there is a future in processing its crude into lighter oil a tried-and-true way of wringing the most money out of... View more

Le Gray Beirut gets ready for change

January 27, 2013

BEIRUT S luxury boutique hotel Le Gray Beirut recently appointed Rana Al Khoury as the new general manager. Al Khoury spoke to TTN about what s in store for 2013. What are your objectives as the new g... View more

PEOPLE: Change in EagleBurgmann general management

January 17, 2013

EAGLEBURGMANN Germany one of the leading providers of industrial sealing technology has announced some changes in its general mangement. Michael Stomberg (42) the previous senior vice president and he... View more

Strategy change in volatile Europe

November 22, 2012

Sabic executives say European polymer makers can cut the impact of tough macroeconomic and feedstock conditions. As business conditions remain challenging across Europe polymer producers will need to ... View more

Mobile Apps change the face of airline business

June 26, 2012

The way airlines are doing business is undergoing a fundamental transformation as mobile apps permeate every step of the journey and core aspects of operations. The 14th annual SITA/Airline Business I... View more

Abu Dhabi must accept change in concession terms: Total

January 29, 2012

THE UAE emirate of Abu Dhabi must accept the inevitability of change as its major oil concessions come up for renewal Total CEO Christophe de Margerie says. You have to accept changes. Everything chan... View more

Bafco all ready to embrace change

August 28, 2011

AS economic development gathers pace in line with Economic Vision 2030 Bahrain Aviation Fuelling Company (Bafco) is doing its part to expand aircraft fuelling infrastructure at Bahrain International A... View more

Eltibi claims change will have long-term benefits

April 24, 2011

AS EXHIBITORS at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) prepare for another successful show SAM ELTIBI of Dollar Thrifty spoke to TTN about the company s participation and future plans. How many years have you n... View more

Egyptian tourism capitalising on change

March 29, 2011

WELCOME to the country of peaceful revolution is Egypt s brand new campaign which was launched at the recently concluded ITB 2011 in Berlin. In fact the peaceful revolution has been the theme dominati... View more

Industry leaders to discuss impact of political change

March 29, 2011

THE annual Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2011 will be addressing the impact on the hotel investment industry of the ongoing political change across the Mena region. While the region repor... View more

Year of change predicted for global energy industry in 2011

January 9, 2011

THE emerging CIS and Indian markets and technology-driven exploration and production (E&P) operations will be prominent in driving the energy sector in 2011 according to year-ahead predictions by busi... View more

CAHM techniques: case for change in reservoir model

June 27, 2010

GENERATING forecasts with an improved estimation of the spread of key reservoir performance indicators leads to a better understanding of risk and improved decision making. This is accomplished using ... View more

Climate change poses threat to global oil and gas industry

December 28, 2009

ABOUT three-fourths of global oil and gas firms say they believe that climate change could cause business downtime system failures and safety risks yet just 19 per cent say they are taking action. Our... View more

Building business resilience to inevitable climate change

December 28, 2009

THE oil and gas industry is an important contributor to society and the economy. Despite recent events the outlook for oil and gas in the long-term remains unchanged. And the outlook includes the need... View more

WTTC leading the climate change challenge

March 2, 2009

A report entitled Leading the Challenge on Climate Change was launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) last month at Clarence House under the patronage of HRH The Prince of Wales. This re... View more

Changing times need change of business attitude too

September 7, 2008

YOU know where you stand with Adnoc. Among all the state-owned oil firms of the Gulf the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company is the least likely to change the way it conducts business with its contractors.... View more

US LNG market set to change

August 31, 2008

The US liquefied natural gas (LNG) market traditionally an import-only business may be poised for some big changes that would allow under-utilised regasification terminals to export the super-cooled g... View more

WTM admission policy ‘all change’

April 28, 2008

CHANGES are happening within the admissions policy of this year s World Travel Market (WTM) from November 10 to 13 to better facilitate business across all four days of WTM say WTM organisers. On open... View more

“The trauma of domicile change”

April 28, 2008

We could not at first find the elephants the hippo was elusive the camel was slightly injured and even the dog had disappeared. No we were not on a safari in Africa we were in the middle of our 14th h... View more

Climate change threatens ski industry

February 25, 2008

Latest research from Mintel finds that the on going problem of climate change spells a possible meltdown for the ski industry. Lower lying ski resorts are already experiencing changes in weather condi... 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

ATM mulls change in 2008 floor plan

October 4, 2007

The Arabian Travel Market the region s premier showcase for the travel and tourism industry has a new director at the helm. As exhibition director Simon Press takes over in time for the 15th edition o... View more

Climate change: victim or contributor?

June 28, 2007

THERE S an historic global event taking place at World Travel Market 2007 to which everyone working in the industry should pay more than a fleeting moment of attention. I am talking about World Travel... View more

Name change for firm

September 24, 2006

Ball Valves UK s name has changed to Econosto UK Limited. Acquired by the Royal Dutch Econosto Group in 1998 Ball Valves UK Limited (BVUK) a leading supplier of specialist valves in the UK for the oil... View more

Opec unlikely to change output quotas

December 7, 2004

Opec oil producers are unlikely to change output quotas at their ministerial meeting to be held soon and have no need yet to rein in a supply surge that has begun to ease record prices Nigeria s top o... View more

Strong link between change

September 22, 2003

In the year of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the original concession agreement between Saudi Arabia and Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) Saudi Aramco s president and CEO Abdallah S ... View more

Change unlikely in China output

February 23, 2003

China is likely to produce 169 million tonnes of crude oil this year much the same as in 2002 the State Economic and Trade Commission said. The forecast which would mean a rise of 0.08 per cent from 1... View more

No change in Shell growth plans

October 22, 2001

Royal Dutch/Shell has as yet not made any changes in its output growth forecast as a result of the September 11 attacks on the US and the aftermath chairman Phil Watts said. Shell said on September 19... View more

All prepared for change

April 28, 2001

The world of global business means local travel companies will in future be judged alongside giants like Kuoni and Thomas Cook International. If we do not appreciate that this is going to be the case ... View more



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