Saturday 21 May 2022

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HOTELS GENERATE $3bn REVENUES
UAE tourism sector growth in Q1 tops pre-Covid rates

The growth rate of the UAE’s tourism sector during the first quarter (Q1) of this year exceeded the growth rates recorded not only in 2020 and 2021, but also during the same period in 2019, said a senior government official.

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$3.4bn FINANCING, INCENTIVES
Lucid set to start work on Saudi EV factory

Lucid Group, setting new standards with the longest-range, fastest-charging electric car on the market, has set the stage for the construction of its AMP-2, a world-class production factory in Saudi Arabia with the hosting of a ceremonial signing event.

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MOVE TO CREATE NEW ASSETS
Dubai’s Museum of the Future, Binance to launch NFTs

Dubai's Museum of the Future has entered into a collaboration with Binance NFT, the NFT marketplace of Binance, the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider.

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SPOTLIGHT
3Ds set to transform energy and resources sector: report

The next decade will witness some of the most exciting and transformative years in the energy and resources industry’s history, says Arthur D Little (ADL) in a report, highlighting three key trends - Decarbonisation, Decentralisation and Digitization.

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FOCUS
Five key trends reshaping today’s workplace

Companies need new team norms for hybrid work to meet employee expectations. From when to go to the office to why work in the first place, employees have a new “worth it” equation, says a Microsoft study.

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Construction & Real Estate

Etihad Rail signs deals with top European companies

Etihad Rail has signed deals with top European companies - Spanish railway operator Renfe; Britain's GB Railfreight and UK's High Speed 1- for exchange of knowledge, expertise and best practices in freight and passenger rail services and operations.

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Retail & Wholesale

Smile or wave to pay at store check-out

No more fumbling for your phone or hunting for your wallet when you have your hands full – the next generation of in-person payments will only need a quick smile or wave of your hand, says Mastercard.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

GE unveils next-generation 3MW onshore wind turbine

GE Renewable Energy has announced Sierra, its newest 3.0-3.4MW turbine platform featuring a 140-meter rotor onshore wind turbine and offered with a variety of hub heights, including a <500-feet option.

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Finance & Capital Market

Alpha Dhabi to invest $2.5bn in key fund

Alpha Dhabi Holding, one of the fastest-growing investment holding companies in the UAE, has made a AED9.2 billion ($2.504 billion) commitment to invest in Chimera Capital and Alpha Wave’s landmark ‘Alpha Wave Ventures II’ venture fund which was announced

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

3Ds set to transform energy and resources sector: report

The next decade will witness some of the most exciting and transformative years in the energy and resources industry’s history, says Arthur D Little (ADL) in a report, highlighting three key trends - Decarbonisation, Decentralisation and Digitization.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping
Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria opens 22 beach villas

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, Egypt has announced the opening of 22 new luxurious beach villas in time for the 2022 summer season gives visitors another reason to make the city their destination of choice.

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Lifestyle

Phoenix celebrates record sale of Emirates Hills villa

Phoenix Homes has announced the record sale of a AED102.8 million ($28 million) villa at Emirates Hills development in Dubai. A sprawling mansion with a BUA of 20,000 sq ft, it boasts five big bedrooms, a private cinema, swimming pool and a golf course.

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Motoring

Lucid set to start work on Saudi EV factory

Lucid Group, setting new standards with the longest-range, fastest-charging electric car on the market, has set the stage for the construction of its AMP-2, a world-class production factory in Saudi Arabia with the hosting of a ceremonial signing event.

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Health & Environment

Net zero needs 'consistent, coordinated and positive action'

Financial institutions that specialise or focus their climate-related efforts too narrowly can see much more rapid diminishing returns on their efforts compared to those with a more systemic perspective, says a research.

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Media & Promotion

Dubai’s Museum of the Future, Binance to launch NFTs

Dubai's Museum of the Future has entered into a collaboration with Binance NFT, the NFT marketplace of Binance, the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider.

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Education, HR & Training

Singaporean group GSF opens first school campus in Riyadh

Singapore’s prestigious Global Schools Foundation (GSF) is opening its first campus in the Saudi capital Riyadh this August. The GSF currently operates 26 schools in eight countries with a total strength of over 25,000 students from 70 nationalities.

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Miscellaneous

26 Arab companies show prowess at APAS exhibition in Brazil

Some 26 firms from the Arab World have showcased their products at Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) stands at the APAS exhibition, the largest food, beverage and supermarket trade show in Latin America.

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