Tuesday 27 February 2024

GCC to outperform global economy in 2024, says report

The economies of the UAE and Gulf countries will outpace the global forecast for 2024, helped by the domestic multi-year investment cycle in the region, according to First Abu Dhabi Bank’s Global Investment Outlook (GIO) 2024 Report: ‘Making a positive impact’.


Bahrain EDB draws record $1.7bn investments in 2023

Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB) has announced that it has achieved a remarkable milestone, supported by Team Bahrain, netting a record level of investments upwards of $1.7 billion in 2023.   This marks a massive influx equivalent to a year-on-ye


Hilton to offer hands-on training to GEMS Qatar students

Global hospitality major Hilton and GEMS Wellington School – Qatar (WSQ), a leading educational institution in the country, have signed a MoU in Doha to reinforce the connection between education and the hospitality sector. The initiative aims at bridging the gap between the


Hope Ventures co-invests in ‘Thiqa Tutoring’ through Beban

Hope Ventures, the investment arm of Hope Fund, has announced its co-investment in ‘Thiqa Tutoring’ through the seventh episode of the entrepreneurship-themed reality television show ‘Beban.’   Through Beban, ‘Thiqa Tutoring, an EdT


Biz Group achieves remarkable growth across divisions

In a demonstration of resilience and adaptability in a rapidly evolving global market, Biz Group, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has announced a 59% YOY growth.    This growth is not only a testament to Biz Group's commitment to ex


BAB in talks with Tamkeen to boost financing for startups, SMEs

  The Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) recently organised a meeting that brought together banks and the kingdom's Labour Fund (Tamkeen) with the aim of acquainting banks with novel support initiatives for employment, career advancement, and institutional assist


Abu Dhabi, Unesco unveil sustainable development roadmap

The Abu Dhabi government has unveiled a high-level plan outlining global recommendations to bolster Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in partnership with Unesco at the 12th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC2024) held in the emirate.


IWG targets over 500 locations in Mena

IWG, a flex and office space provider, has announced plans to rapidly scale up its network of locations in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) to meet the growing demand for innovative hybrid working solutions in the region.   Having signed 68 new locations


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