Saturday 18 April 2015

Ahoy Captain!

Abu Dhabi Ports greeted luxury cruise liner Queen Elizabeth’s arrival in Zayed Port with a traditional Emirati welcome, to mark the second Cunard cruise ship of the season and Cunard’s 175th anniversary. Abdulkareem Al Masabi, vice president operations, Abu Dhabi Ports, pre


Knowledge kingdom

The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (Getex) opened today (April 15) n Dubai with the participation of more than 350 education providers from 38 countries. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, led other high-level govern


Time capsule in mall

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure group in the Mena region, today welcomed students from Bradenton Preparatory School in Dubai, UAE, to the creation and burial of a time capsule on the site of the City Centre Me’aisem mall. The time capsule con


Limited edition Red Blackberry Passport

Saudi Arabia-based retailer Axiom has launched the limited edition Red BlackBerry Passport at a retail price of SR2,499 ($666). It features a 4.5-inch square display, making it the ideal device for reading e-books, viewing documents and browsing the web. - TradeArabia News Service


Best in Taste New Zealand

The Taste New Zealand 2015 professional chef competition came to a dazzling end as Chef Chloe St-Cyr was declared the winner at an exclusive awards night held at Purobeach, Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Chef Chloe works at the Dubai Hilton JBR and this is the first year she has entered the compet


Life in the fast lane

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company has announced the Middle East arrival of the all-new Sonata Turbo Sport. Taking its place as the new flagship car in a model line-up that was launched in the region last September, the Sport Turbo can hit a top speed of 235 kmph and offers s


'Fans Do Wonders' for Ooredoo

Ooredoo, a leading telecom operator, today announced that it will launch a new global communication campaign with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), a major Paris-based football club. In the campaign, called "Fans Do Wonders," five of Paris Saint-Germain's most recognisable players will c


Deal 2015 kicks off

Deal 2015, a leading amusement industry show in the Middle East, was officially inaugurated by director-general of Dubai Municipality Hussain Nasser Lootah, with senior management from International Expo Consults (IEC) and other international industry officials present today. The three


Bus donation

Bahrain's Ebrahim K Kanoo has donated a brand new bus to the Bahrain Philanthropic Society to facilitate its daily transportations. Mohammed Al-Nasser, human resources and administration manager of the company, handed over the bus to Dr Hassan Ebrahim Kamal, general secretary and board memb


350 firms for Jeddah hospitality expo

More than 350 local and international companies are taking part in the Food, Hotel and Hospitality Arabia 2015 exhibition that opened yesterday (April 13) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The four-day event was inaugurated by Hassan Bin Obaid Sankouf, Director General of Agricultural Aff

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