Wednesday 27 September 2023

Hospitality projects in region 'resilient in face on challenges'

The Future Hospitality Summit is under way in Abu Dhabi, with three days of dealmaking, strong debate and more among the top players in the Middle East’s tourism and hospitality sectors.    With huge investment in the hospitality sector in the UAE, KS


Young Arabs will boycott brands that damage environment: survey

More than half (58 per cent) of Arab youth are ready to support calls to boycott brands that damage the environment, rising to about two-thirds (65 per cent) of youth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states followed by North Africa (58 per cent) and the Levantine nations (51 per cent).


Firms can ‘use behavioural science’ to encourage greener choices

As COP28 approaches, businesses in the Middle East can play a role in helping employees make a change by adopting sustainable practices, especially in areas like travel.   Businesses can turn to ‘Green Nudging’ – an approach rooted in behaviour


Offshore wind industry needs ‘responsible development’

The offshore wind industry is poised for growth, but economic pressures and technological innovation need to be managed, says Allianz Commercial in its new report.   In its report, A turning point for offshore wind, Allianz Commercial, as a leading insurer of re


The best Sharia-compliant investment products for UAE residents in 2023

The UAE is a growing market for Sharia-compliant investment products. Holding the fourth position in the Islamic Finance market with investment assets slated at $222 billion, the UAE is seeing much projected growth within the region.    It is estimated that


Innovations shaping urban sustainability and smart cities

The essence of smart cities lies in harnessing data to confront economic and social issues while striving for sustainability, which, focuses on preserving the social, economic, environmental and knowledge characteristics of urban areas.    The key to the fu


Sustainable tourism journey: Much more to be done

Bain & Company recently launched a report highlighting the increasing demand for sustainable tourism among leisure travellers across the globe, driving the market for sustainable tourism to develop strongly in the coming years.    Leisure travellers wor


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