Travel and tourism generated 1 in 10 of the world’s jobs in 2016 as the sector grew by 3.3 per cent, outpacing the global economy for the sixth year in a row, reads a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
A Wellness Symposium, which will throw the spotlight on the $8.3 billion industry in the Middle East/North Africa (Mena), will be launched at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre in April.
This year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (Ahic) will focus on diversification in the hospitality sector in response to the challenges faced by the region, according to the conclusions of a regional briefing in Doha in the run-up to
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sec
The UAE Ministry of Economy officials recently signed a deal with its Japanese counterparts on key aspects concerning innovation and development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the UAE.
The agreement aims to promote
November showed an acceleration in year-over-year (YoY) volume growth in the air cargo sector for the fourth month in a row, according to WorldACD, a provider of unique information on air cargo markets.
The usual air cargo peak se
The GCC automotive sector, after an unstable 2016 resulting in a drop in new vehicle sales, is expected to stabilise and show a moderate growth in 2017, a report said.
The industry faced an overall tough market in 2016 due to vari
Oman’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is working with Oman Food Investment Holding Co (OFIC), the government’s agricultural and farming investment arm, to harness the commercial potential of the sultanate's date palm secto
Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has set the stage for its foremost Annual Retreat 2016 to highlight innovation in the country’s manufacturing and industry sector, when it opens later this week, in Dubai, UAE.
STF is a non
Saudi Arabia's hospitality industry is set for solid growth as revenues are forecast to reach $23.1 billion by 2020, indicating an annual average growth of 6.2 per cent from 2015, a new report unveiled.
According to data revea