Trending
Heat Index

 
Read More
January 21, 2022

Hamdan bin Mohammed appoints Khalid bin Touq as CEO of Tourism Activities Sector and Classifications of DET

Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Executive Council Resolution No. (6) of 2022 appointing Khalid bin Touq as CEO of Tourism Activities Sector and Classifications at the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai (DET).

The Resolution is effective from the date of issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.

6921225
 
Read More
January 21, 2022

DEWA’s Innovation Centre & Emirates School Establishment organises session on sustainability, in cooperation with Emirates School Establishment

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s Innovation Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, organized an educational session with the Virtual Work Placement Programme of the Emirates School Establishment. The program teaches high school students about sustainability and its importance. It also showed the key initiatives and government organizations supporting them to achieve sustainability. A total of 486 students from 70 schools attended the session from different parts of the UAE.

The educational session discussed the role of solar power and renewable energy innovations in achieving sustainability, and one of DEWA’s key projects – the [...]

7066935
 
Read More
January 21, 2022

Boeing Expands UK Military Support with Apache AH-64E Long-Term Services Contract

 Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) have signed an agreement for Boeing to provide long-term training, support and sustainment for the British Army’s new fleet of 50 Apache AH-64E helicopters.

The announcement was made by Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin MP, as he visited Wattisham Flying Station to see the Apache AH-64E.

“There can be no doubt these impressive Apache helicopters will help the Army sustain its battle-winning capabilities in future operations”, said Defence Procurement Minister, Jeremy Quin. “In addition to its vital defense purpose, this cutting-edge technology will create and support hundreds of UK [...]

2739348
 
Read More
January 21, 2022

Emirates signs MoU to promote tourism to The Bahamas

Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Public Service of The Bahamas to explore joint initiatives to promote tourism to the island nation. 

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive and The Hon Frederick A Mitchell MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service, The Bahamas at the Emirates Group Headquarters. Also present at the meeting were Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer; Salem Obaidalla, Emirates’ Senior VP Commercial Operations for the Americas; and HE Tony Joudi, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the [...]

2229363
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

First Airbus A320neo with Airspace Cabin delivered to SWISS

 SWISS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo featuring the new Airspace cabin configuration. 

The new Airspace cabin features include: slimmer sidewall panels for extra personal space at shoulder level; better views through the windows with their redesigned bezels and completely integrated window shades; the largest overhead bins for 60% more bags; the latest full LED lighting technologies; LED-lit ‘entrance area’; and new lavatories with hygienic touchless features and antimicrobial surfaces.

SWISS is a long standing Airbus customer,operating Airbus A220 and A320 Family Aircraft on its European network and in addition A330s and A340s globally. [...]

2112795
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Hyatt Announces Plans for Two New UK Hotels with Hyatt Regency London Stratford and Hyatt House London Stratford

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into management agreements with Stratford City Hotels Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&L Hospitality, for Hyatt Regency London Stratford and Hyatt House London Stratford. The 225-room Hyatt Regency London Stratford and the 127-room Hyatt House London Stratford are expected to open in Q2 2022 following an extensive refurbishment. Both hotels will be conveniently located within one of Europe’s largest urban shopping and entertainment complexes, Westfield Stratford City, and a short walk to Stratford Station and Queen Elizabeth Park.

“The addition of these two hotels will be [...]

2185650
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Marriott International Provides an Update on Development Progress in 2021 and Overview of Key Trends Currently Shaping Hospitality Development

On the eve of the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announces a strong year of rooms growth and signings in 2021. The company also provides insight into major trends it sees currently impacting global hospitality development. These trends helped drive Marriott’s growth in 2021 and are expected to propel the company’s growth over the next several years.

At the end of 2021, Marriott’s worldwide system consisted of nearly 8,000 properties and roughly 1.48 million rooms in 139 countries and territories. At year-end, the company had the largest global development pipeline, with roughly 485,000 rooms. The company [...]

2535354
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Mastercard unveils next-generation virtual card solution for instant B2B payments

Mastercard today announced the launch of Mastercard TrackTM  Instant Pay, a next-generation virtual card solution that uses machine learning and straight-through processing to enable instant payment of supplier invoices. Integrated with Mastercard Track Business Payment Service, Mastercard’s open-loop B2B network, the new, first-of-its-kind virtual card solution delivers greater choice, efficiency and automation for buyers and suppliers to help streamline and speed business payments.

Slow and inefficient payment processes continue to create challenges for businesses. Lengthy payment terms and late invoice payments impact cash flow for suppliers, while [...]

2506212
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

DUBAI CHAMBER ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 6TH DUBAI SMARTPRENEUR COMPETITION

Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce has announced the top three winners of the 6th edition of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition at the closing ceremony of the Enterprise Agility Forum 2022, which took place earlier today at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Eduployment Portals, a global online recruitment platform designed to help blue-collar workers develop English language skills, claimed first place; Diwama, an AI-based image recognition software that automates waste analysis and drives recycling revenues for waste management companies, placed second; followed by the third-place winner Soul Artists, a global online peer-to-peer platform for discovering and booking performing artists [...]

7678917
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Streamers and Gamers Benefit Most from 5G, J.D. Power Finds

Problems with streaming audio and video have the most negative effect on network quality satisfaction, however, as 5G rolls out across the nation, those customers with 5G-capable devices experience fewer problems, according to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study—Volume 1, released today.

“Efforts by wireless carriers to communicate the rollout and benefits of 5G have not gone unnoticed, as most customers are now aware,” said Ian Greenblatt, managing director at J.D. Power. “Now, the new task is to switch more customers to 5G-capable devices to ensure improved network reliability experiences. This should go a long way to improve wireless [...]

9238014
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Emirates cleared to resume all US operations

 As a result of telecommunication operators delaying the roll-out of 5G networks around US airports, the US Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have issued formal notifications that lift the previous restriction on aircraft operations, enabling Emirates to safely restore full scheduled operations to all its US destinations by Saturday.

From 21 January, the airline will reinstate its Boeing 777 operations to Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Miami, Newark, Orlando and Seattle.

Emirates services to Los Angeles, New York JFK, and Washington DC remain unimpacted. Flights to Boston, Houston and San Francisco, on which the airline had temporarily deployed A380 [...]

4415013
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Al Tayer explores cooperation with Estonian Minister of Technology

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently met with His Excellency Andres Sutt, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Republic of Estonia and the accompanying delegation. The two parties explored the prospects of cooperation in the fields of self-driving transport, artificial intelligence and the use of high-tech in mass transportation.

Discussions also covered the means of stepping up cooperation and exchanging expertise between RTA and its counterpart in the Republic of Estonia. Meanwhile, the visiting delegation was briefed on RTA’s [...]

3948741
 
Read More
January 20, 2022

Hyatt Announces Plans for Two New UK Hotels with Hyatt Regency London Stratford and Hyatt House London Stratford

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into management agreements with Stratford City Hotels Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&L Hospitality, for Hyatt Regency London Stratford and Hyatt House London Stratford. The 225-room Hyatt Regency London Stratford and the 127-room Hyatt House London Stratford are expected to open in Q2 2022 following an extensive refurbishment. Both hotels will be conveniently located within one of Europe’s largest urban shopping and entertainment complexes, Westfield Stratford City, and a short walk to Stratford Station and Queen Elizabeth Park.

“The addition of these two hotels will be [...]

4458726
Load More
End of the line!
SORT
 
Streamers and Gamers Benefit Most from 5G, J.D. Power Finds
 
J.D. Power Darwin F&I Menu Enhances Profits at Marine Retailers Fingertips
 
J.D. Power Leverages Recent Acquisitions to Launch Next-Generation Automotive Data Products
 
Mitigating Effect of Auto Inventory Shortages Imperative to Manufacturer Website Satisfaction, J.D. Power Finds