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November 26, 2021

Accor introduces Emblems Collection – a captivating portfolio of unique luxury hotels

Accor, a world leading hospitality group featuring one of the industry’s most diverse and fully integrated hospitality ecosystems, is delighted to introduce Emblems Collection, a unique global portfolio of boutique hotels and luxurious resorts. Emblems Collection is launching with a magnificent flagship hotel – Guiyang Art Centre Hotel, Emblems Collection in China’s Guizhou province, slated to open in December 2022. The luxury brand is expected to grow to 60 properties around the world by 2030.

“Emblems Collection adds a fresh and exciting new dimension to Accor’s luxury offerings. A key focus of our growth and development strategy is to add aggressively across our [...]

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November 26, 2021

Involving Persons with Disabilities in COVID-19 Pandemic Response Key for Building More Inclusive, Accessible World, Secretary-General Observance Message Stresses

UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ stated on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December:

“Realizing the rights, agency and leadership of persons with disabilities will advance our common future.

We need everyone, including persons with disabilities, on board to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  Around the world, persons with disabilities and their representative organizations are taking action to realize the call:  “Nothing about us, without us”.

COVID-19 has laid bare the persistent barriers and inequalities faced by the world’s 1 billion persons with disabilities, who have been among [...]

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November 26, 2021

First-of-a-Kind Global Resource for Central Bank Digital Currency & Stablecoin Launched

Two kinds of digital currency – central bank digital currency and stablecoins – have caught the attention of policy-makers and the private sector

A new digital currency resource suite aims to help leaders better understand and action new policies and regulations around the rapidly evolving topics of central bank digital currency and stablecoins.

Created by the World Economic Forum’s Digital Currency Governance Consortium, the new tool was created following 18 months of research and analysis with more than 85 member organizations across the public and private sector and civil society. The nearly 200 members of the consortium are from over 30 [...]

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November 26, 2021

World Economic Forum: Top 10 Emerging Technologies to Watch in 2021

The 10th anniversary edition of the World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies report lists new tech trends poised to impact the world in the next three to five years.

 The World Economic Forum announced its annual list of breakthrough technologies with the most significant potential to impact the world positively. From climate change to public health, technology will play a critical role in finding solutions to many of the world’s challenges. This year’s emerging technologies demonstrate the rapid pace of human innovation and offer a glimpse into what a more sustainable, healthier future could look like.

“Our goal with the list is always [...]

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November 25, 2021

Состоялась очная сессия SputnikPro для журналистов из Турции

 В головном офисе Международного информационного агентства и радио Sputnik прошла очередная очная сессия просветительского проекта SputnikPro для турецких журналистов. Участниками проекта стали 10 представителей ведущих СМИ Турции – в их числе информационное агентство Anadolu, телекомпании TRT, ATV, Veryansın TV, газеты BirGün Daily и Cumhuriyet и др.В рамках сессии молодые специалисты познакомились с работой Sputnik, обсудили с ведущими экспертами агентства эволюцию СМИ, роль современных интернет-технологий в журналистике, феномен фейкньюс и развитие VR, а также приняли участие в практических занятиях.

“Состоялась очень интересная профессиональная дискуссия, в ходе [...]

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November 25, 2021

Dubai Women Entrepreneurs Welcome Women Investors from Tanzania

Dubai has become the world business hub and is well-known for its business hike. Woman leadership is encouraged and endorsed in Dubai and a recent event organized by Nousheen Mukhtar indicates that women in business have a bright future in Dubai. Women Entrepreneurship Conference and Exhibition 2021 sponsored by Prime Healthcare Group asserted that women need to be encouraged and supported in their ventures. The event happened on 15th November in Double Tree by Hilton Dubai and was attended by a delegation of business women and investors from Tanzania. The consul general of Tanzania, Hon Shabaan Bazara, also chaired the event to support participating women entrepreneurs from Dubai [...]

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November 23, 2021

Ледовое шоу «Спящая красавица. Легенда двух королевств» впервые в Дубае!

4 и 5 декабря на территории Coca Cola Arena пройдут показы ледового шоу Татьяны Навки «Спящая красавица. Легенда двух королевств». Масштабное представление с участием самой титулованной фигуристки мира Алины Загитовой и других известных спортсменов состоится в рамках проекта Dubai Ice Show, который будет приурочен ко Дню Росси на «Экспо-2020». Соответствующий меморандум был подписан Континентальной хоккейной лигой, хоккейным клубом «Авангард», Министерством туризма и коммерции Дубая, а также Спортивным советом города 17 октября. 

«Фигурное катание – одна из визитных карточек российского спорта, а ледовые шоу – уникальный жанр, объединяющий спорт и искусство, [...]

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November 18, 2021

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Reveals Chic New Pop-Up Art Gallery

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah – one of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks – has unveiled a new pop-up exhibition space in collaboration with international contemporary art gallery, Galleria Continua.

Located in the first-floor lobby beneath the hotel’s awe-inspiring atrium, the dedicated area will showcase previously unseen works by British Indian sculptor and artist, Sir Anish Kapoor CBE. Running until January 2022, guests can discover seven pieces from different series and research on light, colour and materiality that he has conducted over the years, engaging the audience in a visual and sensorial experience. They comprise brilliantly coloured discs, magistral [...]

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