April 24, 2014


2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Glass Roof for Player Benches Unveiled

AGC today unveiled the official glass roof for player benches for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The glass roof, made from chemically strengthened glass, provides unparalleled visibility, durability and damage resistance, and is an evolution from the model provided last year by AGC to the FIFA Confederations"...

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April 23, 2014


Sub-Saharan Africa lures international hoteliers

INTERNATIONAL hotel groups are turning their attention to sub-Saharan Africa‚ as economic growth boosts business and leisure travel on the continent.

Hospitality development has become a pivotal strategy for hoteliers including Marriott International, Kempinski, Carlson Rezidor and InterContinental Hotels Group. This"...

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April 22, 2014


Cinema: Made in Med, the winners soon at Cannes Festival

A Palestinian documentary, a Jordanian animation and a Syrian experimental short film have won the MADE in MED contest. The three winners will attend the Cannes Film Festival's Short Film Corner. This is the result of the second edition of the short film contest launched last year by the European Union's Euromed Audiovisual programme.

According to the Enpi website (, the jury - made up of Tunisian director Mahmoud"...

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April 22, 2014


Arabian Center hosts ‘Vishu’

On the back of last year’s boisterous Onam festivities, Arabian Center is inviting visitors to the mall to participate in celebrating Vishu, the New Year harvest festival of the southern Indian, state of Kerala. Considered to be an auspicious occasion for Keralites the world over, Vishu will be celebrated at Arabian Center on April 12th between 6-9pm.

The mall’s"...

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April 21, 2014


Abu Dhabi Police Futsal Tournament Kicks Off

As part of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters’ sports program organized by the Strategy and Performance Development Department, the 12th Futsal Tournament kicked off yesterday evening at Aisha Bint Abi Baker Secondary School. The tournament will continue until May 15th.

Inaugurated by Captain Jamal Al Saadi, National Teams and Competitions Branch Manager"...

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April 17, 2014


UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League Trophies Handed over to Lisbon City

Earlier today the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League trophies were handed over to the city of Lisbon by UEFA President Michel Platini, following a tour through several landmarks of the Portuguese capital.

In a ceremony held at Lisbon City Hall, Michel Platini handed the trophies over to the Mayor António Costa. The President of the Portuguese"...

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April 15, 2014


Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Opens Iconic Luxury Hotel in Jerusalem

Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, marking the brand's continuing expansion in iconic landmark destinations across the world. Set within a uniquely preserved ottoman façade, a meticulous restoration and ambitious construction have created an exceptional new luxury hotel which sits majestically at a crossroads between the charms of the walled Old City and the modern bustle of Jerusalem.


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April 12, 2014


Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Unveils Plans for Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Hilton Worldwide's Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts today unveiled designs and announced the development of a Waldorf Astoria hotel in Beverly Hills. The partnership between a private investor group led by Alagem Capital Group and clients of Guggenheim Partners plans to open the new Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills in 2017.


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April 10, 2014


Belaid intends to boost tourism, 'important employment generator'

Front's presidential candidate Abdelaziz Belaid pledged Wednesday in Bordj Bou Arreridj to develop national economy through boosting tourism, dubbing this sector "important employment generator."

"I commit myself, in case I am elected, to creating a favourable climate for investors in the tourism sector, mainly interior tourism," Belaid said during a meeting held at the"...

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April 8, 2014


Dubai Residency Welcomes 3,000 Chinese Tourists

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai welcomed a group of 3,000 Chinese tourists who recently arrived to the UAE via Dubai International Airport.

The directorate expressed its heartfelt appreciation to the higher leadership for its unstinting attention and commitment to provide all necessary resources to position the UAE at the forefront of"...

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