April 24, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 23, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 22, 2014
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 (www.enpi-info.eu), the jury - made up of Tunisian director Mahmoud"...
April 22, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 21, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 17, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 15, 2014
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
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.
Located"......Continue Reading >
April 10, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
April 8, 2014
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"...Continue Reading >
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Ban blames all Syria sides over aid
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of...
Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying...
Iran replaces prison service chief
The head of Iran's prison service is replaced following allegations that political...