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  1. Microsoft reportedly considering a multi-billion dollar revamp of Redmond campusRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WinBeta

    Microsoft has been headquartered in Redmond, a "bedroom community" east of Seattle, since 1986, and although there are now Microsoft offices in Seattle, in Bellevue, in Mountain View, California, and in many regional headquarters around the world, the main campus in Redmond has always had the feeling of a somewhat rural college campus. That may be about to change, as according to a report from Bloomberg Business , the company is considering sweeping changes that would transform the headquarters to have a more "urban campus" feel, in order to attract millenial workers more used to urban environments.


  2. News from around the EMEA region, Sept 04.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; Iceland to received Marriott's Edition, second Langham for Dubai on the books, Steigenberger and more... The Marriott International and Ian Schrager duo has formed a trio with US-based real estate firm Carpenter & Company to bring Marriott's luxury lifestyle brand EDITION to Europe's own land of ice and fire, enchanting Iceland. The 250-room Reykjavik EDITION is to be developed in Iceland's capital, adjacent to the city's waterfront Harpa conference and concert venue at Reykjavik harbour.


  3. Etihad Airways appoints new vice president service And hospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    Etihad Airways has appointed Sajida Ismail as Vice President Service and Hospitality to lead service design and development of the hospitality culture across all areas of the business. Reporting to Shane O'Hare, Etihad Airways' Senior Vice President Marketing, Ms Ismail will be responsible for the design of Etihad Airways' award-winning signature service at all customer touch points.


  4. India, UAE to set up joint business councilRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UAE last month, India's historic ties with the Gulf nation are poised to go to a new level with the setting up of a joint business council later on Thursday. The announcement was made by secretary in the external affairs ministry Anil Wadhwa at the India-UAE business meet jointly organised by the ministry and the Confederation of Indian Industry that is currently underway here.


  5. Western Mail letters: Thursday, September 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    It was with some surprise that I read that Cardiff University has a "mystery donor" from the United Arab Emirates . Mr Yousef Jameel made the donation you highlighted, to support the Islam-UK Centre within the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University.


  6. Somali passports not used by Sudanese ISIS recruits: embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Somali embassy in Khartoum vehemently denied press reports which claimed that the most recent batch of Sudanese students sneaked out of the country using Somali passports. A statement signed by the Somali ambassador in Khartoum Mohammed Abdullah Agas on Wednesday, described these reports as "untrue" and "lacking credibility".


  7. MCI Becomes Emirates' Preferred PCO, Emirates Its Official AirlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Meetings Net

    MCI, a global provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions in the meetings, events, association, and congress industries, has inked a deal with Emirates, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, which serves 145 destinations in 81 countries. The deal makes Emirates the official carrier for MCI's large international events while MCI will be the preferred professional congress organizer for Emirates.


  8. 20 kilometer high space elevator tower plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Raw Story

    Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm. Although this distance is a mere fraction of that reached in space missions, Thoth Technology says its ThothX Tower will make a major cost reduction in space flights by helping navigate the difficult first 50 kilometers of travel that traditionally requires rockets. 1 comment

  9. Ghana can learn from Dubai in tourism dev't - UNWTORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | GhanaWeb

    The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has advised the country consider adopting the models that the City of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates used to development its tourism industry. The 'Dubai example' involves cross investments of national revenues, where proceeds from one sector is invested into tourism to help create a pool of income generation sources for the state.


  10. Dubai offers luxury spas of world-class standingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2008 | Canada.com

    Dubai is hotter than a hot-stone massage. And, we're not just talking temperatures.


  11. Starwood Hotels & Resorts and mastercard offer delicious savings across the uaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Al Bawaba

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts and MasterCard have announced a month-long promotion this September, where MasterCard debit and credit cardholders will enjoy savings of up to 30% on food when they dine at over 100 venues at participating St. Regis, Luxury Collection, Sheraton, Le Meridien, Westin, Aloft and Four Points by Sheraton properties in the UAE. The collaboration comes as part of Starwood and MasterCard's commitment to enhancing guest and customer experiences through a range of enticing offers.


  12. Rutger Smits has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at Abu Dhabi National Hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Hospitality Net

    Abu Dhabi National Hotels P.O. Box 46806 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Phone: +971 2 444 7228 Fax: +971 2 444 8495 Visit Website Abu Dhabi National Hotels welcomed Rutger Smits to their team yesterday to head up its operations as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role at ADNH, Smits will oversee the operations of the Hotels Division, Retail Division and Sunshine Travel and Tours.


  13. Al Basel Consultancy Receives 'Best Suite Productivity' Award...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | PressReleasePoint

    Al Basel Consultancy, a prestigious and high end consultancy firm and a member of the Al Basel Group of Companies, has been awarded the 'Best Suite Productivity' award by The Address Downtown Dubai Hotel. The award was given in recognition of the company's significant contributions to the premiere Dubai luxury hotel-helping drive in sales of over AED 50 million since it opened in 2008.


  14. Travel: watch our video of Abu Dhabi in a weekend, direct flight from EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    It will soon be possible to consider travelling as far afield as Abu Dhabi. The capital of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi offers all year-round sunshine, a safe environment, top class hotels, restaurants and fabulous beaches.


  15. 550,000 Chinese tourists expected to visit UAE in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | AME Info

    The number of Chinese tourists to the United Arab Emirates is projected to increase by ten per cent to 550,000 from 500,000 in the past year, according to the Chinese ambassador. In 2014, Dubai welcomed 350,000 Chinese tourists while Abu Dhabi welcomed 150,000, says Hua Chang, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the UAE.


  16. At Venice Biennale, Artists Stage a Pageant for Precarious Workers in Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Hyperallergic

    When I arrived in Venice three weeks ago, I immediately headed to the tip of the Donsoduro to S.a.L.E. docks , a contemporary art space run by artist and activist Marco Baravalle. As part of its Biennale programming, the Gulf Labor was set to have the Precarious Workers Pageant that evening.


  17. The man who sweetly took a cab driver to his first-ever theme park has one regretRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | IVillage

    Last month many of us had our hearts warmed by the story of a man named Liam Murphy who, while visiting the United Arab Emirates for work, ventured to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, the largest indoor theme park in the world. Murphy, 27, was traveling solo and prepared to enjoy the Ferrari-themed park on his own.


  18. Adult Mouth Care in the United Arab Emirates - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | PR-inside.com

    A recent survey of oral health habits revealed that many residents in the Emirates do not follow an optimal oral care routine. Over half of residents do not brush their teeth twice daily.


  19. Oman tour operators, hoteliers call for stop spots on major tourist routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: New rest areas on major routes towards tourist spots are an urgent necessity while the existing ones must be refurbished, urged tour operators and hoteliers. Most of the tourists who travel by road are from the Gulf Cooperation Council States and the routes to popular towns such as Ras Al Had, Tiwi, Wadi Bani Khalid and Nizwa have no rest areas and the available facilities are in need of urgent repair.


  20. Taj Hotels exits from Taj Palace Hotel DubaiRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Newkerala.com

    The Tata group-controlled Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has exited from managing the Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai, which is owned by the Juma Al Majid Group, after a 14-year partnership, a company statement said here on Tuesday. Located at Deira city, the 147-room Taj Palace Hotel was was handed back to the Juma Al Majid Group on August 31, 2015, "by virtue of a mutual agreement reached between the erstwhile partners".