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ATM Virtual reveals that 45% of Chinese are willing to travel overseas, according to survey

ATM Virtual reveals that 45% of Chinese are willing to travel overseas, according to survey

03 Jun 2020

With the spread of coronavirus under control and domestic leisure travel growing, Middle East travel professionals are now looking to China to initiate international tourism. A joint survey conducted by the Ivy Alliance Tourism Consulting, China Comfort Travel Group (CCT), and Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), was discussed by a panel of experts during the three-day ATM Virtual event that is currently taking place.

The Virtual ATM China Tourism Forum, took an... Read More

The Legend Continues: Xiaomi Unveils Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9

The Legend Continues: Xiaomi Unveils Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9

02 Jun 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - On 1st June Xiaomi announced three new smartphones, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 and Mi Note 10 Lite.

Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9: The legend continues

Redmi Note series has been offering some of the most incredible mid-range smartphones on the market, with over 110 million1 Redmi Note units sold across the globe. Together with the recently launched Redmi Note 9S, the new Redmi Note smartphone lineup continues to flaunt cutting edge design... Read More

Debut of Arabian Travel Market Virtual Event

Debut of Arabian Travel Market Virtual Event

01 Jun 2020

Travel trade professionals from across the world gather online today, on Monday, 1st June 2020, for the first day of the Arabian Travel Market, ATM, Virtual, a newly-launched three-day event for the region’s tourism community.

The debut event, which will run from 1st to 3rd June, 2020, will focus on emerging trends, opportunities, and the challenges which are directly impacting the travel and tourism industry amid the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

Over the three days, ATM... Read More

World No Tobacco Day: UAE ministry warns smokers about Covid-19 risks

World No Tobacco Day: UAE ministry warns smokers about Covid-19 risks

31 May 2020

Marking 'World No Tobacco Day' on Sunday, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) is rolling out several campaigns via social networking sites to enhance public awareness about smoking risks, especially in the time of Covid-19, and warn against dangers for smokers and disease transmission.

It has also sounded caution about the illegal ways tobacco companies use to promote E-cigarettes as less harmful products.

Mohap has launched several anti-smoking projects including the... Read More

Move continues to inspire Valerie Messika

Move continues to inspire Valerie Messika

28 May 2020

When designing this mask, it was obvious to the designer that this collection-based movement had to be present. With its three diamonds, the symbolism of movement has never been stronger. But not only that… Move reflects a vision of love, a feeling that is unconditionally lived in the past, present and the future.

“The world as we know it has changed… Before we get back to a semblance of normal life we’re going to have to protect ourselves. Protecting yourself and the people around us... Read More

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

27 May 2020

One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place from 1-3 June 2020, is undoubtedly The Virtual ATM China Tourism Forum.

The debate will take an in-depth look at the potential of the Chinese outbound leisure market now that China seems to have the viral outbreak under control and domestic tourism is growing once again. Many Middle East travel professionals will be looking for insight into... Read More

RTA announces revised service timings of public transport, happiness centres, paid parking and shared transport as of Wednesday

RTA announces revised service timings of public transport, happiness centres, paid parking and shared transport as of Wednesday

26 May 2020

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has modified the service timings of public transport (metro, tram, buses, marine transport), taxis and shared transport as well as customers happiness centres, service provider centres, and paid parking zones as of Wednesday 27 May. 

The revised timing is in line with the Resolution of Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, taken in coordination with the Command and Control Centre for Combating Covid-19 to allow movement in... Read More

Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations

Emirates sets industry-leading safety standard for customers travelling as it resumes operations

26 May 2020

Emirates has unveiled multi-faceted measures for employee and customer care at every step of the travel journey, redefining safety and hygiene standards on board and on the ground. The new measures took effect today, with the resumption of regularly scheduled passenger flights to nine destinations.

 

"Emirates is implementing a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the traveller's journey, to enhance the sanitisation of all touchpoints,... Read More

DEWA increases strategic cooperation with Huawei on AI and digital transformation

DEWA increases strategic cooperation with Huawei on AI and digital transformation

26 May 2020

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has held a video conference with Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East; Marwan Bin Haidar; Executive Vice President of Innovation and the Future at DEWA; Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Data Hub Integrated Solutions (Moro), a fully-owned subsidiary of DEWA; and Matar Al Mehairi, Chief Information Officer & Chief Innovation Officer at DEWA.

The meeting strengthened cooperation with... Read More

Business activities in Dubai to resume from 6am to 11pm starting May 27

Business activities in Dubai to resume from 6am to 11pm starting May 27

26 May 2020

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the gradual reopening of business activities in Dubai from the fourth day of Eid Al Fitr (Wednesday, 27 May). Once the announcement comes into effect, there will be no restrictions on movement between 6.00 am and 11.00 pm.

The... Read More

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