Al-Tayyar Travel Egypt signs technology partnership with Amadeus

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Growth opportunities and customer satisfaction underpin Al-Tayyar’s tie up with Amadeus. Cairo, Egypt – 26 May 2016: Amadeus, a leading provider of IT solutions for the global travel industry, has announced today that it has signed a technology partnership agreement with Al-Tayyar Travel Group in Egypt, a subsidiary of the KSA-based group, one of the largest travel agencies in the …

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UAE’s Digital Economy Risks Competitive Advantage Without Modernized Information Management


Middle East Data Center Market to Top USD 5 Billion by 2019: Gartner. The UAE’s Digital Economy risks losing its competitive advantage under a tsunami of data, unless businesses adopt advanced information management, industry experts announced today. Businesses using modern data centers – which can be scalable, software-defined, and use high-performance flash storage – are able to analyse massive amounts …

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Education For Employment launches in the UAE to tackle youth unemployment in the region

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Middle East and North Africa (MENA)-wide youth employment organization opens its regional branch office in the UAE under the royal patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. Dubai, U.A.E.: Education For Employment (EFE), MENA’s leading non-profit network driving youth employment, has launched its regional branch office in the UAE at an event …

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MoF organises workshop for the launch of the ‘HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Fund to Finance Innovation’ pilot phase

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

As part of its commitment to support the federal government’s directives with regards to innovation, the Ministry of Finance ( MoF ), organised earlier this month, a workshop for the launch of ‘HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Fund to Finance Innovation’ pilot phase, at its premises in Dubai. The fund was announced during ‘UAE Innovation Week’ and is …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East


LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi lead water sustainability in the Middle East


Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Water Index explores water sustainability of global cities based on Resiliency, Efficiency and Quality. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the region’s most sustainable cities for water, according to Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Water Index. However, major cities in the UAE are still in need of greater investment and prioritization to improve their resiliency due to geographical location and …

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Gulf Software Distribution and NetSuite sign strategic agreement to drive cloud ERP in Middle East

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New Subsidiary of Gulf Business Machines, the Region’s Largest IT Solutions Provider, Launches NetSuite Practice to Meet Growing Demand for Cloud ERP NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Gulf Software Distribution (GSD) has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Partner Program as a strategic partner. GSD …

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DEWA releases tender for 3D-printed R&D Laboratories at Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and DEWA President

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction of 3D-printed Laboratories, to conduct research on drones and 3D-printing technologies, at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site project in the world. The Solar Park will generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020 and 5,000MW by 2030. The …

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Green Forum at the British University in Dubai makes recommendations for innovation towards sustainable development

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The British University in Dubai hosted the Green Forum to celebrate the success of a university-industry-government collaboration in a study trip to Scandinavia and discuss the feasibility of applying innovative green concepts in the UAE. The trip was organized by BUiD and supported by Al Maktoum Foundation, ENOC, Alkhaleej Sugar, Al Habtoor, and Alrostomani. The Green Forum was attended by …

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The Sustainable City welcomes Dubai Properties delegation

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Mohammed Al Habbai visits the first fully integrated and operational sustainable community in the region. A delegation from Dubai Properties (DP) visited ‘The Sustainable City’ (TSC) – the region’s first fully integrated and operational sustainable community – in Dubai this week. Mohammed Al Habbai, Chief Executive Officer for Urban Planning and Infrastructure of Dubai Properties , led the DP party …

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