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GLOBAL

Traffic congestion reconsidered

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

TPConnects launches IATA NDC-based SaaS software for global travel agents

TPConnects SaaS-based solution addresses the current problem of 99% of the travel agents lacking their own digital assets...

2 May 2019

GLOBAL

Qatar Airways strengthens ties with Amadeus to maximise revenue, improve customer experience

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers...

26 Apr 2019

WESTERN ASIA

Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study

Brandseye analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines...

4 Aug 2017

QATAR

Al Jazeera to host 2016 IPI World Congress

DOHA, QATAR: Al Jazeera has announced that it will be hosting the International Press Institute's World Congress in Doha, Qatar from 30 April to 3 May 2016...

24 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

QATAR

Ooredoo sells cheap SIM cards in Myanmar

YANGON, QATAR: Qatari telecommunications firm Ooredoo began selling low-cost SIM cards in Myanmar, opening up access to mobile services in one of the world's virtually untapped phone markets.

5 Aug 2014

QATAR

IATA predicts airline profits of US$18bn this year

DOHA, QATAR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said it expects airline companies to record combined net profit of US$18bn this year.

3 Jun 2014

UNITED STATES

Al-Jazeera acquires Gore-founded Current TV group

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Al-Jazeera has acquired Current TV, a struggling cable channel that will give the Qatar-based broadcaster the access to millions of US homes it has long sought, it was confirmed on Wednesday.

4 Jan 2013

FRANCE

WAN-IFRA launches new programme for Middle East media development

PARIS, FRANCE, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from Libya and Egypt are participating in a new training programme from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA): the Media Professionals Programme, an innovative initiative to equip media executives with the tools to advance their careers and contribute to the growth of strong local media enterprises.

23 Oct 2012

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