Saturday 19 April 2014

Capital Club Bahrain appoints GM

Capital Club Bahrain, which offers its members a prime venue encouraging professional and social networking, recently appointed Dina Haikel as general manager. Haikel, a seasoned veteran within finance, human resources, hospitality and events management, has worked in senior posi


Abandoned lions to be flown out from Bahrain

Eight big cats left behind in a Bahrain truck yard by a visiting circus are due to be shipped out of the country this week.   The six lions and two tigers were left just yards from a residential area, in Salmabad, at the end of January by Troy International Circ


Jumeirah resort to host yoga retreat

Madinat Jumeirah, a leading Dubai hotel run by Jumeirah Group, is presenting an inspirational three-day yoga and wellness retreat starting from May 15 in the serene surroundings of the Talise Spa. The retreat is open to everyone who has previous yoga experience and wishes to furt


Saudi Food opens with 400 exhibition booths

The Saudi Food, Hotel & Hospitality Arabia Fair 2014 opened yesterday (April 13) in Jeddah with the participation of more than 400 local and international exhibition booths. The event was inaugurated by the director general for Agriculture Affairs of Makkah Al Mukarramah Regi


German tank sale to Saudi ‘may be cancelled’

A sale of several hundred German battle tanks to Saudi Arabia is likely to be cancelled because of opposition from Social Democrat Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. German media have reported interest by Saudi Arabia in buying up to 800 Leopa


Dubai taxis carry 45m passengers in Q1

The number of taxi users in Dubai during the first quarter of this year reached 45.48 million passengers; reflecting a 4 per cent growth rate from the same period last year where it lifted 43.53 million passengers, said a top official. “The number of trips made by taxicabs


Australian trade mission in UAE

The Deputy Premier of Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state has arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of his trade and investment mission to the UAE. Andrew Stoner, who is also NSW Minister for Trade and Investment, will meet with senior government and business leaders in the UAE to


Remington announces voluntary product recall

Remington Arms Company has announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014 over safety issues. Headquartered in North Carolina (US), Remington is a major designer and manufacturer of product


Hopes dim for travel ban man in Bahrain

A father of three who has been detained in an immigration jail for almost six months says he is losing hope of ever returning home to his family.   The 34-year-old says he is desperate to go back to the Philippines after a court banned him from travelling becaus


Hotbrands to step up global expansion

UAE-based Hotbrands International (HBI), a leading food services company, is planning to open more outlets in international and regional markets like the US, India, and GCC region, said a top official. The expansion which builds on its current strength of 31 quick service and two

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