Takeoff in Turkey for Erdogan’s mega Istanbul airport

October 31, 2018 4:48 am3 comments
Takeoff in Turkey for Erdogan’s mega Istanbul airport

The brand new Istanbul provides a lot more than $30.65bn of revenue for the national government, state media says [Murad Sezes/Reuters] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated an enormous new airport is Istanbul, which, complete once, is likely to become among the world’s largest. More than 50 foreign dignitaries […]

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Pricy Potatoes Unleash Egyptians’ Humor

October 28, 2018 10:22 am1 comment
Pricy Potatoes Unleash Egyptians’ Humor

“For travel reason, 10kg of potatoes are for sale to the highest bidder!” “I’ve broken up with my finance because his salary can’t buy us enough potatoes!” “I wish my husband-to-be will give me a gift of five kgs of potatoes on Valentine’s Day. If he does, I’ll be sure […]

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Dubai Mall: 10 years and what it did to the UAE Economy and Tourism

7:25 am2 comments
Dubai Mall: 10 years and what it did to the UAE Economy and Tourism

When it comes to tourism to Dubai, the  Dubai Mall is on the top of almost every visitor. Now, this mall is 10 years young and is marking the milestone with a special extravaganza from November 4-28. Emaar Malls’ flagship, The Dubai Mall has welcomed over 80 million annual visitors for […]

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Bollywood helps inspire a boom in Indian Domestic Tourism

October 22, 2018 5:48 am2 comments
Bollywood helps inspire a boom in Indian Domestic Tourism

Pangong Lake in Ladakh, an expanse of water at an altitude of some 4,350 meters in India’s Himalayan north-west far, is really a sublime sight. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, its icy water is indeed clear and blue you can see far into its depths. These days yet, the lake’s edge (pictured) includes […]

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Palestinian champions ‘drift’ racing for women

October 14, 2018 7:29 am4 comments
Palestinian champions ‘drift’ racing for women

  Noor Daoud was the only woman to take to the track in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm Al Shaikh, where the Palestinian racer impressed the crowds with her “drift” driving skills. Daoud has mastered the art of drift — deliberately oversteering to make the rear wheels skid — […]

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Qatar is leading the world in SportsTech Innovation

October 8, 2018 12:50 pm3 comments
Qatar is leading the world in SportsTech Innovation

Startupbootcamp is proud to announce the first SportsTech program in partnership with Qatar Development Bank (QDB). The accelerator will be aimed at attracting the world’s most promising technology startups and make Doha a spearhead pushing the boundaries of the sports industry. The accelerator is now accepting applications and will commence […]

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