Life Well Travelled

Turkish Airlines’ new Sharjah flights offers more travel experiences By Shereen Shabnam Travel enthusiasts in the UAE love visiting Turkey as a destination or as a stop over to connect with other cities across the world so we recently headed to Sharjah Airport to celebrate the arrival of the Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight from Istanbul. The aircraft was welcomed with a traditional water salute, and a reception was held for the airline’s officials in the presence of HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authorityand Mr. Ahmet Olmustur, Chief Marketing Officer of Turkish Airlines. Our team felt privileged … Continue reading Life Well Travelled

Plans for US$30 million textile manufacturing plant in Dubai revealed

Innovative technologies can be the answer to a greener footprint within the hydrocarbon dependent textile industry, concluded industry experts at a panel discussion titled ‘How Sustainable is Sustainability?’ held at the Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, Dubai on April 9. The event was held as part of a high-level Japanese delegation visiting Dubai to unveil a new revolutionary technology that manufactures resins using old recycled clothes rather than buying hydrocarbon-based pellets to create new fabric. The delegation seeks investment from local businesses for this project. During the course of the discussion, it was revealed that a manufacturing plant, estimated at an initial investment … Continue reading Plans for US$30 million textile manufacturing plant in Dubai revealed

Why CIOs/CISO’s Positions Are Becoming More Challenging

CIOs and CISO’s across industries are regularly moving between positions and companies  because of this common mistake   Author: Gamal Emara, Country Manager – UAE at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company It’s your worst possible nightmare. A hacker has breached the company’s network and shut down its operations. Millions in revenue is being lost. And the even worse part – you’re blamed. This is becoming an all too familiar scenario for CIOs and CISOs tasked with securing their companies’ networks. No sooner have they entered an organisation and put security systems in place, then they find themselves blamed for … Continue reading Why CIOs/CISO’s Positions Are Becoming More Challenging

‘Take Water. Give Life’

MonViso Water announces alliances with upcoming events to support its CSR collaborations MonViso, the purest and minimally mineralized Italian water will have a presence at major events in the UAE as it continues its “Take Water. Give Life” campaign, where for every 1 litre sold, MonViso is donating 1 AED to the Al Jalila Foundation which supports the global cause of transforming lives through medical education and research. The brand’s humanitarian and sustainability commitment is evident, as since January 2017 till January 2019, MonViso has donated the equivalent of 334,326 liters via the original donations program designed for Dubai’s hospitality … Continue reading ‘Take Water. Give Life’