Thursday 23 March 2023

Thursday first day of Ramadan in Gulf region

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have announced that the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan will fall on Thursday, based on the sighting of the crescent in the kingdom.   Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced that March 23, will be the first day


Global Tourism Film Festival unveils blockbuster line-up

The Global Tourism Film Festival (GTFF), in association with the City of North Bay, Ontario, Canada has announced a blockbuster line-up of tourism promotion films, workshops, and seminars, coming up April 27-30. GTFF 2023 screening selections include films from North America, Eur


Al Aan TV announces launch of new show ‘Ana Mawjoud’

Al Aan TV has announced the launch of its new show ‘Ana Mawjoud’, which offers a significant platform for young people to share their stories, experiences, and aspirations for a better future.    The show believes in the youth's vital role a


Top Arab aviation summit to open in Ras Al Khaimah

The milestone 10th edition of the Arab Aviation Summit (AAS) will open tomorrow (March 15) in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, under the theme ‘Impactful sustainability in modern-day travel and tourism’.   The urgent need for decarbonising aviation and travel is


dnata Catering boosts its presence in Australia

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has expanded its retail catering footprint in Australia, by winning a multi-year contract with the country’s newest airline Bonza to support its operations and services – including the delivery of the airline’s on-dem


Disney Princess – The Concert in Dubai from May 5 - 7

Disney Princess – The Concert, presented by Disney Concerts, Broadway Entertainment Group, Coca-Cola Arena, and du, travels to Dubai for five performances at Coca-Cola Arena alongside Firdaus Orchestra on May5, 6 and 7.   The cast features West End and Bro


.... And the Oscar goes to Everything Everywhere All at Once

"Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the coveted Best Picture trophy at the Academy Awards on Sunday as Hollywood embraced an off-kilter story about a Chinese-American family working out their problems across multiple dimensions.   The movie claimed


Bahrain's iGA launches Botanical Atlas project

Bahrain's Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has launched one of its pioneering projects, Botanical Atlas, that provides a set of vegetation maps, classifications, types of agricultural crops in the kingdom, along with their areas and locations on maps through the employment of


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