Month: December 2008

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah and Hertz launch festive promotion

In celebration of the festive season, Hertz UAE has launched a new monthly rental promotion. In partnership with the Hilton, Ras Al Khaimah, all Hertz customers who hire a car for the full month of December or January will automatically go into a draw to win two nights at the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah or… Read more »

Turkish Treasury to fund Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in 2009

Turkish Treasury Undersecretariat Ibrahim Canakci said on Monday that the Turkish Treasury aims to obtain $1 billion in funds from international institutions, including the World Bank, to finance loans to the country’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Attending the signing ceremony of a $200 million loan agreement between Turkey's state-run Halkbank and World Bank in Ankara,… Read more »

Dubai delegation to attend business forum in Hamburg

A delegation of Dubai business leaders and speakers will attend the second round of the Dubai-Hamburg Business Forum in Hamburg on Thursday. The delegation will then visit Hamburg's important economic sites on Friday. Prominent CEO's and directors from leading Dubai companies will be speaking and giving presentations on various economic topics on the sidelines of… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah roads and streets renamed

Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has announced that they have completed the project to rename all the main roads and streets in the emirate. Mubarak Ali Al Shamsi, chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Municipality said the new street numbering and renaming project was introduced to replace the difficult current names of many streets with easier… Read more »

New opportunities for Turkish medical sector

Medical tourism is predicted to expand dramatically in the years ahead. Globally, by 2010, the sector is estimated to grow by about 150 percent from the estimated current amount of around $50 billion to about $120 billion. Turkey boasts an army of highly trained Western-educated doctors and a considerably well-developed health infrastructure and is thus… Read more »

Turkic, Arab countries contribute to Turkey’s economy

Arab countries and Turkic republics in Turkey’s trade volume would rise up to 20 percent in 2009, the head of Turkish-Arab Countries Businessman Association (TURAB) has stated on Saturday. TURAB’s chairman Dogan Narin said that his association have put in a huge amount of effort to improve Turkey’s social, cultural and economic relations with 22… Read more »

High Profile German Media Delegation was hosted by RAK FTZ

A high profile media delegation has visited from Germany the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone. The purpose of the trip was to explore the emirate’s business and tourism environment and to understand its competitiveness within the region. The delegates were welcomed by Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ, and expressed appreciation in their… Read more »

New cruise terminal to be Built at Port Rashid

A senior Dubai official has said that a new cruise terminal is being built at Port Rashid in Dubai to cater to the growing number of cruise tourists. Hamad Mohammad Bin Majren, Executive Director of Business Development at Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has said that the current terminal which is seven… Read more »