Month: December 2008

New campus for the American School of Dubai

The American School of Dubai is in the process of moving to a new campus to cater to its growing community. The school now has almost 1,000 students and serves the growing American community, which is estimated to be around 15,000 in Dubai, said Paul Sutphin, US Consul General in Dubai. The school will eventually… Read more »

New Development in Tbilisi to follow RAKIA project

The International Finance Corporation and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have made initial disbursements of USD 8.5 million each, under their respective nine-year loan agreements with the Georgian Reconstruction and Development Company, to finance construction and renovation works in Georgia. Tbilisi Central, a modern shopping mall in the Central Railway Station territory, will… Read more »

Turkey to attract Global firms

The ‘Global Investment Expectations’ study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development shows that Turkey should continue to attract foreign capital and global firms despite the current investment environment. In 2006, Turkey stood 16th worldwide and 5th amongst developing nations in attracting foreign capital, with $20.1 billion. Foreign capital inflows last year increased… Read more »

Aetna to support outpatient clinics in Dubai

The Dubai Health Authority has appointed Aetna as one of its health care management companies. They will provide health management programs and services to outpatient care practices, also known as primary health care practices, in Dubai. These outpatient clinics are a central part of a new government-sponsored health care system aimed at promoting access to… Read more »

Unique Turkish tours from Peter Sommer Travels

Peter Sommer Travels, the leading provider of specialist archaeological tours, cruises and private charters in Turkey and Greece, has released its 2009 brochure. The new brochure features a combination of 18 new and classic tours. ‘The Bodrum Cup Regatta’, is one of the new tours available, a trip offering the chance to take part in… Read more »

Dubai government launch customer care initiative

The Dubai government have chosen Ethos Consultancy, the leading customer service consultancy firm in the Middle East to deliver high quality customer care solutions. The initiative involves the customer service performance measurement of the Dubai Government in the three delivery channels of location, telephone and website. Launched under the directive of vice-president and prime minister… Read more »

Turkey to assist infrastructure repair in Kabul

The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) will asphalt roads in Kabul, Afghanistan to repair roads that were damaged due to civil war. Turkish President Abdullah Gul in a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, told him that Turkey would asphalt 100 kilometres of roads in Kabul. The TIKA Kabul Coordination office also constructed… Read more »

Daily A380 flights launched from Heathrow-Dubai

Emirates Airlines has started flying the Airbus A380 superjumbo on daily flights from Heathrow airport to Dubai . Emirates says its A380 makes less than half the noise of a 747 jumbo jet and uses 20 per cent less fuel. A total of 58 of the A380 super jumbos have been ordered by Emirates. The… Read more »