Month: December 2008

Buses for Disabled Students in Ras Al Khaimah

The Emirates Transportation Establishment has handed over four school buses that are equipped to transport disabled students, to education authorities in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The head of the Emirates Transportation Establishment’s Al Ain Branch, Mohammed Moin Al Ali, said they have handed over 50 buses in total to education departments around the… Read more »

Turkey welcomes Eid al-Adha

On the first day of Eid al-Adha, Islam's most important four-day religious holiday, millions in Turkey travel to spend time with family members and loved ones. A Common greeting during this holiday is the Arabic greeting "Eid mubarak," (May your Eid be blessed). Eid al-Adha is seen as a time of year when Turks socialize… Read more »

Budget Holidays boost Turkey’s tourism

In the current economic climate favourable exchange rates are making Turkey an attractive holiday destination. As people around Europe react to the financial crisis affordable holidays are increasingly important and Turkey offers many budget friendly options. According to Turkish news provider hurriyet.com, Turkey's domestic tourism market is also in good health ahead of the Festival… Read more »

Hotel Boost in RAK to cope with Tourist Demand

The construction of nearly two dozen 5-star hotels plus several more premium hotel and hotel apartments in Ras Al Khaimah have been announced by RAK tourism, in a bid to promote and attract tourism in Ras Al Khaimah. As the emirate continues to enjoy its unprecedented tourist boom, the completion date for the hotels will… Read more »

Changes in Dubai Laws to benefit investors

According to the Middle Eastern Real Estate Consultants (Merec) the recent changes to the real estate laws in Dubai will help allay any fears investors have when considering buying property in Dubai. The changes include the establishment of a property court to help solve any real estate problems that may arise as a result of… Read more »

Scottish businesses eye investment in Dubai

Scottish businesses met with members of Scottish Enterprise’s influential GlobalScot network in Dubai last week and were given a first hand insight on how to take advantage of business opportunities in the Middle East. As well networking with local businesses, participants also had the chance to ask questions of a panel of experts made up… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince attends wedding

Ras Al Khaimah and Deputy Crown Prince HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, attended last night a banquet held by Colonel Ghanem Ahmed Ghanem, director of the Police Stations Department in Ras Al Khaimah. The celebratory banquet was held on the occasion of the wedding of his son Abdul Nasser to the daughter of… Read more »

Turkish PM praises Turkey’s aviation industry

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan said on Thursday that the aviation industry and civil aviation sector in Turkey has made remarkable progress over the last few years. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the Turkish Aerospace Industries Airbus A350 Partnership Agreement in Ankara, ErdoÄŸan said the $500 million agreement would open new windows of… Read more »