Muscat, NOV 17 – Around 900 British tourists are due to fly into Muscat International Airport by chartered flights later this month before they board a luxury passenger cruise liner at the start of a voyage from Mina Sultan Qaboos (Muscat).
On the same day, a similar number of UK cruise passengers will fly out from Muscat aboard chartered flights to Britain at the end of their cruise. This ‘passenger turnaround’, scheduled to take place on November 29, 2018, is set to be biggest of its kind in the history of Oman’s rapidly expanding cruise tourism
GENEVA (Reuters) – Thousands of Syrians are trapped by battles or face hard choices about returning home even though relative calm has held in the northwest for two months, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Seven and a half years of war have left most remaining rebel forces boxed into northwestern Idlib province.
Neighbouring Turkey and Russia hatched a de-escalation plan for Idlib that stalled a Syrian government offensive which the U.N. said would have caused a humanitarian catastrophe.
Digital transformation spending is to reach almost US$2trn by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.7%.
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the $1.97trn spent on digitally transforming businesses will cover Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, 3D printing, 5G, automation, and edge computing. The company claims that discrete manufacturing will contribute $220bn to the total,
Expected to be delivered by October 2019, 15 of the ordered trains will be utilised for the upcoming Expo 2020, while 35 will be for civil use within the emirate
Dubai Metro has reportedly received the first unit of a 50 train order from manufacturer, Alstom. Arriving at the Metro Depot at Rashidiya, the train is the first of order that is slated for completion by the end of October 2019.