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  • RIPPLE EFFECT: Turkish Tourism Feels Brunt Of Arab Spring

    RIPPLE EFFECT: Turkish Tourism Feels Brunt Of Arab Spring

    Thirteen months of unrest in Syria have hurt tourism in neighbouring Turkey, which expects visitor numbers to remain stable in 2012 at more than 30 million, Turkish Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said on Monday. Gunay said his country was keen to promote regional tourism in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

    April 17, 2012 1:07
  • MARINE INSURANCE: The Stranglehold On Iran?

    MARINE INSURANCE: The Stranglehold On Iran?

    Marine insurance, or lack of it, may yet turn out to be the most effective sanction used by Western nations in 17 years of tightening the screws on Iran's nuclear programme.

    April 17, 2012 12:56
  • Nakheel Eyes More Debt, Forecasts Recovery

    Nakheel Eyes More Debt, Forecasts Recovery

    2011 profit 1.3 bln dirhams vs 1 bln dirhams a year earlier; Revenues 4.1 billion dirhams; Total liabilities 41 bln dirhams in 2011, from 61 bln in 2010; Real estate picking up - chairman

    April 16, 2012 4:13
 
 
  • UNDER PRESSURE: Islamic Finance and the Accounting Mainstream

    UNDER PRESSURE: Islamic Finance and the Accounting Mainstream

    Islamic financial assets hit $1.3 trillion globally in 2011, a 150 percent increase over the past five years as the industry expanded into new countries beyond core markets in the Middle East and Malaysia

    April 7, 2012 1:23
  • Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

    Ready for Take Off: An aviation round-up

    The skies is the limit as Etihad announces a 28 % increase in revenue in Q1, Dubai Duty Free says sales are up 14% and the IATA says Middle East aviation has "now fully recovered" from the recession.

    April 4, 2012 2:55
  • UAE expats are perennial optimists, survey finds.

    UAE expats are perennial optimists, survey finds.

    Despite poor salaries and miserable past increments, a recent survey finds UAE expats unbelievably cheerful of the future. Not for long, if Kipp has anything to say about the matter.

    April 3, 2012 3:45
 
 
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