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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
  • Midas, Much? Gold iPads, tubs and other glittering gold extravagances in Dubai.

    Midas, Much? Gold iPads, tubs and other glittering gold extravagances in Dubai.

    As the demand for gold continues to rise through 2012, many investors still look at it as a safe investment. And though the first ever gold iPad 3 may not be a conventional investment—it has garnered a lot of interest here in Dubai. Kipp looks at the other shiny objects to keep the gold iPad company.

    April 16, 2012 4:36
 
  • The Six Degrees of…Matthew Glotzbach

    The Six Degrees of…Matthew Glotzbach

    YouTube EMEA managing director, Matthew Glotzbach, is in town for the launch of the local UAE YouTube domain. Find out how Kipp connects this tech-whiz to the contractor of the Burj Khalifa and ultimately a major regional news channel.

    April 15, 2012 4:08
  • Plain Wrong

    Plain Wrong

    Eva Fernandes thinks trying to link women's employment choices to the availability of eligible bachelors and her ‘plainness’ is reductive and simplistic.

    April 15, 2012 3:31
  • Are you being served . . .  correctly?

    Are you being served . . . correctly?

    How can you receive good customer service wherever you go? Resident customer service guru Arti Gupta spills the beans on getting priority treatment.

    April 15, 2012 3:25
 
  • Qatar Plays Merger-Maker At Glencore-Xstrata

    Qatar Plays Merger-Maker At Glencore-Xstrata

    In reality, the situation is more probably nuanced. Qatar wouldn't want to get a reputation for being difficult by voting down a deal. Equally, Glencore would doubtless be keen to get it on board as a supportive long-term investor says Una Galani

    April 14, 2012 1:10
  • IMF Funds Drive Caught In Global Power Shift

    IMF Funds Drive Caught In Global Power Shift

    Tensions among some of the world's leading economies have boiled up over a plan to raise new resources for the International Monetary Fund to contain the euro zone debt crisis, and a quest by emerging economies to win more say in the global lender.

    April 14, 2012 1:02
  • The Six Degrees of… the Eagles’ Don Henley

    The Six Degrees of… the Eagles’ Don Henley

    Don Henley and his band the Eagles will land in Dubai for their first Middle Eastern performance on April 12. In anticipation, Kipp takes you on a journey that links the band with H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. Read on to find out how. . .

    April 11, 2012 5:39