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The global tourism sector stands to lose up to $3.3 trillion (Dh12tn) as the Covid-19 pandemic cripples international travel, with developing countries to suffer the biggest hit, according to the United Nations.



Coronavirus pandemic batters tourism in picturesque...
July 14, 2020

Spring has arrived in Tbilisi but its picturesque old town -- a whimsical mixture of Art Nouveau buildings and mediaeval churches -- is gloomy.
Cafes are deserted"...

GCC to lose $270 bn in oil revenues in 2020: IMF
July 14, 2020

The sharp decline in oil prices exacerbated by demand loss from COVID-19 outbreak will result in $270 billion lost revenues for GCC countries, according to the International"...


July 14, 2020

Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and former CEO of Uber, has explained his vision in three blunt sentences: “One day, no one will own a car. Cars will drive themselves. And they’ll come to you at the push of a button.”
Uber’s real value proposition, after all, goes far beyond ridesharing. Over the past several years, as the company’s ambitions have expanded to include trucking, food delivery, carpools, scooters and even flying cars, the message to investors has become clear: Uber can be the Amazon of transportation. Anything in the world that goes from point A to point B, whether it’s a person, a burrito,"...

July 14, 2020

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has started testing the different uses of the four-legged Spot Robots in its internal operations, becoming the first utility in the region to use this robot, developed by Boston Dynamics.

The move supports Dewa’s strategy to use the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its different operations.

Dewa intends to use Spot Robots in detecting faults, testing connection points of high-voltage cables, detecting leakage in water pipes, conducting security and monitoring patrols, ensuring construction works are aligned"...

July 14, 2020

With a variety of artistic events hosted by Dar Al-Assad Theater for Culture in Lattakia, the activities of the “children's Sun” festival started its second session, which includes various cultural, artistic and theatrical activities.

The opening ceremony of the festival, which was organized by 'Al-Qabbani Group' for Theatrical and Musical Arts in cooperation with the directorates of culture, theaters and music, included various artistic ballet dances, rhythmic gymnastics, Zumba, expressive dances, solo play on oud, organ and violin, songs and"...

July 14, 2020

The Ministry of Transport announced today that it would operate a flight to evacuate Syrian citizens from the city of Erbil in Iraq within the next few days.

The ministry indicated in a statement today that the flight will transport 250 Syrian citizens stuck in Erbil to Damascus International Airport, calling on those wishing to return to visit the Syrian Aviation Office in Erbil. The ministry added that the flight date would be announced upon completion of the required procedures.

The Ministry"...

July 14, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to serious losses in the tourism industry in the Arab world, with more than 50 million jobs lost, Anadolu reported on Sunday.

A report from the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) said that the country most affected by the coronavirus is Saudi Arabia, followed by the UAE, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Palestine.

“The tourism industry is one of the most active economic sectors affected by the outbreak of Covid-19 due largely to travel restrictions,” said the AMF. The"...