. April 11, 2019 – Page 5 – Articels

GCC online travel market expected to reach $15bn by 2023

The online travel market in the GCC countries is expected to reach $15 billion by 2023 – an increase of 140 per cent from its current levels, according to Mena Research Partners, a leading research company in the Middle East.…


Dubai Tourism ties up with Gulf Reps to boost visitor numbers

Dubai Tourism has partnered with Gulf Reps, one of the region’s travel consultancy agencies, as part of efforts to attract more visitors from across the Gulf to holiday in the emirate, said a report.

The partnership will give Dubai Tourism …


GCC e-travel market to reach $15bn by 2023

Muscat: The online travel market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries is expected to reach US$15 billion by 2023, according to Mena Research Partners, a leading research company in the Middle East. The growth marks an increase of 140 …


Saudi tourism sector worth over $70bn in 2019

Nabawi mosque in Madinah

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, as exhibitors prepare to showcase what …


Deal 2019 showcased top leisure and amusement sector innovations

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (Deal) 2019, the largest amusement and entertainment show in the Middle East and Africa region, concluded its 25th anniversary edition with multi-million dollar worth of business reported to have been conducted over the show floor…


West African Rig Market: A Slow-Burn Recovery

The West African offshore rig market has been one of the hardest hit during the oil price downturn. Once a region that attracted premium units and demanded some of the highest rig day rates – some rigs commanded over $600,000 …


You can’t stop them from getting in, but you can stop them getting out

Antivirus software has been around for over 30 years, when computers were still relatively new. At that time, antivirus software was the only way to defend against one of the only existing threats – viruses. However, 30 years on, much …


Spire partners with Mimecast to make email safer

Muscat: Email is the number one application used by organisations around the world and the data being sent and received needs to be protected.

Accordingto Gartner’s assessment on ‘How to Build an Effective email Security Architecture’ in 2018, “email is …


Fortinet Expands its Security Fabric to Advance The Third Generation of Cybersecurity

Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board, and CEO at Fortinet

“The ongoing digital transformation means the edge—not just the cloud—is increasingly important for business. The biggest challenge will be securing the exponential growth of the digital attack surface due


Securing serverless computing, the latest cloud paradigm [Q&A]

The cloud-skills shortage has made security a major challenge for enterprises. In fact, virtually every data breach in the cloud today is due to human error, rather than brilliant hacking. Hackers don’t even bother launching attacks in the public cloud; …