08 - February - 2018

Iata, CAAS to launch new aviation safety research center

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (Sparc) in Singapore. The MoC was signed by Alexandre de Juniac, Iata’s director general and CEO, and Kevin Shum, director-general of CAAS. Sparc will utilise predictive analytics to identify potential aviation safety hazards and assess related risks by leveraging th...

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10 - January - 2018

Dubai welcomes record 15.8m tourists in 2017

Dubai recorded a strong 6.2 per cent year-on-year increase in international overnight visitation in 2017, accelerating the 5 per cent growth witnessed in the previous year and propelling the emirate’s momentum towards its 2020 goal of welcoming 20 million visitors per year by the start of the next decade. According to the latest data published by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), a total of 15.79 million tourists visited Dubai last year, setting a ...

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07 - February - 2018

Kimpton Hotels announces new property in California

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced its first property in the Grove District Anaheim Resort area in the city of Garden Grove, expanding the brand in Southern California. The mixed-use development by SCG America Group is slated to open in 2021. The hotel will join the 10 Kimpton properties across the region including Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Huntington Beach and Palm Springs. The five-acre Garden Grove development complex is located along Harbor Boulevard wi...

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