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Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 54% by 2023, says latest ATM report
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 21 December, 2019 2:36 am
The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 54% from 1.4 million in 2018 to 2.2 million in 2023, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.8%, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2020. As destinations from across the...
Saudi Arabia Jumps 72 Global Positions in Trading Across Borders Ranking, World Bank Reports
Business & Money | Friday 20 December, 2019 10:07 am
Saudi Arabia has been ranked as the world’s top ease of doing business improver by the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 report. The report indicates Saudi Arabia to have jumped 72 global positions in “Trading Across Borders”, an indicator which compares the time and...
LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report Ranks Cyber Security Specialist as Saudi Arabia’s Fastest-growing Profession
Business & Money | Tuesday 17 December, 2019 1:39 pm
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today debuted a Saudi-focused chapter of its annual Emerging Jobs Report that reveals a major shift towards tech-oriented professions in Saudi Arabia. Cyber security specialist, digital specialist, full-stack engineer, and digital marketing...
Cooper Fitch unveils UAE and KSA salary expectations for 2020
Business & Money | Thursday 12 December, 2019 12:41 pm
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) job market is headed for a much-needed job stability boost in 2020 following a spate of restructurings and mergers that have jolted workforce hirings and compensation. But while this is a positive attribute, salaries are largely expected to remain broadly...
Value of Awarded Contracts Reach SR47.8 Billion in Q3 2019
Business & Money | Thursday 5 December, 2019 10:16 am
The value of awarded contracts reached SAR47.8 billion ($12.7 billion) during Q3’19 as the level of construction activities continue at an accelerated rate thus far in 2019, revealed a report by the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC).    While the value of awarded...
Advanced Persistent Threats in 2020: abuse of personal information and more sophisticated attacks are coming
Technology & IT | Sunday 24 November, 2019 12:55 pm
Kaspersky researchers have shared their vision on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) in 2020, pointing out how the landscape of targeted attacks will change in the coming months. The overall trend shows that threats will grow in sophistication and become more targeted, diversifying under the...
  Bayt.com Reveals: 77% of MENA Residents Rank their Health as Good and Above
Healthcare | Sunday 24 November, 2019 12:18 pm
A new survey by Bayt.com, the Middle East's leading career site, and market research agency YouGov, revealed a variety of insights about the happiness and well-being of professionals across the region and their levels of satisfaction with work and home...
Growth of the logistics and transportation industry in the UAE
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 November, 2019 6:04 am
Article Contributions: Mr. Janardan Dalmia – Trukkin ME   Growth of the logistics and transportation industry in the UAE   There is little doubt that the logistics and transportation industry plays a significantly important role in the development and urbanization of the ...
Kaspersky’s latest Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) report showcases most vulnerable Middle Eastern countries
Technology & IT | Monday 11 November, 2019 1:34 pm
Since the start of 2018, Kaspersky researchers have kept a close eye on the META region for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks and worked on 96 investigative cases across the Middle East. These statistics are drawn from Kaspersky’s APT intelligence reporting service, which is...
Deloitte Middle East’s Real Estate Predictions 2019: KSA Hospitality Market
Business & Money | Monday 4 November, 2019 12:26 pm
Deloitte Financial Advisory just launched the Middle East Real Estate Predictions: KSA Hospitality Market 2019 report which examines the performance of the KSA hospitality market, the evolution of the tourism industry in KSA and a regional view of global trends and disruptors.   Although ...