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Royal Caribbean Cruises announces record year in the Middle East

Royal Caribbean Cruises announces record year in the Middle East

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. – the global cruise line – announced a record year of business for the Middle East region in 2011. From January through September 2011 bookings from the region for Royal Caribbean Cruises’ three global brands – Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises – have increased significantly with guest volume rising by 34% compared to the same period last year.

Saudi Arabia must safeguard reforms, says watchdog

Saudi Arabia must safeguard reforms, says watchdog

Cautious changes in Saudi Arabia over the last five years need to be followed by permanent institutional reforms or risk being eroded in future, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned in a report. King Abdullah has “loosened the reins” that stifle Saudi society but has brought in few lasting improvements for women or in freedom of expression, judicial fairness or religious tolerance, argues the New York-based organisation.

Costa Cruises opens Dubai office to tap Middle East markets

Costa Cruises opens Dubai office to tap Middle East markets

The Italian Company will be targeting mainly families, couples and honeymooners from both the local and expatriate communities, as well as the many enterprises operating in the region that are potential incentive cruise customers.

Bombardier eyes US$5.5-billion in Gulf rail contracts

Bombardier eyes US$5.5-billion in Gulf rail contracts

DUBAI — Bombardier Inc. is eyeing 4-billion euros (US$5.44-billion) worth of rail contracts over the next five years in the Gulf Arab region, where public spending is rising to lift shrinking economies, a company executive said.

Abu Dhabi metro making progress

Abu Dhabi metro making progress

Residents of Abu Dhabi can take comfort from the fact that the first phase of the emirate’s metro will be operational by September 2015.

Bombardier eyes $5.5 bln in Gulf rail contracts

Bombardier eyes $5.5 bln in Gulf rail contracts

DUBAI, May 11 (Reuters) – Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) is eyeing 4 billion euros ($5.44 billion) worth of rail contracts over the next five years in the Gulf Arab region, where public spending is rising to lift shrinking economies, a company executive said.

Region poised for railway boom

Region poised for railway boom

The Middle East will become the world’s fastest-growing railway region, experts predict, thanks to big projects in the UAE and wider GCC.
The four-day Mena Rail 2009 conference in Dubai this week has drawn strong interest from international companies and consultants, organisers say. With Gulf states embarking on rail projects to ease road congestion and carry [...]

SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR – METRO – QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Location: London
Salary: £45000 – £55000 per annum + Accommodation, flights, medical
Company: Komak
Sector: Commercial
Job role: Quantity surveyor
Job type: Permanent
Date posted: 07/05/2009 16:43
SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR
RAIL / METRO
ABU DHABI
METRO OR RAIL CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE VITAL FOR THIS POSITION
The Client:
KOMAK have been asked to source a rail quantity surveyor / contract manager for our client in Abu Dhabi. They are [...]