1.6m users rely on RTA’s Wojhati journey planner in 2016
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that a total of 1,636,369 people used its online journey planner system (Wojhati) in 2016, up from the 1,168,234 users in 2015. Wojhati operates via a website and a digital devices’ app and covers various public transport means in Dubai with... Read more
Did your LinkedIn profile make the grade in 2016?
LinkedIn has released its list of the most powerful profiles in the UAE for 2016. Compiled for the first time in the UAE, the UAE 2016 Power Profiles list indicates the most viewed profiles on LinkedIn in the UAE and contains a total of 45 profiles of exemplary professionals... Read more
320,350 visit RTA customer happiness centres in 2016
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that its customer happiness centres in the emirate received 320,350 customers and processed 321,200 transactions in 2016. According to the RTA, customers’ waiting time dropped to 3 minutes compared to the 6 minutes target and the average processing time of transactions... Read more
UAE Exchange wins Service Olympian Award 2016
UAE Exchange has won the Service Olympian Award 2016 in the Best Customer Experience Measurement category. The award recognises the UAE-based global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand’s commitment towards improvement in enhancing customers’ experience. Launched by Ethos Integrated Solutions, the Service Olympian Award recognises customer service strategies... Read more
Dubai retains title of world’s busiest airport in 2016
Dubai International Airport has retained its title as the world’s number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in December 2016 propelled the hub’s annual traffic to 83.6 million passengers in 2016, according to the annual traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports on January 24, 2017.... Read more
World urged to act urgently as planet heats up fast
NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have declared 2016 as the hottest year on record globally. Commenting on this alarming news on January 19, 2017, WWF’s global Climate & Energy Practice leader Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said: “2016 has been announced as the hottest year ever. If... Read more
McLaren Automotive sales at near peak level in 2016
McLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury sports and supercars, has recorded another record year of sales growth with a near-doubling of its sales volume year-over-year, selling a total of 3,286 cars in 2016 compared to 1,654 in 2015. The 99.3 per cent improvement in sales performance also follows... Read more
Shiseido’s Autumn-Winter 2016 Beauty Looks (Sophisticated Perfection)
RTA’s Innovation Week 2016 closing ceremony and scientiific awards
Pasquale Natuzzi named CEO of the Year 2016
Pasquale Natuzzi, Chief Executive Officer of Natuzzi, one of the world’s most highly sought after furniture brands among consumers of luxury goods, has been named CEO of the Year 2016 for the furniture and design industry. The recognition comes from the VI edition of the ‘Premio Le Fonti’, with the... Read more