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IRAQ. Bechtel and sub-contractors are working with IRR - the state company responsible for the running of the railways.
INTERNATIONAL. An analysis of growing consumer power, distribution structures and advertising adaptation in the Middle East.
SYRIA. Business subject to largely under-utilised resources, pent-up growth potential.
IRAQ. Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport iCo (KGL) n front line for ports management contract.
SAUDI ARABIA. Plans to develop over 6,000 historic sites and grow 'tourism' from religious visits.
UAE. Dubai topped the league of international destinations in 2002 and 2003 and the pipeline of new developments remains full, says MEED conference.
INTERNATIONAL. With the new CityStars downtown duty free store in Cairo, Luxor Airport and other shops opening with Egyptair Tax Free as well as big refurbishments in Qatar, the list of successful partnerships continues to grow for Aer Rianta International-Middle East. Trevor Lloyd-Jones talked to ARI-ME Managing Director John Sutcliffe.
INTERNATIONAL. The Gulf is more and more being held up as a great example of duty free retailing that is spreading. The last Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA) Conference led the way in seizing opportunities and showing what can be done in the wider duty free world. Trevor Lloyd-Jones catches up with the major operators.
KUWAIT. With Kuwait Airways set to face domestic competition, the airline's Chairman and Managing Director, Sheikh Talal Al-Ahmed renews calls for privatization.
INTERNATIONAL. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) releases its detailed 2005 Travel & Tourism forecasts for the Middle East countries.
SAUDI ARABIA. The largest tourism generating market in the Middle East is forecast to double to 9 million travellers and nearly US$20 billion by 2010.
EGYPT. Exports have been a motor for the current economic surge, according to this detailed, sector-by-sector WTO Secretariat report on trade policies.
INTERNATIONAL. With an impressive 21% growth in revenue per available room (revPAR), the Middle East region was, for the second year in a row, the best performing region in the world during 2005 according to the HotelBenchmark Survey by Deloitte.
MOROCCO. National and provincial agencies have signed cooperation agreements with Colony Capital and others in the tourism field, reflecting the Kingdom's ambition to promote its image on the international stage.
UAE. As part of the World Trade Organization (WTO) membership process, the global body issues a report on a "generally liberal economy whose perfomance could further improve with structural reform".
EGYPT. A series of joint ventures signed with Olympic Group, Orascom Construction among others as Dubai's MAF Group looks to open new retail sites.