News tagged "Tourism"

Design finalized for Dubai Sports City Mall

Design finalized for Dubai Sports City Mall

28th August 2014

From excerpts of an exclusive interview with ConstructionWeekOnline.com, the Chief Financial Officer of Dubai Sports City, Vijay Sajjanhar revealed that the designs for a new mall at the US$ 4 billion Dubai Sports City development in Dubai have been finalized.[..]

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Doha convention and exhibition centre to be completed by 2015

4th August 2014

The upcoming Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), which will be housing one of the biggest halls in the world, is expected to open for public early in 2015. According to Reuters and news reports across dailies, the construction of the center is almost complete and it is expected to be handed over to the government by the end of this year. One of the attractions of the convention center is the massive space it will offer to event organizers.[..]

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Bahrain's US$ 145.1 mn Muharraq Pearl trail tourism project approved

Bahrain's US$ 145.1 mn Muharraq Pearl trail tourism project approved

22nd July 2014

The BD 18.1 million (US$ 47.9 million) Pearl Trail project in Muharraq has been given the green light. The iconic cultural development was passed as His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace.The Islamic Development Bank had previously increased its initial loan of BD 15 million (US$39.7 million) for the project.[..]

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Mace named Project Manager for Oman's OCC project

Mace named Project Manager for Oman's OCC project

20th July 2014

Mace has been appointed as the project and cost manager for the iconic Oman Cultural Complex (OCC) in Muscat. The OCC will host three major buildings of national interest, namely, the National Library with a capacity to host 5 million volumes; the National Archives which will act as a four-storey exhibition, public event area and a research and administration wing; and the National Theater which will be able to accommodate more than 1,000 people.[..]

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Ajman intesifies tourism focus; gears up infrastructure- airport, port and wastewater treatment plant

Ajman intesifies tourism focus; gears up infrastructure- airport, port and wastewater treatment plant

16th July 2014

The Emirate of Ajman is allocating 40% of its 2014 budget to increase work on new development, economic and social projects, that aim to boost tourism in the Emirate. H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, said the plan is part of Ajman's 2021 strategy, which expects a greater influx of tourists in the Emirate in the future. The plans follow a directive from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to enable projects that will increase the number of airports and ports in the UAE, and enhance the country's development.[..]

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Besix announce resumption of resort project in Ajman

Besix announce resumption of resort project in Ajman

15th July 2014

Belgium contractor Besix recently issued plans to commence work on a previously stalled resort in UAE emirate Ajman. The project is centred around a segment of the Al Zorah Resort which was initially lauded as the zenith of the Al Zorah City development but was paajmanused on account of the global recession.[..]

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