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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 19 May 16-31, 2015  


Free WiFi services launched in over 200 locations in Dubai
_A Monitor Report Dubai : Telecom operator du has rolled out free WiFi services in more than 200 locations in Dubai and aims to offer it across more than 300 locations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi by the end of the year, Othman Sultan, CEO of the company, said. Du is the "official WiFi UAE partner" for Dubai Smart City. The service will empower residents by enabling seamless, reliable and secure connectivity to access the internet, browse government websites and apps, pay bills, get updates about a. More...
Myanmar to push Nay Pyi Taw as MICE Destination
_A Monitor Report Yangon : Myanmar's Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has announced plans to establish Nay Pyi Taw as a MICE destination, having established a central organising office in the capital city as a "one-stop shop" for organising MICE events. "Nay Pyi Taw is an ideal place for MICE tourism because we have international-standard hotels and convention centres. Also, transport is very good and there is no air pollution," Khin Than Win, Director of Tourism Promotion and International Rela. More...
Makkah to have world's longest walkway
_A Monitor Report Makkah (IINA) : The new pedestrian road leading to Arafat from Makkah is nearing completion and will be opened before the next Haj season, according to a senior official of Makkah Municipality. Hisham Shilly, Director of the municipality's Department of Parks and Public Utilities, told the Makkah newspaper that the first and second stages of the road project have already been completed and work is going smoothly on the third and final phase. "The road will no doubt be the l. More...
- Emirates? SkyCargo Night held in the City
- Emirates to restart flights to Baghdad from 1 March
- Canada wants Dhaka-Toronto direct air link
- Dhaka Regency Celebrated the Enchanting Valentine?s Day
- Sheer Joy of Shakrain, the kite festival
- India aims to achieve 1pc share of global arrivals this year
- Abu Dhabi named among top 10 destinations in 2015
- China is number one source of international tourists
- West Bengal Tourism reaching out to int?l tourism sectors
- Over 550,000 tourists spent more than $900m in Turkey in 2014
- Homestay programme gives authentic Indian-Myanmar experience in a remote region
- Record 56.4m tourists flocked to NY in 2014
- Cox?s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive to be completed by next year
- Watch World Cup Cricket 2015 matches live at Dhaka Regency
- Kabab and Paratha Festival on at Khazana Gulshan
- Hotels in London report 8.3pc RevPAR Increase
- UCBL card holders to get free int?l SIMs from WOWtel
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