Iran allocates $1.4b for creating jobs in tourism, handicraft industry
“We are planning to create 140,000 jobs in these two fields with this budget,” the deputy director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicraft Organization (CHTHO) Bahman Namvar-Motlaq said on Tuesday. About 200 million rials (about $5,500) is needed for creating a single job in the field of handicraft and the figure is 700 million rials (about $20,000) for job creation in the field of tourism, he said. Previously, CHTHO Director Masoud Soltanifar announced that Iran will create s...
Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway Project, Kenya
Kenya Railways Corporation is developing a new standard gauge railway (SGR) line for passengers and cargo transportation between Mombasa, the largest port in East Africa, and Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. The new railway line constitutes the first phase of the SGR project that aims to connect Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. The Mombasa-Nairobi SGR is the biggest infrastructure project in Kenya since independence. It will shorten the passenger travel time from Mombasa to Nairobi from...
Bakhresa Group and Verde Hotels to Build Zanzibar’s Greenest Hotel
The Tanzanian based Bakhresa Group has appointed Verde Hotels from South Africa to develop and manage the total overhaul and upgrading of the old Mtoni Marine Hotel in Zanzibar, 2km from Stone Town. The brand new five star property will be known as Hotel Verde, Zanzibar's greenest hotel. " We are serious about being the leaders of the Green Economy sector and therefore we approached the developers of Africa's Greenest Hotel, Verde Hotels to ensure that Hotel Verde Zanzibar will be the Greenes...
Carlson Rezidor Accelerating Growth Strategy in Africa
Carlson Rezidor is accelerating its growth strategy in Africa. The group has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including the first Quorvus Collection in Africa. The group is also entering its 28th country in Africa and taking the Park Inn by Radisson brand to the Indian Ocean islands. In 2016, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group opened five Radisson Blu properties serving the upper-upscale segment: Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill in Kenya...
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Latin America Port Expansion Summit
Great Opportunity to meet industry leaders -- Musco. Muy ilustrativo y muy bueno, encontré lo que buscaba -- ABB. Enfocar temas portuarios ha sido bueno. Pudimos estrechar relaciones y conocer nuevos conceptos -- Tramarsa. Buen evento, organizado, permite mantener conocimiento del negocio T.O Shipping. Se ha alcanzado el objetivo, se logró observar servicios y prácticas del negocio. -- Sociedad Portuaria de Cartagena. Excelente evento, magnificas ponencias / presentaciones -- Consemar. Muy interesante, Buena calidad de Expositores. Se han tenido buenas entrevistas con compromisos de seguir contactando con buenas reuniones. -- Empresa Portuaria Talcahuano San Vicente. Los temas tocados son muy actuales y mirando hacia el futuro cercano. Pude ver los proveedores adecuados de la industria. -- Terminales Portuarios EuroAndinos Paita. Excelente organización, amplia visión del sector. Muy recomendable. Atención excelente, muy buena preparación del evento, sistemas audiovisuales muy adecuados. Alta participación. -- Puerto Verde Panamá Atlántico. De relevante importancia por el tema portuario y la forma de enfocarlo. -- APEFEX. Good Network, good contact list. -- DP WORLD. Amplio conocimiento con una visión más moderna y tecnológica. Encontré contactos para la empresa que represento. -- Administración de Servicios Portuarios - Bolivia. Great Intel Exchange about Latin America ports. -- Grupo SCR. I will highly recommend this summit to my colleagues in Ecuador. Great Organization. -- Royal Haskoning. I managed to meet many port developers which is very good -- CMA – CGM. Interesante, concreto y de mucho análisis de la actividad portuaria -- Cámara de Comercio Callao. I want to thank you for this opportunity and congratulate you all for the very well-organized event! -- Trelleborg. Thanks a lot for the good summit!! My expectations were widely met – and topped! To me you selected the right people and I could find a lot of relevant contacts for my business. -- Franz Woelfer.
4th Annual Nuclear Energy Development Summit
Event gives us very satisfactory beneficial information - Ministry of Energy Turkey. Very comfortable and high quality speakers made available for the participants to interact with - SCK-CEN. Another possibility to get information substantial and important otherwise not available - Ministry of Economy Poland. Regional focus, quality of participants and speakers and networking opportunities made it a satisfying experience - World Nuclear Association. The summit is very informative yet compact and short with a high opportunity for face-to-face interactions - Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC). It was excellent and very beneficial for newcomer countries in nuclear power - Ministry of Energy Turkey. Timely and useful for those involved and/or interested in the nuclear energy related matters - MEF University. It is a successful event, have new development about subjects - EUAS. High level participants which are approachable - ALE Heavylift. Broad and well balanced set of important topics addressed - Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki. Congratulations for this organisation, Thank you very much for everything - ENKA Costruction. Well organized, excellent location and services - IMI CCI. Thank you for enlarging nuclear horizons for Turkey - ENKA Costruction. A good information source for me - TAEK. Well organized, efficient, interesting - HOPPECKE Batterien. Comprehensive look into Nuclear Development program in Central/Eastern Europe and Middle East - TEPCO.