Report: 40,000 migrant deaths worldwide since 2000
(CNN) — Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000. More than half of those who died — some 22,000 — were trying to […]
Hunting and Equestrian expo aims for record attendance
Hunting and falconry enthusiasts from all over the world will descend on the UAE capital next week as it hosts the 12th International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) from September 10 to 13. Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADIHEX is the only dedicated consumer and trade event in the Middle East for weaponry, equestrian, outdoor and marine sports, safaris, arts and ...
The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Debuts in Hangzhou, China
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announces the opening of The Azure Qiantang, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hangzhou, in the capital of China's Zhejiang province. With the openings of The Azure Qiantang and very recently The Castle Hotel in Dalian, The Luxury Collection brand includes six hotels as part of its distinguished ...
The PhD Project Announces 2014 Inductees Into Hall of Fame
They are: Dr. Laura L. Hall, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Texas, El Paso; The PhD Project established the Hall of Fame in 2011 to recognize a select few who have inspired many. These individuals have sustained an unwavering commitment to The PhD Project's mission and their positive leadership has resulted in significant encouragement and impact within The ...
Saudia to carry 818,000 Haj pilgrims
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will carry nearly 818,000 pilgrims coming for Haj this year from different parts of the world, said Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, director general of the Kingdom's flag carrier.