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Dubai, September 20, 2016: Khalid Bin Kalban, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC] – the leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has won the prestigious ‘Visionary CEO of the Year’ award at the 10th CEO Middle East Awards 2016. Kalban received the award at a gala ceremony
We recently organised a special information event for students and their families at our new campus in Dubai at One JLT, Jumeirah Lake Towers. During the preview, students were taken on a campus tour, they interacted with our team of advisers about the curriculum and scholarships on offer ahead of the official opening of the
Twelve Dubai hotels won across 24 award categories to dominate the Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 this week. A total of 70 hotels and hotel suppliers from across the region were shortlisted. Other winners came from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. More than 400 hoteliers from throughout the Middle East attended
News from the founders: Dubai Investments Industries Dubai Investments has announced a joint venture with Abu Dhabi National Company for Building Materials to set up a steel plant in Musaffah, at a cost of AED250 million ($68 million). Dubai Investments said its subsidiary Dubai Investments Industries holds 51 percent stake in the joint venture and
During Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2016 26-28 April, MODUL University Dubai announced a fully-funded MBA scholarship worth $26,000 to one hospitality professional. The scholarship will provide the winner with the opportunity to further their education and advance their career with an internationally recognized MBA from Austria’s leading international university. MODUL’s participation at AHIC was
Oman has unveiled a 20-year strategy to double visitor numbers to five million by 2040. The strategy hinges on developing the tourist spots of Musandam, the Hajar Mountains, the Frankincense Trail in Salalah, the city of Muscat and the surrounding deserts and making them “destinations in their own right”, the Oman Ministry of Tourism said
Dubai welcomed 4.1 million overnight visitors in the first three months of 2016, a 5.1 percent increase over the same period last year, official figures showed on Monday. The increase was backed by strong double digit growth from its top two proximity markets, the GCC and India, according to figures released by Dubai’s Department of
Dubai Investments Board of Directors at the AGM on April 13 2016
Dubai, April 13, 2016: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, held its Annual General Meeting [AGM] on April 13, 2016 where shareholders approved resolutions presented by the Company’s Board of Directors. Among the resolutions passed was the unanimous approval of a 12 per cent cash
H.E. Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development and H.E. Mr. Peter Elsner-Mackay, Austria’s Ambassador to the UAE with Mr. Mohammed Al Raqbani, General Manager of Dubai Investments Industries and Mr. Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai at the MODUL University stand at GETEX 2016. MODUL University’s
Tropical deforestation is an important contributor to climate change, through the release of significant amounts of carbon in the atmosphere. The main proximate cause of deforestation in tropical regions is agricultural expansion, followed by timber extraction. To examine this phenomenon and suggest ways to slow down this process, Associate Professors Graziano Ceddia and Dimitris Christopolous

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With over 100 years of academic excellence, MODUL University is the world’s oldest and only institution offering degrees in the tourism and hospitality industry from the age of 14 to Ph.D. “Hospitality industry in our definition is passion for service. In Austria, we grow up with hospitality from a very early age. It becomes part
In the second week of March, a group of 20 MU students from all programs went to the largest tourism fair in the world the 50th annual – International Tourism Fair & Congress, which takes place every year in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of the excursion is to give the students the opportunity to explore
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