It is with great sadness that Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. announces the passing of John Stobart, one of the world’s most renowned maritime artists, on March 2nd, 2023. He was 93 years old. John Stobart is widely celebrated for his breathtaking depictions of historic maritime scenes both at sea and important port cities. His works can be found in the collections of museums, corporations, and private collectors around the world.Continue reading
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SAUDIA BECOMES FIRST AIRLINE TO OFFER “YOUR TICKET YOUR VISA” SERVICE
Jeddah: SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of “Your Ticket Your Visa”. The first-of-its-kind service provides guests with even easier access to the Kingdom through a digital integration system that links transit visas with flight tickets.
“Your Ticket Your Visa” service is introduced in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, the Pilgrims Service Program, and the Saudi Tourism Authority.
Artemis Aerospace discusses the skills gap in the aviation industry
Earlier this year there was much furore when airlines were forced to cancel numerous flights due to a shortage of staff. While the shortage was in the most part due to staff illness, much of the blame was laid squarely at the feet of the airline carriers, who were accused of creating packed flight schedules they knew they couldn’t fulfil. Continue reading
Three ways to tackle the ‘Sunday scaries’, the anxiety and dread many people feel at the end of the weekend
Jolanta Burke, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sunday is often a chance to catch up with friends, lost sleep, and recover from last night’s hangover. But for many of us, by the time Sunday afternoon rolls around, a feeling of intense anxiety and dread sets in – often referred to as the “Sunday scaries”.
Trip.com features in the top 10 most downloaded OTA apps global rankings for H1 2022
Trip.com, the global travel service provider, has been named the 10th most downloaded OTA app globally in the first half of 2022 by leading app analysis firm Apptopia. The announcement comes as Trip.com continues to expand worldwide with its all-in-one app-first offering. Continue reading
Startups eye metaverse, NFTs, to solve Africa’s economic woes
- Startups target unemployment and governance issues
- Founders launch virtual African nation, marketplace
- Critics fear replication of continent’s inequalities
By Kim Harrisberg
JOHANNESBURG, July 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It might sound like science fiction, but a Nigerian-born tech entrepreneur thinks he has found a way for Africans to escape problems like inequality and bad governance – a virtual nation born online.
Keego Mobility Debuts IoT-connected Delivery Ebike at Eurobike 2022
When ordering food deliveries, have you ever considered the climate impact? The Last Mile Delivery market is growing exponentially but the convenience comes with an environmental cost, especially since many deliveries are done using fossil fuel mopeds. Continue reading
Trip.com reveals the latest summer trends, highlighting traveller confidence has returned with city breaks and short-haul travel dominating
As consumers around the world plan a summer of ‘revenge travel’ in the wake of easing restrictions, Trip.com data reflects the global travel recovery trend. Trip.com analysed data from their booking sites across Europe and Asia and the results show that users are more confident to book further ahead this summer, and the appetite for city breaks, staycations and short-haul trips still holds firm in a post-pandemic world. Continue reading
Workers’ rights: how a landmark UN decision on safety and health will actually affect employees
Huw Thomas, University of Bristol
In what has been called the “biggest moment for workers’ rights in a quarter of a century”, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a safe and healthy work environment as one of its five fundamental principles and rights at work for all at its June 2022 international conference. This is the first extension of workers’ human rights in almost 25 years and it means governments must now commit to respect and promote the right to a safe and healthy working environment.