UAE Space Agency meets stakeholders across Europe

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments by

A high level delegation led by Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, chairman of the UAE Space Agency board and the agency’s director general, Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi, has visited key stakeholders within the space sector in several European countries. The meetings aimed to strengthen the framework of cooperation and partnership between the UAE Space Agency and […]

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Korea Tourism Organisation signs up for World Travel Market global tour

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments by

The Korea Tourism Organisation is exhibiting across the WTM Portfolio in 2015 to help it reach its global visitor target of 15 million tourists. Following a hugely successful World Travel Market 2014 in London last November, the KTO is exhibiting across the WTM Portfolio at WTM Africa, WTM Latin America, Arabian Travel Market, and flagship […]

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Cancer’s Random Assault

Jan 06, 2015 No Comments by

It may sound flippant to say that many cases ofcancer are caused by bad luck, but that is what two scientists suggested in an article published last week in the journal Science. The bad luck comes in the form of random genetic mistakes, or mutations, that happen when healthy cells divide. Random mutations may account […]

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A Resort for a Busy State Capital

Oct 29, 2014 No Comments

As a state capital and a popular college town, Madison, Wis., draws plenty of travelers on political and university business. Now, the Edgewater, a luxury resort, aims to inspire more leisurely visits. The two-year, $100 million project both restores the original 1948-vintage Edgewater hotel, updated to contemporary standards, and adds a 14-story tower, for a […]

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In Barcelona, Making the Markets Fresh Again

Oct 20, 2014 No Comments

Pere Sirvent strode into the food market in the Sants neighborhood of Barcelona on a recent morning and looked around with satisfaction. Under the vaulted ceiling of the 1913 building, which reopened in late spring after a four-year, 10-million-euro renovation, the fishmongers arranged ruddy wedges of tuna on crushed ice. Produce sellers bagged glistening cherries. At a […]

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Top U.S. destinations for fall 2014

Oct 09, 2014 No Comments

Fall travel has a lot to recommend it: mild temperatures, fewer crowds and shoulder-season rates. So what are the most popular destinations for autumn escapes? SmarterTravel asked Trivago.com, which gets more than 2.5 million daily search queries from more than 175 aggregated hotel booking sites. Trivago analyzed searches from U.S. users between June 1 and Aug. […]

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