Remember, when you see me at the airport, whatever you do, do not hug or touch me in any way. That was what one of my best friends said on the phone as I was finally making travel preparations to come see him in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a year ago. Show More Summary
Whether you’re a city planner, a cleantech geek, an energy buff, or a full-fledged sustainability guru, here’s an opportunity that I don’t think you want to pass up. Masdar is offering to bring you to Abu Dhabi for the second annualShow More Summary
Winner Will Join Global Sustainability Debate at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, 18-24 January, 2014 Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s Renewable Energy Company, has launched the second edition of its international Engage Blogging Contest ahead of January’s Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2014 – the region’s largest gathering on sustainability. Show More Summary
The International Renewable Energy Agency concluded its 6th Council meeting in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and rolled out a new working paper on smart grid technologies. A total of 230 representatives from over 80 countries attended the two-day session in Abu Dhabi, nd such was their diversity that the proceedings were translated into English, Arabic, Continue reading ?
Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) say that a million TEU containers have been handled at Khalifa Port since its commercial opening. Khalifa
Bentley’s new Continental GT3 race car has seen its first action, having competed over the weekend in the 2013 Gulf 12 Hours of Abu Dhabi. The new race car, Bentley’s first in a decade, was only revealed six months ago yet its performance has already been verified with a fourth-place finish in a race that saw the big bruiser go up...
Etihad, supported by Virgin Australia, will take on Emirates, supported by Qantas, on the Perth to Middle East route by launching a daily two class A330-200 top its Abu Dhabi hub from 15 July. Tourism and Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Morrison said “International arrivals from the UAE to Australia are up 22.2 per cent [...]
Etihad Airways announced today that they’ll be launching three times weekly service between Abu Dhabi and Dallas as of December 2, 2014. The new flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. Etihad doesn’t have any of these in their fleet yet, but is in the process of acquiring some from Air India. Show More Summary
Bentley has a rich history intertwined in the world of motorsports. As of late, however, the automaker hasn't been competing as often as it did in the early 20th century. One notable exception is a win at Le Mans back in 2003 with the Speed 8 racecar. Now though, Bentley is looking to get back into the game and it's doing so with the Continental...
Photo via Design Boom Cardboard king Shigeru Ban—he of the shockingly sturdy emergency shelters, and cathedrals—recently unveiled a temporary and mobile pavilion at the Abu Dhabi Arts Fair, made entirely from, yep, cardboard tubes. Dubbed the Design Souq, the pavilion...
I came across something I posted in 2007 and I’ve been pondering it for a bit. I recently flew Etihad’s first class suites, connecting from terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi to terminal 1 where the business class lounge is packed solid and poorly provisioned. Show More Summary
Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), and Polysys Additive Technologies Middle East (PAT ME) held a groundbreaking ceremony,
MILAN (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is looking at the data room of Alitalia and is expected to take a decision on whether to invest in the troubled Italian carrier by Christmas, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
The former Universal exec, who spent six years building the outward reach of the Abu Dhabi banner, raised eyebrows when he stepped down just as this year's Dubai International Film Festival was getting underway. DUBAI – Festival attendees...Show More Summary
Two days ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and saw a picture of one of my former professors. She had moved to Abu Dhabi to teach and was standing in a mall and surrounded by a number of ex-pat sorors that she had met since moving there a few years ago. “Wow,” I Keep Reading ?
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a strategic contract to supply Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) with power generation equipment and related services
The Abu Dhabi Art Fair commissioned cardboard master Ban to design a temporary mobile pavilion, which was just unveiled this past November. The unique cardboard shelter attracted a great deal of attention for its clever use of a single standard building material.
Write a 500-600 word story addressing the following question: “How can cities contribute to the advancement of sustainable development and address issues including water, energy and waste?” The post Blogging Contest: Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Formula 1's final race of 2014 will be worth twice as much as the race before it. The sanctioning body announced that the finale next year at Abu Dhabi would be worth 50 points to the winner instead of 25. From our friends at Eurosport: The...Show More Summary
Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable.