Middle East

Dubai kicks off region’s first live, interactive business event of H2 2020

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) successfully hosted the AI Everything X Restart Dubai Summer Conference, 16 July, the region’s first live, in-person business event to be hosted in H2 2020. The event showcased the effect of artificial intelligence on the UAE’s pandemic recovery. DWTC implemented comprehensive regulatory protective measures at the venue, including temperature screening, social dista...

Emirates airline to offer passengers medical cover for Covid-19

Dubai’s Emirates airline is offering to cover medical expenses of up to €150,000 euros and quarantine costs of €100 per day for 14 days for passengers should they be diagnosed with Covid-19 during their travel. The cover is offered by Emirates free to its customers regardless of class of travel or destination and is immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until 31 October, 202...

Dubai marks business events reopening with AI conference

Business events are set to restart in Dubai, with 16 July seeing the start of the emirate’s first major live in-person leadership business event organised by Dubai World Trade Centre. The AI Everything x Restart Dubai Summer Conference, hosted by the National Program of Artificial Intelligence, will celebrate the United Arab Emirate’s AI efforts during this time of pandemic. The event promises exc...