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Cathay Pacific set to fly to the Maldives, one of the world’s most exotic holiday destinations

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Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a chain of islands whose beauty is unsurpassed, with pristine white-sand beaches, azure seas and amazing coral reefs. The islands are home to a rich marine life, including several endangered species, and are considered by many travellers as the perfect place for a honeymoon. Visitors to the Maldives currently enjoy a free 30-day visa on arrival in the capital city, Malé. To ensure passengers enjoy the maximum comfort for their journey to the Maldives, Cathay Pacific will use an Airbu... Read More »

Alstom awarded a turnkey metro project by the city of Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh counts almost 6 million inhabitants with an expected population explosion in 2030 set to increase the population to more than 8 million. The city has decided to build six new subway lines in order to reduce traffic congestion, enhance the economic dynamism of the Saudi capital and improve its inhabitants’ quality of life. One of the largest turnkey metro projects ever launched in the world, this fully automatic driverless network will be 170 km long and will include 87 stations. The network is scheduled to enter commercial service in 201... Read More »

High-flying fun with Lufthansa

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To mark the upcoming release of the film on 29 August, the airline has teamed up with Disney to devise competitions, creative catering and a wide range of in-flight entertainment options that will both amuse and create excitement about Disney’s latest film. ‘Planes’ is about a small propeller plane, Dusty, who wants to take part in the world’s most famous aeroplane race even though he is afraid of heights. The film, which builds on the success of the animation movie ‘Cars’, takes the audience on a journey to seven exciting locations around t... Read More »

Bosphorus breakthrough: New tunnel between Europe and Asia,ThyssenKrupp Elevator wins major infrastructure contract in Turkey

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The “Marmaray” project also includes the upgrading of 63 kilometers of existing track and the construction of 36 stations. For this phase of construction ThyssenKrupp Elevator is supplying 191 elevators and 155 escalators, making it one of the key suppliers for this gigantic infrastructure project. The client is a Spanish joint venture consisting of Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) and Invensys Rail Dimetronic. The 346 passenger transportation systems – including numerous panoramic elevators – will guarantee passengers high levels of comfort and s... Read More »

Mobile PIN machines to combat robberies from food deliverers

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Food deliverers are all too often the victim of robbery. In 2011 there were 100 robbery attacks on food deliverers and in 2012 there were 68. Moreover, a weapon was used in many of these robberies. This was the reason for a number of private parties, those being Domino’s pizza, New York pizza, Spare Rib Express, the Bezorgberen, the Royal Dutch Horeca Association, to get together with the Ministry of Security and Justice, the police, the platform Samen Veilig Ondernemen [Doing Business Safely] and the Centre for Crime Prevention and Security in... Read More »

Bosch carries out tests on German roads

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Bosch carries out tests on German roads Bosch test vehicle brings highly automated driving to the Autobahn TÜV Süd confirms that comprehensive safety concept is sound Tests in real traffic conditions accelerate the development of functions Wolf-Henning Scheider, the member of the Bosch board of management responsible for this area, underlines the significance of this independent assessment: “We are absolutely committed to the principle of dual control.” The first stage of development is concerned with automated driving on the Autobah... Read More »

Transaero Airlines voted Best Airline in EMEA by Frequent Business Traveler readers

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The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world's best airlines, hotels chains, automobile manufacturers, car rental agencies, luggage manufacturers and travel websites. Airlines are voted in three categories: Best Airline in the Americas; Best Airline in Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) and Best Airline in Asia/Pacific. Voting was conducted online from January until March this year and over 110,000 votes were cast by readers. Transaero Airlines is the first Russian airline to receive a GlobeRunner Award. “Transae... Read More »

Insurance company “Concord” paid 7,000,000 rubles. for the repair of Rolls-Royce GHOST

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Insurance event occurred in September 2012. As a result of road accidents: a collision between two cars on the highway M-3 Ukraine in the Kaluga region, suffered the insured in the UK "Consent» Rolls-Royce GHOST. At the time when the car Rolls-Royce moved in the left lane of his movement, located in the far right in front row car Nissan X-Trail, began to unfold across the roadway. As a result, there was a collision between two cars: Rolls-Royce advanced Nissan car into oncoming traffic, and received multiple injuries. After some investigatio... Read More »

DHL continues as Messe Frankfurt’s official logistics partner

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Bonn, 07/09/2013, 11:00 AM CEST DHL Trade Fairs & Events, a business unit of DHL Freight, will continue to be the official logistics partner of Messe Frankfurt for another five years. The trade fair logistics specialist will remain responsible for all logistical processes at the exhibition hall - before, during and after events. In addition  to classical transport services, DHL also offers exhibitors on-site fair organization, customs clearance, storage, and onward transportation of exhibits. DHL Trade Fairs & Events, a ... Read More »

Deutsche Post acquires email specialist optivo

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Deutsche Post is taking over optivo, one of the leading German email marketing services. This expands the Bonn-based company's portfolio in the online advertising market to include the attractive technological field of email marketing. "optivo is an ideal addition to our technology solutions in the online advertising market. Since 2010, we have been successively building up our Online Marketing business unit. Our goal is to be a neutral technology service and the first choice for the advertising industry," says Juergen Gerdes, Corporate Board M... Read More »

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