Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Umniah CEO Ziad Shatara Starts Tenure

Umniah announced today that Ziad Shatara has recently started his tenure as the company’s new CEO. Mr. Shatara comes to Umniah with a remarkable professional track record and extensive international experience of more than 20 years in the telecommunication field. Prior to joining Umniah,…

Samsung Electronics Levant Holds Enterprise Business Forum

Samsung Electronics Levant held its first “Business Enterprise Forum” in Jordan for enterprise business and solutions, with the attendance of a network of its partners, customers, corporations and entrepreneurs, for two consecutive days at the Four Seasons Hotel Amman. The…

IDG Consultancy Commits to Jordan

Inspirational Development Group (IDG), the global leadership and management consultancy, is set to reinforce its presence in Jordan by opening a full-service office. By Jane Hosking Inspirational Development Group isn’t new to Jordan. For the last six years, the international…

Bringing them Back: Boosting Jordan’s Ailing Visitor Numbers

Sapped by continuing conflict in surrounding countries, Jordan’s tourism sector has seen better times. But the Kingdom’s Tourism Minister Nayef al-Fayez is leading an ambitious drive to encourage visitors to return. By Elisa Oddone In the new science fiction epic…

The Saudi Women Blazing a Trail

In a challenge to deeply rooted conventions and stereotypes, Saudi women entrepreneurs like Sarah al Ayed and Lujain al Ubaid are achieving huge success in the world of business. By Elisa Oddone Hit hard by plunging oil prices, Saudi Arabia…