Monthly Archives: January 2018

FCC

Venture Explains: The FCC’s decision to ditch net neutrality

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted along political party lines to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open Internet—a concept known as net neutrality. What is net neutrality? It’s the belief that all web…

real growth

Reasons for Cheer in 2018

After a decade or so in the doldrums, things are finally looking up for Jordan’s economy. Evidence from both the global and regional arena warrant saying that Jordan is moving towards a growth cycle, leaving the bottleneck of the last…

Etihad

Etihad to Launch Second Daily Flight Between Abu Dhabi and Amman

Etihad Airways is launching a second daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Amman in March. “The double daily year-round schedule will provide greater choice to local passengers traveling between Abu Dhabi and Amman, with attractive timings of early afternoon and…

CES Innovation

Samsung Honored with several CES Innovation Awards 2018

CES Innovation Awards Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced that 36 of its latest products have been recognized as CES® 2018 Innovation Awards winners. Products awarded in this prestigious program are honored for outstanding design and…

transport woes

Amman’s Transport Woes: Managing Expectations of the BRT

The BRT has come to be viewed by some as the be-all, end-all solution to Amman’s transport woes. In reality, the project is only the first step in a long journey ahead. Its significance is more in what it represents…

Angela

Achtung Angela

Surprise election results have thrown Germany’s usually staid political scene into chaos and raised questions about the future of Angela Merkel’s leadership. Fiercely moral. Shrewd political survivor. Cool-headed pragmatist. This is how some have described Angela Merkel, the incumbent German…

Philip Morris

Philip Morris International Commits to Revolutionizing the Tobacco Industry

With its groundbreaking new commitment to a smoke-free future, Philip Morris International is working to radically revolutionize the tobacco industry. Jordan and Palestine’s Commercial Director for Philip Morris, Jindrich Preis, discusses how this shift in business has been accompanied by a…

Airport International Group

Airport International Group: Second Decade of Success

CEO Kjeld Binger, leads Airport International Group into a 2nd decade of success.  Airport International Group is marking a decade of managing Jordan’s prime gateway to the world, Queen Alia International Airport. Since assuming responsibility for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation…

smart city

Retailers and the Digital Sales Switch

Bricks and mortar retailers must develop an online presence if they want to keep hold of customers that are steadily drifting online. A Study by the US National Retail Federation found that 59 percent of shoppers plan to make online…

The Art of Luxury

Recently, Marriott International invited the regional media channels to an immersive journey introducing their new luxury brand portfolio. A thoughtfully curated itinerary of bespoke experiences, exquisite glamour and delectable cuisine awaited media channels’ representatives to discover Marriott International ’s luxury…