Tag: transportation

Saudi Transport Hajj season

Saudi Transport Sector Readiness for the Hajj Season 1440/2019

Saudi Arabia’s minister of transport H.E. Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi assured the readiness of all transportation services in the holy cities of Makkah and Al Madinah for the Hajj season this year (9-14 August), after an inspection tour with the presidents…

Terminal

MAKING JORDAN THE TERMINAL OF CHOICE

The Public-Private Partnership that’s revamping transport for Jordan The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) is Jordan’s only container port. With a capacity of 1.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit), and 1 km of berthing, capable of servicing ultra-large container ships, it…

aviation

The Business of Freedom: AVIATION

Jordan’s tourism and aviation outlook in 2019: waiting in the wings. Insights into the latest aviation trends, future outlook for the industry and ongoing challenges in Jordan as well as the wider region, as briefed to Venture, in a media…

school

A New Chance for Change

Improving transport services was a central component in the new government’s letter of designation and policy statement. Could this provide the sector with much-needed new momentum? Ever since he took office following the recent anti-austerity protests, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz…

AMG

New open-air member of the AMG GT family

Mercedes-AMG is extending its sports car portfolio with the new AMG GT S Roadster as an attractive open-air model. With this latest addition the AMG GT family now has a dozen members: four two-door Coupés, three Roadsters, two customer sports…

SUV

A Multi-talented Brute

Faster and sportier than a 2.3-tonne SUV has any right to be, the new Range Rover Sport SVR is now even more composed, powerful and—yes—thuggish. Revised along with garden-variety Range Rover Sport models three years after its original launch, the…

project

All aboard the Amman-Zarqa bus rapid transit project

After delays and setbacks spanning decades, the Amman-Zarqa bus rapid transit project is finally up and running. The growth and development of Amman and Zarqa have long been intertwined, not least because of their close proximity to one another (they’re…

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…

Turkish Airlines

Flying Properly

Turkish Airlines recently invited regional media channels and social media activists to explore Slovenia and Croatia and Venture was among them.  The cooperation between the Turkish Airlines, Slovenian Tourist Board, the Croatian National Tourist Board, the Zagreb Tourist Board, the…