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Tech Hiring Behaviors are pushing women away

Tech Hiring Behaviors are pushing women away, according to survey

According to new global research from, one of the world’s largest travel commerce companies and a digital technology leader, almost half of women currently working in tech (47%) say that gender bias during the recruitment process is holding women back from entering the industry.

Air Arabia introduces new in-flight entertainment system

Air Arabia introduces new in-flight entertainment system

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the launch of its new complimentary in-flight entertainment system 'SkyTime' that allows passengers to live stream digital content on smartphones, tablets or laptops while traveling with the carrier. The new innovative entertainment system is now available across Air Arabia’s fleet.

African OTA Travelstart

African OTA Travelstart Launches A Media Division Globally

Pan-African online travel agency (OTA) Travelstart has established a media division to offer promotional opportunities across its assets, including digital content channels, pre-existing TV and radio advertising agreements and influencer network.

mobile technologies

Mobile Is Key to Boosting Guest Experiences Say Hoteliers

A whopping 91 percent of hotel executives surveyed said mobile technologies are critical to improving guest experience and cultivating loyalty. But only 69 percent were confident in their organization's ability to adopt and deliver those mobile experiences.

Uber to buy Careem

Uber To Buy Careem for US$3.1 billion

US peer-to-peer ridesharing giant Uber is expected to make an offer this week to buy the Dubai-headquartered ride-hailing service, Careem, for US$3.1 billion.