Dubai has put out a call for youth ambassadors and cultural performers to represent the United States at next year’s world expo in the Middle Eastern emirate. Expo 2020 was slated to begin this month but was postponed until next October due to the coronavirus pandemic. Performers will rotate in over the six-month expo period […]
The focus may have been on its gleaming skyscrapers, upscale homes and a (potentially postponed) world expo in October, but a presentation on Dubai March 12 showed that the emirate has a few business sectors, especially in technology, that could complement Atlanta well. The “Demystifing Dubai” seminar was held at the Commerce Club downtown March 12, […]
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Delta Air Lines Inc. is heralding a new agreement between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates that it believes is the final blow in a fight to end what it sees as unfair competition from Middle Eastern carriers. The U.S. State Department last week announced an “understanding” reached May 11 with the UAE that requires […]
Duluth-based IT consultancy American CyberSystems Inc. has international customers, but it also has the luxury of waiting until it hits the $1 billion mark in revenues before strategically pursuing more.
Emirates Airline, the Dubai-based carrier, is coming to the home of the world’s busiest airport to recruit some of the 5,000 new flight attendants being hired as a part of its global expansion this year. The company is holding an information session in Atlanta May 30, promising to outline the benefits these potential members of the […]
Qatar Airways is planning to begin a daily nonstop flight from Doha to Atlanta next year as part of a broader expansion into the U.S. that also includes new flights to Boston and Los Angeles and a second daily flight to New York. The Middle Eastern carrier’s announcement comes as as Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Inc. and other U.S. airlines have asked the Department of Transportation to review “Open Skies” pacts with […]
Dubai trade and investment officials in Atlanta today must be used to complaints about offshoring, because they came prepared to preempt any talk of stolen jobs or compromised American competitiveness. Their unorthodox pitch (for foreign investment agencies at least): Invest with us to grow your sales — and jobs — at home. “We want to create business back here. […]
U.S. companies seeking to expand their business abroad through franchising may be surprised by Bachir Mihoubi’s suggested markets.
A Norcross-based provider of air duct cleaning services in commercial buildings and homes has found a franchisee to take its brand into Nigeria.