CNBC to launch Middle East Headquarters

CNBC is set to launch new headquarters for the Middle East in Abu Dhabi in Q1 2018. The global business and financial news network will begin broadcasting from the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) studios and will see ten new appointments to build a new team ahead of its launch. The new headquarters will anchor its daily global business news programs while the network also establishes an on-the-ground editorial presence locally as well as across the region.

Bahrain to host Arab Aviation and Media Summit

The 2015 Arab Aviation and Media Summit (AAMS) will be held in Bahrain. The event will take place on December 7, 2015 and December 8, 2015 in the Kingdom of Bahrain’s capital, Manama. AAMS is an industry initiative committed to improving the state of Arab aviation and tourism, embraced by many organisations such as Airbus Middle East, Air Arabia Group and CNBC. This year it will be held in partnership with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications and Bahrain Airport Company.

“We are delighted that Bahrain has been chosen to host the fifth annual Arab Aviation and Media Summit which holds great significance to us on both aviation and tourism scales,” says Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, CEO, Bahrain Airport Company. “This step reflects Bahrain’s legacy and status as a leader in Aviation and Tourism and will showcase the Kingdom’s experience in developing its travel and tourism sector.”