Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) – Abu Dhabi’s Volvo Ocean Race contesting crew – triumphed in its class, despite injuries, in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race (RB&I), leading the fleet for most of the 1,800-mile course and finishing with more than a two hour lead on its closest competition. ADOR currently holds the monohull record for the RBIR race with its Azzam Vo65 yacht, the Fastnet monohullrecord from 2012 with its previous Azzam Vo70, and the Rolex Fastnet Race monohull record from 2011. The win adds to ADOR’s impressive record in the United Kingdom, but for the team it’s primarily a chance to hone their skills before they arrive in Alicante, Spain, soon to begin the Volvo Ocean Race.
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce the appointment of Rana Wassfey in the position of Government Sales Account Director. Rana, an Egyptian national, will be responsible for driving global government business to the hotel, with a particular focus on the GCC region. The Director of Sales, Emil Nilsson said: “Our […]
Currently, environmental issues are of primary importance throughout the world. In a report issued this January by the World Economic Forum attended by global political and economic leaders, environmental issues are described as one of the world’s greatest risks. Panasonic is pursuing the concept of “A Better Life, A Better World,” meeting the needs of […]
Who are they? The Weekend is a pop-rock band from London, Ontario, Canada. Their first performance took place in 1998. Co-founders: Andrea Wasse (vocals, chief songwriter) and Link C.(synthesizer, programming) were in high school when they formed the band with Lorien Jones (bass) and Mike Clive (drums). The Weekend second performance was as an […]