Hilton Worldwide announced on February 10 the signing of a management agreement with the Bin Otaiba Investment Group for a Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Sharjah, marking the company’s entry into the emirate. 10 kilometers from Dubai International Airport , one of the busiestAirport s in the world.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received on Tuesday at Zabeel Palace in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the visiting Crown Prince of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
The newest cargo terminal of Dubai based cargo handler dnata, FreightGate-8 at Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), has reported an increase in air cargo volumes of 700 percent for the 2011-12 financial year. In addition to large volumes of ‘standard’ air cargo shipments, dnata said it is increasingly handling unique heavy lift exports that require careful planning and specialised handling equipment.