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Economic Update | Covid-19 and medical tourism: is a recovery on the cards?

4 Feb 2021
Prior to the outbreak of coronavirus, medical tourism was a significant growth industry in many emerging economies. While the pandemic represented a major setback for the segment, there are signs...

Economic Update | Will Covid-19 unleash a new generation of digital nomads?

3 Feb 2021
With Covid-19 facilitating the widespread adoption of remote working practices, some emerging markets are seeking to attract digital nomads through a series of incentives and special visas.

Economic Update | Middle East: Economic Year in Review 2020

17 Dec 2020
– Economies in the region were hit by reduced trade volumes and lower oil prices – Governments launched extensive stimulus packages to stabilise their economies – Short-term recovery will be tied to...

Economic View | Bader Saeed Al Lamki, CEO, National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed)

9 Dec 2020
Bader Saeed Al Lamki
In what ways will the trend of remote work impact the residential property market?

Economic Update | How will Covid-19 affect Gulf diversification efforts?

18 Nov 2020
While many Gulf nations were already working to diversify their economies prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the subsequent economic downturn and collapse in oil prices has meant that governments in...

Economic Update | How can Gulf airlines persuade coronavirus-wary passengers it is safe to fly?

25 Jun 2020
As countries within the Gulf begin a gradual easing of Covid-19-related movement restrictions, the revival of the region’s aviation sector has come into focus. Effective recovery strategies will rely...

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