Tag Archives: Investment

News: Ryanair investment in Laudamotion wins EU approval

Ryanair has welcomed the EU Commission’s decision to approve its proposed acquisition of a 75 per cent interest in Laudamotion. The Irish low-cost carrier currently owns 24.9 per cent of the Austrian airline. Ryanair has entered into partnership with airline owner Niki Lauda to offer competition in the Austria, Germany, and Spain, aviation markets, the carrier said. However, Laudamotion is ...

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News: Africa Hotel Investment Forum unveils speaker line-up for 2018 event

Africa’s premier hotel conference, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, has unveiled a much-anticipated, packed agenda with leading figures from across the sector ready to reveal their personal paths to success. This year’s AHIF being staged in Nairobi, October 2nd-4th, will cover every aspect – from the impact of macroeconomics to the hard detail of building a thriving business, plus unique ...

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Marico to make a strategic investment in Revolutionary Fitness Private Limited

Marico Limited, today, has announced a strategic investment in Revolutionary Fitness Private Limited by agreeing to acquire upto 22.5% equity stake, t hrough primary and secondary infusions. Revolutionary Fitness Private Limited owns Revofit (https://revofit.com) – an integrated fitness and holistic wellness solutions app (avai lable on Android and iOS), which provi des a 360-degree approach to a healthy lifestyl e. ...

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News: Arabian Hotel Investment Conference to welcome Ranulph Fiennes

Organisers at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference have announced the event will welcome the legendary Sir Ranulph Fiennes on Thursday April 19th. The intrepid explorer completes the stellar line-up of speakers at the annual gathering for the world’s hospitality investment community. Described by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s greatest living explorer, Fiennes is world famous for being ...

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News: Global Restaurant Investment Forum reaches successful conclusion in Dubai

The fifth edition of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum has concluded with several exciting industry announcements. Over the past three days at Palazzo Versace Dubai, GRIF 2018 brought together more than 320 investors, owners, franchisors and senior hospitality professionals to facilitate investment decision-making within the international restaurant space.

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News: Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference to debut in Riyadh

Under the theme of ‘Focus on the Future’, the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference will present industry insights into how to capitalise on the multitude of hospitality investment opportunities arising in the kingdom. Organised by Saudi Event Management and Marketing, co-organised by Bench Events and MEED and hosted by strategic partner DUR Hospitality at the Riyadh Marriott Hotel on February ...

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Mental Health research investment woefully low

With more than one-in-four of us affected by mental health illnesses ranging from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder the charity MQ is launching a drive to increase investment in this vital area. Of the £115m spent on mental health research in Britain every year, 85 per cent is funded by three bodies:  the Wellcome Trust, the National ...

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Local Investment, Kudos Boost Italian Cinema’s Profile

This year looks like a turning point for Italian cinema, which is getting a hefty injection of new types of funding just as fresh narratives flourish and pics get more international traction. The four Oscar nominations scored by Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name” came just as movie admissions were picking up after a dramatic 12% box office drop ...

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