By subject, by region, by levels of satisfaction: university rankings are getting increasingly comprehensive and include more criteria to present the best higher education institutions to prospective students. Some elements, however, aren’t so easily quantifiable, making it harder for students to find the perfect institution to study for their dream career. Requirements will differ from...
Responsible for 9% of the global economy, the hospitality and tourism industry is one of the main sectors of employment internationally, and attracts thousands of hard-working people to new careers each year. Hospitality offers opportunities to build successful careers and high progression prospects in many roles, from chef and waitress to managerial and administrative positions...
With Dubai’s hotel sector being the fastest growing market outside of China and the United Arab Emirates’ successful bid to host the 2020 World Expo, the region’s growth and reputation as a business centre is set to keep soaring. As a tourist destination, Dubai attracts more than 9 million people looking for sunshine and perfect...
Following the recent Costa Concordia tragedy in which a luxury cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy, the cruise industry has taken a heavy beating in the international press. There have been concerns that the incident might dent the popularity of cruise holidays. However, no noticeable decline in consumer demand has been registered, although...
Whether it’s Britain’s Gordon Ramsay barking orders in his kitchen, dessert queen Nigella Lawson whipping up sinful sugary treats or Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor breaking down the art of complex curry recipes, cooking has captured the attention of a global audience. Reality shows like MasterChef, Hell’s Kitchen and Top Chef have confirmed an increasing...
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