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Visitors linger longer in UAE

New visa attracts increased layovers

The United Arab Emirates has succeeded in boosting the length of time that travellers stay in the country using longer layovers and connections between Europe and America with Asian destinations. The fastest growing group is now those staying between six to eight nights, according to ForwardKeys which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 16 million booking transactions a day.

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Three Critical Accelerators to Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Class of 2020, Accenture Research Finds

  • 67% of UAE female undergraduates aspire to be in a leadership positions
  • Only 10% behind UAE male undergraduates, 83% of UAE female undergraduates have taken a computing /coding module
  • Only 7% behind UAE male undergraduates, 35% of UAE female undergraduates have upskilled in digital technologies

Women graduating from university in developing markets in 2020 could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in their lifetimes, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

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