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UK sees record tourism growth in 2017 from India

Overall, 2017 was a record-breaker for overseas visits to the UK and for the amount visitors spent across the country. There were a total of 39.2 million inbound visits to the UK in 2017, up 4%, with visitors spending £24.5 billion, up 9%.  Visitors from India travelling to the UK in record numbers Latest official figures

Record 18,300+ Visitors Attend 10th Entrepreneur Day

13-Year-Old Start-up Founder Pitches Ideas to HKTDC Chairman   18 May 2018 – A record turnout of more than 18,300 visitors attended the 10th Entrepreneur Day, which concluded its two-day run at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) today. The number represented a four per cent increase from last year. Organised by the

Record EUR 1 billion European Investment Bank support for global solar investment confirmed ahead of International Solar Alliance summit

Largest ever backing for solar investment by world’s largest international public bank India leading country for EIB solar investment Strengthened engagement for solar energy in developing and emerging economies expected In 2017 the European Investment Bank provided EUR 1.05 billion of new financing for solar energy projects around the world, representing the largest ever annual

Twin Jewellery Shows Attract Record of some 87,000 Buyers

On-site Survey Shows Industry Optimism on Future Prospects   5 March 2018 – Featuring more than 4,550 exhibitors, the fifth Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show (27 February-3 March) and the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show (1-5 March) concluded with participation from about 87,000 buyers from 145 countries and regions, representing a

ETIHAD AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE EMBARKS ON ROUND THE WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Senior Etihad Airways executive, Andrew Fisher, embarks on a journey of a lifetime on 21 January when he attempts to break the world record by flying around the globe in the shortest time frame on scheduled flights, and with the fewest number of sectors.   Fisher, who works as

SIAL Middle East 2017 record 28% increase in visitors, AED3.3 billion worth of deals

  ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices   Jenaan pen deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE     Abu Dhabi, 14 December, 2017: The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East has seen a growth of 28% year-on-year for visitor numbers, with the event organisers revealing

NephroPlus Sets a Record by Flagging Off the Longest Bike Expedition by People on Dialysis

  The bike expedition is going to be a curtain raiser to the 2nd edition of world’s only Dialysis Olympiad   Bangalore, October 13th, 2017: NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis delivery network and a pioneer in redefining dialysis delivery in India, unveiled the first ever bike expedition by those undergoing dialysis. Driven by a guest-centric (at

Record 12 clinical studies on improving cataract surgery outcomes with Cassini® to be presented during European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons Meeting (ESCRS)  

The Hague Netherlands / Burlington MA, October 4, 2017 – Twelve clinical studies on improving outcomes of cataract surgery with Cassini, a novel diagnostic platform based on multi-color LED technology, will be presented at the upcoming ESCRS meeting in Lisbon, Portugal from October 7-11, 2017.  The studies cover a wide range of research interests, including measurement of

BESC sets another record – lifts 4 cricketing trophies in one season

Even as the mercury soars, it is raining trophies in Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) as the college cricket team continues with its winning streak. As a matter of fact, the team that has already emerged triumphant in three tournaments, emerged victorious at the Inter Collegiate T-20 Cricket tournament for men defeating Acharya Jagadish Chandra

Cyclists Record 276,818 Commutes on Strava’s Global Bike to Work Day

    276,818 commute activities were logged on Strava around the globe Global Bike to Work Day cyclists commuted 3.3 million miles on Thursday, May 11, 2017 Cyclists from 170 countries participated in the global event 1,580 tons of carbon emissions were offset on the day   SAN FRANCISCO — May 17, 2017 — Strava,