The UK Marketing and Communication Academy (MarCom) is proudly sponsoring the Fujairah Fair 2016, under the theme: “Learn, to progress” which will be held from 26-28 April 2016 at the Fujairah Exhibition Centre, U.A.E. under the patronage of his highness the ruler of the Fujairah. This is the first time the event has been opened to the International markets. Read more
London 25 Sep 2015
MarCom Academy is now the Media Partner for the Gulf Education Scholarship Program Conference that taking place in London between 16-17 November 2015.
Under the Gulf Education umbrella, Working in partner UKUD – International Educational Conference are launching this event in response to the fast-paced, and progressive changes being made by the GCC Ministries and leading employers across the region regarding scholarship and employment policies and opportunities as part of each country’s national workforce development programmes. Ensuring that each programme delivers the accurate requirement for each geographical area in terms of of qualified manpower and balanced development. Read more
The number of overseas fans visiting Britain to watch top-flight football rose to 800,000 in 2014 and brought in almost £700m, according to research.
Most fans came from the Republic of Ireland (121,000), with Norway (93,000), Sweden (58,000) and the United States (53,000) next.
Old Trafford and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium were the most popular venues, both receiving 109,000 visits each.
Premier League chief Richard Scudamore said the rise was “very encouraging”.
However, football supporters groups said the figures, released by tourism body Visit Britain, underlined concerns they have about the make-up of fans in stadiums, ticket prices and club identity. Read more
London – By Mike McCarthy, North Of England Correspondent
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Some 800,000 overseas visitors went to a football match last year – up by 6% on 2010 – and usually spend more than other tourists.
A new study has found football is playing an increasing role in attracting overseas tourists to Britain. Read more