The unspoken speech

Most people who know me today may find it difficult to believe that I was once quite the mischief-maker. Now I’ll admit that most of my mischief revolved around avoiding Hindi exams, but what I do remember are the speeches that followed. You see, in most Indian families, you’ll get to hear one of two…

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OTAs of the future

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at the Sabre Connect conference about how OTAs are evolving in the Middle East. The region has come a long way from single digit OTA market share to a potential $15bn segment in just a decade; however, it still lags behind the rest of the world…

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Gamma matters

The eighties were a simpler time. Publishers were happy if their typewriters came with eraser ribbons and users were thrilled if the text on their monitors appeared in white. However, with the advent of the Internet in the late nineties, publishers were forced to prepare their content for constantly changing browsers, ever increasing screen resolutions…

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The street that time forgot

When people think of Dubai, the first things that usually come to mind are the tallest, the largest or even the smallest. Yet nestled between the superlatives and the pre-fabricated wind towers that remind the city of its humble beginnings, is a street that time forgot. The cabbage-patched street runs right through the heart of…

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