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Dubai expats should prepare for consequences of Coronavirus lockdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020 14:56

The repercussions for expats in the UAE from the country’s lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus are expected to be severe and could impact their lives for years to ... Read More

Abu Dhabi tourism establishes first MICE advisory committee in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019 17:15

In a partnership expected to drive further business tourism from China to the UAE capital, the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau (ADCB), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – ... Read More

World Aviation Safety Summit: Cross-industry collaboration number one priority

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 22:40

Day one of the World Aviation Safety Summit highlighted that cross-industry collaboration remains a priority in ensuring safety for the sector, both regionally and globally. Stakeholder consensus, more regulatory feedback ... Read More

Airbus supports Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2019 18:35

Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Formula 1 race security ... Read More

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah named Gulf Tourism Capital by GCC Tourism Ministers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019 01:40

Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has been named the ‘Gulf Tourism Capital’ by the Ministers of Tourism of the Gulf Cooperation Council member states during a recent meeting in Muscat, ... Read More

Marriott’s W hotel brand debuts in UAE capital with W Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 01:05

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the debut of the W brand in the UAE capital with the opening of W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes U.S. Customs and Border Protection delegation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 19:57

Abu Dhabi Airports has hosted a visit by a senior delegation from the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), led by Clint A. Lamm, CBP Director of the Preclearance ... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary with 2,000,000 visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019 17:10

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary this month on the heels of several major achievements for the institution and the launch of new programs, as well as a significant ... Read More

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 23:05

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) today announced its participation in the upcoming Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates. This will be the company’s first appearance ... Read More

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 00:50

Travelers from Russia visiting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023. That would constitute an increase of ... Read More

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019 14:55

At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services from market leading commercial and military aircraft to ... Read More

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 14:50

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) announces the appointment of Duncan Bureau as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, who will report directly into the group’s Chief Commercial Officer, Robin Kamark. ... Read More

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 9, 2019 17:00

India's low-cost airline SpiceJet has announced plans to set up its first international hub at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport  and launch a new carrier that will be based in ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia partner to attract visitors to Malaysia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 23:45

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a partnership with Tourism Malaysia to attract visitors from Europe and the Middle East to Malaysia, via the ... Read More

Sharjah promotes top local tourist attractions at WTM London

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 20:27

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is at the World Travel Market (WTM) London for the 17th consecutive year as part of its intensified campaign to promote Sharjah’s ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 18:58

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to Lebanon. The Saudi move was reported by the Saudi Press Agency ... Read More

Sharjah wants more Russian tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019 19:20

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced that it is aiming to attract more Russian visitors. According to the 2018 figures released by SCTDA, Russian visitors ranked ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily services to Rome, with a ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full ... Read More

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 15:40

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content of the 2019 edition of the exhibition, which will be held ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:36

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At least 12 Indians were among the 17 people killed police ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:33

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots in 2019. Japan dominates Asia Pacific travelers' summer plans scooping ... Read More

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 07:25

IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. The inaugural flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi to ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:56

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Mauritius  on June 1, 2019 in a ceremony held at ... Read More

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:41

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health and wellness activities across the brand's properties worldwide. In celebration ... Read More

Art Cities Exchange 2019 to welcome leisure, luxury and MICE industry players

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 28, 2019 21:58

Art Cities Exchange (ACE) 2019 will see the presence of 90 international buyers from the leisure, luxury, and MICE sectors from Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, the UAE, and ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 16:15

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the International Institute for Tolerance in Dubai ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 16:45

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community across the Middle East and North Africa region to access an ... Read More

TIME Hotels joins an elite club

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:05

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Plan B Solutions, to offer its guests the opportunity of enrolling in the TIME Elite Club Membership. The cobranding loyalty program ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the ... Read More

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

editor editor- May 13, 2019 22:24

The latest media spree from the Seychelles did not go unnoticed as the head of delegation Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Didier Dogley and the Seychelles Tourism ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media club now has more than 90 journalists and publications as ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board exhibits alongside Dnata Travel at the ADIB Roadshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:11

The Seychelles was prominently seen at the ADIB staff travel day roadshow event alongside Dnata Travel and seven other exhibitors on April 22, 23 & 25 2019. As Dnata Travel ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 02:15

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period last year due largely to reduced flights and a shift ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this year’s Arabian Travel Market, the ... Read More

First women-only taxi service launched in Russia’s Chechnya

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:20

Russia’s mostly-Muslim Chechnya launched first women-only taxi service in its capital city of Grozny. The Mekhkari taxi service is supposed to become an alternative for Chechen women, who cannot travel ... Read More

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