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Dead Sea Jordan breaks Guinness World Record

Creates Largest Human Floating Image at Lowest Spot on Earth Dead Sea Jordan breaks Guinness World Record

DEAD SEA, Jordan – Monaco Business Development announced today that Destination Dead Sea Jordan broke the world record of the largest floating human image in the world on Thursday, October 30, ...

Three times a day Abu Dhabi to Delhi and to Bombay: Etihad Airways

Three times a day Abu Dhabi to Delhi and to Bombay: Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced that Mumbai and New Delhi will become its first destinations in India to be served with triple-daily flights, ...

New Hamad International Airport (HIA) Doha passenger and cargo traffic situation

New Hamad International Airport (HIA) Doha passenger and cargo traffic situation

DOHA, Qatar - Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s new world-class gateway to the world, today announced an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at Doha ...

Boeing Delivers Emirates' 100th 777-300ER

Boeing Delivers Emirates' 100th 777-300ER

Boeing and Emirates Airline are celebrating the delivery of the airline's 100th 777-300ER (Extended Range), marking another milestone in a partnership that began over two decades ago when the ...

Emirates starts double-daily services to Seychelles

Emirates starts double-daily services to Seychelles

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has today introduced double-daily flights to the Seychelles.

Egypt: 100,000 South African tourists in 2014-15

Egypt: 100,000 South African tourists in 2014-15

CAIRO, Egypt - The Tourism Development Authority (TDA) plans to attract 100,000 tourists from South Africa during the current fiscal year (FY) 2014/2015, according to an official from the ...

Doha - Djibouti now on Qatar Airways gives new opportunities for Djibouti tourism

Doha - Djibouti now on Qatar Airways gives new opportunities for Djibouti tourism

Qatar Airways has continued its expansion in Africa with the launch of services to its latest destination, Djibouti, which began this week.

What about the new marketing manager for the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai?

What about the new marketing manager for the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai?

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai appoints Marketing Manager

Emirates and Australian Open serve up multi-year deal

Emirates and Australian Open serve up multi-year deal

Emirates and the Australian Open today announced a new Grand Slam partnership, launching a multi-year deal that will see the two global brands unite for the first time.

Saudi Arabia developing agro-tourism

Saudi Arabia developing agro-tourism

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has collaborated with farm owners in the Riyadh province to develop agro-tourism in the Kingdom.

Qatar tourism momentum on the rise

Qatar tourism momentum on the rise

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) released figures today showing that the tourism industry in Qatar continues its strong performance.

Etihad Airways denied reports that it has dropped plans to lease aircraft from Jet Airways

Rumors clarified: Etihad Airways did not put its partner Jet Airways in a difficult position Etihad Airways denied reports that it has dropped plans to lease aircraft from Jet Airways

eTN earlier published an article entitled: Etihad Airways puts its partner Jet Airways in a difficult position.

This article was based on an earlier report by the Indian Economic Times.

Abu Dhabi's cruise tourism sector continues to grow

Abu Dhabi's cruise tourism sector continues to grow

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi Ports Company's (ADPC) Zayed Port has welcomed the first cruise ship of the 2014/2015 season which will see a total of nearly 100 arrivals as the ...

New General Manager oversees the busiest route in Etihad Airways global network

DIMITRIOS KARAGKIOULES APPOINTED AS GM FOR UAE-BASED ETIHAD AIRWAYS IN THAILAND New General Manager oversees the busiest route in Etihad Airways global network

Mr. Dimitrios Karagkioules, who has more than 20 years of airline experience, takes up the Bangkok-based role to represent Etihad Airways in Thailand.

Etihad Airways met by Thai dancers in Phuket

New non stop air service Abu Dhabi- Phuket Etihad Airways met by Thai dancers in Phuket

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today commenced daily non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Phuket, the airline’s second destination in Thailand.

Oman inbound tourism strong

Oman inbound tourism strong

Oman registered solid tourism growth in the first half of the year with more than one million international tourists visiting the country.

 Etihad Airways and SAP: Strategic technology partner for business transformation

Etihad Airways and SAP: Strategic technology partner for business transformation

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today announced the selection of SAP as a strategic technology partner to deploy a range of key software solutions to ...

Dubai rolls out domestic medical tourism pacakges

Dubai rolls out domestic medical tourism pacakges

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has rolled out the first phase of the medical tourism pacakges which caters to the domestic market.

Guess what airline was named most in demand  employer by Linkedin?

Guess what airline was named most in demand employer by Linkedin?

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, announced the rankings at its 2014 Talent Connect conference held last night in San Francisco.

Emirates growth strategy on track

Emirates growth strategy on track

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Emirates will continue with its growth trajectory, in spite of global challenges like regional political instability, pandemic health issues in Africa and softening ...

Qatar Airways Cargo flies to the Norwegian energy capital Stavanger

Qatar Airways Cargo flies to the Norwegian energy capital Stavanger

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo today announced the launch of freighters to Stavanger in Norway, effective 3 November 2014.

Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed World Expo 2015 Airbus

Expo Milan, Alitalia and Etihad join forces simultaneously in Milan and Abu Dhabi Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed World Expo 2015 Airbus

In a lifestream event simultaneously broadcasts this morning from Milan and Abu Dhabi, Alitalia and Etihad Airways revealed two new Airbus A320 aircrafts showing the colors of both airlines plus ...

Pharaon: Lebanon remains one of top medical tourism destinations

Pharaon: Lebanon remains one of top medical tourism destinations

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Despite the volatile security situation, Lebanon remains one of the top destinations for people seeking medical care in the eastern world, Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon said ...

Shoukry: Arab tourism to Egypt up 400 percent

Shoukry: Arab tourism to Egypt up 400 percent

CAIRO, Egypt - Inbound tourism from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan grew by 400% in the last three months according to the Tourism Activation Authority’s (TAA) head of International Tourism ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its Breast Cancer Awareness campaign to guests and employees at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

1000 flying nannyies and counting

1000 flying nannyies and counting

Elpida Tsatsaronis, from the United States, is the 1000th Flying Nanny to complete her training, delivered in part by Norland College, at the Etihad Airways Innovation Training Academy in Abu ...

Flying butlers go through a series of Savoy master classes

Etihad Airways flying cabin crew butler service Flying butlers go through a series of Savoy master classes

An elite group of Etihad Airways cabin crew are set to become the aviation world’s first flying butlers, having completed a specially tailored three week training course in London.

Etihad Airways: 130 percent growth in UAE staff overseas placement

Etihad Airways: 130 percent growth in UAE staff overseas placement

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has increased the number of UAE national staff on international work placements by over 130 per cent compared to the end of last ...

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustaining Jordan’s tourism treasures

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustaining Jordan’s tourism treasures

One of Green Globe’s most treasured destinations is the country of Jordan, which offers antediluvian wonders, a truly diverse range of travel experiences and an excellent selection of certified ...

Etihad Airways revenue increased 29 percent

Etihad Airways revenue increased 29 percent

Total revenues increase to US$1.8 billion during the third quarter of 2014. Passenger numbers grow 30 percent to 3.9 million between July and September to outstrip capacity increase.

GCC ministers to discuss tourism in Gulf region

GCC ministers to discuss tourism in Gulf region

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) President Prince Sultan bin Salman will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the first constituent meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ...

Abu Dhabi International Airport: Passenger traffic up 24.8 percent

Abu Dhabi International Airport: Passenger traffic up 24.8 percent

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased by 24.8% in the month of August.

Another tourism threat in Egypt: 30 killed just today on Egypt's roads

Another tourism threat in Egypt: 30 killed just today on Egypt's roads

With security problems ongoing the Egyptian travel and tourism industry is in a desperate position. Ongoing news of deadly bus crashed are adding to fear travelers may have visiting Egypt.

Oman's tourism records significant growth

Oman's tourism records significant growth

MUSCAT, Oman - Oman's hospitality sector has recorded a significant growth in the first half of 2014 as the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) intensively promotes across the globe various tourist ...

Hindus welcome Lord Shiva statue in prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi

Hindus welcome Lord Shiva statue in prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi

Upcoming $630 million Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD) museum will reportedly have Hindu Dancing Shiva statue in its permanent collection.

Qatar Airways named official sponsor of Al-Ahli Football Club

Qatar Airways named official sponsor of Al-Ahli Football Club

At a press conference this morning, and in the presence of His Highness Prince Fahd bin Khaled bin Abdullah, the Chairman of Al-Ahli Football Club, and His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khaled ...

Jordan Attempts to Break the Guinness World Record

The Largest Floating Image at the Lowest Spot on Earth - the Jordan Dead Sea Jordan Attempts to Break the Guinness World Record

Jordan – Monaco Business Development announced today that the Dead Sea in Jordan will be the destination to attempting to break the Guinness World Record of the largest floating image on Thursday ...

Australia Hall of Fame and the Etihad Airways involvement

Australia Hall of Fame and the Etihad Airways involvement

The announcement was made at Australia’s most prestigious sporting awards ceremony – the 2014 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Gala Dinner – held at Palladium at ...

Qatar Airways awarded Best Middle East Airline for fifth consecutive year

Qatar Airways awarded Best Middle East Airline for fifth consecutive year

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has been honoured for the fifth consecutive year as Best Middle East Airline at the 2014 Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards.

New luxury property portal launches in UAE

New luxury property portal launches in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - A new real estate portal has been launched in the UAE to fill a gap amongst consumers looking for a more targeted approach to finding a property.

Etihad new frequent flyer program is a Partnership opportunities for all airlines

Etihad Airways partners unveiled Etihad new frequent flyer program is a Partnership opportunities for all airlines

Etihad Airways today unveiled Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand which brings together like-minded airlines to offer customers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced ...

Oman's cooking school serves up local culture to tourists

Oman's cooking school serves up local culture to tourists

MUSCAT, Oman - A new cooking school in Oman’s Qantab fishing village is subtly teaching tourists about the Omani way of life as well as the secrets to some of its sought after cuisine.

Saudi tourism: Dramatic growth in investments projected

Saudi tourism: Dramatic growth in investments projected

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Forecasts indicate the possibility of a dramatic growth in investments worth over SR95 billion in the Saudi tourism sector, hotels and apartments during the next 10 ...

Lost tourists rescued by Ras Al Khaimah police

Lost tourists rescued by Ras Al Khaimah police

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates - Four European tourists who had lost their way up a mountain had to be rescued by police.

King Abdullah: Saudi Arabia will not rest until terrorism is eradicated

King Abdullah: Saudi Arabia will not rest until terrorism is eradicated

On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy ‎Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held the annual ‎reception ...

Opening of JacTravel’s Dubai Office

Opening of JacTravel’s Dubai Office

JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler, held a reception at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club to mark the official opening of its Dubai office.

Jeddah resorts receive much needed boost from Eid holiday

Jeddah resorts receive much needed boost from Eid holiday

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Eid holiday is a harbinger of good news for resorts and chalets in Jeddah which have rebounded after a period of stagnation lasting for more than two months.

Happy Eid-ul-Adha: Also for tourists to experience

Happy Eid-ul-Adha: Also for tourists to experience

In many Moslem countries a religious 7 day holiday season starts on October 4.

With Etihad investing in Alitalia,  what about the Israeli part of the business?

With Etihad investing in Alitalia, what about the Israeli part of the business?

After the 49% investment by Abu Dhabi based Ethiad Airways into Alitalia rumors are spreading about Alitalia backing out of a maintenance agreement with Israel.

Etihad Airways honored for inflight service

Etihad Airways honored for inflight service

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been honoured at the Future Travel Experience Awards 2014 for providing a market-leading inflight experience.

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