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Etihad Airways pilots begin specialized training in Ireland

Etihad Airways pilots begin specialized training in Ireland

A group of 36 Etihad Airways UAE national cadet pilots have started a specialised aviation training program in Dublin, Ireland.

Green Globe inspires green teamwork at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Green Globe inspires green teamwork at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

LOS ANGELES, California - Located in Dubai on the western wing of Palm Jumeirah, the luxury resort Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has earned certification by Green Globe for its sustainability management ...

OECD: Egyptian tourism continues to be underdeveloped

OECD: Egyptian tourism continues to be underdeveloped

CAIRO, Egypt - Despite improving throughout the past years, the Egyptian tourism industry continues to be underdeveloped, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in ...

Qatar Airways connection to the 24th Men's Handball World Championship

Qatar Airways connection to the 24th Men's Handball World Championship

A strategic partnership has been announced as Qatar 2015 ramps up its preparations to host the first international handball championship tournament which runs from January 15 until February 1, ...

Fake money scam lands tourists in Dubai prison

Fake money scam lands tourists in Dubai prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Two tourists have been sentenced to three years in jail for attempting to sell nearly US$1 million in fake bank notes.

You love tea? Arriving in Doha, Qatar should be on your tourist itinerary

You love tea? Arriving in Doha, Qatar should be on your tourist itinerary

At Doha Airport in Qatar, travelers can now find an Argo Tea Cafe and enjoy 30 different blends of tea including the Teappuccino, Mojitea and Smootea created from 100% natural ingredients.

Sharjah turns spotlight on cruise tourism opportunities on World Tourism Day

Sharjah turns spotlight on cruise tourism opportunities on World Tourism Day

Sharjah turned the spotlight on its picturesque east coast by hosting the World Tourism Day celebrations in the port city of Khorfakkan on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Etihad Airways takes ownership of a very different B787 Dreamliner aircraft

4 billion Dollars in orders, tenthousands of US Boeing jobs secured Etihad Airways takes ownership of a very different B787 Dreamliner aircraft

Etihad and Boeing called it a historic event in the airline's industry. Etihad announced a new direction the airline is taking.

Kidnapped by ISIS: A Syrian boy tells his story of terror and torture

Kidnapped by ISIS: A Syrian boy tells his story of terror and torture

Beheaded or be trained to become a suicide killer. This is a story told by a young Syrian child captured by ISIS and able to escape back to Syria.

al-Qaida tourism: Catch a glimpse of the black banners of jihad

al-Qaida tourism: Catch a glimpse of the black banners of jihad

Catch a glimpse of the black banners of jihad, with al-Qaida linked fighters now in control of swathes of the demilitarized zone on the Israeli/Syrian border.

Etihad unveils videos of stunning new livery on A380

See the airline videos here Etihad unveils videos of stunning new livery on A380

Created by leading brand consultants Landor Associates in partnership with Etihad Airways, the new livery for the airline’s A380 aircraft is inspired by traditional Emirati design patterns, the ...

CEO Nick Peel of Marka sees stocks explode today in Dubai

Retailing and restaurants group Marka Dubai, UAE CEO Nick Peel of Marka sees stocks explode today in Dubai

At the end of August, Dubai’s Marka, the retailing and restaurants company, appointed Nick Peel as chief executive.

Most of Saudi tourist accommodations do not meet industry standards

Most of Saudi tourist accommodations do not meet industry standards

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — The chairman of the national tourism committee at the Council of Saudi Chambers, Mohammad Al-Mejel, said that around 69 percent of suites and furnished apartments in the ...

Gulf Air wins at 2014 Passenger Choice Awards

Gulf Air wins at 2014 Passenger Choice Awards

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, was recently honored at this year’s Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards Ceremony in California, USA, ...

Etihad crew training: 14 million dollar contract awarded

Etihad crew training: 14 million dollar contract awarded

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has awarded a US$14 million contract to Spatial Composite Solutions, the UAE-based manufacturer of crew training equipment for the ...

Pakistani tourist arrested with drugs at Dubai airport

Pakistani tourist arrested with drugs at Dubai airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A 30-year-old man is accused of smuggling 24 kilograms of heroin into the country, Dubai Criminal Court heard on Tuesday.

Sustainability in full swing at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

Sustainability in full swing at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe congratulates JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort on the multi-faceted sustainable initiatives staff and management have implemented as part of their re-certification ...

New innovative “White Container” fills a gap in the Cool Chain space

New innovative “White Container” fills a gap in the Cool Chain space

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has launched an internally developed and cost effective LD3 container that keeps temperature sensitive cargo cool when transported on the ...

Etihad reveals network growth strategy

World Routes Etihad reveals network growth strategy

Etihad Airways treated delegates to an engaging presentation at the 20th World Routes Development Forum Strategy Summit, outlining the carrier’s expanded network by the end of 2015, including a ...

Emirates in market for up to 70 Airbus A380neos

World Routes Emirates in market for up to 70 Airbus A380neos

Emirates Airline’s fleet of Airbus A380s is sure to get bigger, but its next order for the Super Jumbo could be for an upgraded version of the aircraft should Airbus proceed with the development ...

Did FIFA say no to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

Did FIFA say no to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

Did FIFA say no to Qatar to hold the 2022 World Cup? Is the reason because of the weather with high temperatures in this Middle East country?

Dubai to build Emirates Airline pilots’ village

Dubai to build Emirates Airline pilots’ village

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Meydan, the private developer behind the world’s largest horse racing complex, yesterday unveiled plans to build an airline pilots’ village as part of the second ...

Lebanon to "activate" rural tourism

Lebanon to "activate" rural tourism

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon issued a statement to announce the establishment of a committee for the activation of rural tourism in Lebanon.

Dubai hosting international meeting planners

Dubai hosting international meeting planners

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A large delegation of approximately 100 influential meeting planners and business events journalists from around the world are in Dubai September 20-22, 2014 as part ...

Etihad Airways: New destinations to increase global network to 110 destinations

Abu Dhabi non stop to Baku and Tbilisi Etihad Airways: New destinations to increase global network to 110 destinations

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand its global route network with the addition of Baku, Tbilisi and Dar es Salaam in the second half of 2015, increasing ...

100 international meeting planners boost visitor numbers to the Emirate

100 international meeting planners boost visitor numbers to the Emirate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A large delegation of approximately 100 influential meeting planners and business events journalists from around the world are in Dubai from September 20-22, 2014 as ...

Suspended: Flights to Sanaa, Yemen

Yemen security threat in the capital city Sanaa brings airport operation to a stop Suspended: Flights to Sanaa, Yemen

Yemeni authorities announced Thursday that international airline flights, including Arab airlines, have suspended all flights to Sanaa International Airport for 24 hours due to the security ...

Zayed Port's new cruise terminal building design unveiled

Zayed Port's new cruise terminal building design unveiled

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) have unveiled the design of Zayed Port's new cruise terminal ...

Egypt: So much for freedom of expression

New tourism campaign? Egypt: So much for freedom of expression

“See Egypt” – a new travel website? A motto for a new tourism promotion? An online spying campaign?

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai’s luxury hotel scene keeps growing: This week, ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the construction of a new resort on the Palm Jumeirah ...

IATA: Global Financial Symposium ongoing in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Etihad President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, delivers opening address for Airline Symposium IATA: Global Financial Symposium ongoing in Abu Dhabi, UAE

More than 700 delegates from the airline industry have gathered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, for the International Air Transport Association’s inaugural World Financial ...

About the new Qatar Airways A380

About the new Qatar Airways A380

At a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany, hosted by Airbus, Qatar Airways welcomed a new star to its fleet – the A380.

Hamad International Airport now receives most airline traffic to Qatar

Hamad International Airport now receives most airline traffic to Qatar

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

Minister: Lebanon's tourism up 30 percent

Minister: Lebanon's tourism up 30 percent

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Despite the turbulent security climate, Lebanon’s summer season registered a thirty percent increase in tourism, Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon said Sunday.

Kuwait pumps $577 million in Egypt's tourism sector

Kuwait pumps $577 million in Egypt's tourism sector

Kuwait invested around $577 million in Egypt's tourism sector in the first half of 2014, official sources revealed.

UAE Yas Island loves Russian tourists

UAE Yas Island loves Russian tourists

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island is set to grow its global base of potential customers by tapping into the Russian tourist market at a major upcoming travel and tourism fair in Moscow.

Passenger flight from Geneva escorted to Rome after bomb threat

Passenger flight from Geneva escorted to Rome after bomb threat

Middle East Airlines Flight 214 traveling from Geneva to Beirut was escorted by jet fighters to Rome's airport after a bomb alert.

The aircraft landed safely in Rome. No explosives were ...

Etihad Airways: A global leader in revenue accounting

Etihad Airways: A global leader in revenue accounting

Etihad Airways has announced plans to establish a dedicated Revenue Accounting Centre of Excellence in Al Ain, in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and create job opportunities for more than 1,000 ...

Key specialists gather in Dubai

Experiencing Dubai's meetings and tourism industry Key specialists gather in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Experience Dubai as a destination.

Emirates chief: MH 17 could have been easily prevented

Emirates chief: MH 17 could have been easily prevented

Sir Tim Clark said weeks ago MH17 has changed everything when it comes to airline security policies.

Emirates: Second service - Dubai to Dar es Salaam

Emirates: Second service - Dubai to Dar es Salaam

The new flight will be operated with an Emirates A330-200, in a three class configuration with 12 seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 183 in Economy Class, adding a total of 2,370 seats ...

Developing Global medical tourism destination Dubai and TIME Hotel Management

Developing Global medical tourism destination Dubai and TIME Hotel Management

UAE-headquartered hospitality company, TIME Hotels Management, has announced the latest in a series of property management contract deals with the signing of a new five-star hotel located just a ...

Mandarin Oriental expands to the UAE with new hotel opening in 2017

Mandarin Oriental expands to the UAE with new hotel opening in 2017

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today announced that it will manage a luxurious urban resort in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, which is currently under development and due to open in ...

Flying to Qatar for the Belgium Chocolate?

Flying to Qatar for the Belgium Chocolate?

Are you flying to Qatar for the chocolate? If you do, you may be in for a treat.

Italian chef brings award-winning cuisine to Hamad International Airport

Italian chef brings award-winning cuisine to Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Duty Free (QDF) celebrated the official opening of the new Italian “al fresco” style restaurant, Soprafino, today at Hamad International Airport (HIA) with celebrity chef ...

Summer tourism booms in Salalah, Jabal Al Akhdar

Summer tourism booms in Salalah, Jabal Al Akhdar

MUSCAT, Oman - The total number of Khareef Salalah visitors increased to 423,662 by September 7 this year when compared with 421,835 visitors during the same period in 2013, reflecting an increase ...

Etihad Airways doubles up on  Abu Dhabi-Karachi

Etihad Airways doubles up on Abu Dhabi-Karachi

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will add a new daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Karachi to offer a double daily service from November 18, 2014.

Oman Tourism College partners with Dublin Institute of Technology

Oman Tourism College partners with Dublin Institute of Technology

MUSCAT, Oman - Oman Tourism College has introduced two new programs in Event Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management for the new academic year 2014-15, by partnering with the Dublin ...

Shave by Etihad comes with clothes steaming service

Shave by Etihad comes with clothes steaming service

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has enhanced its premium service offering at Abu Dhabi International Airport with the opening of a new Arrivals Lounge.

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