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Egypt Air crash: Bomb explosion on board

Egypt Air crash: Bomb explosion on board

Today Egyptian forensic official in Cairo say they had looked at human remains retrieved from the Egypt Air Flight 804 that crashed in the Mediterranean off the coast of Egypt.

Sharjah police recovers seven kilograms of stolen gold

Sharjah police recovers seven kilograms of stolen gold

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates - Police on Monday recovered more than seven kilograms (15.5 pounds) of gold stolen from a jewelry outlet in Sharjah and arrested three of the four-member gang ...

Dubai to build new convention center

Dubai to build new convention center

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai will build a new convention center at a cost of Dh1.8 billion near Dubai Creek, it was announced on Sunday.

Qatar Airways hosts industry leading AGIFORS aviation conference

Qatar Airways hosts industry leading AGIFORS aviation conference

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is leading an aviation conference bringing together experts from across aviation and software fields to promote the use of operations research in the airline ...

YOTEL breaks ground on first hotel in Dubai

YOTEL breaks ground on first hotel in Dubai

YOTEL, an affiliate company of Kuwait-listed IFA Hotels & Resorts KSCC, broke ground last week on their first property in the Middle East, expected to open in 2018.

flynas increases Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi flights

Flynas and Etihad - a good combination? flynas increases Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi flights

The Saudi-based national airline, flynas, is increasing capacity between their home country and the UAE with new flights linking Abu Dhabi with Riyadh and Jeddah.

At least ten killed in Iraq bomb attack

At least ten killed in Iraq bomb attack

BAGHDAD, Iraq - At least ten people were killed in a bomb attack Saturday in Iraq’s Salahuddin Province, north of the capital, Baghdad, security sources say.

Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister: "Don't make up conspiracy theories. Yet."

Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister: "Don't make up conspiracy theories. Yet."

CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sharif Fathi has called on people not to make up conspiracy theories and to wait for the results of the investigation of the EgyptAir flight ...

MS804: Human remains floating in the Mediterranean

Egypt Air crash: Human body parts, seats and items found MS804: Human remains floating in the Mediterranean

According to tbe Greek Defense Minister, body parts, seats, and passenger items were located belonging to downed EgyptAir flight MS804 found in the Mediterranean Sea.

Saudi Arabia: 43 percent increase in tourist arrivals by 2020

Saudi Arabia: 43 percent increase in tourist arrivals by 2020

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Data provided by MAS forecasts that there will be a 43% increase in the number of inbound tourist arrivals to Saudi Arabia by 2020, Deloitte has revealed at the Vision ...

Uncontrolled fall from the sky: Crashed into the Mediterranean Sea

Terrorism brought down EgyptAir Airbus according to authorities Uncontrolled fall from the sky: Crashed into the Mediterranean Sea

Two pieces of floating airplane parts have been spotted by the Greek military. The Egyptian aviation minister and Egyptian authorities find terror was the most likely cause of this crash.

Latest on MS804: Mayday call before flames in the sky seen

Unauthorized statement by official: Egypt Air MS 804 crashed Latest on MS804: Mayday call before flames in the sky seen

The Greece and Egyptian navy and air force are searching waters in between Greece and Egypt. Latest reports say the plane may have gone down over water.

Terror on MS804? Egypt Air flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared

Terror on MS804? Egypt Air flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared

Egypt is tremendously suffering when it comes to air safety. After a Russian jet with tourists from Sharm El Sheikh blown out of the sky by a bomb, another possible terror alert is ongoing.

Hotel show opened by His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman, Tourism Committee

Hotel show opened by His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman, Tourism Committee

The 4th annual Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 opened Tuesday, May 17, 2016, under the patronage of His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Tourism ...

Saudi Arabia: Another giant tourism potential

Saudi Arabia: Another giant tourism potential

The Government of Saudi Arabia has announced a plan to diversify its economy in order to overcome reliance on crude oil exports by 2030.

Opening: Palestinian Museum but no exhibits

Opening: Palestinian Museum but no exhibits

One thing the museum will not have is exhibits.

Swiss luxury watch exhibition opens in Hamad International Airport

Swiss luxury watch exhibition opens in Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Duty Free’s luxury watch fair will showcase more than 600 internationally acclaimed timepieces in Hamad International Airport, Doha, throughout May and June providing the ...

Qatar Airways: Love for exploration through reading and travel

Qatar Airways: Love for exploration through reading and travel

Yesterday, 500 students each received their first book for the summer, courtesy of Qatar Airways and the Atlanta Public Schools, to kick-start the “School’s Out, Reading Is In!” program.

Number of hotel rooms in Jeddah to double by 2018

Number of hotel rooms in Jeddah to double by 2018

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The number of hotel rooms in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is forecast to double by 2018 according to a new report.

'Arabic Festival' opens at Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai

'Arabic Festival' opens at Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Showcasing local art, culture and cuisine, a two-week Arabic Festival opened today at the Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai.

Hamad International Airport achieves record passenger numbers in first quarter of 2016

Qatar’s airport served a total of 30.9 million passengers in 2015 Hamad International Airport achieves record passenger numbers in first quarter of 2016

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has served a record 8.8 million passengers during the first quarter of 2016, making it the busiest quarter for the airport since its opening in May 2014.

Qatar Airways: New fleet management system called TOPS

Qatar Airways: New fleet management system called TOPS

Qatar Airways today announced the successful completion and implementation of a new fleet management system called TOPS that allows the airline to optimally schedule aircraft and better manage ...

Etihad Airways: New general manager in Nigeria

Etihad Airways: New general manager in Nigeria

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has appointed George Mawadri as its new General Manager in Nigeria, where he will be responsible for growing Etihad Airways’ relationships with ...

Kuwait: No passport for tourism for stateless citizens

Kuwait: No passport for tourism for stateless citizens

Kuwait is to toughen up its measures regarding handing passports to stateless people residing in the country following the murder of a Kuwaiti citizen in Thailand.

Saudi hospitality industry adapts to rise of millennial traveler

Saudi hospitality industry adapts to rise of millennial traveler

Millennial travelers are forecast to become the dominant consumer group globally by 2020, yet the future appears closer for Saudi Arabia.

Demonstrators stage anti-government protests in Bahrain

Demonstrators stage anti-government protests in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - Demonstrators have taken to the streets in Bahrain to voice their strong determination to press ahead with the peaceful campaign for the establishment of democracy in the Persian ...

Etihad Airways wins leading finance awards for unique bond agreement and best treasury team

Etihad Airways wins leading finance awards for unique bond agreement and best treasury team

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways’ finance team has continued its winning streak by landing two key awards – for best treasury team and for securing a unique US$700 million bond ...

‘Checking Out’ campaign urges Brits to clear their debts before leaving UAE

‘Checking Out’ campaign urges Brits to clear their debts before leaving UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The British Embassy in the UAE has launched a social media campaign this week which aims to ensure a smooth and hassle-free departure for British nationals who are ...

Inaugural Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards (2017

Inaugural Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards (2017

Details of the inaugural Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards (2017) will be announced by organizers’ dmg events at The Hotel Show in Jeddah this month.

Egypt opens its border with Gaza Strip for 48 hours

Egypt opens its border with Gaza Strip for 48 hours

CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt has opened its border with the Gaza Strip to allow citizens of the Palestinian enclave access to the outside world after nearly three months of closure.

Egyptian Tourism Minister welcomes Germany's decision to lift luggage restrictions to Sharm el Sheikh

Egyptian Tourism Minister welcomes Germany's decision to lift luggage restrictions to Sharm el Sheikh

CAIRO, Egypt - Following today's announcement that the German Government will lift their luggage restrictions to Sharm el Sheikh, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Yehia Rashed, issued the following ...

25 killed and 56 wounded in Baghdad bombings

25 killed and 56 wounded in Baghdad bombings

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A least 25 people have been killed and 56 others wounded in two new blasts targeting a western neighborhood of the Iraqi capital city, as well as Kadhimiyah district of Baghdad, ...

Saudi Arabia's mega-projects in focus at vision conference 2016

Saudi Arabia's mega-projects in focus at vision conference 2016

Ramzi R. Solh, CEO of Commercial Development at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), is the latest addition to the line-up for the 2nd annual Vision Conference, Saudi Arabia.

ATM 2016 attracts record 28,000 visitors

ATM 2016 attracts record 28,000 visitors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 posted a 7% year-on-year rise in visitor numbers with more than 28,000 trade visitors attending the show, which took place from 25-28 ...

Jordan Dreams Green with dedication and celebrations at Amman’s first Green Park

Jordan Dreams Green with dedication and celebrations at Amman’s first Green Park

AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan kicks off its Dream Green Campaign with festivities surrounding the inauguration of the National Gallery of Fine Arts Park in Amman.

New UAE visa system: Delays are due to system updates

New UAE visa system: Delays are due to system updates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai residents are urged to contact the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in case of any delays in their visa transactions via the new ...

Qatar Airways inducts 50th Boeing 777 into its fleet

Qatar Airways inducts 50th Boeing 777 into its fleet

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways received its 50th Boeing 777 recently, taking the total count of aircraft in operation to more than 180 single aisle and widebody aircraft.

Indian missions in UAE cutting down passport processing time

Indian missions in UAE cutting down passport processing time

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Indian missions in the UAE are cutting down passport processing time to eight working days, officials said on Sunday.

7 cruise ships to visit Qatar as part of agreement between QTA, TUI Cruises

7 cruise ships to visit Qatar as part of agreement between QTA, TUI Cruises

A German cruise liner is including Qatar in its itinerary for the 2017/18 season.

A new way of state-of-the-art public transport emerging in Doha, the capital city of Qatar

A new way of state-of-the-art public transport emerging in Doha, the capital city of Qatar

Doha, the capital city of Qatar, is getting another important facelift. It's the Doha Metro system.

Etihad Aviation Group: New management structure

Etihad Aviation Group: New management structure

The Etihad Aviation Group Board of Directors under the Chairmanship of HE Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei has announced the new management structure for the Etihad Aviation Group PJSC, which was ...

Airlines get a royal reception at Dubai International Airport's Concourse D

Airlines get a royal reception at Dubai International Airport's Concourse D

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - 60 major international airlines operating out of the new Concourse D at Dubai International were given a royal reception yesterday when His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin ...

Etihad Airways incident: We are providing all possible assistance to affected  passengers

Etihad Airways incident: We are providing all possible assistance to affected passengers

Etihad Airways flight EY474 from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta on May 4, 2016 encountered severe and unexpected turbulence about 45 minutes prior to arrival at Soekarno Hatta International Airport.

The city of Adelaide in Australia looks at Qatar for its tourism industry

The city of Adelaide in Australia looks at Qatar for its tourism industry

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr.

New: Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Burj Business Bay, Dubai

New: Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Burj Business Bay, Dubai

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement with Richreit Real Estate Development LLC for one of its most high-profile projects yet – Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Burj ...

"Malicious destabilizing rumors": No fines for negative comments on Dubai's economy

"Malicious destabilizing rumors": No fines for negative comments on Dubai's economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) on Sunday debunked rumours that individuals and companies are being fined for making negative comments about ...

Qatar Airways flies high at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Qatar Airways flies high at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways brought its participation in Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 to a conclusion on 28 April, marking another successful year at the market-leading international travel ...

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor takes the President of Tatarstan on tour

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor takes the President of Tatarstan on tour

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, met with Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of Tatarstan, on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Al Habtoor Group Head Office.

Iranian flags raised in Baghdad while all flights from Teheran to Baghdad were canceled

Iranian flags raised in Baghdad while all flights from Teheran to Baghdad were canceled

Iran canceled all flights from Iranian airports to Baghdad, Iraq, after demonstrators broke into the heavily-fortified government complex in the Green Zone.

Etihad Airways brings joy to children with the help of a Bangladesh cricket star

Etihad Airways brings joy to children with the help of a Bangladesh cricket star

A team of volunteers from Etihad Airways brought joy and happiness to underprivileged children at the Choice To Change Elementary School (C2C) in Dhaka by joining the youngsters for their annual ...

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