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Ten-thousand new hotel rooms to open in Dubai

Ten-thousand new hotel rooms to open in Dubai

10,000 new hotel rooms will open in Dubai throughout 2016, according to a new report.

Preparations underway at Qatar Tourism Authority for action-packed summer

Preparations underway at Qatar Tourism Authority for action-packed summer

Qatar Tourism Authority

DOHA, Qatar - Preparations are underway at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) for a season of festivities in Qatar this summer marked by attractive offers and exciting activities, from Eid celebrations ...

International entrepreneurial women come together to brand Jordan

International entrepreneurial women come together to brand Jordan

Sandy Dhuyvetter

MONACO Business Development, an international team of entrepreneurial women, announced their business strategy this week from their offices in Amman, Jordan.

Joining together in Jerusalem: Christian, Muslims and Jews

Joining together in Jerusalem: Christian, Muslims and Jews

Noga Tarnopolsky | The Media Line

No, it is not the beginning of a bad joke. It’s a profound initiative.

Emirates enhances its service from Dubai to Dakar, Senegal

Emirates enhances its service from Dubai to Dakar, Senegal

Emirates has announced that its service between Dubai and Dakar, currently operated by an Airbus A340-300, will be replaced with a Boeing 777-300ER from September 2, 2016.

Etihad Airways hosts charity Iftar

Etihad Airways hosts charity Iftar

In keeping with the spirit of caring and sharing during the holy month of Ramadan, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a charity Iftar for 5,000 laborers at ...

One of Dubai's oldest hotels closes in August

One of Dubai's oldest hotels closes in August

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The landmark Ramada Hotel in Bur Dubai, one of the oldest hotels in the city, is closing down in August this year, to make way for a mixed-use development.

General Manager appointed for Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha

General Manager appointed for Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha

BANGKOK, Thailand – As Centara Hotels & Resorts prepares to open the Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha in Qatar, it is exciting to be able to introduce Mr James Robert Wilson as General ...

Plan B: Oman looks at tourism as oil revenues drop

Plan B: Oman looks at tourism as oil revenues drop

MUSCAT, Oman - Tourism certainly has the potential of taking over the burden of powering Oman’s economy and replacing its dependence on income from oil.

Saudia declared an emergency - and what a happy occasion it was!

Saudia Jeddah-New York flight lands in London with a healthy newborn baby onboard Saudia declared an emergency - and what a happy occasion it was!

This passenger did not have a ticket when SV21 left Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to fly nonstop to New York JFK airport in the United States.

Ras Al Khaimah: Indian tourist arrivals grow by 37 percent

Ras Al Khaimah: Indian tourist arrivals grow by 37 percent

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates - Ras Al Khaimah has recorded a growth of 37 percent in visitor arrivals from India during the period of January to April 2016, a remarkable surge over the ...

Euro Cup madness at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat at Beri in Abu Dhabi

Euro Cup madness at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat at Beri in Abu Dhabi

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi offers premier Euro Cup viewing at the Al Majlis, a lively venue on its fifth floor.

Qatar Airways Cargo introduces QR Live

Qatar Airways Cargo introduces QR Live

Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, made several important announcements at a press conference attended by both Chinese and international industry media on the opening day of Air ...

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority joins PATA

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority joins PATA

PATA welcomed the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) as its newest government member.

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Orlando

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Orlando

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has slammed the terrorist mass shooting in the US city of Orlando, reaffirming the necessity of launching a firm campaign against the scourge of terrorism.

Codeshare agreement opens up Qatar Airways’ network for Royal Jordanian customers

Codeshare agreement opens up Qatar Airways’ network for Royal Jordanian customers

Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian have announced an expansion of their current codeshare agreement, which will add six new destinations to ‌Royal Jordanian's existing network.

Etihad flight college takes delivery of new Embraer Phenom 100E Aircraft

Etihad flight college takes delivery of new Embraer Phenom 100E Aircraft

ABU DHABI, UAE – Etihad Flight College, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has taken delivery of the first of four Embraer Phenom ...

The Ajman Palace Hotel appoints new Executive Assistant Manager

The Ajman Palace Hotel appoints new Executive Assistant Manager

The Ajman Palace Hotel has appointed Mahmoud Haggag as the new Executive Assistant Manager for the hotel.

Dubai wins bid to host World Real Estate Congress in 2018

Dubai wins bid to host World Real Estate Congress in 2018

DUBAI, UAE – Dubai Business Events and Dubai Real Estate Institute partnered to deliver a successful bid for the annual Congress that will bring the world’s real estate industry leaders to ...

Abu Dhabi-Doha: Now additional flights on Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi-Doha: Now additional flights on Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is celebrating 10 years of flying to Qatar this summer by launching nine additional weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi–Doha route, reinforcing its commitment to one of the ...

Qatar: Dutch tourist raped and thrown in jail for adultery

Qatar: Dutch tourist raped and thrown in jail for adultery

A Dutch women enjoying her vacation in Qatar was pressured to marry the person who raped her in March.

New Saudi airline launches domestic flights on June 22

New Saudi airline launches domestic flights on June 22

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — SaudiGulf airline will be licensed to start domestic flights in the Kingdom from June 22, according to a statement issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation ...

Drone incursion shuts down Dubai International Airport

Drone incursion shuts down Dubai International Airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai International Airport was closed to aircraft for more than an hour on Saturday after a drone incursion.

Expatriates and tourists: Understand Ramadan to avoid  trouble with the law

Expatriates and tourists: Understand Ramadan to avoid trouble with the law

Gulf countries such as the UAE have strict municipal laws governing behavior in public during Ramadan.

Sabre helps Etihad Airways enhance traveler experience

Sabre helps Etihad Airways enhance traveler experience

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and SOUTHLAKE, TX - Etihad Airways has introduced industry-leading technology powered by Sabre Corporation that helps personalise the travel experience for ...

Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi guests will dine in luxury for Ramadan

Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi guests will dine in luxury for Ramadan

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – Guests of the Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will make Ramadan one to remember when they refresh their palates with traditional beverages like Karkadeh and Jellab for ...

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi offers sumptuous choices galore for Iftar

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi offers sumptuous choices galore for Iftar

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – At Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Sofra bld offers guests an abundant spread of sumptuous traditional Middle Eastern specialties through its Grand Iftar buffet, with ...

Chefs in the Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi kitchen create largest sculpture in the world made entirely of dates

In honor of Iftar Chefs in the Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi kitchen create largest sculpture in the world made entirely of dates

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – The culinary team at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi used dates from all over the region, such as ajwa, khalas, munaify, mashrooq, sellag, wanana, rabia, khodri and more ...

Pastry chefs design largest sugar mosque at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Pastry chefs design largest sugar mosque at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – The culinary team at Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi dreams each year of building a mosque sculpture for Ramadan out of powdered sugar and, each year, it grows in scale ...

Guests staying at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi receive Ramadan blessings

Guests staying at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi receive Ramadan blessings

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – “This Ramadan we wanted to give back to those loyal guests staying with us during this holy month.

UAE Cabinet approves new National Tolerance Program

UAE Cabinet approves new National Tolerance Program

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new National Tolerance Program based on seven key pillars, including Islam, Constitution, Zayed’s legacy and ethics of ...

Shangri-La Hotel, Abu Dhabi: Extraordinary Iftar group packages and indulgent Sohour menu for Ramadan

Shangri-La Hotel, Abu Dhabi: Extraordinary Iftar group packages and indulgent Sohour menu for Ramadan

Shangri-La Hotel

ABU DHABI – In Abu Dhabi this Ramadan book an Iftar private event in the luxury Arabesque Ramadan Tent or visit with friends for an a la carte Suhour experience.

UAE bans Filipino delicacy in travel luggage

UAE airport authorities: There is something rotten in the baggage UAE bans Filipino delicacy in travel luggage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Philippine Consulate-General in Dubai has warned Filipinos from sneaking in their luggage a favorite delicacy called balut, or cooked duck eggs, the unauthorized ...

Ordered to land immediately: Egypt Air flight 955 in Urgench, Uzbekistan

Ordered to land immediately: Egypt Air flight 955 in Urgench, Uzbekistan

The Captain of Egypt Air flight 955 on Wednesday morning did not take a chance and declared an emergency. He safely landed the Airbus A330-220 in Urgench, Uzbekistan.

World's tallest tower will be "a destination for the world to visit"

World's tallest tower will be "a destination for the world to visit"

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai’s latest landmark – The Tower – was announced as being “a notch higher” than the 828-meter Burj Khalifa, but now, the details have been revealed.

Google Street View launches in Qatar’s Hamad International Airport

Google Street View launches in Qatar’s Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar - Hamad International Airport (HIA) today announced the launch of Google’s 360-degree street view imagery of Qatar’s state-of-the-art airport as part of its digital strategy.

How Qatar Airways flight service calculates for Ramadan

How Qatar Airways flight service calculates for Ramadan

Qatar Airways will continue its Ramadan tradition of offering travelers a delicious and healthy Iftar meal box featuring nutritious snacks, inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine, to break their ...

Transiting in Dubai on Emirates and owing money in any GCC country means arrest

Transiting in Dubai on Emirates and owing money in any GCC country means arrest

Transiting through Dubai Airport and owing money in the United Arab Emirates or any other GCC country may be a sure way to get arrested at Dubai International Airport.

UAE nationals appointed  as Airport Managers in South Korea, Seychelles, and Saudi Arabia

UAE nationals appointed as Airport Managers in South Korea, Seychelles, and Saudi Arabia

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed UAE nationals as Airport Managers in South Korea, Seychelles, and Saudi Arabia.

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner tnaugural flight from Abu Dhabi- Perth

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner tnaugural flight from Abu Dhabi- Perth

Etihad Airways flight EY486 took off from Abu Dhabi at 10.30pm yesterday and is scheduled to arrive in the Western Australian capital at 1:50pm today where it will be welcomed by a water cannon ...

Abu-Dhabi Melbourne non stop now on Etihad A380

3 bedroom suite on A380 Etihad from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne Abu-Dhabi Melbourne non stop now on Etihad A380

Etihad Airways much-anticipated A380 touches down in Melbourne tonight, beginning a new era of luxury travel on the Melbourne-Abu Dhabi and Melbourne-London routes.

UNWTO and the Petra National Trust partner to promote sustainable tourism

UNWTO and the Petra National Trust partner to promote sustainable tourism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by UNWTO and the Petra National Trust (PNT) with the aim to promote sustainable tourism policies in cultural tourism, to develop capacity ...

Etihad Airways engages with over suppliers at vendor symposium

Etihad Airways engages with over suppliers at vendor symposium

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, invited more than 500 local and international suppliers, to a major conference in Abu Dhabi aimed at transforming the traditional ...

Air Arabia introduces next generation management system

Air Arabia introduces next generation management system

With a rapidly growing global network served from regional hubs across the Middle East and North Africa, Air Arabia is to introduce SITA’s next-generation passenger management system to extract ...

After Cargo Qatar Airways adds commercial passenger service to Atlanta

After Cargo Qatar Airways adds commercial passenger service to Atlanta

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest international cargo carrier, has increased its capacity to Atlanta, Georgia, with the launch of daily passenger flights to Atlanta on 1 June ...

Airline contributes 9.6 billion US-Dollars to the local economy

Airline contributes 9.6 billion US-Dollars to the local economy

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity airline partners will provide a contribution of up to US$9.6 billion to the Abu Dhabi economy in 2016, according to figures released today by Oxford ...

Blockchain Based Tourism Program with Dubai Future Foundation

Blockchain Based Tourism Program with Dubai Future Foundation

Loyyal today announced the development of Dubai Points, a blockchain based program to incentivize tourism, with the public backing of the Dubai Future Foundation, and as part of the Dubai Future ...

New Abu Dhabi First Class Lounge and Spa: Etihad Airways style

New Abu Dhabi First Class Lounge and Spa: Etihad Airways style

Etihad Airways has today officially opened its new flagship First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal 3.

Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh joined Ultratravel Collection

Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh joined Ultratravel Collection

Ultratravel Collection, a joint venture between Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), Travel Leaders Group and multi-media brand Ultratravel, and Al Khozama Management Company jointly announced that ...

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