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Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah Creekside Hotel for outstanding sustainability

Green Globe recertifies Jumeirah Creekside Hotel for outstanding sustainability

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Jumeirah Creekside Hotel has been recertified by Green Globe for the second year in a row and achieved an outstanding compliance score of 87%.

Airbus no, Boeing yes - a 6.4 billion aircraft order on the move?

Airbus no, Boeing yes - a 6.4 billion aircraft order on the move?

Donald Trump is a businessman. He would say anything to appeal to voters, but at the end of the day, Mr. Trump is a businessman.

Dubai Business Events and partners engaged with over 1,100 meetings professionals

Dubai Business Events and partners engaged with over 1,100 meetings professionals

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, showcased Dubai’s dynamic business events offering last week at IMEX in Frankfurt – the leading global events industry ...

Wyndham Hotel Group Oman: Two more hotel openings

Wyndham Hotel Group Oman: Two more hotel openings

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the signing of two new properties in the important emerging city of Muscat, Oman, under the umbrella of two of its globally-recognized brands, Ramada Encore and ...

Compensation: Airline passenger battles Emirates Airlines for two years and wins

Compensation: Airline passenger battles Emirates Airlines for two years and wins

The process of claiming compensation for flight delays is not for the faint-hearted, as two Australian passengers have discovered.

Prince Sultan Bin Salman: Saudi Arabia will be open for tourism "on a selected basis"

Prince Sultan Bin Salman: Saudi Arabia will be open for tourism "on a selected basis"

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich ...

Impressive numbers at Arabian Travel Market 2016

Impressive numbers at Arabian Travel Market 2016

ATM

The number of visitors to the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is up by 4 percent on 2015, with figures representing the total number of visitors through the doors on Day 1 and Day 2.

Arabian Travel Market Day 3: Another packed day

#ATM2016 Arabian Travel Market Day 3: Another packed day

ATM

The third day of Arabian Travel Market (#ATM2016) was another day full of meetings, educational programs, and quality exhibits.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts targets 100 hotels in Middle East by 2020

Starwood Hotels & Resorts targets 100 hotels in Middle East by 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - From the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it is on track to grow its portfolio ...

Qatar Airways opens Premium Lounge at Dubai International Airport

Qatar Airways opens Premium Lounge at Dubai International Airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Today Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr.

Etihad Airways: Excellent airline service pays 103 million dollars in 2015

Etihad Airways: Excellent airline service pays 103 million dollars in 2015

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced its strongest annual financial results to date, with a net profit of US$103 million on total revenues of US$9.02 ...

Arabian Travel Market: The best of day 2

#ATM2016 Arabian Travel Market: The best of day 2

ATM

Day two at the Arabian Travel Market (#ATM2016) kicked off with an in-depth look at the Middle East market, when travel industry research authority Phocuswright took to the stage for their ...

Dubai expands list of "dangerous" dog breeds banned from entering the country

Dubai expands list of "dangerous" dog breeds banned from entering the country

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Come October, there will be six more dog breeds banned from entering the country.

Etihad Airways: Additional Middle East freighter service

Etihad Airways: Additional Middle East freighter service

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of the national carrier, Etihad Airways, has expanded its Middle East network to Kuwait by adding an additional freighter and introduced a new twice-weekly ...

Saudi Arabia: It's tourism not oil after 2020

Saudi Arabia: It's tourism not oil after 2020

Not oil, but tourism, increased from 8 to 30 million arrivals along with the three pillars: Arab and Islamic division, Saudi investment capabilities, and the use of the country’s strategic ...

Marriott International reveals details of UAE's first Renaissance Hotel

Marriott International reveals details of UAE's first Renaissance Hotel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Marriott International has revealed details of the United Arab Emirate's first Renaissance Hotel.

Etihad Airways to reveal trailer of VR film starring Nicole Kidman at Arabian Travel Market

Etihad Airways to reveal trailer of VR film starring Nicole Kidman at Arabian Travel Market

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways will reveal an exclusive trailer of its virtual reality film starring Academy Award winning actress Nicole Kidman at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), ...

ATM 2016: Qatar Airways continues to take customer experience to new heights

ATM 2016: Qatar Airways continues to take customer experience to new heights

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, today hosted a press conference on the first day of the Arabian Travel Market to announce the continued evolution of customer ...

Officially open: Arabian Travel Market Dubai ATM 2016

Officially open: Arabian Travel Market Dubai ATM 2016

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) opened today in Dubai, UAE.

Oman hospitality:  Opening of Coral Muscat Hotel and Apartments

Oman hospitality: Opening of Coral Muscat Hotel and Apartments

Hospitality Management Holdings has announced in quick succession the signing of management agreement for Corp Muscat Al Muzn Hotel followed by the opening of Coral Muscat Hotel & ...

ATM, Hollywood and Etihad Airways:  First virtual reality film to star a Hollywood actor

ATM, Hollywood and Etihad Airways: First virtual reality film to star a Hollywood actor

Etihad Airways will reveal an exclusive trailer of its virtual reality film starring Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will be held in Dubai ...

Jordan: Medical tourism down 30 percent

Jordan: Medical tourism down 30 percent

AMMAN, Jordan — The number of Libyan and Yemeni visitors to Jordan for medical tourism has dropped by almost 80 percent over the first quarter of this year, a sector leader said on Saturday.

Iranian women defying absurd "law" to show solidarity with Western tourists

Iranian women defying absurd "law" to show solidarity with Western tourists

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian women are risking punishment by taking pictures without their hijabs as part of a growing online campaign against the “oppressive law” and in show of solidarity with ...

United Arab Emirates to pump $4 billion into Egypt's economy

United Arab Emirates to pump $4 billion into Egypt's economy

CAIRO, Egypt - The United Arab Emirates has pledged to provide $4 billion in aid for Egypt to prop up its economy.

Dubai: Biggest theme park in the region is on track for October opening

Dubai: Biggest theme park in the region is on track for October opening

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - It’s only been two years in the making, but Motiongate Dubai’s development is on schedule; it will open its doors as the biggest theme park in the region this ...

Hamad International Airport to host 12th Airport Council International Asia Pacific event

Hamad International Airport to host 12th Airport Council International Asia Pacific event

DOHA, Qatar - Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced today that it will host the 12th Airport Council International Asia Pacific Regional Assemble Conference and Exhibition, which will be ...

Dubai remains top destination for GTA

Dubai remains top destination for GTA

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Kuoni’s Global Travel Distribution arm, GTA announced today at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that its Strategic Partnership Program (SPP) for destination Dubai has ...

Saudi Arabia – Los Angeles: Saudia airline increases flights

Saudi Arabia – Los Angeles: Saudia airline increases flights

Saudia

Saudia, Saudi Arabian Airlines, announced that it will be adding flights between the destinations of Los Angeles and Saudi Arabia in response to an increasing number of passengers on this ...

Oman Convention and Exhibition Center announces August opening

Oman Convention and Exhibition Center announces August opening

MUSCAT, Oman – Showcasing the tremendous possibilities of Oman as a destination and the Oman Convention & Exhibition Center (OCEC) as the world’s convention venue of choice, the OCEC, in ...

Qatar Executive boosts charter fleet with second all-Premium Airbus A319

Qatar Executive boosts charter fleet with second all-Premium Airbus A319

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Executive, the private jet division of award-winning Qatar Airways, is preparing for the holy month of Ramadan and the busy summer season by adding a second all-Premium Class ...

Etihad Airways: Unique Airfinance Journal's Innovative Deal of the Year

AIRFINANCE JOURNAL’S INNOVATIVE DEAL OF THE YEAR Etihad Airways: Unique Airfinance Journal's Innovative Deal of the Year

Etihad Airways Partners’ (EAP) US$700 million landmark finance transaction in 2015 has been recognized with a third key international award after being named Innovative Deal of the Year by the ...

Qatar Airways to showcase unique airline experience in Dubai

Qatar Airways to showcase unique airline experience in Dubai

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is preparing to bring its unique offering to the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the Middle East’s leading travel trade fair taking place in Dubai from 25-28 April ...

Etihad Airways engagement with Emirates youth

Etihad Airways engagement with Emirates youth

As part of its commitment to support the UAE youth development program, Etihad Airways, the national airline of UAE, will be promoting career opportunities for Emiratis in the fields of ...

Just announced: State of Palestine passports

Just announced: State of Palestine passports

Noga Tarnopolsky | The Media Line

Hussein al-Sheikh, the Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs, informed Israel on Wednesday that his government intends to issue passports stamped with the name and seal of the State of ...

Oman's Ministry of Tourism sponsors tourism awareness event in Al Wusta Governorate

Oman's Ministry of Tourism sponsors tourism awareness event in Al Wusta Governorate

HAIMA, Oman - ‘How to raise awareness regarding tourism’ was the subject of a lecture recently sponsored by the Tourism Directorate in Al Wusta Governorate, in cooperation with the Ministry ...

When in Beirut: Carpe diem!

When in Beirut: Carpe diem!

Elie Nammour, special to eTN

Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, located on the shores of the Eastern Mediterranean, is a partially polluted environment with widespread corruption papers, but on the flipside, the city can satisfy ...

Etihad: Contribution of Emirate women

Etihad: Contribution of Emirate women

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is marking the 5th anniversary of the opening of its Al Ain Contact Centre by celebrating the achievements of its 160 Emirati female employees.

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai to promote its MICE facilities at ATM 2016

Arabian Travel Market 2016 Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai to promote its MICE facilities at ATM 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai will be showcasing its world-class leisure and business facilities at the 23rd edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai from ...

SAUDIA in the 70s: Airline celebrates firsts and the new

SAUDIA in the 70s: Airline celebrates firsts and the new

The 1970s saw SAUDIA (Saudi Arabian Airlines) ticking off new events all throughout the decade, beginning with a new Data Processing Center in 1971, along with a new route to Rome from Jeddah.

Etihad Airways to fly 300 athletes to Abu Dhabi for prestigious World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Etihad Airways to fly 300 athletes to Abu Dhabi for prestigious World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways is to fly elite athletes, includingthe reigning Black Belt Open Heavyweight World Champion, Marcus Almeida, and the female Open Weight Black Belt ...

Ajman Palace Hotel starts 2016 with strong Q1

Ajman Palace Hotel starts 2016 with strong Q1

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates - The Ajman Palace Hotel enjoyed a strong first quarter in 2016.

Qatar Airways Cargo launches express services

Qatar Airways Cargo launches express services

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo has today announced the launch of QR Express, a solution to deliver airport-to-airport air freight service for time critical shipments.

Egyptian Minister of Tourism launches "6x6 Tourism Impact Plan"

Egyptian Tourism on the move, hopefully up! Egyptian Minister of Tourism launches "6x6 Tourism Impact Plan"

The new Egyptian Minister of Tourism, His Excellency Yehia Rashed, today announced his plan - the "6x6 Tourism Impact Plan" - to fundamentally enhance Egyptian tourism and to revive the fortunes ...

Airline records best first-year reliability performance for A380 operations

Airline records best first-year reliability performance for A380 operations

Airbus, manufacturer of the flagship A380 aircraft, has presented Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, with the prestigious award for the best "Operational Reliability ...

Gulf Air appoints Country Manager in Greece

Gulf Air appoints Country Manager in Greece

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has announced the appointment of Mr.

Hamad International transforming into a ‘smart airport’

Hamad International transforming into a ‘smart airport’

DOHA, Qatar - Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced today that it has commenced the testing phase of its program to transform into a ‘smart airport’ by integrating best of breed ...

United Airlines reports March 2016 operational performance

United Airlines reports March 2016 operational performance

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines (UAL) today reported March 2016 operational results.

Green Globe recertifies Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha

Green Globe recertifies Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha for the fourth consecutive year.

Cyprus Visa Application Center launched in Abu Dhabi

Cyprus Visa Application Center launched in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Residents in the United Arab Emirates can now apply for visas to Cyprus at a new visa application center launched in Abu Dhabi.

Etihad Airways and the new partnership with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Etihad Airways and the new partnership with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Etihad Airways Medical Centre, the UAE’s first aeromedical facility, and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), Ireland’s oldest ...

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