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Qatar Airways hosts Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Doha

Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha today with an official reception at Doha International Airport (DIA) attended by His Excellency Mr.

Domestic tourism across Saudi Arabia surges

Government led investment is driving a surge in domestic tourism across Saudi Arabia – with experts predicting a 40% rise in the number of internal trips made between 2015 and 2020.

Qatar Airways celebrates globally renowned composer and artist Dana Al Fardan

Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official composer for Qatar Airways Group.

Kuwait to showcase multi-billion dollar tourism plan at Arabian Travel Market

With ambitions to welcome 440,000 visitors a year by 2024, the government of Kuwait is pressing ahead with multiple plans that will see billions of dollars invested in projects and a further $1 ...

Etihad Aviation: Walk for a Cause

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) held its fifth annual ‘Walk for a Cause’ event at Um Al Emarat Park on Friday, 17 March 2017 under the patronage of HH Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohamed Al ...

US Government stand against airlines flights from Muslim countries US Muslim ban: Banning lap-top computers on board Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and others

Egypt Air, Emirates, Ethihad, Saudia, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Moroc, Turkish Airlines and other airlines flying non stop from the Middle East to the United States of America will have a lot of ...

Kuwait’s national carrier delays route start to Karachi

Kuwait Airways has delayed the start of its Karachi route which as supposed to have begun 3 days ago.

Exciting program of seminars at Arabian Travel Market

Expo 2020, between October 2020 and April 2021, will bring together more than 180 nations and is expected to host an international audience of 25 million visitors.

New domestic service begins in Saudi Arabia

Nesma Airlines, headquartered in Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced new routes today.

Keith Biumi named Regional VP, Membership Development of Ascend Hotel Collection

Choice Hotels International, Inc. has appointed Keith Biumi to the position of regional vice president, membership development of the Ascend Hotel Collection.

Iranian pilgrims will return to Saudi Arabia for this year’s hajj

Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, Saudi Arabia said Friday, after an absence last year during tensions between the regional rivals.

Emirates A380 goes all for Real Madrid decal

Emirates debuted the new Real Madrid decal on its iconic A380.

Tourism and economic growth under the spotlight at UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum 2017

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are expected to welcome 195 million international tourists by 2030.

Etihad Airways supports World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi

The Organizing Committee of the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi has announced the support of the Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) in the delivery of the 2019 Congress.

UAE based Etihad Airways A380 service Abu Dhabi - Paris

Etihad Airways is introducing its award-winning A380 on the Abu Dhabi – Paris route this summer as part of seasonal adjustments to the airline’s fleet deployment plan.

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi joins prestigious league of The World’s 100 Greatest Hotels

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi takes pride in announcing its inclusion in the prestigious league of The World’s 100 Greatest Hotels by Flight Network.

Sotheby's announces official opening of Sotheby's Dubai

Sotheby's is delighted to announce the official opening of Sotheby's Dubai in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE.

January 2017 MENA chain hotels market review released

A 130 percent year-on-year increase in profit per room at Cairo hotels in January continues the strong performance of hotels in the Egyptian capital in the last 24 months, according to the latest ...

Qatar Airways unveils revolutionary 'First in Business Class' experience

Qatar Airways today hosted a packed press conference to unveil its highly anticipated and revolutionary new Business Class experience to the world’s media and travel trade leaders.

Tourism and economic growth under the spotlight at UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum 2017

Visitors to the MENA region will total 195 million by 2030, growing at a rate higher than the world average, according to figures by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Iran to continue its 'retaliatory measure' of barring US visitors

Iran said Tuesday it would continue its retaliatory measure of barring US visitors in response to President Donald Trump’s updated travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries.

Exhibitors preparing for Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition showcases over 2,800 products and destinations from around the world to over 26,000 buyers and travel trade visitors ...

Etihad Arways checks in for a new sponsorship journey with Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer today announced the multi-year renewal of its partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.

Emaar Hospitality Group unveils 'Address Boulevard'

Address Hotels + Resorts, the premium luxury hotel brand of Emaar Hospitality Group, today unveiled its new city lifestyle resort, Address Boulevard.

A 120-meter private yacht concept unveiled

Amara, Oceanco's newly designed and engineered 120-meter private yacht concept, designed in collaboration with Sam Sorgiovanni Designs was unveiled by His Excellency Saeed Harib, Secretary General ...

Arabian Travel Market to host Wellness Symposium

A Wellness Symposium, which will throw the spotlight on the $8.3 billion industry in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), will be launched at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which takes place at the ...

UNWTO chief attends festival in Bahrain

At the invitation of H.E.

US 1 Billion in Tourism Earnings by 2020 for Bahrain

The tourism industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain is growing rapidly and is expected to reach US$1 billion by 2020, according to figures released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2017, which takes ...

Where did you get your name from? Are you Muslim? Muhammad Ali's son detained by US Customs agents at Florida airport

A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and his mother were detained at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of their Arabic-sounding names, US media reported late Friday.

Visa entry fees for Egypt now $60.00 per tourist Egypt tourism will remain a bargain even after visa fees will more than double

The Pyramides, the Temples of Luxor or the beaches of Sharm-El-Sheikh just got $35.00 more expensive, but still remain one of the biggest bargain in global travel and tourism.

Saudi Comic Con penalized by Entertainment Authority for “violation”

Comic Con has come to Saudi Arabia for the first time, and is now being punished by the country's Entertainment Authority for an unspecified “violation.”

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar recertified by Green Globe for eco-friendly initiatives

Green Globe is a certification program that assesses the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses through structured international benchmarks and criteria.

Iran sends delegation to Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj for Iranian pilgrims

Iran will send pilgrims to this year’s Hajj rituals if Saudi Arabia accepts the Islamic Republic’s conditions, says the Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance.

Qatar Airways announces Yanbu and Tabuk flights

Qatar Airways today confirmed the start of its new services to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with three-weekly flights beginning 9 May for Yanbu and 19 June for Tabuk, with ...

Dubai - Phnom Penh Emirates Airlines via Yangon Emirates to Offer Services to Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July 1 this year*, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.

Private drone flights banned in Iran's capital

Iran has banned the flight of private drones in Tehran, just weeks after at least two devices were shot at over security concerns in the capital.

Top fashion designers from India present at “NUMAISH Luxury Show”

In one of the season’s biggest line-up of fashion designers from India, “NUMAISH® Luxury Show” will bring together exclusive apparel and jewellery collections from 25 leading designers at ...

Award recognizes Qatar Airways' fantastic range of on-board entertainment options

Qatar Airways was recognized for content innovation at the fourth annual in-flight workshop and awards at Aircraft Interiors Middle East, held in partnership with F&E Aerospace.

flynet and Etihad Airways start codeshare cooperation

In a strategic move to expand its access to global destinations, the Saudi national carrier flynas announced it was adding seven new destinations in India as part of its codeshare agreement with ...

Tourism in Yemen: ICTP will be ready to assist when security improves

Not only is it challenging to visit Yemen right now, it is flat out dangerous.

Green Globe awards Gold to Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha

In order to be certified by Green Globe, properties must comply with over 300 indicators that cover sustainable management through social elements, economic factors, cultural heritage and ...

World's first flying cars set to fly across Dubai as early as July

The world’s first pilotless aerial vehicle (AAV) aircraft capable of carrying passengers is set to fly across Dubai as early as July, the city’s transport body has announced.

Konrad Gstrein appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

Konrad Gstrein has been named General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto. A true leader in the industry, this is his sixth appointment with the company.

Abu Dhabi hotel rates are getting cheaper

Planning to take a short break from work soon? Now’s a good time to go on staycation, as there’s quite a good deal on holiday accommodations in the UAE.

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free welcome some of best talent in women’s tennis

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free are welcoming some of the best talent in women’s tennis as the players arrive in Doha this week to compete in the Qatar Total Open 2017, to be held at Khalifa ...

Emirates investing millions in medical training for pilots and crew

Emirates had to divert 60 of 194,000 flights in 2016 to treat passengers who needed immediate medical care, the airline said on Tuesday.

Qatar Airways Cargo launches additional Pharma Express flights Basel and Brussels

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the launch of additional Pharma Express flights from the pharmaceutical hubs of Basel and Brussels to Doha, providing a unique and dedicated air service to the ...

Top Indian designer Ritu Kumar to present her latest collection at Bride Dubai 2017

Acclaimed Indian designer Ritu Kumar will present her latest bridal collection at an exclusive fashion show for the first time during Bride Dubai on 16th February, 2017.

L’Oréal Luxe Pavillion debuts at Hamad International Airport in Doha

Qatar Duty Free continues to deliver exclusive experiences for passengers at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, with the unveiling of the latest luxury brand podium launching a number of ...

Hamad International Airport accomplished new record of passenger traffic in 2016

Hamad International Airport (HIA) accomplished a new record of passenger traffic and aircraft movements in 2016, handling 37.3 million passengers and 245,800 landings and take-offs during the ...

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