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The obvious and not so obvious things to add to UAE tourist checklist

The obvious and not so obvious things to add to UAE tourist checklist

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE is known around the world as an ultimate tourist destination.

Official: Iran to get legal with Saudi Arabia over Hajj stampede victims' rights

Official: Iran to get legal with Saudi Arabia over Hajj stampede victims' rights

TEHRAN, Iran - An Iranian official says the country will spare no effort to restore the rights of the victims of a deadly crush during last year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Emirati Women’s Day: Etihad Airways is celebrating

Emirati Women’s Day: Etihad Airways is celebrating

Etihad Airways has marked Emirati Women’s Day by announcing that more than half the UAE nationals employed by the airline are women, including nearly 50 pilots.

Madinah Mövenpick Hotel continues sustainability strategies

Madinah Mövenpick Hotel continues sustainability strategies

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Located in the modern city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia, Madinah Mövenpick Hotel is perfectly situated for pilgrims visiting this holy destination.

Serbian graduates on track with specialist training at Etihad Airways Engineering

Serbian graduates on track with specialist training at Etihad Airways Engineering

A group of students from Belgrade in Serbia have completed the first phase of their engineering training in the United Arab Emirates and will now commence the next stage of their practical ...

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai: It’s electric!

Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai: It’s electric!

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible property through the adaption of various ecological practices and ...

541 projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East hotel constructiom pipeline

541 projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East hotel constructiom pipeline

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - There are 541 new hotels in the pipeline across the Middle East – bringing an additional 158,950 hotel rooms to the region, an industry report has revealed.

Qatar Airways’ first major sports sponsorship in Australia: Sydney Swans

Qatar Airways’ first major sports sponsorship in Australia: Sydney Swans

Qatar Airways has marked its first foray into the Australian Football League (AFL) with a three-year sponsorship of the Sydney Swans, signing with the team until the end of the 2019 season.

North Africa’s largest Crystal Lagoons’ project to be built in Egypt

North Africa’s largest Crystal Lagoons’ project to be built in Egypt

Crystal Lagoons, the multinational innovation company and developer of the world’s top amenity patented technology that makes giant crystal-clear lagoons a reality, has announced two new project ...

Sports tourism Qatar: Union Cycliste Internationale - upcoming World Championships in Doha

Sports tourism Qatar: Union Cycliste Internationale - upcoming World Championships in Doha

The UCI Road World Championships – Doha 2016, is organized by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

His run for the highest office in tourism makes this minister of tourism unstoppable

UNWTO candidate took the hearts and minds of the Egyptian travel and tourism industry His run for the highest office in tourism makes this minister of tourism unstoppable

Sugar Chagonda, who is in charge of Public Relations for Zimbabwe Tourism and his currently traveling with the Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism Dr.

UAE prepares for Eid Al Adha tourism surge

UAE prepares for Eid Al Adha tourism surge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Eid Al Adha is a few weeks away and hoteliers and travel agents are already receiving bookings from travellers planning to spend the holiday in the UAE.

Emirates enhances its service from Dubai to Khartoum, Sudan

Emirates enhances its service from Dubai to Khartoum, Sudan

Emirates is set to upgrade its service between Dubai and Khartoum with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER on the route from September 1, 2016.

Tourist Warning: Don't take photos of airline employees in the UAE

Tourist Warning: Don't take photos of airline employees in the UAE

Tourists visiting places in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi should be aware of not taking pictures of people, including pictures of those working for airlines.

Tourism in Oman warned - but often ignored

Tourism in Oman warned - but often ignored

Muscat: Tourists are continuing to sneak to springs through the mountains in Dhofar despite the police shutdown of roads leading to the popular Al Kor spring.

Emirates: Management movements across the Middle East

Emirates: Management movements across the Middle East

Emirates has made several key management movements across its commercial operations team in the Middle East.

Dusit and ACES Development to open DusitPrincess ACES in Middle East

Dusit and ACES Development to open DusitPrincess ACES in Middle East

Dusit Hotels and Resorts recently signed a Management Agreement with ACES Property Development to operate DusitPrincess ACES Dubai, a new hotel apartment project within Jumeirah Village Circle, ...

Egypt tourism: Pyramides improvements ready by the end of September

Egypt tourism: Pyramides improvements ready by the end of September

Egypt Pyramids want tourist back. The Goal is to complete improvements by the end of September.

Jordan's Tourism Minister: Focus on ‘low-capital, high-impact’ projects

Jordan's Tourism Minister: Focus on ‘low-capital, high-impact’ projects

AMMAN, Jordan — The Tourism Ministry will implement “low-capital, high-impact interventions” to improve services, especially in tourist sites in the governorates, according to Tourism ...

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management students active in Dubai

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management students active in Dubai

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) in Dubai specializes in providing business management degrees with a hospitality focus.

Qatar Airways initiates successful recycling program

Qatar Airways initiates successful recycling program

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways and Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) have launched a new waste reduction and recycling program in Doha, further contributing towards local and international ...

Ultra-luxury hotel and destination resort developer names new President and CEO

Ultra-luxury hotel and destination resort developer names new President and CEO

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Kerzner International Holdings (KIH), the leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and residences, today announced the ...

Stepping forward in environmental protection: JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

Stepping forward in environmental protection: JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Located just 15 minutes from Dubai Marina, the award-winning JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, features two striking beach hotels: the beautiful JA Palm Tree Court and the ...

Qatar Airwyas: Proud to support Qatar's sporting heroes

QATAR AIRWAYS OFFICIAL AIRLINE PARTNER OF TEAM QATAR Qatar Airwyas: Proud to support Qatar's sporting heroes

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is cheering on Team Qatar athletes as the official airline partner of the largest-ever Qatari Olympic team.

Emirates goes all A380 from Dubai to Manchester

Emirates A380 Schedule from Dubai to Birmingham Emirates goes all A380 from Dubai to Manchester

Emirates announced today an 11% capacity increase to Manchester with the deployment of a third daily A380 on the route.

AirHelp thinks Qatar Airways is number one

AirHelp thinks Qatar Airways is number one

Qatar Airways received the number one spot in a global study by independent airline consumer rights organization, AirHelp, which compares international airlines head to head.

Digital marketing top of the agenda fo UAE hoteliers

Digital marketing top of the agenda fo UAE hoteliers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - From a survey of UAE hoteliers, organizers of The Hotel Show Dubai discovered that a strong digital marketing strategy is at the top of the agenda.

Emirates calls EK521 crash an operational incident upon landing

Emirates calls EK521 crash an operational incident upon landing

Emirates Airlines just issued a final statement for today on the crash and fire of EK521 in Dubai. The airline calls what happens officially an operational incident upon landing.

Passenger escaped unharmed after Emirates Airlines  B777 crash in Dubai

DXB Airport: All flights delayed Passenger escaped unharmed after Emirates Airlines B777 crash in Dubai

A fire has been reported from Dubai International Airport after a Boeing B777 plane operated by Emirates Airlines crash landed today at 12:45 pm local time.

2400 new hotel rooms to open in Abu Dhabi this year

2400 new hotel rooms to open in Abu Dhabi this year

The Abu Dhabi Hotel Market Summary report by JLL prepared ahead of The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 reveals that 200 rooms opened in Q2 2016 with the soft opening of the Four Seasons on Al Maryah Island ...

Nobu Hotel Riyadh appoints management team

Nobu Hotel Riyadh appoints management team

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Nobu Hotel Riyadh and General Manager Mark Carnazzola are pleased to announce key management appointments in preparation for its much anticipated opening.

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, five killed

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, five killed

MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down by ground fire in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry said.

Forget Disneyland or Six Flags: Dubai will be opening the ultimate theme park

Forget Disneyland or Six Flags: Dubai will be opening the ultimate theme park

UAE news publication Gulf News gave a sneak view today of the newest Dubai theme park, scheduled to open in October.

Emirates aircraft cover 432 million kilometers across the globe in 6 months

Emirates aircraft cover 432 million kilometers across the globe in 6 months

Emirates aircraft have traveled over 432 million kilometers since January 2016, the equivalent of traversing the globe more than 10,700 times.

Crown Prince of Dubai launches Dubai Future Accelerators program

Solving "21st century challenges" Crown Prince of Dubai launches Dubai Future Accelerators program

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Today the Crown Prince of Dubai unveiled an ambitious new program to change the world.

UAE to represent 90 percent of Middle East leisure tourism market by 2020

UAE to represent 90 percent of Middle East leisure tourism market by 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE is forecast to make up 90% of the leisure tourism market in the Middle East by 2020, according to research by Team Leisure LLC ahead of The Leisure Show Dubai ...

Approved: Dubai - Mombassa now on FlyDubai

Approved: Dubai - Mombassa now on FlyDubai

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

News from Kenya suggest that FlyDubai, the Gulf's low cost carrier, has been granted traffic rights to Mombasa, Kenya's second largest city.

54,000 new hotel rooms in UAE pipeline

54,000 new hotel rooms in UAE pipeline

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - There are 183 hotel projects and 54,000 hotel rooms in the UAE pipeline, according to a new report.

Abu Dhabi bans extra fees on credit card users

Abu Dhabi bans extra fees on credit card users

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tourists and consumers in Abu Dhabi may no longer be asked to pay extra fees when using their credit cards for purchases across the emirate as per the latest ...

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world flight in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse completes around-the-world flight in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.

Arabic Calligraphy exhibition opens at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina

Arabic Calligraphy exhibition opens at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Arabic Calligraphy exhibition by well-known Egyptian Artist Diaa Allam opened recently at La Verda Suites & Villas, Dubai Marina.

Abu Dhabi tourism: No fees to pay by credit card - it's the law

Abu Dhabi tourism: No fees to pay by credit card - it's the law

Are you planning to travel to Abu Dhabi and like to pay using your credit cards? There is good news for tourists and local consumers in Abu Dhabi.

Egypt hopes unique antiquities will help with declining tourism revenue

Egypt hopes unique antiquities will help with declining tourism revenue

CAIRO, Egypt - "The exhibition is incredibly successful with high turnout, and we study holding it in different museums inside and outside Egypt," said Dorwis Hana, head of Center for the Revival ...

US citizens in Saudi city of Jeddah warned of "imminent threat"

US citizens in Saudi city of Jeddah warned of "imminent threat"

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The US government issued an urgent warning that it has information about a possible attack against its citizens in the Saudi port city of Jeddah.

16 people killed, 13 injured in Iran bus crash

16 people killed, 13 injured in Iran bus crash

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 16 people have been killed and 13 injured after their bus smashed into a concrete electricity pylon and overturned in a mountainous road in northern Iran, a provincial ...

30 people injured in Iran train-truck collision

30 people injured in Iran train-truck collision

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 30 people have been wounded after a train crashed into a truck crossing a railroad in northern Iran, a provincial official says.

Second daily A380 service Dubai-Milan

Second daily A380 service Dubai-Milan

Emirates today unveiled plans to increase capacity on the Dubai-Milan route with the deployment of a second daily A380.

FC Barcelona and a partnership with Qatar Airways

FC Barcelona and a partnership with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that an agreement with FC Barcelona has been reached to renew the partnership with FC Barcelona’s first team until June 30, 2017.

Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait reaps benefits of sustainable product supply

Mövenpick Hotel Kuwait reaps benefits of sustainable product supply

Green Globe

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world.

UAE mulls banning 12 dog breeds

UAE mulls banning 12 dog breeds

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE Federal National Council (FNC) proposed a draft law on stricter regulation on pets that can be raised in the UAE.

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