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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 ...

New Zealand connects to the world through Qatar Doha - Auckland now on Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, today hosted a capacity crowd press conference at the Sofitel Hotel in Auckland.

"Car Free Day" launched in Dubai

Dubai Municipality on Sunday launched the eighth "Car Free Day" with the participation of government, semi-government and private organizations and a number of dignitaries, including heads of ...

Arab States Welcome Temporary Reversal of US Visa Ban

Linda Gradstein, THEMEDIALINE

Arab states welcomed the US appeals court ruling against a travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump.

Saudia airline announces latest travel indulgence

With SAUDIA First Suite, guests may indulge in the comfort and luxury of a fully-enclosed private suite filled with amenities to the brim.

New visa rule now in place in Dubai

New visa rule has now been implemented as Dubai residents are unable to renew their residence visas without the mandatory health insurance coverage.

Green Globe awards the Gold to Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach has managed to reduce carbon emissions by 22.7%, save electricity by 5.41% and conserve water by 4.82% compared to last year.

Flydubai reports profit of $8.6 million

Flydubai has today announced its Full-Year Results for 2016 reporting a profit of AED 31.6 million (USD 8.6 million).

Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles present an exciting stand at the Bride Abu Dhabi Sho

This year, Bride Abu Dhabi celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Seychelles Tourism Board Abu Dhabi was honoured to participate in its twenty years of existence by, not only having a prominent ...

US Embasy in UAE stops visa issuance to citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen

On its twitter account, US Mission to UAE officials tweeted on Sunday that it is suspending the issuing of visas for travel to the US from any of the seven Muslim-majority countries identified by ...

Qatar Duty Free opens first permanent Moncler airport store in the Middle East

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and luxury French-Italian brand Moncler have opened a dedicated boutique in Hamad International Airport (HIA) - launching the first permanent airport store for Moncler in the ...

UAE visitors and residents warned about fake “free” Wi-Fi networks

Smart mobile phone users must be careful while connecting to “free” Wi-Fi network at hotels and malls, as hackers can access the devices by making fake Wi-Fi points, UAE Telecommunications ...

Dubai, a smart tourism city with smart beaches having smart Palm trees and smart changing rooms A smart way to get out of your clothes into your swim gears at a beach in Dubai

Here is a solution for seaside resorts and beach cities around the world. Dubai in the UAE is a major travel and tourism destination and a smart city.

Abu Dhabi launches taxi rating and lost-and-found reporting service

Last year, a whopping 8,900 cell phones were mistakenly left behind in Abu Dhabi’s public taxis, a transport official said.

Green Key Certification 2016-2017 awarded to Dubai's First Central Hotel Suites

First Central Hotel Suites, managed by Dubai-based Central Hotels group, has been awarded Green Key Certification 2016-2017 for its green practices that include a host of environment-friendly ...

Qatar Duty Free is official sponsor of the 20th annual Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is proud to welcome the world’s golfing elite to Doha, as they compete for the Mother of Pearl Trophy in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters golf tournament, to be held at ...

Why Tourism to Bahrain 2017 expects big increases? Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority aggressive expansion

The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority has been active opening seven official representation offices worldwide.

The face behind Etihad Airways, CEO and president James Hogan will be history soon

Since 2006 James Hogan has been the face and driving force behind the growth and success of the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways.

New website reflects Qatar Executive’s boundless commitment to excellence

The ultimate travel experience begins with a visit to Qatar Executive’s newly designed website, where clients can explore the world’s most luxurious private jets via 360 degree interactive ...

Lawless: Dubai tourism will continue to grow beyond 2020 target

Expo 2020 will prove to be a new foundation for growing tourism in Dubai, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) chairman Gerald Lawless.

Ruler of Dubai commissions work to triple the size of his International City of Aid

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, has commissioned work to triple the size of his International City of Aid (IHC) to ...

Emirates lets lower-tier frequent flyers use its luxury lounges

Emirates is opening up its lounges at its Dubai hub to lower-tier frequent flyer members.

Egypt Air A300 pilots ignored warnings by air traffic controllers and cockpit TCAS alerts Air France and Egypt Air: Almost crashed over Belgium

An Egypt Air flight from Ostend heading to Cologne, and an Air France jet packed with passengers heading towards Amsterdam almost ended in a possible disaster, a possible midair crash of the ...

Saudi top religious authority: No cinemas, concerts for the kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s top religious authority has slammed government plans for opening cinemas and concerts in the kingdom, saying such places would be harmful and corrupting.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qassimi and Faisal Al Nuaimi Inaugurate 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair 2017'

The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair, organized in association with The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) was inaugurated today by H.E.

Qatar Duty Free and China UnionPay International celebrate Chinese New Year

In celebration of China’s most popular festival, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and China UnionPay International are offering special Chinese New Year promotions to passengers travelling through Doha’s ...

Ritu Kumar to showcase bridal wear at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair

Celebrated Indian designer Ritu Kumar will present select items from her latest bridal collection at the Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair on 12th January, 2017.

Dubai records most successful year to date for business events

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, recorded its most successful year to date, winning 129 bids and proposals for upcoming conferences, meetings and incentive ...

Arabian Travel on Wellness & Spa US$104 billion global spa market to rub off on the UAE

The global wellness industry grew 10.6% to become a US$3.72 trillion market in 2015, with the spa market a key driver according to new research from the Global Wellness Institute (GWI).

Qatar Airways to introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers this month

As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month.

HMH names new COO

Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) has announced today the appointment of Ferghal Purcell as its Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Emirates flight cancelled after snake found in cargo hold

A snake on a plane led to the cancellation of a flight from Muscat to Dubai on Sunday.

Aleppo International Airport is back in business after four years

A first airplane has taken off from the international airport in the Syrian city of Aleppo in four years, during which the airport was closed due to the civil war in the Arab country.

Qatar Airways congratulates Hamad International Airport

Qatar Airways proudly congratulates Hamad International Airport, the airline’s home hub, on achieving the coveted ‘5-Star Airport’ award by Skytrax, the London-based aviation institute and ...

Hamad International 6th airport in the world to achieve 5-Star status

Hamad International Airport (HIA) today joined the top tier of global airports becoming the sixth airport in the world to receive the ‘5-Star Airport’ designation by Skytrax, the London-based ...

Qatar Airways Munich to Doha declares emergency and landed safely

A Qatar Airways Airbus 350-941 flight QR 58 from Munich to Doha is declared an emergency 15 minutes away from approaching the International Airport in Qatar's capital city.

Hamad International Airport hosts FC Bayern Munich fan meet and greet event

Hamad International Airport (HIA) welcomed four of FC Bayern Munich’s top footballers for a special fan meet and greet event, as part of the unique partnership that pairs aviation’s newest, ...

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free welcome guests to ExxonMobil Open Men’s Tennis 2017

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the official airline and retail sponsors of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open Men’s Tennis 2017, are welcoming fans to the first tournament of the 25th annual ...

Saudi Arabia: Iran’s Hajj delegation invited to come to the kingdom

According to the latest reports, Saudi Arabia has invited Iran to discuss the resumption of Hajj pilgrimages by Iranians, a process that has been halted over a litany of Hajj-time disasters.

Most expensive New Year's Eve 2016 destination in California named

South Lake Tahoe is the most expensive destination in California to spend New Year's Eve 2016. That finding is the result of a recent survey conducted by

Fog delays hundreds of flights at Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah airports

More than 300 outbound flights were reported to have been affected in UAE by Wednesday morning’s fog from as early as 3am to 1pm, including Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International ...

Qatar Airways: 2016 - a successful year of continued growth

Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful year of continued growth achieved in 2016 through strategic network, fleet and partnership expansions.

Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair 2017 starts on January 11

A spectacular evening of Couture and Bridal wear awaits fashionista as at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair 2017, managed by HMH.

Qatar Airways introduces signature Nappa Dori amenity kits for all of its premium travelers

Qatar Airways has introduced signature Nappa Dori amenity kits on board for all of its premium passengers traveling on short and medium haul flights.

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