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Etihad Airways named in the global Top Ten

Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards.

DDCR Welcomes the President of the IUCN

14th November, 2016- The President of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Zhang Xinsheng, visited the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) to attend the UAE IUCN ...

Change of strategy for Dubai hotels brings return to profit growth

A 20.1% year-on-year increase in profit per room in September helped Cairo hoteliers to achieve a 39.8% increase in profit for Q3 2016, according to the latest data from HotStats.

HIA Qatar mobile app for Android launched

Following the success of its iOS mobile app released earlier this year, Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the Android version of its innovative iBeacon enabled HIA Qatar app, offering ...

Hyperloop One system to be evaluated in greater Dubai and the UAE

Hyperloop One today took another major step on its path to defining the future of transportation.

Etihad Airways is bringing world-class chefs to Abu Dhabi for ‘Taste the World’ competition

Etihad Airways, the global airline partner of 15 Taste Festivals across the world, is bringing world-class chefs to ‘Taste of Abu Dhabi’ to compete in the final ‘Taste the World’ ...

What happened to Egypt tourism? The biggest bargain in tourism. An entire country on sale without notice

This wasn't expected, and it took visitors to Egypt by surprise. Tourism is on sale in a big way, and it started Thursday, and it happened where it all began-in Egypt.

Etihad Airways extends its digital reach

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has extended its digital reach with the introduction of a new mobile application for Android smartphones, enabling guests to manage their journeys ...

Emirates Group proudly hoists UAE flag to observe Flag Day

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, today raised the UAE flag outside of the Emirates Group Headquarters building in honour ...

Life in Jordan: New exciting celebrity tour & award-winning events

Monaco Business Development is made up of energetic and talented women with diverse backgrounds.

Dubai's airports set for $3 billion capacity-boosting expansion

Dubai's two international airports are set for a capacity-boosting, capex-fueled expansion that will enable them to serve up to 146m passengers by 2025, due in large part to a proposed initial USD ...

Luxor hosting 104th meeting of Executive Council of World Tourism Organization

The 104th meeting of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), taking place between October 31 and November 1 in Luxor, Egypt, will discuss the three priorities of the ...

Qatar Airway: Read the airlines 2015/2016 Sustainability Report

Qatar Airways Group has published its 2015/2016 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive review of the Group’s environmental goals, policies and performance.

UNWTO brings an inclusive tourism future to Petra, Jordan

Petra is the center of Middle East Tourism.This UNWTO conference in Petra is organized in cooperation with the Jordan Ministry of Tourism & Antiques and the European Bank for Reconstruction ...

Hindu Temple in a Moslem Country: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hindus are looking forward to the first Hindu temple of Abu Dhabi, which is claimed to be open for devotees within a year.

MRO Service Provider of the Year: Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways Engineering has been named ‘MRO Service Provider of the Year (Middle East)’ at the Aviation Business Awards 2016.

His thoughts: Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qasimi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stressed upon the importance of trade relations between the UAE and ...

Qatar Airways wins Aviation Business Award: Why?

– International business travellers have once again chosen Qatar Airways as the Middle East Airline of the Year applauding the airline’s global network, modern aircraft, and luxurious Business ...

Green Globe re-certified Mövenpick Resort El Quseir

Where the Nile flows closest to the Red Sea, a trade route crosses the desert and since ancient times has connected Luxor, the former royal city of Thebes, to the shoreline.

Best of the Middle East: Qatar Airways

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways was awarded Best Business Class and Best Middle Eastern Airline at the 2016 Business Traveller Awards held in London on 3 October.

Etihad Airways celebrates World Animal Day

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched a new Animal Welfare and Conservation Policy and an #Etihad4wildlife social media competition as ...

Jennifer Aniston returns to Emirates A380

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston makes a return to the Emirates A380, and makes a new friend, in a new global digital and TV advertising ...

World’s busiest airport ranks changing

In 2015, based on passenger traffic, Atlanta Hartfield-Jackson International Airport in Georgia, USA was the number 1 ranked busiest airport in the world.

Qatar Airways celebrates induction into TTG Travel Hall of Fame

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has been inaugurated into the TTG Travel Hall of Fame, having been crowned as the Best Middle Eastern Airline for the 11th consecutive time at this year’s TTG ...

Tourism Ireland and Etihad Airways launch superseller trade incentive during Abu Dhabi roadshow event

3 October 2016– Abu Dhabi, UAE: Tourism Ireland CEO, Niall Gibbons, and Peter Baumgartner, CEO of Etihad Airways, have launched the Etihad Airways and Tourism Ireland trade incentive during the ...

Qatar Airways reveals exciting on-board collection of family-favorite movies

DOHA, Qatar – Passengers travelling with Qatar Airways in October can look forward to an exciting collection of family-favorite movies from film power-house Disney/Pixar, to enjoy during their ...

Crackdown on dissent: Four journalists arrested in Egypt for "false news"

Crackdown on dissent: Four journalists arrested in Egypt for "false news"

CAIRO, Egypt - Police in Egypt have arrested four journalists reporting and conducting interviews on the street, amid the government’s crackdown on dissent.

Jordan to host first ever regional Adventure Travel Trade conference

Jordan to host first ever regional Adventure Travel Trade conference

AMMAN, Jordan - The Jordan Tourism Board is proud to announce that the Adventure Trade Travel Association (ATTA) will hold its regional AdventureNEXT Near East (ANNE) meeting in Jordan in early ...

Etihad Airways flies flag of excellence at World Travel Awards

Etihad Airways flies flag of excellence at World Travel Awards

Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East, representing a decade of dominance in the category, and one of four accolades proudly ...

Dubai leads winners at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Dubai leads winners at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Voters at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony have recognised Dubai as the Middle East’s Leading Destination during a glittering red-carpet ceremony ...

Iraqi Airways adds new Iran and Turkey routes

Iraqi Airways adds new Iran and Turkey routes

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's national carrier, Iraqi Airways, headquartered on the grounds of Baghdad International Airport in Baghdad, announced that it has added two new routes to Iran and Turkey. ...

'Unauthorized drone activity' shuts down one of world's busiest airports

'Drone activity' grounds flights at Dubai airport 'Unauthorized drone activity' shuts down one of world's busiest airports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Unauthorized drone activity spotted near Dubai International caused the air space around the busy airport to be closed for nearly half an hour on Wednesday, causing ...

Etihad Airways jet makes emergency landing after 'major engine failure'

Etihad Airways jet makes emergency landing after 'major engine failure'

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways has confirmed that a Sydney-bound Etihad passenger jet made an emergency landing after it returned to Abu Dhabi International Airport due to a ...

Etihad Airways deploys Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi-Riyadh route

Etihad Airways deploys Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi-Riyadh route

Riyadh, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – Etihad Airways is to deploy a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on one of its twice-daily scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, with effect from October 30, ...

Marassi continues to redefine Egypt's stunning north coast

Marassi continues to redefine Egypt's stunning north coast

LONDON/NEW YORK/CAIRO – Situated along the pristine Alamein coastline (Egypt's "White Med"), Emaar Egypt's resort development on the Mediterranean, Marassi, is a 1,500-acre luxury resort ...

Abu Dhabi and Riyadh: Etihad flies the Dreamliner now

Abu Dhabi and Riyadh: Etihad flies the Dreamliner now

Etihad Airways is to deploy a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on one of its twice-daily scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, with effect from October 30, 2016.

New transit visa rules make visiting Qatar easier

New transit visa rules make visiting Qatar easier

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior announced today a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a move to ...

Qatar Airways will be launch airline for GlobalBeacon technology for global tracking

Qatar Airways will be launch airline for GlobalBeacon technology for global tracking

Qatar Airways announced today it will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm), a technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware, designed to provide up-to-the minute global tracking ...

Free Qatar transit visa: Now tourists can stay in Doha up to 96 hours

Qatar Visa easy: UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai commented Free Qatar transit visa: Now tourists can stay in Doha up to 96 hours

Qatar is a world-class stopover travel destination, and the Qatar Tourism Authority, Qatar Airways, and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior know this.

When girls become boys: Afghanistan's Bacha Posh torture

When girls become boys: Afghanistan's Bacha Posh torture

Russian TV station RT is showing currently a documentary on the curious case of "bacha posh." The documentary from Afghanistan – a society so patriarchal that a family having several daughters ...

Emirates A380 touches down In Amman

Emirates A380 touches down In Amman

Emirates’ A380 touched down at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) today as the airline bought its popular aircraft into Jordan for a one-off service.

Egypt: 162 bodies recovered after boat sinking in the Mediterranean

Egypt: 162 bodies recovered after boat sinking in the Mediterranean

CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian rescue workers have pulled out from the Mediterranean Sea the bodies of more than a hundred refugees whose boat recently capsized near the coast of Egypt.

W Hotels debuts in the United Arab Emirates

W Hotels debuts in the United Arab Emirates

NEW YORK, NY - W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Inc, today announced the debut of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, the brand’s first hotel in the Emirate.

Florence Tourism in Dubai for a sales mission with Emirates

Florence Tourism in Dubai for a sales mission with Emirates

FLORENCE, Italy - From 18 to 21 September, the staff of the Convention Bureau of Florence, was in Dubai to present the destination, the MICE and leisure products to an audience of tour operator, ...

Qatar announces easier entry for cruise passengers as 32 ships head to Doha port

Destination prepares to offer seamless tourist experience to over 50,000 passengers this season Qatar announces easier entry for cruise passengers as 32 ships head to Doha port

With a large number of cruise passengers expected to arrive at the country’s ports, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in co-ordination with the Ministry of Interior and Qatar Ports Management ...

Etihad Airways launches new activity packs for young explorers

Etihad Airways launches new activity packs for young explorers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - With millions of families planning and looking forward to their next holiday or trip abroad, Etihad Airways has introduced a new range of ‘Etihad Explorers’ ...

Dubai Business Events to generate AED344 million, attract 65,000 delegates to Dubai

Dubai Business Events to generate AED344 million, attract 65,000 delegates to Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai Business Events has secured 15 percent more events in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2015, and is poised to capitalize on increasing ...

Qatar Airways: Additional capacity to its two South American

Qatar Airways: Additional capacity to its two South American

Qatar Airways will introduce additional capacity to its two South American gateways from December 1, 2016, when the airline upgrades its existing aircraft operating on the route, a Boeing ...

Sunway Hotels and Resorts chooses Dubai

Sunway Hotels and Resorts chooses Dubai

The hospitality division of the Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group opened a regional sales office in Dubai covering the Middle East and Africa, representing a collection of 11 hotels and resorts ...

Qatar Airways named 'Best Up In The Air"

Qatar Airways named 'Best Up In The Air"

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has been awarded Best Up in the Air Experience at the Future Travel Experience Awards for the second consecutive year, at the Future Travel Experience Global 2016 ...

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