Category: United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi Official Statement for World Tourism Day
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Abu Dhabi Official Statement for World Tourism Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said: “Tourism is ... Read More

Emirates resumes flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius
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Emirates resumes flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 24, 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (1 October), Cape Town (1 October), Durban (4 October) in South ... Read More

New guidelines for Dubai tourist camps introduced
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

New guidelines for Dubai tourist camps introduced

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) discussed with leading tour operators a range of new guidelines that ... Read More

Abu Dhabi climbs international rankings as a business events destination
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi climbs international rankings as a business events destination

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

Abu Dhabi is celebrating two new significant business events-related achievements, after the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) unveiled ... Read More

UFC Fight Island returns to Abu Dhabi Yas Island
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UFC Fight Island returns to Abu Dhabi Yas Island

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts ... Read More

Israel preparing to welcome Gulf visitors
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Israel preparing to welcome Gulf visitors

The Media Line The Media Line- September 17, 2020

Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are in advanced stages of establishing direct aviation routes and concluding bilateral agreements ... Read More

Emirates re-starts flights to Luanda from October 1
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Emirates re-starts flights to Luanda from October 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 17, 2020

Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola from 1 October. The airline continues ... Read More

Dubai meeting industry resumes activity
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Dubai meeting industry resumes activity

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 15, 2020

As Dubai gathers momentum with the resumption of conferences, meetings and exhibitions, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai ... Read More

Boeing and Etihad Airways lift sustainable aviation fuel to next level
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Boeing and Etihad Airways lift sustainable aviation fuel to next level

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 14, 2020

Boeing and Etihad Airways concluded testing on the aerospace company’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator program last week with a cross-country flight using ... Read More

New flights  from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing
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New flights from Tel Aviv to Morocco, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE – and growing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 12, 2020

Direct connecting Tel Aviv with airports in the UAE, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain will expand the travel and tourism ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot restarts air service to United Arab Emirates
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Russian Aeroflot restarts air service to United Arab Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 12, 2020

Russia's national flag carrier air Aeroflot announced the resumption of its flights to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), interrupted this ... Read More

Dubai to Casablanca on Emirates to be resumed
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Dubai to Casablanca on Emirates to be resumed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2020

Emirates will resume passenger services to Casablanca, Morocco from 18 September. The resumption of flights takes Emirates' African network to ... Read More

Emirates adds Moscow to its growing flight network
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Emirates adds Moscow to its growing flight network

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 9, 2020

Emirates will re-start passenger services to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) with two flights a week, starting 11 September. The resumption ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces free COVID-19 global health insurance
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Etihad Airways introduces free COVID-19 global health insurance

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 8, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is introducing COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover as part of Etihad Wellness, ... Read More

Emirates resumes passenger flights to Lagos and Abuja
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Emirates resumes passenger flights to Lagos and Abuja

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 5, 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Lagos (7 September) and Abuja (9 September) in Nigeria. The resumption ... Read More

Emirates resumes passenger services to Amman
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Emirates resumes passenger services to Amman

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 4, 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Amman, Jordan from 8 September. The resumption of flights to the ... Read More

Dubai looks to gather business events momentum
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Dubai looks to gather business events momentum

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 3, 2020

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has issued official guidelines on how business events can take place safely as ... Read More

Abu Dhabi creates ‘Safe Zone’ framework for events and tourists
United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Abu Dhabi creates ‘Safe Zone’ framework for events and tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 31, 2020

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is celebrating the successful delivery of UFC Fight ... Read More

US-Israeli delegation takes first-ever direct flight from Israel to UAE
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US-Israeli delegation takes first-ever direct flight from Israel to UAE

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 31, 2020

US and Israeli officials were ion board of the first ever commercial flight between Tel Aviv, Israel and Abu Dhabi, ... Read More

971 and 972 connected: Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi nonstop on El Al LY971
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971 and 972 connected: Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi nonstop on El Al LY971

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 30, 2020

LY 971 Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi and LY 972 AUH to TLV nonstop flights on Israel El Al Airlines ... Read More

Etihad Airways enhances its mobile app
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Etihad Airways enhances its mobile app

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has extended its digital reach with an update to its mobile application ... Read More

Dubai – Bangkok again on Emirates with COVID-19 medical expenses included
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Dubai – Bangkok again on Emirates with COVID-19 medical expenses included

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 27, 2020

Emirates announces the resumption of passenger services to Bangkok with daily flights starting from 1 September.  Customers can now travel ... Read More

Boeing testing quieter and cleaner flights with Etihad Airways
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Boeing testing quieter and cleaner flights with Etihad Airways

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

An Etihad Airways 787-10 Dreamliner decked out with special equipment that can enhance safety and reduce CO2 emissions and noise ... Read More

Tel Aviv-Yafo extends invitation to visitors from United Arab Emirates
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Tel Aviv-Yafo extends invitation to visitors from United Arab Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 19, 2020

Tel Aviv-Yafo extended a visually impressive invitation to potential visitors from the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, shortly after the ... Read More

A good reason why Tourism to the UAE is up for a major rebound
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A good reason why Tourism to the UAE is up for a major rebound

The Media Line The Media Line- August 18, 2020

Israelis will be able to join citizens of other countries as tourists in the United Arab Emirates after the details ... Read More

Abu Dhabi tourist attraction breaks two Guinness World Records titles
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Abu Dhabi tourist attraction breaks two Guinness World Records titles

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 18, 2020

CLYMB Abu Dhabi, the new sports and leisure attraction on Yas Island, is awarded with two Guinness World Records titles ... Read More

Warsaw becomes 25th European city to return to Emirates network
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Warsaw becomes 25th European city to return to Emirates network

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020

Emirates will resume passenger flights to Warsaw from 4 September starting with twice-a-week services, and increasing to three-a-week from 7 ... Read More

Non-stop to Tel Aviv from Dubai on Emirates, from Abu Dhabi on Etihad makes Turkish Airlines nervous
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Non-stop to Tel Aviv from Dubai on Emirates, from Abu Dhabi on Etihad makes Turkish Airlines nervous

The Media Line The Media Line- August 17, 2020

The historic peace accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates represents a potential turning point for air travel and ... Read More

Trump announces ‘historic peace agreement’ between Israel and United Arab Emirates
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Trump announces ‘historic peace agreement’ between Israel and United Arab Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 14, 2020

US President Donald Trump, in a surprise announcement on Thursday, announced that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had reached ... Read More

Emirates is taking a stand with Lebanon: Cargo Airbridge initiated
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Emirates is taking a stand with Lebanon: Cargo Airbridge initiated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2020

In the wake of the Port of Beirut explosions which have devastated many parts of Lebanon's capital city, Emirates is ... Read More

WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash
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WTTC among those commenting on Air India Express crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council expresses condolences on the recent tragedy in Kerala, India. “The entire WTTC family expresses ... Read More

Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380
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Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2020

The iconic Emirates A380 will begin serving travelers on flights to Toronto starting 16 August. The airline has so far ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Strong start to 2020 despite COVID-19
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Etihad Airways: Strong start to 2020 despite COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 6, 2020

Etihad Airways, has provided details of its half-year (H1: January-June) 2020 performance, which saw a strong start to the year, ... Read More

Firefighters battling huge public market fire in Ajman, UAE
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Firefighters battling huge public market fire in Ajman, UAE

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Huge blaze broke out at the public market in the new industrial area of the United Arab Emirates’ city of ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces new face mask for premium passengers
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Etihad Airways introduces new face mask for premium passengers

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE has launched innovative new protective wear for First and Business class guests. ... Read More

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