Tag: Arab

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route
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Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch
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Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition gets ready to launch

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) finalized the form and content of ... Read More

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days
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“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE
Travel Safety & Emergencies

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
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Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg
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Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to Strasbourg, ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit
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Dubai to host second edition of World Tolerance Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program
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Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing
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Italian Exhibition Group ends first quarter on an upswing

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is growing in every sector. The rises on 2017 were confirmed recently by the 2018 ... Read More

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region
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Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

editor editor- May 13, 2019

The latest media spree from the Seychelles did not go unnoticed as the head of delegation Minister for Tourism, Civil ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library
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Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, ... Read More

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’
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Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel
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Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai
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Seychelles Tourism Board records successful participation at 2019 Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

editor editor- May 3, 2019

The Seychelles Islands was represented at the 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), in Middle East's most popular ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away
People in Travel & Tourism

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes
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Emirates announces codeshare partnership with LATAM Airlines Brazil on 17 Brazilian routes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Emirates has announced a new codeshare partnership agreement with LATAM Airlines Brazil covering domestic services in Brazil, providing greater choice ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans
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Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR), a global hospitality company present in 25 countries around the world, announced its expansion plans ... Read More

Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
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Three celebrity chefs join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Following Jumeirah Group's recent announcements to pursue its position as a leading international luxury hospitality brand, the group is further ... Read More

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East
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Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Avis Budget Group has been awarded multiple accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards, for its car rental brands Avis ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza
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The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than ... Read More

dnata wins four accolades at World Travel Awards Middle East
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dnata wins four accolades at World Travel Awards Middle East

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

dnata has won four accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards earning the titles of Middle East's Leading Corporate Travel ... Read More

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29th International Book Fair opens in Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is playing host to the 29th edition of Abu ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe
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Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board participation at EmQuest Cricket Mania 2019 – Dubai UAE
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Seychelles Tourism Board participation at EmQuest Cricket Mania 2019 – Dubai UAE

editor editor- April 15, 2019

The Seychelles has been seen on the Dubai Social scene this March as the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway
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Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion
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Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC
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Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia
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New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!
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Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow
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What Abu Dhabi Airports will show at Saudi International Airshow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports is participating in the inaugural edition of the Saudi International Air Show, held between March 12 – ... Read More