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Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 17:15 0

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

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:03 0

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

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:55 0

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

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 2

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:09 0

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the same time dig deep on ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25 0

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program ... Read More

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:28 0

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has appointed seasoned strategic and results-driven leader, Nicolas Chammaa, as the General Manager ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019 19:12 0

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a codeshare partnership for travel commencing ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 23:06 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai & Middle East Office in partnership with Royal Thai Embassy in Manama, Bahrain and The Gulf Hotel, Bahrain ... Read More

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:10 0

Gulf Hotels Group (GHG), Bahrain’s home-grown hospitality provider, has announced the official opening of its first UAE property, The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay. The ... Read More

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

Oceana cruise liner arrives to Dubai on its maiden voyage in Arabian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:08 0

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public and private sector partners welcomed cruise ... Read More

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

editor editor- February 6, 2019 00:11 0

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, announced the appointment of a new General ... Read More

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 08:31 0

Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It's a good reason to open the world's largest eco-friendly underwater theme park. Expected to welcome visitors ... Read More

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:32 0

A Rome-based event agency and DMC specializing in first-class events is offering a novelty to the global meetings industry: football. Read More

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 18:15 0

The heads of civil aviation authorities and aviation ministers from around the world will converge on Dubai on January 24, 2019 to participate in the ... Read More

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

“Ours Yours” and “Where It All Begins”: The new Bahrain Egypt tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 08:06 0

Tourism may be a way for Bahrain and Egypt to find together. Egypt is in urgent need of more tourists after ongoing security incidents.  Bahrain ... Read More

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:25 0

The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) will kick off in Dubai with the participation of the largest ever gathering ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by ... Read More

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

editor editor- December 22, 2018 00:31 0

As part of the joint venture partnership agreement, Airways New Zealand is providing a one-year training program at ACK for a group of air traffic ... Read More

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

editor editor- December 20, 2018 05:05 0

UNWTO is experiencing a new type of leader and leadership. Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:08 1

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, according ... Read More

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 21:11 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Featuring 174 studios, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom suites ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32 0

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in the world. As part of ... Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016 03:55 0

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport in Dallas, returning to the ... Read More

Bahrain goes to Berlin

Bahrain goes to Berlin

editor editor- June 11, 2013 01:18 0

While in Washington, defense ties were discussed between the US and his H.H. Read More

Bahrain tops Middle East in economic freedom, twelfth worldwide

Bahrain tops Middle East in economic freedom, twelfth worldwide

editor editor- January 16, 2013 06:15 0

MANAMA, Bahrain - According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle ... Read More

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

editor editor- December 14, 2012 06:00 0

MANAMA, Bahrain - The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced plans to further expand Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in the coming year. Read More

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