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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

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. ... 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!’

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

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

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

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

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

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

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

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

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow ... Read More

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

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

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

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

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

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

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

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of ... 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

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch 2019 Thai Festival in Bahrain

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

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Gulf Hotels Group brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Gulf Hotels Group (GHG), Bahrain’s home-grown hospitality provider, has announced the official opening of its first UAE property, 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

Dubai Cruise Tourism, a department of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), along with its public ... Read More

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

New GM heads up Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, announced ... 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

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

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

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

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

Global aviation leaders will gather in Dubai

The heads of civil aviation authorities and aviation ministers from around the world will converge on Dubai on January ... 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

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

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

Aviation Ministers will be attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit GIAS2019

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

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro ... Read More

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

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

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

Is UNWTO suffering of an induced coma?

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

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

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair to begin operation mid 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Featuring 174 ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bahrain goes to Berlin

Bahrain goes to Berlin

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

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

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

Bahrain International Airport to expand capacity in 2013

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

Bahrain to boost domestic food production

Bahrain to boost domestic food production

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain will increase the percentage of its domestic food production from 20 to 60 percent of ... Read More

Bahrain to host fourth race of 2013 Formula One Grand Prix season

Bahrain to host fourth race of 2013 Formula One Grand Prix season

MANAMA, Bahrain - The International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced Bahrain will host the fourth round of the 2013 Formula ... Read More

Holiday Inn Express opens In Bahrain

Holiday Inn Express opens In Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - Last week, the InterContinental Hotel Group opened its first Holiday Inn Express in Bahrain. Read More

Bahrain experiences tourism boom

Bahrain experiences tourism boom

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain hosted over 230,000 tourists in one week from August 16 – 22 during Eid celebration, ... Read More

Bab Al Bahrain suq to become tourist-only area

Bab Al Bahrain suq to become tourist-only area

Discussions could begin soon on a proposal to turn the Bab Al Bahrain suq into a tourist-only area. Read More

Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruise Lines returning to Bahrain

Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruise Lines returning to Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - In a move to capitalize on Bahrain's rapidly growing tourism market, Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruise ... Read More