Tag: Dubai

Gulf States urged to release expat detainees at risk of Coronavirus
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Gulf States urged to release expat detainees at risk of Coronavirus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020

The overwhelming majority of Western expats currently detained in the Gulf States have been convicted on financial charges which are ... Read More

Arabian Hotel Investment Conference postponed due to COVID-19
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Arabian Hotel Investment Conference postponed due to COVID-19

editor editor- March 11, 2020

It was announced today that the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2020 has been postponed to September 21 and 22 ... Read More

Is there a Disneyland in Dubai?
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Is there a Disneyland in Dubai?

mm Harry S. Johnson- January 10, 2020

Hoping to mash-up 2 of your vacations into one by visiting Disneyland in Dubai? With both destinations being so popular, ... Read More

Hilton opens three hotels in Dubai
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Hilton opens three hotels in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2019

Hilton announced the opening of three hotels at Al Seef - the bustling waterfront destination by Meraas, along the shore ... Read More

Lemon Tree Hotels Announces International Debut with Dubai property
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Lemon Tree Hotels Announces International Debut with Dubai property

editor editor- December 20, 2019

Lemon Tree Hotels Limited, through its management subsidiary Carnation Hotels Pvt. Ltd., announced the international debut of the company with ... Read More

UAE travelers prefer regional destinations this holiday season
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UAE travelers prefer regional destinations this holiday season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019

Most people think of Europe when looking for a winter getaway, however, the upcoming holiday season sees a change as ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers
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Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by allowing ... Read More

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023
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Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Travelers from Russia visiting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and ... Read More

Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season
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Dubai ready for a bustling 2019-2020 cruise season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

Dubai has intensified its campaign to woo more cruise travelers and to further strengthen its position as a leading ‘cruise ... Read More

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai
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Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

Air Partner plc announced the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering to ... Read More

Alexa from Amazon in every hotel room
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Alexa from Amazon in every hotel room

editor editor- September 25, 2019

The first hotel in the Middle East to feature the AI experience of Alexa in every room will debut this ... Read More

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager
People in Travel & Tourism

25hours Hotel One Central in Dubai, debuting in 2020, appoints General Manager & F&B Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

In spring 2020, the first 25hours Hotel Company hotel outside of Europe will open its doors. Chantel Moore is now ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards
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Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After ... Read More

Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai
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Emaar Hospitality Group presents new upscale lifestyle hotel in Dubai

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Vida Emirates Hills is an upscale lifestyle hotel  in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood has resented by ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda
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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel
People in Travel & Tourism

Wharf Hotels appoints new General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriano Vences as General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong, a ... Read More

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

Goodbye travel trade show, hello AI travel festival
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Goodbye travel trade show, hello AI travel festival

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered luxury travel trade festival is in the works. It is a bold new event ... Read More

Dubai College of Tourism launches new training initiatives
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Dubai College of Tourism launches new training initiatives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), a vocational education institution established as part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
People in Travel & Tourism

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... 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

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... Read More

Airbnb now available in Arabic
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Airbnb now available in Arabic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Airbnb announced that its global accommodation and experiences platform will be available in Arabic to enable its growing community across ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives
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Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board
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Cape Town to chair BestCities board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future
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BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience
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Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for ... 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

TIME Hotels joins an elite club
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TIME Hotels joins an elite club

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Plan B Solutions, to offer its guests the opportunity of enrolling ... 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

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019
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Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market
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German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another ... Read More

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