Tag: Middle East

Coronavirus a security threat in the Middle East: Military response
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Coronavirus a security threat in the Middle East: Military response

The Media Line The Media Line- March 24, 2020

In Jordan, the army took over the streets on March 17 to police the curfew due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Partners with Esquire Middle East Awards to Celebrate Industry’s Best
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Seychelles Tourism Board Partners with Esquire Middle East Awards to Celebrate Industry’s Best

editor editor- December 26, 2019

In line with its marketing strategy to increase the destination’s visibility, the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) collaborated with ITP’s Esquire ... Read More

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic
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ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

At the Fifth Meeting of Directors General of Civil Aviation for the ICAO Middle East Region (DGCA-MID/5) in Kuwait City, ... 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

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion
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Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United ... 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

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system
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Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?
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How is the Effect of Renewed Competition between Airbus and Boeing ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

The revival of competition between Boeing and Airbus is expected to result in record delivery of the highly popular narrow-body platforms and a 9.4% year-on-year ... 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

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
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Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference
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Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers
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Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi
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IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. The inaugural ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building
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Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia open doors at city’s tallest building

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

"The history and culture of Philadelphia are so often expressed in the characteristic storytelling of its art and architecture. Now, ... Read More

Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius
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Seychelles’ Best recognized at World Travel Awards in Mauritius

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Seychelles’ best performing tourism related businesses have been recognized at the 26th Edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways
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Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019
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Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is to jump on a superb start this June as the team will be conducting ... Read More

Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop
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Middle East & North Africa hotels: Occupancy surges, profits drop

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was ... Read More

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings
Hotel & Resort News

Hotel length-of-stays: Key global data findings

editor editor- May 31, 2019

A new Length-of-Stay (LOS) Strategy Report was released today, examining the rates of over 50,000 hotels globally, based on data ... Read More

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco
Airline News

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Rabat landed on Wednesday at Rabat–Salé Airport, marking the airline’s third gateway to ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok announces new General Manager
People in Travel & Tourism

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok announces new General Manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok, the innovative new health retreat in downtown Bangkok, has announced the appointment of Bruno Huber ... 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

African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana
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African Tourism Board President will speak at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

The African Tourism Board knows the importance of connectivity for the growing travel and tourism industry to the continent.  African ... 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

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE
Airline News

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is celebrating 10 years of success at EBACE with ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft
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Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Airbus today announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise
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UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to ... 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

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