Tag: North Africa

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29 0

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:36 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:15 0

Occupancy levels at hotels in the Middle East & North Africa surged to 78.2 percent in April, but it was not enough to prevent profit ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05 0

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

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Airbnb now available in Arabic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 16:45 0

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

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:42 0

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30 0

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

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 16:17 2

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel sectors, but regional operators must strike ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... 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

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:10 0

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to become future market leaders, according ... 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

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:15 0

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, April 28) ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:59 0

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and West Africa, and achieve rapid ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:15 0

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title ... Read More

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:15 0

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful borders, cultural exchanges, bridge-building, communication, ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019 02:46 0

Pope Francis has appointed the Tanzanian born prelate, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate to the countries of the ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:12 0

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence (A.I), ... Read More

Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif

Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:33 0

Marriott International announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria, in partnership with Prombati SPA owned by Rachid Khenfri. With 191 rooms ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 10:17 2

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate 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

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

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:20 0

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to 3.5 million, according to data ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:23 0

Abu Dhabi Airports is ready to handle a significant influx of inbound traffic through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this weekend as athletes and visitors ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

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