Tag: North Africa

Top 5 travel destinations for solo travelers in 2020
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Top 5 travel destinations for solo travelers in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 12, 2019

According to a new study, a quarter (26%) of Americans have already traveled solo, and 46% are considering taking the ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air
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Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... 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

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

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

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

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

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel
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Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

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

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?
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What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

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

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans
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Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told
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Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

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

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans
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Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule
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Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019

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

Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace
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Egypt Tourism Minister: Tourism is key to rapprochement and peace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat and winner of IIPT Award said that Tourism and travel are the key to peaceful ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of ... Read More

Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif
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Marriott International announces opening of Four Points by Sheraton Setif

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

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

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

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

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023
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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors
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Abu Dhabi Airports Set to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes and Visitors

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

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

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

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

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements
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IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airlines announce codeshare agreement
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Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airlines announce codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airline have announced a new codeshare partnership to provide customers with greater access to key ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt
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Radisson Hotel Group signs portfolio deal for six hotels in Egypt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa
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Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts
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UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long ... Read More

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