Tag: Oman

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next week with the Sri Lanka ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 14, 2019 08:14 0

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:00 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world will compete at this year’s ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01 0

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

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:55 0

Avis Budget Group has been awarded multiple accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards, for its car rental brands Avis and Budget, across the Middle ... 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 0

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

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:48 0

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than five trophies at the World ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 16:09 0

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite of the travel industry gathered ... Read More

World Travel Awards heads to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

World Travel Awards heads to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:21 0

Abu Dhabi is reinforcing its standing as a world-class events destination as it steps up to host the most important night of the year for ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:15 0

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:35 0

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019 03:00 0

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 07:25 0

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 05:26 0

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started a two-year contract with the ... Read More

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

editor editor- April 2, 2019 18:41 2

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is partnering with Smile in Love Wedding Studio to showcase Thailand’s rich cultural heritage embodied in traditional ... Read More

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Nicolas Chammaa as General Manager of Vida Downtown Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:28 0

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

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55 0

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:20 0

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Paul Uglesic as the General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman. Paul has ten years of outstanding experience in the hospitality ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40 0

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... 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

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

editor editor- March 13, 2019 01:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that it is on track to achieve its strategic vision, which includes the goal of ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50 1

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after ... 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

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

European Union and Qatar finally signed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:19 0

The European Commission and the State of Qatar initialed today an aviation agreement, the first such agreement between the EU and a partner from the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:03 0

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will codeshare on Oman Air operating flights ... Read More

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