Tag: Red Sea

How the Red Sea Project will reduce light pollution
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How the Red Sea Project will reduce light pollution

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 2, 2020

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world's most ambitious tourism initiatives, has announced plans to become ... 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

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day
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Rosewood Hotels & Resorts: Innovative programming in celebration of Global Wellness Day

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today debuts the innovative Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health ... Read More

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok announces new General Manager
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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

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board
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Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future
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The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy ... 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

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019
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TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across ... Read More

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia
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Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

TIME Hotels, an UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... 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

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience
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Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently ... 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

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Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know
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IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council ... 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

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel
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Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport
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Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international ... Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates
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Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December ... Read More

Israel’s second international airport opens in January
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Israel’s second international airport opens in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

Israel Airports Authority (IAA) announced that the country's long-awaited second international airport will be opening on January 22, 2019. Located ... Read More

Saudi Arabia aims to diversify its economy and drive tourism
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Saudi Arabia aims to diversify its economy and drive tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018

In line with the Vision 2030 objective to attract approximately one million tourists per year, preparations have been made to ... Read More

Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising
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Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018

The Red Sea resorts in Egypt have been working hard recently on attracting the Chinese tourists, said Abdullah in an ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism Red Sea Project on track
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Saudi Arabia’s luxury tourism Red Sea Project on track

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

A delegation from the Red Sea Development Company, led by chief executive John Pagano, was received by King Salman bin ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism
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Saudi Arabia Set To Build New Futuristic Mega-City for Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2017

Saudi Arabia is not the first country that most tourists think to visit. But if the Saudi Crown Prince has ... Read More

Egypt:  Arab Spring gone wrong?
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Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 16, 2013

Since 2011, Egypt has had various transformations and through the process, the beleaguered country’s travel and tourism industry has done ... Read More

MSC Cruises unveils maiden Red Sea itineraries
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MSC Cruises unveils maiden Red Sea itineraries

editor editor- March 31, 2012

On the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula where the Gulf of Aqaba meets the Straits of Tiran, the sheltered ... Read More

German tourists die in bizarre submarine accident in Red Sea
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German tourists die in bizarre submarine accident in Red Sea

editor editor- February 10, 2012

Three tourists have drowned in the Red Sea after a tourist submarine collided with a coral reef, shattering its glass ... Read More

Gorgonia Beach Resort certified Green Globe
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Gorgonia Beach Resort certified Green Globe

editor editor- January 24, 2012

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of Gorgonia Beach Resort, on the Red Sea in Marsa Alam, ... Read More

CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate second hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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CHI Hotels and Resorts to operate second hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

editor editor- August 12, 2010

Multi-brand hotel operator CHI Hotels & Resorts announces that as from 1st October of this year it will be operating ... Read More

German tourists killed in car-train collision in Egypt
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German tourists killed in car-train collision in Egypt

editor editor- December 14, 2009

Three German tourists were killed when their car collided with a freight train near the Egyptian Red Sea resort of ... Read More

Two missing after tourist boat sinks in Red Sea
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Two missing after tourist boat sinks in Red Sea

editor editor- November 20, 2009

ISMAILIA, Egypt - Two Spanish tourists were missing in the Red Sea on Thursday after their dive boat sank in ... Read More

Red Sea  resort in Egypt  risks destruction by power plant
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Red Sea resort in Egypt risks destruction by power plant

editor editor- June 22, 2009

To this day, Red Sea resort tourist operators, hotel owners and tourism stakeholders are trying to fight off a gigantic ... Read More

Saudi Arabia to develop Red Sea
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Saudi Arabia to develop Red Sea

editor editor- July 17, 2008

HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman, the SCTA secretary general, considered the Cabinet of Ministers' approval of the tourism development strategy ... Read More

Tourism Ministry slams poor standards at Eilat hotels
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Tourism Ministry slams poor standards at Eilat hotels

editor editor- February 15, 2008

A classified memorandum authored by the Tourism Ministry reveals that many hotels in the Red Sea resort city of Eilat ... Read More

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