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Saudi Arabian students graduate from New Zealand air traffic controllers program
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Saudi Arabian students graduate from New Zealand air traffic controllers program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019

A group of 25 Saudi Arabian students have graduated from an air traffic control (ATC) training program provided by Airways ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s flynas orders 10 A321XLR jets at 2019 Dubai Airshow
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Saudi Arabia’s flynas orders 10 A321XLR jets at 2019 Dubai Airshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a firm order for 10 A321XLRs at the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The ... Read More

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi
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Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019

VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of Saudi ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries
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Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to Lebanon. ... Read More

Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum
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Projects worth $23 billion will be discussed at ‘Riyadh: The Sustainable City’ forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), formally known as Riyadh Development Authority, has invited international experts to participate in ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network
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Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as part ... Read More

3-year travel ban to Lebanese Republic ended
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3-year travel ban to Lebanese Republic ended

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 8, 2019

In 2016, the UAE banned its citizens from traveling to Lebanon. Citing concerns over the political climate in the Lebanese ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... 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

“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days
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“Eid Season” in Saudi Arabia attracts 5 million visitors in 5 days

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

"Eid Season" in Saudi Arabia attracted 5 million visitors in 5 days. This year's season was featured by hosting more ... 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

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... 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

Etihad launches new daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah during Ramadan
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Etihad launches new daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah during Ramadan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) ... Read More

Al Ain International Airport welcomes daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan
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Al Ain International Airport welcomes daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars
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Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC ... Read More

Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region
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Seychelles intensifies its media presence in the GCC region

editor editor- May 13, 2019

The latest media spree from the Seychelles did not go unnoticed as the head of delegation Minister for Tourism, Civil ... Read More

Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019
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Dubai Airports: Passenger numbers down 2.2% in first quarter of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed 22.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019, down 2.2 percent from the same period ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market
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German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another ... Read More

Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’
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Qatari tourism official: ‘No visas for enemies!’ Qatar’s government: ‘It’s not so!’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Doha will not grant visas to those it considers “enemies,” a Qatari tourism official said in reference to Egyptians seeking ... 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

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... 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

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 Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends
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Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza
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The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than ... 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

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth
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Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles
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Travel agents from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) visit Seychelles

editor editor- April 26, 2019

Selected travel agents from the GCC—Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were given the opportunity to enjoy Seychelles and at the ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 ... 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

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