Category: Middle East

Abu Dhabi’s oldest building Qasr Al Hosn to re-open this year

The Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism is readying to welcome tourists to the redeveloped Qasr Al Hosn in Abu Dhabi by the year-end. The historic fort at the heart of the capital is undergoing a substantial renovation. Cafes and restaurants will also feature in the finished attraction, while it will host exhibitions and […]

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Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to unveil in July

Expects 10% increase in tourist arrival On July 25, an indoor theme park- Warner Bros. World will welcome the public in Abu Dhabi. The highly-anticipated Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will feature six immersive lands including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, as well as Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza. Mohamed Khalifa […]

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Israel positive on agritourism boom in the country

Israel hosted the 20th edition of Agritech Israel 2018, one of the world’s most important exhibitions in the field of agricultural technologies, innovations and food processing.  From May 8 to 10, the exposition was held at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center in Tel Aviv and was attended by the Minister of State for […]

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Jazeera Airways commences direct flights between Mumbai and Kuwait

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai welcomed another international airline, Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways, which commenced operations between Kuwait and Mumbai from May 10, 2018. The airline has started operations to Mumbai with 7 flights a week onboard its dual-class Airbus A320 aircraft. Jazeera has become one of the largest carriers into India from Kuwait by […]

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Emirates Group releases 2017-18 results

The Emirates Group announced its 30th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion. According to the 2017-18 Annual Report, the Emirates Group posted a profit of AED 4.1 billion (USD 1.1 billion) for the financial year ended March 31, 2018, up 67% from last year. The Group’s revenue reached AED 102.4 billion (USD 27.9.billion), […]

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Oman gets a new international airport

The first phase of Oman’s brand new Muscat International Airport is currently operational and has increased passenger capacity to 20 million-up from the previous 12 million passengers recorded in 2017. The state-of-the-art airport has been designed to be the shining symbol of the Sultanate of Oman. Designed as ICAO category 4F airports, the Muscat International […]

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25th edition of ATM concludes on an encouraging note

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), concluded its 25th anniversary with 39,000 travel, hospitality and tourism professionals from across the world, with the previous records being broken across the board by the time the four-day show closed on 25 April 2018. The show witnessed a 40% increase in the footfall since celebrating its 20th year in 2013. […]

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Atlantis, The Palm launches the Wedding Lounge

Atlantis makes it even easier to plan a wedding with a dedicated weddings team Well renowned as a world-class destination for weddings, Atlantis, The Palm launched the Wedding Lounge that will provide couples to create their dream wedding. Wedding bookings saw an increase of 30% in 2017, compared to 2016 and with couples from India […]

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Jordan to position as an ideal destination for religious tourism

India ranked among top 10 source market to Jordan Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Jordan, a country famed for its ancient monuments, nature reserves and seaside resorts and also home to the famous archaeological site of Petra, has renewed their tourism strategies this year and are eying significantly on adventure tourism and religious tourism to boost […]

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QTA opens office in Mumbai

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has opened a representative office in Mumbai, India at an event held on May 3 at The Trident. The 11th in a network of offices around the globe, the office is set to tap into one of the fastest-growing outbound tourism markets in the world, second only to China. Rashed AlQurese, […]

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