Category: Middle East

Citymax Hotel Al Barsha launches ‘Ladies only’ floor

Citymax Hotels has announced the opening of its ‘Ladies-only’ floor. This is a first for Citymax Hotels and will be available for bookings at the newly opened Citymax Hotel Al Barsha. Following the launch of the new hotel under the three-star hospitality chain, female travellers will have an entire floor dedicated to themselves. All guests will […]

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Dubai Tourism conducts three-city roadshow in India

As India continues to be the top travel source market for Dubai, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai (DTCM) organised a three-city roadshow to strengthen travel ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The roadshow bandwagon began its journey in Kolkata on July 29, reaching the commercial hub of Mumbai on August 2. […]

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Oman awarded ‘Emerging International Destination’ at 13th Annual Today’s Traveller Awards

Oman recently won the prestigious title of ‘Emerging International Destination’ at the 13th Annual Today’s Traveller Awards that took place on July 29 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. On the occasion of its 22nd anniversary, Today’s Traveller hosted an awards night where dignitaries and celebrities came together in a common spirit of fellowship and […]

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Indian gastronomy takes centre stage in Israel

Israel is a nation that has culinary influences from all around the world and over the years Indian cuisine has taken centre stage with many celebrity chefs and culinary experts visiting the country for menu engineering, special collaborations and food festivals. Each region in the country offers its own adapted cuisine which is evident in […]

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Seawings introduces experiential journeys for quick getaways in UAE

Seawings, the only luxury seaplane tour operator in the Middle East offering scenic aerial tours, charters and journeys within the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced the launch of the experiential journey for quick getaways in the UAE – day excursions and holidays by private seaplane with your friends and family. Each carefully selected tailor-made experiential […]

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Qatar Airways wins ‘Best Airline of the Year’ for a record fifth time

Qatar Airways is thrilled to have won four prestigious prizes at this year’s 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards, including the highest accolade of World’s Best Airline – becoming the only airline in the competition’s history to win it five times (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and 2019). The airline has been named Best Airline in the […]

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority conducts multi-city educational seminars in India

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority conducted multi-city educational and training sessions recently in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Nagpur and Lucknow. Key agents from the cities were invited to the event. The aim of the seminar was to increase visibility of the emirate of Sharjah and to promote its three themes – Culture & […]

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Muslim-friendly online booking platform HalalHoliday launched

HalalHoliday, a unique online booking platform was launched earlier in July in Kuala Lumpur. The online travel booking platform aims to become the world’s largest Muslim-friendly online travel market place. It is dedicated to merging the traditional travel trade community with a digital platform. HalalHoliday is run by World Halal Holiday for Muslim (WHHM), a […]

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44th Hajj Symposium to commence on August 5 in Saudi Arabia

Dr Mohammed Salih Bentin, Minister of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia will inaugurate the 44th edition of the Hajj Symposium on August 5 at the Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel. The two-day symposium titled “Islam: Coexistence and Tolerance” will have thinkers and scholars from the Kingdom and other areas of the Islamic world.  Dr Abdul […]

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Jennifer Lopez to perform at her debut concert in Israel

Singing sensation Jennifer Lopez is all set to perform in Israel for the first time at Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on August 1. The pop star and actress will visit the country during the international leg of her ‘It’s My Party’ world tour, a 25-show engagement kicked off on June 7. J. Lo’s show is […]

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