Category: Middle East

Emirates introduces generous waiver policy enabling customers to book with peace of mind

Emirates is providing customers more flexibility, choice and value through its newly introduced waiver policy for all booked tickets issued on or from March 7 until March 31, allowing customers across its network the choice of changing their travel dates without change and re-issuance fees. The move provides Emirates’ customers with peace of mind should […]

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Abu Dhabi marks Indian market milestones of 8.2% growth with new initiatives

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced at press conferences in Mumbai and Delhi that the number of visitors from India touched a mark of 4,49,574 in 2019 with an average length of stay of three nights per guest, making India the largest source market for Abu Dhabi. This […]

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Abu Dhabi to introduce new regulations for holiday homes

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is preparing to launch new regulations on organising holiday homes in Abu Dhabi, based on a decision issued by the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, regarding the regulation and licensing of vacation homes in the emirate. The new regulations governing […]

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European business event planners explore Dubai’s world-class offerings and preview Expo 2020

A group of 55 business event planners and buyers from across Europe have concluded an experiential and knowledge-building tour of Dubai, exploring the city’s robust and ever-growing offering for meetings, conferences and incentive travel programmes. Hosted by Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, the three-day ‘Discover Dubai 2020’ study mission was curated […]

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Emirates SkyCargo appoints Abdulla Alkhallafi as Cargo Manager for India

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as the new Cargo Manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi and will be overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of Emirates SkyCargo is one of the air cargo carrier’s most important markets globally. He will be taking over from Keki Patel, who will be retiring […]

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Abu Dhabi launches new outdoor adventure attraction Jebel Hafit Desert Park

His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, inaugurated a new tourist attraction in Al Ain recently, which features fascinating archaeological and historical remains as well as exhilarating outdoor adventure activities. Jebel Hafit Desert Park, located about 20 […]

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Atlantis, The Palm prepares for a bumper 2020; saw positive growth from emerging markets in 2019

Upon completion of a three-year makeover, Atlantis, The Palm has reported record-breaking 2019 with an average occupancy of 90%. This increase in visits as a result of strong footfall from top source markets as well as from diversified markets and is in line with the tourism strategy set out by Dubai Tourism (DTCM). Significantly bookings […]

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Qatar wins bid to host THE BIZZ AMEA Awards in 2020

The World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB) has chosen Doha, Qatar, as the venue for THE BIZZ AMEA Awards, to be held from November 24 – 27. The awards gather and recognise leading businesses from different regions that contribute to the daily growth of their local communities as well as the world economy. Qatar was selected […]

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Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) presents the world’s largest arts and entertainment Fringe event

The cultural capital of the Arab World – Sharjah – hosted the latest international Fringe festival. The Fringe is a world-renowned artistic movement taking place in over 200 locations worldwide gathering millions of people each year. For 17 days from January 16 – February 1, the streets and stages of Sharjah transformed into a special […]

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Jordan gears up for Aqaba Airshow 2020

To take place on March 20-21, the Aqaba Air Show 2020 promises skilful displays from the best pilots in the world. Over the picturesque bay of Aqaba, Jordan, aerial evolutions will be performed by soloists and aerobatics teams from Italy, Poland, Great Britain and Sweden. Jordanian Air Force will present powerful and loud F-16s along […]

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