Category: Middle East

Sharjah introduces some off the beat locations of the emirate

Sharjah’s many offerings, from cultural and historical treasures, such as the Museum of Islamic Civilisation to the oldest souk in the region, from luxury stays in boutique hotels to fascinating displays of the age-old tradition of birds of prey displays all add up to an unforgettable array of memories. However, Sharjah also offers more for […]

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Dubai offers amazing summer holidays deals for Indian travellers

Considered to be one of the world’s most famous destinations, Dubai has everything an Indian traveller may wish to experience during the summer holiday. From all-year-round sun, temperature-controlled pools and unlimited and complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, to a whole host of dining venues with indoor seating – it’s a great choice for a […]

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Jumeirah Group reveals the latest additions to its MICE offerings across its Abu Dhabi portfolio

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel chain has unveiled its diverse MICE offering across its new hotel portfolio in Abu Dhabi.  The newly opened Jumeirah At Saadiyat Island Resort and Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa provide beautiful beach and serene desert options that perfectly compliment the dynamic downtown location of the renowned Jumeirah […]

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Oman Tourism strengthens its outreach in India with three-city roadshow

The Ministry of Tourism, Oman successfully conducted roadshows in Bengaluru, Pune and Mumbai recently to strengthen its outreach among the travel trade fraternity in India. In an effort to retain the growth momentum of Indian arrivals in Oman, the Ministry along with destination management companies, hotels, attraction operators and Oman Air, the national carrier connected […]

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Abu Dhabi hotels record strong double-digit rise in revenues in Q1 of 2019

According to the latest figures released by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) for the emirate’s hospitality sector, the total hotel revenues for the emirate for Q1 of 2019 have increased by more than 16% compared to the same period in 2018. Events such as the AFC Asian Cup, […]

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King Salman launches ‘Enriching Hajj & Umrah Experience’ Programme

Under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and with the follow-up of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia officially launched the ‘Enriching Hajj & Umrah Experience’ programme, one of the most important Vision 2030 programmes. With the ambitious objective of reaching 30 million Umrah visitors annually […]

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Sharjah Art Foundation installs non-stop rain room

Rain Room is a place where you can see the rain, feel the rain but you won’t get wet. Located in the Sharjah Art Foundation, Rain Room is a permanent art installation where motion sensors on the ceiling prevent the water droplets from falling on you, clearing a sort of path, roughly six foot in […]

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Qatar Airways submits formal request to offer temporary assistance to Indian expats during summer travel peak

Due to the recent exceptional circumstances affecting the Qatar-India market, which has resulted in a drastic reduction in the number of seats offered by Indian airlines operating to/from Qatar, Qatar Airways has made a formal submission to the Indian authorities to allow for the implementation of a temporary solution to Indian families during the summer […]

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Dubai showcases new venues, hotels and offerings for meeting planners at IMEX Frankfurt

Following a strong start to 2019, Dubai Business Events (DBE) showcased Dubai’s dynamic business events offerings yet again at IMEX. The aim of DBE’s participation at the event in Frankfurt was to position Dubai as a destination of choice for business events and incentive travel for a global audience of over 14,000 hosted buyers and […]

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Sammy Yahia appointed as the new Director of Tourism for Israel in India

Israel Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce Sammy Yahia’s appointment as the new Director of Tourism for India & Philippines markets effective June 3, 2019. He will be responsible to lead the tourism board’s initiatives in India while overseeing the development of policies and strategies to strengthen Israel’s reputation as a world-class tourism and […]

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