Emirates introduces laptop and tablet handling service for US flights

Emirates will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Emirates customers travelling to the US via Dubai will be able to utilise their laptops and tablet devices on the...
Read More

Qantas and EL AL launches codeshare agreement

Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and...
Read More

Emirates launches daily A380 service to Nice

Emirates announced today the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second...
Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Launches DXB Grill

DXB Grill is the latest new dining outlet to be unveiled at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, serving up a revolutionary take on the traditional steak and seafood restaurant. Contemporary classic décor marries with a new dining concept that encompasses tender meat...
Read More

The “hospital with wings” lands in Doha

Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha today with an official reception at Doha International Airport (DIA) attended by His Excellency Mr. Ajay Sharma, British Ambassador to the State of Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Ashud Ahmed, Bangladeshi Ambassador...
Read More
Qantas and EL AL launches codeshare agreement

Qantas and EL AL launches codeshare agreement

Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and...

Emirates launches daily A380 service to Nice

Emirates launches daily A380 service to Nice

Emirates announced today the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second...

The “hospital with wings” lands in Doha

The “hospital with wings” lands in Doha

Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha today with an official reception at Doha International Airport (DIA) attended by His Excellency Mr. Ajay Sharma, British Ambassador to the State of Qatar, His Excellency Mr. Ashud Ahmed, Bangladeshi Ambassador...

US and UK ban carrying electronic devices at cabin baggage

US and UK ban carrying electronic devices at cabin baggage

First, the United States and later British government announced a cabin baggage ban for electronic devices larger than mobile phones on direct passenger flights to their countries from eight majority-Muslim countries. For an indefinite time, passengers...

London’s popular Turkish restaurant to open in Dubai

London’s popular Turkish restaurant to open in Dubai

Turkish ‘Pide’ restaurant Babaji will open its first venue outside of the UK at Dubai’s City Walk. Babaji is a contemporary Pide hall in the heart of London, near Piccadilly Circus, on Shaftesbury Avenue at the corner with Wardour Street. Pide, sometimes called...

Qatar to invest up to US$45 billion, learn more at ATM 2017

Qatar to invest up to US$45 billion, learn more at ATM 2017

Qatar will look to generate 5.2% of its GDP through tourism over the coming years, creating 98,000 jobs and managing an inventory of 63,000 hotel rooms. While the country’s culture and heritage remain of paramount importance, Qatar is also set to invest up to...

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017 Starts Today

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017 Starts Today

Dubai welcomes authors from 33 nations to Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017 today. The Festival takes place over nine days from 3-11 March and is held during the UAE’s 2017 Month of Reading. Featuring more than 180 authors, including 70 authors from the UAE...

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Launches DXB Grill

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Launches DXB Grill

DXB Grill is the latest new dining outlet to be unveiled at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, serving up a revolutionary take on the traditional steak and seafood restaurant. Contemporary classic décor marries with a new dining concept that encompasses tender meat...

Deutsche Hospitality expands its presence in Oman

Deutsche Hospitality expands its presence in Oman

Deutsche Hospitality is continuing on its course of expansion. Following the opening of the IntercityHotel Salalah in 2016, an agreement for second hotel in Oman to be operated under the same brand has now been signed with Muscat National Development and...

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut introduces Dr Burgener

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut introduces Dr Burgener

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the launch of luxury new products and treatments by premium brand Dr Burgener, a scientific brand based on treatments for the skin using natural ingredients and mixing these with high-technology products and treatments...

Cristal Group has appointed Mr Philippe F. Frugere

Cristal Group has appointed Mr Philippe F. Frugere

Cristal Group has appointed Mr Philippe F. Frugere as the General Manger for Bayat Hotel by Cristal that is Abha’s first 5-star property and will be ready for opening in June 2017. The Abha region in Saudi Arabia was recently named the capital of Arab Tourism 2017....

ATM Global Stage to open with Expo 2020 legacy debate

ATM Global Stage to open with Expo 2020 legacy debate

The legacy of Expo 2020 is set to come under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage, returning for the 2017 show at Dubai World Trade Centre, from April 24 to 27. Expo 2020, between October 2020 and April 2021, will bring together more than 180 nations...

Professional Congress Organisers gather in Dubai

Professional Congress Organisers gather in Dubai

Professional Congress Organisers from across the globe came together in Dubai for the 2017 IAPCO Annual Meeting and General Assembly. Hosted by Dubai-based IAPCO member company Meeting Minds Experts, and supported by Dubai Business Events (DBE), this landmark event...

Madinat Jumeirah unveils virtual planning tool for events

Madinat Jumeirah unveils virtual planning tool for events

Madinat Jumeirah is delighted to unveil a new cutting-edge virtual online planning tool which has revolutionized event and conference planning at the Arabian Resort of Dubai. The user-friendly booking tool covers all venues at Madinat Jumeirah and takes event planners...

MICE Arabia & Luxury Travel Congress started

MICE Arabia & Luxury Travel Congress started

The 5th Annual edition of the MICE Arabia & Luxury Travel Congress kick-started with a powerful session on ‘Redefining MICE’ by DR. Rob Davidson, MD MICE Knowledge, Author, International Motivational Speaker, and a key influencer of the UK MICE...

ATM to focus on $8.3 billion MENA wellness tourism sector

ATM to focus on $8.3 billion MENA wellness tourism sector

A Wellness Symposium will throw the spotlight on the $8.3 billion industry in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, 24-27 April. A partnership between the World Travel Market...