Emirates to Unveil Enhanced A380 Onboard Lounge at ITB Berlin

Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet.  The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced Onboard Lounge for its...
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Qatar to launch services to Yanbu and Tabuk

Qatar Airways today confirmed the start of its new services to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with three-weekly flights beginning 9 May for Yanbu and 19 June for Tabuk, with flights now on sale at qatarairways.com. The additional destinations take...
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Middle East countries focus on outbound Chinese travel market

Tourism professionals across the Middle East are furthering their efforts to increase their share of the $168 billion global outbound Chinese tourism market, through a number of travel incentives. With 120 million outbound travellers in 2016 alone, China has retained...
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Sports Enthusiasts are the New GCC Travellers

Sport tourism from the GCC is rapidly being acknowledged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the $4.5 trillion global travel and tourism industry. The 21st century is witnessing a gradual replacement of sun and sea vacations by sport-related vacation and a new...
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sbe to open its first hotel in the Middle East

The 270-room property designed in collaboration with Marcel Wanders is set to feature eight restaurants and bars, becoming Qatar’s and the region’s most luxurious lifestyle hospitality offering sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops,...
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Qatar to launch services to Yanbu and Tabuk

Qatar to launch services to Yanbu and Tabuk

Qatar Airways today confirmed the start of its new services to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with three-weekly flights beginning 9 May for Yanbu and 19 June for Tabuk, with flights now on sale at qatarairways.com. The additional destinations take...

RJ and Turkish Airlines Technic sign cooperation agreement

RJ and Turkish Airlines Technic sign cooperation agreement

Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines Technic, Inc. sealed an agreement, whereby RJ will receive Line Replaceable Units (LRU) components pool support and spares for V2500 engines installed on RJ’s A320 family aircraft. The services and spares that will be provided...

Middle East countries focus on outbound Chinese travel market

Middle East countries focus on outbound Chinese travel market

Tourism professionals across the Middle East are furthering their efforts to increase their share of the $168 billion global outbound Chinese tourism market, through a number of travel incentives. With 120 million outbound travellers in 2016 alone, China has retained...

Health Experts Warn Umrah Pilgrims

Health Experts Warn Umrah Pilgrims

Health experts from the Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) a National Hajj & Umrah specific organisation in the UK, warn prospective Umrah pilgrims who are traveling to Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah pilgrimage, that they should be aware of the...

sbe to open its first hotel in the Middle East

sbe to open its first hotel in the Middle East

The 270-room property designed in collaboration with Marcel Wanders is set to feature eight restaurants and bars, becoming Qatar’s and the region’s most luxurious lifestyle hospitality offering sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops,...

Radisson Blu Residence opens in Dhahran Saudi Arabia

Radisson Blu Residence opens in Dhahran Saudi Arabia

The Rezidor Hotel Group introduces its first residence property in Dhahran, bringing Saudi Arabia to a new standard of excellence. With 92 stylish and sophisticated apartments, a restaurant and a gym, guests will find everything they need to feel at home at the...

Sweden’s Blueair enters GCC

Sweden’s Blueair enters GCC

Blueair, the world’s leading indoor air purifying company, today opened an office in fast-growing Dubai that will serve as the hub for growing Blueair sales throughout the United Arab Emirates and Gulf region. The Blueair office will be responsible for developing...

Sports Enthusiasts are the New GCC Travellers

Sports Enthusiasts are the New GCC Travellers

Sport tourism from the GCC is rapidly being acknowledged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the $4.5 trillion global travel and tourism industry. The 21st century is witnessing a gradual replacement of sun and sea vacations by sport-related vacation and a new...

Dubai Concludes 48th IAPCO Annual Meeting & General Assembly

Dubai Concludes 48th IAPCO Annual Meeting & General Assembly

Dubai successfully concluded the 48th International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) Annual Meeting & General Assembly, which took place on 16-19 February at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Hosted by Dubai-based IAPCO member company...