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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Air Arabia launches flights to Azerbaijan

Air Arabia launches flights to Azerbaijan

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), launched its inaugural service to Baku earlier today. This new flight marks Air Arabia’s first entrance into Azerbaijan and its expanding travel market. An official delegation...

Etihad Airways celebrates International Day of Happiness

Etihad Airways celebrates International Day of Happiness

In celebration of this year’s International Day of Happiness on Monday 20 March, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been spreading a little happiness to guests flying out of Abu Dhabi International Airport today on 20 March 2017. A piano...

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport

Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from last year. At a ceremony that took place during the...

Oman Air launches 4 weekly flights to Nairobi

Oman Air launches 4 weekly flights to Nairobi

Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, starting March 27 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of...

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...

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai appoints Anupam Singh

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai appoints Anupam Singh

Anupam Singh has been appointed as Assistant Director of Sales – MICE by Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. He brings strong experience to his new role having worked previously with Jumeirah, InterContinental and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. As a young and...

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...