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AccorHotels to open two-tower Raffles hotel and residences on Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah

Set to open in 2021, Palm360 will be the first beachside resort for Raffles in Dubai and the tallest structure on Palm Jumeirah with a 155m long sky pool connecting the towers 170m above ground...

7 Dec 2017

ALGERIA

Emirates boost Algiers service with extra flight, becomes daily

Emirates Airlines will be adding an extra flight to its service between Dubai and Algiers as of 13 December 2017, complementing Emirates' current six flights a week and making it a daily service....

3 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times

Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...

By Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Dubai Tourism on the road in South Africa

Dubai Tourism has concluded its first series of roadshows across key cities to promote the city's ever-evolving tourism proposition to South African tourists and to further strengthen relationships with...

23 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Beyond the seas and centuries: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November

The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017...

7 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

IHG to grow footprint in emerging Dubai business epicentres

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed two new properties in Dubai, namely the Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay, which falls in line with IHG's strategy to...

17 Aug 2017

WESTERN ASIA

Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study

Brandseye analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines...

4 Aug 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Travel agents to benefit from travel aggregator platform, booking engine

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: TP Connects, working with British Airways as a new distribution capability service provider, has integrated directly to the airline's NDC APIs with a B2B reseller platform...

28 Jul 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Electronic devices ban on flights from Abu Dhabi to US lifted

The electronic devices ban on flights between Abu Dhabi and the United States has been lifted following the successful validation of security measures at the US Preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi airport...

5 Jul 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Abu Dhabi records significant growth in hotel guest arrivals

Abu Dhabi welcomed 1.6m guest arrivals year-to-end April, a 7% growth compared to the same period in 2016 according to new figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority...

9 Jun 2017

WESTERN ASIA

Cutting ties with Qatar: How will this affect tourism in the Middle East?

The governments of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over claims of the country sponsoring terrorism. The travel bans that followed will have a highly disruptive effect...

7 Jun 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Etihad Airways chosen as official airline partner for 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games

Etihad Airways has been announced as the official airline partner of the 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games that will bring together more than 7,000 athletes from 170 nations...

26 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Etihad Airways cuts jobs to reduce cost

Etihad Airways has begun cutting jobs in a restructuring process to reduce cost as it faces tough competition and a weakened global economy...

20 Dec 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Etihad Airways opens advanced aviation clinic for employees

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, opened the doors to a new world-class medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its employees...

11 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Etihad Airways and TCA Abu Dhabi signs MOU to promote tourism

Etihad Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding with both the TCA Abu Dhabi and with Miral Asset Management to promote the global tourism appeal of Abu Dhabi...

12 Nov 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Etihad Airways deploys SAP'S solution to drive growth

Etihad Airways is deploying SAP's state-of-the-art, cloud-based solutions across its finance, human resources and procurement and supply...

14 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

QE2 to be used as luxury hotel in Asia

DUBAI, UAE: Iconic cruise ship Queen Elizabeth 2 will be upgraded into a luxury floating hotel with 500 rooms and will be moored in an Asian harbour, its Dubai owners said in a statement on Thursday (17 January).

18 Jan 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Dubai listed as one of the top 10 global tourism destinations

For year's residents of and visitors to the UAE city of Dubai knew that it was a force with which to be reckoned as a tourist destination. Not only does it boast world class tourist attractions, magnificent accommodation and a variety of activities, but also Dubai is a city that is centrally located and provides the perfect stopover for travel from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Far East.

19 Jun 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

Hilton Worldwide launches Waldorf Astoria in the UAE

DUBAI, UAE: Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a management agreement with the Al Hamra Group for the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah - the second Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in the Middle East following the 2005 opening of the Qasr Al Sharq in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

1 Mar 2011

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