Thursday 18 April 2019

Emirates launches A380 flights to Glasgow

Emirates has introduced its popular A380 carrier on flights to Glasgow with its inaugural A380 flight landing in the Scottish city on April 17, said a report. The Dubai-based carrier will now operate regular A380 services between Glasgow and Dubai, said a report in WAM.


Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina to open April end

Dusit International, one of Thailand's foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a franchise agreement with Al Masar Hotel Management, to upgrade the former Dusit Residence Dubai Marina to the Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina. Located at the Marina,


No need for passport stamps when exiting Singapore

Starting from April 22, foreign travellers will no longer need to get their passports stamped when they depart Singapore. The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced on April 17 that it will stop issuing departure immigration endorsements, which include stamps of


Gulf Hotels Group's Q1 revenues up 15.74pc

Gulf Hotels Group, a leading hospitality chain in Bahrain, recorded a 15.74 per cent increase in its revenues during the first quarter of 2019, going up from BD8.711 million ($22.9 million) to BD10.082 million ($26.6 million) in the first three months. Gross operating profit was


IHG set to expand presence in Sub-Saharan Africa

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a Master Development Agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10 years, across IHG’s portfolio of brands in midscale, upscale and luxury segments. The agreement will s


Sharjah to mark World Heritage Day

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will join the global community on April 18 in its celebration of the World Heritage Day, the annual event highlighting the heritage, history, roots and traditions of every nation in the world. Commenting on the celebration, K


Millennium Place Marina reveals executive team

The Millennium Place Marina in Dubai has welcomed new members to its executive team ahead of its opening. General manager Manuel Garcia heads the team and will be managing the overall operations of the 453-key hotel, including maintaining owner’s relations, developing the b


Nikki Beach to expand global footprint

Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts has announced that its development pipeline is set for robust growth, with the brand expected to grow from four to seven units beginning this year. Joining the group's hotels in Dubai (UAE), Bodrum (Turkey), Koh Samui (Thailand) and Porto Heli (


Sheraton Amman Al Nabil welcomes new sales head

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil has welcomed Gerrit Haertprich as the hotel’s director of sales and marketing. Haertprich joined Sheraton Amman on March 30 to take on the full responsibility of driving the hotel’s revenue generation and marketing efforts as well as leading th


ITB China announces Air China as new partner airline

Air China has been named partner airline of ITB China 2019, marking the first time that China’s national flag carrier will hold this title. ITB China, which is set to take place from May 15 to 17 in Shanghai, is a B2B exclusive tradeshow and convention designed to be the pr

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