Sunday 1 October 2023

DFS opening the first world-class, 7-star luxury retail destination

DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, has announced plans to open the first world-class, seven-star luxury retail and entertainment destination, DFS Yalong Bay in Sanya, Hainan, China by 2026.   DFS is forecasting an unprecedented investme


Special air cargo verticals see ‘continued growth’ in 2023

Special air cargo product verticals have continued to record growth in the first eight months of 2023, while general cargo tonnages have fallen, year on year (YoY), from all of the main world origin regions.   A new analysis from WorldACD Market Data, says total


Culture, digital focus in Saudia's new branding

Saudia, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has revealed its new brand identity and livery with a strong focus on digital aspects and enhancing guest experience by celebrating Saudi culture.   The new identity, launched at an event in Jeddah, is in line w


Global Village VIP packs sold out in record time

Global Village, the region’s original family destination for multicultural entertainment, dining, and shopping, has announced that a record number of its Season 28 VIP Packs got sold out hours within its launch today (September 30).    Guests will get


Batumi dazzles as host of World Travel Awards gala

Batumi, the second-largest city of Georgia, dazzled as host for the 30th anniversary celebrations of World Travel Awards, Europe’s VIP travel event,  underpinned by ambitious investment plans in tandem with environmental conservation, emerging technologies and innovation.


GCC aims to launch Schengen-style visa for residents

GCC countries are planning a single visa system that would simplify travel within the region and boost tourism across all six of its member states - Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar, said media reports citing a senior UAE minister.   A pan-GCC


‘Tourism Opens Minds’ aims to diversify travel habits

UNWTO has launched a new global initiative designed to unite and encourage nations, tourism sector leaders and consumers to be more open-minded when choosing a travel destination. Announced during the World Tourism Day (September 27) celebrations in Riyadh, "Tourism Opens Minds&qu


Bhutan releases new dragon-inspired passport stamps

Bhutan marked World Tourism Day 2023 (September 27) by releasing new passport entry visa and permit stamps that incorporate Bhutan’s new national brand ‘Bhutan Believe’. The stamps, released by Bhutan’s Department of Tourism in collaboration with Bhutan’s


Tourism leaders stress innovative investments, education

The global tourism industry pledged to promote innovative investment, education and destinations at the official celebrations to mark World Tourism Day at the Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. More than 50 ministers of tourism alongside hundreds of high-level delegates from the


Top hospitality industry leaders to gather at ME forum

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International – Middle East (HSMAI ME) will gather prominent industry leaders at the 6th ROC Middle East Commercial Strategy Conference to be held at the Conrad Dubai Hotel from November 28-29, 2023. With the finest leading industry

 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events