Monday 25 May 2015

Air Arabia 'Best Low-Cost Carrier'

Air Arabia was named “Best Low-Cost Carrier” at the World Tourism Forum Awards in Istanbul, Turkey. The World Tourism Forum is an annual gathering of leading business figures and industry experts to discuss the future direction of the global tourism sector. Among the topics


Oman Air launches new digital app

Oman Air has launched a new app that enables customers to book flights, check in, update their flight status, find out about Oman Air’s latest offers and access up-to-the-minute service information. Oman Air’s ‘APP’ is much faster than the mobile web and connect


Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai wins top award

Luxury hotel Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai Hotel was recently presented with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. “Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai and we&rsq


HTM offers travel management services to UAE's legal consultants

Hala Travel Management (HTM) recently signed an agreement with the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal Consultants to provide travel management services to all members and employees of the association in the UAE, effective immediately. The agreement was signed at the HTM o


Time Hotels brings the taste of Boston to Fujairah

UAE-based Time Hotels Management plans to launch its first non-hotel product, O’Learys, a sports-themed restaurant located in Fujairah Mall in the UAE emirate. O’Learys was founded by Jonas Reinholdsson, a Swedish restaurateur who worked on the island of Nantucket south of


Etihad appoints new VP corporate safety and quality

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has appointed Emirati national Captain Majed Al Marzouqi as its new vice president for corporate safety and quality. Al Marzouqi joined Etihad Airways in 2010 as an A330 pilot, later moving to the airline’s safety department


New executive chef at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, an ultra-luxury resort in Dubai, UAE, has appointed Daniel Hillier as the new executive chef. Hillier will oversee and lead the day-to-day running of 19 restaurants and bars, the hotel’s 617 room catering service, conference banqueting and the five mai


VFS Global recognised for new visa processing solution

VFS Global, a leading outsourcing and technology services specialist, was awarded top honours in International Business Excellence Awards 2015 (IBX Awards) held in Dubai, UAE, on May 20 and 21. Competing against the region’s most prominent companies from diverse industries, VFS G


Pakistani officials protest over 'airport clamp'

Pakistani diplomats claim passengers from their country are being subjected to increased security screening upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport, a report said. The allegation has been denied by the Interior Ministry, but the Pakistani Embassy says an increased number of


Air transport pact key to GCC-EU dialogue

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)  said it was ready to ink a comprehensive agreement with the European Union based on liberated skies and also discuss all other items within this framework, said a report. A comprehensive air transport agreement is necessary to

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