Monday 23 October 2017

Dubai targets increase in cruise tourists from India, Europe

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has stepped up efforts to cement and enhance the emirate’s position as the “Cruise Hub of the Region”. Dubai Tourism exhibited at Seatrade Europe, held in Hamburg last month, under the Cr


40pc Bahrain airport revamp work completed

About 40 per cent of construction work on Bahrain International Airport’s $1.1 billion modernisation project has been completed and is on track for opening by the third quarter of 2019, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. For further details visit


Sundus Rotana to open in Muscat this November

The final stage of preparations are under way for the unveiling of Rotana's new hotel in Oman, Sundus Rotana, which is scheduled to open this November, said a report. The new upscale hotel, which boasts 215 rooms, will augment Rotana’s presence in Oman as part of its am


City Centre Ajman introduces new services

There are more reasons to shop, eat and play at City Centre Ajman now with a range of new services introduced to enhance the customer experience. The mall, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the


Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Tanzania

Marriott International today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand into Tanzania. Founded in 1894, The Arusha Hotel, has emerged as a city landmark playing host to many dignitaries and well known personalities over more


Gulf Air marks breast cancer awareness month

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, held a Breast Cancer Awareness workshop at the airline’s Muharraq headquarters, marking Breast Cancer Awareness month. The event was attended by Gulf Air chief executive officer Maher Salman Al Musallam and members of the Gulf Air


Empire Aviation Group wins top award

Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (EAG), the global private aviation and aircraft management specialist, was named ‘Aircraft Management Service Provider of the Year’ at the 11th annual Aviation Business Awards, held recently in Dubai. EAG was the winner of the award f


IGN Convention Bahrain concludes another succesful edition

The fifth edition of the IGN Convention Bahrain, hosted by Tarteeb and Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), successfully concluded on October 21. The gaming convention attracted a large number of visitors from the Kingdom, neighboring GCC countries, and East Asian co


ME hotel occupancy, rates down in Q3, Africa positive

The hotel industry in the Middle East reported negative performance results during the third quarter of 2017, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics, according to data from STR - a leading market research firm. Occupancy levels in the Middle


Capital Club, Bahrain marks eighth anniversary

Capital Club, Bahrain's premier private business club, marked its eighth anniversary on October 19 with a chic soiree. Hosting the elite of Bahrain, the private club also welcomed 2016 Miss Universe First Runner-Up Raquel Pélissier, a special invitee of the club, along

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