Friday 26 December 2014

Abu Dhabi hotel group launches Go Green drive

Abu Dhabi's Jannah Hotels and Resorts said it has launched its new Go Green initiative, an energy saving campaign, at all its properties. The company kicked off the campaign at its new Jannah Place Dubai Marina property. Jannah Hotels and Resorts has started in


Top Abu Dhabi mall features new Indian restaurant

Dalma Mall, a leading shopping destination in Abu Dhabi, has opened a restaurant featuring traditional Indian cuisine, called The India Palace. The launch event was presided over by Sheikh Mubarak bin Nahyan and the Indian Ambassador to the UAE, T P Seetharam. Moha


Saudi ‘could earn $9bn from tourist visas’

Saudi Arabia’s plan to start issuing tourist visas in six months will draw over seven million visitors to the kingdom and has the potential to provide the economy with more than SR35 billion ($9.32 billion) in five years, a report said. "The kingdom has huge tourist potentia


GCC tourists spend $418m in Morocco

Tourists from GCC countries spent around $418 million in Morocco in 2013, according to recent statistics. Capitalising on this, Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, situated 90 km away from Casablanca on a 7-km stretch of beach, has designed tailored packages for tourists from GCC st


Hanoi doubles air capacity with $900m terminal

Vietnam has started operating a new $900 million airport terminal that will nearly double the capital's flight capacity, the latest move in expanding what is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets. Passenger planes took off on Thursday from Noi Bai terminal t


Etihad’s Emirati lawyer to train in UK law firms

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has seconded Jaafar Al Baloushi, one of the first Emirati licensed lawyers working in the airline, to train at two of the most reputable international law firms in the UK. Jaafar will spend 12 weeks working alongside top legal prof


Sofitel The Palm Dubai receives top honour

Sofitel The Palm Dubai, a luxury resort in the UAE emirate, has received the Blue Flag certification for its environmental commitment. The international Blue Flag certification involves an assessment conducted by the Blue Flag UAE Committee and the Blue Flag International Jur


Oman Air receives top recognition

Oman Air, the country’s national carrier, recently attracted high praise for its customer service and business leadership at the ceremony held at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, UAE. On November 13, the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM) presented the Mena Cust


Dubai Airports delivers smooth experience on busiest weekend

Dubai International Airport, a major airline hub in the Middle East, witnessed its busiest weekend when its three terminals welcomed a total of 638,317 passengers from December 18 through December 20. December 19 was the busiest day for the airport in terms of departures, with traffic


Sehteq reveals expansion plans

Dubai-based Sehteq, a leading medical tourism network, plans to expand into the GCC, Libya and US after a successful year in Iraq and its recent win at the ninth World Health Tourism Congress, held in Dubai, UAE. The company was recently awarded ‘Best Medical Tourism Facilitator&

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