Saturday 19 September 2020

Abu Dhabi Airport launches new faster transit service

Abu Dhabi International Airport has launched a new initiative for international transfer passengers, facilitating shorter connection times by increasing the speed of transiting through the airport by 27%, delivering an enhanced and seamless passenger experience.  


Emirates boosts Bahrain operations with second daily flight

Dubai carrier Emirates has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing its operations in Bahrain with the introduction of a second daily flight to the kingdom starting from tomorrow (September 20). It will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER.    The Emirates fligh


Cebu Pacific refunds 50% of requests

Cebu Pacific has said that it has refunded over PHP2.4 billion ($49.53 million) booking cancellations related to Covid-19, equivalent to 50% of refund requests received.    In a statement, the airline said the tourism and aviation industries have been among


Chance to realign tourism, says UNWTO

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said that the global standstill caused by Covid-19 is a chance to realign the sector towards a more sustainable and inclusive future.   The council backed a strong, united plan for global touris


Dubai Tourism forms business events committee as activity resumes

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has formed a new Business Events Stakeholders Committee, reinforcing its commitment to engaging with the industry and re-establishing its place at the heart of Dubai’s economic growth and development as a knowled


Gulf Air appoints new country manager in Kuwait

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has appointed Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hamer as the Country Manager for its Kuwait station.   Al Hamer has been relocated from the airline's Asia Pacific region upon completing 15 months as Country Manager in Colombo and


Dubai Home Festival set for super 2nd edition

The second edition of Dubai Home Festival (DHF), the homeware shopping festival will take place from September 24 to October 10 at malls and home stores across the city offering super deals and mega offers. Showcasing the latest furniture styles and collections from a host of int


Italian Exhibition Group acquires HBG Events

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has reached an agreement for the full acquisition of HBG Events, an event organiser based in the UAE.   HBG Events has organised the annual, co-located Dubai Active, Dubai Active Industry and Dubai Muscle Show since 2016, which col


Emirates to restart of Luanda flights from October 1

Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola from  October 1.    The airline continues to gradually and safely restore its network, delivering on its health and safety promise as it responds to growth


JA The Resort launches package for mums

JA The Resort has come up with a new, affordable 1-month Membership Package for AED600 ($163) for mums, which entitles the member to unlimited pool and beach access at Dubai’s favourite resort.    The new 1-Month JA The Resort Membership offers unlimi

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