Wednesday 22 October 2014

Fire drill planned at Bahrain aiport

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), will carry out a fire evacuation exercise tomorrow (October 22) . The exercise, on the first level of the terminal Building next to passport control and immigration, will be held


Frankfurt first route for Qatar Airways A350 XWB

Qatar Airways has announced German business hub Frankfurt as the first route for its A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft, which is expected to join the fleet before the end of this year. Qatar Airways, the global launch operator of the A350 XWB, will fly to Frankfurt non-stop dail


Katara appoints design firms for Tazi Palace renovation

Qatar-based Katara Hospitality, a global hotel developer, owner and operator, has appointed international design partners to develop its first Moroccan property - the Tazi Palace Hotel in Tangier. Hospitality design firm OBM International (Obmi), engineering partner Alatec and interior


Rosewood Corniche introduces new market-style dining

Rosewood Corniche, a luxury hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has introduced The Saturday Market – a new mid-day dining concept at its international restaurant, Habsburg. The new cooking concept allows hotel guests and visitors to select fresh foods from a variety of market stations


Hilton team members engage in community services in UAE

Hilton Worldwide, a global hospitality company, took to the coast of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, for a beach clean-up drive as part of the hotel’s third annual Global Week of Service. The Global week of service, from October 19 to 25, is the company’s commitment to serving and enr


iFLY Dubai offers special packages for UAE residents

iFLY Dubai, Middle East’s first dual indoor skydiving facility, now offers UAE residents a 20 per cent discount with each fly time. Located at City Centre Mirdif, first timers can register, for a limited time, to experience a breath-taking adventure. The package, valued


Sony Pictures Studio, Smurfs Zone to come up at motionagate Dubai

A new world-class attraction - Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone  - will come up at motiongate Dubai, a Hollywood-inspired theme park taking shape at Dubai Parks & Resorts, the newest leisure and entertainment destination in the UAE emirate. The new zone will be set u


Regional funding boom for plane deliveries: Boeing

Boeing, a leading aircraft manufacturer, said today that commercial financial institutions in the Middle East are increasingly funding the region’s record number of airplane deliveries. Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will require 2,610 new airplanes over


Dubai to host Arab tourism forum

Leading players from the global tourism industry will be in Dubai, UAE, for the 16th International Forum on Arab Tourism, which kicks off on October 22. The two-day event, being organised by the Arab International Company at the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, will see the showcase of n


Ascott to open second serviced residence in Dubai

The Ascott, a leading luxury hotel operator, has expanded its presence in the UAE having signed an agreement to manage its second serviced residence in Dubai. The 117-unit Ascott Culture Village Dubai is slated to open in 2017. The latest addition will bolster Ascott’s p

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