Monday 24 September 2018

Saudi tourism generated $3.5bn this summer

During the summer vacation period this year, various regions of Saudi Arabia received as many as 11.3 million tourists who spent more than SR13.5 billion ($3.5 billion), according to the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH). The commission said the spending w


Malta Tourism targets GCC tourist market

Aviareps, the global leader and expert in developing and shaping international tourism, has been appointed as market representative for the Malta Tourism Authority in Cyprus and the Gulf Countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The representation, whic


SR Technics inks new engine MRO deal with Japanese carrier

SR Technics, a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider with major presence in the UAE, has signed an agreement with Skymark Airlines to provide engine MRO services for the Japanese carrier’s CFM56-7B engines. Under the five-year agreement, SR Technic


Al Seef Hotel by Jumeirah opens

Inspired by the tradition of Emirati traders welcoming travellers into their homes, Al Seef Hotel by Jumeirah is a new charming hotel waiting to be discovered in the heart of old-Dubai. Located in Al Seef, a bustling destination on the south banks of Dubai Creek, Al Seef Hotel by


Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 opens in Lisbon

Seatrade Cruise Med, the world’s largest cruise industry event focussed on the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas, opened yesterday (September 19) in Lisbon, Portugal and continues until today (September 20) at FIL – Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre. Hosted by


Turkish Airlines launches two new Business Class services

Awarded many times for its in-flight catering services, Turkish Airlines has carried its service a step further and implemented a new project enabling Business class passengers to choose their meals before the flight. With this service, which is applicable to select intercontinen


Nakheel opens new beachfront resaturant in Dubai

Leading Dubai developer Nakheel said its growing hospitality and leisure division has opened Asian Kitchen, a new, beachfront restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine on the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE. Nakheel Hospitality & Leisure also operates clubs and restaur


Jazeera announces grand 300,000 seats sale promotion

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, has released more than 300,000 seats across all its destinations in the Middle East, India and Europe at fares starting from as low as KD21 ($69.1) under a special sales promotion for September.


Dubai's first Studio M hotel set for Q4 launch

Studio M, a chic urban hotel concept by Millennium Hotels & Resorts, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, is on track for opening at a prime location next to Al Qiyadah Metro Station in Dubai during the fourth quarter of 2018.   The Studio


Oman Air launches daily flights to Athens from June

Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate, has added another exotic destination to its expanding network -  Athens, the capital of Greece. The airline said this was first of its several new routes to be launched in 2019. The daily flight to and from Athens will be oper

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