Sunday 1 May 2016

Dubai's Emaar Hospitality to open 35 new properties

Emaar Hospitality Group has unveiled plans to open 35 new hotels and serviced residences under its three flagship brands  – The Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts and Rove Hotels -  in Dubai, the UAE and key international markets. The landmark expan


SuperCasa plans five-star hotel on Al Marjan

SuperCasa, an international developer, has announced plans to build its first five-star hotel on a 75,000-sq-ft plot on  Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah’s first man-made island project. The hotel will have 320 beach-facing rooms, two fine dining restaurants, two casua


Visitor numbers up 4pc during first two days of ATM

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 is experiencing healthy visitor growth, with a 4 per cent increase in the number of visitors through the doors over days one and two, compared to 2015. The trade event, which is taking place from April 25 to 28 at Dubai World Trade Centre, is well


Emirates, DHA ink MoU to promote medical tourism

Emirates and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to promote medical tourism in Dubai and fulfill the emirate’s goal of attracting 500,000 medical tourists by the year 2020. HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of


RJ losses drop $1.4m in Q1

National carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ) has reported a 13 per cent improvement in its first quarter financial results as losses dropped JD1 million ($1.4 million) to JD 7.3 million ($10.2 million) from JD8.3 million ($11.6 million) in the same period last year. RJ saw losses declin


Flynas to decide on Boeing vs Airbus order by June

Saudi Arabia's Flynas will decide whether to order Boeing 737MAX or Airbus 320NEO planes before the start of the holy month of Ramadan in early June, the airline's chief executive said on Wednesday. The low-cost carrier is considering an initial order of 60 planes, with t


Qatar Airways raises IAG stake to under 12pc

Qatar Airways has raised its stake in British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) to under 12 percent from 9.99 percent, chief executive Akbar Al-Baker said on Wednesday, without specifying the exact size of its holding or when it had increased it. Qatar Airways boug


RAK targets Indian tourist market

Ras Al Khaimah has signed an agreement with Cox & Kings, a leading tour operator from India, to strengthen its relationship and expand its presence in the Indian market, which is one of the fastest outbound markets in the region. This agreement will focus on promoting the var


HMH to build on brand equity in the GCC

With exceptional quality and consistent service as one of the main pillars of the Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) vision, the group aims to capture maximum potential market share in the GCC, and specifically the UAE, to create and boost its brand equity.   Laurent A Voiv


Malaysia launches new tourism campaign at ATM

Tourism Malaysia’s deputy director general (International Promotion) Azizan Noordin officially launched a new advertising campaign for the West Asian market during a press conference held in conjunction with the Arabian Travel Market (ATM). The new advertising campaign targ

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