Sunday 24 July 2016

Kuwait Airways flight makes emergency landing in Dhaka

A Kuwait Airways flight en route to Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing at Dhaka International Airport, Bangladesh after a passenger died mid-air, said a report. According to a report in WAM, flight 411 resumed its journey to Bangkok after the necessary proce


New EAM for Diplomat Radisson Blu Bahrain

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Bahrain has appointed Petr Dubsky as the property's new executive assistant manager. Dubsky, a Czech national, has gained extensive experience in the hospitality industry since starting his career nearly 10 years ago. He started in 2008 with T


US lifts ban on flights to and from Turkey

The United States has lifted a ban on flights to and from Turkey following a failed coup in the country, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday. The ban, which included both direct flights and those from a third country, went into effect after a faction of Tu


Ajman set to host Date festival

Under the the patronage of HH Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, the UAE emirate is gearing up to host the 2016 Liwa Ajman Date Festival from from July 27 to 29 at Emirates Hospitality Centre. The inclusion of citrus fruits in th


Turkey coup catastrophic for its travel sector, says industry expert

Following the recent turn of events in Turkey, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the country is likely to be impacted in the short to medium term, said Nadejda Popova, Travel Project manager, Euromonitor International. “The recent political events in Turkey will


Jordan set to host the 6th Arab Aviation Summit

This December, Jordan will be the official host for the sixth edition of the Arab Aviation Summit – the most prominent aviation and tourism event within the region focusing on trends, insights and opportunities driving the continuous growth and development of the avia-tourism industry in


A wedding affair at Rixos the Palm

To celebrate the upcoming wedding season, Rixos the Palm has introduced an exclusive promotion for couples preparing their wedding ceremonies. On completing a booking with Rixos the Palm before October 15, couples will be eligible for a 10 per cent discount on the total bill. Fur


Millennium Corniche Abu Dhabi receives top award

The Millennium Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi was named the Best Newcomer International 2016 Award by the Investors In People (IIP) at an event held in London last month. Millennium Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi, was the only Hotel Company out of many shortlisted companies and the only one


A summer of fun and discovery at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Families and young explorers can feed their imaginations and keep boredom at bay this summer at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain with the exclusive “Better Together” package. Designed to elevate the beach life by creating memorable experiences for parents and children, the p


Makkah hotel supply to grow till 2018

Makkah, one of the holiest cities in Saudi Arabia, is expected to witness a growing hotel supply through 2018, driven in part by a growing demand from affluent religious travellers for world-class service, a new report unveiled. According to Colliers International’s Q1 2016

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