Monday 28 May 2018

Saudia flight makes emergency landing in Jeddah

A Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight travelling from Madinah to Dhaka, Bangladesh, was forced to make an emergency in Jeddah last night after suffering a malfunction of the nose landing gear, said a report. Flight SV3818, which was carrying 141 passengers and 10 crew members, was d


Best Western ramps up Vietnam expansion

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has accelerated its expansion plans in Vietnam with the signing of an exciting new upscale beach resort in Cam Ranh. Best Western Premier Cam Ranh Seahorse Beach Resort will be nestled on an idyllic stretch of golden sand on Vietnam’s south


DAE signs landmark financing deal

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a landmark unsecured four-year revolving credit facility with an initial commitment of $480 million and an accordion feature that allows the facility to be increased to $800 million at any time after the initial closing. The facility in


Dubai Airports to cut energy costs with new Siemens tech

Dubai Airports will use Siemens’ data analytics and smart building technology to guarantee annual energy savings of almost 20 per cent per year at Dubai Airports’ facilities, by implementing energy efficiency measures at Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Concourse B at Dubai In


Park Inn by Radisson expands in Turkey

Park Inn by Radisson, the upper mid-scale hotel brand of the Radisson Hotel Group, has announced the opening of a new hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. The latest opening for Radisson Hotel Group takes its portfolio in Turkey to 20 hotels and more than 3,500 rooms in operation.


Dusit International welcomes new senior VP – development

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has appointed Marc Hediger as senior vice president – development, responsible for overseeing the development team’s global operations except China.   Hediger brings to


Gulf Air backs Dreams Society with children’s initiative

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with Dreams Society, a non-profit organisation established in 2011 with a mission to fulfil the dreams of children affected with terminal illnesses and debilitating diseases, . A number of young children and their parents visit


New Jazeera Airways terminal starts operations tomorrow

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, has officially inaugurated the Jazeera terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport, announcing that it will start welcoming passengers through the terminal tomorrow (May 22). The inauguration was announced at an event


Cyprus sees rise in ME tourist numbers

Ahead of the expected peak summer season, the idyllic Mediterranean island of Cyprus has celebrated record tourism arrivals for the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 19.5 per cent compared to January – April 2017. New figures from Statistical Servic


Flyadeal offers hotel reservation option with

Flyadeal, Saudi Arabia’s low fares airline, has signed an agreement with online travel giant to provide accommodation reservations through the airline’s website and mobile app, said a report. The new partnership with allows it to offer the larg

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