Friday 21 October 2016

RJ bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 onboard all flights

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has banned the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices (including recalled and replacement devices) on board all its aircraft. RJ announced that passengers who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device will not be allowed to transport the device on their p


The future of hospitality 'is in innovative technologies'

Global technology leader Cisco has called for the regional hospitality sector to invest in innovative technologies to not only remain competitive but also differentiate their services to meet unique and fast evolving guest expectations. The hotel industry estimates that over 300


Ramada Downtown tops Wyndham Rewards programme

Ramada Downtown Dubai has been named as Wyndham Hotel Group’s Wyndham Rewards 2016 Top Enroller in the EMEA region.   The award was presented during the group’s annual global conference in Las Vegas, US. Ramada Downtown Dubai led Wyndham Hotel Group’s loyalt


Dubai RTA unveils smart car rental service

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has unveiled a smart hourly car rental service at the ongoing Gitex Technology Week, a major ICT expo in Dubai, UAE. “It is time for a smart hourly car rental service, which is scheduled to set out at the threshold of 2017 wi


Gulf Air launches miles redemption promotion

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has brought back the popular half-price miles redemption promotion for its FalconFlyer members, following positive passenger feedback from a similar offer earlier this year. The promotion for 50 per cent off FalconFlyer miles redemption


Travelport signs multi-year deal with Egypt's East West Travel

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has signed a new multi-year agreement with East West Travel group, a leading Egypt-based travel agency. The East West Travel Group is well established in Egypt, having over 30 years of operational experience, and specialises in corp


Double honours for Etihad Airways Engineering

Etihad Airways Engineering has been named ‘MRO Service Provider of the Year (Middle East)’ at the Aviation Business Awards 2016. The company also won the ‘Engineering Innovation of the Year’ award for developing a unique Flying Testbed – an Airbus A3


Four Seasons to open new hotel in Kuwait

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a leading luxury hospitality company, and Alshaya, a leading international retail franchise operator, today announced plans for a Four Seasons hotel in Kuwait. Located in downtown Kuwait City, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will open in early


Oman Air TV commercial on CNN

Oman Air’s latest TV commercial is now being aired around the world on CNN television network. The commercial highlights Oman Air’s outstanding levels of comfort and customer service, alongside its growing network which covers destinations in the Middle East, Africa,


Centro Shaheen Jeddah works complete

Shuaa Capital Saudi Arabia (SCSA) said the construction and fitting works on its Centro Shaheen Jeddah Hotel has been completed and it is set for hand-over to the Rotana Hotel Management Company to begin operations. Centro Shaheen is the first of a series of three hotel propertie

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