Thursday 22 June 2017

Flydubai sees 3.5pc increase in UAE passengers to Africa

Flydubai has seen a 3.5 per cent increase in passengers numbers travelling between the UAE and Africa in 2016 compared to 2015, a positive record for this emerging market. Following this surge in demand, flydubai has announced plans to launch flights to Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, beginni


Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai celebrates third 'iftar for cabs'

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai celebrated its third annual ‘Iftar for Cabs’ initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to the holy month of Ramadan. During the hour of Iftar on June 14th, cab drivers who drove through the main entrance of the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Duba


Global theme park market seen topping $44bn

The global market for amusement and theme parks is forecast to reach $44.3 billion by 2020, said the organisers of the upcoming DEAL 2018 fair in Dubai, UAE, citing a Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Report. The market is being driven by the recovery in leisure spending, rise in in


Emirates SkyCargo transports first UAE-designed and built car

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, transported the first car designed and built entirely in the UAE to France where it will be exhibited during the prestigious ‘24 hours of Le Mans’ endurance race. Design-1  is a sports car designed and built en


The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal welcomes new GM

Nick Heath has been appointed as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. An experienced general manager, Heath will be responsible for the 532-room luxury beachfront resort in Abu Dhabi. He joins the Abu Dhabi property from Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and C


Etihad to suspend San Francisco flights in October

Etihad Airways will be suspending flights to San Francisco, US, from October, it has emerged. The decision will come into effect from October 29 after falling passenger demand curbed the route's profitability, said a report in Reuters. Passengers booke


Abu Dhabi Ports sees record growth in 2016/17 cruise season

Abu Dhabi’s cruise tourism sector continues to grow exponentially, recording a 40 per cent increase in vessel calls and 48 per cent increase in passengers to Zayed Port and Sir Bani Yas during the 2016/2017 cruise season. Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manage


Rehlat offers customers free Fetchr delivery

Rehlat, one of the top online travel companies in the Middle East, has partnered up with UAE-based express, mail delivery and logistics services company Fetchr to bring exclusive offers for its valued customers. Through this partnership Rehlat customer can now get one Free Fetchr


Atlantis, The Palm introduces new summer packages

Dubai's Atlantis, The Palm has introduced a new Marine and Waterpark Summer ‘Day of Fun’ with packages starting from just Dh225 ($61.2). Offered from the July 3 to August 24, the sizzling Summer Promotion includes four unique packages including: &bu


Boeing to restructure defence and space unit

Boeing will be restructuring its defence, space and security (BDS) unit into smaller entities and also cut 50 executive positions this year as part of efforts to become more globally competitive. In a statement released on June 13, the airline said that the simplified, flatter st

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