Saturday 19 August 2017

Millennium Plaza Dubai gets top recognition

Millennium Plaza Dubai, a luxury accommodation along Sheikh Zayed Road, is the proud recipient of’s ‘Loved by Guests 2017’ award, an annual awards programme celebrating and recognising hotels that have achieved the best average review ratings from their guests.


AirAsia flies to new Cambodian city

AirAsia continues to connect Asean further with the inaugural flight of its latest route to Sihanoukville, Cambodia, flying four times weekly directly from Kuala Lumpur. The airline is also the first Malaysian carrier to operate the unique route in Cambodia.  


Dubai hotels see occupancy, rates decline in July

Dubai's hospitality sector reported declines across key performance metrics in July with the steepest fall recorded in revenue per available room (RevPAR), which fell 14.7 per cent to Dh309.76 ($84.3) year-on-year, said a report. Average daily rate (ADR) dropped 11.5 per cent


Dubai Customs deals with 12m passengers in H1

Dubai Customs’ Passenger Operations Department at Dubai International Airport dealt with around 12 million passengers and checked about 18 million luggage items coming through 39,000 flights during the first half of 2017. A total of 360 seizures and 6,500 customs transactio


UAE, India discuss affordable travel, new deal

Travel between India and the UAE may become more affordable and accessible as the countries are looking into a new agreement and policy for the bilateral air services agreement, said a report. As the share of Indian tourists in Dubai and Abu Dhabi reaches record numbers, both the


InterCityHotel plans new property in Frankfurt

The innovative InterCityHotel brand has unveiled plans for a new hotel in Frankfurt, Germany, which will welcome guests in 2019. Offering 400 guest rooms, six conference rooms, a bar and a restaurant, the new IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd will become the largest hotel


Qatari flights can't cross sovereign airspace: UAE

The General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates has denied allowing aircraft registered in Qatar to cross the sovereign airspace of the state. In a statement, the authority added that those aircraft are only allowed to use the airspace managed by the UAE above in


Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 countries

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries with immediate effect, Qatari officials announced today. These countries include US, UK, Japan, Argentina, India, Malaysia and New Zealand. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Qatar will not nee


DXB Entertainments plans revamp; inks deal with Meraas

DXB Entertainments (DXBE), operator of Dubai theme parks, has unveiled a new strategy which will enable the business to build revenue across a range of assets and strengthen its position as the region’s largest operator of leisure and entertainment assets, the company said. The a


Travelport strengthens ME presence

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has announced a new agreement with First Diana Travel which will see the leading Lebanese agency access Travelport’s unrivalled choice of travel content. The agreement further extends Travelport’s position in the region

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