Trav Talk Dubey

Battling disruption in flight schedules

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 21

Last year, 3.6 million flights around the world were delayed by over 30 minutes or were cancelled, accounting for 16 per cent of all flight departures. However, FlightGlobal’s expert market insights help resolve the problems causing these delays, according to its CEO, Christopher Flook. For frequent business and leisure travellers, …

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Live life African style at Nofa Resort

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 20

The latest addition to the Radisson Collection in its premium lifestyle collection of iconic hotel properties in unique locations, is Nofa Resort Riyadh. TT Bureau Located just outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the African-style resort has 57 luxurious bungalows and villas overlooking Nofa Wildlife Park, featuring an equestrian estate as …

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Oman Air lounge at Muscat airport

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 19

With the opening of the new passenger terminal at Muscat International Airport, one of the most important areas to explore is the new premium lounge of Oman Air for discerning travellers. TT Bureau The eagerly-awaited new passenger terminal and the new state-of-the-art Oman Air lounge at Muscat International Airport will …

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Digital travel tools on demand

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 17

According to recent findings by Travelport, 61 per cent of the UAE travellers are using voice search to research travel while 70 per cent of them state that good digital experience is the key when choosing airlines. Kathryn Wallington, Country Manager—UAE, Travelport shares details with TravTalk. TT Bureau Innovative, tech-savvy …

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Sharjah Airport scales new heights

TTME DEC 2018 - P16

As the first airport in the UAE, Sharjah enjoys an entire range of destinations and passenger access. With the launch of phase one of the airport, TravTalk interviewed HE Sheikh Faisal bin Saoud Al Qassimi, Director, Sharjah Airport Authority, on further strategies and developments. TT Bureau Can you tell us …

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1,150+ at ICCA Congress

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 15

The recently-concluded 57th ICCA Congress, one of the most prestigious events in the international association meetings industry calendar, took place in Dubai with more than 1,150 senior industry professionals from over 75 countries in attendance. TT Bureau Congress delegates have descended on the city from across the world to experience …

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Al Hamra’s world-class clubhouse

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 14

As the UAE strengthens its capabilities to attract sporting events, Al Hamra Golf Club celebrated European Challenge Tour with the completion of several enhancements to the clubhouse and surrounding areas. TT Bureau As part of the improvements, Al Hamra Golf Club has witnessed major refurbishments — a members and VIP …

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Sharjah focuses on experiential travel at WTM London

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 12-13

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) promoted the emirate’s unique tourism attractions during its participation at the recently-concluded WTM London. TT Bureau As a leading global event, WTM London 2018 provided a unique platform for tourists and visitors looking for exceptional experiences to enjoy. This year’s exhibition focused on …

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Connect, network and engage

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 10

Face-to-face is a vital form of personal business interactions and emergence of new relationships. How else can there be targeted sales meetings presenting your brand to thousands in your core markets? Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia, tells more… In a world swamped …

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Transforming travel digitally

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 9

In an era of big data, constant connectivity and digital workforces, travel sector too is no stranger to technology, explains Shafeekh Azeez, Director Sales – Dubai, Northern Emirates & Bahrain, Amadeus. TT Bureau Has the UAE’s travel industry been making significant headway in terms of digitisation? The travel industry has …

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