Trav Talk Dubey

WTM ushers in hopes

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 1 COVER STORY 2

The 38th World Travel Market, set to be held from November 5-7 at ExCeL London, will witness a host of innovative business opportunities. Shehara Rizly HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority WTM London presents a major platform for Sharjah to reach out to international …

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Assurance with limitless coverage

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -13

Many credit cards have travel insurance embedded in their plans. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEIA) and Gururaj SA, General Manager, Sur Travels, shed light on the importance of a correct travel assurance plan. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect EMEIA Does a …

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Fraser Suites in Muscat now

TTME OCT 2018 - PG 20 - 2ND STORY

Fraser Suites, a 120-key spacious property with modern furnishing, opens in Muscat, Oman. The property offers business and leisure travellers unprecedented amenities. TT Bureau Under the ownership of Amer Al Suleimani and co-owners Ammar Al Suleimani and Ahmed Al Suleimani, Fraser Suites Muscat is set to redefine the concept of …

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Pay for hand baggage only

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -17

Etihad Airways has launched a new hand baggage-only ‘Deal Fare’ across selected destinations, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is required. TT Bureau The ‘Deal Fare’ includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of 7 kg and is available on flights between Abu Dhabi, …

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Growth strategies of ibis

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -15

Enjoying an occupancy rate of 89% this year, Muhammad Mujtaba Haider, General Manager, ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira, shares how the hotel has witnessed a steady growth strategy ever since its inception. TT Bureau Although ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira is a three-star property, it is on par with the four-star properties …

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Poised to be dnata’s game changer

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -14

Iain Andrew, Divisional Senior Vice President— Travel Services, dnata joined the Emirates Group in December 2005 and was promoted to the current position in 2007. Since then, he has been instrumental in strategising a new game plan for dnata which serves over 20 brands in 77 markets with more than …

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Centara debuts in the UAE

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -12

Centara Hotels & Resorts, along with Nakheel, recently cemented a joint venture with a construction contract worth 2.63 billion to build a 601-room beachfront resort at Dubai’s Deira Islands. Centara Deira Islands Beach Resort Dubai, Centara’s first in the UAE, is scheduled to open in 2020. TT Bureau The joint …

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GNTO unveils culinary adventures

TTME OCT 2018 - PG - 11

German National Tourist Office (GNTO) in Dubai, together with its partners Emirates, Munich Tourism and Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, sprinkled a dash of flavour of German cuisine in Dubai in a bid to inspire guests to visit Germany. TT Bureau Welcoming the invitees at Steigenberger Brothaus Bakery – Bistro in …

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IUPS to boost economic sectors

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -10

The second edition of the India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) is set to take place from October 30-31, 2018 at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai with ministerial sessions between the two nations. The objective is to facilitate the private sector partnership in diverse areas. Shehara Rizly The second edition of IndiaUAE Partnership …

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Abu Dhabi in all its authenticity

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -9

Abu Dhabi’s recently-launched global marketing campaign features a series of extraordinary stories from the emirate. The purpose is to build upon a destination identity that has already attracted record numbers of guests to the emirate for two successive years. TT Bureau The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi …

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