Anil Mohan

Musafir on growth trajectory with Amadeus

jul17-cvr-2 has signed another agreement with Amadeus to amplify its e-commerce offerings. This agreement provides the company with industry-leading business intelligence technologies and access to global travel content through the Amadeus system for making booking easier and faster for them. Leading UAE-based travel website,, has signed a new regional …

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Summer cheer for ME travellers


With the holy month of Ramadan behind us, time is opportune for travellers in the Middle East to plan for outbound holidays. TravTalk finds out from some of the important National Tourist Offices about the promising and upcoming tourist destinations, special summer discounts on offer by elite hotels and airlines, …

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BBTF brings leisure & corporate together


Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) 2017 concluded with 264 buyers from 54 countries attending the event this year. The event aims to advance the tourism industry through business sessions and direct promotion of the best practices in MICE and Leisure Management. BBTF facilitated Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) and business sessions …

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25 years of Disneyland Paris    


A favourite among Middle East travellers, Disneyland Paris held a grand event in Dubai to celebrate its silver jubilee. To mark the occasion, they announced a new office in Dubai to facilitate more visitors from the region. Travel agents and corporate bookers attended the sparkling ‘Blue and Silver Night’ at …

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This Ramadan, let the feeling stay


To sustain a regular flow of tourists during the holy month of Ramadan, the tourism industry in the Middle East is promoting staycations. Initially, staycations were promoted by five-star and beach properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi but today other emirates and some short-haul destinations have taken up this niche …

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Midscale outperforms upscale


The economy and mid-market hotel segment has been identified as a significant opportunity for hotel owners and operators alike at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference held in Dubai from April 25-27, 2017. TT BUREAU 1. Jonathan Worsley Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR and Co-Founder of AHIC The mid-market has …

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Emerging travel trends in ME


Attendees at Arabian Travel Market put forth the trends that are affecting the dynamics of the tourism and hospitality industry in the Middle East region. Digitalisation is here to stay as accommodation inventories and attractions are steadily increasing showing impressive numbers. SHEHARA RIZLY “Tourism is a constantly changing industry and …

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2500+ exhibitors @ATM 2017


With a focus on strengthening inbound and outbound markets, the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 is back at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 24-27. With more than 2,500 exhibiting companies participating, the event promises to improve connections, ensuring a steady growth in business opportunities. Shehara Rizly “At the …

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32 exhibitors from ME at ITB Berlin


51st ITB Berlin, held at Messe Berlin, saw participation from a total of 32 exhibitors from the Middle East region with tourism boards such as Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Abu Dhabi taking centre stage. Emirates and Qatar Airways showcased their unique Business Class cabins this year and for …

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