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Family stay at TIME Dunes

Geared to accommodate families looking for at least a five-night stay, TIME Dunes Hotel Apartments Oud Metha and Al Qusais are popular among travellers from the GCC, India, and Europe. Ghassan Farhat, Hotel Manager for the two properties, says that proximity to the airport plays to their advantage. TT Bureau …

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Unique Heritance in the Maldives

Aitken Spence Hotels, a subsidiary of Sri Lankan blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence, has taken its premier brand -Heritance – beyond the shores of Sri Lanka for the first time with the introduction of Heritance Aarah in the Maldives. The new property embraces the brand promise of the Heritance chain of …

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An eco-retreat in Al Badayer

Al Badayer Oasis by Mysk, the third gem in Sharjah Investment and Development Authority’s (Shurooq’s) Sharjah Collection, is nestled in the emirate’s lively Al Badayer Desert. Nature lovers, adventure seekers, and those looking for a taste of true Emirati culture can head to the 21-room property managed by Shaza Hotels. …

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Fujairah: When adventure comes calling

In the lap of the majestic Hajar Mountain range is the emirate of Fujairah, home to centuries-old mosques and forts that add to the picturesque landscape. Those heading to Fujairah, less than an hour’s drive from Dubai, are in for real adventure and some exotic marine life. TT Bureau The …

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Sharjah: A treasure trove of culture

Far from the glitz of bustling cities and madding crowds, the emirate of Sharjah adopts a more modest approach in showcasing its splendid heritage and cultural richness, while remaining deeply rooted in its identity and traditions. It has recently added some outstanding tourism projects and world-class hospitality ventures to its …

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UAE’s top agents discover MiCE

The Department of Tourism Philippines recently organised a familiarisation trip for leading travel agents in the UAE. They share their views with TravTalk on the archipelago and the six-day tour, which included some of the most beautiful and luxurious areas of its islands. Nasir Jamal Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Al …

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Living Paradise SRI LANKA

There is little that the island nation of Sri Lanka does not possess. Exquisite scenery for weddings, untouched nature, mountains and sports for adventure enthusiasts and exotic wildlife are just slivers of the pie. Visitors to Sri Lanka can also expect a warm welcome by truly hospitable people. TT Bureau …

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Sharjah Tourism introduces ‘AI Tour Guide Chatbot’

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) unveiled four innovative projects designed to further boost the competitiveness of Sharjah’s tourism sector at the premier GITEX Technology Week 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The ‘AI Tour Guide Chatbot,’ a 24×7 voice and text-based chatbot, has been developed to provide …

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Mövenpick Downtown for families

With a year of successful operations behind it, Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai is all set for the upcoming tourist season, adding a new room type that caters to families. Eric Seso, the hotel’s General Manager, shares that the property also has a number of guest-friendly facilities in the pipeline. …

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Turkish onboards Dreamliner

The induction of the 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet will open new routes for Turkish Airlines, reinforcing its status as the carrier that flies to more countries than any other in the world. Flying 7,635 nautical miles in addition to carrying more cargo will ensure that the Turkish flag carrier …

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