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Dubai Tourism highlights career opportunities in tourism


Dubai Tourism’s two major initiatives, being carried out by its Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) – ‘Medyaf’ (Generous Host) and the ‘UAE Tour Guide Programme’ under its Emiratisation Programme, are aimed at training UAE nationals for a future career in the tourism industry. Dubai Tourism was at this year’s Careers …

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Cruising off Dubai shores with Al Wasl

Al Wasl

In its endeavour to offer new experiences to clients every season, Al Wasl Dhow goes all out to create new packages that include sunset cruise, spectacular views of Dubai’s canals, desert sports and adventure activities, reveals its Managing Director Ishrat Ali Khan. TT Bureau Al Wasl Dhow Cruise promises breathtaking …

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Travel industry gearing up for Expo 2020

Expo 2020

ATM Global Stage Dubai opens with the most-awaited Expo 2020 legacy debate with some key personalities. Expo 2020, between October 2020 and April 2021, will bring together more than 180 nations and is expected to host an international audience of 25 million visitors. Experts from the trade share their views …

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RAK targets 1 mn tourists by 2018

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is targeting 1 million tourists by the end of 2018, revealed Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) on his recent visit to India. Nisha Verma Ras Al Khaimah recently organised roadshows in Delhi and Mumbai, India to meet and interact with travel trade …

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Making Thailand a lucrative destination

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Chalermsak Suranant, Director for Tourism Authority of Thailand for Dubai and Middle East, has become one of the most prominent tourism board professionals driving Thailand and its tourism products to incredible heights in its vision to make it a top tourist destination. TT Bureau Early years Born in Chiang Mai, …

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Why three seconds is better than 12

Honey Mittal, the largest travel marketplace in the Middle East and Asia Pacific reveals astonishing results after implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) combined with Progressive Web App (PWA), becoming the fastest loading mobile travel site in the world. TT Bureau According to Google, 40 per cent of consumers will leave a …

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Subscription-based travel

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Middle East airlines need to start catering to the expectations of the ‘Netflix’ generation in order to engender loyalty and remain competitive.   Subscription-based concepts are trending in all walks of life, however this is an area in which the majority of airlines are currently lagging. Subscription-based travel gives huge …

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One View sets sights on new markets

Azima Chhuvara

The year 2017 marked a spectacular beginning for One View IT Solutions — as the company achieved a milestone 100th Live Online Travel Booking portal for its clientele who are from nine countries including UAE, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sudan and Egypt. TT Bureau Despite being relatively new to …

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Oberoi Beach Resort opens in Al Zorah

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The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, is fast becoming a preferred choice for discerning travellers looking for unique beach experiences in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel boasts of 113 keys with unparalleled luxury, exquisite design and Oberoi Hotels & Resorts’ legendary service. TT Bureau Al Zorah is a refined …

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Revisit Arabic traditions with Tilal Liwa

Tilal Liwa

Located on the edge of Rub Al Khali desert in Abu Dhabi, Tilal Liwa Hotel is the perfect destination to explore and experience the ancient Arabic traditions and culture clubbed with modern activities for the young and the old alike. TT Bureau The Rub Al Khali desert is a unique …

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