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Women spend 8% more than men on travel

As per the 2024 Women’s Travel Consumer Insight Report released by Trip.com Group recently, average annual per capita travel expenditure for women exceeded that of men by 8% in the past year. Spending power of Chinese women in the tourism industry is evident, as millions of them realise their dreams …

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Immersive industry services to the fore

Tawfeeq Travel celebrating 15 years of operations will unveil the wonders of Qatar at the Arabian Travel Market to be held from May 6 to 9, 2024 at the World Trade Centre. Rehan Ali, CEO, Tawfeeq Travel, sat with TRAVTALK  to share some insights on the industry and summer travel …

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Holidayme B2B to launch at ATM 2024

Following the successful launch of the region’s first B2C brand Umrahme that enriched the Umrah travel experience for over four million pilgrims, Traveazy Group is once again leading the way in the travel industry. It proudly announces the relaunch of its subsidiary, Holidayme, repositioned as a cutting-edge business-to-business brand. TT …

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Eco-friendly hotels need of the hour

Travellers seek experiences in sustainability in hospitality, which is less harmful to the environment or in other words to reduce the carbon footprint. Hotels in the Middle East region ensure that their existing properties and the new ones will conform to all the guidelines to drive towards a better environment. …

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Themed trips find fervour in ME

An emerging travel trend evolving in the Middle East region since even before the pandemic is people seeking unique and life changing experiences, termed as ‘themed trips’ or ‘experiential travel’ in the region. Let’s take a look at what the experts have to say about this trend. Jamal Abdulnazar, Chief …

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Movements

Mercure Muscat Oman Castle Hotel Management has appointed Ismail Ibrahim as the General Manager of the soon-to-open Mercure hotel in Muscat, under the Accor brand. With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Ibrahim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. In his previous …

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Championing sustainability in travel

ATS Travel and Amadeus recognise the importance of playing a role in promoting sustainable practices in the travel industry. Among the innovative solutions driving ATS Travel’s efforts are the sustainability related solutions provided by Amadeus, which align with the sustainability goals of travel companies, by offering a range of tools …

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