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CharterClick your next cruise!

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Since its inception last December, Dubai-based CharterClick has never looked back and now has 34 boats onboard. Continuing with the expansion, it is now spreading the business beyond the emirates. TT BUREAU The main feature of CharterClick is that it works in real time, which means booking can be done …

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ME travellers’ abiding love for Turkey

PAGE 16-Çetin Gürcün

Middle East has become a leading feeder market today for Turkey after the many incidents which deterred other feeder markets from visiting this destination. Çetin Gürcün, General Secretary, Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, shares insight of their plans for the region. TT BUREAU Q. How has tourism been between Turkey …

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Cozmo launches Travtrolley

PAGE 17-Jamal Abdul Nazar

Cozmo Travel has introduced an online booking system for the UAE and GCC region, which offers a single account to manage all aspects of a tour package, including airline and hotel booking and car rentals worldwide. TT Bureau Cozmo Travel has come up with an online portal for B2B trade …

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Sharjah Tourism buoyant about record growth & occupancy for ’17

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority participated at Arabian Travel Market for the 20th year and recorded a significant milestone of attendance. It is also upbeat about the latest guest night returns according to which hotels in Sharjah are reporting higher occupancy in the first quarter against last year. TT BUREAU …

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Makarem goes the ‘smart’ way

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Saudi-based Makarem Hotels showcased its strengths during ATM 2017 by promoting the use of smart technology to attract visitors. TT BUREAU Makarem Hotels, a renowned Saudi brand designed by Dur Hospitality, contributed in promoting Saudi Arabia’s culture and tourism regionally as well as internationally and highlighted the added value of …

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ITB China debuts in Shanghai

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At the first ITB China, some 600 exhibiting companies from nearly 70 countries met with over 10,000 attendees and buyers from May 10-12, 2017. TT BUREAU A total of 2,700 attendees took part in the lectures, discussions and keynotes, given by 70 industry speakers at ITB China. The keynotes proved …

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Dashboard for agents, by agents

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Top Travel Trip now offers a dashboard made by agents, for agents, with features to grow business and keep track of performance of each agent. TT BUREAU Top Travel Trip, a business to business travel oriented organisation, has spent extensive time and budgets researching customers pain points and understanding exactly …

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Centara marks its debut in Muscat

PAGE 8-Centara marks its debut in Muscat

Centara Hotels and Resorts continues to expand internationally with the opening of a four-star, 152-room hotel in Muscat — its first of three hotels planned for the Middle East. The Thailand-based hotel operator is also looking at opening properties in Doha later this year and Deira Island in the UAE …

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Seamless travel with One View

PAGE 6-Azima Chhuvara

One View IT Solutions recently launched a seamless, cost effective, web-based travel booking and related expense management tool targeted at corporates. TT BUREAU One View IT Solutions as a leading and preferred travel technology partner provides its customers a winning combination of right minds and cutting edge technology. “Smart companies …

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Lucrative investments in Dubai

PAGE 4-Niall McLoughlin-GUEST COLUMN

A buoyant tourism market coupled with a range of benefits makes the ownership of a hospitality unit in Dubai attractive for individual investors seeking an alternative income option. The hospitality sector in Dubai is flourishing. A growing number of international hotel developers and hospitality companies are making inroads into the …

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