In-the-Issue

Envisioning a new game plan

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TT Bureau Almost a year after it opened in last July, 238-key four-star luxury property Omega Hotel in Bur Dubai has become a hub in the area, especially for leisure travellers. The state-of-the-art property with plush interiors, spacious rooms comprising over four different categories of rooms and suites, will satisfy …

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MOVEMENTS

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SriLankan Airlines United Arab Emirates Asiri Wickramasuriya has been appointed as Country Manager of SriLankan Airlines for United Arab Emirates. Representing the national carrier of Sri Lanka, Wickramasuriya brings over 18 years’ experience in the airline industry. Having joined SriLankan Airlines in 1999, he received comprehensive training on the airline …

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Head to a chic address at Marina

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Located in the business and leisure precinct of Jebel Ali Free Zone and Dubai Marina Mall, the latest addition to the Marina area is Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel, slated to open by September 2018. TT Bureau Centrally located at just half hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport, the …

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Emerging markets on radar

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The three-star property located close to the business precinct in Ras Al Khaimah is on its new mission for 2018 – to attract new markets which seek a different kind of experience. TT Bureau Tulip Inn Ras Al Khaimah provides myriad offerings to guests which include 102 spacious and modern …

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Ensuring maximum guest satisfaction

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Having been promoted as General Manager at a young age, Fabien Chesnais was entrusted with a task to drive sales & ensure a high quality of service through guest satisfaction, at the Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai. Shehara Rizly Managing both hotel and apartment is no easy task. It …

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Digital marketing setting the trend

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Digital marketing strategies are known to drive more business in travel, tourism and hospitality. Salah Mustafa, Digital Marketing Director, Wego, ensures that travellers are kept abreast with the latest trends of travel. TT Bureau How important is the digital marketing strategy in today’s context for travel and tourism? More than …

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Waterfront to personify Dubai

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With a steady growth in various projects to feature the rich culture and heritage in a modern setting, one of the latest developments in Dubai is the Waterfront Market. Lachlan Gyde, Executive Director—Asset Management, Ithra Dubai, shares more details with TravTalk. TT Bureau Could you share a brief about the …

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Eyes on varied markets

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As Dubai opens out to new markets, Roda Hotels and Resorts added a new four-star property to its portfolio with 114-roomed Roda Links Al Nasr. TT Bureau Roda Links Al Nasr is the new talk of the town with 114 rooms and suites, hip bars, fine dining outlets with contemporary …

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Dubai unveils living green wall

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In keeping with its bid to promote sustainable living, Dubai Properties officially unveiled the Middle East’s largest living green wall at Dubai Wharf, located in the heart of Culture Village overlooking the historic Dubai Creek. TT Bureau Extending 210 metres in length and rising six metres high, the impressive vertical …

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Investing in human capital

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Per Vidar Lundberg, Client Partner, Hyper Island, analyses a recent study by The World Bank which urges GCC countries to develop a system that can transform growth-inducing innovations for knowledge-based economies. TT Bureau How does human capital investment contribute towards travel and tourism in UAE? When we look at emerging …

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