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Personalise your stay

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Cassia Phuket has gained popularity among visitors from the GCC for its many offerings to discerning families by catering to their needs and requirements. TT Bureau Cassia Phuket, that caters to those who value personalisation at its best, has a total of 309 suites and boasts of two different views such …

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Bleisure at ibis Jumeira

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Situated in a mixed precinct of business and leisure, ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira Hotel is a uniquely designed property connecting old and new Dubai. TT Bureau For travellers, accessibility of the property plays a key role in terms of a repeat guest apart from other necessities to drive them to …

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Claviger unlocks the unexplored

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The GCC traveller is defined as a high spender who seeks exclusive and personalised travel experiences. A veteran in the field of sales and marketing in the hospitality sector, Ahmed Baki, Founder & CEO, Claviger, identified this segment and ventured out to establish his company which mediates business for this …

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IHG rides on a rapid growth plan

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The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has witnessed a steady growth in the Middle East over the past few years along with an increase in market share. Rajit Sukumaran, Chief Development Officer— Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), IHG, shares an insight into the plans for the next five years. TT …

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How green is your hotel?

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Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman & Wyndham Garden Ajman, has not only initiated sustainable projects but shared his findings with other stakeholders and clearly showed the profits it could reap in the industry. TT Bureau For the past few years, there …

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The magic of human relations

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An award-winning professional with over seven years of experience in hospitality, Deveekaa Nijhawan excels in implementing creative Public Relation strategies. She was recently promoted as Cluster Director of PR & Communications of four properties offering some of the most exclusive private islands. Shehara Rizly Most hotels get stellar clients or …

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Innovation for future airports

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Prominent aviation industry players from Saudi Arabia will participate at the 19th Airport Show from April 29-May 1 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Daniyal Qureshi, Group Exhibition Director, Reed Exhibitions, shares the country’s ongoing efforts to develop airport facilities. TT Bureau Could you share an overview of …

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Europe’s next culture hotspot: Finland

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With an interesting cultural heritage and innovative tourism offerings, Helsinki, the Finnish capital, provides ample opportunities to explore its design, architecture, culture and shopping along with its large park areas, forests, lakes and the coastline to ensure there’s no dearth of natural presence. Rich heritage buildings that speak volumes of …

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Gearing up for summer

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It is once again time for summer surprises in Dubai and Ghaya Grand Hotel in Dubai is preparing for the season by focusing on its long-term contracts to secure its business. TT Bureau Located in one of the upcoming areas in Dubai, Ghaya Grand Hotel is an ultimate escape from …

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MiCE agents explore Oman

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As one of the most frequent travel hubs for travellers in GCC countries, Oman is set to welcome more tourists with its new ease of visa process. Salam Air, which started operations from Salalah to Dubai, hosted key agents to discover and explore the aircraft as well as the destination. …

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