Agents

Al Hamra’s world-class clubhouse

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 14

As the UAE strengthens its capabilities to attract sporting events, Al Hamra Golf Club celebrated European Challenge Tour with the completion of several enhancements to the clubhouse and surrounding areas. TT Bureau As part of the improvements, Al Hamra Golf Club has witnessed major refurbishments — a members and VIP …

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Connect, network and engage

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 10

Face-to-face is a vital form of personal business interactions and emergence of new relationships. How else can there be targeted sales meetings presenting your brand to thousands in your core markets? Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia, tells more… In a world swamped …

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Wave of change marks 2018

TTME DEC 2018 - COVER STORY

This year proved to be far more productive primarily because most projects in terms of hotels and infrastructure were finally unveiled. There has been an upward trend in the travel, tourism, hospitality and MiCE sectors. Industry experts talk about the developments of the year that was… Shehara Rizly Mahir Julfar, Senior …

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UAE sets eyes on new potential

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 3

The UK is one of the most important markets for the UAE and the Middle East. This year, properties from all over the UAE and the Middle East are surging ahead with a brand-new mandate to ensure they receive their own pound. Exhibitors from the UAE share why WTM is …

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Assurance with limitless coverage

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -13

Many credit cards have travel insurance embedded in their plans. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEIA) and Gururaj SA, General Manager, Sur Travels, shed light on the importance of a correct travel assurance plan. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect EMEIA Does a …

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Poised to be dnata’s game changer

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -14

Iain Andrew, Divisional Senior Vice President— Travel Services, dnata joined the Emirates Group in December 2005 and was promoted to the current position in 2007. Since then, he has been instrumental in strategising a new game plan for dnata which serves over 20 brands in 77 markets with more than …

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Business travel on the rise

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -7

Highlighting the diversification of offerings to appeal to different markets and the growth of MiCE travel in the MENA region, Paula De Keijzer, Senior Director—Market Management, Middle East, Africa, Greece & Turkey, Expedia Group, explains the emergence and development of varied markets. TT Bureau Given the extensive experience in hospitality, …

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Clean sweep for Maya in ME

Áwards-ribbon cutting

The second edition of the Arabian Travel Awards was held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, as over 300 guests cheered the winners at a glittering ceremony. Shehara Rizly Arabian Travel Awards is a platform for the Middle East market to appreciate the efforts of travel specialists who have contributed to …

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Turkish, Amex GBT expand deal

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG -6 - 1st story

Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world’s leading agencies for corporate travel. Amex GBT, considered as one of the largest global agencies in the sector, has more than 100 years of experience in corporate travel. TT Bureau Global agency …

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Pioneer in bespoke travel

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 11

Starting off in Singapore in 2009, branching to Hong Kong by 2011 and reaching Dubai by 2014, Lightfoot Travel has been gradually conquering the luxury travel sector. Simon Cameron, Founder & Managing Director—Middle East, Lightfoot Travel, shares plans ahead to grow in the ME, the UK and Asia. Could you …

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