In-the-Issue

Maiden Mysk property in Kuwait

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Shaza Hotels announced the signing of its first Mysk Hotel in Kuwait. The new property is set to welcome guests and visitors in the beginning of 2020. TT BUREAU Mysk, Shaza Hotels’ new upscale brand, explores the modern Arabian lifestyle in a refined setting. The 200-room hotel stays true to …

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Welcome to Dubai South’s Aviation District

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-28

As the world’s first master-planned airport city, Dubai South is concentrating on building state-of-the-art infrastructure around the Al Maktoum International, thus creating a thriving aviation ecosystem. The Aviation District provides a specialised business environment that meets all the needs of the aviation industry. TT BUREAU Aviation District, the integrated aerospace …

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Two new routes on RwandAir

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The national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda announced plans to commence flight operations in Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. TT BUREAU RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare. The Abuja flight to be tagged to the …

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Ryanair spreads ME wings

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-27

David O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair tells TravTalk about the airline’s network plans in the region and beyond. TT BUREAU Q) Tell us about Ryanair operations around the world? Ryanair is Europe’s top airline, carrying over 130m customers per annum on more than 2,000 daily flights from 87 bases, connecting …

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Travel Counsellors caters to aspirants

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-26

Travel Counsellors LLC has introduced a unique Travel Trade Programme designed specifically for individuals with travel and tourism industry experience, but in non-retail roles. TT BUREAU Open to professionals in the hotel, airline, tour operator, inbound tourism (Destination Management Companies) and tourism board sectors, as well as non-GDS trained in-house …

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Anchors aweigh for ‘Sailing Arabia’

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-24

The Middle East is steadily progressing in terms of hosting various adventure tourism events over the past few years. ‘Sailing Arabia’ brings together sailing enthusiasts from around the world to network with each other whilst enjoying the spirit of sportsmanship. TT BUREAU David Graham, CEO, Oman Sail This year marks …

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Gearing up for talent acquisition by 2020

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As Dubai hit over 100,000 hotel rooms last year, it expects a lot more to be launched this year. Human resources or talent search in the hospitality industry plays a pivotal role during this phase, insists Judy Hou, Managing Director, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management. SHEHARA RIZLY Q) Do …

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Oneview focuses on emerging technology

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-21

OneView IT Solutions is focused on helping their customers on essential business requirements such as back office support, credit card fraud management solutions, business process outsourcing, Search Engine Optimisation, social media optimisation; needed to succeed in this competitive market. Currently in its seventh year of operations, OneView IT Solutions has …

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Wyndham bridges room gap in Ajman

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-18-A

The first quarter of 2018 will witness the most awaited property in the Ajman corniche–Wyndham Garden. The four-star, 179-room property will add to the much-needed inventory in the emirate and boost the inventory of R Hotels to 600 rooms in its portfolio. TT BUREAU Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and …

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