In-the-Issue

Innovation in luxury yatchs

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 17

Reinforcing opportunities for the marine sector in Abu Dhabi, the four-day Abu Dhabi International Boat Show attracted over 21,000 local, regional and international visitors. As many as 270 exhibitors from 25 countries, as well as leading local manufacturers of luxury yachts were a part of the event. TT Bureau The …

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What it takes to ace the game

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 16

Success comes with commitment and dedication. Rarely would one find such traits in three different properties managed by a single person. interviews Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Ajman, Ramada Beach and Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche to find out his techniques that would mentor the wider hospitality industry. TT Bureau …

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Sharjah: Confluence of the past and present

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 14

With its rich tapestry of culture, heritage and history, Sharjah is one of the most dynamic and vibrant regions in the country. It is home to souks, wildlife sanctuaries, diving spots, museums, parks and Arabian wildlife, along with a host of worldclass facilities for visitors. TT Bureau The Central Souk …

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Discerning experience of privacy

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 9

The tasteful experience of a luxury tent set amidst the thriving outdoors of an enclave closer to the city defines Kingfisher Lodge by Mantis. This ecotourism boutique property with 20 luxurious tents sets a new era of tourism in the emirate of Sharjah. TT Bureau Kingfisher Lodge by Mantis features …

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Airports embrace technology

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 8

The growth of global air travel, increasing infrastructure constraints and higher traveller expectations have created a new challenge for airports on ways to maximise existing facilitie TT Bureau This summer, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that an increasing number of airports do not have the capacity to handle …

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An inspiration for Emirati women

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 6

Taking over the reins as the first female General Manager at Manzil Downtown, Sharihan Al Mashary is a pioneer in the field of hotel operations and management. As an Emirati woman serving different properties for the past 12 years, she is the female trendsetter for other women today. Shehara Rizly …

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Gear up for business & networking

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 5

This year, WTM will focus on some of the most important technology aspects with its new ‘Travel Forward’ sessions which will provide a comprehensive outlook of nextgen technology for travel and hospitality. Simon Press, Senior Director, WTM London, shares some of the key highlights. TT Bureau What will be different …

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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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Maya dazzles in ME

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 1 COVER STORY 1

The 2nd Arabian Travel Awards held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai recognised key industry players in the region for their efforts in tourism. TT Bureau I t was a night of celebration and grandeur as over 250 key industry leaders attended a black-tie dinner to officially receive their awards at …

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WTM ushers in hopes

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 1 COVER STORY 2

The 38th World Travel Market, set to be held from November 5-7 at ExCeL London, will witness a host of innovative business opportunities. Shehara Rizly HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority WTM London presents a major platform for Sharjah to reach out to international …

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