In-the-Issue

Seamless cargo movement

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dnata has entered into a contract with IBS Software to implement the iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations. TT Bureau dnata is the first ground handler to launch a global roll-out of iCargo and have all its operations on one united platform using unified processes. Expected to be …

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Open for GCC, ME travellers

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The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa Bali was re-launched recently to welcome discerning GCC and ME travellers to the destination. TT Bureau The Seminyak Beach Resort & Spa Bali in the heart of Bali’s hub is brimming with world-class restaurants and beach clubs. The expansive Seminyak Beach presents a busy …

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Gevora stands high up above the sky

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Dubai, with its many records, launched Gevora Hotel, touted to be the tallest hotel in the world and is located in the business precinct of the Financial Centre area. If viewed for the first time, it seems as if one has just spotted Big Ben in Dubai. Shehara Rizly As …

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R Hotels to reinforce presence

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R Hotels’ Dubai properties – Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham JBR, ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai and The Retreat Palm Dubai – will take part in the annual Riyadh Travel Fair, to strengthen ties with tour partners and boost presence among Saudi travellers. Saudi Arabia continues to top the …

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Dubai hotels on steady growth scale

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With many hotel projects under construction, Dubai’s dynamic hospitality sector has depicted room stock to be 132,000 by the end of 2019. Stakeholders share their insights with TravTalk. TT Bureau HE Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Dubai Tourism Dubai’s hotel industry remains at the forefront of cross-sector efforts to drive …

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Etihad at Special Olympics

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Etihad is the sponsor of the Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 and Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. The airline’s CEO Peter Baumgartner, talks on hospitality. TT Bureau Q) Why is Etihad Airways sponsoring the Special Olympics? As the national carrier of the UAE, we are proud to …

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Indulge in luxury onboard

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Known to have the youngest fleet in the world, SaudiGulf Airlines, the unique boutique airline in the Gulf, launched its maiden international operations in Dubai last month. TT Bureau At a time when more lowcost carriers are ruling the skies, SaudiGulf becomes a unique player to follow suit not only …

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Unlocking trends of adventure travel

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Al Ain became the first Arab city to host the Pacific Asia Travel Association Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (PATA ATRTCM) recently, further cementing the region’s commitment to position itself as a leading cultural, leisure and MiCE destination. TT Bureau Held on the theme ‘Adventure in a …

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Networking with MiCE professionals

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The 5th ACE of MiCE in Turkey brought together global MiCE professionals from over 40 countries over a period of three days. Co-hosted by Turkish Airlines, the new motto for the event was ‘Everything you need for your meetings and events organisations is at ACE of MiCE exhibition.’ TT Bureau …

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Seamless health travel in Dubai

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Themed on ‘Reimagining healthcare in Dubai’, the maiden Dubai International Health Tourism Forum brought together around 1,000 experts from the health, tourism and travel arena. The event provided an ideal platform to discuss latest trends in health tourism, methodologies to ensure patient protection, and ways to enhance patient experience to …

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