In-the-Issue

Leaders in personalised hospitality

TTME OCT 2017-PG 12-Hurawalhi

Personalisation is pivotal in the hospitality industry. Hurawalhi has revolutionised the Maldives resort industry as it celebrates one year of securing its position among the world’s leading high-end luxury resorts catering to some of the most unique markets. TT BUREAU Just a 50-minute seaplane ride from Male is a distinctive …

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Ezeego1 debuts in Dubai

TTME OCT 2017-PG 11-Ezeego1 debuts in Dubai

Online travel marketplace, Ezeego1.com entered the Middle East with their newly established office in Dubai Internet City, which will be the headquarters and global base for strengthening its presence in MENA. TT BUREAU Recognised for its robust technology and innovative distribution channels Ezeego1 will enable and distribute comprehensive content of …

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IoT and Blockchain technology in travel

TTME OCT 2017-PG 11-Pedro Pereira

The technology and methodologies such as design thinking used by SAP, ensure that the most important experiences are well captured for future travellers. This was revealed to TravTalk recently by Pedro Pereira, Digital Transformation Leader at SAP EMEA South. TT BUREAU How has IoT (Internet of Things) become a part …

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Meeting rooms redefined at ibis Styles

TTME OCT 2017-PG 10-Meeting rooms redefined at ibis Styles

In today’s fast paced world, corporate training and brainstorming for new ideas is a regular feature in the calendar of most companies. ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira has become one of the premier locations in the area to introduce these next-gen meeting rooms and services which includes a three-minute free massage. …

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Orient Travel’s pillar of strength

TTME OCT 2017-PG 9-Asim Arshad

Touted as one of the most dedicated travel personalities in the region with a career spanning over 37 years, Asim Arshad, Group CEO, Orient Travel and Tourism, truly deserves his rightful honour of being ranked 19th among the top 50 Indian Executives in the Arab World in 2017. Meet TravTalk’s …

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1st Travel Tuesday in Dubai

TTME OCT 2017-PG 7-Ashwin Singh

Travel Tuesday is a networking event where various destinations and airlines can meet and network with corporates, MICE and travel trade. The inaugural session will be hosted with Singapore Tourism and Singapore Airlines on October 17, at the Taj Hotel Dubai. According to the organiser of the event Ashwin Singh, …

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Thailand showcases health & wellness

TTME OCT 2017-PG 7-Thailand showcases health & wellness

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently conducted the Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Showcase 2017 in Bangkok. The event, attended by over 130 participants, was meant to encourage Thailand’s health tourism sector demonstrate its potential and place the service providers on a global platform. SHEHARA RIZLY Pataraporn Sithivanich, Executive …

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Air India spreading its wings far and wide

TTME OCT 2017-PG 6-Melwin D’Silva

Although last year witnessed many challenges across the field of aviation, Air India continued its journey as the leader of the skies venturing out to new destinations and ensuring their rapid growth trajectory. The regional office in the UAE has been one of the most active hubs across the network. …

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World’s longest zip line in RAK

TTME OCT 2017-PG 5-Haitham Mattar

Adventure seekers are in for some real thrill as Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority is all set to launch the first phase of the world’s longest zip line at mountain Jebel Jais this December. Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, shares upcoming plans and agenda. TT …

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10.6% hike in tourism for Dubai

TTME OCT 2017-PG 4-Helal Saeed Almarri

The emirate maintains a strong 2017 tourism performance, with high double-digit spikes from five of top 10 source markets; India surpasses one million visitors in a six-month period for the first time. TT BUREAU A record total of 8.06 million international overnight tourists arrived in Dubai during the first six …

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