In-the-Issue

Will Mysk be game changer?

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-16_3RD STORY

Mysk by Shaza fulfils the requirement for more upmarket properties in the Middle East, claims Simon Coombs, President and CEO, Shaza Hotels. TT BUREAU Q) Can you explain the unique features of Brand Mysk? Mysk has been created to fulfill the need for more upscale hotels in the Middle East. …

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Luxuriate at Park Regis

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-16_2ND STORY

In its efforts to expand its brand, StayWell Holdings recently opened a second property in Dubai, one which is of an exclusive boutique caliber. TT BUREAU The 21-room Park Regis Boutique comprises a combination of elements ranging from tradition, history and arts with careful strokes of modern heritage. The property …

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Oaks Beirut all set to debut this year

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-16

Slated to open by mid-2018, Minor Hotels will unveil the Oaks brand in Beirut with 110 rooms located at Sodeco, a commercial area of Beirut, approximately five minutes’ drive from the central downtown area and 15 minutes from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport. TT BUREAU Previously operating as Hotel de …

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Mobile App for Rove Hotels

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-15_2ND STORY

Rove Hotels launched its new mobile application to enhance guest experience by offering services accessible via smartphones. TT BUREAU Designed for the new generation traveller who recognises value, stays connected through technology and gravitates towards culturally inspiring environments, the new Rove Hotels mobile App offers users an unprecedented range of …

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Travelport launches airline offerings

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-15

Travelport unveiled its product roadmap to extend its content offering to airline customers using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. This will enable travel agency customers to access such content via Travelport’s platform. TT BUREAU In December 2017, Travelport was the first and is still …

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Personalised digital experiences on Yas

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-14

Miral has embarked on a major digital transformation project to create a seamlessly connected destination of world-class theme parks and attractions on Yas Island. The project will take visitors on a highly personalised digital journey, enhancing Yas Island’s destination appeal to global leisure and business travellers. TT BUREAU The infrastructure …

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Dubai strengthens its association base

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-13_B

Strengthening its stand as the hub of regional and international associations, Dubai organised the inaugural Dubai Association Conference with over 300 delegates, including associations and industry experts from 32 countries. TT BUREAU The two-day event was hosted by the Dubai Association Centre (DAC), a joint initiative of the Dubai Chamber …

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Sharjah Collection to preserve heritage

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-12_B

Last year at the Arabian Travel Market, Shurooq unveiled the Sharjah Collection, the first local luxury hospitality brand to further strengthen the emirate’s tourist sector and reinforce its position as one of the leading destinations at local and regional levels. HE Marwan Al Serkal, CEO, Shurooq, speaks with TravTalk about …

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Savour a slice of ‘Culinary Germany’ in UAE

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-11

Since January 2017, the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) is represented through the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Business Bay. Sigrid de Mazieres, Director– Gulf countries, GNTO tells TravTalk about the great synergies they are leveraging on in the Emirates. SHEHARA RIZLY Q) What are …

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Jet Airways celebrates a decade in the Gulf

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-10-B

India’s premier private carrier, Jet Airways celebrates a milestone of having flown over 25 million guests over the past decade between the Gulf region and India. Connecting with some of the most important cities and states in India, Jet Airways aspires to further enhance their operations in the Gulf region. …

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