1,150+ at ICCA Congress

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 15

The recently-concluded 57th ICCA Congress, one of the most prestigious events in the international association meetings industry calendar, took place in Dubai with more than 1,150 senior industry professionals from over 75 countries in attendance. TT Bureau Congress delegates have descended on the city from across the world to experience …

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Al Hamra’s world-class clubhouse

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 14

As the UAE strengthens its capabilities to attract sporting events, Al Hamra Golf Club celebrated European Challenge Tour with the completion of several enhancements to the clubhouse and surrounding areas. TT Bureau As part of the improvements, Al Hamra Golf Club has witnessed major refurbishments — a members and VIP …

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Sharjah focuses on experiential travel at WTM London

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 12-13

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) promoted the emirate’s unique tourism attractions during its participation at the recently-concluded WTM London. TT Bureau As a leading global event, WTM London 2018 provided a unique platform for tourists and visitors looking for exceptional experiences to enjoy. This year’s exhibition focused on …

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Connect, network and engage

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 10

Face-to-face is a vital form of personal business interactions and emergence of new relationships. How else can there be targeted sales meetings presenting your brand to thousands in your core markets? Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia, tells more… In a world swamped …

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Transforming travel digitally

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 9

In an era of big data, constant connectivity and digital workforces, travel sector too is no stranger to technology, explains Shafeekh Azeez, Director Sales – Dubai, Northern Emirates & Bahrain, Amadeus. TT Bureau Has the UAE’s travel industry been making significant headway in terms of digitisation? The travel industry has …

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New brand identity for Air Arabia

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 8

Air Arabia celebrated its 15th year of success by unveiling its new livery in the latest Airbus A320 with an innovative approach for millennial travellers predicted to exponentially grow over the next few years. TT Bureau Air Arabia has experienced solid and sustained growth since the launch of its first …

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Crusing and dealing


Cruisehost is the first technology provider to of AIDA Cruises, with its full implementation by the end of this year. TT Bureau Cruisehost Solutions — operator of the booking systems Cruisea and Cruisec for cruises — has agreed to a cooperation with AIDA Cruises. Accordingly, Cruisehost may connect its systems …

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Abu Dhabi as a cruise destination

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 6

Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services (EAS) via Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal to create a seamless cruise passenger journey experience from plane to sea, thereby meeting their expectations. TT Bureau With the beginning of the 2018-19 cruise season, the ongoing partnership will witness …

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Stay abreast of the latest food trends

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 5

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy PM, Minister of Presidential Affairs & Chairman, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the 9th SIAL Middle East, the regional food, beverage and hospitality trade event, is set to be held at ADNEC from December 10-12. TT Bureau …

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‘Synchronised for success’

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 4

If you want to be part of the future of the Middle East’s hospitality industry, you ought to be at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019, believes AHIC Founder Jonathan Worsley. Quarter four is always busy for the AHIC team, as we meet hotel investors, owners and operators from across …

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