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Sharjah trains local tour guides

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The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has launched a set of new training programmes to improve the skill and knowledge of local tour guides. TT Bureau According to the SCTDA, the training programmes are expected to keep tour guides updated about the latest developments covering Sharjah’s tourism sector. …

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Link ME offers hospitality solutions

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Link ME, a Dubai-based hospitality and tourism advisory specialist, marked its entry into Asia with the signing of a joint-venture agreement with Mandirijaya Bumi Sejahtera, a subsidiary of Indonesian real estate developer Paramount Enterprise International. TT Bureau The partnership agreement was signed in Jakarta, resulting in the formation of a …

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Horse racing enthusiasts, rejoice!

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For the first time, VisitBritain launched a series of luxury horse racing itineraries especially curated for the discerning GCC horse racing aficionado. Partnering them in this venture is American Express Middle East who will provide access to premium travel concierge services to its exclusive members. TT Bureau VisitBritain aims to …

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3.3 million visitors make it to DWTC

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Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA), the region’s largest trade venue, witnessed 3.3 million delegates, and attendees participated in 353 MiCE and business events in 2017. This was a strong 10 per cent increase from 2016 on the back of proven participant ROI for foreign firms. The top performing events …

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Tech innovations to define travel

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Sabre Corporation has released the Sabre Labs 2018 Emerging Technology Report, its latest forecast on evolving technology trends that will impact travel over the next decade. The 2018 report evaluates automation, authenticity and blockchain as three major areas for consideration. TT Bureau People are coming to understand that the travel …

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Indulge in luxury onboard Al Wasl

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ATM is the perfect platform for Al Wasl Dhow to network with global partners as the cruise has taken off to great heights over the years under the leadership of Ishrat Khan with its many offerings from cultural and heritage tourism to yachting, cruising and even desert safari for the …

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Rotana adds lustre to Dubai Creek

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Home-grown brand Rotana’s latest offering is the lush five-star scenic property overlooking the Dubai Creek in partnership with Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company. The 280-room property houses rooms and apartments to suit the business and leisure clientele visiting Dubai. Shehara Rizly It was quite an exciting moment when two homebased …

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Sharjah Airport’s expansion plans

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As Sharjah prepares to receive 20 million passengers by 2027, its billion dirham expansion plan is underway to make it one of the most unique airports in the region. His Excellency Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Airport Authority shares the plan for ATM this year. TT Bureau Q What …

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New high-end destinations for GCC

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A special round-table discussion was held recently with Saleh Said, Managing Director, Pennyroyal Gibraltar, which is a master developers of five-star property Blue Amber Zanzibar, Tanzania, offering premium hospitality with leisure facilities along with private residences. Q Please share more details about the project. Blue Amber Zanzibar is the largest …

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Plan your weekend at Fujairah

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Fujairah is an emirate situated on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. Nestled between the Hajar Mountains and the Indian Ocean, this picturesque town is the perfect holiday destination due to its location overlooking the Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean. F ujairah has become a popular …

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