Hospitality takes spotlight at Raviz

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 14-A

Participating for the fourth year at Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) in association with Discovery Travels, Manoj Padhi, Group General Manager, Raviz Center Point Hotel and Versailles By Raviz Hotel, talks about the hotel’s exceptional competency in hospitality services. TT Bureau Q)How did last year fare for Raviz Hotel in terms …

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NDC Level 3 for Zeeyarah

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 12_2ND STORY becomes the first online travel agency and B2B reseller in the MENA region to receive the highest level of IATA NDC certification on PADIS Publication 16.2 Schema. TT Bureau The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 3 certification to, managed by Superior …

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Seamless booking process

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 12

With presence in five continents, and offices in nearly 100 countries, Gaurav Bhatnagar, Managing Director, TBO Holidays, shares how the company grew from ME to become a truly global brand. TT Bureau Q) Please share the launch of TBO Air at ATM. With nearly $1 billion in air ticketing turnover, …

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Nasir Khan heads above the rest

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 10

With a career spanning over 30 years, with nearly 20 having been spent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nasir Jamal Khan, CEO, Al Naboodah Travel and Tourism has been recognised as one of the most influential travel and tourism industry players in the region due to his vast knowledge …

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Relax in your private jet


Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently unveiled three private jet itineraries set to take flight in 2019. Latin Escape, a 16-day adventure is for those looking to explore cultural offerings. TT Bureau Just over two weeks in duration, this new journey is shorter than the 24-day around-the-world journeys, and takes …

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Tilal Liwa unveils summer campaign

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 8-B

Arabian-inspired hotel destination, Tilal Liwa Hotel has announced its return for this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. TT Bureau The year 2018 has paved way for more advancements for the four-star hotel with the installation of the first electric car station in the …

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Roam the world with CruiseXplore

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 6

With over 25 years of experience in cruising, CruiseXplore is committed to finding the best cruise for its clientele. With around 14 cruise brands in portfolio, the company caters to vacationers across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon. TT Bureau Cruising is all about …

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Innovation is key at Riyadh Travel Fair

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 5-A

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2018, Saudi Arabia’s leading travel industry showcase, concluded its tenth edition at the Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh held from April 10-13, 2018. Bander’ Al Gryni, General Manager, ASAS Exhibitions, shares highlights of the event with TravTalk. TT Bureau Q) Could you share a brief about this …

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Louvre attracts visitors

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 3

The Louvre opening witnessed growth from new key markets. HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi talks about increasing tourist arrivals. TT Bureau Q) How has Abu Dhabi fared in terms of visitor numbers after the launch of Louvre? The opening of …

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Be assured of travel adventures


Today’s travellers engage in adventures ranging from mountaineering, hiking, golfing or even shopping. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, EMEIA, talks about a specialised service or coverage which these activities may require, otherwise not included in a traditional travel policy. TT Bureau Q) Do travellers need a specific travel insurance …

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