In-the-Issue

Is your baggage assured?

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 7

Today, although travelling from one destination to another has become convenient, PNJ Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Caesars Travel Group and Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect-EMEIA, deliberate over how travelling along with an assurance plan makes it a bespoke experience. Why did Tune Protect come up with an Electronic Travel Assurance product? Kumar: While …

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Cebu’s int’l flights from T2

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 6-2ND STORY

Charo Lagamon, Cebu Pacific Air’s Director, Corporate Communications, talks about the shift in the airline’s international flights to Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s new terminal. TT Bureau What was the reason behind the shift to Terminal 2? All the international flights have been moved to the new terminal, in keeping with the …

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Make it your ideal bleisure stop

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 6-1ST STORY

TT Bureau Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall Hotel caters to the millennials with its combination of a convenient stay connected to the mall as well as the metro line in Dubai to avoid the hustle and bustle of traffic. Owned by master developer Nakheel, the 372-room property is a treat …

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Maximise revenue performance

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 5

Dubai Tourism has developed a training programme on revenue management led by prominent industry experts from ‘Insights Out’ to help ensure that Dubai’s resilient hospitality sector continues to maintain global price competitiveness. TT Bureau The Revenue Management Workshop will bring together hotel revenue managers, reservation managers, sales and marketing managers …

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Plan your summer sojourn

TTME AUGUST 2018 - COVER STORY

SHEHARA RIZLY With the summer finally setting in the Middle East, schools being closed and another long holiday around the corner, a quick indulgent summer escape is the ultimate solution. provides detailed insights into the destinations where locals and expats are headed to for spending their vacation. Suresh Dissanayake, Assistant …

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Envisioning a new game plan

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TT Bureau Almost a year after it opened in last July, 238-key four-star luxury property Omega Hotel in Bur Dubai has become a hub in the area, especially for leisure travellers. The state-of-the-art property with plush interiors, spacious rooms comprising over four different categories of rooms and suites, will satisfy …

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MOVEMENTS

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SriLankan Airlines United Arab Emirates Asiri Wickramasuriya has been appointed as Country Manager of SriLankan Airlines for United Arab Emirates. Representing the national carrier of Sri Lanka, Wickramasuriya brings over 18 years’ experience in the airline industry. Having joined SriLankan Airlines in 1999, he received comprehensive training on the airline …

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Head to a chic address at Marina

TTME JULY 2018-PG 6-2ND STORY-12-2ND STORY

Located in the business and leisure precinct of Jebel Ali Free Zone and Dubai Marina Mall, the latest addition to the Marina area is Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel, slated to open by September 2018. TT Bureau Centrally located at just half hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport, the …

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Emerging markets on radar

TTME JULY 2018-PG 11-1ST

The three-star property located close to the business precinct in Ras Al Khaimah is on its new mission for 2018 – to attract new markets which seek a different kind of experience. TT Bureau Tulip Inn Ras Al Khaimah provides myriad offerings to guests which include 102 spacious and modern …

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Ensuring maximum guest satisfaction

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Having been promoted as General Manager at a young age, Fabien Chesnais was entrusted with a task to drive sales & ensure a high quality of service through guest satisfaction, at the Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai. Shehara Rizly Managing both hotel and apartment is no easy task. It …

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