RwandAir, Cozmo Travel ink deal


RwandAir has recently appointed Cozmo Travel as its Passenger General Sales Agent (GSA) for the GCC countries (Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia (Offline). Timothy Njihia, Country Manager—UAE, GCC and Pakistan, RwandAir believes that partnerships play a very important role especially for airlines entering new markets. He further reiterated that …

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Recipe for success in hospitality


Being proactive, conducting careful research and analysing factors of importance of the target market are some of the traits that hold the flag up high for Ramada Beach, Ramada Ajman and Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche. Expert hotelier Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager of the three properties engages in a tête-à-tête …

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Ethiopian rides high on success


Ethiopian Airlines announced a successful fiscal year 2017-18. Gearing towards its 2025 vision, the airline opened eight new international destinations while the number of passengers carried grew by 21 per cent topping the 10 million mark for the first time in the airline’s history TT Bureau It was quite an …

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Art Marine’s cultural trip


Dubai Properties has appointed Art Marine, the region’s largest 360-degree leisure marine enterprise, as the operator of its marina at Culture Village. The 60-berth marina is located between Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Bridge. TT Bureau The agreement mandates Art Marine, Dubai Properties’ maritime partner, to manage the entire premises, …

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The emerging outbound


Organised by Luxury Connections along with Rwanda Consulate and RwandAir, Luxury Outbound Travel Market will be held at Sheraton Hotel and Resorts Abu Dhabi. TT Bureau Over 120 decision makers from leading outbound travel companies of the UAE will come together for a powerful day of networking at the second …

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Lights, camera, action!


Embarking on its second edition, the Arabian Travel Awards is all set and ready to recognise key players in travel, tourism and hospitality at JW Marriott Hotel in Deira, Dubai on September 20, 2018. Nikhil Jeet, Convener, Arabian Travel Awards, shares details with TravTalk TT Bureau How will this year’s …

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Air Arabia adds Prague

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Air Arabia’s introduction of its new European destination, Prague in Czech Republic, direct from Sharjah, is set to further enhance travel between the two destinations. The inaugural flight to the city will commence on December 11. The 6-hour 50-minute Air Arabia flight to Prague will operate five times per week, …

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First Central records strong occupancies

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With a year-to-date average occupancy of 81%, First Central Hotel Suites has enjoyed a robust first half of 2018. TT Bureau Superbly located within easy reach of Dubai’s key business and leisure hubs, First Central Hotel Suites features 524 apartments perfect for long-stay accomodation. In close proximity to the hotel …

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Turkish, Amex GBT expand deal

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Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world’s leading agencies for corporate travel. Amex GBT, considered as one of the largest global agencies in the sector, has more than 100 years of experience in corporate travel. TT Bureau Global agency …

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NCL eyes the MEA region


With a 51-year-old history of breaking boundaries of traditional cruising, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is now focusing on the Middle Eastern market. Nick Wilkinson, VP & MD, Norwegian Cruise Line, shares insights. TT Bureau How important is the Middle Eastern market for cruising The Middle Eastern market has experienced significant …

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