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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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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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New high-end destinations for GCC

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 18

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

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 16

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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African market on Dubai’s radar

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 6

Considered as one of the most efficient chambers in the world, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry stands out from the rest and contributes towards the emirate’s economic growth and diversification. Its recent venture to the African market is a continuation of its success story. TT Bureau The Dubai Chamber …

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Driving tourist traffic to Indonesia

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Promoting a beautiful destination like Indonesia, is a lady driven by her passion to make tourism in the country soar to greater heights. Nia Niscaya, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Indonesia, talks about her new role and the journey of the new administration, which is trying its best to ensure that …

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Savour a slice of ‘Culinary Germany’ in UAE

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-11

Since January 2017, the German National Tourist Office (GNTO) is represented through the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Business Bay. Sigrid de Mazieres, Director– Gulf countries, GNTO tells TravTalk about the great synergies they are leveraging on in the Emirates. SHEHARA RIZLY Q) What are …

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Cyprus all set to win UAE, GCC tourists

TTME FEB 2018-PG 15

Cyprus has been attracting many a tourist from the UAE and wider GCC region. These are important source markets as Cyprus offers a multitude of tourism products to accommodate all kinds of tourists, says Marinos Menelaou, Acting Director General, Cyprus Tourism Organisation. TT BUREAU Q) Do share the plans for …

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Capturing the West African MICE market

TTME FEB 2018-PG 7

Known for its rich history and culture, Ghana is on a mission to position itself as West Africa’s favourite MICE destination. Hon. Catherine Abelema Afeku, Member of Parliament, and Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Government of Ghana, shares with TravTalk the efforts taken to increase inbound tourism. TT BUREAU …

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ME’s outbound connection with Canada

TTME FEB 2018-PG 6

In its efforts to position Canada among the top 10 tourist destinations in the world by 2025, H.E. Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada in the UAE, reveals that tourists from the Emirates will play a major role in achieving this feat. SHEHARA RIZLY Q) How important is the UAE …

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