Tag Archives: Dubai

1,150+ at ICCA Congress

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 15

The recently-concluded 57th ICCA Congress, one of the most prestigious events in the international association meetings industry calendar, took place in Dubai with more than 1,150 senior industry professionals from over 75 countries in attendance. TT Bureau Congress delegates have descended on the city from across the world to experience …

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Maya dazzles in ME

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 1 COVER STORY 1

The 2nd Arabian Travel Awards held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai recognised key industry players in the region for their efforts in tourism. TT Bureau I t was a night of celebration and grandeur as over 250 key industry leaders attended a black-tie dinner to officially receive their awards at …

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IUPS to boost economic sectors

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -10

The second edition of the India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) is set to take place from October 30-31, 2018 at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai with ministerial sessions between the two nations. The objective is to facilitate the private sector partnership in diverse areas. Shehara Rizly The second edition of IndiaUAE Partnership …

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Is Dubai a ‘China-ready’ market?

TTME OCT 2018 - PG - 5

Bolstered by an attendance of 900 local dignitaries, stakeholders and Chinese partners, the two-day Dubai China Conference by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) aimed to further reinforce the emirate’s deep and continued commitment to China. TT Bureau The two-day Dubai China Conference brought together industry players …

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Gearing up for Legacy 2020

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The first mega event to be hosted in the region, Expo 2020, will lay the foundations for diversified and sustainable tourism through a series of initiatives designed to support UAE’s plans for a knowledge-based economy Marjan Faraidooni, SVP, Legacy Developments & Impact, Expo 2020 Dubai We planned the Expo with two …

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Middle East says: Ready, steady, ‘Wego’

Mamoun Hmedan Wego MD MENA and India

Wego’s Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP), combined with Progressive Web App (PWA), is set to become the fastest loading mobile travel site in the world. Mamoun Hmedan, MD, Wego Middle East, North Africa and India, shares insights into the radical evolution of the region’s ‘mobile first’ travel market. Q Please share …

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ATM: The backbone of inbound tourism

Nasir Jamal Khan

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has witnessed steady growth in recent years, with more exhibitors joining in the event every year. It has become one of the largest travel and tourism trade exhibitions, connecting the whole world on one single platform. Participation at ATM is important not just for the …

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Centara’s rapid expansion to the Gulf

Centara

The Gulf region is an important part of Centara’s growth plan. Hence, two new properties are scheduled to come up this year in Muscat and Doha respectively with one recently announced in partnership with Nakheel in Dubai, set to open in 2020. Paul Wilson, Vice President of Sales, Centara Hotels …

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Cathay’s four decades in Dubai

Ashish Kapur-Cathay Pacific

The year 2017 marks 40 years since Cathay Pacific began operations on its Dubai route from its hub in Hong Kong in 1977, marking its 20th destination. TT Bureau Cathay Pacific Country Manager UAE & Oman, Ashish Kapur, says, “Since launching the Dubai route four decades ago, we have played …

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MICE and luxury travel to the fore

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This year’s edition of MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress attracted more than 60 global suppliers and over 150 buyers signaling the potential of the GGC’s MICE & luxury travel market. TT Bureau The 5th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress (MALT) concluded on a strong and positive note …

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