Trav Talk Dubey

New outlook for 2019

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Enjoying a healthy footfall of tourists, ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira is now looking to maximise its online presence whilst curating innovative experiences for guests. TT Bureau ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira has been enjoying a good occupancy rate over the past three years since its opening. Maintaining 92 per cent is …

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New Hotels

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It is overwhelming to see more properties opening in the UAE in the first quarter of 2019 so that by the end of next year, they will be ready for the world event of Expo 2020. We take a peek at the ones scheduled to be opened and the ones …

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Hyatt House debuts in Saudi Arabia

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The opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a significant step towards increasing Hyatt’s footprint in the extended-stay segment and growing its brand presence in the Middle East with innovative hospitality offerings in key locations and gateway cities. TT Bureau The Hyatt House …

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900 investment experts at AHIC

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The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019 has unveiled its programme for the 15th edition of the forum, which will bring more than 900 hotel investors, owners and operators together at the AHIC Village in Ras Al Khaimah. TT Bureau Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events and Founder of AHIC, …

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More agents on-board NDC

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Following the successful implementation of its NDC roadmap during 2018, Travelport has completed the onboarding of the first group of travel agencies to receive access to NDC content. TT Bureau UK-based travel agency Meon Valley completed the first live booking using NDC content through Travelport’s Smartpoint desktop in October 2018. …

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Ras Al Khaimah for thrill seekers & adrenaline junkies

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With magnificent landscapes and over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah – the northern-most emirate of the United Arab Emirates – is a relaxing, engaging and reinvigorating getaway. Visitors can soak up near year-round sunshine against spectacular backdrops — from breathtaking coastlines, lush mangrove forests, rich …

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Benefits of a strategic location

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As part of Gulf Hotels Group Bahrain’s global expansion plans, the location of 270-roomed four-star Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay amidst the business and leisure precinct in Dubai is sure to lure many visitors, claims Volker Mandlowsky, General Manager of the property. Shehara Rizly Bahrain’s leading home-grown hospitality provider, Gulf …

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RAK showcases diversity at Fitur

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In a continuous effort to strengthen Ras Al Khaimah’s popularity in European markets, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) increased its participation in key European travel trade exhibitions in the first month of 2019. TT Bureau They started off the year by participating in Fitur, Spain, for the very …

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Luxury has a new address

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BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana is set amidst the historical district of Bur Dubai and surrounded by rich culture and heritage. The apartment hotel is part of a multifunctional complex that includes a shopping mall and an upscale office tower. Ullrich Hoffmeister, General Manager, BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai, shares …

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