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ME’s first adventure tourism platform

The newly launched Sharjah-incubated Mughamer.com is making a splash in the adventure tourism space. This first-of-its-kind website in the ME will curate the best adventure activities. Co-founded by Mohamed Al Musharrkh, and Sarmad Al Zadjaly, the project is supported by the Sharjah Entrpereneurship Centre (Sheraa) and the Sharjah Angel Investors …

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Shurooq opens new family destinations

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announced the opening of two new parks in the Al Rahmaniyah neighbourhood in Sharjah including a female-only park. The adjoining Kshisha and Shaghrafa parks feature social, entertainment, sports, and educational facilities, and have a combined built area of 147,700 sqm.  Dedicated to families, …

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Malaysia’s hidden gem for a luxe getaway

Positioning itself both as an international halal hub and a world-class medical tourism destination, Malaysia is also renowned for the country’s vibrant cultures, eco-tourism attractions, pristine beaches, and Malaysia’s moniker as a shopping paradise especially for the GCC clientele. Middle East travellers are known to be discerning as they personalise …

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Promoting tourism with Turkish cuisine

Rizgar Sak, founder Chairman of Dives Holding, has a vision of establishing the brand’s name and presence as one of the leading F&B companies in Dubai. Shehara Rizly   Q Could you share a brief about the company and its many offerings? Dives Holding is a foundation operating in the …

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NEW HOTELS

Over the past few weeks there have been quite a number of hotel openings in the UAE and Middle East in general. We take a look at some of them. Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas Location    – Hurghada, Egypt Number of Rooms/Suites – 410 suites Rixos Premium Magawish Suites …

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Restoring passenger confidence

Starting off 25 years ago with just four aircrafts, today Cebu Pacific’s fleet has grown to 74 serving many domestic & international destinations with Dubai as a key long-haul point for eight years reaching over 190 mn passengers. During the pandemic Cebu Pacific has been tirelessly working to ensure the …

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Driving new cost efficiencies

The COVID-19 pandemic has refocused IT spending priorities for airlines and airports in 2020 as revenue plunged and the industry faced new health and operational requirements needed to keep flying. Making the check-in process completely touchless is now the main priority for airports and airlines to help protect passengers and …

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Succeeding as a female leader

The travel and leisure industry is rich with female talent, yet research shows that when it comes to leadership positions, they are still the minority; but this is set to change. According to a Middle East report by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of the …

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UAE hotels on path to recovery

Recent hospitality industry reports and analysis published by STR and Colliers International have revealed that hotels in the UAE have put up a sterling performance, given the challenges of operating during the pandemic last year. The Hotel Summit being organised by ATM on May 18 will address and debate the …

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Dubai as a safe destination

At a recent interview, Issam Kazim, CEO, DTCM shared the many strategies undertaken by Dubai and UAE in terms of building confidence of the travellers and residents and making sure that every touch point is covered not just within the country but would also serve those countries waiting to open …

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