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Regaining customers’ trust

How can we invite customers to follow health and safety rules without creating a negative emotion which in the worst-case scenario can lead to avoiding your business? It’s now more than ever before crucial to win your (potential) customer’s trust says Dr. Marcel de Roos, Psychologist PhD, the Netherlands. The …

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Domestic tourism to the fore

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been working towards ensuring a safer destination for all its residents.  Earlier a stimulus package of 50 billion riyals for the private sector came into effect and lately the promotion of domestic tourism shows signs of progress. Waeil Alharthi, General Manager, Sama Al Mosafer …

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Remaz Tours focuses on ME

Remaz Tours was founded in 2017 in Berlin to provide inbound tourism services for Middle East and GCC travellers to Germany.  Today, the company provides high-quality services from ground operations, logistics, to sales and marketing. Maher Azizia, Managing Director,  Remaz Tours Germany, shares with TRAVTALK. Shehara Rizly What are the …

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On the way to recovery

Middle East is a resilient market with an appetite to travel and explore different experiences. As staycations rise in the Middle East, Maldives has already welcomed travellers from the region after the lockdown. Europe is focusing on the domestic market and ensuring that they first build the confidence of their …

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Storytelling in every mode

The importance of museums in every walk of life has evolved over the years. The magnitude of this evolution has led the likes of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) to believe that museums have the potential to help people transition into an optimistic future. The DFF and govt have worked together …

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Decoding trends with Travelport

The past few weeks have seen an upward trend in terms of bookings for hotels and flights. Travelport has been developing a confidence index to help travel agents, airlines and other stakeholders to understand the trends. Kathryn Wallington, Head of Account Management, Middle East & Africa for Travelport shares some …

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Shifting gears in car rentals

Lumi is a reputed car rental and leasing brand with 12,000 vehicles in their fleet with 24 branches that cater to corporate and government to suit their needs with a wide range of solutions. However, the past few months had many new revelations and TRAVTALK spoke with Azfar Shakeel, Vice …

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Connecting GCC to Amazing Thailand virtually

The countdown has begun for the maiden Amazing Thailand virtual roadshow to take place on September 9, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm (UAE time). This digital B2B meeting platform will connect travel professionals across the GCC to hospitality and tourism establishments in Thailand. Pichaya Saisaengchan, Director, Tourism Authority …

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Opportunities amidst adversity

The first session of the third edition saw Kimarli Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism; Gerald Lawless, Ambassador WTTC and Former CEO Jumeirah Group; and Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President Middle East and Africa, Radisson Hotel Group speak about the luxe market, staycations, safety protocols & initiatives, action plans for …

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Exploring Southwest Germany

A special webinar is scheduled on September 21, 2020 at 11:00 am (UAE standard time) to explore Southwest Germany. TRAVTALK was able to discuss about the objectives with Janina Wittmann, Marketing & Sales Manager, State Tourist Board Southwest Germany; Christian Gross, Head of Incoming/MICE, Black Forest Highlands (Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH); …

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