In-the-Issue

New exhibitors at RTF 2022

One of the key travel trade events in KSA, RTF will take place from 22-24 May 2022 in RICEC. TT Bureau The 12th edition of the fair will be held after a two-year-long break due to the pandemic, and will open its doors to exhibitors, trade visitors and travel enthusiasts …

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New hotels in the region

As we step into an endemic from a pandemic, the hotel inventory of the Middle East region is surely growing as there are so many offerings to global visitors which are unique and in keeping with the new age of experiences. Armani Hotels & Resorts Location – Diriyah Gate Development …

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Arab Aviation calls for industry collaboration

ME aviation experts came together under ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ session at ninth AAS 2022, in RAK. Adil Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia called upon all stakeholders for collaboration and open dialogue between governments, regulators and operators to support its recovery. Experts highlighted the need for investment in …

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VCCs, tech secret to fast collection

With inflation hitting 8% in some regions, value of money falls by time you receive payment. Slow collection literally affects bottom line. One can pressurize partners to pay quicker, but secret to fast collection lays with a mixture of automated processes and use of VCCs. Delays of 60 days in …

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Now ‘flying’ boats in UAE

They would be manufactured locally and an agreement has been signed in this regard at the DIBS. The pact will pilot and assess the flying boats’ performance. TT Bureau Inspired by the pearl-diving heritage of the Emirates, the sustainability-focused X-Pearl—a brainchild of innovative French firm SeaBubbles—is powered by a hybrid …

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Mauritius Tourism partners with dnata travel

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) has announced a partnership with dnata travel to unveil new experiences and tailor-made offers to Mauritius for UAE holiday makers in 2022, with travel to the island nation in demand across the emirates. Shehara Rizly Experts at dnata travel—the UAE’s longest-standing travel provider–are revealing that …

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Sustainability for future growth

Sustainability has become one of the key areas in travel, tourism and hospitality. At Future Hospitality Summit later this month, hospitality sector will have a more related session on why it should be key for the future. Noelle Homsy, Co-Founder, ENVI Lodges We are seeing more travellers concerned about their …

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Diverse portfolio rewards one and all

Radisson Hotel Group is excited to be part of ATM this year and share their plans with stakeholders. Shehara Rizly Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Radisson Hotel Group has been spearheading operations and ensuring the brand’s growth, and most importantly, generating profit in the region. …

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Investment in ME tourism

Over the past few months many new hotels have opened within the region and in the UAE. Last year, UAE generated the highest value of cumulative hospitality related contracts followed by Saudi Arabia. TT Bureau One of the highlights in the agenda of Arabian Travel Market this year is the …

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A Doha hotel with multi-faceted appeal

Hilton Doha The Pearl Hotel and Residences offer business and leisure travellers from across the globe a stay suited for their vacation. From a hotel room to a home away stay in the residence, it provides facilities for both, short and long-term guests, and has a diverse F&B offering to …

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