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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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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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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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UAE sets example for recovery of travel trade

Recovery, resilience, development, sustainability, responsibility and innovation are values that will serve as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism in present times. The Middle East presents the right model for recovery of the travel business with these embedded values. I have watched and personally experienced a …

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Expo redefines Dubai as tourism city

One of the world’s biggest cultural and multi-faceted events, Expo 2020, ended in Dubai on March 31, 2022. The exhibition attracted an exponential number of local and international visitors, reinforcing Dubai’s image as a truly global city and an important tourism destination. On March 2 this year, it was revealed …

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Qatar gearing up for FIFA World Cup

After Expo 2020, football World Cup will be the next big attraction that brings the world to the ME region opening a plethora of opportunities. Shehara Rizly Football has been a much loved sport in the Middle East region, hence the enthusiasm for the event started fairly early much before …

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Sharjah reconvenes at ATM

Sharjah will once again present its unique offerings and reconnect with trade partners across the globe at Arabian Travel Market from 9-12 May 2022. Over the past two years the emirate has been on track developing the eastern coast, which will be a key highlight at the event. Shehara Rizly …

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UAE tops list of travellers to Azerbaijan

As soon as the restrictions imposed in view of the pandemic started easing out, Azerbaijan became one of the first countries to welcome travellers from the Middle East region, especially from the UAE. Florian Sengstschmid, CEO, Azerbaijan Tourism Board, shares with Shehara Rizly the board’s plans for the market this …

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