Embrace Thai’s myriad shades

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG -6

Friendly, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches through to the ever-comforting Thai smile. With broods of all ages looking for new ways to spend time together, Thailand is the perfect destination for families. TT Bureau Today’s parents and grandparents are active, …

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Ras Al Khaimah for thrill seekers & adrenaline junkies


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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RAK showcases diversity at Fitur


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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Culture of hospitality: Tatarstan


Bordering seven regions lying at the centre of the European part of Russia is the Republic of Tatarstan. It is an active region with a growing economy, leading in many international and national rankings, and in factual data in many industries. Tatarstan owns an oil deposit and three petrochemical plants. …

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Relax, revive and rejuvenate


Given its rich history of Ayurveda treatments, Sri Lanka demonstrates holistic therapies to living a healthy lifestyle. Here’s a sneak peek into the insights from a few wellness experts… Shehara Rizly Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Six of Sri Lanka’s leading wellness resorts participated at …

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Sharjah sees boom in retail tourism


City Centre Sharjah, developed by Majid Al Futtaim, is the latest family lifestyle and entertainment tourism destination to be refurbished and expanded with a cost of over AED 260 million. TT Bureau City Centre Sharjah has been redesigned with a skylight roof to allow for more natural light and spacious …

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Sharjah’s booming tourism sector

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 13

Tourism is the major contributor towards the economy of Sharjah. In 2017, hotel revenues and guest numbers increased significantly, according to the latest annual report of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA). TT Bureau With the ease of visa for Chinese and Russian tourists announced last year, there …

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Maximise revenue performance

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 5

Dubai Tourism has developed a training programme on revenue management led by prominent industry experts from ‘Insights Out’ to help ensure that Dubai’s resilient hospitality sector continues to maintain global price competitiveness. TT Bureau The Revenue Management Workshop will bring together hotel revenue managers, reservation managers, sales and marketing managers …

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Where are travellers going?


Whilst London and Europe remain popular, there is a need for the Middle Eastern traveller to explore emerging destinations. Trav Talk gathered information about new vacation spots for this year and key points on requirements by locals and expats to drive to these sites. Shehara Rizly  Zeljka Radak Kukavičić, Managing …

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Meraas launches ‘Hala China’

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-21

The new initiative aims to attract Chinese visitors to the UAE in line with Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020 strategy. Launched in collaboration with Dubai Holding and DXB Entertainments, Hala China aims to organise events and create tourism packages. TT Bureau ‘Hala China’ is set to complement Dubai’s rich calendar of …

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