tourism

October 14, 2019

UAE-based hotel operator Rotana has announced the official opening of Bosmal Arjaan by Rotana, its first property in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The new property offers 132 serviced one, two and three-bedroom deluxe hotel apartments, a restaurant, two meeting rooms, and a fitness and wellness club featuring a gymnasium, a sauna, a Turkish bath, and multiple treatment rooms.

As Bosnia and Herzegovina’s first-ever branded hotel apartments, Bosmal Arjaan by Rotana introduces a new concept to the country. The hotel is located within the nation’s tallest residential"...

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October 14, 2019

A drama show depicting the story of a well-know Emirati navigator in maritime, Ibin Majid, on how he travelled the world and the sailing methods he used in the old days, fishing sea-food competitions and marine recreational activities are among the activities organised for families at this year's boat show in Abu Dhabi.

The second edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) 2019, taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) from October 16 to 19, will draw participation of 284 local, regional and international companies and brands.

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October 13, 2019

KUWAIT: Dubai continues to consolidate its position as a leading destination for tourists. It will hold the Dubai Expo 2020, the first expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, with many reasons to be counted as one of the most important in exposition history.
On the sidelines of a press conference held in Kuwait, Essam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Tourism and Commercial Marketing Corporation (DTCM), said: “Dubai Tourism aims to target further growth in every potential segment of this important market, from short stays and weekend breaks to long vacations, especially families, who are our key audience and make up the majority of visitors from the GCC region.”

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October 13, 2019

Hilton Worldwide has announced the launch of Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha, the second location for the mid-market brand in the emirate.

In a management agreement with Abdullah Al Neyadi, the launch of Hampton by Hilton Al Barsha will provide guests with value for money services and amenities as the demand for more affordable mid-range hotels rises in the UAE market, the company said.

Al Neyadi said: 'The additional development will further diversify Dubai’s hospitality landscape in line with the Government of Dubai's vision of increasing the number"...

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October 10, 2019

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels received accolades from the prestigious US-based travel magazine ‘Condé Nast Traveller’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Award and ranked #11 in the “Top 15 hotels in the Middle East” by scoring 94.47 and rising two positions ahead since last year’s ranking.

Nestled in the heart of the historic Souq Waqif, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is a collection of nine unique buildings representing the best of Qatari hospitality and culture.

These awards are solely selected by the esteemed readers of ‘Condé Nast Traveler’, in one of the most awaited yearly travel awards by voting. More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers"...

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October 10, 2019

Billed as 'a picturesque desert resort set against the sweeping dunes of central Sharjah,' Al Badayer Oasis by Mysk, a luxurious glamping retreat, has opened in the emirate.

A stay at the oasis camp aims to introduce guests to the unique Emirati way of life, with 21 rooms and 10 tents on the intimate campsite. However, far from getting back to basics, the site promises an 'Arabian castle' feel and comes complete with two restaurants, a health club and an indoor pool, giving it a wellness-focused feel.

'The general design of the room is reminiscent"...

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October 10, 2019

Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand set to disrupt the travel industry, today announced its exclusive on-demand champagne delivery service, Shake for Champagne™. Continuing to create the most irresistible experiences at sea, Virgin Voyages is enabling Sailors to request champagne, anywhere on board Scarlet Lady, with a simple shake of their phone.

Those looking to take indulgence to the next level can also treat themselves in the newly revealed luxurious champagne lounge and caviar bar, Sip.

“It is never too early for champagne and there is always something"...

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October 9, 2019

A signing ceremony was held today at the ongoing GITEX Technology Week between emaratech, the online Information Technology company in the Arab World and Electronic Identity Management & Security Solutions (EIMASS). During the ceremony, Thani Al Zaffin, Director General & Board Member, emaratech, and Richard Mikhael, CEO EIMASS, signed a contract for EIMASS to deliver IDEMIA’s state-of-the-art on-the-spot ID verification system based on Iris & Face recognition, OneLook, to ensure the travelers of Dubai airports a fast and smooth journey while ensuring the highest level of security.

“I am proud that emaratech has chosen"...

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October 7, 2019

The number of international travellers from India to the UAE is set to grow from 2.6 million this year to 3.3 million in 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1 per cent, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The rising disposable income with middle class families and the growing perception among Indians that their social status will be elevated while travelling to fashionable cities in the Middle East will continue this growth trend for years to come, stated GlobalData in its latest report, ‘Tourism Source Market"...

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October 6, 2019

The number of international travellers from India to the UAE is set to grow from 2.6 million this year to 3.3 million in 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1 per cent, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The rising disposable income with middle class families and the growing perception among Indians that their social status will be elevated while travelling to fashionable cities in the Middle East will continue this growth trend for years to come, stated GlobalData in its latest report, ‘Tourism Source Market"...

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