tourism

July 22, 2017

The Emirates-flydubai tie-up will boost Dubai’s burgeoning midmarket hotel industry, hotel chiefs claim.

A combined fleet of wide- and narrow-body aircraft, plus the alignment of frequent flyer loyalty programmes, will serve to attract more tourists to the emirate and help it meet its target of 25 million visitors by 2021.

This in turn will provide a fillip to the hotel industry – in particular, economy and midscale offerings as low-cost carrier flydubai gains access to Emirates’ network, according to the heads of some of the UAE’s biggest hotel"...

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July 22, 2017

UAE-based destination management services company Holiday Moments said it has launched a new interactive digital marketing and ecommerce platform featuring online tour booking services, as well as credit card and PayPal payment and live chat options, with all excursions bookable up to six months in advance on its website.

The company has over 15 years of experience and six years of successful operations as a destination management company in the UAE.

Holiday Moments is continuously updating the tours and activities offered to visitors and local residents throughout the emirates, said a top official.

The recently relaunched website features a crisp new format designed for ease of"...

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July 22, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The Paradise Foundation and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.

The Foundation, established in April 2015 by a group of prominent Chinese business leaders, aims to preserve the nature of our planet through charitable action, adopting a scientific approach and highly-efficient business management.

At"...

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July 21, 2017

Etihad Holidays has launched operations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain to provide a wide choice of package holiday options to travellers in the four countries.

The move follows the introduction of Etihad Airways’ holiday division in the UAE, UK, Germany, India and North America.

Launched in 2004, Etihad Holidays allows Etihad Airways passengers to book their flights together with their hotel, rental car, transfers, tours and activities, with real time availability, at the best available prices.

Guests can design their dream holiday from the comfort of their own home on the Etihad Holidays website to tailor-make packages to suit their individual needs, the company"...

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July 20, 2017

Dubai International Hospitality Week, DIHW, will take place from 18th-20th September at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and will include six co-located trade shows.

Endorsed by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, the largest hotel and foodservice expo in the Middle East will feature GulfHost, The Hotel Show and The Leisure Show, The Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX Middle East, and yummex ME.

DIHW is expected to bring together more than 2,000 of the world’s top hospitality brands from across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle"...

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July 19, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction surgery plays an invaluable role in the correction of macromastia, a condition where the breasts become overly large, it almost always results in breasts lacking upper pole fullness. Upper pole fullness refers to roundness and fullness of the upper part of the breast. “Historically, most breast reduction procedures are prone to bottoming out and lack upper pole fullness,” said Dr. Chasan. “Over the last 14 years, I have developed a one-stage technique for breast reduction combined with breast augmentation called reductive augmentation to solve the problem.” He added that for women who want their large breasts reduced, adding implants during the surgical procedure seems counter-intuitive. But when breast tissue is removed without adding implants, breasts can sag as time goes on. This technique is also extremely useful for correcting breast asymmetry, as well as revising significant......

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July 17, 2017

AccorHotels is set to open a holistic health and “healing.”resort on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah in August.

The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, a member of Healing Hotels of the World, features holistic healing therapies that reportedly achieve “visible results.”

It also claims to boast “caring and thoughtful service, healing cuisine and a natural stunning location.”

Situated along a private coastline of Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent, the"...

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July 17, 2017

The excitement is mounting and before we know it, Dubai will experience some of the world's biggest DJs and electronic producers performing LIVE in the city! UNITE with Tomorrowland Dubai promises a full line-up leaving no stone unturned for the ultimate music extravaganza. The line-up includes headliners like Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and KSHMR who will ensure a show-stopping performance which will be streamed via satellite from the legendary Mainstage of Tomorrowland in Belgium. World class DJ's like Martin Solveig, Franky Rizardo, Tom Swoon, Ferreck Dawn, Robert Falcon, Mikael Weermets, Siege, Arcade 82 and Barry Fore will take centre stage and play LIVE atUNITE With Tomorrowland Dubai."...

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July 16, 2017

Jumeirah Group has announced it will open a new five-star hotel within walking distance of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

It will be the first hotel the Dubai-based hospitality brand has operated in the kingdom.

The Jabal Omar Jumeirah Makkah Hotel will be built by Jabal Omar Development Company and comprise four towers with 1,033 guest rooms, as well as 93 villas.

The hotel will boast views of the Grand Mosque, also known as Masjid al-Haram, the holiest site in Islam, a statement"...

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July 16, 2017

Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of investment professionals expect that the UAE’s residential and commercial real estate market will either stay flat or deteriorate over the next 12 months, according to a survey.

The poll by CFA Society Emirates also showed that in terms of the commercial real estate outlook for the UAE, 70 percent said they feel that the market will either stay flat or deteriorate.

The survey also revealed that while 45 percent of members believed that GCC’s real estate market is mature enough for REITS to flourish, another 43 percent"...

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