Two Gulf countries - the UAE and Oman - aim to take on the Caribbean as it seeks to become a major destination for cruise tourism, especially during the winter months in the northern hemisphere.
After competing for business in the last few years, Abu Dhabi and Dubai and neighbour
UAE’s national carrier Etihad Airways’ James Rigney was named the ‘Middle East Chief Financial Officer of the Year’ by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW).
The award is open to finance professionals who have consistently com
Turkish Airlines has expanded its African network to include Kano (Nigeria) and N’djamena (Chad).
Kano will be the second desitination in Nigeria, with the airlines already operating to Lagos, said the airline in a statement.
The carrier will operate four fli
Leading hospitality company InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the new Holiday Inn hotel in Mauritius, its second property in the country.
The hotel is located just 700 m from the new SSR International Airport and 45 km from the capital, said the IHG in a statement.
Abu Dhabi Aviation, the largest commercial helicopter operator in the region, is set to acquire a Bell 412EPI helicopter from Hawker Pacific, a leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East.
The Bell 412EPI is the first of its kind to be
Gulf Hotels Group (GHG) has signed an agreement with Almoayyed Contracting for the construction of a new BD3 million ($8 million) spa complex which will be located at the hotel.
The agreement was signed by GHG chief executive Aqeel Raees and Almoayyed Contracting's director a
The global partnership between Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and Bentley Motors brought signature luxury experiences to the UAE’s new generation of luxury travellers with The St. Regis and Bentley Al Ain Tour.
The exclusive drive experience offered guests, reside
The international air freight volumes are poised to grow 17 per cent over the next five years with the UAE and Hong Kong both contributing more than 700,000 tonnes each to the additional freight volume during the five year period until 2017, said a report.
The global freight volu
Leading developer Emaar Properties has signed a deal with Dubai World Central to develop an integrated urban centre and golf destination at the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis.
The development will be spread over an area of 13.63 million sq m with the first phase o
UAE-based hospitality company JA Resorts & Hotels is set to open its first international property on December 20 in Seychelles.
The five-star Enchanted Island Resort, a 10-villa luxury beach property is set in five acres of natural greenery and enjoys an exclusive location wi