Tuesday 3 March 2015

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai celebrates second anniversary

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, a luxury hotel in the UAE emirate, celebrated its second anniversary since its opening in February 2013. Operating 1,608 rooms and offering over 8,000-sq-m of indoor and outdoor event space, the property’s 14 acclaimed restaurants and lounges, indulgent


Jumeirah Group to open second hotel in Turkey

Jumeirah Group, a Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement with Targets Investment Turizm Isletmeleri AS to operate a luxury hotel in Bodrum on Turkey’s Aegean coast - its second hotel in the country. Jumeirah Group already


Emirates to commence daily service to Bali

Dubai-based Emirates plans to launch a new daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia from June 3. One of the most popular islands in Indonesia with spectacular mountains and picturesque beaches, Bali is a leading tourist destination which welcomed more than 3.7 million foreign t


Sharaf Travel official partner for Vietnam visa processing

The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in UAE has authorised Sharaf Travel as the official partner to accept visa applications at their travel shops in UAE and Oman. The Ambassador His Excellency Pham Bing Dam said: “Facilitation of visa service is one of the priorities


Dubai International welcomes 6.8m passengers in January

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has welcomed more than 6.8 million passengers in January, setting another record in monthly traffic. Passenger traffic rose 7.7 per cent to 6,895,668 in January, up from 6,400,706 in the same month in 2014. “Considering that Dubai Intern


BAC,Iata host workshop on airport collaboration programme

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operators and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), in cooperation with International Air Transport Association (Iata), hosted a joint workshop directed at improving efficiency across airport operations. The seminar focused on the Glob


Abu Dhabi Festival to kick off on March 3

The 12th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, a leading cultural event in the Arabian Gulf, officially starts tomorrow (March 3), bringing to the UAE a spectacular month-long programme of concerts, performances and workshops. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), th


Amex launches new Platinum Credit Card for UAE travellers

American Express (Amex) Middle East, a leading credit cards provider for the region, has launched the new American Express Platinum Credit Card - a Dirham denominated credit card, offering UAE travellers market leading rewards. The American Express Platinum Credit Card provides access


BNEA to celebrate successful year with Amwaj Bazaar

Bahrain Noor El Ain (BNE) will conclude with a market style event set in the Amwaj Lagoon in Muharraq this weekend. The Amwaj Bazaar and its “Night Market” will take place from March 5 to 7. The Amwaj Bazaar will see a plethora of activities to mark Bahrain Noor El


Ajman, Umm Al Quwain sign tourism pact

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) and and Umm Al Quwain Economic Development Department have signed a cooperation agreement on enhancing efforts and utilising available potentials to develop tourism industries in both emirates. The agreement was signed by ATDD chairman Sheikh

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