Tuesday 3 May 2016

Jordan airport welcomes over 1.6m passengers in Q1

Jordan's Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received a total of 1,639,519 passengers in the first three months of 2016, registering an increase of 8.5 per cent in year-to-date passenger traffic in comparison to Q1 2015. According to statistics released by Airport Interna


Corinthia London welcomes new sales and marketing head

Leading five-star hotel Corinthia London has appointed Stéphane Trycionka, as the new director of sales and marketing. With 11 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, this role will see Trycionka in charge of driving international sales to the flagship Corinthia


Air Arabia named 'Best low-cost airline in the Mideast'

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's largest budget carrier, was named “Best Low-cost Airline serving the Middle East” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2016, held recently in Dubai. The airline was recognised for its consistent ability to mee


First Himachal Travel Mart receives good response

Thirty exhibitors from Himachal Pradesh from over 10 diverse segments such as adventure, hospitality, leisure came together to meet and do business with more than 65 Hosted Buyers from throughout India and abroad at the inaugural edition of ‘Himachal Travel Mart' last month.


Etihad launches A380 flight to Mumbai

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has introduced Mumbai to its Airbus A380 network with the launch of daily scheduled flights featuring its award-winning The Residence – the world’s first three-room suite on a commercial airliner. Flight EY204 from Abu


R Hotels appoints new cluster pastry chef

R Hotels has welcomed Gayan Weerasinghe as the new cluster pastry chef of its Dubai properties – Ramada Downtown Dubai, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Jumeirah Beach Residence and ibis Styles Jumeira. In his new role, he will create the confectionery items to be supplied to all


Jumeirah Creekside gets Green Globe certification

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, a luxurious, stylish five-star property located in the heart of Dubai, has been recertified by Green Globe for the second year in a row and achieved an outstanding compliance score of 87 per cent. Charles E M Clark, general manager of Jumeirah Creekside


New appointments at W Dubai - Al Habtoor City

W Dubai – Al Habtoor City has announced its core team as it readies itself for a summer opening. Taking the helm as general manager of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, Peter Katusak-Huzsvar is set to lead a team of bold and witty talent.   With over eight


Emirates serves Taipei, Prague with A380

Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft with the launch of new scheduled services to Taipei and Prague, becoming the first and only airline to operate an A380 into these two cities. The A380 service from Dubai to Taipei, Taiwan, land


Brussels airport departure hall reopens

Brussels airport is partially reopening its departure hall on Sunday, about six weeks after Islamic State suicide bombers killed 16 people there in blasts that gutted parts of the building. The two attackers detonated suitcase bombs in the departure hall on March 22, before a thi

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