Thursday 29 January 2015

Millennium Plaza Dubai offers Valentine's Day packages

Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, a luxury hotel in the UAE emirate, is offering couples exclusive Valentine’s Day packages. Couples can enjoy a romantic dinner at the property’s Executive Club Lounge located on the 61st floor with stunning views of Dubai whilst savouring a fou


Emirates to fly A380s to two new destinations

Dubai-based Emirates plans to launch its A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf (Germany) and Madrid (Spain). For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service. The Dusseldorf route will be launched on July 1 and the Madrid route on


Etihad Flight College receives GCAA approval

Etihad Flight College, a flight training college based at Al Ain International Airport in the UAE, has received certification as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). A wholly-owned subsidiary of Etihad Airways, Etihad Flight Colleg


Saudia tops in on-time flights

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national carrier of the country, was awarded the top position for on-time performance in the ‘Middle East & Africa Major Airlines’ category by FlightStats - a leading publisher of real-time global flight and airport information. The


Sofitel The Palm Dubai wins five awards

Sofitel The Palm Dubai, a luxury hotel in the UAE emirate, has claimed five awards at the International Hotel Awards (IHA) held in London, UK, on January 26. The best hotels and hospitality related companies from more than 50 countries across the world had competed to achieve one or mo


Fairmont Makkah, college offer hospitality training

Makkah Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont Hotel, has signed an agreement with Prince Sultan College for Tourism and Management in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to provide top-notch hospitality training, internship and employment opportunities for Saudi Arabian students. Under the agreement, both or


Dubai aiming to be top destination by 2020

The UAE emirate of Dubai is aiming to attract 25 million tourists and become the world’s most popular city tourism destination by 2020, as part of its long-term growth strategy. "The ambitious target is anchored on attracting 25 million tourists in the next five years,"


Local chefs to participate in Dubai Food Carnival

The organisers of Dubai Food Carnival, the biggest international food event in the UAE emirate, have announced the exciting line-up of local chefs taking part in the all-new Dubai Food Festival Academy next month. Running from February 12 to 14 at Dubai International Marine Club, the f


Gulf Air invests $20m to upgrade A330 fleet

Gulf Air has invested $20 million to upgrade four of its Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft in line with global best practices, it has emerged. The national carrier's acting chief executive Maher Salman Al Musallam yesterday (January 27) told a press briefing that the retrofit is


Airlines cut fuel surcharges but fares may go up!

Asian airlines are slashing fuel surcharges as oil prices hover at six-year lows, but passengers hoping for cheaper tickets will be disappointed as carriers are likely to bump up fares to maintain margins. Australia's Qantas Airways became the latest airline to eliminate the

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