Saturday 23 March 2019

Arsenal enroute to Dubai on Emirates A380 special livery

Arsenal Football Club today boarded a newly branded Emirates A380 with a livery featuring a montage of Arsenal first team players. The club is making their way to Dubai for a friendly match with Al Nasr Sports Club as well as the official inauguration of Al Maktoum Stadium, takin


Gulf Air 'fastest growing airline' in ME

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, was recently named the 'Fastest Growing Airline in the Middle East region' at the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop, organised by Athens International Airport in the Greek capital. The event takes place annually in Athens and inclu


Cristal Group welcomes new COO

UAE-based hospitality management company Cristal Group has appointed Menno De Boer, a seasoned hotelier with 30 years of experience across the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific, as its new chief operating officer. Making the announcement, Kamal Fakhoury, Cristal Group’s


Marriott opens two new hotels in Saudi Arabia

Marriott International and Dur Hospitality have announced the opening of Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter. The complex is strategically located in the heart of one of the most sought-after areas in the city with


Emirates to boost flights to Cairo

Emirates has announced that it will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting October 28. The four new flights, operating on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, will take t


Minor Hotels announces new GM appointments across multiple regions

Minor Hotels has announced a series of general manager appointments across its Anantara and Avani brands in the Indian Ocean and both North and Southern Africa. 2019 will see the opening of a number of new Anantara resorts, including Anantara Mauritius Resort and Anantara Tozeur


Jet Airways cancels flights to Bahrain

Indian carrier Jet Airways has announced a further cancellation of flights, with Bahrain being the latest international destination to be dropped from its network, media reports said. The cash-strapped airline has already cancelled all flights to Abu Dhabi and some of its flights


The Ritz-Carlton, Doha to host The Unknown concert

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha will be featuring the first Unknown Concert in Qatar, which will feature a lineup of 12 to 16 local DJs and two bands on at one venue.   The event will be spread across three different stages at three unique locations on The Ritz-Carlton, Doha property


Dammam set for Red Bull Air Race Demo 2019

The Red Bull Air Race Demo will make its debut in Damman, Saudi Arabia, from March 21-23, showcasing the Red Bull Air Race World Championship and bringing all the excitement and action of the air racing competition. Two of the Challenger Class Pilots will demonstrate the skills a


RJ offers 21pc off on tickets on Mother’s Day

Flag carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ) is celebrating Mother's Day this year with a special discount of 21 per cent of its airfares. The offer will be valid for 24 hours on March 21, and available through RJ’s online channels. This sales promotion applies to r

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