Friday 31 July 2015

New smart ticketing launched for Bahrain’s public transport

Bahrain Public Transport Company (BPTC), the new operators of the kingdom’s fully revamped public bus service, has introduced the Go Card - a pre-paid, re-usable smart card that facilitates flexible and faster travel for public transport users. The new cards were launched t


Biber Lounge at Rixos the Palm gets a makeover

Rixos The Palm, a luxurious resort in Dubai, UAE, has revamped its signature bar, Biber Lounge, introducing a cool new pub concept on the Palm Jumeirah. A new menu featuring modern pub grub‎ has been designed alongside a unique Biber inspired cocktail menu. The Club; Fish & Chi


Orient Pearl named 'Best Family Restaurant'

Orient Pearl Restaurant in Qatar was recently named the “Highly Commended Best Family Restaurant” by 2015 Time Out Doha Restaurant Awards. The award was presented to at a glittering ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Doha. Orient Pearl Restaurant is Qatar


Nominations invited for World Halal Travel Awards

The World Halal Travel Awards is inviting nominations from industry professionals for its inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, UAE, this October. The World Halal Travel Awards are the first awards to solely represent the Halal and family friendly travel and tourism industry and are presented


Lufthansa's Austrian ready to expand services to Iran

Lufthansa unit Austrian Airlines is ready to expand its services to Iran to include flights to Isfahan and Shiraz, as soon as a good opportunity presents itself, the chief financial officer of the Austrian group said on Thursday. Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa's Vienna-based pl


Eritrea to join Flydubai network in October

Dubai-based flydubai is expanding its operations with the addition of Eritrea to its African network in October. Direct flights between Dubai and the capital city of Asmara will commence on October 25 with four flights a week. The flights will mark the start of the first direc


New mayor appointed for Jannah Dubai hotels

Hospitality chain Jannah Hotels and Resorts has appointed Abdellatif Erraji as the new mayor for its two properties in Dubai - the Jannah Place Dubai Marina and Marina Bay Suites by Jannah. A graduate from the Institute of Hotel Management, Erraji is an outgoing personality and d


Malaysia 'almost certain' debris from Boeing 777

Malaysia's deputy transport minister said on Thursday that it was "almost certain" that the debris that washed up on La Reunion island in the southern Indian Ocean belongs to a Boeing 777 aircraft. Malaysia Airlines was operating a Boeing 777 on the ill-fated flight, whic


Abu Dhabi airport passenger traffic soars 17.2pc

Abu Dhabi Airports reported today a 17.2 per cent increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport during the first half of 2015, as compared to the same period last year. During the H1 period, a total of 11,111,577 passengers passed through Abu Dhabi Internationa


China focuses on tourism to lift domestic spending

China is seeking to promote tourism and lift domestic spending with measures ranging from boosting investment in tourism spots to encouraging companies to give employees paid leave, the cabinet said on Wednesday. Regulations for holiday car rentals and other tourism businesses will be

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