Wednesday 17 July 2019

Collinson ups investment in India to redefine airport experience

Collinson, a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty, has announced a multi-million-dollar investment into India to fuel additional growth of Priority Pass, its world-leading airport experiences programme. Priority Pass will double its lounge portfolio in India over the next thr


American extends MAX cancellations through Nov 2

American Airlines said it is extending cancellations of approximately 115 flights per day for the Boeing 737 MAX through November 2 due to the ongoing grounding of the jets. “By doing so, our customers and team members can more reliably plan their upcoming travel on America


Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas to get $165m makeover

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas is set to undergo a $165 million transformation, which will see the addition of new features, before setting sail in 2020. Guests onboard the 'amplified' Allure of the Seas will experience a lineup of new features, including the Ultimate


Gulf Air appoints youngest Bahraini country manager in APAC

Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air has appointed Mohamed Al Hamer as a country manager for its Colombo and Male stations, making him the youngest ever country manager for Gulf Air in the Asia Pacific region. Al Hamer will represent Gulf Air in Sri Lanka and the Maldives as well as


Sharjah Tourism helps women develop skills in travel sector

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced the dates for the training of the pledges as part of the women’s empowerment initiative it had announced in conjunction with NAMA Women Advancement Establishment during Women Economic Empowerment Global Summit (W


Dubai airport hotel spa wins top award

The spa facilities at Dubai International Hotel, located in the Dubai International Airport, received the ‘World’s Best Luxury Airport Spa' accolade at the World Luxury Spa Awards, held recently in St. Petersburg. This international recognition awarded by the Worl


Aviation sector 'committed to improving travel for People with Disabilities'

Every day, more than 100,000 flights transport over 10 million passengers across a global air transportation network comprising 1,400 scheduled airlines, 26,000 aircraft in service and 3,900 airports. And of this, there is a sizable number of passengers who are People with Disabi


New hotel manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Marjan Island

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah has appointed Pieter van Beugen as its new hotel manager. "This is a fantastic achievement, and on behalf of the team at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, we would like to congratulate P


Sharjah Summer Promotions begins

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has announced the launch of the “Sharjah Summer Promotions 2019”, the most important touristic and marketing event organised annually by the SCCI. The “Sharjah Summer Promotions” is being held under the


Bahrain families rethink travel plans as air fares skyrocket

With airfares rising to an all-time high during the summer season, a number of families in Bahrain are being forced to rethink holiday plans as the steep increase in airfares are affecting budgets, said a report in Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, plea

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