Saturday 25 October 2014

ATDD reviews tourism promotion plans

The Ajman Tourism and Development Department (ATDD) marketing and promotion section recently reviewed the tourism sector promotion plan for 2015, with the aim of stabilising the UAE emirate’s presence on the international tourism map. The Ajman tourism sector’s participatio


Warwick hotel opens in Baghdad

Warwick International Hotels Group (WIH), a global hospitality company, recently added Baghdad to its portfolio with the launch of the Babylon Warwick Hotel in the capital city of Iraq. Located on the edge of the Tigris River opposite of the US embassy, the hotel has been fully renovat


Fire drill planned at Bahrain aiport

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), will carry out a fire evacuation exercise tomorrow (October 22) . The exercise, on the first level of the terminal Building next to passport control and immigration, will be held


Frankfurt first route for Qatar Airways A350 XWB

Qatar Airways has announced German business hub Frankfurt as the first route for its A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft, which is expected to join the fleet before the end of this year. Qatar Airways, the global launch operator of the A350 XWB, will fly to Frankfurt non-stop dail


Katara appoints design firms for Tazi Palace renovation

Qatar-based Katara Hospitality, a global hotel developer, owner and operator, has appointed international design partners to develop its first Moroccan property - the Tazi Palace Hotel in Tangier. Hospitality design firm OBM International (Obmi), engineering partner Alatec and interior


Rosewood Corniche introduces new market-style dining

Rosewood Corniche, a luxury hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has introduced The Saturday Market – a new mid-day dining concept at its international restaurant, Habsburg. The new cooking concept allows hotel guests and visitors to select fresh foods from a variety of market stations


Hilton team members engage in community services in UAE

Hilton Worldwide, a global hospitality company, took to the coast of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, for a beach clean-up drive as part of the hotel’s third annual Global Week of Service. The Global week of service, from October 19 to 25, is the company’s commitment to serving and enr


iFLY Dubai offers special packages for UAE residents

iFLY Dubai, Middle East’s first dual indoor skydiving facility, now offers UAE residents a 20 per cent discount with each fly time. Located at City Centre Mirdif, first timers can register, for a limited time, to experience a breath-taking adventure. The package, valued


Sony Pictures Studio, Smurfs Zone to come up at motionagate Dubai

A new world-class attraction - Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone  - will come up at motiongate Dubai, a Hollywood-inspired theme park taking shape at Dubai Parks & Resorts, the newest leisure and entertainment destination in the UAE emirate. The new zone will be set u


Regional funding boom for plane deliveries: Boeing

Boeing, a leading aircraft manufacturer, said today that commercial financial institutions in the Middle East are increasingly funding the region’s record number of airplane deliveries. Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will require 2,610 new airplanes over

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