Thursday 8 December 2016

Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai to open Italian restaurant

Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai, will welcome its first Italian restaurant, Ricetta, in mid-December 2016, where Chef Alex Sebastianutti will please guests with home-cooked fine dining. Ricetta features the authentic ambience of an Italian trattoria with mustard yellow walls,


Rotana to open 12 new hotels in UAE by 2020

Leading hotel management company Rotana has announced plans to open seven new hotels in Dubai, four hotels in the capital Abu Dhabi and one in Ras Al Khaimah by the end of 2020. Six of the upcoming properties will be five-star hotels, with the remaining properties comprising of a


Dubai airports offers unlimited free high-speed wi-fi

Passengers will now be able to enjoy unlimited free high-speed wi-fi at Dubai International and Dubai World Central after operator Dubai Airports officially rolled out the upgraded service across both airports today.   The launch of the new service follows extensive research


Dubai summit draws over 800 aviation experts

More than 800 aviation industry specialists from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Asia region took part in a key event held at Dubai, UAE. The Aviation Festival, held last month at The Address Dubai Marina, is a major platform for airlines, airports and  partners to lear


Saudia plane makes emergency landing in Pakistan

A Saudi Arabian Airlines carrier flying to Jeddah from India had to make an unscheduled landing in Pakistan on Thursday after the pilot fell ill, said a report. According to a report in


RoomsXML receives high credit worthiness rating

RoomsXML Solutions has been rated "MSE 2" by Crisil, an S&P Global company, indicating high credit worthiness; good financial strength and highest operating performance. Prakash Bang, founder and executive chairman, said: "It is really humbling for a family own


Heathrow reveals design team for airport expansion

Seven leading companies have been signed up to design plans for the sustainable expansion of Heathrow, the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic. The group – Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Atkins, Grimshaw, Mott MacDonald, Jacobs and Quod &ndash


Emirates staff ‘make their mark’ with A380 wall collage

Ahead of the UAE’s 45th National Day, the Emirates Group unveiled a unique wall collage of mini-A380 aircraft now on permanent display at the Group’s Headquarters. Autographed by colleagues across the group to raise funds for the Emirates Airline Foundation, the aim o


Boeing delivers first 787 to Air France

Boeing and AerCap, a global leader in aircraft leasing, recently celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap's 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France's Paris to Cairo route starting in January. The


Dubai set to see 16pc rise in cruise ship arrivals

Dubai will receive 157 cruise ships during the current cruise tourism season 2016-17, which started in October and will continue until next April, reflecting a 16 per cent increase over the last season which received 134 cruise ships. It is expected that Rashid Port will receive

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