Saturday 1 August 2015

Oman Air, Riyada sign SME development MoU

Flag carrier Oman Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Riyada, offering small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) greater ease of access to the airline’s supply chain. Riyada, the Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprise Development, is a governme


Marriott launches 'Project Canvas' in the Mideast

Hospitality group Marriott International is looking to nurture local entrepreneurship as well as support the creation of home-grown concepts with the launch of its international campaign, 'Project Canvas', in the Middle East. The initiative, which builds on Marriott Inter


Etihad passenger numbers up 12pc during Eid

National carrier Etihad Airways experienced one of its busiest travel periods during Eid-Al-Fitr with 291,518 guests flying across its global network – up 12 per cent on the 260,641 guests flown during the same period last year. The load factor out of Abu Dhabi during this


Second Hyatt Place hotel opens in Dubai

Hyatt Hotels, a leading global hospitality group, has officially opened Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square, marking the second Hyatt Place hotel in the Middle East and the sixth Hyatt-branded hotel in the UAE emirate. Developed in collaboration with wasl group’s hospitality and lei


Four Seasons Amman names new hotel manager

Four Seasons Hotel Amman, an iconic hotel in the Jordanian capital, has promoted Mali Carow to the role of hotel manager. Carow will continue to support the property in maintaining its leading position among business and leisure travellers by overseeing and managing the hotel&rsq


Free stay upgrades at Eastern Mangroves by Jannah

Eastern Mangroves by Jannah, an upscale resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is offering an additional bedroom free this summer for every booking. “If you book a one bedroom suite you will get an automatic free upgrade to a two bedroom suite for the duration of your stay,” said


German hotel group to launch first Dubai property

Steigenberger Hotels, a leading German-based hospitality firm, has revealed plans to launch its inaugural five-star property in Dubai, UAE, this October. Following its recent announcement to open the InterCityHotel Culture Village in Dubai at the end of 2017, Steigenberger Hotels


No SpiceJet-Qatar Airways deal yet

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet said on Friday it was in "exploratory and preliminary stage" talks with potential investors who have shown an interest in putting money into the airline, responding to speculations of a stake deal with Qatar Airways. "A few parties


Jazeera to restart flights to Assiut, Egypt

Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways plans to re-introduce scheduled flights between Kuwait and Assiut, Egypt, starting September 10. The airline had served Assiut from August 2006 until June 2014, when the airport was closed for renovation. The airline will serve Assiut International


MTU, Iran airlines in talks over maintenance services

German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines is in talks with several Iranian airlines over supplying maintenance services to their ageing fleets, its chief executive told a German weekly. "MTU has great interest in supporting Iranian airlines with maintenance services,&quo

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