Tuesday 25 July 2017

Emirates highlights female role models in aviation

Championing the importance of women’s contributions to the growth and development of aviation, Emirates recently hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge in its home base of Dubai. Waiz is the founder and pilot of Dreams Soar, Inc. (DSI), a non-profit organi


Basterrechea named new Rezidor COO

The Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Chema Basterrechea as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Basterrechea has been chief operating officer at NH Hotel Group, prior to his appointment with Rezidor. He has worked for NHHG for mo


Coral Beach Resort Sharjah remains #1 on TripAdvisor

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah continues to be the leading hotel in Sharjah, retaining the number one position on TripAdvisor out of the 79 hotels in the city. The hotel has been receiving raving reviews from its guests who have been consistently rating it as the most outstanding pro


Emirates Dreamliner order 'may be finalised'

Dubai-based Emirates is getting closer to announcing a big order for Boeing's Dreamliners, said a report. Emirates is believed to be in the market for between 50 and 100 mid-sized wide-body planes to fly medium- to long-range routes and will most likely be a mix of 787-9 and


Saudi Arabia says Qatar pilgrims can visit

In light of the current political situation with Doha, the government of Saudi Arabia has extended its welcome to pilgrims from Qatar and has expressed its keenness to enable them to perform Umrah, said a report. The Ministry reaffirmed that Qatari pilgrims can continue to perfor


Get an inside look into the Beatles' production

When The Beatles joined forces with Cirque du Soleil in 2006, the world would have given anything to peek behind the curtain of the creative process. Now, 10 successful years later, The Beatles Love has opened its doors to the public for free – giving Beatles and Cirque du


Thai tourism to strengthen links with agriculture sector

The Thai tourism industry is to forge stronger links with the kingdom’s agriculture economy by promoting the culinary delights of the Thai cuisine, Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has said. Addressing more than 500 tourism industry executives at the


Fairmont Quasar Istanbul unveils offer for GCC families

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts opened its doors to Fairmont Quasar Istanbul in January 2017 and after successful visitor numbers from the GCC, the hotel now plans to attract larger family groups.   The hotel has hosted over 7,500 travellers from the GCC since opening, a stagge


Dubai Culture supports Dubai Tourism’s ‘Medyaf’ initiative

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, participated in Dubai Tourism’s ‘Medyaf’ initiative to strengthen nationalisation in the tourism industry. The latest ‘Medyaf’ in


Mövenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers appoints new GM

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers has welcomed Daniel Kaan as its new general manager. A versatile executive who brings over 16 years of experience to his position, Kaan will continue to grow the hotel’s forefront position within the JLT urban community and surroun

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