Tuesday 25 April 2017

Nakheel breaks ground on $65m hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall

Dubai master developer Nakheel today (April 24) broke ground on a new, 375-room hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall, with a total project value of Dh240 million ($65.3 million). The ground-breaking ceremony – Nakheel’s second in a week – was led by chairman Ali Rashid Loo


Emaar Hospitality unveils six new hotel projects

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties, has unveiled six new hotel projects as part of its regional and international expansion plans, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 in Dubai, UAE. The new hotels and serviced residences in Dubai


Dubai welcomes 4.5m visitors in first three months

Dubai’s tourism sector sustained the momentum of its strong 2017 start, welcoming 4.57 million travellers in the first three months of the year - a stellar 11 per cent increase in overnight visitation compared to the same period in 2016. Among Dubai’s top 20 source ma


Global framework ‘key to keeping aviation safe’

A framework based on global standards, cooperation and dialogue, and effective use of data were key to safety in aviation, said the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (Iata). “Safety is the top priority for all involved in aviation&mdash


Turkey records 10.5pc growth in GCC visitor numbers

Turkish Airlines has reported a significant growth in the number of inbound tourists to Turkey from the GCC, with a 10.5 per cent increase in the number of GCC travellers compared to last year. The data, which was revealed at the Arabian Travel Market, showed the biggest increase


Swiss-Belhotel to open two hotels in Bahrain this year

Strengthening its foothold in Bahrain, global hotel management company Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) will triple its inventory of rooms in the kingdom this year with the opening of two new hotels already under development. Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef, a 189-key five-star luxu


Global standards, cooperation and data key to aviation safety

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) urged aviation safety stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to a safety framework based on global standards, cooperation and dialogue, and effective use of data. "Safety is the top priority for all involved in aviation&


SriLankan to boost services to Mideast, Asia Pacific

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld airline alliance, has announced plans to boost services to some of its most valued global markets. SriLankan Airlines has reinforced its existing services to the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Chin


Damac Golfotel room up for grabs at ATM

Damac Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality arm of luxury real estate developer, Damac Properties, has announced that it will be giving away a hotel room at the prestigious Golfotel, the only premium five-tower hotel complex surrounded by a golf course in Dubai. Visitors to the c


DAE to acquire AWAS aircraft leasing firm

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), a globally recognised aerospace company headquartered in Dubai, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the AWAS group of companies, a global leader in aircraft leasing. The acquisition is  from funds m

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