April 2016, Issue: 4 Volume: 34

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Middle class driving travel boom
April 20161077

As more and more middle class tourists take to the skies, the 2016 edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) will throw the spotlight on mid-market ...

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Region offers unprecedented opportunity
April 2016950

MH – Hospitality Management Holdings – is the Middle East’s first and largest operator in the alcohol-free segment and has made rapid strides in the industry ...

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April 20161037

The 2016 Arabian Travel Market’s (ATM) overarching theme will be mid-market travel as it hosts more than 2,800 exhibitors and more than 26,000 visitors ...


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April 20161263

ITB Berlin, which marked its 50th anniversary, clocked record attendance by some 120,000 trade visitors over five days and underlined its importance as the ...


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April 2016888

Royal Caribbean, a leading global cruise brand, will debut Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, in May this ...


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April 2016777

Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company, will introduce its upscale Embassy by Hilton brand to the Middle East with the opening a new ...


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April 2016925

Three days of valuable business opportunities, networking and a comprehensive education programme will be offered by Imex in Frankfurt 2016, a leading event ...


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April 2016841

The key focus of Azerbaijan’s tourism development strategy is diversification of tourism products and get into the new, untapped and niche markets which could ...


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April 2016777

Britain, which aims to attract 42 million visitors to the country by 2020, has mapped out a plan to get tourists to adventure beyond the beaten track to all ...


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April 2016838

The influence of geopolitical shifts, global sustainability accords and technological developments will be the focus of the 16th annual World Travel & ...


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April 2016986

The Middle East travel industry is expected to see a high level of mobile technology adoption, personalisation and an amazing growth of online travel, says an ...


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April 2016890

Qatar Airways’ group chief executive Akbar Al Baker announced a significant network expansion of 14 new destinations at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest ...


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April 2016936

Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group manages a host of hospitality and leisure projects across the region, including hotels, serviced residences, golf retreats ...


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April 2016785

Eco Resort Group, a Dubai-based company, has announced plans for the world’s 'greenest' eco resort. ...


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April 2016888

Take it you have a smartphone… You know, one of those all singing, all dancing contraptions that lets you surf the Internet, play games, and – provided you’ve ...


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  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan, has been recognised again by Condé Nast Traveler publication as one of the top five resorts in the Middle East. Sebastien Mariette, general manager, said the award shows the hotel’s commitment towards providing its guests satisfaction and a long-lasting memory.


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