Frankfurt, 20 May 2013 After presentations from the two shortlisted destinations, Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the Czech Republic capital Prague, ICCA President Arnaldo Nardone on behalf of the ICCA Board of Directors today announced at the mid-year ICCA meeting held alongside IMEX,
The Dubai Convention & Events Bureau (DCEB) has hired UK representation agency Hills Balfour to develop its Europe-wide sales and marketing activity and attract further MICE and association business to Dubai.
Travel and tourism industry chiefs reflect on regional growth over last two decades at premier travel trade show
International arrivals to the UAE increased healthily in 2012, reaching an estimated 11 million tourists delegates heard today at the latest WTM Vision Conference – Dubai held at Reed Travel Exhibition’s event Arabian Travel Market.
Etihad, Burj al Arab, Emirates, Avis, Europcar, Qatar and Rotana were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Middle East Ceremony, held at Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa Dubai on 5 May 2013.
Growth in exhibitors from Turkey, Morocco and Egypt as industry looks to expand GCC tourism receipts to offset potential declines from austerity-hit Euro zone
More scheduled A380 flights in 2012 than any other hub
Dubai Heritage Sites complete transfer from the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing to Dubai Culture and Arts Authority
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announced the official transfer of the fifteen Dubai heritage and archaeological sites from DTCM to Dubai Culture.
Work will shortly recommence on the construction and remasterplanning of Dubai Trade Centre District, a 146,000 square metre site between the current Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and Emirates Towers.
flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost carrier, has introduced a new facilitation service offering passengers travelling on its flights to Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine the opportunity to apply for a visa through the flydubai Travel Shop at Dubai Terminal 2.
During Five-Week Relocation, Starwood’s Leaders Visited 19 Cities in 12 Countries Covering 38,000 Miles from World’s Most Vibrant Travel Hub
DUBAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 4, 2013– Marking the conclusion of Starwood’s month-long relocation to Dubai, Frits van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today shared highlights and insights from the company’s immersion in the Middle East.
nasair and Wizz Air confirmed as launch carriers Dubai, UAE – April 3, 2013 – Dubai Airports today announced that Dubai World Central will open its doors to passengers on October 27, 2013 when launch carriers nasair and Wizz Air commence operations into Dubai’s second airport.
The Tallest Building in the World to Witness the Return of Red Bull X-Fighters. After hosting the season opener for 2 consecutive years, Dubai (UAE) will be the 2nd destination in 2013 for the 12 riders!
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum this week received the delegation of the New York-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s delegation headed by Frits Van Paasschen, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Record passenger numbers in 2012 help airport overtake Paris Charles de Gaulle
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce this year’s line-up of high-calibre speakers for the third WTM Vision Conference – Dubai on 7 May.
5.08 million travellers use DXB in February Dubai, UAE – March 26, 2013 – Dubai International passenger numbers continued to soar in February with 5.08 million customers passing through the facility up 11.4 per cent from the same period in 2012,
Visitor numbers to Dubai increased by 9.3% in 2012, with the city welcoming more than 10 million visitors over a one year period for the first time in its history.
Hotels in Dubai continued to surpass previous year performances as regional and international tourists flock to the city for the 18th Dubai Shopping Festival, boosting key performance indicators across the market, according to the latest HotStats survey of full service four and five star hotels by TRI Hospitality Consulting.
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2013 – The JW Marriott brand officially celebrates its newly opened landmark luxury hotel today in the Middle East – the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, announced on Tuesday that it will add a second Airbus A380 service on the Dubai – Sydney route from 1 June 2013.
Hajj and Umrah visitors driving region’s largest hospitality market to the tune of US$16.5 billion in 2012; 46% of international tourist arrivals into GCC visit Kingdom; domestic tourism also growing
Hospitality and tourism development extending to the four corners of the Emirates as ATM 2013 roadshow series wraps up in Dubai
Joint cooperation between Dubai Tourism and Dubai Health Authority to promote the Medical Tourism in Dubai
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai Health Authority held several meetings recently to promote Dubai as a leading health destination.
All Gates Now Operational at the “Home of the A380”
DUBAI, U.A.E – 5th February 2013 - Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, and the Formula One group have announced a five year agreement appointing Emirates as a Global Partner of Formula 1® starting with the imminent 2013 season.
Following on from the success of the heritage activities at heritage sites, hosted by the department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. A seafood competition was organized by the management of the Diving village within the scope of events for the Dubai shopping festival 2013, and is the first of its kind in its respective field.
Following its busiest month and year on record, Dubai International has taken over as the world’s third ranked airport for international passenger numbers, vaulting ahead of Hong Kong International Airport in the global rankings.
- The group becomes the first international hotel company to operate a property in Al Mamzar with the opening of Moevenpick Hotel Apartments The Square.
Dubai, January 13, 2012: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world’s leading business hotel schools and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group,
New facility will provide passengers with improved service and accessibility
In line with the vision of H.H. Mohammed Bin Rashid, Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing Launches the First “Dubai Green Festival”
In line with all the efforts to protect the environment in the United Arab Emirates in general and in Dubai in specific and with the vision of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company, and the Management Company of world number one golfer Rory McIlroy have jointly agreed to bring the sponsorship agreement which started in September 2007 to a close.
It’s official: The Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala surpassed global New Year’s Eve celebrations with a record 1.7 million visitor turnout,