Arabian Travel Market 2011 News

ATM 2011: Dubai set to become world’s busiest airport by 2015

ATM 2011: Dubai set to become world’s busiest airport by 2015

4 May 2011 Airline News

Dubai Airports says that its traffic forecast for Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International (DWC) will increase rapidly over the next decade, making it the world’s busiest airport by 2015. The annoucement at ATM follows Dubai International Airport bein voted “Middle East’s Leading Airport” at this week’s World Travel Awards in Dubai.

ATM 2011: Rocco Forte embarks on Arabian expansion

ATM 2011: Rocco Forte embarks on Arabian expansion

Legendary hotelier Sir Rocco Forte has announced plans to open a new hotel in Beirut. Speaking at Arabian Travel Market he said the opening comes part of a programme to open six properties in the Middle East over the next three years. Meanwhile Ritz-Carlton unveiled plans to increase properties in the Middle East to 24 by 2014.