Arabian Travel Market News

Ammar Hilal, general manager, Fairmont Dubai

Ammar Hilal, general manager, Fairmont Dubai

26 April 2018 Videos

Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole catches up with Ammar Hilal, general manager at Fairmont Dubai, during Arabian Travel Market. Leader of one of the stalwarts of the Emirati hospitality scene, he tells us how booking trends are changing in the destination and how the improvements his team is making at the property will prepare it for the summer ahead.

Bianca Sammut, general manager, Yas Waterworld

Bianca Sammut, general manager, Yas Waterworld

26 April 2018 Videos

Having beaten its rivals to the title of Middle East’s Leading Waterpark at the World Travel Awards earlier this month, Bianca Sammut, general manager at Yas Waterworld, here tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to her and her team. Also on the agenda at Arabian Travel Market is the launch of a new attraction at the park in the coming months.

Ali Abu Monassar, chairman, The Vision

Ali Abu Monassar, chairman, The Vision

26 April 2018 Videos

Having played a key role in the launch of Arabian Travel Market a quarter of a century ago, Ali Abu Monassar, now chairman of destination management company The Vision, tells Breaking Travel News how important the show has been for the development of the hospitality sector in the Middle East.

Jesse Vargas, general manager, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Jesse Vargas, general manager, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

26 April 2018 Videos

Having taken the title of Middle East’s Leading Theme Park at the World Travel Awards, Jesse Vargas, general manager at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won the prestigious trophy. He also tells us what is happening at the park this year to make sure the attraction stays ahead of the competition.