Dubai Tourism News

Sofitel Dubai Wafi set for 2019 debut in Middle East

Sofitel Dubai Wafi set for 2019 debut in Middle East

8 June 2017 Hotel News

Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings. Expected to open in late 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East.

Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge

Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge

31 May 2017 Airline News Hotel News

Passengers flying through Terminal 3 at Dubai International now have more options to get some rest with the launch of the sleep ‘n’ fly lounge, offering a total of 27 pods and cabins. Scandinavian-designed for comfort and style, DXB’s new sleep lounge features 20 state-of-the-art ‘igloo’ sleep pods, plus seven premium double cabins with pull-out children’s beds.

Himalaya Airlines flies into Dubai World Central

Himalaya Airlines flies into Dubai World Central

3 May 2017 Airline News

Continuing to strengthen its network in the Middle-East region, Himalaya Airlines, Nepal’s fast growing premium carrier, has launched its first direct service between Kathmandu and Dubai. The inaugural flight departed from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at 10:40 and touched down at Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport at 13:25 hours.

Serge Zaalof, managing director, Atlantis, The Palm

Serge Zaalof, managing director, Atlantis, The Palm

2 May 2017 Videos

Serge Zaalof, managing director, Atlantis, The Palm, talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2017. On the agenda are new properties from the brand in China and the United States, as well as the expansion of the existing property in Dubai.

Abdin Nasralla, chief executive, Dubai Gourmet

Abdin Nasralla, chief executive, Dubai Gourmet

2 May 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Abdin Nasralla, chief executive, Dubai Gourmet, about the Qasr Al Sultan development currently under construction in Dubai. With a luxurious boutique hotel set to open at the location, the future looks bright for this little slice of Arabia.

Mahmoud Qalyoubi, general manager, Funsho Signature Limousine

Mahmoud Qalyoubi, general manager, Funsho Signature Limousine

2 May 2017 Videos

As the Middle Eastern hospitality industry gathers in Dubai for Arabian Travel Market, Breaking Travel News chats to Mahmoud Qalyoubi, general manager, Funsho Signature Limousine. He reveals how the company has grown in the past 12 months and tells us how the Dubai tourism market is developing this year.

Jimmy Lopez, executive assistant manager, Palazzo Versace Dubai

Jimmy Lopez, executive assistant manager, Palazzo Versace Dubai

2 May 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News chats with Jimmy Lopez, executive assistant manager, Palazzo Versace Dubai, at Arabian Travel Market in the United Arab Emirates. With the newly opened property wowing the Middle Eastern hospitality scene, he tells us how the project came to fruition and what makes it unique.