Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year.
Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post Office Travel Money.
Upon registering, each company will be given its own unique corporate code that will be required at the time of booking to avail the special rates and privileges.
Maison Privee has signed a deal to manage a portfolio of luxury signature villas on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. The holiday rental provider for the luxury hospitality sector has taken on a range if properties valued at over $100 million.
The Vietnamese flag carrier plans to put the 787-10 – the most fuel-efficient twin-aisle airplane in the industry – on the busiest routes in its expanding network. The deal comes via a lease from Air Lease Corporation.
Rupert Hogg has stepped down as chief executive of Cathay Pacific. Hogg warned on Monday staff could be fired if they “support or participate in illegal protests” in Hong Kong.
Kai Winkler has been appointed to the role of general manager with Fairmont the Palm in Dubai. Taking over leadership of the hotel, situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the German national is a seasoned hotelier and brings more than two decades of experience to the role.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the UK and US from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin in serving Gatwick Airport together for the first time.
Boeing has said it will put development of the ultra-long-range 777-8 on hold. The decision comes after a review of the development programme schedule and of 777X customer needs.
In collaboration with country-renowned travel specialist, Oman Expeditions, this new offering is the first bespoke luxury mobile camping experience to take guests across the diverse terrain of the Dhofar province from the mountains to the desert to the sea.
British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2nd. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29th.