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Seven attractive offers await Maroon 5 ticketholders at Yas Marina on Friday 6 May!
It’s good music, scrumptious food and enticing offers at Yas Marina, valid only for Friday the 6th of May. As the multi-Grammy American pop rock band, Maroon 5, makes their way to Eithad Arena to perform, all ticketholders will have access to some seriously attractive offers at the capital’s finest superyacht marina.
Tripadvisor appoints Matt Goldberg to chief executive officer
Tripadvisor announces that Matt Goldberg has been named its Chief Executive Officer, succeeding co-founder and long-time CEO, Stephen Kaufer.
Three additional Princess Cruises ships return to service
Three additional Princess Cruises ships are returning to service welcoming guests back onboard – Crown Princess, Island Princess and Royal Princess. This milestone marks a total of 12 ships, 80 percent of the fleet, that will have resumed cruising since July 2021.
dmg events CEO elected president of global industry association
dmg events CEO elected president of global industry association Geoff Dickinson, CEO of dmg events, takes presidency of UFI, the global events industry association - the first time a UAE-based executive has been appointed.
World View reaches 1,000 reservations for edge of space flight
World View, the stratospheric ballooning and space tourism company, has accomplished a new milestone: reaching one thousand reservations for its space tourism programme taking participants to the edge of space in a zero-pressure stratospheric balloon and pressurised space capsule.
Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority becomes world's first regulator to make Metaverse debut
Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) announced its entry into the Metaverse with the establishment of its Metaverse HQ in the dynamic virtual world of ‘The Sandbox’.
Voting opens for World Spa Awards 2022
World Spa Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector – has opened voting for its 8th annual programme. Voting runs for 12 weeks and closes 25 July. Industry professionals, the media and spa consumers are invited to vote for the brands they consider the very best in spa and wellness.
Skål International global leaders meet in Torremolinos
Skål International met in Torremolinos, Spain, for their annual mid-year meeting while also celebrating official Skål Day accompanied by several local officials and mayors.
Hospitality leaders to gather in Saudi Arabia for Future Hospitality Summit
Government leaders and hospitality heads are set to gather in Riyadh 24-25 May 2022 for the Future Hospitality Summit to discuss and network under the theme ‘Reimagined Horizons’.
Royal Caribbean jobs boost for Antigua and Barbuda
Royal Caribbean has signed a memorandum of understanding with Antigua and Barbuda to offer thousands of job opportunities to the country’s population this summer. The deal was signed at Seatrade Cruise Global, taking place in Miami this week.
IHG's newest brand, Vignette Collection, announces Portugal debut
IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of its latest lifestyle hotel, Casa da Companhia in Porto, Portugal, under its Vignette Collection brand. The property is set to open in late 2022.
Elizabeth Line opening is game-changer for London events
The CEO of London’s largest events venue ExCeL London has heralded today’s announcement on the Elizabeth Line opening as a ‘game-changer’ for the capital and the recovery of the UK’s £32.1 billion events industry.