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MMPRC markets Maldives’ luxury tourism at ILTM Arabia
Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) is marketing the Maldives’ luxury tourism at International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Arabia, which runs 10-11 May on the sidelines of ATM 2022 at Dubai World Trade Center.
Greece marks successful ATM return
The Greek National Tourism Organisation is celebrating a successful return to Arabian Travel Market with the announcement of two high-profile strategic partnerships, including new airline routes from the GCC.
Arab Aviation Summit to mark milestone 10th edition in Ras Al Khaimah
Hosted in collaboration with RAKTDA, the three-day Summit will be held from March 6th to 8th at Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre
Sharjah Tourism highlights major tourism progress
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority has unveiled the latest developments taking place in the emirate, including plans to build its position as a family tourism destination.
Investment in new ideas and tech poised to drive Middle East tourism
Tourism ministers from across the world convened at ATM's Middle East Tourism Investment Summit 2022 to spotlight opportunities for Arabian tourism and the role of technology in elevating tourism experiences. Speakers included Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan and Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica.
ATM 2022: Emaar plans to strengthen GCC presence
Emaar aims to capture key locations within Dubai and the UAE through the expansion of its hospitality brands, including Address and Vida. Its brands are also expanding their footprint across the region, including Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.
Hong Kong announces tourism revival plan
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has announced a revival plan that highlights its vibrant developments and new experiences, and make the city a top-of-mind destination for worldwide travellers post-pandemic.
ATM 2022: in-destination experiences to shape future of tourism
In-destination experiences will shape the future of global travel and tourism, according to latest research revealed at ATM 2022. Tours, activities and attractions have become key motivators for travellers, with travel experiences worth $254 billion in 2019.
Qatar Tourism steers cruise sector towards recovery
In response to the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Qatar Tourism, in cooperation with its national aviation partner Qatar Airways, the Port Authority, Mwani, the Ministry of Public Health, has taken several measures to resume cruise tourism ahead of FIFA World Cup.
Return of travel demand fuels growth for Seera Group
Easing of COVID travel restrictions unleashes pent-up demand. The Group reported SAR 493 million in revenue for Q1 2022, an increase of 165% from Q1 2021
Prince Harry takes part in TV skit promoting his new sustainable travel campaign
The Duke of Sussex took part in a pre-recorded skit with actors Rhys Darby and Dave Fane, in which he was given a positive rating by New Zealand for turning off the tap while brushing his teeth, but had points deducted for dropping litter on the beach.
Tomorrowland to open desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai
Terra Solis will open in September in Dubailand, Al Yufra, offering guests an oasis of relaxation in the Arabian desert, where they will be encouraged to celebrate life by the pool during the day and stargaze at night.