Figures collated by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi have revealed that the number of international visitors coming to the UAE capital is estimated to have reached 11.35 million in 2019.
Russia has stepped up as the Convention & Culture Partner for ITB Berlin 2020. In the role, Russia will be represented with several sessions at the ITB Berlin Convention.
Tourists travelling to and from the Canary Islands have seen flights disrupted by a huge sandstorm. Airport operator Aena cancelled, suspended or diverted all flights to and from the islands on Sunday, citing low visibility.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority will officially open a skatepark at Saqr Park later this week. The brand-new outdoor attraction is located in the largest recreational park in the emirate.
The United Kingdom is among six countries to be offered visa free travel to Turkey. Foreign ministry officials confirmed earlier tourists from Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain would also see fees waived.
Brussels Airlines has launched year-round flights to and from Washington, DC, to Brussels, Belgium. The new service increases the air carrier’s capacity on this important route from a seasonal flight to year-round offering.
Nakheel, sponsor of the White Jersey for the second consecutive year, is encouraging residents, their families and the general public to visit the Pointe on Sunday.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific. The event will now launch in Singapore on April 13th-14th next year.
The Latin American Travel Association has launched LATA Expo. The re-titled Experience Latin America event, will take place from June 8th-10th at Magazine London, a new event space located in the heart of Greenwich.
Royal Caribbean International has signed a partnership with the government of Antigua & Barbuda for the company’s first Royal Beach Club. With planning and development underway, the location is scheduled to break ground later this year.
Forty-five Saudis from the Umluj and Al Wajh communities are preparing to begin work at the Red Sea Development Company after completing an intensive training program in landscaping.
Meeting in the Bahamas, the CSHAE executive and board crafted an action plan to address priorities and convened working committees to execute various items over the next six months.