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Palm Jumeirah dominates Dubai property market

Palm Jumeirah dominates Dubai property market

An off-plan five-bedroom apartment spanning 24,000 square feet in Omniyat’s One Palm, worth AED74 million is the most expensive property sold so far in 2019. That is according to Property Finder, the MENA region’s leading property portal.

Nicholson-Doty appointed chief executive of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Nicholson-Doty appointed chief executive of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

The board of directors at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority have appointed Beverly Nicholson-Doty to the role of chief executive of the body. She has over three decades of industry leadership experience, including most recently serving as commissioner of tourism at the United States Virgin Islands department of tourism from 2007-2018.

UK begins construction of Expo 2020 pavilion

UK begins construction of Expo 2020 pavilion

Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates minister of state for international cooperation and director general of the Expo 2020 Bureau, has welcomed the United Kingdom’s international trade secretary, Liam Fox, to Dubai as the UK becomes the latest country to break ground on its pavilion.

British travellers flock to Jamaica in early 2019

British travellers flock to Jamaica in early 2019

Jamaica has welcomed more British travellers than ever before in early 2019, with visitor numbers increasing by six per cent from January-April when compared to the same period last year. The results follow a trend in steady growth of British travellers to Jamaica.

Nakheel unveils plans for Al Khail Avenue investment

Nakheel unveils plans for Al Khail Avenue investment

Nakheel - master developer behind the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai - is investing AED114 million in roads and bridges giving direct access to Al Khail Avenue, its new retail, dining and entertainment development at Jumeirah Village.

Tourism Toronto launches new Let Yourself In ad campaign

Tourism Toronto launches new Let Yourself In ad campaign

Tourism Toronto is launching a new destination marketing campaign, Let Yourself In. The move comes fresh on the heels of the Raptors capturing the NBA title and Toronto’s sense of welcome and diversity seizing the world’s attention.

Qatar Airways lands in Portugal for first time

Qatar Airways lands in Portugal for first time

Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport earlier, as the airline adds to its rapidly expanding European network. Operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, flight QR343 was greeted with a water cannon salute on arrival.

Dubai Tourism to offer individual hotel emission analysis reports

Dubai Tourism to offer individual hotel emission analysis reports

The Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing has announced it will provide Dubai hotels with an individual hotel emission analysis report. The information will offer an overview of each establishment’s emission performance in comparison to its peers using results from the carbon calculator software.