BTN talks to Doaa Amin, VP Regional Operations Support, Kempinski, Ajman @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Fuat Koroglu, GM, Kempinski Nile Hotel, Egypt @ ATM 2011
The online travel and tourism industry is poised to “experience solid growth” over the next five years – with the Middle East and Africa leading the way, according to new research released by Euromonitor International at Arabian Travel Market 2011.
Turkish Airlines, voted “Europe’s Leading Airline Business Class” by World Travel Awards, has unveiled a Corporate Club for business travellers at Arabian Travel Market 2011. Passengers who join the Corporate Club will be able to make use of the Corporate Lounge, as well as receiving a range of amenities.
Dubai Airports says that its traffic forecast for Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International (DWC) will increase rapidly over the next decade, making it the world’s busiest airport by 2015. The annoucement at ATM follows Dubai International Airport bein voted “Middle East’s Leading Airport” at this week’s World Travel Awards in Dubai.
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, was out in force at Arabian Travel Market, as it prepares to open the highly-anticipated Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi in just a few months.
Legendary hotelier Sir Rocco Forte has announced plans to open a new hotel in Beirut. Speaking at Arabian Travel Market he said the opening comes part of a programme to open six properties in the Middle East over the next three years. Meanwhile Ritz-Carlton unveiled plans to increase properties in the Middle East to 24 by 2014.
Two of the leading lights of Arabian aviation have entered a partnership to deliver a new premium travel service. Etihad Airways and Royal Jet – both major winners at this week’s World Travel Awards – have agreed to launch “Premium Connect” – a luxury private charter service that will enhance and extend Etihad’s premium portfolio.
BTN talks to Ramy Rizkallah, Area Director of PR, Savoy Group, Egypt @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Anabela Radosevic, Dir Sales & Marketing, Jebel Ali Intl @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Dato Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, Malaysian Tourism Minister @ ATM 2011