BTN talks to Hoss Vetry, Area General Manager, Ritz-Carlton, Doha, Qatar @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Iowane Naivalurua, Marketing Officer, Tourism Fiji @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Luca Deplano, VP Marketing, Banyan Tree Hotels, Singapore @ ATM 2011
BTN talks to Soha Moussa, Head of Promotions & Exhibitions, Qatar Tourism Authority @ ATM 2011
BTN interviews Stephan Schupbach, General Manager, Zabeel Saray, Jumeirah Hotel, The Palm, Dubai at the Arabian Travel Market, Dubai 2011
BTN talks to George Chakar, Communications Manager (Western Region), TDIC, Abu Dhabi
BTN talks to Tania Taylor, Director Sales & Marketing, Al Forsan, International Sports Resort, Abu Dhabi
BTN talks to Thea Skelton, Project Manager, World Green Tourism,Abu Dhabi at ATM 2011
Legendary Hollywood hotel brand Biltmore - favourite of Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty - is to open an outpost in Abu Dhabi. Owners Millennium & Copthorne, said the property would open in exclusive Al Bateen district of fast-growing emirate by 2013.
Abu Dhabi real estate developer Aldar is showcasing its upcoming projects on Yas Island at this week’s Arabian Travel Market 2011 in Dubai, including Yas Mall and Yas Water Park, which are both scheduled for completion in 2013. On Monday night Yas Island was also voted “Middle East’s Leading Tourism Development Project” at World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony for its integral role in Abu Dhabi’s burgeoning reputation as the entertainment capital of the region.
HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, officially opened Arabian Travel Market 2011. The exhibtion comes with tourism professionals in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia enjoying renewed optimism on the back of soaring visitor arrivals.
Dubai is enjoying a sustained recovery, with visitor arrivals surging 17 percent over the past 12 months. With ATM underway BTN looks at some of the major players driving the region to new heights.