Middle East News
UNWTO Launches Women in Tech Startup Competition in the Middle East
UNWTO has launched a new Startup Competition to support women tourism tech entrepreneurs and innovators across the Middle East.
Etihad Airways doubles flights to Bangkok to meet soaring demand
Etihad Airways is boosting its flights to Bangkok, Thailand by doubling its frequency. From 26 March 2023, the airline will fly twice a day on the Abu Dhabi – Bangkok route, providing a total of 14 weekly nonstop services to Bangkok Airport (BKK).
Emirates reaffirms its industry-leading safety standards
Emirates, the world’s largest passenger airline, has completed its latest IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) with zero findings – the equivalent of a perfect score, and a rare occurrence in the industry given the complexity of airline operations.
Visitors to Qatar Exceed Pre-Pandemic Levels in October
There were plenty of reasons to visit Qatar in October. Qatar Tourism (QT) data reveals that a suite of events, new launches and impending football fever drove visitor numbers during the month to nearly 180,000 – a six year high.
Etihad Airways expects to welcome over 1.5 million passengers over the winter break
As visitors begin flying for the winter break and the many spectacular events taking place in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways looks forward to welcoming over 1.5 million travellers at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Oman Air achieves triple win at World Travel Awards
Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, has been named World’s Leading Airline - Business Class; World’s Leading Airline - Customer Experience; and World’s Leading Airline Lounge - Business Class by the World Travel Awards 2022.
Rotana at World Travel Market London 2022
Rotana highlights its diverse collection of hotels and resorts at World Travel Market (WTM) London 2022. Taking place at the ExCeL London convention centre from 7th to 9th November, the event provides Rotana with the ideal platform for engagement with key stakeholders, partners and customers in the UK market.
dnata Travel Group recognised with seven accolades at World Travel Awards Middle East 2022
dnata Travel Group brands have won seven accolades at the Middle East edition of the World Travel Awards for 2022.
World Travel Awards Middle East winners revealed at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, Jordan
The very best travel, tourism and hospitality brands have been unveiled at a blockbuster gala ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, Jordan. The leading lights of the Middle East travel industry gathered to discover who amongst them had been crowned the finest in the region.
World Travel Awards prepares to host first ceremony in Jordan
The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across the region are attending the red-carpet gala reception in the capital of Jordan on 23 October 2022
Fairfield by Marriott Expands Global Footprint with Expected Debut in Europe and the Middle East
Marriott International, Inc., today announced plans to debut the Fairfield by Marriott® brand in Europe and the Middle East by late 2023. Fairfield is the second largest brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s® extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands, with a global footprint of more than 1,230 open hotels.
500 Arab influencers, creatives attend City Talk forum in Jordan
A new forum dedicated to the influencer marketing industry and content development got underway in Jordan on Monday