The countdown to the Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 begins in earnest today, with the first performance exactly two years away. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at this once-in-a-decade event and the role it plays in tourism in Germany.
The Italian Hospitality Collection has revealed that Bagni di Pisa, Tuscany, was chosen as the headquarters for a three-day event in Tuscany exploring Buddhist philosophy and psychology, led by his holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama.
Emirates Palace has celebrated Ramadan with the construction of the new Ramadan Pavilion.
Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the Ramadan offering at Bab Al Qasr, one of the most luxurious hotels in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.
British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has sought to clarify a travel ban to the United States during conversations with the government officials. President Trump signed a ban on immigration from seven countries on Friday, halting the entire US refugee programme for 120 days.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has confirmed it will host the first ATM Global Halal Tourism Summit as part of its line-up of special focus events. The one-day summit, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, on the Global Stage at Arabian Travel Market, will feature three interactive seminar sessions covering the big picture, halal destination strategies and how to sell halal travel.
It’s a time for sharing. For reflection. For family. To observe the holy month at a venue that truly befits the occasion. The St. Regis Dubai promises unrivalled and authentic Iftar buffets featuring Arabian and Mediterranean delicacies. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.
For customers travelling during the holy month of Ramadan Emirates has brought back its Iftar service, reports Phil Blizzard in Dubai. The special boxes have been re-designed and are available across all cabin classes on select flights. These include those to and from the Gulf region as well as Umrah groups travelling to Jeddah and Medina.
Japan Airlines has revealed it will provide Halal certified Muslim meals on all outbound international flights from Japan. JAL has been serving Muslim meal as a special meal for Muslim customers. Recently the airline has received Halal Certification from Japan Islamic Trust, for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.
Long a student of Middle Eastern history, photographer and writer Phil Sharp here visits the holy sites of Israel. Although finding a destination troubled by generations of inter-religious strife, his travels reveal a land of dynamic beauty drawing on its diverse past to create a bright future.
Among the three Top 25 Markets that hosted Pope Francis during his visit to the United States, Philadelphia experienced the most significant year-over-year increases in revenue per available room, according to data from STR, Inc. New York and Washington, DC also reported double-digit RevPAR growth during days on which Pope Francis visited the respective markets.